Diljit: Bollywood accepted me with open arms

New Delhi: Actor Diljit Dosanjh during the promotional event of film "Phillauri" in New Delhi on March 21, 2017. (Photo: Amlan Paliwal/IANS)

Actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh, a popular name from the Punjabi film industry, has penned an open letter after the success of his latest release “Phillauri” to thank the Hindi film industry for accepting him with open arms. Diljit ventured into Bollywood with 2016 film “Udta Punjab”. “I do not have enough words to express my gratitude towards the Hindi film industry, ...

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Himansh keen on playing lead characters in future

Mumbai: Actor ctor Himansh Kohli during the logo launch of film Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai in Mumbai, on June 21, 2016. (Photo: IANS)

Actor Himansh Kohli, who featured in Divya Khosla Kumar’s “Yaariyan”, says he is keen to play lead roles and doesn’t have any qualms about playing a chocolate boy on screen. “The character Lakshya (in ‘Yaariyan’) was received well by the audience. As I’m keen on playing lead characters in future, I felt the need to work more on my body ...

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Akshay says girls should hit back if touched inappropriately

New Delhi: Actors Akshay Kumar, Tapsee Pannu, Manoj Bajpayee and Anupam Kher during the Promotional Interview of film "Naam Shabana" in New Delhi on March 19,2017. (Photo: Amlan Paliwal/IANS)

Actor Akshay Kumar, who is trained in martial arts, says girls should not panic if touched inappropriately. They should instead hit back. Akshay, along with the team of his forthcoming film “Naam Shabana” — co-actors Manoj Bajpayee and Taapsee Pannu and producer Neeraj Pandey — visited the Gargi College for women here on Monday morning. Here, Akshay spoke extensively on ...

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Sooraj Pancholi to start shooting film with Ajay

Mumbai:  Actor Sooraj Pancholi during the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2017 in Mumbai on Feb 3, 2017. (Photo: (IANS)

After making a debut with “Hero”, actor Sooraj Pancholi is now set to start shooting for a new film, which is a love story. “I am starting a film now. In 20 to 25 days probably, I will start shooting for the film. It is a love story… An action love story. That is all I am allowed to say ...

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Richa doesn’t want the burden of imparting social messages


Off screen, she is a vociferous campaigner against sexual abuse and gender discrimination. But when on screen, acclaimed performer Richa Chadha doesn’t want the “burden” of imparting social messages, a responsibility she says belongs to political leaders. “I don’t want to do this flag-bearing thing. Cinema should not have the responsibility of changing society. Sure, you should make good films ...

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Jewels for summer weddings

Actor Gauhar Khan walks on the ramp showcase the jewellery by Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery (IIGJ) during the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) in Mumbai, on July 14, 2014. (Photo: IANS)

Ditch chunky neck jewellery in the scorching heat. Go for pearl strings or delicate multi-layer pieces when you attend a summer wedding. Manju Kothari (Creative Director at Entice Jewellery), Rajesh Tulsiani (Director at Dwarkadas Chandumal Jewellers) and Chitwn D Malhotra (lead designer and founder Dillano Luxurious Jewels Pvt Ltd) have tips on jewellery trends that could be followed: * Pearls ...

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Priyanka balance her personal and professional life

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Actress Priyanka Chopra, who has been juggling work between the US and India, says it is easy to get lost in work, but she makes it a point to take out some time for her friends and family. She says she finds a balance in her personal and professional life “by living a double life”. “Let’s be honest, it’s tough ...

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Johansson feels icky talking on wage issues


Actress Scarlett Johansson feels “icky” talking personally about the gender pay gap in Hollywood. The “Ghost in the Shell” star is one of the highest grossing actresses in the industry, reports “There’s something icky about me having that conversation unless it applies to a greater whole,” Johansson told The Observer newspaper. Johansson is known for her work in films ...

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