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End violence in the name of religion, says actress Arjumman Mughal

Coinciding with the annual UN World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW) to be held in the first week of February, Bollywood actress Arjumman Mughal has urged people to put an end to violent acts in the name of religion. Recently, Arjumman played the female lead in the highly-sensitive movie Ya Rab, with the tagline 'Jihad against terrorism'. Endorsed and released by Mahesh Bhatt, Ya Rab was hailed as a genuine effort to showcase the correct face of Islam and help bring misguided youth back to the right path. The World Interfaith Harmony Week has been established by the United Nations to promote peace and harmony between all people, regardless of their faith. "Indians are an example of unity in diversity from ages now. And this is the time to put a complete end to all kinds of discrimination and violence in the name of religion. India is the perfect country to take this initiative and be a glowing example for the world to follow," says Arjumman. Her film depicted how the …

Writers of the Oscar Winning song ‘Let It Go’, all set to compose an original track for Neil Patrick Harris’ Oscar 2015 Performance

While their success at the last year’s Academy Awards for Frozen has not yet waned, Robert Lopez and his wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez are reportedly writing a song for Neil Patrick Harris who will be hosting the Oscars this year. Fondly called NPH by his fans, the actor released a video message on Twitter Tuesday morning saying, "We are happy to announce [they] have joined our creative fray. What they're doing, I am not at liberty to say," Catch Frozen on 10th February, part of the Oscar Fever Festival, Monday to Friday 7 pm; to hear the tune that no one could get out of their head for months - some people could not let it go.  And watch Neil Patrick Harris live on 23rd February 5:30 am as he hosts the Oscars, exclusively on Star Movies, Home of the Oscars.

Pushpa Krishna Creation Present a Comedy-Drama ”Hey Bro”, a tale of Judwaa with a Twist

Directed by Ajay Chadhok  Starring Ganesh Acharya,Maninder,Nupur Sharma,Hanif Hilal and Prem Chopra The trailer of Hey Bro has garnered a lot of positive responses from the film fraternity as well as the audiences, they also launched a promotional song “Birju” featuring  Amitabh Bachchan,Ajay Devgn,Akshay Kumar,Hrithik Roshan,Ranveer  Singh and Prabhudhevawhich has  created quite a buzz on social media for its unique lyrics and rap. The song revolves around its catchy one liner “Birju…Maa ke kangan wapis karde re”, in which all the actors are seen asking the un-revealed character ‘Lala’ to return the Kangan. Singers Mika Singh and Udit Narayan have lent their voices to the song. The first look poster of Hey Bro had Ganesh Acharya and Manindar looking in a fun Avatar, which set the tone of the movie. The song Birju has already made it one of the most-talked about songs  on social media platforms and topping the charts already. Ganesh Acharya is an Indian National award winner choreographe…

Bhushan Kumar's ROY topping music charts

After BABY which is doing successful business at box office and received a lot of critic acclamation, is scoring high with ROY. The trailer of ROY that crossed 3 million views on YouTube in just 3 days of its release and today seesaround 6 million views is already topping the music charts.   ROY which is one of the most anticipated thriller film this year stars Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Rampal and Jacqueline Fernandez. The music of the film that was launched digitally on 11th Jan is topping the music charts across channels, radio and digital platforms. The first song Sooraj Dooba Hai is no.1 everywhere due to its catchy tune which is easy to groove to. Composed by Amaal Mallik & sung by Arijit Singh and Aditi Singh Sharma, the song has crossed 6 million viewership already and is the party anthem for the youth this season. Making its place in the top 5 is also, Tu Hai Ki Nahi sung and composed by Ankit Tiwari featuring Ranbir Kapoor is about nostalgia which takes you to another level!!…

"Akshara's look had to stand out" says R.Balki

Akshara Haasan who makes her big Bollywood debut in R.Balki's Shamitabh alongside Superstar Amitabh Bachchan and National award winner Dhanush is anything but conventional and director R.Balki chose to present that uniqueness to audiences as the spunky,young actress makes her foray into Hindi cinema.
The actress who sports a pixie cut and an all-black attire in the entertainer, went through 12 lookstests before locking in on one - In an industry where sporting short locks is looked upon as a taboo, Aksharadared to be different and chose a pixie cut that is creating trends on the international front with Hollywood stars like Jennifer Lawrence ,Anne Hathway and Kiera Knightley sporting the look.
Says Akshara, " A lot of people had reservations about me chopping my hair and sporting a really short pixie - They also do not associate black with something an actress should wear onscreen .However, I wanted the look to be spunky and different. I do not believe in stereotypes".
Says…

Rahul gets a grand welcome in Kashmir

Team of Kashmir student parliament &welfare trust headed by it's dynamic vice-president Mr Aadil Mohi Uddin welcomed Film star Rahul bhat who is a kashmiri himself at Srinagar International Airport. The star along with Bollywood 's actress Katrina kaif & popular Talat Aziz sahab scheduled to shoot for their upcoming movie "FITOOR". Vice-president welcomed them by presenting  bouquets. it was an emotional moment for Rahul he not only thanked the vice-president but also appreciated the efforts of ksp team in providing rescue  relief & rehabilitation during last years devastated floods in Kashmir. A proud Kashmiri, Rahul Bhat believes that the dynamic youth of Kashmir will shape the future of the valley and will bring peace to the country. A humanitarian, Rahul Bhat also assured that he will provide all possible support from his side to promote the Kashmir student parliament and is happy to be part of relief n rehabilitation program of KSP.  Rahul's film &…

​Swara Bhaskar is known to be a dedicated actor who has a no-holds-barred approach to her films and roles​

Swara Bhaskar is known to be a dedicated actor who has a no-holds-barred approach to her films and roles. So when director Ashwiny Iyer asked her to put on 8kgs for her role as protagonist in Nil Battey Sannata, Swara complied and piled on the kilos. However she started shooting for Salman starrer Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo and Sooraj Barjatya expressly asked her to lose weight. Swara has been training hard for the past few weeks as she goes back to PRDP for her second and crucial schedule in February. Sources say she is doing a mix of Calisthenics/ Body Fit, Free Weights and basics of mixed martial arts with celebrity trainer Delton D'Souza. "Swara is training daily and harder than she ever has. She is also being more careful about her diet than ever before. Delton is relentless and the efforts are paying off already." 
Quote: I am now understanding firsthand the meaning of the saying: no gain without pain!! I am SO sore from training! I don't think I've ever worked …

Shamitabh fights piracy !

The film industry has been fighting piracy for years now and the team of Eros International's Shamitabh are the newest crusaders to join the cause !
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan along with director R.Balki have decided to not release the songs of their film on YouTube or other web streaming portals in the attempt to curb piracy.
The first song of the Amitabh Bachchan,Dhanush and Akshara Haasan starrer titled "Piddly" that has gone on to create a rage online ,was launched on the superstar's social networking accounts as the first step to fighting music piracy.The link posted by Bachchan permits users to download the song for free from the music company’s website.
Reveals a source “The team wanted to share the song for free before other digital platforms start making the pirated version available."
When contacted the film’s spokesperson confirmed , “Amitabh Bachchan has a huge fan following and we knew that his followers would download the song from his link.…

"Bajrangi Bhaijaan is a very special film" says Kareena Kapoor Khan !

Begum of Bollywood,Kareena Kapoor Khan's fans are in for a treat as the actress who will next be seen in Kabir Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan alongside Salman Khan gears up for her career's most sensitive performance - Sources reveal that not only does Kareena have an outstanding role in the film, but was also touched by the script when she was approached for the movie.
Kareena who has made no qualms in admitting that she is keen on doing selective films that interest her and fully exploit her versatility as an actress , immediately gave her nod to Bajrangi Bhaijaan ,given the warm equation she shares with co-star Salman Khan and the fact that she loved the script and her role in the film.
Says Kareena, " Bajrangi Bhaijaan is a very special film and a beautiful human story ".

Sony Max Highlights and Listings 1st -16th February

SUN 1-Feb-15 08:00:00PM EK KA DUM 1 (DUB) Mahesh Babu, Kriti Sanon MON 2-Feb-15 09:00:00PM GUNDAY Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan Khan TUE 3-Feb-15 09:00:00PM CHEETA THE POWER OF ONE (DUB) Mahesh Babu, Trisha, Prakash Raj, Sonu  Sood WED 4-Feb-15 09:00:00PM ROBOT Rajnikanth, Aishwariya  Rai THU 5-Feb-15 09:00:00PM HAMARA DOST BHOOT UNCLE (DUB) MammoottyKavya Madhavan FRI 6-Feb-15

Aanchal to kill Rukmani in Tum Aise Hi Rehna?

Drama galore in the popular daily soap Tum Aise Hi Rehna on Sony Entertainment Television as the storyline took a turn towards the recently introduced spooky angle. So far in the show we have witnessed that the mystery girl Aanchal has been troubling Ria with her motive to get close to her lost love Abhimanyu. But currently we see that her target has shifted and now she is harming the entire Maheshwari family. In the upcoming episodes we will see that Aanchal’s  plan to get cosy with Abhimanyu  fails when Rukmini comes to meet Abhi late at night and enquires him about the accident. Fuming Aanchal pushes Rukmani from the stairs for spoiling her plan and thus Rukmimi is rushed to the hospital.  Rukmini informs the family members that falling from staircase was not a mere accident but a planned effort as someone pushed her from the stairs. Rukmani’s doubts worry Aanchal, who is looking for a chance to silence her. To overcome this situation, Aanchal uses her evil power to put Rukmini to s…

Max 2 Highlights and Listings 1st-16th February 2015

SUN 2015-02-01 7:00:00 PM YAARANA Amitabh  Bachchan , Neetu Singh, Amjad Khan MON 2015-02-02 8:00:00 PM GOLMAAL Amol  Palekar , Deven  Varma TUE 2015-02-03 8:00:00 PM AMAR PREM Rajesh Khanna, Sharmila Tagore , Vinod Mehra, Farida Jalal WED 2015-02-04 20:00:00 TEESRI MANZIL Shammi  Kapoor, Asha  Parekh THU 2015-02-05 8:00:00 PM YAADON KI BAARAT Dharmendra,  Vijay Arora, Tariq FRI

Eros Music to release soundtrack of Maane Thaene Paeye & Pencil

Continues to strengthen its portfolio in South Eros International Media Limited (“Eros”), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry announced its music label, Eros Music has acquired the audio rights of two upcoming Tamil releases –romantic comedy Maane Thaene Paeye (Tamil) and thriller Pencil (Tamil and Telugu). This follows the successful acquisition of Studio Green’s Darling and Tamiluku En Ondrai Aluthavum. The sound track of N. Krishna’s Maane Thaene Paeye, starring Aari, Subhashree Ganguly and Daniel Balaji is composed by C. Sathya while debutant Mani Nagaraj’s Pencil starringG. V. Prakash Kumar and Sri Divya is composed by G.V. Prakash Kumar himself. Speaking on the announcement, Deepak Bali, GM – Music Division, Eros International Media Ltd said, “With this acquisition, we look forward to strengthen our portfolio in the Tamil music market. Our foray with Kaththi, Lingaa and Darling has been successful and we are looking at leveraging our strength by r…

Destination wedding for Nishii and Jignesh in Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar

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Balaji Telefilms’ Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar on Sony Entertainment Television is gearing up for one of the biggest weddings on Indian television. Audience saw how the much awaited wedding of Jignesh and Nishii hit a road block when Jignesh’s grandma decided to call it off owing to Nishii’s family conflicts. However, the wedding is back on track after Neil aka Ronit Roy met Jignesh’s family and convinced them for the wedding. Happy with the news, the kids will discuss to have a destination wedding, but they will be sure that their mother Ragini aka Pallavi Kulkarni will not approve of the same. So they will decide to use reverse psychology with their mom in order to convince her. Surprisingly, their plan will be successful and both the families will decide to have a destination wedding. While on one hand the wedding preparations will be in full swing, on the other Neil and Ragini will continue to make each other jealous! Aman will purposely invite Ragini for dinner in front of Neil making …

French artist commissioned for NH10 prosthetics.

NH10 is essentially a thriller at heart about a young couple who are getting away from the city for a much needed break and how things take an interesting and unexpected turn - It's new age , gritty and looks to break stereotype and will leave you at the edge of your seat.

What makes this thriller, different from the others was the fact that no scene has been over dramatized and is as close to reality as possible and the same applies for the prosthetics used in the film - The prosthetics in the film are almost invisible and as minimal and natural as possible, professionally executed by Romy Angevin, who is an experienced make up designer from Paris, France.

Reveals a unit source, “ Nowhere will you be made to feel that something is more dramatised than what it would actually be in similar situations. Since none of our action is romanticized or loud, it was important that even our prosthetics was not over the top or designed in a way where it emphasizes the impact of the action seque…

Crowds Go Selfie Crazy at The Weirdass Pajama Festival 2015 Powered by Portico New York

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Portico New York, India’s leading bed and bath fashion brand, has in its constant endeavour to push the envelope in the home fashion space associated with India’s largest comedy festival- The Weirdass Pajama Festival 2015. Taking advantage of the holiday weekend, the comedy festival ran to packed houses at all their venues in Mumbai, Pune and Delhi. A popular highlight at the Grand Pajama shows was the presence of a Happiness Is…selfie bed. People who had come to watch the show, couldn’t resists jumping onto the bed with their friends and family and going click-happy, taking back fun memories. Additionally, some lucky selfie-takers even took home surprise Portico New York hampers thanks to their hilarious! What’s more festival curator Vir Das, also took some time off in between the shows to get a few selfies in. Curated by one of India’s most sought stand-up comic and actor, Vir Das, The Weirdass Pajama Festival is an annual property, conceived by him which ran to packed houses, drawi…

Social Networking Leaves Lauren In The Spot!

All set to embark upon a whole new adventure, Lauren Gottlieb was surprised to know that her Instagram update was thoroughly misconstrued!!!  A few days ago, her JHALAK DIKHLA JA co-participant and ABCD costar Salman Yusuff Khan told a daily that he is set for another film with his mentor Remo D’Souza and Lauren Gottlieb.  The news came in tandem with Lauren’s insta-update wherein she had posted a image stating that she had signed her first film of 2015. Everyone promptly assumed Lauren was talking about the same Remo flick that Salman had spilled the beans on!!! Lauren IS in talks with Remo about this film but it is at the initial stages and nothing has been finalized yet.  Lauren might have started off as an import into the world of Bollywood but it is evident that her immense popularity has made her a household name already. The actress who is a renowned dancer, will soon be seen in Remo D’Souza’s ABCD 2 with the new brigade of stars like Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor, is in fac…