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It’s the best time to be with Aaradhya: Big B

Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) — Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says it is the best time to be with his three-year-old granddaughter... (more...)

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My son doesn’t get affected: Malaika on item songs

Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) — Actress-producer Malaika Arora, who has changed the dynamics of item songs in Bollywood,... (more...)

Sonam begins filming Neerja Bhanot biopic (Movie Snippets)

Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) — Actress Sonam Kapoor has begun shooting for the biopic of Neerja Bhanot, a Pan Am chief purser... (more...)

Helen is unbelievable on screen: Malaika

Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) — Actress-producer Malaika Arora Khan, also known for her dancing skills, says there is nobody... (more...)

I’m hungry for roles: Lalu Alex

By Sanu George Kochi, April 19 (IANS) — It’s been over three decades since Lalu Alex began to don the grease... (more...)

Nikita lands special song in ‘Paayam Puli’

Chennai, April 19 (IANS) — Kannada actress Nikita Thukral has been roped in for a special folk number in Vishal Krishna... (more...)

‘XXX’ planned with fresh talent: Ken Ghosh

Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) — Filmmaker Ken Ghosh has rubbished rumours that he asked actor Shahid Kapoor to star in his... (more...)

Happy birthday, B-town wishes Arshad Warsi (Movie Snippets)

Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) — Arshad Warsi turned 47 on Sunday and Bollywood celebrities like Jackky Bhagnani and Sonu... (more...)

Rapper Crazy King takes a dig at Honey Singh

Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) — Rapper-singer-live performer Bharat Goswami, known as Crazy King, says Yo Yo Honey Singh... (more...)

Son to reprise Pandiarajan’s role in remake

Chennai, April 19 (IANS) — Actor Prithvirajan, son of yesteryear actor-filmmaker Pandiarajan, will reprise his father’s... (more...)

Life in the times of single screens (Book Review)

By Mohd Asim Khan Title: Delhi 4 Shows – Talkies of Yesteryear; Author: Ziya Us Salam; Publisher: Om Books International;... (more...)

‘Kanchana 2′ strikes gold at box office

Chennai, April 19 (IANS) — Actor-filmmaker Raghava Lawrencce’s latest Tamil horror-comedy “Kanchana 2″... (more...)

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