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Promoting Hindi language is my duty: Pankaj Tripathi (04:16)
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Pankaj Tripathi says he is a Hindi cinema actor so, promoting Hindi language is his duty.

One needs positive approach while writing-directing a film says: Amit Ravindernath Sharma (00:00)
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Amit Ravindernath Sharma, who is enjoying success of his recently released film 'Badhaai Ho', has said that there has to be a positive demand or approach of the filmmaker while writing and directing a film.

'Bombairiya' will release on Jan 11 next year (Lead) (22:54)IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) 'Bombairiya', starring Radhika Apte, Siddhanth Kapoor, Akshay Oberoi, Shilpa Shukla and Adil Hussain, will release on January 11, next year.

'Bombairiya' will release on Jan 11 (22:52)IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) 'Bombairiya', starring Radhika Apte, Siddhanth Kapoor, Akshay Oberoi, Shilpa Shukla and Adil Hussain, will release on January 11, next year.

#MeToo fallout: Ere Gowda's 'Balekempa' out of DIFF (Lead correcting director's name in intro) (22:50)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Amid sexual harassment allegations against Kannada film director Ere Gowda, the organisers of Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) have decided not to screen his film 'Balekampa' in the festival.

Russia's Rosatom Festival of Science and Culture in India (21:54)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom said on Tuesday that its Festival of Science and Culture focused on nuclear science and technologies will be held in Mumbai and New Delhi from October 24 to October 29.

Multimedia group exhibition at Lalit Kala Akademi to conclude (21:52)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A group exhibition of paintings, sculpture and photographs, organised by national academy of arts Lalit Kala Akademi and the Civil Services Officers Institute, will conclude here on Wednesday.

Life of potters, a piece of Jurassic Park mark Kolkata's Durga Puja carnival (21:22)IANS Photo Service
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Themes as diverse as Steven Spielberg's 1993 blockbuster film 'Jurassic Park' and cancer awareness or the daily struggle of potters, jubilant beats of dhaks, songs invoking the divine goddess and colourful folk dances marked the third edition of the West Bengal government sponsored Durga Puja carnival here on Tuesday.

#MeToo fallout: Ere Gowda's 'Balekempa' out of DIFF (21:04)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Amid sexual harassment allegations against Kannada film director Era Gowda, the organisers of Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) have decided not to screen his film 'Balekampa' in the festival.

Show about TeamIndus on TV soon (20:56)
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) A special one-hour show titled 'Moonbound: India's Race To The Moon', based on the journey of TeamIndus, will find its way to the small screen on October 30.

Handmade Rajasthani dresses to be showcased in US, Canada (20:00)IANS Photo Service
Jaipur, Oct 23 (IANS) The rising popularity of handmade Rajasthani dresses have fetched them a market in the US and Canada and will be showcased there, global fashion leader Peter Nygard said on Tuesday.

Karnataka plans blueprint to make Dussehra tourist-centric (19:48)IANS Photo Service
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Karnataka is planning a blueprint to make the festival of Dussehra tourist-centric after an estimated 50 lakh tourists visited the state's Mysuru city during the festival from October 10-19, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said on Tuesday.

Hard work, no pay linked to mental health issues in comedians: Study (19:36)
London, Oct 23 (IANS) The working conditions of comedians, with little or no pay, contribute to poor mental health, according to researchers.

Decoded: How smell of lavender helps you unwind (19:20)IANS Photo Service
Tokyo, Oct 23 (IANS) Scientists have discovered that the fragrant flower lavender is relaxing and may help people unwind and could even be a safer alternative to anti-anxiety drugs.

Exhibition on homelands, displacements on in Delhi (19:02)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Drawings and oil paintings depicting human and animal figures in familiar and alien environs, dealing with concepts of homelands and displacements, are exhibited at the Triveni Kala Sangam here starting Tuesday.

“Saaho” first look: Makers tease with Hollywood standard action (18:56)IANS Photo Service
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) The makers of upcoming multilingual action drama "Saaho" on Tuesday teased audiences with a special making video on the occasion of Prabhass birthday.

Additi Gupta to make her debut in mystery genre (18:54)IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Additi Gupta will make her debut in the mystery genre with the upcoming show "Kaal Bhairav Rahasya" season 2, which also stars actor Gautam Rode.

'Mirzapur' trailer promises it will be a glorious bloodbath (18:52)
By Subhash K. Jha
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) From the look of its trailer, "Mirzapur" -- Amazon's new bust-or-boom series -- promises a fusillade of flamboyant fights and bloodshed.

Jyoti Gauba to play Tejasswi's on-screen mother (18:48)IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Jyoti Gauba has been roped in to play Queen Shubra, who is the mother of Uruvi, portrayed by actress Tejasswi Prakash in the show "KarnSangini".

Netflix to continue working with Kashyap, Motwane, Grover for 'Sacred Games 2' (18:48)IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Netflix will retain its association with filmmakers Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane for the second season of hit web series "Sacred Games", the streaming platform said on Tuesday amid the #MeToo furore after conducting an independent probe.

Novel app to improve lives of people with OCD: Study (18:26)
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Researchers have developed a novel "brain training" app that could help people who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) to manage their symptoms, including excessive handwashing and contamination fears that affects up to 46 per cent people.

Chris Carmack marries girlfriend Erin Slaver (18:24)IANS Photo Service
Nashville, Oct 23 (IANS) "The O.C." star Chris Carmack and his longtime girlfriend Erin Slaver are married now.

It's fun to transform, play different personalities: Amyra Dastur (18:20)IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Amyra Dastur, who will be seen in "Mental Hai Kya" and "Made In India", finds it fun to transform and essay different characters on screen.

Gender of characters doesn't matter much to this woman director (18:14)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Ruchi Joshi, co-director of the show "Imperfect", feels "terribly sad" that traditionally there haven't been enough stories with female protagonists. But she also says it's not the gender of the character that matters as much as the story itself and the characters' experiences.

Love Indian sweets made of local produce: Masterchef Australia runner-up (18:12)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Masterchef Australia 2017 runner-up Ben Ungermann, who is on a visit to India, says the country has the perfect climate for sweet treats and that he is a fan of Indian desserts made of local produce.

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