Gear up for Indian versions of Archie, Betty, VeronicaInfotainment

Gear up for Indian versions of Archie, Betty, Veronica

Bollywood will get a live-action film based on internationally popular characters from Archie Comics. Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead — beloved by millions for generations — will be reimagined with an all-Indian cast, read a statement from character entertainment company…

The Fault in our Stars: AR Rahman  to compose music for Bolly remakeInfotainment

The Fault in our Stars: AR Rahman to compose music for Bolly remake

The Hindi remake of 2014 Amer ican film ‘The Fault in Our Stars’, with Sushant Singh Rajput in the lead, has now got the maestro AR Rahman on board to compose music for the film. Interestingly, music played a pivotal…

Shyam Benegal on censorship: We are probably going back to Emergency eraInfotainment

Shyam Benegal on censorship: We are probably going back to Emergency era

Given the continuous threats to freedom of expression and censorship in the country, National Award-winning filmmaker Shyam Benegal says the situation with regards to cinema is reminiscent of the Emergency era. Comparing the situation that films find themselves in today…

Rajinikanth joins Facebook and InstagramInfotainment

Rajinikanth joins Facebook and Instagram

Superstar Rajinikanth has expanded his presence on social media by joining Facebook and Instagram. The first post on Thalaivar’s Instagram page is a still from his blockbuster movie Kabali. The tongue-in-cheek caption of the still reads: “Vannakam! Vandhuten nu sollu!…

Porn star sues Trump over nondisclosure agreementInfotainment

Porn star sues Trump over nondisclosure agreement

An adult film actress is suing President Donald Trump and wants a California judge to invalidate a nondisclosure agreement she signed days before the 2016 presidential election. The lawsuit, filed today in Los Angeles, alleges the agreement is “null and…

Oscars 2018 ratings plunge to a record lowInfotainment

Oscars 2018 ratings plunge to a record low

Television viewers could barely stifle a yawn for Hollywood’s biggest night, with the Academy Awards plunging to a record-low viewership of 26.5 million people. The Nielsen company said that’s a 20 percent drop from the 33 million who watched the…

Veteran actor Shammi deadInfotainment

Veteran actor Shammi dead

Veteran actor Shammi, who acted in over 100 films and TV shows, passed away in Mumbai on Tuesday. She was 89. Amitabh Bachchan was among the first few to share the news on social media. Taking to Twitter, he wrote,…

Irrfan posts cryptic tweet about ‘rare disease’Infotainment

Irrfan posts cryptic tweet about ‘rare disease’

Actor Irrfan Khan says he is suffering from a rare disease and is fighting for choices. Last month, filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj had announced that he was pushing back his film, starring Deepika Padukone and Irrfan. “I am pushing back the…

‘The Shape of Water’ bags best picture Oscar; Guillermo del Toro best directorInfotainment

‘The Shape of Water’ bags best picture Oscar; Guillermo del Toro best director

Guillermo del Toro today won the Academy Award for the Best Director for his visually-stunning inter-species romance “The Shape of Water”, a fitting reward for his life-long obsession with monsters and creatures. Having already won at the Golden Globes, DGA,…

Key winners at the 90th OscarsInfotainment

Key winners at the 90th Oscars

The Academy Awards, or Oscars, the highest honours in the movie industry, were handed out on Sunday at a ceremony in Hollywood hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel. Following is a list of winners in key categories for the awards Best…