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  • Iranian actress Marzieh will not receive lashes October 29, 2011

    Tehran: Iranian actress Marzieh Vafamehr, who was sentenced to 90 lashes after appearing in an Australian movie, has been released from a prison in her country, human rights group Amnesty International said. Vafamehr was arrested in July and sentenced to a year in jail and 90 lashes for her role in...
  • Iranian actress sentenced to 90 lashes October 11, 2011

    Melbourne: Actress Marzieh Vafamehr has been sentenced to a year in jail and 90 lashes by an Iranian court for her role in an Australian film on the limits imposed on artists in the Islamic republic. The film 'My Tehran for Sale' which won the 2009 Independent Spirit Inside Film award...
  • Vyjayanthimala is my role model: Hema Malini September 19, 2011

    Mumbai: Actress Hema Malini said Vyjayanthimala has always been a "role model" and like an "elder sister" to her. The legendary actress who turned 75 Aug 13 was felicitated at a programme held Sunday night. "I am grateful to get an opportunity to felicitate Vyjayanthimalaji. She was one of the most...
  • Sacked driver attempts to rape TV actress July 30, 2011

    Mumbai: Television actress Ekta Tiwari, best known for her lead role in 'Tere Mere Sapne', has filed a complaint of attempted rape against her former driver, accusing him of molesting, assaulting and threatening her in her Bhayander flat on Thursday night. According to the Navghar police, Tiwari stays alone...
  • Alleged Marilyn Monroe porn film to be auctioned July 21, 2011

    Los Angeles: One of the only two known copies of an alleged porn short film starring screen icon Marilyn Monroe is being auctioned at Buenos Aires film collecting festival. The initial price of the print is $ 500,000 at the auction, which takes place from August 6 to 7 at the...
  • Blouse to bikini: Search for B'wood's ultimate sex symbol June 3, 2011

    New Delhi: The story goes, when actress Sharmila Tagore walked into photographer Dheeraj Chawda's studio one day in the early 1960s for a photo shoot for a magazine cover, all she carried was a small purse and a pair of oversized glares fashionable at that time. "Where is your change of...
  • Cop depressed after being slapped by actress May 25, 2011

    The incident was telecast across television news channels and has caused a flutter among Shivkumar's family members, thereby adding to his embarrassment. The traffic cop who was allegedly assaulted by Kannada television actress Maitreyi, claims to have slipped into depression after the incident and wants to be granted leave. M Shivkumar, attached...
  • Juhi Chawla talks about Rajinikanth and SRK May 25, 2011

    An actress, a producer, and coowner of the Kolkata Knight Riders Juhi Chawla talks about her two former costars who have been in the news lately. ...
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor emerges out of coma May 23, 2011

    London: Ailing actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, who slipped into coma last week, has emerged from her comatose state, her husband Prince Frederic Von Anhalt has said. The 94yearold screen icon was earlier rushed to a Los Angeles hospital on May 17 for an emergency stomach operation, reported Contactmusic. Anhalt announced that there...
  • Bollywood beaten back at National Film Awards May 19, 2011

    New Delhi: The 58th National Film Awards brought the spotlight back on regional cinema with Malayalam film 'Adaminte Makan Abu', a simple yet evocative narrative of a man's pursuit of religion, winning best feature and its lead actor Salim Kumar picking up the best actor award. The prestigious awards, which were...
  • Minissha let off by Customs after 16 hours May 19, 2011

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Minissha Lamba, detained by Customs officials at the international airport for allegedly not declaring gold and diamond jewellery worth over Rs 50 lakh, was let off after 16 hours of questioning, officials said on Thursday. "Lamba was allowed to go at 1 am after 16 hours of...
  • Rosie Huntington tops Maxim's latest hot 100 list May 5, 2011

    Last year's topper, singer Katy Perry has slipped to 3rd position Megan Fox managed to make at No 17. ...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow turns love of food into a book April 14, 2011

    New York: Surely Gwyneth Paltrow can't do everything well: She's yet to enter the field of medicine or play professional sports, for example. But the list of things the Oscarwinning actress, mother, lifestyle guru, and newly minted singer can't do seems to be dwindling. At a recent dinner party, she proved...
  • Timelapse animation: How Liz Taylor aged March 23, 2011

    Elizabeth Taylor, the violeteyed film goddess whose sultry screen persona, stormy personal life and enduring fame and glamour made her one of the last of the classic movie stars and a template for the modern celebrity, died at age of 79. We take bring you a flashback of the different...
  • Oscars: Who will win the 'Best Actress' award? February 23, 2011

    Tune in to the Oscars on 27 February to find out who will win the award. ...
  • Is Priyanka Chopra an overrated actress? February 22, 2011

    New Delhi: Priyanka Chopra is not new to dark roles, or what Bollywood loves to call its "characters with shades of grey". Vishal Bhradwaj, who clearly is not a fan of the institution called divorce, had her romancing and eventually bumping off all seven of her husbands in wellthoughtout ways...
  • India Post releases stamps on six actresses February 14, 2011

    New Delhi: A set of six stamps on six legendary actresses of Indian cinema has been released at the world philatelic exhibition here. The actresses who have been honoured are Meena Kumari, Nutan, Kanan Devi, Devika Rani, Leela Naidu and Savitri Devi. The stamps were released by Minister of State for...
  • Liz Taylor treated for congestive heart failure February 12, 2011

    Los Angeles: Elizabeth Taylor has been hospitalized for treatment of congestive heart failure. Her spokeswoman, Sally Morrison, said on Friday that the Oscarwinning actress was admitted to CedarsSinai Medical Center within the past couple of days. The 78yearold Taylor is being treated for symptoms caused by congestive heart failure, a condition she...
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor out of hospital after amputation January 23, 2011

    Los Angeles: Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor has been released from the hospital eight days after she had her right leg amputated, her spokesman said on Saturday. Gabor's release from the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles came more than a week ahead of schedule, said her publicist, John Blanchette,...
  • Pakistani actress' catfight January 1, 2011

    Meera is not happy with the way Veena conducted herself on the reality show Bigg Boss 4. She says, "Veena Malik is acting very cheap. The way she presented herself in front of Indian audiences is not right. She is denigrating the image of Pakistani women. This is not how...
  • Everyone wants to be Sandra's neighbour December 28, 2010

    New York: Americans would most like to live next door to actress Sandra Bullock in 2011, but the cast of the reality show "Jersey Shore" made the most undesirable neighbors, according to a poll released on Tuesday. Bullock, who has won huge audiences with her AllAmerican, girlnextdoor image, earned more than...
  • 'Lion King' actress dies from leukemia November 3, 2010

    New York: Shannon Tavarez, the 11yearold who starred on Broadway in "The Lion King" and whose battle with leukemia won the hearts of many, including Alicia Keys, Rihanna and 50 Cent, has died. Tavarez died on Monday afternoon at Cohen Children's Medical Center in New Hyde Park, on Long Island, said...
  • Attempt to kidnap Tamil actress Namitha foiled October 27, 2010

    Chennai: In a reel like but real life drama, an attempt to kidnap Tamil film actress Namitha was foiled in Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu. Namitha reached Tiruchy Monday by plane to take part in a function at Karur, around 330 km from here. She was to travel to Karur by car. At...
  • Tamil actress Seetha marries TV actor Sathish September 17, 2010

    Chennai: Popular Tamil TV actress Seetha has tied the knot with longtime companion and television actor Sathish at a private ceremony at her house in Saligramam, Chennai. The couple had been living together for some time now. Seetha had earlier married Tamil actor Parthipan against their parents wishes. But the relationship...
  • Pakistani actress Meera's name in kidnap case August 6, 2010

    Islamabad: Pakistani film actress Meera has run into another controversy with police including her name in the probe into a kidnapping case registered against her brother, Syed Ahsan Abbas, by his former wife. DefenceA police station registered a case of kidnapping a sixmonthold child against Meera's mother and two brothers about...
  • Gul Panag to fight against female foeticide May 13, 2010

    Chandigarh: Former Miss India and actress Gul Panag will now be seen in a new avatar of a crusader disseminating awareness about social evils like female foeticide and drug addiction. She has joined hands with the Chandigarh administration for this endeavour. The health department here has enrolled a citybased NGO Shamsher...
  • No differences with Sudhir Mishra: Chitrangda May 13, 2010

    Agra: Chitrangda Singh has refuted rumours that she had differences with director Sudhir Mishra while shooting for Sali Zindagi saying it was just a 'difference of opinion'. "There was nothing of that sort. It was just a difference of opinion about how we actually had to shoot a certain song in...
  • Bombay or Mumbai, it's the same: Nandita April 22, 2010

    "What difference does it make whether you call it Bombay or Mumbai?" asks actressfilmmaker Nandita Das, who has moved to Mumbai after living in the national capital for years. The main reason she shifted base this year, she says, is for the sake of her love husband Subodh Maskara. "I never...
  • Cancerfree Lisa Ray ready to embrace India April 22, 2010

    Los Angeles: Ten months after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, Canadian actress Lisa Ray says she is cancer free, has enjoyed being bald, and is ready to embrace her second home, India, with new vigour. The actress and model, frequently named as one of the most beautiful people...
  • Malayalam veteran, MK Kamalam passes away April 21, 2010

    M K Kamalam, heroine of the first Malayalam talkie Balan, died at her residence at Vaikom in Kottyam district yesterday, family sources said. She was 86 and had been unwell for the last few years. She is survived by three daughters. Her husband V K Damodaran died a...
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