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Jolie pens op-ed on refugee crisis in Syria and Iraq

Angelina Jolie has called on the international community to step up efforts to help refugees who have suffered “unspeakable brutality” in Syria and Iraq. Jolie, 39, a special envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and co-founder of the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative, wrote an op-ed in the New York Times after her trip to a refugee camp in Khanke, Iraq on [Full Article...]

Phillip Phillips sues to escape American Idol contract

Former American Idol winner Phillip Phillips wants to part ways with producer of the show that launched his career. The winner of the 11th season of the reality series has filed a legal petition against the show’s producer 19 Enter-tainment to get out of an “oppressive, fatally conflic-ted” contract, it was reported. “I am very grateful for the opportunities provided to me through appearing [Full Article...]

Taare Zameen Par gave me recognition: Tisca Chopra

Actress Tisca Chopra credits Aamir Khan’s superhit film Taare Zameen Par for giving her respect and recognition in the film fraternity. “Before Taare Zameen Par people were not aware of me as an actor. Whatever respect, recognition I got in the fraternity is through this film. It’s been seven to eight years for this film but people still remember it,” Tisca told IANS.  “In [Full Article...]

The job of a mentor more fulfilling: Mahesh Bhatt

As someone who has directed films like Arth, Saaransh and Zakhm, Mahesh Bhatt says he was equally comfortable in mentoring the young team behind his upcoming supernatural erotic thriller Khamoshiyan. Bhatt has turned presenter for the Karan Derra-directed film that stars Ali Fazal and will mark the Bollywood debut of TV actors Gurmeet Choudhary and Sapna Pabbi. The film, produced by Bhatt’s Vishesh Films [Full Article...]

Cumberbatch apologises for ‘coloured’ remark

Actor Benedict      Cumberbatch,     who was criticised for using racist term “coloured” to address black actors on a talk show, has issued an apology for his controversial remark. “I’m devastated to have caused offence by using this outmoded terminology. I offer my sincere apologies. I make no excuse for my being an idiot and know the damage is done,” the 38-year-old said in [Full Article...]

I love being an actor: Varun

Three films old Varun     Dhawan might have     started off as an assistant director, but it’s acting that holds a special place in his life. “I was craving for a day off and I finally got it but as the day turns to night I can’t wait to get back to work. I love being an actor,” tweeted Varun, who will soon get [Full Article...]

Next time Chaiyya chaiyya: SRK to Obama

Bollywood superstar      Shah Rukh Khan is     delighted that US President Barack Obama incorporated his famous “Senorita” dialogue during an address in the national capital. Now King Khan hopes that Obama will groove to his hit number “Chaiyya chaiyya” some day.Obama, who was in India on a three-day state visit, recollected that when he had first visited India in 2010, he had experienced [Full Article...]

It’s Shruti Haasan’s turn to give back to fans

Actress Shruti Haasan,      who will turn 29     Wednesday, has decided to celebrate her birthday with her fans on a social networking platform. She has asked her fans to post details and pictures of a good deed they may have done.”Shruti has always believed in doing things that matter and help make a difference to others’ lives. On her birthday, she wants to [Full Article...]