Javed Akhtar turns 72, Shabana praises his ‘magical persona’

By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Jan 17 : On poet-writer-activist Javed Akhtar’s 72nd birthday on Tuesday, his wife Shabana Azmi, who lovingly calls him ‘Jadu’, said he has magic in his persona. Exhausted after a musical evening that she had organised on her father and legendary poet Kaifi Azmi’s birth anniversary on Saturday, Shabana wanted […]

Sonam Kapoor to be face of luxury watch brand

Mumbai, Jan 17 : Actress Sonam Kapoor has been roped in as the brand ambassador of Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen. Her association as the brand ambassador was announced on Tuesday via a statement. “It is an honour and a privilege to become an IWC brand ambassador and represent the brand in India and […]

Sushant starts training for ‘Chandamama Door Ke’

Mumbai, Jan 17 : Actor Sushant Singh Rajput has started training for his upcoming Bollywood space film titled “Chanda Mama Door Ke”. Sushant on Tuesday shared a video of himself in the cockpit of an aircraft Boeing 737. “Excitement at its peak! ‘Chandamama Door Ke’. Training day one Boeing 737 fixed base simulator. Fly high,” […]

Good head of hair a real confidence booster: Priyanka Chopra

New York, Jan 17 : Actress Priyanka Chopra makes sure she takes time out of her hectic schedule for a proper hair care regime, and says that good hair acts as a confidence booster. The actress, who has been roped in as the global ambassador of hair care brand Pantene, also shared that she needs […]

Dhaba changes name after ‘Mubarakan’ shoot

Mumbai, Jan 17 : The owner of a Chandigarh dhaba where director Anees Bazmee shot a bit of his upcoming multi-starrer film “Mubarakan”, has retained the name that the filmmakers chose for it. The dhaba, called Haveli earlier, has now been rechristened Purani Haveli, Bazmee told IANS. “We shot at this restaurant called Haveli. We […]

Bollywood wishes Happy Birthday to ‘charming’ Javed Akhtar

Mumbai, Jan 17 : Wishing lyricist-poet Javed Akhtar on his 72nd birthday on Tuesday, Hindi film industry celebrities like Anil Kapoor, Farah Khan and Shekhar Ravijiani, expressed their fondness for the “charming” Padma Bhushan awardee. Having penned songs for films like “Silsila”, “1942: A Love Story”, “Veer-Zaara”, “Main Hoon Na” and “Jodhaa Akbar”, the veteran […]