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BTS earn 5 MTV VMA nominations for 'Butter' and 'Dynamite'

Published On: August 12, 2021 12:34 PM NPT By: Agencies

K-Pop band BTS is on a roll and there is just no stopping them. The nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards was announced early this morning and it came as no surprise that the K-pop artists earned a total of 5 nods.

BLACKPINK The Movie: 500,000 BLINKS head to theatres to watch the film

Published On: August 12, 2021 12:30 PM NPT By: Agencies

BLACKPINK is in the area, and BLINKS are not missing out on their chance to catch up on all the action. Lisa, Rose, Jisoo and Jennie released their first feature film, 'BLACKPINK The Movie' in select theatres worldwide.

Kareena Kapoor Turns Producer, To Star In Hansal Mehta's Next Thriller

Published On: August 10, 2021 05:58 PM NPT By: Agencies

After donning the cap of an author, actor Kareena Kapoor is now all set to make her debut as a producer with director Hansal Mehta's yet-to-be-titled thriller. She will also act in the film. Apart from Kareena, the upcoming untitled project will also be bankrolled by Ekta Kapoor.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Netflix team up for mega-series ‘Heeramandi’

Published On: August 10, 2021 03:02 PM NPT By: Agencies

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, known for his opulent films such as “Devdas”, “Bajirao Mastani” and “Padmaavat”, has joined hands with streamer Netflix for his pre-Independence set series, “Heeramandi”.

Veteran actor Anupam Shyam passes away due to multiple organ failure

Published On: August 9, 2021 05:36 PM NPT By: Agencies

Veteran actor Anupam Shyam, who was admitted to a city hospital here due to kidney infection last week, died on Monday following multiple organ failure, his friend actor Yashpal Sharma said.

Shilpa Shetty, mother booked for fraud in Lucknow

Published On: August 9, 2021 05:31 PM NPT By: Agencies

A team of Lucknow Police is expected to be in Mumbai to question Shilpa and her mother Sunanda in the alleged fraud case in the name of a wellness center.

‘It cost me a lot emotionally to be her’: Kate Winslet Unsure Of 'Mare of Eastown' Season 2

Published On: August 6, 2021 12:47 PM NPT By: Agencies

Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet said that despite the emotional turmoil of reprising her role she would at least think of returning to the show for the second season.

'200 - Halla Ho' says that Dalit lives matter too: Director Sarthak Dasgupta

Published On: August 6, 2021 12:42 PM NPT By: Agencies

Sarthak Dasgupta, the writer and director of the upcoming film "200 - Halla Ho", says that the film, based on a true story, intends to deliver an important message on the lives of Dalit women in our country. The trailer of the film was released on Thursday.

Margot Robbie doesn't know when she will get 'sick' of playing Harley

Published On: August 5, 2021 02:40 PM NPT By: Agencies

Actress Margot Robbie, who currently awaits the release of 'The Suicide Squad', says she loves playing Harley Quinn and added that she doesn't know when she will ever get sick of playing the character

Yo Yo Honey Singh, accused of domestic violence, once said he always listens to wife Shalini: 'She is always right'

Published On: August 4, 2021 02:50 PM NPT By: Agencies

Yo Yo Honey Singh, who has been accused of domestic violence by his wife Shalini, had once opened up about his relationship with her. The rapper has been married to Shalini for 10 years now. In 2014, he introduced Shalini to the world through his reality show India's Raw Talent.

Raj Kundra case: 'We don't deserve media trial,' says Shilpa Shetty

Published On: August 2, 2021 04:36 PM NPT By: Agencies

Actor Shilpa Shetty on Monday issued a statement in the ongoing porn films case involving husband Raj Kundra's arrest and requested people to respect their privacy, especially that of her children.

Friendship Day 2021: Three friendships that changed how we think about world

Published On: August 1, 2021 04:07 PM NPT By: Agencies

There is something wonderful in human connections of friendship, which somehow pushes the boundaries of individual limits and allows people to become greater than the sum of their individualities. Sometimes, these connections wield the power to change, or at least, influence the course of human history, in ways that we usually do not anticipate.

Shakira wants her children to have normal childhood

Published On: July 27, 2021 12:36 PM NPT By: Agencies

Singer Shakira says she is trying to give her children a normal childhood and that she avoids playing her own music. The "Waka waka" singer has two sons, Milan, eight, and Sasha, six, with her partner and football star Gerard Pique.

Karisma Kapoor gifts 5 pairs of shoes to contestant Pruthviraj on Super Dancer Chapter 4

Published On: July 23, 2021 04:06 PM NPT By: Agencies

This weekend, Shilpa Shetty will be missing from Super Dancer - Chapter 4. The actress skipped the shoot after her husband got arrested in Mumbai porn video racket. However, Karisma Kapoor will be seen on the dance reality show. No, she is not replacing Shilpa or filling in for her but will be there as a guest. Contestants will be seen dancing to popular numbers in Karisma Kapoor special episode.

Jubin Nautiyal says 'Barsaat ki dhun' is guaranteed to 'make you nostalgic'

Published On: July 21, 2021 03:50 PM NPT By: Agencies

Jubin Nautiyal's latest romantic single "Barsaat ki dhun" featuring Gurmeet Choudhary and Karishma Sharma was released on Tuesday.

YouTuber Puneet Kaur says Raj Kundra tried to contact her for his app

Published On: July 21, 2021 01:46 PM NPT By: Agencies

YouTuber Puneet Kaur has opened up against arrested businessman Raj Kundra saying he had approached her via social media direct messaging for his mobile app, through which pornography content produced by him was reportedly published.

Shilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra, arrested in porn case, was once asked how he earns money ‘bina kuch kiye’

Published On: July 20, 2021 03:20 PM NPT By: Agencies

After Raj Kundra was arrested on Monday night, an old video of him from Kapil Sharma’s show went viral online. In it, he is asked about his source of income. Shilpa Shetty also features in the clip.

Stage, film, TV & web veteran, actress Surekha Sikri-Rege passes away at 76

Published On: July 19, 2021 02:06 PM NPT By: Agencies

Three-time National Award-winner actress Surekha Sikri-Rege, who excelled equally on stage, films, television and web series, passed away following a cardiac arrest early on Friday, an aide said here.

Bhumi's birthday wish: Our generation should start restoring the planet

Published On: July 18, 2021 02:50 PM NPT By: Agencies

Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who turned 32 on Sunday, says her birthday wish would definitely be that the present generation should start restoring the planet.

COVID-19 pandemic leads to major backsliding on childhood vaccinations, new WHO-UNICEF data shows

Published On: July 15, 2021 01:25 PM NPT By: Agencies

23 million children missed out on basic childhood vaccines through routine health services in 2020 worldwide , the highest number since 2009 and 3.7 million more in 2019