Court strikes down ban on smoking scenes in films

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday struck down the ban on smoking scenes in films and carrying of news items displaying cigarettes and other tobacco products by newspapers, saying the provisions dealing with the two issues were beyond the competency of the powers conferred by the anti-smoking Act … Read more

Raj Babbar launches son Aarya Babbar’s Debut Punjabi film amidst a host of Celebrities

Meera to star in Adnan’s new music video

Film actress Meera is to star in Adnan Sami’s new music video. The actress told that she had met with Mr Sami on a recent trip to Bombay. He offered me work in his next video and hopefully I will be working in it,” she said. Part of the video … Read more

Bollywood bound

Meera’s big break in Indian films? Meera surprised the Lollywood wallas recently when she flew back from Mumbai disclosing that she is acting in Mahesh Bhatt’s movie, Nazar Ke Saamne. Clad in a flaming red sari, Meera looked radiant (and also quite Indian), as she made a surprise public appearance … Read more

Saint or Sinner

Yousaf Salahuddin’s Haveli oozes cultural magnificence on this cold wintry evening. An unassuming façade, which could easily be missed from the road, opens into a wonderland of history and tradition. Cradled in the glory of the brilliantly lit-up Fort, it basks in the wonders of two worlds: the traditional, which … Read more

Parveen Babi: The Final Destination

Renowned fashion designer Moazzam Abbasi, a die-hard fan of Parveen Babi pays a tribute to Bollywood’s all time favourite diva. They blackballed and clapper clawed her. Hissing and hooting. Disparaging and damnatory.. A thousand deaths, that made her die. Helplessly, the more she tried to vivificate, the tighter they shut … Read more

Mahesh Bhatt to make film on Lal Haveli

Mahesh Bhatt, leading Indian film maker and director and father of bollywood star, Pooja Bhatt has decided to produce a historical film on legendary, Lal Haveli owned by information minister, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed. Mahesh Bhatt visited Lal Haveli a day earlier and went around various parts of haveli. Jhelum will … Read more