Draw inspiration from Vedas to fight climate change: Dia Mirza

UNITED NATIONS:  Bollywood actor and environmentalist Dia Mirza says it's time to draw inspiration from the Vedas to fight climate change and save the global ecology.

Italian comic actor nominated for Unesco Committee

ROME: The government has decided to nominate 82-year-old Italian comic actor Lino Banfi to represent Italy on a Unesco committee, Deputy Premier, Welfare and Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio said.

Chris Brown investigated for alleged rape in Paris

PARIS: Singer Chris Brown has again landed himself in trouble with the law after being accused of rape in Paris.

Important to have a pet-friendly country: Dino Morea

MUMBAI:  Actor Dino Morea, who is associated with a multi-city pet festival, has stressed the importance of being a pet-friendly country.

Priyank happy to collaborate with Neha Kakkar

MUMBAI:  Priyank Sharma of "Bigg Boss" fame will be seen opposite singer Neha Kakkar in the video of a song sung by Tony Kakkar.

Rakul Preet looks forward to a busy year

NEW DELHI:  Actress Rakul Preet is excited about Milap Zaveri's "Marjaavaan", and says it is a very performance-oriented role but with a commercial touch.

My family has brought me up as a feminist: Director Kajri Babbar

NEW DELHI:  Director Kajri Babbar, daughter of producer Kishan Babbar and niece of actor-politician Raj Babbar, says she was raised as a feminist. She is now speaking up for the "untold voices of women" through her films that deal with a topic like Indian brides being deserted by their NRI husbands.

Guru Randhawa may go on Pakistan music tour

MUMBAI: Popular singer Guru Randhawa, who has the track "Lahore" to his credit, says he has discussed a plan to visit Pakistan for a music tour.

Looking forward to work with Ajay Devgn again: Anand Pandit

MUMBAI: Producer Anand Pandit is happy to back "Total Dhamaal" and he is especially looking forward to work with actor Ajay Devgn, who is also co-producing the project.

Dolly Sohi's first negative avatar on TV

MUMBAI:  Actress Dolly Sohi of "Kalash" fame says she is excited and nervous about playing a negative role in a TV show for the first time.

Everything boils down to the script itself: Deepika Padukone

MUMBAI:  Actress Deepika Padukone, who was last seen onscreen in "Padmaavat", says that everything boils down to the script itself for a film to work at the box office.

A propaganda film will work if the story works: Filmmaker Prakash Jha

NEW DELHI: The Accidental Prime Minister" and "Uri - The Surgical Strike", which have begun Bollywood's 2019 calendar, have been branded "propaganda films" by a cross-section of people. Filmmaker Prakash Jha, who has dabbled in politics himself, says propaganda films can work only if the story strikes a chord with the audience.

Alliance Club Phagwara gives Rs.25000 aid to veteran Punjabi actor Satish Kaul

PHAGWARA: After the initiative of the state government to help the famous Punjabi Film Actor Satish Kaul, now the members of Alliance Club Phagwara headed by President Surinder Mittal along with Alliance District 126 NK Charter District Governor Gurwinder Judge went to the house of Smt Satya Wati sister of the veteran actor and met Satish Kaul on Thursday. Alliance  Club  President Surinder Mittal gave a financial help of Rs 25,000/- to Kaul who was living in a sad state of affairs for the past many years.

Digital space has no where to go but up: Vir Das

NEW DELHI:  Actor-comedian Vir Das says the digital space is a boon and has no where but to go up.

PM wants entertainment industry to feel part of nation's growth: Producer Mahaveer Jain

MUMBAI: Producer Mahaveer Jain, who along with filmmaker Karan Johar, initiated the move for a delegation of young Bollywood talent to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, says he wants the entertainment industry to be a more proactive part of the process of nation building.

Sooraj Pancholi's 'Satellite Shankar' to release in July

MUMBAI:  Actor Sooraj Pancholi, who was last seen onscreen in the 2015 film "Hero", has been roped in for the upcoming movie "Satellite Shankar", which will be releasing on July 5.

Bipasha turns 40, Karan says she makes her life complete

MUMBAI:  On actress Bipasha Basu's 40th birthday on Monday, her husband and actor Karan Singh Grover took to social media and shared a heart-warming message thanking her for making his life beautiful and complete.

Sotheby's India MD resigns following sexual harassment allegations

NEW DELHI:  Following sexual harassment allegations in November 2018 and an indefinite period of leave, Sotheby's Managing Director for India Gaurav Bhatia has stepped down from the post, an official statement said on Saturday.

Maniesh Paul undergoes surgery

MUMBAI: Host-actor Maniesh Paul suffered an injury on his thigh and underwent surgery. He says he is now fine.

Process of learning horse riding has been empowering: Arjun Kapoor

MUMBAI:  Actor Arjun Kapoor is taking horse riding lessons to prep for his upcoming period drama "Panipat" and says the process of learning has been therapeutic and empowering.


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