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  • Elliot Page: I would ask my mom if I could be a boy someday
    Los Angeles, March 17 (IANS) Actor Elliot Page has opened up about his new identity. The 34-year-old came out as a transgender man in December last year. "What I was anticipating was a lot of support and love and a massive amount of hatred and transphobia. That's essentially what happened," said Elliot, who was formerly known as Ellen Page when she was a woman, during an interview with Time Magazine. "I felt like a boy. I wanted to be a boy. I would ask my mom
  • Balakrishna's passion for cinema unmatchable: Pragya Jaiswal
    Hyderabad, March 17 (IANS) Actress Pragya Jaiswal is currently busy shooting for her upcoming film alongside Telugu star Nandamuri Balakrishna. The film is tentatively titled "#BB3" and is directed by Boyapati Srinu. Pragya says Balakrishna's passion for cinema is unmatchable. "Working with Balakrishna sir is fantastic because he is a powerhouse of energy and brings so much positivity and energy on the sets. His passion for cinema is unmatchable," Pragya tell
  • Ashley Benson: One reason I hate being in this industry is unwanted attention
    Los Angeles, March 16 (IANS) "Pretty Little Liars" actress Ashley Benson has become the latest celebrity to talk about the perils of being famous, and the struggles of being followed around by the paparazzi. The 31-year-old, during an appearance on Paris Hilton's podcast "This is Paris", spoke about the subject while discussing the recent documentary, "Framing Britney Spears". "That's the one reason why I hate being in this industry, bec
  • James Bond villain Yaphet Kotto passes away
    Los Angeles, March 16 (IANS) Actor Yaphet Kotto, who played the villain in the 1973 James Bond film "Live And Let Die", passed away on Tuesday. He was 81. Kotto played the role of Dr Kanaga, a.k.a Mr Big, in the film that stars Roger Moore as Agent 007 and Jane Seymour as Solitaire, Kananga's psychic and Bond's love interest. The news of his demise was announced by Kotto's wife, Sinahon Thessa. "I'm saddened and still in shocked of the passing of
  • Demi Lovato's new album to release on April 2
    Los Angeles, March 16 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Demi Lovato's new album, "Dancing With The Devil: The Art Of Starting Over", will release on April 2. The 28-year-old revealed during a social media chat that her upcoming album's original title was just going to be "The Art Of Starting Over", but she decided to tie it with her new documentary "Dancing With The Devil". "If you listen to it track by track, if you follow the track listing, it&
  • Farah Khan Ali, DJ Aqeel announce separation
    Mumbai, March 16 (PTI) Celebrity jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali and DJ Aqeel Ali have confirmed their split after being "happily separated" for nine years. Farah, 51, and Aqeel, best known for "Shake It Daddy Mix" and "Tu Hai Wahi" remix, tied the knot in 1999. They are parents to son Azaan, 18, and daughter Fizaa, 15. Farah, who is the daughter of veteran actor Sanjay Khan, took to Instagram on Monday night to share the post about their separatio
  • Actress Rituparna Sengupta tests Covid positive
    Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) Bengali actress Rituparna Sengupta was tested positive for Covid-19. She shared the news on social media. "I have tested positive for Covid-19 but I want to inform you all that I am feeling fine. I am asymptomatic and following all the required protocols and precautions advised by my doctor and authorities," she tweeted. Sengupta said that she is currently in Singapore and had quarantined herself at recovery centre. Sengupta won the national
  • Eddie Van Halen's son slams the Grammys
    Los Angeles, March 16 (IANS) Legendary American guitarist Eddie Van Halens son Wolfgang Van Halen is not impressed by the Recording Academys tribute to the iconic guitarist in the ‘In Memoriam segment at the recent Grammy Awards. "The Grammys asked me to play 'Eruption' for the ‘In Memoriam' section and I declined. I don't think anyone could have lived up to what my father did for music but himself. It was my understanding that there would be an '
  • Paris Hilton on 'Holy Trinity' moment with Britney Spears, Lindsay Lohan
    Los Angeles, March 16 (IANS) Entrepreneur and socialite Paris Hilton says it was awkward for her and Britney Spears when actor Lindsay Lohan just joined them during the much-talked about picture that was clicked in 2006. That picture, which captured the three of them in a car, created a lot of buzz and was eventually dubbed "The Holy Trinity". "That was a night that Britney and I went out, and we were at the Beverly Hills Hotel, at our friend's party, and we de
  • Aamir Khan quits social media
    Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Actor Aamir Khan on Monday posted an important update about himself on his Instagram account. The actor has decided to quit social media. Aamir, who is currently busy shooting for his film "Laal Singh Chaddha", thanked fans for their wishes on his birthday on Sunday and informed everyone to follow his production house's Instagram account for updates on him. "Hey guys, thank you so much for all the love and warmth on my birthday. My heart
  • NCB challenges Rhea Chakraborty's bail in SC
    New Delhi, March 15 (PTI): The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Bombay high court order granting bail to actress Rhea Chakraborty, arrested over drugs-related charges in actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case. A bench of Chief Justice Bobde and Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian will hear the plea on March 18. On October 7, last year the Bombay High Court had granted bail to the actress and directed her to deposit a personal b
  • BTS lit up the Grammys stage with 'Dynamite'
    Seoul, March 15 (IANS): Pop heroes BTS set the stage afire with a virtual performance of their hit single "Dynamite" at the 63rd Grammy Awards, which took place in Los Angeles on Sunday. The septet performed "Dynamite" in a pre-recorded video, taking their dynamic gig from the Grammys stage to a rooftop overseeing a breathtaking night view of the South Korean Capital city. "It's an honour to have our stage at the Grammy Awards, coupled with the nomina
  • Taylor Swift wins album of the year Grammy, becomes first woman to receive top honour thrice
    Los Angeles, March 15 (PTI): Singer Taylor Swift's album of the year win for 'Folklore' at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards has made her the first female artiste to win the top honour three times in her career. She also won it in 2010 for her album 'Fearless' and again in 2015 for '1989'. Prior to the pop singer, celebrated musicians Stevie Wonder, Frank Sinatra and Paul Simon have won the top prize thrice. Swift's 'Folklore' defeated nomin
  • Billie Eilish makes history after winning Grammy for theme song of unreleased 'No Time To Die'
    Los Angeles, March 15 (PTI): Singer Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas won the best song written for visual media Grammy award for their James Bond theme from unreleased "No Time to Die" movie. It was for the first time in the Grammys history that a track from an unreleased film won the award. In the past, the song, titled "No Time to Die", would have been disqualified, but the Grammy soundtrack committee tweaked its rules amid the coronavirus pandemic, whi
  • Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez 'working through' their relationship
    Los Angeles, March 15 (IANS): Contrary to reports over the weekend, Jennifer Lopez and her fiance Alex Rodriguez are not parting ways after being together for four years. "We are working through some things," the couple said in a statement to People magazine. A source close to the couple told the publication that they never "officially broke up". "They never officially broke up and talked about it but are still together. They hit a rough patch. But wer
  • Grammys 2021: Beyonce sets record for most number of wins
    Los Angeles, March 15 (IANS) With her win for Best RnB Performance, Beyonce broke the record for most number of Grammy wins. Her all-time individual Grammy count now stands at 28, passing the record previously held by Alisson Krauss. Beyonce won in the RnB category for her song, "Black parade", at the 63rd Grammy Awards, which took place in Los Angeles, on Sunday night (Monday morning according to India time). "History is created people. Give it up for Beyonce,&quo
  • Kirti Kulhari: Actors are responsible for being typecast
    Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Kirti Kulhari feels if an actor doesnt want to be stereotyped in similar roles, then he or she should be ready to refuse projects. "You are as responsible for being typecast as the person who is typecasting you. You have to make choices that are different and learn to say no. It is not easy to say no but if you don't, you cannot complain. If you stand up for the roles you want to do, you will break out of that mould eventually," she told IANS.
  • Anthony Mackie on why Falcon didn't take Captain America's shield
    New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Hollywood star Anthony Mackie, who plays Sam Wilson and his superhero alter ego the Falcon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has revealed why his character hasnt taken up Captain Americas shield, despite being offered by Steve Rodgers, or Captain America himself, at the end of the film "Avengers: Endgame". "Sam doesn't want the Cap to go," he said during a virtual press conference, for his upcoming show, "The Falcon And The Wint
  • Laurence Fishburne joins 'The School For Good and Evil' cast
    Los Angeles, March 14 (IANS): Actor Laurence Fishburne will be seen in the film adaptation of 'The School For Good and Evil'. He will be sharing the screen with Michelle Yeoh, Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington, Sofia Wyle and Sophia Anne Caruso. The actor will play the schoolmaster in the film. According to femalefirst.co.uk, the film is currently being shot Norther Ireland and will stream on Netflix next year. The story is based on based on the fantasy book series by Soman
  • Viola Davis to be awarded AAFCA Icon Award
    Los Angeles, March 14 (IANS): Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis will be awarded the prestigious Icon Award from the African American Film Critics Association during the 12th annual AAFCA awards on April 7. "Viola Davis has excelled in every single format available to an actor. She's a powerhouse actress who continues to impress with her incredible range and ability to lend herself to any era and dig deep into the humanity of every character she plays," AAFCA president