• Porn mag 'Hustler' sent to every congress member since 1983

    ANI - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 4:01 PM IST

    Washington, Apr.18 (ANI): The Porn magazine Hustler has reportedly been sent to every congress member since 1983. The National Journal reported that the Larry Flynt's publication has sent the porno mags in plain manila envelopes to every Congressional office as it was Flynt's unusual way of petitioning the government. The court stated that receiving Hustler once each month would not unduly burden a Member of Congress. A staffer said that he forgot to mention it to interns and waited to watch the look of horror on their face when they opened it in a congressional office. More »Porn mag 'Hustler' sent to every congress member since 1983

  • Alicia Silverstone raising son in 'healthy' way

    ANI - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 4:01 PM IST

    Washington, April 18 (ANI): Alicia Silverstone has revealed that when it comes to raising her son Bear Blu, she depends on a healthy diet. More »Alicia Silverstone raising son in 'healthy' way

  • 'Gangs of Haseepur' has something for all: Mandira Bedi

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 3:40 PM IST

    Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Actress and popular TV host Mandira Bedi, who is geared up to judge new comedy show "Gangs of Haseepur", says the "topical" progamme has something for everyone. "Gangs of Haseepur", set to go on air April 26 on Zee TV, will reflect various issues affecting common lives in a comic way and Mandira will judge the show along with actress and former "Bigg Boss" contestant Tanishaa Mukerji. "I have hosted many shows so far and now I am enjoying being the judge of this show because it is very current and topical," Mandira said here Thursday at the launch of the show. Currently quite a few comedy shows such as "Comedy Nights With Kapil" are ruling the small screen, but Mandira feels "Gangs of Haseepur" stands apart and can't be compared to them. More »'Gangs of Haseepur' has something for all: Mandira Bedi

  • Spider-Man And Kaal From Krrish 3 Spotted In Delhi

    Business of Cinema - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 3:39 PM IST

    The capital city of India, Delhi has the privilege of hosting both Spider-Man as well as Kaal from Krissh 3 I mean Vivek Oberoi. The superhero Spider-Man‘s original Marvel Costume has been especially flown in all the way from Hollywood, USA to promote The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Vivek Oberoi who is none other than the Hindi voice of Max Dillon, Super Villain Electro in this year’s biggest Hollywood blockbuster The Amazing Spider-Man 2 that is set for a May 01, 2014 release and will be seen in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. In the original English version, Oscar winning actor Jamie Foxx plays Electro. More »Spider-Man And Kaal From Krrish 3 Spotted In Delhi

  • 'Friends' creators deny reunion show

    ANI - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 2:37 PM IST

    London, April 18 (ANI): 'Friends' creators Marta Kauffman and David Crane have revealed that they have no plans for a reunion show and said that the "show is over". The creators of the 90's hit TV series, which will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year, told Entertainment Weekly that they have no intention of giving the sitcom a modern makeover and what was at the heart of the show is done, Metro.co.uk reported. Earlier it was long rumoured that the sitcom's six stars namely Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer and Lisa Kudrow would reunite for a return to 'Central Perk'. More »'Friends' creators deny reunion show

  • Candice Swanepoel posts naked pic with cat's head poking out between legs on Instagram

    ANI - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 2:37 PM IST

    London, Apr.18 (ANI): Candice Swanepoel recently posted a naked pic on Instagram that showed a naked woman's tummy with cat's head poking out between the legs. More »Candice Swanepoel posts naked pic with cat's head poking out between legs on Instagram

  • 'Titli' makers excited about Cannes selection

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 2:36 PM IST

    Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) The makers of "Titli" - director Kanu Behl and co-producer Dibakar Banerjee - are confident that the "difficult and exciting" journey of bringing "Titli" to life will bear fruit for them when it is screened at the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival next month. Talking about the film, Behl said "'Titli' is a film about family, roots and the ghosts within our most intimate relationships. The journey to the core of the film has been a difficult and exciting one and I'm looking forward to it going out into the world." "Titli" revolves around the volatile relationship between two brothers - one of whom runs away from home to escape his oppressive family but turns to a life of crime. Ranvir Shorey, Amit Sial and newcomer Shashank Arora feature in the movie. More »'Titli' makers excited about Cannes selection

  • 'Sher' stuck, Vivek Oberoi disappointed

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 2:34 PM IST

    Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Vivek Oberoi shot in "48 to 50 degrees" in Rajasthan for Sher, but now the action thriller's release has been blocked by "legal" issues. Directed by Soham Shah, "Sher" also features Huma Qureshi. I have worked very hard for 'Sher'," Vivek told IANS. When asked the reason behind "Sher" not being released, he said: "The film is stuck very badly. More »'Sher' stuck, Vivek Oberoi disappointed

  • Pakistani music open, easy to connect: Sanam Puri

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 2:20 PM IST

    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Indian singer Sanam Puri, who has given hits like "Ishq bulava" and "Dhat teri ki", appreciates Pakistani music for its quality and says his band is trying to achieve the same quality. "The music they (Pakistani musicians) are making right now is lot more open and straight forward and easy to connect. So, we are trying as a band to bring that quality and more to India," Puri, who has sung the promotional song of Hollywood film "The Amazing Spider-Man 2", told IANS. India has welcomed music from across the border with open arms and Pakistani artists like Atif Aslam, Ali Zafar and Strings have hit the right notes in our country. More »Pakistani music open, easy to connect: Sanam Puri

  • 'Samrat & Co' sequel on cards: Rajeev Khandelwal

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 2:04 PM IST

    Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Rajeev Khandelwal says the team of "Samrat & Co" has already thought of a possibility of a sequel to the film, and the actor has expressed a keen interest to be part of it. I am keen on doing the sequel of 'Samrat & Co' which is certainly on cards, but let's see how this film works at the box office," Rajeev told IANS. More »'Samrat & Co' sequel on cards: Rajeev Khandelwal

  • Big B's 'Bhoothnath Returns' screened at Rashtrapati Bhavan

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 1:32 PM IST

    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's latest film "Bhoothnath Returns", a fun-filled film which also highlights the importance of voting, was screened for President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan auditorium here. After the screening Thursday, Amitabh, Parth, director Nitesh Tiwari and the producers were felicitated by the president. Parth, who looked nervous on stage contrary to his role in "Bhoothnath Returns", also sought Mukherjee's blessings. The sequel to 2008 film "Bhoothnath", "Bhoothnath Returns", released April 11, presents the ghost, played by Amitabh, entering the kingdom of ghosts and how he is mocked at by fellow ghosts for not being able to scare people. More »Big B's 'Bhoothnath Returns' screened at Rashtrapati Bhavan

  • Film Review: Dekh Tamasha Dekh – Unraveling The Idea Of India

    Business of Cinema - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 1:30 PM IST

    With Dekh Tamasha Dekh, Feroz Abbas Khan takes a true story set in small town Maharashtra and weaves in complex and layered comments about the absurdity of Indian society. In one hour fourty eight minutes, he creates a microcosm of India, representing the intelligentsia, media, lawmakers, breakers and keepers, politicians, fanatics, the aam aadmi and more. Cleverly crafted by writer Shafaat Khan, events unfold in a coastal town where a man is crushed to death under the weight of a giant hoarding of a local politician. The local police chief (Vinay Jain) is an impotent spectator at first, and then an unexpected force faced. More »Film Review: Dekh Tamasha Dekh – Unraveling The Idea Of India

  • 'Transcendence' - stylish off-beat film (IANS Movie Review - ***)

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 1:24 PM IST

    Cast: Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Cillian Murphy, Kate Mara, Cole Hauser, Morgan Freeman, Clifton Collins Jr. and Cory Hardrict; Rating: *** A tragic love story, constructed on the foundation of, "heal the planet for a better future for all of us", "Transcendence" gives an insight of what would happen to the primitive organic life or "the soul after death". More »'Transcendence' - stylish off-beat film (IANS Movie Review - ***)

  • 'Dekh Tamasha Dekh' - hard-hitting depiction of communal disharmony (IANS Movie Review, Rating …

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 1:16 PM IST

    Cast: Vinay Jain, Satish Kaushik and Tanvi Azmi; Rating: **** Routinely, we love to sweep the truth about Hindu-Muslim relations under the carpet. "Dekh Tamasha Dekh" (DTD), directed by theatre legend Feroz Abbas Khan (of "Tumhari Amrita" fame) is a jolting wake-up call for a nation swept into a slumberous silence by the status quo. More »'Dekh Tamasha Dekh' - hard-hitting depiction of communal disharmony (IANS Movie Review, Rating - ****)

  • Mahesh Limaye stunned by response to 'Yellow'

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 12:36 PM IST

    Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Not even in his wildest dreams did cinematographer-turned-director Mahesh Limaye imagine that his first feature film "Yellow" would create such a impact. "Yellow", co-produced by Riteish Deshmukh, is a little film with a big heart about a specially-abled child. More »Mahesh Limaye stunned by response to 'Yellow'

  • Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87

    Reuters - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 12:21 PM IST

    By Anahi Rama MEXICO CITY, April 17 (Reuters) - Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers and put magical realism on the literary map, died on Thursday. A prolific writer who started out as a newspaper reporter, Garcia Marquez's masterpiece was "One Hundred Years of Solitude," a dream-like, dynastic epic that helped him win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982. Garcia Marquez died at his home in Mexico City, where he had returned from hospital last week after a bout of pneumonia. Known affectionately to friends and fans as "Gabo," Garcia Marquez was Latin America's best-known and most beloved author and his books have sold in the tens of millions. More »Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87

  • Paul Walker's mum gives up bid for granddaughter Meadow's custody

    ANI - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 12:11 PM IST

    London, Apr.18 (ANI): Paul Walker's mum Cheryl Walker has reportedly given up her bid for her son's daughter Meadow after a long-running battle with the 15-year-old's mum Rebecca Soteros. More »Paul Walker's mum gives up bid for granddaughter Meadow's custody

  • Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor And Varun Dhawan Say Mission Sapne

    Business of Cinema - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 11:58 AM IST

    Salman Khan worked as a barber, Mika as a tea seller, Varun Dhawan as a vegetable vendor, Ram Kapoor as a taxi driver, Ranbir Kapoor as a Vada Pav seller and last but not the least Karan Johar as a photographer team up for a show titled Mission Sapne. Come April 27 2014, Mission Sapne, the much awaited television show will transform stars into work like a common man for a day. Hosted by Sonali Bendre, Mission Sapne is a pioneering programming initiative from Colors, which brings together celebrities from various walks of life and encourages them to leverage their fame for the benefit of the common man. More »Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor And Varun Dhawan Say Mission Sapne

  • 2015 Academy Awards to be held on February 22

    ANI - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 11:56 AM IST

    Washington, April 18 (ANI): The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences have revealed that the 87th Academy Awards will be held on February 22 in 2015. More »2015 Academy Awards to be held on February 22

  • Lindsay Lohan 'humiliated' over lovers list

    ANI - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 11:56 AM IST

    Washington, April 18 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan has said that her alleged sex list which got published in a magazine was "not only humiliating, but just mean". More »Lindsay Lohan 'humiliated' over lovers list

  • Peaches Geldof's funeral to be held in same church as her mother's

    ANI - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 11:56 AM IST

    London, April 18 (ANI): Peaches Geldof will be reunited with her mother Paula Yates, as her funeral will take place at the same church where Yates's service was held. According to the Daily Star, the 25-year-old presenter will be later cremated, with her ashes being scattered alongside her late mother's, who had passed away due to drug overdose when Geldof was only 11. The private funeral will be held at the Church of St Mary Magdalene and St Lawrence in Faversham, Kent, where Bob Geldof's daughter had also married her musician husband Tom Cohen, 23, only two years ago. More »Peaches Geldof's funeral to be held in same church as her mother's

  • Rihanna drops 'fraud' lawsuit against ex-accountants

    ANI - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 11:56 AM IST

    New York, April 18 (ANI): Rihanna has dropped her fraud lawsuit against her former accountants after they filed a countersuit stating that her "exorbitant" spending was the real reason she nearly went broke in 2010. The 26-year-old Barbadian recording artist had claimed that the bad advice she got from Peter Gounis, co-worker Michael Mitnick and the firm Berdon LLP to buy a 6.9 million dollar mansion even though she was bleeding cash in 2009 and had lost 9 million dollars, led to her being nearly broke, the New York Post reported. More »Rihanna drops 'fraud' lawsuit against ex-accountants

  • Karthi, Linguswamy team up for 'Yenni Yezhu Naal'

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 11:48 AM IST

    Chennai, April 18 (IANS) After the success of Tamil actioner "Paiyya", actor Karthi and filmmaker Linguswamy have teamed up for a thriller titled "Yenni Yezhu Naal", also in Tamil. More »Karthi, Linguswamy team up for 'Yenni Yezhu Naal'

  • Lady Gaga thinks Lilly Allen is lovely

    ANI - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 11:27 AM IST

    London, Apr.18 (ANI): Lady Gaga has reverted back to Lilly Allen when she praised the singer about her musical risk taking with her latest album 'ARTPOP'. More »Lady Gaga thinks Lilly Allen is lovely

  • Cameron Diaz says she's not competing with Kate Upton's bikini bod

    ANI - Fri 18 Apr, 2014 11:27 AM IST

    London, Apr.18 (ANI): Cameron Diaz who stars alongside Kate Upton in 'The Other Woman' said that she was not trying to compete with the supermodel's bikini bod. The 'Charlie's Angles' star told the Telegraph that when she did beach scenes she was barely working out and since she was 20 years older than Upton, she was not trying to be like her. The 41-year-old actress said that Upton was a beautiful woman and they are completely different. More »Cameron Diaz says she's not competing with Kate Upton's bikini bod

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