John Travolta

  • Cannes glitterati step up for AIDS charity gala May 23, 2014

    Reuters: Sharon Stone showed up in a daring dress, John Travolta flew in on his plane, and even Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst made an appearance to support the Cannes film festival's largest charity ball to raise money for AIDS research. At the 21st annual event organized by amfAR, the Foundation for...
  • John Travolta, Kevin Spacey up the star quotient at IIFA 2014 April 29, 2014

    Hollywood actors John Travolta and Kevin Spacey tried some trademark Bollywood moves at the 15th International Indian film Academy Awards on Saturday evening at Tampa Bay in Florida. ...
  • IIFA: John Travolta shakes a leg with Hrithik, Priyanka April 28, 2014

    There was some hollywood glamour to IIFA this year, with actor John Travolta shaking a leg with Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra. Travolta was awarded for for Outstanding Achievement in International Cinema. ...
  • John Travolta, Kevin Spacey perform Bollywood dance steps at IIFA 2014 April 27, 2014

    Tampa: The Indian film industry's top award show sailed into Tampa Saturday with a piratethemed opening musical number and celebrities ranging from "Slumdog Millionaire" star Anil Kapoor to John Travolta and Kevin Spacey. Before a crowd of some 20,000, the International Indian Film Academy awards started with the entrance of actors...
  • Complete list of winners at IIFA 2014 April 27, 2014

    The 15th edition of International Indian Film Academy Awards saw an interesting mix of winners this year. Highlighting the international appeal of India's Bollywood film industry, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards event was held in the US for the first time in Tampa, Florida. Here's a complete list of...
  • John Travolta says Hindi films are 'full of life'; considers working with Shekhar Kapur in 'Paani' April 27, 2014

    Tampa Bay: Amrican actor John Travolta Saturday said he is a big fan of Hindi films and feels they are "very original and full of life". "I liked 'Slumdog Millionaire' which wasn't a bollywood film but somewhat reflects India. I recently saw 'Ram Leela'... I find Hindi films very original and...
  • John Travolta to get special honour at IIFA April 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Hollywood star John Travolta will receive a special honour at the upcoming International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards to be held in the US. The two-time Golden Globe winner will attend the 15th IIFA awards, which will be held from April 23 to 26 in Tampa Bay, Florida. ...
  • 'Pulp Fiction' star John Travolta slated to make an appearance at IIFA Awards this year April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian film industry's who's who are getting ready to roll out the green carpet for the annual International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in Tampa Bay, Florida. But this year, there is to be an added sparkle of glamour as two-time Golden Globe-winning actor John Tavolta is set to...
  • Son's death was the worst thing ever happened to me: John Travolta February 19, 2014

    London: Actor John Travolta has described the death of his teenage son Jett as the worst thing that's ever happened in his life. Jett died at the age of 16 in January 2009 from a seizure during a family holiday in the Bahamas, reported BBC online. "The truth is, I didn't...
  • I want to be the next James Bond villain: John Travolta February 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star John Travolta says he would love to play the baddie in the next instalment of the 007 series. The 'Pulp Fiction' star revealed he and Bond producer Barbara Broccoli have discussed the possibility of him playing 007's foe in the untitled 24th Bond film, reported Rolling...
  • Larger than life Oprah Winfrey to celebrate 60th birthday quietly at home January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Fifty came with a televised bash, celebrity friends and a blacktie dinner, but Oprah Winfrey will have a lowkey 60th birthday at home in California on Wednesday. The billionaire media entrepreneur will have a 'quiet dinner' in the seaside town of Montecito, 90 miles (145 km) northwest of Los...
  • Kirstie Alley: Being just friends with John Travolta was tough December 6, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Kirstie Alley says that she could have been in a relationship with John Travolta because they definitely wanted to be with each other. The duo starred in "Look Who's Talking" franchise. "We both wanted to (act on it), definitely," said Alley on a radio show. "It took me years to...
  • When John Travolta crashed a wedding in Georgia June 5, 2013

    Los Angeles: Superstar John Travolta surprised a Georgia couple when he made an appearance on their wedding day. Showing up in a black Tshirt, a pair of jeans and a baseball cap at the wedding, the actor apparently didn't bother the bride and the groom. The pair were beaming as the...
  • Dozens of stars rehearse day before Oscar ceremony February 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: Some dressed down in jeans and hoodies. Others looked camera-ready in suits or chic dresses and spiky stilettos. But no matter how they looked, all of the stars who rehearsed Saturday for the 85th Academy Awards seemed excited about being a part of the big show. They paraded through...
  • Oscar show promises music, megastars and James Bond February 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: Bigger stars, more music and edgier comedy are on the menu for Sunday's Oscar ceremony, when the most coveted awards in the movie industry are handed out during a glittering Academy Awards show. Producers of the three-hour Oscar telecast at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre are promising a faster-paced show and...
  • Nicholson, Hoffman join list of Oscar presenters February 23, 2013

    Los Angeles: Multiple Academy Award winners Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman will present at this year's Oscars ceremony, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. Nicholson has been nominated 12 times and won for his leading performances in 'One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest' (1975) and 'As...
  • Salma Hayek to host this year's Oscar Awards February 22, 2013

    Los Angeles: Academy has added actors Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson and John Travolta to its starstudded list of Oscar presenters. Hayek earned an Oscar nomination for her leading performance in 'Frida'. She will be seen next in 'Grown Ups 2'. McCarthy earned a nomination for her performance...
  • Kirstie Alley: Scientology helped me quit drugs November 9, 2012

    New York: Actress Kirstie Alley has revealed that Scientology played a very important role in helping her overcoming a severe addiction to drugs. The 61yearold, who claims to have had secret affair with John Travolta and Patrick Swayze, said that her cocaine use nearly took her life as she feared...
  • John Travolta in legal trouble over gay encounters June 23, 2012

    Los Angeles: John Travolta has landed into another legal problem after an author who wrote a book about the Hollywood star's alleged gay encounters has filed a libel case against him. Robert Randolph insists that the star and his attorney discredited him by falsely claiming the writer had mental issues, reports...
  • Sex charges on John Travolta are false: Lawyer May 12, 2012

    Los Angeles: John Travolta's lawyer on Friday hit back at 'ridiculous' new claims of sexual advances leveled at the actor by a third man, as a first accuser backtracked on the date of an alleged Beverly Hills incident. Cruise ship worker Fabian Zanzi claimed on a Chilean TV show, 'Primer Plano,'...
  • De Niro to star in 'Killing Season' November 1, 2011

    London: Actor Robert De Niro will team up with John Travolta to star in action movie 'Killing Season'. The 68yearold will play an American military veteran in the action movie coproduced by Nu Image and Millennium. "We're excited to be cofinancing and coproducing this film with Corsan, and to be working again...
  • Stuntman killed on set of 'The Expendables 2' October 29, 2011

    Los Angeles: One stuntman was killed and another one seriously injured in an explosion the set of action film 'The Expendables 2' in Bulgaria, the movie's production company said on Friday. The stuntmen were part of a team that was filming scenes on Thursday at Lake Ognyanovo, a reservoir in...
  • I can't imagine getting tired of acting: Travolta May 15, 2011

    London: Actor John Travolta says he can't imagine not being an actor and still gets excited about new roles after 30 years as a film star. "I can't imagine ever getting tired of it, I grew up with it. After a while it's hard work more than it's a creative thing....
  • Beautiful People: John Travolta October 2, 2010

    He is one of Hollywood's most popular star. He is the quintessential performer. He can act, he can make you laugh, he can sing and he can dance. ...
  • Hollywood superstar John Travolta is in India September 27, 2010

    Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand caught up with the actor and quizzed him the Travolta brand of style. ...
  • John TravoltaAkshay Kumar to dance on stage September 27, 2010

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, who has collaborated with many international entertainers like Kylie Minogue in Blue, Snoop Dogg in Singh Is Kinng and RDB in Kambakkht Ishq, will now dance with American actor John Travolta at a live event. Travolta's visit to Mumbai appears to be an uncanny coincidence. It...
  • Oprah Winfrey shocks audience with free trip September 14, 2010

    Chicago: Oprah Winfrey surprised her talk show audience attending the premiere of her 25th and final season on Monday with an allexpensespaid eightday trip to Australia. Some 300 audience members clapped, cried and hugged as Oprah announced the trip and introduced pilotactor John Travolta, who stepped out of a mockup...
  • Masand's Movie Review: The Taking of Pelham 123 engaging August 29, 2009

    Cast: John Travolta, Denzel Washington Director: Tony Scott Judged purely on its own merit, and independent of comparisons to the 1974 original starring Walter Matthau and Robert Shaw, Tony Scott's remake of The Taking of Pelham 123 is a pretty engaging thriller. John Travolta stars as a suitably overthetop criminal mastermind,...
  • Masand's movie review: Bolt is heartwarming June 27, 2009

    Cast: John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman Direction: Byron Howard For those seeking feelgood family entertainment, try Bolt, the new Disney animation film about a fearless dog (voiced by John Travolta) who stars every week in a toprated television show in which he uses superpowers to vanquish his enemies and protect his...