Bollywood

We are a nation of ‘Movie Bhakts’: Javed Akhtar


Acclaimed poet, lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar, who was at the 16th Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), said that Indian cinema is one of the strongest goodwill ambassadors in the world and hence Indian films should be respected. Answering a query by IANS at a presser on the sidelines of JLF on the current 'Boycott Bollywood'...

‘USA Today’ names NTR Jr on its list of Best Actor Oscar hopefuls


Tollywood star and 'RRR' lead actor NTR Jr has been in the global limelight after the pan-India movie's wins at the Golden Globes and Critics Choice Awards. Now, in more good news for the talented actor (especially after the BAFTA snub for 'RRR'), the website of the influential American publication 'USA Today' has shortlisted NTR...

‘Pathaan’ crosses Rs 50 crore in advance booking


Tickets for Shah Rukh Khan's comeback vehicle, 'Pathaan', are selling out fast in several parts of India, with the film registering record advance sales for the year. According to industry tracker Sacnilk, the film has sold tickets worth more than Rs 23 crore for day one, and worth Rs 13.3 crore for day two....

‘Pathaan’ trailer screened on Burj Khalifa


As Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan gears up for his upcoming spy-action thriller film 'Pathaan' and his return to the silver screen after four years, the makers of the film are leaving no stone unturned to establish a monumental buzz around the film. The film's trailer was recently shown at the world's tallest building Burj...

‘Dahaad’ becomes first Indian series to screen at Berlinale


The Sonakshi Sinha, Vijay Varma and Sohum Shah-starrer series 'Dahaad' will be screened at the upcoming edition of the Berlin Film Festival. The series will be screened at the Berlinale Series, a key component of the Berlin Film Festival. With this, 'Dahaad', directed by Reema Kagti and Ruchika Oberoi, has become the first Indian series...

Fans troll Mindy Kaling’s ‘Velma’ as ‘racist, ‘worst TV series’


The recent premiere of 'Velma' series on HBO Max has garnered negative reviews with watchers slamming it for its animation style, 'crass' humor and the way characters are shown in it. Mindy Kaling, the main lead and executive producer of the Scooby-Doo spin-off series, 'Velma', continues to receive backlash from fans, who are critical of...

‘Mera Bharat Mahan’: S S Rajamouli


S S Rajamouli has made India proud once again after winning the Best Original Song and Best Foreign Language Film at the 28th Critics' Choice Awards. While accepting the honour, Rajamouli said: "To all the women in my life. My mother Raja Nandini thought school education was overrated and she encouraged me to read comics...

Salman Khan’s fan travels 1100 km to wish him on birthday


Bollywood superstar Salman Khan recently met one of his fans from Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, who travelled all the way to Mumbai on his bicycle to meet him on his birthday. He impressed the actor as he traversed about 1100 km. His picture with the 'Dabangg' actor is going viral; there is a board on his...

Anupam Kher announces new film with ‘The Kashmir Files’ director


Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher announced his 534th film 'The Vaccine War'. Taking to Instagram, Anupam shared a picture which he captioned, "Announcing my 534th film!!! #TheVaccineWar directed by @vivekagnihotri. The film marks the fourth collaboration between Vivek Agnihotri and Anupam Kher after movies such as "Buddha in a Traffic Jam", "The Tashkent Files" and...