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Wonder, Streep awarded highest US Presidential civilian honour

Actress Meryl Streep and singer Stevie Wonder were pre-sented with the US Presi-dential Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian honour, at a ceremo-ny at the White House. The three-time Academy Award winner and the “Superstition” singer received the medals from US President Barack Obama Monday along with 18 other deserving recipients. The president took the opportunity to express his fondness for Streep. “I [Full Article...]

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‘Will remain Midler’s fan no matter what’ Pop star Ariana Grande says Bette Midlers’ accusation that she uses her sexuality to sell albums will not change her love for the veteran singer. Grande, 21, in a Twitter post, said the Midler she knew was always a feminist and would not have judged her or any other woman. “Bette was always a feminist who stood [Full Article...]

26/11: B-Town stars recall hours of terror

With a prayer in their heart for the martyrs and a hope for peace, stars of the Hindi film industry Wednes-day recalled the 60 hours of terror unleashed by 10 Paki-stani gunmen in Mumbai, six years after the city became a victim of one of the worst terror strikes on this day. As many as 166 people, including 26 foreigners, were gunned down during [Full Article...]

Rohit Khurana does a Johnny Depp for Indian TV

Actor Rohit Khurana  will be invading the show “Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal” as a pirate named Alfredo. His look in the shows bears resemblance to that of the iconic character essayed by Johnny Depp in “Pirates of the Caribbean” series. “I have played a pirate for the very first time and enjoyed every bit of it. Every role that I play holds [Full Article...]

I want Karan Johar to direct me: Neha Dhupia

Actress Neha Dhupia feels lucky to have worked in filmmaker Karan Johar’s upcoming production ‘Ungli’ and now wishes to be a part of film that is directed by him. The 34-year-old ‘Phas Gaye Re Obama’ actress is a fan of Johar’s films and wants to be directed by him in a glossy entertainer. “I feel lucky that I got to work in Dharma Productions [Full Article...]

Ri well received at IFFI 2014, M’laya creates history

SHILLONG: That the stature of a film is best judged by its sincerity in approach, and a strong subject matter, and integral artistic performance as opposed to the traditional thought of a big budget production requirement has been proved correct. Ri – homeland of uncertainty, a film in the Khasi language from Meghalaya that bagged the coveted National Film Award this year, and was [Full Article...]

Rahman’s music has vital role in Kaaviya..: Director

Director Vasan-thabalan says double-Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman’s music in forth-coming Tamil period drama “Kaaviya Thalaivan” plays a pivotal role in the film. He says the project was a challenge for the Mozart of Madras as well. “Kaaviya Thalaivan”, which releases in cinemas Friday, is the story of a group of musical theatre artists in the 1930s and 1940s. “The reason we approached Rahman [Full Article...]

Karan Johar wants to make films like Hirani

Karan Johar has been wowing the audience with his breezy entertainers since 1998, but the filmmaker says he doesn’t have the “ability” to make films like Rajkumar Hirani. Hirani’s directorials like “3 Idiots” and “Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.” are entertaining, and yet convey a strong message. And Karan Johar says he is envious of him. “I’ve been pitted against everyone and I feel envious, not [Full Article...]