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Aastha Gill's new song captures World Cup fever Aastha Gill's new song captures World Cup fever


Mumbai, Singer Aastha Gill has come up with a TikTok World Cup anthem, "Jeetega saara India", a fun and energetic song that resonates with Indias spirit for the worlds biggest cricket tournament, which will begin on May 30.

"World Cup springs a feeling of patriotism that energises a nation. So, when I decided to work on a World Cup song exclusively for TikTok, I wanted to bring alive the same spirit for the rest of us," Aastha said in a statement.

Sushmita clocks 25 years as India's first Miss Universe Sushmita clocks 25 years as India's first Miss Universe


Mumbai, Actress Sushmita Sen, who made India proud 25 years ago by becoming the first Indian woman ever to win the Miss Universe crown, took a trip down memory lane on social media on Tuesday.

Sushmita was crowned Miss Universe on May 21, 1991 in Philippines. She was showered with love and congratulatory wishes by fans and loved ones including her boyfriend Roman Shawl.

Roman posted a photograph of Sushmita's winning moment and captioned it: "Twenty five years of winning the universe."

Got thrown out of films without reason: Shilpa Shetty Got thrown out of films without reason: Shilpa Shetty



Mumbai, Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty Kundra says her journey in the Hindi film industry was not an easy ride as producers threw her out of their films without giving any reasons.

In a post shared on the official Humans of Bombay Instagram page, Shilpa, who made her debut in Bollywood with "Baazigar" in 1993, opened up about her journey and struggles she faced in the Hindi film industry.

'De De Pyaar De': An upbeat and contemporary take on romance 'De De Pyaar De': An upbeat and contemporary take on romance


Film: "De De Pyaar De"; Director: Akiv Ali; Cast: Ajay Devgn, Tabu, Rakul Preet Singh, Jimmy Shergill, Kumud Mishra, Alok Nath, Javed Jaffrey, Sunny Singh, Rating ***

'De De Pyaar De' is a light-hearted rom-com that addresses the real and plausible, issue of an older man falling in love with a girl half his age and how it is viewed upon, by the Indian society.

I'm eager to do comedy: Neena Gupta I'm eager to do comedy: Neena Gupta


Mumbai, She made her debut in the entertainment industry in 1985, and had a sort of resurgence in her career last year with the film "Badhaai Ho". There has no looking back for Neena Gupta since then, as film offers have continued to pour in. The 60-year-old actress is now eager to play a comedy role.

Whether it is in "Panga" or Akshay Kumar-starrer "Sooryavanshi", the actress is portraying "interesting" roles of a mother. But what are the roles she is looking for?

Deepika meets Rishi, Neetu in New York Deepika meets Rishi, Neetu in New York



Mumbai, Actress Deepika Padukone, who was in New York for the Met Gala earlier this week, ensured she took out time to meet veteran actors Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor, parents of her former beau Ranbir Kapoor.

Neetu called Deepika "adorable", and took to her Instagram page to share three photographs from their meeting. They are all smiles and huddled up in the pictures.

Kareena Kapoor Khan makes pledge for Mother's Day Kareena Kapoor Khan makes pledge for Mother's Day



Mumbai, Ahead of Mother's Day on May 12, actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, a mother to a boy, pledged to save the life of every newborn by creating awareness on child healthcare and immunisation here on Friday.

The actress was present at the third edition of Radio4Child Award 2019, an initiative by Unicef.

Kareena, an Unicef Celebrity Advocate, said: "This Mother's Day, I want to make a pledge to keep all the children alive. Every child, wherever, in whatever condition they are born, they should stay alive and that is where the Unicef #EveryChildAlive campaign comes in."

Important for me to play normal characters: Sonam Kapoor Important for me to play normal characters: Sonam Kapoor


New Delhi, Sonam Kapoor, who has clocked a year since her wedding to businessman Anand Ahuja, is in a happy space. The actress knows her heart lies in playing "normal" characters on-screen, in endorsing the fashion she believes in and in urging others to be themselves.

On the silver screen, Sonam will next be seen in "The Zoya Factor", an adaptation of Anuja Chauhan's book about a girl named Zoya Singh Solanki who ends up becoming a lucky charm for the cricket world cup team.

Anupam Kher is my guru: Esha Gupta Anupam Kher is my guru: Esha Gupta



Mumbai, Bollywood actress Esha Gupta, who has clocked seven years in the film industry and has finished shooting her upcoming film "One Day" alongside Anupam Kher, says she felt privileged to work with the veteran talent as she took her acting training from him.

"Anupam Kher Sir is my guru because I have done my acting training from his school Actor Prepares. We all know that he is a delight as an actor, but he is also a great teacher," Esha told IANS here.

Diljit Dosanjh creates his 'desi' Met Gala moment Diljit Dosanjh creates his 'desi' Met Gala moment


Mumbai, While social media was busy trolling and making memes on who wore what at the celebrity-studded Met Gala 2019 in New York, actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh and actress Neeru Bajwa created their own "desi" red carpet moment on the sets of their upcoming film "Shadaa"

Akshay Kumar: The real box office 'khiladi' Akshay Kumar: The real box office 'khiladi'

 

Mumbai, The box office is witnessing wonders from fresh talents. But among the 'kings', some factors set Akshay Kumar apart as the real 'khiladi'.

What makes Akshay's box office journey different from other Bollywood superstars is his consistency to hit silver screen with several movies a year and draw in the audience.

According to Shibasish Sarkar of Reliance Entertainment, which will distribute Akshay's upcoming film "Sooryavanshi", it's the actor's "tremendous discipline, his lifestyle and rigour of keeping churning out three-four films a year" that make him a box office 'khiladi'.

Akshay's old video calling 'Toronto is my home' viral Akshay's old video calling 'Toronto is my home' viral

 

Mumbai, A day after Akshay Kumar issued a statement regarding the controversy over his citizenship, an old video of the Bollywood actor went viral on social media where he is calling Toronto as his home.

The "Khiladi" star, who was roped in as the brand ambassador for Canadian tourism in India in 2010, on May 3 had released a statement on his official Twitter account about his Canadian citizenship and had said that he did not understand the negativity and "unwarranted interest" around the subject.

Akshay's eligibility for National Award questioned Akshay's eligibility for National Award questioned



Mumbai, Akshay Kumar, who said he has Canadian citizenship, was questioned on social media about winning the National Award. However, filmmaker Rahul Dholakia supported the actor and said that "foreign nationals can get National Awards"

On Saturday, several social media users including National award-winning film editor and writer Apurva Asrani questioned Akshay on being a National Award-winner.

Jacqueline helps to rebuild lives in Sri Lanka Jacqueline helps to rebuild lives in Sri Lanka



Mumbai, In the aftermath of the Easter Sunday carnage in Sri Lanka in which more than 250 people lost their lives, actress Jacqueline Fernandez has urged fans to join her in rebuilding the lives of people of the island nation. She has posted a video on her social media handle with the caption "#uniteforsrilanka".

The actress who hails from Sri Lanka says: "I am making this video to share my thoughts on what happened last week in Sri Lanka. To be honest, I needed some time to fully comprehend what I was feeling and what had happened. It was difficult for me to understand why so many innocent lives had to be taken, many of which children