Indian-origin British actor DEV PATEL, featured in movies like “Slumdog Millionaire” and “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”, is very much excited about his next flick ‘Lion”. Patel says he likes to do movies with “underdog stories”. In the film, Patel plays Brierley. “I’m drawn to underdog stories, and there was so much about it, so (many) shades of grey,” said the actor.”Lion” is a truestory about an Indian boy who falls asleep on a train only to wake up and realise he is hundreds of miles from home in a strange land where he does not speak thelanguage.
Though Cannon, who has twins Moroccan and Monroe with ex-wife and singer Mariah Carey, insisted he was healthier than he’s ever been because he has done so much research into Lupus. But it’s an irony that The “America’s Got Talent” host will spend the festive season under the care of medical staff.
She misses those day unpolluted by social media. “Honestly, I think that period of time was nostalgic. Our faces weren’t stuffed into cell phones, we weren’t checking Facebook We were in a room together, we were in a coffee shop having conversations, we have lost that,” Aniston said on a TV show.
This is food for the chatterati, the gossip mongers who insist that Ranveer Singh and beaux Deepika Padukone are splitting. Are they? The fact remains that they will not share a single shot in the upcoming film Padmavati, where Dips will play Padmavati and Shahid Kapooer, her ‘hubby’, Rana Ratan Singh, Ranveer will actually play the role of Emperor Alauddin Khilji who is besotted with the Rajput queen, who actually spurns him. So the duo shall never meet in the film, like Khilji and Padma.
ACTRESS Amanda Seyfried has come out in the open about her Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). “I bought the house in 2013, and then I had it redone”, the 30-year- old said. “I just nished renovating one of the barns for guests. I put in a bathroom and a little kitchenette, but no stove, I want people to eat meals in the house. Also, I always worry about people and how they use stoves, which is just a controlling thing.” This is a pattern and she relates it to her OCD
TAMANNA Bhatia wants to get a toehold in Hindi lm industry. She has worked with Ajay Devgn but has not been able to cash in on the connection. She now hopes to team up with Akshay Kumar and that may be the pur- pose of her meeting him recently
"CONSTANT plans” is Drew Barrymore’s mantra for single parenting. The 41-year-
old has nalised her divorce with art consultant Will Kopelman. She has two daughters - Olive and Frankie, with Kopelman. She says while the former couple are still communicating, it takes thorough planning to make holidays like Halloween run smoothly.
BHATT babe Alia is not on a good wicket. Shaandaar and Udta Pun-
jab opped and word is lm producers are making a beeline for her competitor Shraddha Kapoor who charges less and Alia demands a huge amount. She isn’t raising fees despite delivering hits. Alia certainly needs to pull up her socks.
NEERAJ has a couple of box offi ce hits to his credit including Airlift and Rustom and is now all set to direct Akshay Kumar in Cake. Sajid Khan is idle having lost Housefull-3 to Sajid Nadiadwala. The buzz is Akshay may have had a hand in this, not to say he is against Sajid-Farah but somewhere inside he may have felt that his favourite director had not been treated well.
Jimmy Ladgrove’s date with Kim Kardashian turned out to be reality check for him. He says that once after meeting reality TV star Kim Kardashian, he was turned off from women for life. A participant of a new TV show, Ladgrove had met Kim five years ago for a special date. He was a student when he entered a creative competition on Facebook, where the winner would be given a date with the ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ star.
Their date was not about a candlelit dinner, but at a clothing shop in Melbourne. He said that while he was previously confused about his sexuality, but after seeing Kim in the flesh, it made him realise he didn’t find women sexua...