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  • Now Showing: Masand reviews ' Ek Villain' and ' Transformers: Age of Extinction' June 28, 2014

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Ek Villain' and 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'. ...
  • Idol Chat: Meet stars of ' Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' June 28, 2014

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to stars of 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil', Armaan Jain and Deeksha Seth. ...
  • Idol chat: Mark Wahlberg on ' Transformers: Age of Extinction' June 28, 2014

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg about his movie 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'. ...
  • 'Idol' judges Lopez, Urban and Connick to return for next season June 24, 2014

    Reuters: The high-profile judges of Fox's reality singing competition "American Idol," Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr., will all return for the show's 14th season along with host Ryan Seacrest, the network said on Monday. Pop singer Lopez will take the seat for the fourth time while country music...
  • Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ with 5-inch display, octa-core processor launched in India at Rs 16,999 May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Betting big on the burgeoning Indian e-commerce market, Alcatel launched its new smartphone in India. Named the Idol X+, the phone runs Android Jelly Bean and has a 5-inch touchscreen, octa-core 2 GHz processor and 13.1 megapixel rear camera, 2MP front camera and a 2,500 mAh battery. Priced at...
  • Two idols, silver ornaments stolen from a temple; no arrests made yet May 22, 2014

    Two precious stone idols, silver ornaments and other valuables were allegedly stolen from a temple at a village in Bassi town in Jaipur, police said. The thieves entered the Laxminarayan Mandir at Chavndiya village on Wednesday after cutting the over-head iron net and escaped using the stairway with booty consisting of...
  • Caleb Johnson beats Jena Irene, wins 'American Idol' season 13 May 22, 2014

    Los Angeles: Big-voiced rocker Caleb Johnson is the season 13 "American Idol," winning the title over teenage pop singer Jena Irene. "This is crazy," Johnson said after host Ryan Seacrest announced the TV audience's decision on Wednesday's season finale of the Fox contest. Johnson, 23, of Asheville, North Carolina, and Irene, 17,...
  • 'American Idol' runner-up Clay Aiken has edge in US Congress race May 8, 2014

    Reuters: "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken held a narrow lead on Wednesday in his bid to become the Democratic nominee for a North Carolina congressional seat but could face a recount with a challenger who trails by fewer than 400 votes. Aiken won 40.83 percent of the vote in the 2nd...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'The Amazing Spider Man - 2' May 3, 2014

    Rajeev Masand reviews 'The Amazing Spider Man - 2'. Watch the video for more buzz from Bollywood and Hollywood. ...
  • Idol Chat: Masand in conversation with Tiger Shroff May 3, 2014

    Catch the latest sensation in Indian film industry, Tiger Shroff, on Idol Chat with Rajeev Masand. He speaks about his latest film, 'Heropanti'. ...
  • Jennifer Lopez, Laverne Cox win Glaad Media Awards April 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: Jennifer Lopez has added a couple of more trophies to her block. The pop star and "American Idol" judge was honored Saturday night at the 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards with the Vanguard Award, which lauds efforts to increase visibility and understanding of the gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender...
  • Idol Chat: Masand in conversation with Anne Hathaway, Andy Garcia April 12, 2014

    Rajeev Masand interviews Anne Hathaway and Andy Garcia about their film 'Rio 2'. Watch the video for more. ...
  • Nicole Kidman keeps the family together: Keith Urban April 7, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Keith Urban credits his actress wife Nicole Kidman for keeping him organised. The 'Somebody Like You' hitmaker talked about Nicole, 46, at a Music award ceremony held at Las Vegas yesterday, reported People Magazine. "I always give props to Nic. Because we travel so much as a family,...
  • Idol Chat: Amitabh Bachchan to return as ghost in 'Bhoothnath Returns' April 5, 2014

    Legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan will be next seen in 'Bhootnath Returns' as a ghost. The movie is a sequel of 'Bhootnath' and will release on April 11. ...
  • Idol Chat: Masand in conversation with David Dhawan, Varun Dhawan March 29, 2014

    Directed by David Dhawan, 'Main Tera Hero' is a romantic action-comedy. The film stars Varun Dhawan, Ileana D'Cruz andNargis Fakhri in the lead roles. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, David Dhawan, Varun Dhawan talked about the film and events behind the camera. The film is...
  • Australian gallery removes stolen Shiva idol after minister rap March 26, 2014

    Australia's prestigious National Gallery has removed the USD 5-million statue of Shiva Nataraja it had bought from a tainted Indian-origin antique dealer after a top minister lashed out at it for failing to check the idol's ownership. The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) in Canberra is continuing its cooperation with the...
  • Idol Chat: Kangana shares her 'Queen' experience March 15, 2014

    After delivering a knock out performance in 'Queen', Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut talked about the success of the film. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev, the actress shares the events behind the camera. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Bewakoofiyaan' and '3 Days To Kill' March 15, 2014

    This week on Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Bewakoofiyaan' and '3 Days To Kill'. He also talks to actor Kangana Ranaut on the success of her recent film 'Queen'. ...
  • Robbery in temple; idols, ornaments stolen February 28, 2014

    Brass idols and ornaments have been stolen from a temple at Madhuvan Complex in Hazaribagh town, the police said on Friday. The thieves entered the temple cutting iron grills on Thursday night and escaped with idols of Radhakrishna and another idol along with ornaments valued several lakhs rupees, the sources said. When...
  • Nicki Minaj's former stylist seeks $30 million in wig dispute February 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A celebrity hair stylist has accused rapper and former 'American Idol' judge Nicki Minaj of stealing his designs for the colorful wigs that helped boost her career, according to a federal lawsuit filed on Friday seeking $30 million in compensation. Terrence Davidson, whose celebrity clients include singers Patti LaBelle...
  • Idol Chat: George Clooney talks about his directorial venture 'The Monuments Men' February 22, 2014

    This week on Now Showing, Rajeev Masand speaks to Director George Clooney on his directorial venture 'The Monuments Men'. The movie sees a band of ageing art experts venture to the front lines of World War II to recover important works of art stolen by the Nazis. It's a fascinating...
  • Idol Chat: Vidya, Farhan talk about 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' February 16, 2014

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to Vidya Balan and Farhan Akhtar about their upcoming film 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects'. The film is slated to be released on February 28. ...
  • Idol Chat: Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap talk about 'Hasee Toh Phasee' February 8, 2014

    The unlikely pair of Karan Johar and Anurag Kashyap, who have teamed up for 'Hasee Toh Phasee', talked about the film and the idea that inspired them to come up with such a quirky tale. In a conversation with CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor, Rajeev Masand, the duo spoke up their minds...
  • Violence erupts during idol immersion in Purnia, Madhepura; 2 killed, 36 injured February 6, 2014

    Two people were killed and about three dozen injured in violence during idol immersion in different parts of Bihar, police said on Thursday. Violence took place during idol immersion after Saraswati Puja in Bihar on Wednesday. A woman was among two people who were killed in the violence related to idol immersion...
  • Dirt thrown on religious idol in Shahpura; situation tense January 28, 2014

    A religious idol was found smeared with dirt in Shahpura town of the district this morning, triggering tension in the area. Shops in the market were forced shut by some outfits in protest against the incident, police said. "The dirt was thrown by someone last night and it came to light...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Miss Lovely' and 'American Hustle' January 18, 2014

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Miss Lovely' and 'American Hustle'. He also talks to actor Salman Khan about his upcoming 'Jai Ho'. ...
  • Congress leader in Andhra Pradesh builds idol for Sonia Gandhi, to build temple next January 9, 2014

    A Congress leader in Andhra Pradesh has built a temple for party president Sonia Gandhi, according to various media reports. The accompanying pictures show Gandhi as the officiating deity in the temple built by Shankar Rao, a legislator from Andhra Pradesh. Dismissing accusations of sycophancy, Rao told reporters that the temple...
  • Jennifer Lopez's new video 'Same Girl' to premiere on 'American Idol'? January 3, 2014

    New York: The video of pop star-actress Jennifer Lopez's new single 'Same Girl' will reportedly premiere on January 16 on singing reality show 'American Idol'. Aceshowbiz.com reports that an undisclosed person, who worked with Lopez on the video, gave out the release date on microblogging Twitter by posting: "New Video 'Same...
  • Damage to temple idol triggers tension in Khandwa block December 26, 2013

    Tension prevailed in the Khalta block headquarters of the district after an idol at a temple there was allegedly found damaged, following which locals launched an agitation to demand arrest of the culprit, police said. The agitators, while staging a demonstration, enforced a 'chakka jam' on the road from Ashapur to...
  • Fans bid teary-eyed goodbye to 'Indian Idol 2' winner Sandeep Acharya December 17, 2013

    The mortal remains of Indian Idol 2 winner Sandeep Acharya were consigned to flames at his native place in Bikaner on Monday. Family members, friends and fans bade a teary-eyed adieu to the singer who died in a private hospital in Gurgaon in Haryana at the age of 29 on...