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Lakme Fashion Week kicks off with Gen Next

Lakme Fashion Week kicks off with Gen Next

From bright laser lights to dramatic eyes and techno music, five new labels made an impressionable start at the opening show at the Lakme Fashion Week winter-festive 2018. The INIFD Gen Next show at the fashion gala, which has given Indian fashion industry names like Masaba Gupta, Gaurav Gupta and Kunal Rawal, saw a wide range of collections from newbies […]

George Clooney tops list of highest paid actors

George Clooney tops list of highest paid actors

Between 1 June 2017 and 1 June 2018, George Clooney made more money than any other actor has ever made in a single year, Forbes magazine has found. The star’s film-based enterprises accounted for only a fraction of his income, however, with most coming from the sale of his spirit company. In 2013, Clooney cofounded Casamigos with Rande Gerber and […]

Queen Latifah to receive Marian Anderson Award

Queen Latifah to receive Marian Anderson Award

Queen Latifah will be honoured with an award named for a pioneering opera singer. The Marian Anderson Award is given in Philadelphia to “critically acclaimed artists who have impacted society in a positive way.” Anderson was the first black singer to perform at the Metropolitan Opera. Mayor Jim Kenney announced Tuesday that the rapper, singer and actress would be the […]

‘The Big Bang Theory’ to end in 2019

‘The Big Bang Theory’ to end in 2019

CBS says the upcoming 12th season of The Big Bang Theory will be the last. It’s the most popular comedy on television. The series began about geeky physicist roommates portrayed by Jim Parsons and Johnny Galecki and expanded to include their friends, girlfriends and then wives. Other stars include Kaley Cuoco. The 32-year-old actress wrote on Instagram she is ‘drowning […]

Guy Pearce on fame, family and fatherhood at 50

Guy Pearce on fame, family and fatherhood at 50

Long before Hollywood actors were falling over themselves to appear in television series, there was a clear, snobbish line between film and television. “I remember, years ago, when I was on a television show and so many serious actors would sort of scoff and go: ‘Why would you do a thing like that?’” remembers Guy Pearce. “And now everybody is […]

Ali Fazal overwhelmed to meet fans abroad

Ali Fazal overwhelmed to meet fans abroad

Actor Ali Fazal says it’s a different feeling when he meets fans outside India. He was in Melbourne earlier this month, and during the shoot of Happy Phirr Bhaag Jaayegi in Malaysia, the actor experienced how Bollywood films transcend boundaries. “It’s always refreshing to meet fans in foreign lands as we never really get to connect with them as we […]

Kirk Douglas takes a stroll with walking aid

Kirk Douglas takes a stroll with walking aid

Legendary actor Kirk Douglas, 101, strolled down the streets of Los Angeles with a walking aid. The Champion actor wore a black tracksuit with matching sunglasses while he enjoyed the walk in the Californian sunshine. Douglas’ outing comes just weeks after his 73-year-old son Michael revealed that his father still works out and has a trainer. Douglas was a movie […]