Poor Priyanka Chopra
10.06.18 - ABBAS NASIR*

THE WINDS OF hyper-nationalism are blowing across many parts of the world, but some of its funniest (for want of a better word) manifestations are reserved for our subcontinent.

The latest subject of the Indian hyper-nationalists’ fury is Indian film star Priyanka Chopra, ...

Case registered against Prakash Raj for criticising PM Modi
04.10.17 - TEAM PT

FIVE TIMES NATIONAL award wining actor Prakash Raj took a hit out at PM Narendra Modi on Sunday over his silence on the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru. Raj was speaking at the inauguration of the 11th State meet of the Democratic Youth ...

Prakash Raj lashes out at Modi for silence over Gauri Lankesh murder; threatens to return National Awards
02.10.17 - TEAM PT

Actor Prakash Raj has threatened to return his five National Awards and condemned the silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on certain sections "celebrating” the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh on social media.
Speaking after inaugurating the 11th state meet of the Democratic Youth Federation of ...

There are not enough roles for senior actors on TV: Kushal Punjabi
22.09.17 - TEAM PT

While most of his contemporaries are grappling with the fact that opportunities for senior actors are slimming down on television, Kushal Punjabi who is seen playing the role of Shivji in Star Bharat’s popular show Kya Haal Mr. Paanchal is rather positive about the changing ...

After being trolled, Akshay Kumar apologises for holding Indian flag upside down
24.07.17 - team pt

Actor Akshay Kumar, who cheered the Women in Blue at the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup held at The Lord's landed into a controversy when he tweeted a picture of himself holding the National flag upside down. After uproar, he tweeted an apology on social ...

Sanjay Dutt's discipline earned him early Release: Maharashtra Govt. to HC
17.07.17 - TEAM PT

The Maharashtra government on Monday filed an affidavit with the Bombay High Court justifying Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt’s early release, stating that it was done as per rules and that no special treatment was meted out to him.
The Bollywood actor - sentenced to five years ...

When Vinod Khanna met ‘son’ Sanjay Dutt for the last time
29.04.17 - TEAM PT

Vinod Khanna’s death has brought an entire era to conclusion. Since news of his demise broke, fans and well wishers are coping with the fact that their favourite actor is actually no more.
Before his death, Khanna was undergoing treatment of gallbladder cancer at Shri HN ...

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's father Krishnaraj Rai passes away
18.03.17 - TEAM PT

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's father Krishnaraj Rai passed away in Mumbai after several days of illness. Mr Rai was taken to Lilavati Hospital weeks ago. He was reportedly in the Intensive Care Unit or ICU. He is believed to have been treated for cancer which may ...

Om Puri's intriguing journey; from washing cups at the age of seven to ruling hearts of millions
07.01.17 - Avijit Ghosh*

Om Puri, whose haunting eyes and deafening silence captured the history of violence endured by an ordinary tribal in Aakrosh (1980) and whose portrayal of an upright cop simmering with coiled rage in Ardh Satya (1983) vaulted him to the pantheon of Hindi cinema's finest ...

Salman Khan should migrate to Pakistan if he loves their actors so much: Shiv Sena
01.10.16 - TEAM PT

On Friday, Salman Khan entered the ongoing war of words about banning Pakistani artists from the Hindi film industry by saying that art and terrorism shouldn’t be mixed and Pakistani artists aren’t terrorists.

The statement invited backlash from the Shiv Sena on Saturday who said that ...

Salman Khan acquitted in chinkara, blackbuck poaching case
25.07.16 - team pt

In a huge relief for Bollywood actor Salman Khan, the Rajasthan high court on Monday acquitted him in the Jodhpur blackbuck and chinkara poaching cases.
In 2006, Salman had been convicted by the trial court and handed sentences of one and five years respectively for allegedly ...

Women’s panel demands apology from Salman Khan for ‘raped woman’ comment
21.06.16 -

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has landed himself in yet another controversy. The National Commission for Women (NCW) has demanded apology within seven days from Salman Khan who said he felt "like a raped woman” during his upcoming film Sultan’s rigorous shooting schedule, reports said on ...

Badal mourns Tony Batish's demise
21.05.16 - pt team

The Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today described the demise of celebrated playwright Tony Batish as a huge loss to the world of art, literature and culture in contemporary Punjab.
The chief minister paid glowing tributes to Batish saying he defied ill health for a ...

Deepika is confused between Ranveer Singh and Ranbir Kapoor
10.04.16 - pt team

The Bollywood stars Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor are quite popular not just for their works but their personal lives too have become talk of the town. Whether it is Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone or Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone – the gossip ...

Shahid Kapoor’s look for the crime thriller 'Udta Punjab'?
31.03.16 -

The 35-year-old actor took to his Instagram account and posted the jaw-dropping picture of himself.
If what he says in the caption is true, then this is Shahid Kapoor’s look from his upcoming film Udta Punjab.
In the snap, Shahid sports long hair and is flaunting his ...

Salman Khan to get bulkier purse for Bigg Boss 10
22.03.16 - pt team

Salman Khan, who's hosted the show for six straight years, is reportedly on board for the upcoming season as well. Reportedly, the producers have agreed to hike his fees by 30 percent for season 10.
Salman, who was said to be paid around Rs 6-8 crore ...

Raima talks about the challenges of playing a sex worker
19.03.16 - VISHAL MENON*

The recently released film, Bollywood Diaries, is about three people from diverse backgrounds pursuing a common dream—that of making it big in Bollywood. Of these three, Raima Sen plays Imli, a sex worker from Sonagachi, Kolkata, who hopes to be rescued from the notorious red ...

Salman Rushdie called me a 'bad investment' : Padma Lakshmi
07.03.16 -

Chennai-born supermodel, actress, author and television host Padma Lakshmi opened up about her marriage to Salman Rushdie and shared revealing details in her memoir Love, Loss and What We Ate, which is to release on International Women's Day, March 8, reported nydailynews. 

Padma and Man Booker ...

'Bharat Kumar' to get Dadasaheb Phalke award
04.03.16 - PT media

The Dadasaheb Phalke Award this year has been announced for veteran actor Manoj Kumar. The Dadasaheb Phalke award is India's highest award in cinema. This year, Kumar will be honoured for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema over the years.
Manoj Kumar, a name best known ...

Preity Zinta gets Married in Los Angeles
01.03.16 - PT Team

After months of speculations, the news is finally out. Actress Preity Zinta has tied the knot with her longtime beau, Gene Goodenough, as reported by Filmfare.com.
According to the report, the actress got hitched to Gene Goodenough on February 29, 2016 at Los Angeles. The wedding ...




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