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Rasika dons 11 looks for her next?

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Currently in buzz for her role as Safia Manto in Nandita Das' biographical drama with Nawazuddin Siddique based on the life of Sadat Hassan Manto, Rasika will now don not just one unique but 11 different looks for her next. While she comes from theatre background and is well versed with donning more than one character at a time, Rasika has now collaborated with a digital content firm, Culture Machine for a video in which she will be essaying 11 different characters. The video is conceptualised on the life of an actor in a week betweenMondayandSundayand the different kind of people an actor meets. Rasika plays each of these characters and has a unique look for each of them. Previously on screen, we have seen actors like Kamal Hassan and Priyanka Chopra do the same on screen and now Rasika adds her name to the list. We can't wait to see what more is coming up from her. Rasika says, “As actors we work with different people all the time. One of the things I have found most challeng…

Bollywood stars back again for the biggest Ramleela of the year

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Finally the preparation of Delhi's biggest Luv Kush Ramleela for this year has given a head start, with the graceful presence of b’town stars Manoj Tiwari, Anup Jalota and Shankar Sahni. In a Press Conference held in Delhi, President of Luv Kush Ramleela, Ashok Agrarwal revealed that this year the Ramleela play will be bigger than ever as most of the prominent personalities from the Bollywood industry will turn up on the stage in different characters, he said, “finally the preparation of Ramleela is started for this year. And I am sure it will take place in a big manner. We are going to release the entire information of LuvKush Ramleela on our official website. And in comparison with last year, Ramleela is going to be showcased with more enthusiasm. Well, I am heartily thankful to the entire team of LuvKush Ramleela for making it possible on such a huge way.” As per the characters revealed, Manoj Tiwari will portray the role of Angad, Anup Jalota will be Kevat, Shankar Sahni Raja Da…

THE ROCKSTAR BABA IS BACK WITH ‘JAATU ENGINEER’

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Spiritual leader turned actor Dr. Gurmeet  Ram Rahim is ready to grace the big screen once again. After storming the Bollywood with back to back 4 blockbuster movies, Dr. Gurmeet Ram Rahim aka Dr MSG is all set to storm the box office again with his upcoming flick Jattu Engineer. It seems Dr Ram Rahim wants to leave no stone unturned, while his earlier movies were action-packed ‘Jattu Engineer’ will be a comedy movie. Recently, the Rockstar Baba promoted his film with a concert at the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters in Sirsa city in Haryana. "I agree the film is full of comedy, while talking about the message in the film we tried to showcase that if every village wishes they can be independent and strong. They can also contribute to the development of the country and help government" Jattu Engineer is a term used locally, where our local guy, who can fix almost everything by learning the art on his own. While addressing the media officials present, Dr. MSG Insan mentioned that Jat…

I Am Woman Awards

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Nivedita Basu out with her 2nd episode of Spooks starring Shritama Mukherjee

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Producer Nivedita Basu who forayed into the digital platform with a series of two-minute horror shorts "Spooks" has launched the 2nd episode titled, Didi. The story highlights the childhood fear of what lives under our bed.The short starres TV actress Shritama Mukherjee playing the role of the elder sister while Delissa Mehra of Sanam Re fame will be seen playing the younger sister.The short has been written and directed by Tushar Susheel Thapliyal who has worked with Nivedita Basu as the creative head for her television show ‘Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi’Didi is now live of the Nivedita Basu’s Youtube Channel, The House Of Originals. Be ready to get spooked!

Venus Worldwide Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. launches Indipop duo Preeti-Pinky's went Bald for their new single "Hungama Kyu Na Kare"

"Every woman going through a battle with cancer needs a good fighting song, and you’ll find it in this. We want their lives to be as beautiful as it is for a non- cancer patient" says singers Preeti & Pinky who launched their song at Adani Reality presents Gauravvanta Gujrati Awards 2017 . Chairman and Founder of Adani Group - Gautam Adani & wife Priti Adani  unveiled the song & spoke lengths about the song &  Preeti & Pinky's bold step to go bald to bring out the pain & struggle of all those women who are going through cancer & survived the disease. "We want to change the mindset of the society. Beauty is not only exterior, it takes a lot to fight a disease as bad as cancer which has adverse effects on a woman's body & mind. During their course of treatment they not only lose their hair but also lose their confidence. Through this song we wish to lift their confidence & extend a helping hand to them" adds Preeti & Pin…

UMG drops 7 New International Singles Today!- Katy Perry, Imagine Dragons, Afrojack & David Guetta, The Vamps, One Republic, Fall Out Boy, Hailee Steinfeld

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Keeping with the global 'New Music Friday' release day, Universal Music Group today unleashed a star studded line up of brand new singles that will enthrall music lovers all over! The line-up includes new music from superstars Katy Perry, Imagine Dragons, EDM masters Afrojack & David Guetta, rock icons Fall Out Boy, boy band The Vamps, rockers One Republic and exciting new talent in Hailee Steinfield. There’s something for every music lover to listen to over the long weekend coming up! KATY PERRY
Today, Katy Perry gave fans another preview of her forthcoming album with the release of her new single, “Bon Appétit.” The track features Atlanta-based hip-hop trio Migos. Katy co-wrote “Bon Appétit” with Max Martin, Shellback, Oscar Holter, Ferras Alqaisi and Migos. The song is now available everywhere for streaming and download. Katy will make her third appearance as musical guest on “Saturday Night Live” on the season finale, airing May 20. “Chained to the Rhythm,” the first si…

Amruta Fadnavis, Krishika Lulla, Laxmi Agarwal, Gauri Sawant, Shaheen Mistri and Farah Khan Ali honoured with the "I Am Woman" Awards

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“A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform'.” – Diane Mariechild. 'I am Woman’ Awards initiative is a movement that believes and celebrates the fact that women are reservoirs of strength, and awards the inspiration of women. On this platform every year, powerful women speak about their personal and professional life and inspire many others. The brainchild of Harvard Alumni Karan Gupta, the founder of Karan Gupta Education Foundation and the Managing Director of IE Business School, I Am Woman derives its name from the lyrics of a 70s song, 'I am a woman... hear me roar, in numbers too big to ignore.' The recipients of the ‘I Am Woman Award 2017’ include Amruta Fadnavis – Social Activist & Banker, Farah Khan Ali – Jewellery Designer, Krishika Lulla – Producer & Filmmaker, Gauri Sawant – Transgender Activist, Laxmi Agarwal – Campaigner – Stop Acid Attacks, Malini Agarwal – Founder & Creative Director of Miss Malini and S…

Divya Dutta Is On A Signing Spree

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Being one of the very few actresses that do not stick to one image that works for them on-screen, Divya Dutta has paved her way into the industry like the strong woman that she is.She plays around with characters and refuses to stick to one stereotypical image of an actress. Ever since the success of her book ‘Me and Ma’ and also going on to win the literacy award for excellence, Divya has been on a signing spree.Divya has signed not one or two but 8 films that are a mixture of commercial and artsy films. She will be seen working with Irrfan Khan, Nawazuddin Siddique, and Arunoday Singh.She is also extremely happy to work with director Rakeysh OmPrakash Mehra.Divya will soon be seen in Babumoshai Bandookbaaz with Nawazuddin Siddiqui and has begun shooting for ‘Raita’ with Irrfan Khan and director Abhinay Deo.

KATY PERRY’S NEW SINGLE, “BON APPÉTIT” (FEATURING MIGOS), IS OUT TODAY

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Today, Katy Perry gave fans another preview of her forthcoming album with the release of her new single, “Bon Appétit.” The track features Atlanta-based hip-hop trio Migos. Katy co-wrote “Bon Appétit” with Max Martin, Shellback, Oscar Holter, Ferras Alqaisi and Migos. The song is now available everywhere for streaming and download. Visit http://katy.to/bonappetit. Katy will make her third appearance as musical guest on “Saturday Night Live” on the season finale, airing May 20. “Chained to the Rhythm,” the first single from her new album, has now been certified Platinum in the U.S. Spotify streams of the song exceeded three million on the first day, setting an all-time record for the best first day of streaming of a single track by a female artist in Spotify history. Audio/visual streams of the single surpassed 500 million worldwide in the first 10 weeks of release. In the U.K., “Chained to the Rhythm” reached No. 1 on the airplay charts and became the biggest airplay hit of the past 12 …

Irrfan Khan shot with kids from Katputli colony (world’s largest community of street performers) for Hindi Medium’s Song Ek Jindari

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The song also marks singing debut of Tanishka (Sachin’s daughter) Irrfan Khan starrer Hindi Medium has several impressive soundtracks and adding to the list is one more song- Ek Jindari. Ek Jindari, which is the climax song of the film, features Irrfan Khan was 50 kids from Katputli colony in Delhi. These kids are magicians, snake charmers, acrobats, singers, dancers, actors and musicians. They are also world’s largest community of street performers. Amongst these kids is a child prodigy drummer of India, Anshuman Nandi, who has won a National award at the age of 3. He will be seen playing drums in the song. The song has been composed by Sachin Jigar and marks the bollywood​ singing debut of Tanishka (Sachin's daughter). Well, it all happened when Irrfan heard her crooning to a stanza of the song and he was so mesmerized by the little champ that the composers decided to make her sing this beautiful song for Hindi Medium. The makers realising that she fits the perfect age group of the …

On public demand ALTBalaji adds another episode to Ram Kapoor-Sakshi Tanwar’s Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat

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After creating history on television, Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar captivated their fans with yet another interesting show, ALTBalaji's Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat. Television's most loved onscreen couple have now created magic on the digital platform. The show follows Karan Khanna - an alcoholic,  aging superstar, a force of chaos and destiny's child and Tipsy Nagarajan,a designated counselor to Karan, to help him get over his alcoholism.  When all pieces seem to be falling in place for Tipsy and Karan, a tragedy tears them apart only to push them on the path to find each other again. Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat received such a stupendous response since it streamed on ALTBalaji , 16th April onwards ,that the makers have now added an extra episode tonight on public demand. The response of the trailer and the episodes, coupled with the story and treatment of the show have garnered a massive online fan following. This special episode which earlier wasn't supposed to be a part of the se…

Dr.MSG unveiled the 3rd Poster of comedy film Jattu Engineer

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नहीं रहे विनोद खन्ना

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यह ७ फरवरी १९६९ का शुक्रवार था।  निर्माता सुनील दत्त की ए सुब्बा राव निर्देशित फिल्म मन का मीत रिलीज़ हो रही थी।  सुनील दत्त ने मन का मीत अपने भाई सोम दत्त को नायक बनाने के लिए बनाई थी।  इस फिल्म से चार नए चेहरे- सोम दत्त के अलावा लीना चंद्रावरकर, संध्या और विनोद खन्ना का फिल्म डेब्यू हो रहा था।  सिनेमाघरों के बाहर दर्शकों की भीड़ जुटी थी तो इसलिए कि फिल्म के पोस्टरों में लीना चंद्रावरकर की उघड़ी छाती वाले पोस्टर आँखों को सुख दे रहे थे और वह इस अभिनेत्री का मीट यानि जिस्म देखना चाहते थे । इस एक्शन फिल्म में भी वास्तव में ऐसा ही कुछ था।  लीना चंद्रावरकर उदार अंग प्रदर्शन कर रही थी।  मगर, फिल्म जिस सोम दत्त के लिए बनी थी, वह बिलकुल फीके थे।  लीना के साथ उनकी जोड़ी मिसमैच हो रही थी।  संध्या भी फीकी थी।  बाद में, लीना चंद्रावरकर के उदार अंग प्रदर्शन के कारण फिल्म समीक्षकों के द्वारा यह फिल्म मैन का मीट घोषित की गई।  फिल्म में अपने अभिनय और व्यक्तित्व से दर्शकों का ध्यान आकर्षित किया फिल्म के विलेन प्राण की भूमिका करने वाले अभिनेता विनोद खन्ना ने ।  चॉकलेटी चेहरे और गड्ढे वाली ठोड़ी वाले बुलंद…

Capturing Dreams: PEP ASIA 2017

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~ The first ever prestigious photography conference took place from 21st to the 24th of April in Mumbai ~ From imagination to imagery From moments to priceless memories. From a latent spark to an active fire of never ending passion. Pep Asia 2017 gave the photography community a platform worth a lifetime. The first ever prestigious Photography conference from 21st to the 23rd of April in Mumbai, completes on an overwhelming note filled with inspirations, passion, joy and tears creating history. The four day conference welcomed more than 300 aspirants and established photographers coming together from across countries to learn the art of photography from more than 30 international award winning photography masters of the world. The conference touched the marks of excellence going further beyond an experience into developing a stronger community of photographers committed to the cause of storytelling through photography and bound together by the name - PEP ASIA. From Pulitzer winner and veter…

Asif Bhamla & Sachin Tendulkar at Bhamla Foundation's 20th anniversary celebrations

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The Kapil Sharma Show - Villain Special

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Divya Dutta Has Begun Shooting For Her Film Raita

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Divya Dutta who recently won the literacy award of excellence for her book ‘Me and Ma’ has begun shooting for her film ‘Raita’ with director Abhinay Deo.She will be seen collaborating with one of the finest actors- Irrfan Khan and is really excited about this film.Divya says she can’t talk right now about the film or her character but she is really content that she is fortunate enough to work with Nawazuddin Siddiqui and now Irrfan Khan.

Turkey Opens Doors To India’s Event Management Industry

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vEvent & Entertainment Management Association ties up with INVENTUM GLOBAL, Turkey’s largest MICE operator v  First Ever International EEMA Leadership Retreat planned in Antalya, Turkey from 28thMay – 1st June 2017 v  Leading international speakers Marshall Goldsmith and Graeme Codrington to address the meet EEMA, India’s apex association of the events and experiential marketing industry announced a major tie-up with Turkey’s largest MICE operator, INVENTUM GLOBAL to open the doors to Antalya for the hosting of Indian outbound events, weddings and corporate meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions. Announcing the partnership, the Turkish Ambassador Şakir Özkan Torunlar said, “Antalya is one of the world’s most popular destinations for MICE projects and India is the perfect partner to work with to build  sustainable tourism that will help both the business of Antalya and Turkey overall. On behalf of the government and the people of Turkey I welcome India’s event industry to ou…

Pioneering content marketing, MPN Qyuki empowers talent/brands to go digital

Ever since its inception, Qyuki- the multi-platform network has not only made its mark as a top curator of talent but also taken the talent-brand association in the digital space to new heights.  Founded by industry stalwarts Shekhar Kapur, AR Rahman & Samir Bangara, it has changed the digital landscape through continuous content collaboration between influencers and traditional brands resulting in a host of successful properties. Qyuki features an active brands’ section which identifies the right target audience, identifies the video potential and creates tailor made content for a larger reach.  A great example of this formula was seen in the collaboration between teenage sensation Shraddha Sharma and rapper Big Deal in the video “The Shine Song” for major manufacturer Colgate Palmolive. It raised the brand’s visibility amongst its TG by an overwhelming 18% (in purchase intent) and a rise of almost 60 base point sales in modern trade. In 2016, Qyuki launched a global first of its k…

Adel and Sana Nautical Cruise Wedding amongst the top 5 most expensive weddings in the world.

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The picturesque beauty of the Mediterranean Sea, the chilly breeze of the European Currents, the glittery sky over the blue waves and the never ending romance of the Sana Adel Wedding. The first ever fully chartered cruise wedding indeed wrote down a history for generations ahead. The most awaited cruise wedding of the year of the Dubai Based Danube Group Tycoon Rizwan Sajan’s son Adel Sajan with Former Beauty Queen Sana Khan took place across the European Destinations with utmost pomp and grandeur setting itself as one of the top most expensive weddings in the world. The four day international Cruise Liner set sail from Genoa to Barcelona to Marseilles to Cannes and back to Savona capturing the charming beauty of the European sea with more than a 1000 guests and some of the most renowned Bollywood stars joining on board to celebrate the special day of the Danube couple.  Starting with a specially designed “Dil Dhadakne Do” ship moduled wedding invite with a boarding pass styled itinerar…