Rishi Kapoor Is Yet to Undergo Tests in America: Randhir Kapoor
Speculation is rife that Rishi Kapoor is suffering from cancer, in the advanced stage and is undergoing treatment in USA. Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor’s brother told ETimes that he is yet to undergo tests in America and rubbished the rumours. “Let him go through tests peacefully. Whatever the results, we will let you know,” said Randhir Kapoor.
Honey Singh’s “Billionaire” in ‘Baazaar’ Fizzles Out
Yo Yo Honey Singh seems to be in that unfortunate position in Bollywood where filmmakers come to him demanding that one hit nightclub number that would keep the audience literally on their toes and bring them to the theatre. While he keeps belting out hit after hit, no matter how forgettable, at the end of the day he’s human, isn’t he?
“Billionaire” in his latest song from Baazaar, starring Saif Ali Khan, Radhika Apte and debutant Rohan Mehra. Written (insert zipper-mouth emoji), composed and sung by Yo Yo Honey Singh, “Billionaire” simply fails to create a zing – even with Elli Avram jiving to it and Saif looking his thuggish best. Read more here.
Eros Now to Premiere its Original Series Smoke at MIPCOM 2018
Eros Now’s second original series is set to premier on 26 October after premiering at the annual entertainment trade show MIPCOM in Cannes. Starring Jim Sarbh, Kalki Koechlin and Mandira Bedi the show offers “an unflinching look at the politics within the drug mafia that resides in the intoxicant riddled underbelly of its tropical paradise, Goa”.
Actors Should Push Themselves by Crossing Boundaries: Nivin Pauly
Nivin Pauly is awaiting the release of “Kayamkulam Kochunni”, touted as the most expensive movie made in the Malayalam film industry. He is also looking forward to soon making his debut in a Hindi language film. The Malayalam star believes that all the actors should challenge themselves by crossing boundaries and acting in languages that they are not fluent in.
The Kochi-based actor made his acting debut in 2010 with “Malarvaadi Arts Club” and went on to star in Malayalam movies like “Thattathin Marayathu”, “Bangalore Days” and “Premam”.
Though his primary focus has been Malayalam cinema, he also tried his hand at Tamil films by starring in “Richie” and “Neram”, which was made in Tamil and Malayalam. He is currently dubbing for Geetu Mohandas’ bilingual film “Moothon”, which will be released in Hindi and Malayalam, reports IANS.
Mumbai Music Festival to See Performances by Major Indian Bands
Two noted Indian music bands — Euphoria and Rakesh and Friends — will perform at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) here on Friday and Saturday.
The performances will be a part of the music festival “One World Many Musics: Celebrating Artistic Plurality”, which is currently in its ninth edition.
It will feature Rakesh and Friends, led by renowned flautist Rakesh Chaurasia, which will present a blend of Indian and international instruments to create a new and exciting soundscape, the NCPA said in a statement.
Priyanka Chopra Welcomes Unicef Chief in India
Bollywood actress and global Unicef Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights Priyanka Chopra has welcomed Unicef Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore on her maiden trip in India.
‘Homecoming’ Did Wonders for My Personal Life: Julia Roberts
Hollywoods “Pretty Woman” Julia Roberts is entering the world of the small screen with the thriller “Homecoming”. She says she stayed away from television for this long due to lack of offers.
Roberts started her career in Hollywood in 1987 with “Crime Story”, and walked up the stairs of fame with the success of projects like “Pretty Woman”, “Erin Brockovich”, “My Best Friend’s Wedding”, “Notting Hill”, “Runaway Bride”, “Ocean’s Eleven”, “Valentine’s Day”, “Eat Pray Love”, “Money Monster” and “The Normal Heart”.
Why did she stay away from the small screen for so long?
“The lack of being offered a TV show probably. This (‘Homecoming’) was such a great piece of material. I wasn’t making a choice to do TV. I was making a choice to go where I thought the work was interesting,” Roberts told IANS in a group interview on the sidelines of Prime Video Presents 2018 event here.
“My request was to have one director for all the episodes and that’s what I needed. I didn’t want to have a different person every week trying to understand the way my brain works. It seemed unfair to the society,” she added on a lighter note, reports IANS.
Sylvester Stallone Starts Filming ‘Rambo 5’, Reveals First Look
Sylvester Stallone started shooting for “Rambo 5” on Tuesday.
The 72-year-old actor, who reprises his role as troubled Vietnam War veteran John Rambo in the fifth part of the action franchise, made the announcement on Instagram.
He also shared his first look from the film dressed as a cowboy, reports PTI.
“Tonight we start filming…” Stallone wrote in one post.
“Comes a Horseman Wild and Free. @rambomovie #rambo5,” he wrote in another.
The film will be directed by Adrian Grunberg and scripted by Matthew Cirulnick.
Saif Launches Production Banner; Announces ‘Jawani Janeman’
Saif Ali Khan has launched his own banner, Black Knight Films and has signed his first deal as a producer with Nitin Kakkar for Jawani Janeman. The Sacred Games star earlier helmed Illuminati Films with Dinesh Vijan, while now he seems eager to fly solo.
Saif’s Black Knight Films would be joining hands with Jay Shewakramani’s Northern Lights Films for Jawani Jaaneman. Director Nitin Kakkar has previously directed Filmistaan and Mitron. Read more here.
Jacqueline Fernandez Dances to Aayush Sharma and Warina Hussain’s ‘LoveYatri’ Song
Jacqueline Fernandez’s current obsession is Chogada from LoveYatri. The actor took to Instagram to share a video where she’s seen dancing with her girls. Take a look:
What’s Yuvraj Singh’s Drawback? Wife Hazel Keech Spills The Beans
In a recent interview on Miss Field, a YouTube series hosted by Gaurav Kapoor and Shibani Dandekar, Hazel Keech opened up about her husband and Indian batsman, Yuvraj Singh.
“He (Yuvraj) never bad-mouths anyone, and that’s one of the things I love about him, but it’s also one of his drawbacks. He sees the best in everybody, but he doesn’t necessarily always see the reality in them. He’s just got a really good heart,” said Hazel.
Neetu Kapoor Calls Krishna Raj Kapoor Her Best Friend
Neetu Kapoor who couldn’t attend her mother-in-law Krishna Raj Kapoor’s cremation on Monday posted a message on Instagram which read, “She was such a huge influence in my life. Admired her elegance, wit, generosity and warmth. She will always stay in my heart. No one like her. Best human being, loved her. Best friend.”
Neetu posted this message along with a photograph of her with Krishna Raj Kapoor. Read the full story on The Quint here.
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