Entertainment

  • K-pop kings BTS win four MTV Europe Music Awards at virtual ceremony
    K-pop stars BTS picked up four prizes at the MTV Europe Music Awards on Sunday, including best song for “Dynamite” and best group, capping a year in which the Korean band underlined its status as a major global act. The group’s first English-language song, Dynamite logged nearly 34 million U.S. streams and 300,000 sales in its first week, making BTS the first Korean act to debut at No. 1 in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. The seven-member band also sna
  • Sharon Stone's unwind therapy: Good bath, yoga, colouring books
    When it comes to unwinding, nothing works for Sharon Stone as a good bath, yoga and her colouring books. The 62-year-old Hollywood star believes self-care is important. Talking about looking after mental health amid the pandemic, Stone said: "The most important thing we can do is stay in touch with others. Zoom calls are a real godsend but another important thing we need to do is self-care." "Go and take a shower or have a really good bath. Why not pull up a yoga m
  • Noel Gallagher will be 'very wary' of Covid vaccine
    Singer Noel Gallagher is not keen on the idea of Covid vaccination, whenever it becomes available. "I get the washing of the hands and the social distancing and all that but when you've actually been now told to cover up your face. I don't mind other people wearing them," he said during a podcast, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "I'd be very, very wary of taking a vaccine. I don't even take tablets," said the former Oasis band member, adding that he
  • Gulshan Devaiah cracks a joke on Goa police booking Milind Soman for obscenity
    Mumbai, November 7 (IANS): Actor Gulshan Devaiah on Saturday cracked a joke on Goa police booking model-actor Milind Soman for obscenity. Taking to his unverified Twitter account, Devaiah wrote: "Milind Soman! cover up that k**a, And wait for kumbha mela -- Goa police." The South Goa district police on Friday booked Milind Soman for obscenity, days after a nude photograph of the former supermodel taken while running on a Goa beach went viral. A Goa Police spokesperso
  • Salma Hayek unveils her version of 'Eternals' trailer
    Los Angeles, November 7 (IANS): Hollywood actress Salma Hayek is disappointed with the delay of The Eternals, and has shared inside pictures of the trailer that the star used while filming her superhero project. The actress posted pictures on Instagram to reveal how she channeled her creativity. "If we had not had the COVID-19 epidemic, Eternals would have hit the cinemas today. Since I cannot yet share with you the trailer of the movie, I will share with you pictures of my
  • Andrea Riseborough found true love on set of new film
    Los Angeles, November 7 (IANS): Actress Andrea Riseborough fell in love with her Luxor co-actor Karim Saleh. She says it was the most celebratory experience for her. "It's the film on which I found the love of my life. It couldn't be a more celebratory experience for me," Riseborough told i newspaper, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "Luxor" talks about the idea that people never fall out of love with old partners, and the actress, who plays Hana in the
  • Depp dropped from 'Fantastic Beasts' after losing 'wife beater' case
    LOS ANGELES, November 7 (Reuters): Johnny Depp on Friday was forced out of the “Fantastic Beasts” movie franchise days after losing a libel case in Britain against a tabloid that branded him a “wife beater.” The A-list actor, writing on Instagram, said that AT&T Inc's T.N Warner Bros movie studio had asked him to leave his role as villain Gellert Grindelwald. "I have respected and agreed to that request," he said. Warner Bros sa
  • Kohima citizens create walking-friendly streets
    Our Correspondent Kohima | November 6 Under ‘Streets for People Challenge’ programme, the Kohima Smart City Development Limited (KSCDL) will be holding a Pop up Street space for pedestrians, street vendors and citizens in Kohima as part of ‘Open Streets Campaign’ on November 7. The ‘Streets for People Challenge’ is an initiative of the Smart Cities Mission, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Government of India, to inspire cities t
  • Sam Smith on lockdown struggles
    London, November 6 (IANS): Singer Sam Smith has shared how frequently being on the road and barely spending time at home contributed to their lockdown struggles earlier this year. In the beginning of the pandemic, Sam had shared an Instagram photo of themselves going through the "stages of a quarantine meltdown". This didn't go down well with people. Many accused Sam of complaining despite them being more privileged than most. However, being at home for a long perio
  • DDLJ back in Maratha Mandir as Mumbai theatres reopen
    Mumbai, November 6 (IANS): The Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol starrer Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is back on the big screen, with theatres opening in Mumbai after an eight-month hiatus. The Aditya Chopra blockbuster is being screened in Maratha Mandir, the cinema hall where the film had a record-breaking 1,274-week run before it was forced to temporarily shut down in March owing to Covid-19 outbreak. "As cinemas have been permitted to re-open in Mumbai, Yash Raj Films is thrilled to b
  • Robert De Niro feels Covid could be crux of 'The War With Grandpa' sequel
    Los Angeles, November 6 (IANS): Hollywood veteran Robert De Niro, would love to see a possible sequel of his new release, The War With Grandpa, with a theme revolving around the Covid pandemic. "It would be interesting to see a sequel including the current situation we are all in, with the virus that's all over. To see the family cramped together and what comes out of that will be funny," the actor said, talking about the scope of a sequel. Directed by Tim Hill, The
  • Anne Hathaway apologises to disabled community after role draws flak
    Los Angeles, November 6 (IANS): Actress Anne Hathaway has apologised to the disabled community after her character in The Witches drew criticism. The actress plays the iconic villain Grand High Witch in a new adaptation of Roald Dahl's famous 1983 children's book, and her character is missing fingers. Hathaway took to Instagram and explained how she "learned that many people with limb differences, especially children, are in pain" because of her role, reports et
  • Disney pulls 'Death on the Nile' movie off holiday calendar
    LOS ANGELES, November 6 (Reuters): Adventure movie “Death on the Nile” was taken off the holiday movie calendar on Thursday, further jeopardizing the chances for a revival this year of the industry. Walt Disney Co said the release of the mystery adventure, based on an Agatha Christie novel and with a star cast that includes Gal Gadot and Kenneth Branagh, had been delayed indefinitely. It had been due to open in North America and much of the world on Dec. 18 and was th
  • Lockdown sends David Guetta back to his teens
    For French DJ and record producer David Guetta, lockdown has been a welcome relief from a punishing, if stellar, career and brought back some of the freedom he had in his teens. Speaking to Reuters ahead of his virtual MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA’s) performance on Sunday, he said this “moment of confinement” had been positive in many ways although he was very much aware how lucky he was not to have to worry about money. “I started to make music every day,
  • EXPANDING MUSICAL SPHERE WITH COLLABORATION
    ‘Music is a gift. Share this gift. The more you share, the more you grow’  Morung Express News Abdon Mech’s original song ‘Again’ hit a note higher with the release of its piano version with piano maestro and performer, Nise Meruno.  Premiered on October 25 last, the popularity of the new version has also unlocked a new perspective and discussion around the idea of artists working on collaborations.  In a conversation with Th
  • Miss Phek Pfithu empowers uneducated women
    With a vision to impact and help uneducated women to learn about women empowerment and self sustainability, reigning Miss Phek Shefüvi Pfithu initiated a one-day skill training programme on dish wash, handwash and detergent at Matikhrü village of Meluri sub Division of Phek district on Thursday. This has been initiated under the project “beauty with a purpose” with the theme “sustainability in self efficiency: Embracing womanhood” supported by Vogue
  • 'Back To The Future' actress Elsa Raven no more
    Actress Elsa Raven, known for playing small but notable roles in films like Back To The Future and Titanic, is dead.  Raven died at the age of 91 on Monday, reports variety.com. The late actress played the woman asking people to save the clocktower in "Back To The Future" and the realtor who sold the house in "The Amityville Horror". Although most of her scenes as Ida Strauss in "Titanic" were edited, she was seen in the video of the song, "
  • Josh Hartnett on rejecting Superman, Batman roles
    Hollywood star Josh Hartnett has no regrets about turning down Superman and Batman roles. He says he did not want to be boxed into the superhero type. The actor admits that "at the time it didn't seem like the sort of decision I would be talking about 15 years later", reports metro.co.uk. "There were a lot of powers that wanted me to pursue those films, but I have always been interested in stories about people and I didn't want to be boxed into that superhe
  • Make Nagaland ‘piano capital of the country’: Theja Meru
    Nagaland Piano Teachers Association members meet held in Kohima Morung Express News The members of the Nagaland Piano Teachers Association (NPTA), Kohima chapter today gathered at Music Academy Kohima and shared ideas and opinions on the need to push forward the discipline of Piano in Nagaland Addressing the members, Task Force for Music & Arts (TaFMA) advisor Theja Meru said, “A dream that we dream alone is just a dream, a dream that we dream together is a reali
  • Britney Spears tells worried fans 'I'm fine'
    Pop star Britney Spears has sought to reassure fans concerned for her mental health, saying she is “the happiest I’ve ever been.” Spears, 38, whose business and personal affairs have been controlled by her father since 2008, posted an Instagram video in which she addressed persistent reports that she was not doing well. “I know that there have been a lot of comments and a lot of people saying a lot of different things about me, but I just want to let you g