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Chennai is very lucky for me: Bappi Lahiri

Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) Bollywood music composer-singer Bappi Lahiri said Thursday that he has so many memorable experiences in Chennai and considers the city very lucky for him.

Raveena to shoot sufi song for 'Shobhana 7 Nights'

Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Raveena Tandon will be seen swaying to the tunes of a Sufi song in her new film "Shobhana 7 Nights". The actress says the song is for commercial release of the film.

'Silver Linings Playbook' - cloudy yet shines

Film: Silver Linings Playbook; Directed by: David O. Russell; Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Anupam Kher, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker, Julia Stiles, Brea Bee; Rating: ***1/2

Sajid Khan ready to spin the disc!

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Sajid Khan is set to don the garb of a disc jockey (DJ) at the launch of the disco number of his upcoming film "Himmatwala".

Dubbing takes away real emotion: Bipasha

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Actress Bipasha Basu has been busy dubbing for horror film "Aatma", but she strongly feels that the process takes the real emotions away from scenes.

There was challenge associated with 'Aadhi Bhagavana': Neetu Chandra

Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) Actress Neetu Chandra says that more than her enthusiasm to work with Tamil filmmaker Ameer Sultan, it was a challenge to learn the language that persuaded her to be part of forthcoming Tamil action film "Aadhi Bhagavan".

I approached 'Silver Linings Playbook' as newcomer: Anupam Kher

Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who has been part of more than 450 films in a three-decade career, says he approached his Hollywood film "Silver Linings Playbook" as a newcomer.

Saif to make nasty 'Bullet Raja' look cool

Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan says although his character in new film "Bullet Raja" wears nasty clothes, he will still try to make him look cool in them.

Children play important role in decision-making: Onir

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Onir feels that children have the power to influence family decisions as it often becomes difficult to say 'no' to them.

Triptha hopes to taste success with "Bloody Isshq"

Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Actress Triptha Parashar, who worked with Randeep Hooda in "Rang Rasiya", is happy with her co-star's success and hopes with her film "Bloddy Isshq" she too gets a taste of it.

Reality show remains Kim's top priority

Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian, who is pregnant with her first child with rapper Kanye West, says her reality TV show "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" is still her first priority.

RGV to release background music of 'The Attacks...'

Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who recently launched the music of his movie "The Attacks of 26/11", will soon be releasing the background music also -- titled "The Sound of 26/11".

Abhishek Bachchan to star in 'Meerut Junction'?

Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Anand Kumar, who is looking forward to the release of his new film "Zila Ghaziabad", is already working on his next project titled "Meerut Junction" and is keen to cast Abhishek Bachchan in the lead.

When Ali Zafar did a John Abraham!

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar ended up rehearsing just in his boxers, a la John Abraham, while shooting for "Chashme Baddoor". He stripped all thanks to a prank played on him by his co-stars Siddharth and Divyendu Sharma.

Kris Jenner feels guilty

Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian's mother Kris Jenner says she feels guilty as she finds it difficult to divide her time equally between her six children.

It's kids over career for Mila Kunis

Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) Actress Mila Kunis, who is dating actor Ashton Kutcher, says she might quit acting in favour of having a family in the near future because she wants to focus on enjoying a normal life.

India premiere of 'Silver Linings Playbook' cancelled

Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) The much-awaited India premiere of Anupam Kher-starrer Hollywood film "Silver Linings Playbook" has been called off after the sponsors reportedly backed out at the last minute.

Haridas: emotionally uplifting film

Movie: 'Haridas'; Director: GNR Kumaravelan; Cast: Kishore, Sneha, Prithviraj Das, Soori, Pradeep Rawat and Yugi Sethu; Rating: ***1/2

Wilkinson's son has seen her Playboy photos

Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) Former Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson's son has already seen her naked pictures.

Prashant Narayanan records own album 'Kamasutra'

Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Actor Prashant Narayanan, known for his portrayal of dark roles in films like "Bhindi Baazaar", "Murder 2", "Yeh Saali Zindagi", reveals he is recording his own album, which has been titled "Kamasutra".

Craig 'nothing' like James Bond

Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig says he is different from his onscreen James Bond character in "every way".

Ankita and I are not married yet: Sushant Singh Rajput

Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Actor Sushant Singh Rajput says he and girlfriend Ankita Lokhande are not married yet and that the whole world would know when they decide to take their relationship to the next level.

Lohan accused of destroying dress

Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan has been accused of cutting a designer dress in half after being allowed to borrow it for an event.

Shabana sad at Hindi films shunning Urdu language

Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Actress Shabana Azmi feels sad that Hindi films, that once used to protect the Urdu language, are slowly shunning it.

Poetry often defines what many films can't: Sudhir Mishra

Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Sudhir Mishra grew up in Lucknow where poetry is a part of life and the filmmaker feels two lines of poetry can assimilate more than many films put together.

Dakota Johnson ready to work in Spain

Madrid, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) At 23, Dakota Johnson, the daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, wants to follow in the family tradition and make it in the film world, and - in addition - she says she would like "to work in Spain".

Mexican actor Joaquin Cordero dies

Mexico City, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) Actor Joaquin Cordero died at his home in the Mexican capital, the secretary of the ANDA actors guild told EFE. He was 89.

UTV, Sundar C to work together again

Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) After working together in hit Tamil film "Kalakalappu", UTV Motion Pictures and filmmaker Sunder C have once again come together for new romantic-comedy "Theeyaa Vela Seiyyanum Kumaru".

Filmmakers easy target for censor board: Director Nandini Reddy

Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) Telugu director Nandini Reddy feels filmmakers are gradually becoming soft targets of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), because of which cinema is being pushed back to the "dark ages".

Something special about Horan: Lovato

Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) Singer Demi Lovato cannot stop raving about band One Direction member Niall Horan, and finds something special about him.

Brand wants lots of wives

Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand, once called a womaniser, says he can only be tied down to one person for a short period. So, he wouldn't mind having a group wedding with several people.

Rihanna to launch make-up line

Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) Singer Rihanna, who recently unveiled her first fashion line, has teamed up with luxury cosmetics brand MAC to release four collections in an year under the name RiRi (Hearts) MAC.

Anurag Basu, Motwane to promote new filmmakers

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Filmmakers Anurag Basu and Vikramaditya Motwane are set to guide 15 budding directors as part of a new initiative.

Basu, Motwane to promote new filmmakers

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Anurag Basu and Vikramaditya Motwane are set to guide a set of budding filmmakers as part of a new initiative.

TV's Gangubai to play boy

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Child actress Saloni Daini, better known to small screen lovers as Gangubai, will now be seen in the second season of "The Suite Life of Karan and Kabir". She will play a boy named Rajesh.

'Kai Po Che!' inspires new apparel line

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Youth-oriented film "Kai Po Che!", about three friends, has inspired a new apparel collection, launched by the film's actors Amit Sadh, Raj Kumar Yadav and Sushant Singh Rajput.

Jackky gives Indian twist to Gangnam style

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Jackky Bhagnani gave his own Indianised twist to Korean musician Psy's Gangnam Style steps when he came to promote his new film "Rangrezz" on a TV show. The song is also a part of the movie.

Vikram Phadnis to showcase non-glamorous line at LFW

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Ace designer Vikram Phadnis has decided to showcase a non-glamorous collection, inspired by rural India, at the runway of the summer-resort edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW), to be held soon.

Celebrity haircut reaches living room

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Now watch Bollywood celebrities Ranbir Kapoor, Ajay Devgn, Hrithik Roshan, Saif Ali Khan and Shahid Kapoor getting a whole new look by celebrity hair-stylist Aalim Hakim in a new TV show, dedicated to hair-styling trends.

Vinay to romance three heroines in one film

Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) Tamil actor Vinay Rai will woo three debutante heroines in upcoming romantic-drama "Senthatti Kaalai Sevatha Kaalai", which will also see him in a double role.

Arshad set for Lucknow schedule of 'Dedh Ishqiya'

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Actor-producer Arshad Warsi, who is caught in the promotions of "Jolly L.L.B.", is already geared up to leave for Lucknow to begin shooting "Dedh Ishqiya".

John questions role of country's rich in helping needy

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Questioning the social work done by corporates in the country, actor-producer John Abraham says there are hardly any billionaires who part with their money to help the needy. The youth, he believes, can play a big role.

Neil Nitin Mukesh composes music for movie

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh, who hails from a musical family, reveals he has recently composed and recorded six tracks for a film.

Jackky steps out of comfort zone with 'Rangrezz'

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Actor Jackky Bhagnani says he has stepped out of his comfort zone with new film "Rangrezz", the Hindi remake of Tamil hit film "Naadodigal".

Real incidents of Madurai inspire 'Yasakhan'

Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) Upcoming Tamil romantic-drama "Yasakhan" is based on real incidents that happened over a period of a decade in Madurai.

Winning actresses more weepy at Oscars

Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) Leading actresses who win Oscars are almost twice as weepy as the leading actors at the Academy Awards ceremony, says a study.

City Of Los Angeles to honour Anupam Kher

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher will be honoured by the City of Los Angeles Feb 26 at the City Council by its mayor Antonio Villaraigosa with a City Proclamation.

RGV invites KJo for special screening of 26/11 film

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has extended a hand of friendship towards Karan Johar by inviting him to watch his upcoming movie "The Attacks of 26/11". He will arrange a special screening for Karan here soon.

Jayam Ravi to work with brother again

Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) Tamil actor Jayam Ravi is set to work with his director brother Jayam Raja for the sixth time in an upcoming, yet untitled action-drama.

Bollywood films on male bonding - success guaranteed?

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Moving away from the boy-meets-girl, falls-in-love formula, filmmakers are increasingly exploring the world of male bonding -- the forthcoming "Kai Po Che!", "Grand Masti" and "Chashme Buddoor" are only the recent cases in point.


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