Bollywood Country en-us <![CDATA[ Bollywood Country ]]> 70 70 <![CDATA[ Jennifer Garner's b'day surprise for assistant in the time of COVID-19 outbreak ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 17:43:54 +0530

Los Angeles, March 29 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Garner made sure to celebrate her assistant Maureen Grosser's birthday by planning a sweet drive-by outside her California home, despite normal life being paralysed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ananya Panday crosses 10 mn followers on Insta, has sweet message for Ananians ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 17:43:33 +0530

Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Actress Ananya Panday has crossed 10 million followers on Instagram, and she has a sweet note for her fans, whom she fondly called Ananians.

]]> <![CDATA[ KJo's little boy thinks Big B can 'take away' coronavirus! ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 17:43:16 +0530

Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar's latest video with his son Yash on COVID-19 has a quirky Amitabh Bachchan connect.

]]> <![CDATA[ COVID-19 lockdown: 'Gully Boy' actor Vijay Varma has a quiet birthday ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 17:18:14 +0530

Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) "Gully Boy" fame actor Vijay Varma, who turned a year older on Sunday, is having a quiet birthday due to the coronavirus lockdown.

]]> <![CDATA[ Lockdown diaries: Shruti Haasan picks strong women as guests for online session ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 16:57:38 +0530

Chennai, March 29 (IANS) Actress-singer Shruti Haasan has been active on social media ever since the lockdown began a few days ago. She has been sharing recipes along with hair and skin care tips. The actress has now decided to go live on Instagram with interactions featuring select guests.

]]> <![CDATA[ Shahid makes pancakes for wife Mira ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 16:47:39 +0530

Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor took over the kitchen to treat his wife Mira Rajput with some pancakes.

]]> <![CDATA[ Blair Underwood refused 'Sex And The City' due to black stereotype ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 15:23:21 +0530

Blair Underwood refused to star on 'Sex And The City' due to black stereotypeLos Angeles, March 29 (IANS) Actor Blair Underwood originally passed up the chance to appear on hit TV drama series "Sex and the City" because he refused to be the token black character.

]]> <![CDATA[ Want to do more action movies, says Priyanka Chopra ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 15:13:27 +0530

New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra has done some daring stunts in movies. She says she wants to do more as she enjoys action films.

]]> <![CDATA[ Gwyneth Paltrow enjoys virtual cocktail hour with friends ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 15:12:51 +0530

Los Angeles, March 29 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is practising social distancing amid coronavirus outbreak. She recently took the digital route to enjoy a cocktail hour with her childhood friends.

]]> <![CDATA[ Robbie Williams reunites with family after three-week quarantine ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 15:12:02 +0530

Los Angeles, March 29 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams has reunited with his family after ending a three-week quarantine.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kareena shares 'in-house Picasso' Taimur's drawing ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 14:58:06 +0530

Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan shared a drawing made by her toddler son Taimur Ali Khan, whom she lovingly tagged as the "in-house Picasso".

]]> <![CDATA[ Debina Bonnerjee enjoys doing fantasy fiction genre ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 13:42:50 +0530

Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Actress Debina Bonnerjee, who is currently portraying the villainous role of Mallika on "Aladdin", feels that fantasy fiction genres like these are great fun to be associated with.


]]> <![CDATA[ Shia LaBeouf seen wearing wedding ring during outing with Ex ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 13:06:51 +0530

Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Actor Shia LaBeouf was spotted wearing his wedding ring during a recent outing with his former wife Mia Goth.


]]> <![CDATA[ Bhushan Kumar to donate Rs 11 crore to PM CARES Fund ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 13:03:06 +0530

Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) T-series honcho Bhushan Kumar has pledged to donate Rs 11 crore to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative PM CARES Fund and Rs 1 crore to the Chief Ministers Relief Fund, Maharashtra to lend support to the ongoing battle against the coronavirus pandemic.

]]> <![CDATA[ Female stars: Marriage and career (Column: B-Town) ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 10:31:51 +0530

Does marriage affect a filmstar's career? Does a marriage affect a star's following, popularity? Or does it even kill careers? That has been the ever looming question, raised time and again.

]]> <![CDATA[ Himanshu Malhotra: We need to be mentally strong at the moment ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 10:18:37 +0530

Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) As the nation struggles to keep indoors, actor Himanshu Malhotra says that its important to be mentally strong to be able to stay happy during this quarantine period.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kangana Ranaut feels COVID-19 could be 'potential bio war' ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 09:55:18 +0530

Mumbai, March 29 ( (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut feels the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic could be a "potential bio war" unleashed in a scenario where nations are trying to gain economic supremacy over each other.

]]> <![CDATA[ Gulzar pens a poetic appeal in support of lockdown ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 09:53:54 +0530

Mumbai. March 29 (IANS) Eminent poet-filmmaker-author Gulzar has penned a few lines in his inimitable poetic style, as an appeal for adherence during on the ongoing national lockdown.

]]> <![CDATA[ Dua Lipa was confused about releasing album amid COVID-19 ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 09:39:46 +0530

Los Angeles, March 29 (IANS) International pop sensation Dua Lipa, who recently released her new album "Future Nostalgia" was initially confused about dropping the songs due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

]]> <![CDATA[ COVID-19 aid: Liam Payne provides support to food banks ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 09:39:12 +0530

London, March 29 (IANS) Singer Liam Payne is pitching in to provide meal donations that will aid food banks located in the Midlands, England.

]]> <![CDATA[ Lockdown binge guide: Switch on the Hollywood factor ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 09:38:26 +0530

New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Upset with no Hollywood movies releasing due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic? You can turn to streaming platforms to keep yourself entertained with stories from all over the world.

]]> <![CDATA[ Brian Cox: I think about taking it easy ]]> Sun, 29 Mar 2020 09:37:43 +0530

New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) "Succession" star Brian Cox feels actors never retire, but fade out gently. At 73, he is enjoying the peak of his career, though he sometimes thinks about "taking it a bit easy".

]]> <![CDATA[ Arti Singh: Doing household chores isn't a big deal ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 22:12:34 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Actress Arti Singh, who was locked up in the "Bigg Boss" house a few months ago, has been home alone during the lockdown period. While many have been discussing the stress of not having house help and having to do household chores, Arti has no qualms about it.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ajrun Kapoor: Katrina Kaif is the best ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 22:12:16 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor is all praise for Katrina Kaif.

]]> <![CDATA[ COVID-19: Bollywood celebrities donate to PM CARES Fund ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 22:10:59 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund), and soon a slew of Bollywood celebrities came forward to contribute their bit to help the Indian Government in its fight against the coronavirus outbreak.

]]> <![CDATA[ Twinkle Khanna reveals why hubby Akshay Kumar gave 25cr to PM CARES Fund ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 22:06:00 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) On Saturday, Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar announced that he will donate Rs 25 crore to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's PM CAREs fund in order to do his part to support the government's battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. His wife Twinkle Khanna has revealed what urged Akshay to take this decision of donating such a whopping amount.

]]> <![CDATA[ Karanvir Bohra gets Arjun Bijlani for 21-question series online ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 22:05:41 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Actor Karanvir Bohra is utilising the best of his creative skills during this current home 21-day quarantine phase. He has brought in his celebrity friends like Arjun Bijlani for a 21-question series on Instagram.

]]> <![CDATA[ Lockdown diaries: Juhi Parmar teaches fans to make homemade soaps ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 22:05:20 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) After teaching her viewers how to make homemade masks and sanitisers, actress Juhi Parmar is back with another video on her YouTube channel, this time giving tips on how to make organic soaps at home.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ashley Lobo takes digital route for dance ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 22:05:00 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Amidst nationwide lockdown, choreographer Ashley Lobo and his team have gone digital.

]]> <![CDATA[ Bhumi urges India to participate in Earth Hour ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 21:28:40 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) On Earth Hour on Saturday, Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar has urged India to contribute towards climate conservation. She says

]]> <![CDATA[ Lockdown diaries: Vivek Dahiya brings out his 'inner chef' ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 21:10:30 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Actor Vivek Dahiya has turned "chef Vivek Dahiya" during the ongoing nationwide lockdown.

]]> <![CDATA[ Netizens troll prime time journalist for asking Taimur to give a flying kiss ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 21:08:56 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Bollywood couple Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan's three-year-old son Taimur is quite frequently seen on social media. The little boy recently made a 'special appearance' in a live interview where his father Saif was interacting with a news TV journalist about the coronavirus lockdown, on a video call.

]]> <![CDATA[ Varun Dhawan turns rapper to post lockdown video ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 20:30:42 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) The ongoing lockdown period is sure giving actors a time to explore their creativity. Some are busy cooking, others brooming, still others are writing poems while some are trying to be singers.

]]> <![CDATA[ DJ Diplo praises queer artistes for changing the way music exists ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 20:29:54 +0530

Los Angeles, March 28 (IANS) American DJ Diplo has credited queer artistes for the evolution of music in recent history.

]]> <![CDATA[ Neha Kakkar 'overwhelmed' on garnering 34.7mn Instagram followers ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 20:29:27 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Bollywood singer Neha Kakkar has amassed a whopping 34.7 million fan following on Instagram. She says she finds it very reassuring to have her work recognised by so many people across the world.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Gully Boy' sweeps Critics' Choice Film Awards ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 20:29:06 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar's "Gully Boy" was a favourite at Critics' Choice Film Awards this year.

]]> <![CDATA[ Kathy Griffin back home after hospitalisation over COVID-19 scare ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 20:28:48 +0530

Los Angeles, March 28 (IANS) Comic Kathy Griffin is out of hospital after suffering symptoms she feared were related to COVID-19.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ayushmann Khurrana: Disturbing to see people not complying with lockdown ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 18:54:44 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana was shocked to read and see videos of some people not adhering to the lockdown and has urged everyone to stay at home due to the outbreak of COVID-19.

]]> <![CDATA[ Ryan Reynolds in talks to star in 'Dragon's Lair' ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 18:54:26 +0530

Los Angeles, March 28 (IANS) "Deadpool" star Ryan Reynolds is in talks to star in and produce a live-action feature adaptation of the 1980s arcade game "Dragons Lair".

]]> <![CDATA[ Ryan Gosling to star in 'Project Hail Mary' ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 18:53:59 +0530

Los Angeles, March 28 (IANS) After "First Man", actor Ryan Gosling is space-bound yet again with another astronaut movie. The actor is set to star in and produce "Project Hail Mary".

]]> <![CDATA[ Darshan Raval's 'Bhula Dunga' with #SidNaaz crosses over 30 mn views ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 18:53:36 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Singer-composer Darshan Raval's latest track "Bhula Dunga", which has "Bigg Boss" stars Sidharth Shukla and Shehnaaz Gill featuring in the video, has crossed over 30 million views in just a few days of its release.

]]> <![CDATA[ Depp allowed to go ahead with defamation case against Amber Heard ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 18:53:12 +0530

Los Angeles, March 28 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp has been allowed to pursue his $50 million defamation suit against his former wife and actress Amber Heard.

]]> <![CDATA[ Jurnee Smollett files for divorce from Josiah Bell ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 18:52:42 +0530

Los Angeles, March 28 (IANS) "Birds Of Prey" actress Jurnee Smollett and musician Josiah Bell have split after almost 10 years of marriage.

]]> <![CDATA[ 'Contagion' stars Matt Damon, Kate Winslet reunite for COVID-19 campaign ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 18:52:14 +0530

Los Angeles, March 28 (IANS) Hollywood actors Matt Damon and Kate Winslet have reunited with other stars of the 2011 virus thriller "Contagion" for a series of public service announcements (PSAs) to warn people about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

]]> <![CDATA[ Big B slammed by netizens for suggesting flies can spread COVID-19 ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 18:51:41 +0530 Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, who is quite active on social media, is still getting flak in the virtual world for a video he tweeted a couple of days ago where he talked of Chinese experts discovering that the common housefly, which sits on excreta, can transmit the coronavirus -- a fact which was denied by the health ministry. ]]> <![CDATA[ K-Pop star given 1-year jail term for sharing footage of rape victims ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 18:51:22 +0530

Seoul, March 28 (IANS) K-pop star Choi Jong Hoon has been sentenced to one year in jail for filming his rape victims and sending the footage to his friends.

]]> <![CDATA[ Akshay Kumar donates Rs 25 crore to PM CARES Fund ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 18:50:46 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has donated Rs 25 crore to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative PM CARES Fund to lend support to the ongoing battle against the coronavirus pandemic.

]]> <![CDATA[ Rishi Kapoor says govt should open liquor shops amid lockdown, gets trolled ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 18:33:48 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) At a time when citizens have been panic-hoarding grocery and food to last the lockdown period, Rishi Kapoor feels the government should allow liquor shops to function in the evenings to prevent black marketing.

]]> <![CDATA[ Taapsee Pannu doesn't like putting nailpaint ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 18:14:26 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu has been revisiting her phone's gallery to pass her time amid coronavirus lockdown. On Saturday, she posted a throwback picture that shows her all dressed up in ethnic saree.

]]> <![CDATA[ Siddhant opens up on his nepotism snide to Ananya Panday ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2020 17:08:40 +0530

Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) "Gully Boy" actor Siddhant Chaturvedi has opened up on his nepotism remark, which many perceived as a snide towards actress Ananya Panday. He says the Internet made a thing out of it and edited the clip to make it look like he has got a thug life.