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Yash Chopra was worried about ‘Veer-Zaara’: Manoj Bajpayee

Yash Chopra was worried about 'Veer-Zaara': Manoj Bajpayee

Actor Manoj Bajpayee, who shared screen space with actors Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukerji in “Veer-Zaara”, says late filmmaker Yash Chopra was worried about the films response at the box office during its release in 2004. (“Yash Chopra was worried about ‘Veer-Zaara’: Manoj Bajpayee”) “I was sitting with Yashji …

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Dharmendra turns 82, Hema wishes good health, happiness

Dharmendra turns 82, Hema wishes good health, happiness

On veteran actor Dharmendra’s 82nd birthday on Friday, his wife and actress-politician Hema Malini prayed for his good health and happiness. (“Dharmendra turns 82, Hema wishes good health, happiness”) Hema tweeted a string of photographs along with Dharmendra and captioned them: “On Dharamji’s birthday, I pray for his happiness and …

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We should attack patriarchy, chauvinism: Kangana Ranaut

We should attack patriarchy, chauvinism: Kangana Ranaut

Actress Kangana Ranaut, who never minces words, has opposed the threats issued to “Padmavati” actress Deepika Padukone, and said patriarchy in the society needs to be attacked. (“We should attack patriarchy, chauvinism: Kangana Ranaut”) Kangana was at Reebok’s Fit To Fight Awards here on Thursday night when she was asked …

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‘Tourism-oriented’ state Goa may ban ‘Padmavati’

'Tourism-oriented' state Goa may ban 'Padmavati'

Stating that a tourism-oriented state like Goa cannot afford law and order problems, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said he will “look into” the demand of the BJP state women’s wing to ban the screening of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film ‘Padmavati’. (“‘Tourism-oriented’ state Goa may ban ‘Padmavati'”) Parrikar …

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Farhan Akhtar urges people to invest in healthcare

Farhan Akhtar urges people to invest in healthcare

Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, who takes fitness seriously, will now endorse Apollo Munich Health Insurance. (“Farhan Akhtar urges people to invest in healthcare”) As the brand ambassador, he aims to make more Indians aware of health insurance. “I am someone who takes fitness very seriously but at the same time, I …

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Quality matters, not numbers: Vivek on box office

Quality matters, not numbers: Vivek on box office

Actor Vivek Oberoi says he doesn’t care about the Rs 100 crore benchmark for movies as a great film will be remembered for its story, and not necessarily for the business it generated. (“Quality matters, not numbers: Vivek on box office”) Asked if the Rs 100 crore benchmark matters to …

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Would love to do a sports biopic: Saiyami Kher

Would love to do a sports biopic: Saiyami Kher

Actress Saiyami Kher, who made her Bollywood debut with Rakesh Omprakash Mehra’s directorial “Mirzya”, wants to do a sports biopic as she feels that she will do “complete justice” to the film. (“Would love to do a sports biopic: Saiyami Kher”) “Roles that give me a scope and opportunity to …

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Soha Ali Khan: Of big shoes and small feet

Soha Ali Khan: Of big shoes and small feet

“She’s woken up,” Soha Ali Khan exclaimed before she hung up to attend to her newfound world of motherhood. Happy balancing it with what she calls her “moderately famous” public life, she says she always knew she had “impossibly large shoes to fill” with her “small feet”. (“Soha Ali Khan: …

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I capture realism with its complexity: Anurag Kashyap

I capture realism with its complexity: Anurag Kashyap

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, known for projecting realism in his cinema, is looking forward to his new directorial venture “Mukkabaaz”, which addresses multiple “complex” issues of society — from the poor infrastructure to reverse caste politics. (“I capture realism with its complexity: Anurag Kashyap”) Kashyap said here: “My film is set …

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Hope audience gets Rawal Ratan Singh: Shahid Kapoor

Hope audience gets Rawal Ratan Singh: Shahid Kapoor

Actor Shahid Kapoor, one of the three lead actors of controversial film “Padmavati”, hopes the audience understands his part as Rawal Ratan Singh. He feels it’s a character that would make people want to be “better” in today’s time. (“Hope audience gets Rawal Ratan Singh: Shahid Kapoor”) The actor stressed …

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