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  • Spielberg to Barrymore: I still care about you, always have
    Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Steven Spielberg told actress Drew Barrymore that he still cares about her, and that he always has. Barrymore had worked with Spielberg in his 1982 sci-fi superhit "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial", as a child actor. "I still care about you and I always have ever since the first time this little blonde hurricane walked into my office for an audition and took us by storm and then soon took the world by storm," Spielberg told the actres
  • William and Harry pay tribute to ‘extraordinary' grandpa Prince Philip
    London, April 12 (PTI) Princes William and Harry on Monday issued their respective tribute statements to their “extraordinary” grandpa, Prince Philip – the Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away aged 99 on Friday. Both brothers, reportedly estranged in recent months since Harry stepped back as a frontline royal after his wedding to Meghan Markle, make references to the late Duke's sense of humour and describe him as a man of service.  “My grandfather
  • BAFTA 2021: Priyanka says it's great time to be a cartoon in Covid era
    London, April 12 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas was the first presenter at the 74th British Academy of Films and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards, for the category of Best Animated film. "Animated film characters have had a great year -- no social distancing, no quarantine. It's a great time to be a cartoon," Priyanka said, before revealing the winning film's name at London's prestigious Royal Albert Hall. Pete Docter's "Soul" was the winne
  • Gauahar Khan talks about 'crazy' life after wedding
    Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Actor Gauahar Khan took to social media, on Monday, to share an appreciation post for her husband Zaid Darbar. The couple got married on December 25, in Mumbai, last year. Soon after marriage, they faced a tough time, with Gauahar's father, who was unwell for a while, passing away. The actress has posted a series of pictures with her husband, writing even though they did not get time for a honeymoon, they make sure to convert every work trip into a hol
  • BAFTA 2021: 'Nomadland' wins big, Adarsh Gourav loses to Anthony Hopkins
    London, April 12 (IANS): The Frances McDormand-starrer Hollywood drama "Nomadland" was the big winner at the 74th British Academy for Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards held at Royal Albert Hall on Sunday night, winning four trophies. Indian actor Adarsh Gourav, who was nominated in the Best Actor category for his role in "The White Tiger" lost to the legendary Anthony Hopkins. The 83-year-old veteran Hopkins won for his role in "The Father", surpr
  • Michelle Monaghan: Proud to be part of 'Mission: Impossible' series
    Los Angeles, April 12 (IANS): Actress Michelle Monaghan is proud to be part of the "Mission: Impossible" franchise. The actress played Julia Meade, wife of Tom Cruise's super spy protagonist Ethan Hunt, in three films of the series -- "Mission: Impossible III", "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" and "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol". "That was such an extraordinary experience from beginning to end. One of my first days w
  • ‘District Band Zunheboto’ launched
    Zunheboto, April 11 (MExN): ‘District Band Zunheboto’ has been officially launched by Zunheboto Deputy Commissioner (DC) Peter Lichamo at his official residence.  In his speech, the DC expressed happiness on the formation of the district band and said that this will encourage upcoming artists to continue and pursue their passion in the field of music.  He also expressed his gratitude to the 32 Assam Rifles for providing the sound system and other necessary e
  • Zachary Quinto happy to 'jump back' to 'Star Trek'
    Los Angeles, April 11 (IANS): Actor Zachary Quinto says that he as well as the rest of the cast of Star Trek trilogy are prepared to return for the fourth time to the franchise. According to femalefirst.co.uk, he said: "Honestly, I have no real idea what's going on with 'Star Trek'. (But) we all love each other and we all love that experience and I'm sure if it comes back around and we're all available, I'm sure we'd be happy to jump back on board. N
  • Mahika Sharma: People should only adopt pet if they are ready to be responsible
    Mumbai, April 11 (IANS): Television actor Mahika Sharma has urged people not to adopt pets just to follow a trend. On the occasion of National Pet Day, the actress said that 'you need to be responsible for your pet'. "Pets in the country are now a mode of showing off fashion trends and a sign indicating that someone enjoys a high profile status. But I feel this is a negative gesture and cruelty towards innocent animals and birds. People should only adopt a pet once they
  • BAFTA 2021: Ma Rainey's 'Black Bottom' the big winner on opening night
    London, April 11 (IANS): The British Academy For Films and Television arts (BAFTA) awards saw an interesting line up of awards and honour being given out on the opening night gala. Eight craft awards were handed out virtually. The highlight of the ceremony was actor, director, writer Noel Clarke, best known for "Kidulthood" Film triology, being honoured with outstanding British contribution to cinema. Ma Rainey's "Black Bottom" won two awards in the catego
  • Cameron Diaz opens up on friendship with Drew Barrymore
    Mumbai, April 11 (IANS): Cameron Diaz said one of her greatest moments in life is the friendship she shares with Drew Barrymore. Talking about the "Charlie's Angels" reunion, Barrymore, on her show "The Drew Barrymore Show" said: "As long as the fans love it, I want more from us we can do anything and everything together." To this, Diaz replied: "I always say 'never say never' and I feel that in some way there is never a time when we
  • Did Mika Singh propose to Bhoomi Trivedi on TV?
    Mumbai, April 10 (IANS): Singer Mika Singh has 'proposed' to singer Bhoomi Trivedi, that too on national television! In an upcoming episode of the music reality show "Indian Pro Music League" (IPML), the Punjab Lions trio of Mika Singh, Asees Kaur and Rupali Jagga perform Sajid-Wajid's popular title song of the film "Mujhse Shaadi Karogi". During the act, Mika left everyone surprised by walking over to Bhoomi and leading her to the stage even as he co
  • Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo, Jamie Dornan on parenting during quarantine
    Mumbai, April 10 (IANS): American actors Jamie Dornan, Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo have opened about parenting during lockdown on "The Drew Barrymore Show". Hollywood actress and host Drew Barrymore kickstarted the discussion, asking: "By the way, how are each and all of your children? Kristen, you have your two beautiful babies, how has it been, babies in quarantine, which is semi good timing but also very difficult." Kristen replied: "Yeah, it's a
  • Felicity Jones says it's 'scary' to have a baby in pandemic
    Los Angeles, April 10 (IANS): Actress Felicity Jones said that it was an intense experience giving birth to a baby during the pandemic. "I made banana bread three times and burnt it each time. I had a baby in the first one. It seems ages ago now in the really scary lockdown when we were all advised to wash our groceries and we didn't know what was going to happen. It was pretty intense, but having kids is intense anyway. The pandemic just added a little extra," she sai
  • Sunidhi Chauhan, Shalmali release new single 'Here is beautiful'
    Mumbai, April 9 (IANS): Singers Sunidhi Chauhan and Shalmali released their latest track "Here is beautiful" on Friday. The track is part of Shalmali's debut album titled "2X". The track emerged as a result of her conversation with Sunidhi, when the two decided to collaborate. As part of an extensive launch, Shalmali will be releasing the album in two phases -- "2X Side A" dropping on April 30, and "2X Side B" later in the year, with a tot
  • Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies aged 99
    London, April 9 (AP) Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that both defined and constricted his life, has died, Buckingham Palace said Friday. He was 99. His life spanned nearly a century of European history, starting with his birth as a member of the Greek royal family and ending as Britain’s longest serving consort during a turbulent reign in which the thousand-year-ol
  • Oscar-nominated 'The Father' in Indian theatres on April 23
    New Delhi, April 9 (IANS): The Hollywood drama "The Father", which has been nominated in six categories at the 93rd Academy Awards, is set to release in India on April 23. The film, directed by Florian Zeller, stars Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman and Mark Gatiss. "The Father" is in contention at the Oscars in the categories of Best Film, Best Actor (for Anthony Hopkins), Best Supporting Actress (Olivia Colman), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Editing and Best
  • Priyanka Chopra is a presenter at 74th British Academy Film Awards
    London, April 9 (IANS): Priyanka Chopra Jonas is one of the presenters at the upcoming 74 British Academy Film Awards, which will take place on April 10 and 11 at Royal Albert Hall. The actress, who is currently in London, took to Instagram Stories to repost from the official BAFTA Instagram page, announcing the news. "So honoured and excited to be presenting at the #EEBAFTAs this Sunday!" she wrote. The category she will present, EE BAFTA, represents the Rising Star
  • Olly Alexander on why his band Years & Years split
    London, April 9 (IANS): Singer Olly Alexander, who was part of the band Years & Years with Mikey Goldsworthy and Emre Turkmen, says he knew they would eventually split. He says the music they were creating was no longer compatible. However, he adds that they were still on good terms with each other. "We've had the most incredible time but we changed so much in that time. As human beings our lives had changed and the way we made music changed," Alexander said in an
  • Priyanka Chopra is a presenter at 74th British Academy Film Awards
    London, April 9 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra Jonas is one of the presenters at the upcoming 74 British Academy Film Awards, which will take place on April 10 and 11 at Royal Albert Hall. The actress, who is currently in London, took to Instagram Stories to repost from the official BAFTA Instagram page, announcing the news. "So honoured and excited to be presenting at the #EEBAFTAs this Sunday!" she wrote. The category she will present, EE BAFTA, represents the Rising Star