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02 Apr 2017


Kapil Sharma-Sunil Grover fight: Will Sharma's show face the axe?

Kapil Sharma must have never imagined that things would take a turn for the worse, after his mid-air brawl with his co-star Sunil Grover.

02 Apr 2017

Nobel Prize

Dylan finally accepts Nobel Prize

The Swedish Academy stated that Bob Dylan finally accepted the Nobel Prize at a "private ceremony in Stockholm."

30 Mar 2017

Grammy Awards

George Michael gets private funeral

Three months after his abrupt demise on the day of Christmas, George Michael's funeral took place on Wednesday.

29 Mar 2017


Tinder Online: Tinder announces web version

Tinder has announced that it will soon launch a web version of the dating app, called "Tinder Online", which can now be used on browser as well.

29 Mar 2017

Nobel Prize

Dylan agrees to accept the Nobel Prize

The Swedish Academy has stated that Bob Dylan will meet them in Stockholm to accept the Nobel Prize in literature and will also present them with a taped version of his acceptance lecture.

28 Mar 2017


Pratyusha Banerjee's short film to be released online

Late actress Pratyusha Banerjee's best friend Kamya Punjabi will be releasing the last short film Pratyusha shot before committing suicide, on her first death anniversary on 1st April.

27 Mar 2017


Work-life balance: Petition on Change.org seeks better, stronger policies

A petition on change.org is attempting to tackle the issue of a growing work-life imbalance. Titled 'Reduce working hours for all employees in INDIA and punish those who violate labour laws', it has over 43,000 signatures till now.

27 Mar 2017

Deepika Padukone

Sanjay Leela Bhansali reassures attackers on Padmavati

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali has clarified that there is no "romantic dream sequence or anything objectionable" in the movie Padmavati.

Obesity is the new epidemic plaguing the world

It is a cause of alarm as well as a sign of practicality, NASA is now testing next generation passenger planes keeping in mind the obese will be a majority.

25 Mar 2017

Shilpa Shinde

Shilpa Shinde accuses 'Bhabiji Ghar Per Hai' producer of harassment

Shilpa Shinde aka Angoori Bhabhi from television serial Bhabiji Ghar Per Hai (BGPH) has filed a sexual harassment complaint against the show's producer, Sanjay Kohli.

24 Mar 2017


Hanuman Chalisa muted in Phillauri?

Reports indicated that the censor board asked the makers of Phillauri to add a disclaimer at the start of the film stating that 'do not believe in the superstitions'.

23 Mar 2017

South Korea

India's first silent short on LGBT rejected at Washington Festival

Sisak, India's first silent short film on an LGBT couple, was rejected by Washington West Film Festival. Though organizers have denied its theme as a reason, they allegedly mentioned Washington's "volatile" environment in an email to its director.

23 Mar 2017


Setback for SRK: IT enforces taxes on actor's Dubai property

The Income-tax Appellate Tribunal has ruled that Shah Rukh Khan has to include the rent from his Dubai villa in his tax returns filed in India.

22 Mar 2017


Kim Kardashian talks about Paris robbery: Was prepared for rape

Kim Kardashian opened up about the October 2016 robbery at her Paris home, saying she was "mentally prepped" for rape.

Illayaraja's legal notice to Balasubramanyam for using his compositions

Music legend Illayaraja sent a legal notice to playback singer Balasubramanyam for singing the former's compositions without prior permission at many concerts.

21 Mar 2017

Tamil Nadu

Couple claiming to be actor Dhanush's parents proved wrong

A medical reported submitted to the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court stated that Dhanush neither had a mole on his left collarbone nor a scar on his left elbow.

21 Mar 2017


Asia's first HP Virtual Reality Lounge is now in Noida

Movie goers in India can now opt for it - to have a more immersive and interactive experience than the regular affair.

19 Mar 2017


A generation grieves as Chuck Berry leaves them behind

Fans continued to pour in their tributes and messages grieving Chuck Berry's death, even after a day.

15 Mar 2017

Deepika Padukone

Bhansali's 'Padmavati' set attacked in Kolhapur

A group of unidentified vandals attacked and set fire to the sets of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie 'Padmavati' in Kolhapur.

14 Mar 2017


Bollywood unaffected by demonetization move

Sources stated that Bollywood has emerged unscathed from the demonetization saga, garnering over Rs. 1000 crore in just four months since the move.

10 Mar 2017

Karan Johar

Kangana Ranaut-Karan Johar tiff leads to viral nepotism debate

In the last month, Bollywood has been divided after Kangana Ranaut went on Karan Johar's 'Koffee With Karan' and called him a "flag-bearer of nepotism".

09 Mar 2017

Justin Bieber

Man posing as Justin Bieber gets 931 child sex-related charges

An Australian man has been charged with over 900 child sex-related crimes after he masqueraded as Justin Bieber online to gain explicit photos of children.

08 Mar 2017


Nike's latest offering: 'Pro Hijab' for Muslim athletes

Nike has announced a special-hijab for female Muslim athletes, made of lightweight, breathable fabric. It will be released in 2018.

08 Mar 2017

Grammy Awards

Singer George Michael died of "natural causes"

Over two months after his death, George Michael's post mortem report has confirmed that he died of a heart and liver disease, ruling out the necessity of an inquest due to "natural cause of death".

06 Mar 2017


'House of Cards' director wants Trump's Twitter account shut

Twitter has received an unusual demand from Beau Willimon, the creator of the popular and riveting political drama, 'House of Cards'.

06 Mar 2017

Karan Johar

Surrogacy bill awaits Parliamentary approval

The Surrogacy (regulation) Bill of 2016 bans not only commercial surrogacy but also couples that are homosexual, living-in together and single individuals from surrogacy.

05 Mar 2017

Karan Johar

Karan Johar becomes a father

Bollywood director Karan Johar has become a father through surrogacy.

04 Mar 2017

Queen Elizabeth II

Chef Vikas Khanna wows Queen Elizabeth with rare book

Chef Vikas Khanna presented Britain's Queen Elizabeth with a copy of his limited-edition 1200-page, 16-kg tome 'Utsav' which celebrates the history and diversity of Indian cuisine.

03 Mar 2017

Academy Awards

Duo behind Oscar goof-up given bodyguards after death threats

The two PricewaterhouseCoopers accountants reportedly responsible for the Oscar best picture award goof-up have been given bodyguards after they received death threats on social media.

02 Mar 2017


'Beauty and the Beast' will introduce Disney's first gay character

The "tale as old as time" is getting one major update.

28 Feb 2017


Performance, not looks is my goal: Soman

After achieving the title of Ultraman, by winning the triathlon in Florida on February 19, Milind Soman said he trained to better his performance and not for the way he looks.

28 Feb 2017

Dev Patel

Academy apologizes for Oscars goof-up

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences apologized for the mix-up in the announcement of the best-picture award, saying it "deeply regretted the error made at the prestigious awards ceremony."

27 Feb 2017

Dev Patel

89th Academy Awards: Winners

'La La Land', with 14 nominations (the all-time highest, tying with "Titanic" and "All About Eve"), took home the awards for Best Actress (Emma Stone), Best Director (Damien Chazelle), Cinematography (Linus Sandgren), Original Score (Justin Hurwitz), and Original Song ("Audition - The Fools Who Dream").

25 Feb 2017


Netflix, Prime open up avenues for Bollywood production houses

Online on-demand entertainment platforms are opening up new revenue streams for a wide variety of media content.

24 Feb 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Amitabh Bachchan declines invitation from Queen Elizabeth II

Amitabh Bachchan had reportedly received an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh to attend the UK-India Year of Culture launch this year.

23 Feb 2017


Censor Board refuses certification to Prakash Jha's film

'Lipstick under my Burkha', a Prakash Jha production has been denied a certification by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).

21 Feb 2017


Milind Soman completes 517-km Florida Ultraman race barefoot

Continuing his string of feats, 51-year-old Milind Soman recently completed the 517.5-km Florida Ultraman race.

18 Feb 2017

Tom Brady

Genie Bouchard honours her Super bowl bet with a date

Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard kept her promise to go on a date with John Goehrke, a 20-year-old student, after she lost their Super Bowl bet.

16 Feb 2017

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra mesmerize everyone at NYFW

Bollywood actresses Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra, who have both left their mark in Hollywood, were spotted at the New York Fashion Week.

16 Feb 2017


TED Talks comes to India with SRK as its host

According to reports, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will soon be hosting the Hindi version of TED Talks.