Thursday, 27 July 2017

Entertainment

Celebrities launch T-shirt campaign for imprisoned artists

NEW YORK: Major names in entertainment including Peter Gabriel and Johnny Depp launched a campaign to free jailed artists by appearing on T-shirts with the prisoners’ names. In an initiative of advocacy group The Voice Project, arrest-style mugshots of the celebrities emblazon the T-shirts. Instead of their own names, each ...

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Taylor Swift becomes highest earner under 30

LOS ANGELES: Taylor Swift has been named the highest paid celebrity under 30 having taken home a staggering $170 million last year. The ‘Bad Blood’ hitmaker topped financial bible Forbes’ annual list with earnings of a staggering $170 million, $60 million more than the second-placed members of One Direction. In ...

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Michael prays for inspiration

LOS ANGELES: Michael Fassbender draws on his late relatives for inspiration when he needs to shoot an emotional scene. The 39-year-old actor is very close to his family so if he has to channel sadness in his work, he just thinks about those who has passed away as he always ...

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Kareena reveals who the better actor is

MUMBAI: Unlike other Bollywood stars, Kareena Kapoor is not someone who is afraid to speak up and avoids taking refuge in diplomatic answers. Kareena recently featured in Neha Dhupia’s chat show and talked about a range of topics. The mother-to-be was asked a couple of questions, including her choice of best ...

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Dear Zindagi: Censor board has been very generous, very sweet

MUMBAI: Actor Alia Bhatt is happy with the U/A certificate given to her upcoming film, Dear Zindagi and says the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has been kind with their views for the movie. The Gauri Shinde-directed drama also features superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Pakistani actor Ali Zafar, Kunal ...

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I love Deadpool. I wanted to make it a cultural phenomenon: Ryan

Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds recently opened up in an interview about his love for the movie. The 40-year-old actor was asked about his favourite Ryan Reynolds movies to which he replied, ‘Buried, Adventureland. The Voices, Mississippi Grind.’ “I love Deadpool with my last beating heart. I like Van Wilder. If ...

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Kensington Palace announces details of Princess Diana fashion exhibition

LONDON: Kensington Palace has released details of an upcoming exhibition that will focus on the style of Princess Diana. Diana: My Fashion Story will open in February, marking 20 years since the princess’ tragic death. “The exhibition will bring together an extraordinary collection of garments, ranging from the glamorous evening ...

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First-ever Pakistan Film Festival to take place in New York

NEW YORK: A film festival, the first-ever in the United States showcasing top-rated Pakistani movies, will be held in New York from December 3-4, organized by the Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations, it was announced Tuesday. The venue for the Pakistan Film Festival will be the prestigious ...

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Rihanna teams with Manolo for second time

LOS ANGELES: Rihanna’s second collection with Manolo Blahnik was inspired by Timberland boots. The pop superstar first joined forces with celebrity favourite Blahnik in March, creating a six-piece shoe collection she called Denim Desserts. For her second shoe design effort Rihanna has decided on the name Savage, and sought inspiration ...

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