Documentary Explores Indian Origin of Dreadlocks
A new documentary by a French anthropologist puts forth the theory that dreadlocks — the long, matted braids seen on men and women from Jamaica and copied all over the world — actually had their origin in India.
Danish Punjabi Singer Anita Lerche to Perform in U.S.
Danish vocalist Anita Lerche has shown off her skill at Punjabi music by winning the MH1 Punjabi Music Award for “Best Non-Resident Indian Female Debut,” and now she will perform for the first time in the U.S.
Leonardo DiCaprio Donates $3M to Help Tigers in Nepal
Leonardo DiCaprio and Amitabh Bachchan now have two things in common. First, they appeared together in Baz Luhrmann’s big screen epic “The Great Gatsby” earlier this year; and now it’s news that the two top actors share an affinity for endangered tigers.
Actress Namrata Gujral Calls for Stem Cell Donation
“I have battled this beast called cancer for five years now.”
“At the end of the day, I am alive looking at my daughter.”
“People of South Asian origin in India, the U.S., Canada and around the world are dying because someone didn’t give a little bit of blood for their stem cell transplant.”
Aamir Khan Learns Tap Dance for ‘Dhoom:3’
Actor Aamir Khan got his lessons in tap dancing for “Dhoom:3” from renowned Australian choreographer and dancer Dein Perry.
Necessary to Be Part of ‘100-Crore Club’: Priyanka Chopra
Actress Priyanka Chopra says it is necessary to be a part of Rs.100-crore films in order to be commercially viable in the industry.
Javed Jaffrey Dons 7 Looks in ‘Mr. Joe B. Carvalho’
Actor-comedian Javed Jaffrey will be seen in seven wacky avatars in his upcoming comic thriller “Mr. Joe B. Carvalho,” starring Arshad Warsi and Soha Ali Khan.
It’s Tough to Be a Woman in Today’s World, Says Kajol
Actress Kajol feels it is much easier for a man to survive and succeed nowadays than a woman, given the deteriorating state of the fairer sex in India.
Asha Parekh to Be Honored with Hand Imprint Tile
Veteran actress Asha Parekh’s hand impression will be unveiled Dec. 6 to symbolize her contribution to the film industry.
I Feel Guilty for Not Spending Time with My Family: Aamir Khan
Being Bollywood’s “Mr. Perfectionist” comes with its own problems as superstar Aamir Khan feels guilty for not being able to spend enough time with his family.
Evelyn Sharma Dons Bikini for Honey Singh Song
Actress Evelyn Sharma is the next to join the Bollywood bikini brigade by hitting the silver screen in a beach song with singer Yo Yo Honey Singh.
Dimple Kapadia Approached for ‘Welcome Back’
Veteran Bollywood actress Dimple Kapadia is likely to do Anees Bazmee’s “Welcome Back,” the sequel to 2007 hit comedy starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif.
Katrina Kaif Named ‘World’s Sexiest Asian Woman’ for 4th Time
Her absence from the big screen for a year has not stopped Bollywood beauty Katrina Kaif from winning the “World’s Sexiest Asian Woman” title for the fourth consecutive year in a poll by a weekly magazine in London.
Shah Rukh Khan Wants to Take His Kids to Peshawar
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan wants to take his children — Aryan, Suhana and AbRam — to Peshawar, where his family hails from.
‘I Am Underrated as an Actor,’ Says Shahid Kapoor
Actor Shahid Kapoor laments that Bollywood applies the yardstick of a film’s success at the box office to define what makes a good actor.