Friday, 30 Sep, 2022

Entertainment

Arrest Warrant Issued Against Ekta Kapoor 

Film and television producer Ekta Kapoor and her mother Shobha Kapoor were on Wednesday issued arrest warrants by a local court in Bihar’s Begusarai for allegedly insulting Indian Army soldiers and hurting the sentiments of their family members in their web series ‘XXX’

Jacqueline Fernandez, Flanked By Lawyers, Exits after Court Relief

Actor Jacqueline Fernandez was today granted interim bail on bond of ₹ 50,000 in Delhi's Patiala House Court. She had appeared at the court as an accused in connection with a ₹ 200 crore extortion case linked to alleged conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar.  Her lawyers had moved

Oscar-winning actress Louise Fletcher dies

Louise Fletcher, a late-blooming star whose riveting performance as the cruel and calculating Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest set a new standard for screen villains and won her an Academy Award, has died aged 88. Fletcher died in her sleep surrounded by family at

Angelina Jolie vows to rally world support for Pakistan flood aid

Hollywood actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie, on a visit to Pakistan to meet people displaced by cataclysmic floods and raise international awareness, said on Wednesday she had “never seen anything like this before,” warning the world to act on climate change before it

Indian comedian Raju Srivastava dies 

Indian comedian Raju Srivastava died today in Delhi, over a month after he suffered a cardiac arrest while working out in the gym. He was 58. Raju Srivastava was declared dead at 10.20 am, said news agency PTI citing hospital sources. "I got a call from the family about half an

Brahmastra beats Kashmir Files to become no 1 Hindi film

Brahmastra Part One- Shiva is officially back on track. After four successive days, where the film’s domestic box office collections showed big drops, the film has picked up again in its second weekend. On its second Saturday – September 17 – the film showed a huge 50

Brad Pitt makes his debut as a sculptor in Finland

Brad Pitt has made his debut as a sculptor, in a group show at the Sara Hildén Art Museum in Tampere, Finland. The A-List actor's artworks appear alongside those by the musician Nick Cave and the artist Thomas Houseago for the exhibition "We," on view until January

Justin Bieber cancels India tour due to health reasons

Pop star Justin Bieber has cancelled the India leg of his 'Justice World Tour' owing to health concerns, promoters BookMyShow said Thursday. The development comes three months after Bieber announced that he was diagnosed with the Ramsay-Hunt Syndrome, which had caused him partial

Squid Game's Lee Jung-jae makes history at the Emmys 

Squid Game's Lee Jung-jae has become the first Asian star to win the Emmy award for best male actor in a drama. The South Korean won for playing the main role of the increasingly desperate Seong Gi-hun in the hit Netflix show. The show's creator, Hwang Dong-hyuk, won the

Altamis Nabil won Asian Youth Leadership Award in Kolkata

Author, social activist, and tech evangelist Md. Altamis Nabil is awarded the Asian Youth Leadership Award at the 2022 Asian International Youth Summit held at the Seva Kendra Calcutta in West Bengal of India.  At the summit held on September 3-4, young leaders from Asian

People pay last respect to Gazi Mazharul at Shaheed Minar

People from all walks of life today paid glowing tributes to legendary lyricist, film director, producer and screenwriter Gazi Mazharul Anwar at the Central Shaheed Minar in the capital. Gazi Mazharul's body was kept at the Central Shaheed Minar from 11am to 12pm to allow the

Diana’s car auctioned as 25th anniversary of her death nears

A car driven by Princess Diana in the 1980s sold for 650,000 pounds ($764,000) at auction Saturday, just days before the 25th anniversary of her death. Silverstone Auctions said there was “fierce bidding” for the black Ford Escort RS Turbo before the sale closed. The U.K.

Turkish singer Gulsen arrested over religious schools comment

The Turkish pop star Gulsen was arrested on Thursday after an Istanbul prosecutor opened an investigation into charges of “inciting people to hatred and hostility” after a remark she made on stage about religious schools, local media have reported. Singer Gulsen Bayraktar

Amitabh Bachchan tests Covid positive for the second time

Actor Amitabh Bachchan has tested positive for Covid-19, he announced via social media on Tuesday night. This is the second time the veteran actor has contracted the virus. Amitabh had to be hospitalised in 2020 after he was Covid positive along with son Abhishek and daughter-in-law

Actor Razzak’s 5th death anniversary today

The 5th death anniversary of the great hero Nayal Raj Razzak who died at age 75 in 2017, leaving his fans and family, is being observed today. To honor this legend of Bangladesh, several cultural organizations have arranged programs including milad mahfil, food distribution among

Egypt-based Aswan film festival calls for submissions

The Aswan International Women Film Festival is welcoming submissions for its seventh edition, which will take place in March 2023. The deadline to enter submissions is Nov. 30. Each entry must be either written or directed by a woman. Although the stories can be based on any theme,

Sakib expresses love to Boby on Facebook

Actress Eamin Haque Bobby has accepted that she is in love with businessman Sakib Sonet today (August 19) to the media. There was gossip floating in the air for a long time that both are engaged, but none accepted to the media. However, on Thursday it was Bobby’s birthday when

Iranian director to sue Ananta Jalil for breaching contract

Iranian film director Morteza Atashzamzam will register a case against Ananta Jalil for allegedly violating the deal for "Din: The Day". The director announced the news by a post on his Instagram handle. "Ananta Jalil has breached the contract by distorting my

Omar Sani invites fans for 5 times prayer

Actor Omar Sani said "Those who follow me please try to pray five times," he made this call in a Facebook post on Thursday (August 18) morning. The actor said, "I am also trying hard to pray five times, insha'Allah. None of us will stay on earth forever, so it's

Oscars apologises to actress after 50 years

The Oscars has apologised to Sacheen Littlefeather, a Native American woman booed off stage nearly 50 years ago. The activist and actress appeared on live TV in 1973 to refuse an Oscar that Marlon Brando won for The Godfather. Brando rejected the best actor award because of