Don’t want people to define me by my skin colour: Lilly Singh

Don’t want people to define me by my skin colour: Lilly Singh New Delhi, Jul 20 PTI : At 28, Lilly Singh realized what others dream of. She is one of the best-paid YouTube stars in the world, an actress, a writer and a singer. Born to Indian parents in Canada, Lilly had a normal life until she decided to create a YouTube account, without realizing that it would eventually make her famous. “I started doing it because I was sad, and all my friends started because they were anxious…

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Ed Sheeran didn’t quit Twitter over ‘Game of Thrones’

Ed Sheeran didn’t quit Twitter over ‘Game of Thrones’ London, Jul 20 PTI : Singer Ed Sheeran insists he did not leave Twitter due to the negative reaction to his “Game of Thrones” and said it was just a coincidence. The 26-year-old “Galway Girl” hitter says he does not care what others think of his role. “Finally I will say about it. I came out of Twitter Sometimes I always intended to get out of Twitter, had nothing to do with what people said about my thrones game, because I’m…

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Stan Lee honoured with handprint ceremony in Hollywood

Stan Lee honoured with handprint ceremony in Hollywood Los Angeles, Jul 20 PTI : Popular cartoonist Stan Lee was honored with a ceremony to print his hands and feet in front of the Chinese theater TLC. The event was attended by Marvel’s head, Kevin Feige, Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn, filmmaker Kevin Smith, star of “Black Panther” Chadwick Boseman, Nichelle Nichols of Star Trek and ‘Comic book artist Todd McFarlane, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “I thank you from the bottom of my heart, and I have always…

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Kangana Ranaut injured on ‘Manikarnika’ set

Kangana Ranaut injured on ‘Manikarnika’ set Mumbai, Jul 20 PTI : Actress Kangana Ranaut suffered an injury during the shooting of “Manikarnika – The Queen of Jhansi” in Hyderabad and was advised to rest for five days. Kangana was seriously injured during an intense fight against the sword with co-star Nihar Pandya, when the sword of the latter accidentally hit his forehead, causing a deep cut. The 30-year-old actress was quickly taken to a hospital and got 15 stitches on her forehead. The doctors also advised him to rest for…

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BR Films to remake ‘Chhoti Si Baat’

BR Films to remake ‘Chhoti Si Baat’ Mumbai Jul 20 PTI : Kapil Chopra, son of the last director Ravi Chopra, is to make the romantic comedy film “Chhoti Si Baat” by Basu Chatterje in 1976. “We are working on the remake version of ‘Chhoti Si Baat’ It ‘s a good story It’ s too early to talk about casting for this film, for us the content is the most important We cast actors according to the ‘ Requirement of the script, “Kapil, known as Juno among industry peers, told…

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Hyd drug racket: Telugu cinematographer appears before SIT

Hyd drug racket: Telugu cinematographer appears before SIT Hyderabad, Jul 20 PTI : Telugu director of photography, Shyam K Naidu, appeared before the SIT of the Telangana Excise Department for questioning as part of an investigation into the drug racket in the city. Naidu is among the 12 Tollywood figures, including actors, directors and producers, against whom the ministry last week published opinions in relevant articles of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS), their Requesting to appear before its special investigation team (SIT). SIT traffickers yesterday spent well-known…

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Prakash Jha hails Naseeruddin’s support to ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha”

Prakash Jha hails Naseeruddin’s support to ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha” Kolkata, Jul 20 PTI : The filmmaker Prakash Jha thanked the actors Naseeruddin Shah and Arjun Kapoor for joining the movement “The Revolution #MenForLipstick” which was launched as part of the promotions for its production “Lipstick Under My Burkha”. “They (Shah and Arjun) did much by joining the lipstick revolution,” Jha told reporters after the special screening of “Lipstick Under My Burkha” here. “It is very important for men to understand and treat women as equal and respectful.” Jha called…

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Proud of Jaya’s achievement, says Amitabh Bachchan

Proud of Jaya’s achievement, says Amitabh Bachchan Mumbai, Jul 20 PTI : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan congratulated his wife, actress-elect Jaya Bachchan, after being named the best female parliamentarian of the year (Rajya Sabha) today. Jaya was congratulated by the Indian government at Vigyan Bhavan of Delhi. “Jaya receives the best parliamentary award today … A moment of great pride for all of us … Thank you for this wish! “The best parliamentary award in Jaya … A proud moment for all of us in the family …” Bachchan wrote in…

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Juno Chopra excited about ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’

Juno Chopra excited about ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’ Mumbai, Jul 19 PTI : Director Ashwardy Iyer Tiwari “Bareilly Ki Barfi” marks the debut of Juno Chopra as a producer. Juno, the grandson of filmmaker B R Chopra, is credited as a creative producer of the film, with Kriti Sanon, Ayushmann Khurrana and Rajkummar Rao. The trailer for the film, scheduled for release on August 18, made its debut today. “We are really excited to take Chopra’s lineage as a creative producer in ‘Bareilly ki Barfi’. It’s really a great trip to…

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If I don’t get good work, I’ll produce my own films: Vivek

If I don’t get good work, I’ll produce my own films: Vivek Mumbai, Jul 19 PTI : Actor Vivek Oberoi says if he stops having an interesting job, he will continue and produce his own films. Vivek, in his career of 15 years, has experienced ups and downs. The 40-year-old actor, however, states that there has never been a phase when he was upset by his career. “I have never been pessimistic, I am waiting for the future. I firmly believe that tomorrow, if I do not get the kind…

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