New Delhi, June 19 : The Indian Medical Association (INA) Wednesday slammed Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan over reports that he and his wife were planning to have a baby boy through surrogacy.
"IMA strongly opposes any attempt or activity for pre-natal determination of sex of foetus," the association said.
Mumbai, June 19 : “Shaitaan - A criminal mind” has shown some real life instances of female criminals and spot fixing. The show is now coming up with a special episode on the vicious circle of superstitions.
The episode will portray the story of a superstitious man, who blindly follows a Swamiji. Advised by him, the man forces a girl to marry him, who is almost of his daughter’s age.
Chennai, June 19 : Superstar Rajinikanth, who is yet to watch his son-in-law Dhanush's Hindi debut "Raanjhanaa", is likely to see the film when it hits the cinemas on Friday, the actor says.
"He hasn't watched the film yet. I think he is most likely to watch it on June 21 with my family. I'm waiting to hear his comments," Dhanush told IANS.
Mumbai, June 19 : Reality show "Bigg Boss Kannada", hosted by southern movie star Sudeep, has surpassed the popularity of Kannada version of the "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) game show with a 4.7 TRP rating and as many as 47,000 votes for individual contestants.
The TRP ratings of the show are much higher. On an average, the show delivers a TRP of 4.7 per week, according to TAM research.
Mumbai, June 19 : Mahakshay is teaming up with his father Mithun Chakraborty for the first time in "Enemmy" and says it is an honour to dance with the "original disco dancer".
"My father is the original disco dancer and it is an honour to dance with him in the film. This is for the first time I am sharing the screen space with my father," Mahakshay, who entered fildom in 2008 with "Jimmy", told IANS.
Mumbai, June 19 : Pakistani actor Ali Zafar doesn't believe in being overworked as he loves to spend quality time with family.
"I am very happy with the kind of scripts that I am getting right now, but more than that I am happy that I am distributing a lot of time to my family and not burning out myself with work," Ali told IANS
"I want to balance myself between work and family and I am happy that I am managing it quite well," he added.
Mumbai, June 19 : Playback singer Palak Muchhal, who hogged the limelight after singing "Lapata" in Salman Khan starrer "Ek Tha Tiger", considers herself lukcy as she didn't have to struggle much.
The singer, who began her career in Bollywood with Himesh Reshammiya's "Damadamm!" in 2011, has given voice to songs like "Meri aashiqui tum hi ho" and "Naino ne naino se" as well.
Mumbai, June 19 : "Comedy Nights with Kapil" includes performance and interaction with the live audience, which makes it a right amalgamation of reality and fiction, says TV actress Sumona Chakravarti.
Produced by comedian Kapil Sharma, the show that will go on air June 22 on Colors, and it will feature the actress in an important role.
Los Angeles, June 19 : Socialite Kim Kardashian and boyfriend Kanye West have reportedly decided to call their new-born daughter Kaidence Donda West.
The couple welcomed their first child June 15. The news is said to be leaked out by a nurse, who works at Cedars Sinai hospital where Kim gave birth to the child five weeks early, reports thesun. co. uk.
The baby's middle name is tribute to Kanye's late mother Donda.(IANS)
Mumbai, June 19 : Filmmaker Kiran Rao, who is presenting "Ship Of Theseus", says it would not have been wise to let her filmmaker-actor husband Aamir Khan present the film as he would have managed to pull a crowd, but the film can't take a wide audience.
Rao is releasing director Anand Gandhi's internationally acclaimed "Ship of Theseus" July 19 in association with UTV Motion Pictures.
London, June 19 : Award-winning actress Dame Helen Mirren is said to be the new face of lifestyle and fashion brand, Marks & Spencer.
The 67-year-old was spotted shooting for brand's new ad campaign at London's St Katharine's Docks, here, Sunday, alongside TV personality Katie Piper, who is also believed to be starring in the advertisement, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
Los Angeles, June 19 : Singer Max George says he has moved on from his past relationship and is ready to mingle again.
The 24-year-old was engaged to actress Michelle Keegan for almost two years, but they ended their relationship in April 2012. However, George, member of The Wanted band, now wants to enjoy life, reports thesun. co. uk.
Chennai, June 19 : Except for a few scenes in school uniform, there is absolutely no similarity between "Raanjhanaa" and Tamil romantic-drama "3", clarifies Tamil actor Dhanush. He urges viewers not to compare the two movies.
"3" was an unsuccessful directorial debut of Dhanush's wife, Aishwarya Rajinikanth, while "Raanjhanaa" marks his debut in Bollywood.
Mumbai, June 19 : Karan Johar is so impressed with director Anand Gandhi's "brilliant" work in "Ship of Theseus" that he feels "inferior" as a filmmaker and says he lacks the "talent and strength" to make such a film.
Karan's last directorial was "Bombay Talkies", an anthology of film consisting of four different stories by four different directors.
Mumbai, June 19 - Bollywood star Akshay Kumar credits the film industry for all the name, fame, accolades, adulation, lifestyle and luxury that he has garnered in over two decades, saying filmdom "means a lot" to him.
Ever since he started with "Saugandh" in 1991, he has never looked back and the career graph of the 45-year-old has always spiralled up.
Los Angeles, June 19 - Socialite Kim Kardashian's sister Kourtney has reportedly asked the new mother to be more careful with her lifestyle now.
Kim, 32, gave birth to her and rapper Kanye West's daughter June 15.
Kourtney, mother of son Mason, 12, and 11-month-old daughter Penelope, believes that Kim's life is not going to be the same now.
Los Angeles, June 19 - Singer Will. i. am doesn't have a home despite purchasing properties for several close family members and paying off their mortgages.
The "Scream and Shout" hitmaker has never bought a house for himself and calls his recording studio his abode, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
New Delhi, June 18 : The shooting of Shreyas Talpade and Manjari Phadnis-starrer "Wah Taj!" has been wrapped up and the makers are happy that the director canned the film within schedule.
Directed by debutant Ajit Sinha, the movie is a co-production of Pawan Sharma and Abhinav Verma's Pun Films Pvt. Ltd. and Spider Wave Films, respectively. It was majorly shot in Agra, Uttar Pradesh and Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
Mumbai, June 18 : Pakistani actress Meera, who debuted in Hindi films with 2004 movie "Nazar", says she believes in competition and wants to compete with Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra.
Mumbai, June 18 : Rajshri Productions' family drama "Pyaar Ka Dard Hai" has successfully completed one year on the small screen. Lead actress Disha Parmar says she is obliged to the audiences for their positive response.
"This is my first show and it's very important for me that people like the show and my character. And they have really appreciated my character and me. I am really obliged to all those who have loved Pankhuri," Disha told IANS.
Mumbai, June 18 : Bollywood actress Swara Bhaskar says her co-star Sonam Kapoor's tips helped her shoot a dance sequence comfortably in a sari for her forthcoming film "Raanjhanaa".
They were shooting for wedding song titled "Ay sakhi sajan", composed by A. R. Rahman and penned by Irshad Kaamil.
Filmed on real locations, the song features the entire cast of the film, including Dhanush, Sonam, Swara, Abhay Deol and Zeeshan Ayyub.
London, June 18 : The Duchess of Cambridge has been voted the 'fashion icon', while late Hollywood actress Audrey Hepburn has emerged as 'icon of all times' in an online poll.
StyleinView. co. uk, a one-stop shop for fashion, has conducted a poll of 2,000 people to find out who they considered the fashion icons of today and of all time.
Mumbai, June 18 : Singer Sriram, the winner of singing reality show "Indian Idol - 5" and who sang Bollywood numbers like "Balma" and "Subhaanallah", is set to act in Telugu film "Prema Jeema Jaanta Nai".
"If the audience has expectations from us, it's a good thing. I like that because I love to deliver when I am under pressure... They want to see what I will do next," Sriram said here Monday at the recording of "Crazy Love" album.
Mumbai, June 18 : Tusshar Kapoor has tried his hand at a different type of comedy with "Bajatey Raho" and says the film's team worked really hard on the script of the movie.
"I have never worked in any film where the draft was changed so many times, such hard work was put in. It was re-written so many times," the 37-year-old said here Monday at the first look launch of the film.
Mumbai, June 18 : Designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee is set to close the August 23-27 winter-festive edition of the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) as the grand finale designer.
A renowned name both in India and abroad, Mukherjee's collections have won accolades from many celebrities. He also designed Bollywood actress Vidya Balan's look for the 66th Cannes International Film Festival.