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  • Zachary Quinto happy to 'jump back' to 'Star Trek'
    Los Angeles, April 11 (IANS): Actor Zachary Quinto says that he as well as the rest of the cast of Star Trek trilogy are prepared to return for the fourth time to the franchise. According to femalefirst.co.uk, he said: "Honestly, I have no real idea what's going on with 'Star Trek'. (But) we all love each other and we all love that experience and I'm sure if it comes back around and we're all available, I'm sure we'd be happy to jump back on board. N
  • Mahika Sharma: People should only adopt pet if they are ready to be responsible
    Mumbai, April 11 (IANS): Television actor Mahika Sharma has urged people not to adopt pets just to follow a trend. On the occasion of National Pet Day, the actress said that 'you need to be responsible for your pet'. "Pets in the country are now a mode of showing off fashion trends and a sign indicating that someone enjoys a high profile status. But I feel this is a negative gesture and cruelty towards innocent animals and birds. People should only adopt a pet once they
  • BAFTA 2021: Ma Rainey's 'Black Bottom' the big winner on opening night
    London, April 11 (IANS): The British Academy For Films and Television arts (BAFTA) awards saw an interesting line up of awards and honour being given out on the opening night gala. Eight craft awards were handed out virtually. The highlight of the ceremony was actor, director, writer Noel Clarke, best known for "Kidulthood" Film triology, being honoured with outstanding British contribution to cinema. Ma Rainey's "Black Bottom" won two awards in the catego
  • Cameron Diaz opens up on friendship with Drew Barrymore
    Mumbai, April 11 (IANS): Cameron Diaz said one of her greatest moments in life is the friendship she shares with Drew Barrymore. Talking about the "Charlie's Angels" reunion, Barrymore, on her show "The Drew Barrymore Show" said: "As long as the fans love it, I want more from us we can do anything and everything together." To this, Diaz replied: "I always say 'never say never' and I feel that in some way there is never a time when we
  • Did Mika Singh propose to Bhoomi Trivedi on TV?
    Mumbai, April 10 (IANS): Singer Mika Singh has 'proposed' to singer Bhoomi Trivedi, that too on national television! In an upcoming episode of the music reality show "Indian Pro Music League" (IPML), the Punjab Lions trio of Mika Singh, Asees Kaur and Rupali Jagga perform Sajid-Wajid's popular title song of the film "Mujhse Shaadi Karogi". During the act, Mika left everyone surprised by walking over to Bhoomi and leading her to the stage even as he co
  • Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo, Jamie Dornan on parenting during quarantine
    Mumbai, April 10 (IANS): American actors Jamie Dornan, Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo have opened about parenting during lockdown on "The Drew Barrymore Show". Hollywood actress and host Drew Barrymore kickstarted the discussion, asking: "By the way, how are each and all of your children? Kristen, you have your two beautiful babies, how has it been, babies in quarantine, which is semi good timing but also very difficult." Kristen replied: "Yeah, it's a
  • Felicity Jones says it's 'scary' to have a baby in pandemic
    Los Angeles, April 10 (IANS): Actress Felicity Jones said that it was an intense experience giving birth to a baby during the pandemic. "I made banana bread three times and burnt it each time. I had a baby in the first one. It seems ages ago now in the really scary lockdown when we were all advised to wash our groceries and we didn't know what was going to happen. It was pretty intense, but having kids is intense anyway. The pandemic just added a little extra," she sai
  • Sunidhi Chauhan, Shalmali release new single 'Here is beautiful'
    Mumbai, April 9 (IANS): Singers Sunidhi Chauhan and Shalmali released their latest track "Here is beautiful" on Friday. The track is part of Shalmali's debut album titled "2X". The track emerged as a result of her conversation with Sunidhi, when the two decided to collaborate. As part of an extensive launch, Shalmali will be releasing the album in two phases -- "2X Side A" dropping on April 30, and "2X Side B" later in the year, with a tot
  • Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies aged 99
    London, April 9 (AP) Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that both defined and constricted his life, has died, Buckingham Palace said Friday. He was 99. His life spanned nearly a century of European history, starting with his birth as a member of the Greek royal family and ending as Britain’s longest serving consort during a turbulent reign in which the thousand-year-ol
  • Oscar-nominated 'The Father' in Indian theatres on April 23
    New Delhi, April 9 (IANS): The Hollywood drama "The Father", which has been nominated in six categories at the 93rd Academy Awards, is set to release in India on April 23. The film, directed by Florian Zeller, stars Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman and Mark Gatiss. "The Father" is in contention at the Oscars in the categories of Best Film, Best Actor (for Anthony Hopkins), Best Supporting Actress (Olivia Colman), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Editing and Best
  • Priyanka Chopra is a presenter at 74th British Academy Film Awards
    London, April 9 (IANS): Priyanka Chopra Jonas is one of the presenters at the upcoming 74 British Academy Film Awards, which will take place on April 10 and 11 at Royal Albert Hall. The actress, who is currently in London, took to Instagram Stories to repost from the official BAFTA Instagram page, announcing the news. "So honoured and excited to be presenting at the #EEBAFTAs this Sunday!" she wrote. The category she will present, EE BAFTA, represents the Rising Star
  • Olly Alexander on why his band Years & Years split
    London, April 9 (IANS): Singer Olly Alexander, who was part of the band Years & Years with Mikey Goldsworthy and Emre Turkmen, says he knew they would eventually split. He says the music they were creating was no longer compatible. However, he adds that they were still on good terms with each other. "We've had the most incredible time but we changed so much in that time. As human beings our lives had changed and the way we made music changed," Alexander said in an
  • Priyanka Chopra is a presenter at 74th British Academy Film Awards
    London, April 9 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra Jonas is one of the presenters at the upcoming 74 British Academy Film Awards, which will take place on April 10 and 11 at Royal Albert Hall. The actress, who is currently in London, took to Instagram Stories to repost from the official BAFTA Instagram page, announcing the news. "So honoured and excited to be presenting at the #EEBAFTAs this Sunday!" she wrote. The category she will present, EE BAFTA, represents the Rising Star
  • Kat Dennings: Got a lot of negative talk about my body
    Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actress Kat Dennings said she faced a lot of criticism over her body, adding that she lived with it. The "2 Broke Girls" star opened up on "The DRew Barrymore Show", when host Barrymore said: "I love that you posted in October a really thoughtful tweet for Billie Eilish who since she has come onto the scene, we are all freaking out how amazing she is. What was your support may I ask?" Dennings replied: "I love Billie Eilis
  • Singer Kehlani on her privilege after coming out as lesbian
    Los Angeles, April 8 (IANS): American singer-songwriter Kehlani has spoken of the privilege she has after opening up about her sexuality last year. Kelani was discussing her experience of being a queer artiste working in mainstream music. "I have a lot of privilege (as a) cisgender-presenting, straight-presenting," the singer told the Advocate, reports aceshowbiz. She added: "I think a lot of artistes who we talk about and say, 'Oh, they had to come out or they
  • Kesha to use anti-SLAPP law in legal battle with Dr Luke
    Los Angeles, April 8 (IANS): Pop star Kesha will use the anti-SLAPP law to launch a counterclaim in her ongoing legal battle with American record producer Dr Luke. Anti-SLAPP laws are designed to provide for early dismissal of meritless lawsuits filed against people for the exercise of First Amendment rights in the US. "SLAPP" stands for Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation. Kesha had accused the record producer of physical, sexual and emotional abuse. Luke ha
  • Margot Robbie is a tea fanatic
    London, April 8 (IANS): Hollywood star Margot Robbie has shared that she is a tea fanatic and that she is obsessed with drinking the hot beverage after moving to London from Australia. "Breakfast is usually porridge, and during the morning I'll have an immunity-boosting smoothie. I'll normally have a chicken salad for lunch, and for dinner I'll tuck into a tuna steak with sweet potato. Throughout the day, I'll sip on tea -- I've been obsessed with it ever si
  • Nagma tests positive for COVID-19 days after receiving vaccine
    Mumbai, April 7 (PTI) Actor-politician Nagma on Wednesday said she has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently under home quarantine. The 50-year-old actor took to Twitter and wrote that she contracted the virus despite receiving the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on April 2. The Congress leader asked her fans to be cautious, even if they have been vaccinated. "Had taken my first dose of vaccine a few days ago. Tested for Covid-19, my test has come positive so q
  • Shailene Woodley on why she signed legal drama 'The Mauritanian'
    Los Angeles, April 7 (IANS): Hollywood actress Shailene Woodley has shared the reason she said yes to the film "The Mauritanian". The upcoming legal drama, , based on true events, delves into the life of Mohamedou Ould Slahi, an innocent man captured by the US government. Imprisoned for years without trial at Guantanamo Bay, he finds unlikely allies in a defence attorney and her trusted associate. On what made her accept the role, Woodley said: "To have the opportu
  • Pierce Brosnan recalls taking home artwork from film set
    Los Angeles, April 7 (IANS): Actor Pierce Brosnan recalls taking quite a number of paintings from the sets of his 1999 art heist thriller, "The Thomas Crown Affair". The actor says the paintings were by well-known artists and are currently displayed in his Malibu home. "One of the best occasions was to see the art going up on the wall. They were all reproductions of Renoir, Chagall and Picasso. I did take some. I took a Renoir mother and child painting, a Gauguin r