2017 Oscar Winners list

BEST PICTURE Moonlight : Adele Romanski, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Casey Affleck : Manchester by the Sea ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE Emma Stone : La La Land ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING Mahershala Ali : Moonlight ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING Viola Davis : Fences ANIMATED FEATURE FILM Zootopia : Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Clark Spencer CINEMATOGRAPHY La La Land : Linus Sandgren COSTUME DESIGN Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them : Colleen Atwood DIRECTING La La Land : Damien Chazelle DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE) O.J.: Made in America : Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow DOCUMENTARY Read more...

Kareena – Saif welcomes son

Actors Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan welcomed their first child, a son they’ve named Taimur. The baby was born at Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital this morning. In a statement, Kareena and Saif said: “We are very pleased to share with you all the wonderful news about the birth of our son: Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi, on the 20th of December 2016. We would like to thank the media for the understanding and support they have given us over the last 9 months, and of course especially our Read more...

Bob Dylan gets Nobel Prize for Literature

US singer Bob Dylan has been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature, becoming the first songwriter to win the prestigious award. The 75-year-old rock legend received the prize “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”. The balladeer, artist and actor is the first American to win since novelist Toni Morrison in 1993. President Obama said the honour was “well-deserved”. Dylan’s songs, such as “Blowin’ in the Wind”, Read more...

Half-Indian crowned Miss Japan

A half-Indian woman has been crowned Miss Japan, the second year in a row a biracial person has won the beauty pageant. The 22 year old, Priyanka Yoshikawa who also has an elephant training licence, said she would use her win to “change perceptions”. Born to an Indian father and a Japanese mother in Tokyo, her big win came just a year after Ariana Miyamoto, a half-black, half Japanese woman, won the title of Miss Universe Japan 2015. Miyamoto was the first Japanese person of mixed race to win Read more...

Derana Miss Sri Lanka 2016…

Dimanthi Edirirathne was crowned Derana Miss Sri Lanka for Miss Earth 2016 during the final pageant held on Wednesday (August 31) at Citrus, Waskaduwa. Janani Janadari and Chathu Kaushalya were adjudged the 1st Runner Up and 2nd Runner Up respectively. Angelia Ong the winner of the Miss Earth 2015 pageant and the 2nd runner-up of the same pageant Brittany Payne were present on the occasion.  Read more...

“I’d love to play Wonder Woman & give people the gift of time”

With her effervescent avatar and funky dance moves, Jacqueline Fernandez has won the hearts of film buffs. The Sri Lankan beauty, who forayed into Bollywood seven years ago with ‘Aladin’, has steadily worked her way to emerge as one of the leading actresses in the Hindi film industry. The star, who has already had two releases this year, is gearing up for her next, ‘A Flying Jatt (AFJ)’. Over a telephonic interview, she tells BT why she enjoyed playing a plain Jane in this Read more...

Hillary Clinton Poses for Photos With Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel at Fundraiser

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel managed to bring out Hillary Clinton’s silly side in a photo booth while hosting a fundraising luncheon at their house. The couple posted a strip pictures with the Democratic presidential candidate to Instagram, with both stars using the hashtag #imwithher as a sign of support. Leonardo DiCaprio was initially set to host the Clinton fundraiser, according to PEOPLE Magazine, but a last minute scheduling conflict forced the actor to hand the event off to Timberlake Read more...

Malaysia singer held for ‘insulting Islam’

Police have arrested a popular but controversial Malaysian singer, after complaints that his most recent music video “insulted Islam”. Namewee, whose real name is Wee Meng Chee, was detained on Sunday. The video of his song Oh My God, which was first released in July, features him and others rapping in front of places of worship around Malaysia. Namewee, who is known for profanity-laced music, says that Oh My God was intended to promote religious harmony. Singing in Mandarin Chinese, Read more...

Katrina Kaif to share screen with Salman Khan

Director Kabir Khan’s 2012 action-adventure film Ek Tha Tiger made box office history. It was the first time that Salman and Kabir came together, a jodi which will go on to give us Bajrangi Bhaijaan and the upcoming Tubelight. It was also the hit jodi of Katrina Kaif and Salman that worked wonders on the box office. The movie went on to become one of the highest grossing movies that year. Since then the duo didn’t appear together on screen followed by their unfortunate break up. But now Read more...

Sunny Leone will play actor in ‘Noor’

Sunny Leone, who will be seen in a cameo role in Sonakshi Sinha starrer Noor, will be portraying a Bollywood star in the upcoming film. “She will be playing a glamorous Bollywood actress in Noor,” a source told IANS. This will be the first time that the Dabangg actress will be sharing screen space with Sunny. “It was fun shooting for Noor along with Sonkashi and I wish the team all the very best,” Sunny said in a statement. Directed by Sunhil Sippy, Noor will have Sonakshi essay a journalist. Read more...