Obama’s daughter serves seafood in summer job

Sasha Obama, daughter of US President Barack Obama, has swapped the comforts of the White House for the counter of a seafood restaurant, US media report. The 15-year-old has taken a summer job serving food at the business in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. Sasha, using her full name, Natasha, has been accompanied to the restaurant by a contingent of six secret service agents, the Boston Herald reports. The town has been a favourite location for the Obamas on their summer breaks. Photographs show the president’s youngest daughter wearing the restaurant’s uniform of blue T-shirt Read more...

Sunidhi Chauhan makes her acting debut

Sunidhi Chauhan, known for her hit evergreen numbers like ‘Sheila Ki Jawaani’, ‘Aaja Nachle’ and ‘Chor Bazaari’, displayed a different level of talent recently. Sunidhi made her acting debut through the short film ‘Playing Priya’ directed by Arif Ali. The story starts off with Priya (Chuahan) seeing off her husband (Mukul Chadda) and her two squabbling kids. Priya starts prancing around the house, tasting the freedom of being alone at last. There’s Read more...

Game of Thrones to end in 2018, but hasn’t ruled out a spinoff

We’ve known for a while that the end was coming for Game of Thrones, and during this year’s Television Critics Association press tour, HBO programming president Casey Bloys confirmed that the eighth season of the fantasy epic will be its last. Bloys noted that the showrunners had gone into the show with a plan for a certain number of seasons, and that he was abiding by their desire to end in 2018. The final two shortened seasons of the show will air in 2017 and 2018, with thirteen episodes between Read more...

Ishitha ties the knot

‘Yeh Hai Mohobbatein’ actors Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya, tied the knot on July 08. The traditional wedding ceremony in Bhopal was a family affair and Divyanka looked heavenly in a red-and-gold lehenga with heavy gold jewellery while Vivek looked dapper in a white Sherwani. The newlywed couple also hosted a reception in Vivek’s hometown of Chandigarh yesterday where Divyanka wore a wine and gold lehenga while Vivek was decked in a classy black tuxedo. The happy couple posed for a Read more...

‘The Magnet’ goes to Galle

The second step of musical extravaganza – ‘The Magnet’ will be held in Galle at the end of this month. The show by Neth FM will be staged at the Karapitiya Medical Faculty auditorium at 7.00pm on July 30. The show will feature artistes – Amarasiri Peiris, Keerthi Pasquel, and Umaria being accompanied to the unplugged music of the WAYO band. Neth FM Deputy General Manager – Nuwan Liyanage will be the Creative Director of the show. Tickets can be reserved via www.ticketslk.com Read more...

Malala Now A Millionaire

Malala Yousafzai first captured the world’s attention when she was attacked by Taliban on her way to school in the Swat Valley, Pakistan, in October 2012. In Anne Frank-style, Malala’s dispatches for the BBC in Urdu, on how much girls like her were worried about their education being disrupted by the Taliban, had already made her a figure of some prominence in her home country. But when the Taliban shot her for her speaking openly about the importance of education for girls, she became Read more...

Bajirao Mastani, Bajrangi Bhaijaan wins big at IIFA 2016

The 17th International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA 2016) held in Madrid, Spain, witnessed the presence of the glamourous Bollywood industry. From the ‘it’ couple – Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone to Priyanka Chopra to directors like Sanjay Leela Bhansali, everyone added charm to the occasion. ‘Bajirao Mastani’ and ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ won big at the 2016 IIFA Awards. Here’s the complete list of winners… Best Film: Bajrangi Bhaijaan Best Read more...

‘My success won’t last forever’ – Priyanka

Her journey from being a beauty queen, a Bollywood star, an international singer and to now a Hollywood actress, has been a great success story but Priyanka Chopra is not reading too much into it as she says all the fame and glory will go away one day. The 33-year-old actress’ dream career in the west began with the launch of her single In My City in 2012 , which was followed by her leading role on American TV series Quantico. There has been no looking back for Priyanka since then and she is Read more...

Christina Grimmie: ‘Unclear’ why gunman killed singer

The 22-year-old was shot while signing autographs after a concert in the city on Friday night, and died in hospital. Orlando police chief John Mina said the gunman, 26-year-old Kevin James Loibl, came from the city of St Petersburg in Florida to confront her. Mr Mina said Loibl did not seem to know her personally but speculated that he may have been a deranged fan. After a struggle with the singer’s brother, Loibl shot himself dead. Ms Grimmie first came to prominence as a teenager for her Read more...

No Shame In Revealing My Age: Sonam Kapoor

Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who turned 31 on Thursday, says she is not ashamed to reveal her age. I am 31 and I say it, Kapoor told the media in Mumbai.The actress says she had a rocking year; as she was praised for her brilliant performance in film Neerja. Every year is a rocking year for me and every year is getting better. I never consider anything good or bad. I like to live in the moment. The actress had a working birthday and felt; working on a birthday and new year is auspicious  Read more...