Actor Irrfan Khan not in Mumbai’s Kokilaben Hospital, say sources

Mumbai, Mar 7 Reports of actor Irrfan Khan being admitted to the Kokilaben Hospital here are false, sources at the hospital said today.

The denial came after bits of gossip started circulating that the 51-year-old actor has brain cancer and has been admitted to the hospital.

On March 5, Irrfan had issued an announcement that he was suffering from “a rare disease” and would share points of interest when there was a conclusive diagnosis.

“It isn’t valid. He isn’t here at the doctor’s facility for treatment,” an authority at the Kokilaben hospital.

The actor’s team also subdued bits of gossip about him being admitted to the private doctor’s facility.

Asked he has tumor, they declined to remark.

“We will remark as quickly as time permits. No remarks right now,” a representative for the actor told.

In a Twitter post, Irrfan, one of India’s most adaptable on-screen characters, had said he and his family were jarred by the information of his ailment, and asked for his fan


Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan recalls Sridevi

Chennai, Feb 25 Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan has paid a sincere tribute to veteran performer Sridevi, who passed on of a heart failure on Saturday.

Talking about the legendary actress, Haasan had teary memories of the days when the two stars met on the sets of movie producer K. Balachander’s movie.

“Sridevi Kapoor, an astounding talent. It was not fortunes but rather merited. She worked for it from her childhood. I have known her from her teenagers. She was as yet a tyke when she came to work with me and Balachander, my mentor,” said the 63-year-old.

“When she came, she was not as talented as she was but rather she built up each day; she learnt. I was astonished by her climb and every step of it she worked for. She was extremely partial to me and I was very fond of her.”

“The sort of commitment she had truly matched mine as it’s no big surprise that we were fond of each other.”

Recollecting his last meeting with the Chandni of Bollywood, Haasan stated, “I saw her last mo


Hema Malini, Aamir Khan mourned veteran actress Sridevi’s death

Mumbai, Feb 25 The ‘Dream Girl’ of Bollywood, Hema Malini on Sunday grieved the sudden demise of veteran actor Sridevi, who breathed his last on Saturday.

The 69-year-old said her passing is a major misfortune to the Indian film industry

“The news has left me in deep shock. She was a wonderful actress, who, through her talent, motivated and impacted such a significant number of individuals. It is a major misfortune for Bollywood,” Malini told.

In an ardent note, superstar Aamir Khan recalled the veteran star and said he feels ‘deeply disturbed.”

“I am profoundly exasperates and disheartened by the untimely and tragic passing away of Srideviji. I have dependably been an immense devotee of her work. Similarly I have dependably been an admirer of the effortlessness and pride with which she acted. My genuine sympathies to everybody in the family. I join all the millions of her fans in mourning her demise. Ma’am, we will always remember you with love and respect. a,” said the ‘D


Rajinikanth acclaims Kamal Haasan, calls him ‘efficient’

Chennai, Feb 23 Tamil superstar Rajinikanth today applauded his contemporary and Makkal Neethi Mayyam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan, saying the “efficient” star would earn people’s confidence.

Reacting to Haasan launching his political party MNM at Madurai on Wednesday, Rajinikanth, who is also set to take the political dive, said however he and Haasan would take diverse ways, their goal would be just open welfare.

“However, all (of us) tread different ways, what matters is public welfare,” he told journalists here.

Gotten some information about his opinion on the MNM, Rajinikanth said Haasan was a “efficient” person.

“Kamal is efficient. He will earn people’s confidence,” he said.

The February 21 launch of Haasan’s party was “very nice,” and was efficient, he stated, including that he had just wished the ‘Vishwaroopam’ star on his political adventure however has by and by expanded his welcome after the launch of the MNM.

While Haasan launched his party Makkal Neethi May


Amitabh Bachchan begins following Congress leaders on Twitter, triggers speculation

New Delhi, Feb 22 Bollywood whiz Amitabh Bachchan has begun following some senior Congress leaders on Twitter recently, triggering speculation over his sudden interest in the party that he was once cloe to and had later drifted away from.

After following Congress president Rahul Gandhi and the party’s official Twitter handle, he started following senior party like leaders P Chidambaram, Kapil Sibal, Ahmed Patel, Ashok Gehlot, Ajay Maken, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sachin Pilot and CP Joshi from this month.

He as of late likewise began following party leaders Manish Tewari, Shakeel Ahmed, Sanjay Nirupam, Randeep Surjewala Priyanka Chaturvedi and Sanjay Jha on the small scale blogging website.

Bachchan, who was once near the Nehru-Gandhi family and was a friend of Rajiv Gandhi, is right now the brand ambassador of Gujarat. He has more than 33.1 million followers on Twitter and follows only 1,689 people.

His sudden love for the Congress and some other opposition leaders has taken t


Asha Bhosle honoured with fifth Yash Chopra Memorial Award

Mumbai, Feb 17 Legendary singer Asha Bhosle on Friday was honoured with the fifth Yash Chopra Memorial Award.

The 84-year-old, who was congratulated by veteran actor Rekha, reflected upon her journey of more than six decades and even thought back her first meeting with the late Yash Chopra.

Also present at the occasion were Pam Chopra, Alka Yagnik, Jackie Shroff, Parineeti Chopra and Poonam Dhillon.

The past recipients of the honor were Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha and Shah Rukh Khan.


A smile, wink and ‘eyebrow move’ becomes viral on day of love

New Delhi, Feb 16  Valentine’s Day is known to be a standout amongst the most famous global occasions of the year. Aside from being known for chocolates and flowers, in the computerised world we live in today, it’s additionally a possibility for people to participate in online discussions about what they think February 14 is about.

Meltwater, a global media knowledge firm, announced that there were more than 900,000 mention of ‘Valentine’s Day’ over Instagram comprehensively and around 170,000 social media crosswise over India.

While candy, love and red roses were as yet the slanting topics over the digital space, it was another contender that stole the spotlight this year: Oru Adaar Love.

Due to be released just on March 1, Oru Adaar Love has the whole nation waiting in anticipation to watch it. Regardless of being lead actress Priya Prakash Varrier’s first full-length commercial film, the secret has turned into a worldwide web sensation overnight.

The 30-second clasp sho