Tuesday, 18 January 2022

Entertainment

Amber Heard says Johnny Depp ‘threatened to kill’ her many times

HOLLYWOOD: Amber Heard said her ex-husband, Hollywood star Johnny Depp, threatened to kill her on numerous occasions, according to a witness statement given at a UK libel trial. Depp is suing News Group Newspapers, publishers of The Sun newspaper, over a 2018 article which referred to him as a “wife beater” and questioned whether J K Rowling should have ...

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Pakistani short film ‘1978’ heads to Locarno Film Festival

LONDON: Short Pakisatni film “1978”, created by writer and director Hamza Bangash, has made it to global cinema and will have its world premiere at Locarno Film Festival 2020 in Switzerland in August. Announcing the news on his official Instagram account, director Hamza Bangash said, “I am thrilled to finally ...

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What we know about Shakuntala Devi

BOLLYWOOD: It seems like Amazon Prime has started to house some intricate Bollywood flicks with the advent of movies like Gulabo Sitabo. Hence, when the release of a biopic about Shakuntala Devi was announced, my hopes were up. It is about time that we pay homage to South Asian women ...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, daughter moved to COVID-19 ward

MUMBAI: Bollywood star and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been moved to a Mumbai hospital along with her eight-year-old daughter, nearly a week after they were revealed to have the coronavirus, media reports said. Her actor husband Abhishek Bachchan and superstar father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan are already in the ...

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Prabhas and Deepika Padukone to star in Nag Ashwin’s film

BOLLYWOOD: Prabhas and Deepika Padukone are teaming up for a multilingual film. Directed by Nag Ashwin, known for the National Award-winning biopic Mahanati, the science-fiction drama is being bankrolled by Vyjayanthi Movies. The production house took to Twitter and wrote, “As promised, here it is – our next big announcement! WELCOMING THE ...

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Jacqueline Fernandez: Cinema is most beautiful fraud

BOLLYWOOD actress Jacqueline Fernandez feels cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world. “Cinema.. the most beautiful fraud in the world… inside looking out,” Jacqueline posted on Instagram along with pictures of herself. In the images posted on her Instagram, the actress is seen wearing a shimmery top, has ...

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Junaid Shah, Ranbir Kapoor’s Lookalike, Passed away

SRINAGAR: Kashmiri model Junaid Shah, who shot to fame for his uncanny resemblance to Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor, passed away due to a cardiac arrest. The Valley-based boy turned a social media star in 2014 as he resembled Ranbir – which later helped him bag modelling assignments in Mumbai. The ...

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Meera warns to take legal action against Rajinikanth, Thalapathy

BOLLYWOOD: Indian actress Meera Mitun has threatened to take legal action against superstars Rajinikanth and Thalapathy Vijay for trying to defame her. In a series of social media posts, Meera Mitun stated, “Rajinikanth and Vijay are doing the best to defame me. I won‘t hesitate to take it legally on ...

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Ludo to release on Netflix

BOLLYWOOD: Streaming platform Netflix unveiled a lineup of 17 original stories, including Bollywood titles Ludo, Torbaaz, and Mira Nair’s ambitious series adaptation of A Suitable Boy. Ludo, directed by Anurag Basu, is a multi-starrer comedy drama featuring Abhishek Bachchan, Rajkummar Rao, Aditya Roy Kapur, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Pankaj Tripathi and ...

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Johnny Depp’s bodyguard says Amber Heard abused the Hollywood star

LONDON: Johnny Depp’s security chief alleged that Amber Heard physically abused Depp during the couple’s tempestuous marriage, giving testimony to support Depp’s libel suit against a British tabloid that accused him of assaulting his former spouse. Depp is suing News Group Newspapers, publisher of The Sun, and the paper’s executive ...

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