Thursday,21st March 2019


Greatest drummer’ Hal Blaine dies at 90

Hal Blaine, the Hall of Fame session drummer and virtual one-man soundtrack of the 1960s and '70s who played on the songs of Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and the Beach Boys and laid down one of...Full News..

Former AKB48 singer Maeda gives birth to baby boy

Atsuko Maeda, an original member of the all-girl pop group AKB48, has given birth to a baby boy, her first child, her husband said Monday. "I'd like to report that a baby boy was safely born the...Full News..

2018 Films Featured More Diverse Leads Than Ever, Study Finds

The top films in 2018 featured more female and people of color in lead roles than ever before, according to a new study from the University of Southern California's Annenberg Inclusion...Full News..

China orders actress Fan Bingbing to pay massive tax fine

Chinese tax authorities have ordered "X-Men" star Fan Bingbing and companies she represents to pay taxes and penalties totaling $130 million, ending speculation over the fate of one of the country's...Full News..

Deepika in xXx film, confirms director DJ Caruso

Ever since Deepika made her debut in Hollywood opposite Vin Diesel in xXx: Return of Xander Cage, fans have been impatiently waiting to see her explore more international projects like her Bollywood...Full News..

Glamorous Venice Film Festival courts controversy

Global superstars Lady Gaga, Ryan Gosling and Vanessa Redgrave descend on Venice this week as the annual film festival kicks off Wednesday to controversy over the inclusion of Netflix productions and...Full News..

Coming soon from Netflix: Three dozen billboards in Hollywood

Netflix Inc, the streaming video pioneer that revolutionized television, is investing in one of the oldest forms of media to gain an edge in the raging battle for online viewers and top-notch...Full News..

Q&A: Jodie Foster on ‘Hotel Artemis,’ turning down big jobs

Writer-director Drew Pearce hadn't even sent out the script for his futuristic, hospital-for-criminals thriller "Hotel Artemis" when Jodie Foster called asking to be part of it. Foster said she's...Full News..

Kim Kardashian goes to White House to discuss prison reform

WASHINGTON- Reality TV star Kim Kardashian arrived at the White House Wednesday for what officials said would be talks on "prison reform." Kardashian entered the grounds of 1600 Pennsylvania...Full News..

Japanese film ‘Shoplifters’ wins Palme d’Or at Cannes

Director Hirokazu Kore-eda holds the Palme d'Or for the film "Shoplifters" following the awards ceremony at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, on...Full News..

Directing ‘Solo’ a daunting task, says Ron Howard

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard said Saturday directing a movie in the "Star Wars" universe was as daunting as making his Beatles documentary thanks to the intense fan love. Howard, 64, who...Full News..

Cannes blasts legal bid to thwart Gilliam premiere

The Cannes Film Festival organisers back director Terry Gilliam of Monty Python fame who has just finished "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" after nearly 20 years but faces a suit by the film's former...Full News..

From ‘Jumanji’ to Tarantino, Sony has varied slate

LOS ANGELES -Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman Tom Rothman assured theater owners Monday that his studio is dedicated to appealing to a range of audiences — from global franchises such as...Full News..

‘Star Wars’ spin-off to be presented at Cannes

PARIS- The latest spin-off in the "Star Wars" saga, dedicated to Han Solo, will be screened at Cannes next month, the film festival announced. "Solo: A Star Wars Story" will grace the festival's...Full News..

Simultaneous production of Fuji TV drama begins in Japan, China and S Korea

TOKYO- Production has begun simultaneously for the upcoming April Monday night Fuji Television drama series, “The Confidence Man JP” in Japan, Korea and China. This was announced at one of the...Full News..

YouTube follows Amazon into movie theaters

LOS ANGELES- YouTube has announced it is making a movie in-house to be released in theaters, in a development seen as a step towards the model of new-media innovator Amazon. "Vulture Club," which...Full News..

Sridevi passes away

This has come as a huge blow to us. Bollywood legend and an actor par excellence, Sridevi is no more. The actress passed away after a massive cardiac arrest in Dubai. She was 55. Sridevi, husband...Full News..

10 Japanese dramas to binge on Netflix

Undoubtedly, the best way to watch TV is in unhealthily long bursts that ruin sleeping patterns and swallow up whole weekends. If you’re into J-Dramas, all the better: Japanese Netflix has an...Full News..

The Marvelous Mithila

Rafiath Rashid Mithila is not just a name, she is the epitome of beauty, talent and grace. As an artist she has proven herself with perseverance and passion on screen. She has become the symbol...Full News..

‘Kingsman’ sequel tops US box office

The espionage comedy “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” dominated North American box offices in its debut weekend, industry figures showed Sunday. It ousted “It”, a freaky horror hit which had...Full News..

Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant

Kylie Jenner, the youngest member of the celebrity Kardashian family, was reported on Friday to be pregnant. Celebrity news website TMZ, People magazine and Buzzfeed all quoted sources as saying...Full News..

‘Veep’ wins Emmy for best comedy

"Veep," the satire of a hapless but charming woman who becomes the first female president of the United States, on Sunday won the Emmy for best comedy series.   The television prize comes...Full News..

Sex for a man is fun, but for a woman it’s almost criminal: Kangana

Kangana Ranaut calls a spade a spade, a trait that is arguably uncharacteristic in an industry that thrives on fawning and pandering. No wonder then, the actor has often found herself involved in...Full News..

Kangana: I can’t sit on a set pampering the male ego

Online Desk: It has been a tumultuous few weeks for Kangana Ranaut, who has been in the news for speaking unabashedly about her life and the prejudices in the Hindi film industry. As she is being...Full News..

Selena Gomez opens up about 1st time falling in love

Selena Gomez opens up about 1st time falling in love and feeling ‘Violated’ during her disney days Selena Gomez has turned her life into an open book in a new interview. She’s revealing how...Full News..

Shraddha Kapoor to have a double role in ‘Saaho’

Online Desk: A quick scan at the list of films hitting Indian screens over the past few years will reveal a sudden, but evident admiration from Bollywood filmmakers for double roles. After Arjun...Full News..

Angelina Jolie to get back to acting

Angelina Jolie has recently confirmed that she is all set to return to acting with the 'Maleficent' sequel. In an interview with the Deadline, the 42-year-old actress, who recently directed her...Full News..

France’s Deauville American film fest rolls out carpet

France's Deauville American Film Festival opens in the Normandy seaside resort on Friday, rolling out the red carpet to new forms of distribution and 60 movies. The festival, a showcase for...Full News..

Singer Abdul Jabbar passes away

Eminent singer Abdul Jabbar passed away at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on Wednesday morning. He was 80. The noted singer breathed his last at 9:10 am, said BSMMU public...Full News..

Saddened Bubly seeks blessings for new films

Two saddening incidents of the recent times, demise of Nayak Raj Razzak and devastating flood that caused immense sufferings to the people at the different parts of the country, has left the film...Full News..

Mark Wahlberg world’s highest-paid actor

Mark Wahlberg soared to the top of the world's highest paid actors on an annual Forbes magazine list that highlighted a huge disparity between male and female Hollywood...Full News..

People to pay last respects to ‘Nayakraj’ at FDC, Shaheed Minar

Fans, artistes and people from all walks of life will pay tribute to the legendary actor Razzak, popularly known as Nayak Raj Razzak, on Tuesday at Central Shaheed Minar. The family members said...Full News..

Nipun, Milon pair up in Eid telefilm

Popular actors Nipun and Anisur Rahman Milon were supposed to work together for the first time in a film titled ‘Tumi Asbe Bole Bhalobasbe Bole’, for some reasons, it didn’t happen to be the...Full News..

Priyanka is back in Mumbai to look for men

Having completed her Hollywood film Isn't It Romantic?, it's Bollywood calling for Priyanka Chopra, who returns to the bay today. While her customary brand assignments will take up some of her time...Full News..

Bappi Lahiri loves Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar in his much-loved film “Sachin: A Billion Dreams” said that every time he was under stress he would listen to Bappi Lahiri’s song “Yaad aa raha hai”. The singer says...Full News..

Kajol: I am happy to be under Ajay’s shadow

Earlier this year, Kajol had announced that she was excited that her "home production is finally starting", even revealing that she was looking at a September launch for her new venture. However,...Full News..

Kangana Ranaut now turns editor for ‘Simran’

Months after she got into a war of words with Apurva Asrani for his unwillingness to share the writing credit for Simran with her, Kangana Ranaut, it seems, has now irked the marketing department of...Full News..

Akshay was victim of sexual harassment

Actor Akshay Kumar recounted a personal experience highlighting the risks faced by children and the importance of parents communicating with them to identify sexual predators. He narrated a...Full News..

Sonakshi Sinha: I was always the pampered one

Q. You grew up with twin brothers.Was it always two against one? Always! It still is to some extent. Being the youngest, I was always pampered by my parents. So my brothers used to take the...Full News..

Sunny Leone & husband Daniel Weber adopt baby girl

Of their decision to adopt a baby, the couple said that they had visited an orphanage two years ago and applied then. “Never in my life did I think that I want to adopt a child. People doing such...Full News..

‘I want to be a bad boy, right until the end’ : Keiji Haino

I don’t want people to treat me like a god,” says Keiji Haino, chuckling. “I want to be a bad boy, right until the end.” An audience with the 65-year-old iconoclast, a towering figure on...Full News..

Priyanka Chopra brings in her 35th birthday with family on an island

Priyanka Chopra will bring in her 35th birthday on Tuesday, along with her mother and brother in a faraway, undisclosed location. Speculations about her throwing a big bash in Mumbai have been put to...Full News..

Plastic princess! Kim Kardashian shows off chest

Kim Kardashian has been showing off her body more than usual lately. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star wore a sheer Gucci bra as a top when heading to dinner in NYC earlier this week then...Full News..

Priyanka’s mother to write book on her daughter

Entertainment Desk: Priyanka Chopra has raised her Graph to another level, and her life can be an inspiration for youth, feels mother Madhu Chopra. While Priyanka’s has got the world’s...Full News..

India star Aamir now Bollywood’s ‘King of the Khans’

Three Indian actors sharing a surname have ruled Bollywood box offices across three decades, but the success of wrestling blockbuster "Dangal" means it's Aamir who's currently king of the...Full News..

Priyanka Chopra becomes Academy member

Priyanka Chopra is one of the newest members the Academy of Motion Picture of Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) and the actress has praised the ongoing push for racial and gender equality. Following two...Full News..

Salman to replace Fawad

Fawad might be missing from Bollywood’s silver screen, but his latest Pakistani TVC is making us miss him more Fawad Khan’s last appearance in Bollywood movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil left his fans in...Full News..

Qatar slaps ban on ‘Wonder Woman’

Qatar has slapped ban on blockbuster Hollywood movie ‘Wonder Woman’. The ban on the globally acclaimed movie stems from the fact that its Israeli actress Gal Gadot publicly supports the Israel...Full News..

Priyanka Chopra reaches no. 1 on Top Actors Chart

A week after ranking on The Hollywood Reporter’s inaugural Top Actors chart at No. 2, Priyanka Chopra replaces Baywatch co-star Dwayne Johnson atop the newest tally. The Top Actors chart is a...Full News..

Sonakshi Sinha turns 30

At a time when the film industry is obsessed with female actors with the perfect slim figure, Sonakshi Sinha managed to break the stereotype. The art of acting is not always about featuring an actor...Full News..

‘The Square’ wins Palme d’Or at Cannes

"The Square", a Swedish movie about the curator of a museum filled with grotesquely pretentious conceptual art, beat stiff competition to win the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on...Full News..

Black Eyed Peas set to perform at Champions League final

The American group Black Eyed Peas are set to perform at the final of the Champions League between Real Madrid and Juventus in Cardiff on June 3, football's governing body announced on...Full News..

Kabuki actor Nakamura has lung cancer

Japanese kabuki actor Nakamura Shido has been diagnosed with early-stage lung cancer and will take a break from performances to undergo hospital treatment, theater operator Shochiku Co said...Full News..

‘Wonder Woman’ director on female-directed blockbusters

Los Angeles- Director Patty Jenkins first expressed interest in making a "Wonder Woman" movie over 10 years ago. She'd just made "Monster," which won Charlize Theron an Oscar, and was doing the...Full News..


Just last week we got a chance to see some topless action from our favorite UFC ring girl, Arianny Celeste, finally breaking her tradition of teasing but never going the full monty with her skin...Full News..

Kristen Stewart says coming out is worthwhile if she can help others

NEW YORK —Sporting a bleached-blond buzz cut, American actress Kristen Stewart hit the red carpet in New York to promote her new film “Personal Shopper”, saying she hoped to help others by...Full News..

Actress Maki Horikita retires from show business

Popular Japanese actress Maki Horikita has retired from show business, her office said Wednesday. “I have become a mother and am now living a happy life with my loving family. I will do my...Full News..

How Jackie Kennedy inspired Katie Holmes to raise daughter Suri in public eye

When Katie Holmes was asked to take on the role of late First Lady Jackie Kennedy for the upcoming film, “The Kennedys: After Camelot,” her answer was an instant yes. “Jackie Kennedy had...Full News..

Why Emma Watson won’t take selfies with fans

If you ever see Emma Watson on the street, avoid asking her for a selfie. “For me, it’s the difference between being able to have a life and not,” explained the 26-year-old British actress,...Full News..

Ruth Negga in red, plenty of gold on Oscars red carpet

Ruth Negga dripped in responsibly sourced rubies with a custom Valentino gown to match, Nicole Kidman appeared fashion-effortless in Champagne-colored Zuhair Murad and Janelle Monae made a large...Full News..

‘Moonlight’ sweeps Spirit Awards; Affleck wins best actor

Sunday might be dominated by La La Land, but Saturday belonged to Moonlight. Barry Jenkins' luminous coming-of-age tale swept Saturday's Film Independent Spirit Awards, taking home six awards...Full News..

Priyanka to attend Oscars 2017 with legendary singer Mick Jagger!

After keeping her fans in suspense, Priyanka Chopra has given a confirmation that she will indeed be a part of the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday. Priyanka Chopra is all set to conquer Hollywood's...Full News..

Kangana remembers that KJo once mocked her English

Actress Kangana Ranaut was one of Karan Johar’s guests on the Koffee With Karan episode which aired on television on Sunday night. Apart from making explosive remarks in general, Kangana left no...Full News..

‘We are and forever will be a family’: Angelina opens up on split for first time

Angelina Jolie struggled to hold back tears as she addressed her divorce from Brad Pitt for the first time publicly since their September split. The Hollywood star couple Angelina Jolie and Brad...Full News..

China goes Hollywood in ‘The Great Wall’

Big Hollywood hits commonly reap half or more of their box office overseas, as “Finding Dory” and “Rogue One” have done. Zhang Yimou’s “The Great Wall"will test whether that trick works...Full News..

Jolie to unveil Khmer Rouge film

Angelina Jolie will unveil her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on Saturday at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through...Full News..

Monogamy is unnatural, says Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson says monogamy is “unnatural” and feels it requires “a lot of work” to be in a relationship with just one person. The Captain America: Civil War star, however, understands...Full News..

Julian Assange says Pamela Anderson is attractive, savvy

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has opened up about his rumoured romance with actress Pamela Anderson, saying he likes her. Assange opened up about Anderson in a radio interview. He said that he...Full News..

A railway vendor files a case against Shah Rukh

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan has been booked for allegedly 'rioting' and 'damaging' railway property during the promotion of his film 'Raees' at Kota Railway station, a Government Railway Police...Full News..

Vidya Balan releases the first poster of Begum Jaan

Bollywood diva Vidya Balan announced the release date of her upcoming film ‘Begum Jaan’ on Friday. Sharing the first poster of her film on social media platform Facebook, the 38-year-old...Full News..

Grammys 2017: Adele’s ‘Hello’ wins song of the year

"Hello" songwriters Adele Adkins and Greg Kurstin won the Grammy for song of the year. An apologetic Adele has accepted the song of the year Grammy for "Hello," sharing it with the song's writer...Full News..

Lady Gaga dating her talent agent

If you were holding out hope that Lady Gaga would reunite with her former fiancé Taylor Kinney (especially after he was spotted cheering her on at the 2017 Super Bowl), it might be time to let it...Full News..

George and Amal Clooney ‘expecting twins’

Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and her husband, award-winning actor George, are expecting twins, US media report. The babies are due in June, according to CBS's The Talk host Julie...Full News..

Madonna felt ‘compelled’ to adopt twins: court papers

US pop superstar Madonna felt "compelled" to adopt four-year-old twin girls from an orphanage in Malawi after hearing of their plight through her charity work, court papers revealed Wednesday. The...Full News..

Tamannaah Bhatia: Thrilled to be team up with Vikram

Actress Tamannaah Bhatia, who has an interesting line-up of films in her kitty this year, is very excited to team up with actor Vikram for the first time in an upcoming yet-untitled Tamil...Full News..

‘Raees’ banned in Pakistan

The release of the Indian movie "Raees was banned on Monday for its "inappropriate" portrayal of Muslims. However, the Central Censor Board decided not to release the film in Pakistan. Sources...Full News..

Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl call for equality

Lady Gaga preceded a medley of hits with lines from “God Bless America” and “This Land Is Your Land.” She had a tough act to follow with headliners Coldplay along with Beyoncé and Bruno...Full News..

Drew Barrymore: I was not in the best place after divorce

Drew Barrymore is making her TV premiere in “Santa Clarita Diet,” a new Netflix comedy about cannibalism. Barrymore plays Sheila, a wife and the mother of a teenage daughter. As a real estate...Full News..

Apu’s return good for industry: Bubly

Bubly, newly paired up with Dhallywood star Shakib Khan replacing Apu Biswas for several films, has said taking a break from the industry is a personal choice. Bubly, the anchor-turned-actress,...Full News..

Beyonce pregnant with twins

Singer-songwriter Beyonce Knowles announced that she is expecting twins, mid-day reports. The 'Single Ladies' hitmaker announced the news in an Instagram post on Wednesday with a picture showing...Full News..

Dylan plans latest Sinatra album

Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature for his rock poetry, but he is returning to classics with his new album which marks his latest collection of Frank Sinatra standards. “Triplicate,”...Full News..

Airing 3 Indian TV channels to continue

The High court on Sunday dismissed the writ petition filed seeking ban on airing three Indian TV channels - Star Jalsha, Star Plus and Zee Bangla - in Bangladesh. There is no restriction on airing...Full News..

I am Hindu and Muslim both: Salman Khan tells court

Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his ‘Hum Saath-Saath Hain’ co-stars Saif Ali Khan, Neelam Kothari, Sonali Bendre and Tabu, pleaded ‘not guilty’ in an 18-year-old blackbuck poaching case in a...Full News..

Indian filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali slapped at Jaipur film set

Indian filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali was slapped and his hair pulled by protesters who accused him of showing a Rajput queen in a negative light in his forthcoming film, Padmavati. Members...Full News..

‘Elle’ tops ‘French Oscars’ list

Subversive rape thriller “Elle” starring Isabelle Huppert topped the nominations list Wednesday for the “French Oscars”—the Cesars—hit by controversy over the decision to ask Roman...Full News..

Pioneering TV actress Mary Tyler Moore dies at 80

Mary Tyler Moore, the star of TV's beloved The Mary Tyler Moore Show whose comic realism helped revolutionize the depiction of women on the small screen, died Wednesday. She was 80. Moore gained...Full News..

Model Hanne Gaby Odiele reveals she is intersex to ‘break

A top fashion model has revealed that she is intersex, saying that she hopes speaking out will help break a taboo. Hanne Gaby Odiele, 29, was born with undescended testicles, which were removed...Full News..

One killed during SRK’s Raees promotion

A man among hundreds of ardent fans of Shah Rukh Khan who went to a railway station of Indian sate Gujarat's Vadodara to see the superstar, got caught in the rush, suffocated and later died of a...Full News..

Madonna joins anti-Trump march

MadonnaPop diva Madonna made an unannounced appearance Saturday in Washington to join hundreds of thousands of people rallying for women’s rights in defiance of US president Donald...Full News..

Priyanka Chopra supports Women’s March against Trump

Indian actress Priyanka Chopra extended her support for the Women's March that was organised in Washington DC where scores of Hollywood's A-list celebrities showed up, a day after Donald Trump was...Full News..

Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner bombarded by fan

Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner had an odd fan encounter on Wednesday night in New York City. The model pals were heading to Gigi Hadid's apartment when a woman in a grey tracksuit rushed up to...Full News..

Priyanka Chopra wins 2nd People’s Choice Awards for Quantico

Priyanka Chopra was awarded with her second People’s Choice Award for Favourite Dramatic TV Actress. The 34 year old not only won the red carpet won the award for Quantico. The actor defeated...Full News..

Salman Khan acquitted in Arms Act case

An Indian court has acquitted top Bollywood star Salman Khan of the charge of using unlicensed arms while hunting for rare blackbucks in a western India wildlife preserve 18 years ago. The...Full News..

Shakira asks Davos elite to nurture future leaders

Music star Shakira urged world and business leaders at the opening ceremony of the World Economic Forum on Monday to support efforts to feed, educate and care for underprivileged children. Today's...Full News..

Nicole Kidman’s ‘bizarre behaviour’ at the Golden Globes revealed

Nicole Kidman displayed "bizarre" and "loose" behaviour at the Golden Globes, interrupting interviews and "shooing away" a cocktail waitress. Woman's Day magazine claims the Australian actress...Full News..

Filmfare-2017: Dangal, Aamir Khan, Alia Bhatt bag top honour

At the glittering Filmfare awards last night, "Dangal" swept away three of four major awards --  Best Film, Aamir Khan won Best Actor and Nitesh Tiwari won Best Director award while Alia Bhatt won...Full News..

Judge finalizes Amber Heard’s divorce from Johnny Depp

A Los Angeles judge ended Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's marriage on Friday. The filing states that after a bitter fight, Depp will get to claim the first $200,000 paid to charity on Heard's behalf...Full News..

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt to work together to reunify family

Former star couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have decided to handle their divorce privately and work together to reunify their family. The actors have released a joint statement stating that...Full News..

Victoria Beckham regrets ‘messing with’ breast implants

Victoria Beckham is opening up about her greatest lessons in marriage, music, fashion, and beauty. In a letter to her 18-year-old self, penned for British Vogue, the 42-year-old star advises her...Full News..

Aamir’s ‘Dangal’ highest-grossing Bollywood movie

Indian movie star Aamir Khan’s latest blockbuster “Dangal” has become the highest-grossing Bollywood film of all time, smashing his own record, trade analysts and producers said on...Full News..