Salman accident case: Court permits statements of dead bodyguard, medico

Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) A Mumbai sessions court on Saturday permitted the prosecution in the Salman Khan hit-and-run case to rely on the statements of his deceased bodyguard Ravindra Patil, who was a witness to the 2002 accident, and a medico [...]

Arjun Rampal to star in our next project: Bhushan Kumar

New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) After replacing Arjun Rampal with Ali Fazal in “Love Affair”, co-producer Bhushan Kumar of T-Series, says the actor is being saved for “another project”.Arjun was the first choice for “Love [...]

‘Dirty Politics’ – giving politicians a bad name ( Movie Review – Rating: *1/2)

Film: “Dirty Politics”; Cast: Mallika Sherawat, Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah, Jackie Shroff, Ashutosh Rana, Atul Kulkarni and Sushant Singh; Director: K.C. Bokadia; Rating: *1/2The pot-bellied grotesque politician from Rajasthan used [...]

AIB cancels tour, promises to be back soon

Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) After all the uproar over their video of “AIB Knockout”, standup comedy group All India Bakchod (AIB) cancelled their upcoming live show in Pune, saying they need time to get their act together. The group took to [...]

Sonam Kapoor yet to get discharged

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor says she is recuperating well from swine flu, but will not be discharged from Kokilaben Hospital here Thursday.The daughter of actor-producer Anil Kapoor took to micro-blogging site Twitter to update [...]

‘Coffee Bloom’ awfully pretentious ( Movie Review, Rating: **)

Film: “Coffee Bloom”; Cast: Arjun Mathur, Sugandha Garg, Mohan Kapoor; Director: Manu Warrier; Rating: **Debutant director Manu Warrier’s feature is a baffling bewildering exasperating mound of undecipherable drama, built into [...]

‘Badmaashiyan’ – come, smile a while (Movie Review, Rating: ***)

Film: “Badmaashiyan”; Cast: Suzanna Mukherjee, Sidhant Gupta, Karan Mehra, Sharib Hashmi; Director: Amit Khanna; Rating: *** A well-intended sawach-aur-saaf-suthri comedy “Badmaashiyan” is a curiously content-driven rom-com [...]

Watch it before banning, B-Town on BBC documentary ban

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Members of the film fraternity reacted strongly against the orders to restrain the broadcast of a documentary based on December 16, 2012 gang-rape, including an interview with a convict. They termed the orders a sign [...]

Celebrate Holi with colourful cocktails

New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) With Holi just round the corner, its time to relish delightful cocktails and what better way than to try some good ones made up from Whiskey brand Jim Beam. From Whiskey Sour, Kentucky Storm and Manhattan, these drinks [...]

‘Badlapur’: Leaves much to be desired ( Movie Review, Rating: ***1/2)

Film: “Badlapur”; Cast: Varun Dhawan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Huma Qureshi, Yami Gautam, Divya Dutta, Radhika Apte, Vinay Pathak; Director: Sriram Raghavan; Rating: ***1/2 “The tree remembers, the axe forgets,” reads a proverb [...]