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Initially Priyanka was keen to do 'Bharat': Salman Initially Priyanka was keen to do 'Bharat': Salman

 

Mumbai, It was Priyanka Chopra Jonas who had initially shown keen interest to be a part of "Bharat", according to superstar Salman Khan who says her last-minute exit from the film was "embarrassing".

Now that the film is over and ready for release, does he think that Priyanka may have been a wrong cast choice for the role?

Web is changing the face of cinema: Tisca Chopra Web is changing the face of cinema: Tisca Chopra


Mumbai, Actress Tisca Chopra, who is making her digital debut with web series "Hostages" and also gearing up for her directorial venture in Bollywood, says high quality production and content in the web space is keeping filmmakers on their toes to deliver good cinema.

"The way the web space is booming, films have to be reinvented by the makers. In the web space, makers are not looking for a hero-heroine story. They are looking for stories that are engaging," Tisca told .

'Game Over' is very special: Taapsee Pannu 'Game Over' is very special: Taapsee Pannu



Mumbai, Actress Taapsee Pannu says her upcoming multi-lingual thriller "Game Over" is a very special film as it hasn't been shot in region specific way.

Taapsee will be seen as a wheelchair-bound gamer combating a mysterious identity in the thriller, directed by Ashwin Saravanan. She will be giving voice for the Hindi version of the film.

"This is a very special film because rarely you come across scripts and concept which aren't shot in region specific way," Taapsee said in a statement.

Will start shooting of film under my production house by this year: Katrina Kaif Will start shooting of film under my production house by this year: Katrina Kaif



Mumbai, Actress Katrina Kaif who is gearing up for the release of her forthcoming film 'Bharat', hopes that she will start shooting of the film under her production house by this year.

Katrina was interacting with the media to promote 'Bharat' on Friday in Mumbai.

There were reports that Katrina Kaif has bought the rights of the French film 'He Loves Me He Loves Me Not' a while go but the project couldn't take shape earlier due to undisclosed reasons. However, it has now taken off and is being developed.

Several film celebs win in LS battle, some lose Several film celebs win in LS battle, some lose



New Delhi, In the political 'dangal' of the Lok Sabha elections 2019, a slew of film celebrities including Hema Malini, Sunny Deol, Kirron Kher, Manoj Tiwari, Anubhav Mohanty, Mimi Chakraborty and Nushrat Jahan emerged victorious.

Veteran actress Hema Malini, Bollywood's evergreen 'Dreamgirl', won from Mathura by 293,471 votes, defeating Narendra Singh of Rashtriya Lok Dal.

Bollywood's action star Sunny Deol, famous for his 'Dhai kilo ka haath' dialogue, displayed the weight of his stardom in Gurdaspur in Punjab as he won with 82,459 votes against Sunil Jakhar (Congress).

Actress Kirron Kher, the BJP candidate in Chandigarh, defeated Pawan Kumar Bansal (Congress).

Tamannaah Bhatia's 'Khamoshi' release date pushed Tamannaah Bhatia's 'Khamoshi' release date pushed

 

Mumbai, Prabhudheva and Tamannaah Bhatias "Khamoshi", which was slated to release on May 31, will now open on June 14. The makers have pushed the date to avoid a clash with "Devi 2".

In the film, Tamannaah plays a deaf and mute girl.

The step was taken so that both the movies can enjoy equal box office success, read a statement.

Ranveer Singh uses baby filter on Deepika Padukone Ranveer Singh uses baby filter on Deepika Padukone



Mumbai, Bollywood's livewire actor Ranveer Singh turned Deepika Padukone into an 'adorable baby' using a Snapchat filter on a photograph of his actress-wife.

The photo-messaging application has introduced a new filter that transforms adult faces to look like a baby.

Ranveer on Thursday posted a photograph of Deepika's famous "lime green" Cannes 2019 look, but with a twist. He applied the 'baby filter' and transformed the "Padmaavat" star into an adorable child

Kumar Sanu's dad once slapped him for singing Kumar Sanu's dad once slapped him for singing



Mumbai, Singer Kumar Sanu says his father was not happy with him when he performed for the first time on a railway track and that too in front of a "mafia gang".

Sanu spoke about it on comedian Kapil Sharma's show "The Kapil Sharma Show", read a statement.

"My debut performance was on the railway tracks where I was asked to sing some Hindi songs in front of a mafia gang and around 20,000 more people were present.

Aastha Gill's new song captures World Cup fever Aastha Gill's new song captures World Cup fever


Mumbai, Singer Aastha Gill has come up with a TikTok World Cup anthem, "Jeetega saara India", a fun and energetic song that resonates with Indias spirit for the worlds biggest cricket tournament, which will begin on May 30.

"World Cup springs a feeling of patriotism that energises a nation. So, when I decided to work on a World Cup song exclusively for TikTok, I wanted to bring alive the same spirit for the rest of us," Aastha said in a statement.

Sushmita clocks 25 years as India's first Miss Universe Sushmita clocks 25 years as India's first Miss Universe


Mumbai, Actress Sushmita Sen, who made India proud 25 years ago by becoming the first Indian woman ever to win the Miss Universe crown, took a trip down memory lane on social media on Tuesday.

Sushmita was crowned Miss Universe on May 21, 1991 in Philippines. She was showered with love and congratulatory wishes by fans and loved ones including her boyfriend Roman Shawl.

Roman posted a photograph of Sushmita's winning moment and captioned it: "Twenty five years of winning the universe."

Got thrown out of films without reason: Shilpa Shetty Got thrown out of films without reason: Shilpa Shetty



Mumbai, Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty Kundra says her journey in the Hindi film industry was not an easy ride as producers threw her out of their films without giving any reasons.

In a post shared on the official Humans of Bombay Instagram page, Shilpa, who made her debut in Bollywood with "Baazigar" in 1993, opened up about her journey and struggles she faced in the Hindi film industry.

'De De Pyaar De': An upbeat and contemporary take on romance 'De De Pyaar De': An upbeat and contemporary take on romance


Film: "De De Pyaar De"; Director: Akiv Ali; Cast: Ajay Devgn, Tabu, Rakul Preet Singh, Jimmy Shergill, Kumud Mishra, Alok Nath, Javed Jaffrey, Sunny Singh, Rating ***

'De De Pyaar De' is a light-hearted rom-com that addresses the real and plausible, issue of an older man falling in love with a girl half his age and how it is viewed upon, by the Indian society.

I'm eager to do comedy: Neena Gupta I'm eager to do comedy: Neena Gupta


Mumbai, She made her debut in the entertainment industry in 1985, and had a sort of resurgence in her career last year with the film "Badhaai Ho". There has no looking back for Neena Gupta since then, as film offers have continued to pour in. The 60-year-old actress is now eager to play a comedy role.

Whether it is in "Panga" or Akshay Kumar-starrer "Sooryavanshi", the actress is portraying "interesting" roles of a mother. But what are the roles she is looking for?

Deepika meets Rishi, Neetu in New York Deepika meets Rishi, Neetu in New York



Mumbai, Actress Deepika Padukone, who was in New York for the Met Gala earlier this week, ensured she took out time to meet veteran actors Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor, parents of her former beau Ranbir Kapoor.

Neetu called Deepika "adorable", and took to her Instagram page to share three photographs from their meeting. They are all smiles and huddled up in the pictures.