Emraan Hashmi kicks off the shoot of his production Captain Nawab From a con artist to a rookie, Emraan Hashmi has essayed several grey and male lead roles on screen. But an army officer was never one of them. However, in his debut production, the actor is all set to experiment with the military official role and had even spoken about extensively prepping for the same. His debut production Captain Nawab is now all set...
Major blockade at CBFC created just to stall Padmavati? 68-day submission rule relaxed The 68-day submission rule for all films that apply for a censor certificate had thrown the workings of the CBFC into a frightful tizzy. And now in a major turn-around the rule has been relaxed after major protests from producers who had release dates on hand but no censor certificate. Informs a source from the CBFC, “We have now f
Rajkummar Rao takes a dig at Smriti Irani; minister says the government is ‘tolerant’ Seems like Rajkummar Rao was the centre of attraction at the grand ceremony of the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) that was held yesterday, November 20, in Goa. The actor made a light-hearted joke about the surname of the Union minister of information and broadcasting, Smriti Irani, who took it sportingly. Rajkummar
INSIDE PICS: Designer Nandita Mahtani hosts a birthday bash for Tusshar Kapoor It’s been a great year for Tusshar Kapoor on the personal and professional front. Whilst he has been quite open about enjoying his role as a father to infant Laksshya, the actor also tasted success on the career front in the form of Golmaal Again. The film remains to be one of the top grossers of the year and the actor couldn’t be more exci
Kamal Haasan comes out in support of Padmavati For the past one week, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati is in the midst of a major controversy not only with the censor board but also with a certain sect of Hindu activists. With many politicians also supporting the activities as there are continuous objections being raised against the release of the film, there is a part of fraternity where celebs have voiced their sup
“The CBFC is behaving in a very strange way” - Shyam Benegal on the Padmavati row As the Padmavati crisis escalates to the national level, more reasonable voices from within the and outside the entertainment industry can be heard questioning the very reason of the national uproar. Shyam Benegal who has faced furious backlash in his time for his cinema on socio-cultural equality is baffled by the extent of the Padmava
Check out: Priyanka Chopra flaunts her new look while shooting for Quantico in NYC Priyanka Chopra is hustling hard on the sets of her crime drama show, Quantico. The actress has keeping busy shooting for its third season in the New York City. Today, we came across some new pictures of Priyanka Chopra from the sets of the show whilst she was shooting a scene with her co-star Blair Underwood on the streets of NYC. P...
Supreme Court dismisses the plea to put stay on Padmavati release Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmavati continues to stay in the headlines as the protests against the films get brutal. The filmmaker and cast are receiving threats from the fringe groups for speaking against the miscreants and standing by their director Bhansali. While the makers have voluntarily decided to postpone the release of the film, the Suprem...
Zareen Khan lashes out at makers of Aksar 2 for calling her unprofessional; terms it as eyewash For the past couple of weeks, we have seen Zareen Khan making appearances across the country to promote her film Aksar 2. However, despite Zareen’s attempts, the film that was directed by Ananth Mahadevan didn’t fare well at the box office. Now just after its opening weekend in theatres, reports have surfaces wherein Zareen
Post the Padmavati protests, Shabana Azmi asks for boycott of IFFI Never one to mince words, Shabana Azmi is vocal about her distaste for the baseless Padmavati protests. She feels it’s time for the film industry to take a collective stand against the ugly controversies and protests surrounding the release of Padmavati. Says Shabana, “The entire film industry should boycott the IFFI next month in Goa in protest again