Category: Entertainment

50 years of Shahenshah

Amitabh Bachchan’s journey of five decades to become the Bollywood Shahenshah was not always a smooth ride. Indeed, his life is nothing short of a brilliant biopic material. Early rejections were followed by a phase when he made his mark as a promising actor, which was soon overshadowed by the kind of superstardom Bollywood never saw before or after....

Homoured to share the stage with PM: Yami

Actress Yami Gautam, who recently attended a two-day global investors’ meet in Dharamshala, said she feels honoured to be a part of the event as it was inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi. “It was a humble experience to share the stage with our honourable PM and chief minister of Himachal Pradesh, Jai Ram Thakur. I am thrilled to be a...

‘Pati Patni Aur Woh not a sexist film’

Actor Bhumi Pednekar is one of the leading ladies in the forthcoming comedy, Pati Patni Aur Woh, which revolves around adultery. She says, contrary to perception of some people, the film does not intent to make a sexist statement on the subject of marriage. Rather, it tries to establish gender equality. “When I read the script, all the doubt...

Hard to shoot in Delhi: PeeCee

Indian actor Priyanka Chopra, who is currently in the city to film The White Tiger, says it is hard to shoot here because of pollution. She shared a photograph of herself with a mask and captioned it: “Shoot days for #thewhitetiger. It’s so hard to shoot here right now that I can’t even imagine what it must be like...

I am a well-known beginner- Rajpal Yadav

Rajpal yadav The actor who was last seen in Judwa 2 will now be seen in the remake of Coolie No 1 and Bole Chudiyan. Shalini Saksena speaks with him about his acting school, break in the industry and the most fond moment till now How has your journey been from UP to Mumbai? Each day has been amazing. From my...

From the heartland : Yami Gautam

Actor Yami Gautam tells Ayushi Sharma that whatever makes one happy is beautiful Though we are warned ‘appearances can be deceptive’ yet all of us are guilty of making judgments based on people physical appearance. Else, what would explain the plethora of magazines that talk about ways to become sexier, more beautiful and the like? With the rise of social media...

Kareena feels honoured

Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan will unveil the trophies of the T20 World Cups, both men and women slated to be held next year in Melbourne. She feels honoured to be a part of it. “I am honoured to be a part of this prestigious evening. I would like to encourage all the women out there who are playing for...

Sunny Leone to feature in musical Broadway ‘Abhimanyu’

Sunny Leone is all set to perform in Indian classical dance show in Broadway style, “Abhimanyu”, choreographed by Sandeep Mahavir. Touted as “one of its kind play”, “Abhimanyu” combines Kathak and hip-hop into an grand dance show. “I love experimenting with the work I do and this time I am learning Kathak with a blend of hip-hop. When Sandeep...

In quest of heritage

Padma Shri Shobha Deepak Singh had began to showcase Vastra Shobha when she realised that there is a niche market for antique textiles. By Team Viva Today, one might give their mother’s old bell-bottoms from the 70s a miss but one would never say no to grandmother’s handcrafted silk or Banarsi saris. It would in fact occupy the realm of...

Diwali is family time: Yami

Actor Yami Gautam, who features in the forthcoming Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer Bala, opted out of promotional activity of the film during Diwali because she wanted to be with her family in Chandigarh to celebrate the festival. “Diwali is family time for me ever since I was a little girl. Every year I like to dedicate these few days to my...