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‘Still feeling it bro’: Shah Rukh Khan on record-breaking success…

The humongous box office success of Pathaan is yet to sink in, said superstar Shah Rukh Khan as he interacted with his fans during an #AskSrk session on Twitter. The 57-year-old actor, who plays the titular spy in the stylish actioner, said the team is "still feeling" the love coming…

US journalist calls Shah Rukh Khan ‘India’s Tom Cruise’ in…

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s latest film Pathaan (2023) has set the box office on fire. Ever since its theatrical release on January 25, the film has been doing phenomenal business not only in India but overseas also. The spy thriller marked Khan’s return to the silver screen after a…

Die-hard Shah Rukh Khan fans from Bangladesh travel all the…

Yash Raj Films’ spy thriller Pathaan was one of the most awaited films of 2023 simply because it marked superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s return to the silver screen after a huge gap of more than four years. Before Pathaan, Khan was last seen in Zero (2018) alongside Katrina Kaif and…

SRK asks Paulo Coelho to ‘meet up soon’ after novelist…

Famous novelist and lyricist Paulo Coelho heaped praises on Shah Rukh Khan on Thursday. After his appreciation post, the King of Bollywood SRK responded in his signature style. From fans to members of the film industry, almost everyone went gaga over the film. Paulo Coelho too. Re-shared video of Shah…

Vishal Bhardwaj on shooting Fursat on iPhone: ‘I’ve been wanting…

Acclaimed filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj has come up with a new film. What makes his latest offering interestingly different from all his previous works is the fact that he shot it on an iPhone, iPhone 14 Pro to be more precise. Yes, you heard that absolutely right! Titled Fursat, the 30-minute…

Shah Rukh Khan: Indian heartthrob and King of Bollywood

Shah Rukh Khan is Bollywood's most popular star and at 57 still its biggest sex symbol, whose silver-screen repertoire of dance, romance and shoot-em-up heroics made him the cinematic avatar of a changing India. "King Khan" -- whose moniker reflects decades of box office dominance -- is a rare unifying…

Hope Adipurush gets its due: Kriti Sanon

Bollywood star Kriti Sanon says she is “extremely proud” of “Adipurush”, the big screen adaptation of the Ramayana. Fronted by "Baahubali" star Prabhas, who features in the title role as Lord Ram, the multilingual period saga sees Saif Ali Khan in the role of Lakesh and Sanon as Sita. "It…

Director Siddharth Anand on Pathaan being called a ‘pale imitation…

Starring superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, and John Abraham in lead roles, filmmaker Siddharth Anand’s latest directorial Pathaan (2022) has set the global box office on fire with its collections. Fans are euphoric to see SRK on the silver screen after a long gap of four years. While millions…

Paulo Coelho calls Shah Rukh Khan a ‘king, legend, friend,…

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is presently riding high on the humongous success of his latest offering Pathaan (2023), which also features Deepika Padukone and John Abraham in significant roles. The spy thriller, which hit theatres on January 25, has been performing exceptionally well not only in India but all…

EYE SPY: Return of the king

A FEW weeks before the release of the 2018 film Zero I went for dinner with a famous Bollywood actor friend, who was praising the trailer and saying it was a sure-fire blockbuster. I disagreed and predicted it would be a huge disaster, even if the movie miraculously turned out…

Bhansali’s Black still shines bright

WHEN Black was released on February 4, 2005, it broke all the Bollywood rules and still  became a blockbuster success. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali directed drama about a deaf and blind woman, and her relationship with an elderly teacher, who later develops Alzheimer's disease won critical acclaim and multiple awards.…

Big B, SRK, Aamir, and Salman come together to celebrate…

From megastar Amitabh Bachchan to superstars Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, and Aamir Khan, who's who of Bollywood came together to pay tributes to legendary filmmaker Yash Chopra via Netflix's docu-series titled The Romantics. Helmed by Smriti Mundra, The Romantics features 35 leading voices of the Hindi-language film industry and…

Mahira Khan tapped to step into Meena Kumari’s shoes in…

Well-known Pakistani star Mahira Khan has been signed on to star in the Pakistani remake of the cult Bollywood film Pakeezah (1972). She will fill the mighty shoes of tragedy queen Meena Kumari in the forthcoming remake. The project is set to be bankrolled by Hamid Hussain under his UAE-based…

The start of something beautiful

THE world went into lockdown in the battle against Covid-19 shortly after Alaya F made a successful acting debut with 2020 comedy-drama Jawaani Jaaneman. But the young talent powered through the pandemic by working on diverse projects, including her acclaimed second film Freddy and Almost Pyaar with DJ Mohabbat, which…

Priyanka Chopra welcomes Samantha Ruth Prabhu into the world of…

Priyanka Chopra who is gearing up for the international version of 'Citadel' on Wednesday welcomed Samantha Ruth Prabhu, the lead in the Indian version of the series. Taking to Instagram Story, Priyanka re-shared the news along with a caption, "So excited about the world of Citadel expanding. Cannot wait to…

Pathaan emerges as the biggest Indian post-covid blockbuster in UK;…

Headlined by Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, and John Abraham, Bollywood film Pathaan has been creating waves at the box office not only in India but overseas as well, ever since hitting the marquee on January 25, 2023. At the worldwide box office, the film has already crossed the £60…

‘Deepika is Amar, I am Akbar, John is Anthony’: Shah…

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is presently riding high on the thunderous success of his latest film Pathaan (2022), interacted with the media on January 30 and said that the film’s cast reflects the uniting factor of Indian cinema which cuts across lines of religion, caste, and region. “The…

Magic of India to organise Holi Colour Dance Festival on…

Magic of India, a social enterprise in London which brings Indian culture and language alive in fun-filled and engaging ways, including school workshops and festive events, will organise the Holi Colour Dance Festival at the Swiss Cottage Open Space on March 12 on the occasion of Holi or the festival…

Sanjay Dutt joins Thalapathy Vijay in Lokesh Kanagaraj’s untitled feature…

Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt is set to share screen space with Tamil superstar Thalapathy Vijay in filmmaker Lokesh Kanagaraj's next feature film. The new Tamil project, currently called "Thalapathy 67", marks a reunion between Vijay and Kanagaraj after the 2021 blockbuster "Master". Production banner 7 Screen Studio shared the news…

Kareena Kapoor Khan’s new character in Hansal Mehta’s next inspired…

In her forthcoming film, Bollywood star Kareena Kapoor Khan is set to play a role that is inspired from Hollywood star Kate Winslet's Emmy-winning performance in the web series Mare of Easttown. Kapoor Khan, who was last seen in Laal Singh Chaddha (2022), wrapped up the film recently. She portrays…

Priyanka Chopra finally reveals daughter Malti Marie’s face – photos…

Priyanka Chopra has finally revealed her daughter Malti Marie's face! The actor recently attended an event in Los Angeles where her husband Nick Jonas along with Kevin and Joe Jonas revealed the Hollywood Walk of Fame star. As Jonas brothers took the centre stage, Priyanka sat in the first row…

Sania Mirza hugs husband Shoaib Malik amid divorce rumours –…

Well-known Indian tennis player Sania Mirza on Friday, January 27, called time on her Grand slam career after 18 long and successful years in which she won six Grand Slam titles. The 36-year-old finished as the runners-up along with Rohan Bopanna in the mixed doubles final held in Australia. As…

Pathaan running packed shows in South Africa amid hope for…

With houseful shows across South Africa, superstar Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan has emerged as a harbinger of hope for Hindi cinema that enjoys a special following in the country. Thousands of fans saw the film on 21 screens in the country over the weekend with all major cinema chains and…

Indian cricketer Axar Patel marries long-time girlfriend Meha Patel in…

Team India all-rounder Axar Patel tied the nuptial knot with his best friend and long-time girlfriend Meha Patel in a private ceremony in Vadodara, Gujarat, on January 26. Axar, who took a leave from his national team commitments for family reasons, married his fiancé a year after he got engaged…

Rajinikanth follows Amitabh Bachchan; issues notice against unauthorised use of…

Rajinikanth, one of the biggest superstars that Indian cinema has ever produced, has entertained the audience for over five decades. He is known worldwide for his charismatic personality, superstardom, and unmatched onscreen aura. Though fans love him to the moon and back, his over-the-top style in films has been fodder…

Thousands of UK investors anxious after investing £50 million in…

Eros Media World’s bondholders in the UK have become anxious as the India-based media and entertainment company has not come out with any update on its coupon payment.In 2014, it issued bonds worth total £50 million, offering an annual coupon of 6.5 per cent and thousands of investors in Britain…

Pakistani actor Adnan Siddiqui slams Mission Majnu for ‘misrepresentation of…

Starring Sidharth Malhotra and Rashmika Mandanna in lead roles, Bollywood film Mission Majnu (2023) has been receiving a humongous response from critics and audiences alike ever since its premiere on Netflix on January 20. Set in the 1970s, the film stars Malhotra in the role of an Indian spy based…

THE TOP 10 Things that made Sohrab Modi specialACTING

The pioneering actor, producer, and director introduced grandeur into the early days of Bollywood and tackled taboo topics in his films that helped turn a fledgling industry into a juggernaut. He lived and breathed cinema right up until he passed away on January 28, 1984, at the age of 86.…

Get ready for feet-tapping South Asian dance show by Sampad

Sampad is a highly respected cultural organisation that has been at the forefront of promoting South Asian arts in mainstream culture in Birmingham and the United Kingdom since 1990. Through various initiatives such as production, promotion, performances, advocacy, education, and outreach activities, Sampad supports and nurtures British Asian arts and…

Indian envoy celebrates ‘remarkable’ Indian Constitution on Republic Day

The Indian High Commission in London hosted its annual Republic Day celebrations at the historic Guildhall with music, dance and glimpses from the Kartavya Path parade in New Delhi. Indian High Commissioner to the UK Vikram Doraiswami addressed the gathering of British parliamentarians, community leaders, diplomats, entrepreneurs, and members of…

SRK’s ‘Pathaan’ sets cash register ringing with £5.5 million opening,…

Shah Rukh Khan made a grand comeback to the big screen with his new Hindi film "Pathaan" raising a whopping Rs 55 crore nett (£5.5 million) and its dubbed versions bringing in additional Rs 2 crores on the opening day, the makers announced on Thursday. According to production house Yash…

Top 30 under 30 Asians from the world of entertainment

THE future in the world of arts belonging to the young is perfectly illustrated by a new generation of south Asians who stood out in diverse fields. These exciting talents are breaking boundaries, expanding horizons, shattering glass ceilings, and delighting audiences with their amazing performances. They are inspiring other youngsters…

Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan sees bumper Bollywood opening despite protests

Shah Rukh Khan's Hindi spy thriller opened to packed movie theatres in India on Wednesday in one of Bollywood's top openings on record, despite protests from some religious groups over scenes they deemed obscene. The success of "Pathaan", where Khan plays a spy fighting a militant outfit, is crucial for…

Unfortunate that people have stopped trusting filmmakers: AR Rahman

Music composer AR Rahman, who has scored the music for Rajkumar Santoshi’s "Gandhi Godse: Ek Yudh", says it's unfortunate people judge films even before they watch them. Santoshi’s film is at the centre of a debate with some arguing that the film undermines the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi and glorifies…

Jacqueline on Tell It Like a Woman earning original song…

Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez on Wednesday congratulated the team of her film "Tell It Like a Woman", which was nominated in the best original song category at the Academy Awards for "Applause", performed by Sofia Carson. "Tell It Like a Woman" is an anthology directed by Leena Yadav, Maria Sole…

Telling the story of a match made in Bollywood heaven

WHETHER it is lead stars and a filmmaker, or amazing onscreen couples, Indian cinema has offered up perfect partnerships across the decades, which have resulted in all-time classics that entertained global audiences. Perhaps the most iconic, successful, and important Bollywood partnership of the modern era has been between actor Shah…

After the staggering success of Jhimma 1, Colour Yellow Production…

Aanand L Rai & Colour Yellow productions made headlines as their first venture in Marathi cinema titled Aatmapamphlet traveled globally to be screened at Berlin Film Festival. As much as Bollywood & Tollywood have made our country proud, regional cinema are emerging trendsetter by delivering the best stories through cinema.…

‘Chhatriwali talks about miscarriages, abortions, sex education, and about normalising…

After delivering five films in 2022, Rakul Preet Singh begins 2023 with RSVP Movies’ romantic-comedy film Chhatriwali. The Tejas Deoskar directorial stars her in the role of a condom tester and aims to promote the importance of male contraceptives and safe sex. Eastern Eye caught up with Singh around the…

We have a beautiful relationship: Deepika Padukone on her blockbuster…

Ahead of the highly anticipated release of Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Pathaan', the film's female lead Deepika Padukone recently spoke about how her magical pairing with SRK has always managed to deliver a blockbuster. Deepika made her Bollywood debut in 2007 alongside the superstar in 'Om Shanti Om'. Following that…

Kareena Kapoor reacts to ‘Boycott Bollywood trend, says ‘If there…

Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor Khan recently at an event reacted to the rising 'Boycott Bollywood' trend. On Sunday, Kareena attended the Indian Chamber of Commerce-Young Leaders Forum event in Kolkata. And during the discussion, speaking about the 'Boycott Bollywood' trend, she said, "I don't agree with it at all. If…

Pooja Entertainment’s biggest action-entertainer Bade Miyan Chote Miyan begins filming…

There has been a lot of buzz around Pooja Entertainment's upcoming massive action entertainer Bade Miyan Chote Miyan. The film brings together two of the biggest action heroes of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar, and Tiger Shroff, a combination that will surely be a delight for audiences. Prithviraj Sukumaran joins this spectacle…

Actor Nora Fatehi has always been jealous of Jacqueline Fernandez,…

In a recent development, where Economic Offences Wings of Delhi Police has filed a supplementary chargesheet in connection with the Rs 200 crore extortion case, alleged conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar on Saturday claimed that Bollywood actor Nora Fatehi has always been jealous of Jacqueline Fernandez. Sukesh in a press statement issued…

Javed Akhtar on #BoycottBollywood trend: We should respect Indian films

Films are in the DNA of the country and we must "respect Indian films", said noted lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar on Friday as he responded to a question about the social media trend of #BoycottBollywood at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) here. Akhtar termed Indian cinema "one of…

EYE SPY: Ranveer Singh: Real deal or king of lucky…

IS RANVEER SINGH a talented movie star or an over-rated actor who has got lucky? I have always thought it was the latter, but many disagree and believe he is a big screen idol with bags of talent. Now that he has had three epic failures in a row, it…

How Deewaar became a cult classic

WHEN lists of the greatest Bollywood films of all time are compiled, Deewaar consistently makes the top 10. The drama about brothers on opposite sides of the law became a sensation when it was released on January 24, 1975, and remains iconic. Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor as the siblings…

Mob is out of control now: Kashyap on PM Modi…

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's advice to his party workers to stop commenting on movies comes late as the "mob is out of control now". According to party sources, in his address at the BJP national executive on Monday, PM Modi had suggested party workers…

Amrish Puri’s grandson Vardhan talks about his difficulties in navigating…

Actor Vardhan Puri, who is the grandson of late veteran actor Amrish Puri, debuted on the big screen with Cherag Ruparel’s 2019 film Yeh Saali Aashiqui. Though the film did not set the cash registers jingling at the box office, Vardhan did receive praise for his debut performance. Later, he…

Priyanka Chopra meets SS Rajamouli, M M Keeravani at ‘RRR’…

Priyanka Chopra attended SS Rajamouli and M M Keeravani's 'RRR' screening in Los Angles. She shared pictures from the event along with a congratulatory note. Taking to Instagram Story, Priyanka treated fans with a glimpse of her meeting with the RRR team. Sharing the stage with the RRR team, she…

Film bodies hail PM Modi as he warns his party…

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday told Bharatiya Janata Party workers and leaders to refrain from making unnecessary comments on movies. His stern message comes amid controversies around Bollywood films that have been facing strong opposition from some BJP leaders for some time for allegedly hurting Hindu sentiments. The…

Shah Rukh Khan is a gentleman: Vijay Sethupathi on teaming…

Actor Vijay Sethupathi says Shah Rukh Khan was a gentleman who never let his stardom come in the way of their collaboration in Atlee's film "Jawan". The south superstar said they often discussed scenes together and had a great time. "I had a good time working on 'Jawan’ with Atlee…

Intention is to make cinema that’s remembered: Sidharth Malhotra

Actor Sidharth Malhotra says the blockbuster success of "Shershaah" gave him the confidence to be part of "inspiring" stories that are remembered beyond their box office run. For Malhotra, who is celebrating his 38th birthday today, the "pure victory" for any actor is to be recognised for their work years…

Did You Know These Bollywood Stars Enjoy Casinos?

Luxury and opulence are the hallmarks of Bollywood celebrities. The things that bring them joy, comfort, and happiness are the things they love to spend money on. The practice of gambling has been one of the few sources of entertainment and enjoyment for celebrities. There is an obsession with card…

Vijay Deverakonda collaborates with Jersey director Gowtam Tinnanuri for a…

Vijay Deverakonda is all set to team up with Jersey fame Gowtam Tinnanuri for a new project. Makers of the film unveiled the poster on Friday. Taking to Twitter, Vijay treated his fans with the details of his new movie #VD12. Sharing the poster, he wrote, "The Script. The Team.…

Pooja Bhatt hits out at trolls questioning Jr NTR’s accent…

Headlined by Jr. NTR and Ram Charan, the Telugu-language Indian film RRR (2022) is on a winning spree at various prestigious award ceremonies across the world. The latest historic win that the film scored came on Wednesday when it bagged the Golden Globes Awards for its super energetic song “Naatu…

What’s On: Sufi Rock and Bollywood with Irfan Ahmed

LIVE PERFORMANCE RAISE THE ROOF When: Saturday January 14 Where: Opera House, 3 Quay Street, Manchester M3 3HP What: A live concert promoting mental health and wellbeing, headlined by popular British Asian singers Malkit Singh, Navin Kundra, and Arjun, who will be performing bhangra, Bollywood and r’n’b hits. www.atgtickets.com ATTAULLAH…

Shide: I want to continue being the Boss of my…

A SUPERB collection of songs, cool collaborations, great live performances and a willingness to cross new boundaries has confirmed Shide Boss as one of the great British music talents. The smooth-voiced singing star has effortlessly mixed up styles, languages and genres on songs that have formed a strong connection with…

Sanjay Dutt on his cancer diagnosis in 2020: I was…

Bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt has fought many battles in his personal life, one of them being in 2020 when he was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. The actor recently opened up about his cancer journey and said that his first reaction to the devastating news was – “I don't…

My Top 10-Rajniesh Duggal

SUPERMODEL TURNED ACTOR Rajniesh Duggal won the title of Grasim Mr India 2003, and made his cinema debut with successful 2008 horror film 1920. He has been entertaining audiences ever since then by mixing accomplished performances in movies with winning turns on top TV dramas, such as Shrimad Bhagwat Mahapuran…

‘We know Madhubala, Kareena Kapoor to Deepika Padukone, but India…

Pakistani actress Sanam Saeed, who is best known for playing the role of Kashaf Murtaza in Momina Duraid’s popular show Zindagi Gulzar Hai, also starring Fawad Khan and Mahir Khan, has said in an interview that while several generations in Pakistan grew up on films and content from Bollywood and…

EYE SPY: Why gambling on one-hit wonders is risky business

WHETHER it is a genre, a musical trend or a supposed hot new star, Bollywood loves jumping onto a bandwagon, and most of the time it just doesn’t work. In terms of ideas, this has been apparent with the awful number of cover versions of classic songs that keep ruining…

Shah Rukh Khan’s secret to happiness: Keep your lows to…

"Keep your lows to yourself" was how Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan responded on Thursday when he was asked to share the secret to his happiness during a fan interaction on social media. The 56-year-old actor, who is conducting frequent Q&A sessions on Twitter ahead of the release of his…

Lot of hard work has been put into making Pathaan:…

Bollywood star John Abraham on Thursday thanked fans for showering love on the trailer of his highly-anticipated film Pathaan, describing the action spy thriller as a "biggie" that is a result of a lot of hard work. The actor completes 20 years in cinema next week and said the release…

Hope Shehzada crosses £20 million-mark: Kartik Aaryan

Calling Shehzada a “family mass entertainer”, actor Kartik Aaryan on Thursday said he hopes the upcoming film crosses the £20 million milestone at the box office. Aaryan, whose Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 was among the handful of hit films to come out of Bollywood in 2022, said the success of the…

Amrish Puri Death Anniversary: Revisit his iconic dialogues that continue…

Amrish Puri was arguably one of the finest actors in the Indian film industry. He was so prolific that no Hindi film was complete without his presence. With his intense baritone and imposing presence, Puri always managed to bring magic to the characters. After making his acting debut as a…

Banking on an exciting next act

EXPLOSIVE MX Player web series Dharavi Bank has not only been a big critical and commercial success, but has also given acclaimed actor Suniel Shetty an opportunity to deliver one of the finest dramatic performances of recent years. His terrific turn as a fearless godfather-like figure trying to out-manoeuvre police…

‘He looked harmless’: The journalist who nabbed ‘The Serpent’

Journalist Joseph Nathan went for food at a Kathmandu casino one night in 2003 but ended up with the scoop of his life: French serial killer Google topmost was there playing baccarat. His resulting article in the Himalayan Times led to the arrest of Sobhraj and his incarceration - which…

India celebrates RRR triumph at Golden Globes

India celebrated a rare Hollywood award triumph after local film RRR won a Golden Globe for best song on Wednesday, seeing off competition from US superstars Taylor Swift and Rihanna. Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the "very special accomplishment" after the win by the action movie's barnstorming, high-octane number "Naatu…

IGT winners Divyansh and Manuraj receive a standing ovation at…

Divyansh Kacholia and Manuraj Singh Rajput, who won India’s Got Talent Season 9, left the judges of America’s Got Talent All Stars amazed by their performance. The beatboxing and flutist duo from Rajasthan captivated the judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, and Howie Mandel, and received a standing ovation from them…

Johnny Lever reveals how ‘insecure’ stars would axe his scenes:…

Johnny Lever needs no introduction! The comedy king has tickled the funny bones of the audience with his rib-tickling performances in several blockbusters. However, he is not as often seen in films as one would see him in the 90s or early 2000s. Talking to an Indian publication, the veteran…

Samantha Ruth Prabhu claps back at online outlet claiming she…

Actor Samantha Ruth Prabhu has slammed an online outlet for its insensitive post saying she lost her glow after her Myositis diagnosis. In a Twitter post on Monday, the online outlet shared photos of the actor from the trailer launch event of Samantha's upcoming Telugu movie "Shaakuntalam". On the photos,…

From Avatar 2 to Drishyam 2, top films in theatres…

2022 has come to an end but some of the films that hit screens in the last month of the year gone by are still dominating the box office. While filmmaker James Cameron’s big-ticket Avatar: The Way of Water has earned over a billion dollars within four weeks of its…

Here’s how your favourite Bollywood actors kickstart their morning workouts

Morning fitness routines have always been a rage among Bollywood celebrities who leave no stone unturned to stay in good health and high spirits all year long. Some take to the gym, while others opt for Yoga, but the ultimate goal of each actor is to keep their body and…

RRR will win Best Picture at Oscars 2023, predicts Hollywood…

Helmed by visionary filmmaker SS Rajamouli, RRR (2022) has been getting unprecedented attention from the world media lately. Ever since the film landed on Netflix, after an outstanding performance at the domestic box office, it has emerged as a cultural phenomenon in the US with several prominent filmmakers, writers, actors,…

Singer and music composer Vipin Patwa discusses his new indie…

Music composer Vipin Patwa, who has delivered some popular tracks in the past, is presently in news for his latest indie song ‘Tu Mujhse Juda’ starring Mohsin Khan and Eisha Singh. Presented by Zee Music, the song has been sung beautifully by Akhil Sachdeva and Vipin’s wife Divya Kohli. It…

Aryan Khan’s selfie with Pakistani actor Sadia Khan at New…

Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, is grabbing headlines quite often these days. He was recently in news for announcing his debut directorial project, followed by his business venture in association with business partners Bunty Singh and Leti Blagoeva and then link-up rumours with actress Nora Fatehi.…

Suniel Shetty urges UP CM Yogi Adityanath to help in…

Suniel Shetty recently met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and urged him to help the industry get rid of the 'Boycott Bollywood' trend. On Thursday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met members of the Bollywood fraternity in Mumbai, Suniel Shetty, Subhash Ghai, Jackie Shroff, Rajkumar Santoshi, Manmohan Shetty,…

Trolls attack Priyanka Chopra as they ask ‘what happened to…

Priyanka Chopra is an international sensation, who has established a successful acting career in Bollywood and Hollywood. Her admirers as well as haters keep a close eye on everything that she does. And just like any other prominent figure, she has also faced trolling for some reason or the other…

AR Rahman Birthday Special: 5 songs which showcase his influence…

AR Rahman, the Mozart of Madras, is celebrating his 56th birthday today. Known for bringing a revolution to the music of Indian cinema with his unique composition style, AR Rahman has indeed shown the way forward to the Indian film soundscape. In his illustrious career spanning over 3 decades now,…

Yogi Adityanath says UP safe for investors, interacts with Bollywood…

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday pitched his state as a safe investment destination and also interacted with prominent Bollywood personalities during his visit to Mumbai, where Maharashtra's Opposition parties targeted him over his roadshow. Adityanath assured industrialists of a strong law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh,…

EYE SPY: Predicting entertainment highs and lows in 2023

LIKE every year, 2023 will likely be a rollercoaster ride for the entertainment industry, filled with highs, lows, excitement and unexpected twists. There will be artistic excellence, celebrity surprises, path-breaking moments, bad times, things that shouldn’t happen and so much more. With that in mind, Eastern Eye looked ahead to…

Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana Khan and Amitabh Bachchan’s grandson…

Speculations are rife in the tinsel town of Bollywood that Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana Khan is dating Amitabh Bachchan’s grandson Agastya Nanda. For those not in the know, the two are gearing up to begin their acting career together with Zoya Akhtar’s much-anticipated Netflix film The Archies, which started…

Alia Bhatt praises Kate Winslet for her views on body…

Bollywood star Alia Bhatt, who recently welcomed her first child with Ranbir Kapoor, has shared a video on her Instagram, featuring Hollywood star Kate Winslet. In the video, Winslet is seen speaking against body shaming and how it is borderline abusive to comment on a woman’s body. Bhatt totally agreed…

What’s On: New Year Live Punjabi Concert at Beck Theatre

LIVE PERFORMANCE NEW YEAR LIVE PUNJABI CONCERT When: Sunday January 8 Where: Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes, Middlesex UB3 2UE What: A live Punjabi music concert to celebrate the new year, which will be headlined by popular artists Jenny Johal, Jigar, Jang Dhillon, and Baldev Aujla Bullet. www.becktheatre.org.uk RAISE THE…

Birthday special: Revisiting moments when Deepika Padukone marked her footprint…

Deepika Padukone needs no introduction as her 15-year-long professional journey is enough to speak about the stature of the actress. After Priyanka Chopra, it's definitely Deepika who helped put India on the global map, especially in the year 2022. As she turned a year older on Thursday, let's take a…

Asian cinema gems that sparkled last year

LAST year may have been a bad one for Bollywood, but that didn’t stop it from being an interesting 12 months for films with a strong south Asian connection. There were marvellous movies made across different languages and genres, which delighted audiences on multiple platforms, from streaming sites to cinemas…

‘It was a dream film debut’

PRANAV SACHDEVA has been connected to acting ever since making his debut as a six-year-old on a TV drama serial, which led to further roles during his school and college days. Despite doing a law degree to please his father, who is a lawyer himself, he reconnected with that passion…

In tune with audiences

THERE is more than enough evidence to back up the commonly held belief that Sanjay Leela Bhansali is the finest Indian filmmaker of this generation. His masterpiece movies like Devdas, Black, Bajirao Mastani, Padmaavat and the most recent release, Gangubai Kathiawadi, have combined technical excellence with compelling storytelling. An important…

I’m inspired by regular people, not achievers: Shah Rukh Khan

He may be one of the biggest stars of Indian cinema, but Shah Rukh Khan says he draws inspiration from regular people because it's "special to be ordinary". The 57-year-old superstar, who is awaiting the release of his much-awaited spy action film "Pathaan", was interacting with his fans in his…

Kartik Aaryan spots his hoarding at London airport; fans comment…

There is no denying the fact that Kartik Aaryan is one of the most successful actors working in Bollywood today. He has delivered several blockbusters over the years and has some exciting projects lined up for release in 2023. Recently, the Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 (2022) was on Christmas and New…

‘He is a fighter’: Shah Rukh Khan wishes Rishabh Pant…

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, on Wednesday, sent good wishes to cricketer Rishabh Pant for his speedy recovery. During an #AskSRK session on Twitter, a user asked the 'Chak De India' actor," Please send good wishes to Rishabh pant for his speedy recovery." To which he replied, "Inshaallah he will…

Hrithik Roshan opens up about being ‘on the verge of…

Hrithik Roshan needs no introduction. He is a successful Bollywood actor who has been entertaining the audience for over two decades now. Apart from his Greek God looks and incredible versatility, the superstar is also known for his endless penchant for fitness and is considered one of the fittest actors…

Alia Bhatt gets shoutout from BFI curator, see how Gangubai…

After Loki star Sophia Di Martino, Robin Baker from the British Film Institute National Archive has heaped praise on actress Alia Bhatt over her performance in Gangubai Kathiawadi. Taking to Instagram, Robin penned a note saying he was moved by Alia's acting skills in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's directorial. In his note,…

Nawazuddin Siddiqui decides against taking up small roles even if…

Multiple award-winning actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has proved his mettle time and again. He has several notable films to his credit and is considered one of the finest actors working in Bollywood today. But before he became a household name, Nawaz had appeared in many blink-and-you-miss-it roles. However, the actor has…

Pakistani actresses Sajal Aly, Kubra Khan and Mehwish Hayat respond…

In a shocking revelation, an ex-Pakistani military officer recently claimed that several popular Pakistani actresses were being used as honey traps for garnering secret and classified information from politicians. Major Adil Raja on his YouTube channel ‘Soldier Speaks’ hinted that Pakistani actress Sajal Aly, who has also worked in the…

Lata Mangeshkar features on Rolling Stone’s list of ‘200 Best…

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, who breathed her last on February 6, 2022, at the age of 92, features on the American magazine Rolling Stone’s list of the ‘200 Best Singers of All Time.’ She claimed the 84th spot on the list, which also features artists such as Jungkook from the…

Pakistani singer hints Pathaan’s ‘Besharam Rang’ copied from song he…

Starring Deepika Padukone and Shah Rukh Khan in lead roles, Yash Raj Films’ Pathaan has been hitting headlines ever since the news emerged that Khan would end his four-year-long break from films with this Siddharth Anand directorial. However, the release of the film’s first song “Besharam Rang” made it even…

Hrithik Roshan welcomes 2023 by flaunting 8-pack abs leaving fans…

There is no denying the fact that Hrithik Roshan, who was most recently seen in Vikram Vedha (2022) alongside Saif Ali Khan, is one of the fittest actors in the tinsel town of Bollywood. The superstar welcomed 2023 by giving his fans some major fitness goals. The 48-year-old actor on…

Anil Kapoor wishes ‘speedy recovery’ to Rennervations co-star Jeremy Renner

Bollywood star Anil Kapoor on Monday said he is praying for the swift recovery of Hollywood actor Jeremy Renner, who met with an accident over the weekend. A spokesperson for Renner on Sunday said the "Hawkeye" star is in a "critical but stable condition" after he injured himself while ploughing…

Aamir Khan to join forces with RRR star Jr NTR…

According to a report, Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan may next be seen in a pan-India film, to be helmed by KGF: Chapter 1 (2018) and KGF: Chapter 2 (2022) director Prashanth Neel. The untitled film already has RRR (2022) star Jr NTR in the lead role. A newswire reports that…

‘I hope to have more 2022’s in my life,’ says…

Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan, on Saturday, shared a heartfelt note on social media as he bid goodbye to the year 2022. Taking to Instagram, Kartik shared the post which he captioned, "Bye-bye 2022, You have been really special. I hope to have more 2022s in my life. You will be…

Minority Faith leaders are leading the way to build a…

The Office for National Statistics recently published figures which showed for the first time that fewer than half of people in England and Wales describe themselves as Christian. The usual extremists used this as a way to try to divide our communities however the New Year Honours have highlighted again…

Shah Rukh-Taapsee to Vicky-Sara, 5 fresh Bollywood pairs to look…

As the new year is approaching, filmmakers across Bollywood are also revamping their onscreen castings to bring new and fresh 'jodis' to the audience. Bollywood films are known for several things: their storylines, song-and-dance sequences, and of course, the on-screen pairings of actors, which sometimes even define entire decades of…

Kangana Ranaut recalls being slapped by her parents: ‘When I…

Bollywood star Kangana Ranaut, who is known for her versatility and portrayal of strong women characters in films, has come a long way in her career. She came from a humble background with no showbiz connections and established herself as one of the leading actresses in the Hindi film industry.…

‘My storytelling inherently has a kind of fantasy,’ says RRR…

It won’t be an exaggeration to say that 2022 belonged to Indian filmmaker SS Rajamouli. His film RRR (Rise Roar Revolt), a lavishly mounted period epic action drama, hit theatres on March 24 and still continued to dominate headlines for one reason or the other. The film features Jr. NTR…

When Priyanka Chopra said she would ‘probably beat the sh*t…

Over the past few years, Priyanka Chopra has established herself as a force to reckon with globally. After carving a niche for herself in Bollywood, she is now dominating Hollywood. The actress first garnered the attention of the world when she won the Miss World pageant in 2000. Years later,…

Bhumi Pednekar on pay disparity in Bollywood: ‘I may be…

2022 turned out to be a great year for actress Bhumi Pednekar. She started the year with the release of her much-talked-about film Badhaai Do, which garnered critical acclaim from various quarters. The LGBTQ+ community also showered praises on the film for their dignified portrayal. Her next releases included Raksha…

Confirmed: Fawad Khan’s Pakistani blockbuster The Legend of Maula Jatt…

Pakistani film The Legend of Maula Jatt, starring Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan, is likely to be released on the big screen in India this Friday, an INOX official said. This will perhaps be the first film from Pakistan in over a decade to get a theatrical release here. “It…

Saba Azad poses with Hrithik Roshan’s family in Christmas picture

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan, on Sunday night, shared an adorable family picture from an undisclosed location on his social media. Taking to Instagram, Hrithik shared a picture which he captioned, "Merry Christmas beautiful people." In the picture, Hrithik could be seen posing with his rumoured girlfriend Saba Azad, his sons…

Anushka Sharma concludes shooting for Chakda ‘Xpress

Bollywood star Anushka Sharma on Monday announced that she has completed filming for her upcoming feature "Chakda 'Xpress", a biopic on former Indian cricket captain Jhulan Goswami. The film, directed by Prosit Roy, traces Goswami's journey as she moves up the ladder despite the hindrances posed by misogynistic politics to…

Disastrous dozen: 12 movies that scraped the bottom of the…

THE end of December is traditionally the time to do a round-up of the best this year has had to offer, but that is impossible for Bollywood in 2022 because of the poor quality of films that have been released since January. Eastern Eye decided to flip the script and…

Actress Tunisha Sharma commits suicide on set of TV serial

Popular television actress Tunisha Sharma on Saturday died by suicide on the sets of a TV serial in Vasai in Maharashtra's Palghar district, a police official said. According to Waliv Police, they received information that after the tea break, the actress went to the toilet and when she did not…

‘I don’t want people of Karnataka to put any other…

2022 turned out to be a disastrous year for Bollywood with several high-profile films featuring A-list actors falling flat at the box office. The South Indian film industry, on the other hand, witnessed terrific growth, especially the Kannada film industry by delivering back-to-back success with Yash starrer KGF: Chapter 2…

Sunny Leone: ‘At the beginning of my career, I received…

It is no secret that before joining the Indian film industry, Sunny Leone worked in the adult film industry. She came to India to participate in the controversial reality show Bigg Boss and, as luck would have it, film offers followed and she decided to shift her base from Canada…

‘I sense bitterness, racism, and fake news’: Netizens defend Priyanka…

Priyanka Chopra is one of the biggest stars showbiz has ever seen. She has her admirers in every nook and corner of the world. The global star keeps traveling across the globe either for her work or vacations and the paparazzi never misses any chance to click her. Recently, an…

‘Being on stage and thousands of people singing my song…

HAVING started singing from a very young age, Pawni Pandey has gone from competing in children’s music reality TV series Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs to forging a successful professional career as an adult. The talented vocalist has mixed up hit Bollywood songs with stand alone singles which…

Asian artists hit high notes this year

AN ACTION-PACKED year for Asian music in the UK had everything from new talent, stunning songs and awesome albums to unforgettable live performances from big-name international stars. The musical melting pot of genres, languages and diverse artists illustrated everything that is great about Britain, and why the past 12 months…

KGF and Kantara producer Hombale Films to invest £300 million…

Hombale Films, the production house behind Kannada blockbusters “KGF” and “Kantara”, aims to invest £30o million crore in the Indian entertainment industry in the coming five years. Vijay Kiragandur, the founder of Hombale Films, said the company is planning to produce movies in all southern languages. “We intend to invest…

Rohit Shetty believes actors’ lack of unity and insecurities worst…

Hit filmmaker Rohit Shetty, whose next directorial venture Cirkus opens in theatres this Friday, has reflected on what is ailing Bollywood. He spoke about how actors are insecure about coming together for multi-hero films. He said in an interview on the YouTube channel Beer Biceps, “There used to be so…

What Bollywood stars revealed in 2022

THE box-office figures may have been cold, but that didn’t stop it from being another year of hot revelations in Bollywood. From future hopes and inspirations to dreams and secrets, there was a lot of things that popular stars shared about themselves. With that in mind, Eastern Eye put together…

EYE SPY: The best of 2022

THE world of performing arts quickly moved on from Covid-19 with an amazing array of wonderful work. Whether it was films, songs, live performances, web serials, stage shows and everything else, top talents made up for lost time and entertained audiences with boundary-breaking projects that offered something new and cool…

John Krasinski expresses his desire to watch SS Rajamouli’s RRR;…

John Krasinski, who is presently busy promoting the third season of his hit streaming show Jack Ryan, has expressed his desire to watch SS Rajamouli’s blockbuster film RRR (2022). While promoting his show in India, Krasinski talked about RRR and his wish to do a Bollywood film in the future.…

Shah Rukh Khan only Indian to feature on British magazine’s…

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has become the only Indian to be named in an international list of 50 greatest actors of all time by a prominent British magazine. The 57-year-old actor is included in Empire magazine's list which also recognises Hollywood giants like Denzel Washington, Tom Hanks, Anthony Marlon…

Tabu on back-to-back hits Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, Drishyam 2: Everybody…

Bollywood star Tabu, who has had a great 2022 with the box office triumph of films like "Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2" and "Drishyam 2", on Tuesday said the success of a movie belongs to every member of the cast and crew. Both "Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2", a horror comedy by Anees Bazmee,…

Varun Dhawan to lead Indian installment of Citadel

Bollywood star Varun Dhawan is set to headline Prime Video's Indian original series within the "Citadel" franchise, the streaming platform announced Tuesday. Billed as a "local Original spy series", the currently untitled project hails from Prime Video and AGBO, the production banner co-founded by Hollywood filmmaking duo Russo Brothers. Raj…

Aishwarya Rai dances with daughter Aaradhya and playfully pulls Ranveer…

On Saturday, Bollywood star Ranveer Singh attended the Pro Kabaddi League final held in Pune, India. He was at the event to promote his upcoming film Cirkus. At the event, the actor also met Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and a short clip of their interaction has now taken the internet by…

Piyush Mishra slams recent Hindi films: ‘Directors of south more…

Actor-Singer Piyush Mishra did not mince his words when speaking about why Bollywood is earning lower than South Indian films nowadays. In a conversation with ANI, the Gangs of Wasseypur actor said, “Directors of South Indian film industries are more intelligent, have more IQ and are more innovative compared to…

Couldn’t have asked for more: Deepika after unveiling FIFA World…

Bollywood star Deepika Padukone on Monday said she is grateful to have unveiled the trophy for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which culminated with a thrilling final that saw Argentina clinch the title for the third time. On Sunday night, Padukone and former Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas presented the trophy…

From Shah Rukh Khan to Kartik Aaryan: Here’s how Bollywood…

As Argentina scored a spectacular victory over France in the final of the FIFA World Cup 2022, Bollywood celebrities simply couldn't hold back their emotions. Several stars from the tinsel town took to social media to celebrate the crowning moment of Lionel Messi and his men. KARTIK AARYAN: The 'Freddy'…

The 20 celebrities who will be glad to see the…

Eastern Eye on Friday (16) published the annual list of Top 50 global Asian stars of the year. The countdown celebrates those who have made a mark, broken new ground, and shown general all-round awesomeness. So for the sake of fairness and balance, this is a look, in no particular…

Shah Rukh hosts ‘AskSRK’ session, takes questions on Pathaan but…

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Saturday (17) said he is in the business of entertainment and not predictions as he fielded queries about the success of his controversy-plagued movie "Pathaan", amid calls for its boycott from right-wing groups. The 57-year-old actor hosted an impromptu Twitter session, where he answered…

Priyanka Chopra mourns demise of American dancer tWitch

Global icon Priyanka Chopra on Friday mourned the demise of the American dancer Stephen Boss. Taking to Instagram, Priyanka shared a picture on her stories which she captioned, "Still processing this. You gave so much to the world. You never know what someone is going through. Rest in peace and…

Top 50 Asian stars of 2022

A GROUND-BREAKING year saw glass ceilings being shattered, greater heights reached, horizons expanded, and new paths created globally. There was also fresh creative work, international crossovers and exciting new artists announcing their arrival. Top south Asian talent from diverse fields were at the forefront of the moves being made and…

Kareena Kapoor Khan and Anushka Sharma support Hollywood star Kate…

Kate Winslet is one of the most recognisable faces in Hollywood, who has been entertaining the audience with her fine performances for decades now. Some of her most notable films include Titanic, The Reader, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. She can be currently seen in the high-profile film…

Troubles continue for Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan as Indian Ulema…

The makers of the upcoming Bollywood film Pathaan would have not imagined in their wildest dreams that their film would land into trouble even before they release its theatrical trailer for the audience to watch. After releasing the official teaser of the film on the leading star Shah Rukh Khan’s…

No matter what, will stay positive, says Shah Rukh Khan…

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan on Thursday, while participating in the inaugural ceremony of the 28th International Kolkata Film Festival, emphasized that as negativity has increased social media consumption but individuals like him won't be affected and continue to remain positive. "Social media is often driven by a certain narrowness…

Google’s Most Searched Asian 2022: Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif, and…

In the list of most searched Asians on Google in 2022, Bollywood actresses Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt, and Priyanka Chopra managed to find a place in the top 10. Interestingly, Kaif, who was most recently seen in Phone Bhoot (2022) alongside Siddhant Chaturvedi and Ishaan Khatter, has beaten Bhatt and…

Living your best life

AMONG the most iconic actresses of her generation, Kajol has been ruling the silver screen with her irresistible combination of talent and beauty for three decades. She continues her amazing cinema journey with newly released Bollywood drama Salaam Venky, which is directed by actor-filmmaker Revathi, and features another riveting performance…

Filmmakers Anurag Kashyap, Vivek Agnihotri spar on Twitter – read…

A war of words erupted between filmmakers Vivek Agnihotri and Anurag Kashyap on Twitter on Wednesday after the 'The Kashmir Files' director shared his disagreement over Mr Kashyap's statement on recent movies. Taking to Twitter, Mr Agnihotri shared a screenshot of Anurag Kashyap's interview which read, "Films like Kantara and…

Netizens are convinced beats of Pathaan song ‘Besharam Rang’ copied…

There is no denying the fact that Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone’s Pathaan is one of the most awaited films of 2023. The excitement for the film is sky-high considering the fact that SRK returns to the screen in a full-fledged role after a huge gap of four years.…

JR NTR AND RAM CHARAN TOP GLOBAL ASIAN CELEBRITY LIST…

Popular actors Jr NTR and Ram Charan have jointly topped the 2022 list of the Top 50 Asian Celebrities In The World. The Pan-Indian stars beat off tough global competition to top the latest edition of the list, published annually by UK based Eastern Eye newspaper. The Telugu cinema icons…

Jacqueline Fernandez to fight ‘very aggressively’ against Nora Fatehi’s defamation…

Reports of Nora Fatehi filing a defamation case against Jacqueline Fernandez have been doing the rounds in the media since yesterday. Fernandez’s lawyer, Prashant Patil has now said that they are ready to fight it out aggressively in court, and even plan to file a countersuit. For those not in…

I connect more with women’s stories, says Revathy

Revathy says while she is naturally drawn to stories about women, her work as an actor and a filmmaker always has a common factor: emotions. In all her feature-length directorial movies such as the 2002 National Award-winning “Mitr” and “Phir Milenge” (2004), she has presented women who realise their strength…

SS Rajamouli’s RRR makes history, picks up two Golden Globe…

The spectacle of 'RRR' in the West doesn't seem to cease any time soon. Helmed by SS Rajamouli, the action-drama film recently nabbed two spots in the nomination list for the Golden Globe Awards 2023. The prestigious award show made the announcement via congratulatory posts to the nominees on its…

Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan announces new business venture,…

Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, is making his foray into writing and direction with an upcoming web show set to get off the ground soon. But that is not the only thing that is keeping the young man busy. Aryan is also venturing into the apparel…

Shah Rukh Khan wishes ‘the coolest, swaggiest, humblest star of…

Popular south Superstar Rajinikanth is celebrating his 72nd birthday today. A number of celebrities from across the industries wished the megastar on his special day. Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan also wished the veteran actor by penning down a heartfelt note for him, along with sharing a never-seen-before photo featuring…

After visiting Mecca to perform Umrah, Shah Rukh Khan visits…

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan offered prayers at the shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi in Katra on Sunday night. Under the protection of paramilitary and J&K police personnel, Khan was accompanied by several friends who visited the shrine and offered prayers. The officials said that the superstar reached Jammu…

Karan Johar says Bollywood lacks ‘spine and conviction’ to make…

2022 has not been a great year for Bollywood, which prides itself on being the largest moviemaking industry in India. A number of high-profile films featuring A-list actors fell flat at the box office, incurring unprecedented losses. Now, celebrated filmmaker Karan Johar has held Bollywood’s lack of spine and conviction…

Kajol reveals why Shah Rukh Khan is busy romancing younger…

Seasoned Bollywood actress Kajol can be currently seen in Salaam Venky (2022), an emotional drama film that features her in the role of a mother to a 24-year-old terminally-ill son. While a number of actresses from the 90s have started accepting mothers’ roles without any hesitations, their male co-stars such…

From Jacqueline’s ED interrogation to Boycott Trend: Top 5 Bollywood…

Controversies go synonymous with the Entertainment industry! And 2022 was rather full of them. Bollywood celebrities are known to get involved in some controversy or another and as mentioned above, this year was no different. As 2022 is coming to an end, we thought of going down memory lane and…

Aamir Khan at the target of trolls as he performs…

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, along with his ex-wife Kiran Rao and son Junaid Khan, recently performed a puja at his new office in Mumbai. Though the puja ceremony took place on Monday, photos from the occasion surfaced on the internet on Thursday when Laal Singh Chaddha (2022) director Advait Chandan…

Rani Mukherji’s Mrs Chatterjee Vs Norway sets March 2023 release…

Fronted by Bollywood star Rani Mukherji, Mrs Chatterjee Vs Norway is set to release theatrically next year on March 3, the makers announced on Friday. Billed as an untold story about the journey of a mother's battle against an entire country, the movie is based on a true incident that…

Ranbir Kapoor reveals Luv Ranjan’s next rom-com might be his…

Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor, on Thursday, during an interaction at the Red Sea International Film Festival, revealed that Luv Ranjan's next rom-com film might be his last in this genre as he is "getting old". During the interaction, the 'Besharam' actor talked about his upcoming untitled romantic comedy film along…

Amala Paul begins filming her Bollywood debut Bholaa with Ajay…

After entertaining audiences with Tamil, Telegu, and Malayalam films, Amala Paul is set to make her debut in Hindi cinema with Ajay Devgn's Bholaa. The actress is currently in Varanasi and is in the midst of taping for the film with co-stars Ajay Devgn and Abhishek Bachchan. While her role…

Viral Photo: Hrithik Roshan and Mahira Khan indulge in deep…

It seems celebrities from all across the world are headed to the ongoing Red Sea International Film Festival in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. We have seen a number of Bollywood celebrities at the festival over the past few days. Some of them include Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Saif…

Ranbir Kapoor talks about failure of Shamshera: ‘The biggest mistake…

Ranbir Kapoor has proved his acting mettle time and again. He is considered one of the finest actors in Bollywood for a reason. Ever since making his silver screen debut with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Saawariya in 2007, he has always chosen different types of scripts that presented him in a…

Aamir Khan reveals when he will end his acting break…

There is no denying the fact that Aamir Khan is one of the most successful Bollywood actors who has been entertaining the audience for over three decades now. He has played several memorable characters in his successful journey so far and is known for offering something new every time he…

‘I spend time with real people’: Randeep Hooda on his…

Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda, whose filmography includes several notable films such as Monsoon Wedding (2001), Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010), Jism 2 (2012), Cocktail (2012), Kick (2014) Sultan (2016), and Baaghi 2 (2018), has said that he loves spending time with real people and hence, he is not…

Deepika Padukone to join Rohit Shetty’s cop universe with Singham…

Bollywood star Deepika Padukone will be boarding Rohit Shetty's cop universe with his upcoming directorial "Singham Again", the filmmaker confirmed on Thursday. The actor-director duo have previously worked on 2019's action comedy "Chennai Express" and recently collaborated on the song "Current Laga" from Shetty's upcoming venture "Cirkus", led by Ranveer…

Sanjay Leela Bhansali: Filmmaker with a golden touch

COUNTDOWN OF ACE PRODUCER-DIRECTOR SANJAY LEELA BHANSALI’S BOLLYWOOD FILMS A great body of work has turned Sanjay Leela Bhansali into one of the most successful filmmakers of the modern era. The multi-talented moviemaking genius recently commenced a BAFTA nomination campaign for his 2022 crime drama Gangubai Kathiawadi. This included a…

Raveena Mehta: Creating music for the heart and soul

POPULAR BELGIAN-BORN SINGER SPEAKS ABOUT HER UNIQUE SONG-FILLED JOURNEY A growing list of great songs like Yaadein, Tere Liye, Jab Tu Hai Wahi, Moonlight, Tujhse Milne Ki Aas and the recently released Bewafaa have elevated Raveena Mehta to great heights. The top tracks and big live performances have shown off…

The seven deadly sins and their close connection to Bollywood

HOW HINDI CINEMA HAS HARMED ITSELF BY COMMITTING THE CAPITAL VICES This year has been one of the worst in Bollywood history in terms of film quality, box office success, and negative attention. That dramatic decline has been acc­o­mpanied by problems like a boycott movement, lack of new talent, ageing…

The Kirtan Band plays live devotional songs

LIVE PERFORMANCE PADMAVATI - AN AVATAR When: Saturday December 10 Where: The Bhavan, 4A Castletown Road, London W14 9HE What: Renowned artist Bala Devi Chandrashekar presents a dance drama interpretation of an immortal classic from Gita Govindam. This production gives glimpses into the character of Padmavati, the divine consort of…

Prithviraj Sukumaran joins Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff on the…

The makers of the upcoming Bollywood film Bade Miyan Chote Miyan have roped in one more actor to play a pivotal role. Malayalam superstar Prithviraj Sukumaran is on board to join Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff in the cast of the film. He is set to play the antagonist. The…

Mahira Khan reveals how she bagged Raees opposite Shah Rukh…

Pakistani actress Mahira Khan made her dream Bollywood debut in Raees (2017) opposite none other than Shah Rukh Khan. The film, which also featured Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a significant role, turned out to be a box office hit despite clashing with Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam’s Kaabil at the ticket…

Dhanush tops IMDb’s most popular Indian stars 2022 list, Alia…

As the year comes to a close, IMDb has announced the list of their ‘Top 10 Most Popular Indian Stars’ of 2022. The list includes the names of several prominent actors from various film industries across India, with Tamil star Dhanush bagging the topping spot. Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt, who…

‘I’ve never had pay parity in Bollywood, would get paid…

Priyanka Chopra, who has proved her mettle both in Bollywood and Hollywood, has added one more feather to her cap. She has emerged as one of the only four Indians to make it to the list of BBC’s ‘100 Women’ this year. During an interview for the same, Chopra opened…

Akshay Kumar gets trolled after fans spot light bulbs in…

As superstar Akshay Kumar unveiled his look as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj from Mahesh Manjrekar's upcoming film on the great Maratha warrior, social media users gave a mixed response to the actor's efforts. Some asked if there were electric bulbs in the 17th century, while others pleaded with him to not…

‘Wish you the best,’ says SRK after son Aryan wraps…

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan has showered blessings on his son Aryan Khan as the latter recently announced his directorial debut. After Aryan shared an Instagram post on Tuesday in which he shared that he has finished writing for his debut directorial project, Shah Rukh took the post's comments section…

Adnan Sami says US immigration officer didn’t allow him to…

A number of celebrities have gone through massive body transformations for a variety of reasons. However, when popular singer-composer Adnan Shami lost a massive 130 kg, the world was stunned to see his unbelievable weight loss transformation. The fact that he brought down his weight from 230 kg to 130…

Indian film body condemns Nadav Lapid’s controversial remarks on ‘The…

The Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has issued a statement condemning Nadav Lapid's controversial remarks on the film 'The Kashmir Files' at IFFI. FWICE in a statement called asked the Israeli filmmaker to issue an unconditional apology. "The FWICE, the oldest and the largest organisation of the workers,…

Akshay Kumar starts filming for Vedat Marathe Veer Daudle Saat

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar on Tuesday said he has begun shooting for his Marathi film “Vedat Marathe Veer Daudle Saat”. The period drama, directed by Mahesh Manjrekar, will feature Kumar as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) Kumar took…

Malaika Arora reveals she proposed to ex-husband Arbaaz Khan: I…

Malaika Arora is the latest celebrity from the tinsel town of Bollywood to have made her digital debut. Her reality show Moving In With Malaika premiered on Monday on Disney+ Hotstar. Choreographer-turned-filmmaker Farah Khan appeared on the first episode of her show. On the first episode, the “Chaiyya Chaiyya” actress…

‘I love Sanjay Dutt and want to make a Punjabi…

British filmmaker Gurinder Chadha, who has under her belt such notable films as Bend It Like Beckham (2002), Bride and Prejudice (2004), and Viceroy's House (2017), has said that she is keen to direct a Punjabi language film with her favourite Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt. Yes, you read that absolutely…

Diljit Dosanjh on Bollywood not being his priority: ‘It’s not…

Diljit Dosanjh is a multifaceted personality. He was a phenomenon even before he made his Bollywood debut with the 2016 crime thriller Udta Punjab, thanks to an immensely successful career in Punjabi films and music. You may see Dosanjh play various outgoing characters on the screen with ease. But when…

Mira Rajput speaks about being labelled as ‘star wife’, says…

Mira Rajput, who is a content creator and married to Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor, has spoken about being labelled as a 'star wife' whenever she is talked about in media. Mira recently spoke on the subject while appearing as a guest alongside rapper Badshan on the first episode of 'Social…

SS Rajamouli’s RRR to get Oscar nomination in the Visual…

Directed by SS Rajamouli, RRR entered theatres on March 25, 2022. The film starred Ram Charan and Jr. NTR in lead roles while Bollywood stars Ajay Devgn and Alia Bhatt were seen portraying important cameos in it. Mounted on a great scale, the epic period action drama received a thunderous…

Shepherd wins hearts with his dance moves on THIS popular…

A video of a shepherd dancing to the popular song “Peeche Barati Aage Band Baja” from the Bollywood film Hum Kisise Kum Nahin (2002) has taken the internet by storm. Thousands of people have seen the video ever since it was uploaded on Instagram by a handle that goes by…

Surprised Sharon Stone screams ‘Oh my God’ as she sees…

Sharon Stone is the latest Hollywood star to be enamoured by the charm and magic of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. In a viral video, Stone can be seen looking at Khan with awe after spotting him right next to her at the Red Sea Fest in Saudi Arabia. As…

Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan shot in 8 countries, reveals director…

Bollywood director Siddharth Anand on Friday revealed that his upcoming action thriller film 'Pathaan' was shot in 8 different countries to give the audience a visual spectacle. Siddharth said, "Locations always play a huge role in my films and they became even more important for Pathaan as we intended to…

Rohit Shetty always fulfils my dream to do something different:…

Bollywood star Ranveer Singh on Friday praised his filmmaker-friend Rohit Shetty for offering him the opportunity to shine in diverse films, be it comedy or drama. After his successful outings with "Simmba" and "Sooryavanshi", Singh has once again collaborated with Shetty for the upcoming comedy "Cirkus". He said the movie…

‘Speaking to audiences at various events in London has been…

Celebrated Bollywood filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali is currently in London, attending a number of high-profile events as part of his BAFTA Awards campaign for his much-loved film Gangubai Kathiawadi, which featured Alia Bhatt in the titular role. Loosely based on the true story of Ganga Jagjivandas Kathiawadi, popularly known as…

Salman Khan’s ex-girlfriend Somy Ali calls him a ‘chauvinistic pig’:…

Salman Khan's ex-girlfriend Somy Ali has targeted the Bollywood superstar with a slew of fresh allegations. The Pakistani-American actress and Khan reportedly dated each other for about a decade between 1991-1999. In her now-deleted Instagram post, Ali called Khan a sexual predator and ‘Harvey Weinstein of Bollywood.’ For those not…

It was exhausting: Kartik Aaryan on living and creating Freddy

Bollywood star Kartik Aaryan says venturing into the physical and mental space of the titular character in his latest release "Freddy" was a "tiring and taxing" process. Directed by Shashanka Ghosh, "Freddy" is billed as an edge-of-the-seat thriller with unusual twists, turns and chaos of emotions. In a departure from…

Ayushmann Khurrana: Holding out for An Action Hero

ACTOR DISCUSSES HIS LATEST MOVIE AND WHY HE LIKES TAKING RISKS Ayushmann Khurrana has become known for making different choices as an actor, irrespective of the results. In his decade-long career, the unconventional actor has played a variety of characters, including a sperm donor in his debut film Vicky Donor…

How Dharmendra made the Hindi film hero sexier

Birthday special to celebrate the impactful career of a legendary star This week sees Dharmendra turn a year older and celebrate his 87th birthday on December 8. The legendary actor made his film debut 62 years ago with 1960 classic Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere and has starred in…

It’s about giving some good music to people: Shankar Mahadevan…

It's all about giving good music in a "traditional public performance", says singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan as he gears up for a live concert with contemporary and classical notes, and some nostalgia too. The show, titled 'Shankar Mahadevan Live in Concert' and produced and curated by Rahul Ranade and Deux Farming…

Dev Patel signs with American talent agency CAA

Actor Dev Patel, who shot to international fame with the globally loved Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire (2008), has signed with LA-based American talent agency CAA for representation. Patel, who was last seen in The Green Knight, has many awards and accolades to his credit. He received his first Oscar and…

Fashioning dreams into a stylish reality

ANJALI PHOUGAT DISCUSSES HER DESIGNS AND INSPIRING JOURNEY A close connection to creativity has enabled Anjali Phougat to become a successful designer, stylist, and business entrepreneur. The acclaimed America-based founder of popular brand Designer Dream Collection has won a dedicated following for her south Asian outfits, wedding styling, and customised…

Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor blast publication for fake pregnancy…

Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora are one of the most popular couples in the tinsel town of Bollywood. Ever since making their relationship Instagram official, the duo keeps sharing moments from their personal life on social media. They are also the favorites of various entertainment portals that keep churning out…

Neena Gupta on rising divorce cases: ‘Today young girls are…

Seasoned Bollywood actress Neena Gupta, who can be currently seen in Sooraj Barjatya’s Uunchai (2022), has always led her life on her own terms and conditions. She singlehandedly raised her daughter Masaba Gupta who is now one of the leading fashion designers in the industry. For those not in the…

Kajol shares advice she gives to daughter Nysa for getting…

Bollywood star Kajol, who is gearing up for the release of her upcoming film Salaam Venky, recently shared how she reacts to online trolls who attack her 19-year-old daughter Nysa Devgan. “I feel trolling has become a very strange part of social media. It has become 75 percent. If you…

Prabhas proposes to Kriti Sanon, engagement on cards post the…

Speculations are rife that superstar Prabhas, who rose to global fame after the thunderous success of SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali: The Beginning (2015) and Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017), is dating Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon. Rumours about them being in a committed relationship have been doing the rounds for several months, but…

Vivek Agnihotri and Anupam Kher react to Israeli filmmaker Nadav…

A day after Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid termed his film a "propaganda", "The Kashmir Files" director Vivek Agnihotri in a cryptic social media post said truth is the most dangerous thing as it can make people lie. Agnihotri's reaction comes after veteran actor Anupam Kher, who starred in "The Kashmir…

‘It’s tough to ignore me,’ says Kartik Aaryan as some…

There is no denying the fact that Kartik Aaryan has emerged as one of the most bankable Bollywood stars over the past few years. In a time when several established actors are having a tough time at the box office, his films have been performing extremely well at the ticket…

Varun Dhawan calls his Bhediya co-star Kriti Sanon ‘The Golden…

The leading lady of Bollywood, Kriti Sanon is currently enjoying the release of her film Bhediya. As the film is collecting great reviews, the actress is also receiving amazing responses for her character. While everyone is truly impressed with Kriti's back-to-back blockbusters, her Bhediya co-star Varun Dhawan also took the…

Ranveer Singh unveils ‘Cirkus’ teaser, official trailer to be out…

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh, on Monday, unveiled the teaser of his much-awaited period comedy film 'Cirkus'. Taking to Instagram, Ranveer shared the teaser which he captioned, "Welcome to our world! Trailer coming out on 2nd December! #CirkusThisChristmas." In the video, Ranveer and actor Varun Sharma could be seen in retro…

Need to get away from films on taboo subjects, says…

After attaining critical and commercial success with more than half a dozen taboo and issue-based films, Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana says he needs to break away from the genre. Right from his 2012 acting debut "Vicky Donor" to films like "Dum Laga Ke Haisha", "Shubh Mangal Saavdhan", "Badhaai Ho" and…

Mandela helped me meet and sing with my idol Miriam…

Veteran Indian singer Usha Uthup on Sunday recalled how the late former President Nelson Mandela once helped her meet and sing with her idol, legendary South African singer Miriam Makeba. Uthup was on a whirlwind tour of just two performances - at Durban on Saturday night and at Johannesburg on…

‘Baba’s fans would call me the next Irrfan Khan’: Babil…

Babil Khan, the son of late actor Irrfan Khan, is set to follow in his father’s footsteps as he gears up to make his acting debut with Netflix’s upcoming film Qala. Talking to an Indian publication, the 20-year-old debutant said that he felt overwhelmed as people expected him to fill…

Yohani on trend of remaking old songs: ‘It’s a good…

Singer Yohani needs no introduction. She exploded onto the music scene when her Sri Lankan song ‘Manike Mage Hithe’ broke several records of listenership and emerged as a global chartbuster. The song currently boasts of more than 200 million views on YouTube and counting. The success story of the song…

Action in Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan choreographed by action director…

When the makers of the upcoming Bollywood film Pathaan unveiled its teaser on superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s birthday, it garnered a crazy response from fans. The Siddharth Anand directorial marks Khan’s return to the silver screen after a huge gap of four years and his fans are waiting for the…

Ayushmann Khurrana opens up on ‘boycott culture’ against Bollywood

After delivering eye-catching and powerful performances across comedy, thriller and family genres, actor Ayushmann Khurrana's next release is a high-octane action flick titled 'An Action Hero'. The 38-year-old actor is busy with the promotions of his next along with its director Anirudh Iyer. Following promotions for their upcoming flick, the…

Vikram Gokhale passes away at 77: A look back at…

Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale, who passed away in Pune's Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital on Saturday at the age of 77, was a film, television and stage artiste, known for his roles in Marathi theatre and Hindi movies and shows. He had been on a ventilator support system for some time before…

Amitabh Bachchan’s name, photo, and voice cannot be used without…

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s name, photo, voice or any other attributes cannot be used without his permission, the Delhi High Court directed on Friday. The court said that the plaintiff, who is a well-known personality and is represented in various advertisements, is “aggrieved by the defendants using his celebrity status…

Vikram Gokhale’s health showing ‘steady improvement,’ likely to be off…

Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale, who has been hospitalised for the last few days, is now showing slow but steady improvement, following which he will likely be off the ventilator support in 48 hours. PRO Shirish Yadgikar, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, updated about the veteran actor's condition. "Actor Vikram Gokhle's health is…

From ‘Raha’ to ‘Aadiya’, here are the meanings of celebrity…

Indian celebrities stand out when it comes to naming their newborns. Trust them to come up with some really unique and meaningful names for their young ones. Going by their social media, celebrity couples with newly born babies like Ranbir-Alia or Bipasha-Karan seem to be beaming with joy. However, it…

Govinda Naam Mera like my debut film, big test for…

Ahead of the release of "Govinda Naam Mera", Bollywood star Vicky Kaushal says he feels like a debutant all over again as the upcoming film is a "very new" world he tried to inhabit as a performer. As someone who has aced emotionally intense roles right from his 2015 debut…

Pakistani actress Sajal Aly expresses her desire to have a…

Actress Sajal Aly needs no introduction. She is one of the leading actresses in Pakistani who has proved her mettle in both films and television. The actress has also starred in a Bollywood film. She played the character of legendary actress Sridevi’s daughter in the former’s last film Mom (2017).…

I was lost after the success of my first film…

Life is not a bed of roses, neither is it full of thorns - this pretty much sums up Bollywood diva Yami Gautam's acting journey over the past 10 years. Yami began her career in acting with a lead role in the daily soap Chand Ke Paar Chalo and further…

Priyanka Chopra reacts to conspiracy theory of her being a…

During her recent visit to India to promote her haircare brand, global icon Priyanka Chopra interacted with a lot of people from the press. She also appeared on a podcast with popular YouTuber and social media star Ranveer Allahbadia. During the conversation, the host told the Quantico star about an…

Richa Chadha apologizes after being trolled over ‘Galwan says hi’…

Bollywood actor Richa Chadha has issued an apology statement through a tweet after being slammed on social media for posting a tweet on the 2020 Galwan clash, in which several Indian Army soldiers died. Taking to Twitter, Richa wrote, "Even though it can never be my intention in the least,…

Rajpal Yadav: The great entertainer

ACCLAIMED ACTOR SPEAKS ABOUT HIS FILM JOURNEY AND SECRET TO A GREAT PERFORMANCE Acclaimed actor Rajpal Yadav is widely regarded as one of this generation’s greatest comedy performers. He has added gravitas to good films with great performances and entertained audiences around the world. That chameleon-like ability and impressive range…

Raahul: Taking the Jatin legacy forward

SINGING STAR FOLLOWS FAMOUS FATHER’S FOOTSTEPS His father being one half of the iconic Jatin-Lalit composing duo, who once ruled Bollywood with hit tracks like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Mohabbatein, hasn’t stopped Raahul Jatin from making his own musical mark. The rising star is fast…

Time for Bollywood stars to act their age

HOW OLD ACTORS HANGING ON TOO LONG ARE HARMING HINDI FILMS Seeing once popular Bollywood actors desperately trying to cling on to their youth is not only tragic but also destroys previous good work they have done and prevents new talent from emerging. When an elderly Dev Anand was still…

Classical Indian concert by Pooja Angra

LIVE PERFORMANCE BOLLYWOOD VOICE OF LEGENDS EXTRAVAGANZA When: Friday November 25 Where: Tyne Theatre & Opera House, 109-113 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4AG What: British singer Navin Kundra headlines a high energy production with a full live band, where he performs everything from all-time Bollywood classics to western…

The Legend Of Maula Jatt: Fawad Khan starrer earns £7.53…

Starring Fawad Khan, Hamza Ali Abbasi, and Mahira Khan in prominent roles, the much-talked-about Pakistani film The Legend Of Maula Jatt has set the global box office on fire. The Bilal Lashari directorial, which hit the marquee on October 13, is still going pretty strong in several international territories and…

Shah Rukh Khan secretly shops for groceries at a supermarket…

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who recently celebrated his 57th birthday, is presently in Saudi Arabia where he is filming for the next schedule of his much-anticipated film Dunki, helmed by successful filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani. Khan was spotted by his fans at Jeddah Waterfront, and soon after, he was also…

Salman Khan’s niece Alizeh Agnihotri to make her Bollywood debut…

Bollywood actor Salman Khan's niece Alizeh Agnihotri is all set to mark her Bollywood debut with national award-winning filmmaker Soumendra Padhi's next film. Alizeh began shooting for her debut film in 2022 and the film is all set to release in the year 2023. Padhi is known for his much-acclaimed…

Priyanka Chopra: ‘I’ve had people wanting to jeopardise my career,…

Priyanka Chopra is a force to reckon with. The actress, who began her acting career right after winning the coveted Miss World crown in 2000, has proved her mettle not only in Bollywood but Hollywood also. The global icon was recently in India to promote her hair care brand. During…

As Drishyam 2 sets box office on fire, Ajay Devgn…

Released on November 18, Ajay Devgn and Tabu-starrer Drishyam 2 has set the domestic box office in India on fire. The film, which is a sequel to the 2015 film Drishyam, performed well on its first Monday, hinting at a terrific run in days to come. The success of the…

‘Kajol’s family didn’t want her to pursue a career after…

Kajol was one of the reigning queens of Bollywood when she decided to tie the nuptial knot with Ajay Devgn in 1999. Though she did not quit acting after getting married, she did limit her work and was seen in only four films between 2000 and 2008. The actress returned…

Baahubali and RRR writer V Vijayendra Prasad at IFFI 2022:…

Renowned film-maker and screenwriter V Vijayendra Prasad, who is known for his projects like Baahubali, RRR, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, and Magadheera, was among the personalities from the Indian film industry who received honours during the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI). In addition, he held a workshop on the margins…

‘It’s really sad Bollywood has not shown unity’: Saif Ali…

Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan, who was most recently seen in Vikram Vedha (2022), alongside Hrithik Roshan, feels that those who are demanding a boycott of Bollywood films are not the “genuine audience” and they are using a bad film to boycott several other good films. In an interview with…

Freida Pinto: ‘I may not have done anything in Bollywood,…

Freida Pinto has received an overwhelming response for playing Selina Dalton in filmmaker Emma Holly Jones’ period drama Mr. Malcolm's List, which hit theatres in the United Kingdom on August 26, 2023. The actress recently appeared in an interview with The Guardian where she talked about the film and her…

‘Govinda Naam Mera’ ode to pulpy Bollywood masala ’90s films:…

Actor Vicky Kaushal on Sunday said his upcoming feature "Govinda Naam Mera" is a tribute to the 1990s pulpy Bollywood masala films like the Akshay Kumar-led "Khiladi" series. Written and directed by Shashank Khaitan, the comedy crime thriller tells the tale of an underdog and his family's madness. It also…

Hrithik Roshan dismisses report about moving in with Saba Azad:…

It is best to keep misinformation away, said Hrithik Roshan on Sunday (20) as he called out a news outlet for a report, stating that the Bollywood star and his partner Saba Azad will soon "move in together". According to the report, the couple were planning to move in together…

Kartik brilliant choice for Hera Pheri 3, makers and Akshay…

Bollywood star Suniel Shetty has said he is thrilled about Kartik Aaryan joining the "Hera Pheri" franchise and clarified that the actor has not replaced his co-star Akshay Kumar in the upcoming third part. The popular comedy film series revolves around three men Raju (Kumar), Shyam (Shetty) and Babu Bhaiya…

All about actor Kartik Aaryan

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW BIRTHDAY SPECIAL ON THE RED HOT BOLLYWOOD STAR Brilliantly talented actor Kartik Aaryan has risen from humble beginning to become a bankable Bollywood star with a big following. His relatability and charm in successful films has enabled him to make a strong connection with cross-generational…

Shocking decline of Bollywood music

HOW HORRIBLE SONGS HAVE BADLY HARMED HINDI CINEMA Bollywood being built on a bedrock of magnificent music not only gave it a unique identity but also enabled it to stand tall internationally. While other movie industries around the world were crushed by the Hollywood juggernaut, Hindi cinema withstood the pressure…

‘We give too much credit to actors, they do nothing…

Priyanka Chopra Jonas has established herself as a global powerhouse of talent. The actress and entrepreneur was recently in her home country India to promote her new line of hair care products. She took some time off from her hectic schedule and appeared for a couple of interviews with Indian…

‘A privilege directing this powerhouse,’ says Hansal Mehta on working…

Bollywood director Hansal Mehta has shared his experience of working with actor Kareena Kapoor Khan in his upcoming project. Taking to Instagram, Hansal shared the post which he captioned, "She is such a delight to work with. A privilege directing this powerhouse. Had as much fun and joy doing some…

Nawazuddin Siddiqui on working with more than 80 real-life transgender…

Multiple award-winning Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddique is presently in news for his upcoming film Haddi, where he plays the central character of a transgender woman. Today, the actor took to social media to drop a couple of pictures of himself from the sets of the noir revenge drama. In the…

India is a ‘homophobic’ country: Ayushmann Khurrana on Chandigarh Kare…

Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana has said that his film Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui (2021), directed by Abhishek Kapoor, failed to do well commercially because India is a “homophobic” country. The film revolves around a hyper-masculine gym trainer who falls in love with a transgender girl, played by Vaani Kapoor. It did…

Special songs and stunning moments

TIMELESS tracks have enabled Adnan Sami to closely connect with cross-generational listeners and remain relevant in an everchanging musical landscape. Whether it is creating new songs or delivering blockbuster live performances, the singer, songwriter, and master musician still has the same passion for his craft, despite all the impressive achievements.…

Shah Rukh Khan leaves for Saudi Arabia to resume ‘Dunki’…

Speculations around Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan resuming the shoot of his upcoming film 'Dunki' started spreading on social media after he was spotted at the Mumbai Airport during the early hours of Wednesday by the paps. Videos surfaced on social media in which SRK could be seen donning a…

Akshay Kumar to play late Indian mining engineer Jaswant Singh…

Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar on Wednesday said he is set to play mining engineer Jaswant Singh Gill, who had rescued 64 miners from a flooded quarry in India's eastern state of West Bengal in 1989, in an upcoming movie. The actor said this in response to Coal minister Pralhad Joshi's…

Hrithik Roshan begins shooting for Fighter

Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan has commenced filming for his next movie “Fighter”. Touted as India’s first aerial action magnum opus, the film is directed by Siddharth Anand of “War” fame. Hrithik shared the news of kickstarting the first shoot schedule of “Fighter” on his Instagram Stories on Monday evening. “Right!…

Decided to take break, want to be with family: Aamir…

After focusing the last 35 years of his life on work, Bollywood star Aamir Khan said it is time he took some time off, maybe "a year and a half", to prioritise his family over his career in films. The actor said he was supposed to start preparing for a…

‘Having a Canadian passport doesn’t mean I’m any less of…

Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has time and again been trolled for his Canadian citizenship. The actor, who is known for delivering almost half a dozen films every year, has been facing backlash for holding a Canadian passport for a long time now. Netizens clearly seem to have an issue with…

At £26 billion, Tirupati Balaji temple one of India’s richest

Tirupati Balaji temple, one of India’s richest temples, has declared its total wealth at close to £26 billion. In a white paper issued recently, the temple said it had 10.3 tonnes of gold and bank deposits of £17 billion. The Tirupati Tirumala Devasthams, the trust which runs the temple, said…

Anil Kapoor makes George Clooney dance to his Jugjugg Jeeyo…

The fifth day of the HT Leadership Summit 2022 turned out to be quite electric as Bollywood superstar Anil Kapoor made Hollywood star George Clooney dance to his chart-busting song from the recently released film Jugjugg Jeeyo (2022). The Hollywood star virtually attended the event and interacted with Anil Kapoor.…

Ranveer Singh honoured with Etoile d’Or award at Marrakech, actor…

On the opening night of the Marrakech International Film Festival, Bollywood star Ranveer Singh took centre stage to dance and perform an impromptu rap number from 'Gully Boy' as he received the Etoile d'Or award. According to Variety, during the festival's opening ceremony, Ranveer performed one of his characteristic energy…

‘New parents in B-town’ Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover…

Bollywood actors and couple Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover, on Saturday, welcomed their first child. The 'Alone' couple got blessed with a baby girl. Bipasha and Karan welcomed their first child six years after their marriage. Although the couple has still not confirmed the news on their respective social…

Shah Rukh Khan is ‘looking at’ Deepika Padukone since 2007

It's been 15 years since 'Om Shanti Om' was released and to date superstar, Shah Rukh Khan is in awe of his co-star Deepika Padukone. On Friday, Shah Rukh took to Instagram and congratulated Deepika on completing 15 years in Hindi cinema in a special way. He shared a collage…

‘Of all roles I played, nothing comes close to being…

Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, on Friday, dropped adorable posts for her twins Jai and Gia on the occasion of their first birthday. Taking to Instagram, Preity shared a picture with Jai which she captioned, "Of all the roles I have played in my life nothing comes close to that of…

The chills and thrills of acting

HOT right now actress Janhvi Kapoor froze herself for newly released movie Mili. The gripping Hindi remake of hit 2019 Malayalam movie Helen sees her portray a young woman who gets trapped ina giant freezer overnight and must find a way to stay alive. The survival thriller adds to diverse…

Ajay Devgn and Farhan Akhtar extend support to team India;…

A number of Bollywood celebrities expressed their thoughts as team India suffered a 10-wicket defeat at the hands of England in the second semifinal of the T20 World Cup on Thursday at Adelaide Oval. After the defeat in the semi-final, India lost a chance to play the finale where it…

Contrasting career paths of two leading ladies

The first challenge for an aspiring film star is to get a big break and then after that first step it is all about the choices they make. The right moves will elevate an actor or actress to great heights, but bad decisions can destroy a dream platform that very…

Hidden story of a cult classic

This week marks the 30th anniversary of Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman, which released to great acclaim on November 13, 1992. The first big film headlined by Shah Rukh Khan kick-started a remarkable rise that would turn him into Bollywood’s biggest global star within five years. The story of a young…

Jasmine Kara’s playlist

Canadian composer, lyricist and singer Jasmine K Kara made an impact with her popular 2021 debut single Ishq. She recently revisited the song, featuring the vocals of her music collaborator, Sabrina Sapal, by working with British music producer, Rishi Rich, to do a remix. To mark the newly released version…

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt decide not to invite guests…

Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor, one of the most popular couples in the tinsel town of Bollywood, welcomed their first child, a daughter, on Sunday. Ever since the couple announced the arrival of their baby girl, everyone is curious to know how she looks. But it seems fans have to…

Kajol unveils Salaam Venky first-look poster, Ajay Devgn reacts

Bollywood actor Kajol, on Thursday, unveiled the first look poster of her upcoming film 'Salaam Venky'. Taking to Instagram, Kajol shared the poster which she captioned, "Ek Badi Zindagi ka Bada Celebration is about to begin! #SALAAMVENKY Trailer out on November 14th! Catch the incredible journey of Sujata and Venkatesh…

Marrakech Film Festival to honour Ranveer Singh with Etoile D’or

Bollywood star Ranveer Singh, along with Scottish actor Tilda Swinton, American filmmaker James Gray, and Moroccan director Farida Benlyazid will be felicitated at the 2022 Marrakech International Film Festival, the organisers announced on Thursday. In recognition of their "brilliant careers", the quartet will receive the Etoile d'or (Golden Star) at…

Malaika Arora says ‘I said yes’, fans speculate marriage with…

Bollywood diva Malaika Arora, on Thursday, fired up speculation about her marriage to actor Arjun Kapoor. Taking to Instagram, Malaika shared a picture which she captioned, "I said YES," followed by multiple heart emoticons. In the picture, Malaika could be seen posing her right profile to the camera and flaunting…

Bollywood singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan to receive honorary doctorate from Birmingham…

Noted Bollywood singer and composer Shankar Mahadevan, who is a member of the celebrated Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy songwriting trio, has been chosen to receive honorary doctorate from Birmingham City University (BCU) for his outstanding contribution to music and the arts. West Midlands Mayor Andy Street made the announcement on behalf of the…

Priyanka Chopra says films didn’t feel like her reality when…

Actor, producer and entrepreneur Priyanka Chopra Jonas says she has a bigger dream every day, refusing to be daunted as she climbs the ladder of success, step by step. Priyanka, who grew up in the Uttar Pradesh town of Bareilly and has made a global name for herself, said her…

Alia Bhatt’s Gangubai Kathiawadi begins BAFTA Awards campaign in all…

Directed by well-known filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Bollywood film Gangubai Kathiawadi (2022) has kick-started its awards season campaign. The period drama, which received a thunderous response upon its theatrical release and then global premiere on Netflix, is being nominated in every category for the prestigious British Academy Film (BAFTA) Awards…

SS Rajamouli on the possibility of making a film on…

The thunderous success of Baahubali: The Beginning (2015), Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017), and RRR (2022), has established SS Rajamouli as one of the most successful Indian filmmakers in the world. Apart from setting the box office on fire in India, all these aforementioned films performed extremely well overseas also. In…

Odisha Tourism takes part in World Travel Market 2022; receives…

A delegation of Odisha Tourism led by Ashwini Kumar Patra, the eastern Indian state's tourism minister; and Suresh Chandra Mahapatra, its chief secretary, on Tuesday (8) took part in the World Travel Market (WTM) which is currently underway in London. The three-day global travel show which kicked off on Monday…

Shah Rukh Khan’s Jawan under fire for plagiarism; Tamil producer…

Filmmaker Atlee Kumar’s much-anticipated film Jawan has landed in hot waters as Manikam Narayanan, a Tamil film producer, has accused him of plagiarising the script of Vijayakanth’s 2006 film, Perarasu, for his upcoming film, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Nayanthara in lead roles. The case has been filed together with…

Kantara star Rishabh Shetty blames ‘too much western influence and…

2022 has not been a good year for Bollywood in terms of its performance at the box office. A number of high-profile films, featuring leading actors, have performed poorly so far and there is not much hope from the films set to release in months to come either. While Bollywood…

Kangana Ranaut supports Elon Musk’s decision to charge $ 8…

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut, on Sunday, extended her support to the new Twitter owner, Elon Musk's decision to charge $ 8 a month to get verified accounts. Calling the social media platform as intellectually and ideologically motivated she termed it as the "best" and said that anybody who has an…

Priyanka Chopra shares emotional post after wrapping her India visit:…

Priyanka Chopra recently made her first visit to India from the US to promote her hair care brand. She visited her home country after a long gap of 3 years and took to her Instagram handle to share with fans her hectic Mumbai schedule for a day. On Sunday, she…

‘I just shut down’: Varun Dhawan opens up about being…

Popular Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan, who was last seen in Dharma Productions’ Jugjugg Jeeyo (2022), recently opened up about being diagnosed with a rare health condition called vestibular hypofunction. The actor was speaking at the India Today Conclave about life after the COVID-19 pandemic where he said, "The minute we…

Receiving Bollywood offers post Kantara, says Rishab Shetty

Kannada actor and director Rishab Shetty recently opened up about making his Bollywood debut after the grand success of his recently released action thriller 'Kantara'. Rishab in an exclusive interview with ANI said, "I got offers from Bollywood filmmakers but right now I want to make films in Kannada only.…

Have spent long time being secondary to men, now women…

Priyanka Chopra Jonas says she has spent enough time playing second fiddle to heroes in her two decades in the movies and is hoping that her much-anticipated film “Jee Le Zaraa” will help women actors have more agency in their lives. Priyanka, one of the most popular Indian artists globally,…

Better call Katrina Kaif

IN-DEMAND ACTRESS DISCUSSES HER SUPERB CAREER AND SPOOKY NEW FILM PHONE BHOOT One of the biggest Bollywood success stories of the past two decades has been the incredible impact of Katrina Kaif. She has gone from being an outsider to establishing herself as a top-tier actress with blockbuster successes like…

Niti Taylor: Dazzling star who is capturing hearts

Fans reveal their love for popular actress and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa standout contestant ahead of her birthday A standout star of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 10 has been Niti Taylor. The popular actress has dazzled audiences and judges with winning dance performances and really stood out in the hugely competitive ongoing…

Disco Dancer: 21 facts about the Bollywood blockbuster ahead of…

Bollywood movie Disco Dancer was a big blockbuster success when it released in 1982 and has become a cult classic largely thanks to the winning soundtrack. The story of a slum dweller dreaming of a better life for himself and hoping to dance his way to success while battling dark…

A Bollywood actress is ‘a lot more than being just…

In a recent interview, Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi, who is presently gearing up for the release of her forthcoming film Double XL, took a potshot at people’s obsession with size zero. She said that an actress is ‘a lot more than just a size zero.’ During the interview when Qureshi…

Burj Khalifa lights up to wish Shah Rukh on his…

Dubai's iconic skyscraper Burj Khalifa lit up with a special message for Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan on his 57th birthday. A video posted on Burj Khalifa's Instagram page shows the world's tallest building sparkling bright to wish SRK a very happy birthday. The text "Happy Birthday Shah Rukh, Happy…

Pathaan: Netizens claim scenes in the teaser of Shah Rukh…

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan celebrated his 57th birthday on Wednesday, November 2, 2022. On his special day, he gave a pleasant surprise to his fans across the world by dropping the teaser of his next film Pathaan. Bankrolled by Yash Raj Films, Pathaan is one of the most anticipated…

BR Chopra: 20 greatest movies

Anniversary special to remember the incredible filmmaker’s magnificent body of work BR Chopra rose from humble beginnings to become one of India’s greatest and most influential filmmakers. An incredible career that lasted more than 50 years saw him make all-time classics, cross new cinema horizons, launch talent like his younger…

Fans ask Akshay Kumar ‘are you really 55?’ as the…

Apart from his impeccable acting chops, Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar is also known for his undying obsession with fitness. The actor has been an inspiration for millions of fitness enthusiasts over the years and, in fact, a lot of Bollywood actors also look up to him when it comes to…

Shah Rukh Khan shares birthday selfie with fans outside Mannat;…

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, on Wednesday, expressed gratitude to his fans for showering immense love on the actor and shared a birthday selfie with fans outside his house. Taking to Instagram, Shah Rukh Khan shared a picture of him along with his fans standing outside his house Mannat and…

Some netizens want to boycott Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan: ‘SRK…

On his 57th birthday, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan gave a big surprise to his millions of fans by dropping the teaser of his hotly anticipated film Pathaan, which marks his return to the silver screen after a long gap of four years. His last film Zero (2018), co-starring Anushka…

Kangana Ranaut links failure of Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha…

Bollywood star Kangana Ranaut has blamed superstar Aamir Khan for the epic failure of his film Laal Singh Chaddha (2022). The official remake of the cult Hollywood film Forrest Gump (1994), Laal Singh Chaddha hit cinemas on August 11 amid relentless calls for a boycott. However, Ranaut believes that the…

Amitabh Bachchan shares why he takes his shoes off before…

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, who loves meeting and interacting with his fans outside his Juhu bungalow in Mumbai, has revealed why he takes his shoes off before meeting them. In his latest blog post, Big B shared a couple of pictures as he greeted his fans in front of his…

‘Quirky crazy nutty human being,’ says Hrithik Roshan as he…

Bolllywood actor Hrithik Roshan, on Tuesday, dropped an adorable birthday wish for his girlfriend Saba Azad. Taking to Instagram, Hrithik shared a picture which he captioned, "The rhythm of you, the voice of you, the grace of you, the heart of you..and oh that insanely amazing mind of you.. melody…

Salman Khan given Y-Plus category security following death threat from…

Bollywood star Salman Khan, who had previously applied for a weapon license for self-protection, will now be provided with Y+ category security by the Mumbai police as the actor is perceived to be under threat. The Maharashtra state government has taken this step after the actor received a threat letter…

Here’s why Kriti Sanon’s mom didn’t allow her to do…

In a recent interaction with a publication, Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon revealed why she had turned down the offer to star in Karan Johar’s critically acclaimed film, Lust Stories, in 2018. After she rejected the film, KJo when ahead with Kiara Advani who received glowing reviews for her powerful performance…

Priyanka Chopra gets emotional as she is returning to India…

There's no better feeling than returning to your home country after living in abroad for a long. Actor Priyanka Chopra is the happiest right now as she is returning to India after almost three years. Taking to Instagram Story, Priyanka posted a picture of the boarding pass of her USA-Mumbai…

Aamir Khan’s mother Zeenat Hussein suffers heart attack

Superstar Aamir Khan's mother Zeenat Hussein recently suffered a heart attack. As per a source, the actor's mother is currently being treated at Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai. The source close to Aamir also informed that his mother suffered a heart attack during Diwali. Aamir was with his mother at…

Siddharth Nigam sets internet on fire as he drops a…

Talented actor Siddharth Nigam, whose credits include several successful television shows and films, is currently busy filming for one of the biggest projects of his career. Yes, we are talking about the much-anticipated Bollywood film Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan, which is presently being shot in Mumbai. Touted to…

‘I predicted the doom of ex-Twitter heads,’ says Kangana Ranaut

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut, on Friday, claimed that she predicted the doom of ex-Twitter heads long ago which came true. Taking to Instagram, the 'Dhaakad' actor shared a post on her stories which she captioned, "Trending since morning I had predicted the doom of ex Twitter heads long ago...another prediction…

Vivek Agnihotri slams Bollywood yet again; calls it ‘blind, deaf…

Vivek Agnihotri slams Bollywood yet again; calls it ‘blind, deaf and dumb’ Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri has slammed Bollywood yet again. Taking a swipe at Hindi filmmakers for releasing films that fail to strike a chord with the audience and perform poorly at the ticket window. The filmmaker took to Twitter…

Alisha Chinai congratulates UK PM Rishi Sunak by sharing a…

There is an outpouring of wishes on social media for Rishi Sunak as soon as he was appointed as the Prime Minister of Britain. A number of Bollywood celebrities, including Amitabh Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor, have also wished him on becoming the 57th Prime Minister of Britain on the auspicious…

Kangana Ranaut shares requests from fans to have her suspended…

Elon Musk, the CEO of electric car maker Tesla Inc, is the new owner of the world’s most popular micro-blogging platform Twitter. As soon as Musk took over, he booted out a couple of top executives from the company, including chief executive Parag Agrawal, CFO Ned Segal, and legal affairs…

Kartik Aaryan unveils ‘Freddy’ first poster

Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan, on Friday, unveiled the first poster of his next romantic thriller film 'Freddy'. Taking to Instagram, Kartik dropped the poster which he captioned, "Slow And Steady Wins The Race Be ready to enter the world of #Freddy First look Aa raha hai." In the poster, a…

Kalki Koechlin on being typecast because of her skin colour…

Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin, who comes from a humble background with no showbiz connection, has carved her own niche in Bollywood. She has to her credit a number of notable films including critically and commercially successful blockbusters Dev D (2009), Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011), and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani…

Tabu: 20 greatest performances

BIRTHDAY SPECIAL CELEBRATING THE VERSATILE ACTING ICON’S DIVERSE ROLES ACROSS GENRES AND LANGUAGES Talented Bollywood star Tabu is seen as one of the finest actresses of this generation and has a brilliant body of work to back it up. The versatile performer has shown off her impressive range in a…

Fawad Khan’s The Legend Of Maula Jatt beats Bollywood films…

Fronted by Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan, Pakistan’s film The Legend of Maula Jatt is enjoying a great run at the worldwide box office. It has already emerged as the highest-grossing Pakistani film ever worldwide in only its second week of release, and the first to rake in over $4.5M…

Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone announce a new release date…

Bollywood actors Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone on Friday announced the new release date of their aerial action thriller film 'Fighter'. Taking to Instagram, Hrithik Roshan shared a new poster which he captioned, "25th January 2024- see you at the theatres! #Fighter."   View this post on Instagram   A…

Yash approached to headline Brahmastra 2 and a film based…

The humongous success of KGF: Chapter 1 (2018) and KGF: Chapter 2 (2022) has established Kannada actor Yash as a pan-India superstar. A number of filmmakers are queueing up in front of his doors with scripts in their hands but the superstar is yet to finalise his next venture. The…

Neetu Kapoor points out the funniest connection between her and…

As soon as it was confirmed that Indian-origin Rishi Sunak was set to take charge as the 57th Prime Minister of Britain, a host of Bollywood celebrities, including megastar Amitabh Bachchan, took to social media to congratulate the politician. However, veteran actress Neetu Kapoor reacted to the news in a…

Taapsee Pannu, Anushka Sharma laud BCCI’s decision of equal pay…

Bollywood stars Taapsee Pannu and Anushka Sharma on Thursday welcomed the BCCI's landmark decision of equal match fee for its centrally-contracted female and male players in a bid to promote gender equality in cricket. As per the newly introduced system, the Indian women cricketers will now receive Rs 15 lakh…

SS Rajamouli’s RRR fails to weave its magic in Japan

Helmed by visionary filmmaker SS Rajamouli, RRR set the domestic box office on fire upon its theatrical release in March earlier this year. Additionally, the magnum opus put up a great show in various international territories, which helped it accumulate a mammoth collection of approximately £138 million by the end…

Akshay Kumar attends Kudo tournament, breaks bricks with hammer

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, on Wednesday, attended the 14th international Kudo tournament organised by the actor himself in Gujarat. Taking to Instagram, Akshay shared a video from the event which he captioned, "Thank you for celebrating your Diwali with us here at the Akshay Kumar 14th International Kudo Tournament. Coming…

Prime Video unveils a breathtaking trailer for Breathe: Into the…

Prime Video has unveiled a rip-roaring trailer of its highly-anticipated Amazon Original Breathe: Into the Shadows Season 2. Peppered with high-octane action sequences, the trailer showcases how remorseless J (Abhishek A Bachchan) has returned from where he left off to complete the unfinished task of catching the remaining 6 victims.…

‘You gave me goosebumps,’ says Rajinikanth as he praises Rishab…

South superstar Rajinikanth, on Wednesday, showered praises on actor and director Rishab Shetty for his recently released film 'Kantara'. Taking to Twitter, Rajinikanth wrote, " "The unknown is more than the known" no one could have said this better in cinema than @hombalefilms #KantaraMovie you gave me goosebump @shetty_rishab Rishab…

Priyanka Chopra is ‘crying tears of joy’ after New York…

Priyanka Chopra welcomed Diwali with a shoutout to Jennifer Rajkumar, the first Indian American woman to be elected Member of the New York State Assembly, who lobbied to get Diwali declared a public school holiday in New York City from 2023. Rajkumar, whose 2020 Assembly race was endorsed by California…

Kangana Ranaut gets mercilessly trolled for attending Salman Khan’s brother-in-law…

After a long time, actress Kangana Ranaut was spotted at a Bollywood party, but it looks like her presence did not go down well with a section of users on social media who trolled the four-time National Film Award-winning actress to no end. Ranaut, who was last seen in Dhaakad…

Here’s how Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas celebrated their Diwali…

Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas celebrated Diwali with her husband Nick Jonas and daughter Malti Marie. On Wednesday, the American singer shared a glimpse of the intimate celebrations. Taking to his Instagram handle, Nick treated fans to a family picture from Diwali puja. In the first picture, the 'Mary Kom' actor…

Katrina Kaif expresses desire to work in South films after…

Leading Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif is in awe of noted filmmaker Mani Ratman’s latest directorial venture Ponniyin Selvan: Part 1, so much so that she has expressed her desire to work in South Indian films after watching the multi-starrer magnum opus which has set the worldwide box office on fire…

Amitabh Bachchan reacts to Rishi Sunak becoming first Indian-origin PM…

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, on Tuesday, lauded Rishi Sunak for becoming the first Indian-origin Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Taking to Instagram, Amitabh dropped a picture which he captioned, “Jai Bharat .. now the UK finally has a new viceroy as its Prime Minister from the Mother Country.” In…

Hrithik Roshan celebrates first Diwali with girlfriend Saba Azad, picture…

Bollywood actor Saba Azad, on the occasion of Diwali, dropped a cute selfie with her boyfriend Hrithik Roshan. Taking to Instagram, Saba shared the picture on her stories which she captioned, "Happy Diwali." In the picture, Hrithik and Saba could be seen sharing a smile together and twinning in white…

Bollywood celebs hail Virat Kohli’s explosive knock against Pakistan

Bollywood celebrities on Sunday took to their social media accounts and hailed Indian skipper Virat Kohli for his excellent knock against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup match in Melbourne. Shah Rukh Khan tweeted, “So good to see a great game of cricket. So wonderful to see India win. So…

‘I hate it, I despise it, I’m disgusted with such…

On the most recent episode of her granddaughter Navya Naveli Nanda’s podcast What The Hell, Navya, veteran Bollywood actress Jaya Bachchan opened up about how she despises “the people who interfere in your personal life.” “If people are going to earn their living by putting all my angry speeches on…

Money laundering case: Jacqueline Fernandez appears at Delhi Court for…

Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez, on Saturday, appeared at Patiala House court in Delhi along with her lawyer Prashant Patil for the hearing of her bail plea in connection with Rs 200 crore ((approximately £2,14,34,155.10) money laundering case involving conman Sukesh Chandrashekar and others. Last month Jacqueline was granted interim bail…

Netizens applaud Lara Dutta as she says menopause is not…

Former Miss Universe and noted Bollywood actress Lara Dutta is currently trending on social media, and for all the right reasons. She recently graced an event aimed at raising awareness about menopause where she said that women in India particularly don't have proper access to healthcare facilities, especially reproductive health.…

Diwali begins in US from Times Square; VP Harris, Trump…

Diwali celebrations have started in the US from the iconic Times Square in New York, with the US Vice President Kamala Harris and former president Donald Trump celebrating the festival of lights at their residences on Friday (21). Eminent Indian-Americans from across the country started flying into the American Capital…

A massive crowd of acting aspirants gathered around Mukesh Chhabra’s…

For those whose biggest dream is Bollywood, Mukesh Chhabra is the only ticket to enter the big gates of the Indian film industry. Several talented artists don't often get their due because nobody is there to recognise their potential, but things happen differently in Bollywood’s dream man’s office. Chhabra often…

Prime Video drops a suspenseful teaser for upcoming Original Breathe:…

Prime Video unveiled a teaser of the much-anticipated Amazon Original series Breathe: Into the Shadows Season 2, and it is going to leave you biting your nails. Produced by Abundantia Entertainment and Vikram Malhotra, the second installment of the show promises to be a gripping thriller that entails a complex…

In Indian village, residents take to YouTube to fulfil their…

A man sporting a black cap and pink T-shirt sits on a bullock cart, a pile of grass behind him, and busts a rhyme to a camera while riding across the dusty streets of India's Tulsi village. The hip-hop video is just one of many home-grown, Bollywood-inspired productions being created…

SS Rajamouli ropes in Deepika Padukone to star alongside Mahesh…

After the humongous success of RRR (2022), maverick Indian filmmaker SS Rajamouli is gearing up to commence work on his next directorial venture, which still remains untitled. Earlier, the filmmaker signed Tollywood superstar Mahesh Babu to play the male lead in the high-profile venture. And if fresh reports are to…

Thank God and Ram Setu will dim Diwali

HOW HORRIBLE HINDI FILM RELEASES ARE STARTING TO RUIN HOLIDAYS Major annual holidays are incredibly lucrative for film producers as it gives them a much bigger audience and that is why there is fierce competition to get one of those release dates. High-profile Bollywood banners will often book the big…

Mother India: Story behind a classic

65TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL ABOUT THE MAKING OF AN ICONIC MOVIE AND ITS AMAZING ACHIEVEMENTS When Mother India released on October 25, 1957, it had the kind of impact that no other Bollywood film ever made before. The beautifully made classic about a woman fighting against the odds to raise her…

Jubin Nautiyal concert in London and Leicester

LIVE PERFORMANCE THE BOLLYWOOD BRASS BAND When: Saturday October 22 Where: Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road, London SE3 9RQ What: The legendary Bollywood brass band continue their UK tour to celebrate 30 years of performing film songs in a unique way. Check the website for further dates. www.bollywoodbrassband.co.uk BOTOWN: THE…

Tauseef Akhtar and the glory of performing great ghazals to…

World-class live performer Tauseef Akhtar being most at home in front of a live audience has been illustrated by the many concerts he has delivered. The superb singer and musician returns to the UK stage with the Ishq Karo - An Evening Of Ghazals concert at Beck Theatre in Middlesex…

Did Vivek Agnihotri take a dig at Ranveer Singh saying…

Helmed by Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri, The Kashmir Files is one of the highest-grossing films of 2022, which received a thunderous response from the audience and ran for a couple of months in cinemas. Made on a shoestring budget, the film went on to collect a whopping amount at the ticket…

Bangladesh cancells Nora Fatehi’s live event with ‘purpose of maintaining…

A bad piece of news for all the Bangladeshi fans of popular Bollywood actress Nora Fatehi! The actress, who was set to perform live in the capital city of Dhaka, will no longer be able to go ahead with her event. The Bangladesh government has denied her permission to attend…

South Korean K-pop artists show interest to work with Bollywood…

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Korean Cultural Center in India, the South Korean Pop- girl, boy groups 'Bug-Aboo' and 'Kingdom', came to participate in the two-day Korean cultural festival 'Rang De Korea' and said that they would love to work with Indian Bollywood artists. In a…

Internet goes berserk as Dwayne Johnson asks Varun Dhawan ‘let…

Headlined by Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson, Black Adam is one of the most-awaited films globally. DC fans in India are also waiting for the theatrical release of the film with bated breath. And since Bollywood star Varun Dhawan is also a huge fan of Dwayne Johnson, he is also very…

Priyanka Chopra calls Hasan Minhaj ‘petty’ as she extends support…

Priyanka Chopra has extended her support to Malala Yousufzai in her Instagram feud with Indian-American comedian Hasan Minhaj. Priyanka took to Instagram to show her followers that she doesn't follow Hasan back on Instagram. Along with the screenshot, Priyanka wrote a message for Malala - "Same girl same @malala Looks…

‘Sajid Khan asked about my b***st size and how often…

Indian actress Rani Chatterjee, who predominantly works in Bhojpuri cinema and has also participated in Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss, has accused filmmaker Sajid Khan of casting couch. For the uninitiated, Sajid Khan faced multiple allegations of sexual harassment during India’s MeToo movement in 2018. Mandana Karimi, Aahana Kumra, Kanishka Soni,…

‘Salman Khan takes drugs, I don’t know about Aamir Khan,’…

Adding fuel to the fire of the drug menace in Bollywood, yoga guru Baba Ramdev has claimed that drugs are “all around” in the Hindi film industry. He accused top Bollywood actors of consuming drugs, particularly taking the names of superstar Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aaryan Khan…

Nargis Fakhri spills beans on Bollywood people having multiple faces:…

Actress Nargis Fakhri, who made her acting debut opposite Ranbir Kapoor in Imtiaz Ali’s Rockstar (2021) and then went on to appear in such successful films as Madras Café (2013), Main Tera Hero (2014), and Housefull 3 (2016, has been missing from the scene for quite some time now. She…

Sona Mohapatra lambasts Salman Khan over MeToo accused Sajid Khan’s…

Sona Mohapatra, who is known for not mincing her words, has criticised Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on social media over the participation of MeToo-accused Sajid Khan in his show Bigg Boss which he hosts on Colors TV. The singer said that the host was guilty of whitewashing him. On Wednesday,…

The Hema Malini dream dozen

BIRTHDAY SPECIAL CELEBRATING THE MOVIE ICON’S TOP 12 PERFORMANCES Legendary Bollywood actress Hema Malini turns a year older this week and celebrates her 74th birthday. The movie icon, affectionately known as Dream Girl, will receive warm wishes from all her fans. Eastern Eye decided to join the celebrations by going…

Samir Bhamra: Bombay Superstar is an ambitious story of love…

Watching classic multi-starrers on VHS video tapes at family gatherings and looking forward to Hindi film magazines every month connected Samir Bhamra to Bollywood from a young age. He saw how the larger-than-life stars united people and that led him towards setting up his theatre company Phizzical and producing stage…

Classical Indian music festival features finest live performers

LIVE PERFORMANCE DARBAR FESTIVAL 2022 When: Until Sunday October 16 Where: Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS What: The annual classical Indian music festival featuring the finest live performers. This year’s line-up includes Shubha Mudgal, Sabir Khan, Ramana Balachandran, Satyajit Talwalkar, Wahane Sisters, Pandit Uday Bhawalkar, Eeshar Singh, Yashwant…

Shikhar Dhawan to make his Bollywood debut with Huma Qureshi,…

Cricketer Shikhar Dhawan is all set to make his Bollywood debut with the film 'Double XL', which is headlined by Huma Qureshi and Sonakshi Sinha. On Tuesday, Huma took to Instagram and shared a still from the film. In the image, Shikhar is seen dancing with Huma. Dressed in a…

Fawad Khan on returning to Bollywood: It’s more of a…

Fawad Khan is one of the most popular faces of Pakistan’s film industry. Apart from his home country, the actor enjoys massive popularity in several other parts of the world, including India. He has starred in a couple of notable Hindi films, including Khoobsurat and Kapoor & Sons. Khan was…

Accord Honorary Knighthood to ‘Star of the Millenium’ Amitabh Bachchan:…

On the occasion of Amitabh Bachchan's 80th birthday, Keith Vaz, who is Britain's longest-serving Indian-origin MP, has written a letter to the British PM Liz Truss, suggesting that the Bollywood superstar be given an honorary knighthood, a privilege that in the past has been bestowed on film director Steven Spielberg,…

[email protected]: Still a delight, keeps getting better, say directors old…

He’s 80 and going stronger than ever, spooling in celluloid ‘miles’ with the roles rolling in and directors still lining up to sign him on. Amitabh Bachchan, they say, was and is still an exciting actor, perhaps the best there ever has been. From Ramesh Sippy who directed him in…

Rajinikanth wishes ‘legend’ Amitabh Bachchan on his 80th birthday

On the occasion of Amitabh Bachchan's 80th birthday, Rajinikanth shared a birthday wish for Big B on social media. Taking to his Twitter handle, Superstar Rajinikanth dropped the birthday wish. He wrote, "The legend.. someone who has inspired me always... the one true sensation and superhero of our glorious Indian…

Karan Johar bids goodbye to Twitter, says, ‘Making space for…

Bollywood ace director and producer Karan Johar, on Monday, said he is quitting the micro-blogging site Twitter, in order to "make space for more positive energies." Taking to Twitter, the 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' director wrote, "Making space for more positive energies only and this is step one towards that.…

Shweta Bachchan talks about getting ‘slapped a lot’ by mom…

Shweta Bachchan Nanda, daughter of popular Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan, recently joined her daughter Navya Naveli Nanda’s podcast, What The Hell Navya, along with her mother Jaya Bachchan and divulged some interesting bits from her childhood. Talking about her childhood, Shweta said that she used to get…

Salman Khan drops new stills from Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi…

Bollywood actor Salman Khan, on Friday, shared a couple of stills from the sets of his upcoming family entertainer film 'Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan'. Taking to Instagram, Salman shared the post, which he captioned, "For a rainy day ...."   View this post on Instagram   A post…

Big B turns 80: Journey of a film icon

Magic moments from Amitabh Bachchan’s amazing movie career Being the greatest Bollywood star of all time has given Amitabh Bachchan many landmark moments throughout his distinguished career. Although he has had many achievements apart from acting including national honours, helping to eradicate polio in India, hosting a popular TV quiz…

RRR heads to Academy Awards 2023 as SS Rajamouli and…

RRR, which hit screens in March 2022, is yet not done. The SS Rajamouli magnum-opus, starring Ram Charan and Jr. NTR, was not selected as India’s official entry to Oscars 2023. However, the film has finally made it to the Oscar race and how. After being rejected as India’s official…

‘Prabhas’ Adipurush poster a copy of our work,’ claims an…

A new title has been added to the list of films that have been accused of plagiarism over the years. An animation studio has claimed that a poster of the much-anticipated Bollywood film Prabhas featuring Prabhas is a copy of their work. The said poster showcases Prabhas carrying a bow…

Sexist side of India’s highest cinema prize

HOW DADASAHEB PHALKE AWARD IGNORES FEMALE FILM TALENT The annual Dadasaheb Phalke Award may be Indian cinema’s highest honour, but there is enough compelling evidence to suggest that it is sexist and part of a broken system. The award named after pioneering producer-director Dadasaheb Phalke, who made India’s first movie…

The top 10 reasons why Guru Dutt was magnificent

Late Bollywood legend Guru Dutt is widely regarded as one of the finest and most influential Indian filmmakers. He was also a respected actor and left behind a remarkable body of work in a relatively short space of time, including all-time classics, before he passed away on October 10, 1964,…

Return of musical icons of the nineties

LIVE PERFORMANCE MUSIC OF INDIA: ROOPA PANESAR When: Sunday October 9 Where: Curve Theatre, 60 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1SB What: The British sitar maestro, accompanied by tabla master Yashwant Vaishnav, presents an evening of the very best of Indian classical music. www.curveonline.co.uk DARBAR FESTIVAL 2022 When: Thursday October 13-Sunday…

Shehzad Shaikh: Being able to make a living from art…

TALENTED actor Shehzad Shaikh has delivered top turns on television ever since he got his first big break in Savdhaan India: Crime Alert a decade ago. Since then, the small-screen star has entertained audiences with winning performances in series including Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Qubool Hai and Bepanaah. He…

Saif Ali Khan on Hindi films failing at box office:…

Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan, who soon clocks three decades in the business, has been receiving glowing reviews for his power-packed performance in Pushkar-Gayathri’s Vikram Vedha, which also stars Hrithik Roshan in the lead role. As the title aptly suggests, Vikram Vedha is the official remake of the cult Tamil…

Ramayan fame Dipika Chikhlia slams Prabhas’ Adipurush, says ‘I don’t…

Actress Dipika Chikhlia, who became a household name after playing the role of Sita in Ramanand Sagar’s cult mythological show Ramayana, has reacted to the teaser of the upcoming Bollywood film Adipurush starring Prabhas, Saif Ali Khan, and Kriti Sanon in lead roles. The 1.46-minute-long teaser of the much-anticipated film…

Ayesha Jhulka on her 90s co-stars romancing actresses in their…

Ayesha Jhulka, who mesmerized audiences in the 90s with her unforgettable performances in such box office hits as Khiladi, Sangram, and Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar to name a few, recently made her comeback to acting with an Amazon Prime Video series called Hush Hush. In a recent interview, the actress…

Deepika Padukone recalls how a Hollywood star complimented her English:…

Deepika Padukone needs no introduction! Apart from ruling the Indian film industry, she has made her presence felt in Hollywood also. The actress, who has delivered some of the biggest Bollywood blockbusters over the years, debuted in Hollywood with the 2017 action thriller xXx: Return of Xander Cage where she…

Hrithik Roshan and Falguni Pathak match dance steps at Garba…

Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan, who can be currently seen in Vikram Vedha alongside Saif Ali Khan, celebrated the Navratri Maha Saptami with well-known singer Falguni Pathak at a Garba night event in Mumbai. The Kaho Na Pyaar Hai actor arrived at the event along with the writer-directors of Vikram Vedha,…

68th National Film Awards: Ajay Devgn receives Best Actor honour…

Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn on Friday was conferred with the National Award for Best Actor and Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment for 'Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior' at the 68th National Film Awards. For the award ceremony, the actor donned a black suit as he received the award from President…

Dulquer Salmaan: Speaking the right cinema language

HE MAY have enjoyed big success in Malayalam cinema, but Dulquer Salmaan has always been willing to cross new horizons with Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu films. The versatile actor followed up a winning performance in smash hit Telugu language period romance Sita Ramam with a darker role in newly released…

Shakti: Clash of the movie titans

LEGENDARY crime thriller Shakti will always be remembered for bringing together Bollywood’s biggest two stars Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar on screen for the only time. Powered by the tagline, ‘clash of the titans’, the grand movie released on October 1, 1982, and has since gained iconic status. The Ramesh…

Shah Rukh Khan features on Burj Khalifa for the 4th…

Dubai's iconic skyscraper Burj Khalifa lit up with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's message on Wednesday evening. The world's tallest building screened a campaign video for Burjeel Holdings, one of the private healthcare operators in the UAE. In the video, SRK is seen promoting the brand in his special way.…

‘Was quite close to landing the Spider-Man role,’ reveals Bollywood…

Known for pulling off jaw-dropping action sequences on his own, Bollywood star Tiger Shroff has revealed that he once auditioned for the role of Spider-Man. Yes, you read that absolutely right! The actor also told the makers that they would save a lot of money on the visual effects because…

Twenty facts about Tamil neo-noir thriller Vikram Vedha and its…

THIS week’s big Bollywood release Vikram Vedha is a remake of a smash hit 2017 Tamil film of the same name. The story revolves around a tough police officer trying to kill a feared gangster, who voluntarily surrenders and tells him three stories which may change his perceptions of good…

‘It was such a celebration of life,’ says actor Gajraj…

It takes a lot to be an actor who leaves an indelible mark on the viewers forever, and Gajraj Rao is one of them. With perfect comic timing, powerful one-liners, and amazing performances, he has been a name on many minds for a long time. Prime Video’s first Indian Amazon…

‘I waited a long time to get the kind of…

Bollywood actress Saba Azad is a hub of talent. She can act, write, sing and whatnot!! While acting allows her to express herself in many forms, music is a happy place for the Rocket Boys actress. The actress is also enjoying a skyrocketing in her acting career with several interesting…

Karan Johar says he was embarrassed after not being invited…

The finale episode of 'Koffee with Karan 7' saw host Karan Johar sharing interesting details about his life with guests Tanmay Bhatt, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Niharika NM. He also honestly expressed feeling bad about not being invited to famous Bollywood weddings that happened recently -- especially of Vicky…

Hrithik Roshan reveals his kids love to dig up his…

Last seen in Yash Raj Films’ War (2019), Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan is presently busy promoting his much-anticipated film Vikram Vedha, which is the official remake of the cult Tamil film of the same name. During a recent interview, Roshan said that he has always been very critical of his…

‘Being yourself is the most beautiful accessory you can wear’:…

Twenty-three-year-old Anjali Sinha from Essex, who recently won Miss London 2022, is now gearing up for Miss England final 2022 in Coventry this year. The lucky winner of Miss England 2022 will qualify for the Miss World international beauty pageant. In a freewheeling interview with Eastern Eye, the beauty pageant…

Top 3 Culturally Themed Casino Games and Their Fascinating Origins

Casino games in the real world and online come in all shapes and sizes with many themes based on diverse cultures. Three of the most popular cultural themes for these games are Indian Bollywood, Irish Lore, and Ancient Egypt. Bollywood Many casino games give culture nods to India with games…

Ali Abbas Zafar and wife Alicia blessed with baby girl,…

Film-maker Ali Abbas Zafar and his wife Alicia have become parents for the first time, as the couple is blessed with a baby girl on Saturday. On Sunday, the 'Tiger Zinda Hai' director took to his Instagram handle and shared this 'happy' piece of information with his fans, family, and…

Aamir Khan’s daughter Ira gets engaged, deets inside

Bollywood star Aamir Khan's daughter Ira Khan got engaged to her beau Nupur Shikhare and the duo took to social media to make the announcement. The pair had been dating for two years took to Instagram, to share a post making the announcement of their engagement at a cycling event.…

‘Nothing can be worse than what we have been through’:…

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's wife Gauri Khan, on the latest episode of Koffee with Karan 7, broke her silence on Aryan Khan's arrest. In the latest episode of Karan Johar's chat show, the star cast of Netflix's web show 'Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives', Gauri Khan, Maheep Kapoor and…

From Kollywood to Bollywood

TWENTY HINDI FILMS SUCCESSFULLY ADAPTED FROM TOP TAMIL CLASSICS, AHEAD OF VIKRAM VEDHA REMAKE Hotly anticipated film Vikram Vedha is a Bollywood remake of a hit 2017 Tamil neo-noir action thriller of the same name. Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan take on the lead roles in the story of…

Forever in our hearts: Bollywood mourns the demise of Raju…

Jovial, vibrant, and full of life -- the Indian film and television fraternity outpoured its love for comedian Raju Srivastav who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 58. Paying condolences, superstar Hrithik Roshan took to Twitter and wrote, "Forever in our hearts. Rest in peace Raju Srivastava Sir.…

Ayesha Jhulka makes a Hush Hush return

BOLLYWOOD ACTRESS DISCUSSES HER WEB DEBUT Back in the 1990s, Ayesha Jhulka made a name for herself as a leading lady in films like Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992), Khiladi (1992), and Waqt Hamara Hai (1993). After stepping away from the spotlight, the much-loved actress makes her return with a…

Lincolnshire celebrates India Day

LIVE PERFORMANCE Lincolnshire India Day When: Saturday September 24 Where: The Engine Shed, Lincoln, LN67TS What: Free event by the Indian Cultural Organisation of Lincolnshire, which will present a day of live classical, Bollywood, and Bhangra performances, along with offering delicious Indian food. There will be free and exciting workshops…

Priyanka Chopra shares pictures from her first trip with daughter…

Global icon Priyanka Chopra, on Tuesday, shared pictures from her first trip with her daughter Malti Marie to New York. Taking to Instagram, the 'Don' actor shared a couple of pictures which she captioned, "Our first trip to the big apple." In the first picture, Priyanka could be seen seated…

Emraan Hashmi dismisses reports of being injured in stone pelting…

Emraan Hashmi has dismissed reports that he was injured in stone pelting during the shooting of his upcoming film in Kashmir. A few weeks ago, a Bollywood actor shared a picture on Instagram after he headed to Srinagar to shoot for his upcoming film. Some reports claim that the actor…

Anil Kapoor’s American doppelganger eyeing a career in Bollywood, netizens…

Almost every popular actor has one or more doppelgangers who look exactly like them and their uncanny resemblance always amazes fans. Now, Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor has a new doppelganger who has surprised the netizens for looking strikingly like a young Anil Kapoor. Not just that, he is also looking…

Vikram Vedha: Hrithik Roshan reveals doctors advised him not to…

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan is known for his amazing dance moves and hard-hitting action sequences. During the 'Alcoholia' song launch event, on Saturday, he revealed that the doctors had restricted him from doing action or dance films before the release of his first film 'Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai' in 2000.…

Nick Jonas calls Priyanka Chopra “a treasure” as he shares…

Singer Nick Jonas and global star Priyanka Chopra never leave a chance to express their love for each other. On Sunday, Nick shared a video on his social media and called Priyanka "a treasure" for making him feel so loved. Taking to Instagram, Nick dropped a reel video in which…

Anil Singh: ‘Midday Meeal has a very strong message like…

Anil Singh recently unveiled the first poster for his forthcoming Bollywood film Midday Meeal. After receiving a lot of positive feedback for the initial poster, the actor-turned-director released the official poster for the film on social media. Anil Singh has now spoken about the strong message that the movie has…

The return of Aashiqui star Anu Aggarwal

ACTRESS ON ABANDONING FAME, HER HORRIFIC CRASH AND SPIRITUAL REBIRTH Successful model-turned-actress Anu Aggarwal became an overnight star with her hit Bollywood debut Aashiqui (1990). Instead of getting swallowed up in the stardom bubble generated by the smash-hit musical romance, she did the unthinkable and walked away from the lucrative…

How bogus Bollywood offers have blighted new film talent

OUTSIDERS ARE MADE TO WAIT LONG PERIODS FOR PROJECTS THAT NEVER MATERIALISE A recent social media post by TV personality Asim Riaz exposed a dark truth about Bollywood. The popular Indian model revealed he was offered a high-profile film and his name had been used to hype the project for…

Tributes paid to ‘visionary and pioneer’

POLITICIANS, faith and community leaders paid tribute to Parvatiben Solanki, the cofounder of the Asian Media Gr oup (AMG), publishers of Eastern Eye and Garavi Gujarat. Mrs Solanki passed away in London last Thursday (8). She was 86. Along with her husband, the late Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Mrs Solanki played…

Baluji Shrivastav plays ancient and majestic melodies

LIVE PERFORMANCE RUPI KAUR When: Friday September 16, Sunday September 18, and Monday September 19 Where: Corn Exchange, 2 Wheeler Street, Cambridge CB2 3QB; and Theatre Royal, New Road, Brighton BN1 1SD; and Gillian Lynne Theatre 166 Drury Lane, London WC2B 5PF What: The acclaimed poet continues her UK tour…

The top 10 Mahesh Bhatt films

Legendary Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt will turn a year older this week and celebrate his 74th birthday on September 20. The writer, director, and producer has masterminded popular movies, which have entertained cross-generational audiences across the decades. He has also introduced new talent and kick-started franchises. The movie maverick will…

Manike Mage Hithe singer Yohani to make her Bollywood debut…

After basking in the success of her song 'Manike Mage Hithe', Sri Lankan singer Yohani is all set to make her Bollywood debut with the film 'Thank God', which features none other than Ajay Devgn, Sidharth Malhotra and Rakul Preet Singh. As per a statement, Yohani will sing the Hindi…

Hrithik Roshan extends best wishes to Madhu Mantena as he…

Streamer Disney+ Hotstar has revealed three Indian titles at the global Disney fan event D23 Expo, including a new version of the much-revered Indian epic Mahabharata. Just like every Indian, Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan is totally thrilled to watch this epic Indian mythology, set in ethereal times which talks about…

Neelam Kothari Soni confirms starring in Zoya Akhtar’s much-anticipated show…

Neelam Kothari Soni is garnering praises for her splendid portrayal in Netflix's Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives. The actress has been receiving accolades for being herself in the show. The show depicts the reality behind the lives of the glamourous Bollywood wives. Neelam plays herself and she has successfully struck…

Has Brahmastra bucked the boycott trend? Alia Bhatt and Ranbir…

Exceeding all expectations and throwing all pre-release predictions out of the window, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt starrer Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva has taken a thunderous start at the box office. The film hit the marquee on September 9 amid relentless calls for a boycott and received a mixed…

Did you know Queen Elizabeth II visited Kamal Haasan’s film…

With the passing away of Queen Elizabeth II, people across the world have expressed grief. Many political leaders, diplomats, actors, and famous personalities have mourned the loss of the longest-serving UK Monarch. Many Bollywood actors like Shilpa Shetty uploaded a picture with the Queen and remembered her by paying condolences…

KRK’s son pleads for release of father; says ‘some people…

Actor Kamaal Rashid Khan or as many know him KRK continues to stay in judicial custody for controversial tweets he posted in 2020. He recently got bail in another case he was charged with - demanding sexual favours from an actress and holding the complainant's hand in the first week…

Will Brahmastra crack the Bollywood superhero code?

CURIOUS HISTORY OF A HIGH-FLYING MOVIE GENRE THAT FAILED TO TAKE OFF IN HINDI CINEMA The superhero genre may be the most profitable in the world right now, but Bollywood has mostly taken missteps over the years. That is why most can’t name any film beyond Mr India or Krrish…

Siddhant Chaturvedi reveals being nervous when he first shot with…

Bollywood star Siddhant Chaturvedi is gearing up for the release of the highly anticipated Phone Bhoot starring Katrina Kaif. Recently, the actor along with the rest of the star cast marked their presence on the couch of Koffee With Karan, Season 7. While everything about the trio was a catch,…

Will oppose if any Bollywood celebrity comments like Ranbir on…

Members of the Bajrang Dal, recently protested against Bollywood actors Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt during their visit to Ujjain's Mahakaleshwar Temple after the 'Rockstar' actor's controversial 'beef' statement. Bajrang Dal members stated that Ranbir and Alia will not be permitted to enter the premises of the temple, as Ranbir has…

Dedicated band offers a spiritual evening of devotional songs

LIVE PERFORMANCE ALWAYS AND FOREVER When: Saturday September 10 Where: Elliot Hall in Harrow Arts Centre, 171 Uxbridge Road, Middlesex HA5 4EA What: A charity concert tribute performance to legendary Bollywood singers Mohammad Rafi and Kishore Kumar, delivered by British music act KayKay and Co, in aid of Dementia UK.…

Anil Kapoor’s Nayak continues to excite us on its 21st…

The Jhakaas actor has been amazing us with all his versatile roles and we are certainly head over heels with all of them. Revisiting his heroic role in Nayak: The Real Hero and the thrill that the film gave us, we were able to witness a never-like-before political thriller. With…

Look what Rashmika Mandanna has to say about working with…

Rashmika is gearing up for the release of her Bollywood debut 'Goodbye'. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Neena Gupta and others. During the trailer launch of the film on Tuesday, the actor revealed the experience of working with Big B and Allu Arjun and also spilled beans about her first…

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt face protests at Ujjain Mahakaleshwar…

Bollywood actors Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt along with director Ayan Mukerji on Tuesday faced protests at the famous Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain, for the 'Rockstar' actor's comment that he likes beef, in 2011. Ranbir, Alia, and director Ayan recently arrived in Ujjain to take the blessings of Lord Shiva…

Thousands to join Diwali celebrations in Wembley Park on 1…

Thousands are expected to participate in Diwali celebrations to be held in Wembley Park on 1 October, a statement said. The free-to-attend family event will include a wide range of dance and musical performances from the Brent community, food options and a parade of lanterns designed and made by local…

Salman Khan unveils Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan teaser…

Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Monday unveiled the teaser and motion poster of his upcoming film Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan with a special announcement video. Taking to Instagram, Khan shared the teaser of the much-awaited film, which he captioned, #KisiKaBhaiKisiKiJaan. In the unveiling video, the 'Sultan' actor could…

Raksha Bandhan 2022: 5 Ways to Celebrate Rakhi This Year!

Raksha Bandhan is just around the corner and ready to knock on our doors anytime soon. It is the festival to show your sibling how much you love, appreciate, and care for them. This ancient-rooted Indian festival is one of the most awaited occasions and is observed widely by siblings…

Kabir Bedi honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at Venice

Veteran actor Kabir Bedi, who has an extensive body of work in Italy including the all-time favourite TV series 'Sandokan', was honoured on Saturday with the lifetime achievement award at Venice. According to Variety, at the Venice Production Bridge market Bedi was presented with the Filming Italy Movie Lifetime Achievement…

Karan Johar urges to stop dividing Indian cinema into sub-categories

Filmmaker Karan Johar, on Friday, urged everyone to start treating Indian cinema as one industry rather than dividing it into different categories. Karan delivered an important message for all during a press event of 'Brahmastra' in Hyderabad. He said that Indian cinema should be addressed as the Indian film industry…

Exploring the Culture of Southern Spain through Bollywood Locations

Spain is a popular filming location for Bollywood movies, but have you ever considered a trip to Spain to experience the local culture and visit some of the settings of Bollywood classics yourself? Spain has featured as the backdrop to numerous Indian films, leading to an increase in Indian tourists…

Vidyut Jammwal: Portrait of a martial artist

How actor Vidyut Jammwal is raising the bar for action A rapid rise has seen Vidyut Jammwal have a transformative effect on the action genre in Bollywood. He has significantly raised the bar for stunts and fight scenes in Hindi films, as well as added elements such as emotionally charged…

Shree 420: Relevant all-time classic

Twenty fun facts about the inspiring bollywood film to mark its 67th anniversary Iconic classic Shree 420 is widely regarded as one of the greatest Bollywood films of all time and its theme of migrants looking for a better life remains relevant today. Raj Kapoor produced, directed, and starred in…

Big boycott bombs keep dropping on Bollywood

HOW SOCIAL MEDIA MOVEMENT TO STOP WATCHING HINDI FILMS HAS NOW GONE OUT OF CONTROL Shortly after actor Sushant Singh Rajput died, I had written about the boycott Bollywood movement started by those who were sad and angry over what had happened to him and the lack of empathy shown…

The P Word explores parallel lives of two gay men

LIVE PERFORMANCE USTAD ASHRAF SHARIF KHAN, SHAHBAZ HUSSAIN, AND FRIENDS – IN CONCERT When: Sunday September 11 Where: Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA What: Master sitar player Ashraf Sharif Khan and tabla maestro Shahbaz Hussain, along with special guests, will perform live on stage. www.richmix.org.uk RUPI…

Anj Chauhan: Always and Forever tribute to great Bollywood music…

Marvellous British music collective Kaykay & Co regularly deliver memorable live performances and a key element is magnificent singer Anj Chauhan. The versatile music group will headline the Always & Forever charity concert at Harrow Arts Centre on September 10, which pays tribute to legendary Bollywood singers Mohammed Rafi and…

#BoycottBrahmastra: Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt’s next film faces netizens’ backlash,…

After boycotting some of the Bollywood biggies 'Laal Singh Chaddha', 'Raksha Bandhan', 'Dobaaraa' and recently Vijay Deverakonda's 'Liger', netizens are now eyeing a boycott of Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt's upcoming sci-fi thriller film 'Brahmastra: Part 1 - Shiva'. Trollers are currently trending #BoycottBrahmastra on Twitter, asking the people not…

Did Vijay Deverakonda cry after seeing dismal performance of his…

Liger was touted to be one of the biggest releases of 2022. South Indian actor Vijay Deverakonda, who shot to overnight fame with his 2017 release Arjun Reddy, marked his pan-India debut with the actioner. The actor had a lot of expectations from the film. He promoted the film across…

Indian-American family spends big to install Amitabh Bachchan’s life-size statue…

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has his fans spread all across the globe, who never get tired of admiring their icon. His fans can go to any length to show their love and admiration for him. The fans that the internet is talking about today are Internet Security Engineer Gopi Sheth…

Ranveer Singh records his statement with Mumbai police over nude…

Bollywood star Ranveer Singh, who recently got embroiled in a controversy after posing nude for a magazine photoshoot, on Monday, recorded his statement with the Mumbai Police, over an FIR filed against him for the same. The FIR had been registered against Ranveer on July 26, on a complaint filed…

‘I can’t put my finger on a reason’: Suniel Shetty…

Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty has spoken up about the ongoing social media boycott trends and why they have had an impact on some of the recently released films. The 'Border' actor was attending an event in the Indian city of Raipur where he answered several questions asked by the media.…

‘They’re telling stories, we’re selling stars’: Anupam Kher on South…

It is no secret that Bollywood films are failing left, right, and center at the box office. A number of high-profile Hindi films, featuring some of the biggest actors of the industry, have tanked without a trace. But at the same time, South Indian films are not only performing well…

Telugu talent roars into Bollywood

VIJAY DEVERAKONDA DISCUSSES HIS DEBUT HINDI MOVIE LIGER Rapidly rising film star Vijay Deverakonda has been unstoppable since 2017 Telugu film Arjun Reddy became a blockbuster success. He turned down the chance to headline its super successful Hindi remake Kabir Singh (2019) and put together an impressive list of blockbuster…

Ranbir Kapoor: Chequered career of a charismatic actor

COUNTDOWN OF THE BOLLYWOOD STAR’S FILMS AHEAD OF HIS BIG RELEASE Big budget Bollywood film Brahmastra will be released globally on September 9. The superhero film, eight years in the making, boasts state-of-the-art special effects and has an impressive cast that includes Amitabh Bachchan, Alia Bhatt, Nagarjuna, and surprise cameos…

Bollywood star Deepika Padukone to feature on Meghan Markle’s podcast…

According to reports, Bollywood star Deepika Padukone, known for such blockbusters as Om Shanti Om, Bajirao Mastani, and Padmaavat, is set to be a part of Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle’s new podcast Archetypes. For those not in the know, the podcast series will “investigate the labels that try to…

Did Amitabh Bachchan take a dig at boycott trend? Read…

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has been an avid social media user, recently posted a cryptic tweet. The tweet read, "Kuch baatein karne ka mann karta hai, par karein toh kaise karen, har baat toh aajkal baat ban jati hai." (I feel like speaking about some things, but how to do…

‘Liger’ not a regional story’: director Puri Jagannadh

It is the “best time” to make a pan-India movie, believes director Puri Jagannadh, who says his latest release “Liger”, about the rise of an underdog, is a universal story. Headlined by Vijay Deverakonda, the Telugu-Hindi sports drama released in theatres in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam on Thursday.…

John Abraham ready for ‘mission of a lifetime’ in ‘Pathaan’…

After the success of “Ek Villain Returns”, Bollywood star John Abraham is once again armed and dangerous as the antagonist of the upcoming action film “Pathaan”. The movie is headlined by superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who returns to the big screen after a gap of five years. Directed by Siddharth…

Bookings at Indian restaurant in Cheshire go off the charts…

Owners of an Indian restaurant in UK were pleasantly surprised when they saw bookings surged during this week. The Light of India in Ellesmere Port has received overnight popularity after Hollywood actor Ryan Reynolds described the food there as the ‘best Indian food in Europe', media reports said. Reynolds, who owns…

Why Rubina Dilaik ‘means the world’ to her global fans

Top tweets to mark the actress’s birthday and TV dance show appearance A fast-growing fanbase, combined with fantastic talent and a fearless approach, has elevated Rubina Dilaik to phenomenal heights. The actress, massively popular reality TV star and social media darling will be celebrating her 35th birthday on Friday (26).…

Silence gives voice to Partition stories

LIVE PERFORMANCE MUMBAI MASALA When: Until Sunday August 28 Where: Proud City, 1 Mark Lane, Opposite Fenchurch Street Station, London EC3R 7AH What: Spicy new immersive Bollywood musical experience, featuring hip shaking dances, heart-breaking romance, hilarious comedy, and delectable cuisine. www.proudcabaret.com DILJIT DOSANJH When: Friday August 26 and Sunday August…

Special playlist of sensational singer Neha Kakkar’s greatest hits ahead…

Indian pop superstar Neha Kakkar will headline two arena concerts this week in London (28) and Birmingham (29). The big blockbuster tour presented by leading promoters Rock On Music will see the sensational singer deliver her greatest hits and all-time classics with a full live band. Eastern Eye decided to…

Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha and Taapsee Pannu’s Shabaash Mithu…

Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha and Taapsee Pannu’s Shabaash Mithu have landed in legal troubles. A complaint has been filed against both Bollywood films for allegedly ridiculing differently-abled people. The complaint has been filed by Dr. Satendra Singh, a co-founder of Doctors with Disabilities, in the court of the commissioner…

‘I really want to apologise if I have triggered anyone,’…

Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor has apologised for his 'Phailod' comment on his pregnant wife Alia Bhatt in a recent promotional event for his upcoming film 'Brahmastra: Part 1-Shiva'. Ranbir, on Wednesday, arrived in Chennai for the promotion of his upcoming sci-fi action film 'Brahmastra' along with south director SS Rajamouli…

‘Good films find ways to work’, says veteran actor Anupam…

Veteran Bollywood actor and Padma Bhushan awardee Anupam Kher, on Monday, spoke about the boycott trends on social media and targeted Aamir Khan starrer 'Lal Singh Chaddha' by stating good movies find ways to work. Speaking to ANI, Kher said that boycott trends can't affect a movie if it is…

‘Life has taught me to be a fighter’: Vijay Deverakonda…

Bollywood is reeling under an infamous trend with many stars being at the receiving end of it. We're talking about the current 'Boycott' trend that has gained mass momentum on social media, affecting the box-office business of many recent releases like Aamir Khan's 'Laal Singh Chaddha'. Sharing his thoughts on…

Alia Bhatt faces the internet’s ire for her “if you…

Alia Bhatt is trending on Twitter and it's not for the right reason. Netizens have taken offence against her recent statement and have started trending the 'boycott' hashtag on Twitter once again. Reportedly, Alia, in an interview, said that "if you don't like me, don't watch me", which has triggered…

Did Mike Tyson punch Vijay Deverakonda during a practice session…

Vijay Deverakonda, who is a popular name in India’s Telugu film industry, is going pan-India with Dharma Productions’ much-awaited film Liger. In addition to him, the upcoming film also stars Ananya Panday in the lead role and the two have been leaving no stone unturned to promote the film ahead…

Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja welcome baby boy

Bollywood star Sonam Kapoor and her husband Anand Ahuja are parents to a baby boy! The couple welcomed their baby boy on Saturday in Mumbai. The proud parents announced the news through a cute message template that read, "On 20.08.2022, we welcomed our beautiful baby boy with bowed heads and…

Akshay Kumar on recent films failing to impress audiences: ‘It’s…

Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar, who has delivered dozens of hits in a row, has been having a hard time at the box office lately as some of his big-ticket films failed to click with the audience. Most recently seen in Raksha Bandhan, Kumar is now gearing up for the release…

Vijay Deverakonda faces netizens’ ire as ‘#BoycottLigerMovie’ trends

Seems like the boycott Bollywood movement has found resonance in the Southern film industry with the Vijay Deverakonda starrer 'Liger' becoming the latest target of the trend. Backed by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions, directed by Puri Jagannadh and also starring Ananya Panday in the lead, the upcoming sports drama is…

SS Rajamouli’s RRR among Variety’s Oscars Best Film prediction

With Baahubali: The Beginning and Baahubali: The Conclusion, filmmaker SS Rajamouli shot to overnight fame and his latest directorial RRR has established him as one of the most popular filmmakers in the world. Starring Jr NTR and Ram Charan in lead roles, RRR is touted as one of the biggest…

‘We are all praying for you, waiting for you’: Rajpal…

Bollywood actor and comedian Rajpal Yadav has sent his best wishes to Raju Srivastava, who is admitted to the intensive care unit at AIIMS, New Delhi. Rajpal took to his Instagram handle and posted a video in which he was heard saying that he is eagerly waiting for him to…

Hrithik Roshan reveals a special connection between his film Krrish…

As fans continue to wait for Krrish 4 with bated breath, Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan shared an interesting trivia about how his father, filmmaker Rakesh Roshan came about developing their 2003 film Koi… Mil Gaya into a blockbuster franchise. During a press conference of Amazon Prime Video’s much-anticipated show The…

Jacqueline shares ‘Dear me…’ cryptic note after being named in…

Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez has shared a cryptic note on her Instagram, after being named in the chargesheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate in the Rs 200 crore (USD 25 million approx) extortion case against conman Sukesh Chandrashekar. Taking to Instagram, the 'Race 3' actor shared a post on Wednesday,…

Salman Khan: Sultan of Bollywood

A look at the superstar’s extraordinary career as he completes 34 years in cinema This week marks 34 years since movie superstar Salman Khan made his Bollywood acting debut with a supporting role in comedy drama Biwi Ho To Aisi, which released on August 22, 1988. He has since gone…

Most Wanted comedy show by Vir Das

LIVE PERFORMANCE MUMBAI MASALA When: Until Sunday August 28 Where: Proud City, 1 Mark Lane, Opposite Fenchurch Street Station, London EC3R 7AH What: Spicy new immersive Bollywood musical experience, featuring hip sha­k­ing dances, heart breaking romance, hilarious comedy, and delectable cuis­i­ne. www.proudcabaret.com DILJIT DOSANJH When: Saturday August 20; Friday August…

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s magical voice and his 12 greatest…

Singing sensation Rahat Fateh Ali Khan returns for another major UK tour later this month and will be looking forward to entertaining audiences with his greatest hits. Although he has sung iconic qawwalis, delivered solo singles, performed Pakistani film/TV songs, and done stunning collaborations, like the Coke Studio classics, the…

Alia Bhatt, Karan Johar drunk dialled Vicky Kaushal just before…

Bollywood ace director Karan Johar, in the recent episode of 'Koffee with Karan 7' revealed Alia Bhatt and he had drunk-dialled Vicky Kaushal just before the actor's wedding with Katrina Kaif. Actors Kaushal and Sidharth Malhotra will be seen in the seventh episode of Karan Johar's much popular chat show.…

Anurag Kashyap slams YRF head Aditya Chopra for recent flops…

Noted filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has blamed producer Aditya Chopra of Yash Raj Films for a streak of flops the prestigious banner has delivered lately. During an interview with a leading entertainment portal, the filmmaker opened up on the reason why mainstream Bollywood films are failing miserably at the box office.…

RRR: Variety picks Jr NTR for Oscars’ Best Actor prediction;…

It has been more than four months since the release of SS Rajamouli's RRR, but the epic period drama is still winning audiences' hearts not just in India but all across the world. The film reached a wider audience after it was released on Netflix weeks after its theatrical release.…

Priyanka Chopra gives a glimpse of her daughter’s reading session

Priyanka Chopra, on Monday morning, treated her fans by sharing new pictures of her daughter Malti Marie. Taking to Instagram Story, the 'Dostana' star dropped a string of images of Malti. In the first picture, the little one is seen lying on her stomach with a book kept in front…

Akshay Kumar to people boycotting Bollywood films: ‘Don’t do such…

Bollywood has been having a tough time at the box office for the past few months. Several high-profile films have tanked amid relentless calls for a boycott of Bollywood from a certain segment of the audience. The most recent releases to have suffered massively from the same are Raksha Bandhan…

Salman Rushdie stabbing: Kangana Ranaut condemns ‘appaling act by Jihadis’

Attack on author Salman Rushdie has evoked widespread condemnation from people across the world. Like many, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut also took to social media to express anger over the shocking incident. Salman Rushdie was stabbed in the neck and abdomen at a literary event in New York, US, on…

Rajasthan: Bishnoi Community to build memorial honouring blackbuck killed by…

The Bishnoi community in the Kankani village of Rajasthan's Jodhpur district is constructing a huge memorial to honour the blackbuck killed by Bollywood actor Salman Khan 24 years ago. The people of this village consider deer as their identity and says it is necessary for deer to survive. A grand…

‘I’d like Nayanthara to narrate Devi Vishwakumar’s life in Never…

After the huge success of Season 1 and Season 2, Netflix dropped Never Have I Ever Season 3 on August 12. The show has a solid fanbase across the globe and fans had been waiting for Season 3 with bated breath. Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, who plays an Indian-American teenager, Devi Vishwakumar,…

Reports: Mumbai Police calls Ranveer Singh for questioning on August…

Mumbai Police has summoned Bollywood star Ranveer Singh for questioning in a case registered against him for posting nude photographs of himself on social media. The Bajirao Mastani (2015) actor has been hitting the headlines ever since he bared it all for a magazine photoshoot. A case was registered under…

Akshay Kumar likens dowry to ‘extortion’, says not many films…

Dowry is like “extortion” and the malpractice continues to plague India even today, said Bollywood star Akshay Kumar on Wednesday. It is in the “layers”, the actor said referring to the deep-rooted social evil. “We cannot disagree with the fact that dowry is very much there in India. It’s in…

Remarkable road to Roja success

Thirty interesting facts about iconic Indian film to celebrate its 30th anniversary This week marks the 30th anniversary of iconic Indian film Roja. The Tamil romantic thriller about a man kidnapped in Kashmir by terrorists and his wife’s desperate attempts to get him free resonated strongly with audiences when it…

Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan – Tribute to the king…

NUSRAT FATEH ALI KHAN REMEMBERED BY THE LEGEND WHO DISCOVERED HIM Late great maestro Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan is regarded as the greatest qawwali artist of all time and one of the most important musical voices of the 20th century. After an incredible career, the supremely gifted Sufi star…

Counting and Cracking: A Sri Lanka migrant story

LIVE PERFORMANCE MUMBAI MASALA When: Until Sunday August 28 Where: Proud City, 1 Mark Lane, Opposite Fenchurch Street Station, London EC3R 7AH What: Spicy new immersive Bollywood musical experience, featuring hip shaking dances, heart breaking romance, hilarious comedy, and delectable cuisine. www.proudcabaret.com DILJIT DOSANJH When: Friday August 12 Where: The…

Genevieve Sabherwal: Speed Dial for mystery, puzzles, and physical comedy

High energy stage play Speed Dial has been delighting audiences at the Edinburgh Fringe festival. The 1970s-set physical comedy thriller, filled with puzzles, a mystery and funny moments, has a talented cast that includes Genevieve Sabherwal. The talented British actress is enjoying being on stage with fellow cast members and…

Salman Khan breaks the internet as he flaunts his chiselled…

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has dropped a new shirtless picture on social media, which has sent the internet into a meltdown. On Tuesday, the superstar took to his Instagram handle and shared another shirtless picture after his workout session, and needless to say, it went viral in absolutely no time,…

Aamir Khan thinks Tom Hanks should portray THIS character of…

Aamir Khan is presently busy promoting his much-anticipated film Laal Singh Chaddha, which will mark his return to the silver screen after a long gap of four years as the superstar was last seen in Yash Raj Films’ Thugs of Hindostan, which bombed at the box office. Laal Singh Chaddha…

Boycotting movies doesn’t make sense: Akshay Kumar on hashtags against…

Boycotting films in a free country like India doesn't make sense because cinema as an industry also contributes to nation-building, said Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar on Monday. The actor was speaking at a press conference where he was asked to comment on the boycott calls on social media against his…

You just cannot miss this adorable photo of Priyanka-Nick with…

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas keep posting pictures of their drool-worthy vacations and fun gatherings and don't we all love them? On Sunday, it looked like the couple had a fun day at the Los Angeles home, at least their pictures suggest so. And featuring in one of those photos…

Fan tries to hold Shah Rukh Khan’s hand, watch how…

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, in the past faced many difficulties due to his anger issues. Well in a recent incident his son Aryan Khan came at the right moment and controlled the 'Baazigar' actor's rage in front of the paps. Talking about the incident, the 'Chak De India' actor…

5 memorable Kajol film performances to watch as actor turns…

Bollywood actor Kajol, who turned 48 on Friday, is an unconventional beauty who made her name in the Hindi film industry by showcasing her acting prowess over the years. She made her debut in 1992 with the movie 'Bekhudi' and recently celebrated 30 years in the movie industry. From girl-next-door…

‘We’ll be heartbroken if people don’t like Laal Singh Chaddha’:…

Last seen in Yash Raj Films’ Thugs of Hindostan, Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan is gearing up for the release of his next film Laal Singh Chaddha, which is the official remake of the Hollywood classic Forrest Gump headlined by Tom Hanks. Khan is leaving no stone unturned to promote the…

Karan Johar claims Aamir Khan is responsible for loss of…

Director Karan Johar, in the recent episode of 'Koffee with Karan 7' claims that actor Aamir Khan is responsible for losing the tonality in Hindi cinema that South cinema offers. In conversation with Aamir, the 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' director said, "There's been so much success that some of the…

Alia Bhatt meets her Darlings

THE ACTRESS TURNED PRODUCER STARTS A NEW CHAPTER A critically acclaimed role in Gangubai Kathiawadi, a notable guest appearance in record-breaking film RRR, and signing her first Hollywood film have turned 2022 into a great professional year for Alia Bhatt. The year gets more special this week with new film…

Big marketing madness massacres Hindi movies

HOW MAJOR BOLLYWOOD DISASTERS ARE BEING HARMED FURTHER BY SILLY PROMOTIONS Hollywood blockbuster Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One won’t release until July 2023, but that didn’t stop producers from releasing a thrilling trailer in May of this year. This will be accompanied by intriguing teasers and carefully orchestrated interviews…

Samsara brings East and West together

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The top 10 Kajol performances

Acclaimed actress Kajol is widely regarded as one of the finest leading ladies in Hindi cinema history. She has delivered unforgettable performances in iconic classics and helped Bollywood go global with successful blockbusters. The notoriously picky actress has done this, despite turning down multiple record-breaking movies. The popular star turns…

Richest Actors in Bollywood

Red Carpet Royalty – Bollywood Billions! Adoring fans of Bollywood legends need no introduction to these high-flying superstars. They walk the walk, they talk the talk, and they rule the roost. Today, we're going to sneak a peek at the creme de la creme of Bollywood bosses. These actors are…

Alia Bhatt on filming Heart of Stone amid pregnancy and…

Alia Bhatt is on a roll these days! After the humongous success of Gangubai Kathiawadi and RRR, she is gearing up for her next release Darlings, which is set to stream on August 5 directly on Netflix, skipping theatrical release. Apart from some high-profile Bollywood films in her kitty, Bhatt…

Salman Khan issued gun license for self-protection after receiving threat

Bollywood star Salman Khan has been issued an arms license after he applied for a gun license for self-protection in the backdrop of threat letters that he received recently. Salman had received a death threat from gangster Lawrence Bishnoi's gang following which he met Mumbai police chief Vivek Phansalkar over…

SS Rajamouli feels ‘honoured’ as Russo Brothers call him ‘great’…

The Russo Brothers, who are presently riding high on the worldwide success of their latest film The Gray Man, recently sat down in a special interaction to discuss RRR, an Indian period action drama. Helmed by SS Rajamouli, the film has received an overwhelming response from some of the best…

Bollywood bashing is nonsense: Karan Johar on Hindi films not…

Filmmaker Karan Johar says even though it has become a challenge to ensure audience footfall in theatres, the perception that Bollywood is finished is "rubbish". The filmmaker, behind some of the biggest hits of Hindi cinema, said good films will always work at the box office. "It's all nonsense and…

Priyanka Chopra dances her heart out at Diljit Dosanjh’s LA…

Loads of fun are expected when two Punjabis meet each other. Actor Priyanka Chopra met singer Diljit Dosanjh in Los Angeles recently as she attended Diljit's live concert with her husband Nick Jonas and YouTuber Lilly Singh. Taking to Instagram, Priyanka dropped some fun videos and pictures from the concert…

Not a competitive actor, don’t subscribe to one-upmanship: Ranveer Singh

Bollywood star Ranveer Singh on Thursday said he isn't competitive by nature and doesn't believe in one-upmanship. Singh made his first media appearance at the Filmfare press conference here, two days after an FIR was filed against him over his bare-bodied photoshoot for an international magazine. Best known for his…

Farhan Akhtar: I felt like it was going to be…

Actor Farhan Akhtar reveals what drew him to his Ms Marvel role He may have made a name for himself in Bollywood as a writer, director, producer, singer, and actor during a distinguished 21-year career, but Farhan Akhtar is now getting global recognition with a new audience for his impactful…

Take a journey through Indian culture, dance, and music with…

LIVE PERFORMANCE MUMBAI MASALA When: Until Sunday August 28 Where: Proud City, 1 Mark Lane, Opposite Fenchurch Street Station, London EC3R 7AH What: Spicy new immersive Bollywood musical experience, featuring hip shaking dances, heart breaking romance, hilarious comedy, and delectable cuisine. www.proudcabaret.com RIZWAN-MUAZZAM QAWWAL When: Saturday July 30 Where: St…

Prem Rog: Twenty interesting facts about the socially relevant classic

Fortieth anniversary special to celebrate a path-breaking and popular film This week marks the 40th anniversary of classic Bollywood film Prem Rog, which became a big commercial success when it released on July 30, 1982, and has since become a cult classic. The Raj Kapoor directed drama about a man…

Hounslow to host ANHAD, an outdoor South Asian contemporary arts…

COME August 13 and the Hounslow Town Centre will be transformed as it celebrates South Asian Heritage Month and hosts ANHAD, a new and exciting outdoor multi-arts festival featuring exceptional, cutting-edge contemporary work by South Asian artists based in the UK. The festival will be directed by Mira Kaushik, OBE,…

Salman Khan on south films doing well: Want to do…

Superstar Salman Khan on Monday said films from the south are doing "really well" and though every artist wants to make a good movie, there is no formula to guarantee box office success. Khan recently came on board to present the Hindi version of Kichcha Sudeepa's upcoming Kannada fantasy action-adventure…

l’ll be upset if Ranbir doesn’t take me as producer…

Bollywood star Alia Bhatt on Monday said she would love to produce the directorial debut of her actor-husband Ranbir Kapoor and would be "upset" if he doesn't ask her to be part of the project. During the promotions of his latest release "Shamshera", Kapoor had reportedly expressed a desire to…

Katrina Kaif, Vicky Kaushal receive death threats, Mumbai Police launches…

The Mumbai Police has launched an investigation after star couple Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal purportedly received death threats on social media. A complaint has been filed against an unidentified person at Santacruz Police Station, said Mumbai Police. Katrina and Vicky, who tied the knot in Rajasthan on December 9,…

‘Screw Dheela’: Tiger Shroff to star in Karan Johar’s new…

Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff, on Monday, announced his new action entertainer film 'Screw Dheela'. Taking to Instagram, the 'Baaghi' actor dropped a special announcement video of the film, which he captioned, "Punches hain tight, Par iska #ScrewDheela hai! Bringing to you an action-packed entertainer - directed by Shashank Khaitan and…

Deepika Padukone sports a fierce look in Pathaan motion poster

Yash Raj Films on Monday presented Bollywood star Deepika Padukone's first look from the upcoming action movie "Pathaan". The movie is headlined by superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who returns to the big screen after a gap of five years. The motion poster, released by the studio on social media, shows…

Salman Khan meets Mumbai top cop; applies for weapon license

Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Friday met newly-appointed Mumbai Police Commissioner Vivek Phansalkar at the latter's office in south Mumbai. According to police sources, the actor has applied for a weapon license. While Khan said he visited the commissioner who was an "old friend" for congratulating him, the meeting came…

Brave and Unapologetic: Bollywood applauds Ranveer as he goes naked…

On Thursday, Ranveer Singh broke the internet as he went naked for a photo shoot for Paper magazine. In the photos, Ranveer is seen posing on a Turkish rug, wearing nothing but his birthday suit! The pictures for the shoot went viral before Ranveer uploaded them on his Instagram account.…

I’m elated to win Best Actor: Ajay Devgn on receiving…

Bollywood star Ajay Devgn is elated with his third National Award win, as this time the 53-year-old star won the award for his performance in Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior. The Bhuj actor shared the Best Actor Award with south superstar Suriya, who received the same award for his performance in…

Koffee with Karan 7′: Akshay Kumar’s marriage advice to Ranbir-Alia,…

Bollywood actor, Akshay Kumar, on the third episode of 'Koffee with Karan 7' gave special marriage advice to the newly married couples of Bollywood Ranbir Kapoor-Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal-Katrina Kaif. Karan Johar, during the quirky rapid-fire session with the 'Bhagam Bhaag' actor, asked "What marriage advice would you give…

Aamir Khan makes up for missing The Gray Man premiere…

Set to land on Netflix on July 22, The Gray Man is one of the most-talked-about films in recent times. The American action thriller has created a lot of buzz around the world. Indians are especially looking forward to the premiere of the film as it stars their beloved actor…

‘Long tradition of storytelling in India, not being able to…

The Indian film industry churns out the maximum number of films in the world. These films are made in several popular Indian languages spoken throughout the country. There are several successful film-producing industries within the Indian film industry, including Bollywood, Tollywood, Kollywood, and Mollywood. Together these industries produce over 2000…

Nandita Das: Film rebel with a cause

FILMMAKER AND ACTRESS DISCUSSES HER FEARLESS CINEMA JOURNEY She might have made a name for herself as one of the finest actresses of her generation, but Nandita Das is now more focused on filmmaking. She has just directed her third movie, which revolves around a delivery rider and stars popular…

Dhanush: Tamil cinema’s power player

All you need to know about the superstar’s incredible life and fascinating career It will be a double delight for Dhanush this week. The popular actor makes his Hollywood debut in action film The Gray Man, which has a Netflix premiere on July 22, and then celebrates his 39th birthday…

Geeta Jhala goes back to her roots with Gujarati pop…

British singer discusses her new single and rise of regional music A decade-long career has seen Geeta Jhala make a name for herself with songs in diverse languages, including Punjabi, Hindi, and English. In recent years, the versatile singer has also reconnected with her roots with commercial Gujarati songs like…

New play explores lives of a working-class Muslim family

LIVE PERFORMANCE MUMBAI MASALA When: Until Sunday August 28 Where: Proud City, 1 Mark Lane, Opposite Fenchurch Street Station, London EC3R 7AH What: Spicy new immersive Bollywood musical experience, featuring hip shaking dances, heart breaking romance, hilarious comedy, and delectable cuisine. www.proudcabaret.com AN EVENING WITH PARRY & REKHA When: Friday…

Shah Rukh Khan took 4 years to attain a toned…

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was last seen in Zero. Released in 2018, the film also features Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif in lead roles and was directed by Aanand L Rai. Tough the film boasted of so many prominent names on the cast, it failed to click with the…

This Bollywood actor in talks to join Allu Arjun in…

Toplined by Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna, Pushpa: The Rise was one of the most successful Indian films of 2021. Apart from performing extremely well in its original language Telugu, the Sukumar directorial set the box office on fire in the Hindi belt also where its dubbed version gave tough…

Meet India’s mango man, father of 300 varieties

Every day, Indian octogenarian Kaleem Ullah Khan wakes at dawn, prays, then ambles about a mile to his 120-year-old mango tree, which he has coaxed into producing more than 300 varieties of the beloved fruit over the years. His footsteps quicken as he draws nearer and his eyes light up…

‘He opened all doors for me in Hollywood’: Mallika Sherawat…

Mallika Sherawat needs no introduction. She redefined the term ‘bold’ in Bollywood in a time when actresses shied away from taking up anything ‘bold’ or too ‘glamorous’. In a male-dominated industry, she fronted a number of films that went on to do well at the ticket counter. Sherawat is presently…

Koffee With Karan 7: Akshay Kumar lifts Samantha in his…

Hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar, Koffee With Karan Season 7 has started with a bang! The seventh season of the show has taken a detour from its television premiere and currently streams on Disney+ Hotstar. After two sizzling episodes, Koffee With Karan Season 7 will soon be airing its third…

‘Felt I had a responsibility now that the West is…

Dhanush is one of the most-loved actors in India. He has several notable films to his credit. Apart from delivering a series of blockbusters in Tamil cinema, he has worked in some Bollywood films as well, including Raanjhanaa and Atrangi Re. The actor, who previously made his Hollywood debut with…

Nick Jonas calls wife Priyanka Chopra ‘Jewel of July’ as…

As Priyanka Chopra turned a year older, wishes poured over from across the globe. However, the most special one came from her husband Nick Jonas. Nick posted a bunch of pictures for Priyanka on her special day and attached a sweet note with it. He wrote, "Happiest birthday to my…

Kartik Aaryan announces new project based on true story with…

Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan, on Monday, revealed that he has signed a project with Sajid Nadiadwala's production house which will be helmed by Kabir Khan. The 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2' actor took to his Instagram handle and shared a picture collage that featured him along with Nadiadwala and Kabir. Along with…

Shah Rukh Khan’s picture from ‘Dunki’ sets leaked online, check…

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's look from his upcoming Rajkumar Hirani directorial film 'Dunki' has leaked online, as the actor shoots for the movie in London. A picture of the 'Raees' actor filming for 'Dunki' recently surfaced on social media. It showed him in a casual messy look while surrounded…

Koffee With Karan 7: Karan Johar questions Janhvi Kapoor about…

During the new episode of Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar's popular chat show, Koffee with Karan Season 7, actor Janhvi Kapoor did not hold back from answering if she would have sex with an ex-boyfriend. Janhvi had appeared alongside Sara Ali Khan for the second episode of the show's latest season…

Sara Ali Khan wraps up filming her next in London,…

Bollywood actor Sara Ali Khan finally wrapped up shooting for her forthcoming film in London. On Sunday, the Kedarnath actor treated fans with a new video on her social media account. Taking to her Instagram handle, the Atrangi Re actor shared a post on her story in which she was…