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“xXx” director – “Piku” changed my view of Bollywood films

“xXx” director – “Piku” changed my view of Bollywood films

“xXx” director DJ Caruso says the movie “Piku” broke his misconceptions about Bollywood being “escapist”. Escapism refers to fiction which provides a psychological escape from thoughts of everyday life by immersing the reader in exotic situations or activities. The term ...

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January 17th, 2017

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Amitabh awarded for tuberculosis awareness efforts

Amitabh awarded for tuberculosis awareness efforts

Tuberculosis survivor Amitabh Bachchan has been awarded by the US Embassy for his contributions to the US-India partnership on the disease. The award was presented to the actor yesterday by the US Ambassador to India Richard R. Verma, who is also a TB survivor. Speaking on a

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January 9th, 2017

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Dangal is now the highest grossing Bollywood film

Dangal is now the highest grossing Bollywood film

Aamir Khan starrer ‘Dangal’, has surpassed Rajkumar Hirani’s ‘PK’ to become the highest grossing film of Bollywood. The wrestling drama earned Rs 14.33 crore on Day 17, to take its total tally to a whopping Rs 345.30 crore. ‘PK’, ...

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January 9th, 2017

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Sony apologizes to Britney Spears after death tweet

Sony apologizes to Britney Spears after death tweet

Celebrity death hoaxes are nothing new, but you rarely expect them to come from an established company like Sony Music. The American label has had to apologize to pop star Britney Spears, after an official Twitter account suggested the pop star had died. The entertainment ...

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December 27th, 2016

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Salman turns 51; looks for a better year in 2017

Salman turns 51; looks for a better year in 2017

Superstar Salman Khan has turned 51 today and he’s looking to make the next year even better for himself and fans. The ‘Sultan’ star ringed in his birthday with his family and friends at his Panvel farmhouse in 2017. The actor, who has been haunted by a lot of ...

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December 27th, 2016

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Filming break for “Padmavati”

Filming break for “Padmavati”

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming movie “Padmavati” is one film that everyone is looking forward to in 2017. With a star cast like Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor and a celebrated filmmaker like Sanjay Leela Bhansali at the helm, everyone has high ...

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December 21st, 2016

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“Cheap Thrills” the most Shazamed song for 2016

“Cheap Thrills” the most Shazamed song for 2016

“Cheap Thrills” by Sia and Sean Paul was the most Shazamed song in 2016. For those who don’t know, Shazam uses your phone’s microphone to listen to your surroundings and help you identify a song. Cheap Thrills is the year’s most Shazamed track, while Drake ...

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December 21st, 2016

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Morgan Freeman is the voice of Mark Zuckerberg’s Jarvis

Morgan Freeman is the voice of Mark Zuckerberg’s Jarvis

Some of you may have already seen the video by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg demonstrating his new Artificial Intelligence assistant called Jarvis. And if you haven’t yet placed your finger on exactly who voices the AI, it’s Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman. Zuckerberg said

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December 21st, 2016

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Pakistan ‘ban’ on Bollywood films lifted

Pakistan ‘ban’ on Bollywood films lifted

Major cinemas in Pakistan have agreed to end a ban on Indian films. The decision to ban the films came in September amid a rise in military tensions over the disputed territory of Kashmir. The boycott was imposed after some Indian film-makers had banned Pakistani actors from

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December 19th, 2016

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Katy Perry teases new song

Katy Perry teases new song

She was last seen on the Hillary Clinton campaign trail, but it seems Katy Perry is back to the day job of making pop hits. The US singer posted a sneaky second of a new song containing the lyrics “don’t be scared to…” This was followed by a 10 second

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December 19th, 2016

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