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“The Secret Life of Pets” rules UK box office for 2nd week

“The Secret Life of Pets” rules UK box office for 2nd week

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie has been kept off the top of the UK box office by The Secret Life of Pets, which remained at number one in its second week of release. The long-awaited big screen version of the TV sitcom took £4.04m, which is the biggest opening weekend for a ...

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July 5th, 2016

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Rihanna reportedly pulls out of festival over Zika fears

Rihanna reportedly pulls out of festival over Zika fears

Rihanna has reportedly pulled out of a festival in South America over fears about the Zika virus. Organisers of Lollapalooza Colombia told ticket holders that a headline act had quit the show and they have now cancelled the event. A local news publication, La Tercera, named ...

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July 4th, 2016

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The rise of ‘Deccan-wood’

The rise of ‘Deccan-wood’

Many of India’s regional language filmmakers are afraid of being swallowed up by the dominant Hindi language film industry known as Bollywood. They have therefore created their own fan bases and industries. There’s Kollywood, the Tamil language film industry; ...

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July 4th, 2016

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‘Finding Dory’ holds strong at #1

‘Finding Dory’ holds strong at #1

Finding Dory held firm at the top of the US box office despite competition from The BFG and The Legend of Tarzan. It is the third week in a row that Pixar’s sequel to Finding Nemo has taken the number one spot. The film took $41.9m, narrowly beating Tarzan, which took ...

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July 4th, 2016

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Aamir Khan initially hesitant to play ‘older’ character

Aamir Khan initially hesitant to play ‘older’ character

Aamir Khan is 51 years old, but he still had some reservations portraying a character only a few years older than him. In his upcoming film Dangal his role is that of a 55-year-old man. Aamir thought was hesitant simply because the character was so close to his actual age! ...

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July 4th, 2016

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Sanjay Dutt’s big screen return delayed

Sanjay Dutt’s big screen return delayed

Shooting for Sanjay Dutt’s upcoming untitled film with Siddharth Anand has been delayed. According to reports, the director has asked for more time for pre-production work. Sanjay though, isn’t just going to be idle as he waits. Sources say the actor will start ...

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June 29th, 2016

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BSB team up with Florida Georgia Line

BSB team up with Florida Georgia Line

Backstreet Boys long ago conquered pop music and now have their sights set on country. The all grown up boy band has apparently been cooking something up in the studio with country duo Florida Georgia Line. On Monday Backstreet member Nick Carter posted an Instagram photo of

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June 29th, 2016

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Spice Girls reunion pushed back

Spice Girls reunion pushed back

Spice Girls fans were in their glee when word came of an impending reunion for their 20th anniversary. That is now being dialed down, after reports of a delay. Mel B appeared on US talk show Live with Kelly to talk about judging on America’s Got Talent. The ...

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June 29th, 2016

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Pakistani Qawwali singer shot dead

Pakistani Qawwali singer shot dead

One of Pakistan’s most famous Qawwali singers has been shot dead in the southern city of Karachi. Amjad Sabri died on his way to hospital, after two gunmen fired on his car. Another person, thought to be a relative, was wounded in the shooting and is said to be in a ...

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June 22nd, 2016

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Salman urged to apologize for rape comment

Salman urged to apologize for rape comment

While most of Bollywood has decided to stay silent on a recent controversial comment by Salman Khan, filmmaker and producer Anurag Kashyap is in no mood to mince words. Salman stated that his gruelling training and shooting schedule for the movie Sultan, left him feeling ...

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June 22nd, 2016

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