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Lara Dutta on hunt for Miss Universe India Lara Dutta on hunt for Miss Universe India



Mumbai, Actress Lara Dutta, who was crowned Miss Universe back in 2000, has become a part of the journey to find the "perfect" Indian representative at the prestigious international beauty pageant.

The winner of Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva - Miss Universe India 2017 will represent the country at the next edition of

Shraddha Kapoor wants to direct Shakti Kapoor her father Shraddha Kapoor wants to direct Shakti Kapoor her father



Mumbai, Actress Shraddha Kapoor says she would want to direct her father and actor Shakti Kapoor if she ever dons the director's hat.

Shraddha on Thursday treated her fans and well-wishers with a question and answer session, when a user asked her: "If you ever have to direct a film, which actor would you cast for it?"

"If I would ever direct, I think I would want to direct my dad!" Shraddha replied.

The Black Prince' unveils Maharaja Duleep Singh's 'vulnerable' side The Black Prince' unveils Maharaja Duleep Singh's 'vulnerable' side



Mumbai, Singer-actor Satinder Sartaaj, who plays the lead role in "The Black Prince", says the story of the English-Punjabi film humanised the character of Maharaja Duleep Singh, the last king of the Sikh empire.

He believes hat after watching the film, people, especially the Sikhs, will get to know the king's vulnerable side.

I believe in quality of work- Mandira Bedi I believe in quality of work- Mandira Bedi



Mumbai, Actress Mandira Bedi, who has spent time observing police officers to prepare for a role in the Tamil movie "Adangathey", says she believes in quality of work and likes to go an extra mile to make her character look more real.

Amarnath terror attack 'most unfortunate'- Shah Rukh Khan Amarnath terror attack 'most unfortunate'- Shah Rukh Khan


Chandigarh, Terming the recent attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims as "most unfortunate", actor Shah Rukh Khan on Thursday condemned the incident.

Khan, who was in Ludhiana, Punjab, in connection with the shooting of a song for director Imtiaz Ali's film "Jab 

Don't have a godfather here- Yami Gautam Don't have a godfather here- Yami Gautam



Mumbai, Model turned actress Yami Gautam, who has been presented with the Indian Chamber of Commerce women's achievement award on Wednesday, says it was a matter of pride for her as she has no godfather.

Asked about her feeling on receiving this felicitation, Yami said, "I had the privilege to understand how challenging it is to make it in our respective fields. And this award does give me a sense of pride for making it on my own as I do not have a godfather here and I am not from Mumbai."

Gippy Grewal gearing up for 'Manjhe Bistre 2' Gippy Grewal gearing up for 'Manjhe Bistre 2'



Mumbai, Actor-singer Gippy Grewal is excited to start shooting for "Manjhe Bistre 2", the next instalment of the hit Punjabi film "Manjhe Bistre".

The actor said in a statement: "The first instalment has done so well and was one of the highest grossers in Punjabi

Harshdeep Kaur roped in for 'Hawa Badlo' anthem Harshdeep Kaur roped in for 'Hawa Badlo' anthem


Mumbai, Singer Harshdeep Kaur is on board to sing the anthem of "Hawa Badlo", an initiave to raise awareness about air pollution.

The anthem is a part of the campaign by same name, brought together by enthusiasts at Social Cloud Ventures Pvt

Actor Vikram arrested for model Sonika's death Actor Vikram arrested for model Sonika's death



Kolkata, Actor Vikram Chatterjee was arrested early on Friday in connection with the death of model Sonika Chauhan in a car accident in April, police said.

He was intercepted by police while travelling in a car near a south Kolkata Mall at around 12.15 a.m. He has since been remanded in three-day police custody, police said.

"Around 0015 hours, on receipt of information about movement of Vikram Chatterjee, police officers intercepted him while travelling in a cab just before Acropolis Mall on Rashbehari Avenue Connector," informed sources said.

Katrina Kaif wishes Dalai Lama on birthday Katrina Kaif wishes Dalai Lama on birthday

herself with the Dalai Lama.

In the caption, she shared a quote by him and wrote: "Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.

"Words that will always ring true only love 

I want to play an Indian Spider-Man: Tom Holland I want to play an Indian Spider-Man: Tom Holland


New Delhi, Tom Holland got the lyrics of Hindi song "Eespiderman, eespiderman, tune churaya mere dil ka chain" right, and wouldnt mind playing the role of the superhero in an Indian film. But the English actor says he would like to see an Indian actor in the ‘desi version of the hit Hollywood franchise.

Rahman wasn't sure on doing Partition film- Gurinder Chadha Rahman wasn't sure on doing Partition film- Gurinder Chadha



Mumbai, Filmmaker Gurinder Chadha says music maestro A.R. Rahman was not completely sure of doing "Partition: 1947" and that he came on board only after she showed him a cut of the film.

"Given the subject matter and the fact that it is a western and an Indian movie... for me, there was just one choice, Mr. A.R. Rahman. So I approached him, but he was quite reticent and was not entirely sure of doing a film on Partition, understandably," Chadha said at the music launch of the film here on Tuesday.

I'm in favour of women-oriented films: Nawazuddin Siddiqui I'm in favour of women-oriented films: Nawazuddin Siddiqui



New Delhi, Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who features in Sridevi-starrer "Mom", says he is all for women-oriented movies.

In recent times, there has been a shift from male-centric movies to those like "Mary Kom", "Kahaani" and "Dangal", about strong women protagonists. "Mom" is going to get added to the list with Sridevi essaying a powerful role.

"I am in favour of women-oriented films because women are taking the lead in every field -- be it education, science or sports. This change should be welcomed by all," Nawazuddin told  here.

Women face discrimination even in small decisions- Richa Chadha Women face discrimination even in small decisions- Richa Chadha



Mumbai, Richa Chadha Actress, who is playing a pivotal role in the upcoming web-series "Inside Edge", says that she feels discriminated against as a woman in Indian society.

Asked if she experiences any gender-based struggle in the film industry, Richa told IANS: "No, I do not blame