His outbursts and every minuscule emotional moment in the past are a well known fact. This weekend, the pop star took some time to reflect upon his once troubled days, which according to him, are long behind him. For a time, Bieber became a poster boy for bad behavior. A month prior to that, a video circulated of the singer using the N-word and singing about joining the Ku Klux Klan.
Says Harsh, Even after 14-hour shifts, I hit the gym so as to try and hold on to as much muscle as possible while filming intense action scenes. The young actor hurt himself while shooting last week, but continued with his workouts. I hurt my head and I cut my arms badly in two places while trying a jump, but it's fine. Harshvardhan lost over six kilos through intense cardio last year to play the college boy.
Azmi, who's currently in London, shooting for an English TV series in London, points out how she had very little training in singing. An adamant Aparna Sen, who directed Sonata insisted, coaxed, cajoled and even bullied Shabana into taking the risk. While we had recorded the song earlier, the day we shot the scene I was emboldened enough to sing it live on sets.
Baahubali 2 is on course for what the trade believes will be the biggest release in the history of Indian cinema. Says a source, Bollywood films run on close to 5,000 screens across the country. To put things into perspective, the biggest Hindi films release in 4,500-5,000 screens at best. Adds the source, After being made at the biggest budget ever, it's natural that the film's placement will reflect that.
Hanks appeared alongside Dorsey on Periscope, Twitter's service for live broadcasts, to promote the film that premiers on Wednesday at New York's Tribeca Film Festival. I played you, Hanks said, as co-stars including Emma Watson laughed. The film, which opens widely in the United States on Friday, is based on a Dave Eggers novel. The fictional company at the center of the film and the book is obsessed with getting people to share their daily activities publicly.
Elton John spent two nights in intensive care with a potentially deadly bacterial infection and has canceled all his concerts for the rest of April and May, his publicist said on Monday. The British musician, 70, became violently ill on a flight home from his recent South American tour, spokeswoman Fran Curtis said in a statement. The infection was not identified, but the statement said John contracted the harmful and unusual bacterial infection during his South American tour, which ended in Chile on April 10.
Nine years after his death at age 28, audiences are seeing a different side of Australian actor Heath Ledger through the lens of his own camera. Documentary I Am Heath Ledger uses thousands of hours of self video shot by Ledger, as well as his art work and music videos, to paint a portrait of the young actor who took Hollywood by storm in roles like Brokeback Mountain and The Dark Knight.
With over 350 million mobile internet users, better connectivity and decreasing data costs, digital in India is fast becoming an important medium for live sporting events. In a first, viewership of the Indian Premier League on digital platform Hotstar has surpassed that of television audiences in cities with a population of over 1million among males 15 years and older.
Rapper Kendrick Lamar scored the biggest debut album of the year on Monday as his latest album Damn. Sold more than 600,000 copies, eclipsing Drake's More Life. The Billboard 200 album chart tallies units from album sales, song sales and streaming activity (1,500 streams equal one album). Outpaced Canadian rapper Drake's More Life, which debuted on the Billboard 200 chart in March with 505,000 album units sold in its first week.
The producers of multi-lingual film Baahubali-2' today urged the Telangana government to allow cinemas in the state to screen five shows of the action flick daily. 'Baahubali-2' producer Prasad Deveneni met Cinematography Minister T Srinivas Yadav and made the request, according to a state government release. The government is positive towards the request, the release quoted him as saying. Saying that the state government would encourage films with historical themes, Yadav recalled that tax exemption was given to historical movies like 'Gautamiputra Satakarni' and 'Rudramadevi'.
The star of dark and racy period drama Lady Macbeth, Florence Pugh, says playing the new British film's protagonist was terrifying, not just because her character was so complex but because she herself was scared of her. I knew Katherine was an incredible character but I also knew that the job behind her was huge and it did terrify me because there was a lot of her to tackle in just one film, Pugh told Reuters.
Yes, Zaheer Khan has finally got engaged to his lady love and Bollywood actress Sagarika Ghatge. That Zaheer and Sagarika are dating is no mystery. Sagarika and Zaheer have not even shied away from talking about their relationship in public. During the release of her last film, Ghatge acknowledged it openly in front of the media. Congratulations Zaheer and Sagarika on your new journey.
Varun Dhawan has been sharing some really fun snippets from the filming of Judwaa 2, the David Dhawan production that the actor is currently working on. The actor tweeted a picture on his 30th birthday that'll make you fall in love with this father-son duo.
Renowned filmmaker and actor Kasinathuni Viswanath is going to be conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2016. I and B Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today approved the recommendation of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award committee. The award is conferred by the Government of India for outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian cinema. The award consists of a Swarn Kamal, a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh and a shawl.
Raveena Tandon says she has always had an activist streak in her but has no plans of joining politics. I'm the kind who can't toe any party line. I would rather be a voice which is not scared of anyone than join politics and lose it, said Raveena. Raveena also believes that to bring in change in the country, citizens must start by being the change they want to witness.
Although Aa Gaya Hero failed to take off and fizzled without much noise, the actor is back with his next project. The film in point will mark the directorial debut of Satyendra Raj who was the creative director on Aa Gaya Hero. The film is being produced by Sarwan Sharma and Jayant Ghosh and will have Govinda playing something he's never played before. Govinda will have a double role, like many other films of his. Govinda will be playing a gay villain in the film.
Legendary singer actress Lata Mangeshkar has remembered her father on his 75th death anniversary on Monday. Aaj mere parampujya pitaji Master Deenanath Mangeshkar ji ki 75 vi punyatithi hai. Hum sab Mangeshkar unko naman karte hain aur unka aashirwad maangte hain. Lata's father, Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar, was a classical singer and a theater actor. The Marathi Natyageet sung by the Lata's father is based on the Raag Patdeep from his famous musical play Sanyasta Khadga.
Shashaa managed, through the mentoring of AR Rahman, who gave her a break with Kochadaiyyan. Most recently she sung for Half Girlfriend's Baarish and Phir Bhi Tumko Chaahunga. As far as the surname Tirupati is concerned, it's a family name, it's not our real surname. To clear all doubts, Richa Tirupati is my ghar ka naam and Shashaa Tirupati is my legal name.
Oh no, we will miss out on this pair coming together for a film. Siddharth Roy Kapur is counted as one with a brilliant mind in the business. He has a keen sense of production ethics and has previously produced Ghanchakkar with wife Vidya Balan. We hear that the couple have decided that they won't work together ever again. That way we won't bring work home or take our house to the set either.
Renowned director Kasinadhuni Viswanath, known for award-winning movies like Sankarabharanam, Sagara Sangamam and Swati Mutyam, was today named for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award for outstanding contribution to the film industry. The award for the year 2016 will be conferred by President Pranab Mukherjee at a function on May 3 at Vigyan Bhawan here. The recommendation of the Dadasaheb Phalke award committee to recognise 87-year-old Viswanath was approved by I&B Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today.