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I will continue to raise my voice for women: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

I will continue to raise my voice for women: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Celebrated star and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan looks at the #MeToo movement gaining momentum as a positive sign and she believes that talking on women empowerment should be a continuous process, reported Mid-day.“I think it is a good sign how the #MeToo movement is gaining momentum. However, I would refrain to comment on any specific […]

AIB co-founders asked to ‘step down’ amid sexual harassment allegations

AIB co-founders asked to ‘step down’ amid sexual harassment allegations

Trouble for All India Bakchod (AIB) arose when an array of allegations against Utsav Chakraborty – a YouTuber who was once associated with AIB – cropped up after a female Twitter user accused him of sexual harassment.According to her, Chakraborty sent nude pictures to older-aged women and harassed girls, including minors, on social media platforms.In light of this, […]

Villain Venom is box office hero in North American theaters

Villain Venom is box office hero in North American theaters

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Superhero blockbuster “Venom” saved the day at the North American box office this weekend, pulling in an estimated $80 million in ticket sales, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday.The first movie in Sony s Marvel Universe, it stars Tom Hardy as a journalist who becomes the host for an alien symbiote that […]

Will be a privilege to meet Malala: Shah Rukh Khan

Will be a privilege to meet Malala: Shah Rukh Khan

The principal of the prestigious institution, Alan Rusbridger, requested Khan to pay a visit to Oxford on Twitter and wrote, “Can we tempt you to (visit) Oxford University to talk to our students at Lady Margaret Hall( at the campus)? They love you.”To which, the 21-year-old, who has started her second academic year at the university, responded, […]

Weinstein hearing moved up in NY amid possible setbacks for prosecution

Weinstein hearing moved up in NY amid possible setbacks for prosecution

NEW YORK (AFP) – One year after the explosive claims of sexual misconduct against Harvey Weinstein first came to light, he may finally have some good news, with some of the charges against him reportedly being questioned.The next hearing in a New York court in his sex crimes case has been moved up from November […]

I regret rejecting ‘Aashiqui 2’, ‘Ram Leela’: Imran Abbas

I regret rejecting ‘Aashiqui 2’, ‘Ram Leela’: Imran Abbas

A few years ago, the news of Imran Abbas being considered for a lead in Mahesh Bhatt’s romantic drama, Aashiqui 2 made rounds.However, Aditiya Roy Kapoor made his big Bollywood debut with the sequel to 1990s hit film after Abbas rejected the project.But did you know? Not just Aashiqui 2, the hit drama artist was also approached by […]

Oscars body launches new initiatives to support women filmmakers

Oscars body launches new initiatives to support women filmmakers

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The organizers of the Oscars announced a string of new initiatives on Thursday aimed at encouraging female filmmakers. Called “Action: The Academy Women’s Initiative,” the program will include a one-year fellowship for women filmmakers and executives, a lunch that will bring together women across the industry, and a directory aimed at […]

‘Parwaaz Hai Junoon’, first Pakistani film to commercially release in Saudi Arabia

‘Parwaaz Hai Junoon’, first Pakistani film to commercially release in Saudi Arabia

Hamza Ali Abbasi, Hania Aamir-starrer Parwaaz Hai Junoon which was released all across the country on Eidul Azha will become the first Pakistani film to commercially release in Saudi Arabia.Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting for the government of Pakistan, Fawad Chaudhry made the announcement on Twitter. He wrote, “Pakistani movie Parwaaz Hai Junoon will be the first film to […]

The bond will always remain, Sidharth Malhotra on ex-girl friend Alia Bhatt

The bond will always remain, Sidharth Malhotra on ex-girl friend Alia Bhatt

 Now while all is well in Alia’s life, fans were curious to find out Sidharth Malhotra s view on his relationship with Alia, post their break-up, of course. In an interview to Filmfare, Sidharth Malhotra said, “Of course. We started our journey together, we have done two films. Varun, Alia and I have a deep connect. […]

Shafqat Amanat Ali performs rendition of Gandhi’s favourite hymn

Shafqat Amanat Ali performs rendition of Gandhi’s favourite hymn

Local band Fuzon’s former frontman, Shafqat Amanat Ali was featured in a tribute to India’s founder Mahatama Gandhi on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary on October 2.The Indian External Affairs Ministry released a special commemorative video featuring Gandhi’s favourite hymn Vaishnav Jan To Tene Kahiye. The five-minute video is a mash-up of voices and tunes […]

Kim Kardashian ‘most dangerous celebrity to search online’

Kim Kardashian ‘most dangerous celebrity to search online’

CALIFORNIA (Online): If you’re looking up the latest on Kim Kardashian-West’s drama with her sisters or her response to Kanye West’s Twitter rants then beware.The reality TV star is the most dangerous celebrity to search for online in the UK in 2018, according to a cyber-security firm.McAfee measured how many search results featuring a celebrity […]