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Punjab Police have arrested four bouncers who allegedly manhandled media persons covering the wedding events of Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh and his actress bride Geeta Basra, an official said on Friday.

The case was registered after the upset media persons staged a sit-in outside the reception venue in Jalandhar city, 150 km from Chandigarh, demanding immediate arrest of the four bouncers. The mandhandling allegedly took place late on Thursday evening.

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Instead of celebrating his fifth wedding anniversary with fervour, actor Vivek Oberoi, a social activist, lent his support to an initiative to raise funds for cancer patients.

He walked the ramp for designer Mihika Mirpuri for a cancer fundraiser on Wednesday, which also marked five years since he wed Priyanka Alva.

"I am celebrating my fifth anniversary with my lovely wife Priyanka. But we still decided we have to be here to support the excellent cause," he said.

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Superstar Salman Khan is in awe of Swara Bhaskar's acting calibre as he says that the actress is a housefull of talent.

After garnering acclaim with supporting roles in films like the "Tanu Weds Manu" film franchise and "Raanjhanaa", Swara is essaying the role of Salman's younger sister in the forthcoming film "Prem Ratan Dhan Payo" (PRDP).

During a live chat session on the film's official Twitter handle, the “Dabangg” actor appreciated Swara when one user asked “@prdp how was it working with swara #PremRatanDhanPayo #ChatWithPrem @Beingsalmankhan”.

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Actress Taapsee Pannu, who is a teetotaler in real life, has turned down an offer to endorse a liquor brand. She says she refused to be associated with the brand as she "doesn't want to propagate" consumption of alcohol.

The "Baby" actress added that she is picky about brand endorsements as she feels they are an extension of her personality.

"I have always been cautious of the brands and products I endorse because I think it helps my audience to form an image of how I am in real. I only endorse products I use or believe in."

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After featuring in films like "Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi" and "Yeh Saali Zindagi", actress Chitrangada Singh was seen grooving to "Kundi mat khadkao raja", a raunchy song in "Gabbar Is Back". She says there was no strategy behind choosing an item number.

Before "Kundi mat khadkao raja", Chitrangada had done another song for Shirish Kunder's "Joker".

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Actor Rajkummar Rao, who has teamed up with National Award winning filmmaker Hansal Mehta for the third time in "Aligarh", says he can never turn down an opportunity to work with the "Shahid" director.

"Even if I were to do a small role in Hansal-ji's film, I'd do it happily. I can never say no to him," Rajkummar told IANS.

Having already worked with the filmmaker twice, Rao chose to reunite with Mehta in "Aligarh" not solely on the basis of their relationship.

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Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah on Wednesday said he was "very grateful" to be a part of his forthcoming movie "Charlie Kay Chakkar Mein", adding a big budget was not mandatory to make a good movie.

"Its been very inspiring and grateful that I am still needed in projects like this," he said here.

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FTII students who went on strike on June 12 against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as its chairman returned to their classes on Wednesday but said protests against the BJP member will go on. Meanwhile, three FTII alumni returned their National Awards to join the agitation.

The Film and Television Institute of India students said they will continue to protest in a "peaceful and democratic manner" against Chauhan, who they say is not fit to head the country's premier film institute.

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Actress Aditi Rao Hydari is saving tigers on her 29th birthday on Wednesday.

"This is where I am today saving tigers with this amazing person @BittuSahgal @ndtv #AircelSaveOurTigers #Sundarbans," Aditi, who has featured in films like “Delhi-6”, “London, Paris, New York”, “Rockstar” and “Khoobsurat”, tweeted.

While the "Guddu Rangeela" actress is in the Sundarbans, her friends from the industry have wished her on Twitter:

Riteish Deshmukh: Happy birthday @aditiraohydari. Have a great day and a super year ahead.

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Actress Lisa Ray, who put up a brave fight against cancer, says she never got “depressed” due to the disease as “hope, support and humour” helped her to be cured of the disease.

In a Twitter chat session for HDFC Life Cancer Care on Wednesday, she addressed various cancer-related queries.

“Cancer can affect you emotionally which affects your thoughts. 'Chemo brain' is also real. But meditation and support help. Had bad days but never got depressed during cancer. Hope, support, humour helped.

"When you're down is when you need to rise,” Lisa tweeted to her fans.

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Veteran actor Anupam Kher has shaved off his moustache to play cricketer M.S. Dhoni's father Pan Singh in Neeraj Pandey's directorial "M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story".

"Shot for Neeraj Pandey's biopic on MS Dhoni. As usual a great start. Had to cut my moustache for the role after many years. #MixedFeelings," Anupam tweeted on Wednesday.

Sushant Singh Rajput, who will be seen as Dhoni in the biopic, says he admires the veteran actor.

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Actor Manoj Bajpayee says he didn't hesitate to play a homosexual professor in National Award winning filmmaker Hansal Mehta's critically acclaimed film "Aligarh", which is based on a true story.

"As a person, I'm very fearless. Nothing really scares me apart from travelling in a plane. When it comes to experimenting with films or roles, I've never worried whether it will be liked by audiences or critics. The same goes for 'Aligarh' as well," Manoj told IANS.

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Singer Mika Singh, who has collaborated with Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman for the new song "Heer toh badi sad hai" from Imtiaz Ali's forthcoming film "Tamasha", says he is grateful to the duo for the opportunity.

"Thanks to Rahman saab and Imtiaz Ali for offering me such a beautiful rendition, and also Irshad Kamli who has penned down wonderful lyrics for the song," Mika said at the launch event of a Punjabi radio channel here on Monday.

The song will feature Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone swinging to the tunes made by the talented trio.

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Veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who conferred the Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award on Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman here, says he was the first producer in Bollywood who approached the "Jai ho" crooner for his film.

"Formerly I did not know Rahman but I had heard that he was immensely talented. The moment I listened to his compositions, I kept on playing the same cassette over and over again. Immediately, I called him and said that I wanted to meet him for my movie," Ghai recalled.

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Actor Kunal Kemmu, who is gearing up for the release of "Guddu Ki Gun", says he always finds comedy films a "bit worrying" to work on.

"I am very excited for watching 'Guddu ki Gun' with family and friends. But it's always a little bit worrying to do comedy films, because you don't know whether people would find it amusing or not," Kunal said at the screening of the film here on Monday.

The "Kalyug" actor was initially reluctant about doing the film, but his wife Soha Ali Khan seemed to be quite confident about him.

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“Love Sex aur Dhokha” fame actor Amit Sial believes that veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah's name helped his film “Charlie Ke Chakkar Mein” get noticed.

Finding a grip in film industry with Dibakar Banerjee's “Love Sex Aur Dhokha”, Sial kept himself busy doing small roles in film and writing scripts.

Being a co-writer, co-producer and accidentally actor of the film “Charlie Ke Chakkar Mein”, Sial understands the ground reality of the movie business.

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He has explored different creative zones -- be it acting, singing or writing -- but actor-singer Ayushmann Khurrana says he may be multi-talented, but he prefers to focus on one thing at a time as he is “not a good multi-tasker”.

“I think you need one talent to survive a lifetime. I think maybe I'm multi-talented but I'm not a good multi-tasker for sure. I can just do one thing at a time,” Ayushmann told IANS over phone.

The actor, who is currently busy working on his upcoming single “Yahin hun main”, added that all his attention is on “singing and acting” as of now.

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Brickbats and laurels are a part and parcel of making films, believes director Anubhav Sinha, whose "Ra.One" clocked four years since its release, on Monday. He says despite the "mixed" response that the Shah Rukh Khan starrer received, for him it's a project that he looks back at with pride.

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Actress Soha Ali Khan is super excited about her husband, actor Kunal Kemmu's upcoming film "Guddu Ki Gun" and hopes the film proves to be a box office success and "changes things for him".

"Everyone knows and admits that he (Kunal Kemmu) is a great actor. But box office success is important for everybody. And I hope that this is the one that changes things for him," the actress said here in an interview.

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Actress Kajol, who has worked with Johnny Lever in films like “Baazigar”, “Ishq” and “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai”, finds the actor-comedian “hysterically funny”. She says she is amazed to see how consistent he is in making people laugh with every role he does.

Kajol is working with Johnny -- a Bollywood veteran -- again in Rohit Shetty's “Dilwale”.

She said “he is amazing since 'Baazigar' days till now”.

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Randeep Hooda, who essayed Indian painter Raja Ravi Varma with arresting arrogance in "Rang Rasiya", will soon be seen as the real-life notorious serial killer Charles Sobhraj in "Main Aur Charles".

While he says the ' Charles' film does not glorify crime, the actor also stressed that watching films does not lead the youth to anything wrong.

Known for his straightforward nature, Randeep remained to the point when he was asked if "Main Aur Charles" glorifies crime in any way.

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Telugu actor Ravi Teja will be seen playing a college lecturer in his next film "Yevado Okadu", which will go on floors here on Sunday.

"Ravi will be playing a lecturer, while actress Anupama Parameswaran will be seen as his student," a source from the film's unit told IANS.

Ravi had previously played a lecturer in Telugu action-comedy "Mirapakaya". To be directed by Venu Sree Raam, the film will be produced by Dil Raju.

The makers are still on the lookout for the leading lady.

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Actor R. Madhavan has denied reports that he will play the negative role in the remake of Tamil blockbuster "Thani Oruvan". He says he has not “signed or approved” any other film apart from forthcoming bilingual sport drama “Saala Khadoos” (“Irrudhi Suttru” in Tamil).

Madhavan, who was earlier seen alongside Kangana Ranaut in “Tanu Weds Manu Returns”, took to Twitter on Friday to clarify the news.

In a series of tweets , Madhavan wrote: “Hey Folks.This being a verified site I shall personally tell you about the projects I have signed and doing. The rest are all rumours.

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Actor Ali Fazal, who is busy working for Y-Films' new online series, "Bang Baaja Baaraat", made his real life fans a part of his reel life by including them in a scene which is a part of the series.

While the team of “Bang Baaja Baaraat” was shooting in Pune, two of Ali's fans had reached the sets and waited for hours to meet him. When Ali got to know about them, he introduced them to the cast and roped them in for one of the scenes.

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Actor Johnny Lever is all set to tickle people's funny bones with Sameer Iqbal Patel's directorial debut "Hotel Beautifool", which is set to release on April 1 next year.

According to Patel, April 1 is an “apt day to release the film”, because it is also April Fool's Day.

"It's like hand-in-glove situation to release it on the 1st of April and we are lucky to get a Friday on All Fools' Day," producer Mohammed Aslam Shaikh said in a statement.

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Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor will be seen in a “guest appearance” in upcoming film "Chalk N Duster" on the “request” of veteran actress Shabana Azmi.

Shabana, who stars in the Jayant Gilatar directorial alongside Divya Dutta and Juhi Chawla, took to Twitter on Thursday to welcome the “Bobby” actor.

“Welcome @chintskap (Rishi Kapoor) to #Chalk And Duster and a million thanks for so generously agreeing to doing a guest appearance at my request. Respect,” she tweeted.

The film has been termed as an educational film about teachers.

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Actress Sushmita Sen has said she would like to emulate Goddess Durga as she is the epitome of mother, adding that she was "my kind of woman".

After visiting various Durga Pooja pandals here, she told mediapersons on Wednesday: "I would like to emulate goddess Durga as she is the epitome of mother and yet a powerful and fair warrior."

Sushmita was last seen in Bengali film 'Nirbaak'.

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Musician Ehsaan Noorani of the hugely successful trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy says Delhi crowds are among the best audiences to perform for as they are emotional as well as enthusiastic.

The trio's concert at the Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi on Monday had to be stopped over a ‘student injury’ and Ehsan said that it was "really unfortunate as the concert was truly cooking".

"We were really saddened by the decision to stop the show but security and safety comes first. We do hope we can make it up to the students some time soon," Ehsan told IANS.

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The Delhi High Court on Tuesday allowed the television premiere of Hindi film "Grand Masti" while cautioning TV channels to be "in strict compliance" with the requirement of the provisions of the Cinematograph Act.

A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath vacated the stay on the TV telecast of the movie, noting that film has already been telecast thrice.

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Actress Shamita Shetty finds superstar Salman Khan, who will turn 50 in December, "still super hot".

"Salman doesn't look 50 from any angle. I think he is getting better with age. He is still super hot," said Shamita.

She is all geared up for Life OK's "Prem Ki Diwali", where she will be seen in the opening dance act for the promotion of Salman and Sonam Kapoor's "Prem Ratan Dhan Payo" on TV.

"I am doing the opening act with lamps. I have some interaction scenes with Salman Khan," said Shamita.

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The makers of the upcoming romantic film, "Yaara Silly Silly" have unveiled a vibrant retro-style number "Yun hai", which has been rendered by singer Neeti Mohan and composed by Ankit Tiwari.

"Yun hai" is the first fun-filled number from "Yaara Silly Silly" with the other two songs "Sathia" and "Behki" being out-and-out romantic tracks.

"It's a retro kind of song that I have attempted. It will take listeners back to the style of dancing - the slow dancing that was prominent during earlier eras. You can also call it a Latin kind of music.

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Actor-producer Sanjay Kapoor considers "Queen" fame director Vikas Bahl one of the best in the country.

Sanjay will be soon seen in the forthcoming film "Shandaar", helmed by Bahl. The actor says one of the main reasons for him to do the film was the director.

"When I was doing the shooting during the wrap-up day of 'Tevar', which I was producing...I got a call from Vikas. It's great to shoot with him because of his knowledge of today's cinema. He's one of the top directors of the country," Sanjay told IANS.

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Actors Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt gave a "Shaandaar" Garba performance in this city of Gujarat where Navratri festival is being celebrated with great fervour.

Alia, who is in the city with Shahid to promote their forthcoming romantic comedy film "Shaandaar", got a chance to perform Garba too.

She took to Instagram on Tuesday to share a video of the duo doing the famous dance form.

In the video, Shahid and Alia can be seen performing Garba along with other dancers.

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Karan Johar, who is currently shooting for his upcoming film "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" in Vienna, has scored one million followers on Instagram. On this note, the filmmaker has promised to be "more active" on the photo sharing website.

"A millionaire on Instagram! Will be more active now!! Was feeling like I was cheating on Twitter! But Alls fair in love and social media," Karan, who was last seen acting in the movie "Bombay Velvet", tweeted on Sunday night.

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Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, known for making realistic films that don't necessarily have happy endings, believes that be it your weakness or insecurity, style is what makes you.

"People ask me why do I tell serious stories and why not happy ones?... I say that I have seen life too closely. In my initial years especially, and I have seen failure a lot of times," Kashyap said.

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Former beauty queen Neha Dhupia says she's not "that kind of a person" who propagates size zero.

Neha, now an actress, will soon be seen anchoring and co-judging the “Kingfisher Supermodels 3” show. She will also be mentoring 10 supermodels who would battle it out through 20 episodes of tasks and challenges.

Asked if size zero is still a major issue?

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Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has crooned numbers like "Holi khele Raghuveera" and "Ekla chalo re" and "Piddly" for his films, credits his father and late poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan for his inclination towards music.

"The music that represents me, that I get the opportunity to explore and compose, comes from within by its own accord. There is no training nor any professional bearing. It just comes.

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Cinematographer-turned-actor Natarajan Subramaniam aka Natty will be essaying an extremely stylish character in the upcoming Tamil road thriller "Bongu", which will go on floors this December.

"In contrast to the roles he's played so far, Natty will be seen in a very stylish avatar. It'll be a road film and will be shot across locations such as Chennai, Mumbai, Dindigul and Madurai," a source from the film's unit told IANS.

The film will be produced by Raghukumar of RT Infinity banner.

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Actor Ravi Teja's next Telugu outing with director Venu Sree Raam has been titled "Yevado Okadu", and it is slated to go on floors soon.

An official statement has confirmed that the film will be produced by Dil Raju and will have music by Devi Sri Prasad.

While the hunt for the leading lady is still underway, the makers have so far zeroed in on Anupama Parameswaran, Prakash Raj, Nasser and Rao Ramesh.

Ravi Teja is currently awaiting the release of his Telugu film "Bengal Tiger". He will next work on the yet-untitled Telugu remake of "Special 26".

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"Ahalya" actor Radhika Apte believes in the power of the digital medium and says the internet is one of the most extensive ways to build the brand.

Radhika will interact with her fans and answer questions about her film career, her likes and dislikes among others on the mobile app #fame's 'Ask me Anything' on Saturday.

“The digital medium today is so powerful and expansive. The internet is one of the most extensive ways to build the brand and hence interactivity in real time is the biggest advantage," Radhika said in a statement.

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