• Sajid Khan: My next film will not remind people of 'Humshakals'

    Movie Talkies - Sat 16 May, 2015 12:00 AM IST

    It is a well-known fact that Sajid Khan's last directorial venture Humshakals was a major flop at the box office and it seems that even Khan agrees with this. Talking about his upcoming film, Sajid said, ''My next film is the remake of a Korean flick titled My Girlfriend Is An Agent and I am on my second draft now. More »Sajid Khan: My next film will not remind people of 'Humshakals'

  • Why is Zarina Wahab Happy About The CBI Raid At The Pancholi Residence?

    Movie Talkies - Sat 16 May, 2015 12:00 AM IST

    A couple of days ago, we had reported that the CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) raided the residences of actor Aditya Pancholi and his son Sooraj Pancholi in order to investigate the alleged suicide of Sooraj's girlfriend Jiah Khan and it seems that Aditya's wife Zarina Wahab is happy that the raid took place! Elaborating on the situation, Zarina said that she is happy that the raid took place as she knows her family members are innocent and that the raid and the subsequent investigation would definitely prove their innocence. Actress Jiah Khan was found dead at her residence on June 3, 2012 and though initially, the police had registered her death as a suicide, her mother Rabiya had alleged that she was murdered. More »Why is Zarina Wahab Happy About The CBI Raid At The Pancholi Residence?

  • Deepika Padukone To Not Romance Salman Khan In 'Sultan'

    Movie Talkies - Sat 16 May, 2015 12:00 AM IST

    All those who were waiting to see Deepika Padukone romance Salman Khan in upcoming YRF flick Sultan, will surely sigh in despair after reading this piece of news. More »Deepika Padukone To Not Romance Salman Khan In 'Sultan'

  • B.B. King's death strikes mournful chord for musicians, presidents

    Reuters - Fri 15 May, 2015 11:32 PM IST

    Guitarist Eric Clapton remembered the B.B. King album that inspired him as a young musician and Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton recalled the thrill of performing with the "King of Blues." Musicians, politicians and blues lovers around the world on Friday expressed sorrow over the death of the blues legend on Thursday night at the age of 89, and their gratitude for the legacy he left. Clapton, one of the music world's most influential guitarists, thanked King for inspiration, encouragement and friendship over the years. "He was a beacon for all of us who love this kind of music and I thank him from the bottom of my heart." Clapton encouraged people to find the 1965 album called "B.B. King Live At The Regal," saying it was "where it really started for me as a young player." Obama, who calls the blues mecca of Chicago his home, remembered how he sang "Sweet Home Chicago" with King at a White House blues concert three years ago. More »B.B. King's death strikes mournful chord for musicians, presidents

  • Woody Allen says his TV series will be a "cosmic embarrassment"

    Reuters - Fri 15 May, 2015 11:31 PM IST

    By Julien Pretot CANNES, France (Reuters) - Award-winning film maker Woody Allen fears his first foray into directing for the small screen will be a disaster, saying that he should never have signed up to make a television show for Amazon.com. Amazon announced in January it had secured a deal for Allen to write and direct a series of half-hour episodes for its streaming television service. More »Woody Allen says his TV series will be a "cosmic embarrassment"

  • Photos of Frida Kahlo's locked-away belongings go on display in London

    Reuters - Fri 15 May, 2015 11:29 PM IST

    For 50 years, the colourful wardrobe and personal belongings of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo were hidden away in a bathroom. Her husband, muralist Diego Riviera, stored them after her death from pneumonia in 1954 at their Mexico City home, "The Blue House", stipulating that the room stay sealed until 15 years after his death. Rivera died in 1957 but the room remained unopened until 2004 when the Frida Kahlo Museum, housed in the couple's old home, began to catalogue its contents and invited Ishiuchi Miyako to take photographs of the more than 300 items. Those photographs are now on display in an exhibition in London, showing Kahlo's corsets, shoes, sunglasses as well as clothing she used to hide her disfigurement following polio and a devastating bus accident. More »Photos of Frida Kahlo's locked-away belongings go on display in London

  • Wrenching "Son of Saul" brings Nazi death camp to Cannes screen

    Reuters - Fri 15 May, 2015 9:46 PM IST

    By Michael Roddy CANNES, France (Reuters) - Hungarian director Laszlo Nemes has created a stir at the Cannes film festival with his wrenching "Son of Saul", portraying the work of the Jewish "sonderkommando" labourers who were forced to do some of the Nazis' dirty work in death camps. In a movie at times almost too intense to watch, Nemes and his cast show the "sonderkommando" teams who were used by the Nazis to convince newly arrived inmates at Auschwitz to strip off their clothes and enter the gas chambers -- on the pretence that they should move quickly or their soup would get cold. The sonderkommando had to scrub out the chambers after each use and remove the corpses, which the Nazis referred to as "pieces", to the ovens for cremation. Nemes, 38, whose first feature film has been given the unusual distinction of being entered in competition for the festival's main Palme d'Or prize, said he was inspired to make Son of Saul by the discovery after the war that the Jewish labourers had hidden written descriptions of what they had been forced to do in secret locations around Auschwitz. More »Wrenching "Son of Saul" brings Nazi death camp to Cannes screen

  • Blues legend B.B. King dies at age 89

    Reuters - Fri 15 May, 2015 9:44 PM IST

    Blues legend B.B. King, who took his music from rural juke joints to the mainstream and inspired a generation of guitarists from Eric Clapton to Stevie Ray Vaughan, has died in Las Vegas. King, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986, had said in May he was in hospice care at his home after being hospitalized in April with dehydration related to diabetes. "The blues has lost its king, and America has lost a legend," President Barack Obama said in a statement, recalling how he sang "Sweet Home Chicago" with King at a White House blues concert three years ago. Born on a Mississippi plantation to sharecropper parents, he outlived his post-World War Two blues peers - Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Jimmy Reed, Lightnin' Hopkins and John Lee Hooker - to see the rough music born in the cotton fields of the segregated South reach a new audience. More »Blues legend B.B. King dies at age 89

  • Rihanna's 25 kg Met dress thrusts Chinese designer Guo Pei into spotlight

    Reuters - Fri 15 May, 2015 7:36 PM IST

    Singer Rihanna's canary yellow cape dress, trimmed with fur the colour of egg yolk and embroidered with flowers, swept behind her in a seemingly endless train as she arrived for the ball at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the biggest nights in the fashion year. Social media lit up with chat about the dress, and the fashion magazine Vogue promptly put it on the front cover of its Met Gala Special Edition, catapulting its Chinese creator Guo Pei into the international spotlight. The designer, who admitted she did not know much about Rihanna when she received the call from the Grammy Award winner, said the 25-kg (55-pound) outfit was designed to be difficult to wear to reflect the responsibilities and challenges of an empress. More »Rihanna's 25 kg Met dress thrusts Chinese designer Guo Pei into spotlight

  • Bill Cosby dodges direct questions on scandal in ABC interview

    Reuters - Fri 15 May, 2015 7:34 PM IST

    Comedian Bill Cosby, accused by dozens of women of sexual assault, gave his first interview in months on Friday but evaded direct questions about the scandal that has damaged his long career. Asked by ABC News in an interview aired on "Good Morning America" how he would answer if a young person asked him if the allegations were true, Cosby said he was "prepared to tell this young person the truth about life." "I'm telling you where the road is out. More than 40 women have accused Cosby of sexual assault, most recently writer Sammie Mays and actress Lili Bernard. Cosby, best known for his role as Dr. Cliff Huxtable on the hit TV series "The Cosby Show," has never been charged over any of the allegations. More »Bill Cosby dodges direct questions on scandal in ABC interview

  • National Award winner 'Kaakkaa Muttai' to release in June

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Fri 15 May, 2015 7:08 PM IST

    New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) National Award winning Tamil movie "Kaakkaa Muttai" (The Crow's Egg) is all set to release on June 5. The Fox Star Studios' film, which has already won the Best Children's film and the Best Child Actor awards at the 62nd National Film Awards, has impressed many at various fests like Toronto International Film Festival and Dubai International Film Festival. "Kaakkaa Muttai", jointly produced by Dhanush and Vetrimaaran, has been directed by Manikandan. The film's story goes like this -- When a pizza parlour opens on their old playground, two carefree slum boys are consumed by the desire to taste this dish called 'pizza'. More »National Award winner 'Kaakkaa Muttai' to release in June

  • Blues Legend B.B. King passes away at 89

    ANI - Fri 15 May, 2015 7:07 PM IST

    Washington, May 15 (ANI): Blues Legend B.B. King has passed away at the age of 89. More »Blues Legend B.B. King passes away at 89

  • Katrina makes waves; while Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor leave for Cannes 2015

    Glamsham - Fri 15 May, 2015 7:01 PM IST

    While lanky actress Katrina Kaif is already making waves at 68th Cannes International Festival, who More »Katrina makes waves; while Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor leave for Cannes 2015

  • TANU WEDS MANU RETURNS: Madhavan's most difficult role till date

    Glamsham - Fri 15 May, 2015 7:01 PM IST

    Sequels of successful films are considered to be the safest bets at the box-office today, not only for the makers More »TANU WEDS MANU RETURNS: Madhavan's most difficult role till date

  • Shraddha Kapoor: Varun is going to rap for the first time

    Glamsham - Fri 15 May, 2015 7:01 PM IST

    Varun Dhawan Shraddha Kapoor dubbed for a song from their upcoming movie ABCD 2. More »Shraddha Kapoor: Varun is going to rap for the first time

  • Madhuri Dixit reveals about directors whom she thinks have a great music sense

    Glamsham - Fri 15 May, 2015 6:59 PM IST

    The dancing diva Madhuri Dixit has now unveiled her academy Dance With Madhuri. More »Madhuri Dixit reveals about directors whom she thinks have a great music sense

  • Shahid Kapoor: It's a wrap on UDTA PUNJAB

    Glamsham - Fri 15 May, 2015 6:59 PM IST

    Shahid Kapoor, who is currently gearing up for the upcoming Bollywood film UDTA PUNJAB has wrapped up the movie shoot. More »Shahid Kapoor: It's a wrap on UDTA PUNJAB

  • Deepika Padukone: My needs are more emotional than materialistic at this point

    Glamsham - Fri 15 May, 2015 6:59 PM IST

    There comes a time in ones life when the importance of money gives way to other things. More »Deepika Padukone: My needs are more emotional than materialistic at this point

  • Neil Nitin Mukesh: PREM RATAN DHAN PAYO will have action on grander scale

    Glamsham - Fri 15 May, 2015 6:59 PM IST

    Any Salman Khan movie is incomplete without action sequences His upcoming movie PREM RATAN DHAN PAYO More »Neil Nitin Mukesh: PREM RATAN DHAN PAYO will have action on grander scale

  • Will J Lo's on/off beau choreograph her new Las Vegas show?

    ANI - Fri 15 May, 2015 6:40 PM IST

    Washington, May 15 (ANI): Jennifer Lopez has hinted that her on/off boyfriend Casper Smart could possibly choreograph her upcoming Las Vegas show. The 'Booty' hitmaker said in an interview that she'll start prepping for her new show from next month but her 28-year-old rumored boyfriend might be involved in her show as it will going to be a big show and a lot of people will going to be a part of it, E! Online reported. More »Will J Lo's on/off beau choreograph her new Las Vegas show?

  • Louis Walsh believes 'Harry Styles will be first to go solo' post 1D split

    ANI - Fri 15 May, 2015 6:40 PM IST

    London, May 15 (ANI): The famous talent manager Louis Walsh has claimed that Harry Styles will be the first one to go solo and be a movie star after the split of One Direction. The 'X Factor' judge, who judged the boy band on the show back in 2010, said that the rock-band vocalist is a real star and can be a good global star and with this talent he can do pretty well in movies, the Mirror reported. The 62-year-old entertainment manager further added that the English singer has got the ambition, the talent and the drive and he also he knows how to work the room. Notably, since Zayn Malik announced he was leaving the band after 5 years back in March, the rumors were that how long the band will continue and who will be next to jump ship. More »Louis Walsh believes 'Harry Styles will be first to go solo' post 1D split

  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Finally On Twitter

    Business of Cinema - Fri 15 May, 2015 6:24 PM IST

    The beauty queen of B-town who is preparing for her D-day at the Cannes Film Festival has good news for her fans. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who has always maintained a safe distance from the social media frenzy will finally take over the L’Oreal Paris India social media accounts for a day on May 20. The dazzling actress and one of the most sought after Bollywood actress in the Cannes festival will participate in a Twitter chat where she will be sharing her experiences and will be answering questions thrown at her. Last year, Aishwarya treated her fans with a selfie at Cannes, which made her fans go gaga over the social media. More »Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Finally On Twitter

  • Neha Dhupia to up fashion ante at IIFA 2015

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Fri 15 May, 2015 6:08 PM IST

    New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia is set to host the Fashion Extravaganza, an event dedicated to fashion, at the 16th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards in Kuala Lumpur in June. "In addition to films and music, there will be fashion too. Hosted by Ayushmann Khurrana and Parineeti Chopra, IIFA Rocks, an exclusive music extravaganza, will see a host of musical performances by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Mika, Ankit Tiwari, Kanika Kapoor, Javed Ali and the Nooran sisters. More »Neha Dhupia to up fashion ante at IIFA 2015

  • Adnan Sami feels the 'blues' upon B.B. King's death

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Fri 15 May, 2015 6:06 PM IST

    Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Legendary Blues singer and guitarist B.B. King's death has left singer Adnan Sami, an ardent fan of the musician, feeling "blue". He describes the former's "music" as "water to a thirsty soul" and says that with King, the "thrill is gone". Sami took to social networking website Facebook to share his thoughts on the death of the 89-year-old. B.B. King has bid us farewell leaving us his legendary legacy that will live on forever in our hearts. More »Adnan Sami feels the 'blues' upon B.B. King's death

  • Rana Daggubati And Sunny Leone Are The New Tarzan And Jane!

    Business of Cinema - Fri 15 May, 2015 6:05 PM IST

    Bollywood’s queen of seduction Sunny Leone who celebrated her birthday day before yesterday is setting fire with every release of hers. The Ek Paheli Leela actress will soon shed her Baby Doll image to play the-girl-next-door in the upcoming Tarzan and Jane flick where Baby actor Rana Daggubati will be playing the role of handsome savage Tarzan. So that means Rana Daggubati has beaten all Bollywood hunks for the role of Tarzan, which demands the actor to go shirtless all the time! According to sources the film is a sequel of Adventures of Tarzan released in 1985 where actors Hemant Birje and Kimi Katkar played the role of Tarzan and Jane. The film, which was too bold by the standard of films in the 80s, will see actors Rana and Sunny continuing the tradition as the prequel is set to be bolder and sassier where we might get to see Leone covered in leaves amidst a jungle! The film has been titled Adventures of Tarzan and will be directed by Kaal maker Soham Shah. More »Rana Daggubati And Sunny Leone Are The New Tarzan And Jane!

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