Mumbai, Sep 22 - Bipasha Basu is taking a much-needed break. After suffering a bout of exhaustion and viral fever after the release of her film "Raaz 3", the actress started work on "Aatma", but she has now realised she needs proper rest.
"Have taken a week off from work to recover properly! Taking baby steps towards my fit self. We all should realise nothing is bigger than good health," said the otherwise fit and fabulous 33-year-old.
Mumbai, Sep 22 - Actor Tusshar Kapoor is confident that with Sanjay Gupta's direction, his next film "Shootout At Wadala" will perform well at the box office.
Mumbai, Sep 21 - Actor Vivek Oberoi, who is paired opposite Mallika Sherawat in upcoming film "Kismat Love Paisa Dilli" (KLPD), says the bold actress is an icon for sensuality, and her potential hasn't been recognised.
Mumbai, Sep 21 - Actor Pulkit Samrat, who made his Bollywood debut as a rugged, Punjabi boy in "Bittoo Boss", is undergoing complete transformation for his next movie "Fukrey".
The film, produced by Excel Entertainment, co-owned by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani, will present Pulkit in a completely new style, says a source.
Mumbai, Sep 21 - Yash Raj Films' (YRF) much-awaited "Dhoom 3" will be the first Bollywood film to be released in IMAX theatres, after being digitally re-mastered in the IMAX format, it was announced here Friday.
The third instalment of the popular action-adventure "Dhoom" franchise will release in IMAX theatres, known for high-end digital projection and sound systems, across India and select global locations, in 2013.
Mumbai, Sep 21 - Akshay Kumar has done several stunts in his acting career, but he surprised everyone when he managed to lift 'heavyweight' comedian Bharti Singh in his arms, quite effortlessly.
Akshay and Paresh Rawal came to the sets of Sony's "Comedy Circus Ke Ajoobe" to promote their upcoming film "Oh My God".
Mumbai, Sep 21 - Popular TV actor Aamir Ali says he is particular about being a part of reality shows, and would like to stay away from anything which gets into his personal space.
He has earlier been part of two non-fiction shows - "Nach Baliye 3" and "Zara Nachke Dikha".
"I have done two reality shows in a span of seven years of TV career. I feel the audience must want you. Plus I am careful of which reality show I do," Aamir told IANS.
Mumbai, Sep 21 : The show must go, believes actress Isha Sharvani, who went ahead and performed aerial acts for an upcoming episode of dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5" despite a broken arm, which is in a cast.
The actress, who is a contestant on the popular reality show, aired on Colors, injured her right arm during one of her past rehearsals for the show.
Mumbai, Sep 21 -Ritesh Sidhwani is one of the fittest and well-maintained producers in tinsel town. But this Ganesha festival, he has stuffed himself with sweet delights.
All that he has on his mind now is the gym.
"Two days of eating ladoos and modaks. The difficult part begins tomorrow morning at 8 a. m. in the gym," Sidhwani tweeted Thursday night.
Mumbai, Sep 21 - Manisha Koirala is making a comeback with "Bhoot Returns", and filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma feels she is one of the finest actresses in the country.
"I have worked with Manisha in 'Company'. When I finished the script of 'Bhoot Returns', I realised Manisha would be perfect for the role. She is one of the finest actresses we have," Varma told IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 - Emraan Hashmi's recent run of success at the box office has people calling him 'Hit Man Hashmi' and the actor says it is better than being called serial kisser.
Mumbai, Sep 20 - Bipasha Basu has tasted success with "Raaz 3", and is already working on horror film named "Aatma". She might soon sign another horror-thriller, being scripted by Vikram Bhatt.
Post "Raaz 3", the director is frantically scripting a horror-thriller for Bipasha.
This project would be launched as soon the scripting is done.
Mumbai, Sep 20 - Filmmaker Karan Johar is super impressed with Kareena Kapoor's act in "Heroine", and Madhur Bhandarkar's direction. He feels the movie will set the box office on fire, once it releases Friday.
"'Heroine' will have the cash registers ringing this weekend!!! Congratulations in advance Madhur," Johar wrote on Twitter.
Mumbai, Sep 20 - Bollywood's 'desi girl' Priyanka Chopra is back in Los Angeles to work on the video of her debut international song "In my city" and says she wants to add an Indian touch to it.
"Off to rehearsal! Let's show the world what Bollywood is made of! Let's do this desi style," tweeted the 30-year-old, who is riding high on the response to her song, as well as to her acting in Anurag Basu's "Barfi!".
Mumbai, Sep 20 - Actor-director Dinesh Thakur, who appeared as one of the leads in 1974 "Rajnigandha", passed away here Thursday, after a prolonged illness. He was 65.
Actor Raza Murad, his friend from the theatre industry, confirmed the news.
"Dinesh Thakur passed away today morning. He was not keeping well since last three to four years," Raza told IANS.
He is survived by actor-wife Prita Mathur.
Mumbai, Sep 20 - Director-producer Ram Gopal Varma, known for making small budget films, says had he made movies with the thought of minting Rs. 100 crore at the box office, he wouldn't have been able to make films like "Kaun?" and "Satya".
Mumbai, Sep 20 - Actor Tusshar Kapoor, who was reportedly upset with actress Sridevi for her remarks on the remake of his father, Jeetendra's 1983 film "Himmatwala", says his reaction was misunderstood.
Mumbai, Sep 20 : Known for making larger than life family dramas for the big screen, filmmaker Karan Johar is now connecting with the masses on a new level through his appearances on the small screen. He however says this is just a phase and he can't work for the medium full-time as he fails to understand the concept of TRPs and finds cinema "far more progressive".
Mumbai, Sep 20 - Ahead of the release of their mega project "Heroine", actress Kareena Kapoor and director Madhur Bhandarkar sought the blessings of lord Ganesha here. The duo is happy with the initial response to the movie, releasing Friday.
Mumbai, Sep 20 - Popular actor Govinda has called on people in Maharashtra to stay within limits while celebrating Ganesh festival and avoid troubling anyone in the festive fervour.
"While enjoying, everyone should keep in mind that no one faces any trouble because of you. This celebratory mode excites a man and he tries to express his happiness in different ways," the 48-year-old said here.
Mumbai, Sep 19 - Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan became nostalgic as he remembered his late father on his death anniversary Wednesday.
"Where shall I find you now, in which garden can we sit? Where might you and I chat for a bit? My father's 'barsi' today. 31 years without him," tweeted the 46-year-old.
Mumbai, Sep 19 - Happiness, peace and 'modak' are on the minds of Bollywood celebrities like Madhuri Dixit and Karan Johar as the Ganesh festival began here Wednesday.
Actors, filmmakers and musicians from the tinsel town took to Twitter to share their wishes. Here's what they have to say:
Asha Bhosle: Mangal Murti Morya.
Mumbai, Sep 19 - After playing a rustic cop in comedy show "FIR", actor Aamir Ali is now playing a neurosurgeon in new show "Honge Juda Na Hum". He says it is not a cameo, and he took the role as he wanted to do something different.
"I couldn't do something full fledged along with 'FIR', but when this came, I thought I will balance both these shows. I wanted to do something different and that's why I took it up," Aamir told IANS.
Mumbai, Sep 19 - Legendary singer Asha Bhosle, who is making her acting debut with the movie "Mai", launched a special song titled "Dhakku makum" from the film at the Lalbaugcha Raja here, where the Ganesh festival kickstarted Wednesday.
"Dhakka makum" is a euphoric number, and features 79-year-old Bhosle dancing in the rain.
Mumbai, Sep 19 - Playback singer Sowmya Raoh has lent her voice to Rani Mukerji for the third time with the song "Dreamum wakeupum" from forthcoming film "Aiyyaa". She says she wants to sing playback for several other actresses too.
Raoh has earlier sung "Nach baliye" ("Bunty Aur Babli") and "Nachle ve" ("Ta Ra Rum Pum") for Rani.