Anushka Sharma’s ‘Phillauri’ hits the theatresAnushka Sharma's Phillauri "hovers...from one useless scene to another which are neither funny nor interesting," wrote India Today. "Phillauri is an unconventional Bollywood entertainer...watchable all the way," said NDTV. Hindustan Times wrote, "Despite a fresh idea, it is a loosely-written film that fails to engross the audience." It was rated 3/5 (NDTV), 2.5/5 (HT) 1.5/5 (India Today). Read more at India Today.
Malayalam filmmaker Diphan passes awayMalayalam film director Diphan also known as Deepan passed away on 13 March 2017 following liver cirrhosis and kidney failure in a private hospital at Kochi. Diphan is known for his films namely Puthiya Mukham, Hero and SIM. His upcoming movie Sathya, which has Jayaram in the lead, was in the post production stage. Read more at Firstpost.
Wax statue of ‘Shaktimaan’ unveiled in MumbaiThe younger generation of India might be celebrating Krrish as the desi superhero, but not to forget Shaktimaan, played by Mukesh Khanna. Back in the 90s, Khanna was quite a popular name as Shaktimaan. Dressed in a maroon outfit with golden embellishments, the actor was famous amongst the kids as a superhero. Read more at ANInews
Ex-Miss India Sonu Walia gets lewd calls, files sexual harassment complaintBollywood actor and former Miss India Sonu Walia, best known for her roles in Khoon Bhari Maang (1988) and Dil Ashna Hai (1992), reportedly filed a sexual harassment complaint with the Mumbai police on Friday. the 53-year-old actor said in the FIR that she had been getting obscene phone calls and videos from an unknown person for the past one week. After she told off the caller, the frequency of the calls – which are being made from different numbers – has only increased. Read more at Hindustan Times