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Like doing the unexpected: Nushrat Bharucha Like doing the unexpected: Nushrat Bharucha

 

New Delhi, Having played the girl-next-door with a twist in films such as "Pyaar Ka Punchnama" and "Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety", actress Nushrat Bharucha says she likes to doing the unexpected.

"I have played the girl-next-door in most of my films but those have also been like a set-up. They seem like a girl next door in "Pyaar Ka Punchnama" and "Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety", but they turned around to become girls who stab you in the back or do the 'punchnama'. So, eventually, there is some spice to my character every time. I like doing things that are unexpected," Nushrat told IANS.

I love Deepika's experimental nature: Tamannaah I love Deepika's experimental nature: Tamannaah



Mumbai, "Baahubali" star Tamannaah Bhatia says she absolutely adores actress Deepika Padukone's experimental nature.

"In Bollywood, I love Deepika Padukone. She has beautiful eyes, and I absolutely adore her experimental nature and her minimalist approach to everything, " said Tamannaah.

Zakir Hussain, Sonal Mansingh among 4 selected for Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellow Zakir Hussain, Sonal Mansingh among 4 selected for Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellow


New Delhi, The Sangeet Natak Akademi has named four eminent personalities in the field of performing arts - tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain, dancer Sonal Mansingh, dancer and choreographer Jatin Goswami and Bharatnatyam exponent K. Kalyanasundaram Pillai - for the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellow or Akademi Ratna awards.

Acting lets you forget who you are: Sara Ali Khan Acting lets you forget who you are: Sara Ali Khan



Mumbai,  Actress Sara Ali Khan, who wooed fans with her radiating presence in the films "Kedarnath" and "Simmba" last year, says she wants to do "everything" on screen.

"(I would like to do ) everything! People say that and sometimes they don't know what they are asking for but I think, having shot 'Kedarnath' and 'Simmba', and having experienced the different opportunities and demands these films came with, I know I love them both equally. I would love to work on a period film with Sanjay Leela Bhansali, I would love to do an urban relatable film, romantic comedies, commercial masala movies --- perhaps even try action and thriller," Sara said.

Dancing to 'Saaki' a dream: Nora Fatehi Dancing to 'Saaki' a dream: Nora Fatehi



Mumbai, Dancer-actress Nora Fatehi is back with another recreation of an old hit dance number, and she is sure setting the temperatures soaring once again.

Nora's new dance is a new-age version of the song "Saaki", for the upcoming John Abraham-starrer, "Batla House". The dance number is a recreation of the hit song of the same name from the 2004 film "Musafir".

The Canadian-origin dancer-actress says bagging this opportunity is no less than a dream.

"Saaki" follows "Dilbar", her hit dance number in last year's "Satyameva Jayate", which was recreated from an Sushmita Sen's original dance in the 1999 film, "Sirf Tum"

I love my freckles: Jacqueline Fernandez I love my freckles: Jacqueline Fernandez

 

Mumbai, Actress Jacqueline Fernandez doesn't consider her freckles a problem, but loves them as she has got them from her mother.

She opened up about it when she took to Instagram to ask her followers to share their skin problems with her.

"Open pores, freckles, scars! What are your skin problems? Freckles aren't really a problem for me, I got them from my mum and I actually love them," she posted along with a black and white close-up photograph of her.

Hrithik's 'Super 30' gets a decent start Hrithik's 'Super 30' gets a decent start


Mumbai, Hrithik Roshan's new film "Super 30", which has the Bollywood Greek God trying to do a deglam turn, had a decent start on its opening day, minting over Rs 11 crore in the domestic market according to trade reports.

"'Super 30' has a decent Day 1. Business picked up at metros/urban centres (Mumbai and South specifically) towards evening. Mass pockets are ordinary/dull. Should witness growth on Day 2 and 3. Sustaining and proving its mettle on weekdays crucial. Friday - Rs 11.83 crore. India business," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted on Saturday about the film that hit the screens on Friday.

Taapsee Pannu urges media to recommend her name to makers of Mithali Raj biopic Taapsee Pannu urges media to recommend her name to makers of Mithali Raj biopic



Mumbai, Actress Taapsee Pannu who is known for having a jovial relationship with the media has urged them to recommend her name to the people who are making a biopic on the life of Indian women's cricket team skipper Mithali Raj.

Taapsee Pannu was interacting with the media when she met cancer-affected children as a part of fundraising initiative by a radio station on Friday in Mumbai.

Sonakshi dismisses alleged fraud charges Sonakshi dismisses alleged fraud charges

 

Mumbai, Actress Sonakshi Sinha on Friday tweeted her reaction to fraud allegations levelled against her by a Delhi-based event organiser, after an Uttar Pradesh police team visited her Mumbai residence to record her statement in the case.

"An event organiser who couldn't live up to his commitment obviously thinks he can make a fast buck by maligning my crystal clear image in the press. There is full cooperation with the authorities from my end for the investigation to be conducted. Would request the media not to fan these bizarre claims of an uscrupulous man," the actress tweeted.

Entertainment Journalists' Guild boycotts Kangana Entertainment Journalists' Guild boycotts Kangana



Mumbai, Members of the Entertainment Journalists' Guild of India (EJGI) have collectively decided to boycott Kangana Ranaut and demanded a public apology following an ugly spat between the national award-winning actress and a journalist.

The angry exchange took place late on Sunday during the song launch of upcoming film "Judgementall Hai Kya", in the presence of producer Ekta Kapoor and actor Rajkummar Rao.

'Nach Baliye' contestant Shraddha Arya working on fitness 'Nach Baliye' contestant Shraddha Arya working on fitness

 

Mumbai, Actress Shraddha Arya of "Kundali Bhagya" fame is set to participate in season nine of the celebrity dance reality show, "Nach Baliye", which is being produced by superstar Salman Khan. Shraddha says she is paying more attention to fitness now.

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Introduced new wave of melody in Punjabi music: B Praak Introduced new wave of melody in Punjabi music: B Praak

 

New Delhi, Known for hit songs like "Mann bharrya" and "Masstaani", popular Punjabi singer B Praak claims he has brought about a change in the Punjabi music scene with a new wave of romantic melody.

"The same kind of songs were being made in the Punjabi music industry till a few years ago. There was a time when melodious songs almost got replaced by rap and beat songs. I believe I have broken that chain with my compositions," B Praak told IANS in a telephonic conversation.

Tanushree to file protest petition against Nana Patekar Tanushree to file protest petition against Nana Patekar


Mumbai, In less than a month after the Mumbai Police filed a closure report in the alleged #MeToo sexual harassment case lodged by Tanushree Dutta against actor Nana Patekar, the actress will now file protest petition against the actor's clean chit in the case.

Tanushree has opposed the B-Summary report filed by the Oshiwara police station. She was represented by advocate Nitin Satpute at Railway Mobile Court in Andheri here.

Gurudwara is where I get to sit with myself: Mohit Gurudwara is where I get to sit with myself: Mohit



Mumbai, Actor Mohit Malik recently took his on-screen daughter Aakriti Sharma to a Gurudwara here. He says its the only place where he gets to sit with himself and express his gratitude to God.

The actors play father and daughter in StarPlus' musical drama "Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala". They visited the Gurudwara to seek blessings as their characters have finally reunited on the show.

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