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  • Snapshot: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan spotted with Aaradhya in London 5 days ago

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is currently in London, and as reports suggest also expected to attend the Commonwealth Games, as the face of Longines Watches. The actress has been accompanied by her daughter Aaradhya. In the photos that are being shared on Facebook and Twitter, Aishwarya is seen posing and taking...
  • Stats don't lie: Shakira most 'liked' celebrity on Facebook, first to reach 100 million fans 1 week ago

    Paris: Colombian pop star Shakira has become the first person to reach more than 100 million fans on Facebook, becoming the most "liked" celebrity on the social network in the process. The multi-lingual singer, who recently performed at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Brazil World Cup, stands ahead of rivals...
  • World Cup 2014: Brazil in mourning after humiliating defeat July 9, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazilians cried, cursed their president and covered their faces in shame after their beloved football team's humiliating 7-1 thrashing by Germany in the World Cup semi-finals on Tuesday. After the fifth goal, well before half-time, hundreds of people left their expensive seats at the stadium in the southeastern...
  • Headbanging causes brain injury in Motorhead fan but doctors say it's a rare case and 'heavy metal fans should rock on' July 4, 2014

    It may not destroy your soul, but it turns out heavy metal music can be hazardous to your brain. At least in some rare cases. German doctors say they have treated a Motorhead fan whose headbanging habit ultimately led to a brain injury, but that the risk to metal fans...
  • The Great Indian Football Frenzy but no Indian team in the World Cup June 22, 2014

    The Football World Cup fever has gripped India with the same intensity as it has the rest of the world. An Indian football fan can give stiff competition to fanatic fans even in a Brazil stadium. Unfortunately, for all the football frenzy that India exhibits, the country itself never...
  • Fan events mark 5th anniversary of Jackson's death June 20, 2014

    Michael Jackson's fans - still as loyal and fervent as ever - will participate in tributes worldwide to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the singer's death. A sampling: - Brad Sundberg, a longtime member of Jackson's technical team, presents his "In the Studio With MJ: The Homecoming" seminar in Los Angeles...
  • Guaranteed to make you smile: Amazing video of how a deaf and blind Brazil fan is experiencing the World Cup football matches June 20, 2014

    A video of a hearing impaired and blind Brazil fan experiencing World Cup football has gone viral. Carlos, who cannot hear or see is helped by friends in experiencing what a football match in which his side plays might feel like. The video description says: On 6/11, I woke up in...
  • TWTW: Cyrus in conversation with a Salman's fan over Modi's swearing in June 1, 2014

    With many other celebrities, Bollywood actor Salman Khan also attended Narendra Modi's PM swearing in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on May 26. In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't' Cyrus Broacha speaks to one of Salman's fans about the ceremony. ...
  • 'Maleficent' review: It is beset with an overly busy plot, abrupt changes in tone May 30, 2014

    Cast: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Imelda Staunton Director: Robert Stromberg Putting a revisionist spin on one of its own animated hits, Disney places the wicked witch front and centre in Maleficent, revealing the real reason she put a curse on the innocent princess in Sleeping Beauty. Decked out in flowing...
  • Watch: Rajini fever gears up in Chennai for 'Kochadaiiyaan' May 23, 2014

    Rajinikanth is back! After three long years, the superstar is back on the silver screen with a period drama called 'Kochadaiiyaan'. The film just like its name is unique as it introduces animated motion capture technology in 3D for the first time in India. ...
  • 'Rajini mania' in Chennai as 'Kochadaiiyaan' releases today May 23, 2014

    After its release being delayed twice, Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' is finally due to hit the theatres today. Excited fans lined up for the first show as a special screening was organised in Chennai at 7.00 this morning. ...
  • Soundarya Rajinikanth makes her directorial debut with 'Kochadaiiyaan' May 23, 2014

    After its release being delayed twice, Southern star Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' is released on Friday. It is said to be the country's first film made using motion capture technology and it marks Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya's directorial debut. The film which will see Rajinikanth in both younger and older avatars of a...
  • 'Kochadaiiyaan' Tweet Review: Watch the film for its technical brilliance; it's new to Indian cinema May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Rajinikanth is back! After three long years, the superstar is back on the silver screen with a period drama called 'Kochadaiiyaan'. The film just like its name is unique as it introduces animated motion capture technology in 3D for the first time in India. The film has been in...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' gets 100 shows across 16 screens in Chennai's Mayajaal May 23, 2014

    Superstar Rajinikanth's magnum opus Kochadaiiyaan's release may have got delayed, but it has failed to dampen the buzz surrounding the film with a leading multiplex planning 100 shows on Friday. Mayajaal, one of the leading multiplexes in Chennai, will have 100 shows across 16 screens on the opening day. "When Rajini's Enthiran...
  • Rajinikanth tweets best wishes to daughter Soundarya as 'Kochadaiiyaan' releases today May 23, 2014

    While his fans are busy visiting temples and anointing his posters with milk before the first show of 'Kochadaiiyaan', Rajinikanth is doing his bit to ensure the film manages to wow his supporters. The superstar took to Twitter to wish his daughter and the team of 'Kochadaiiyaan' good luck. Rajini's...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' and Tiger Shroff's 'Heropanti' battle it out at the box office today May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Newcomer Tiger Shroff's ability to perform daredevil stunts has been the talk of tinsel town for a while, but now he will be in a different battlefield when his debut film "Heropanti" will release alongside mammoth star Rajinikanth's "Kochadaiyyaan" May 23. Director Sabbir Khan's "Heropanti" boasts of some high...
  • Kochadaiiyaan: Madras High Court not to interfere with tax exemption to Rajinikanth's magnum opus May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Madras High Court on Thursday declined to interfere with Tamil Nadu Government's order granting entertainment tax exemption to Rajinikanth's latest film "Kochadaiyaan", releasing on Friday, and asked authorities and exhibitors not to collect the levy from the viewers. A vacation bench comprising Justice MM Sundresh and Justice R...
  • Kochadaiiyaan: Rajinikanth's fans smear his posters with milk, cinema hall owners expect the film to register a record opening May 23, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth's magnum opus "Kochadaiiyaan" release may have got delayed, but it has failed to dampen the buzz surrounding the film with a leading multiplex planning 100 shows on Friday. Mayajaal, one of the leading multiplexes in Chennai, will have 100 shows across 16 screens on the opening day. "When Rajini's...
  • A smart fan that tracks movements, rotates as you move May 21, 2014

    London: This Japanese fan follows you around the room and turns itself off when you leave. The 'Human-sensing Oscillating Fan' detects when a person is in range, to begin blowing them with air. Equipped with an built-in infrared sensor, the $176 (Rs 10,000) fan ensures it blows air only towards people...
  • Shah Rukh Khan relives his 'Fauji' days while shooting for 'Fan' May 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is reliving his initial days in industry while shooting for his upcoming film 'Fan'. Shah Rukh had made his television debut with 'Fauji' which was extensively shot in Delhi. It's a kind of deja vu for the actor as he is heading towards Delhi to shoot for...
  • World's first electric airplane takes maiden flight, could bring down air travel cost by more than a third May 12, 2014

    London: The world's first airplane completely powered by electricity has successfully taken to the skies for its maiden flight, and could bring down air travel cost by more than a third, its developer Airbus said. The small experimental aircraft called 'E-Fan' carried its first flight at an airport near...
  • Animation film on Narendra Modi shows him in a Superman-like avatar April 27, 2014

    Ahmedabad: After BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi t-shirts, mugs and caps, the Ahmedabad based Modi fan Club has also released an animation film on him. The film called 'Nation In Motion -NAMO' played to a specially composed song, portraying Modi in a Superman-like avatar setting things right and bringing...
  • Hundreds of Tetris fans play a giant version of the classic video game on the side of a 29-story building in Philadelphia April 8, 2014

    Sam Robinson said it's been about 15 years since he last played the videogame Tetris on a Game Boy. On Saturday night, he played it on the side of a skyscraper. Robinson, 30, was among the hundreds of Tetris fans who had a little fun Saturday with a big version of...
  • Sri Lanka cricket fan suffers heart attack after betting on India April 7, 2014

    A Sri Lankan fruit seller suffered a massive heart attack and died after he lost a USD300 bet that India would win the cricket T20 WC tournament, police said Monday. SP Kumara placed the 40,000-rupee bet on the eve of Sunday's final, wrongly predicting that Sri Lanka would repeat their "choking"...
  • Vaani Kapoor not yet finalised for Shah Rukh Khan's 'Fan' April 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Despite reports that newcomer Vaani Kapoor will feature opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the upcoming movie 'Fan', the makers of the film have said the actress has not been finalized yet. Vaani had made her debut in Bollywood with Yash Raj Films 'Shuddh Desi Romance'. She was then...
  • Deepika Padukone thanks 15 million Facebook fans on chat March 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone's fan following on Facebook has crossed 15 million, and as a mark of appreciation, she has decided to give her fans an opportunity to chat with her live on Facebook Wednesday. Her Facebook page is www.facebook.com/DeepikaPadukone, and it very recently crossed 15 million likes. Deepika, who gave four...
  • Bangladeshi cricket fans face ban for waving rivals' flags March 25, 2014

    Dhaka: The Bangladeshi hosts of cricket's World Twenty20 threatened to ban local supporters on Tuesday from stadiums if they were seen carrying the flags of any of the other teams competing in the tournament. The order came after an outcry over images of locals waving Pakistani flags during the recently...
  • MGR fans agitated over removal and tearing of film poster March 15, 2014

    Fans of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister late M G Ramachandran (MGR), on Saturday appeared agitated, as the election officials tore the posters of his hit film 'Aayirathil Oruvan' in Coimbatore, to comply with election code of conduct. The 40-year-old film, starring MGR and present Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was a big...
  • New shirt lets football fans feel what players on the field do March 13, 2014

    A new shirt can allow football fans to feel some of the physical sensations - such as despair, exhaustion and adrenalin rush - that their favourite players on the field are experiencing. Australian telecommunications company, Foxtel, claims to have created the shirt which...