‘The Hustle’: A gender-swapped rehash

‘The Hustle’: A gender-swapped rehash

IANS Film: “The Hustle”; Director: Chris Addison; Cast: Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson, Alex Sharp, Ingrid Oliver and Nicholas Woodeson; Rating: ** “The Hustle” is a gender-swapped rehash of “buddy films” featuring tricksters who are out to outwit each other and con people of their money. The films that immediately come to your mind are the […]

‘Physical expression now encouraged among Indian youth’

New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Croatia-born Bharatanatyam danseuse Nikolina Nikoleski, who was encouraged to pursue dance forms and sports from childhood, finds to her delight that more and more Indian youngsters are taking to physical expression. “India has recently changed and is still going through changes in last 6-8 years where more youngsters are also […]

Tag of unconventional heroine is no more: Divya Dutta

Tag of unconventional heroine is no more: Divya Dutta

Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) National Award-winning actress Divya Dutta, who has been appreciated for “Music Teacher”, says she is choosing scripts wisely as the tags of “unconventional heroine” and “character actor” have finally gone from the psyche of the film fraternity. Divya told IANS in an interview here: “Thankfully, I have managed to come out […]

Kareena Kapoor Khan makes pledge for Mother’s Day

Kareena Kapoor Khan makes pledge for Mother’s Day

Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Ahead of Mother’s Day on May 12, actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, a mother to a boy, pledged to save the life of every newborn by creating awareness on child healthcare and immunisation here on Friday. The actress was present at the third edition of Radio4Child Award 2019, an initiative by Unicef. Kareena, […]

New Zealand PM Ardern engaged to partner after Easter proposal

New Zealand PM Ardern engaged to partner after Easter proposal

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern walks back to her baby Neve and partner Clarke Gayford, after speaking at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit during the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York City, New York, U.S., September 24, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/Files WELLINGTON, May 3 (Reuters) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is […]

Social media is modern generation atomic bomb: Big B

Social media is modern generation atomic bomb: Big B

Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says the social media is the modern generation atomic bomb as users can easily voice their opinions and have the capability to give a perspective to any move be it political or otherwise. Amitabh, who has a following of over 36.9 million followers on Twitter, 12.6 million on Instagram […]

Twinkle reveals only ‘party’ she’d want to be part of

Twinkle reveals only ‘party’ she’d want to be part of

Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Actor-turned-author Twinkle Khanna on Friday quipped that there’s only one “party” she would like to be part of amidst the ongoing 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Twinkle’s husband and actor Akshay Kumar recently interviewed Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the interview, Modi took a dig at Twinkle saying he keeps a close tab […]

We are still looking for equality, safety: Brie Larson

We are still looking for equality, safety: Brie Larson

Seoul, April 26 (IANS) Oscar winning-actress Brie Larson fronted Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first female-led film “Captain Marvel” that crossed the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office earlier this month. She says people, irrespective of the industry that they are part of, are still looking for equality and safety. Talking about the evils in Hollywood […]

87% Indians say no to workplace harassment: LinkedIn

87% Indians say no to workplace harassment: LinkedIn

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A whopping 87 per cent of professionals in India say that harassment prevention at the workplace is a very important trend for the future of hiring and HR compared to 71 per cent globally, a new LinkedIn report said on Thursday. In India, 50 per cent of hiring professionals said that […]

Facebook joins GAME to train entrepreneurs in India

Facebook joins GAME to train entrepreneurs in India

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Facebook and the Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship (GAME) — a consortium of public and private organisations — on Tuesday announced a partnership to train entrepreneurs and create jobs across India. Phase one of this partnership, to be rolled out this year, will cover 10 states including Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, […]

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