Actress Rani Mukerji, who was felicitated by the National Institute of Gender Justice for creating awareness about child trafficking through her movie 'Mardaani', says she's glad her work has gone beyond just entertainment for audiences.
Karan Johar's 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' team is friends again. Recently at Arpita Khan's wedding, Shah Rukh Khan sorted things out with Salman, the two were seen talking and jesting to each other. And now if reports are to be believed, all is well between Rani Mukerji and Kajol.
Bollywood witnessed the sad and untimely demise of filmmaker Ravi Chopra on Wednesday evening. The entire Hindi film industry was shocked and saddened by the unfortunate turn of events. While many celebrities took to micro-blogging site Twitter to express their grief, there were many to attended the prayer meet held at late filmmaker's residence in Mumbai.
A heady brew of Bollywood, Hollywood and the best of world cinema lies in store for the cultural enthusiasts here as the 20th edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) -- India's second oldest movie fest -- is set to open Monday.
Biopics in Bollywood are the current flavour of the season. After super successful 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' and 'Mary Kom', now is the turn for a controversial figure's life to be told on celluloid. According to a leading daily, underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's younger sister, Haseena Parker's life will be immortalised on screen.
The five days of Durga Puja are of utmost importance to dusky beauty Rani Mukerji and this year, the significance is even more as it is her first puja after marriage. Rani, who married filmmaker Aditya Chopra earlier this year, will however miss out on the celebrations as she will be travelling for work.
Yash Raj Films is known in the Tinsel Town to have churned out a slew of talented actors, be it Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Ayushman Khurrana, Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra among others. And the latest joining this prestigious league is `Mardaani` villain `Tahir Raj Bhasin.
Actress Rani Mukerji, who is seen as a police officer who bashes up men in her latest outing "Mardaani", says the film's aim is to spread awareness about human trafficking and not to demonize any particular gender.
Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) has written an open letter urging that 'Mardaani' shouldn't be shown to police officers because the style of policing in the film promotes "violent" and "encounter-style" policing in the name of "efficiency".