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Amitabh Bachchan inspires Taapsee Amitabh Bachchan inspires Taapsee



Mumbai, Actress Taapsee Pannu has taken inspiration from her "Pink" co-star Amitabh Bachchan to play a lawyer in the "Mulk" courtroom drama.

Amitabh became Taapsee's reference point for her role, which sees her seeking justice for a client she believes is being framed owing to his religion

Priyanka Chopra turns 36 Priyanka Chopra turns 36

 

Mumbai, Actress Priyanka Chopra, whose Bareilly to Boston to Bollywood and now Hollywood story serves an inspiration to small town girls in India, turned 36 on Wednesday and celebrated her special day in London.

She rang in her special day with a sweet delight as she shared an Instagram Story with the image of a plate which had "Happy Birthday Priyanka" written in chocolate, along with a dessert to go with it.

My parents wanted me to be a doctor: Aditi My parents wanted me to be a doctor: Aditi



Mumbai, Actress Aditi Sharma, who plays a gynaecologist in a show, says her parents wanted her to be a doctor.

She is currently seen playing Mauli in "Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka".

Harbhajan Mann's son Avkash won't promote violence, alcohol through music Harbhajan Mann's son Avkash won't promote violence, alcohol through music



New Delhi, Popular Punjabi singer-actor Harbhajan Mann's son Avkash Mann has launched his debut single, which has been featured on the American Top 40 Charts playlist on Spotify, featuring artistes like Arianna Grande and Beyonce Knowles. He says he doesn't want to use his music to promote anything that would cause harm to people and so, he would like to stay away from songs that refer to violence, guns and alcohol.

His debut song, "Away", has been composed, written and sung by Avkash himself. The English pop single, which released last week, has elements of alternative R&B.

Taapsee screens 'Soorma' for 'Badla' team in Scotland Taapsee screens 'Soorma' for 'Badla' team in Scotland



Mumbai, Actress Taapsee Pannu held a special screening of her latest release "Soorma" for the cast and crew of her upcoming film "Badla" in Scotland.

"I have been in Scotland since June shooting for 'Badla' and hence couldn't be there in Mumbai to feel the buzz around 'Soorma'. I decided to do a screening here in Scotland for my team so we all could have a nice breather in between our work and I shall know audience reaction first-hand," Taapsee said in a statement.

What's Katrina Kaif's fitness mantra at 35? What's Katrina Kaif's fitness mantra at 35?

 

New Delhi, From "Dhoom 3" to "Tiger Zinda Hai", Katrina Kaif has never failed to surprise her audience with her performances and super-fit body. As she turned 35 on Monday, celebrity trainer Yasmin Karachiwala shared the actress' fitness secret.

Revealing Katrina's transformational journey Karachiwala, a Reebok Fitness Ambassador, said in a statement: "Katrina is one of the most interesting people to work with because she expects a new workout every time she walks in to the gym. The workout should meet what her goals are, it should meet her fitness levels and it should meet strengthening the parts that are weak."

Sunny Leone set to premiere 'Karenjit Kaur' despite objection Sunny Leone set to premiere 'Karenjit Kaur' despite objection


Mumbai, Actress Sunny Leone is ready to tell her story through "Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story of Sunny Leone" despite the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) having issues with the usage of "Kaur" in the title of the web series.

According to a report, SGPC have objected to the use of "Kaur" in the title of the filmwhich will premiere on Zee5 on July 16.

Sushmita Mukherjee felt sad playing negative roles Sushmita Mukherjee felt sad playing negative roles

 

New Delhi, Actress Sushmita Mukherjee has played a baddie in numerous shows and has even won awards, but she says there were times when she felt sad playing those characters.

"I never thought of myself as a 'by the way' actor... That my money is coming from another business and I am doing whatever I like. I am a homely person. I look after my children and their education," Sushmita told IANS

Female singers sidelined in Bollywood: Monali Thakur Female singers sidelined in Bollywood: Monali Thakur


Mumbai, The music industry in India is male-driven and leaves female singers with less opportunities, says the National Award-winning playback singer Monali Thakur.


Monali will be performing during an on-air show 'Aap Jahaan, Concert Wahaan', hosted by Radio City on Friday here.

We have many reasons to be proud Indians: Chitrangda Singh We have many reasons to be proud Indians: Chitrangda Singh



Mumbai, Actress-turned-producer Chitrangda Singh, gearing up for the release of her forthcoming production "Soorma", says she feels a sense of pride in being an Indian.

Chitrangda interacted with the media on the sidelines of the fifth edition of NRI of the Year Awards ceremony hosted by ICICI Bank and Times Now here on Wednesday.

Justice to Indian LGBT long overdue: Celina Jaitly Justice to Indian LGBT long overdue: Celina Jaitly


Mumbai, Actress Celina Jaitly says justice to the Indian LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) community is long overdue, and that the law must put an end to the legal platform that segregates the community from others.

Celina, an LGBT activist, on Wednesday tweeted: "Justice to Indian LGBT long overdue. Human rights of every individual are above all other rights, the law must put an end to the legal platform that segregates the rights of Indian LGBT from other Indians in the world's largest democracy."

Jacqueline Fernandez comes up with active wear label Just F Jacqueline Fernandez comes up with active wear label Just F

 

Bengaluru, Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez has come up with active wear brand Just F that she co-owns with Mojostar. It will be exclusively available on Amazon Fashion.

Just F will be available on Amazon Fashion for pre-booking on July 16 on the occasion of Prime Day with an official launch on July 17, said a statement.

I have guardian angels: Aditi Rao Hydari I have guardian angels: Aditi Rao Hydari



New Delhi, Actress Aditi Rao Hydari, who received acclaim for her brief yet evocative role as Mehrunissa in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's epic drama "Padmaavat", says that dreams do come true if they are guided by right intention. She also feels that she has guardian angels as she is currently living her dreams.


"I think every film and every experience helps you grow and learn, I would say Mani Ratnam's film and 'Padmaavar' made me believe that if you have a dream and your intentions are guided by that dream then it does come true," Aditi told IANS in an interview here.

Kavi Kumar of 'Taarak Mehta...' dead Kavi Kumar of 'Taarak Mehta...' dead

 

Mumbai, Actor Kavi Kumar Azad, who played Dr Hathi in "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah", died here on Monday after a "massive cardiac arrest", says the show's creator Asit Kumarr Modi. He was 46.

"He was brought dead by his brother and a few more people to our hospital at 12.10 p.m. today (Monday). He was 46 years old. Going by his history, he had respiratory problems," Ravi Hirwani, centre head, Wockhardt Hospital, Mira Road, told IANS.

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