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Ranveer-Deepika leave for their destination wedding

Bollywood actors Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh have left for Italy where they will solemnise their six-year-long relationship. The couple was spotted at the Mumbai airport early Saturday morning. Although the two actors have not mentioned the venue of their wedding, it is widely speculated that they will be exchanging vows in Villa Del Balbianello in Lake Como. Last month,...

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#MeToo movement: Elnaaz Norouzi accuses ‘Namaste England’ director Vipul Shah of sexual harassment

Web Desk: Pakistani actress Elnaaz who make her Lollywood debut with movie Man Jao Naa and Khido Khundi has accused Bollywood director V Paul of sexually harassing her. She described her interactions with Vipul Shah and alleged that he always tried to touch her inappropriately and tried to kiss her on various occasions. In a long account in published in...

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Imran Abbas and Fawad Khan nominees for ‘World’s 100 Most Handsome Faces’

Pakistani actors Fawad Khan and Imran Abbas have been nominated for the world's "100 Most Handsome Faces" list. The official Instagram account of 100 Most Handsome Men 2018 shared pictures of Abbas and Khan with the title “Official Nominee for the 100 most handsome faces 2018.” Khan, who first rose to prominence as the lead singer for alternative rock band EP...

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Villainous ‘Venom’ again rules in North American theaters

LOS ANGELES: Sony's superhero film "Venom" held onto the lead this weekend in North American box offices, again followed by last weekend s No. 2 "A Star Is Born," industry tracker Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday. "Venom" took in an estimated $35.7 million for the three-day weekend, dropping from last weekend s $80 million, while Warner Bros.  well-reviewed "Star" had $28...

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Sexual Harassment Case: Alok Nath files defamation case against Vinta Nanda

Following allegations of sexual assault and rape levelled by Vinta Nanda, veteran TV actor Alok Nath has filed a defamation case against the writer-producer. Nanda had earlier in a Facebook post accused Alok Nath of harassing and raping her at her home. inta Nanda, Indian Director, who produced and wrote hit TV serial ‘Tara’ has alleged that veteran actor Alok...

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Remembering an icon: 70th Birth anniversary of legendary Sir Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

KARACHI: The 70th birth anniversary of the pride of Pakistan and the magical voice of the sub-continent, Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, is being observed on Saturday (October 13). He is popularly known as “Shahenshah-e-Qawwali”, meaning “The King of Kings of Qawwali”. The legend Qawwal, born in Faisalabad on October 13, 1948 to a classical family of singers, embarked on...

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Aladdin in the flesh – Disney to release live-action remake next May

LONDON: The street rat is back — and this time in the flesh. Disney has announced that it is planning to release a live-action adaptation next May of its animated classic Aladdin, the ancient tale of the penniless market boy who, with a little help from a certain genie in a lamp, marries the headstrong Princess Jasmine. The remake, shot...

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Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan walks away from film after harassment claims against director

On Wednesday, Bollywood actor Aamir Khan announced his departure from an upcoming film following sexual harassment allegations against the director. The actor while not mentioning the name of the film or director took to Twitter and announced that he was stepping away from the project after he was informed of “sexual misconduct” on the part of a collaborator. Aamir was...

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Sandhya Mridul, crew member accuses Alok Nath of sexual harassment

The #MeToo movement in India has gathered momentum in recent days, with more than a dozen complaints of sexual harassment and other sexual misconduct leveled online against prominent journalists, actors, movie directors, comedians and other public figures. Most recently, veteran Indian producer Vinta Nanda accused television bigwig Alok Nath, who is known for his ‘sanskaari‘ image on screen. After her claims...

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Trump to meet Kanye West at White House

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump will host one of his most famous fans at the White House, musician Kanye West, to talk about prisons, jobs and what to do about violence in Chicago, the White House said on Tuesday. West will have lunch with the Republican president and also meet with Trump adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner on Thursday, according...

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‘Babu Ji in trouble’: Veteran Indian actor Alok Nath accused of rape, sexual harassment

Vinta Nanda, Indian Director, who produced and wrote hit TV serial 'Tara' has alleged that veteran actor Alok Nath (famously known as Babu Ji), who was part of the show, raped her. Nanda alleged that Alok Nath raped her and harassed Tara's female lead. Alok is commonly known for his roles as a stereotypical Indian father, personifying religious traditions and...

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Trump likes Taylor Swift ‘about 25 percent less’ as singer gets political

LOS ANGELES: Taylor Swift’s decision to break her silence on politics triggered a storm on Monday, with even US President Donald Trump weighing in on the pop music star’s remarks in support of Democrats. Swift, 28, has notably stayed out of the US political fray in contrast to her more vocal peers, like Democratic supporters Katy Perry and Beyonce and...

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#MeToo gathers steam in India, at last

The year-old #MeToo movement has long failed to take root in India, but a Bollywood actress's accusations of sexual harassment appear to be emboldening women to speak out at last. In recent days other Bollywood figures, a comedian, a best-selling author and top journalists have all found themselves accused of abusing their positions to behave improperly towards women. The spark...

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To support women filmmakers Oscars body launches new initiatives

LOS ANGELES: The organisers of the Oscars announced a string of new initiatives on Thursday aimed at encouraging female filmmakers. Called “Action: The Academy Women’s Initiative,” the program will include a one-year fellowship for women filmmakers and executives, a lunch that will bring together women across the industry, and a directory aimed at improving female networking and hiring opportunities. The...

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Randhir Kapoor breaks silence on rumours of Rishi Kapoor’s diagnosis with cancer

Web Desk: Rishi Kapoor’s absence at his mom Krishna Raj Kapoor’s funeral held on Monday sparked rumours that he is suffering from advanced stage cancer. Reacting to all the rumours, his brother Randhir Kapoor told Times of India that even Rishi does not know yet what his ailment is, so for people to speculate that he has cancer is unfair....

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Freida Pinto supports Tanushree Dutta in sexual harassment row

Actress Freida Pinto has become the latest star to come out in support of Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta who claims veteran actor Nana Patekar sexually harassed her. Taking to Instagram, Pinto wrote, “Today, I interrupt my feed for a bit from all the fashion week poses to stand by what I truly Believe. I Believe Tanushree Dutta!” “I don't need...

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Peshawar Zalmi launches BTS of Zalmi anthem

Web Desk: Pakistan’s biggest sports entity, Peshawar Zalmi, launched the BTS of its famous anthem HumZalmi on its official media platform. The BTS gave insight on the dynamics which went behind in creating one of the most viral anthems of PSL 3. HumZalmi, as explained by the Music Producer Xulfi, is a youth-oriented brand. Zalmi means youth and that is...

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