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  • Nine films advance in Oscars shortlist for Best Foreign Film 13 hours 7 minutes ago

    Los Angeles: The list of contenders for best foreign film got a bit smaller Friday as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the nine features that will advance to the next round of voting. Included are Ruben Ostlund's patriarchy-skewering avalanche film "Force Majeure" from Sweden, Andrey Zvyagintsev's "Leviathan,"...
  • George Harrison to get Grammy Lifetime Achievement award Yesterday

    Los Angeles: The Beatles' George Harrison and Bee Gees are already among the winners at the 57th annual Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy announced that they would honour the two musicians with the Lifetime Achievement Award at a private ceremony held a day before the Grammys, reported Ace Showbiz. Other names...
  • Leicester-based band Kasabian gets eight nods at NME Awards 2015 2 days ago

    London: Alternative rock band Kasabian has topped the nomination list for the NME Awards 2015 with a total of eight nods. The Leicester-based band are in the running for: Best Band; Best Live Band; Best Track and Dance Floor Filler (both for lead single 'Eez-Eh'); Best Music Film (Kasabian: Summer Solstice);...
  • Jack Whitehall wins best comedy performer at British Comedy Awards for the third time 2 days ago

    London: Comedian Jack Whitehall has won best comedy performer award for the third time in a row at the British Comedy Awards. The 26-year-old star won this award to beat stars such as Lee Mack and Graham Norton, reported BBC. Norton, 51, received two awards for best entertainment personality and programme for...
  • NComputing adjudged the 'Greenest' Technology at the Express IT 2014 Awards 3 days ago

    NComputing, the leader in client virtualisation solutions, was adjudged the 'greenest' technology at the Express IT Awards 2014. With over 300 companies contesting this year, NComputing won the Gold in the 'Green Technology Awards' category for its commitment to environment sustainability through technological innovation. Zoho Corporation and Tata Consultancy Services...
  • Sonam Kapoor poses with her 'date' Jacqueline Fernandez on the red carpet at the Colors Stardust Awards 5 days ago

    Their mutual admiration for each other is known to us. And on Sunday night, as Bollywood's newest BFFs Sonam Kapoor and Jacqueline Fernandez won awards at the Stardust Awards, the two girls giggled and posed happily for pictures. While Sonam won the Best Actress (Romance) award for 'Khoobsurat', Jacqueline won...
  • 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha 6 days ago

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the Shiv Sena-BJP Maharashtra government, Delhi rape, Grammy awards and Arvind Kejriwal's visit to Dubai and New York in business class. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes a dig at the 'Grammy Award' 6 days ago

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the upcoming 'Grammy Award'. ...
  • Beyonce's perfume 'Rise' expected to be biggest selling celebrity fragrance of 2014 1 week ago

    London: Singer Beyonce's 'Rise' perfume is expected to sell over 750,000 units in the UK, which will net her 1.5 million pounds, becoming the biggest selling celebrity fragrance of the year. Boy band One Direction's new perfume, 'That Moment', is second on the list, with retailer escentual.com, expecting the band's fans...
  • Amy Schumer to host 2015 MTV Movie Awards December 11, 2014

    Stand-up comedienne Amy Schumer will host the 2015 MTV Movie Awards, the network has announced. The 24th annual event show will take place at the Nokia Theatre here April 12, 2015. The comedienne broke the news by taking over all of MTV's social media accounts, including Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, Twitter and...
  • Dark showbiz comedy 'Birdman' leads SAG film award nominations December 11, 2014

    Reuters: The cast of dark existential comedy "Birdman" led the Screen Actors Guild film award nominations on Wednesday, earning four nods from its peers in the kick-off of the Hollywood awards season. "Birdman" was followed by coming-of-age chronicle "Boyhood," biographical drama "The Theory of Everything" and World War Two drama "The...
  • 'Boyhood' wins four awards at 2014 LA Film Critics Awards December 8, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Boyhood' was a big winner at the 2014 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards after sweeping four trophies. The movie was awarded with the best picture, best director for Richard Linklater, best actress for Patricia Arquette and best editing for Sandra Adair at the event, reported Ace Showbiz. Other movies...
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival: Reese Witherspoon to be conferred Chairman's Award at for 'Wild' December 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Reese Witherspoon is to receive the Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) Chairman's Award. The 38-yea-old actress is being recognised for her role as Cheryl Strayed in 'Wild' an adaptation of Strayed's memoir about hiking 1,100 miles up the Pacific Crest Trail following the death of her mother,...
  • Taylor Swift dating Matt Healy? December 5, 2014

    London: Country star Taylor Swift has reportedly been dating The 1975's Matt Healy for two months.The 'Blank Space' hitmaker, whose previous boyfriends include Harry Styles and John Mayer, has been seeing The 1975 frontman since October, reported Contactmusic. "Taylor and Matty have been dating for approximately two months now. It...
  • Haryana government puts bravery award for Rohtak sisters on hold December 4, 2014

    Rohtak: The Haryana government has decided to put a hold on its recommendation of bravery awards to the two Rohtak sisters for fighting against alleged ever-teasers. The decision comes after doubts were raised over the version of events that were narrated by the girls. Meanwhile, the government has also reinstated the...
  • The 10th Curry Awards honours British curry industry December 4, 2014

    The 10th British Curry Awards event took place on Monday at the Battersea Evolution was hosted by TV personality Chris Tarrant. ...
  • Victoria Beckham wins best Best Brand at the 2014 British Fashion Awards December 2, 2014

    London: Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham and actress Emma Watson have been honoured for their excellent style sense at the 2014 British Fashion Awards. Victoria, who was escorted to the event on Monday by husband David Beckham just two days after he was involved in a car crash, was presented with the...
  • Kathy Griffin named new host of 'Fashion Police' December 2, 2014

    New York: Kathy Griffin will be terrorizing the fashion crowd as the new host of 'Fashion Police,' replacing the late Joan Rivers when it returns to E! in January. The comic-commentary series, which had aired weekly, will now present 17 special episodes throughout 2015 that focus on high-profile red carpet and...
  • 'Birdman' takes top award at Gotham Awards December 2, 2014

    New York: The showbiz satire 'Birdman' won best film at the Gotham Independent Film Awards, along with best actor for its star, Michael Keaton. The annual Gotham's gala, held Monday night in downtown New York, was the first glitzy gathering in Hollywood's three-month-long awards season. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's 'Birdman (Or the...
  • Sonam Kapoor sells her clothes for charity December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood's very own fashionista Sonam Kapoor has collaborated with Pernia Qureshi's Pop-Up Shop to retail garments from her personal wardrobe on the website. All proceeds from the sale will go towards Smile Foundation, an NGO that focuses on helping underprivileged children and youth across twenty five states in the...
  • Stoppard called 'greatest living playwright' at London Theatre Awards December 1, 2014

    London: Tom Stoppard was given a special award as "the greatest living playwright" on Sunday at the 60th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards in recognition of more than a half century of work that has won him an Academy Award and four Tony Awards. The 77-year-old Czech-born author, whose plays include...
  • Baichung Bhutia conferred AFC 'Hall of Fame Award' November 30, 2014

    Manila: Former Indian national football team captain Baichung Bhutia was Sunday honoured with the AFC Hall of Fame Award on occasion of the Asian Football Confederation's 60th anniversary here. FIFA president Sepp Blatter presented the award to Baichung on the Awards Night here. AIFF president Praful Patel was also present as were...
  • From entrepreneurs to classical dancers, Audi-Ritz Icon Awards given to people from different fields November 29, 2014

    Chennai: The sixth edition of the Audi-Ritz Icon Awards for 2014 felicitated people from different fields -- entrepreneurs to classical dancers. The ceremony was held in Chennai and the winners included noted film director Venkat Prabhu. Prabhu said, "I am really honored. I actually flew all the way from Tuticorin...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar finally receives Arjuna Award November 26, 2014

    After his name was allegedly deleted from the initial list of Arjuna Awards, Manoj filed a case in the Delhi High Court and won it, following which he received the award on Wednesday. ...
  • My name is Manoj Kumar, in case you don't know: Arjuna Awardee slams Kapil Dev November 26, 2014

    Commonwealth Games (CWG) gold medallist and now an Arjuna awardee, boxer Manoj Kumar on Wednesday didn't miss the opportunity to let former India cricket team captain Kapil Dev, who also headed the selection panel for this year's Arjuna Awards, know his credentials. After his name was allegedly deleted from the initial...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar to get Arjuna Award on Wednesday November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Having taken the legal route after being denied the honour initially, boxer Manoj Kumar will be finally receiving the prestigious Arjuna Award from Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday. Manoj, a 2010 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, will be bestowed with the honour at 1 pm in the afternoon. The boxer had...
  • Casillas shock inclusion on shortlist for FIFA award November 25, 2014

    London: Iker Casillas was the surprise inclusion on the goalkeeping shortlist for FIFA's 2014 World XI on Monday after enduring a difficult year for both Real Madrid and Spain. Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer, who won the World Cup with Germany in Brazil, has also been nominated, along with Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois,...
  • One Direction, Iggy Azalea shine at 2014 American Music Awards November 24, 2014

    One Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out heavyweights Eminem and Drake in the rap categories. Katy Perry, who was absent from Sunday's award show because of her world...