Did Manna Dey’s daughter reject Mamata Banerjee’s request for Kolkata funeral for the late singer?
The late playback singer’s funeral was held in Bangalore on October 24
Legendary singer Manna Dey’s daughter Sumita Dey aka Sumita Deb on Thursday turned down West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee‘s request that his body be brought to Kolkata for the last rites, alleging the state government did not come forward to help the family in a case. Banerjee later denied the charges. Click here to read more
Katrina Kaif, Ranbir Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor’s Kahanii Ghar Ghar Kii!
Katrina Kaif is looking for a her own home in Mumbai, Ranbir Kapoor wants to own a house in Dubai. Bollywood’s newest lot is now investing in plush properties in Mumbai as well as abroad…
Ranbir Kapoor lives in the plush Krishna Raj bungalow in Bandra’s Pali Hill area. This site might soon be called a Bollywood heritage site and this is one of the starriest areas in Mumbai where tinseltown resides. Click here to read more
Deepika Padukone needs a rest!
That’s what the makers of Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani – Karan Johar and Ayan Mukerji – think, and hence they have dispatched the star to Bangalore so that she can relax with her parents for a while
Shooting at a stretch for Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and being constantly involved in the promotions of her recent film Cocktail has taken a toll on Deepika Padukone’s health. So her producer Karan Johar has decided to prohibit Ms Padukone from entering the sets of YJHD until she recovers completely and is all geared up to work again. Click here to read more
Girish Kasarvalli busy shooting ‘Koormavathaara’
Four times winner of the Swarna Kamal national award Girish Kasaravalli has started shooting for Koormavathaara, based on a novel written by Kannada writer Kum Veerabhadrappa. Kasaravalli, described as a pioneer of new wave movement in the Kannada film industry, says the film will be contemporary and that it will depict the changes witnessed in the country in the last six decades. “The film will remind you of my earlier film Tabarana Kathe, made in 1986. I have added a little bit of discourse about the relevance of Gandhi with a story which has lot of realistic overtones,” said Kasaravalli adding that the film will make the viewers introspect. Tabarana Kathe, based on a Kannada short story by Poornachandra Tejaswi, had won the Swarna Kamal award besides getting the National Award for the best actor for Charu Hassan. Koormavathaara is being produced by Basanth Kumar Patil, former president of the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce, who had produced Naayi Neralu and Kanasemba Kudureyanneri. This is Patil and Kasarvalli’s third film and they have already completed 15 days shoot in Bangalore. Jayanthi, known as Abhinaya Sharade, plays the lead role along with theatre artiste Shikaripura Krishnamurthy. HG Somashekhara Rao, Goa Dattu, Vikram Soori and Rashmi are also in the cast.
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Shahrukh Khan talks to his Bangalore fans in Kannada
Shahrukh Khan can be called as the ‘marketing King Khan’ nowadays, as he is busy with the promotion of his upcoming RA.One and that too with very unusual and creative ideas of promotion. SRK is currently on a multi-city promotional tour, and he was in Silicon City on Sunday. He proved his tricks to be the best by greeting his fans from Bangalore by talking in Kannada with them. SRK started his speech with “Namaskaara”. Further in his speech, he used some Kannada words and phrases like “Bengaluru chennagidhe” (Bangalore is a beautiful city), “Oota aayitha?” (Have you had lunch?) and “Chennagidhdheera?” (How are you, are you okay?). Shahrukh also talked about the cameos by Sanjay Dutt, Priyanka Chopra and Rajinikanth in RA.One. SRK’s Kannadiga fans were happy to see him talking in their language.
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Darshan’s bail plea hearing after two weeks
The Kannada actor was arrested September 9 after his wife, Vijayalakshmi complained about the beatings she had suffered
The Karnataka High Court Thursday put off for two weeks the hearing on the bail application of leading Kannada actor Darshan, facing allegations of assaulting his wife. Public Prosecutor Chandramouli told the court that he needed two weeks to present his objections to the bail application filed by the actor. The court accepted his request and postponed the hearing for two weeks. Click here to read more
Are Deepika and Sidhartha in a romantic relationship?
While many in B-town are speculating about her oh-so-complicated relationship status, Ms Padukone’s recent interviews have added more masala to the mystery
Since her breakup with Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika has managed to keep everyone guessing about her relationship status. She’s been hanging out with Sidhartha Mallya very frequently and the two have made tons of public appearances together. It was their hug at an IPL match that set the rumour mills abuzz, but Deepika’s always maintained that they are just ‘special friends’. Click here to read more