Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha's political drama "Satyagraha", said to be about the uprising of the middle-class against a corrupt system, is likely to have a quote from Mahatma Gandhi's autobiography as its prologue. More »'Satyagraha' to begin with Gandhi's quote?
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Bobby Deol, who is playing a huge Salman Khan fan in his forthcoming comedy "Yamla Pagla Deewana 2", will be seen imitating the superstar's signature steps in the song "Changli changli". More »Bobby Deol dances a la Salman in 'Changli changli'
New York, May 15 (ANI): Zoe Saldana, who has famously dated actors Bradley Cooper and Keith Britton, has said that she might end up with a woman raising her kids and that is how androgynous she is. More »I might end up with a woman, says Zoe Saldana
New York, May 15 (ANI): Zoe Saldana has flaunted her incredible in a new topless photoshoot for a magazine. More »Zoe Saldana poses topless for mag photoshoot
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala, who was undergoing treatment in New York after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer, says she is now "free" from the disease and calls it her "rebirth". More »Manisha Koirala cancer-free
London, May 15 (ANI): Brad Pitt has called fiancee Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a double mastectomy as "absolutely heroic" after she was told she had a significantly increased chance of developing breast cancer. More »Brad Pitt praises Jolie for undergoing double mastectomy
London, May 15 (ANI): Paris Hilton, who has long been a magnet for stalkers and burglars, has revealed that she feared she would be killed by a knife-wielding maniac. More »Paris Hilton recalls stalker horror from 2010
Having successfully dabbled in the 3D and special effects genre, the last being the blockbuster RAAZ 3, producer/director Vikram Bhatt with a specialized EFX team now looks at taking it notches higher with a film on the lines of Hollywood's JURRASIC PARK, ANACONDA and PREDATOR titled CREATURE for which the director has roped in his favorite actress Bipasha Basu.All praise for the Bipasha says Vikram Bhatt, "Bipasha is an extremely brave girl, she has survived well simply on th More »Vikram Bhatt: Bipasha is free thinking, independent and strong individual
Mantra has always been appreciated for his witty jokes and comments of 'Comedy Circus'. The actor has gained applause for his acts but will soon quit the show for his film DIL PATANG. He will be seen in the finale episode but has decided not to be a part of the next season.Confirming the news Mantra says, "Yes, I am quitting the show. The producers have been kind and allowed me to focus on my movie. I have been in the industry for over a decade, but the success I have enjoyed More »Mantra to bid adieu to Comedy Circus for DIL PATANG
The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) today announced that the 14th IIFA celebrations will be held at The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel, the Official Host Destination Partner. Having travelled to picturesque destinations across the globe over the last 13 years, IIFA has graced the shores of the UK, Europe, Middle East, Southeast Asia, South Africa, Sri Lanka and North America. This year, the VIDEOCON DDB IIFA Weekend will return to the crown jewel of Cotai Strip Resorts - The More »IIFA awards once again to be held in Macau
Sanjay Dutt pulled all strings to finish shooting for POLICEGIRI before his surrender. He has shot for a song that aims to paint him in a positive light. The song titled Robinhood has lyrics 'Banda achcha hai, dil ka saccha hai, Robinhood hai...'. The producers are hoping that in the light of Sanjay's current situation, the suggestive lyrics will strike a chord with the audience.Producer Rahul Aggarwal says, "This was the last song of the film that was left to be More »Can 'Robinhood' put Sanjay Dutt in positive light?
In this era of sequels, the market is abuzz with the rumors that a sequel of MERE DAD KI MARUTI is on offer which would be christened as MERE DAD KI MARUTI 2 and when that happens, if is not the premise, it indeed could be perhaps first such experimentation in the history of Indian cinema where a brand would be the catalyst for a sequel. But MERE DAD KI MARUTI is indeed going to be a live example of how a well-established brand, when used imaginatively as a part of the content of More »Sequel to MERE DAD KI MARUTI on offer
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Penelope Cruz's model sister Monica gave birth to a baby girl - from an anonymous sperm donor- on Tuesday More »Penelope Cruz's sis Monica gives birth to baby girl
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Dozens of female celebrities are supporting Angelina Jolie following her revelation that she underwent a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with the BRCA1 cancer gene. More »Angelina Jolie receives flood of support from celebs after double mastectomy
By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - A 1968 oil painting by German artist Gerhard Richter sold for some $37 million at Sotheby's contemporary art auction on Tuesday, a new record for a work by a living artist. The sale took in $293,587,000, at the low end of the pre-sale estimate of $284 million to $383 million, with 83 percent of the 64 lots on offer finding buyers. It featured some big numbers with five works selling for more than $20 million. ... More »Richter painting breaks record for living artist at N.Y. auction
Chennai, May 15 (IANS) After Cannes, S.S Rajamouli's highly successful Telugu revenge-drama "Eega" has been selected to feature in the panorama section of upcoming 16th Shanghai International Film Festival. More »'Eega' to feature at Shanghai film festival
REUTERS - Diamond jewelry belonging to Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida sold for more than 4.74 million Swiss francs on Tuesday in Geneva and set a record for pearl earrings, auctioneer Sotheby's said. Lollobrigida, a leading sex symbol of the 1950s and 1960s, said she was selling the jewelry to raise money for stem cell research. A pair of diamond and natural pearl earrings sold for 2.29 million francs, an auction record. The earrings beat the $1.98 million figure set in 2011 from the sale of natural pearl and diamond earrings by Bulgari, owned by late actress Elizabeth Taylor. ... More »Actress Gina Lollobrigida's diamonds fetch $4.9 mln at auction
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop singer Christina Aguilera is in discussions to return as a judge on NBC television singing competition "The Voice" next season, sources with knowledge of the talks said on Tuesday. Aguilera, 32, went on hiatus from the program this season to promote her latest album, "Lotus," with a concert tour. The singer had been a judge on the first three seasons of the program, which debuted in 2011. ... More »Christina Aguilera in talks to return to 'The Voice'
REUTERS - Actor Billy Crystal will give his autobiographical one-man play "700 Sundays" a Broadway send-off later this year with a nine-week run, promoters said on Tuesday. Previews of the two-act play, which deals with Crystal's coming of age and the death of his father, are set to begin on November 5 at New York's Imperial Theater with a formal opening night on November 13. Its final show will be on January 5, 2014. "'700 Sundays' has, without question, been the most satisfying experience of my career," Crystal said in a statement. ... More »Billy Crystal to revive one-man play, '700 Sundays,' on Broadway
By Belinda Goldsmith CANNES, France (Reuters) - The Cannes film festival may get some of its swagger back on Wednesday when it opens with Baz Luhrmann's lavish 3D period drama "The Great Gatsby", an opportunity to shed the caution of recent years overshadowed by broader economic gloom. Leonardo DiCaprio and his British co-star Carey Mulligan will walk the red carpet on the French Riviera to promote the $105 million adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel which has already opened in North America. ... More »Cannes set to ditch austerity with "Great Gatsby" launch
By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oscar-winning film star Angelina Jolie revealed on Tuesday that she underwent a double mastectomy after learning she had inherited a high risk of breast cancer and said she hoped her story would inspire other women fighting the life-threatening disease. Jolie, an actress who has long embodied Hollywood glamour and has in recent years drawn nearly as much attention for her globe-trotting work on behalf of refugees as for her role as a celebrity mom, disclosed her choice in an op-ed column in the New York Times. ... More »Angelina Jolie has double mastectomy to elude cancer
By Liana B. Baker and Lisa Richwine REUTERS - Walt Disney Co's ABC network is tapping its blockbuster "Avengers" franchise for a new TV show, looking to reverse a ratings decline that put it last of the four largest networks among audiences coveted by advertisers. The network is so confident in "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." that it scheduled the show on Tuesdays at 8 p.m. eastern time, where it will face off against TV's top-rated scripted show, CBS' crime juggernaut "NCIS. ... More »ABC bets TV viewers will marvel at superhero show
LONDON (Reuters) - Mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly and Scottish pianist Steven Osborne took two of the top awards for live British classical music on Tuesday at the Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) Music Awards. Connolly, who won the "Silver Lyre" for best solo singer, showed "exceptional musicianship and consistency over an increasingly wide range of styles", the RPS said in a statement. Osborne took the award for best instrumentalist and Kirill Karabits, the Latvian-born principal conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, won the conducting award. ... More »Sarah Connolly wins UK classical music's top live singing award
REUTERS - Singer Beyonce was forced to cancel her show in Antwerp, Belgium, on Tuesday because of dehydration and exhaustion, her representatives and concert venue Sportpaleis said. "Beyonce has been advised by her doctors to rest as a result of dehydration and exhaustion and will not be able to perform in Antwerp, Belgium tonight," the venue said in a statement posted on its website. It added that the singer was "awaiting word from her doctors before making a decision" on her second Antwerp performance scheduled for Wednesday. ... More »Beyonce cancels Belgium gig, citing dehydration, exhaustion