Entertainment

  • Sussanne Khan visits salon after four months
    Actor Hrithik Roshan's former wife Sussanne Khan managed to drop by at her salon after almost four months of lockdown, and she is naturally elated. Taking to Instagram Stories, Sussanne posted a picture that shows her posing in a face shield, along with the salon staff. "Hair cut and treatment spa day after 4 months!!" wrote Sussanna, and also thanked the salon staff in her caption. Sussanne is currently living with Hrithik at the latter's house. The two deci
  • Shahid to Mira: Thank you for helping me be a better me
    Actor Shahid Kapoor has left message for his "love" Mira Rajput on completing five years of marriage. Shahid took to Instagram, where he shared a selfie along with Mira. "5 years. Gone by in a flash. Found beauty in the smaller things. Found happiness within not without. Found meaning to together we can. Found myself a little more walking by your side my love. Thank you for being you. And thank you for helping me be a better me. Happy anniversary my love," he
  • Jude Law to play Captain Hook in 'Peter Pan'
    Actor Jude Law is in talks to play the classic villain Captain Hook in the upcoming live action film, "Peter Pan & Wendy". "Pete's Dragon" director David Lowery is on board to direct the project. Lowery co-wrote the script with Toby Halbrooks, reports variety.com. Disney's 1953 animated classic is considered to be the most successful adaptation of the JM Barrie novel. It is about Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn't age and the children whom he whis
  • Russell Crowe: Have been self-isolating for past 30 years
    Actor Russell Crowe says he is pretty good at self-isolating as he has been practicing it for the past 30 years. "It turns out I've been self-isolating on and off for the past 30 years, and I'm pretty good at it," hollywoodreporter.com quoted Crowe as saying. "I've actually found it to be very productive; it's given me reflective time, but also creative time, time to write songs and write scripts and work on productions in the future. I was starting
  • Anushka Sharma: Pandemic taught me we are all co-dependent
    New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Actress-producer Anushka Sharma says the Covid-19 pandemic has taught her that all are co-dependent on one another even if it is clearly not seen.   "I think what this pandemic has taught me is that we are all co-dependent on one another even if we don't see it very clearly. The connection that all of us have -- right from a farmer to a person working at the topmost level in a corporate (organisation) -- everyone is connected in some way, an
  • Nagaland: SCA dedicates song to frontline workers
    The much awaited song ‘Say goodbye to corona (Covid-19)’ by Sargam Cultural Association (SCA), Dimapur, dedicated to frontline workers amidst the Coronavirus was released through Youtube in Dimapur on July 7.  The song composed by Kamal Kumar Acharjee is about the value of patience, discipline and perseverance in daily life, as experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. Host of artistes participated in the making of this song, where Nokrang Longkumer arran
  • Elton John recalls time he thought he saw god
    Legendary singer Elton John recalled the time he smoked marijuana while listening to music and thought he saw god. John opened up about the incident during his "Rocket Hour" series, reports aceshowbiz.com. "I love that because it was the first record I ever heard that really sounded German as far as pop music went. I remember smoking a joint and listening to it on really loud speakers and I thought I saw God during that album," he said,referring to German elec
  • John Boyega, Felicity Jones unite for 'Borderland'
    "Star Wars" actor John Boyega is all set to star alongside Jack Reynor, Jodie Turner-Smith and Felicity Jones in upcoming thriller "Borderland". Thomas and Charles Guard, dubbed as the Guard Brothers, are on board to direct the film, reports hollywoodreporter.com. The film follows Irish paramilitary soldier Michael (Reynor), who after a border ambush, witnesses the shooting of his pregnant wife at the hands of an SAS sergeant Tempest (Boyega). The story then n
  • Brad Pitt boards 'Bullet Train'
    Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt will be leading David Leitchs upcoming assassin action thriller "Bullet Train". Based on the popular Japanese book "Maria Beetle" by Kotaro Isaka, "Bullet Train" is about a group of hitmen and assassins with conflicting motives on a train in Tokyo, reports hollywoodreporter.com. The project is being tonally described as "Speed", the Keanu Reeves-starrer set on a bus, meets "Non-Stop", the Liam Neeson
  • Over 150 international films at Mumbai Queer Film festival
    The 11th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is going virtual this year due to the COVID-19 lockdown. The festival is coming up with a full-slate of 157 films from 42 countries. Tipped as South Asia's biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival, it is the first Indian film festival to come up with a slate of new programs for this year. The slate of films include 30 films from India, as well as films from countries like Belarus, Iran, Iceland, Lebanon, Macedonia, Ma
  • Paul Weller does not want to go back to normal life
    Veteran singer Paul Weller is loving his lockdown life. In an interview with The Times magazine, Weller spoke about his life amid the Covid pandemic, and why he does not want life to go back to "normal", reports femalefirst.co.uk. "Hasn't that been nice? Haven't you noticed all the things you don't really need and don't really miss? I love clothes, which is no surprise to anyone, and I thought I'd be tearing me hair out with not being allowed to
  • 'On Becoming A God In Central Florida': Super show (IANS Review; Rating: * * * and 1/2 )
    "On Becoming A God In Central Florida" (series streaming on SonyLIV) Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Ted Levine, Theodore Pellerin, Mel Rodriguez Created by: Robert Funke and Matt Lutsky Rating: * * * and 1/2 (three and a half stars)   Few works of fiction have had such resonating impact as Arthur Miller's 1949 play "Death Of A Salesman" when it comes to shredding the American Dream, though Hollywood does impress once in a while dealing with the subje
  • Orlando Bloom-starrer 'Retaliation' likely for theatrical release in India
    Mumbai, July 6 (IANS): The Orlando Bloom-starrer "Retaliation" is likely to have a theatrical release in India rather than go for a direct-to-OTT launch, the makers have confirmed. The film is set to open in United States on July 24.   Sheetal Vinod Talwar, one of the producers of the Hollywood thriller, said: "We are waiting to see when theatres open here in India and a decision about the release would be taken post that. In an ideal scenario, we would like a
  • Akshay Kumar to start shooting for 'Bellbottom' in August
    Mumbai, July 6 (IANS): Superstar Akshay Kumar on Monday shared the unit of his upcoming starrer "Bellbottom" would start shooting for the film next month.   After Sanjay Gupta's "Mumbai Saga", Akshay's "Bellbottom" is one of the first films to announce resumption of production post Covid lockdown.   "Looking forward to doing what we do best! Time we get back to work! #Bellbottom to go on floors next month," Aksh
  • Rihanna puts music on backburner for beauty line
    Los Angeles, July 6 (IANS): Pop star Rihanna has pushed plans to release new music to concentrate on her skincare range.   The singer, 32, has trademarked her new line as Buff Ryder, and sources suggest that she wants to become a beauty billionaire after Covid-19 destroyed the music industry, reports thesun.co.uk.   "Rihanna's ninth album is on hold indefinitely. She wants to make her millions with beauty and is planning a new skincare line to go alongsid
  • Broadway actor Nick Cordero dies of COVID-19 complications at 41
    July 6 (PTI): Broadway actor Nick Cordero, who was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in "Bullets Over Broadway", has died after a battle with the coronavirus, his wife, fitness instructor Amanda Kloots said. He was 41. The actor, who spent weeks in the intensive care unit at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for the treatment of what initially was considered to be pneumonia, had a number of COVID-19 complications, which included him being put on ventilator, having
  • Rapper Kanye West announces U.S. presidential bid on Twitter
    WASHINGTON, July 5 (Reuters) - American rapper Kanye West, a vocal supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump, announced on Saturday that he would run for president in 2020 in an apparent challenge to Trump and his presumptive Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden.   "We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States," West wrote in a Twitter post, addin
  • ‘Psycho K4’ releases second music video
    Hiboka K Chishi known by the stage name ‘Psycho K4’ has released his second music video titled ‘Hybrid. His first single music video ‘Legacy’ won the Best Music Video Awards, Nagaland in 2019.  ‘Hybrid’ talks about how an artist strive for the best but is still criticized and people bring them down instead of showing love and support. It also talks about his dreams.  The song composition is in three different languages- Engl
  • Janelle Monae slams misogyny in the music industry
    Actress-musician Janelle Monae has called out the prevalent misogyny in the music industry, saying she wants to "hear women rapping". The singer took to Twitter to rant against misogyny. "I really only ever wanna hear women rapping . The amount of misogyny from most of men in rap and music is infuriating . We need to abolish that shit too," Monae wrote . "Women (black women in particular) have been betrayed by the majority of men for far too long . The
  • Singer Prince Royce recovering from COVID-19
    Singer Prince Royce is recovering from the deadly COVID-19, and has urged people to take safety precautions. Royce, 31, opened up about his diagnosis in a video on Friday, revealing that he tested positive for COVID-19 almost two weeks ago even though he was taking precautions against the disease, reports people.com. "This is something I never thought would happen to me, but it did," he said, adding: "It's something that, I'm in shock. I didn't think it