Friday, 20 May, 2022


Foxx in talks for Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic

DHAKA: Oscar winner Jamie Foxx has been tipped to tackle the life of civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr. in a new Oliver Stone biopic.The Ray star is reportedly in talks to take the lead in the DreamWorks/Warner Brothers production, which will document King, Jr.’s life from his

Miss Universe faces police case over Taj Mahal photoshoot

DHAKA: Indian police said on Thursday they had filed a case against Miss Universe for conducting an unauthorised footwear fashion shoot at the Taj Mahal which was slammed as an ‘insult’ by the monument’s caretaker.Twenty-one-year-old American Olivia Culpo, wearing a long

‘Titanic in 3D’ hits Star Cineplex

DHAKA: Dhaka’s Star Cineplex premiered James Cameron’s spectacular epic movie ‘Titanic’ in 3D at Basundhara City Shopping Mall on Panthapath.This 3-hour and 14 minute movie, a 3D conversion of ‘Titanic’ was released Tuesday evening.Worldwide released on April 4 in 2012, this

Telefilm ‘Tobuo-Bhalobasi’ for Eid

DHAKA: Telefilm ‘Tobuo-Bhalobasi’ will be aired on the occasion of upcoming Eid-ul-Azha on Ekushey Televison.The telefilm, performed by Amin Khan and Kusum Sikder, is scripted by Rudra Mahfuz and directed by Sakhawat Hossian Manik.‘It is a nice romantic telefilm. Its story is very

Scarlett named ‘sexiest’ again

DHAKA: Seven years after being named Esquire magazine’s sexiest woman alive, Scarlett Johansson has earned the title for a second time.Johansson, who also won in 2006, is the first woman to get the honour twice. Last year’s winner was Mila Kunis.Johansson jokingly tells the magazine

‘Gravity’ soars to top of US box office

DHAKA: The Sandra Bullock-George Clooney space drama ‘Gravity’ flew to the top of the box office in its debut weekend.The Warner Bros. adventure opened with US$55.55 million in North American ticket sales, according to studio estimates on Sunday.Alfonso Cuaron directs the film, which

‘Titanic in 3D’ at Star Cineplex

DHAKA: Dhaka’s Star Cineplex will screen James Cameron’s spectacular epic movie ‘Titanic’ in 3D at Basundhara City Shopping Mall on Panthapath.This 3-hour and 14 minute movie, a 3D conversion of ‘Titanic’ will be released at 5:00pm on October 8.Worldwide released on April 4 in

Halle Berry to perform in Spielberg’s ‘Extant’

DHAKA: Halle Berry joins the list of Hollywood A-listers who are returning to the small screen for a recurring role, as she is set to star in CBS drama ‘Extant’.This will be the first time the 47 year-old has returned for a television role since 1991 from her run in the American soap

‘I was raped on first visit to New York’

DHAKA: Pop icon Madonna has revealed that she was raped at knifepoint when the music sensation first arrived in New York to pursue her career.The 55-year-old singer made the revelation in November issue of Harper’s Bazaar magazine, reported, says Hindustan Times.The Queen of

Shah Rukh voted as the best celebrity in rugged look

DHAKA: Shah Rukh Khan has topped a list of male celebrities who look best in a rugged look.According to a recent survey conducted by matrimony service, Shah Rukh has received the maximum number of votes and has been named as the best male celebrity in a rugged look.In the

‘Krrish 3’ release date advanced

DHAKA: Filmmaker Rakesh Roshan Thursday confirmed that his much-awaited movie ‘Krrish 3’ will now release November 1 instead of November 4.‘It was a decision taken by the distributors and exhibitors that the film should come on Nov 1. I agreed with them, so now the movie will

Jackson family lose negligence case

DHAKA: The family of Michael Jackson has lost a negligence case against concert promoters AEG Live over the death of the 50-year-old pop star.A jury concluded the doctor looking after Jackson ahead of his concert tour was not unfit for his job, and so AEG had not been negligent in hiring

Breaking Bad enjoys record ratings

DHAKA: The final episode of Breaking Bad saw the drama draw its biggest audience to date, with 10.3 million viewers tuning in to US cable channel AMC.According to Nielsen figures, the 75-minute finale set a series record in viewership, breaking a record set one week earlier by the

‘No bikini’

DHAKA: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who was seen coming out of the water wearing a saree in ‘R…Rajkumar’, says she will not wear a bikini.Asked while other actresses are seen donning a bikini while on beach, she said, ‘No bikini…jitna hai usi se kaam chalao…be happy with what you

Perry releases new track

DHAKA: Pop star Katy Perry has released the latest song ‘Walking on air’ from her upcoming third album ‘Prism’.The 28-year-old’s third studio album will be out October 22, reports, says‘Walking on air’ is yet another stylistic change

Sanjay released for 2 weeks

DHAKA: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was temporarily released Tuesday from an Indian prison where he is serving time for illegal possession of weapons linked to the 1993 terror attack in the financial capital of Mumbai.The 54-year-old actor said he would spend his two weeks of leave,

Sharon demanded divorce from husband

DHAKA: Singer Sharon Osbourne wanted to end marriage with husband Ozzy Osbourne after he revealed that he was back on drugs.The couple’s 31-year-old marriage hit a rough patch earlier this year after the news of Ozzy’s drug use was revealed.However, they got back together

Pamela to participate in NYC marathon

DHAKA: Former ‘Baywatch’ actress Pamela Anderson will compete at the New York City Marathon to raise funds for charity.The 46-year-old has decided to run the 26-mile road race November 3 to support her actor friend Sean Penn, reports, says Business Standard.She hopes

Paris fashion is sometimes cruel, always fun

DHAKA: The fashion world can be a cruel place. No one knows this better than veteran Jean Paul Gaultier who decided to turn his spring-summer 2014 collection on its head and do the criticising for himself.With a tongue in his cheek, the irreverent designer turned his catwalk collection,

Miss Philippines crowned Miss World

DHAKA: Miss Philippines Megan Young was crowned the 63rd Miss World pageant at a ceremony in Indonesia’s resort island of Bali on Saturday.Wearing a pink gown, Young waved to the audience after winning the title, reports title of the first runner-up was handed