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I wanted to represent India at Cannes red carpet Sonam Kapoor

I wanted to represent India at Cannes red carpet: Sonam Kapoor

NEW DELHI: Sonam Kapoor’s Cannes appearance won her fashion points from everyone and the actress, known for her impeccable style sense, says she was happy to have mixed Indian elements… Read more »

SRK hosts dinner for Tim Cook, calls him 'rockstar'

SRK hosts dinner for Tim Cook, calls him ‘rockstar’

MUMBAI: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan hosted dinner for American technology giant Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook at his bungalow, Mannat, during his maiden visit to India. Also present at… Read more »

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan poses for photographers upon arrival at the screening of the film Ma Loute (Slack Bay) at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

Bold looks at Cannes

Aishwarya, Sonam bedazzle the Red Carpet At the Cannes International Film Festival, both Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and Sonam Kapoor chose sassy, bold and experimental looks and pretty much collectively won… Read more »


Hidden meanings in 101great Indian paintings

B. N. Goswamy is recognized for describing Indian art history just as Raja Ravi Varma Koil Thampuran is known for creating Indian art – both geniuses who made their fields… Read more »

Swiss government honours Yash Chopra with special statue

Swiss government honors Yash Chopra with special statue

MUMBAI: Director Yash Chopra, who shot most of his romantic dramas in the lush mountains of Switzerland, has been honored with a special statue by the government. The bronze statue… Read more »


Kittens turn Hollywood stars

LOS ANGELES: Anyone who’s spent time with a cat might agree with filmmaker Peter Atencio when he says cats are the “15-year-olds of the animal kingdom.” Dogs are eager to… Read more »


All-3 Khans for Modi govt anniversary

NEW DELHI: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has sent out special invites to Bollywood A-listers for a star-studded event that marks the second anniversary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government…. Read more »


I don’t fear anything: Azharuddin

MUMBAI: The Azhar movie chronicles the life and times of the former Indian Cricket Captain, through his colourful journey. It is based on incidents and facts in the life of… Read more »

Modi takes his place at Madam Tussauds

Modi takes his place at Madam Tussauds

LONDON: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took his place alongside other world leaders at Madame Tussauds in London. The Indian leader’s new wax figure arrived at the Baker Street attraction… Read more »

The Jungle Book A glorious makeover of a perennial favourite

The Jungle Book: A glorious makeover of a perennial favorite

A timeless favorite is given a magnificently layered makeover in Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book. Blending live action with flashy CGI, the film taps the inspiration from Rudyard Kipling’s Mowgli… Read more »


Multi-talents of Padma Lakshmi

MILPITAS, CA: Who is the real Padma Lakshmi? Is she the model, the actress, the ex-wife of the well known writer, Salman Rushdie; the superb chef, the host and judge… Read more »

SRK's Madame Tussauds statue to get 'Fan' makeover

SRK’s Madame Tussauds statue to get ‘Fan’ makeover

MUMBAI: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s Madame Tussauds statue in London will be re-dressed as Gaurav, his character from his upcoming film “Fan”, in a first of its kind promotional strategy… Read more »

Deepika overwhelmed with 'Piku', Bajirao's National Award wins

Deepika overwhelmed with ‘Piku’, Bajirao’s National Award wins

MUMBAI: Actress Deepika Padukone is “overwhelmed” that both of her films “Piku” and “Bajirao Mastani” have won many National Awards. The 30-year-old actress, who is currently shooting her debut Hollywood… Read more »

Amitabh Bachchan reaches 20 million fan following on Twitter

Amitabh Bachchan reaches 20 million fan following on Twitter

MUMBAI: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has become the first Bollywood celebrity to have 20 million followers on popular micro-blogging site Twitter. The 73-year-old megastar has beaten his contemporaries Shah Rukh Khan… Read more »


Priyanka sizzles as baddie

Actress Priyanka Chopra, who conquered the entertainment circuit of the West with her television drama ‘Quantico’, is all set to take Hollywood by storm. Priyanka was spotted on the sets… Read more »


Kapil Sharma wants Modi on new show

MUMBAI: He has invited biggest celebrities from Bollywood and sports on his popular TV show but comedian Kapil Sharma now wishes to have politicians as guests on his new show,… Read more »

Tributes flow as N. Zealand legend Crowe dies at 53

Tributes flow as N. Zealand legend Crowe dies at 53

WELLINGTON: Pioneering cricketer Martin Crowe, widely acknowledged as New Zealand’s greatest batsman who laid the foundations for Twenty20 cricket, was hailed a “hero” today after he died of cancer aged… Read more »

Shah Rukh Khan's father-in-law Ramesh Chandra Chibba dies

Shah Rukh Khan’s father-in-law Ramesh Chandra Chibba dies

NEW DELHI: Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan’s father-in-law Colonel Ramesh Chandra Chibba passed away at a city hospital here. Chibba died last night at Escorts hospital, a member from Shah… Read more »

Won't play a wallflower in Hollywood Priyanka Chopra

Won’t play a wallflower in Hollywood: Priyanka Chopra

NEW DELHI: Being one of the leading stars in Bollywood, Priyanka Chopra says she is careful in choosing her international roles as she does not want to do something that… Read more »


Urdu world at a click

I can sleepwalk into a library to read poetry. Pick a book and forget about the entire existence. Perhaps my heart throbs in iambic pentameters with elegies, sonnets and odes… Read more »