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Watchlist for the Wedding Season

Watchlist for the Wedding Season

We may be missing out on Shaadi season because of the Pandemic but there are ways we can make do with a wedding watchlist to lift our mood this Shaadi season.

The whole band baaja, the songs minus the germs!

Here's a list of movies we think you'd enjoy this season.

Chetan Bhagat: Vidhu Vinod Chopra drove me close to suicide

Chetan Bhagat: Vidhu Vinod Chopra drove me close to suicide

Author Chetan Bhagat claims producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra had publicly bullied him.

Aditi Rao Hydari: Dropping 'fair' from a beauty product takes us closer to inclusivity

Aditi Rao Hydari: Dropping 'fair' from a beauty product takes us closer to inclusivity

A cosmetic brand recently dropped the word 'fair' from the name of their skin-whitening product that, till a while back, endorsed the idea of fair complexion as the parameter of beauty. Many celebrities have applauded the decision. Among them is actress Aditi Rao Hydari, who feels such a step take us a step closer to beauty inclusivity.

Bollywood runs on nepotism, says musician Ranjit Barot

Bollywood runs on nepotism, says musician Ranjit Barot

Stressing that the Hindi film industry is an institution that doesn't place talent and virtuosity at the top of is list and runs on nepotism, India's best known drummer and music director Ranjit Barot, who guitar legend John McLaughli describes as "one of the leading edges in drumming", adds, "It looks to cultivate a servile attitude in the people that service that industry. Therefore, not a good fit for me. However, if the right director and brief comes my way, I would gladly collaborate."

With Saroj Khan's demise Hindi cinema has lost its 'adaa', mourn celebs

With Saroj Khan's demise Hindi cinema has lost its 'adaa', mourn celebs

Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar and Farah Khan took to social media to mourn the death of veteran choreographer Saroj Khan, who passed away following a massive heart attack here on Friday morning.

Anushka Sharma: I've tried to have a distinct voice in cinema

Anushka Sharma: I've tried to have a distinct voice in cinema

Actress-producer Anushka Sharma says she has tried to be a disruptive storyteller with the projects she has bankrolled and added that in all her career she has tried to have a distinct voice in cinema.

Bhumi to feed 550 impoverished families as tribute to Sushant Singh Rajput

Bhumi to feed 550 impoverished families as tribute to Sushant Singh Rajput

To honour late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar has pledged to feed 550 impoverished families.

Bollywood stars line up OTT releases in coming months

Bollywood stars line up OTT releases in coming months

With the lockdown shutting film shoots, upcoming assignments of several filmstars will release on various digital platforms in the next months.

SRK thanks fans for 'allowing' him to entertain for over 28 yrs

SRK thanks fans for 'allowing' him to entertain for over 28 yrs

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has completed 28 years in Bollywood, and he feels it's the people who allowed him to entertain them for almost three decades.

Idris Elba: Success has not negated racism for me

Idris Elba: Success has not negated racism for me

Hollywood star Idris Elba says his celebrity status does not make him immune to racism.

Online searches for 'Nepotism in Bollywood' spiked by 1993%

Online searches for 'Nepotism in Bollywood' spiked by 1993%

The death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has initiated a wide discussion on enepotism in Bollywood amongst people. A recent study has revealed that on June 14, the day Sushant died by suicide, and June 15, searches with keywords "nepotism in Bollywood" spiked by almost 2000 per cent.

Abhay Deol: One could make a film about corrupt practices of Bollywood

Abhay Deol: One could make a film about corrupt practices of Bollywood

Actor Abhay Deol has taken a dig at Bollywood, saying "one could make a film about the corrupt practices" prevailing in the film industry.