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Saffron party MP terms Aamir Khan ‘traitor’

NEW DELHI: The controversy over the “Incredible India” campaign after actor Aamir Khan ceased to be its brand ambassador triggered a war of words on Friday at the meeting of the parliamentary standing committee for tourism, culture and transport, sources said. The panel, headed by Trinamool Congress MP K D Singh, asked the tourism ministry for a report on the entire issue in ten days. According... 

PM Modi, Dr Manmohan Singh attend Harbhajan & Geet’s wedding reception

Rashmi Mishra: NEW DELHI: Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra’s marriage has been the talk of town. And it touched the all time high with presence of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the wedding reception held at Hotel Taj Palace in New Delhi. The special occasion of newlyweds was marked by the presence of present PM Modi along with the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who blessed the couple.... 

Gurmeet Ram Rahim is keen to attend Bigg Boss–9

Mumbai: Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the godman-turned-actor, has confirmed that he has been approached by the makers of reality show Bigg Boss-9. However, he has put forth certain conditions to enter the show. Meanwhile, the audience will have to make do with him as another controversial spiritual figure, Radhe Maa has refuted all rumours of her joining the show through a Facebook post. The Dera Saccha... 

Polywood King Diljit has high hopes from ‘Udta Punjab’

Chaya Unnikrishnan: After Honey Singh, Badshah and Gippy Grewal. singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh is the latest import from Punjab to Bollywood. Diljit, who is a popular musician in Punjab, turned actor with The Lion Of Punjab, but it was with Jatt and Juliet that he became a hit. And now, Diljit is all set to make his debut in Bollywood with Abhishek Chaubey’s Udta Punjab opposite Kareena... 

Punjab 1984 gets best film award

Chandigarh: The PTC Punjabi Film Awards – 2015. Check out the full list of winners and final results Best Background Score – Raju Singh For Punjab 1984 Best Editing – Sandeep Francis For Jatt James Bond Best Story – Jas Grewal for Jatt James Bond Best Cinematography – Anshul Chobey For Punjab 1984 Best Screenplay – Amberdeep Singh for Goreyan Nu Daffa... 

Kareena, Diljit shoot in Amritsar for ‘Udta Punjab’

Amritsar: It is a known fact that ex-lovers Kareena Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor are working together again for Abhishek Chaubey’s Udta Punjab. However, Shahid will not romance Kareena in the film. He will be seen opposite Alia Bhatt with whom he is also cast in Shandaar. Apparently Punjabi singer and actor Diljit Dosanjh will star opposite Kareena. Bebo has started filming for the film, which... 

Punjabi actor, singer Diljit Dosanjh ready to romance with Kareena Kapoor

Mumbai: Abhishek Chaubey has reportedly decided to cast Pollywood star Diljit Dosanjh in his upcoming movie, ‘Udta Punjab’.  If the sources are to be believed Diljit, who is also famous Punjabi singer would be seen romancing Kareena Kapoor in the movie. The director of the movie, along with his team, will leave for Punjab this weekend to finalise locations and the movie will go on floors by the... 

‘Eh Janam Tumhare Lekhe’ film based on Bhagat Puran Singh’s life to release on Jan 30

Amritsar: Starting the promotions for the much-awaited movie ‘Eh Janam Tumhare Lekhe’ by director Harjit Singh on a religious note, the crew reached the holy city to pay obeisance to the almighty at Gurdwara Harmandar Sahib here today. Noted Bollywood veteran Pawan Raj Malhotra and President of the Pinglewada Charitable Trust Bibi Inderjit Kaur then reached Hotel Ramada to meet the media persons. To... 

SGPC chief seeks ban on movie by Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Amritsar: After Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh and other Sikh organizations seeking ban on screening of film MSG, SGPC President Avtar Singh Makkar too joined the bandwagon asking for ban on the movie showing the Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim in lead role. Dera chief is also producer of the film. While appealing the central government to impose ban on release of the movie Makkar... 

Aamir’s PK earns Rs 155cr, civil suit nudity

Mumbai: After a smashing weekend, Aamir Khan-starrer ‘PK’ box office collections crossed the Rs 150 crore mark in just six days, leaving behind Ajay Devgn’s ‘Singham Returns’ in the dust to become the fourth highest grosser of 2014. With a 6-day box office collections of Rs 155.03 crore, ‘PK’ overtook the the lifetime business of the year’s second highest opener ‘Singham Returns’,... 

PK is a must watch movie: Review

PK Cast: Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma, Sanjay Dutt         Director: Rajkumar Hirani Rating: **** After making 3 Idiots in 2009 it took five years for Rajkumar Hirani to find the right story to make a come back. Clearly he was making sure he only lives up to the sky high expectations and raises the bar once again. In Munna Bhai MBBS he questioned the medical system, in Lage Raho Munna Bhai he introduced... 

Bollywood’s top 10 controversies of 2014

In the year 2014 Bollywood was full of controversies. Here is account of top ten controversies of the year: 10. Mallika Dhirty Politics Mallika Sherawatwas supposedly sent a legal notice by Indore court as she disgraced the Indian flag draping it on her. Well she signified the Indian dirty politics but seems like this was she was into a controversy. 9. Sex racket at Priyanka Chopra’s house The Mumbai... 

Hrithik Roshan voted as sexiest Asian

Mumbai: Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan, who has been voted the sexiest Asian man by a British newspaper, says if people find beauty in their imperfections and they turn their weaknesses into their strength, life would be more beautiful for them. “I am lucky. Not cause I got voted sexiest. Cause I just noticed God gave me a piece of ugly to carry with me to remind myself n others of how beautiful... 

Movie review: ‘Chaar Sahibzaade’

By Shubha Shetty Saha: Chaar Sahibzade is a valuable lesson in history, if you are not too familiar with the history of Sikhism. The film tells the tale of four martyrs, who happen to be the young sons of the tenth Sikh Guru, Gobind Singh. Om Puri’s baritone narrates the inspiring tale of the four brave boys (Ajit Singh, Jujhar Singh, Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh) who bravely take on the Mughal... 

Hrithik, Sussanne divorce stamped by court

MUMBAI: Bollywood couple Hrithik Roshan and his estranged wife Sussanne were granted divorce by the Bandra court Saturday, the Bollywood star’s lawyer said.  Lawyer Deepesh Mehta told a news agency “They are legally divorced now. Today at around 10:30 a.m., all things were done. They have got divorced in a very unique and elegant way where there is no alimony and not a single document... 

Ranbir to marry Kat-Kaif in February 2015?

Mumbai: Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor keep the gossip mills buzzing, when it comes to their relationship status. Now the latest we heard the gossipy grapevine say is that the rumored lovebirds are likely to marry in February 2015. If the buzzing whispers are to be trusted then Kat and Junior Kapoor are dating for quite some time now, and the alleged lovers have now made up their mind to take their... 

Aamir Khan wants sports to be the part of school curriculum

Chandigarh: Concerned over children not participating in outdoor activities, Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan today strongly lobbied for making sports an integral part of school curriculum in the country. Interacting with media here after the airing of the first episode of the new season of ‘Satyamev Jayate’, the 49-year-old actor said, “Our children have the right to be taught sports... 

Salman to support Modi in ‘clean-India-campaign’

MUMBAI: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat’ challenge to clean public places. Modi yesterday appealed to people to dedicate 100 hours a year towards cleanliness, and as a part of which he also invited Bollywood stars Salman, Priyanka Chopra and Kamal Haasan to help clean public places. The 48-year-old ‘Dabangg’ star... 

‘Big Boss season – 8’ drama begins

MUMBAI: The season eight of the popular reality show, ‘Bigg Boss’ started on Sunday night with a bang and all the 15 housemates were introduced by the host and superstar Salman Khan. The show promises mammoth fun, thrill, emotions and drama. This year the Bigg Boss house has been designed differently, the housemates will be locked inside a glass house. Brief info about contestants: Minisha Lamba –... 

Sonam & Fawad attend retreat ceremony at Indo-Pak border

ATTARI: Fawad Khan and Sonam Kapoor attended the Beating Retreat ceremony to promote their film ‘Khoobsurat’. The presence of the celebrities last evening here not only brought smiles to the faces of Indian soldiers but also to their Pakistani counterparts who were equally excited to have a glimpse of them. Sonam, 29, and the 32-year-old Pakistani actor shook hands with Pakistani Rangers... 

Deepika Padukone scores over Kareena & Kat Kaif

MUMBAI: Already the queen of the box-office Deepika Padukone has led the race in popularity polls. Bollywood’s Number One actress Deepika Padukone was the clear leader with 13% votes going in her favour in a recent survey. Katrina Kaif and Kareena Kapoor tied for the second place with 10% votes each. Meanwhile Sonakshi Sinha and Priyanka Chopra garnered 9% and 6% votes each. The Chennai Express... 

Gippi, Ghugi interact with GNDU Amritsar students

Amritsar: Punjabi folk singer and actor, Gippy Grewal visited Guru Nanak Dev University and interacted with the students of the University. He was here alongwith Mr. Gurpreet Ghuggi, an eminent comedian and former student of the University on the promotional tour of his Punjabi film Double the Trouble. On reaching the campus, Dr.Jagjit Kaur, Director Youth Welfare welcomed these stars and gave the... 

Punjab youth Congress objects to screening of ‘Kaum de Heere’

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Youth Congress has strongly objected to the permission granted for the screening of the controversial movie ‘Kaum de Heere’ which glorifies and glamourises the assassins of former Prime Minister Ms Indira Gandhi. In a letter to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the PYC president Vikramjit Singh Chaudhry said, there was profound anger among the people that a movie that... 

Shahrukh Khan attracts controversy by picking lady police officer into arms

Kolkata: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was seen dancing with a woman police officer in Kolkata on Monday, said it was not about the uniform but about a lady in a uniform and such distinctions between men and women were “silly”. “It’s strange. Four-five years back, I was shooting for Veer Zaara. At that time, I danced with jawans in uniform. In the ’60s and ’70s,... 

Nimrat Kaur plays Pak ISI agent in Homeland-4

Actress Nimrat Kaur, best known for her role in epistolary romance film ‘The Lunchbox’, has landed a recurring role in popular political thriller ‘Homeland 4’.  This is the 32-year-old actress’s first international project in which she will be playing the role of a high-level operative within Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), according to the Hollywood... 

Comedian Kapil Sharma’s dream debut film project punctured

MUMBAI: Here’s a bad news for all the fans of ace comedian Kapil Sharma and Comedy Nights with Kapil as the talented stand-up comedian has lost out on his Bollywood debut with YRF.  Kapil, who is currently in the news for his twitter fight with Deshdrohi fame actor Kamaal Rashid Khan will no longer be a part of Bank Chor with Yashraj Films. The film will now go on floors without him. “We... 

Anchoring Diljit as Shivjit Mann ‘Punjab 1984’ hits silver screen

BY KULWINDER KAUR KAINTH: After the success of ‘Proper Patola’, ‘Kharku’ & ‘Lak 28’ comedy films like Jatt and Juliet and Disco Singh, the biggest name in Punjabi cinema is back again! Diljit Dosanjh has teamed up again with director Anurag Singh & Gunbir Singh Sandhu for the film ‘Punjab 1984’. So tell us what is your role in the film Punjab... 

Preity Zinta levels molestation charges on lover Ness Wadia

MUMBAI: Industrialist Ness Wadia was on Saturday booked over an alleged molestation charge made by his former girlfriend and actress Preity Zinta. The Bombay Dyeing scion denied the charges, while Preity said “I’ve truth by my side”. The first information report (FIR) was lodged on the basis of a detailed written complaint handed over at the Marine Drive police station by Zinta late... 

Actress Soha Ali Khan to learn Punjabi for her film on 1984 anti-Sikh riots

MUMBAI: Actress Soha Ali Khan, who is in the Gungrana village in Ludhiana shooting for a film on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, says she’s learning Punjabi for her role. The film, directed by Shivaji Lotan Patil, is a realistic gritty look at a Sikh couple’s life and how it was ripped apart by the riots. Soha has gone all-out to get a grip on the gritty character. She has even learnt Punjabi... 

Punjabi film ’47 to 84’ crew visits Golden Temple

Amritsar: The presenter of Shemaroo Films Punjabi production ‘47 To 84’ Babli Singh is also one of the writers of the film. He wanted to bring this story from words to the big screen as he himself is a victim of those serious circumstances of 1984. Scheduled to be released on 30th May, this film is being promoted in different cities these days. Babli reached Amritsar on Sunday with director Rajeev... 

Film crew arrives Amritsar to promote ‘Romeo Ranjha’

Amritsar: Chasing cars, water skiing, falling from tall buildings and much more. Scheduled for release on 16th may, Punjabi film ‘Romeo Ranjha’ is full of romance, action and thrill. Gunbir Singh Sidhu and Manmord Sidhu have produced the film under their joint banner White Hill Basic Brothers Production Pvt. Ltd. The film has been directed by Navaniat Singh and the story has been penned down by... 

Aishwarya’s ex-lover mulls to sue her

New Delhi: Bollywood diva Aishwarya Rai who is now the lovely wife of Abhishek Bachchan and a mother of a cute daughter seems to be in trouble now. Aishwarya who has reportedly dated several actors like Salman Khan, Vivek Oberoi in the past is now to be sued by a Sri Lankan. According to reports, Niroshan and Aishwarya were dating prior to her marriage to the Bachchan lad. The Sri Lankan called Niroshan Devapriya... 

Actor Farooq Sheikh dies of heart attack

DUBAI: Veteran actor Farooq Sheikh, who is best remembered for his performances in films like ‘Garm Hava’, ‘Shatranj Ke Khiladi’, ‘Chashme Buddoor’ and ‘Kissi Se Na Kehna’, died after suffering a heart attack in Dubai. He was 65. “He has passed away,” a family member told PTI, without disclosing any further details. The actor was in Dubai...