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  • Father-in-law's death leaves Keith Urban devastated 1 week ago

    Los Angeles: Singer Keith Urban found the death of his father-in-law to have a devastating and "huge" impact on his and his family's life. The 'American Idol' judge and his actress wife Nicole Kidman lost Antony Kidman in August when he passed away suddenly. The crooner says life without him is...
  • Idol Chat: In conversation with Emraan Hashmi November 22, 2014

    Ahead of the release of his movie 'Ungli', actor Emraan Hashmi gets candid with CNN-IBN movies Editor Rajeev Masand and speaks about the ups and downs in his career in the last few years. ...
  • Watch: Director Ashutosh Gowariker opens up to Rajeev Masand November 1, 2014

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand in conversation with renowned director Ashutosh Gowariker. ...
  • Idol chat: Richa Chadda talks about 'Tamanchey' October 11, 2014

    CNN-IBN Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to Bollywood actress Rich Chadda about her film 'Tamanchey'. ...
  • Antique idols brought to Chennai September 11, 2014

    Chennai: Two antique statues of Hindu deities, allegedly stolen from temples here before being sold to art galleries in Australia, returned home on Thursday. The statues of Nataraja and Ardhanariswara were handed over by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the former's India visit last week. ...
  • Hyderabad prepares for visarjan of country's largest Ganesha idol September 8, 2014

    Hyderabad:Hyderabad is all set to bid adieu to its favourite deity Ganesha. On Monday, the country's largest idol will be given a grand immersion during the Ganesh Visarjan ceremony. The immersion ceremony of the 60feet high Ganesha in Hyderabad promises to be a grand affair. It took almost three months...
  • Tamil Nadu: Police seek information on 900yearold idol of Lord Nataraja abroad September 6, 2014

    Chennai: Alerted about a 900yearold idol of Lord Nataraja, said to have been smuggled abroad and bought by an art gallery for a princely sum, Tamil Nadu police sought information from public as well as officials to help them trace it. Releasing a picture of the idol, police announced a...
  • Idol Chat: 'Finding Fanny' star cast open up on behind the scenes fun September 6, 2014

    CNNIBN Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to the star cast of 'Finding Fanny'. Actors Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor share their experience on working with director Homi Adajania. ...
  • Hyderabad: Ganesha goes green, ecofriendly clay idols flood the market August 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Pearl City is all set to celebrate the Ganesh festival in an ecofriendly manner and with the tallest Ganesh idol in the country this year. The 60feet high Ganesha in Hyderabad is drawing the attention of every passerby. The gigantic idol took almost three months and 200 artisans at...
  • Bangalore: Ganesh idol sculptors worried about pinning their livelihood on a dying art August 29, 2014

    Bangalore: Amidst festivities, gloom pervades the heart of a group of traditional Ganesh idol sculptors, concerned that their livelihood depends on a dying art. Consequently, second and third generation potters in Bangalore are turning towards other professions in search of a better livelihood. Seasoned sculptor Nanjundappa is one such traditional sculptur...
  • Idol Chat: Priyanka Chopra on playing Mary Kom August 23, 2014

    Actress Priyanka Chopra whose upcoming movie 'Mary Kom' is all set to hit the theatres speaks about her experience playing the Olympian sportswoman. ...
  • 'Ashtdhatu' stolen idol worth Rs 15 crore seized from two criminals August 8, 2014

    An idol worth Rs 15 crore, which was stolen from a temple in the state, has been recovered from two youths while they were trying to sell it, police said on Friday. The 55kg idol of Goddess Durga was seized on Thursday night from the youths near Parsuiya village in Amethi...
  • 'American Idol' contestant Michael Johns dies at 35 August 3, 2014

    Los Angeles: "American Idol" contestant Michael Johns, who appeared in season 7 of the hit Fox singing competition and was voted off in an eighthround stunner, has died. He was 35. The network and his family released statements Saturday confirming the Australianborn singer's death. His family says it appreciated the support streaming...
  • Idol Chat: Nawazuddin Siddiqui on his role in the movie 'Kick' August 2, 2014

    CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui as his movie 'Kick' hits theatres. With his new film he has touched new heights of commercial success. "Playing a bad guy is more fun," said Siddiqui. ...
  • Idol Chat: Salman Khan on his movie 'Kick' July 25, 2014

    CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to actor Salman Khan as his movie 'Kick' hits theatres across the country ahead of Eid. ...
  • Idol chat: Without success nothing works in the industry, says Riteish Deshmukh July 12, 2014

    In conversation with CNN Ibn Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, actor Riteish Deshmukh said that he was happy over the success of 'Ek Villain'. He also talks about his upcoming projects which includes his first Marathi film 'Lai Bhari'. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews ' Ek Villain' and ' Transformers: Age of Extinction' June 28, 2014

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

    CNNIBN 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

    CNNIBN 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 highprofile 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 5inch display, octacore processor launched in India at Rs 16,999 May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Betting big on the burgeoning Indian ecommerce market, Alcatel launched its new smartphone in India. Named the Idol X+, the phone runs Android Jelly Bean and has a 5inch touchscreen, octacore 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 overhead 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: Bigvoiced 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' runnerup Clay Aiken has edge in US Congress race May 8, 2014

    Reuters: "American Idol" runnerup 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. ...