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UK issues Oscar winners fast-track immigration route

AFP Photo LONDON – The UK government announces the winners of the Oscars in the category of film, theatre, science and technology, to apply for living and working in Britain. Those eligible include winners of the Turing Prize for computing, various Academy Awards, Bafta awards for best actor or actress, ...

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Pakistan may be onto its 3rd Oscar win with Kumail Nanjiani’s ‘The Big Sick’

HOLLYWOOD: Pakistan-origin American standup comedian and actor Kumail Nanjiani has bagged an Oscar nominee on Tuesday in original screenplay category for his film The Big Sick. actor Congrats to our Original Screenplay nominees! #Oscars #OscarNoms pic.twitter.com/xCKwLmNNiq — The Academy (@TheAcademy) January 23, 2018 The film is written by Nanjiani and ...

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Dinner with DiCaprio, Kate for sale

NEW YORK: Titanic co-stars Leonardo Dicaprio and Kate Winslet are offering a private dinner to one lucky bidder at a charity auction. The 42-year-old actor is holding a star-studded gala on Wednesday in St Tropez, France, to raise money for the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, and one of the top auction ...

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Angelina urges greater efforts to prosecute rape in conflict

  LONDON: Angelina Jolie has called for greater efforts to document and prosecute crimes of rape and sexual violence in war. The Oscar-winning actress teamed up with former British Foreign Secretary William Hague five years ago to launch a global initiative aimed at ending sexual violence in conflict, tackling impunity ...

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Jodie leads anti-Trump protest

LOS ANGELES: Jodie Foster and Michael J Fox have led an anti-Donald Trump protest two days before the Oscars. The United Voices rally was staged by Hollywood’s United Talent Agency instead of its usual pre-Oscars party. Foster, a double Oscar winner, said she rarely spoke out in public but that ...

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Producers Guild Awards: La La Land wins best film

LOS ANGELES: Dreamy musical “La La Land” took home best movie at the Producers Guild Awards on Saturday, putting it in the box seat for the much-anticipated Oscars next month. The movie beat industry favorites and leading Academy Awards contenders including coming-of-age tale “Moonlight”, stylish alien thriller “Arrival” and visceral ...

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Iranian Actress to Boycott Oscars Over Trump’s Immigration Stance

TEHRAN: Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti, the star of best foreign language film nominee “The Salesman,” has announced that she will be boycotting the Oscars over President Trump’s expected restrictions on immigration to the United States. “Trump’s visa ban for Iranians is racist,” Alidoosti tweeted earlier today. “Whether this will include ...

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A.R.Rahman supports Jallikattu protesters in Tamil Nadu

MUMBAI: Oscar winning music director A.R.Rahman has supported the move of people protesting against the ban on Jallikattu. He has today announced on the micro bloggig site Twitter that he will observe a day-long fast along with the members of the Nadigar Sangam, to mark his protest. “I’m fasting tomorrow ...

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George Clooney backs Meryl Streep, Sonam Kapoor calls Trump a ‘joker’

MUMBAI: Actor-filmmaker George Clooney has extended support Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep after to President-elect Donald Trumps commented on her speech at the Golden Globes. “Aren’t you supposed to be running the country?” he asked Trump. Streep, honoured at the 74th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night, slammed Trump in her ...

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