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Paresh credits Salim, Salman for his career's hits Paresh credits Salim, Salman for his career's hits



Mumbai,  Veteran actor and BJP MP Paresh Rawal has credited veteran writer Salim Khan for his first commercial hit "Naam" and his son superstar Salman Khan for his "biggest" hit "Tiger Zinda Hai".

Paresh was seen in a pivotal role in the Ali Abbas Zafar directorial "Tiger Zinda Hai" in which he played an undercover agent named Firdauz.

Women don't have faith in legal system to come out in open: Actress Nimrat Kaur Women don't have faith in legal system to come out in open: Actress Nimrat Kaur


New Delhi,  Why are Bollywood actresses not naming and shaming their sexual assaulters and harassers as openly as their Hollywood counterparts? Actress Nimrat Kaur says before women are questioned about it, the legal system has to be "watertight" and give victims the support and confidence to be fearless.

Sexual abuse has been at the centre of attention in Hollywood as prominent names from the industry have come out and spoken against how men in power take advantage of women. It all began when several women accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct.

Victory of freedom of expression: Shyam Benegal on 'Padmaavat' Victory of freedom of expression: Shyam Benegal on 'Padmaavat'



New Delhi, Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal on Thursday hailed the Supreme Court's decision to strike down the ban against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat" in some states, saying it is clearly the victory of freedom of expression in the country.

Benegal, who chaired a Ministry of Information and Broadcasting committee to propose ways to revamp the censor board, told IANS that once the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and the Supreme Court have given the movie a go-ahead, nothing can stop its release.

I'm not pregnant: Bipasha I'm not pregnant: Bipasha



Mumbai,  Actress Bipasha Basu on Wednesday denied she is pregnant.

Bipasha, who is married to actor Karan Singh Grover, responded to pregnancy speculation via Twitter.

"Amused yet again. I kept a bag on my lap while getting into my car and certain media people started my pregnancy speculation again. Guys, I am not pregnant. Kind of getting irritating. Stay calm. It will happen only when we want it," Bipasha tweeted.

Vikram Bhatt an ocean full of knowledge: Zareen Vikram Bhatt an ocean full of knowledge: Zareen


New Delhi, Actress Zareen Khan has praised her "1921" director Vikram Bhatt, saying he is an ocean-full of knowledge.

On her experience of working with Bhatt, Zareen told IANS on phone from Mumbai: "It was great. I did not know him on a personal level before this movie. For me, he was a great director, and I have always been a fan of his work."

Kangana is like a true goddess on sets: Jisshu Sengupta Kangana is like a true goddess on sets: Jisshu Sengupta




Mumbai,  Bengali actor Jisshu Sengupta, who is part of "Manikarnika", says actress Kangana Ranaut is like a true goddess on the movie set.

Jisshu has already completed the first schedule of the film here and will join the team in Bikaner towards the end of the month. He plays Gangadhar Rao.

Shilpa Shinde most talked about 'Bigg Boss 11' contestant on Twitter Shilpa Shinde most talked about 'Bigg Boss 11' contestant on Twitter




Mumbai,  Actress Shilpa Shinde, who won the reality show "Bigg Boss 11", was the most talked about contestant of the season on Twitter.

Twitter recorded over 41 million tweets in the course of the show (October 1, 2017 - January 15, 2018). This makes ‘#BiggBoss11' the most talked about season of the popular reality show to date, read a statement issued on behalf of the micro-blogging site.

Salman Khan wishes luck to Zareen Khan for '1921' Salman Khan wishes luck to Zareen Khan for '1921'



Mumbai,  Superstar Salman Khan has wished good luck to actress Zareen Khan for her latest film "1921".

"All the best Zareen Khan for '1921'. You are looking very pretty, but the trailer is scary," Salman tweeted on Friday, urging his Twitter followers to watch the Vikram Bhatt directorial.

Zareen, who is essaying the role of a ghost-whisperer in the horror film, made her debut in Bollywood alongside Salman in the film "Veer" and shared screen space with the "Dabangg" star in "Ready".

New faces ready to take over Bollywood in 2018 New faces ready to take over Bollywood in 2018


New Delhi,  From star children like Sara Ali Khan and Janhvi Kapoor to television stars like Ankita Lokhande and Mouni Roy and newcomers like Banita Sandhu -- there are a lot of fresh faces who are going to begin their Bollywood innings this year.

* Janhvi Kapoor: Daughter of veteran actress Sridevi and producer Boney Kapoor, Janhvi is set to step into showbiz with "Dhadak", backed by filmmaker Karan Johar. The film, an adaptation of the acclaimed Marathi film "Sairat", is slated to release on July 6. Sridevi had told IANS that Jhanvi is ready to face the challenges of Bollywood as she has seen her mother and knows what she is getting into.

Naseeruddin, Mithun in film on Shastri Naseeruddin, Mithun in film on Shastri




Mumbai, On Lal Bahadur Shastri's 52nd death anniversary on Thursday, filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri announced he has roped in veteran actors Naseeruddin Shah and Mithun Chakaraborty for a movie on the former Prime Minister's controversial death.

The investigative thriller film is titled "The Tashkent Files".

Kamal says taking time to launch party to avoid mistakes Kamal says taking time to launch party to avoid mistakes


Chennai,  Giving a cinema analogy, actor Kamal Haasan, who has announced his entry into politics, said on Thursday that like in cinema, in politics also there is a fear that a rival can run away with your script and produce a film before he can do it -- in what is seen as a veiled reference to his longtime friend and superstar Rajinikanth.

The PropheC launches Punjabi-pop song 'Vibe' The PropheC launches Punjabi-pop song 'Vibe'



New Delhi, Canadian singer Neal Chatha, who goes by the stage name The PropheC, launched a Punjabi-pop track titled "Vibe" on Thursday.

The song was launched for audio streaming service Saavn as part of its Artists Originals initiative.

The PropheC said in a statement: "The inspiration behind the song 'Vibe' was to make something current with a more atmospheric and wavy sound. I wanted to showcase my ability to do different flows while maintaining my signature sound.

Parineeti Chopra in lead role in 'Kesari' Parineeti Chopra in lead role in 'Kesari'



Mumbai, Parineeti Chopra has been locked as the lead actress of Akshay Kumar-starrer "Kesari". She is excited to be part of the project.

Producer Karan Johar made the announcement via Twitter on Wednesday.

'Mohalla Assi' gets 'A' certificate, to release soon 'Mohalla Assi' gets 'A' certificate, to release soon


Mumbai, Hindi movie "Mohalla Assi" has received an 'A' certificate -- with one cut -- for release from the censor board after a battle that lasted almost two years. The producer is hopeful to release it before the festival of colours