I never feared taking risks: Swara Bhaskar

I never feared taking risks: Swara Bhaskar

Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) From playing the heroine’s best friend in “Tanu Weds Manu” to a middle-aged mother of a 15-year-old in “Nil Battey Sannata”, a prostitute in “Anaarkali of Aarah” to one of the leading ladies in a multi-starrer all-women buddy film “Veere Di Wedding” — actress Swara Bhaskar has explored characters that an […]

I don’t workout to look cool, says Shilpa Shetty

I don’t workout to look cool, says Shilpa Shetty

Mumbai, June 9 (PTI) She is one of the fittest actors in Bollywood and Shilpa Shetty believes it is important to make fitness a way of life rather than working out to “look cool”.   The 42-year-old actor said there are many who go to gym because it has become a fad now, but for […]

Entertainment is a brutal business: Jacqueline Fernandez

Entertainment is a brutal business: Jacqueline Fernandez

Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Bollywood’s Sri Lankan star Jacqueline Fernandez says entertainment is a brutal and unpredictable business where things change every Friday. Jacqueline, who made her Bollywood debut in 2009 with “Aladin”, is now a mainstream commercial actress, thanks to her successful films like “Kick” and “Judwaa 2”, and hit franchises like “Houseful” and […]

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, 92, had eye surgery last month

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, 92, had eye surgery last month

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth waves during a special concert “The Queen’s Birthday Party” to celebrate her 92nd birthday at the Royal Albert Hall in London, Britain April 21, 2018. Andrew Parsons/Pool via Reuters   LONDON, June 8 (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, 92, the world’s oldest monarch, underwent successful surgery to treat an eye cataract last month, Buckingham Palace said […]

Democracy under attack in India: Actor and filmmaker Nandita Das

Democracy under attack in India: Actor and filmmaker Nandita Das

Actress Nandita Das during a press announcement for ‘Films For Change’ initiative organised by Good Pitch India in Mumbai on March 14, 2018. (Photo: IANS)   New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Democracy is under threat in India with “artists, writers and rationalists” being attacked in some form or the other, says acclaimed actress and filmmaker […]

Centre working on yoga protocol for women above 40

Centre working on yoga protocol for women above 40

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The government will develop a yoga protocol for women above the age of 40, the Ministry of Ayush said on Tuesday. “The Ministry of Ayush is paying special attention to women in the 40 plus age group and is developing a yoga protocol specially for them in consultation with the […]

Dia Mirza lauds Taj Mahal Declaration

Dia Mirza lauds Taj Mahal Declaration

Actress Dia Mirza during her visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra on June 3, 2018. (Photo: IANS)   Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza is happy that steps are being taken to end disposable, or single use plastic around the Taj Mahal and make upto 500 metres around the historic monument plastic-free under […]

Big B reveals why he doesn’t promote alcohol

Big B reveals why he doesn’t promote alcohol

Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he doesn’t promote any product that has anything to do with alcohol or smoking as he doesnt consume them.   The 75-year-old has endorsed products in skin care, baby care, hair care categories and more.   What makes him take up a particular brand?   He said: […]