Heath Ledger

  • Photos: 8 little known improvisations Heath Ledger added in his role as 'The Joker' June 1, 2014

    Did you know that every time the Joker killed someone in the movie 'The Dark Knight', he never made eye contact while the victim took his last breath? Heath Ledger did this because he wanted to portray the Joker as a ruthless killer that he doesn't care to take another...
  • Lindsay Lohan's list of 36 people she has slept with leaked online, Justin Timberlake and Heath Ledger are on the list March 13, 2014

    This is truly the Confession Of A Teenage Drama Queen. The In Touch Weekly has published a list allegedly scribbled on January 30, 2013 by actress Lindsay Lohan at the Beverly Hilton Hotel listing all the people she has slept with. It's staggering. While some names have been blurred by In...
  • From Loki to Mandarin: 5 worthy successors of Joker April 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Heath Ledger's performance as Joker did wonders for 'The Dark Knight' but it did no good to Christain Bale as the film became Joker's story forever. Hollywood saw such a nuanced and fantastic villain after a long time and this charismatic baddie started a trend of profoundly written...
  • Is absence of Joker the Bane of 'Dark Knight'? July 20, 2012

    New Delhi: What’s common between the new Batman baddie Bane and the old villain Joker? Well, both have been addicted to drugs in their twenties, but Edward Thomas Hardy (Bane) fought hard to leave the habit of alcoholism and crack cocaine addiction. Heath Ledger was not so lucky and a...
  • Watch: No joke this, Obama morphed into Joker August 5, 2009

    Atlanta: An unflattering image of President Obama is making the rounds, morphing his face into the face of the arch villain "The Joker." But not everybody's laughing. ...
  • Oscars: Sean wins for Milk; Kate breaks her jinx February 23, 2009

    Following are the top awards that were given away at the 81st Academy Awards. Best Actor Sean Penn won his second Academy Award for best actor for his moving portrayal of slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk in Milk. The win follows his first best-actor award for 2003's Mystic River. He earned...
  • Oscar Gallery: Nominees for Best Supporting Actor February 4, 2009

    The 81st annual Academy Awards will be handed over on February 22 in New York. The awards will be given out for 24 separate categories. ...
  • Beyond Slumdog..., who won what at Golden globe February 19, 2009

    Mumbai: Apart from Slumdog Millionaire, the other big winner at the 66th Golden Globe Awards was Kate Winslet who not only bagged the Best Actress for her role in the Revolutionary Road, Best Actress in a supporting role for The Reader. And the best actor went to The Wrestler star...
  • Ledger wins posthumous Globe for The Dark Knight January 12, 2009

    Beverly Hills, California: Heath Ledger won the supporting-actor Golden Globe on Sunday nearly a year after his death, earning the prize for his diabolical turn as the Joker in the Batman blockbuster The Dark Knight. The award was accepted by Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan, who said he and his collaborators...
  • Year ender: Celebs industry lost in 2008 December 29, 2008

    As the year 2008 ends, there are many celebrities whom their fans will not get to see again on the silver screen next year. Here are some of them : Heath Ledger The year 2008 began with the shocking death of academy award nominated Australian actor, Heath Legder in January at the...
  • The Dark Knight tops film of the year poll December 15, 2008

    London: The Batman sequel The Dark Knight has topped a film of the year poll conducted by cinema experts Perl & Dean. According to contactmusic.com, more than a third of those who took part in the poll voted for Christopher Nolan's second Batman film, which has broken box office sales records...
  • Entwrap: People's Choice Awards Nominees November 14, 2008

    New York: People's Choice Awards Nominees Announced This year's nominations for the 35th Annual People's Choice Awards are out with The Dark Knight as the lead nominee. The film is nominated for favorite action movie, star cast, and best On-Screen Match-Up with Christian Bale and the late Heath Ledger...
  • Photogallery: Dead who make more money than the living | Choc Couture October 30, 2008

    Elvis Presley reigns as Forbes' Top-Earning Dead Celebrity even though he left the building over 30 years ago. Presley, who died at age 42 in 1977, topped the list for a second year running all thanks the sale of Elvis merchandise. ...
  • Insurance firm sued for not helping Heath Ledger's kid September 30, 2008

    Los Angeles: Heath Ledger's insurance company has been sued in Los Angeles for not paying out $10 million in benefits to his daughter, claiming the actor may have committed suicide, according to court papers. The 28-year-old Australian star of Brokeback Mountain and The Dark Knight was found dead in his...
  • Heath Ledger’s tot gets donation from stars August 18, 2008

    London: With the death of Aussie actor Heath Ledger, three of the stars, who completed his role in his final movie, have donated their pay to his two-year-old daughter. The three actors, Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Colin Farrell were worried for Matilda’s future, as Ledger had left an old will...
  • Masand's Verdict: The Dark Knight, very intellectual July 19, 2008

    Cast: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Maggie Gylenhaal, Michael Caine Director: Christopher Nolan Watching The Dark Knight on a big screen is an experience comparable to few other pleasures one can think of immediately. I honestly can't remember the last time I felt this satisfied coming out of a...
  • Entwrap: Black carpet premiere for The Dark Knight July 15, 2008

    It was a black carpet premiere for the latest Batman film - The Dark Knight in New York on Monday evening. Christian Bale who slipped into the Bat suit for the second time was seen with the sleek and stylish Batmobile. But it was late Heath Ledger playing the creepy...
  • Ex-girlfriend speaks out on breakup with Ledger February 15, 2008

    Melbourne: Michelle Williams has spoken of her break-up with Heath Ledger and life as a single mother in an interview she gave before the actor's death in January. The 27-year-old year actress opened up about the couple's split, learning to move on and her uncertainty about the future. "Obviously so much has...
  • Ledger died due to accidental drug overdose: report February 8, 2008

    After much speculation, it has been ruled out that 28-year old Australian actor Heath Ledger, had commited suicide. ...
  • Entwrap: Madonna does charity, Britney 'free' again February 7, 2008

    New Delhi: Pop diva Madonna organised a fundraiser event for her charity 'Raising Malawi'. It has been determined that actor Heath Ledger's death was accidental due to an overdose of prescription medicines. Britney was finally discharged from the psychiatry ward of the UCLA medical Centre on Wednesday, earlier than expected. ...
  • Ledger died of prescription drug abuse: Coroner February 7, 2008

    New York: Actor Heath Ledger died of an accidental overdose of prescription drugs, including painkillers, tranquilisers and sleeping aids, officials said on Wednesday. "We have concluded that the manner of death is accident, resulting from the abuse of prescription medications," the New York City Medical Examiner's Office said in a...
  • Britney chats to mirror, with Heath Ledger February 4, 2008

    London: Pop diva Britney Spears was reported seen talking with the mirror believing that she was talking to late actor Heath Ledger, just moments before her father was given the charge of her life as well as her estate. Sources have revealed that upon examination by psychiatrists why she had been...
  • Ex-girlfriend says she's heart-broken over Ledger February 2, 2008

    Los Angeles: In her first statement since the death of her former companion Heath Ledger, actress Michelle Williams said she is suffering from a broken heart and asked for privacy for her and daughter Matilda. "Please respect our need to grieve privately," Williams said in a statement released Friday by...
  • 'I warned Heath Ledger,' says Jack Nicholson January 25, 2008

    New York: Legendary actor Jack Nicholson has revealed that he 'warned' Heath Ledger about the role of the Joker in Batman movies. Ledger, who was found dead in his New York apartment on Jan 22, believed that grabbing the coveted role of the Joker was a dream come true for him. However,...
  • Ticket to being remembered: Live fast, die young January 24, 2008

    New Delhi: 28-year-old Oscar nominated actor Heath Ledger's untimely death suspected to be due to a drug overdose, seems to be yet another tragic instance where the stars of showbiz live fast, only to die young. James Dean who battled alcoholism and depression before recklessly driving to his death at...
  • Dying young: Hollywood and its tryst with tragedy January 24, 2008

    New Delhi: Hollywood actor Heath Ledger, who made headlines with his controversial film Brokeback Mountain, was found dead in a Manhattan apartment on Tuesday. The 28-year-old Oscar nominated actor’s untimely death, suspected to be due to a drug overdose, seems to be yet another tragic instance of stars dying young....
  • Brokeback Mountain star Heath Ledger found dead January 23, 2008

    New Delhi: Hollywood actor Heath Ledger, who made headlines with his controversial film Brokeback Mountain, was found dead in a Manhattan apartment on Tuesday. The talented 28-year-old Hollywood actor who gravitated toward dark, brooding roles that defied his leading-man looks, was found dead on Tuesday in a Manhattan apartment, face-down...