Everything you need to know about Persauni Kapoor: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Persauni Kapoor: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) He was called "the silent one" on "India's Best Dramebaaz" (IBD), and 13-year-old Aditya Singhal's sheer talent helped him win the reality show meant for children in the age group of five to 15 years.
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Born in a family of cinestars, Bollywood's star actor Ranbir Kapoor says he never entered filmdom with the intention of becoming a star. He also said the current crop of actors are no comparisons to the likes of Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan, who have an "aura" about them.
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) His first film "Wake Up Sid" had light-hearted romance and his next "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" (YJHD) too falls in the same category. But director Ayan Mukerji says he does not want to stick to the genre forever.
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor asserts that he "completely" supports his home team Mumbai Indians in the sixth edition of Indian Premier League.
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Nikhil Adwani, who is gearing up for his film "D-Day" says Mumbai bomb blast "affected" his life and that inspired him to make this film.
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Actors Arjun Rampal and Irrfan, who play RAW agents in Nikhil Advani's forthcoming thriller "D-Day", trained with Hollywood stunt director Tom Struthers for real action sequences in the film. Arjun calls him the "backbone" of the movie.
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Preity Zinta's debut production "Ishkq in Paris", which released this Friday, has managed to touch the hearts of film industry members like Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar. Preity was delighted with their presence at the movie's premiere.
Islamabad, May 24 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that it would soon introduce new rules to bring Pakistan umpires under its 'domain' so that they can keep a check on their behaviour.
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) His grandfather Raj Kapoor is adored in Russia, and now Ranbir Kapoor's forthcoming film "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" is being lined up for release there in July.
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Grateful at having worked with "interesting filmmakers" since his 2007 debut, actor Ranbir Kapoor Thursday confessed that playing himself in his forthcoming release "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" (YJHD) is "harder" than enacting characters in his previous films.
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Having accepted the fact that rumours about his private life are "part and parcel" of the film industry, "Barfi!" star Ranbir Kapoor Thursday maintained that he would stay away from social-networking sites to shield his off-screen life.
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Actress Ankita Lokhande, who played Archana in popular show "Pavitra Rishta", is returning to the show. Her co-stars in the show Hiten Tejwani and Usha Nadkarni, who play her husband and mother-in-law, respectively, are happy about it.
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Asserting that he was a football fan, Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor Thursday expressed dismay at the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot fixing scam, saying "it's shameful" and blots the entire platform.
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): Kiran Rao and Siddharth Roy Kapoor recently launched the first teaser of Anand Gandhi's award winning directorial venture 'Ship Of Theseus', in Mumbai.
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) For Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor, appreciation by his fans is like a barometer of his success.
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor has cleared the air about his forthcoming release "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" (YJHD), being preceived as "unethical", and said films are made to entertain people, not to spoil the society.
Film: "Ishkq In Paris"; Cast: Preity Zinta, Rhehan Malliek, and Isabelle Adjani; Director: Prem Raj; Rating: ****
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Just when will Bollywood ever get it right? As the world celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema, Indian stars, it seems, went a little overboard in projecting the ethnic, oriental look at the Cannes red carpet that saw Sonam Kapoor, Vidya Balan and Sherlyn Chopra either going big on bling or heavy on jewellery and embroidery.
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, daughter of badminton icon Prakash Padukone, says sports was pure and clean during her father's time. She rues how malpractices such as spot-fixing can give any sport a bad name.
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) A hair oil brand, endorsed by Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, has come on board as the official partner of her forthcoming movie "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani".
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Bollywood actor Kunal Roy Kapoor is currently in search of a leading man for his new directorial project. He says the script for the film is ready, and a producer is also on board for it already.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Addressing media persons in New Delhi, visiting Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday said Kabul has given a wish list to India, but did not specify what the list contains.
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor Tuesday said he was not aware of any plans for his father Rishi Kapoor and him to reprise his great-grandfather Prithviraj Kapoor and grandfather Raj Kapoor's roles in "Awara", saying one will have to get them and Nargis back to this world to make the film again.
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who has wowed everyone with his scintillating performances on the big screen in films like "Rockstar" and "Barfi!", is eager to show his acting skills on the small screen as well.
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Rishi Kapoor and his actor son Ranbir are getting ready to step into the former's grandfather Prithiviraj Kapoor and father Raj Kapoor's roles in an "Awara" remake.
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor, who introduced Sushant Singh Rajput to filmdom with "Kai Po Che!", is all set to roll the cameras with the actor again for his next film, which will be widely shot in Kashmir.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Deepika Padukone recently unveiled the special issue of People magazine, titled 'India's Most Beautiful Women 2013', in Mumbai.
'Dhak-Dhak Girl' of Bollywood has returned to the big screen after a gap of six years with a item song in an upcoming film "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" directed by Ayaan Mukherjee.
Mumbai, May 20 (ANI): Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, named as India's most beautiful woman by People's magazine (India), unveiled the magazine cover over the weekend here.
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Despite an over two-decade stint in filmmaking business and quite a few hits to his credit, director Sangeeth Sivan calls himself a struggler in comparison to his filmmaker brother Santosh Sivan.
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) "Agneepath" fame director Karan Malhotra is ready with his wish list for the cast of his second film "Shuddhi", but denies approaching Danny Denzongpa for it.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Fox Star Studios has come on board with Anurag Kashyap's Phantom Films to co-produce filmmaker's upcoming directorial "Bombay Velvet".
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Rishi Kapoor admits that "films are our family business", is happy that his son Ranbir entered filmdom and praises him for taking an unconventional route to stardom without his help.
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) He vouches for friendly competition with his contemporaries, but Ranbir Kapoor confesses his "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" co-star Deepika Padukone is the only one in the industry who intimidates him.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) While shooting a TV commercial in Kuala Lumpur, actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar constantly feared 'Don' might emerge out of somewhere. He reminisced the days when he shot his 2006 film "Don" in the city.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor-starrer "Aurangzeb" has drawn a decent response at the box office with an opening day collection of Rs.3.75 crore.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor says he would love to face the camera for films for the next 15 to 20 years, and that he also desires to direct movies in the future.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress Vidya Balan and Sonam Kapoor may have received a mixed reaction for their red carpet appearances at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival but world renowned fashion designer Ritu Beri feels proud about their ensemble selections.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor admits people find it weird that he feels comfortable to work on screen with his former girlfriend Deepika Padukone. But he says it comes naturally to him, and it is absolutely normal.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor seems to be as busy as his son Ranbir. He is excited about the total of seven releases he has this year, and that he plays different characters in each one of them.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) He admits to having been closed to doing anything on TV, but never say no is the mantra for actor Abhay Deol, who carved a niche for himself with 'zara hatke' roles in films like "Dev D". He will now be seen on the small screen, which he says was completely unplanned.
Film: Aurangzeb; Starring: Arjun Kapoor, Prithviraj, Rishi Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Amrita Singh, Swara Bhaskara, Sasheh Agha, Tanve Azmi; Directed by Atul Sabharwal; Rating: ****
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor oozed oomph in a voluminous white floral gown by Italian luxury brand Dolce & Gabbana on day two of the 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) When it comes to fashion and style, Deepika Padukone puts the best foot forward. The model-turned-actress feels it is good to keep up with the times, but suggests fashion trends should not be followed blindly.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" stars Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone are ready to take the small screen route to promote their forthcoming romantic film. They will shoot together with the cast of the serial "Pyaar Ka Dard Hai".
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The popular chocolate hero of the 1980s, Rishi Kapoor says he is "a competent actor" and would like to try out character roles and that he doesn't want to be typecast as a typical onscreen dad.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): The lead actors of Yash Raj's upcoming crime drama Aurangzeb - Arjun Kapoor and Prithviraj Sukumaran- promoted their film in Gurgaon.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) What scares Ranbir Kapoor most? Spiders and cockroaches, reveals his ex-flame and co-star Deepika Padukone asserting that she is saying it from experience.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) After a two-year gap, Shruti Haasan returns to Hindi movies with "Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya" and clarifies that the Prabhudheva directorial venture can't be tagged as her comeback movie.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) A style icon of sorts, Deepika Padukone praises her counterparts Anushka Sharma and Kangna Ranaut for being well-dressed on every occasion.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor, who shook a leg with his childhood crush Madhuri Dixit in special song "Ghagra" in his forthcoming film "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani", praises the diva for being a thorough professional.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) After watching the promos of daughter Sonam Kapoor's forthcoming film "Raanjhanaa", Anil Kapoor says people will like the "earthy love story" when it comes out June 21.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Actress Parineeti Chopra says if she has an option to flirt with someone in Bollywood, it would be the current heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor.
Toronto, May 15 (IANS) An Indo-Canadian real estate agent has been charged with stealing from listed homes he claimed he was showing to potential clients in the city of Brampton in the Canadian province of Ontario.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Pakistani actress Sasheh Aagha, making her Bollywood debut with "Aurangzeb", was involved in an MMS scandal, but says it was not a difficult phase.
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) It's a misconception that a director has to compromise with his or her ideas while working with a big banner, says "Aurangzeb" director Atul Sabharwal and admits that under the umbrella of a big name "you are protected".
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Abhay Deol, who is set to make his small screen debut as a host, says he is not late for TV, it's just that it didn't feature in his scheme of things.
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Praising her co-star Dhanush, Sonam Kapoor says only he has the 'inocence' to play the lead in "Raanjhanaa".
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Sonam Kapoor recently confessed that she likes everything about stardom.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Ranbir Kapoor, who is playing the role of a travel videographer in his upcoming film- 'Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani', revealed some of his travel secrets while promoting the film in Mumbai.
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Senior actors Rishi Kapoor and Jackie Shroff are impressed with their "Aurangzeb" co-actor Arjun Kapoor. While Rishi Kapoor lauds his "passion for work", Jackie is impressed with his "talent".
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Southern star Dhanush, who is set for his Bollywood debut with "Raanjhanaa", says he will soon launch his own music label and it will be called - Wunderbar Studio.
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Being a celebrity comes with a price but Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor says she likes everything about stardom, including the constant attention and the odd hours.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who will be sharing the screen space with father Rishi Kapoor and mother Neetu Singh in Abhinav Kashyap's "Besharam", says it was a learning experience.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The box office will see two releases this weekend -- Atul Sabharwal's mafia thriller "Aurangzeb" and Amit Kasaria's directorial project "I don't Luv U" which is about an MMS scandal.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who loves travelling, says he is a loner and prefers to travel alone.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) "Raanjhanaa" director Aanand L. Rai has also directed a non-commercial film "Strangers" which didn't manage to garner much success at the box office. Rai said he has learnt a lot with time.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Actor Imran Khan is making sure he does not miss out on his fitness regime because of his busy work schedule. He called up his trainer on the sets of "Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai 2".
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar is really looking forward to Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" that features his son, actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar in the lead role.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who is currently busy with his directorial venture "Kaanchi", calls it a promising film that has been made with great energy and passion.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor is excited about walking on the red carpet at the 66th edition of Cannes International Film Festival this year and has already left for the venue.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Pakistani actress Salma Agha plans to wield the megaphone with a women-centric subject.
Shimla, May 12 (IANS) It seems Sanjay Dutt's jail 'yatra' has come in the way of his 'journey' to Delhi. Director Subhash Kapoor says the third instalment of the "Munnabhai" movie will start only when the actor finishes his jail stint.
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Bollywood's upcoming romantic film 'Raanjhnaa', which stars Sonam Kapoor and Dhanush, was promoted in a complete desi style in Mumbai.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Southern superstar Dhanush, who is set to debut in Bollywood with Aanand L. Rai's love saga "Raanjhanaa", says his choice of films will always depend on script no matter how many offers he get from Bollywood in future.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) National award winning Tamil actor Dhanush, who is married to superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya, says his father-in-law connected with him through his films and it was easier to vibe with him.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor, who plays double role in Yash Raj's upcoming crime thriller "Aurangzeb", wil also promote the film in double role.
Mumbai, May 11 (ANI): Bollywood actors Sonam Kapoor and Dhanush promoted their upcoming romantic film 'Raanjhanaa' here in Mumbai.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor admits his "father made a living out of making remakes" and that he would love to be a part of the kind of cinema made by his father Boney Kapoor.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actress and anchor Rakshanda Khan, who will soon be seen in popular daily soap "Bade Achhe Lagte Hain", is happy to reunite with Balaji Telefilms.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): The makers of Yash Raj's upcoming crime thriller 'Aurangzeb' adopted a unique method of promotion by holding a press meet at an under construction site in Mumbai.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Neetu Singh and Ranbir Kapoor were voted as India's most popular mother-son and Tanuja-Kajol as best mom-daughter team in an online poll conducted by Shaadi.com.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actor Rishi Kapoor, who is working for the first time with Prithviraj Sukumaran in forthcoming thriller "Aurangzeb", reveals that initially he was not comfortable with the southern actor who is his grandfather's namesake.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor, who gives credit to Salman Khan for his foray into acting, says his mother Mona credits the superstar with seeing his potential.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Over the top pre-release publicity has become the norm in filmdom, but contrary to this, the promotions of crime thriller "Aurangzeb" have been low-key so far. But director Atul Sabharwal says as the release date gets closer, the promotions will get intense.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Sarah Jane Dias has bagged Atul Agnihotri's "O Teri" and is glad to be getting a chance to work with big names in filmdom.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Youth-centric romantic drama "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" (YJHD) may be a story of youngsters but it has enough elements to appeal to people of all age group, claims director Ayan Mukerji.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor says that he will start shooting for the Hindi remake of southern movie "Okkadu" by the end of the year.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Did you miss hearing "Je baat" and "Oji" on your TV, then here is good news for you, "Lapataganj" will be back on TV soon with Indumati and Mukundi.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan, who is in a relationship with actor Kunal Khemu, says commitment is more important for her than just finishing the formality of signing a paper.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Sonam Kapoor and Abhay Deol, who had a falling out during "Aisha", have sorted out their differences and were cordial to each other on the sets of "Raanjhanaa", says director Anand L. Rai.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) When Kareena Kapoor says that acting is in her genes, the actress, who represents the fourth generation of her family, is absolutely right as the Kapoor family enjoys about an 85-year long association with arclight, greasepaint and camera.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Bollywood debutant Riya Vij along with the entire star cast of the movie 'Gippi' was spotted promoting the film in NCR on Wednesday.
M0umbai, May 9 (IANS) Although Kangna Ranaut is thankful to her mother Asha for teaching her basic life lessons, she also confesses to be scared of her strict mom.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) As the title suggests, "Raanjhanaa" is a romantic tale and its director Aanand L. Rai is confident that people would love to believe in the ideology of his film.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) As the Indian Cinema celebrates 100 years of its existence Bollywood actresses and fashionista Sonam Kapoor shared her love for classic look and said she copied legendary Madhubala's sari from a song for an event.
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Actor Sharman Joshi describes his "Super Naani" co-star Rekha as an "ageless beauty" and "genius" and says they will even groove together in a song in the film.
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Tusshar Kapoor wants his sister Ekta Kapoor to marry before him and adds that there is no age limit for marriage nowadays.
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Sonam Kapoor is excited to step into Rekha's shoes for "Khoobsurat" remake, but at the same time she is a bit scared how she would recreate the same charm and spirit of the character.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Described as one of the most good looking actors in Hindi cinema, Arjun Rampal will sport rugged looks in his forthcoming film "D-Day".