Bollywood Star Vinod Khanna dead at 70

Bollywood Star Vinod Khanna dead at 70

MUMBAI (Diya TV) — Veteran Bollywood sensation Vinod Khanna passed on Thursday at the age of 70, according to a hospital statement. Khanna died of advanced bladder cancer on Thursday morning, said Tushar Pania, from the HN Reliance Foundation and Research Centre in Mumbai. Khanna, who was dubbed Bollywood’s “original heartthrob,” had reportedly been battling the ..

New York City will host the 18th annual IIFA awards this July

New York City will host the 18th annual IIFA awards this July

NEW YORK (Diya TV) — The countdown to India’s biggest, most extravagant and spectacular global celebration of cinema has begun, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) announced Wednesday that New York City will play host to the organization’s 18th edition of the IIFA Weekend and Awards festival. The festival, one of the world’s most renowned and ..

15th Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles kicks off tonight

15th Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles kicks off tonight

LOS ANGELES (Diya TV) — Now in it’s 15th year, the Indian Films Festival of Los Angeles is scheduled to kick off tonight with the premiere of “Lipstick Under My Burkha.” Widely recognized as the premiere showcase of groundbreaking Indian cinema globally, this year’s rendition of the festival will take place from April 5-9, and will be held at Regal L.A. ..

Priyanka Chopra to appear on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Priyanka Chopra to appear on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — The People’s Choice Award winner, ‘Quantico’ star ‘Baywatch’ babe Priyanka Chopra is set to appear on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ tonight. This will be PC’s first appearance on Colbert after appearing on other late night shows hosted by ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel & NBC’s Jimmy Fallon. Tonight’s episode will also ..

Deepika Padukone to appear on Ellen DeGeneres show today

Deepika Padukone to appear on Ellen DeGeneres show today

  LOS ANGELES (Diya TV) — Bollywood’s leading lady Deepika Padukone will appear on Ellen DeGeneres show today to promote her Hollywood debut with the upcoming release of XXX: Return of Xander Cage. Former Miss World turned Bollywood leading lady, Aishwarya Rai led the way with the Pink Panther, next Frieda Pinto with Slumdog Millionaire and then Priyanka Chopra with everything ..

Karan Johar’s ‘An Unsuitable Boy’ reveals his spat with Kareena Kapoor Khan

Karan Johar’s ‘An Unsuitable Boy’ reveals his spat with Kareena Kapoor Khan

  MUMBAI (Diya TV) — Karan Johar’s recent release of ‘An Unsuitable Boy’  is among the most anticipated celebrity books in the Indian market. This filmmaker has never been hesitant about disclosing his thoughts or his relationships with fellow contemporaries in the entertainment industry. Revealing a spat with daughter of the legendary Kapoor family, Kareena Kapoor in ..

Sacramento Kings host fourth annual Bollywood Night at all-new Golden 1 Center

Sacramento Kings host fourth annual Bollywood Night at all-new Golden 1 Center

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Diya TV) — The Sacramento Kings hosted their fourth annual Bollywood Night as they took on the Golden State Warriors. With the NBA eying further global expansion, all eyes were focused on California’s capitol city Sunday night as the Sacramento Kings, facing off against Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors, hosted the ..

Bollywood superstar Deepika Padukone set to make her Hollywood debut

Bollywood superstar Deepika Padukone set to make her Hollywood debut

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Bollywood Superstar Deepika Padukone is scheduled to makes rounds on America’s hit talks shows coming next week. The leading lady of India’s cinema scape, Padukone is known to be one of the highest paid actresses in Bollywood. She is not the only one making strides on this side of the Pacific. While ..

Wall Street Journal confuses Dev Patel for Kal Penn

Wall Street Journal confuses Dev Patel for Kal Penn

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — On Friday, the Wall Street Journal ran its review of “Lion,” a new film from director Garth Davis, a biopic about Indian-Australian Saroo Brierley. The film stars actor Dev Patel. However, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the column, Joe Morgenstern, mistakingly confused the identity of the British-born Patel for the New Jersey-born actor and former ..