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'Happy Birthday' to address domestic violence 'Happy Birthday' to address domestic violence


New Delhi, Short film "Happy Birthday", directed by Rahul Bhatnagar, addresses the social issue of domestic violence.

Backed by Delhi-based film studio Natak Pictures, "Happy Birthday" is available for viewing on YouTube, read a statement.

'Raazi' writer thrilled to work on Meghna Gulzar's next 'Raazi' writer thrilled to work on Meghna Gulzar's next


New Delhi, "Raazi" writer Bhavani Iyer is excited to work with filmmaker Meghna Gulzar again on the biopic on Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw. She says the project comes with a promise of pushing "every limit of storytelling".

'Hichki' gets standing ovation at Shanghai film fest 'Hichki' gets standing ovation at Shanghai film fest



Mumbai, Director Siddharth Malhotra, whose film "Hichki" received a standing ovation at the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF), says it was an honour.

Malhotra on Monday shared a few images of the film's screening over social media, and captioned it: "What an honour and an overwhelming feeling when your work gets a standing ovation from a foreign audience who simply watches a film with subtitles and gets moved to tears/laughter.

Seeing Angad in ‘Soorma' is amazing: Neha Dhupia Seeing Angad in ‘Soorma' is amazing: Neha Dhupia



Mumbai, Actress Neha Dhupia, who got married to actor Angad Bedi last month, says it was amazing to see her husband working in "Soorma" with co-stars like Diljit Dosanjh and Taapsee Pannu.

Neha was interacting with the media at the red carpet of Miss India sub-contest on Friday, here.

Ranbir Kapoor is a brat: Karishma Tanna Ranbir Kapoor is a brat: Karishma Tanna


Mumbai, Actress Karishma Tanna, who is gearing up for the release of her second Hindi film "Sanju", says her co-star Ranbir Kapoor is amazing to work with and is a complete brat.

Asked how would she describe Ranbir, Karishma told IANS here: "He is amazing, a thorough professional and a brat. He's a lot of fun on the set. He has very good humour, talks well and a lovely guy to work with."

I would love to do Rekha's biopic: Sheena I would love to do Rekha's biopic: Sheena

 

Mumbai, Actress Sheena Bajaj, who had featured in the film "Kalyug", says she is interested in doing a film based on veteran actress Rekha.

"Rekha is an ethereal actress who has aged beautifully and is still extremely charming.

Jacqueline to endorse consumer tech lifestyle start-up Jacqueline to endorse consumer tech lifestyle start-up

 

New Delhi, Actress Jacqueline Fernandez has been roped in as the brand ambassador of boAt - a lifestyle brand with consumer electronics products such as earphones, headphones, speakers, travel chargers and premium rugged cables.

"I am thrilled to be a part of boAt's incredible journey of success and innovation," Jacqueline said in a statement.

2018 is an extremely exciting year for me: Kiara Advani 2018 is an extremely exciting year for me: Kiara Advani


New Delhi, Actress Kiara Advani, who made her acting debut with the 2014 release "Fugly", went on to star in successful films like "M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story" and the Telugu political drama "Bharat Ane Nenu". With "Kalank" and her digital anthology "Lust Stories", she is excited for 2018 and says being versatile is her goal.

"2018 is an extremely exciting year for me as I'm exploring a wider audience... I'm doing a film in a language that I don't know and working hard to master that, then there is a film for Netflix which will reach a global audience and of course the Hindi language film. The ability to reach out to such a diverse audience is just the most exciting," Kiara told IANS in an e-mail interview.

John Schneider sentenced to jail John Schneider sentenced to jail



Los Angeles, Actor John Schneider has been sentenced to jail after failing to pay alimony to estranged wife Elvira.

The "Dukes of Hazzard" star was sentenced on Monday for three days in L.A. County jail. Schneider was given a March deadline to pay up more than $150,000, reports tmz.com.

The judge at the time told him he had to transfer his property to Elvira and he also had to resolve tax liens against the property.

Sonakshi Sinha gets in 'Kalank' mode Sonakshi Sinha gets in 'Kalank' mode



Mumbai, Actress Sonakshi Sinha has started shooting for Karan Johar-produced "Kalank".

"Kalank" will see an ensemble cast including Sanjay Dutt, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Madhuri Dixit-Nene and Aditya Roy Kapur sharing screen space. Abhishek Varman will direct the "epic drama", which will hit the screens on April 19, 2019.

Shekhar Kapur wants to direct Kamal Haasan Shekhar Kapur wants to direct Kamal Haasan

Mumbai, After working as an actor with Kamal Haasan in "Vishwaroopam 2", filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has expressed a desire to direct the star.

"All the best Kamal Haasan for 'Vishwaroopam 2' and thank you for including me in the cast. Despite me being such an awkward actor. But I learnt so much from you on the sets. Next time I direct, and you act," Kapur tweeted on Monday.

Kapil Sharma promises to be back with new show Kapil Sharma promises to be back with new show



Mumbai, Actor-comedian Kapil Sharma, who has been in the news for controversies and trouble in his professional and public life, says he is trying to change his lifestyle and will come back with a new show soon.

After his abusive rant on Twitter in April, Kapil returned to the micro-blogging website on Thursday to share an update about his health and his lifestyle.

Alia Bhatt enjoys working with Big B Alia Bhatt enjoys working with Big B

 

Mumbai, Actress Alia Bhatt says she is having a great time working with megastar Amitabh Bachchan on "Brahmastra".

"Working with AB has been supreme greatness! Today Amitabh Bachchan packed up an hour before the actual pack up but he stayed back on set just to give ques! I can't begin to explain the amount of things I am learning on set just by watching him," Alia tweeted late on Thursday.

Karnataka theatres avoid screening 'Kaala' amid protests Karnataka theatres avoid screening 'Kaala' amid protests


Bengaluru, Single-screen theatres and multiplexes across Karnataka on Thursday avoided screening the multi-lingual "Kaala" film of Tamil superstar Rajinikanth amid vociferous protests by pro-Kannada activists against his remarks on the Cauvery river water issue.