Double taxation on TN film industry will affect many

Double taxation on TN film industry will affect many

Double taxation on TN film industry will affect many: Rajinikanth Source : IANS Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday said the Tamil Nadu government’s decision to levy 30 per cent entertainment tax over and above the GST rate of 28 per cent will affect the livelihood of lakhs of people in the Tamil film industry. “Keeping in mind the livelihood of lakhs of people in the Tamil film industry, I sincerely request the Tamil Nadu government to seriously consider our plea,” Rajinikanth tweeted. The taxation rate left the Tamil film industry…

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Nayanthara to play Draupadi

Nayanthara to play Draupadi

Nayanthara may play Draupadi in Kannada magnum opus Kurukshetra Source : Hindustan Times If the industry grapevine is anything to go by, popular southern actress Nayanthara might make a comeback to Kannada industry after six years in the role of Draupadi in upcoming magnum opus, Kurukshetra. The project is tipped to go on the floors on July 23. The makers have so far confirmed that Darshan and V Ravichandran will be seen playing Duryodhana and Krishna respectively in this high budget epic extravaganza. The pre-production work has been underway for…

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Priyanka Chopra’s mother opens up about PM Modi and the dress controversy

Priyanka Chopra’s mother opens up about PM Modi and the dress controversy

Priyanka Chopra’s mother opens up about PM Modi and the dress controversy Source : NDTV Priyanka Chopra received a lot of backlash on social media for the dress she was wearing while meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Berlin in May this year. PC was trolled for not being ‘decently’ dressed and sitting in a ‘disrespectful’ posture in front of Narendra Modi. On Tuesday, Priyanka Chopra’s mother cleared the confusion regarding the whole dress controversy. Madhu Chopra told Pinkvilla, “All I taught her (Priyanka) is if you have done no…

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Toilet Ek Prem Katha in copyright row

Toilet Ek Prem Katha in copyright row

Akshay Kumar’s Toilet Ek Prem Katha in copyright row, producer denies allegations Source : India Today The trailer of Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar’s Toilet: Ek Prem Katha has been lauded by one and all, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But there is one person who is not impressed. Filmmaker Praveen Vyas has sent a legal notice and a cease and desist notice for the film’s trailer and promotional campaign, Mumbai Mirror reports. Praveen Vyas, whose 2016 docu-feature Manini also revolves around the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, has alleged that several…

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I would have played Kattappa better:Gulshan Grover

I would have played Kattappa better:Gulshan Grover

Gulshan Grover: Had I got the opportunity, I would have played Kattappa better Source: The Hindustan Times Gulshan Grover has no qualms admitting he is a greedy actor. He believes in portraying characters that fascinate him. In love with how filmmaker SS Rajamouli sketched the character of Kattappa in the Baahubali series, Grover says he could have played the part better. “Challenging roles bring out the best in me. I’m greedy and on the lookout for such characters. When I saw Baahubali, I felt Rajamouli had wonderfully penned the character…

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Women should be angry and shameless: Swara Bhaskar

Women should be angry and shameless: Swara Bhaskar

Swara Bhaskar feels women should be angry and shameless for their own good Source: The Indian Express Actor Swara Bhaskar, who has essayed some strongly opinionated roles in films like Nil Battey Sannata, Anaarkali of Aarah and Listen… Amaya, feels women should be angry and be shameless for their own good. The actor shared her views when she was awarded The Femina Women Editor’s Choice Award for Breakthrough Performance in Films earlier this week at the Femina Women Awards 2017. She picked the award for Anaarkali of Aarah, read a…

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Star kids have a burden to succeed: Jackie Shroff

Star kids have a burden to succeed: Jackie Shroff

Star kids have a burden to succeed: Jackie Shroff Source: PTI Actor Jackie Shroff says it is not easy being a star kid as they are under constant scrutiny and pressure to outdo the work of their parents. Jackie, whose son Tiger is also in films, believes the biggest challenge for star kids is to come out of their family’s shadow and make an identity for themselves. “They have a burden in their heads, of their father, mother, family. They have the pressure to succeed. Star kids have to come…

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Furious Vidya Balan slams man for misbehaving.

Furious Vidya Balan slams man for misbehaving.

Furious Vidya Balan slams man for misbehaving with her in Kolkata Vidya Balan had an apt response for a man who misbehaved with her at the Kolkata airport recently. The actress, who is currently busy promoting her upcoming film Begum Jaan, was at the airport when a man asked her if she could click a selfie with her. Till this point, everything was fine, says a report in Spotboye.com. When Vidya agreed to the selfie, she realised the man had put his arm around her. She objected to it, saying,…

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women don’t speak about harassment at work due to fear of being blamed -Sonakshi Sinha

women don’t speak about harassment at work due to fear of being blamed -Sonakshi Sinha

TVF molestation row: Sonakshi Sinha feels women don’t speak about harassment at work due to fear of being blamed. Source: The Indian Express Bollywood star Sonakshi Sinha reacted to the recent molestation row involving The Viral Fever CEO Arunabh Kumar. She said that sexual harassment at work is quite neglected as women don’t speak about it for the fear of being shamed. Two days ago, a woman, under the pseudonym ‘Indian Fowler’ and claiming to be a former employee of web entertainment channel The Viral Fever or TVF, accused Arunabh…

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Seema Biswas opens up about facing a ‘16 December like tragedy’

Seema Biswas opens up about facing a ‘16 December like tragedy’

Actor Seema Biswas opens up about facing a ‘16 December like tragedy. Source:Hindustan Times It has been almost five years since the ace actor performed last on Delhi’s stage. The Bandit Queen (1994) of Bollywood aka Seema Biswas is back in the Capital, but is yet to make her appearance on stage. “Mai khud taras rahi hun. Sahi subject ki talash kar rahi hun (I’m longing to perform in Delhi. I’m in search of the right subject),” says the actor adding that it’s her self-doubt that propels her to excel…

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