With her latest film 'Hichki' is earning box office numbers and winning hearts of many, Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji says that she will gear up for her next film soon instead of taking another break. Holding her next move on films was based on the response of the audience, Rani, asked about how she will take the success of 'Hichki', said: "Yes, I told everyone that my next film will be depending on the audience response of 'Hichki'. I think now, I won't take a long gap, I w
Veteran director Shekhar Kapur has been appointed chairman of the central panel of the 65th National Film Awards. The central panel comprises a chairperson and 10 other members, including five regional chairpersons who head the respective regional panels. Film writer Imtiaz Hussain, known for his works in films like 'Astitva' (2000) and 'Parinda' (1989) will be the regional chairperson of South I panel. Mehboob, who penned the lyrics for the Hindi (dubbed) version of 1995 Tam
Actress-turned-author Twinkle Khanna, who is married to actor Akshay Kumar and is a mother of two children, says that the current generation of Bollywood is more equipped to handle the glare of the spotlight thanks to social media. "It has become increasingly more difficult to keep our children shielded within our fishbowl existence but I also console myself with the fact that this generation growing up with social media at the forefront is probably more equipped to handle th
In a nation where Bollywood and cricket are the biggest entertainment avenues for the common man, actors carry the onus of being socially responsible, says Boman Irani, known for exhilarating performances in films like 'Munna Bhai MBBS' and '3 Idiots', among others. The 58-year-old actor, who entered Hindi films after he turned 40 - as an "outsider", from English theatre -- but successfully cast a spell of joy on Indian audiences by crafting such memorable characters as Dr. A
Actor Abhay Deol says the cast of 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' is ready for a sequel but director Zoya Akhtar has to come up with a story. Staring Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar and Deol, the 2011 comedy drama was about three friends who decide to turn their fantasy vacation into a reality after one of them gets engaged. There were reports that Zoya might start work on the sequel once she wraps up her next film 'Gully Boy'.
Asked about the possibility of a sequel, Deol said, "
Actor Sonu Sood has come on board for Rohit Shetty's upcoming entertainer 'Simmba'. He says the "challenging" role will make him do a lot of homework. The announcement about Sonu's entry into the 'Simmba' cast comes after R. Madhavan made it clear that he can't be a part of the movie due to his shoulder injury. Sonu will join Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan in the movie.
Sonu told, "I can't reveal much about the character, but all I can say is that it is one of the most cha
Nushrat Bharucha 'Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety', starring Nushrat Bharucha, Kartik Aaryan and Sunny Singh has emerged as one of the biggest surprise hits of the year. Nushrat says, “Personally, to me, this film;'s performance signifies much more than just a box office success. As an actor, I strive for my work to get noticed and with this film, I can confidently say that people have gone to the theatres in large numbers, loved the film and loved my work in it.” This is Nushrat’s fo
Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani have been paired together for 'Baaghi 2' for the very first time. If the previews of the film are anything to go by, their pairing looks good. Watching them together and seeing their rapport reminds the film’s director Ahmed Khan, of another popular B-town pair. He shares "I am impressed by their confidence. Tiger and Disha bring outstanding freshness on screen. I haven’t seen it for a long time. It takes me back to
There may be instances when female stars demanded and received pay parity but actor Dia Mirza believes real change will come when we tell stories that give equal opportunity to both the genders. The actor believes the industry needs to mature in its treatment of women and the kind of roles that are written for them.
"It is about time that women in industry address gender disparity. Until the industry matures in its understanding that we need to treat women equally, not much
Filmmaker Sudhir Mishrasaid 'Daas Dev' will now release on April 20 as the film's distributors didn't want the movie to compete with Ajay Devgn's 'Raid' or with Tiger Shroff's 'Baaghi 2'. Earlier, 'Daas Dev' was due to release on March 23. Asked about the reason behind shifting the date, Mishra said, "We changed the release date of 'Daas Dev' because our distributor Shringar Films said the film 'Raid' was releasing before our film. In that, Saurabh Shukla is there and 'Baaghi