Mhathung Odyuo: A one-man band from Nagaland

Mhathung Odyuo: A one-man band from Nagaland

He plays the violin, flute, cello, saxophone, clarinet and recorder, apart from writing music and singing   On a balmy Saturday evening, at a concert held in a Kerala town recently, a recorder trio performed the hymn, ‘Fairest Lord Jesus’. After the song, one of the musicians came right back on stage to play the […]

Neha Dhupia clarifies anti-govt tweet

Neha Dhupia clarifies anti-govt tweet

Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia, who came under fire for criticising the government in her tweets, today said she had no intention to “demean or personally attack anyone”. Dhupia, 34, had taken to Twitter to express her annoyance about the government’s inability to handle traffic situations during monsoons in Mumbai and also criticised its ‘Selfie With […]

Hrithik stumped by Freida’s ‘amazing’ dancing skills

Hrithik stumped by Freida’s ‘amazing’ dancing  skills

Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan, whose own dance skills are impressive to say the least, has praised Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto for her amazing talent in Desert Dancer. “Has anyone out there seen ‘Desert Dancer’? Pure passion ignited. Most incredible film I have seen. Such amazing actors. Bravo to d entire team.” “N how amazing […]

Hollywood stars who have a Northeast connection

Julie Christie Julie Christie is famous for her role as Diana Scott in the film Darling, as Lara in Doctor Zhivago, and as Fiona Anderson in Away From Her. But little do we know that the Academy Award winning actress was born on 14 April 1940 at Singlijan Tea Estate, Chabua, Dibrugarh, Assam, British India. […]

Naga Girl in India’s Next Top Model

Naga Girl in India’s Next Top Model

The first episode of India’s Next Top Model, India’s version of the popular model hunt America’s Next Top Model aired on Sunday on MTV. North East India may have already found someone to root for as one of the 13 contestants Gloria Tep, has her roots in Nagaland.   The 23 year old is studying […]

BBC hosts first Bollywood Proms show

BBC hosts first Bollywood Proms show

The BBC hosted its first Bollywood show as part of the annual BBC Proms classical music festival. The event at the iconic Royal Albert Hall in central London marked the 50th anniversary of Asian programming on BBC Asian Network and was aimed at attracting a new set of audiences to the event. “Besides British Asian […]

Pharrell Williams reinvents line for shoe brand

Pharrell Williams reinvents line for shoe brand

Singer Pharrell Williams has teamed up with shoe brand Adidas to relaunch the Superchell Superstar Sneaker. The 42-year-old “Happy” hitmaker and fashion icon has been busy working with a group of artists to relaunch the shoe using different “creative modes” including “graffiti” and “candid moments captured on film” used as prints on the rubber toe […]

Reese to receive American Cinematheque award

Reese to receive American Cinematheque award

Actress Reese Witherspoon is set to receive an honour from the American Cinematheque. The 39-year-old “Wild” star will receive the annual award on October 30, reported Entertainment Weekly. “Reese Witherspoon’s career is a perfect example of an actress flourishing in today’s world… She has continued to impress with her varied choices, ranging from smaller roles […]

Is Tom Cruise heading down the aisle for a fourth time?

Is Tom Cruise heading down the aisle for a fourth time?

When Hollywood actor Tom Cruise married Katie Holmes many saw an emerging pattern of the Mission Impossible superstar getting hitched with younger and younger women every time he walked down the aisle. And, as the rumours of marriage number 4 continue to swirl, that trend does not look like it’s going to change anytime soon […]

Marvel announces teenage Spider-Man comic book series

Marvel will coming up with a new comic book series, featuring teenage Peter Parker in his high-school days. The new series titled, “Spidey”, is set in present, keeping in mind the new movie version to focus on that era, according to The Hollywood Reporter. To be written by “Supernatural” writer Robbie Thompson, with art by […]