Thursday, September 21, 2017

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20 Sep 2017

People will see me differently after 'Bareilly Ki Barfi': Kriti Sanon

20 Sep 2017 | 5:13 PM

NEW DELHI: An image-breaking project like "Bareilly Ki Barfi", devoid of portraying her in the trappings of an urban Bollywood heroine, is just what Kriti Sanon was looking for after featuring in movies like "Heropanti", "Dilwale" and "Raabta".

We need to come together to build a brave world: Priyanka

20 Sep 2017 | 3:58 PM

NEW YORK: Actor Priyanka Chopra said that global leaders need to come together to create a better, brave and safe new world.

19 Sep 2017

Shah Rukh hopes to retain the purity of children’s innocence

19 Sep 2017 | 9:49 PM

MUMBAI: Following his father’s example, superstar Shah Rukh Khan said he wants to keep the childhood of his kids alive for as long as possible.

20 Sep 2017

Sonu takes up a cause

20 Sep 2017 | 12:22 AM

Sonu Sood, who launched his event management company this year, will be organising an award function for young achievers across various fields in Dubai on September 21.

Swift action

20 Sep 2017 | 12:22 AM

It seems like Jake Gyllenhaal is still keeping a tab on Taylor Swift.

UP is the new Switzerland

20 Sep 2017 | 12:22 AM

With a number of films released this year, the audience has already got a new flavour, which has emerged to be a hit among the masses.

Calling all movie buffs

20 Sep 2017 | 12:22 AM

The sixth edition of the Dharamshala International Film Festival, slated for November 2-5, will feature award-winning documentaries as well as India and South Asian premieres of some movies.

‘You can be the architect of your story’

20 Sep 2017 | 12:22 AM

Reese Witherspoon, who was a nominee for her acting work in Big Little Lies, hopes the show's Emmys wins help girls know “you can be the architect of your own story”.

An innocent feeling

20 Sep 2017 | 12:22 AM

Shah Rukh Khan, a doting father to three children, wishes he could keep delaying the onset of adulthood in their lives. “19 Sept. Like my dad (RIP), my only duty to my kids is to delay the onset of their adulthood as much as possible.

Ya Ali!

20 Sep 2017 | 12:22 AM

Dressed in all blue asymmetrical dress, fringes in place and the thick mop of hair, cheeks blushing with the deft use of illuminators, as gorgeous Kara Khan aka Ali Asgar made an entry in front of an impatiently waiting crowd, an hour-and-a-half late, there were many who still like her adaa! Now that’s the actor Ali Asgar, who would make sure he gives his 200 per cent to every appearance he makes.

Akshay Kumar’s Golden Temple visit is ‘surreal’

20 Sep 2017 | 12:22 AM

Away from the hustle-bustle of Mumbai and from the humdrum of movie shootings, Bollywood star Akshay Kumar says his visit to the Golden Temple in Amritsar was surreal.

Just LIKE that

20 Sep 2017 | 12:22 AM

Let’s talk about a million followers, nothing less than that! This is the language that most Punjabi artistes understand.

19 Sep 2017

Vicky Kaushal to feature in film based on Uri surgical strikes

19 Sep 2017 | 6:01 PM

MUMBAI: Actor Vicky Kaushal is all set to star in a movie based on last year''s surgical strikes by the Indian Army across the LoC. Titled "Uri", the film will be produced by Ronnie Screwvala''s production arm, RSVP, and will go on the floors next year.

Shah Rukh hopes to retain the purity of children's innocence

19 Sep 2017 | 4:07 PM

Mumbai: Following his father''s example, superstar Shah Rukh Khan said he wants to keep the childhood of his kids alive for as long as possible.

Thankful for love, criticism for 'Simran': Hansal Mehta

19 Sep 2017 | 3:27 PM

Mumbai:Filmmaker Hansal Mehta, who had deleted his Twitter account, has returned to the social networking platform and thanked viewers for loving as well as panning his latest movie "Simran".

Akshay Kumar visits Golden Temple, feels surreal

19 Sep 2017 | 12:44 PM

AMRITSAR: Away from the hustle bustle of Mumbai and from the humdrum of movie shootings and promotions, Bollywood star Akshay Kumar says a visit to the Golden Temple here left him feeling surreal.

Small screen gets big

19 Sep 2017 | 1:16 AM

AZIZ ANSARI:The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles saw Saturday Night Live — a platform for political satire — and two women-oriented dramas win big, even as US President Donald Trump remained a favourite subject during the ceremony where people of colour stood out!

Priyanka dazzles in white

19 Sep 2017 | 1:16 AM

Priyanka Chopra was a vision in white as she made her second red carpet appearance at the Emmys in a Balmain feathered dress.

In love with Indonesia

19 Sep 2017 | 1:16 AM

Actor Shakti Arora sums up his experience of working in Indonesia as ‘spectacular’.

Special treat by Sakshi, Kavita

19 Sep 2017 | 1:16 AM

Sakshi Tanwar is winning hearts with her ongoing show on Epic channel. Recently, she gave her fans a treat for Eid with some kebabs and now, she is all set for the Durga Puja festival. Sakshi reminisces about the beauty of Delhi around the time of Durga Puja.

No shave for one year!

19 Sep 2017 | 1:16 AM

Keith Sequeira, who is currently seen donning the role of Prince Madhav in Star Plus’ show Love Ka Hai Intezaar, has revealed that he hasn’t shaved for the last one year. Keith’s look on the show is that of a royal prince and in order to stay true to his look, he has abstained from shaving for a year.

‘I still get nervous’

19 Sep 2017 | 1:16 AM

You rose to prominence after your role in Bidaai; how do you feel looking back?

Himmanshoo turns producer

19 Sep 2017 | 1:16 AM

Actor Himmanshoo Malhotra, who has been part of shows like Bhagonwali-Baante Apni Taqdeer, Aap Ki Antara and even acted in the movie Wajah Tum Ho, has turned an associate producer for the film In the Shadows. The film stars Manoj Bajpayee, Neeraj Kabi, Shahana Goswami and Ranvir Shorey.

Cuteness alert

19 Sep 2017 | 1:16 AM

Actor Salman Khan is currently in London and he is accompanied by his little nephew Ahil.

Akshay says the right thing

19 Sep 2017 | 1:16 AM

Akshay Kumar is all set for television debut with the show, The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. On a recent episodic shoot, the show witnessed a eunuch perform on stage. Not only was he hilarious, but he showed confidence and won Akshay’s heart.

Congratulations & celebrations

19 Sep 2017 | 1:16 AM

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who turned 67 on Monday, was wished a year full of love by Bollywood celebrities, including Shekhar Kapur, Anil Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor, who described her as inspirational.

Happy b’day to us

19 Sep 2017 | 1:16 AM

The recent success of the film Shubh Mangal Savdhaan proves that not just the lead pair but the supporting cast plays an important role too in making a movie watchable.

Seal with a kiss

19 Sep 2017 | 1:16 AM

Ileana D’Cruz is in a relationship with Andrew Kneebone. He is a photographer and Ileana has been his muse.

Why is Iulia annoyed?

19 Sep 2017 | 1:16 AM

Work is keeping Salman Khan away from his rumoured ladylove, Iulia Vantur.

Too hot to handle!

19 Sep 2017 | 1:16 AM

Farhan Akhtar, the multi-talented star, is ladies favourite man.

Good news

19 Sep 2017 | 1:16 AM

NOW:An artiste is never afraid of trying out new things, be it on professional front or personal.

It’s getting hotter!

19 Sep 2017 | 1:16 AM

For all the super spicy food lovers, here's something that will be a perfect treat, not only for your eyes but also for your cravings.

Carry on Bhalla

19 Sep 2017 | 1:16 AM

You’ve seen and heard him throw Punjabi phrases right in the audience face, with a fluency that in itself evokes laughter.

Look, ponder, act

19 Sep 2017 | 1:16 AM

As our awareness level goes up, we become more comfortable with the idea that stress is just a natural part of our lives.

18 Sep 2017

PeeCee dazzles in white at 2017 Emmy Awards

18 Sep 2017 | 6:00 PM

LOS ANGELES :''Quantico'' star Priyanka Chopra is all set to present an award at the 69th Emmy Awards 2017 held in Los Angeles and her red carpet appearance was nothing less than a “fairytale."

Tiger Shroff to shave his head for 'Baaghi 2'

18 Sep 2017 | 5:10 PM

MUMBAI: Actor Tiger Shroff will be seen turning nearly bald in the upcoming film "Baaghi 2".

Women-oriented stories take centre stage at Emmys 2017

18 Sep 2017 | 3:27 PM

LOS ANGELES: Dystopian drama "The Handmaid''s Tale", based on Margaret Atwood''s famous novel, and "Big Little Lies", a star-studded show addressing domestic violence and rape, walked away with top awards at the Emmys, making 2017 a blockbuster year for women in television.

Riz Ahmed first Asian man to win acting award at Emmy

18 Sep 2017 | 2:02 PM

LOS ANGELES: British Pakistan actor Riz Ahmed became the first Muslim actor as well as the man of Asian descent to win an Emmy award at the TV''s biggest night on Sunday and spoke about the "systematic issue of inclusion".

Best foot forward

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

The hunt for exquisite customised taste is over. Let’s get ready to put our best foot forward. Designed by the diligent team of three — Kittu Randhawa, Vineet Cheema and Simmu Dhillon - Heritage Uniquely Yours registers its presence in City Beautiful.

Frontline winners

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

Ashish Vidyarthi (L) and Abhishek Upadhyaya of the Global Achievers Forum via Best in Class Awards (BICA) celebrate the success of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in Chandigarh.

Revisiting Punjab

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

In her busy schedule which leaves her no time for self, a schedule which runs on a sleep deprived mode, where an idea about work can wake her up in the middle of the night, Rajiee M Shinde, director and CEO of PTC Network has come up with a much-needed concept for television.

Stage craft

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

The Rashtriya Sangeet Natak akademi (SNA) New Delhi, Ministry of Culture, Government of India and Chandigarh Sangeet Natak akademi (CSNA) have teamed up to organise a national theatre festival from September 18 - 21 at the Tagore theatre.

Celebrate silk

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

City women love shopping and clothes top their list. Or, so it seems after a visit to the exhibition, Silk Utsav at Kisan Bhawan. "We received a tremendous response during our last year exhibition at Kisan Bhawan.

A newcomer’s guide to gym

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

Eat, sleep, gym, repeat — exercise freaks will swear by this routine.

Worship of Shakti

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

FROM ME THE WORLD ARISES:The worship of Shakti can be traced to the Rigveda as evidenced by the Devi Sukta, Ratri Sukta, and Shri Sukta, and invocation to goddesses like Sarasvati, Usha, and Aditi, among others.

Aamir’s a superstar and that’s not a secret!

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

The musical drama Secret Superstar is all set to hit the silver screens next month. The film directed by debutant Advait Chandan, stars Zaira Wasim and Aamir Khan in the lead.

Meet Kulfi, Utpati and Atom!

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

Swara Bhaskar’s love for her pets is known to all. The talented actor, who has rescued three Indian breed cats, nurtures them at her place and wants to create awareness regarding the adoption of Indian breed cats.

What stardom means to Anushka

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

While actors and actresses love the stardom they receive once their movie does well, Anushka Sharma says, she prefers the love and admiration of her audience.

Lady Gaga sends prayers to Gomez

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

Singer Lady Gaga has sent "prayers and love" to "warrior princess" Selena Gomez after learning of her kidney transplant. Gomez, 25, revealed on social media this week that she had to undergo the operation after her kidneys were damaged by the autoimmune disease Lupus, which she has long battled.

Smoke, fire but no loss

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

A fire broke out at Mumbai''s RK Studio on Saturday. Close to six fire tenders and five water tankers were employed to fight the fire.

Of love, heartbreak and rumours

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

If reports are to be believed, Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt have called it quits. Well, grapevine suggests that it was Sidharth’s proximity with Jacqueline Fernandez which is the reason of the split.

Telling anything at all? No papa!

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

Reportedly, filmmaker Rakesh Roshan has strictly told his son Hrithik Roshan to not talk about Kangana Ranaut at all or any other controversy even after being instigated to do so.

‘Motherhood getting less appealing with age’

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

Actress Jennifer Lawrence says motherhood has become less appealing with age. When asked about whether she is feeling the pangs of motherhood as she is getting older, Lawrence, who stars in a movie called Mother!, said, "Not at all.

The Year Ahead

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

You can work well with a group, and still maintain your individual identity.

Renewing old ties!

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

Ekta Kapoor says that working with actor Ronit Roy again, this time for an upcoming web series Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain, feels great.

Caught in the wrong job?

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

Actor Hugh Bonneville says he found working in a pub “really bleak”. The Downton Abbey star says he took a job in a bar to fund a planned trip to Africa and India but hated the experience so much that he opted to clean toilets elsewhere instead, reportedly.

Sounds like Nancy!

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

The Simpsons actress finds her own voice In Search for Fellini. For most fans of The Simpsons, the name Nancy Cartwright may ring a bell as the voice of 10-year-old troublemaker Bart Simpson over 28 seasons of the Fox animated show.

Narcos location scout shot dead

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

Location scout Carlos Munoz Portal was shot to death in a violent region of central Mexico while scouting for season four of Netflix’s show Narcos.

Stanton leaves behind a legacy of cult classics

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

Legendary character actor, Harry Dean Stanton, died at age 91. The actor who ballasted generations of independent and cult films took his last breath in an LA hospital on Friday, reportedly.

Counting TRPs, grabbing eyeballs

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

An episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati season nine featuring Anand Kumar, a mathematician and founder of educational programme Super 30, has topped the Target rating points (TRP).

Meet the Robin Hood Army

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

Quite like Robin Hood, they take from the rich for the poor — but unlike the legendary outlaw, they are not after money, and it’s all above board.

Kabaddi to the rescue

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

Kamaljit Hayre, commissioner, World Kabaddi League 2017 to be held in Jalandhar from October 24, feels sports is the only thing that can tear the youth away from drugs.

Laugh, till you cry!

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

The Great Indian Laughter Challenge bid adieu in 2008 but not before giving the Indian TV viewers names like Kapil Sharma, Bharti Singh, Raju Srivastav, Sugandha Mishra and Rajiv Thakur…9 years later the franchise returns on Star Plus.

Play my music

18 Sep 2017 | 12:41 AM

Fine, you’ve checked into the lounge of your choice as per availability and now you want to party all night, dance and burn the floor as the terminology goes.

17 Sep 2017

Modi invites Anushka for cleanliness initiative

17 Sep 2017 | 6:42 PM

MUMBAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited actress -producer Anushka Sharma to be part of the government''s ''Swachhata Hi Seva'' initiative, saying her presence would help in "inspiring others to be part of the movement".

Possible to achieve the stardom Salman or I have: Sanjay Dutt

17 Sep 2017 | 3:13 PM

NEW DELHI:Having scaled the peak of stardom, actor Sanjay Dutt believes that other would-be superstars can also taste such success — if they look beyond multiplexes.


17 Sep 2017 | 12:42 AM

If your birthday is September 17………

Follow the dress code

17 Sep 2017 | 12:42 AM

Meeting men of good calibre and stature is a pleasure. However what distracts me is the callous ignoring of the rules of sharp dressing.

Check mate!

17 Sep 2017 | 12:42 AM

A brother-sister duo, Shweta Rathore (30) and Nitin Rathore (35), from Chandigarh, participated as contestants on Amitabh Bachchan hosted ninth edition of Kaun Banega Crorepati. While Shweta emerged as the winner after clearing seven rounds of screening among two crore people, she was also the first to clear the ‘fastest finger first’ round on the episode that will be telecast on Monday next week.

A shoulder to cry on…

17 Sep 2017 | 12:42 AM

If you find yourself in the midst of relationship conflicts, turn to your friends and family members, as according to a recent study, they can help you weather the bickering.