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Vivek ‘Ranjan’ Agnihotri speaks about caste politics being played in Bollywood

Vivek Agnihotri responds to Neeraj Ghaywan’s tweets, and also shares a hitherto unknown trivia about his full name.

When Bollywood starts asking ‘Kaun Jaat Ho?’

A young filmmaker responds to Director Neeraj Ghaywan’s policy of hiring people from certain castes only.

Fact-Check: Is Zaira Wasim making a comeback with The Sky Is Pink after quitting Bollywood for Islam?

The trailer The Sky Is Pink starring Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar was released on 10th September and it also…

Shah Rukh Khan wishes everyone on Ganesh Visarjan, fundamentalists ask him whether he is really a Muslim

Film star Shah Rukh Khan was on the receiving end of abuses from Islamists after he posted pictures ahead of…

Journalist tweets ‘Shooter Dadi’ Chandro Tomar has passed away; ‘you’re in a hurry,’ she quips

Shooter Dadi Chandro Tomar, with her inimitable wit and humour has developed a strong fan following on Twitter.

Actress Sara Ali Khan wishes people for Ganesh Chaturthi, fundamentalists question her Muslim credentials

This is not the first time that Muslim celebrities are subjected to severe abuse on social media for celebrating Hindu…

The ‘Feminist’ objection to Akshay Kumar featuring as P Gopichand is, like most ‘feminist’ rants nowadays, devoid of any logic

Feminists are accusing Akshay Kumar of stealing the limelight away from PV Sindhu in a movie that is yet to…

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt may join BJP ally Rashtriya Samaj Paksh in Maharashtra ahead of assembly elections

60-year old Sanjay Dutt is expected to join the Rashtriya Samaj Paksh (RSP) on September 25, said party founder and…

‘Will perform in Pakistan if invited, stop me if you can’: Congress leader and actor Shilpa Shinde defends Mika Singh

Congress leader Shilpa Shinde speaking to the media attacked the two entertainment bodies for banning Mika Singh for performing in…

Netflix issues apology: Kerala man gets unwanted calls after his number was attributed to a fictional gangster in Sacred Games 2

Netflix has managed to leave a Kerala man living in the UAE vexed after it mistakingly used his mobile number…

Frustrated Pakistani Army now wants Shah Rukh Khan to pay attention to them

Major General Asif Ghafoor, the official spokesperson of the Pakistani armed forces, who thinks it is his patriotic and religious…

Akali Dal leader Manjinder Sirsa accuses filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of deliberately disrespecting Sikhs in season 2 of Netflix’s Sacred Games

Anurag Kashyap, the newfound cultural hero of the ultra-left wing, has a long history of abusing people and resorting to…

Actor R Madhavan hounded on social media for sharing pictures of himself wearing the Poonal or Yajnopaveetham

Madhavan posted pictures of himself with his son wearing the Poonal or Yajnopaveetham, the sacred thread of Brahmins.

It was really heartening to see such powerful men like Barack Obama and Narendra Modi stand up for environment: Man vs Wild host Bear Grylls

In India, 'Man vs Wild' featuring Bear Grylls and Prime Minister Modi will premiere simultaneously on 12 Discovery channels in…

Mumbai police likely to close the sexual assault case against Alok Nath due to ‘lack of evidence’

Alok Nath had on October 15, 2018, filed a defamation case against writer-producer Vinta Nanda, who had accused him of raping her…

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap quits Twitter, claims he was not allowed to speak his mind without fear

Two days ahead of release of second season of Sacred Games on Netflix, Anurag Kashyap quits Twitter

National Film Awards: Andhadhun by Sriram Raghvan gets Best Hindi film award, Vicky Kaushal and Ayushmann Khurana grab best actor awards

Vicky Kaushal (Uri) and Ayushmann Khurana (Badhaai Ho) both won the Best Actor awards at the 66th annual National Film…

All India Cine Workers Association writes to PM Modi demanding ban on Pakistan artists, diplomats and bilateral relations

The film body adds that in retaliation to the Pakistan government's decision to ban Indian films in Pakistan, the AICWA…

Article 370 is gone and we have Rakhi Sawant to thank

Rakhi Sawant wants to go to Kashmir for her honeymoon.

Incompetence or malice? Indiatimes twists Ranvir Shorey’s comments against Congress to target Modi Govt on abrogation of Article 370

IndiaTimes took a comment by actor Ranveer Shorey against the Congress government opposing abrogation of Article 370 and said that…

All it will take is one pro-Modi comment for the ‘liberals’ to hunt you down to bully, mock and ridicule you for not agreeing with them

You are, in all probability one pro-Modi comment away from being ridiculed, bullied and even made an outcast just because…

IAF launches combat simulator mobile game ‘Indian Air Force: A Cut Above’, WC Abhinandan features in trailer

The combat simulator game will be available both in Android and iOS platforms.

In a first, Prime Minister Modi to be a guest in popular wildlife show “Man vs Wild”

Man vs Wild show documents host Bear Grylls efforts to survive and find a way back to civilization, usually requiring…

62 celebrities write an open letter to point out hypocrisy of the ‘achievers’ who wrote an open letter on ‘rising intolerance’

The celebrities assert that they are confident that India shall continue to develop and progress without paying heed to the…

Netflix launches Rs 199 mobile only India plan

To tap into the the growing mobile market, Netflix has introduced reduced plan for mobile users.

Abusive actor Ajaz Khan who was arrested for inciting communal tension was ‘framed’, claims his wife, says he did nothing wrong

Khan was arrested by Mumbai Police on Wednesday last week for posting objectionable videos amounting to communal incitement on Tiktok…

Netizens ‘express concern’ over Priyanka Chopra’s asthma after a picture where she is smoking cigarette went viral on social media

Twitter users even dug up Chopra's own old tweet condemning smoking where she had claimed she does not smoke. While…

Bengali Newspaper thinks Dustin and Lucas from Stranger Things are French footballers Griezmann and Umtiti in childhood

A Bengali newspaper has taken Griezmann's joking tweet seriously and published the image of Stranger Things actors as a photo…

Hard Kaur supports pro-Khalistan ‘Referendum 2020’, extends support to banned terror outfit Sikhs For Justice

Taran Kaur Dhillon, popularly known as Hard Kaur, has landed herself in a new controversy. Kaur has taken to social…