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I want to become Saina: Parineeti Chopra

Actor Parineeti Chopra, who is all set to play Saina Nehwal on screen, will be visiting the ace badminton player’s home for the first time as part of preparation for her role. “I want to become Saina. For that I want to go to her house and see how she lives. We have met many times but this time...

Housefull 4: There are no fireworks here

*ing: Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh, Bobby Deol, Kriti Sanon, Pooja Hegde, Kriti Kharbanda, Chunky Pandey, Rajpal Yadav, Johnny Lever, Ranjeet, Rana Daggubati, Sharad Kelkar and Parikshit Sahni The fourth edition of Housefull series earned approximately Rs 19 crore on day-one. Sadly, it is also the worst of the lot. While it is true that one has to leave brains behind to...

All set for cracking Diwali

Spreading the light of happiness, actors share what they are doing this year and what the festival means to them Diwali is here and we all have happy faces and feelings because there is something special about this festival. It signifies the victory of good over evil. This festival gives us hope, it gives us positivity to fight back...

The wonder woman

It’s because of her affinity towards films with a historical or real angle that director Swati Bhise decided to make one on the queen of Jhansi. By Team Viva Why did you choose Rani Laxmibai’s story for your direction? It is the story of a strong woman, which should be told to the world. She was an iconic figure and...

Light up the world

Several brands are launching socially conscientious campaigns this Diwali, spreading the message of humanity over ritual. By Team Viva The festivities might be around but the world still remains a dark place for some. Economic disparity, gender inequality, food shortage, hunger, unemployment, illiteracy, pollution, climate change and numerous other problems are some issues that the world is confronted with each...

Happiness is…. a Diwali gift

Sweets, gold, chocolates are as passé as the quintessential soan papdi. It is time to up your game with some unconventional presents this festive season. By Team Viva People have usually confined themselves to conventional ideas for gifting on Diwali — most common examples being soan papdi and chocolates. However, it’s time for some change. From protein-based cookies, e-vouchers, cufflinks and accessories...

Short film ‘Raju Ki Diwali’ by Haridwar professionals released

A low budget short film with a big social message, “Raju Ki Diwali” was released on the social media today on Wednesday. All actors are voluntary contributors from different fields and the lead character of the film ‘Raju’ is enacted by Himanshu, a class VII boy studying in a school at Khanna Nagar. The film is shot with the...

The string of love -Ila Arun

Actor-singer Ila Arun tells Chahak Mittal how she connected the dots and lines between three distinct works by Dharamvir Bharati into one common thread for Shabd Leela Six hundred love letters written by poet-litterateur Dharamvir Bharati to his second wife. The poetic love story of Radha and Krishna. The last day of the 18-day Kurukshetra war of Mahabharata. Even though these three anecdotes might seem...

Sonakshi in a glamorous avatar in Dabangg 3

Actor Salman Khan has teased his fans about twists in Dabangg 3, by introducing actor Sonakshi Sinha as his super sexy Rajjo. With just two days left for the trailer launch, Salman kept the buzz around the film going, by sharing the look and introductory video of Rajjo on his social media handles. With the poster, he gave a glimpse of how the character...

Music is my soulmate-Anu Malik

ANU MALIK talks to MUSBA HASHMI about the latest season of Indian Idol and how reality shows open doors to opportunities for singers This year the theme of Indian Idol is Ek Desh Ek Awaaz. Can you explain more? In simple words, we are a radical country and we have a lot of talent in every nook and corner. The theme...