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Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passes away, he was 79

Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passed away on Monday. He was 79. Some of the biggest blockbusters he had acted were Jab Jab Phool Khile, Satyam Shivam Sundaram and Deewar. Bollywood stars have begun paying their condolences to the superstar of yesteryear. Kapoor had chest infection in 2014 after having undergone …

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Suraj Pal Amu, who announced Rs 10 crore bounty on Padmavati, resigns

Haryana BJP’s chief media coordinator, who announced Rs 10 crore bounty for anyone who would kill Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Deepika Padukone, has resigned from his post. Suraj Pal Amu said that he was upset over Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar allegedly skipping a meeting with representatives of the Karni Sena …

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Padmavati controversy:  Regressive India, an Angry Subramanian Swamy slams Deepika Padukone, calling for boycott

BJP leader Subramanian Swam slammed actor Deepika Padukone on Tuesday for her comments regarding the hullabaloo around ‘Padmavati’. “It`s appalling, it`s absolutely appalling. What have we gotten ourselves into? And where have we reached as a nation? We have regressed,” she had said, commenting on the spiralling controversy around the epic drama. Swamy has slammed …

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Amit Masurkar’s ‘Newton’ is India’s official entry for the Oscars

Amit Masurkar’s acclaimed political satire Newton has been selected as India’s official submission for the Best Foreign Film language category at the Oscars. The selection committee of the Film Federation of India, one of the country’s major trade bodies, announced the decision on Friday, said Supran Sen, the organisation’s secretary general. The …

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Lipstick Under My Burqa: Wake Up men! Speak out Women!

So, it was unsurprising that when we were coming out from the theatre after watching Lipstick Under My Burkha last weekend, I overheard a man telling his wife/partner, “kya rikshawalon waali film thi”, which roughly translates to the film being meant for rickshaw-pullers, a comment as classist/sexist as it can get. That …

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MTV movie awards Revamped: the first major film and TV awards ceremony to adopt gender-neutral categories

Emma Watson was among the winners at the MTV movie and TV awards, the first major film and TV awards ceremony to adopt gender-neutral categories. Watson’s performance in Disney’s live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast won her the gong for best actor in a movie, a category that featured both male and …

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Game of Thrones: Fans have cold feelings toward the ‘Game of Thrones’ block of ice stunt

Game of Thrones  has done some pretty unforgivable things, like using women as props and killing our faves — but the latest for loyal fans of the HBO show was being forced to watch a block of ice melt live on the internet in order to uncover the Season 7 …

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Father Karan Johar: It’s Twins- Roohi and Yash

Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar today announced that he had become father to twins – a boy and a girl – through surrogacy. Introducing the children as Roohi and Yash, Mr Johar in a statement he tweeted said the children were the “two most wonderful additions to my life and lifelines”. …

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Oscars 2017: The La La Land-Moonlight Shocker

In what is most certainly the most shocking moment in Oscars history, Faye Dunaway announced the wrong winner for best picture at the end of the night, awarding the trophy to La La Land when it actually was supposed to go to Moonlight. Source: NDTV

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For the first time, two Afghanistan cricketers selected in IPL auction for Sunrisers Hyderabad

This years IPL auction turned out to be a blessing in disguise for Afghanistan cricketers Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan who are the first ones from their country to be selected. Both of these players have been picked by the Sunrisers Hyderabad team. Nabi was bought for Rs 30 lakh while …

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