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Twinkle Khanna Discusses The Imporant Message Of Padman On BBC World News
2 hours ago
Twinkle Khanna, a vocal women empowerment champion, interior design entrepreneur, best-selling author, newspaper columnist and producer of Padman – the world’s first feature film on menstrual hygiene releasing 26th January 2018 – was invited by BBC World News, live from New York, to discuss the making of the film as well as the importance of raising the issue of female menstrual hygiene and dignity around the world.
Speaking to BBC presenter Philippa Thomas, Twinkle Khanna discussed the origination of the idea to make a film based on the real ‘padman’. She said: “I came across the story of Arunachalam Muruganantham when researching him for Times of India. I knew I had to make a film on his story and after weeks of trying to contact him, we finally agreed to make the film.” She later outlined the extraordinary story of Arunachalam Muruganantham: “He decided that he would test the sanitary pad himself »
- Stacey Yount
Tumhari Sulu off to a roaring start!
3 hours ago
T-Series and Ellipsis Entertainment’s Tumhari Sulu, directed by noted ad filmmaker Suresh Triveni and released on November 17, scored a robust opening weekend at the domestic box office, living up to its tagline, “Main Kar Sakti Hai”.
Released in about 1150 screens in India, the much-loved slice-of-life family film opened to a net box office of Rs. 2.87 cr., which is significantly higher than comparative films of the same size and genre that released earlier in the year. Exceptional reviews and word-of-mouth saw the Saturday collections jumping to Rs. 4.61 cr, while on Sunday, the film made a further leap to Rs. 5.39 cr. The aggregate weekend number stands at Rs. 12.87 cr.
With no opposition in the coming weeks and strong mouth publicity, the Vidya Balan-starrer, costing a modest Rs. 17 cr (including P&A), is poised to enjoy a sustained run at the box office, with the likelihood of increased shows. Revenues from overseas markets, »
- Stacey Yount
First Look: Tiger Shroff in Student of the Year 2!
4 hours ago
The first Student of the Year starred Alia Bhatt, Siddarth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan in the lead roles and proved to be a very successful debut for all three actors and for Karan Johar. Now, ever since the news of Student of the Year 2, directed by Punit Malhotra, was announced, the buzz around the film has been very positive (despite recent rumours of the film being shelved). Today, sees the release of Tiger Shroff’s first look poster for the film.
As you can see the poster shows Tiger in a very cool and relaxed mode and certainly intrigues us! It will be interesting to see what vibe the other posters for the film will carry!
In fact, we are still waiting to see who will join him in class. While we wait for the rest of the cast of SOTY2 to be announced, enjoy Tiger’s poster and stay »
- Jem Raj
Katrina and Salman’s Swag slays in Tiger Zinda Hai’s first song out tomorrow
5 hours ago
We have all been eagerly awaiting the first song from Yrf’s Tiger Zinda Hai. Featuring stars Katrina Kaif and Salman Khan the song is full of Swag! So much so that it is called ‘Swag Se Swagat’. In case you haven’t heard, the song, choreographed by Vaibhavi Merchant and sung by Vishal Dadlani and Neha Bhasin, hits the airwaves tomorrow November 21st!
Here’s a mini sneak peek!
Also just because he is so full of…well Swag we had to tease you even more with the picture Katrina posted on Instagram of Salman
Nobody does swag like @beingsalmankhan……. »
- Stacey Yount
“Bollywood is not a dark world, I am yet to experience its bad side” – Priya Banerjee
6 hours ago
It has been four years since Priya Banerjee arrived from Canada to India with dreams in her eyes to make it big in the world of film industry. While her stint at the beginning was down South, her Bollywood sojourn began with Jazbaa. Now that she has already spent a couple of years in Mumbai and has pretty much set it as a base, has she been exposed to that side of the industry which many perceive to be dark and infamous?
“Honestly, I don’t think Bollywood is a dark world,” says Priya, “I am not experiencing anything like that. I am still fairly new here and still have managed to do three-four films as well as an online series already. To think of it, there are some girls out there who haven’t even started working even though they have been around for a much longer time. Why »
- Joginder Tuteja