Ready to go size zero if film demands it: Bhumi Pednekar (Interview)

Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) In an industry where slim waists, six-packs and fit frames are the order of the day, here comes the unusual Bhumi Pednekar, embodying an overweight girl in her debut film “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”. Weight issues [...]

India not primary market for my music: Grammy winner Ricky Kej

New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Bengaluru-based musician Ricky Kej, who was honoured with a Grammy Award, says his home country is not the main market for his music. He is, however, ready to compose for a Bollywood movie if the script moves him emotionally.His [...]

Nothing special about stardom: Dhanush (IANS Interview)

New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) He’s that rare humble, grounded and modest talented actor who considers stardom “nothing more than a little extra attention than the normal crowd”. That’s Dhanush for you.“I think stardom [...]

Youth dictates progress of cinema: Amitabh Bachchan

New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) In his over four decade tryst with the Hindi film industry, Amitabh Bachchan has witnessed a continuous shift in the movie-making business, and he credits most changes to the “different and unusual” demands [...]

Sharing household chores secret of successful marriage: Shilpa Shetty

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Why should only women cook and do the laundry, asks actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty, who feels men should contribute equally to household chores to ease out a woman’s responsibilities. She also feels this give [...]

From ‘The Lunchbox’ to ‘Homeland’ – Nimrat Kaur looks back

Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Nimrat Kaur’s understated performance in Ritesh Batra’s “The Lunchbox” left viewers gasping for more. Now that the film has been nominated for the prestigious British Academy Of Films and Television [...]

Protests due to conflict between tradition and change: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt

New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Protests against films like “PK”, “Haider”, “Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela” and “OMG-Oh My God!” were because of the “pull of tradition” as there are “many” [...]

Militant Islam is never Islam: Mahesh Bhatt (Interview)

Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who maintains close cultural links with Pakistan, feels its morale has hit an all-time low with the savage killing of children in Peshawar.On Tuesday Taliban militants attacked an army [...]

Life has been a fairytale: Ritu Beri on 25 years in fashion (IANS Interview)

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Ritu Beri, often called India’s ‘Fashion Queen’, has completed 25 years in the fashion industry. The designer says her life has been a “fairytale” and beyond her dreams and now she is keen [...]

Would be pleased to see Bollywood remake of ‘Sherlock’: Mark Gatiss ( Interview)

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) English actor and comedian Mark Gatiss, who has given a fillip to the detective stories of Sherlock Holmes with his hit series “Sherlock”, would be “pleased” to see Bollywood remake of the saga [...]