Entertainment TV/Web

Hema Malini shares sweet birthday wish for ‘Sholay’ director Ramesh Sippy

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]- As filmmaker Ramesh Sippy turned a year older on Sunday, Bollywood actor and politician Hema Malini shared a sweet birthday wish for her ‘Sholay’ director. Hema took to her Instagram handle and shared a series of throwback pictures from the various film projects the duo have collaborated on.Along with the pictures, in the caption, she wished the filmmaker by writing, “My v dear friend, colleague and co-traveler in my journey in the beautiful film industry, Ramesh Sippy, celebrates his birthday today.” The ‘Baghban’ actor added, “All good wishes and prayers, dear Ramesh for a healthy and prosperous future. Most of my successful films were with you as Director. Thank you. God bless. #happybirthday #RameshSippy.” Sippy, who is the son of producer G P Sippy, was born on January 23, 1947. During his earlier years, he worked in both production and direction…

Entertainment TV/Web

Tahir Raj Bhasin: ‘It Is Exciting To Receive The Love That I Have Been Getting As A Romantic Hero’

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 22 (ANI): Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin, who made his Bollywood debut as the negative lead in ‘Mardaani’, recently revealed that he is ecstatic after getting more love as a romantic hero for his powerful acting in web shows ‘Ranjish Hi Sahi’ and ‘Yeh Kaali Kaali Aankhein’. Tahir said, “When I started out in the industry as an anti-hero I got overwhelming love from critics and audiences and now as I put myself out there to be judged as a romantic hero, I’m thrilled that the acceptance is even higher than what it was for Mardaani. It gives me so much confidence as an actor because every artiste wants his work to be appreciated. I’m thankful to the audience for showering so much love on the projects and me. I wish they continue to do so throughout my career because it’s…

Entertainment Music/Events

Lata Mangeshkar In ICU But Health Condition Slightly Better

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 22 (ANI): Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar’s health condition has slightly improved. On Saturday, Dr Pratit Samdani, who is treating the singer at Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai, shared the latest health update. “Singer Lata Mangeshkar is still in the ICU ward but there has been a slight improvement in her health today. She has been under medical staff’s close observation,” the doctor said.A day ago, Lata Mangeshkar’s team issued a statement urging people to not believe in the false news regarding the megastar. Lata Mangeshkar was admitted to the hospital after she was diagnosed with COVID-19 and pneumonia.

Entertainment Tamil

‘Pushpa: The Rise’ To Re-release In Tamil Nadu Theatres On January 21

‘Pushpa: The Rise’ was released in theatres in December 2021 in five different languages. The movie was a blockbuster hit and was later premiered on OTT just a couple of days ago. With the COVID restrictions in place in Tamil Nadu, the theatres are allowed to only have a 50% capacity, and this made the much-expected big film in Tamil – Ajith’s ‘Valimai’ to be postponed indefinitely. Other big movies like ‘RRR’ and ‘Radhe Shyam’ which were to be released in theatres across different states were also postponed for the same reason. Now, with the theatres in Tamil Nadu not witnessing any big releases, reportedly the distributors of the film ‘Pushpa: The Rise’ have decided to re-release the movie in theatres in Tamil Nadu, hoping that ‘Pushpa’ might bring in a little audience to theatres back again. The movie was re-released on Friday, January 21 in about…

Entertainment Malayalam

Mohanlal’s ‘Monster’ Wraps Up Its 55 Days Shoot

Mohanlal- Vysakh film ‘Monster’ is one of the highly anticipated ventures to happen this year and recently the makers have announced the shooting wrap-up of the film. The ‘Monster’ team shared a picture from the set announcing the 55 days shoot wrap-up of the Mohanlal starrer ‘Monster’. The assistant editor Shafeeque Vb, took to his official Instagram handle to share a picture from the sets of ‘Monster’. Sharing the pictures, Shafeeque penned a note that read, “Glorious 55 days of shoot with Lalettan, Thank you Vysakh sir. Thank you Shameer Muhammed.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by ShafeeQue Vb (@shafeeque_vb) Mohanlal’s previous outing with the renowned director Vysakh was for the action-drama movie ‘Pulimurugan’ and the film was a humongous hit during the time, collecting over 100 crores in the box office. As the Mohanlal- Vysakh duo is making its comeback for the second time,…

Entertainment Telugu

‘Krishna Vrinda Vihari’: Naga Shaurya’s First-Look Poster Out

Anish R Krishna’s Naga Shaurya and Shirley Setia starrer has a title – ‘Krishna Vrinda Vihari‘. The makers of the film revealed the title and released Naga Shaurya’s first-look from the film. The actor shared the same on social media, writing, “It’s a crazy experience & Krishna will be loved by all.” The actor, who has been attempting a variety of subjects and roles will be seen in a quirky role in the rom-com flick. In the first-look, he can be seen in a Brahmin get-up with a niluvu bottu and gandham. All smiles, he can also be seen flicking water with a betel leaf as part of religious rituals. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Naga Shaurya (@actorshaurya) Sources state that the film is named after Shaurya and Shirley’s characters in the film. Naga Shaurya’s role in the film will be unlike anything he has done before,…

Entertainment Music/Events

Salman Khan Shares Teaser Of Music Video ‘Main Chala’

New Delhi [India], January 21 (ANI): Superstar Salman Khan, on Friday treated his fans with the first look of his upcoming romantic music video ‘Main Chala’. Crooned by his rumoured ladylove Lulia Vantur and Guru Randhawa, the music video will feature Khan with Telugu actor Pragya Jaiswal. As per the video details shared by the ‘Dabangg’ actor on his Twitter, the music video is bankrolled by his production house SK Films and T-series. In the first look teaser video, Khan sported various looks, including one with a turban while romancing Pragya, who looked drop-dead gorgeous in a saree. Directed by Shabina Khan and Gifty, ‘Main Chala’ is composed and written by Shabbir Ahmed. The music video will launch on January 22.

Entertainment Music/Events

American Singer Meat Loaf Passes Away At 74

Washington [US], January 21 (ANI): American singer-actor Meat Loaf, whose ‘Bat Out of Hell’ album was among the best-selling and most enduring rock albums of the 1970s, has died at the age of 74. He was famed for his booming voice and theatrical stage presence. The singer died on Thursday night with his wife Deborah at his side. An official statement from the ‘Meat Loaf’ Facebook page read, “Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight with his wife Deborah by his side. Daughters Pearl and Amanda and close friends have been with him throughout the last 24 hours.” “His amazing career spanned 6 decades that saw him sell over 100 Million albums worldwide and star in over 65 movies, including ‘Fight Club’, ‘Focus’, ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ and ‘Wayne’s World’. ‘Bat Out of Hell’ remains one of…

Entertainment TV/Web

Apple Developing Godzilla & Titans Live-Action Series

Washington [US], January 21 (ANI): The big-screen world of ‘Godzilla’ and Legendary’s Monsterverse would soon be getting the small-screen treatment from Apple. According to Variety, the untitled series continues the story of the Legendary Monsterverse established in films like ‘Kong: Skull Island’ and 2014’s ‘Godzilla’. Following the battle between Godzilla and the Titans that levelled San Francisco and the shocking new reality that monsters are real, the series explores one family’s journey to uncover its buried secrets and a legacy linking them to the secret organization known as Monarch. Monarch is a secret government entity that has played a major role in the Monsterverse franchise, working to cover up the existence of and defend the world from creatures like Godzilla and the other Titans. Chris Black and Matt Fraction co-created the series with both executive producing it. Black will also serve as showrunner. Joby…

Entertainment Kannada

Filmmaker Prashant Raj To Team Up With Santhanam For New Film

Filmmaker Prashant Raj of Love Guru fame is all set to explore the Tamil film industry with Santhanam with an as-yet-untitled film from March. “We’ve been busy working on the pre-production and other finer details of the film for three months. I had this romantic comedy that I felt was apt for Santhanam. He is excited about the story and we have since been working on it with a team to ensure it suits the Tamil audience,” shares Prashant, adding that this is a fresh subject and not a remake of his previous films in Kannada. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Prashant Raj (@iam_prashantraj) “I have always been pursuing openings for directing in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu while also making Kannada films. This film fell in place perfectly. We are now in the process of getting the rest of the cast and crew together. I want to take some Kannada talent with…

Bengali Entertainment

Raajhorshee De’s ‘Abbar Kanchenjungha’ To Release On April 1

Raajhorshee De’s ‘Abbar Kanchenjungha’ is a tribute to Satyajit Ray and after much delay due to the pandemic and lockdown, the special tribute film is finally releasing in theatres on April 1, 2022. The release announcement has made everyone excited about this film as it has an ensemble cast and a refreshing story that can well be a complete family entertainer. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Raajhorshee De (@raajhorsheede) But why Kanchenjungha? Did the inspiration come from the turmoil of a particular family with Darjeeling as the backdrop or the magic of Satyajit Ray that was woven, presenting the cluster of peaks that remain side by side, and yet are very different from each other? How different is Raajhorshee De’s ‘Abbar Kanchenjungha’ from Ray’s Kanchenjungha? Raajhorshee tried to weave a story of Darjeeling, Christmas and Kanchenjungha in his film paying homage to Satyajit Ray.…

Entertainment Marathi

‘Pawankhind’: Character Poster Of Ankit Mohan As ‘Shrimant Rayajirao Bandal’

The makers of ‘Pawankhind’ have been treating the audience with some intriguing first look posters. After introducing, Chinmay Mandlekar as Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj, Mrinal Kulkarni as Rajmata Jijau, Ajay Purkar as ‘Bajiprabhu Deshpande’ Ruchi Mohan as Matoshri Soyarabai, Prajakta Mali as Shrimant Bhavanibai Bandal, Surabhi Bhave as Matoshri Sonai Deshpande, and Kshitee jog as Badi Begum now filmmaker Digpal Lanjekar revealed a new character poster of Ankit Mohan as ‘Shrimant Rayajirao Bandal’. Digpal Lanjekar took to his Instagram handle to share the first look. He wrote, “गनिमाची ढगफुटी झाली ना तरी ती अंगावर घेण्याची तयारी हाय आमची!#श्रीमंतरायाजीरावबांदल” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Digpal Lanjekar (@digpalofficial) ‘Pawankhind’ will showcase the valour of Baji Prabhu Deshpande in the battle of ‘Pawankhind’ in which 600 Maratha soldiers took on 10,000 Bijapuri soldiers led by Siddi Jauhar. The film is slated to release on February 18, 2022.

Entertainment Tamil

Sivakarthikeyan Wins Hearts As He Helps A Student Working At A Puncture Shop

Sivakarthikeyan has always been supportive and his recent gesture towards Devasankari, a 12th class student, working at a puncture shop is winning hearts. Reportedly, the student wanted to take up a nursing course but could not do the same due to poverty and therefore was forcefully working at a puncture shop to earn money. Devasankari has once expressed her wish of pursuing a nursing course in an interview with a news channel. Sivakarthikeyan, who incidentally watched the interview, approached the girl through his team and agreed to pay her college fees. Reportedly, Sivakarthikeyan has got admission done for Devasankari in a Nursing College at Nagapattinam and agreed to pay all the expenses. Devasankari also expressed in an interview with a media publication that Sivakarthikeyan has offered new clothes to all his family members on Pongal day and celebrated the festival wearing those new clothes. The young student…

Entertainment Telugu

Samantha Ruth Prabhu Learns Skiing In Switzerland

After touring Rishikesh and Goa, Samantha has now jetted off to Switzerland with her best friend, Shilpa Reddy, and the latter’s family members. The actress took to Instagram to share a photo of herself in her skiing gear. The actress, along with her friend, has been learning skiing for the past four days. It looks like Samantha is having great fun in Switzerland. After her split from Naga Chaitanya in October 2021, Samantha has been keeping herself occupied by going on trips across the country. She jetted off to Rishikesh and completed the Char Dham yatra and then spent some quality time with friends in Goa. Now, the actress has jetted off to Switzerland for a lavish holiday with Shilpa Reddy. She took to Instagram to share a photo of herself with the backdrop of the icy mountains in Verbier, Switzerland. Sharing the photo,…

Entertainment Malayalam

Dulquer Salmaan Tests Covid-19 Positive

Actor Dulquer Salmaan on Thursday (January 20) said that he has tested positive for coronavirus with mild symptoms. The 35-year-old actor’s diagnosis comes days after his superstar father Mammootty also tested positive for COVID-19. Dulquer Salmaan posted a brief statement on his official social media handles to share the news and said that he has started isolating at his residence. “I have just tested positive for Covid19. I’m isolating at home and have mild flu symptoms but (I) am otherwise ok. People who were in close contact with me during the shoots over the last few days, please isolate and test if you notice symptoms (sic),” the Kurup star wrote. Mammootty shared the news of his Covid-19 diagnosis on January 16, saying that he contracted the virus despite taking precautions. On Thursday, India logged 3,17,532 new coronavirus infections, taking the total tally of COVID-19…

Entertainment TV/Web

Netflix Officially Renewed ‘Squid Game’ For Season 2

Washington [US], January 21 (ANI): Get ready to deep dive into the world of Squid Game once again. The streaming giant Netflix has officially renewed the popular show for its second season. As per Variety, Netflix’s co-CEO and chief content officer, Ted Sarandos, confirmed the season 2 during Netflix’s fourth-quarter 2021 earnings interview. “Absolutely, the ‘Squid Game’ universe has just begun,” Sarandos responded when asked whether there would be a second season of the South Korean survival drama. Created by Hwang Dong-hyuk, the first season featured an ensemble cast including Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Jung Hoyeon, and Oh Yeong-su. In the show 456 cash-strapped contestants are invited by a mysterious organization to compete in a series of children’s games — with deadly consequences — to win around USD 38.5 million. The show recently registered a big win at the Golden Globe Awards.

Entertainment TV/Web

Sushmita Sen Receives International Association Of Working Women Award

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 20 (ANI): Sushmita Sen has definitely left a strong impression on everyone with her performance in the recently released ‘Aarya 2’. Now, she has scored global recognition by winning the International Association of Working Women Award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a television series presented by DC South Asian Film Festival 2021. On being honoured with such prestigious award, Sushmita said, “I am overwhelmed with all the love and appreciation being showered on Aarya 2. The entire team has worked strenuously to put together a work of art that would be loved by everyone. It’s euphoric to win the International Association of Working Women Award for an outstanding performance by a female actor in a television series. I would like to thank the organizers of DC South Asian Film Festival for bestowing this honour on me and…

Entertainment Music/Events

Singer Shaan’s Mother Sonali Mukherjee Is No More

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 20 (ANI): Singer Shaan’s mother Sonali Mukherjee is no more. The news of the death of Shaan’s mother was confirmed by Kailash Kher via tweet on Thursday afternoon. The cause of the demise is still unknown. “Shaan’s mother passed away. Prayers to the Almighty for the salvation of the departed soul. It is a prayer to Lord Shiva, the ruler of all the three worlds, that our brother Shaan’s family should get the strength to bear this sorrow. Eternal prayers,” Kailash Kher wrote. After learning about the unfortunate news, several fans paid their healtfelt condolences. “oh no! that is heartbreaking to hear. rip sonali mukherjee. you were not only an awesome singer, but a great mother to a tallented artist. stay strong shaan, we are with you in this time of greef. stay safe, ” a social media user commented.…

Entertainment TV/Web

Netflix Releases First Look Images Of ‘Bridgerton’ Season 2

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): Netflix has released eight first-look images from the second season of its breakout hit series ‘Bridgerton’. The new images feature actor Simone Ashley, known for her work in shows like ‘Sex Education’ and ‘Because the Night’. The first-look images were shared on Netflix’s Instagram account. The caption read, “who’s ready for Lord Anthony Bridgerton’s search for luv?????? BRIDGERTON SEASON 2 MARCH 25TH!” The first photo features Simone Ashley as Kate Sharma and Charithra Chandran as Edwina Sharma. The second image shows a glimpse of Phoebe Dyvenor as Daphne Basset and Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton. Another snap gives a sneak peek into the crackling chemistry between Ashley’s Kate Sharma and Bailey’s as Anthony Bridgerton. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Netflix US (@netflix) Season two of the hit series will tell the story of Lord Anthony…

Entertainment TV/Web

Howard Stern: ‘US Hospitals Should Not Admit People Who Aren’t Vaccinated For COVID-19’

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): American radio and TV personality Howard Stern on the January 19 episode of his Sirius XM radio show ‘The Howard Stern Show’ said that US hospitals should not admit patients who are unvaccinated against COVID-19. According to Variety, Stern, who has often used his radio show to speak out against anti-vaxxers, was blunter than ever this week when he told listeners, “If it was up to me, anyone unvaccinated would not be admitted to a hospital. At this point, they have been given plenty of opportunities to get the vaccine.” “[People] have been told you will die if you get the vaccine. Some of you will live, but most of you will die. [These people] don’t trust our government. They think that there’s some conspiracy to turn them into a magnet or something like this,” Stern said. He added,…

Entertainment Marathi

‘Jhimma’ Set To Premiere On OTT From January 21

Actor-director Hemant Dhome’s multi-starrer ‘Jhimma’ is set to premiere on a popular OTT from January 21, the makers announced on Wednesday, January 19. ‘Jhimma’ hit the theatres on November 19 and since then it has set the cash registers ringing at the box office. Taking to his Instagram handle, Hemant wrote, “सिनेमागृहात सुपरहिट ठरल्यानंतर आता प्रेक्षकांना आतुरता लागली आहे आपला लाडका खेळ घरबसल्या बघण्याची! आता तुमचा लाडका चित्रपट ‘झिम्मा’ २१ जानेवारी पासून…#Jhimma #झिम्मा #JhimmaOnAmazonPrime #JhimmaOnPrime #21Jan #ChalchitraCompany#CrazyFewFilms” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Hemant Dhome | हेमंत ढोमे (@hemantdhome21) Talking about the film, actor-director Hemant Dhome’s multi-starrer film Jhimma revolves around seven women from different age groups and socio-cultural backgrounds, who decide to go on a trip to England for 10 days setting their responsibilities aside. It stars Siddharth Chandekar, Suhas Joshi, Mrinmayi Godbole, Suchitra Bandekar, Kshitij Jog, Nirmiti Sawant, Sonalee Kulkarni, and Sayali Sanjeev in pivotal roles.

Entertainment Kannada

Filmmaker Pradeep Raj Dies Due To Covid-19

Filmmaker Pradeep Raj, who had directed Yash in the 2011 film ‘Kiraathaka’, passed away on Thursday morning (20-Jan-2022) due to Covid-19 related issues. Pradeep was 46 years old at the time and is said to have breathed his last around 3 a.m. in a private hospital in Pondicherry – he is, reportedly, survived by his wife and two children. As per the latest reports, Pradeep Raj had been diabetic for close to fifteen years and contracted the Covid-19 virus a few days ago. However, the filmmaker succumbed to the many health issues around 3 in the morning of January 20th and his final rites, as revealed by his brother Prashanth Raj to the media, will be conducted in Pondicherry sometime during the day. Pradeep Raj rose to instant fame for making his debut as a director with the Yash starrer ‘Kiraathaka’. The film holds a lot of…

Entertainment Malayalam

Anna Ben Tests Covid-19 Positive

Actress Anna Ben has tested positive for Covid- 19. The ‘Helen’ actress took to her official Instagram handle mentioning that she got tested positive for Covid and is having all of the symptoms except the loss of smell. The actress also advised those persons who have come in contact with her to get tested. “Tested positive for Covid with all the symptoms except the loss of smell. Whoever came in contact with me please get tested and I hope you are safe. In-home quarantine at the moment.”, reads her Instagram story post. The actress also attached a funny P.S note saying that she dodged getting Covid for two years but finally it got her. Meanwhile, Anna Ben’s upcoming Tovino Thomas starrer film ‘Naaradan’, which was scheduled as a theatrical release on January 27th, 2022, was postponed due to the surge in Covid- 19 cases. Seems like…

Entertainment Telugu

Priyanka Jawalkar Tests Positive For Covid-19

Tollywood actress Priyanka Jawalkar has tested positive for Covid-19. The actress took to social media to share the news, revealing that she is showing symptoms. While she did not go into detail about them, she wrote, “Hey everyone, despite taking all precauations, I tested positive for COVID with symptoms. I’m currently in isolation following my doctor’s instructions and I also started taking the required medication. (sic)” She also urged everyone to stay home, stay safe and wear a mask to step out for essentials, “I urge everyone who met me in the last few days to get themselves tested. I also request everyone to mask up and not head out unless absolutely necessary. Stay Safe! (sic)” Further details are awaited. Priyanka Jawalkar hails from a Marathi-speaking family from Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh. The computer science and fashion design graduate made her debut in Tollywood with the 2018 film Taxiwaala, co-starring Vijay Deverakonda. After…

Entertainment Tamil

Kasthuri Raja Opens Up About The Separation Of Aishwaryaa & Dhanush

Actor Dhanush and Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth, who were married for 18 years, announced their separation earlier this week. Their separation has left the fans in shock. The former couple had requested everyone to respect their privacy and the news about their separation has been doing rounds ever since they announced it on January 17. Now, Dhanush’s father and director Kasthuri Raja has opened up about the separation of Aishwaryaa and Dhanush. Speaking to a Tamil news daily, reportedly stated that their separation is a family quarrel. He also stated that Aishwaryaa and Dhanush are currently in Hyderabad and alleged that he had spoken to both of them over the phone about their separation. In the interview, Kasthuri Raja reportedly said that Dhanush and Aishwaryaa are having a family quarrel just like how a normal husband and wife do and that does not mean the end. He also further added that…

Entertainment Music/Events

Jamie Spears’ Lawyer Asks Court To ‘Unseal’ Britney’s Health Records As Singer’s Estate Is Transferred To Her

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): While Grammy-winning singer Britney Spears’ conservatorship battle may have ended, the legal fight continues after a Los Angeles judge agreed that there should be a separate trial to determine if the singer’s father Jamie Spears spied on her and squandered her millions. At a hearing in Los Angeles court on Wednesday, the pop star’s attorney, Mathew Rosengart, accused Jamie’s attorney of avoiding claims that Jamie ordered Britney’s security team, Black Box, to illegally access the singer’s cell and iCloud accounts, and placed a device to eavesdrop on her in her bedroom, reported Page Six. Los Angeles Judge Brenda Penny, however, has not made a decision regarding Britney’s father Jamie’s request for her to continue paying his legal fees after the termination of her conservatorship. Before discussing the fees during the court hearing on Wednesday, Jamie’s lawyer, Alex M. Weingarten,…

Entertainment TV/Web

Shaheer Sheikh’s Father Dies Due To COVID-19

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 20 (ANI): After suffering from a severe COVID-19 infection, actor Shaheer Sheikh’s father passed away. Actor Aly Goni confirmed the unfortunate news on his Twitter account. “Inna Lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un. May Allah rest uncle’s soul in peace bhai @Shaheer_S, stay strong bhai,” he tweeted. Shaheer’s father was on a ventilator. Two days ago only, Shaheer requested everyone to pray for his father’s recovery. “My dad is on a ventilator, suffering from a severe covid infection… pls keep him in your prayers,” he had written. Shaheer is best known for his role in the TV show ‘Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi’.

Entertainment Music/Events

Machine Gun Kelly, Megan Fox Released Engagement Video ‘To Control The Narrative’

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox were focused on living in the moment during the engagement proposal. People Magazine obtained quotes of the ‘Papercuts’ singer and his now-fiancee Megan Fox’s interview with Vogue in which they opened up about the moment they got engaged during a recent trip to Puerto Rico. When asked if she realised their engagement had become “a huge mega-story,” the ‘Transformers’ actor said, “I don’t really look at social media or anything, so I don’t know.” Kelly explained that the couple opted to release video and details from the engagement on their social accounts because he wanted to make sure they got to break the news. He said, “We released it to control the narrative. As opposed to someone just catching a weird cell phone picture of a ring on our hand and being like,…

Entertainment TV/Web

Louie Anderson Is Being Treated For Blood Cancer Treatment

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): Comedian-actor Louie Anderson is being treated for blood cancer in a Las Vegas hospital. As per People magazine, the 68-year-old star was diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, the most common type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and is currently getting treated at a Las Vegas hospital. “Iconic comedian Louie Anderson is currently in a Las Vegas hospital being treated for diffuse large B cell lymphoma, a form of cancer,” the comedian’s rep Glenn Schwartz told Rolling Stone. The rep added, “He is resting comfortably.” According to the Lymphoma Research Foundation, more than 18,000 people in the US are diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) a year. And “despite being an aggressive lymphoma, DLBCL is considered potentially curable.” Anderson has previously dealt with heart problems, and in 2003 underwent two procedures to correct an unspecified issue. Last March, Anderson shared…

Entertainment TV/Web

Shaheer Sheikh’s Dad On Ventilator After Contracting COVID-19

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 19 (ANI): The health condition of actor Shaheer Sheikh’s father is critical. Taking to Twitter, Shaheer informed everyone that his father, who recently tested positive for coronavirus, is currently on ventilator. Shaheer also requested his fans to pray for his father’s recovery. “My dad is on a ventilator, suffering from a severe covid infection… pls keep him in your prayers,” he tweeted. After learning about his father’s health, social media users including members from the TV industry showered Shaheer with messages filled with strength. “Prayers,” actor Vatsal Sheth commented.“Stay strong Shaheer. He will recover soon,” another one wrote. Meanwhile, India’s daily COVID-19 infections jumped to 2,82,970 as the country saw a spike after a few days of a marginal dip in the daily tally.

Entertainment Music/Events

Grammy Awards 2022 To Take Place In Las Vegas On April 3

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): The upcoming Grammy Awards ceremony has a new date and a new location after being postponed due to a spike in COVID-19 cases, fuelled by the emergence of the Omicron variant. As per Variety, the 64th annual Grammy Awards will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3. The news came via a joint announcement from the Recording Academy, CBS and CMT. As a result of the Grammy date change, the CMT Awards will now move from its originally scheduled date of April 3 to a later date in April. This year will mark the first time that the CMT Awards will air on CBS. The Recording Academy previously announced that Grammys, which will be hosted by Trevor Noah for his second consecutive year, would be postponed from January 31 due to rising…

Entertainment Punjabi

Diljit Dosanjh’s ‘Babe Bhangra Paunde Ne’ To Release On September 30

After the huge success of ‘Honsla Rakh’ last Dussehra, Diljit Dosanjh is all set to release his next on Dussehra 2022. Taking to his social media handle, Diljit Dosanjh has shared the poster of his upcoming movie ‘Babe Bhangra Paunde Ne’, which will be hitting the big screens on September 30, 2022. The first look of Diljit Dosanjh’s upcoming movie ‘Babe Bhangra Paunde Ne’ is an animated poster. Even the first look of ‘Honsla Rakh’ was a cartoonized version, so here’s another similarity besides the release date between Diljit’s last and upcoming movie. Further, talking more about the poster, it is vibrant and colourful, featuring Diljit Dosanjh in a dancing pose. Perhaps this time Diljit Dosanjh is going to give us a dance-based movie with a punch of comedy.Check out the poster of Diljit Dosanjh’s upcoming movie ‘Babe Bhangra Paunde Ne’ here: View this post on…

Entertainment Marathi

Madhuri Pawar To Play Key Role In Aashish Jain’s ‘Dishabhool’

It is a known fact that Madhuri Pawar is going to feature in an item song in Prathamesh Parab starrer ‘Ek Number’. Now, as per the latest update, Madhuri has bagged a key role in the upcoming Marathi film ‘Dishabhool’ helmed by Aashish Jain. While speaking about his film, director Ashish Kailas Jain said ‘Dishabhool’ is a film of today’s youth. This is a unique story of college kids and it will have a triple blast of friendship, romance and suspense thriller” Talking about her role, Madhuri said, “Dishabhool” is a film with a different story. My personality is very different from the roles I have played so far. The shooting of the film has started and I am enjoying working with the new team. It also stars Amrita Dhongade, Tejas Barve, Shashank Shende, Pranav Ravrane, Arun Kadam, Siddheshwar Jhadbuke, Ashutosh Wadekar, Shubham Mandhare and Priya Berde in pivotal roles.

Entertainment Malayalam

Nyla Usha Shares Heartwarming Note As She Wraps Up The Shoot Of Joshiy’s ‘Paappan’

Nyla Usha, who has roped in to play a pivotal role in filmmaker Joshiy’s upcoming movie ‘Paappan’ has penned a happy note, as she wrapped up the shoot. The actress had previously worked with Joshiy in the film ‘Porinju Mariam Jose’, and ‘Paappan’ marks her reunion with the filmmaker. Nyla Usha shared a priceless picture with Joshiy and also shared a heartwarming note about the rapport she shares with the master filmmaker. “That’s one of my happiest moments captured. Joshiy Sir♥️. Thank You for all the love. For giving me another chance to watch you create your art up close. How you tirelessly sit through day and night to bring shots to perfection. How you appreciate and make every single actor feel that their contribution counts. Your energy is contagious,” Nyla Usha said in her note. She further added an update about the film. “And here’s some update…

Entertainment Telugu

‘F3’ Makers Releases New Poster On Varun Tej’s Birthday

The makers of Anil Ravipudi’s F3, the sequel of F2: Fun & Frustration, released a new poster on Varun Tej’s birthday. Wishing him on the special day, the makers released a poster that sees him dancing with a Rs 2000 note in his hand. As the film revolves around money, cash can be seen around him in the poster. The actor looks happy in the still for the film that is slated to hit screens for summer. F2 released during Sankranthi in 2019 and was a massive hit. F3 will hit screens on April 28 this year as production was delayed due to Covid-19. The sequel will also see Venkatesh Daggubati, Tamannaah Bhatia and Mehreen Pirzada in lead roles, just like the original. Sources state that F3 will also be a laugh riot, with the filmmakers confident of delivering a bigger hit than the prequel. Produced by Dil Raju and…

Entertainment Tamil

‘Stay Strong Rajinikanth’ Trends On Twitter As Dhanush-Aishwaryaa Part Ways

Dhanush and Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth’s divorce announcement has come as a shock to fans. Many have taken to social media to send their well wishes to the former couple and their families. In fact, ‘Stay strong Rajinikanth’ has been trending on Twitter as fans are sending Aishwaryaa’s father, Rajinikanth, their well wishes. On January 17, Dhanush and Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth announced that they are walking their separate ways. Fans expressed shock and sadness at the news. Megastar Rajinikanth’s fans have extended their best wishes to him and asked him to stay strong on Twitter. Check out some of the tweets from Rajinikanth fans: Dhanush and Aishwaryaa got married on November 18, 2004. Now, after 18 years of marriage, they have decided to go their separate ways. Making the announcement on Twitter, Dhanush wrote, “18 years of togetherness as friends, couple as parents and well wishers to…

Entertainment TV/Web

Betty White’s Assistant Shares One Of Comedian’s Final Photos On 100th Anniversary

Washington [US], January 18 (ANI): On what would have been Betty White’s 100th birthday, her assistant Kiersten shared what could be one of the last photos taken of the Hollywood icon. According to E! News, taking to Betty’s Facebook page on January 17, Kiersten posted a picture of the comedian wearing a bright green patterned jacket, paired with white pants, as she sat in a floral-print chair. She wrote, “On this special day, I wanted to share this photo of Betty. She was radiant and beautiful and as happy as ever. Thanks to all of you who are doing kind things today and every day to make the world a better place.” The assistant said the snap of Betty was taken on December 20 and she believes it is one of the final photos ever taken of her. ‘The Golden Girls’ star died at…

Entertainment Tamil

Soundarya Rajinikanth Drops New Profile Pic With Sister Aishwaryaa & Dad Rajinikanth

New Delhi [India], January 18 (ANI): Soon after South superstar Dhanush and Aishwaryaa announced their separation after 18 years of togetherness, Soundarya Rajinikanth dropped a new profile picture of her elder sister and herself with their dad Rajnikanth. Soundarya, the younger daughter of superstar Rajinikanth changed her Twitter display picture to a throwback childhood picture of herself with her father and Aishwaryaa. The adorable picture shows Soundarya and Aishwaryaa in a tight hug with their father. This comes a few hours after the ‘Atrangi Re’ actor announced that he had ended his 18 years of marriage with Aishwaryaa. Dhanush, on Monday night, requested people to respect his and Aishwaryaa’s privacy during these difficult times. “18 years of togetherness as friends, couple, as parents and well-wishers to each other. The journey has been of growth, understanding, adjusting, and adapting. Today we stand at a place…

Entertainment TV/Web

Bob Saget’s ‘Full House’ Co-star Remembers Late Actor With Custom-Made Sweatshirt

Washington [US], January 18 (ANI): Bob Saget’s ‘Full House’ co-star made a special sweatshirt to honor the late comedian days after everyone attended his funeral. According to Fox News, Candace Cameron Bure took to her Instagram on Monday to share an image of herself walking with fellow ‘Full House’ actor Dave Coulier. In the photo, she sported a custom-made sweatshirt that read “Love Like Jesus, Hug Like Bob Saget.” In the image’s caption, Bure revealed that the reason she and her former on-screen uncle were laughing is that they were reminiscing about Saget. “This has been one of the hardest weeks of my life and yet, incredibly beautiful because of family and close friends. Yesterday was a better day. We walked, we laughed, we reminisced. @dcoulier and @melissacoulier, I [love] you. I think that’s all you’ll hear from me again. I love you. Don’t…

Bengali Entertainment TOP NEWS UPDATES

Cartoonist Narayan Debnath Dies At 97, Mamata Banerjee Mourns His Demise

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], January 18 (ANI): As the legendary cartoonist Narayan Debnath passed away after a prolonged illness at the age of 97, on Tuesday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee mourned his demise with a social media tribute for the late Padma Shri awardee. Debnath was the creator of several Bengali comic characters and was undergoing treatment at Bellevue Hospital in Kolkata. Taking to her official Twitter handle, the CM expressed her grief by writing, “Extremely sad that the noted litterateur, illustrator, cartoonist, and creator of some immortal characters for children’s world, Narayan Debnath is no more. He had created Bantul the Great, Handa- Bhonda, Nonte- Fonte, figures that have been etched in our hearts for decades.” In a subsequent tweet, she added, “We were proud to bestow upon him Bengal’s highest award Banga Bibhusan in 2013. His passing away is certainly…

Entertainment Tamil

Suriya’s ‘Jai Bhim’ Features On Oscars’ YouTube Channel

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 18 (ANI): It’s been three months since Suriya’s ‘Jai Bhim’ had released, and it’s still making headlines for one reason or another. The latest news is that a scene from the film along with the director’s story narrative has been featured on the official YouTube channel of the Oscars. Directed by TJ Gnanavel, ‘Jai Bhim’ is a hard-hitting courtroom drama about the fight for the oppressed and caste-based discrimination. The film features Suriya in the role of real-life lawyer Chandru, who dedicated his life fighting for the oppressed without charging a single penny. And in the Oscars’ video, Gnanavel can be seen discussing how the story narrative was formed and executed. After seeing a glimpse of Suriya’s movie in the Oscars’ video, fans took to social media to express their happiness. “Jai Bhim is going places. Whatta news,” a social…

Entertainment TV/Web

Marvel’s ‘Moon Knight’ Trailer, First Poster Image Out

Washington [US], January 18 (ANI): Officially launching the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s 2022 slate, the first trailer for its new series ‘Moon Knight’ was released on Tuesday, with the show set to premiere on March 30. Unlike previous Marvel series, which were based on existing characters from the company’s pre-2019 feature films, ‘Moon Knight’ charts a brand-new path, with a totally new set of characters and a storyline that has no clear initial connection to the MCU. Starring Oscar Isaac as Marc Spector, an ex-soldier who suffers from dissociative identity disorder, the action-adventure series set against the backdrop of modern and ancient Egypt finds the spectral superhero’s multiple identities thrust into a deadly war of the gods. He becomes the conduit for the Egyptian moon god Khonshu, which only further exacerbates Marc’s anxiety over his mental illness. The almost 2-minute-long trailer, set to the backdrop…

Entertainment Punjabi

Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu In Beautiful Orange Gown

Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu is one of the most active celebrities on social media these days. Her every picture and video simply takes the internet by storm. If you don’t believe us, just check out the latest picture of Harnaaz Sandhu and know for yourself. In the latest picture, Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu can be seen dressed in a beautiful orange dress. On one hand, it is the corset-style upper half of the gown, which is just sensuous, and on the other hand, the long trail adds a dreamy touch. Further, she completed the look with her long open hair and fresh face of makeup. And just like this, she made it hard for everyone to take their eyes off the diva. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu (@harnaazsandhu_03) Harnaaz Sandhu became Miss Universe in the last month of 2021. She brought home…

Entertainment Marathi

Shubhankar Tawde Tests Negative For Covid-19

Marathi star Shubhankar Tawde, who contracted the virus on January 10, 2022, has now fully recovered. The actor took to his Instagram handle to share this good with his fans. Almost 10 days after testing positive for Covid-19, Shubhankar Tawde has finally recovered. He wrote, “Hey Guys, Chotisi News I had tested Covid positive 10 days ago. I quarantined myself according to BMC guidelines. And now I am healthy and tested negative for Covid. So back to work stay safe and wear your mask” Meanwhile, on the work front, Shubhankar Tawde will be next seen in Riteish Deshmukh’s debut directorial ‘Ved’. It also stars Jiya Shankar, Ashok Saraf, and Genelia Deshmukh in pivotal roles.

Entertainment Kannada

Prajwal Devaraj, Pannaga Bharana To Collaborate For A Film

Childhood friends Prajwal Devaraj and Pannaga Bharana are set to collaborate on a film shortly and the script puja of the same was held this morning. Touted to be a wholesome family entertainer, the movie will go on floors in April. The script of the film has been written by Bollywood writer Adhir Bhat and the two buddies who had been wanting to work with each other for a while now, have been brought together owing to this script. Interestingly, another close friend of the duo, Rajshri Ponnappa is backing the movie. “I’m grateful that we friends have been finally able to collaborate on a project which we all had been wanting to do for a while now and Adhir’s vision has made it happen for us. Adhir has been working on this script for a year now and it’s turned out really well. Prajju loved it and has given us dates in April;…

Entertainment Telugu

Jr NTR’s Heartfelt Note For His Grandfather Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao On His 26th Death Anniversary

Jr NTR on Tuesday, January 18, shared a heartfelt message for his grandfather, Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, on his twenty-sixth death anniversary. The legendary actor breathed his last on January 18, 1996, following a heart attack. Jr NTR took to Twitter to pen a note in Telugu for him on the occasion. Nandamuri Kalyanram, the brother of Jr NTR fondly remembered his grandfather Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao on his 26th death anniversary. Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao had a massive contribution to the world of Indian Cinema. Throughout his long acting career, the legendary actor Kapoor has worked in many Telugu films a total of 300 films, and also produced and directed his own films. For his brilliant onscreen performances, Sr NTR has won many awards including, three National Film Awards, two Rashtrapai Awards, one Nandi Award and one Filmfare Award. He was also the recipient of the Padma Shri Award…

Entertainment Malayalam

Keerthy Suresh Tests Negative For Covid-19

National Award winning actress Keerthy Suresh can finally breathe a sigh of relief. The actress, who had contracted Covid-19, has tested negative for the novel coronavirus. Keerthy shared this good news with her followers on Twitter today (January 18). The actress posted a series of happy selfies while sharing her health update. Keerthy flashed her million-dollar smile as she posed for happy photos. As she informed her fans and loved ones about her health update, the actress also thanked them for their love and prayers. “‘Negative’ can mean a positive thing these days. Grateful for all your love and prayers, hope you had a lovely Pongal and Sankaranthi!,” she wrote on Twitter. Keerthy opted for a yellow kurti and completed her look by letting her hair loose and applying a bindi on her forehead. If you haven’t seen the actress’ tweet yet, take a look…

Entertainment TV/Web

Netflix Cancels Paris Hilton’s ‘Cooking With Paris’ After One Season

Washington [US], January 18 (ANI): Paris Hilton’s ‘Cooking With Paris’ will not return for a second season as Netflix has cancelled the cooking reality series after season one. As per People magazine, the show, which premiered in August 2021, is inspired by her successful YouTube videos of the same name. The six-episode series featured Hilton tackling a range of recipes, from savoury main dishes to lip-smacking desserts, with guests including Kim Kardashian West, Nikki Glaser, Demi Lovato, Saweetie, Lele Pons, and Kathy and Nicky Hilton. ‘Cooking With Paris’ showcased the host’s unconventional cooking practices. She flattened burgers with a diamond-encrusted spatula and dredged meat while donning a flashy feathered ensemble. Apart from featuring as the host of the show, Hilton also executive produced along with Aaron Saidman, Eli Holzman, and Rebecca Hertz. Industrial Media’s The Intellectual Property Corporation produced the show. This wasn’t Hilton’s…

Entertainment TV/Web

Farrah Abraham Arrested For Slapping Security Guard At Hollywood Nightclub

Washington [US], January 18 (ANI): American TV personality Farrah Abraham of ‘Teen Mom’ fame was recently arrested in Los Angeles after allegedly slapping a security guard. According to Fox News, a representative for the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed that the reality TV star was taken into custody on Saturday night. Police said that Abraham was arrested and booked after officers responded to a battery call at the nightclub where she was partying. Security at the location was told there was a possible fight on the rooftop of the establishment. When guards tried to escort Abraham out of location, she slapped one of them. “Security called LAPD and placed the suspect under [private persons arrest] PPA arrest for battery,” a statement from the Los Angeles Police Department reads. According to TMZ, someone at the club allegedly picked a fight with Abraham and her friend.…

Entertainment Tamil

Dhanush Parts Ways With Aishwarya R Dhanush After 18 Years Of Marriage

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): Actor Dhanush on Monday shared a statement on social media announcing that he would be parting ways with Aishwarya R. Dhanush, his wife of 18 years. The ‘Raanjhanaa’ actor took to his Twitter handle and posted the statement that read, “18 years of togetherness as friends, couple, as parents and well-wishers to each other The journey has been of growth, understanding, adjusting and adapting.” “Today we stand at a place where our paths separate… Aishwaryaa and I have decided to part ways as a couple and take time to understand us as individuals for the better. Please do Respect our decision and give us the needed privacy to deal with this. Om Namashivaaya! Spread love, D,” it continued. Dhanush had tied the knot with Aishwarya, daughter of megastar Rajinikanth, in a traditional South Indian ceremony on November 18,…

Entertainment Marathi

Nehha Pendse Tests Negative For COVID-19

Days after staying quarantined at home, Nehha Pendse has finally tested negative for COVID 19. While confirming the same, the ‘June’ actress took to her Instagram handle to share this good news with her fans. Nehha has shared her health update and wrote that she has finally recovered from the deadly virus. Taking to her Instagram story, Nehha share an adorable car selfie and wrote, “Guess who is tested negative for” Earlier, informing her fans about her COVID 19 diagnosis, the actress wrote, “After dogging the virus for 2 years, I, unfortunately, have caught it. Results are positive. I am in home quarantine. Have not stepped out or met anyone past few days. Being an introvert can be helpful at times.” Meanwhile, on the work front, Nehha’s much-awaited Marathi film ‘June’ was released on the OTT platform. She played a lead role in the film opposite Siddharth Menon.

Entertainment Kannada

Parul Yadav: ‘We Should Celebrate The Absolute Mastery Of Pandit Birju Maharaj’s Craft’

The news of Kathak maestro Pandit Birju Maharaj’s sad passing has left everyone grieving. The Padma Vibhushan awardee was 83 years old at the time of his demise which occurred due to a prior kidney ailment resulting in a cardiac arrest. Many noted personalities and film celebrities have taken to social media to condole his death and also express their admiration for his mastery over the craft. One such admirer is Kannada actor Parul Yadav who, being an avid dancer herself, expressed shock in her recent tweet and yet, urged everyone to celebrate his absolute mastery of the craft. “The joy he gave us and the legacy of the thousands of great dancers all over the world!” wrote Parul in her tweet. Belonging to a grand lineage of Kathak dancers, Pandit Birju Maharaj has contributed to several Hindi films such as ‘Desh Ishqiya’, ‘Bajirao Mastani’, and ‘Devdas’. Bollywood actor Madhuri…

Entertainment Tamil

Kamal Haasan’s Emotional Tribute To Kathak Maestro Pandit Birju Maharaj

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): Veteran actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan, on Monday, mourned the demise of Kathak maestro Birju Maharaj. Taking to Twitter, Kamal shared a picture of him learning dance from Birju Maharaj from the sets of ‘Vishwaroopam’. Alongside the image, he penned a heartfelt note, in which he called himself ‘Ekalavya’ who was learning from afar from guru Birju Maharaj before finally getting a chance to be choreographed by him in the film. “We’ve lost a peerless dancer like Pandit Birju Maharaj. For several years, I learned from him, from a distance, as Ekalavya did.. then I got to learn from him in person for the film Vishwaroopam. ‘Without you insight, I’m not who I am,” Kamal Haasan tweeted. Pandit Birju Maharaj, a descendant of the Maharaj family of Kathak dancers, breathed his last on Monday. He…

Entertainment TV/Web

‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ Pays Special Tribute To Bob Saget

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ paid a special tribute to late actor-comedian Bob Saget, who was the original host of the ABC comedy show in the ’90s. The iconic comedian died suddenly on January 9 at the age of 65. As per Variety, the tribute aired at the beginning of Sunday’s episode, exactly one week after Saget died at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Orlando, Florida. In the full tribute, current ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ host Alfonso Ribeiro introduced the emotional segment, which highlighted some of Saget’s best moments emceeing the show. Saget hosted ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ from 1989 to 1997, where he introduced hilarious homemade videos of people falling, adorable animals and other backyard shenanigans. After he left the show in 1997, John Fugelsang and Daisy Fuentes hosted for two seasons. Bergeron then took over emcee duties in 2001…

Bengali Entertainment

Tuhina Das: ‘It Is Getting Really Suffocating For Actors’

While Tuhina Das is excited about the release of ‘Aparajita’, the actress is also anxious because shootings of several Bengali films are getting stalled due to the COVID third wave. Tuhina, who had been working on a couple of more projects, informed CT that all her projects have now been postponed till February. She said, “It is getting really suffocating for actors. We are freelancers and cannot work from home. So when there is no work, there is no income and that is really getting tough for us. I really hope that the situation gets better from next month and we can start our work.” Rohan Sen’s film, Aparajita, is based on a father-daughter relationship, with veteran actor Shantilal Mukherjee playing the father and Tuhina, his daughter. “The primary reason I agreed to do the project was the story. It is about a father and his daughter who live in the…

Entertainment Malayalam

Music Director Alleppey Ranganath Dies At 73

The renowned Malayalam music director- lyricist Alleppey Ranganath passes away at the age of 73 on Sunday night. He was undergoing treatment at Kottayam Medical College as he was tested positive for Covid- 19 and had respiratory issues. Having composed over 2000 songs in both Malayalam and Tamil, including devotional songs, he bagged this year’s ‘Harivarasanam award’. Ranganath also has learned classical music and Bharatanatyam and his wife B Rajasri is a classical dancer and teacher. Alleppey Ranganath made his debut as the music director for the film ‘Jesus’ which was released in the year 1973 and was directed by P.A Thomas. Ranganath composed the song ‘Gaagulthaa Malakale’ in the movie ‘Jesus’. Alleppey Ranganath has composed music for over 25 movies and most of his songs were sung by the legendary singer K.J Yesudas. He has composed music for films such as ‘Principal Olivil’, ‘Mamalakalkkappurath’, ‘Pappan Priyappetta Pappan’, ‘Aarante Mulla…

Entertainment Tamil

Dimple Hayathi Tests Positive For Covid-19

Dimple Hayathi who will play the female lead opposite Vishal in the upcoming film ‘Veeramae Vaagai Soodum’, has tested positive for COVID-19. The young actress took to her Instagram to announce about the same. Despite taking all precautions, Dimple Hayathi contracted the infection with mild symptoms and has self-isolated herself at home. She feels that the symptoms are mild because of her double vaccination, and requested everyone to get vaccinated. “Will get back stronger  . DH,” she wrote. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dimple Hayathi (@dimplehayathi) It is worth noting that Dimple Hayathi attended the ‘Veeramae Vaagai Soodum’ press meet that happened in Chennai two days ago. The event was flooded with several stars of ‘Veeramae Vaagai Soodum’ including the lead actor Vishal, and Press and Media. Now, we have to wait to see whether any other stars or people who attended the…

Entertainment Telugu

Hindi Version Of Allu Arjun’s ‘Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo’ To Release On January 26

Allu Arjun is one of the most talked-about stars in recent times, especially after Pushpa: The Rise became a raging hit across the globe. Cashing in the popularity and the success of Pushpa, the makers of Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo have decided to dub the film in Hindi. The Hindi version of Allu Arjun’s superhit film will grace the screens in India on January 26. Allu Arjun’s Ala Vaikuntapurramuloo hit the theatres in 2020 and became a blockbuster. The film, which is currently streaming on Netflix, was one of the highest-grossing films in 2020. Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo is a commercial entertainer, directed by Trivikram Srinivas. Since the actor’s Pushpa became a raging hit, the makers have planned to release Ala Vaikunthapuuramuloo in Hindi. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to confirm the same. The fun entertainer will release in theatres on January 26. His tweet read,…

Entertainment Music/Events

Adnan Sami Mourns Demise Of Pandit Birju Maharaj

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): As the news of Kathak maestro Pandit Birju Maharaj’s death broke on Monday morning, singer Adnan Sami expressed his heartfelt condolences. Taking to Twitter, he wrote, “Extremely saddened by the news about the passing away of Legendary Kathak Dancer- Pandit Birju Maharaj ji.” Sami described Pandit Birju Maharaj as “an unparalleled institution.” “We have lost an unparalleled institution in the field of the performing arts. He has influenced many generations through his genius.May he rest in peace,” he added. An exponent of the Lucknow Kalka-Bindadin gharana of Kathak dance in India, Pandit Birju breathed his last on Monday at his residence in Delhi. He was 83. As per reports, Pandit Birju Maharaj suffered a heart attack.

Entertainment

Kathak Dancer Pandit Birju Maharaj Dies At 83

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): Kathak maestro Pandit Birju Maharaj has passed away. He was 83 when he breathed his last. The news of his demise was confirmed to ANI by one of his relatives. It is being learned that Pandit Birju Maharaj had suffered a heart attack in the wee hours of Monday. Pandit Birju Maharaj’s grandson Swaransh Mishra, too, shared the unfortunate news on his social media. “With profound grief and sorrow we inform the sad and untimely demise of our most beloved member of the family, Pt. Birju Maharaj Ji. The noble soul left for his heavenly abode on 17th Jan 2022. Pray for the departed soul.. Grief-stricken: Maharaj family,” a note read on Swaransh’s Instagram account. Apart from being a renowned Kathak dancer, Pandit Birju Maharaj was also a well-known classical singer and had lent his voice to several…

Entertainment Music/Events

Country Music Broadcaster Ralph Emery Passes Away At 88

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): Ralph Emery, who became known as the dean of country music broadcasters over more than a half-century in both radio and TV, died on Saturday at the age of 88, his family said. According to Variety, Emery died at the Tristar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. He had been hospitalized for a week. Beginning his career at small radio stations and then moving into television as well, Emery was probably best known for his work on the Nashville Network cable channel. From 1983 to 1993, he was the host of the channel’s live talk-variety show ‘Nashville Now’, earning the title ‘the Johnny Carson of cable television’ for his interviewing style. From 2007 to 2015, Emery hosted a weekly program on RFD-TV, a satellite and cable TV channel. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2007.…

Entertainment Music/Events

Miami Rapper Wavy Navy Pooh Killed In Ambush Shooting

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): Miami rapper Wavy Navy Pooh was killed in an ambush shooting as he drove with two young children, local media reported. According to Fox News, the 28-year-old rapper, whose real name was Shandler Beaubien, was stopped at a light on Friday evening when a car pulled alongside and someone inside opened fire, killing him, reported a news outlet. Two children, ages 5 and 1, and a woman were also in his car but they were not hurt. Police have not released the victim’s name, but Quality Control, the rapper’s record label, confirmed it was him. No arrests have been made. Beaubien is best known for his song ‘M.I.A.M.I. (Murder is a Major Issue)’. Its video shows him waving a handgun, a staged murder scene and footage of police officers at actual shooting scenes. As per Fox News, reports suggest…

Entertainment Kannada

Ankita Amar To Play Leading Lady In RJ Mayuraa’s ‘Aba Jaba Daba’

Only hours ago, the team of ‘Aba Jaba Daba’ made the all-important announcement concerning the film’s male lead. With the ‘Dia’ actor Pruthvi Ambaar playing the part, the team has released yet another exciting update via social media to reveal that popular TV actress Ankita Amar has been roped in as the film’s leading lady. A special poster, just as with the previous announcement, was released earlier today to mark the auspicious occasion of Sankranthi. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ankita Amar (@ankita.amar) By virtue of this role, Ankita Amar makes her official debut in films. Having reportedly been offered roles in multiple projects before, Ankita sought the right one to make the switch and RJ Mayuraa’s fantasy rom-com seems to have had the right charm. Ankita is currently playing the role of Meera in the hit TV serial ‘Nammane Yuvarani’ and has risen…

Entertainment Malayalam

Megastar Mammootty Tests COVID-19 Positive

Megastar Mammootty has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. According to the reports, the superstar experienced a few symptoms, including a mild cold and sore throat on Saturday (Jan 15) evening and took a Covid test and the results came back positive. The 70-year-old actor is reportedly in good health, and is in home isolation, since he has no other complications. More details regarding the same are awaited. Mammootty was filming for his ambitious upcoming project tentatively titled ‘CBI 5’ in Kochi. The shoot of the film has been temporarily suspended for two weeks, owing to the current scenario of Mammootty testing positive for COVID-19. ‘CBI5’ is one of the most awaited upcoming films of Mammootty. The upcoming movie marks the fifth installment of the popular investigative series. Director K Madhu and writer SN Swamy, who had worked for the previous installments of the franchise – ‘Oru…

Entertainment Music/Events

Kanye West Slams Kim Kardashian For Raising Their Kids By Nannies, Cameras

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): Rapper Kanye West took a dig at his ex-wife Kim Kardashian and slammed her for raising their brood in limelight and with the help of nannies. Aiming at the Kardashians and his ex-wife Kim’s new beau-comedian Pete Davidson, West dropped a new track ‘Eazy’, on Saturday. From expressing his eagerness to beat Davidson, West also took a dig at Kim for how he thinks she is raising their brood. Right off the bat, Kanye says “How I ain’t bring nothing to the table when I’m the table?” going on to rap that he is going to “turn up the music, wake up the neighbours,” among other incendiary lyrics. He hits the point home even more so later when he raps “N****, we havin’ the best divorce ever // If we go to court, we’ll go to court together //…

Entertainment TV/Web

Brian Cox Calls Johnny Depp ‘So Overrated’

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): Primetime Emmy award-winning actor Brian Cox called out several celebrities who have rubbed him the wrong way, including ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ star Johnny Depp. As per Page Six, in his new memoir ‘Putting the Rabbit in the Hat’- Scottish actor Brian Cox had called out many actors from the Hollywood film fraternity and specifically actor Johnny Depp for rubbing him the wrong way. “It would have been a money-spinner, but of all the parts in that film, it was the most thankless,” Cox, wrote of turning down the part of the Governor in the ‘Pirates’ franchise, which eventually went to Jonathan Pryce. “Plus, I would have ended up doing it for film after film and missed out on all the other nice things I’ve done,” he added. He continued in excerpts obtained by Page Six from GQ, “Another…

Entertainment TV/Web

Mouni Roy To Appear As A Judge On ‘Dance India Dance Li’l Masters Season 5’

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 16 (ANI): After working in films like ‘Gold’, ‘Made in China’, and the yet-to-be-released ‘Brahmastra’, actor Mouni Roy is back to the small screen — the place where she first made her acting debut. Mouni is all set to appear as a judge on ‘Dance India Dance Li’l Masters Season 5‘. Talking about the same, she said, “For me, dance is an expression. It is an amalgamation of various art forms. I am incredibly excited to be a part of Dance India Dance Little Masters as a judge. I can’t wait to watch the young kids showcasing their talent on such a huge platform.” For the unversed, Mouni started her acting journey with TV shows ‘Kyunki… Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ and ‘Devon Ke Dev… Mahadev’, and rose to fame with the supernatural ‘Naagin’.

Entertainment TV/Web

Kim Kardashian’s Sweetest Birthday Note For Her ‘Baby Girl Chi Chi’

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): American reality TV star Kim Kardashian marked her daughter Chicago West’s fourth birthday with a series of adorable throwback pictures and videos. Kim Kardashian’s youngest daughter, Chicago West, whom she shares with her ex-husband turned four on January 15 and to celebrate the special day, the beauty mogul posted a heart-warming message on Instagram. The 41-year-old shared a slew of adorable photos and videos of her “baby girl Chi Chi” throughout the years. In one sweet snap, the two could be seen cuddling up for a kiss selfie. In another, Kim and her “mini-me” are wearing matching silver one-piece swimsuits as they enjoy a sunny day on the beach. “My independent baby girl twin. You are the most lovable huggable snuggable baby girl on the planet. The ultimate princess!” Kim captioned the carousel of images. The former ‘Keeping Up…

Entertainment Music/Events

Britney Spears: ‘It’s So Tacky For A Family To Fight Publicly Like This’

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): On Sunday, singer Britney Spears issued a lengthy statement on Twitter, addressing her family’s public feud. In the statement, Britney also tried to explain her sister Jamie Lynn Spears that she still loves her despite their arguments. “Jamie Lynn… I don’t think your book is about me at all… I said some harsh things because you obviously hurt me by the things you are making up about me! But it doesn’t make sense at all to me what you are saying!!! I know you worked hard for the life you have and you have done amazing,” she wrote. Britney added. “But I think we would both have to agree to the fact that the family has never been remotely as hard on you as they have been on me!!! What Dad did to me, they don’t even do that…

Entertainment Punjabi

Jasmin Bhasin On Her Punjabi Film Debut: ‘Gippy Grewal Is A Great Actor To Work With’

Since the pandemic, you have worked in Punjabi music videos. Was that how you landed up with a Punjabi film offer? Are you comfortable with the language?  This happened a couple of months earlier but because of COVID there was a lot of backlog of film releases for production houses. The character is someone like me. I am also a very homely person at heart, and believe in giving, so it suits my personality. I have grown up hearing Punjabi and have a connection with the language though I will have to work hard on its fluency. And of course, Gippy Grewal is a great actor to work with. You made your film debut with a regional industry. Why? Regional cinema is witnessing a boom. See how the south and Punjabi cinema are on a roll. These industries are providing a great platform to so many artists. In…

Entertainment Tamil

Dhanush’s ‘Maaran’ To Premiere Soon On Disney+ Hotstar

Dhanush’s upcoming film, ‘Maaran’, directed by Karthick Naren is in the post-production phase. The film was scheduled to release in theatres. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the makers decided to take the OTT route. On January 14, the Maaran team released a motion poster and announced that film will premiere on Disney+Hotstar. An announcement regarding the film’s release date will be out soon. Dhanush was last seen in director Aanand L Rai’s Atrangi Re, which released on Disney+Hotstar in December 2021. When his film, Jagame Thandhiram, released on Netflix in 2020, Dhanush expressed his disappointment with makers deciding to release on an OTT platform. Director Karthick Naren took to Twitter to share the motion poster and wrote, ““The pen is mightier than the sword” Presenting #MaaranMotionPoster. #Maaran coming soon on @DisneyPlusHS (sic).” Maaran marks the first collaboration of director Karthick Naren and actor Dhanush.…

Entertainment Telugu

Kamal Haasan Watches ‘Pushpa: The Rise’ With Devi Sri Prasad

Kamal Haasan recently watched Allu Arjun’s Pushpa: The Rise along with the film’s composer, Devi Sri Prasad. Ulaganayagan appreciated the cast and crew of Pushpa. Allu Arjun, who played the titular role, was overwhelmed to know that a legend had watched their film. He took to Devi Sri Prasad’s comments section to thank Kamal Haasan for watching the film. In 2021, Allu Arjun’s Pushpa: The Rise took the box office by storm and grossed over Rs 300 crore in four weeks. The film received an overwhelming response from the critics and audience alike. Pushpa: The Rise was released in theatres across the globe in five languages. On January 16, music director Devi Sri Prasad met Kamal Haasan and suggested he watch Pushpa: The Rise. The duo watched the film and showered praise on the cast and crew. The composer shared photos from their meeting and wrote,…

Entertainment Music/Events

Lata Mangeshkar To Remain In ICU, Under The Supervision Of Doctors

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 16 (ANI): Giving a health update regarding legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, her doctor on Sunday shared that the megastar will still remain in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), under the supervision of doctors for a few more days. The Bharat Ratna recipient was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai last week and her treatment is still going on. The 92-year-old star is suffering from corona as well as pneumonia. Dr Pratit Samdani who is treating the veteran singer said that “Lata ji is still in the ICU, she still that is why she is kept under the supervision of the doctor in the ICU.” “Lata ji will remain under the supervision of the doctor for a few more days, it is difficult to say how many days it will last. No one is allowed to meet.” The doctor also…

Entertainment TV/Web

Kelly Rizzo Pens Emotional Tribute For Late Husband Bob Saget

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): After Bob Saget laid to rest, his wife Kelly Rizzo penned an emotional tribute for him on social media. Describing Bob Saget as ‘incredible man on earth’, Rizzo wrote: “My sweet husband. After much reflection this week, I’m trying, really trying, to not think I was robbed of time. But instead to think: How lucky was I that I got to be the one to be married to THE MOST INCREDIBLE MAN ON EARTH.” American actor and comedian Saget was found dead in his Orlando, Florida, hotel room on January 9. He was 65 when he breathed his last. In her post, Rizzo stated that she is grateful for all the love that Saget gave her. “I was the one who got to go on this crazy ride with him and be in his life these last 6 years.…

Entertainment Music/Events

Country Musician Dallas Frazier Dies At 82

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): Country singer-songwriter Dallas Frazier behind hits like The Oak Ridge Boys’ ‘Elvira’ has died at the age of 82. As per Deadline, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s CEO Kyle Young confirmed the news of Frazier’s death. “Dallas Frazier is among the greatest country songwriters of all time. He could convey infectious fun with ‘Elvira,’ and then write something as stunningly sad and true as ‘Beneath Still Waters.’ His songs helped Connie Smith to become a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame,” said Young in a statement published by the Country Music Hall of Fame’s official website. The statement further notes, “He was a man of kindness, generosity and faith, who overcame a hardscrabble upbringing to offer smiling gifts to all of us. He lived a beautiful life of a beautiful mind.” Born in Spiro,…

Entertainment Music/Events

Kanye West Admits To Punching Man After He Was Accused Of Battery

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): American rapper and songwriter Kanye West has admitted to punching a man after he was accused of battery this week. According to People magazine, the 22-time Grammy Award winner detailed his side of the altercation that took place early on Thursday morning in downtown Los Angeles in his upcoming episode of ‘Hollywood Unlocked’. “So as far as the paparazzi goes, it wasn’t a fan,” he claimed, as per a sneak peek.“It was 3 a.m. in front of the Warehouse. I’m saying, ‘You don’t know what I’m dealing with right now.’ I just finished these two songs, I came from the studio,” West said. He added, “And this dude, he just had this real attitude, like, ‘What you gonna do? And see that?’ Imma just tell you, that blue COVID mask ain’t stop that knockout, you know what I’m saying?”…

Entertainment TV/Web

Brian Cox Reveals Why He Turned Down ‘Game Of Thrones’

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): Emmy-winning actor Brian Cox, widely known for his role as Logan Roy in the HBO series ‘Succession’, recently revealed the reason he was never seen in major franchises such as ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’. The actor revealed the reason in his new memoir ‘Putting the Rabbit in the Hat’, reported Variety. Cox turned down the role of King Robert Baratheon in the first season of ‘GOT’. Fellow UK actor Mark Addy was cast in the role. “I’m often asked if I was offered a role in ‘Game of Thrones’ — reason being that every other bugger was — and the answer is, yes, I was supposed to be a king called Robert Baratheon, who apparently died when he was gored by a boar in the first season,” Cox wrote in the memoir. “I know very…

Entertainment TV/Web

‘Unpaused: Naya Safar’ Trailer Out

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 15 (ANI): The makers of ‘Unpaused: Naya Safar’, unveiled a gripping trailer of the anthology on Saturday. Following the overwhelming response of the first edition, ‘Unpaused’, which had premiered in 2020, the sequel of the Amazon Original anthology will offer five Hindi short films, each delving uniquely into the relatable challenges that the pandemic has inflicted on everyone while stressing on the need to embrace a positive outlook as everyone welcomes the New Year. Vignettes of raw human emotions like love, longing, fear and friendship have been sensitively brought to life by filmmakers such as Shikha Makan, Ruchir Arun, Nupur Asthana, Ayappa KM and Nagraj Manjule. View this post on Instagram A post shared by amazon prime video IN (@primevideoin) Featuring an ensemble cast including Saqib Saleem, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Neena Kulkarni and Priyanshu Painyuli among others, ‘Unpaused: Naya Safar’ is…

Entertainment Malayalam

‘Paappan’ First Look Motion Poster

On Makar Sankranti, makers of Suresh Gopi starrer ‘Paappan’ treated the cinephiles with the first look motion poster from the film. Pan-Indian star Dulquer Salmaan launched the motion poster through his social media handle. “Presenting to you the first look motion poster of #Paappan. Wishing Sureshettan, Joshiy uncle & team only the very best. Can’t wait for you guys to watch it. #Paappan,” Dulquer Salmaan said, launching the first look motion poster. Superstar Suresh Gopi too was excited about the first look motion poster. “#Paappan First Look Motion Poster. Alongside Master Craftsman #Joshiy! 🙏🏼,” the star penned, sharing the poster.The motion poster gives a glimpse into the character Paappan, played by Suresh Gopi. Seems like the Suresh Gopi – Joshiy magic is back! ‘Paappan’ marks the reunion of Suresh Gopi and Joshiy after a while, and as their previous collaborations have created blockbusters including ‘Lelam’, ‘Pathram’, and ‘Vazhunnor’,…

Entertainment TV/Web

NBC To Pay Tribute To Betty White With Special Airing This Month

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): NBC will pay tribute to legendary actor-comedian Betty White in an hour-long primetime special titled ‘Celebrating Betty White: America’s Golden Girl,’ airing later this month. Set for January 31 at 10 pm, the hour-long show will feature clips of the legendary actor’s performances and remembrances from friends and colleagues, reported The Hollywood Reporter. Participants will be announced later, as per the outlet. Brad Lachman Productions is behind ‘Celebrating Betty White’. White’s death certificate revealed that she suffered a stroke six days before she breathed her last on December 31, at the age of 99. White was gearing up to celebrate her 100th birthday on January 17. As a part of the celebration, she participated in a documentary special titled ‘Betty White: 100 Years Young — A Birthday Celebration’ that would play in theatres across the country.

Entertainment Music/Events

Madonna Shares Pictures With Kanye West, Julia Fox

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): Pop star Madonna recently shared pictures from her recent dinner night with friends, including the much-talked-about couple Kanye West and Julia Fox. The 63-year-old singer took to her Instagram handle and shared a slew of pictures from the dinner night where she was joined by West, Fox, boxer Floyd Mayweather and American football player Antonio Brown. In the pictures, Madonna and Fox could be seen sprawling across a couch. In other pictures, Fox and West were seen cuddling up. Sharing the pictures, the ‘Hung Up’ star appeared to hint that she’s enlisting Fox for her upcoming biopic. “Went to dinner with Julia to talk about my movie and some other folks showed up…” she captioned the post. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Madonna (@madonna) Julia also re-shared the picture of herself with Madonna, calling the…

Entertainment Kannada

Puneeth Rajkumar’s ‘James’ To Release On March 17?

The makers of late Puneeth Rajkumar starring ‘James’ are leaving no stone unturned to release James on March 17 on the birthday of the power star. The project helmed by Chethan Kumar sees Puneeth Rajkumar and Priya Anand sharing screen space for the second time after Raajakumara. The project which has been shot in North Karnataka has action and family elements. The posters have already increased the curiosity of cine philes. It is reported that the film is currently in post-production stage. The dubbing portions of all the characters has been completed except Puneeth’s portions. The team was planning to release teaser and poster in the coming months which has been held back due to spike in covid cases. The team is trying it’s best to retain Puneeth’s original voice for his character by using modern technology. James also has Adithya Menon, Srikanth and Anu Prabhakar in prominent roles. The movie is backed…

Entertainment Tamil

Dhanush Starrer ‘Maaran’ Motion Poster Is Here

The makers of Dhanush starrer ‘Maaran’ have unveiled the much-awaited, motion poster of the film, on Pongal as a treat for cinephiles. The first look motion poster was released yesterday, January 14. The video opens with a close-up shot of a newspaper, and going by the motion poster, it can be assumed that Dhanush is playing the role of a journalist. The motion poster shows Dhanush using a fountain pen that is dripping blood and it hints at an intriguing movie ahead. The background music in the teaser is gripping and adds to the anticipation of the audience. ‘Maaran’ is directed by Karthick Naren and produced by Sathya Jyothi Films. The moviemakers had recently made the official announcement about the film’s release. ‘Maaran’ is gearing up for a direct OTT premiere and it will be released in February 2022. As per reports, Dhanush will be playing the role of a journalist…

Entertainment Telugu

Allu Arjun Reaches 15 Million Followers On Instagram

Pushpa star Allu Arjun is one of the most popular actors on Instagram. On January 14, the actor clocked in 15 million followers on the photo-sharing app, which is a great milestone for an actor from the South. He shared a special photo to celebrate the occasion and thanked his followers for their support. Allu Arjun is enjoying all the attention coming his way for his performance in his recently released film, Pushpa: The Rise. Allu Arjun is a happy man as his film, Pushpa: The Rise had a stupendous theatrical run for four weeks. The film, which was released on OTT platforms in five languages, continues to impress the audience. It is safe to safe that Pushpa has catapulted him to fame once again. On this happy occasion, Allu Arjun has another news to celebrate. He clocked in 15 million followers on Instagram, which…

Entertainment Tamil

Rajinikanth expresses concern over people’s health…

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India]: On the occasion of Pongal, veteran actor Rajinikanth urged everyone to take proper care of their health amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “To protect ourselves from this virus, we must definitely follow all the rules and regulations. There can be nothing more important than one’s health. My Pongal greetings to everyone,” he tweeted. Rajinikanth’s Pongal wish comes at a time when India reported 2,64,202 fresh COVID cases (6.7 per cent higher than yesterday) and 1,09,345 recoveries in the last 24 hours. As per the Union Health Ministry, the country recorded 315 COVID fatalities in the last 24 hours, taking the total death toll to 4,85,350. (image-instagram)

Entertainment TV/Web

Pete Davidson To Star In James DeMonaco’s ‘The Home’

Washington [US], January 13 (ANI): Comedian-actor Pete Davidson is gearing up for a thriller! The ‘Saturday Night Live’ star has been roped in for the upcoming horror thriller movie ‘The Home’ directed by James DeMonaco. As per Deadline, DeMonaco is writing the script with Adam Canto. Production on the upcoming project is scheduled to begin later this month. In the upcoming Miramax film, Davidson’s character Max gets a new job at a retirement home when he finds out the residents and their caretakers are hiding secrets. As he inspects the building’s forbidden fourth floor, he discovers more about his own history of being raised as a foster child. Bill Block and Sebastien K. Lemercier of Miramax will serve as producers for the horror thriller.Before getting back to work, Davidson was photographed with Kim Kardashian last week in the Bahamas enjoying a post-New Year’s vacation.…

Entertainment Music/Events

Roddy Ricch Drops Out Of ‘SNL’ Due To COVID-19 Exposure

Washington [US], January 13 (ANI): American rapper Roddy Ricch was scheduled to take the stage as the musical guest of the first ‘Saturday Night Live episode’ of 2022 on January 15. However, Ricch has dropped out of ‘Saturday Night Live’ this week after a possible COVID exposure. “Due to recent COVID-19 exposure on my team and to keep everyone safe I won’t be able to perform on SNL this weekend,” Ricch wrote on his Instagram Story. “I’m working with the SNL team to lock in a new date though! LOVE [pray emoji] STAY SAFE,” he added. According to Variety, the rapper has been replaced by the Jack Antonoff-led band Bleachers for this weekend’s ‘SNL’ episode. ‘West Side Story’ fame Ariana DeBose is set to host the show on Saturday.Ricch is the third musical guest to pull out of a performance on the show due…

Entertainment TV/Web

Jennifer Aniston Thanks SAG Awards For All ‘The Morning Show’ Love

Washington [US], January 13 (ANI): Actor Jennifer Aniston is extremely happy as ‘The Morning Show’ scored four nominations at SAG Awards 2022. Reacting to the news, Jennifer took to Instagram and stated that she is proud to be a part of ‘The Morning Show’ family. “Thank you @sagawards for all @themorningshow love. I am so proud to be a part of this stunning cast and crew,” Jennifer wrote. Reese Witherspoon, who is also a part of ‘The Morning Show’, expressed her joy after reading about the SAG nominations. “Wow! Thank you so much to the @sagawards for showing @TheMorningShow so much love! — Its an honor and a pleasure to get to work with these incredibly talented people every day, none of which would be possible without the our amazing writer @kerry_ehrin_, Director @mimi.leder and devoted crew. I am thrilled to be recognized by…

Entertainment Punjabi

Miss Universe Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu Visits NY’s Empire State Building

New York [US], January 13 (ANI): Ever since Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu won the title of Miss Universe 2021, the young diva has been busy travelling across the globe. On Thursday, she was spotted visiting the famous Empire State Building in New York City. Several videos of her visit to the iconic skyscraper have been doing the rounds on the internet. One can also get a glimpse of her visit on the official Instagram page of Miss Universe. In one of the videos, Harnaaz can be seen expressing her excitement to explore the building in the Big Apple. “Hey guys…so we are at the Empire State Building today and I am so excited to learn more about this place . Today is an interview day and I have loads of interviews to give,” she said in the clip. For the visit, Harnaaz chose to wear…

Entertainment Punjabi

Shehnaaz Gill’s Gorgeous Pics From Her Latest Dabboo Ratnani Photoshoot

New Delhi [India], January 12 (ANI): Singer-actor Shehnaaz Gill treated fans with gorgeous pictures of herself from her latest Dabboo Ratnani photoshoot. Slaying in shades of black, the 28-year-old was seen exuding elegance in an asymmetrical designer dress with fur detailing on it. The ‘Bigg Boss 13’ fame shared a series of pictures featuring herself where she can be seen posing confidently in front of the camera. In the pictures, Shehnaaz could be seen donning an asymmetrical black dress with statement green sleeves. She kept her hair tied in a neat high bun. The ‘Honsla Rakh’ star kept her makeup dewy. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Shehnaaz Gill (@shehnaazgill) The pictures accumulated more than eight lakh likes and thousands of comments within a few hours of being posted. “Back again with a bang,” one user commented.Another wrote, “after so longgggg….I…

Bengali Entertainment

Sayantani Ghosh Shares Post On COVID Recovery

Actress Sayantani Ghosh, who was down with COVID, is awaiting a negative test report before she goes back to work. “Before I join the cast of Tera Yaar Hoon Main, I need to make sure I test negative. Although, as per the government protocol, this is not needed but I will undergo the test keeping the safety of others in mind,” said the actress. Yesterday, the actress took to social media and wrote: #covidrecoveredThe beginning of 2022 has not been ideal. Inspite of being so careful, right at the onset of the year, we both landed up with the coronavirus n since then we have been isolating ourselves. For me it was the first time ,but for @anugrah0070 the second time.Physically down surely ,but Mentally and Emotionally more challenged ! I m a planned person in life ,n this surely wasn’t a part of my plan for 2022. Sitting…

Entertainment Kannada

‘Mafia’: First Character Sketch Of D. Sathyanarayana

The making of ‘Mafia’ is currently in full swing. The team, post a few significant changes, began filming with full gusto about five weeks ago and Prajwal Devaraj, the film’s lead, took to social media a short while ago to reveal the first character sketch of his role. The special poster, presenting Prajwal’s intense cop avatar in the film, also reveals that his character is named D. Sathyanarayana. “The demons don’t know they are fighting the DEVIL. Revealing to you the first character sketch of Sathya – @ D SATHYANARAYANA,” wrote Prajwal in his post to share the intriguing side of his character. The actor had previously revealed in an exclusive chat that ‘Mafia’, the film, is mainly concerned with a crooked human trafficking nexus and Prajwal plays a cop in the film whose rather peculiar methods come to the fore when he tries to…

Entertainment Tamil

Vadivelu Resumes Work For ‘Naai Sekar Returns’

Vadivelu is making a comeback to acting after four years, and the entertaining actor is playing the lead role in ‘Naai Sekar Returns’, which is directed by Suraaj. However, the actor had contracted with Covid a few weeks ago and is now back to work post his recovery from the deadly virus. After returning from his previous London trip, Vadivelu and director Suraaj were infected with Corona, and both underwent treatment in a private hospital in Chennai. A media report suggests that Vadivelu has resumed work for ‘Naai Sekar Returns’ post his recovery from the virus. Currently, they are back in London to resume the musical work for ‘Naai Sekar Returns’, and they have also joined the film’s composer Santhosh Narayanan. The makers have confirmed the reunion by sharing a picture from the musical session, and the producer Lyca Productions Subaskaran has also joined the team. ‘Naai Sekar…

Entertainment Telugu

Naga Chaitanya Breaks His Silence On Parting Ways With Samantha

Naga Chaitanya broke his silence on parting ways with Samantha for the first time. While promoting his upcoming film Bangarraju, Chaitanya revealed that divorce was the best solution for them at that point. On October 2, the couple took to social media to announce that they had separated. Last year, they ended their four-year marriage over irreconcilable differences. After keeping the fans guessing for a few months, Samantha and Naga Chaitanya announced their separation in October 2021. In their similarly-worded posts, they revealed that they will cherish the decade-long friendship. The couple refrained from sharing the reason behind their divorce. While Samantha had been vocal about how she is dealing with the divorce, Naga Chaitanya had maintained a dignified silence. For the past few days, Chaitanya has been busy promoting his upcoming film, Bangarraju, in which he shares screen space with his father, Nagarjuna. During…

Entertainment Music/Events

Lata Mangeshkar Still In ICU But Health Condition Improves

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 13 (ANI): Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar’s health condition has slightly improved. However, she will continue to remain in the ICU ward of Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital. “Lata Mangeshkar is still in the ICU ward but there has been a slight improvement in her health,” Dr Pratit Samdani, who is treating the iconic singer, said. For the unversed, Lata Mangeshkar was admitted to the hospital after she was diagnosed with COVID-19 and pneumonia a few days ago. After learning about Lata Mangeshkar’s health, several fans and members from the film industry and other fields took to social media to wish her a speedy recovery. “Prayers for your speedy recovery @mangeshkarlata,” Abhishek Bachchan tweeted. It is also learnt that Prime Minister Narendra Modi enquired about the health of Lata Mangeshkar.

Entertainment TV/Web

Sharon Stone Joins ‘The Flight Attendant’ Season 2

Washington [US], January 12 (ANI): Emmy-winning actor Sharon Stone has joined the second season of HBO Max’s ‘The Flight Attendant’. She will be playing the mother of actor Kaley Cuoco’s character Cassie Bowden. As per Variety, the second season will see Stone join in the recurring role of Lisa Bowden, Cassie’s estranged mother who would prefer to stay estranged. After a lifetime of dealing with Cassie’s alcoholism, she no longer has any patience or goodwill to spare. Along with Cuoco and Stone, the cast for ‘The Flight Attendant’ season two includes returning series regulars Zosia Mamet, Griffin Matthews, Deniz Akdeniz and Rosie Perez, as well as new series regulars Mo McRae, Callie Hernandez and JJ Soria, along with returning recurring guest stars Knight and Audrey Grace Marshall, and new recurring cast members Alanna Ubach, Cheryl Hines, Jessie Ennis, Mae Martin, Margaret Cho, Santiago Cabrera…

Entertainment TV/Web

Aamna Sharif To Make Digital Debut With ‘Damaged 3’

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 12 (ANI): Actor Aamna Sharif is all set to make her digital debut with the third season of the psychological crime drama ‘Damaged’. Shrenu Parikh will also be seen showcasing her acting skills in ‘Damaged 3’. In the Hungama Play’s popular series, Aamna will play a headstrong cop while Shrenu will essay the role of a budding journalist. The series is produced by Endemol Shine India and directed by Ekant Babani. View this post on Instagram A post shared by aamna sharif (@aamnasharifofficial) Speaking about the show, Aamna said, “The Damaged franchise is known for its portrayal of strong female characters and being part of the show was an exciting opportunity for me. My character Rashmi is young, strong and independent DSP in Mumbai with a shade of grey, who gets respect from her colleagues and other people in the…

Entertainment Marathi

‘Pawankhind’ Makers Share Character Poster Of Mrinal Kulkarni As ‘Rajmata Jijau’

Actor-director Digpal Lanjekar’s upcoming historical film ‘Pawankhind’ has created a lot of buzz on social media. Today, on the occasion of ‘Rajmata Jijau Jayanti’, the makers have unveiled a new character poster featuring Mrinal Kulkarni. In the film, veteran actress Mrinal Kulkarni will be portraying the historic character of Rajmata Jijau. As we know, Rajmata Jijau Jayanti honours Rajmata for her role in shaping Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s life, the strong upbringing she gave him and how it helped him become the great leader of the Maratha empire. Check out: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mrinal Kulkarni (@mrinalmrinal2) ‘Pawankhind’ will showcase the valour of Baji Prabhu Deshpande in the battle of ‘Pawankhind’ in which 600 Maratha soldiers took on 10,000 Bijapuri soldiers led by Siddi Jauhar. The film is slated to release on January 21, 2022.

Entertainment Kannada

Anish Tejeshwar Announces His Next Movie ‘Benki’

Actor Anish Tejeshwar’s 11th film has been titled as Benki. The first look poster and title has been revealed on the occasion of his birthday today. Sharing few posters from the film, Anish on his social media posted, “Very happy to announce my next movie #Benki “ The project is being produced by Anish himself is directed by Shaan. Sampada Hulivana, who was seen in Nikhil Kumaraswamy’s Rider, will play the female lead in the movie. According a report, “The movie which has a horror comedy element highlights brothr and sister bonding is set in a village.” Sruthi Patil will be seen as a sister in the film. In an interview with us, she had told, ““I play Anish’s sister, Seetha, an educated girl from a village, who faces hurdles in life due to a guy who was to marry her. In fact, the entire story rides on…