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  • Watch 'A Most Wanted Man': The late Philip Seymour Hoffman is just terrific in one of his last film trailers just out 12-04-2014 08:49 AM

    He was only 46, busy as ever and secure in his standing as one of the world's greatest actors. There were no dissenters about the gifts and achievements of Philip Seymour Hoffman, whose death in New York brought a stunning halt to his extraordinary and unpredictable career. An Oscar winner...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman's last film to be released in May 08-03-2014 04:02 PM

    Los Angeles: Late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's last movie as a leading man is set to release in summer this year. The movie, directed by John Slattery, has now been given a May 9 release date in the US, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Hoffman, who died on Feb 2 this year, filmed...
  • Amy Adams breaks down while talking about Philip Seymour Hoffman 21-02-2014 05:25 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Amy Adams became emotional and broke down while talking about the late Oscar-winning star Philip Seymour Hoffman during a show. While appearing on an episode of a show, the 'American Hustle' star became very emotional as she called him a "beautiful spirit", reported E! Online. "Gosh, I...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman leaves bulk of estate to long-term partner 20-02-2014 11:55 AM

    Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died suddenly earlier this month of a suspected drug overdose, left the bulk of his estate to his long-term companion Marianne O'Donnell, according to a will filed in New York court on Wednesday. Hoffman, 46, who won a best actor Oscar for his role...
  • Was Philip Seymour Hoffman trapped in a love triangle? 13-02-2014 11:40 AM

    New York: Philip Seymour Hoffman was reportedly involved in a love triangle before his death, according to the private diaries discovered from his home. The Oscar winner was "caught in between" his relationship with longtime girlfriend Mimi O'Donnell and a woman with whom he he'd recently met, the New York...
  • Hoffman's personal diaries reveal his struggle with addiction 12-02-2014 05:33 PM

    New York: Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's two personal diaries that were found during investigation reportedly reveal his struggle to overcome his addiction. Cops investigating the 46-year-old actor's death on February 2 due to an apparent drug overdose, discovered two of his private journals in his New York City apartment,...
  • Did Oscar winning Philip Seymore Hoffman have a 'hard-core' drug addiction? 11-02-2014 01:37 PM

    New York: Robert Vineberg, who was arrested on suspicion of providing drug to late Philip Seymore Hoffman, has revealed the 'Capote' star was a "hard-core addict" while denying his role in Hoffman's death. Vineberg, a jazz musician and an addict himself, called Hoffman a friend in a jailhouse interview to...
  • Watch: Mumbai in a new light 08-02-2014 05:41 PM

    Electrical and lighting equipment firm, Philips in partnership with Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) to light up the Mumbai's iconic monument, the Gateway of India. The Maharashtra government and Philips are also inviting suggestions on its new site 'Mumbai in a new light' with a tagline 'Let's make Mumbai better'....
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman a victim of drug laws: Russell Brand 08-02-2014 05:25 PM

    London: Funnyman Russell Brand has said that Philip Seymour Hoffman was a victim of "stupid" drug laws. Brand criticised the stigma attached to drug addicts and the "ineffective" drug laws, which he said made the late actor's death "inevitable", reported Guardian online. Brand said that while laws continue to criminalise...
  • Manhattan funeral home hosts wake for Philip Seymour Hoffman 07-02-2014 07:22 AM

    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...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman will be missed greatly: George Clooney 06-02-2014 05:10 PM

    New York: Hollywood superstar George Clooney says the sudden demise of his Oscar-winner friend Philip Seymour Hoffman seems "senseless", which would make everyone miss him greatly. The 52-year-old actor, who worked with Hoffman in 'The Ides of March', has been struggling to overcome the grief of Hoffman's death on Sunday...
  • Officials: NY suspect had Philip Seymour Hoffman's cell number 06-02-2014 09:10 AM

    New York: At least one of four people arrested during an investigation of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's suspected fatal heroin overdose had the actor's cellphone number, two law enforcement officials said Wednesday. Investigators zeroed in on the four after a tipster, responding to publicity about Hoffman's death, told police he...
  • Cate Blanchett, Justin Theroux to attend Hoffman's funeral? 06-02-2014 09:00 AM

    New York: Philip Seymour Hoffman's loved ones will bid adieu to the actor in a funeral service to be held here Friday. The Academy Award-winning actor passed away recently from what was suspected to be a drug overdose. According to sources, a private wake for Hoffman's family and friends will...
  • 65 bags of heroin discovered from Philip Seymour Hoffman's home 05-02-2014 02:48 PM

    New York: Philip Seymour Hoffman was reportedly found with five empty and around 65 unused bags of heroin. Drug paraphernalia including bags of heroin, used syringes and a needle that was still sticking out of Hoffman's arm was discovered when police found his body on Sunday, reported ABC news quoting...
  • Four arrested in connection with drugs at actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's home: Report 05-02-2014 02:31 PM

    New York: Four people were arrested on Tuesday in connection with drugs found at the home of film star Philip Seymour Hoffman following his death of an apparent heroin overdose, the New York Daily News reported, citing unidentified police sources. The arrests came during a raid on a building in...
  • NY Police: Philip Seymour Hoffman's heroin didn't have additive 05-02-2014 09:27 AM

    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...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman among thousands of addiction victims 04-02-2014 10:20 AM

    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...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman among thousands of addiction victims 04-02-2014 07:35 AM

    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...
  • Official: Heroin found in Oscar winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment 04-02-2014 07:32 AM

    Tests have confirmed there was heroin in at least some of the scores of plastic packets in the New York City apartment where Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead, a law enforcement official said Monday, and authorities are working to determine whether the drug was mixed or tainted with anything...
  • News 360: Rahul Gandhi backs Northeast students, assures strict action 03-02-2014 09:05 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19-year-old boy from Arunachal Pradesh. Students from Northeast have been protesting at Jantar Mantar and demanding justice for Nido Taniam who was allegedly beaten up by shop...
  • 'Her' and 'Captain Phillips' take top Writers Guild Awards 03-02-2014 12:04 PM

    Los Angeles: The writers of 'Her' and 'Captain Phillips' were given top honors by their peers on Saturday at the annual Writers Guild Awards, a strong predictor of success in the screenplay categories at the Oscars in a month's time. Spike Jonze won the best original screenplay award for 'Her,'...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014): 5 great performances by the actor 03-02-2014 10:51 AM

    New York: Phiilip Seymour Hoffman never met a loser he didn't have sympathy for. In a medium (movies) that prizes glamor and flash, he offered the opposite: untidy, imperfect, shy, awkward and eminently real people. Despite his outsized talent, he was relentlessly humble. Bennett Miller, his longtime friend and 'Capote'...
  • Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead with a needle in his arm 03-02-2014 10:41 AM

    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. ...
  • Jim Carrey, Ellen DeGeneres, Russell Brand react to Philip Seymour Hoffman's death 03-02-2014 09:30 AM

    Celebrity colleagues and admirers of Philip Seymour Hoffman shared their reactions on Sunday to his death at 46 of an apparent drug overdose: - "Words cannot convey the devastating loss we are all feeling right now. Philip was a wonderful person and an exceptional talent, and our hearts are breaking."...
  • Snapshot: Outside the apartment where Oscar winning actor Hoffman was found dead 03-02-2014 08:57 AM

    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 03-02-2014 08:22 AM

    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...
  • Oscar winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in New York 03-02-2014 07:28 AM

    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...
  • The surprise Oscar snubs of 2014: 'The Butler', Tom Hanks, Woody Allen, Spike Jonze 17-01-2014 12:10 PM

    Los Angeles: 'American Hustle' and 'Gravity' were the big scorers with 10 total nods each at the Oscar nominations this year but Lee Daniels' much acclaiamed 'The Butler' failed to find a place in the coveted list of the 86th Academy Awards. Tom Hanks, a two-time Oscar winner, was looking...
  • Mumbai: NRI found dead after falling from 27th floor 18-11-2013 10:45 AM

    Mumbai: A 55-year-old NRI was found dead under mysterious circumstances on Sunday evening in Andheri, Mumbai. The deceased has been identified as Punyakant Philip Raju whose body was spotted by at around 8 pm by some people who then informed the police. According to the people of the area near...
  • International friendly: India held to 1-1 draw by Philippines 15-11-2013 08:51 PM

    Siliguri: Sunil Chhetri found the net once but Philip James Younghusband neutralised within a minute of the Indian football team captain's strike as Philippines held the hosts to a 1-1 draw in their international friendly on Friday. Chhetri gave India the lead in the 43rd minute. Following one of Mehtab...