Novelist Chetan Bhagat today told Delhi High Court that he will change the objectionable words allegedly used in his bestselling novel 'Half Girlfriend' which had portrayed a royal family from Bihar as alcoholics and gamblers.
His books have found visual translation in Hindi movies, but author Chetan Bhagat remains unstirred by the glitz and glamour of the tinsel town and says he won't change his style of writing to suit Bollywood's sensibilities.
After captivating audiences of the small screen with engrossing tales in the fiction genre, Ekta Kapoor has ventured into non-fiction format with reality show “Nach Baliye 7”. The TV tsarina says the ongoing season will unfold many facets of a relationship and terms judge and author Chetan Bhagat as the 'X-Factor' of the show.
Scripted and staged fights are thought to be synonymous with reality shows. Now, author Chetan Bhagat, who will be judging dance reality TV show “Nach Baliye 7”, is on a quest to find out the truth for himself.
Reacting to news of a defamation suit filed against him, author Chetan Bhagat says his novel “Half Girlfriend” has nothing to do with the former kingdom of Dumraon in Bihar and that he will try to settle things by explaining the point to the other party.
Author Chetan Bhagat, who has been slapped with Rs 1 crore defamation suit, has denied that "Half Girlfriend" has any reference to the family of erstwhile princely state of Dumraon in Bihar. The author said there was some "misunderstanding" as his book is a work of fiction.
Ace choreographer Shiamak Davar’s former students like Shahid Kapoor and Sushant Singh Rajput are now among sought-after Bollywood actors. But Marzi Pestonji, who assists Davar, is in no mood to join the league as he believes Â“good looksÂ” come first in Indian showbiz.
Chetan Bhagat, who has been quite vocal about the state of political affairs, has come out in support of Shobhaa De, against whom, Shiv Sena moved a privilege motion on Wednesday, demanding an apology from her for her comments.
Author Chetan Bhagat and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor joined Twitter users on Tuesday to express their happiness over the Supreme Court's decision to axe Section 66A of the Information Technology Act.
Author Chetan Bhagat has now donned a new hat -- that of a judge for the dance reality show ‘Nach Baliye 7’. Calling himself a novice dancer, the celebrated writer says his presence in the show will revolve around compatibility and chemistry quotient of the contestants.
Bollywood's dimpled beauty Preity Zinta might be missing from the action on silver screens for quite some time now, but she is surely a newsmaker. According to a leading daily, Preity might soon be seen on small screen as a judge.
The eight edition of ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival has been inaugurated Wednesday by Dr Subhash Chandra, Chairman, Essel Group, and Vasundhara Raje, Chief Minister of Rajasthan amidst the cream of literary minds, joining hands together for a healthy debate and enriching discussion.