Just like in the movies, the boys of Bollywood put their best foot forward to walk the ramp for women’s cause at a fashion show in Mumbai on Tuesday evening. Hosted by leading jewellery brand P. C. Jeweller and actorcum- social activist Shabana Azmi, the event titled ‘ Men for Mijwan – by Manish Malhotra’ saw the biggest names in Indian cinema as showstoppers, including leading...

Thanks to the star-spangled nominations by top political parties, West Bengal is set to witness a Bollywood extravaganza during election campaign. Music composer Bappi Lahiri, who is contesting the Lok Sabha polls on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket, is likely to bring in Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and melody queens Lata Mangeshkar or Asha Bhosle for campaigning. The “Disco King”...

After titillating fans in Ragini MMS 2, former adult star turned Bollywood actor Sunny Leone has now been offered a Marathi film with adult content. According to a leading portal, Sunny was the natural choice for director Sujay Dahake for his film tentatively titled ‘Vulgar Activities Incorp’. A source close to the portal has also added that Sujay is currently working on his ambitious project titled ‘Ajoba’ starring Urmila Matondkar, after which he will take up Sunny’s film. Sujay has been in news before for...

It seems the success of Shah Rukh Khan’s Chennai Express has proved to be beneficial for his next big release ‘Happy New Year’ directed by Farah Khan. According to reports, the multi-starrer film has minted Rs.125 crore as Minimum Guarantee (MG) by Yash Raj Films towards the worldwide theatrical release.   Not only this, Zee Netowrk has bought...

With summer back in its glory, it’s time to get up and get back in shape. Take a cue from the experts who teach you to lose the flab and get your figure on track. The weather is getting warmer by the day, and even though you’re ready to flaunt your favourite summer clothes, your waistline just won’t cooperate… Welcome to post- winter weight gain, an affliction that even the...

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan has reportedly replaced actor Aamir Khan in Excel Entertainment’s time-travel drama. After Aamir’s exit from the film due to disagreements about remuneration and commercial issues, Hrithik Roshan has now been roped in to play the lead role opposite none other than B-Town’s favourite Deepika Padukone. Directed by debutante Nitya Mehra, the film is apparently...

The Delhi High Court asked the producers and writers of Amitabh Bachchan starrer film ‘Bhoothnath Returns’ to try to settle the dispute with a Hindi writer who is alleging the flick is based on his short story. “The petitioner is saying the heart of the movie, which is the trailer, is the complete adaptation of his literary work. Just have a meeting with him (writer) and see whether...

Ever since Karan Johar announced producing Shuddhi, a film based on Amish Tripathi’s Immortals Of Meluha, the film has been facing hiccups. Earlier Kareena Kapoor and Hrithik Roshan were to star in the film but both the actors opted out. Then Karan Johar announced the release date of the film which will be directed by Karan Malhotra – December 25, 2014 – without even finalising ths...

Sridevi‘s last release English Vinglish is definitely the best come back by any actor ever in the history of Bollywood. It was her first time with debutant director Gauri Shinde, who did full justice to the actor, and the film. It isn’t surprising that a year after that Sridevi hasn’t given the nod for any other film. Now we hear that the powerful duo will team up once again. Over a period of...

Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit has been named the most inspirational female Bollywood icon, becoming the first to receive the honour instituted last year. The 46-year-old actress was bestowed the honour at the third annual Bradford Inspirational Women Awards (BIWA) in Bradford in the UK. Last year, as the world celebrated 100 years of Bollywood cinema, a special category was announced at BIWA 2013 for...

  Actors Ajay Devgn and Sonakshi Sinha were announced the worst actors of 2013 at the Golden Kela Awards held here on March 29. Even Aamir Khan won an award for his performance in Dhoom: 3. Now in its sixth year, the Golden Kela Awards honoured the worst in Bollywood at an event held at the India Habitat Centre here. Ajay won the worst actor award for Himmatwala, which was also named the worst...

She may have walked the ramp with elan in Madhur Bhandarkar’s 2008 release Fashion, but actress Kangana Ranaut was unable to move forward smoothly as the showstopper for designer Namrata Joshipura at the grand finale of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) autumn-winter 2014 here. The five-day fashion event concluded on March 30 and the Queen star was invited to sashay down the ramp as Joshipura’s...

Bollywood actors Kamal Haasan and Vidya Balan were among the batch of this year’s Padma honorees who received their awards from President Pranab Mukherjee at a glittering ceremony in New Delhi on March 31. Kamal Haasan received the Padma Bhushan and Vidya Balan received the Padma Shri, India’s third and fourth highest civilian awards respectively. Renowned author Ruskin Bond, classical singer Begum Parceen Sultana, percussionist Vikku Vinayakram and badminton player and coach Pullela Gopichand received the Padma Bhushan. The...

She speaks with an accent, but Evelyn Sharma’s half-Indian and half-German lineage has given her an edge in the Hindi film industry which has warmed up to foreigners over the past few years. She says being a “foreigner” in Bollywood has been a boon for her. Over the years, the globally popular Indian film industry has opened up to talented foreign...

The eagerly awaited BodyPower Expo took place on March 29 and 30 for the very first time in India. The event which provides a platform for fitness professionals as well as enthusiasts and brands from around the world to meet and greet at one place, witnessed a huge turnout. The schedule was packed with several talks, events, group exercises, demos, etc taking place simultaneously at its Goregaon venue. Several...