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Hilary Swank says she developed claustrophobia while filming Netflix’s Away’

Los Angeles, Sep 28: Oscar winner Hilary Swank says she became severely claustrophobic while shooting for Netflix’s new sci-fi fantasy series Away . In the show, the 46-year-old actor plays astronaut Emma Green, who is on a years-long mission to Mars, and wearing a spacesuit for the role caused […]

Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide sparks debate about insularity in Bollywood film industry

MUMBAI – Indian police will probe whether an up-and-coming Bollywood actor who committed suicide at the weekend was depressed in part due to “professional rivalry,” in a film industry that is dominated by big names and has been accused of being insular. Sushant Singh Rajput, a 34 year-old […]

Little Richard, rock's flashy founding father, dies at 87

Little Richard, whose outrageous showmanship and lightning-fast rhythms intoxicated crowds with hits like “Tutti Frutti” and “Long Tall Sally,” has died. He was 87 years old. Reverend Bill Minson, a friend of the legendary musician, told AFP Little Richard died Saturday morning following a battle with cancer. With […]

All great cinema is crime genre: Anurag Kashyap

Mumbai, Dec 22: By the time director Anurag Kashyap was 14, he had read works of acclaimed crime authors inside out and his fascination for the genre eventually spilled into the stories he chronicled on the big screen. Kashyap, known for directing films such as “Black Friday”, “Dev D”, […]

Dilip Kumar turns 97, says grateful for love and prayers

Mumbai, Dec 11: Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who turned 97 on Wednesday, said all the love and affection he has received from fans fills him with gratitude and tears. The actor uploaded a picture of himself on Twitter and wrote, “On this 97th birthday, calls and messages have been […]

Cinema is cinema: George Miller on Marvel-Scorsese debate

Los Angeles, Dec 7: Filmmaker George Miller is the latest Hollywood veteran to weigh in on Martin Scorsese’s criticism of Marvel movies, saying cinema as a broad field has room for every kind of film. In an interview with Deadline, the “Mad Max: Fury Road” helmer defended the existence […]

Noah Hawley to direct ‘Star Trek 4’ for Paramount

Los Angeles, Nov 20: Paramount’s “Star Trek 4” is finally moving forward with “Fargo” creator Noah Hawley coming on board as director. The future of the fourth installment was thrown into uncertainty after the talks between actor Chris Hemsworth and the studio broke down. Paramount wanted the “Avengers: Endgame” […]

Breakout star Lizzo leads Grammy nominations with eight

Singer and rapper Lizzo scored eight Grammy nominations Wednesday to lead a field packed with newcomers, including bold pop iconoclast Billie Eilish and overnight sensation Lil Nas X, for music’s biggest honors. The magnetic 31-year-old Lizzo debuted in 2013 but truly burst into the public eye this year […]

Amol Palekar returns to stage after 25 years

Mumbai, Nov 11: Veteran actor-director Amol Palekar is all set to return to stage after 25 years with a Hindi play titled “Kusur”. The crime-drama, brought to the audience by BookMyShow, has been written and co-directed by Sandhya Gokhale along with Palekar. In the play, the actor will be […]

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