Mumbai, May 18 : Pakistani actress Veena Malik, who was linked to actor Ashmit Patel post their "Bigg Boss 4" stint, says he was never her friend and that she only believes in maintaining friendship with her career.
During "Bigg Boss 4", the two seemed to have bonded well, and were also seen together at various events post the show. But both Veena and Ashmit never gave a clear picture about their relationship.
Mumbai, May 18 : Actor Arshad Warsi, who played Circuit in the "Munna Bhai" films with Sanjay Dutt essaying the lead role, says he won't do any new film in the popular franchise without the real "Munna Bhai".
He says neither can he, nor will audiences be able to see anybody else in the role instead of Sanjay, who is currently in jail serving his sentence in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case.
Los Angeles, May 18 : Popular singer Kanye West has remarked that he doesn't consider himself a celebrity.
"I ain't no muthaf******* celebrity," dailystar. co. uk quoted West as saying.
"I ain't runnin' for office. I ain't kissin' nobody's muthaf******* babies. I drop your baby and you muthaf******* sue me and s**t," he said.
The 35-year-old is also busy preparing for his first child with fiance Kim Kardashian.(IANS)
Mumbai, May 18 : Filmmaker Prabhudheva, who has cast Shruti Haasan in "Ramaiya Vastavaiya", says he is no one to "relaunch" the daughter of veteran actress Kamal Haasan.
"It's not a relaunch! Shruti is Kamal Haasan's daughter. Who am I to relaunch her," Prabhudheva told IANS.
Chennai, May 18 : Telugu actor Venu Thottempudi, popular for playing the lead in comedy films for over a decade, says that there is a high risk of being typecast in the film industry if one continues to do similar roles often.
Chennai, May 18 : Renowned filmmakers such as Deepa Mehta, Ashutosh Gowariker and Shekhar Kapur are floored by the recently released trailer of upcoming Tamil romantic-drama "Mariyaan".
Directed by Bharatbala, "Mariyaan" features Dhanush in the lead role. It narrates the story about the will to survive of a fisherman held captive.
Film: "Neram"; Cast: Nivin Pauly, Nazriya Nizam, Simhaa, Thambi Ramaiah, Nasser, John Vijay, Charlie and Ananth Nag; Director: Alphonse Putharen; Rating: ****
"Neram" tops a list of films that come once in a while to make us believe that Tamil cinema is not dead. Surprisingly, it's the first-time filmmakers, not the veterans any longer, who are keeping this industry alive and redefining entertainment with better craftsmanship.
Chennai, May 18 : Tamil director Ramsubramaniam believes southern actress Andrea Jeremiah, who will sport three different looks in his next untitled film, has a lot of untapped potential.
"She (Andrea) is one of the finest actresses I have come across. But seldom do we see her in a role that does justice to her potential. I decided to make the best use of her potential and that's why I chose her for my film," Ram told IANS.
Los Angeles, May 18 : Colombian singer Shakira will leave NBC's "The Voice" and Christina Aguilera will return to take her place next season, the Web site E! News said.
"It was a hard decision for me to make, because I'm really fond of the coaches, the people in production and everybody around me," the 36-year-old superstar told E! News.
Los Angeles, May 18 : Supermodel Miranda Kerr's valuable lingerie collection was once stolen by Bling Ring, a notorious gang of youngsters who steal celebrities' personal belongings.
The former Victoria's Secret model's enviable lingerie collection was specifically targeted by the notorious gang of celebrity-obsessed teen burglars because they wanted to look sexy, reports contactmusic. com.
Los Angeles, May 18 : Actors Reese Witherspoon and Joaquin Phoenix will reportedly team up again for a crime thriller, to be directed by Paul Thomas.
The popular duo was last seen together in the 2005 movie "Walk The Line", for which Witherspoon even won a best actress Academy Award.
They are now set for a big screen reunion in upcoming movie "Inherent Vice", reports dailystar. co. uk.
Los Angeles, May 18 : Singer Lily Allen says her lyrical inspiration has changed ever since she became a wife and a mother.
The "Fear" hitmaker had been on hiatus from the pop world since 2009, but she recently returned to the recording studio.
Wife to Sam Cooper and mother to daughters Ethel, 18 months, and Marnie, four months, she claims her latest lyrics are now heavily inspired by her new life.
Los Angeles, May 18 : Pop sensation Justin Bieber will have to pay hefty bills to the quarantine centre caring for his pet monkey Mally.
Bieber has been asked to shell out thousands of pounds for care, food and vet visits to Mally, the capuchin, who he sneaked into Europe on a private jet.
The 19-year-old's pet was seized by German customs March 28 when the singer failed to produce the necessary paperwork for it.
Los Angeles, May 18 - Fame hasn't gone to actor Bradley Cooper's head. He readily came to the rescue of his friends and their families to pay off their debts in their hard times.
The 38-year-old admits that finding fame has been disorientating, but he hasn't let his star status go to his head.
Moscow, May 17 : Former adult video star Sasha Grey has begun her car rally across Russia, driving the same model of car as Russian President Vladimir Putin did on a similar journey.
Setting off from the eastern city of Vladivostok, Grey is driving the Lada Kalina model sedan as Putin, who took a Kalina on a 350-km drive starting from Vladivostok in 2010.
Mumbai, May 17 : TV actress Akanksha Singh, who calls herself "a huge fan of Indian Premier League (IPL)", says she misses the times when she was a regular viewer of the annual cricket extravaganza.
Akanksha, a supporter of IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals, says she isn't able to catch up on the cricket fever this time due to her busy schedule.
Los Angeles, May 17 : Singer Beyonce Knowles says she is apprehensive about singing her hits to her daughter Blue Ivy because she feels the little one will hate her voice.
So, instead of using her 'Beyonce voice', the pop sensation revealed she uses a 'simple mummy voice' instead, reports thesun. co. uk.
Speaking to ITV's "Daybreak", Beyonce said: "I have a mummy voice. I keep my Beyonce voice for the stage and I have my simple mummy voice."
Mumbai, May 17 : Bollywood actress Sasheh Aagha says her mother, veteran actress Salma Aagha, is like a friend to her, and that she often guides her in career decisions.
"She is very supportive. She always guides me. She is like a friend in my life... She has always been there for me...(and she is) very protective," Sasheh, who has made her Bollywood debut with "Aurangzeb", told IANS.
Daughter of Ira Bhaskar, a renowned professor of film studies, actress Swara Bhaskar admits her understanding of cinema is better thanks to her mother, who wants her to watch a lot more regional and international works.
Mumbai, May 17 : Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who stood by Sanjay Dutt during his trying times, is confident the actor will make a fresh start after completing his jail term.
Sanjay surrendered at the TADA Court Thursday to serve his remaining three-and-a-half year jail term in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blast case. The actor will be moved to Pune's Yerwada jail.
Mumbai, May 17 : The popular chocolate hero of the 1980s, Rishi Kapoor says he is "a competent actor" and would like to try out character roles and that he doesn't want to be typecast as a typical onscreen dad.
He wowed everyone when he donned the garb of ruthless underworld lord Rauf Lala in "Agneepath" remake.
London, May 17 : Supermodel Elle Macpherson thinks fashion designer Victoria Beckham is an inspiration to women as she balances her professional and personal life well.
Mumbai, May 17 : Sonu Sood confesses that he was so eager to work with filmmaker Ramesh Taurani that he gave his nod for "Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya" without even having read the script.
"Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya", launch pad of Taurani's son Girish Kumar, is produced under the Tips Industries Ltd banner. Shruti Haasan plays the female lead in it.
Los Angeles, May 17 : Actor Chris Pine says the qualities he seeks in a woman are intelligence and humour because after the initial attraction fades away, there has to be something engaging.
Pine recently broke up with his model-girlfriend Dominique Piek after dating her for almost a year.
“I think anything that any normal man would be looking for. I mean intelligence and beauty and someone who can make me laugh,” contactmusic.com quoted the 32-year-old actor as saying.
Mumbai, May 17 : Television actor Angad Hasija, the latest entrant in "Amrit Manthan", says his character in the show will confuse the audience.
"This is a different character. He is a Punjabi boy from Amritsar. He is positive, but people will be confused about my character. He is a mysterious character and his many shades will be seen," Angad told IANS.