Wednesday, 24 May 2017


Thank heavens for airbrushing: Monica Bellucci

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PARIS: Monica Bellucci reopened the heated debate on the airbrushing of stars’ photographs on Wednesday by declaring, “Thank heavens for retouching.” The Italian beauty, the oldest Bond girl ever at 50 in “Spectre”, told media that she had learned to accept “seeing my face change” but she was not adverse ...

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Did Ranbir fly to London to meet a girl?


LONDON: Last week, Neetu Singh and Ranbir flew off to London for what we all assumed was a mother-son vacation. Much to everyone’s surprise, news then broke out stating that the mother-son duo had actually travelled to London to meet with a family to discuss the possible marriage of Ranbir! ...

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Justin Bieber fever grips India ahead of first concert

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MUMBAI: Justin Bieber mania swept Mumbai on Wednesday as the Canadian pop star hit town to give his first concert in India in front of 45,000 fans. “Beliebers” from across the nation have flocked to the commercial capital to see their idol perform hits like “Baby” and “Sorry” on the ...

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Baahubali 2 becomes India’s highest-grossing movie


MUMBAI: An epic battle movie from one of India’s lesser-known film industries has trumped Bollywood by becoming the country’s highest-grossing film to date, an industry analyst said on Monday. “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion”, the final instalment of a two-part fantasy adventure, has made more than 10 billion rupees ($156 million) ...

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Priyanka: I Take My Social Responsibility Seriously

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MUMBAI: Actress Priyanka Chopra, who always takes out time from her busy schedule for social causes, says she likes to take her social responsibility as a “human being” seriously. From promoting regional cinema with her production house, promoting Assam Tourism, and becoming Unicef’s Global Goodwill Ambassador to advocating for girls ...

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Shraddha Kapoor: Feel happy in simple things of real life


MUMBAI: Shraddha Kapoor, who is playing a stylish, sophisticated Delhi girl in her forthcoming Half Girlfriend, says she is very tomboyish in real life and that simple things of life makes her happy. She was present here on Monday, with co-star Arjun Kapoor, director Mohit Suri and author Chetan Bhagat, ...

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Shah Rukh Khan to star in a war film

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MUMBAI: Bollywood King Shah Rukh Khan is likely to feature  in a movie that is quite distinctive from his usual prospects of romance. According to Indian media reports, SRK will appear in a war movie which is in pre- mature stage.  Indian media reported script is being  penned down, and ...

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Emma Watson wins Best Actor at MTV Awards


PARIS: Former Harry Potter actress Emma Watson created history as she won the first MTV Award that did not separate nominees based on gender. Emma accepted the award for Best Actor for her performance as Belle in the movie Beauty And The Beast at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles ...

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Sharmeen’s documentary wins best Int’l Television Award


PARIS: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s documentary, ‘A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness’ has won the best International Television Award at prestigious 49thAnnual Robert F Kennedy Journalism Awards, as announced in New York. Indeed, Sharmeen is the first Pakistani to win this prestigious award in the International Television Category. The ...

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