New Delhi, Feb 3 : The star-cast of the upcoming film, 'Aligarh,' has welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to refer petitions related to Section 377 of Indian Penal Code to a five-judge bench.
Section 377, which was de-criminalised by the Delhi High Court in July 2009, was overturned by the Supreme Court in December 2013, on grounds that amending or repealing it should be left to the Parliament and not the judiciary.
But now, the latest Supreme Court's decision has given a sense of hope to the demands of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community.
Mumbai - Actor Aditya Roy Kapoor said he learnt a lot about craft of acting from veteran actress Rekha by merely observing her during film 'Fitoor'.
Rekha was initially a part of the film and had shot some portions for the role of Katrina Kaif's mother. However, things did not work out between director Abhishek Kapoor and Rekha.
New Delhi, Feb. 3: Reports of Arbaaz Khan and his wife Malaika Arora Khan's separation have been pouring in for a week and they took a serious turn when Arbaaz's picture of celebrating sister-in-law Amrita Arora's birthday in Dubai came online.
Malaika's absence in the picture and the news that she has shifted out of their house with son Arhaan pointed the couple is ending their 17-year marriage.
The couple has not made any official statement yet, but it seems that Arbaaz has decided to make fun of these divorce reports instead of giving a formal response.
New Delhi, Feb. 3: Happy times for Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza as the Bollywood's cutest couple is celebrating their fourth marriage anniversary today.
Expressing her happiness, the 28-year-old actress, who is pregnant with Riteish's second child, took to her Instagram handle and posted a picture of herself along with her husband.
The picuture is a back shot of the couple, wherein they are seen holding each other while looking in each other's eyes.
Los Angeles: Ariana Grande has previewed another brand new song on Instagram.
The 10-second snippet came with nothing but a small heart emoji in the caption, reported Ace Showbiz.
On it, Grande's heard singing, "Is it love, is it lust, is it fear, but it's hard to breathe when you're touching me there/ Hard to breathe when you're kissing me there." Grande's new album, currently named 'Moonlight', is expected to be released later this year.
New Delhi, Feb. 3 : Bollywood director Karan Johar is showing gratitude to his 'eight million' twitter followers for their love.
The 43-year-old director took to his Twitter handle and posted a picture of himself, which had "Thank you to my 8 million followers a million times over" written beneath it.
The 'Student Of The Year' maker captioned the picture, "Gratitude to the 8 million tweeters! Some full of love... Some full of hate... but so much better than indifference." (ANI)
New Delhi, Feb. 3: Along with releasing the first poster of 'Kapoor and Sons Since 1921,' Dharma Productions has finally unveiled the release date of the much-awaited flick.
The poster that hints a lot of family drama coming up was released on the official Twitter handle of the production house.
Along with the poster, they wrote, "It's a dramedy! When this family gets together, A LOT of things happen, releasing 18th March #KapoorAndSonsFirstPoster."
The flick that stars Alia Bhatt, Siddharth Malhotra, Rishi Kapoor and Fawad Khan in lead roles will hit the theatres on March 18. (ANI)
New Delhi, Feb. 3 : She has always stunned audiences with her serious characters, but now, Tisca Chopra wishes to explore different genres of the industry.
During a telephonic conversation with ANI, the 42-year-old actress said, "101 percent, I would like to explore different genres, that's my plan. Comedy would be my first choice."
New Delhi, Feb. 3 : Following furore over Anupam Kher being denied a visa by Islamabad, Pakistan finally complied by offering him a visa to Karachi but the actor has turned down the offer.
"Thank you Mr. @abasitpak1 for your call & offering me visa to visit Karachi. I appreciate it. Unfortunately i've given away those dates now," Kher tweeted.
Pakistan's High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit, earlier reiterated that Kher did not submit his documents like other participants, which is why he was denied the visa to attend the Karachi Literature Festival.
New Delhi, Feb. 3: Tisca Chopra has claimed that motherhood is joyful, but very challenging.
The 42-year-old actress, who was recently present at the 92.7 BIG FM's kids competition BIG Spell Bee, told ANI, " Motherhood has been one of the most joyful experiences of my life and at the same time very challenging because every word that you say has a meaning today and after you have said it you wish you could take a few things back."
New Delhi, Feb. 3: Bollywood actress Tisca Chopra recently revealed that she would like to turn into a producer to narrate the stories she likes and believes in.
The 42-year-old actress has penned a book called ' Acting Smart' and has also written a story in ' Walking Towards Ourselves,' along with other writers.
When asked whether or not she would like to explore the writer within her, Tisca told ANI over a telephonic conversation, "To be very honest I write because I like to write. I am not getting into a professional space of writing, it's just a fun thing."
Mumbai, Feb. 2 : Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, who claimed that his visa to Pakistan for attending the Karachi Literature Festival was denied, said in a series of tweets that the Pakistan Government fears free dialogue.
"Indian Govt welcomes Pakistan based writers, artists, actors etc. Pakistan Govt. bans entry of Indian actors. Why fear a free dialogue? Didn't Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs red flag my name to Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi? Why hide facts deliberately?" Kher asked in a series of tweet.
Mumbai, Feb. 2 : Veteran actor Anupam Kher on Tuesday said that his viewpoint on Kasmiri Pandits or his pro-Prime Minister stand might have forced Pakistan to reject his visa.
"Maybe it has been done due to my point of view on Kashmiri Pandits or my pro-PM stand that my visa has been denied," Kher told ANI.
Kher accused the Pakistan High Commission of lying on the claims that he never applied for visa.
New Delhi, Feb. 2 : Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who was to attend the Karachi Literature Festival on February 5, has been denied visa by Pakistan.
Kher was due to arrive in Karachi to attend the Karachi Literary Festival as one of the distinguished guest.
Talking to ANI, Kher said that he was very sad and disappointed that out of 18 participants, 17 were given visa and he was denied.
However, the Pakistani High Commission has refuted Kher's claim and said that they have received no visa application from the actor.
New Delhi, Feb. 2: Rishi Kapoor has recently unveiled his look for the upcoming flick 'Kapoor and Sons' and it looks like that the actor loves experimenting.
The 63-year-old actor took to his Twitter handle to unveil his elderly look for the Karan Johar-directorial.
Along with the picture in which he appears to be a chubby cheek-half bald aged man, Rishi wrote, "Kapoor and Sons. First look of mine in the film. Others to follow. Await!!"
Karachi, Feb. 2: Sonam Kapoor might have disappointed her fans with her blink and miss appearance in Coldplay's highly awaited video for ' Hymn For The Weekend', but the actress claims that it was a big thing for her.
The 30-year-old actress feels that she had got reason to star in the video, even if it was for three shots, reports the Dawn.
New Delhi, Feb. 2: After making waves with her American sitcom ' Quantico' and presenting an award at the 2016 SAG awards; Priyanka Chopra is all set to take over the Academy.
The 33-year-old actress will be presenting an award at the 2016 Oscars along with celebs such as Quincy Jones, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, J. K. Simmons and Jared Leto.
New Delhi, Feb. 1: Entering the 100 crore INR club, 'Airlift' that stars Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has become the first movie of 2016 to have a collection over 100 crore INR.
Film critic Taran Adarsh took to his Twitter handle and wrote, "#Airlift has a FANTASTIC Sunday. Crosses 100 cr mark. [Week 2] Fri
4.50 cr, Sat 6.50 cr, Sun 8.26 cr. Total: 102.76 cr. India biz."
Directed by Raja Menon, 'Airlift' also stars Nimrat Kaur in lead role.
New Delhi, Jan. 31 : Singer Fazilpuria, who is known for his song '2 Many Girls,' recently revealed that he had a grilling session with the censor board for his latest release ' Party.'
The 25-year-old singer, who wishes to represent Haryanvi language and culture through his song, told ANI, "Facing the censor board was the worst experience because we completed our recording, auditions and everything within two-three months, but our censor session alone was of four months."
New Delhi, Jan. 31 : Rapper and singer Raftaar, who is known for his hits such as 'Dhup Chik', 'Tamanche Pe Disco' and 'Gucci Armani' recently went all gaga over Akshay Kumar and revealed that he bought him into the main screen.
When asked which Bollywood actor would he like to voice for, the 27-year-old rapper said, "As of now, I have voiced only for Akshay Kumar a plenty of times and he is the most humble and down to earth person I have ever met."
Raftaar further said, "Akshay is the one who got me into the main screen."
New Delhi, Jan. 31: Indian rapper Raftaar in his three-year career span has tried his hand in a lot of things, be it making tunes for Bollywood or Punjabi industry or dancing to a choreographer's instruction in a reality show.
When the 27-year-old rapper was asked whether he would try his hands in acting as well, he gave it a green signal but with a slight twist.
New Delhi, Jan. 31 : Bollywood's hottest newlyweds Asin and Rahul Sharma seem to be ardent Shah Rukh Khan fans; well this is what the actress' Instagram post says.
The 30-year-old actress took to her Insta handle and posted a picture with the Micromax co-owner wherein the newlyweds were seen holding placards of King Khan's pictures.
While the 'Ready' star was holding out a 'Don' card, Rahul was displaying one that says 'Mohabbatein.'
New Delhi, Jan. 31 : Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra stunned everyone with her designer mermaid gown at the 2016 Screen Actors Guild Awards.
The 33-year-old actress shared her before-the-show look on Instagram which was a closet full of heels and was captioned, "Red carpet prep!! My fave part.. @sagawards looking forward."
The 'Bajirao Mastani' star also posted her on-the-way aviator look selfie which she captioned, "Red carpet ready! C u there @sagawards."
Mumbai: Arjun Kapoor feels homemakers are not given their due in the society and the actor says his upcoming film 'Ki & Ka' will begin conversations about them. In the R Balki-directed movie, the 30-year-old actor plays a homemaker while his wife (Kareena Kapoor) goes to work.
"The film deals with a boy who believes housewives have not got their due. If you don't have stability in your personal life through your partner then you cannot achieve anything professionally," Arjun said in an interview.
New Delhi, Jan. 30 : Telugu film actor Harshvardhan Rane, who will soon make his Bollywood debut with the upcoming flick 'Sanam Teri Kasam,' recently revealed that just appearing on screen is a very big thing for him.
The 32-year-old actor said in a recent interview, "When I was 16, I used to live in Gwalior, I ran from my house and came to Delhi where I worked in STD booths for 10-20 rupees per day, then I distributed DVDs, so for me coming on screen is a very big thing. In Gwalior when we used to see someone on the big screen it used to be a very big thing."
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