MARDAANI 2 NEW LOOK: RANI MUKERJI SUITS UP, IS READY FOR THE FIGHT

Actor Rani Mukerji is all suited up as a cop as she shoots for Mardaani 2, a sequel to her well-received Mardaani that saw her as a no-nonsense police officer taking on a ring of child traffickers. The latest iteration of the film is being directed by Gopi Puthran – he had written the script of Mardaani -- and will release in 2019.

PRIYANKA CHOPRA'S BROTHER SIDDHARTH CHOPRA'S WEDDING POSTPONED

Priyanka Chopra's brother Siddharth Chopra's wedding with his fiancée Ishita Kumar has been postponed after Ishita had to undergo emergency surgery days before the ceremony, as per reports.

MARATHI ROLE IN PANIPAT WAS TOUGH AS I'M NORTH INDIAN: KRITI

Speaking about her role in the upcoming Arjun Kapoor starrer 'Panipat', Kriti Sanon said, "Being a North Indian, it's a challenge to play a Marathi character." She will be seen playing Parvatibai, the second wife of the Maratha army's commander-in-chief during the third battle of Panipat. Kriti further said that the film's director Ashutosh Gowariker made the experience enjoyable.

I'D WANT TO DO ITEM SONG WITH DEEPIKA AS SHE'S GRACEFUL: KATRINA

When asked, during her appearance on the show 'Feet Up With The Stars', who she would want to feature in an item song with, actress Katrina Kaif said that she would want to pair up with Deepika Padukone. "She has an interesting style of dancing," the actress explained. Katrina further said that Deepika is a very graceful dancer.

BOLLYWOOD CELEBS STEPPED OUT TO CAST VOTE

Popular names in the industry like Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Urmila Matondkar, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Tiger Shroff, Varun Dhawan and a stream of other celebrities from the film fraternity stepped out to cast their vote on Monday. The fourth phase of voting in Lok Sabha polls covers many seats in Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand and a part of the Anantnag constituency in Jammu and Kashmir. 

BIOPIC ON DISGRACED GODMAN ASARAM BAPU IN THE WORKS

Producer Sunil Bohra has bought the rights for Ushinor Majumdar's novel, God Of Sin: The Cult, Clout, and Downfall of Asaram Bapu, and plans to turn it into a film. The book is about the self- styled godman's journey to being a spiritual leader, his massive following, downfall, an arrest in a sexual assault case in 2013. In a recent development, Narayan Sai, the son of Asaram Bapu, has also been convicted by a Surat court in a rape case. 

MIGHT CONSIDER RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT IN THE FUTURE: SCARLETT

When asked during an interview with Variety magazine whether she has considered running for president, Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson said, "Maybe sometime in the future." "I think the greatest way to effect change is in local politics," the actress added. Scarlett further said that she hasn't yet felt a "calling" to join politics.

RANVEER TO STAR IN ZOYA AKHTAR'S NEXT GANGSTER FILM: REPORTS

Actor Ranveer Singh will play the role of a gangster in an upcoming film directed by filmmaker Zoya Akhtar, as per reports. The film will be based on Oscar-award winning Hollywood director Martin Scorsese's films 'The Departed' (2006) and 'Gangs of New York' (2002). Reports further suggested that the film will have a second lead actor.

MANY ACTRESSES REFUSED 'SAAND KI AANKH' AS IT'S UNGLAMOROUS: MAKER

Responding to criticism received for casting younger actresses in the film 'Saand Ki Aankh', producer Nidhi Parmar said, "We approached actors in the age bracket of 55 to 60." "However, most declined...as they didn't want to be seen in an unglamorous avatar," she added. Starring Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar, the film is based on the world's oldest female sharpshooters.

SHAH RUKH KHAN TO COLLABORATE WITH SANJAY LEELA BHANSALI TO BANKROLL 'IZHAAR'?

Actor Shah Rukh Khan will star in an upcoming film titled 'Izhaar', as per reports. The film will be jointly produced by the actor's production house 'Red Chillies Entertainment' along with filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Bhansali Productions'. The director of the forthcoming film is yet to be finalised, reports further suggested.

VARUN'S MARRIAGE MIGHT HAPPEN NEXT YEAR: DAVID DHAWAN

Filmmaker David Dhawan has revealed in an interview, that his son and actor Varun Dhawan might tie the knot with his girlfriend Natasha Dalal next year. Speaking about Varun's relationship with Natasha, the filmmaker added, "I am very happy with their relationship. What more does a father need?" David further said that his son is a very "family oriented person".

MY TRANSGENDER ROLE GAVE SOMEONE COURAGE FOR SEX CHANGE: KUBBRA

Speaking about her portrayal of a transgender character in 'Sacred Games', Kubbra Sait said, "I know someone who said, 'you gave me...courage and I'm going ahead with my (sex change) operation!'" Further, opening up about her nude scene in the show, the actress added, "It wasn't a nudity scene (for me), it was me bearing my soul in that moment.”

SALMAN KHAN SAYS HE DOESN’T LIKE WEB CONTENT: ‘THERE’S NO CENSORSHIP, KIDS ARE WATCHING’

While speaking about the need for censorship of content on digital platforms, Salman Khan said, "There should be an appointed body that takes that call." "My problem is that young kids are also watching it because everyone has access to a phone...that's not cool with me," the actor added. Salman further said that he recognised the merits of online content.

ONLY PARTY I'LL JOIN WILL INVOLVE VODKA: TWINKLE ON JOINING POLITICS

Responding to Twitter users who asked Twinkle Khanna if she and her husband Akshay Kumar were joining politics, the actress said, "The only party I am likely to be a part of would involve vodka shots." This comes after PM Narendra Modi during an interview with Akshay said he goes through both Akshay's and Twinkle's Twitter timelines.

SARA CONFIRMED TO STAR WITH VARUN IN 'COOLIE NO. 1' ADAPTATION

Actress Sara Ali Khan will star opposite Varun Dhawan in the upcoming adaptation of the 1995 Govinda and Karisma Kapoor starrer 'Coolie No. 1', trade analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed. Varun's father and filmmaker David Dhawan, who directed the original version of the film, will also direct the forthcoming adaptation. Shooting for the film will commence in August this year.

ARJUN RAMPAL REVELS HIS GIRLFRIEND IS PREGNANT.

Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal on Tuesday announced he is expecting a child with his girlfriend Gabriella Demetriades. He already has two daughters, Myra and Mahika, with his first wife Mehr.

DEEPIKA'S TRANSFORMATION FOR CHHAPAAK STOPPED THE PRESS: BHUMI

Actress Bhumi Pednekar, while speaking about Deepika Padukone's transformation for the role of an acid attack survivor in 'Chhapaak', said, "Her transformation stopped the press." "Seeing Deepika transform and become unrecognisable and stay so true to her role was amazing," she added. Bhumi further said she is really proud to see the work that actresses are doing.

SUNNY DEOL JOINS BJP AMID 2019 LOK SABHA ELECTIONST

Bollywood actor Sunny Deol on Tuesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party amid speculation that he may be fielded from a Lok Sabha seat in Punjab. Like my father Dharmendra associated himself with Vajpayeeji, I am associating with Modiji. He has done a lot for the country and he can take us forward. Country needs leaders like him,” the 62-year-old leader said after joining the saffron party.He added that whatever he does, he would do it with all his heart.