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Telugu movie 'Ee Maya Peremito' landed in trouble on the day of its release as CBFC Chairperson Prasoon Joshi received a letter from Telangana MLA T. Raja Singh stating that one of the songs in the film, ‘Arihanthanam’, hurts religious sentiments. Several members from the Jain community took to Twitter to request the film unit to remove the song.

10:27:01 on 22 Sep

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It looks like Shilpa Shetty is swapping her favourite 9 yards for a completely different, very unlikely combination. Over the past few weeks, Shilpa has been spotted wearing various looks which have a few things in common. For one, the set isn't matching but still complementary and two, it's high waist and sometimes shows of a sliver of her washboard abs.

08:25:01 on 22 Sep

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Ruk Ruk Ruk, arey baba ruk, oh my darling give me a look..! Do these lyrics ring a bell in your mind? After a decade of about 24 years, the song from ‘Vijaypath’ is set to re-arrive on our playlist this September with its revamped version that you wouldn’t want to skip! Helicopter Eela starring Kajol has already become the talk of the town for its endearing narrative

07:25:02 on 22 Sep

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Twinkle Khanna’s book, Pyjamas are Forgiving, was launched recently and has been received warmly, just like her previous books. Twinkle Khanna spoke about her book, tryst with Bollywood and why she would never write about Bollywood. She also recalled a time when she was called a ‘tomboy’ and explains that she had a moustache and didn’t use lipstick until she began acting.

06:25:02 on 22 Sep

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Florals has been the most popular fashion trend and it's definitely not going away anytime soon. From pretty short dresses and festive Indian suits to statement tops and even accessories, the floral trend is very much all around you. While our B-town stars are embracing autumn with their chic style statements, they have also been turning to florals to keep it stylish.

10:55:01 on 21 Sep

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National Geographic is premiering a new series Mega Icons hosted by acclaimed Bollywood actor R Madhavan. The show employs a unique format to decipher the success stories of different inspiring Indian personalities. The aim of the show is to explore and see about these people who are high achievers and what is special about them which has made them who they are.

09:25:01 on 21 Sep

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Uriyadi, which released in 2016, revolves around four happy-go-lucky college students getting embroiled in politics, was one of most talked about films of 2016. Despite not being a success at the box-office, the film earned recognition from audiences and critics alike. The film is now getting a sequel and it is being bankrolled by Suriya under his banner 2D Entertainment.

07:55:01 on 21 Sep

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A biopic on the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has been a topic of contention ever since her demise in 2016. Chennai-based production house, Papertale Pictures, released the title poster of their project based on the life of the leader. Titled The Iron Lady, the film’s poster was unveiled on September 20, by director AR Murugadoss.

04:56:01 on 21 Sep

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Anushka Sharma receives Smita Patil award

Anushka Sharma who has received the Smita Patil award for the best actor said it validates the choices that she has made so far in her career. The actor, who is gearing up for the release of her film Sui Dhaaga, made her debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi in 2008. She thanked all the writers and directors for playing a key role in her successful journey.

04:55:02 on 21 Sep

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Film directors love captive audiences. So, when Glen Weiss won the Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special for his work directing the Oscars ceremony, he segued from his acceptance speech directly into proposing to his girlfriend Jan Svendsen.
As Svendsen made her way to the stage, the entire audience rose to its feet to give them a rousing applause.

02:55:01 on 21 Sep

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Amal Neerad and Fahad Fasil have teamed up after four years and the result is Varathan, a visual treat. Varathan has got most of the things right in it: in addition to being a thriller, it has an emotional angle as well, which is sure to attract family audiences. It has narrated one of the relevant issues of society in a simple yet gripping manner.

12:26:58 on 21 Sep

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That the movie began with a wedding and a song is no surprise. The title is Mangalyam Thanthunanena, a wedding song from another movie that too began with a wedding – Bangalore Days. Even as it comes from an award-winning woman director, 'Mangalyam Thanthunanena', is on the stereotypical dead theme of a husband cribbing about a marriage because he is supposed to.

11:25:02 on 20 Sep

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Anushka Sharma has surely been notching up the style metre with her stunning appearances for the promotions of her upcoming film Sui Dhaaga. Keeping with the 'Made in India' theme of the film, she has been showcasing a range of beautiful outfits that highlight Indian handlooms. With her latest saree look, she has given you reasons to crush on Indian fabrics all over again.

10:10:02 on 20 Sep

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Director Anurag Kashyap, in response to his film Manmarziyaan being edited after a complaint was filed against it, has lashed out at distributor Eros on Twitter. In a sarcastic message posted on Thursday, the filmmaker wrote that by removing an objectionable scene from his film - presumably without his approval - all the problems of Punjab have been solved.

08:55:02 on 20 Sep

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After the warriors of Thugs of Hindostan, it’s the villain of the drama who was introduced today. Yash Raj Films shared the motion poster of Lloyd Owen who plays the villain John Clive in the magnum opus. Clive comes across as barbaric which makes it clear that the gang of thugs including Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Fatima Sana Shaikh is not going to have it easy.

01:40:01 on 20 Sep

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Three members of the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists Association, Revathy, Padmapriya and Parvathy, sent a letter to Amma reminding the latter of their decision regarding Dileep’s suspension. The AMMA executive committee had asked for 10 days to consider legal options and give decisions on the various points raised by three members, including suspending Dileep.

11:57:02 on 20 Sep

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After a long gap of 19 years, Mahesh Bhatt is returning to the director’s chair and this time he will be directing his much-talented daughter, Alia Bhatt. Sadak 2 has been announced with the lead cast that includes Sanjay Dutt, Pooja Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur and Alia. Pooja and Sanjay were a part of Sadak (1991). Sadak 2 is scheduled to release on March 25, 2020.

11:40:02 on 20 Sep

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Varma, the Tamil remake of Arjun Reddy, marks the debut of Vikram’s son Dhruv, who will reprise Vijay Devarakonda’s role from the original. Announced last November, the regular shooting of the film, according to reliable sources, began in Kathmandu, in March this year. Six months since the project went on the floors its shoot finally got wrapped up earlier this week.

08:26:01 on 20 Sep

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Siva Karthikeyan is one of the most happening heroes in the tinsel town with consecutive in the recent years. The star is basking in glory over his latest film release Seema Raja turning out to be a hit and is concentrating on his upcoming film with director Ravi Kumar. The highlight of the film is that it will have music by the Oscar-winning music director AR Rahman.

06:41:01 on 20 Sep

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Amal Neerad has assembled some of the most incredibly talented names for Varathan, his follow-up to last year's Comrade in America. The film sees Fahadh Faasil and Aishwarya Lekshmi teaming up for the first time. Varathan also stars Sharafudheen, Master Chethan Lal, Dileesh Pothan, and Arjun Ashokan. The film is jointly produced by Amal Neerad and Nazriya Nazim.

01:55:01 on 20 Sep

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Winter is coming so, so slowly. When Game of Thrones claimed the best drama award at Primetime Emmy Awards, it had been more than a year since a new episode of the HBO hit the air. And it still looks like we'll be well into 2019 before Jon Snow, Daenerys and the rest gather again. The final season is taking a long time because it took nearly a full year to shoot the shows.

01:25:01 on 20 Sep

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While DeConnick didn’t create Carol Danvers, she did reshape the hero’s legacy from Ms Marvel into Captain Marvel, a move that immediately ignited a community, captured imaginations and proved that Danvers could shoulder the weight of being the first female character to get her own Marvel Cinematic Universe movie. Captain Marvel will hit theatres on March 8, 2019.

12:25:01 on 20 Sep

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South Indian star Samantha Ruth Prabhu is not only one to keep up with the latest trends but also one to set some. With autumn on its way, Samantha is now taking to warmer colours for her outfits. Wearing prints and patterns is quite a hot trend and Samantha’s recent looks are a clear indication that autumn has arrived in all its printed glory.

10:26:01 on 19 Sep

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Jon M Chu’s smash hit film Crazy Rich Asians will release in India on September 21. The film, which features Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Awkwafina, Nico Santos, is based on the acclaimed worldwide bestseller of the same name by Kevin Kwan. A sequel of the film is already in development. The film is being distributed worldwide by Warner Bros Pictures.

01:40:01 on 19 Sep

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Yash Raj Films on Wednesday unveiled the look of Fatima Sana Shaikh in much awaited action-adventure film Thugs of Hindostan. In the Vijay Krishna Acharya directorial, Fatima will play Zafira. The plot of Thugs of Hindostan is based on Philip Meadows Taylor’s novel Confessions of a Thug and the cult of the Thuggee. Aamir Khan will, reportedly, be seen as Ameer Ali.

11:40:01 on 19 Sep

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After ditching Bigg Boss 12, here’s what comedienne Bharti Singh is up to. According to the reports, the comedian will be hosting her own chat show just like Kapil Sharma. Her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa’s home production will be bankrolling the show with Bhart Singh as the host. The show will be titled as Bharti Ka Show- Ana Hi Padega and will be aired on Tata Sky.

09:41:02 on 19 Sep

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Salman Khan’s production Loveratri, which marks the debut of his brother-in-law Aayush Sharma and Warina Hussain, has been renamed Loveyatri. The renaming is being seen as a response to protests by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad over the similarities between the film’s title and the Hindu festival Navratri, as well as a petition filed against the movie in a court in Bihar.

08:41:02 on 19 Sep

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Marvel Studios' Captain Marvel trailer

The first trailer for the next instalment of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe 'Captain Marvel' is here. Captain Marvel is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel. Brie Larson's plays the title role of Captain Marvel. There’s a lot of anticipation for this movie after the end of Avengers: Infinity War.

06:41:01 on 19 Sep

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Basheer Bashi is a star now. All thanks to his wives! Yes, you heard it right. A Kochi native, Basheer Bashi had hit headlines earlier for his decision to get married for the second time. He now has two wives and two children. The young man was recently seen in the Bigg Boss show (Malayalam) and soon became popular. One of his videos along with his family has is viral now.

12:55:02 on 19 Sep

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After impressing audiences across the globe, Manto is all set to hit the screens in India on September 21. On Monday, Bollywood celebrities including Rekha, Imtiaz Ali, Deepti Naval, Shabana Azmi and others attended a special screening of the film in Mumbai. What made the screening a bit more special was the fact that it was attended by Manto’s family members too.

11:55:01 on 18 Sep

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Samantha Akkineni belongs to the generation of heroines who mostly add no weightage to the actual story of the film. Samantha’s 2010 debut in Telugu Ye Maya Chesave gave her a better lineage than a masala entertainer. She was the central point of this love story and had better scope for perfomance than Naga Chaitanya, but that’s about it.

10:55:01 on 18 Sep

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The much-awaited Emmys 2018 brought with it all the glitz and glamour this year too as Hollywood celebrities walked down the red carpet dressed in their glamorous best. For fans worldwide, it is one of the highlights of the event to see the stars in exclusive designer creations and also to find out who made it to the 'best dressed' lists.

06:25:01 on 18 Sep

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Here comes Bhare Bazaar, the new song from Namaste England, a party anthem that will make everyone to hit the dance floor. Featuring Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor, the song starts with Pari throwing shade at Arjun and pretending all disinterested but few seconds into the song, Arjun convinces Pari to join him on the dance floor with his moves.

03:57:01 on 18 Sep

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The action-packed teaser of Dinesh Selvaraj’s Vikram Prabhu-starrer film, Thuppakki Munai has been released. Hansika plays the love interest of Vikram in the movie. The film also stars MS Baskar and Vela Ramamoorthy. The teaser is packed with back-to-back action and chase sequences. The trailer has been receiving appreciation from all quarters of the film industry.

02:11:01 on 18 Sep

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So, how did your favourite show do? Chances are, not so well. One of the funny things about the Emmy Awards that because there are so many categories, shows can rack up the nominations yet go home empty-handed. The year's most-nominated show, Game of Thrones, won six of 22, but it got the biggest of them all. Game of Thrones won the award for Outstanding Drama series.

12:10:02 on 18 Sep

Aamir Khan on today unveiled the first look of Amitabh Bachchan in much-awaited Yash Raj Films’ movie Thugs of Hindostan. In the period drama, Big B plays Khudabaksh, the commander of the Thugs. Aamir Khan plays the role of Ameer Ali, the main character. The film is set for a Diwali release and the makers claim it “will be the biggest release that Bollywood has ever seen".

11:56:13 on 18 Sep

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The first poster of Made in China, starring Rajkummar Rao and Mouni Roy, was unveiled on Monday. Mouni and Rajkummar Rao will play a married couple Rukmini and Raghu, respectively, in the film. Actor Boman Irani is also a part of the film. The film started rolling in September in Mumbai. Made in China is directed by Mikhil Musale and produced by Dinesh Vijan.

08:41:02 on 18 Sep

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On the off chance that there was anyone out there who had not yet clocked Victoria Beckham’s evolution from Spice Girl into sophisticated fashion designer, the opening 10 seconds of her first ever London catwalk show elegantly drove the point home. Having had 10 years at New York fashion week to refine her formula of grown-up polish Beckham’s London debut oozed confidence.

12:55:01 on 18 Sep

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Seven women activists from Hyderabad have moved Hyderabad HC questioning the inaction of the Telangana government in constituting a committee to look into the complaints of sexual exploitation of women artistes in the Telugu film industry. The SCW, too, after receiving a petition from the activists, directed the government to submit a report on the action taken.

09:55:01 on 17 Sep

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You will be super excited to watch the upcoming film Sui Dhaaga: Made In India. Not only does the film bring together two great actors but it is also the story of a tailor and his wife taking the message of Make In India forward. But for now, you will be quite impressed with the outfits worn by the star cast for various promotional events for the film.

08:55:01 on 17 Sep

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Internet sensation Bhuvan Bam just made his acting debut with Divya Dutta in a short film Plus Minus, which has garnered almost 5 million views in less than 24 hours. The story revolves around two strangers who meet each other during a train journey and how their conversation turns out to be life-changing. It a simple tale that drives home an important personal message.

02:11:01 on 17 Sep

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To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before has been hailed as the first mainstream teen romance to feature an Asian-American lead. But TATBILB does not make Lara Jean’s ethnicity a focus or even a plot point. The fact that she is Asian-American is a backdrop to the movie’s romcom plot. This makes it a valuable contribution to Asian-American representation in the mainstream media.

01:41:02 on 17 Sep

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Veteran movie and serial actor and director Captain Raju passed away on Monday. He was 68. He passed away at his residence in Kochi and the cremation will be held later in the day. The actor who made his debut in a movie called 'Raktham' in 1981, went on to act in several Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu films.

10:26:02 on 17 Sep

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Stree has defied all box office predictions to enter the coveted Rs 100-crore club. The horror-comedy, which has earned Rs 101.43 crore so far, is the ninth film to achieve this milestone this year. Despite facing stiff competition from Hollywood release, The Nun, and Anurag Kashyap's Manmarziyaan, Stree has managed to hold its ground at the box office.

07:41:01 on 17 Sep

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Actor Mohanlal, who had brushed off a media question yesterday, about the protest of nuns, had invited the wrath of many who stand by the historic movement of the women. However, within a day, he clarified the reason for his reaction, via his online page, and the actor blames his state at the time for the way he answered the question.

05:25:01 on 17 Sep

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Vasan Bala’s Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota won the Grolsch People’s Choice Midnight Madness Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. Bala’s second movie is about a man who feels no pain, and who uses this skill to learn martial arts and hunt down criminals. Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota is the first Indian film to have been selected for TIFF’s Midnight Madness category.

04:55:02 on 17 Sep

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Singer-actor Selena Gomez is open to singing in a Bollywood film, and says it will be a beautiful experience. Asked if she would consider singing for a Bollywood film, she told IANS: "I've never been asked that! Why not, I think that would be beautiful." As an actor she has been a part of projects such as The Greatest Showman and Hotel Transylvania franchise.

01:55:01 on 17 Sep

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Aamir Khan’s Mahabharata shelved?

Earlier this year we heard that Aamir Khan was planning to make a mega-budget multi-part movie series based on the Mahabharata, with a cast full of A-listers. Then, we heard that the actor-producer had changed his mind and decided to turn the epic into a web-series featuring fresh faces. Now, it seems the project has been shelved altogether.

06:25:01 on 16 Sep

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Bollywood bets big on new faces

The inability of Bollywood’s biggest stars to guarantee box office returns lately has led filmmakers to rely on fresh faces for their projects. Without attributing the trend to fading star power, film-makers say there is science to backing newcomers. Fading star power at the box office may have to do with the actors not choosing scripts that satisfy or please fans.

12:35:02 on 16 Sep

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Avengers 4, which will wrap up the massive Thanos storyline, has been undergoing reshoots. These reshoots are not a cause for worry since they are common with big films for a variety of reasons. For example, some scenes may need to be redone to accommodate special effects or CGI. A film like Avengers 4 can be a logistical nightmare with over 60 cast members.

06:25:01 on 16 Sep

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The Hollywood Reporter said this week that Henry Cavill was most likely being dropped as Superman in Warner Bros’ ‘evolving’ (and rapidly unraveling) DC Extended Universe. The actor quickly responded with a cryptic Instagram video – which, if anything, only made things worse – and Warners was quick to ‘clarify’ that no firm decisions had been made.

04:27:01 on 16 Sep

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Dulquer Salmaan starrer Oru Yamandan Premakadha went on the floors recently amidst a lot of expectations. Touted to be a comedy entertainer, this Malayalam film has Samyuktha Menon and Nikhila Vimal sharing screen space with Dulquer, besides a host of other actors in pivotal and supporting roles.

12:25:01 on 16 Sep

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The Broadcast Audience Research Council ratings are here for week 36. While Kaun Banega Crorepati 10 was expected to break all records, it managed a decent opening at the seventh position. But its success has led to Sony TV emerging as the top GEC in the urban market. Naagin 3 continued to rule the charts as the numero uno show. It’s followed by Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.

11:26:01 on 15 Sep

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Marvel Studios is going to release Avengers: Infinity War’s Hindi dubbed version in Indian theatres again. The studio announced the news on their social media accounts today, on the occasion of Hindi Diwas. The rerelease date is October 2. It is the fourth highest grossing worldwide movie ever. In India, it is the highest grossing Hollywood film in the country.

08:25:01 on 15 Sep

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Veteran actress Shabana Azmi says that she wants to get rid of her dependence on the mobile phone. She is currently in Karjat shooting for "The Moghuls", a web series for Hotstar produced by Nikkhil Advani. The Internet is a fascinating web for Shabana. What fascinated Shabana was the space and attention given to the women figures from Moghul history.

04:55:01 on 15 Sep

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Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar’s 2.0 teaser was released on September 13 in 3D and 2D. Chitti, the robot from Enthiran, who is brought back to fight a Crowman, played by Akshay Kumar. The teaser set up the fight between Chitti and the Crowman. The internet is now working hard to come up with memes and many of them, mostly targetting the Crowman, have sprung up on Twitter.

01:55:01 on 15 Sep

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Bigg Boss fame Arav, who went in as the surprise guest in Bigg Boss Tamil 2 house, is happy he’s out of the house and has even signed a new film, Raja Bheema, being directed by debutant Naresh Sampath. The film, we hear, will revolve around the connect between man and animals. Going by the first look, an elephant plays an important role in the film.

10:25:01 on 14 Sep

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Anushka Sharma and Varun Dhawan are promoting eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations. The duo, who will next be seen in Sui Dhaaga: Made In India, visited a mall in Mumbai to launch ‘Green Ganesha’.

02:10:01 on 14 Sep

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Kareena Kapoor Khan, who made an impressive comeback from her maternity leave with Veere Di Wedding, is all set to follow her good friend Karan Johar. She will soon be seen as a host of radio show, quite like Karan’s Calling Karan. The show will go on air in December this year. Kareena consulted Karan about it and he reportedly asked her to take the plunge.

06:51:45 on 14 Sep

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U Turn, with actor Samantha in the lead, is the bilingual (Tamil and Telugu) remake of Pawan Kumar’s Kannada thriller by the same name that released in 2016. The film stays true to its original version, with the director retaining the character names in the remake as well. The film has a gripping first half that has been executed quite well but the climax is disappointing,

04:55:01 on 14 Sep

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Will Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy would be released in Kannada and if so would there be any opposition? Well, a section of those in the film circles opines that there may be no big opposition as the film has the Kannada star Sudeep in a pivotal role. This question has been raised since pro-Kannada outfits are seeking a ban on dubbed films.

03:55:01 on 14 Sep

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Celebrities down south are currently gearing up for South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA), which rewards the artistic and technical achievements of the south Indian film industry. This year, SIIMA will take place in Dubai and celebs have started to descend on the city for the awards gala. Fans will get to see dance performances of their favourite actors.

09:41:02 on 13 Sep

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Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani has revealed that the test screenings for his blockbuster Sanju evoked a negative reaction for its protagonist Sanjay Dutt, causing him to make changes in the script to create empathy for the actor. The film met with criticism over its glorification of Dutt’s life and projection of media as the villain of the actor’s story.

07:40:01 on 13 Sep

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Salman Khan’s production venture Loveratri has hit a roadblock as Bihar’s Muzaffarpur Court has given orders to file an FIR against Salman Khan and seven other actors. As per the complaint, the film’s title allegedly hurts Hindu sentiments. Court gives orders to file FIR against Salman Khan and 7 other actors after a complaint was filed by an advocate against him.

04:40:01 on 13 Sep

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Anushka Sharma has been having a fashionable run during Sui Dhaaga promotions by staying loyal to solid neutrals with a fair deal of magnificent Indian wear thrown in. During movie promotions with co-star Varun Dhawan, we've noticed that Anushka has been sporting a very specific makeup look by Daniel Bauer, with a touch of variation now and again.

08:55:01 on 12 Sep

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Actor Tiger Shroff dismissed reports of his rumoured girlfriend Disha Patani rejecting a film with Hrithik Roshan as 'something very silly.' Disha and Hrithik, last week, slammed reports that suggested the Baaghi 2 star refused a film with the Mohenjo Daro actor after he made her uncomfortable by sending her flirtatious messages.

07:55:01 on 12 Sep

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Richa Chadha and Pankaj Tripathi have joined the cast of Ashwini Iyer Tiwari’s upcoming sports drama Panga, also starring Kangana Ranaut, Jassie Gill and Neena Gupta. Richa, who is currently awaiting the release of Love Sonia, will soon join the team of Panga for the shoot of the film. Panga is said to be the story of a new-age family that challenges stereotypes.

04:40:02 on 12 Sep

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Following the mega success of PSV Garuda Vega, its lead star Rajasekar is now all set to move over to his next project. To be directed by Prashanth Varma of Awe fame, the film is touted to be a crime thriller set in the 1980s. The star will be seen playing a police officer in this flick. Titled as Kalki, the shooting of the film will begin on September 19, report sources.

01:25:01 on 12 Sep

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After launching her new fashion label with designer Monisha Jaising recently, Shweta Bachchan Nanda is all set to foray" into the fabulous world of fiction" with her new book titled Paradise Towers. Shweta shared the first look of her debut novel on Twitter. Shweta's Paradise Towers will be launched on Amitabh Bachchan's 76th birthday (October 10).

11:40:01 on 12 Sep

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Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha are gearing up for much-awaited project Dabangg 3, which will soon go on floors. Both the stars made the official announcement on their Instagram accounts. They revealed that the film will hit screens next year. Dabangg franchise’s first instalment marked the debut of Arbaaz Khan as a producer and Abhinav Kashyap as a director.

07:41:02 on 12 Sep

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Popular actor and comedian Yogi Babu has clarified that he will not be playing the hero in director Sam Anton’s upcoming film. The actor was addressing rumours that were making the rounds a few days ago. Sam Anton had recently announced that his next film will star Yogi Babu in an important role. The news that Yogi will be playing the lead has spread like wildfire.

09:55:01 on 11 Sep

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Richa Chadha has proven herself to be a serious value addition to Bollywood time and again. From couture gowns to chic dresses, Richa has also proven herself to be quite a style icon. Recently, the outfits Richa Chadha wore at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne left us admiring her sense of aesthetics and also her versatility as a dresser.

09:25:01 on 11 Sep

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Deepika Padukone is the latest Bollywood celebrity who will be immortalised in wax at Madame Tussauds. Deepika joins actors Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan and Madhuri Dixit-Nene at the iconic museum in London. In July, Deepika announced that her statue will be unveiled in 2019 at Madame Tussauds in London and in New Delhi.

08:25:01 on 11 Sep

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Superstar Rajinikanth has teamed up with Karthik Subbaraj for upcoming Tamil action-thriller Petta. Rumoured to be playing a professor with a violent past, Rajinikanth has rejoined the sets of the film in Lucknow after a schedule. There were rumours that Rajinikanth went to Lucknow as part of his political journey but his manager clarified that he had gone to shoot Petta.

07:55:01 on 11 Sep

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The trailer of Ayushmann Khurrana and Sanya Malhotra starrer Badhaai Ho is finally out. Both the leading stars have been building up the excitement for the film in the last few days. While Sanya was teasing him with 'Congratulations', Ayushmann was just fuming about something we did not know. Well, the trailer has revealed the reason behind Ayushmann's angst.

03:55:02 on 11 Sep

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The first set of posters of Ayushmann Khurrana and Sanya Malhotra starrer Badhaai Ho is out. The movie also stars Neena Gupta and Gajraj Rao in significant roles. It is the first time the audience will see Sanya and Ayushmann together. Both Sanya and Ayushmann have a lot on their plates right now. While Ayushmann will be seen in Andhadhun, Sanya will star in Pataakha.

07:41:02 on 11 Sep

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The latest theatrical trailer of actor Vikram’s upcoming film Saamy Square was released on Monday. The film brings back one of the most successful characters in Vikram’s acting career, IPS Aarusaamy, to the big screen after a gap of 18 years. Bobby Simha plays the main villain. The film stars Keerthy Suresh, Aishwarya Rajesh, Prabhu and Soori among others.

06:40:01 on 11 Sep

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Soon after Kalidas Jayaram’s debut movie as a hero in Mollywood, Poomaram, hit the silver screens earlier this year, it was announced that the young actor would be teaming up with maverick director Jeethu Joseph. The project went on to have an official start with its muhurat happening in Ernakulam recently. Aparna Balamurali will play the lead opposite Kalidas.

03:25:01 on 11 Sep

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Post the release of C/o Kancharapalem, we’ve all been talking about the film’s emotional aptitude and empathy. For a film that has a big chunk of heart, beating and bloody, it is also surprisingly levelheaded and intelligent with what it is trying to say. The film gives us empathetic male and female characters in realistic set-ups, without any of it looking like tokenism.

07:41:02 on 10 Sep

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Kovai Senthil passes away in Coimbatore

Popular character artist Kovai Senthil aka Kumarasamy passed away on September 9 at a private hospital in Vadavalli, Coimbatore, due to age-related health issues. He was 74. Known for his comedy roles, Kovai Senthil has acted in many Tamil films. Following his sudden demise, several Kollywood celebrities took to Twitter to offer condolences.

05:55:01 on 10 Sep

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Stoning of a private bus and a KSRTC bus each in Mangaluru and in Bantwal led to stoppage of movement of private and KSRTC buses since morning on account of Bharath Bandh called by the ruling Congress, Janata Dal and other parties. Police said a private bus coming to Mangaluru from Bengaluru was stoned near a hotel opposite to Balmatta Post Office.

03:55:02 on 10 Sep

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Directed by debutante Rajeesh Bala, the trailer of the upcoming movie 'Vandi' released on Saturday. The film stars Vidharth and Chandini Tamilarasan in lead roles. The story revolves around the lives of people involved in purse-snatching. The glimpse from the trailer also shows the struggles faced by the police in such cases.

03:55:01 on 10 Sep

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, along with daughter Aaradhya attended the first Women in Film and Television (WIFT) India Award. At the ceremony, established to honour the best female talent in Bollywood and Hollywood, the actor was bestowed with the inaugural Meryl Streep Award for Excellence. Director Zoya Akhtar and Janhvi Kapoor, among others, were also honoured at the event.

12:25:01 on 10 Sep

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HBO’s fantasy drama Game of Thrones bagged the most wins on the night one of Creative Arts Emmys 2018. The show won seven trophies out of its 15 announced nominations. Ryan Murphy’s The Assassination of Gianni Versace took the second place with four wins. The Crown, The Handmaid’s Tale and The Marvelous Mrs Maisel took the third place with three statuettes each.

02:25:02 on 09 Sep

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The teaser of Mangalyam Thanthunanena is out and from the fun wedding that it features, fans can expect a laugh riot. Kunchacko Boban plays the lead role and is directed by Soumya Sadanandan. This is first her first attempt at directing a feature film, though she has National Award to her name for Best Documentary for Chembai: My discovery of a legend.

10:26:01 on 09 Sep

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Switzerland to honour Sridevi with statue

In a tribute to Sridevi, Switzerland tourism industry is planning to install a statue of the late actor, whose song-dance-romance sequences against the Alps had set the Bollywood trend of shooting in the picturesque locations of the country. Considering Sridevi’s role in promoting tourism here, there is a proposal to honour the actor by having her statue.

08:26:02 on 09 Sep

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‘Bollywood playback doyenne’ might be an apt way to describe her but we aren’t quite sure if Asha Bhosle herself would like to be called that. She’s more like a rockstar, whose music has both grooved and moved us beyond words. Given her youthful exuberance, it is easy to forget that Bhosle turns 85 today.

01:55:01 on 09 Sep

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Dealing with addiction and confronting the long road to recovery is an unimaginably challenging process yet too often on-screen, films that tackle the subject matter struggle to convey this, that road seeming straight rather than long, twisting and filled with potholes. In Beautiful Boy, Steve Carell’s character is reminded that relapse is part of recovery.

11:25:01 on 08 Sep

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In the last episode of the seventh season of Game of Thrones, we saw Tyrion Lannister looking at Jon as he enters Dany's room with... jealousy? Worry? We could not quite pinpoint his emotion. Peter Dinklage, who plays the role of Tyrion in the HBO show has finally cleared the air about his reaction to Jon Snow and Dany’s relationship.

12:25:02 on 08 Sep

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There’s been a lot of drama surrounding Salman Khan’s next Bharat, especially regarding Priyanka Chopra exiting the film. It was big news when the Quantico star signed up for Bharat, since this would be first film with Salman in 10 years. However Priyanka quit the film days before filming started, apparently due to her wedding with Nick Jonas being announced.

07:25:01 on 07 Sep

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Days after the Madras HC imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on director Shankar for not appearing for a hearing on a criminal suit related to copyright of his movie Enthiran, the court posted the case for a final hearing on September 28. Aarur Tamil Nadan, an author, the petitioner in the case, filed a suit in the court in 2010 claiming that it was based in his novel.

04:26:01 on 07 Sep

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Salman Khan’s Loveratri dragged to court

An advocate Thursday filed a complaint in a Bihar court against Salman Khan and others associated with his next home production Loveratri, alleging that the title of the film hurts Hindu sentiments by deriding the festival of Navaratri. The complaint filed by Sudhir Kumar Ojha alleged that the film, produced by Khan, promotes vulgarity and denigrates Goddess Durga.

08:41:02 on 07 Sep

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A five-judge Constitutional bench of the Supreme Court today legalised same-sex relations between consenting adults. The apex court was hearing a clutch of petitions challenging criminalisation of homosexuality. All the celebrities from Bollywood have been reacting to the Supreme Court's verdict decriminalising gay sex between consenting adults.

06:41:01 on 07 Sep

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Apurva Asrani, editor and writer of Aligarh, a film about the mysterious death of gay professor Ramchandra Siras, is one of the few openly LGBTQ+ people working in the Hindi film industry. It might be a while before industry professionals feel encouraged enough to be open about their sexuality, but Asrani feels Hindi cinema itself has started opening up.

12:55:01 on 07 Sep

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