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Femina Miss India 2018: Anukreethy Vas declared winner

Mumabi: Anukreethy Vas, a 19-year-old Tamil Nadu college student, has been declared winner of the Femina Miss India 2018 . Anukreethy Vas had beaten 30 contestants to bag ...
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Cannes Film Festival 2018: Showcasing diversity, furthering collaborations, the agenda for India at Cannes

CANNES, 10 May 2018: To showcase the diversity and collaborative opportunities with other nations a strong contingent from the country has reached the Cannes film festival. The inaugural ...
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SC to hear plea against Guru Nanak film – after its release

New Delhi, April 12 : The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a plea by the Shromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) seeking to block the release of ...
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Punjabi songs are mood lifters: Guru Randhawa

New Delhi, April 10 : With a discography studded with hits like “Lahore”, “High rated gabru”, “Suit suit” and “Ban ja rani”, singer Guru Randhawa, who is amused ...
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Salman Khan convicted in blackbuck hunting case

Jodhpur, April 5 : Actor Salman Khan was found guilty on Thursday in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case while the other four accused stars — Sonali Bendre, Saif ...
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Not happy with Bollywood’s present music scenario: Javed Akhtar

Kolkata, Feb 9 : Eminent lyricist, poet and screenwriter Javed Akhtar feels the music in contemporary Indian cinema is no longer sympathetic to lyrics, and the tunes — often ...
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‘Pad Man’ is a noble masterpiece, period!

There was Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s stunning “Padmaavat” two weeks ago. There is the stunning-in-its-own-right “Pad Man” this week. There is the period film. And then there is the ...
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I’m not as ambitious, greedy as Khilji: Ranveer Singh

With menacing eyes, eccentric mannerisms and powerful acting, Ranveer Singh has upped his own ante as Delhi Sultan Alauddin Khilji in “Padmaavat”. But the actor says it’s a ...
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Art should not have boundaries: Karan Johar

Davos, Jan 24 : Filmmaker Karan Johar, who was present at the panel discussion at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting on Tuesday, said that art should not have ...
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Fun getting ready for weddings in traditional attire: Alia Bhatt

New Delhi, Jan 23 : She is young, vivacious and she likes to experiment with different looks. Actress Alia Bhatt says that it’s fun to don traditional outfits ...
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Indian Navy’s all-women sailing team crosses Cape Horn

New Delhi, Jan 19 :Indian Navy sailboat INSV Tarini with an all-women crew rounded Cape Horn on Friday morning, completing one of the most difficult legs of its ...
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Valmiki community protests screening of Salman’s ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Dec 22: In yet another protest against a Bollywood film, the morning shows of “Tiger Zinda Hai”, a Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif starred film, had to be stopped ...
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Jourdan Dunn thought she was a witch

Los Angeles, Dec 14: Model Jourdan Dunn used to think that she was a witch when she was younger, and she used to cast spells from behind a ...
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Salman launches Bina Kak’s book, calls it great

Mumbai, Dec 13: Bollywood actor Salman Khan launched photographer Bina Kak’s book “Silent Sentinels Of Ranthambhore” here on Wednesday, terming it a “great book”. “I think it is ...
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350 writers from 35 countries to participate at JLF 2018

New Delhi, Dec 12: Set to take place from January 25 to 29, the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2018 will will be a celebration of literature like no ...
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Irrfan’s ‘Puzzle’ to have world premiere at Sundance film fest

Mumbai, Dec 1: The new year will begin on a high for actor Irrfan Khan, whose next international project “Puzzle” will have its world premiere at the Sundance ...
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ITC Sangeet Sammelan to kick off with homage to Girija Devi

Kolkata, Nov 29: Homage to late Hindustani classical vocalist Girija Devi, and an impressive line up of concerts by young talents as also some of the stalwarts of ...
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Time and space inspire stage, production processes for Goa’s TimeOut72

Panaji, Nov 29: TimeOut72, billed as Asia’s largest multi-genre music festival with celebrities like Wiz Khalifa, Jason Derulo, Martin Garrix, Don Diablo, Timmy Trumpet, Lucky Ali and Papon ...
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Tollywood to observe 15-minute blackout against Padmavati protests

Kolkata, Nov 27: Denouncing the protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film “Padmavati”, the Bengali film fraternity on Monday called for a “15-minute black out” in the entire ...
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Physical threats unacceptable: Naidu on ‘Padmavati’ row

New Delhi, Nov 25: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said physical threats and obstruction of filmmakers were unacceptable in a democracy and urged those opposing the ...
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Govind Nihalani pays homage to Om Puri

Panaji, Nov 24: Filmmaker Govind Nihalani, who has worked with Om Puri in films like “Aakrosh” and “Tamas”, on Friday paid homage to the late actor at the ...
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SC rejects plea to block ‘Padmavati’ release

New Delhi, Nov 20: The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a plea seeking to block the release of controversial film “Padmavati”, saying that it is “premature” as the ...
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Amid ‘Padmavati’ row, Deepika pulls out of GES

Hyderabad, Nov 20: Actress Deepika Padukone, who is at the centre of a row over “Padmavati”, has pulled out of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), that will have ...
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Don’t feel tempted enough to do commercial film: Manoj Bajpayee

New Delhi, Oct 22 : Known for his portrayal of realistic characters in hard-hitting films, National Award winning actor Manoj Bajpayee says he only does commercial films when ...
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RIFF 2017 was an amazing sweep of traditional music

Jodhpur, Oct 14 : From Scotland to Spain, from Ghana to Mexico, from France to here in India, the rustic charm of grassroots musicians is markedly different from ...
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Priyanka Chopra dazzles in white at Emmy Awards 2017

Los Angeles, Sep 18 : Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra stepped out in a figure hugging white custom-made Balmain mermaid creation at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards. She took ...
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Monica Bellucci to visit India for MAMI Fest

Mumbai, Sep 15 : Globally known Italian actress Monica Bellucci will head to Mumbai in October to be a part of the ‘Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with ...
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‘Toilet…’ has larger purpose: Bhumi on film’s success

Mumbai, Aug 21 : Actress Bhumi Pednekar, whose latest film “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” has raked in over Rs 100 crore at the Indian box office, is happy ...
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‘Partition: 1947’ banned from release in Pakistan

Mumbai, Aug 21 : Filmmaker Gurinder Chadhas “Partition: 1947” — the Hindi version of period drama “Viceroy’s House” — has been banned from releasing in Pakistan, reportedly over ...
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Manish Malhotra finale show for LFW high on glamour, Bollywood

Mumbai, Aug 21 : Manish Malhotra closed the winter-festive edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW)with a show that had whose who of Bollywood, including Shabana Azmi, Sridevi Karan ...
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We’re slaves until we get freedom from corruption: Kamal Haasan

Chennai, Aug 15 : Well-known actor Kamal Haasan on Tuesday said Indians cannot attain true freedom until they are freed of the scourge of corruption. “Till there is ...
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Tom Cruise injured in ‘Mission Impossible 6’ stunt

London, Aug 14 : Hollywood star Tom Cruise was injured during a building-jumping stunt on the set of his upcoming film “Mission Impossible 6”. The 55-year-old actor was ...
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Cook-off brings South Indian culinary experts together

Bengaluru, Aug 14 : The Food Hospitality World Show that brought together culinary experts from across South India through a Culinary and Mixology Competition announced its winners here ...
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Hrithik Roshan signs Rs 100 crore deal with Cure.fit

Bengaluru, Aug 8 : Health and wellness start-up Cure.fit announced on Tuesday Rs 100-crore partnership with Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan, who will promote Cure.fit through his lifestyle and ...
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Inspired by ‘Special 26’, three criminals pretending to be CBI officers held

New Delhi, Aug 7 : Three criminals of dreaded gangster Neeraj Bawania’s gang have been arrested after they, inspired by Bollywood movie “Special 26”, robbed a jeweller’s residence ...
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Gatlin dashes Bolt’s farewell 100m title dream

London, Aug 6 : Justin Gatlin, the 2005 world champion, staged by far the biggest surprise of the London world championships as he edged defending champion Usain Bolt ...
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Fashion world fits plus size in its frame

New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) American singer and songwriter Meghan Trainor’s lyrics “Yeah, my momma she told me don’t worry about your size” aptly sums up the Indian ...
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Akshay Kumar, Yogi pick up brooms in Lucknow

Lucknow, Aug 4 : Bollywood star Akshay Kumar wielded a broom along with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here on Friday to make people aware of how ...
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US actor Clooney raises $2.25mn for Syrian Refugees

Los Angeles, Aug 2 : Hollywood actor George Clooney’s Foundation will contribute $2.25 million to sponsor seven schools in Lebanon, which could help over 3,000 Syrian refugee children ...
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Festivals are source of livelihood for many: Modi

New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said myriad festivals of India are not just a mode of entertainment but also a source of ...
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I have made lot of mistakes in my career: Shilpa Shetty

New Delhi, July 29 : Actress Shilpa Shetty, who walked for designer Monisha Jaising at India Couture Week (ICW) 2017, says that she did a lot of mistakes ...
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Dia Mirza takes her love for nature to ramp

New Delhi, July 28 : Actress-producer Dia Mirza, who is also a nature lover, felt overjoyed to walk in a creation inspired by nature on the ramp here. ...
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IIFA Rocks: Rain spoils green carpet glitz, but show goes on

New York, July 15 : The weather god wasn’t kind to the IIFA Rocks gala at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, where Oscar winning composer-singer A.R. Rahman ...
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IIFA begins in New York, Bollywood brigade gets warm welcome

New York, July 14 : The lobby of a hotel at the bustling Times Square area here was full of NRIs waiting to catch a glimpse of their ...
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Tollywood link to drug racket in Hyderabad under probe

Hyderabad, July 13 : At least 15 personalities from the Telugu film industry are suspected to be involved in the sensational drug racket busted in Hyderabad last week, ...
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Sakshi Tanwar to be back on small screen as a host

Mumbai, July 12 : Actress Sakshi Tanwar will be back on the small screen as a host of an upcoming food show “Tyohaar Ki Thaali”. She is looking ...
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Priyanka Chopra’s next Hollywood project goes on floor

Los Angeles, July 11 : After “Baywatch”, Indian actress Priyanka Chopra will be seen alongside Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth, Adam Devine in “Isnt It Romantic?” as a yoga ambassador. ...
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Mahavir Phogat wants to take part in ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’

Mumbai, July 11 : Former national level wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, whose life inspired Aamir Khans hit film “Dangal”, says he would like to challenge himself “physically and mentally” ...
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Women more upset at partner’s emotional infidelity on social media

London, July 9 : Women tend to get more upset than men on discovering an emotional infidelity-related message about their partner on social media, says a study. Men felt ...
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Counselling a must on children’s shows: Singer Shaan

New Delhi, July 8 : Popular singer Shaan has served as a host and judge on children’s reality TV shows and feels that counselling participants and their parents was ...
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Fitness not just a goal for your body: Bipasha Basu

New Delhi, July 2 : Actress Bipasha Basu has urged the country’s youths to understand that fitness is about a way of life rather than a goal — and ...
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Baba Sehgal launches song on GST

Mumbai, July 1 : Rapper-composer Baba Sehgal has launched a rap song on the newly introduced Goods and Services Tax (GST), which is India’s biggest tax reform since Independence. ...
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Lionel Messi marries childhood sweetheart

Buenos Aires, July 1 : Argentine football star Lionel Messi has married his childhood sweetheart in his hometown Rosario. A civil ceremony for Messi, 30, and Antonela Roccuzzo, 29, ...
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Amitabh, Aishwarya, Aamir invited to join Oscar Academy

Los Angeles, June 29 : Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone, apart from directors like Mrinal Sen, Buddhadeb Dasgupta and Goutam Ghose ...
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Adnan Sami to make acting debut, seeks blessings

Mumbai, June 28 : England-born singer-composer Adnan Sami, who was granted Indian citizenship more than a year ago, is all to make his acting debut with the film “Afghan ...
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Always a pleasure to meet Latha Rajinikanth: Anupam Kher

Mumbai, June 28 : Veteran actor Anupam Kher met superstar Rajinikanth’s wife Latha and says it’s always a pleasure and joy to meet her. Anupam on Wednesday took to ...
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Haryana girl Manushi is Femina Miss India World 2017

Mumbai, June 26 : The 54th Femina Miss India World 2017 winner is Manushi Chhillar from Haryana, while the first runner-up is Sana Dua from Jammu and Kashmir and ...
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Salman’s ‘Tubelight’ gets dim opening

New Delhi, June 24 : Superstar Salman Khans “Tubelight” seems to have started on a dim note, with a business of over Rs 20 crore on the day of ...
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Make baking your kids’ pastime

New Delhi, June 24 : Children get attracted to everything new, and their urge to learn new things is higher. Try engaging them in baking as the activity increases ...
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Portable sink to help campers maintain hygiene

London, June 23 : Forget wet-wipes and hand gels, campers could soon have a portable sink to carry wherever they go and clean off mud, dirt and sweat in ...
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Sonam Kapoor’s fashion label wins PETA award

Mumbai, June 22 🙂 Actress Sonam Kapoor and her producer-sister Rhea Kapoor’s fashion label — Rheson has bagged the Compassionate Business Award from the People for the Ethical ...
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Anupam thanks Hindi filmdom for his ‘enriching’ journey

Mumbai, June 21 : Veteran actor Anupam Kher has thanked the Indian film industry for making his journey enriching. “Namaste! On my way to the premier of my 500th ...
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Surviving for 38 years in Bollywood isn’t easy, says Anil

Mumbai, June 21 : Veteran actor Anil Kapoor, who is geared up for his upcoming comedy film ‘Mubarakan’, says that surviving in the Hindi film industry for over three ...
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Anupam Kher meets Robert De Niro over lunch

New York, June 19 : Veteran actor Anupam Kher met Hollywood star Robert De Niro, with whom he starred in “Silver Linings Playbook”, over lunch here. Anupam on Monday ...
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Farah Khan, Boman Irani celebrate Daisy Irani’s birthday

Mumbai, June 18 : Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan, her brother and filmmaker Sajid, their mother Menaka Irani and actor Boman Irani and other family members got together to celebrate actress ...
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50 days of ‘Baahubali 2’, film still going strong

Chennai, June 16 : Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli’s magnum opus “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” celebrates its 50th day of run in cinemas on Friday. The film is still running to ...
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Manchu Manoj likely to quit acting

Chennai, June 14 : Actor Manchu Manoj on Wednesday said he will stop acting upon the completion of his next two Telugu films. ” ‘Okkadu Migiladu’ and my next ...
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There’s a ‘Queen’ in every Indian household: Parul Yadav

Chennai, June 13 : Actress Parul Yadav, who has started shooting for the Kannada remake of Vikas Bahl’s “Queen”, says the story of Rani Mehra needs to be told ...
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Twitter testing new feature to put current events on top

San Francisco, June 13 : In a bid to show what people are talking about on the social network, micro-blogging website Twitter is testing a new feature wherein users’ ...
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Anushka Sharma looks unrecognizable in first poster of ‘Pari’

Mumbai, June 13 : In the haunting first poster of “Pari” released on Tuesday, actress Anushka Sharma looks totally unrecognizable. Anushka shared the intense poster on her Twitter page. ...
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California makes world’s longest pizza

Los Angeles, June 11 : A pizza almost two km long, made in east of Los Angeles, became the world’s longest as it exceeded the previous record set in ...
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Prabhudheva begins work on ‘Karuppu Raja Vellai Raja’

Chennai, June 11 : Actor-filmmaker Prabhudheva on Sunday said he is travelling to London to commence work on his upcoming Tamil film “Karuppu Raja Vellai Raja”, starring Vishal and ...
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Little Miss Universe wants to promote Odia culture

New Delhi, June 11 : Odisha’s 12-year-old Padmalaya Nanda, who has won the Little Miss Universe 2017 beauty pageant, says that she wishes to promote her culture across the ...
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Friends become more important than family as we age

New York, June 9 : Keeping a few really good friends around can make a world of difference for your health and well-being and friendship may become even more ...
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Know why women are better at reading mind

London, June 8 : Ever wondered how your wife or partner is able to read your thoughts and emotions just by looking at your eyes? Her ability to interpret ...
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‘Dangal’ a film to be proud of, says top Chinese leader

Beijing, June 7 : Aamir Khan’s blockbuster “Dangal”, which has earned over Rs 1,000 crore in China, has been described by a senior Chinese leader as a “great film” ...
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“Wonder Woman” tops box office with over $100 mn

Washington, June 5 : “Wonder Woman” of Warner Bros. topped box office in North America with an estimated $100.5 million debut weekend, making the Patty Jenkins-directed superhero film the ...
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Would like to have children at some point: Dia Mirza

New Delhi, June 3 : Actress Dia Mirza, who married producer Sahil Sangha in 2014, says she would like to extend her family at some point in life. Asked ...
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If Modi had a problem, he would’ve told Priyanka: Sunny Leone

Mumbai, June 2 : Actress Sunny Leone has supported Indian actress Priyanka Chopra after she was trolled on social media for wearing a short dress when she met Prime ...
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Tisca wants to play Amrita Pritam on screen

Mumbai, June 1 : Actress Tisca Chopra says that if she gets an opportunity, she would love to play the character of writer-poet Amrita Pritam on screen. “Amrita Pritam ...
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Aamir’s ‘Dangal’ creates history, earns over Rs 1,000 crore in China

Beijing, June 1 : Bollywood star Aamir Khan’s “Dangal” on Thursday surpassed the Rs 1,000 crore-mark of box office collections in China, becoming the first Indian film to achieve ...
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Sufi music has found its way in films: Nizami Bandhu

New Delhi, May 30 : Nizami Bandhu, who have sung songs like “Kun Faya kun” in the film “Rockstar” and “Aaj rang hai” in “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”, feel that ...
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Kannada film producer Parvathamma Rajkumar dies at 78

Bengaluru, May 31 : Veteran Kannada film producer and distributor Parvathamma Rajkumar passed away early on Wednesday at a private hospital here, said its spokesperson. She was 78. ...
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Tiger Shroff gets on board for Indian ‘Rambo’ remake

Cannes, May 19 : Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff has been finalised for Indian remake of Hollywood actioner “Rambo”, which starred action icon Sylvester Stallone. The actor is excited to ...
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White House movie theatre to open for public

Washington, May 13 : The White House will be opening its East Wing movie theatre to the public for the first time in history, the media reported. “The White ...
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Have done well without any guidance, says Neha Sharma

New Delhi: Actress Neha Sharma admits the work she has done in Bollywood may not be “path-breaking”, but says she has picked the best from what she got. In that ...
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I’m looking at ‘Ittefaq’ as new film: Sonakshi Sinha

Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who has been roped in for a remake of the 1969 suspense thriller “Ittefaq”, says she is looking at it as a fresh film. ...
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‘Baahubali 2’ trailer leaked due to bug in Facebook: Rajamouli

Hyderabad: Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli on Thursday said the unfortunate leak of the trailer of his upcoming magnum opus “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” happened due to a “bug in ...
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Soul is missing from songs nowadays: Lata Mangeshkar

Mumbai: Whether it was “Lag jaa gale” in 1964 or “Luka Chuppi” in 2006 — legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar’s renditions have touched generations of music lovers who continue ...
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Surbhi, Seerat Kapoor to team up with Allu Sirish

Chennai: Actress Surbhi and Seerat Kapoor are set to team up with actor Allu Sirish in his upcoming yet-untitled Telugu science-fiction thriller, a source in the know said. ...
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Costumes for ‘Padmavati’ burnt to ashes: Designer

New Delhi: Nothing much could be rescued from trunks full of detailed costumes and accessories for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period drama “Padmavati”, an outdoor set of which was ...
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Shreya Ghoshal to get wax statue at Madame Tussauds

New Delhi: Popular singer Shreya Ghoshal’s wax statue will be unveiled at India’s first Madame Tussauds museum, which is to open here in June. She is thrilled. “I ...
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Priyanka Chopra celebrates Holi with Jimmy Fallon

New York: Actress Priyanka Chopra took the spirit of Holi to New York in “desi” style when she had an impromptu live celebration with TV host Jimmy Fallon ...
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