Washington, April 8 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey, one of the richest women on the planet, has opened up about how people approach her to borrow money. More »Oprah says people ask her for money based on what she earns, not what they need
New Delhi, April 8 (ANI): Sonakshi Sinha, who has lent her voice to the Hindi dubbed version of 'Rio 2', recently hosted a special screening of the flick for the children of Smile foundation in Mumbai. More »Sonakshi Sinha hosts screening of 'Rio 2' for NGO kids
Bollywood megastar is all set to tickle the funny bone with his upcoming film, BHOOTHNATH RETURNS, slated to hit the screens this week.The tech-savvy actor got on to his blog and shared the schedule for his upcoming days, where he revealed that BHOOTHNATH RETURNS will be having a premiere in Dubai. There is travel now again in the early morning hours to the Capital, to promote, to market 'BR', to talk to the press and the media, both within and without the countrythe More »Amitabh Bachchan's BHOOTHNATH RETURNS to premiere at Dubai
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Actor Imran Khan, who has stepped out of Vikramaditya Motwanee's film "Bhavesh Joshi", says there was no "bad reason" behind his decision to leave it. There is no bad reason for leaving the film," Imran told IANS. Imran was to play the lead in "Bhavesh Joshi". More »No bad reason for leaving Vikramaditya's film: Imran
Sreerampur (West Bengal), April 8 (IANS) Sporting his trademark chunky gold chains and sunglass, the man croons in his inimitable voice "De De Pyar De, De De vote de". Much like his chart busting songs, BJP candidate, music composer and singer Bappi Lahiri's road shows are a smash hit here. The portly celeb is almost playing the Pied Piper to people of all hues - men, women and children, who have been following their "Bappi da" daily through the small towns and villages as he seeks people's blessings for the Sreerampur Lok Sabha constituency that stretches across five assembly segments in Hooghly and two in neighbouring Howrah districts. The "Disco King" has also composed "Sreerampur Ke Janai Pronam" - (my respectful greetings to the people of Sreerampur) in a take-off from the ever popular number "Guruke Janai Pronam" (my respectful greetings to my mentor) from the superhit Bengali movie "Guru Dakhina" in which he had scored the music. More »Bappi Lahiri hopes to croon his way to parliament
London, April 8 (ANI): Billy Connolly will be using a NASA-style cooling suit under his hobbit armor during the filming of additional scenes in New Zealand. More »Billy Connolly gets 'NASA-style cooling suit' for 'The Hobbit'
Washington, April 8 (ANI): Lady Gaga was recently photographed pushing her fishnet-clad butt in her boyfriend Taylor Kinney's face while giving him a lap dance at a party in NYC. More »Lady Gaga spotted giving beau Taylor Kinney lap dance
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Justin Bieber has been gifted a new sports car from his rap mogul pal Bryan "birdman" Williams. More »Justin Bieber gets new Bugatti from rap mogul pal Bryan 'birdman' Williams
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Model-anchor Rochelle Maria Rao, who was recently eliminated from "Khatron Ke Khiladi - Darr Ka Blockbuster", says all the stunts that she performed on the reality show involved many emotional highs and lows. Every stunt on the show has been like an emotional roller-coaster ride and, through it all, I have learnt how to keep calm during the most difficult times," Rochelle said in a statement. More »'Khatron...' like roller-coaster ride for Rochelle
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Women with curves often don't stock up stylish pieces in their wardrobe. An expert suggests tailored outfits, flared silhouettes and more to make voluptuous women also look in vogue. More »Summer staples for curvy women
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Bosses at movie theatres in Novosibirsk, Russia have been fined for screening Martin Scorsese's Oscar-nominated movie 'The Wolf Of Wall Street', according to reports. More »Movie theatres in Russia fined for screening 'The Wolf Of Wall Street'
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Action star Akshay Kumar is busy producing films, but says he has no interest in donning a director's hat in the future. He was present at the trailer launch of the film "Fugly", which he has produced with Ashwini Yardi under their Grazing Goat Pictures banner. He then launched his second production house Grazing Goat Pictures with Ashwini Yardi in 2011. The first film under Grazing Goat Pictures was "OMG - Oh My God!". More »Film direction not on Akshay Kumar's mind
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) Telugu actress and TV anchor Udaya Bhanu will soon host an election-related awareness show called "Nigadeesi Adugu" on a private television channel. There's a strong need to create awareness about the ministers in a constituency such that people there know if he or she is worthy of their votes. The show will only spread awareness and not support any party or individual," Udaya Bhanu told IANS. More »Actress Udaya Bhanu to host poll awareness show
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) Telugu musical romantic-drama "Rey", which is slated to release in cinemas May 9, will also release in West Indies, says its director Y.V.S. Chowdary, who has also produced the film. The film will be dubbed in a local language and released in the Caribbean. "Most of our film was shot in the US and West Indies. Therefore, we decided to release our film in the Caribbean. More »Caribbean release for Telugu musical 'Rey'
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) The trailer of upcoming Telugu family-drama "Manam", which was unveiled Tuesday on the occasion of Ramanawami, gives the audience one last glimpse of legendary actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR), who passed away recently. "Manam" is Nageswara Rao's last film, which also features his son Akkineni Nagarjuna and grandson Akkineni Naga Chaitanya. Although produced by Nagarjuna under his home banner Annapurna Studios, "Manam" is being promoted as a film by 'The Akkineni Family'. The family wants "Manam" to be a befitting farewell to Nageswara Rao, With some patchwork left to be completed, the film is slated for release in May. It also features Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Shriya Saran in important roles. More »ANR lives on in 'Manam' trailer
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) Sivakarthikeyan-starrer Tamil romantic-comedy "Maan karate", which released Friday, has raked in Rs.10.83 crore at the box-office in the opening weekend in Tamil Nadu. "This has turned to be the biggest opening in Siva's career, superseding the box-opening of his last release 'Varutha Padatha Valibar Sangam', which was also a blockbuster. 'Maan Karate' has collected a whopping Rs.10.83 in the opening weekend in the state," trade analyst Trinath told IANS. Directed by K. Thirukumaran, "Maan Karate" also stars Hansika Motwani, Sayaji Shinde and Sathish in important roles. More »'Maan Karate' strikes gold for Sivakarthikeyan
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt chose to remain silent when asked to confirm whether she is working with Shahid Kapoor in Vikas Bahl's next project "Shaandaar" and says that she would love to work with the actor in future. When asked if she was paired opposite Shahid in "Shaandaar", she said: "...Shahid is a fantastic actor and a dancer. The actress, who is daughter of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, made her Bollywood debut as a fashion-conscious and arrogant young girl in "Student Of The Year" and went to play a deglamourised character in "Highway". More »Would love to work with Shahid in future: Alia Bhatt
London, Apr.8 (ANI): 'X Factor' 2012 winner James Arthur took to Twitter to deny the rumors of being dropped by his record label Syco over lyrics that apparently glamorized terrorism. The 'X Factor' winner tweeted that as far as he knew he was still with the record label but had exclusively signed to Sony as well and people take the media too seriously and it was only about music, Metro.co.uk reported. The 26-year-old Brit singer was reportedly criticized for his lyrics that read, 'I'm gonna blow up your family like I'm a terrorist' Arthur tweeted that song was a story that recited of a Stan Esc letter from a crazy fan. More »'X Factor' 2012 winner James Arthur denies being dropped by record label
London, Apr.8 (ANI): Julie Macklowe stripped of all of her clothes for the May issue of the Vogue Magazine. More »'Biz woman' Julie Macklowe bares all for Vogue
Washington, Apr.8 (ANI): Peter Mayhew is reportedly set to play Chewbacca again in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'. More »Peter Mayhew set to return as Chewbacca in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'
By MacDonald Dzirutwe KARIBA, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - Crocodiles are some of the most feared predators in Africa, ruthless reptiles renowned for tearing their prey to pieces before swallowing hunks of meat raw. But in the baking sun at Nyanyana crocodile farm on the shores of Zimbabwe's Lake Kariba, feeding time has a surreal edge as the beasts nibble lazily at bowls of vegetarian pellets. "We don't feed them meat any more," said Oliver Kamundimu, financial director of farm owner Padenga Holdings . The company has 164,000 crocodiles in all and started feeding pellets in 2006 at the height of an economic crisis in Zimbabwe that made meat scarce and very expensive. More »Zimbabwe crocs go veggie for high fashion
Sahara Chief Subrata Roy, who is in judicial custody March 04, 2014 has withdrawn the proposal he had submitted on April 03, 2014 for modifying his bail conditions. Sahara Group had last week expressed its inability to pay Rs 5,000 crore upfront for Subrata Roy’s bail and instead proposed to pay the amount in installments. Subrata Roy’s lawyer C.A. Sundaram had expressed its inability to raise the cash and made a fresh proposal to pay the amount in tranches. He offered to pay Rs 2,500 crore upfront and another Rs 2,500 crore within twenty one days of Subrata Roy‘s release and secure the balance Rs 5,000 crore by way of a bank guarantee. More »Subrata Roy Withdraws His Bail Proposal
Washington, April 8 (ANI): Mary Anderson, who played Maybelle Merriwether in the iconic film 'Gone With the Wind' has died at the age of 96. More »'Gone With the Wind' star Mary Anderson passes away at 96
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The sounds of new voices and composers are being heard in the Hindi film industry more than ever before, but tackling filmmakers' rush for "established" names as well as dodging the chance of getting stereotyped is a challenge that many face, says a Bollywood music director. His association with Bollywood dates back to the early 2000s, but Tapas Relia has come to understand that "you can be a decade old in the industry with 15 small films under you, and still go unnoticed by the big banners". More »Industry suffers from 'let's be safe' syndrome: Composer
Deepika Padukone, the current number one in Bollywood is now the face of Brand Ambassador for its Ethnic Wear Brand – Melange By Lifestyle International Pvt. Ltd. Deepika Padukone will be the face of the brand going forward and will be featured in a new brand campaign scheduled to rollout in April 2014 across outdoors, print, digital as well as in-store. Deepika Padukone recently shot for the latest Spring Summer campaign for Lifestyle International Pvt. “Melange by Lifestyle has an amazing range of Salwar, Kurtas and Chudidars. More »Deepika Padukone And Her Lifestyle