None of My Business

None of My Business

The long and short of cricket

With the euphoria surrounding the Indian Premier League (IPL) over, cricket fans can now expectsome normalcy in their lives. The hardcore fans of the shortest format of the game must have been on detox to sort out their time, spent in front of the idiot box from 7 pm onwards, while the others may have gone back to their prime-time fix — the daily soap tamasha.

Pehle Meri Country

IT is football World Cup time, and thankfully, though India is not part of this sporting extravaganza, Indian football is making some noise, albeit even if it is for a few days only. But it took a heartfelt appeal from the captain to get the country to talk about the national team and its exploits.

For Rajini fans, it’s First day first show, come rain or shine

Neither rain nor the early morning chill could dent the spirit of Rajinikanth fans who came in large numbers to watch the superstar’s latest Kaala first day first show. As the admirers celebrated the release of the much-awaited film by dancing to the beat of the drums, the skies too opened up to match the footsteps of Rajinikanth lovers. Loyalists started streaming into one of the suburban multiplexes here as early as 12 am, holding their special “fans only” tickets with a poster of Kaala imprinted on them.


This is one film that is awaited with much anticipation. Not only does it star Saif Ali Khan’s daughter Sara Ali Khan, it is Ranveer Singh’s first film after his famous take on Alauddin Khilji. To top that the film sees the collaboration between direstor Rohit Shetty and producer Karan Johar. .The team kickstarted shooting for the film on Wednesday in Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad.

I should be the poster boy for #metoo

Veteran filmmaker Woody Allen believes he should be the "poster boy" for the #MeToo movement because no female actors have accused him of inappropriate behaviour. In a new interview with Argentinian news outlet Periodismo Para Todos, the director,  who was accused in 2014 by his estranged adopted daughter Dylan Farrow of sexual abuse, said he is a “big advocate of the #MeToo movement” because it brings abusers in Hollywood to justice. “I should be the poster boy for the Me Too movement. Because I have worked in movies for 50 years.

Helena Bonham carter to play bond villain?

James Bond producers are keen to cast actor Helena Bonham Carter in the role of an antagonist in the upcoming film. If things work out, the actor, who has played villain in the Harry Potter movies and Alice and Wonderland, would join Daniel Craig as 007 and Ben Wishaw as Q. Danny Boyle is directing the film. “Everyone thinks Angelina Jolie is going to get the part but bosses want Helena more. At the moment they are just finalising the cast,” a source told The Mirror. If Jolie gets the role, it would mark her second time acting alongside Craig after 2001’s Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.

It’s official, Chopra is dating Nick Jonas

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas were photographed for the first time since reports of their alleged relationship went viral on the social media. According to E! News, the duo has been spending a lot of time together lately and were seen enjoying multiple dates over Memorial Day weekend. The Quantico star and the Chains hitmaker were spotted attending the Beauty and the Beast Live in Concert at the Hollywood Bowl. In one of the pictures, Chopra, 35, was seen stepping out of a car with Jonas opening the door for her, while in other, she was seen walking ahead of him.

Kim Goes To Whitehouse

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West paid a visit to the White House on Thursday to make a star-powered case to President Donald Trump and his staff on behalf of a woman serving a life sentence for drug offences.

  Kardashian West has been urging the president to pardon Alice Marie Johnson, 63, who has spent more than two decades behind bars and is not eligible for parole.

When Hollywood turns to Bollywood

XXx: Return of Xander Cage director DJ Caruso is planning to shoot a Bollywood style dance number with Deepika Padukone for the upcoming instalment of the franchise. The director had confirmed last year that Deepika will return in the next instalment of the xXx franchise, alongside Hollywood action star Vin Diesel. “I want to end xXx 4 with a Bollywood dance song. Led, of course, by @deepikapadukone. Lungi Dance? Something new?” Caruso tweeted.  One of the fans

Was scared of TV

Salman Khan has become one of the most bankable TV hosts with successful stints on Dus Ka Dum and Bigg Boss but the actor says he was initially hesitant to show his real personality. The 52-year-old actor actor, who made his TV debut as the host of Dus Ka Dum about nine years ago, said he turned to his father, noted writer Salim Khan, for advice. “This was my TV debut and during that time there was negativity around me. I was very scared to show my original personality on Dus Ka Dum. I thought TV is the most powerful medium... So I was really scared,” Khan said.