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  • Telugu actor PJ Sharma passes away at 70 6 days ago

    Hyderabad: Popular Telugu actor and dubbing artist P.J. Sharma breathed his last at his residence here Sunday. He was 70. "He has been unwell for a while. He suffered a heart attack and passed away at his house," a family source told IANS. Born in Vizianagaram, Sharma started his career as a...
  • Veteran comedian Deven Verma passes away at 78 December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Iconic Bollywood actor Deven Verma died in Pune on Tuesday morning after a severe cardiac attack, and kidney failure. Deven was 78. Deven Varma is still remembered for his comic roles. He had worked with eminent filmmakers like Basu Chatterji, Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Gulzar. Besides acting in several...
  • After Phil Hughes, cricket umpire dies on the field hit by a ball November 29, 2014

    Jerusalem: An umpire and former captain of Israel's national cricket team died after being hit by a ball, just two days after the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes due to a freak head injury left the sports world reeling. The Israel cricket association said Hillel Oscar died after being hit...
  • Paul Walker's legacy lives through charity: brother November 28, 2014

    London, Nov 28 (PTI) Actor Paul Walker's brother believes the late star's legacy lives on through his charity Reach Out Worldwide (ROWW). The 'Fast and Furious' star - who died in a car crash last November - established Reach Out Worldwide (ROWW) to provide relief in areas affected by natural disasters...
  • Timeline: Phillip Hughes, 1988-2014 November 27, 2014

    Here is the timeline on Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, who died on Thursday. - Born: Nov. 30 1988 in Macksville, New South Wales - Grew up on a banana farm before moving to Sydney. Made his first-class debut for NSW in 2007 at 18 and became the youngest to score a...
  • Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes dies after being hit by a bouncer November 27, 2014

    25-year-old Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes died at Sydney's St. Vincent's Hospital on Wednesday after failing to recover from a blow on the head he suffered while batting in a Sheffield Shield match three days ago. Hughes, who was rushed to the hospital, in a critical state failed to recover after a...
  • How did a 10-month pregnant Emily Blunt save Meryl Streep's life on the sets of 'Into the Woods'? November 26, 2014

    London: Actor James Corden has revealed he feared Meryl Streep was going to die when they filmed upcoming musical fantasy film 'Into the Woods'. The 36-year-old actor said he could not help but also worry about his own future when his veteran co-star caught her shoe on her dress as she...
  • RIP Ravi Chopra (1946-2014): Lesser known facts about 'Baghban' director November 12, 2014

    Filmmaker Ravi Chopra, who was admitted to Breach Candy hospital, died at around 3.30 pm today. "He passed away today at around 3.30 p.m. His funeral most probably will take place tomorrow at around 11," a source close to Ravi Chopra's family had stated. Ravi garnered huge popularity and...
  • 'Baghban' director Ravi Chopra dies at 68; he was battling lung cancer November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ravi Chopra who was hospitalised in Breach Candy hospital passed away at around 3.30 p.m Wednesday, a family source confirmed. "He passed away today at around 3.30 p.m. His funeral most probably will take place tomorrow at around 11," a source close to Ravi Chopra's family told IANS. He is...
  • Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dead at 82 October 21, 2014

    Reuters: Oscar de la Renta, one of the most sought-after fashion designers of the last half century, dressing American first ladies and Hollywood stars in his classic silhouettes, died on Monday at the age of 82. An individual taking calls at the designer's home in Connecticut on Monday night confirmed his...
  • Joan Rivers died of complication during medical procedure October 17, 2014

    (Reuters) - Comedian Joan Rivers, who passed away last month at the age of 81, died of a complication during a medical procedure, the New York Chief Medical Examiner's Office said on Thursday. Rivers was having an examination of the back of the throat and vocal cords at a New York...
  • 'SNL' actress Jan Hooks dies aged 57: agent's office October 10, 2014

    Reuters: Actress Jan Hooks, best known for portraying first ladies Hillary Clinton, Betty Ford and Nancy Reagan on "Saturday Night Live" in the 1980s, died in New York, the office of her agent Lisa Lieberman said on Thursday. She was 57. Hooks performed alongside comedians such as Dana Carvey and the...
  • Bandleader Nati Cano, leading figure in mariachi music, dies at 81 October 5, 2014

    (Reuters) - Grammy-winning mariachi bandleader Nati Cano, who stirred American audiences with the folk sounds of his native Mexico and played a key role in helping to teach young people how to play the music, has died at age 81, a bandmate said on Saturday. Cano died on Friday at a...
  • Man gets life imprisonment for burning to death wife in UP September 23, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for killing his wife by setting her ablaze, with the court relying on her dying declaration though all the witnesses turned hostile during the trial. Additional District Sessions Judge Arvind Upadhaye convicted Nitu under Section 302 (murder) of IPC, according to government...
  • Srinivas: The 'low notes' that he kept away from Mandolin and music September 22, 2014

    On Friday, September 19, 2014, I logged into my Facebook account in the afternoon, to find numerous posts on the untimely death of Mandolin Srinivas, a child prodigy and an international musical legend. Aside from the many posts hoping that his soul rests in peace, I read several posts which...
  • Minor dies after unqualified doctor operates with kitchen knife September 19, 2014

    Patna: A child died after an unqualified doctor operated on her with a kitchen knife in Bihar's Purnea district, police said on Friday. "We have detained the accused doctor after the victim's relatives protested against his negligence and beaten him," a district police official said. Victim's father Prakash Pundit, resident of Dagarua...
  • Renowned musician Mandolin U Srinivas passes away at 45 September 19, 2014

    Chennai: The renowned musician Mandolin U Srinivas passed away in Chennai on Friday morning. He was just 45 years old. U Srinivas was popularly known as Mandolin U Srinivas. Shrinivas played an electric mandolin and had collaborated with the world renowned musicians like John McLaughlin, Michael Nyman, and Michael Brook....
  • The Waiting Game: The least fun game of all September 12, 2014

    Anaheim: When it comes to video games, are they better late than never? At this week's GameStop Expo, the video game retailer's annual consumercentric event, more than 3,000 attendees had the chance to test drive highly anticipated titles like Evolve, Dying Light and Battlefield Hardline in the halls of the Anaheim...
  • Comedian and entertainer Joan Rivers dies at age 81 September 5, 2014

    Reuters: Joan Rivers, the pioneering comedian known for her acerbic wit, classic putdowns and for asking "Can we talk?," died on Thursday at the age of 81 in a New York hospital a week after her heart stopped during an outpatient medical procedure. Melissa Rivers, the comedian's only child, said her...
  • Lauren Bacall, sultryvoiced actress, dead at 89 August 13, 2014

    New York: Lauren Bacall was a movie star from almost her first moment on the silver screen. A fashion model and bitpart New York actress before moving to Hollywood at 19, Bacall achieved immediate fame in 1944 with one scene in her first film, "To Have and Have Not." Leaving Humphrey...
  • 'Die Hard' star James Shigeta dies at 81 July 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor James Shigeta, best known for playing the role of an illfated chief executive in Bruce Willisstarrer 'Die Hard', has passed away at the age of 81. Shigeta died on July 27 in LA, said The Hollywood Reporter. The actor, who originally hailed from Hawaii, was a top AsianAmerican...
  • Woman dies at husband's house; father alleges murder for dowry July 27, 2014

    A 23yearold woman died at her husband's house in Sanjay Nagar locality here, after which her father has a lodged a case of dowry death against the inlaws, police said on Sunday. According to the statement of the victim Neetu's husband Jagdish, she was found unconscious on a bed on Saturday...
  • Lost brother in MH370, loses step daughter in MH17 July 20, 2014

    More than 25 Australians have died in the MH17 disaster. Kaylene Mann from Australia lost her relatives in both the Malaysia airlines tragedies. Her brother Rod Burrows and his wife Mary died on flight MH370. Now she lost her step daughter in MH17 crash. ...
  • VHP leader Giriraj Kishore dies at age of 94 July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Giriraj Kishore, who was actively associated with the Ram temple agitation, died on Sunday evening following prolonged illness. He was 94. "He was ailing for some time now. He died peacefully at the VHP headquarters in RK Puram at 9:15 PM," VHP Delhi unit...
  • Ramones punk band cofounder Tommy dies at 65 July 13, 2014

    Reuters: Tommy Ramone, the drummer and last surviving original member of the American punk band the Ramones, whose aggressive and fastdriving songs spearheaded the punkrock movement, has died at the age of 65, an associate said on Saturday. The death was confirmed by Dave Frey, director at Ramones Productions, the company...
  • Zohra Sehgal: Her demise leaves a void that's hard to fill July 10, 2014

    In Indian showbiz industry, there are actors, popular movie stars, and a special few who can add life into films by their mere presence and make even the lead actor/actress look less important. Such was the impact of the rare being Zohra Sehgal in her Bollywood films that the viewers...