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The show boasts an all-female cast — the men though present, are incidental — a woman director of photography, a woman show-runner and a woman director. In an interview, the cast — comprising actors Sayani Gupta, Kirti Kulhari, VJ Bani and Maanvi Gagroo — spoke about the show, women-centric narratives and the #MeToo movement. Excerpts:

11:45:32 on 23 Jan

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Netflix has become the first streaming service to join the MPAA. This is the first time that an internet-based and non-studio service has been added as a member to the 97 year-old trade association. This comes after Netflix bagged as many as 15 Oscar nominations, including one for the best picture for the film Roma.

11:03:37 on 23 Jan

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Period. End of Sentence, a film set in India about the taboos around menstruation and featuring the real 'Pad Man' Arunachalam Muruganathan, has made it to the list of Oscar nominations 2019. The film is among the five nominees in the Documentary Short Subject category. Other nominees include Black Sheep, End Game, Lifeboat and A Night At The Garden.

08:55:01 on 23 Jan

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Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan informed his followers that his Facebook account has been hacked. Aryan posted a message on Instagram, “Facebook hacked please ignore anything from it.” The 21-year old has close to 1 million followers on Instagram. Earlier, social media accounts of Anupam Kher, Abhishek Bachchan, Karan Johar, Shruti Haasan and Ali Zafar have been hacked.

04:26:01 on 23 Jan

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Like every year, Akshay Kumar will again have multiple releases this year. One of his releases this year, Good News also starring Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani was supposed to release on July 17 but yesterday Karan Johar announced a new release date to be September 6. Anurag Basu's next untitled movie will also release on September 6.

02:56:02 on 23 Jan

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Rapper Chris Brown Detained In Paris

American R&B star Chris Brown is being questioned by police in Paris after being accused of rape, sources close to the inquiry told AFP on Tuesday. A woman has accused Brown, along with his bodyguard and a friend, of raping her in the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Paris on Tuesday night last week, a source close to the case said on condition of anonymity.

01:25:02 on 23 Jan

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Ashvin Kumar’s 16-yr-old filmography has been marked by an unlikely intersection: censorship troubles, movies on Kashmir and National Film Awards. His two documentaries – Inshallah, Football (2010) and Inshallah, Kashmir (2012) – received “A” certificates from the CBFC, preventing their broadcast on national TV. But they were good enough for National Film Awards’ juries.

09:40:01 on 22 Jan

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Ryan Reynolds cancelled his arm surgery to fly to China for Deadpool 2 promotions, ahead of the franchise’s surprise theatrical debut in the country. The 42-year-old star had injured his left arm shooting the film and was scheduled to have surgery in New York on Sunday, but skipped the appointment.

08:40:01 on 22 Jan

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Oscars 2019: Full List Of Nominations

The nominations for the 91st Academy Awards 2019 are being announced live from Samuel Goldwyn Theatre with actors Kumail Nanjiani and Tracee Ellis Ross hosting. In the first set, nominees for the Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress Oscars were announced. Here is the complete list of Oscar nominees.

07:36:07 on 22 Jan

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Bohemian Rhapsody producer Graham King has addressed director Bryan Singer’s departure from the film partway through production, calling it an “unfortunate” situation. King said Singer was looking at halting the production as his mother was unwell but the studio, 20th Century Fox wanted to complete the film, reported Variety.

07:14:41 on 22 Jan

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Malayalam actress Manju Warrier will make her Tamil film debut opposite Dhanush in the film Asuran. Dhanush made the announcement on Twitter on Tuesday. Warrier said she was excited to work with Dhanush and Vetrimaaran on the film. The actress was last seen in the Malayalam magnum opus Odiyan opposite Mohanlal.

06:06:11 on 22 Jan

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Janhvi Kapoor rocks this top skirt combo

Janhvi Kapoor has been pretty consistent in impressing the fashion police with her sartorial choices. The starlet was recently spotted looking pretty in a funky white t-shirt from Versace. Styled by Lakshmi Lehr and Shikha Karamchandani, the top was teamed with a hologram skirt from the label Madison.

05:39:23 on 22 Jan

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The Oscars still don't have a host, but on Tuesday morning, they'll at least have nominees. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will unveil nominations to the 91st Oscars on Tuesday morning at 8:20 a.m. EST from the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills, California. Here are some of the pressing issues heading into Tuesday's nomination.

04:21:23 on 22 Jan

Shah Rukh Khan has a huge fan base all around the world and there's no denying that. From people waiting for hours outside Mannat to get a glimpse of the star to fans naming a crater after him on the moon, SRK's well-wishers have done crazy things for him. But would you have guessed that the Badshah of Bollywood also has a shrine dedicated to him in Munnar, Kerala?

03:52:22 on 22 Jan

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The new-age fashionista on the block, Janhvi Kapoor, is known for experimenting with her sartorial choices often. She's lived up to her fashionista reputation with her latest magazine cover shoot for Cosmopolitan India. But shockingly, this chic little dress on Janhvi did not go down well with the fashion critics.

03:04:13 on 22 Jan

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It was only matter of time when the Gully Boy filmmakers unleashed the fire that's the core of the story about Asli Hip-Hop. Composed by DIVINE, Naezy and Sez on the beat, the new track 'Mere Gully Mein' lets the energy of prose wash over you. The lyrics give a glimpse into how the day-to-day life in the alleys of the Maximum City unfolds.

11:35:50 on 22 Jan

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For centuries now, we have witnessed the movement created by music and there is no doubt in saying that music brings people together. With Republic Day around the corner, songs have the ability to instil the patriotic fervour in us. From A R Rahman's Maa Tujhe Salaam to Arijit Singh's Ae Watan in Raazi, these songs give us the feeling of pride for the country.

10:46:11 on 22 Jan

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A case of non-cognisable offence has been registered against controversial Bollywood actor Aditya Pancholi at Versova police station in Mumbai after he allegedly used profanity and abusive language against a car dealer over a financial dispute and also threatened to kill him. As per the police, further investigation into the matter is underway.

09:10:02 on 22 Jan

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A new advertisement from shaving giant Gillette was meant to be a rallying cry for men to shun toxic masculinity and bullying, and support survivors of the MeToo movement. Some are criticising for its supposed attack on masculinity, while others say the brand is using social commentary to boost sales. Many are also praising Gillette for spreading a positive message.

05:25:01 on 22 Jan

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Those of you expecting an hour-and-a-half of schadenfreude while watching Fyre, the explosive new documentary on Netflix, will likely be disappointed. Instead of tracing the chain of events that, in 2017, created a Lord of the Flies-like atmosphere on a Bahamian island, the documentary tries to understand how one man could dupe thousands of people of their money.

10:55:02 on 21 Jan

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You might think that after becoming a royal, Meghan Markle would've hired staff to do all of those pedestrian things like cooking and driving, but it looks like Meghan is still out here making some of her own meals (after all, she did totally revamp her and Harry's fridge to be super healthy).

10:41:01 on 21 Jan

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Scientists have discovered a new technique to examine how musicians intuitively communicate with one another during a performance, silently predicting how each will express the music. The findings, published in the journal Scientific Reports, provide new insights into how musicians synchronise their movements so they are playing exactly in time, as one single unit.

08:55:01 on 21 Jan

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Director PS Mithran made a big splash last year with Vishal’s Irumbu Thirai. Months after the film’s release, it was finally confirmed last November that Mithran will next team up with Sivakarthikeyan in a 24 AM Studios production. The yet-untitled project is currently being dubbed as SK 15 and the latest update is that the project will go on the floors from February.

06:57:28 on 21 Jan

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Simran, whose latest release in Tamil was Petta, will star opposite Madhavan in his upcoming film Rocketry: The Nambi Effect. However, an official announcement is awaited. The duo had collaborated earlier on K Balachander’s Paarthale Paravasam (2001) and Mani Ratnam’s Kannathil Muthamittal (2002).

05:45:58 on 21 Jan

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January 2018 saw politics and cinema fuse together in the most uncouth manner — there were frenzied talks of bloodshed, even a self-immolation promise thrown into the fiery mix, just to stop a period film from hitting the theatres. Come January 2019, and the rhetoric is repeated. Padmaavat and Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi are similar in more ways than one.

04:34:08 on 21 Jan

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Actor R Madhavan will be taking over the whole directing duties on Rocketry - The Nambi Effect after Ananth Mahadevan had to leave the project due to "unavoidable circumstances". Earlier, Madhavan was co-directing the film, based on the life of scientist and aerospace engineer S Nambi Narayanan, with Mahadevan.

03:21:39 on 21 Jan

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If there was one lesson to be learnt from this DC Universe TV series, it is that one should never judge a TV show or a movie by trailers. Titans, based on the superhero team of the same name in DC Comics, was marketed in a tacky way, and the infamous “F*** Batman” line spoken by Robin in the trailer attracted more attention than anything else about the show.

02:59:20 on 21 Jan

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Kangana has dismissed 'misleading' reports stating that Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi producer Kamal Jain 'is critical after suffering a paralytic stroke'. She told Times Now, "He is doing fine. The reports are misleading. He fell sick last week and is on his way to recovery. I am in touch with him every day. Request everyone to please stop backing sensational reports."

01:52:41 on 21 Jan

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Netflix has released the first look of Selection Day: Part 2, the upcoming second season of its latest original series from India, a co-production of AKFC that is based on Indo-Australian author Aravind Adiga's book of the same name, which follows two brothers who are groomed and pushed by their obsessive father to become the two best cricket batsmen in the world.

11:06:52 on 21 Jan

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Kangana Ranaut is the most vociferous actor in Bollywood who doesn’t bat an eyelid before speaking her heart out on issues that matter or calling out those not in her good books. The actor, who kickstarted the nepotism debate in the film industry that continues even today, hasn’t played a girl next door in any of her films in years.

09:49:11 on 21 Jan

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Bengali litterateur Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay was not very happy with one of his works. He was embarrassed that his writing in the eponymous novella Devdas (1917) lacked maturity. He would most certainly have not known at the time that it was going to be among the most adapted literary works in Indian cinema, across languages and industries.

04:25:01 on 21 Jan

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Satyajit Ray said that villains, in general, bored him. What he probably meant was the common depiction of an all-evil person in popular culture, including mainstream cinema and the literature, globally. For him, human beings were more ambivalent and less monochromatic. One of the earliest negative roles in a Ray film was Nanda Babu’s in Aparajito.

03:25:01 on 21 Jan

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The trailer of Akhil Akkineni and Nidhhi Agerwal’s Mr. Majnu is out and it’s one love story that you will definitely relate to. It’s doesn’t look like something we haven’t seen on the big screen but it still seems pretty entertaining. The film has been written and directed by Venky Atluri. Akhil’s fans are thrilled to watch the film which will release on January 25, 2019.

02:25:01 on 21 Jan

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The last and eighth season of Game of Thrones is set to arrive on April 14 and the fans have been busy digging for secrets in the latest teaser featuring Sansa, Jon Snow and Arya Stark standing in the underground crypts. The actor, who plays Sansa, the Lady of Winterfell, has revealed that she has already blurted out the ending of the show to some of her friends.

12:55:02 on 21 Jan

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Female Artists Who Made Rock History

For as long as there has been what we now know as classic rock, women have played a big part in its development and success. As early as the late '60s, artists such as Grace Slick and Janis Joplin were fronting A-list bands. Shortly thereafter, the genre began to see its first all-female bands, such as The Runaways and Fanny.

11:55:01 on 20 Jan

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Aanand L Rai’s ambitious Zero may have crashed at the box office but the director is not disheartened with the response. The filmmaker views the experience as a lesson learnt. The Shah Rukh Khan-starrer, which also featured Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif, was billed as one of the biggest films of 2018.

05:51:01 on 20 Jan

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Padmaavat actor’s 10 best photos

Deepika Padukone who is known for her classy outfits and latest photographs are a proof that she continues to rule the social media. Be it her ethnic outfits or modern outfits, the actor has hardly not impressed anyone with her sartorial choices of outfits. At the Mumbai airport too, she aced her airport look in black and white combo.

04:25:02 on 20 Jan

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Lee Unkrich, director of Pixar’s Oscar-winning films Toy Story 3 and Coco, has decided to leave the animation studio after 25 years. Unkrich joined Pixar in 1994 after working as an assistant editor in television on Silk Stalkings and Renegade. He served as an editor on Pixar’s first feature, 1995’s Toy Story, then co-directed Toy Story 2, Monsters Inc and Finding Nemo.

03:25:01 on 20 Jan

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“He looks just like Rastapopoulos,” I giggled. As our boat glided down the muddy river in Borneo, the proboscis monkey sitting up on the trees, having a snack, stared down at us. It was like a Tintin drawing come to life, bulbous nose, potbelly and all. Flight 714 to Sydney (1966) to be precise.

02:31:01 on 20 Jan

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Various Bollywood celebrities met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of the inauguration of National Museum of Indian Cinema in Mumbai on Saturday. PM Modi held forth on a range of topics like the importance of cinema in society, how films play an important role in the country’s soft power and how popular they are overseas.

12:59:31 on 20 Jan

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Thackeray, the much-talked-about biopic based on the life of the late Bal Thackeray, the founder of Shiv Sena, has hit the censor roadblock. The CBFC has objected to the phrase ‘Hatao Lungi, Bajao Pungi’ from the film, a combustible war cry that the party used in the 1960s to counter the South Indians living in Maharashtra. The party, however, has refused to budge.

12:10:39 on 20 Jan

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Check out the new still from Total Dhamaal

Yesterday, the first look poster of Total Dhamaal, the third film in the Dhamaal franchise went viral on the internet. A couple of hours back, Ajay Devgn took to Instagram and shared a still from the film. The main star cast includes Arshad Warsi, Riteish Deshmukh, and Javed Jaffrey along with Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Johny Lever, and Sanjai Mishra.

09:25:01 on 20 Jan

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Selena Gomez: Dating Austin North??

This week, Selena Gomez broke her Instagram silence for the first time in several months. Now, she is surfacing in photographs online in the company of a fellow actor. Is Selena dating Austin North? HollywoodLife reports that Selena Gomez has been spending more and more time with fellow actor Austin North.

11:55:01 on 19 Jan

'Aunty Merle' moves to Joburg

Popular comedian Marc Lottering’s most beloved alter ego, Aunty Merle Abrahams, will sashay onto the stage for the first time in Johannesburg next month. Aunty Merle, The Musical will take to the Mandela Stage in Joburg Theatre from February 1 to March 3. Written by Lottering and directed by Lara Foot, the show has received four Fleur du Cap nominations.

11:25:01 on 19 Jan

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Oru Aadar Love actor Priya Prakash Varrier, who went viral for her wink, now appears in a new film titled Sridevi Bungalow, which has created a stir on social media. From the trailer what one can gauge is that there is an uncanny resemblance to actor Sridevi’s life, including a part where a woman is seen apparently drowning in a bathtub.

07:15:59 on 19 Jan

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Rajinikanth starrer 2.0 is continuing to make waves. The film has been nominated a Golden Reel Award for Sound Editing in the Foreign Language Feature category. Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty, who worked on 2.0, took to Twitter to share the news. He described the nomination as “highest recognition in Sound Design”.

06:01:31 on 19 Jan

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Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain actor Saumya Tandon has given birth to a baby boy. The actor confirmed the news to indianexpress.com with a polite, “Thanks.” According to reports, the baby was born on January 14. Popular on the aforementioned show as Anita Bhabhi, the actor had in an earlier interview said that becoming a mother would not put a stop to her flourishing acting career.

04:58:56 on 19 Jan

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The third installment of Eddie Redmayne-starrer Fantastic Beasts series might not release as per schedule as the makers have pushed back the production start date of the movie several months from July to the late fall. David Yates is set to direct the third movie. In the series, Redmayne plays Newt Scamander, who deals with secret wizard communities during the 1920s.

01:55:01 on 19 Jan

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Actors Kartik Aaryan, Bhumi Pednekar, and Ananya Panday will star in Pati Patni Aur Woh, an adaptation of B.R. Chopra's 1978 film with the same title. Production houses, T-Series and BR Studios, had recently shared that they will be coming together for a multiple film deal. Kartik will be seen sharing screen space with Bhumi and Ananya for the first time.

12:24:00 on 19 Jan

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The first part of the NTR biopic, Kathanayakudu had a lukewarm reception at the box office. Now the filmmakers are gearing up for the release of its second part Mahanayakudu. While the first part is about the rise of the legendary actor NT Rama Rao as a film star, the second part will be about his journey in the political arena and his phenomenal success.

11:55:32 on 19 Jan

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In a shocking turn of events, outfit group Karni Sena has denied protesting against the release of Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, as was claimed by the actress Kangana Ranaut. Manikarnika, all set to release next Friday, is an epic periodic drama that revolves around the life of Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi, who led the Indian rebellion for freedom in 1857.

09:25:01 on 19 Jan

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Three years ago, Netflix overwhelmed Television Academy members by sending out a 20-pound shipment of DVD screeners. It was an exercise in excess, as insiders suggested that the streamer spent as much as $4 million to produce and ship the multiple boxes. Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos hated the idea of sending out these DVDs.

04:25:01 on 19 Jan

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Alia Bhatt is misinformed, says CBFC

Alia Bhatt and a couple of other actors recently tweeted asking the CBFC to lift the ban on Soni Razdan’s film, No Fathers In Kashmir. CBFC has now responded to the issue and denies banning the film in the first place. Regional Officer of the CBFC, Tushar Karmarkar, said that the CBFC passed the film with an adult certificate and did not ban it.

03:55:02 on 19 Jan

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Emraan Hashmi-starrer Why Cheat India lives up to its name. Parental pressure to perform well in exams is an old plot in Bollywood, but Soumik Sen-directed movie adds the angle of education mafia to it. Why Cheat India’s premise is promising. It tries to show that it is difficult to take sides in the nakal vs akal fight when odds are stacked against you.

02:55:02 on 19 Jan

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Critically acclaimed filmmaker Ritesh Batra has gained limelight for all the good reasons. After his last romantic release, The Lunchbox, which was loved by the audience and the critics alike, Ritesh’s next is Photograph, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Sanya Malhotra. The release date of the film is now out and it will hit theatres on March 8, this year.

07:40:01 on 18 Jan

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Zoya Akhtar's directorial Gully Boy is all set to treat the audience with a surprise. As after the huge success of the song 'Apna Time Aayega', the makers are coming with something really special for the audience. Ever since the announcement of the film, Gully Boy has been creating waves across quarters.

04:10:11 on 18 Jan

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The South actor Prabhas’ latest movie Saaho is making the headlines for various reasons. From the stellar star cast to the pictures from the shooting set, every single detail is grabbing the attention. Now, the latest buzz around the movie is that probably the actor will shake a leg with American pop singer Beyonce in a song sequence of Saaho.

03:49:44 on 18 Jan

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Bombairiya movie review: A tiresome watch

When a film opens with several strands all going in different directions at the same time, we expect that it will join the dots at some stage. And if it’s good, the film will expect you to meet it halfway, letting out only dribs of smartly executed information till the jigsaw is all done. Bombairiya has the strands, but is bereft of that one thing all movies need: a plot.

01:51:25 on 18 Jan

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Vijay Sethupathi is on such a signing spree that it appears the actor, who topped the chart in 2018 with the maximum number of releases, will continue his streak this year as well. The first look and title of his third collaboration with director Arun Kumar, tilted Sindhubaadh, was released on his birthday on January 16.

12:31:54 on 18 Jan

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It is a well known fact that veteran actor Chiranjeevi plays a major role in all of son Ram Charan’s films, as he sits in on the story narration and gives his suggestions. However, it turns out that he did not watch the recently released Vinaya Vidheya Rama ahead of time. The director Boyapati Srinu didn’t show the film to Chiranjeevi or Ram Charan despite their requests.

11:31:33 on 18 Jan

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On the occasion of Pongal, Shankar had unveiled the first look poster of Indian 2 featuring Kamal Haasan in the lead. It was mentioned that the project will go on the floors from Friday. A sequel to the 1996 blockbuster Indian, the film has Kajal Aggarwal as the heroine. The director released a new poster on Thursday evening.

08:10:01 on 18 Jan

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Actors Corey Stoll and Billy Magnussen have boarded the cast of prequel to hit HBO series The Sopranos. Stoll is best known for starring as the villain Darren Cross in Marvel’s Ant-Man, while Magnussen most recently featured in Cary Fukunaga’s Netflix series Maniac. The details of their characters have not yet been revealed.

01:56:01 on 18 Jan

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After weeks of speculation on why Rajinikanth’s Petta was not dubbed in Kannada, the distributor of the movie has now cleared the air of mystery. Petta hit the screens on January 10 for Pongal and is doing well at the box office. The film was also dubbed in Hindi and Telugu and is garnering positive response from both the regions.

08:40:01 on 17 Jan

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Oscar winner Anne Hathaway has been roped in for a major role in Robert Zemeckis’ film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic book The Witches. Backed by Warner Bros, the project will be produced by Oscar-winning directors Alfonso Cuaron and Guillermo del Toro. Del Toro was earlier attached to direct the project but had to step aside due to scheduling conflicts.

08:25:01 on 17 Jan

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It has been a golden month for Bollywood fans. Kedarnath, KGF, Simmba and now Uri The Surgical Strikes have been on a rampage at the box office. Each of the films was quite different from the other. Kedarnath revolved around a love story set in the backdrop of the catastrophic floods that rocked Uttarakhand in 2013. It was also the launchpad for Sara Ali Khan.

07:12:01 on 17 Jan

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AR Rahman has said that the trend of recreating retro songs in the industry is nothing but a shortcut to creativity. He said recreating classics is a safe, reliable "plan B" for artistes. "When they are doing a movie and they have a release date and don't have something good enough they say, 'Ok I have plan B' and then do this. That's what happens," Rahman told PTI.

06:51:48 on 17 Jan

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Anushka Sharma is a staunch advocate of the vegan lifestyle. Last year, she teamed up with PETA India to promote healthy, meat-free meals. She has always maintained that she "will never propagate anything that says this is right or wrong." However, her latest endorsement of a Rajnigandha product has brought her harsh criticism and enraged many on Twitter.

04:57:37 on 17 Jan

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No Fathers In Kashmir, featuring actress Soni Razdan, who is also Alia Bhatt’s mother, has been facing problems with the Censor Board for many months now. The film, directed by Ashvin Kumar, has not been given the final certification. On Thursday, Alia tweeted in support of the film and said that the Censor Board would soon lift the ban.

03:48:51 on 17 Jan

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Celebrities Take Up 10 Year Challenge

If you have been active on social media, your timelines have most certainly been flooded with 'before' and 'after' pictures of not just your close friends, but also your favourite celebrities. Called the 10 Year Challenge, currently being used with a hashtag as #10YearChallenge has everyone sharing their decade old photos taken in 2009 with the latest 2019 picture.

03:47:17 on 17 Jan

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Shilpa Shetty is no stranger to the hospitality sector having been a co- owner of a popular nightspot in Mumbai until not too long ago. Now, the actor has plunged headlong into the food business — she has invested in Chronicle, the beach club in Goa. In keeping with Shetty’s love for fitness, it’s not surprising that she has expanded the menu to include healthy offerings.

03:20:34 on 17 Jan

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The team behind the making of Vicky Kaushal-starrer Uri has launched a ‘surgical strike’ on film pirates. To check its illegal download on piracy sites, the makers of the film uploaded a fake video where only after you download the file, you realise that the video is not of the film, but is a special message against piracy.

03:13:49 on 17 Jan

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Siddharth in Kamal Haasan’s Indian 2?

Director Shankar took the internet by storm when he released the first poster of upcoming film Indian 2, revealing an out-of-focus Kamal Haasan as Senapathy. Senapathy’s face will be revealed completely in another poster, which will be unveiled on Friday. After months of pre-production, Shankar is now all set to shoot the movie starting next week.

02:56:17 on 17 Jan

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Akshay Kumar, who was seen playing the villain in Shankar’s 2.0 that starred Rajinikanth as the protagonist, may be collaborating with the director for the second time. Khiladi Kumar will portray a negative character yet again in the director’s Indian 2. The mega-budgeted project will be a sequel to his 1994 film Indian that starred Kamal Haasan as the main man.

11:56:46 on 17 Jan

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In the late 1960s, the passenger train from Chennai to Madurai was over 12 hours late. A few miles off Madurai, over 5,000 people had gathered along the tracks, squatting patiently to catch a glimpse of MG Ramachandran, their superstar. Such a reception was accorded to only one other person in the history of Tamil Nadu – Mahatma Gandhi. This MGR’s story.

11:53:02 on 17 Jan

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Deepika and Malaika's travel style has mostly been on point. Recently they were spotted in monochrome outfits while sashaying down the airport. While Padukone looked extremely chic, Arora’s outfit had a quirky element to it. The Paadmavat actor was clad in a pair of black jeans and boots teamed with a white high-neck sweater that she further styled with beaded sweater.

05:26:02 on 17 Jan

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It's been a few months since Ayushmann Khurrana's wife Tahira Kashyap has been battling cancer. After being diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer last year, Tahira recently finished her final session of chemotherapy. And she has been putting up a fierce battle against cancer. After her long treatment, Tahira has finally bid adieu to her hair extension and gone bald.

01:26:02 on 17 Jan

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While rumours have been doing the rounds that director AR Murugadoss’s next would be a political drama with Rajinikanth in the lead titled Naarkkaali, the director himself took to Twitter to dispel them on Wednesday. “Naarkkaali” is not the title of my next project, pls stop spreading rumors (sic),” reads his tweet that was posted on January 16 from his official handle.

10:40:02 on 16 Jan

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2019 brings its first trend on the internet and it is none other than a new version of 'Then & Now'. Ever since we entered 2019, people around the world has made a first viral trend of the year which is #10YearChallenge. So far many social media users have posted their old and new collage picture on social media.

08:40:01 on 16 Jan

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Winter is Coming!! Get ready GOT fans

Winter is officially coming on April 14th. The one and a half minute teaser of the eighth and final season of GOT that aired on HBO on Monday revealed the date of the premiere at the end. Ravichandran Ashwin shared the teaser along with the caption "The Starks from the Winterfell are ready to roll again. Can'tWait. #GameofThrones on his twitter account.

07:48:25 on 16 Jan

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Huma Qureshi took up the ongoing #10YearChallenge as a part of which she shared a close-up photo of herself juxtaposed with a picture of Kate Winslet from James Cameron's iconic film Titanic. Huma's #10YearChallenge post is very different from the posts which are continually popping up on the Internet featuring then-and-now pictures of themselves.

07:40:01 on 16 Jan

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After two Independent MLAs in Karnataka withdrew support to the Congress-JD(S) alliance, a Maharashtra BJP minister on Tuesday said the HD Kumaraswamy-government will "come down" within two days. Comments of Water Conservation, Protocol and OBC Minister Ram Shinde came amid a fresh political turmoil in Karnataka.

07:06:03 on 16 Jan

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Sidharth Malhotra turned 34 on Wednesday and he did it in style. The actor hosted a grand party at his Mumbai residence on Tuesday night, which was attended by the who's who of the film industry. Bollywood stars put their most fashionable foot forward at the party. Katrina Kaif, Gauri Khan and Mira Rajput lead the celeb roll call.

06:50:54 on 16 Jan

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Priya Prakash Varrier became the talk of the entire glitz and glamour world - nationally and internationally, when her sensuous wink and cute smile in the video song, "Manikya Malaraya Poovi" saw the dawn. The 'wink girl' Priya's Bollywood debut film embroiled in controversy over the alleged insensitive portrayal of late actress Sridevi. She says it is a fictitious story.

06:17:57 on 16 Jan

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Tamil actor Vishal Krishna and Anisha Alla Reddy, who has appeared in Telugu films like Pellichoopulu and Arjun Reddy, are engaged. The duo is now planning to tie the knot and revealed that they'd be announcing the wedding date soon. Vishal took to Twitter to share the happy news with fans. Anisha also shared the news on her Instagram page by writing a heartfelt message.

05:26:36 on 16 Jan

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Priya Prakash Varrier — who became an overnight sensation after her famous wink for the song Manikya Malaraya Poovi is in news again! The trailer of her upcoming Bollywood film titled Sridevi Bungalow hit social media on January 13 and it has been slammed ever since. Twitterati has called it 'disgraceful' and 'rubbish' for making a mockery out of Sridevi's life and death.

05:22:58 on 16 Jan

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Telugu actor Brahmanandam is one of the sought-after when it comes comedy films. Recently, the actor complained of some discomfort and was rushed to a private hospital in critical condition. Several tests were conducted and doctors suggested that he had to undergo a heart bypass surgery. The surgery was conducted on Monday and the actor is in stable condition now.

04:20:41 on 16 Jan

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Rajshri Productions's upcoming film 'Hum Chaar' is all about the unbreakable bond of friendship. The story of the film revolves around four college friends who went their own direction in their life but remained inseparable from each other. The film introduces four new faces to play the lead roles in the film.

03:56:23 on 16 Jan

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After the likes of Boney Kapoor, Arshad Warsi, Sharman Joshi and Dia Mirza among others, it is veteran lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar who has come out in support of filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani. Hirani has been accused of sexual assault by a woman who worked with him on Ranbir Kapoor starrer Sanju.

03:45:45 on 16 Jan

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Fashion designer Victoria Beckham has spent 1,200 pounds on a new moisturiser made from her own blood. The fashion designer, 44, took to her Instagram stories to share that she is now using the anti-ageing property by Barbara Sturm, a doctor loved by celebrities for her 'vampire facials', reports dailymail.co.uk.

03:18:39 on 16 Jan

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Tamil superstar Vijay Sethupathi is not only one of the finest actors in India but is also a fabulous lyricist, singer, producer and screenwriter. Social media site Twitter is filled with wishes for Vijay Sethupathi and happy birthday Vijay Sethupathi has been trending on Twitter on the first position since the morning! Here are the 5 must watch films by him.

02:51:21 on 16 Jan

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Rihanna sues her father

Singer Rihanna has sued her own father Ronald Fenty for using her brand name Fenty to launch a business for himself. In a new lawsuit obtained by tmz.com, Rihanna claims her father Ronald started a talent development company in 2017 called Fenty Entertainment.

02:30:02 on 16 Jan

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Spider-Man will return! Marvel Studios dropped the teaser trailer of Spider-Man: Far From Home, which reveals that Spider-Man will rise from the ashes (almost literally, as he turned into dust at the end of Avengers: Infinity War) after the events of Avengers: Endgame. Holland reprises the role of the web-spinning superhero, who signs up for a school vacation to Europe.

12:18:24 on 16 Jan

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If a recent report on Peeping Moon is to be believed, Bharat's teaser would be out on January 26 i.e. on the occasion of Republic Day. According to the web portal, the teaser is currently being edited and those who have seen the rushes of the film are mighty impressed by it. Bharat is an official adaptation of the 2014 Korean drama Ode To My Father.

09:57:21 on 16 Jan

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Dhanush took it upon himself to release the first look of actor Kathir's sports film, Jada. Directed by Kumaran, the film also stars Yogi Babu and has Kathir play the role of a footballer, as per the poster of the film. Not many details have been revealed so far about the film. Dhanush tweeted the posters and wished the team all the luck.

03:55:02 on 16 Jan

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After years of advertising with the tagline “the best a man can get”, personal care products brand Gillette is now encouraging its male consumers to do better. A new ad campaign by the brand reflects the MeToo era and tackles toxic masculinity, bullying, and sexism. The campaign has generated debate and sparked a backlash from several of the brand’s consumers.

02:55:02 on 16 Jan

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5 sexist jokes from Rajkumar Hirani films

Rajkumar Hirani has been implicated in sexual harassment allegations in a #MeToo account by a co-worker at his production house Rajkumar Hirani Films Pvt Ltd. However, Hirani has denied all the allegations. While charges against him haven't been proved yet, a few Twitter users were quick to point out how the director made misogynistic dialogues the new normal in Bollywood.

01:55:01 on 16 Jan

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Yash’s latest hit KGF, short for Kolar Gold Feilds, has created history by becoming the first Kannada film to release in Pakistan. The Hindi version of the movie was released in the neighboring country on January 10, and it has been receiving positive reviews from the audience and critics too.

01:26:01 on 16 Jan

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The name of the game these days is for artists to come out of the gate with measured, mature music; people’s attention spans are far too low to stick with a band beyond the first listen. Coma Rossi, a Bangalore-based progressive metal band, has been working on this self-titled album since their formation 5 years ago. And the results justify that.

11:25:02 on 15 Jan

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South sensation Priya Prakash Varrier is back in news but this time for something rather unpleasant. The 'wink girl', who is all set to make her Bollywood debut with 'Sridevi Bungalow', has landed in trouble. Her film's trailer has come under fire for showing a female superstar's death in a bathtub. Sridevi's husband Boney Kapoor has sent a legal notice to the team.

10:25:01 on 15 Jan

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Vicky Kaushal’s Uri has been making a lot of buzz with its release. The film has grossed over Rs 46.24 crore in less than a week and has emerged as a hit. On the occasion of Army Day, Vicky, Yami Gautam, and the director of Uri, Aditya Dhar attended the parade. Not only this the makers decided to make a donation of Rs 1 crore towards the welfare fund of Army widows.

07:40:02 on 15 Jan

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