Entertainment | GG2.Net http://www.gg2.net Entertainment | GG2.Net 2017-03-29 http://www.gg2.net en //gg2.net/images/logo.png Garavi Gujarat http://www.gg2.net <![CDATA[Gujarati Film "Superstar'' become a record breaker Film, Enters 9th Week]]>
  Gujarati movies are now entering a phase where more and more filmmakers are ready to make bolder decisions when it comes to filmmaking. Handling a thriller is not easy, but director Bhavin Wadia has managed to do it with Superstar, a film that not only has the element of thrill, but also romance, drama and suspense. The movie is about a reigning Bollywood superstar, who leads a happy, dream life with a huge fan following, a beautiful wife he loves and a son they both adore. But the]]>
<![CDATA[Joshua Jackson turns to dating apps]]>
Actor Joshua Jackson is reportedly using apps in a bid to find love. The 38-year-old "Dawson's Creek" actor is reportedly  hitting the dating scene hard in a bid to distract himself from his former long-term partner Diane Kruger, who he split from last year after almost a decade together. The actress has since moved on with "Walking Dead" actor Norman Reedus, reported Contactmusic "Josh is playing the field and has even started using dating apps. He's sti]]>
<![CDATA[Filmmaker Gurinder Chadha gets Sikh Jewel Award]]>
 Indian-origin British director Gurinder Chadha has been honoured with the Sikh Jewel Award for 2017 for her immense contribution to British cinema. Chadha, whose films include "Bhaji on the Beach", "Bend It  Like Beckham" and "Bride and Prejudice", received the award from UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon at the Vaisakhi Dinner organised by the British Sikh Association at the Lancaster Hotel here Thursday night. The High Commissioner of India to the ]]>
<![CDATA[Lipstick Under My Burkha to open the New York Indian film festival]]>
Lipstick Under My Burkha, which has failed to get clearance from India’s censor board, will open the 17th edition of the prestigious New York Indian Film Festival here, the oldest Indian film festival in the US. The Konkona Sen Sharma and Ratna Pathak Shah-starrer will be screened on the opening night of the annual film festival that begins on April 30. Aroon Shivdasani, Executive & Artistic Director of the not-for-profit arts organization Indo-American Arts Council, which organ]]>
<![CDATA[ Angelina Jolie Appeals For Commitment To 'Imperfect' UN]]>
 U.N. refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie made an impassioned plea on Wednesday for internationalism in the face of wars driving people from their homes and a "rising tide of nationalism masquerading as patriotism". The Hollywood actress, speaking at the United Nations in Geneva, called for a renewed commitment to the "imperfect" world body and to diplomacy to settle conflicts. "If governments and leaders are not keeping that flame of internationalism]]>
<![CDATA[ Shreya Ghoshal first Indian singer at Madame Tussauds]]>
Shreya Ghoshal has become the first Indian singer to make it to Madame Tussauds, with her wax figure set to be showcased at the upcoming Delhi wing of the musuem. Ghoshal's statue will be seen striking a singing pose. "I am thrilled to be a part of history here at Madame Tussauds and it is an honour to be featured among such talented stars, artists, historians and renowned celebrities. "To be immortalised forever is a fabulous feeling. With its brilliant concept, Madame Tussauds]]>
<![CDATA[ Mirande Shah Gave outstanding performance ]]>
Mirande Shah is a singer and songwriter from Ahmedabad, Gujarat. She is a breathtaking singer trained in the Indian classical tradition, with a honeyed timbre and impeccable intonation. In addition to her top-notch performing abilities, Mirande has also founded her own label, Roohani, and is a vocal advocate for women’s empowerment. Her song “Main Chaloon – To the Woman of Strength” addresses gender equality, which is epitomized by the increasing instances of rape case]]>
<![CDATA[ Bollywood Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt gets extortion call]]>
   Bollywood Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt allegedly received an extortion call from an unidentified person who also threatened to harm his daughter actress Alia Bhatt, police said on Thursday. An offence has been registered by Juhu Police and the anti-extortion cell of Mumbai crime branch is investigating the matter, they said. An unidentified person from Uttar Pradesh allegedly made calls to the producer-director recently and also sent messages on WhatsApp demanding about Rs 50 lakh.]]>
<![CDATA[ My career has been exactly as I wanted: Casey Affleck]]>
Casey Affleck has said he has enjoyed his career so far and it has turned out to be exactly as he wanted. The 41-year-old actor, who won the best actor Oscar at the 89th Academy Awards for his performance in "Manchester by the Sea", also talked about his comparisons with actor brother Ben Affleck, reported Entertainment Tonight. I've been able to see other people's careers and how they've worked out and it's been an education. And so I've really enjoyed my career]]>
<![CDATA[ Mahershala Ali wins Oscar for best supporting actor]]>
Mahershala Ali made history by becoming the first Muslim to win an acting Oscar as he was honoured with the best supporting actor trophy for his riveting turn as an empathetic drug dealer, who takes a fatherless young boy under his wing in "Moonlight. Ali, 43, is only in the first third of "Moonlight" but his quiet yet powerful performance as Juan has made his presence felt throughout the Barry Jenkin's directed coming- of-age gay drama, even long after his character depart]]>
<![CDATA[Om Puri, Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher honoured at Oscars]]>
 Indian actor Om Puri, "Star Wars" actress Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds and Bill Paxton were among late stars, who were remembered and honored at the Oscars. Actress Jennifer Aniston introduced the segment, and got  choked up with tears while paying a special tribute to Paxton, who died earlier and was not included in the video montage. The video also included Bill Nunn, George Kennedy, Gene Wilder, Patty Duke, Garry Marshall, Anton Yelchin, Mary Tyler Moore, Prince, Joh]]>
<![CDATA['Moonlight' trumps 'La La Land' for best picture after announcement goof-up at Oscars]]>
Coming-of-age drama "Moonlight" won the best picture Oscar defeating strong favourite "La La Land" after a shocking mix-up in the announcement of the top award. "La La Land" which won six trophies including best director and actress, was incorrectly declared the winner by Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. However, midway through their victory speech, the producers of the musical realised the error and John Horowitz announced that the award actually belonged to &quo]]>
<![CDATA[ Emma Stone wins best actress Oscar for 'La La Land']]>
   Emma Stone danced her way to victory as she took home the best actress Oscar for her portrayal of Mia in Damien Chazelle's soaring musical "La La Land". The 28-year-old triumphed for the first time at Oscars defeating strong contenders like Isabelle Huppert (Elle), Ruth Negga (Loving), Natalie Portman (Jackie) and veteran actress Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins). Stone's performance, as an aspiring actress working as a barista in a cafe, in the film wa]]>
<![CDATA[Casey Affleck wins best actor at Oscars 2017]]>
He has been long considered the quitessintial Hollywood underdog but Casey Affleck shrugged away that title as he took home the best actor Oscar for his sublime turn as a troubled loner in "Manchester by the Sea". It is the first Academy award win for Afleck, who is better known as the young brother of Oscar winner Ben Affleck. He was earlier nominated for his supporting work in 2007 film "The Assassination of Jesse James". An emotional Affleck acknowledged fellow nominee ]]>
<![CDATA[ Priyanka Chopra confirms attendance at Oscars]]>
Actress Priyanka Chopra is all set to be a part of the 89th annual Academy Awards. The 34-year-old star confirmed the news on social media by posting a selfie of herself along with English rock band The Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger. "Oscars here we come... @mickjagger LA LA land...," she captioned the Instagram picture taking inside the airport terminal. The "Quantico" star made her stunning debut at the Oscars last year, where she presented an Academy award for bes]]>
<![CDATA[Felt sad as my favourite scenes in "Rangoon" were cut: Kangana]]>
 Actress Kangana Ranaut says she is happy that her performance in "Rangoon" is being appreciated despite some of her "favourite scenes" from the film not making it to the final cut. When asked how she felt about people noticing her performance, Kangana said her hopes were shattered when director Vishal Bharadwaj had to explain to her why certain scenes couldn't be a part of the film. "I didn't think (I'll be appreciated this much) because many of my f]]>
<![CDATA[Big B admires kids who choose family profession ]]>
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he admires children who follow professions which are traditional in their families. The "Piku" star launched Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's sons album - 'Journey- Rabab to Sarod' - by Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash, here last evening. "It's very rare for the heads of family to follow their tradition into the next generation and I really want to compliment you for continuing this tradition in your family... Unfortunately with m]]>
<![CDATA[Amitabh Bachchan turns down invite from Queen Elizabeth II]]>
It is not too often that the Queen of England, Elizabeth II, sends out invitations to people to join her at the Buckingham Palace for cultural events. When one such invite comes in the mail, it is not usually turned down, unless you are Bollywood megastar, Amitabh Bachchan. It has been reported that the Queen extended a rare invitation to the actor, who is arguably one of India’s biggest cultural icons, to the United Kingdom–India Cultural Year reception at the Palace. However, th]]>
<![CDATA[Working with Big B was always on my wish list: Esha]]>
  Actress Esha Gupta is on cloud nine as she is set to share screen space with megastar Amitabh Bachchan for the first time in an upcoming film "Aankhen 2". After Ileana D'Cruz turned down the offer to do "Aankhen 2" the makers roped in Esha to play the lead role and she was all the more excited to be working with Big B. "I had a wish list that I so wanted to do a film alongside Mr Amitabh Bachchan. Especially after watching 'Pink' I was even ]]>
<![CDATA[ Lata Mangeshkar gets Legendary Award]]>
Melody Queen of India Lata Mangeshkar has been honoured with the 'Legendary Award' by Brand Laureate. The Brand Laureate Awards recognise world-class achievement in branding amongst individuals and companies. "Heartfelt thank you to "The Brand Laureate" for honouring me with the "Legendary Award" 2017," Mangeshkar, 87, posted on Twitter alongside the pictures of the award. In 2012, Shah Rukh Khan was honoured with the Brand Laureate Legendary Award for hi]]>
<![CDATA[ Adele wins top awards at Grammys, Beyonce dazzles with her performance]]>
Beyonce may have dazzled with her power-packed performance but the night belonged to British singer Adele, who walked away with major prizes -- Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year -- in a  surprise upset at the 2017 Grammys.  Adele won in all the five categories that she was  nominated for including Best Pop Solo Performance and Best Pop Vocal Album, triumphing over Beyonce, who was the front-runner  in the race with nine nods for "Lemonade"]]>
<![CDATA[Big B celebrates 48years in films, shares nostalgic photos]]>
Amitabh Bachchan has spend 48 glorious years in the Indian film industry and the megastar shared a series of nostalgic pictures to mark the occasion. The 74-year-old actor took to his blog where he posted on-set pictures clicked during the shooting of his debut film "Saat Hindustani". "There is an avalanche of events related to this date the 15th of February... For on this date in the year of the Lord 1969...Yes that is nineteen sixty nine... I became an official entran]]>
<![CDATA[It's important to stay real to work on true stories: Pannu]]>
Taapsee Pannu believes that the reason her acting has been considered "natural" and "believable" so far is because she makes a "conscious effort" to stay connected to the real world. "It's extremely important to be disconnected and stay real and get outside because if all the time you are going to live around the industry people, how are you going to know what reality is or the real people, whose story you are going to tell on the big screen," T]]>
<![CDATA[ Shahid, Saif are very special: Kangana Ranaut]]>
Actress Kangana Ranaut says her "Rangoon" co-stars Shahid Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan are incredible actors and she is fortunate to share screen space with them. "Rangoon" a love story set against the backdrop of World War II and brings together the three actors on-screen for the first time. "They are incredible actors. They are amazing with Vishal Bhardwaj sir (director) and he has given them wonderful characters in the films that he did with them. They are both very sp]]>
<![CDATA[Priyanka to debut on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert']]>
    Priyanka Chopra has impressed everyone with her wit on various international talk shows and  now the actress is set to repeat the same with her debut on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert". The actress has previously been to other popular talk shows like "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," "Ellen DeGeneres show," Jimmy Kimmel, Kelly and Michael among others and has been loved by all for her fun and spontaneous persona. The 34-yea]]>
<![CDATA[ India has a special place in my heart: Drew Barrymore]]>
Hollywood star Drew Barrymore says she has a "deep connection" to India and cannot wait to visit the country again. "I have been to India two different times and I actually wrote a chapter on it in my book 'Wildflower' last year. India has a very dear place in my heart. I love it and I can't wait to come back. I have a deep connection to India," Barrymore told PTI over phone from Los Angeles. The actress, who has a huge fan following in India thanks to ]]>
<![CDATA[Movie Review: Jolly LLB 2]]>
Subhash Kapoor’s “Jolly LLB” from 2013 was a middling film saved by the comic timing of leading man Arshad Warsi and Saurabh Shukla, who played the amiable but eccentric judge. In “Jolly LLB 2”, Kapoor makes some cosmetic changes to the script and replaces his leading man, but thankfully keeps Shukla. Warsi makes way for Akshay Kumar and Delhi replaces Lucknow as the setting, but the rest of story is rather predictable. For a film that is about the law, Kapoo]]>
<![CDATA[ China doubles quota for Indian films theatre screening]]>
China has increased the quota of Indian films to be screened in theatres here from two to four after joint productions, "Kung Fu Yoga" and "Buddies In India" fared well notching up good box office collection during the on going Chinese New Year. "China this year has agreed to give permit to four Indian films,"  Prasad Shetty, partner of Strategic Alliance a Chinese firm promoting Indian films told PTI here. China annually permits 34 foreign films to be s]]>
<![CDATA['Infinity War' adds Mantis from 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2']]>
  With production on "Avengers: Infinity War" kicking off, actress Pom Klementieff has been confirmed to join the massive Marvel cast. Klementieff, who will first appear as the alien Mantis in the upcoming film "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2", will reprise her role in the third Avengers movie. "She has never really experienced social interaction. Everything she learns about dealing with people, she learns from the Guardians of the Galaxy, which is a very weir]]>
<![CDATA[Had a crush on John and Hrithik: Taapsee]]>
Actress Taapsee Pannu says though her list of Bollywood celebrity crushes is "long", she always found John Abraham and Hrithik Roshan extremely good looking. The actress says as she grew up, her list of celebrity crushes included Hollywood star, Sam Clafin."From as long as I've been watching films, I've had a crush on John Abraham and Hrithik Roshan. I found them really good looking. When I started growing my crush reached Sam Clafin," Taapsee told reporters. T]]>
<![CDATA[Never thought I would come back to acting: Preity]]>
Her last big screen outing was her maiden production venture "Ishkq in Paris" in 2013 and Preity Zinta, who is awaiting the release of "Bhaiyyaji Superhitt", says she never thought she would return to the acting side of showbiz has her husband not pushed her into it. Preity tied the knot with her longtime American beau Gene Goodenough last year in the US. The actress has been since shuttling between India and the US and finds it a little tough. "I think women ]]>
<![CDATA[Proud of you: Freida Pinto to ex Dev Patel on Oscar nod ]]>
   Actor Dev Patel's former girlfriend, actress Freida Pinto has congratulated him on earning an Academy Award nomination this year. The 32-year-old actress took to social media to give a shout-out to Dev, who has been nominated in the best actor in a supporting role category for "Lion" in 2017 Oscars.  Sharing a black-and-white picture of Dev, Freida wrote on Instagram, "So proud of you, Dev! A fine example of what hardwork, focus, humility and crazy ama]]>
<![CDATA[ Film Producer Raju shah Shered Experience with Actor Tiku Talsania ]]>
Tiku talsania as you listen the name there is a list of films that starts revolving in our minds.  For  our knowledge  he has more than 200 films to his credits  in the history of bollywood and number tv serials. For young actors it is a dream come true to have worked with him and share his experiences.  With mainstream acting he is also keen into theatre performances mostly in Gujarati and has performed many shows in india, Europe and America.  In the beginning ]]>
<![CDATA[ Salman Khan introduces little co-star from "Tubelight"]]>
   After launching Harshali Malhotra in Kabir Khan's "Bajrangi Bhaijaan", superstar Salman Khan is introducing another child actor into Bollywood with his upcoming film, "Tubelight".  The 51-year-old actor shared the pictures of his little co-star, Matin Rey Tangu on social media.    In the first photo, one can see Salman hugging Matin, with the child actor's back to the camera. "Backed by Matin Rey Tangu," wrote Salman. I]]>
<![CDATA[ Kamal Haasan shocked over police action on protesters]]>
  A day after police forcibly  evicted pro-jallkattu protesters, actor Kamal Haasan on Tuesday questioned the action and said he was shocked that women and children were also reportedly caught in the melee. The popular actor said he wanted "reasonable explanation" for the police action. He said women and children were also reportedly affected  by the crackdown.  On videos which have gone viral purportedly showing police personnel indulging in arson and beating wo]]>
<![CDATA[One dies as crowd goes berserk after Shah Rukh Khan arrives at Vadodara station]]>
One person was killed and two policemen were injured as crowd went berserk after Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan arrived at the railway station by August Kranti Rajdhani Express.Officials at the railway police control room here said, "At around 10.30pm, the train arrived at platform number six of the station and halted for 10 minutes.""Shah Rukh's fans had gathered in large number to have a glimpse of the actor who had boarded the train from Mumbai," railway police ]]>
<![CDATA[ Jackie Chan arrives in Mumbai to promote 'Kung Fu Yoga']]>
   International action superstar Jackie Chan arrived in Mumbai on Monday to promote his  upcoming film "Kung Fu Yoga", which also stars Bollywood actor  Sonu Sood. Jackie landed in the city around 11 AM and was welcomed by Sonu at the airport here. According to sources, Jackie is scheduled to shoot for "The Kapil Sharma" show. Sonu will be driving Jackie to  Kapil's show also showing him the area enroute.   The duo will then dash off ]]>
<![CDATA[Gujarati Film “Trupti” is Release on 10 Feb in Cinema ]]>
R FILMS” headed under the guidance of  RAJU GADA   has been into making of documentary films and advertising industry and in addition to this profile has been successfully done a 3D film “MERE GENIE UNCLE” (HINDI).  “R FILMS” has successfully conducted worlds first of its kind  “3D SANGEET SANDHYA”(Pre-wedding show). We are associated with Garment industry since last 25 years and have reach across the world.  ‘BHASKA]]>
<![CDATA[I'm not here to solve problems: Shah Rukh Khan]]>
Shah Rukh Khan may be the king of modern Bollywood, but don't ask the superstar to rule on whether Pakistani actors should be allowed to work in Indian cinema. "You are asking me for solutions to international problems. I don't have a solution for this," Khan told Reuters in an interview during promotions for his film "Raees". In the film, which opens in cinemas next week, the 51-year-old plays the eponymous protagonist, a bootlegger who makes his fortune in the we]]>
<![CDATA[Feel bad that I can't promote 'Raees' in India: Mahira]]>
              Pakistani actress Mahira Khan says she feels bad that she is not able to promote her Bollywood debut "Raees" in India due to the climate of political tension between India and Pakistan. The 32-year-old actress stars alongside Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan in the Rahul Dholakia-directed film.         In an interview to BBC Urdu, Mahira said she has put in a lot of effort in the project and feels bad]]>
<![CDATA[Bollywood Actor Salman Khan acquitted by Jodhpur court]]>
Superstar Salman Khan thanked fans for their good wishes and prayers after he was today acquitted by Jodhpur court in an Arms Act case related to the alleged poaching of two blackbucks 18 years ago. Chief Judicial Magistrate Dalpat Singh Rajpuroti acquitted 51-year-old star, who along with his sister Alvira was present in the court.Besides the cases of poaching of endangered antelopes under Wildlife (Protection) Act, a case under sections 3/25 and 3/27 of the Arms Act was filed against Khan f]]>
<![CDATA[ Vin Diesel enjoys cutting chai with Deepika Padukone]]>
Hollywood action star Vin Diesel has shared a picture of Deepika Padukone in which the duo can be seen enjoying cutting chai together. The "xXx: Return of Xander Cage" actor took to Instagram to post the photograph with his co-star.In his post, the-49-year old actor thanked his fans around the world, especially the Indian audience, for their astounding response to his recently released film.Diesel captioned the post as, "Global... India already breaking records...You called it.]]>
<![CDATA[ 'Dangal' actress Zaira Wasim posts Facebook apology]]>
         Kashmiri girl Zaira Wasim, who played the younger version of Indian wrestler Geeta Phogat in Aamir Khan-led Bollywood blockbuster "Dangal", on Monday apologised for "offending" and "unintentionally hurting" people after her meeting with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti kicked up a row.     Zaira took to social media and tendered an apology apparently over her meeting with the chief minister on Saturday, whi]]>
<![CDATA[Share a formal relationship with my father: Ranbir Kapoor]]>
         Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who has written the foreword to his father's soon-to-be released autobiography 'Khullam Khulla: Rishi Kapoor Uncensored', has  opened up about the "formal" relationship between him and his father. The 34-year-old actor, who recently delivered the box-office hit "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" says that the father-son relationship is "one of complete reverence" and that he has  never crossed a "]]>
<![CDATA[Karan Johar says friendship with Kajol ended over a tweet]]>
 Karan Johar says his 25-year-long friendship with Kajol ended over her one word tweet supporting husband Ajay Devgn's allegations against the director during the box office clash of "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" and "Shivaay".         Devgn went public with a recorded conversation with self-proclaimed film critic Kamaal R Khan, who allegedly said he was paid Rs 25 lakhs by Johar to write favourably about the Ranbir Kapoo]]>
<![CDATA[I can't compare myself to Raj Kapoor: Aamir Khan]]>
Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan says he was touched when noted actor Rishi Kapoor called him Raj Kapoor of today's time. "The one response that really touched me was of Rishi Kapoorji's tweet. He gave me the biggest compliment that I could imagine by calling me the Raj Kapoor of today. That was the biggest compliment that I got," Aamir, 51, said. "I was over the moon, I was thrilled and really happy. I thanked him. I can't compare myself to Raj Kapoor there]]>
<![CDATA[Karan Johar for World Economic Forum]]>
    Filmmaker Karan Johar has been invited to the World Econonic Forum as a cultural leader.          The event will take place in Davos Klosters, Switzerland, from January 17 to 20. 'I am honoured to be invited as one of the cultural leaders on this prolific platform. Representing my country and reflecting my ethos and the sentiments of my land on a global level is always exhilarating and empowering.    &nb]]>
<![CDATA[Bollywood stars condemn Bengaluru molestation incident]]>
    Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar, Hrithik Roshan and Aamir Khan have slammed the molestation incident that took place on New Year's eve in Bengaluru, calling it ‘truly shameful’ and ‘sad’. Kumar posted a video on Twitter, which he captioned as, ‘The Bangalore incident makes me feel we are evolving backwards, from humans to animals, rather beasts because even animals are better! Truly shameful.’  Akshay said he found it d]]>
<![CDATA[ Musical Thriller Drama "SUPERSTAR" to release On 3rd February]]>
  Gujarati Feature Film ‘SUPERSTAR’  a musical thriller drama which will be enjoyed by the youth and family audiences. Navkar Events Pvt. Ltd. presents its maiden SUPERSTAR introduces Dhruvin Shah who is a Hollywood trained actor in the title role and the famous  TV actor Rashami Desai for the first time in a Gujarati film. The supporting cast of SUPERSTAR comprises of Mitil Jain and Aarian Sawant — established TV actors who have acted in famous prime-time]]>
<![CDATA[Saumya Tandon favours demonetisation]]>
      Of all the telievision serials the Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai is recently is on top in terms of viewership as per the TRP. This serial is immensely popular these days. One of its characters Annu ( Anita) is played by Saumya tandon. Here is an excerpt from our talk with Saumya presented. Her talents For acting are praised all over. Before acting is this serial Anita has participated in several reality shows. There also her work was praised. She has participated i]]>