Character is the new hero in Bollywood: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Character is the new hero in Bollywood: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

New Delhi - Citing example of his latest film 'Badlapur', which ditched the cliched image of a hero and a villain, actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui says Bollywood is doing away with fixed caricatures and welcoming character-driven stories.

'The Lunchbox' star feels the industry is in an exciting phase right now as even top stars are experimenting with their image.


Pyarelal ready to compose music for Bollywood films

Pyarelal ready to compose music for Bollywood films

Bengaluru - Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma, one half of the famous music composing duo Laxmikant-Pyarelal, said he is ready to do music for a Bollywood film if somebody comes with a good offer.

"I am ready to compose music for a Bollywood film if a producer or a filmmaker comes with a good offer," he told PTI in an interview here.


Actress Sonam Kapoor tests positive for swine flu, flown to Mumbai

Actress Sonam Kapoor tests positive for swine flu, flown to Mumbai

Rajkot/Mumbai, Mar.1 - Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor was flown out of Rajkot to Mumbai on Saturday after she tested positive for Swine Flu.

She was in rajkot shooting with actor Salman Khan for Sooraj Barjatya's film - "Prem Ratan Dhan Payo".

The flim shoot was taking place at Gondal near Rajkot in Gujarat for the last ten days.

Kapoor, who was suffering from high fever, was reportedly admitted to Rajkot's Sterling Hospital on Saturday morning and when her blood samples tested positive for swine flu, it was decided to fly her back to Mumbai for further treatment.


Will Smith says his d**k is huger than Leonardo DiCaprio

Will Smith says his d**k is huger than Leonardo DiCaprio

London, Feb 28 : Will Smith joked about Leonardo DiCaprio by stating that his dick is huger than the 'Titanic' actor.

The 46-year-old actor appeared on a press conference to promote his latest flick 'Focus' with Margot Robbie, where she was asked that among her present and ex co-star of 'The Wolf Of Wall Street', who was hotter, the Daily Star reported.

The 'About Time' actress didn't answer the question as according to her they actually have few things in common like they booth are cute.


Robin Williams' daughter speaks out for first time on her dad's death

Robin Williams' daughter speaks out for first time on her dad's death

London, Feb 28 : Late Robin Williams' daughter Zelda has opened up on her father's death and said that it will take a lot of hard work to allow herself to have the sort of fun, happy life that she use to have with the actor.

The 'Noobz' star appeared on NBC's Today Show and explained that a lot of people still feel his absence, but it's of no use to blame ourselves or the world for the tragic death of the 'Good Morning Vietnam' actor, as it has happened, the BBC reported.


Sarah Chalke to star on comedy series '48 Hours 'Til Monday'

Sarah Chalke to star on comedy series '48 Hours 'Til Monday'

Los Angeles: Actress Sarah Chalke will star opposite Rob Riggle on Fox' comedy pilot ''48 Hours 'Til Monday'.

Chalke, 38, will play Kelly Bishop, happily married to Charlie (Rob Riggle) and the mother of their three kids: Elizabeth, George and Mac, said the Hollywood Reporter.

A strong, excitable beauty, Kelly quit her job as a local TV news producer to spend more time with her family and is finding that being a stay-at-home mom is much more exhausting, time-consuming and frustrating than working in an office.


Rosie O'Donnell files for divorce from Michelle Rounds

Rosie O'Donnell files for divorce from Michelle Rounds

Washington, Feb 28 : Comedian Rosie O'Donnell has revealed that she has filled a divorce from her wife Michelle Rounds.

'The Rosie O'Donnell Show' host's filed document reads that her marriage with Rounds was an irretrievably broken relationship, so she wanted to officially end it, TMZ. com reported.

Notably, the American comedian and her consultant wife shares custody of their 2-year-old daughter, Dakota since they got separated late last year. (ANI)


Madge wants to be a comedian if her music career stalls

Madge wants to be a comedian if her music career stalls

London, Feb 28 : Madonna has revealed that she wants to be a comedian in future if her music career falls off on its back.

The 'Like A Virgin' singer said on Ross's ITV chat show that she wanted to try her hands on 'sit-down' comedy, in which she will share her funny experiences and stories with a drink or two on her table, the Mirror reported.

The 56-year-old songstress also added that bad timings prevented her from marrying her lover Warren Beatty, because he was really for the commitment unlike the singer as she just got divorced from Sean Penn. (ANI)


Bill Cosby seeks dismissal of 3 accusers' defamation suit

Bill Cosby

New York, Feb 28 : Bill Cosby's lawyers have submitted a motion to dismiss a defamation lawsuit brought against the comedian by three of the women who accuse him of sexual assault.

Accusers Tamara Green, Therese Serignese and Linda Traitz are suing for defamation, alleging he called them liars when they came forward with their allegations, the New York Post reported.


'Harry Potter' secrets revealed in new JK Rowling bibliography

'Harry Potter' secrets revealed in new JK Rowling bibliography

London, Feb. 28 - JK Rowling's new bibliography will reveal many 'Harry Potter' secrets including alternative title ideas, it has been reported.

Philip Errington's comprehensive ' JK Rowling: A Bibliography 1998-2013' details all the workings of the author's bestselling novels, including correspondence with her editor and revisions, the Independent reported.

The fourth instalment, released in 2000, was almost called 'Harry Potter and the Death Eaters,' 'Harry Potter and the Three Champions' or 'Harry Potter and the Fire Goblet.'


Warner Bros. in talks to make Cartoon Network's 'Adventure Time' movie

Chris McKay

Washington, Feb. 28 - Warner Bros. is reportedly developing an ' Adventure Time' movie with Cartoon Network Studios.

Series creator Pendleton Ward has been tapped to help write and produce the film, alongside 'The Lego Batman' movie director Chris McKay, Deadline.com reported.

The series follows Finn and Jake, two adventurers as they face down magic and evil in the post-apocalyptic Land of Ooo. (ANI)


K- Stew joins Michelle Williams in Kelly Reichardt's untitled indie drama

Washington, Feb 28 - Kristen Stewart has joined the untitled indie drama project of Kelly Reichardt alongwith Michelle Williams and Laura Dern.

The 'Twilight' star will play a young lawyer from Boise who takes a teaching job several hours from her house and despite her nerves about teaching and she is determined to prove to herself that she can do it, Deadline. com reported.

James Le Gros and Jared Harris from 'Mad Men', and relative newcomer Sara Rodier also have been cast in the ensemble project, which is being produced by Neil Kopp and Anish Savjani.


J Law denies having row with director David O. Russell on 'Joy' sets

Jennifer Lawrence

Washington, Feb 28 - Jennifer Lawrence has slammed the rumor that she and director David O. Russell got involved in a spat on the sets of their upcoming movie 'Joy'.

The 'Hunger Games' star shared a post on her Facebook page and wrote that she and the 56-year-old American film director were very good friend and she was having a great time shooting her third film with Russell, Us Magazine reported.

The 24-year-old actress added that she adores the 'Three Kings' director, and these rumors were simply non-sense.


Its official: Catwoman is bisexual

Its official: Catwoman is bisexual

Washington, Feb 28 - Batman's fictional character Catwoman aka Selina Kyle has finally come out of the closet about her sexuality in the latest issue revealing that she is a bisexual.

In Catwoman #39, Kyle is the head of Gotham's Calabrese crime family, and, on the brink of a mob war, shares a kiss with the woman currently in the Catwoman costume, Eiko Hasigaway, in a moment that promises that have major ramifications for both characters as the storyline progresses, Deadline.com reported.


Late Mr. Spock expressed love for life through final tweet

Leonard Nimoy

Washington, Feb. 28 - Late actor Leonard Nimoy shared his poetry and views on existence through Twitter as his final tweet, which was a heartbreaking farewell to fans.

The iconic actor's tweet stated "a life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP," Deadline. com reported.

Nimoy's prophetic tweet from about life 's impermanence has already been re-tweeted over 100,000 times. (ANI)


NASA administrator pays tribute to 'Star Trek' actor Leonard Nimoy

NASA administrator pays tribute to 'Star Trek' actor Leonard Nimoy

Washington, Feb. 28 - NASA administrator, Charles Bolden , paid a touching tribute to 'Star Trek' actor Leonard Nimoy, who recently died after suffering lung disease.

Bolden issued a statement which mentioned that Nimoy, who was known for his role as Spock in the original Star Trek series (1966-69), was an inspiration to multiple generations of engineers, scientists, astronauts, and other space explorers and as Mr. Spock, he made science and technology important to the story, while never failing to show.


Will James Bond retire after 'Spectre'?

Sam Mendes

London, Feb 28 - Bond movies helmer Sam Mendes has given a hint that the character of James Bond will retire at the end of his upcoming Bond film ' Spectre '.

The Brit filmmaker explained that this is what the movie is about i. e. whether or not to pursue the life Bond had always pursued, whether he is going to continue that or not, the Mirror reported.

The 49-year-old director continued that one has to come and see the movie to find out what the character of Brit spy does.


Captain Kirk mourns brother Mr. Spock's death on Twitter

William Shatner

London, Feb 28 - William Shatner, who played Captain Kirk alongside Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock in ' Star Trek', paid tribute to the late actor and said that he loved the late 83-year-old actor like a brother.

The Canadian actor took to Twitter to pay his tribute and said that they will all miss Nimoy's humor, his talent, and his capacity to love, the Mirror reported.

According to one website,, Shatner also added that actor's death was so upsetting, but also really lovely to see how loved Nimoy was and will continue to be.


Gary Glitter sentenced to 16 yrs in prison for child sex abuse

Gary Glitter

London, Feb 28 - Former musician Gary Glitter has been sentenced to jail for 16 years for sexually abusing three young girls between 1975 and 1980, it has been revealed.

Judge McCreath told the pop rock singer, whose real name is Paul Gadd, that the musician did all of them real and lasting damage and did so for no other reason than to obtain sexual gratification for himself of a wholly improper kind, the BBC reported.


Lupita Nyong'o stolen $150K 'fake' Oscar dress returned by thief

Lupita Nyong'o

Washington, Feb 28 - Lupita Nyong'o Oscar gown was returned to The London West Hollywood where it was taken 2 days earlier, it has been revealed.

The guy who claims to take the dress told TMZ. com that he had taken the dress from Nyong'o's hotel room after he noticed the door was ajar.

He said that he and others took 2 pearls off of the dress and took them to the garment district in downtown L. A where they were told they weren't real.


Will James Bond retire after 'Spectre'?

Will James Bond retire after 'Spectre'?

London, Feb 28 - Bond movies helmer Sam Mendes has given a hint that the character of James Bond will retire at the end of his upcoming Bond film ' Spectre '.

The Brit filmmaker explained that was what the movie is about, whether or not to pursue the life the role of Bond always pursued, whether he matters and is he going to continue or not, the Mirror reported.

The 49-year-old director continued that one has to come and see the movie to find out whether the character of Brit spy does.


'Star Trek' actor Leonard Nimoy passes away at 83 after suffering lung disease

Leonard Nimoy

London, Feb 28 - Leonard Nimoy, who gained fame from his role of Mr. Spock in 'Star Trek' movies, has died at the age of 83 after suffering from obstructive pulmonary disease in LA.

The American actor had tweeted before his death, "A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory" LLAP, the BBC reported.

Nimoy's granddaughter used the same Twitter account to confirm the death of the American actor saying that Nimoy was an extraordinarily talented man but he was also a very decent human being.


Amitabh Bachchan offers to promote road safety in Maharashtra

Amitabh Bachchan

Thane - Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan today offered to promote road safety awareness here in Maharashtra.

Addressing citizens of Thane on the conclusion of the month-long road safety awareness drive by the Thane city police, Bachchan said, "When I can promote tourism in Gujarat, I can very well promote road safety awareness in Maharashtra," he said.


Animals are good for the soul: Judi Dench

Animals are good for the soul: Judi Dench

London: Actress Judi Dench, who has previously cared for four cats, two guinea pigs, 12 water voles, two fish, a hamster and a pair of field mice, believes being surrounded by pets is good for the soul.

"I truly believe animals are good for the soul. One of my cats disappeared just before Christmas - he just went off, he was very old. But I still have my daughter Finty's dog who lives with me and my legendary goldfish Lazarus.


Kim K strips to underwear to recover from 'selfie fail' with Ant and Dec

Kim Kardashian

London, Feb 27 - Kim Kardashian has recovered from her epic selfie fail live on stage with the Brit Awards 2015 alongside hosts Ant and Dec by flashing her butt in sexy lingerie.

The 34-year-old reality star, who has been in London with her husband Kanye West, celebrated getting 27 million followers on Twitter by sharing a snap of hers in racy red and leopard print lingerie, the Mirror reported.

The 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' star wrote "27 mil!!!!! Thank you so much!!!! I love you all!!!!" after posting the sexy pic.


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