Wednesday, 28 June 2017

S​iddharth Kannan is now the 'Official Host' for Impact Wrestling

#Impact_Wrestling is the second largest professional wrestling promotion in the world​ and they have roped in #Siddharth_Kannan as their office host for this year.

​​Sid K : "I was delighted to be approached by the Impact Wrestling team from USA and it was humbling to know that they were following my career in India and thought that I would be the Ideal host for this mega series!".

Iconic Wrestlers like 'Lone Wolf ' Davey Richards, Rosemary, Low-Ki, Mahabali Shera, Sonjay Dutt, Kongo Kong, Caleb Konley, Moose, Lashley, Chris Adonis, Alberto El Patron, Laurel Van Ness will be seen in action. 

Jeff Jarrett,Executive Producer and Chief Creative Officer,Impact Wrestling: 'We were keen to get Sid K on board as the energy he brings to the ring is outstanding! He has tremendous following in India and fits our brand perfectly with his free flowing no holds barred style! He is the best host I have seen and was a major part of the Magic of Impact Wrestling !' 

Dilip Kumar has influenced her life, says Shabana

Veteran actress #Shabana_Azmi says thespian #Dilip_Kumar has unknowingly influenced her life.

Shabana on Tuesday replied to Dilip's Eid Mubarak message on Twitter and wrote: "Eid Mubarak. Yusuf Saab. Hardly a day goes by when I don't marvel at how unknowlingy you have had an influence on my life."

The 94-year-old actor, who made his acting debut with "Jwar Bhata" in 1944, was born as Muhammad Yusuf Khan. He later adopted the screen name Dilip Kumar. 

Dilip Kumar was last seen on the big screen in the film "Qila" in 1998. He was honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and Padma Vibhushan in 2015. 

Zayn Malik still dealing with anxiety issues

Singer #Zayn_Malik has cancelled more gigs amid reports his anxiety issues are still preventing him from performing on stage alone.

He pulled out of Capital FM's Summertime Ball last year, later revealing his absence was due to anxiety. The former One Direction star has also cancelled some gigs in Japan, after initially rescheduling them.

According to The Sun newspaper, a variety of reasons have been given, including that there was "a change in the recording schedule" and that Malik is too busy "planning his debut world tour", reports

"If he never performs, there's a danger his solo career will flop," said a source. 

Natural soaps for monsoon skin care

Rainy season brings in damp weather which may affect your #skin. Incorporating some minor changes in your routine during monsoon can help keep your skin fresh and glowing, say experts.

Beauty experts at Biotique and Amit Sarda, Managing Director, Soulflower, share some tips on skincare during monsoon. 

* Ayurvedic or natural soaps gently wash away body impurities without disturbing the skin's natural pH balance, which is important for the skin to guard against bacteria and pollutants. These soaps contain beneficial ingredients from natural sources which penetrate into the skin to hydrate and rejuvenate the skin.

Ed Sheeran's fourth album will be 'acoustic'

Singer #Ed_Sheeran says he has been working on his fourth album for over six years. He says the album will be "very acoustic".

The 26-year-old says he has "six or seven" tracks for the new album after writing a song every year since 2011, reports

Since soaring to international prominence with "+" in 2011, Sheeran later released 2014's "X" (Multiply) and "÷" (Divide) earlier this year to huge critical and commercial success.

"I've been working on this one (fourth album) since the same time as '+'. Every year I write a song that will go on it," Sheeran told The Sun newspaper.

LFW Winter/Festive 2017: Five newcomers in Gen Next category

Five newcomers will be part of the Gen Next segment of the Lakmé Fashion Week #LFW Winter/Festive 2017.

Lakme and IMG Reliance made the announcement via a statement on Tuesday. 

The mentoring platform, which has given the Indian fashion industry names like Rahul Mishra, Masaba Gupta and Aneeth Arora among others, will groom its 24th batch of five designers who have been chosen by the members of the LFW advisory board.

Akshat Bansal, Deepak Pathak, Sumiran Kabir Sharma, Shenali Sema N' Rinzin Lama and Saaksha Parekh & Kinnari Kamat are the new faces who have grabbed the chance this time, read the statement.

Make your leather bags last longer

Investing in an expensive #leather_bag is easy, but to make them last a long time it's imperative to maintain them well.

A good protection cream and usage of different pouches for your make-up and lotions, are some habits that help in a long life for your leather bag. 

Rashi Menda, CEO and Founder at Zapyle, an online marketplace for premium fashion, and Bhavya Chawla, Chief Stylist at e-commerce portal Voonik, have some tips to share:

* Prevention: Caring for your leather tote starts from day one - use a good protection cream or treatment at least once every two to three months. This prevents staining, grease penetration and so many more issues later on.

* Always keep your leather bag in an upright position in their dust bags or a cotton pillowcase. Make sure never to store them in plastic or vinyl, because these tend to trap moisture inside. 

Always a positive working experience with Akshay: Producer

Actor #Akshay_Kumar has associated with Neeraj Pandey and Shital Bhatia's Friday Filmworks for the fifth time with #ToiletEkPremKatha. Bhatia says working with Akshay is always a pleasant experience.

They have earlier collaborated with projects like "Special 26", "Baby", "Rustom" and "Naam Shabana".

"‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' is the fifth association between Akshay Kumar and Friday Filmworks. It is a delight and always a positive working experience with Akshay," Bhatia said in a statement.

"Our creative sensibilities are similar and we always endeavour to tell stories reflecting the times that we live in. This association has been extremely fruitful so far and we hope that it grows even stronger over time," Bhatia added.

Irrfan Khan channels his 'inner hipster' in New York

Internationally acclaimed Indian actor #Irrfan_Khan was spotted flaunting his hipster look in New York.

The actor was seen sporting a floral shirt paired with round sunglasses and a hat. 

"Channeling my inner hipster...kaisa laga (How did you like it)? New York influence," Irrfan captioned the image. 

Irrfan is shooting in New York for his next Hollywood project "Puzzle".

"Puzzle" will tell the tale of a 40-something woman who is consumed with caring for the men in her family. When she discovers she has a gift for assembling puzzles, her world begins to open up and her entire family is forced to adjust and grow as well.

'The Fakir of Venice' to open 8th Jagran Film Festival in Delhi

#Farhan_Akhtar starrer #The_Fakir_of_Venice will be the opening movie at the 8th Jagran Film Festival, which will start here from July 1.

The gala, to be inaugurated by veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, will be held at the Siri Fort Auditorium, said a statement.

Directed by Anand Surapur and also featuring Annu Kapoor, "The Fakir of Venice" is a drama inspired by the real life experience of filmmaker Homi Adajania of taking a fakir (saint) to Venice.

The film showcases a story of an Indian conman who is hired to find a fakir who can bury himself in sand for an installation art project in Venice. He passes off a poor slum dweller from Mumbai as the real thing, conning the European art world successfully.

Nail the nail art trends - here's how

Nail marbling, mirror nails or 3D nail art - its time to have some fun with your #nail_art, say experts.

Disha Meher, National Expert - Skin and Nails, Lakmé Salon, and experts from Italian beauty brand KIKO MILANO, have shared some trends.

* Nails take on major pops of colour this year. From tangerine orange to bold blues, bright hues have never looked so chic.

* When in doubt, go with something impossibly fresh. Clear polish on clean nails is the understated look that continues to be a staple on runways from Milan to New York.

* Have some fun with your nail art. Go for geometric shapes like circles and squares and try an achromatic design on a single finger or go all out with every nail.

* If you want to infuse some colour into your beauty routine but candy hues aren't your style, pastels are just as fresh, whether you prefer an almost-nude apricot or something soft and pink.

My biopic would be boring, says SRK

Superstar #Shah_Rukh_Khan doesn't find his life's story interesting and "controversial" enough for a biopic. He says that, in fact, it would be "boring" unless he decides to write it on his own.

The superstar has clocked 25 years in the film industry since his debut film "Deewana" released in 1992. 

Considering the fact that making biopic on iconic personalities is a new trend in Bollywood now, he was asked if he would allow any filmmaker to make his biopic. The 51-year-old actor told the media here: "You know, I never let people know about the most interesting part of my personality, so you will never get a good story, unless I am writing it."

"So whatever they will make, will just be a success story which I personally feel is so boring. I mean, 'Kya hogi story (What will the story be)?' That a boy came from Delhi to Mumbai after his parents' death and become a superstar without a godfather? Boring."

He also finds other elements missing for a gripping biopic.

Ricky Martin promises his wedding will be big event

Around seven months after #Ricky_Martin announced his engagement to #Jwan_Yosef, the "Livin' La Vida Loca" singer says he is sure his wedding will be a "big" affair.

"It's going to be a big event. I want something massive, I for sure want to get married in Puerto Rico. That is something that has to happen," Martin said in a statement to

Martin added: "It's where I'm from, where my family is from. He's (Jwan) from Sweden and some of his relatives are from Syria so we're going to do something international. We'll see what happens."

'Atomic Blonde' to release in India on August 11

Actress #Charlize_Theron starrer #Atomic_Blonde will release in India on August 11.

The film is being brought to India by PVR Pictures, read a statement.

"Atomic Blonde", directed by David Leitch, is based on the graphic novel "The Coldest City" by Antony Johnston and Sam Hart.

The film is set during the Cold War in Berlin, and showcases Theron in the role of an undercover MI6 agent who has to find a list of double agents who are being smuggled into the West.

Not only has the 41-year-old actress produced the film, but she has done all her action sequences herself.

"I asked David, ‘We're going to pretend that right?'. He was like, ‘No, you're actually going to throw big dudes.' So I was like -- Alright, let's throw some big dudes," Theron said.

Don't just look fit, stay healthy: Yami Gautam

Actress #Yami_Gautam says it is important not to lose sight of healthy living in the quest to attain the perfect frame.

"Being an actor, it's very important not just to look fit but stay healthy and active inside out... But I believe staying healthy and fit should be a way of life, regardless of what profession you are in," Yami told. 

The "Kaabil" actress, who is associated with swimwear brand Speedo India and joined the CrossFit Aqua Aerobics instructor Pooja Arora, for Speedo AquaFit - Underwater, Vertical, Fitness Training Programme last week in Mumbai, says fitness in any form inspires her. 

"It's so important to switch up your fitness regime from time to time," she added. 

So, what is her fitness mantra? "Functional and controlled weight training. But food goes hand in hand with workout. Essential to keep that balance," the actress added. 

Justin Bieber to team up with Brazilian star

Singer #Justin_Bieber is ready to team up with Brazilian superstar #Anitta to work on a new song.

However, it's still unclear whether the duet will be a brand new song or a remix of Anitta's hit single "Paradinha", reported

Bieber recently created a storm with his remix of Luis Fonse and Daddy Yankee's Latin song "Despacito". The song has been a chart-topping track all over the world.

Meanwhile, the 24-year-old singer (Anitta) has assisted Iggy Azalea on "Switch" and Major Lazer on "Sua Cara".