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Being Bhoomi was torture: Aditi Rao Hydari Being Bhoomi was torture: Aditi Rao Hydari


Mumbai, Actress Aditi Rao Hydari had a harrowing time playing a rape victim in "Bhoomi", and says it was disturbing to be part of such a movie.

"Being #Bhoomi was torture! One of the most disturbing experiences I've had," Aditi expressed in a Twitter post on Saturday.

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'Manto' morning shows cancelled; Nandita Das disappointed 'Manto' morning shows cancelled; Nandita Das disappointed

 

New Delhi, There was no first day, first show for Nandita Das' "Manto" in several cities in India, and that left the actress-filmmaker "hugely disappointed" on Friday. The situation normalised in the afternoon, according to Viacom18 Motion Pictures.

"Manto", co-produced by HP Studios, Filmstoc and Viacom18 Motion Pictures, traces the life of writer Saadat Hasan Manto. Nawazuddin Siddiqui has brought the character to life.

The film released on Friday. But its morning shows were cancelled in several cities like Delhi, Noida, Mumbai, Pune and Ahmedabad.

TV actress alleges rape on pretext of marriage TV actress alleges rape on pretext of marriage


Jaipur, A Mumbai-based TV actress has alleged rape by a 25-year-old man at a hotel in Rajasthan's Neemrana, on the pretext of marriage, police said.

On Wednesday, the Neemrana police received a zero FIR from Oshiwara police station in Mumbai regarding the matter, said Sanjay Puniya, SHO, Neemrana police station.

Didn't mean to hurt Sikh community: Anurag Kashyap Didn't mean to hurt Sikh community: Anurag Kashyap



Mumbai, Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, whose film "Manmarziyaan" has reportedly upset some Sikhs, says the Abhishek Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu and Vicky Kaushal-starrer is a story of three persons and not Sikhism. He is sorry though the intention was not to hurt the community.

According to a report, members of the Sikh community in Ambala expressed displeasure over a scene in "Manmarziyaan" in which Abhishek and Taapsee, who play a Sikh couple, have been shown smoking.

Nice to meet Manto's family: Rasika Nice to meet Manto's family: Rasika


Mumbai, Actress Rasika Dugal, who plays Saadat Hasan Manto's wife in the forthcoming film "Manto", is hosting the late Urdu writer's daughters in India. She says that it is nice to finally get to meet the family.

Manto has three daughters, who live in Lahore. They have been extremely involved in the entire process of this film. Nusrat and Nuzhat flew to Mumbai to watch the film at a special screening of "Manto" on Monday.

'Thugs of Hindostan' to release worldwide on November 8 'Thugs of Hindostan' to release worldwide on November 8


Mumbai, Superstar Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan-starrer "Thugs Of Hindostan" is all set to hit the screens on November 8.

The logo of the action entertainer film, which also features Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh, was unveiled on Monday.

Happy to go slow and steady: Sanya Malhotra Happy to go slow and steady: Sanya Malhotra


Mumbai, Actress Sanya Malhotra, who is gearing up for the release of her films, says she would rather go slow with quality projects than sign films to maintain visibility.

Sanya will be seen in filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj's "Pataakha" which is releasing on September 28 and "Badhaai Ho", which is slated to hit the screens on October 12.

Hindi version of 'Avengers: Infinity War' to release in India again Hindi version of 'Avengers: Infinity War' to release in India again



New Delhi, Marvel Studios is going to release the Hindi version of hit film "Avengers: Infinity War" in India again.

The studio is set to re-release the film on October 2.

"The record breaking success of 'Avengers: Infinity War' was historic. The response from Indian fans has been extremely overwhelming and seeing the ever-increasing following for the Hindi version we have decided to re-release just the Hindi version on demand from our English fans to enjoy the extended long weekend on October 2," said Bikram Duggal- Head of Studio Entertainment, Disney India, in a statement to IANS.

Mika fulfills 'life long dream' of Biba Singh Mika fulfills 'life long dream' of Biba Singh



Mumbai, Singer Mika Singh, who collaborated with Indian-American singer Biba Singh for the just released Punjabi song "Nach baby", feels happy to work with Biba.

According to a statement, Mika has promised Biba ten years ago to give her break under his banner Music and Sound if he ever launches one.

Indie music is coming back: Harshdeep Kaur Indie music is coming back: Harshdeep Kaur

 

New Delhi, Singer Harshdeep Kaur says there was a time when independent music vanished from the Indian music industry, but it is now making a comeback.

"There was a time, when I was in school, we used to love listening to independent music and there was a lot of Indie pop scene happening. It kind of vanished somewhere in the middle with Bollywood taking over," Harshdeep told IANS over the phone from Mumbai.

Every woman needs a platform to showcase her beauty: Ex-Mrs India Every woman needs a platform to showcase her beauty: Ex-Mrs India


Mumbai, Mrs India World 2016 Mohini Sharma Mane, now license holder of the pageant Mrs India, said on Sunday that every woman needs a platform to showcase her talent and in the 2019 Mrs India Inc beauty pageant, she is trying to create a space for women empowerment.

I've apparently become a sequel queen: Kriti Kharbanda I've apparently become a sequel queen: Kriti Kharbanda

 

New Delhi, Actress Kriti Kharbanda, who featured in the third instalment of the "Yamla Pagla Deewana" series and is part of the upcoming film "Housefull 4", feels that she has become a sequel queen.

"I have apparently become a sequel queen because of films 'Raaz: Reboot', 'Guest Iin London', 'Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se' and 'Housefull 4'," Kriti told IANS here.

She doesn't feel that she will get stereotyped.

"Paltan", Unmade in China


Film: Paltan; Director: J.P. Dutta; Starring: Arjun Rampal, Harshvardhan Rane, Gurmeet Chowdhary; Rating: **

For what seems like an intermittent period of acute stock-taking "Paltan" looks like J.P. Dutta's "LOC Kargil" minus the stars. In LOC, we had the likes of Sanjay Dutt, Saif Ali Khan, Abhishek Bachchan Aand Nagarjuna playing soldier. In "Paltan", it's the likes of Arjun Rampal, Gurmeet Chowdhary and Luv Sinha playing soldier-soldier.

Malaika Arora loves peppy 'Hello hello' Malaika Arora loves peppy 'Hello hello'


Mumbai, Actress Malaika Arora says she had fun shooting for peppy song "Hello hello" for the film "Pataakha".

Crooned by Rekha Bhardwaj and composed by Vishal Bhardwaj, the song has been penned by Gulzar.

"Who could refuse a number sung by Rekha ji, written by Gulzar saab with the music being given by Vishal Bhardwaj? And when you have Ganesh choreographing you, there can be nothing better," Malaika told IANS.

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