‘Daawat..’, ‘Khoobsurat’ underperform at box office

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) — “Daawat-e-Ishq” has minted more than “Khoobsurat” in the past four... (more...)

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E.Niwas to launch Anushka Shetty in Bollywood?

Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) — Filmmaker E.Niwas, who last directed “Aman Ki Asha”, now plans to launch southern... (more...)

Fifty high-end brands to exhibit in capital

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) — The capital is increasingly becoming a favourite haunt for hosting lifestyle expositions... (more...)

Hansal Mehta’s next a women-centric film?

Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) — If all goes as planned, Hansal Mehta who last directed “Citylights”, will next... (more...)

Sohail Khan to participate in Raid de Himalaya

Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) — Actor-producer Sohail Khan, brother of Salman Khan, will this year compete in the 16th Raid... (more...)

Mr.Gay India hopes to sensitise TV viewers to LGBT cause

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) — Sushant Divgikar, the winner of Mr.Gay India 2014, hopes that his presence on the reality... (more...)

Try romantic side bun for wedding season

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) — Hairdo can make or break your look. And on your wedding day, you surely want to look your... (more...)

Arya to use ‘Bigg Boss’ for new phase as author

By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) — Actor-politician Raj Babbar’s son Arya has joined the celebrity bandwagon... (more...)

Heard first narration of ‘Jeeva’ with Vishal: Vishnu

Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) — Actor Vishnu, who is awaiting the release of forthcoming Tamil sports-drama “Jeeva”,... (more...)

Add glitter to sharara for celebrations

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) — Sharara, a traditional outfit, is a must-have for the festive season. Make it a bit glittery... (more...)

Kerala honours film veteran MT with J.C. Daniel Award

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 23 (IANS) — M.T. Vasudevan Nair, a gifted, well-known and veteran scriptwriter who is popularly... (more...)

It’s a proud moment: ‘Liar’s Dice’ director

Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) — Happiness and pride are feelings that engulfed actress-director Geetu Mohandas when her independent... (more...)

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