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Bihari delicacy litti-chokha to compete with American, Thai cuisines at Manila food fest

India, May 24 -- Bihari delicacy litti-chokha, that once bowled over Bollywood star Aamir Khan, is now slated to give competition to New York's red hook lobster pound, Mexican taco and Thailand's most popular street food, Sukiyaki -a mixture of glass noodles, egg and seafood - at the international food festival to be held in the Philippines capital, Manila, from May 31.

Aamir Khan had relished the two-dish combination of litti (baked wheat balls... Read More


PeeCee loves Ranveer's 'rebellious attitude'

New Delhi, May 24 -- Priyanka Chopra's dream co-host is none other than the energy-pack of Bollywood Ranveer Singh, because of his "rebellious attitude."

The 34-year-old Global icon, who is taking over the international talk shows to promote her debut Hollywood 'Baywatch,' recently visited 'Live with Kelly and Ryan' show and revealed something really interesting.

When quizzed what qualities her dream co-host should have and who would her dream ... Read More


Priyanka Chopra's Baywatch gets an abysmal 14% rating on Rotten Tomatoes

New Delhi, May 24 -- Things do not look up for Priyanka Chopra's Hollywood debut. The first reviews are in and critics have mercilessly panned Baywatch, a film reboot of the popular 90's TV show.

The film, which is the latest addition in the slew of TV show adaptations in the Jump Street movies format, is being thrashed for its immature content and bad acting.

With 42 reviews in, Baywatch currently has a 14%, "rotten" rating on Rotten Tomatoes'... Read More


THE AIRPORT SHOWSTOPPERS

Mumbai, May 24 -- After scorching the red carpet at the Cannes film festival, Deepika Padukone is back in the bay. But when she landed in Mumbai on May 20, her look was nothing short of a fashion statement. This isn't a standalone case though: from Kangana Ranaut's immaculate dressing to Sonam Kapoor's nonchalant attires, an increasing number of Bollywood stars are aiming to have their airport looks on point. "The airport is the best place to spo... Read More


GLITZ AND GRIT

Mumbai, May 24 -- A party held at Mukesh Ambani's residence in Mumbai was attended by cricketers and film stars such as Amitabh Bachchan, Sachin Tendulkar, Kiran More, Parthiv Patel, Krunal Pandya and Hardik Pandya. The next big line-up of stars was seen at the Mumbai airport. This included Parineeti Chopra and MS Dhoni. Mohit Suri was seen entering his residence along with Arjun Kapoor. Dharmendra and Hema Malini were part of a movie promotion i... Read More


'People put film festivals on a pedestal'

Mumbai, May 24 -- Nandita Das is a regular at the Cannes Film festival, and she finds the festival "fascinating". She says, "Such festivals are a great platform to showcase your films and meet various creative talents. Cannes is a haven for films and people connected to films. Usually, people put film festivals on a pedestal, as if they are the ultimate judge of good cinema. Or we dumb them down and coin terms like festival films. But neither is ... Read More


'I don't need to ask for roles in Hollywood'

Mumbai, May 24 -- Nawazuddin Siddiqui is known for playing diverse roles with ease. He catapulted to a different league after his gritty performance in Anurag Kashyap's Gangs of Wasseypur (2012). Since then, there has been no looking back for the actor who went on to do films such as Bombay Talkies (2013), The Lunchbox (2013), Badlapur (2015) and Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015), to name a few.

A majority of his roles have been dark and intense like his... Read More


PRIYANKA SAYS BAYWATCH IS R-RATED MOVIE AND NOT TO TAKE YOUR KIDS

Chennai, May 24 -- Priyanka Chopra who is busy promoting her Hollywood debut film 'Baywatch' revealed how embarrassing it was to use abusive words while delivering the dialogues on-screen.

To a popular daily, Priyanka Chopra said she was always conscious about abusing on-screen. It was on the sets of 'Kaminey', Priyanka Chopra was first asked to abuse her co-star on-screen. Priyanka said she was aware it is going to be tough when she signed the ... Read More


Film festival remembering Charlie Chaplin organised at Bharat Bhavan in city

Bhopal, May 24 -- The charm of Charlie Chaplin was created at Bharat Bhavan. A film festival remembering the one of the best comedians Charlie Chaplin is being organised at Bharat Bhavan.

The film fest is being organized by the Chhavi series of classical cinema, Bharat Bhavan. The festival started on Tuesday with the film 'The Kid'.

The Kid is a 1921 American silent comedy-drama film written by, produced by, directed by, and starring Charlie Ch... Read More


Half Girlfriend is Shraddha's fourth best opening

Dhaka, May 24 -- Shraddha Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor starrer Half Girlfriend has raked in a whopping 10 crores of moolah at the box office on its day one.

This is Shraddha's fourth best opening after Ek Villain, ABCD 2 and Baaghi, also withstanding the fact that all these films opened to a two digit number, which is a rare feat for anyone who has just started in the industry some time back.

Shraddha has made a mark for herself in the film industry... Read More