Bollywood

Shahid: ‘Rangoon’ has my most heroic character

Mumbai: Actors Kangana Ranaut and Shahid Kapoor on the sets of &TV's singing reality show The Voice India season 2 to promote film Rangoon in Mumbai, in Mumbai on Feb 14, 2017. (Photo: IANS)

Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor, who plays a soldier of the British Indian Army in Vishal Bhardwaj’s upcoming historical war drama “Rangoon”, says it is one of the most heroic characters he has ever played in a film so far. Shahid told IANS: “My character Nawab Malik is a very different character from Tommy Singh (‘Udta Punjab’), Charlie-Guddu (‘Kaminey’) and Haider ...

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Kangana: Want to get married, Not keen on just dating

Mumbai: Actress Kangana Ranaut during the promotion of film Rangoon on the sets of reality show Dil Hai Hindustani in Mumbai on Feb 6, 2017. (Photo: IANS)

Actress Kangana Ranaut, who has gone through her share of tumultous relationships, has revealed that she has found someone she loves “deeply”, but dating is not on her mind — she wants to take the plunge and get married. In a tete-a-tete for film critic Anupama Chopra’s digital platform Film Companion, Kangana spoke candidly about her ideology of marriage and ...

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Nandita Das on split: Relationships have no rules

Mumbai: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Nandita Das during the screening of movie Manjhi- The Mountain Man in Mumbai, on Aug 19, 2015. (Photo: IANS)

Actress-director Nandita Das, who recently split from husband Subodh Maskara after being married for seven years, says relationships have no rules and are “very personal”. The actress doesn’t like to talk about her recent split. But when IANS asked if it’s tough for couples from the same industry to spend lives together, she said over the phone from Mumbai: “Relationships ...

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Review: ‘Running Shaadi’

Mumbai: Actors Amit Sadh, Taapsee Pannu and filmmaker Shoojit Sircar during the press conference of film RunningShaadi.com in Mumbai on Feb 3, 2017. (Photo: (IANS)

Film: “Running Shaadi”; Director: Amit Roy; Cast: Taapsee Pannu, Amit Sadh, Arsh Bajwa, Bijendra Kala ; Rating: **1/2 This film, with the recent controversy that plagued its title, suffers from the curse of its name. The constant bleeps in between the dialogues is a frustrating, kill joy. And that is not the only one. Though with an interesting premise and ...

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SRK not part of ‘Baahubali’

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Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will not be a part of “Baahubali: The Conclusion”, the film’s makers have said. According to reports, Shah Rukh had been roped in to play a cameo in the S.S. Rajamouli directorial. “We would have loved to have SRK in our movie! Who wouldn’t? But unfortunately it’s a rumour! Not true! ‘Baahubali 2’,” read a ...

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Freida Pinto: I do enjoy that sense of empowerment

Freida Pinto, Global Partner Diageo, International Scotch Day

India-born internationally-acclaimed actress Freida Pinto, who witnessed stardom with “Slumdog Millionaire” in 2008, wants to encourage women-driven projects through her banner. She feels stereotypes around women directors need to be debunked and more stories from a woman’s perspective need to come out in showbiz globally. Asked if women producers or directors add more compassion and an emotional touch to a ...

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