FORMER CBB star Shilpa Shetty has accused an airline worker of racism in a row over luggage. The Bollywood actress was flying with Qantas from Sydney to Melbourne when the baggage bust-up occurred. She first gained fame in Britain when she became embroiled in a racism storm while a contestant on Celebrity Big Brother in 2007. Shilpa shot into a furious rant against the Aussie airline on Instagram claiming their employee "clearly didn't like brown people". She posted: "Subject: #Qantas airways @qantas. This should get your attention! "Travelling from Sydney to Melbourne and at the check in counter met a grumpy woman who decided it was “OK” to speak curtly to “US” ( Brown people!!)." The 43-year-old thundered that she was flying business class and was therefore entitled to two checked in bags. She was angered when the "rude" woman told her to to take her "half empty duffel bag" to the oversized check in desk. The mum-of-one went on to to say that a … [Read more...] about Ex-Celebrity Big Brother star Shilpa Shetty slams Qantas Airways staff as racist claiming they treat ‘brown people’ terribly
Emily Schmall, Associated Press Updated 5:10 am PDT, Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Bollywood actress and former porn star Sunny Leone stands with her wax likeness during its unveiling at the Madame Tussauds museum in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.The statue unveiled Tuesday represents the 37-year-old celebrity's acceptance by mainstream Indian society even as conservative Indian politicians condemn her porn-star past. less Bollywood actress and former porn star Sunny Leone stands with her wax likeness during its unveiling at the Madame Tussauds museum in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.The statue unveiled Tuesday ... more Photo: Anupam Nath, AP Bollywood actress and former porn star Sunny Leone stands with her wax likeness during its unveiling at the Madame Tussauds museum in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.The statue unveiled Tuesday represents the 37-year-old celebrity's … [Read more...] about Bollywood star’s statue symbolizes India’s changing mores
By Mehrooj Rai Published: August 21, 2018 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email Those who are going to the lengths of declaring Bollywood has copied a Pakistani film should hold back their horses. The trailer for Batti Gul Meter Chalu, scheduled for release on September 21st, was recently released to acclaim. The film, helmed by the Toilet: Ek Prem Katha director Shree Narayan Singh, stars Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor alongside Divyendu Sharma and Yami Gautam. The film’s theme is truly commendable, for this is perhaps the first Bollywood film dealing with the subject of electricity theft. The film is essentially an issue-based commentary on the subject of power theft and skyrocketing electricity bills in the mofussil areas of India.Shahid is a cheerful and carefree advocate, but his life changes completely when his friend (Sharma) commits suicide under the pressure of paying a hefty amount of Rs1.5 lakh as his electricity bill. From that moment, the sole purpose of his … [Read more...] about Is Bollywood’s ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ really a copy of Lollywood’s ‘Actor in Law’?
By Sahir Palijo Published: August 6, 2018 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email Karwaan is a heart-warming movie which will not only tickle your funny bones, but will also leave you looking at life from an entirely different perspective. PHOTO: IMDB From the moment I watched Karwaan’s trailer, I knew this was a movie I had to watch at any cost, and there were a couple of reasons behind my excitement. Firstly, it starred the extremely talented Irrfan Khan. You know you’re in for something new when a heavyweight like Khan is involved, and with this being his first release since his battle with cancer, it made it all the more special. Secondly, Dulquer Salman, a famous Malayalam actor, was making his Bollywood debut through this film. Thirdly, the movie revolves around a road trip, and I have never heard of a road trip that wasn’t fun.The movie starts off with Avinash (Salman) being informed that his father has passed away in a road accident and his body has been sent … [Read more...] about Irrfan Khan’s Karwaan may just be the best road trip movie Bollywood has ever made
PUBLISHED: 07:00 23 June 2018 Sophie Morton Under the Stars will be returning to Central Park. Picture: Ellie Hoskins Archant Eighties chart-toppers Soul II Soul are set to wow the crowds this summer as they headline Under the Stars. The band, who are celebrating 30 years in the music industry, will be performing as part of the free four-day extravaganza at East Ham’s Central Park. The fun begins on Thursday, August 16, where 1960s ska group The Skatalites will be headlining, supported by reggae acts Levi Roots and Bitty McLean. The acts for Friday, August 17 haven’t been confirmed by Newham Council yet but fans are promised a mix of Bhangra and Bollywood tunes performed by both British and international artists. Joining Soul II Soul on Saturday, August 18’s bill is R&B singer Joel Culpepper and tribute act Ultimate Earth, Wind and Fire. This year’s event will end in traditional fashion with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performing on Sunday, … [Read more...] about First acts confirmed for Under the Stars