ACTOR Tusshar Kapoor became a single father after having a baby boy born through IVF and surrogacy

ACTOR Tusshar Kapoor became a single father after having a baby boy born through IVF and surrogacy, named Laksshya. He received con- gratulations from the film fraternity. “I am thrilled beyond words to have Laksshya, now the greatest source of joy in my life,” said Tusshar.

BOLLYWOOD FAILS TO HOLD KHAN TO ACCOUNT

THE refusal of Salman Khan to apologise for his casual comment about rape again showed that he has too much power. Whilst the world erupted in anger, most of Bollywood remained silent for fear of reprisal from a man who feels he can do whatever he wants, giving him the green light to carry on […]

KAVERI IN SINGLE DEBUT

NEWCOMER Kaveri (above) has made a big impact with her debut single Did You Know and clocked up over 200,000 views on YouTube within 48 hours of release. The 15-year-old daughter of filmmaker Shekhar Kapur and actress/singer Suchitra Krishna- moorthi has big-name support from the likes of Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and […]

IIFA WINNERS

IT MAY have lost the Best Film honour to Bajrangi Bhaijaan, but the big winner at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in Madrid was Bajirao Mastani. The glitzy ceremony in the Spanish capital saw the historical epic win awards for Best Actor (Ranveer Singh), Best Supporting Actress (Priyanka Chopra) and Best Director (Sanjay […]

RECENTLY separated actress Ankita Lokhande

RECENTLY separated actress Ankita Lokhande denied she had re- bounded into the arms of dashing actor Kushal Tandon. Wicked whispers started doing the rounds after the two close pals were photographed having dinner together (above). Kushal laughed off rumours he was seeing her and was amazed such a quick romance was concocted from one photo.

SABRI KILLING FEARS

A NUMBER of big-name Pakistani artists are now living in fear after the murder of singer Amjad Sabri (above), who was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Karachi. Whilst some are blaming the Pakistani media for brainwashing radicals, others think there is a high-level of intolerance in the country. Pakistani band Laal announced they would […]

TALENTLESS filmmaker Shirish Kunder

TALENTLESS filmmaker Shirish Kunder (left) tried to redeem himself after his disastrous 2012 comedy Joker with recent release Kriti. The drama, starring Manoj Bajpayee, received positive reviews until it emerged the short film was almost identical to one made by Nepali filmmaker Aneel Neupane, titled BOB. Kunder denied plagiarising claims but few were convinced.

WHAT’S JINXING BARUN SOBTI?

THE run of bad luck Barun Sobti has suffered since he quit hit serial Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon in 2012 continues. After failed and delayed Bollywood projects, the popular actor’s comeback TV series Satya Ki Kiran looks as if it has been shelved after beginning shooting. Sobti owes it to his fans to […]

Huma: I want to be known for my films, not my looks

The fact that Huma Qureshi is one of the most versatile actresses in the industry is illustrated perfectly with her next three film releases. She plays a lead role in Malayalam drama White, is part of an international cast in British historical Viceroy’s House and stars alongside her brother Saqib Saleem in Hindi language horror […]

Bachchan: Thrill of TE3N

VETERAN ACTOR AMITABH IS EXCITED ABOUT HIS NEW FILM THE big Bollywood release of the week is interesting looking thriller TE3N. I try and learn from criticism Amitabh Bachchan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Vidya Balan play the lead roles in the story of a grieving elderly man who goes on an eight-year- long quest for justice […]