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Pavail Gulati: 'Thappad' is a risky role for me Pavail Gulati: 'Thappad' is a risky role for me


Mumbai, Actor Pavail Gulati gets his big Bollywood break as Taapsee Pannu's on-screen husband in Anubhav Sinha's upcoming film "Thappad", and he says that working with the maker helped him to gain confidence as an actor.

"Anubhav (Sinha) sir allows actors to make mistakes and give inputs in the creative process. If I do something wrong, he won't humiliate me. I would say that it helped me to gain my confidence as an actor. Usually, sir does not cast any actor without auditioning but I am the lucky one who has been cast as one of the leads in his film! Initially, I was a little sceptical because he has that aura of a serious man," Pavail told IANS.

Payal Ghosh learning Spanish for upcoming role Payal Ghosh learning Spanish for upcoming role

Mumbai, Actress Payal Ghosh is taking Spanish lessons as preparation for an upcoming role in Bollywood.

"I am learning Spanish and I am totally loving the process. Every emotion and expression is denoted so differently in Spanish, and it's such an open language. It's beautiful, and I hope I get it right," she said.

However, she isn't keen to talk of the film in question just yet.

Mika Singh's manager died of 'drug overdose': Police Mika Singh's manager died of 'drug overdose': Police


Mumbai, Bollywood playback singer and Bhangra pop star Mika Singhs manager Saumya Samy, who was found dead in her Andheri residence on February 3, was allegedly a victim of drug overdose, a police report has now revealed. The police added Samy was suffering from depression.

'Shubh Mangal Zyada...' banned in Dubai, UAE 'Shubh Mangal Zyada...' banned in Dubai, UAE


Mumbai, The latest release of actor Ayushmann Khurrana "Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan" has been banned in Dubai and UAE over its homosexual content.

According to bollywoodhungama.com, the film's makers even offered to edit the kiss between Ayushmann and co-actor Jitendra, but to no avail.

Taapsee on Filmfare Awards storm: Glad my name wasn't dragged into it Taapsee on Filmfare Awards storm: Glad my name wasn't dragged into it

 

Mumbai, Actress Taapsee Pannu, who recently won the Filmfare Critics' Choice Award for Best Actor (Female), has reacted on the controversy that the awards ceremony has generated this year, over Zoya Akhtar's "Gully Boy" sweeping most of the awards.

Taapsee says she is happy that her name wasn't dragged in the controversy and adds she is glad that critics felt that she was worthy of an award, which she shared with her "Saand Ki Aankh" co-actress Bhumi Pednekar for their roles in the film.

Bhumi, Kiara go topless for calendar shoot Bhumi, Kiara go topless for calendar shoot


Mumbai, Actresses Bhumi Pednekar and Kiara Advani showed their bold avatar in a new calendar shoot.

Celebrity photographer Dabboo Ratnani has unveiled the latest edition of his celebrity calendar.

Bhumi also took to social media to post the photo in which she is posing on the bathtub sans clothes. She captioned it: "July 2020 #dabbooratnanicalendar."

B Praak to present fusion of Punjabi, Maharashtrian music B Praak to present fusion of Punjabi, Maharashtrian music


Pune, Popular Punjabi singer B Praak is all set to perform in Pune where he will be seen creating a new act consisting of Punjabi music with Maharasthrian Nashik Dhol.

"I have got a mix of Nashik Dhol and Punjabi Music creating an all new track to give it an unusual and quirky touch," B Praak said.

Evelyn Sharma: Film industry seems like big high school drama Evelyn Sharma: Film industry seems like big high school drama



Mumbai, Actress Evelyn Sharma says sometimes the film industry seems like a big high school drama.

"Sometimes the film industry seems like a big high school drama... Who knows who, whom are you friends with, and how do you get to sit with the cool kids," Evelyn said.

Evelyn made her Bollywood debut with "Love". She was then featured in the film "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani", and was later seen in movies like "Nautanki Saala", "Issaq" and "Yaariyan".

Adaa Khan: I could do crazy stunts because of Rohit Shetty Adaa Khan: I could do crazy stunts because of Rohit Shetty



Mumbai, Actress Adaa Khan is one of the contestants of the action-adventure reality show "Khatron Ke Khiladi 10". She says filmmaker and the show's host Rohit Shetty was the only person because of whom she could do such "crazy stunts".

The show tests its contestants' limit by making them do dangerous tasks and forces them to face their fears.

Madhuri, Shilpa Shetty celebrate Valentine's Day the Gen Z way Madhuri, Shilpa Shetty celebrate Valentine's Day the Gen Z way



Mumbai, Bollywood actresses Madhuri Dixit and Shilpa Shetty have taken the digital route to mark Valentine's Day this year.

Shilpa's acting is on point in the Valentine's Day 2020 video that she has posted on TikTok. Getting all mushy, she is seen with with husband Raj Kundra in the video, even as the reprise version of the hit "Kabir Singh" song, "Teri ban jaungi", plays in the background.

On Pran's 100 birth anniverary, B-Town recalls an actor & a gentleman On Pran's 100 birth anniverary, B-Town recalls an actor & a gentleman


Mumbai, Iconic screen villain Pran would have lived to be a hundred on Thursday, February 13, and a few B-town personalities including veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan took to social media to remember the late actor as a fine artiste and gentleman.

'Hum Bhi Akele, Tum Bhi Akele' release date pushed 'Hum Bhi Akele, Tum Bhi Akele' release date pushed

Mumbai, The Zareen Khan and Anshuman Jha-starrer "Hum Bhi Akele, Tum Bhi Akele", which was scheduled to release in February, will now open in March or April.

Directed by Harish Vyas, "Hum Bhi Akele, Tum Bhi Akele" is a mainstream Bollywood film with a gay man (played by Anshuman) and a lesbian woman (Zareen) leading the narrative.

Ammy Virk: Ranveer Singh is like my 'bada bhai' Ammy Virk: Ranveer Singh is like my 'bada bhai'

Mumbai, Punjabi actor and singer Ammy Virk is all set to make his Bollywood debut in the Ranveer Singh-starrer "'83", which is based on India's historical 1983 Cricket World Cup win. For Ammy, signing the film was a dream-come-true moment.

Adah Sharma: Adnan Sami's new video gave scope to show Kathak skills Adah Sharma: Adnan Sami's new video gave scope to show Kathak skills


Mumbai, Actress Adah Sharma, a trained Kathak exponent with the degree of Visharad, was pining to showcase her talent in the classical dance form. She finally gets her chance in the music video of Adnan Sami's latest romantic track, "Tu yaad aya".

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