Mumbai, Feb 23 - A day after Saif Ali Khan's brawl with an NRI businessman, Bollywood celebrities chose to keep their opinions on the incident to themselves. Only composer Vishal Dadlani and jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali came out in support of the star.
"Let me put it this way. IF Saif was provoked or hit first, I think he did what many of us would do. By 'us', I mean myself and you guys," Dadlani of Vishal-Shekhar duo, posted on Twitter.
Mumbai, Feb 23 - Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be discharged from the Seven Hills Hospital here later Thursday after a 12-day stay post two abdominal surgeries. He will be discharged 6.30 p. m., a hospital source said.
"He is doing absolutely fine and finally he is going back home," the source told IANS.
Mumbai, Feb 23 - Saif Ali Khan says he plans to promote his home production "Agent Vinod" through the World Series Hockey starting Feb 29.
"Hockey needs to be promoted and even 'Agent Vinod' needs a platform. Like hockey even 'Agent Vinod' has national hero in it. Both need attention and that is how both are connected," Saif told reporters Thursday at a press conference to unveil the trophy of World Series Hockey.
Mumbai, Feb 23 - A day after being embroiled in a police case following a scuffle with an NRI businessman from South Africa, actor Saif Ali Khan has publicly said sorry for the incident. He also clarifies that the incident has nothing to do with the promotion of his forthcoming film "Agent Vinod".
Mumbai, Feb 23 - Priyanka Chopra wants to go back to school -- not to study, but to enjoy the innocence that goes with childhood. She says she doesn't like being a grown up.
"Being a grown up sucks! Too much responsibility... when I was a kid I couldn't wait to be big and independent, but now... wish I was back in school," Piggy Chops posted on Twitter.
The 29-year-old rued how decision-making was such an easy process when she was a kid.
Mumbai, Feb 23 - Actor Boman Irani feels that every character shown in a film tells a story and also teaches about the society.
Mumbai, Feb 23 - Vidya Balan, whose film count includes mostly female-oriented themes, says the film industry changed over the years and co-incidentally she has become the face of this change.
"I believe that change doesn't happen overnight, it takes time. I am lucky that today when we are feeling the change, it's a co-incidence that I have become a face of this change," she said in an interview.
Mumbai, Feb 23 - Over a decade after tickling the funny bone of the audiences with "Movers & Shakers", Shekhar Suman is set to return with the entertaining celebrity chat show, but this time on Sab TV.
The original show went on air in 1997 on Sony. It was widely watched, and catapulted Shekhar to immense popularity. But he bade adieu to it in June 2001.
Mumbai, Feb 23 - Amitabh Bachchan says he loved spending time with his "Cheeni Kum" co-star Tabu when she visited him at the Seven Hills Hospital, where he has been under observation since the past 12 days.
Mumbai, Feb 23 - Amitabh Bachchan is enjoying his freedom from tubes and needles and says he is now eagerly awaiting his return home from the hospital, where he has been under observation for the past
12 days after his surgery.
Mumbai, Feb 22 : Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan, who was arrested for allegedly assaulting an NRI businessman over a heated argument at a luxury hotel here last night, has been granted bail.
Saif was earlier arrested at his lawyer''s chamber in south Mumbai''s Nariman Point and then taken to the Colaba police station.
Mumbai, Feb 22 : Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan has been arrested for allegedly assaulting an NRI businessman over a heated argument at a luxury hotel here last night.
Saif has been arrested at his lawyer''s chamber in south Mumbai''s Nariman Point and been taken to the Colaba police station, NDTV reports.
Mumbai, Feb 22 - Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan was Wednesday brought by Mumbai police to the Colaba Police station for interrogation in a case relating to an assault on an NRI businessman. (IANS)
Mumbai, Feb 22 - Controversies dog stars and Saif Ali Khan is no stranger to them. The Bollywood star, who was embroiled in a black buck hunting case in 1998, is again in the dock - this time for punching a South African businessman at a five-star hotel here.
He has been accused of abusing and hitting 44-year-old Iqbal Sharma of Indian origin at a restaurant in the Taj Mahal Hotel.
Mumbai, Feb 22 - Bollywood actress Chitrangada Singh, who has bowled over her fans with her sultry looks and style in "Desi Boyz", does not believe in following fashion trends, instead she considers herself a trend-setter.
Mumbai, Feb 22 - Amitabh Bachchan said doctors might remove the "central line" inserted in his neck by Wednesday night and that he will be discharged from the SevenHills Hospital in a few days.
"Things looking up... by night they may remove the 'central line', after which they give me the permission of discharge in couple of days," the 69-year-old Bollywood megastar said on Twitter.
The veteran actor has been in hospital for over 10 days.
Mumbai, Feb 22 - Shirish Kunder has uninhibitedly admitted that actress Sonakshi Sinha's role in his next directorial "Joker" is "cooler" than her part in her debut film "Dabangg", which brought her instant success.
When a Twitterati asked Kunder: "Is Sonakshi's role cooler than 'Dabangg', please reply," he wrote back: "YES and she is there through the film."
Mumbai, Feb 22 - Mumbai police early Wednesday registered a case against Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan for allegedly assaulting a patron in the Taj Mahal Hotel in south Mumbai, police said.
"A team of officers has gone to Saif's residence for further investigations and the further course will be decided later," Assistant Commissioner of Police Iqbal Shaikh of the Colaba region, which lodged the complaint, told IANS.
Mumbai, Feb 22 : Actor Boman Irani rues that celebrities are not given enough credit for their efforts towards social causes despite the fact that they are always the first ones to lend a helping hand."I think you don't give our celebrities enough credit. I think there are very few people in society who give their life and time to causes such as this. Do you find bankers or hoteliers sitting over here? They are not here.
Mumbai, Feb 22 - Actress Chitrangada Singh, who was earlier seen endorsing jewellery and tea brands, will now promote fitness as the brand ambassador of Puma.
The 35-year-old will endorse the brand's various product range along with their latest running and fitness campaign called Move Faas, which can be seen across Puma stores in India.
Mumbai, Feb 22 - The "Saheb, Biwi aur Gangster" sequel has got more interesting - Soha Ali Khan joins the cast as Irrfan Khan's tormented wife. Her role would borrow quite a lot from "Anupama", in which her mother, Sharmila Tagore, was seen as a suppressed daughter.
But as Soha points out enigmatically: "Nothing and no one is ever how they seem. I'm very excited about the role."
Mumbai, Feb 22 - Tusshar Kapoor, who is still struggling to make a mark in Bollywood, is now following sister Ekta Kapoor's footsteps - he has turned co-producer with "Chaar Din Ki Chandni" and says it's all for money.
Mumbai, Feb 21 - "Jodi Breakers" has been exonerated from charges of plagiarism levelled by the producers of the French film "Heartbreakers", which was said to have inspired the Hindi movie releasing Friday.
Mumbai, Feb 21 - Director Tigmanshu Dhulia shot "Paan Singh Tomar" in Chambal in 48 degrees and Irrfan says that he could manage to shoot in the scorching heat because his heart was into the film.
"If you give your heart to the film, then things become easy. If your heart is not willing to work, then you can't shoot in 48 degrees no matter how much they pay you for that," said Irrfan.
Mumbai, Feb 21 - Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is himself recuperating at a hospital here following two abdominal surgeries, wishes a quick recovery to ailing cricketer Yuvraj Singh.
Yuvraj, who is undergoing treatment for lung cancer in the US, Tuesday posted a positive message on Twitter, stating: "Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls. The most massive characters are seamed with scars."