Bollywood News

August 2

After ‘Sparsh’, ‘Mohra’, Naseer goes blind again in ‘Welcome Back’

Actor Naseeruddin Shah who will be seen in upcoming comedy flick ‘Welcome Back’ will be playing the role of a blind don. The actor had earlier enacted the role of a visually impaired man in the 1980 film ‘Sparsh’ opposite Shabana Azmi. The film fetched him his first National Award for Best Actor. Thereafter, he played the negative role of a bilnd man in the 1994 action thriller ‘Mohra’. But the Akshay Kumar and Suniel Shetty starrer film had a twist. Just before the climax, it was reve

Ram Gopal Varma criticises ban on Porn in India

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has likened the inaccessibility of porn sites over various internet service providers in the country to what “Talibian and ISIS are doing to freedom.” Reportedly, Internet service providers (ISPs) have been asked to block more than 800 pornographic websites following Supreme Court derictives. Internet users were shocked to see blank pages instead of porn sites on Sunday morning. Criticising the move, the ‘Satya’ director in a series of tweets said, ““T

‘Baahubali’ mints in 500 crore worldwide, Shahrukh praises

SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus ‘Baahubali’ has created history. The film has rocked not only the domestic box-office but also earned huge at the international box-office. The film has touched a milestone by entering Rs. 500 crore club worldwide only in its fourth week. ‘Baahubali’ has broken box-office record. Starring Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty and Tamannaah Bhatia in the lead roles, the movie has earned accolades from film fraternities and worldwide audiences. Superstar

‘Drishyam’ earns a total of Rs 17. 45 crore till day two

Ajay Devgn starrer thriller which earned Rs 8.05 crores on the opening day saw an increase in its business on Saturday by 17 percent. The two-day box office collection of the film now stands at Rs 17.45 crore. The Nishikant Kamath directorial earned Rs 9.40 crore on the second day of its release from the domestic box office. The film was released at 2,365 screens in India and through word-of-mouth publicity increased gradually. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh wrote on his Twitter han

MCA lifts ban on Shah Rukh Khan entering Wankhede Stadium

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will not be able to enjoy cricket matches played in Mumbai’s Wankhede stadium as the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has decided to lift the more than three-year-old ban on the actor. Shah Rukh was banned for five years from entering the stadium by the MCA’s managing committee on May 18, 2012 following his involvement in an altercation with the security staff and officials of the cricket body after his IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders won the match aga

Aishwarya hits the ramp after five years, mom-in-law Jaya claps

Despite being under the weather, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan shines at the finale day of the Amazon India Couture Week (AICW) 2015, titled, 'The Empress Story'. She walked the ramp for designer Manish Malhotra. Ash hit the ramp after a long hiatus and she just looked like a perfect showstopper for the event. She turned Manish's muse at the final show of the fashion gala. "I have known him (Manish) from very long hiatu

Aamir Khan in legal hassle for calling cops ‘Thulla’ in PK

Aamir Khan has been roPKed in a fresh legal trouble. A complaint has been lodged against the perfectionist by a filmmaker named, Ullas PR, for calling police personnel ‘Thulla’ in ‘PK’. The documentary filmmaker filed the complaint against Aamir when he came to know about a series of other complaints lodged against Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, who was slammed last month for allegedly using a derogatory term against Delhi police in a television interview.

Bollywood celebs react to Yakub Memon’s hanging

Terrorist convict Yakub Memon in the 1993 Mumbai blast case was sent to the gallows on his 53rd birthday on July 30 after several of his court appeals and clemency petitions were rejected by various courts, including the Bombay HC, the Supreme Court, the Maharashtra governor and the president of India. Memon was convicted for financially helping his brother, Tiger Memon, a prime accused in the serials blasts that killed 257 people and left hundreds of others injured. His executi

August 1

Revolutionary Gour Hari Das felicitated at the music launch of biopic on him

India’s freedom fighter Gour Hari Das took the centre-stage during the music launch of the upcoming biopic titled ‘Gour Hari Dastaan – The Freedom File’ and was humbled by the event that felicitated him. The biopic directed by Anant Mahadevan is based on his life and struggles. Violinist, composer and conductor L Subramanium who has scored the music for the film enthralled the audience with his performance of the hymn ‘Vaishnav jana toh’ which moved the director to tears, a report in T

Watch the different kinds of ‘bhais’ in ‘Welcome Back’ new trailer

The makers of upcoming comedy film ‘Welcome Back’ have released the second official trailer of the fun-filled movie. The new trailer is two minutes long. The first trailer which was released earlier in July, showed the ‘Bhais’ Anil Kapoor and Nana Patekar searching for a groom for their sister Shruti Haasan. The ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ actor took to Twitter to release the new trailer. “The Battle of the Bhais is about to begin! Dekho aur dikhao!

Amitabh Bachchan shoots ad film with Kangana; calls her “wonderful”

The ‘Shehenshah’ of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan who worked with ‘Queen’ actress Kangana Ranaut  for and ad film was all praise for the actress and called her not just talented but a “wonder”. The ad film was directed by ‘PK’ director Rajkumar Hirani and was shot on Friday (July 31). The ‘Piku’ praised Kangana and the filmmaker and tweeted, “At work at last with the wonder called Kangana Ranaut .. she be so good .. and talented and wonderful.” “And the other wonder Raju Hirani on se

Snapshots: Shahrukh, Kajol return from Bulgaria

Shahrukh Khan along with his co-star Kajol returns from Bulgaria after wrapping up ‘Dilwale’ shooting schedule. Director Rohit Shetty also accompanied them. Shahrukh spotted in a white shirt and a brown jacket, paired with a blue bandana and cool shades. He was seen carrying a string of red beads in his hand while Kajol looked cool in blue ripped jeans, a grey t-shirt, teamed with pink shoes. The actress wor

Karan Johar, Gauri Khan and others groove to ‘Baby Doll’ and ‘Chitiya Kalaiya’

Bollywood celebrities including filmmaker Karan Johar, Gauri Khan, Manish Malhotra and Jaya Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan Nanda and others recently attended the destination wedding of NRI socialites Ashwin Grover and Riya Khilani in Venice. Karan, Gauri and Manish were seen enjoying the wedding and grooving to famous songs ‘Chitiya Kalaiya’ and ‘Baby Doll’ sung by Kanika Kapoor. Singer-actress and former VJ Sophie Chaudry was also spotted at the do. The newlyweds Ashwin and Riya hai