Chennai, May 25 : Bollywood film "Singham" fame Ajay Devgn, director Rohit Shetty and Kannada actor Kicha Sudeep will attend the audio launch of Suriya-starrer Tamil action-drama "Singam 2" here June 2.
"Bollywood 'Singham' actor Ajay Devgn, director Rohit Shetty and Kannada actor Sudeep will grace the audio launch of Suriya's 'Singam 2', which will take place on June 2," said a statement from the production house.
"Singam 2", directed by Hari Gopalakrishnan, also features Hansika Motwani, Anushka Shetty, Santhanam, Vivek, Vijay Kumar, Nassar, Radha Ravi and Anjali.
Los Angeles, May 25 - Hollywood star Brad Pitt follows his former fiancee Gwyneth Paltrow's father advice on remaining grounded.
Pitt was romantically involved with Paltrow in the mid-1990s, and the couple was briefly engaged before splitting in 1997. And that's when he learnt some life lessons from her father, late director Bruce Paltrow.
Los Angeles, May 25 - Pop star Lady Gaga, who underwent a hip operation earlier this year, is likely to perform on stage at a Beyonce Knowles' show in New York in August.
Gaga is said to be planning her live return at the said show. If the news turns out to be true, it will be her first major gig following an operation on her hip in February.
The grapevine is abuzz after a reported email sent by concert listings website Songkick said she has been lined up to perform with Queen B in Brooklyn Aug 3, reports thesun. co. uk.
New York, May 24 : Actress Amanda Bynes was arrested at her apartment here for possession of marijuana. She even threw the evidence out of the window, reports tmz. com.
She was arrested Thursday night.
A building official called police after spotting Bynes in the lobby with a joint, acting erratically and talking to herself, said law enforcement sources.
Bynes let the policemen in when they knocked at her door, and when the police saw the bong, she quickly tossed it out of the window.
Mumbai, May 24 : For her role of a schoolgirl in "Raanjhanaa", Sonam Kapoor took inspiration from Jaya Bachchan's popular character in hit movie "Guddi", which too revolved around a schoolgoing teenager.
"I had already seen 'Guddi' but I saw it again before shooting for the film. I was inspired by Jaya Bachchanji in 'Guddi' for the film," Sonam told reporters Friday at the unveiling of director Anand L. Rai's "Raanjhanaa" music here.
TV actor Ravi Dubey will be seen hosting "India's Dancing Superstar" with his "Saas Bina Sasural" co-actor Aishwarya Sakhuja. He says the audience will see a very easy going chemistry between them.
Ravi is trying his hands at anchoring for the first time, and he said he is "extremely good friends" with Aishwarya.
"The audience will get to see a very easy going chemistry between me and Aishwarya. Even I am looking forward to host the show with her. It's going to be interesting," Ravi told IANS.
Mumbai, May 24 : Preity Zinta's debut production "Ishkq in Paris", which released this Friday, has managed to touch the hearts of film industry members like Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar. Preity was delighted with their presence at the movie's premiere.
The premiere was held here Thursday night, and a bevy of movie celebrities made it there for Preity, who has acted in the romantic film as well.
Mumbai, May 24 : Australian model-actress Kristina Akheeva, to be seen as a British girl in the forthcoming comedy "Yamla Pagla Deewana 2" (YPD2), hopes she is not trapped in the image of a "foreign girl".
"I hope I don't get typecast as half foreign, half Indian. I want to play traditional type of roles and get myself into a character where I can practice my Indian mannerisms and think like an Indian girl from some village," Kristina told IANS.
Being fond of dancing, singing and acting from her childhood, Bollywood was the best option for her.
New Delhi, May 24 : His grandfather Raj Kapoor is adored in Russia, and now Ranbir Kapoor's forthcoming film "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" is being lined up for release there in July.
The movie is likely to hit screens in Russia July 4.
Los Angeles, May 24 : British pop star Cheryl Cole believes real beauty comes from within and that one can't be attractive if one lacks confidence.
"You can wear all the make-up you want, but beauty comes from within. A lot of people say it's a cliche, but it's so true," femalefirst. co. uk quoted the 29-year-old singer as saying.
"If you feel beautiful inside, you can tell. So you need to feel comfortable within yourself, which is definitely not always easy - but you should try," she added.
New Delhi, May 24 : TV actor Ravi Dubey may not be so romantic as a person, but he doesn't miss a chance to praise his actress-girlfriend Sargun Mehta who, he feels, is notches higher in maturity compared to him.
"Sargun is younger than me, yet she is one of the most mature individuals I have come across in my life. I think she is very wise and mature," the 29-year-old actor told IANS.
Ravi and Sarugn, 24, worked together in "12/24 Karol Bagh". The couple also participated in the "Nach Baliye 5".
New Delhi, May 24 : Socialite Paris Hilton wore Indian designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock's creation at the amFar (The American Foundation for AIDS Research) Cinema Against AIDS Gala in Cannes.
Paris was spotted wearing a customised baby pink coloured full-length gown with feather embellishments at the bottom.
"Paris has always loved our clothes and we have worked with her in the past. This is one of our signature styled gowns and she is looking gorgeous," the designer duo said in a joint statement.
Film: "Fast & Furious 6"; Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Gina Carano, Luke Evans, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Jordana Brewster, Sung Kang, Ludacris and Gal Gadot; Director: Justin Lin; Rating: **1/2
Mumbai, May 24 - Actress Shruti Haasan enjoys acting but, unlike her father Kamal Haasan, she isn't too keen on film direction. However, writing for films is something she won't mind in future.
"Everyone says, 'I want to become director'. It is easy to be a director, but it is very difficult to be a good director. I haven't thought about it. I like writing though. That is something I enjoy the most. I have plans, but let's see," Shruti told IANS.
Asked if she would like to write for films or get into scripting some day, she said: "Maybe I will write for films. Right now I have too much on my plate."
Mumbai, May 24 - Filmmaker Prakash Jha will start the promotions of his upcoming film "Satyagraha" in Bhopal, where the movie was majorly shot.
"Bhopal is a city very close to Prakashji since all his experiences of filmmaking are deeply rooted in Madhya Pradesh. So, Prakashji will start the promotional campaign of 'Satyagraha' in Bhopal from June-end," said a source close to the project.
"Satyagraha", a political thriller, features a stellar ensemble cast comprising Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor, Manoj Bajpayee and Arjun Rampal. (IANS)
Paris, May 24 - Singer-songwriter Georges Moustaki died Thursday in the French Mediterranean city of Nice, his family said. He was 79.
A Greek native, Moustaki grew up in Alexandria, Egypt, and arrived in Paris in 1951.
He began performing at nightclubs and came to know masters of the "chanson française" such as Georges Brassens, Jacques Brel and Serge Gainsbourg.
Moustaki met Edith Piaf in the late 1950s and was soon writing songs for the legendary singer, including "Milord".
Los Angeles, May 24 - Singer Taylor Swift likes to wear clothes which exude style, but still don’t restrict her movement on stage.
The 23-year-old, who is on Red World Tour, looks for smart yet practical clothes, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
"For performance, I'm not only looking for something that looks cool in front of 20,000 people but it's also about the functionality of it, can I run around in it? Can I throw my hair around in it?" she told People magazine.
Los Angeles, May 24 - Jennifer Love Hewitt feels people will never stop commenting - whether you're thin or voluptuous. But she says it is more important to feel good in your skin, and she does so with her regular dose of running, yoga and Pilates.
"I'm an actress, I live in L. A., I work in Hollywood. But I've learned that if you're too skinny, they'll say something about it. If you're not skinny enough, they'll say something about it," usmagazine. com quoted the 34-year-old actress as saying.
New Delhi, May 23 - “Saat Phere” fame Rajshree Thakur, who is making a comeback to the small screen after three years, says her motto is to do prominent characters that suit here personality.
Best known for playing dusky Saloni in “Saat Phere”, which was her debut on the small screen, she will now be seen as Jeevantha Bai (Maharana Pratap's mother) in Sony's upcoming show “Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharan Pratap”.
Hyderabad, May 23 - Director Rohit Shetty, who recently visited the sets of "Garam Masala", a Telugu remake of Hindi movie "Bol Bachchan", had a ball.
"Rohit was in the city on a personal trip and he happened to visit us on the sets. He spent some time watching us shoot and afterwards bonded really well with the cast. It was fun having him on the sets," a source from the film's unit told IANS.
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