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Feel blessed being part of 'Dream Girl': Nushrat Bharucha Feel blessed being part of 'Dream Girl': Nushrat Bharucha


Mumbai, Actress Nushrat Bharucha, who was last seen on-screen in "Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety", says she feels blessed being a part of the quirky comedy film "Dream Girl", which also stars Ayushmann Khurrana.

On being a part of "Dream Girl", Nushrat said: "I like this quirky comedy space a lot. Ayushmann is of course really good at picking these kind of films. I am really blessed being part of 'Dream Girl' because that film's script is really funny and quirky."

'Fraud Saiyaan': Lowbrow, disappointing 'Fraud Saiyaan': Lowbrow, disappointing


Film: "Fraud Saiyaan"; Director: Sourabh Shrivastava; Cast: Arshad Warsi, Saurabh Shukla, Deepali Pansare, Anangsha Biswas, Preeti Sood, Sara Loren, Bhavna Pani, Flora Saini, Varun Badola; Rating: *


Considering that director Prakash Jha's world, style and artistry are all of a certain standard, this bland, humourless and shoddily presented film coming from the stable of Prakash Jha Productions, is a huge let down.

The title 'Fraud Saiyaan', conjures up an image of a suave and brilliant guy who cons gullible girls into marrying him. But alas!

Alia wants CBFC to let her mother's film release Alia wants CBFC to let her mother's film release


Mumbai, As actress Soni Razdan awaits the censor board's green signal for her film "No Fathers In Kashmir", her daughter and actress Alia Bhatt has come out in support of the film.

Alia on Thursday took to social media and urged the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to lift the 'ban' on the film.

"Was so looking forward to mom's 'No Fathers In Kashmir'... The team worked super hard for this honest teens love story in Kashmir. Really hope the CBFC would lift the ban. It's a film about empathy and compassion. Let's give love a chance," she wrote.

Woman 'withdraws' complaint against Krishan Kumar, Bhushan Kumar Woman 'withdraws' complaint against Krishan Kumar, Bhushan Kumar



Mumbai, Hours after filing a sexual harassment complaint against producers Krishan Kumar and Bhushan Kumarreport, a woman reportedly withdrew the complaint, according to her statement received by IANS on Thursday.

Bhumi isolated herself for 'Son Chiriya' preparation Bhumi isolated herself for 'Son Chiriya' preparation



Mumbai, For her role as a woman from 1970s' Chambal, living and surviving the badlands amidst bloody-thirsty dacoits, actress Bhumi Pednekar says she cut off from the world at large.

The actress, known for her work in "Dum Laga Ke Haisha", "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" and "Shubh Mangal Saavdhan", is looking forward to the release of her fourth film "Son Chiriya", directed by Abhishek Chaubey.

Talking about what went into tapping in the mind and soul of her character, Bhumi said in a statement to IANS: "Acting for me is a process of metamorphosis. It's about forgetting who I'm and becoming someone entirely new.

Rare for an actress my age to be given glamorous roles: Simran Bagga Rare for an actress my age to be given glamorous roles: Simran Bagga


Mumbai, After working successfully in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films, Simran Bagga is back and plays Rajinikanths love interest in his new blockbuster "Petta". The 42-year-old actress, who has two children, looks stunning and says it is rare getting a glamorous role at her age.

Excerpts from the interview:

Q. Firstly, I want to know how you have managed to not age by even a day in the 15 years I've known you?

A. (Laughs) I am just trying to eat, sleep and live well. It's more about feeling good than looking good. It's not easy after two children. After my second child, I had to lose a lot of weight. It wasn't easy. But once you decide you need to look after yourself -- not to look good but to be healthy -- it becomes easier.

Garima Jain to enter 'Vikram Betaal...' Garima Jain to enter 'Vikram Betaal...'


Mumbai, Actress Garima Jain is all set to appear in the TV show "Vikram Betaal ki Rahasya Gatha". She will essay the mythological role of Lopamudra.

"I play this most elegant, pretty and stunning Lopamudra created by Rishi Agasthya (a sage). All the elements of the world were united to create one masterpiece called Lopamudra and I am playing that character," Garima said in a statement.

It's important to have style: Alia Bhatt It's important to have style: Alia Bhatt

 

Mumbai, Actress Alia Bhatt, an investor in a fashion-tech startup, says style is important.

Alia has announced the launch of 'The StyleCracker Box Club', which makes the concept of personal styling accessible to all via a membership programme. Through this, a personalized box of fashion, curated every 6 weeks by a celebrity stylist, will reach customers.

Every box will include around four products per box, depending on the mix selected including apparel, bag, footwear and accessories.

Kangana one of the reasons why Unnati took up 'Manikarnika...' Kangana one of the reasons why Unnati took up 'Manikarnika...'



Mumbai, Actress Unnati Davara says that one of the reasons why she decided to play a warrior in "Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi" is because of its lead actress and director Kangana Ranaut.

"Honestly, Kangana was one of the reasons why I signed the film. I love her as an actor, and the way she presents all the characters in every film is so commendable. I was excited to share screen space with her," Unnati said in a statement.

"She's extremely hardworking and clear about what she wants and what she doesn't... which in a way, is amazing. To see her energy and enthusiasm towards her role, made me grow as an actor," she added.

Amrish Puri was a great actor and human being: Javed Akhtar Amrish Puri was a great actor and human being: Javed Akhtar


Mumbai, Ahead of the 14th death anniversary of late legendary actor Amrish Puri, veteran lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar remembered him saying he was a combination of "a great actor and great human being."

In the forthcoming episode of Zee Bollywood's "Classic Legends Season 5", Akhtar will go down memory lane with Amrish Puri's achievements and remarkable contribution to Hindi cinema.

"Amrish Puri will be remembered as a great actor. But people like me, who have known him personally, will remember him as a great actor and a great human being.

Bipasha turns 40, Karan says she makes his life complete Bipasha turns 40, Karan says she makes his life complete

 

Mumbai, On actress Bipasha Basu's 40th birthday on Monday, her husband and actor Karan Singh Grover took to social media and shared a heart-warming message thanking her for making his life beautiful and complete.

Karan tweeted on Sunday night: "It's the best day of the year again! Happy birthday my love Bipasha. Thank you for being born and making my life so beautiful and complete!"

The "Raaz" actress took to her Instagram account where she shared a video of herself blowing the candles

Kamal Haasan welcomes Prakash's entry into politics Kamal Haasan welcomes Prakash's entry into politics



Chennai, Actor-politician Kamal Haasan on Sunday wished "good luck" to actor-filmmaker Prakash Raj for foraying into politics.

"Wishing my friend Mr. Prakash Raj all the very best in his political journey. Thanks for walking the talk," tweeted Haasan, the chief of Makkal Needhi Maiam party.

Virat makes me a happy girl: Anushka Sharma Virat makes me a happy girl: Anushka Sharma



Sydney, Actress Anushka Sharma says her husband, cricketer Virat Kohli always makes her happy.

The "Zero" star, who is currently spending quality time with Kohli in Sydney, shared a cosy photograph with him on social media and wrote: "You make me such a happy girl."

Kohli is leading team India in the on-going test match series against Australia here. And to support him, Anushka is giving him a cheerful company.

It's a lot of fun playing a conman: Arshad Warsi It's a lot of fun playing a conman: Arshad Warsi



Mumbai, Actor Arshad Warsi, who plays a conman in "Fraud Saiyaan", says it's exciting to play a character like that with a romantic streak.

In the movie, Arshad plays the character of Bhola Prasad Tripathi who tricks a number of women into marrying him for their riches until one day he gets caught and falls into a fix.

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