Entertainment

As a Child, Aladdin was everything to me: Broadway star Michael Maliakel


Having a healthy obsession with Aladdin isn’t all that abnormal, especially as a member of the Indian American community. As a young boy growing up in central New Jersey, Michael Maliakel was proud to be among the healthily obsessed, thanks in large part to his loving parents. “My family had the [Aladdin] bed sheets,...

Gujarati film Chello Show is India’s official entry for Oscars


Gujarati film ‘Chhello Show’ (Last Film Show) has been nominated by the Film Federation of India (FFI) for the 2023 Oscar Awards – which will take place on March 12 next year. The film is a coming-of-age drama about a young boy's love affair with cinema in a village in Saurashtra. It has been...

Alia Bhatt receives Smita Patil Memorial Award


Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt, who is currently enjoying the response to her recently released fantasy adventure film 'Brahmastra' as it becomes the highest-grossing Hindi film of 2022, has been feted with the Smita Patil Memorial Award. The actress took to the story section of her Instagram to share the news with her followers. Sharing the...

Swara blames SRK, Aditya Chopra for ruining her love life


Swara Bhasker has blamed Shah Rukh Khan and Aditya Chopra for ruining her love life. Swara said that Aditya Chopra's debut directorial Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), which starred Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in the lead role as Raj and Simran, left her with a very different idea of romance which she later...

Chicago film fest to open with ‘Lost’ Starring Rahul Khanna


The Chicago South Asian Film Festival (CSAFF) is back with a stellar line-up for its 13th edition this year, to be held between September 22 and 25. The opening film will be 'Lost' from India. Directed by co-written by Aniruddha Roy Pink Chowdhury, the thriller stars Yami Gautam Dhar, Rahul Khanna, Neil Bhoopalam, and Pankaj...

Upcoming Bollywood movies sequels you can’t miss


Bollywood is all set for the upcoming sequels of some of the box office hits like ‘Aashiqui’, ‘Fukre’, ‘Krrish’, ‘Dostana’, and others. Here’s a list of the much-awaited movies releasing in the next couple of years: Aashiqui 3 Directed by Anurag Basu, the movie stars Kartik Aryan in a leading role. The actor shared an announcement...

‘Brahmastra’ wracks up Rs 224 cr in first weekend


Ayan Mukerji's Bollywood action fantasy 'Brahmastra Part One: Shiva' was one of the leading films at the global box office over the weekend, grossing $28.2 million, or a whopping Rs 224 crore, report 'Variety' quoting the film's producers, Disney Star Studios India and Dharma Productions. The film was released in India across 5,019 screens and...

After Toronto, ‘Zwigato’ to be screened at Busan film fest


After screening at the Toronto International Film Festival, 'Zwigato' is all set for its Asian premiere at the Busan International Film Festival. The film features Shahana Goswami along with comedian Kapil Sharma. Applause Entertainment, the production house of Zwigato shared the news on Instagram. "After Toronto, Zwigato is now ready to deliver in Busan!!! Presented...

Indian American to develop Muslim-American comedy for ABC


Indian American writer and producer Vali Chandrasekaran of ABC’s 'Modern Family', is teaming up with actor Dan Ahdoot for a new Muslim-American comedy that is in development at ABC, Deadline has reported. The untitled comedy from 20th Television revolves around Mohammad “Mo” Al-Hayati, a young Muslim American doctor in rural red state America, who struggles...