Overdose

  • Pop musician Baba Sehgal to play villain in Telugu film 'Overdose' May 25, 2014

    Chennai: Popular singer Baba Sehgal, who recently made his acting debut in the Telugu period drama 'Rudhramadevi', is all set to play the antagonist in the upcoming thriller "Overdose" in the same language. "I felt Baba would be perfect for the menacing role. We have already started shooting with him and...
  • Manhattan funeral home hosts wake for Philip Seymour Hoffman February 7, 2014

    New York: Actors and others close to Philip Seymour Hoffman paid their respects at a wake in Manhattan. The wake was held at the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home. It has orchestrated funerals for celebrities including Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and James Cagney. Among the mourners was Amy Adams, who co-starred with Hoffman...
  • NY Police: Philip Seymour Hoffman's heroin didn't have additive February 5, 2014

    New York: Heroin recovered at Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment after he was found there dead with a syringe in his arm has tested negative for the powerful additive fentanyl, a police official said Tuesday. Samples taken from Hoffman's Manhattan apartment didn't contain the potent synthetic morphine, which is added...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman among thousands of addiction victims February 4, 2014

    Los Angeles: Philip Seymour Hoffman suffered from a chronic medical condition that required ongoing treatment. An admitted drug addict who first sought professional help more than two decades ago, Hoffman apparently succumbed to his illness with an overdose despite a return to rehab last March. A father of three with a...
  • Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead with a needle in his arm February 3, 2014

    Oscar award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead on Sunday in his apartment in New York. Though investigations are still underway, police suspect a case of drug overdose. ...
  • Snapshot: Outside the apartment where Oscar winning actor Hoffman was found dead February 3, 2014

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Oscar for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote and created a gallery of slackers, charlatans and other characters so vivid that he was regarded as one of the world's finest actors, was found dead in his apartment on Sunday with what officials said was...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman's family 'devastated' by his death February 3, 2014

    New York: The family of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman says his death is "a tragic and sudden loss." The 46-year-old actor was found dead on Sunday in his New York City apartment. In a statement, the family said the "outpouring of love and support" was appreciated. They asked people to respect...
  • Oscar winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in New York February 3, 2014

    New York: Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Oscar for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote and created a gallery of slackers, charlatans and other characters so vivid that he was regarded as one of the world's finest actors, was found dead in his apartment Sunday with what officials said...
  • Sunanda Pushkar death: Police to question Shashi Tharoor January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Wednesday said it will investigate the Sunanda Pushkar death case from all angles, including suicide, homicide or accidental death. It said that it will proceed with the probe once the full post-mortem and viscera reports are out. However, they are yet to register a...
  • Son rubbishes reports of Sunanda committing suicide January 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Speaking for the first time since his mother's death, Shiv Menon in a statement said on Tuesday that Sunanda Pushkar was too strong to commit suicide. He also expressed his shock over the theories related to her death doing the rounds in media. "Anyone who knew my mother...
  • Teenager poisons minor by drug overdose in Delhi March 11, 2013

    New Delhi: A minor boy died after a teenager administered a drug overdose to him in Delhi, police said on Sunday. The accused has been taken into custody. "Saurabh, a class 5 student was playing outside his house in Karawal Nagar in east Delhi, on Saturday afternoon, when he was allegedly...
  • Bangalore: Boy dies allegedly due to anaesthesia overdose February 6, 2013

    Bangalore: A three-year-old boy died allegedly due to an overdose of anaesthesia administered by a dentist during a surgical procedure at a private clinic here today, police said. Shirish was taken to the clinic after he complained of severe toothache and died after he underwent a surgical procedure for the...
  • Jimi Hendrix's ex wonders if she could have saved him February 5, 2013

    London: Legendary singer Jimi Hendrix's ex-girlfriend Kathy Etchingham feels she might have been able to save the rocker from an accidental overdose. Hendrix died in his sleep after choking on his own vomit, and Etchingham says she's often wondered if things would have been different if she had taken...
  • M.I.A. dedicates song to late Amy Winehouse July 26, 2011

    London: Rapper M.I.A. has unveiled a song in honour of tragic singer Amy Winehouse. The "Paper Planes" hitmaker released a track called "27", paying tribute to the gallery of rocks stars whose lives were claimed at that age, reports contactmusic.com. She told followers on Twitter.com the song was written months ago but...
  • Winehouse drank herself to death? July 25, 2011

    London: Singer Amy Winehouse, who had been struggling with an addiction problem, is believed to have drank herself to death after meeting her mother for lunch. The 27-year-old singer was found dead at her home by a bodyguard Saturday. She was believed to be "devastated" after splitting up with her on-off boyfriend,...
  • MJ was murdered by close friends: La Toya June 24, 2011

    Just days before Michael Jackson's second death anniversary, his elder sister La Toya speaks about his death. ...
  • Goa fest organisers get clean chit in drug case January 4, 2010

    Panaji: Goa Home minister Ravi Naik has given clean chit to the organisers of Sunburn music festival, from where Delhi-based girl Meha Bahuguna was transported to a city hospital in a critical condition after she consumed drugs. "When Anti-Narcotic cell sleuths inspected the place they did not find anything.... that means...
  • Police probe girl's death at Goa music fest January 1, 2010

    Panaji: Goa Police on Friday started questioning the organisers of the Sun Burn Music Festival two days after 23-year-old Meha Bahuguna died of a drug overdose. A post mortem has confirmed that Meha died after consuming drugs. Goa Police say they are questioning staff at the festival to determine if drugs were...
  • Suspected drug overdose kills girl in Goa fest December 31, 2009

    A bash in the run up to the new year's eve turned out to be tragic for 23-year-old woman from Bangalore. Meha Bahuguna had won a free ticket to the Sunburn Music festival...a ticket to party in hip and happening Goa. She collapsed after the Festival and was rushed to...
  • Girl dies of alleged drug overdose at Goa music fest December 31, 2009

    Panaji: A girl died of drug overdose at the Sunburn Music Festival in Goa on Wednesday. The 23-year-old girl, Meha Bahuguna, had come from Bangalore to attend the festival. She was rushed to a private hospital in Panaji after she collapsed at the party venue on Tuesday evening. She had reportedly consumed...
  • Jackson was murdered for his £1-bn fortune: sister July 14, 2009

    London: In a new twist to the controversy surrounding pop star Michael Jackson's death, his sister La Toya has claimed that the King of Pop was murdered for his fortune as "he was worth more dead than alive". Her claim comes just two days after the chief of Los Angeles police...
  • Key hearing set in Anna Nicole Smith death case June 9, 2009

    Los Angeles: A judge on Monday ordered Anna Nicole Smith's longtime boyfriend and two doctors to face a hearing in August to determine if they must stand trial for illegally supplying the Playboy model with prescription drugs for years before she died of an accidental overdose. Los Angeles Superior...
  • Viagra overdose lands Brit with blue sight February 27, 2008

    London: A British plumber’s addiction to sex and Viagra has turned his life into a constant "blue movie". In order to satisfy his sex-appetite, John Pettigrew took too many Viagras and ended up damaging his vision and seeing everything sees in shades of blue. "I admit I ignored the advice on the...
  • Ledger died due to accidental drug overdose: report February 8, 2008

    After much speculation, it has been ruled out that 28-year old Australian actor Heath Ledger, had commited suicide. ...
  • Anna Nicole's death mystery solved June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Former Playboy model Anna Nicole Smith’s mysterious death was an outcome of accidental drug overdose, Dr Joshua Perper, chief medical examiners in Florida revealed at a press conference on Monday. The medical examiner confirmed no illegal drugs were found at the scene of her death, said The Daily Mail....