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#MeToo trailblazer Rose McGowan endorses Meesha Shafi, calls her a ‘heroine’

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   Pakistan's biggest anti-harassment campaign turns into a cry for meTOO which has now gone global. Web Desk: Veteran hollywood actress and one of the trailblazers of the global meToo campaign, Rose Mcgowan endorsed Pakistani actor/musician Meesha Shafi on her recent expose with regards to sexual harassment against Pakistan's pop music Icon and beloved...

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#MeToo trailblazer Rose McGowan endorses Meesha Shafi, calls her a ‘heroine’

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   Pakistan's biggest anti-harassment campaign turns into a cry for meTOO which has now gone global. Web Desk: Veteran hollywood actress and one of the trailblazers of the global meToo campaign, Rose Mcgowan endorsed Pakistani actor/musician Meesha Shafi on her recent expose with regards to sexual harassment against Pakistan's pop music Icon and beloved...

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Dance music superstar Avicii dead at 28

Avicii, one of the world's most successful DJs who helped usher in the global boom in electronic music but struggled to cope with the hard-partying lifestyle, died Friday in Oman, his representative said. He was 28. Two years after his unusually early retirement from touring amid recurring health scares, the Swedish DJ was found dead in the Gulf sultanate's capital...

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Natalie Portman takes a stand against Israeli atrocities in Gaza despite Jewish ethnicity

After the Oscar-winning actress and one of the most committed daughters of Israel refused to fetch the “Jewish Nobel Prize,” worth $2 million in Israel, due to her distress over the “recent events”, local MP demands more distress for her. Major storm on Twitter follows her decision. MP Oren Hazan, representing the center-right Likud party in the Knesset, demanded that...

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Kumail Nanjiani makes it to Time’s 100 most influential people list

The comedian/actor/writer has been named in Time's 100 most influential people list, earning a place alongside Deepika Padukone, Virat Kohli, Nicole Kidman, Gal Gadot, Hugh Jackman, Millie Bobby Brown, Jimmy Kimmel, Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and 90 other illustrious names. Kumail features in the Pioneers section of the list, which honours people who have broken new ground in their respective fields...

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Ali Zafar discards allegations of harassment by Meesha Shafi, announces to move court

Web Desk: Veteran singer, Ali Zafar reacting to the sexual harassment allegations by Meesha Shafi has denied all claims of allegations and announced to take legal action against Meesha Shafi. The "ChanoKiAnkh" singer in his tweet said that: "I am a father of a young girl and a young boy, a husband to a wife and a son to a mother....

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Shocking sexual misconduct allegations levied at Ali Zafar by Meesha Shafi

Popular singer, model and actress Meesha Shafi took to Twitter today to allege that musician and actor Ali Zafar subjected her to sexual harassment on more than one occasion. Zafar started out on Pakistani TV before becoming a popular musician. He then also established a career in Hindi cinema and his success led many Pakistani actors to venture into Hindi films....

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Female stars dominate Cannes jury as banned Von Trier set to return

Hollywood actresses will dominate the jury at Cannes next month, the film festival's organisers said Wednesday as they appeared set to lift their bar on controversial Danish director Lars Von Trier. Cate Blanchett, Kristen Stewart and Lea Seydoux will head a starry jury, with American writer-director Ava DuVernay of "Selma" fame and Burundian singer Khadja Nin completing the five women...

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Cannes hopes settlement in row with Netflix

The Cannes film festival said Tuesday that it was still in talks with Netflix despite the platform's dramatic withdrawal of its films last week. Director Thierry Fremaux praised the streaming giant's bosses as "people of taste who love cinema", and said he was ready to heal the rancorous split that saw Netflix reportedly pull five films in the running for...

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‘Rampage’ takes over box office lead

LOS ANGELES: Sci-fi action flick "Rampage" topped North American box offices over the weekend to barely beat out horror film "A Quiet Place," industry figures showed Monday. "Rampage" stars hard-working Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson as a primatologist who befriends an albino gorilla which grows to enormous size after a rogue experiment and then teams with Johnson to stop invading monsters....

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Kendrick Lamar first hip-hop artist to win Pulitzer Prize for music

Kendrick Lamar on Monday became the first rapper to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music, a milestone for which the board cited his skill in telling the African American experience. With the Pulitzer, the 30-year-old from the historically deprived Los Angeles community of Compton joins the leagues of celebrated American composers such as Aaron Copland, Charles Ives and John Adams....

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‘Full Metal Jacket’ star R. Lee Ermey dead at 74

US actor and retired Marine R. Lee Ermey, best known for his role as foul-mouthed Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket," has died, his manager said Sunday. He was 74. Manager Bill Rogin said the Golden Globe nominee Ermey died from complications of pneumonia. "It is with deep sadness that I regret to inform you all that...

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle books wedding photographer

LONDON: Britain’s Prince Harry and his American fiancee Meghan Markle have chosen New York-based fashion photographer Alexi Lubomirski as the photographer for their wedding next month, the prince’s office said on Friday. Lubomirski also did the couple’s engagement photos, and he is a former assistant to Mario Testino, who was famed for his photos of Harry’s late mother Princess Diana....

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Netflix to pull out all movies from Cannes film festival

LOS ANGELES: Netflix Inc said Wednesday it was totally pulling out of the Cannes Film Festival next month after organizers banned the streaming platform’s films from competition for its refusal to release them in cinemas. Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos told Hollywood trade publication Variety in an interview it was pointless to show at Cannes after the festival rule...

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Nandita Das’ ‘Manto’ travels to Cannes Film Festival

The Indian rendition of Saadat Hasan Manto’s life-story – directed by Nandita Das, has made it to Cannes. Titled Manto, the biographical exploration of the controversial Urdu writer made its way to the Un Certain Regard segment at the 71st Cannes Film Festival. The official line-up was announced by the festival’s artistic director Thierry Fremaux in Paris on Thursday. Nandita, who has...

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Patari co-founder resigns following sexual harassment complaints

Web Desk: Khalid Bajwa, the Chief Executive Officer of local music streaming giant Patari, has decided to step down from the post, following harassment allegations made against him by two young women. “In light of recent developments, Patari’s CEO Khalid Bajwa will be stepping down from his post with immediate effect,” the music streaming platform said in a statement. Official...

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In Coachella debut, Japan megastars try anew to conquer US

More than 25 years after X Japan first attempted to conquer the US market, the metalheads are trying again -- and recent events, at first glance, would not appear auspicious. Yoshiki, the fiercely energetic drummer and principal songwriter of the rockers who were superstars in 1980s Japan, last year urgently underwent surgery on a neck severely damaged from years of...

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