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  • Universal acquires Jolie-Pitt film project 'By the Sea' 4 days ago

    Reuters: Universal Pictures said on Friday it has acquired worldwide rights to Angelina Jolie's next film project, "By the Sea," written and to be directed by the actress who will also co-star and co-produce the drama with partner Brad Pitt. It will be Jolie's third directing effort, after Bosnian war drama...
  • Indian-American boy to play Mowgli in Disney's 'Jungle Book' 1 week ago

    Los Angeles: Disney has found its Mowgli in 10-year-old Indian-American Neel Sethi for its live-action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale about a boy who is raised by animals in 'The Jungle Book'. New York-born Sethi will be the only actor to appear onscreen in the project which is a combination...
  • Vidya Balan, the boss of Bollywood: In 'Bobby Jasoos', she proves again that she does not need a male lead to shine July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: We don't want Vidya Balan to work with any of the Khans. No seriously, because as an actress Balan shines only when the film has her as the central character. Or so has been the trend. The latest, 'Bobby Jasoos' once again reiterates that an actress of Balan's...
  • Justin Bieber posts semi nude pictures online July 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: Troubled pop star Justin Bieber has shocked his fans again by posting a raunchy selfie online. The 'Baby' hitmaker, 20, is seen semi-naked in the snap as he holds the camera by his crotch to show his lower stomach. He simply captioned the picture, "Night". The snap was posted...
  • 'Ek Villain' mints Rs 50.70 crore in three days of its release June 30, 2014

    Mumbai: The three-day box office collections indicate that movie buffs are loving "Ek Villain". The Balaji Motion Pictures' latest offering has set the cash registers ringing ever since it hit the screens June 27. "Ek Villain" has so far collected Rs. 50.70 crore (Friday Rs. 16.72 crore, Saturday Rs. 16.54 cr.,...
  • 'Ek Villain' becomes second highest opener of 2014, mints Rs 16 crore on day 1 June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Mohit Suri's 'Ek Villain' saw an 'awesome' opening day when it hit around 2539 screens in India on Friday. The romantic thriller that stars Sidharth Malhotra, Riteish Deshmukh and Shraddha Kapoor, has earned well on the first day. "#EkVillain Fri (Rs.) 16.72 cr nett [2539 screens]. India biz. Second highest...
  • Oscar organizers outline new regulations for music categories June 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: The organisers of the Academy Awards are putting rules in place for next year to prevent any missteps in the film campaign process, targeting the music categories. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, hosts of the annual Oscar ceremony, said on Wednesday that members of its music...
  • Man arrested for posting offensive pictures on Facebook June 23, 2014

    A young man has been arrested for allegedly posting offensive pictures on social networking site Facebook, police said. The accused, identified as Yogesh Kumar, was arrested on Saturday following complaints that he had posted offensive pictures against a particular religion on his Facebook page. Police said the accused had a Facebook account...
  • Snapshot: Singer Kelly Clarkson shares her newborn's picture on Twitter June 21, 2014

    London: Singer Kelly Clarkson has shared the first picture of her newborn River Rose.Clarkson, 32, who welcomed a baby girl with husband Brandon Blackstock, 38, on June 12, called her the greatest thing on Earth."Here is our beautiful baby girl River Rose, the greatest thing on the planet," she captioned...
  • PM Modi's picture in 'negative faces' list: 4 students among 7 booked June 14, 2014

    Thrissur (Kerala): The principal of a government polytechnic in Kerala and four students were among seven people booked by police on Tuesday over putting a photograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their campus magazine under a list of "negative faces" that also included Adolf Hitler and Osama bin Laden. Cases...
  • Snapshot: Confused, lost or nervous? Shraddha Kapoor pulls funny facial expressions as she lends voice to 'Ek Villain' background score June 8, 2014

    She was attending an event to flaunt her singing potential. And actress Shraddha Kapoor ended up looking confused, lost, and a bit nervous while lending her voice to Balaji Motion Pictures' 'Ek Villain' background score. As Shraddha, who made her singing debut in upcoming film 'Ek Villain', stated recently she...
  • Watch: They'll be talking about this for years! Entire wedding party falls into lake after dock collapses during photoshoot June 4, 2014

    They'll be talking about this for years. An entire wedding party fell into the Gun Lake in Shelbyville, Michigan, after the dock that they were standing on broke while posing for photos. Whoever thought this would make a memorable wedding photo was a genius. ...
  • Police vs police fight in Bangalore, public not amused May 31, 2014

    Bangalore: In Bangalore, a revolt has been brewing within the police department. This after a senior IPS officer was accused of clicking a woman's picture at a coffee shop. The officer claims it's an attempt by senior officers from the police department to defame him. Additional Director General of...
  • Filming begins in Detroit for Superman-Batman film May 22, 2014

    Los Angeles: Warner Bros. Pictures says filming has started in Detroit for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," starring Henry Cavill, reprising his role as Clark Kent/Superman, and Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman. The studio said Wednesday the action feature directed by Zack Snyder will also star Israel-born actress Gal Gadot...
  • I don't want to direct films, I am happy where I am: Akshay Kumar April 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Action star Akshay Kumar is busy producing films, but says he has no interest in donning a director's hat in the future. He was present at the trailer launch of the film 'Fugly', which he has produced with Ashwini Yardi under their Grazing Goat Pictures banner. Asked if he ever plans...
  • 'Club 60' celebrates its 100-day run in select theatres April 3, 2014

    'Club 60' celebrated 100 days at the box office and director Sanjay Tripathy credits word of mouth publicity for the success. "It is a great experience to have your first film run for hundred days purely on audience support. We didn't have a big star cast, no big publicity budget. What...
  • Norwegian ship reaches area where Malaysia plane debris may have been spotted March 20, 2014

    Norwegian car carrier Hoegh St. Petersburg has reached the area in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia where two floating objects, suspected to be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner, were spotted, the ship's owner said on Thursday. The car carrier was on its way from Madagascar to Melbourne when it...
  • Watch: This brilliant montage compiles the last image of all of the 86 'Best Picture' Oscar winners March 19, 2014

    The very end of all 86 films that have won the 'Best Picture' Oscar in one place, lovingly stitched together into a quilt of feelings. ...
  • Oscars to stream live online for the first time February 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: The Academy Awards ceremony will stream live online for the first time to select cable providers in eight U.S. cities. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and ABC announced Thursday that Sunday's telecast will be available online and on mobile devices. A cable or satellite subscription login...
  • Vidya to promote 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' on 'Bade Acche Lagte Hain' February 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan will make an appearance on popular TV show 'Bade Acche Lagte Hain'. This will be her second stint on the show. Vidya first featured on the show to promote her film 'The Dirty Picture' and gave some tips to Priya, the female protagonist of the show, that...
  • CJ Show: A film that will inspire you to vote February 6, 2014

    Watch this short film made by Ram Subramanian of the Handloom Picture Company. It will inspire you to vote. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show February 2, 2014

    On this show, a victim of racial violence shares his ordeal, how a Mumbai professor found his way back into the campus after being sacked, a CJ's report on polluted lake in Bangalore, our CJ report that made impact this week, the much awaited results of CJ's photo contest and...
  • Oscars 2014: Academy revokes the song 'Alone' from nominations January 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revoked the song 'Alone yet not alone' from the film of the same name, from its nomination for best original song. The composer of the song Bruce Broughton, who is a former governor and current music branch executive committee member,...
  • Former Academy of Motion Pictures president Tom Sherak dies at 68 January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Tom Sherak, the former president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, died on Tuesday after a long struggle with prostate cancer, his family said in a statement. He was 68. Sherak served as president of the Academy, which organizes Hollywood's annual Oscars ceremony, from 2009 to...
  • CJ Show: Your best pictures of 2013 January 12, 2014

    Citizen from across the country sent us pictures highlighting different facets of their everyday lives. Here are some of the best pictures we received in 2013. ...
  • Minus 24: Amazing photos of fountains frozen mid air, T-shirts frozen solid as US deep freeze continues January 10, 2014

    A deadly blast of arctic air shattered decades-old temperature records as it enveloped the eastern United States, snarling air, road and rail travel, driving energy prices higher and overwhelming shelters for homeless people. At least nine deaths have been reported across the country connected with the polar air mass that swept...
  • Minus 51: Watch how boiling water instantly turns into snow during America's deep freeze January 8, 2014

    A blast of Arctic air gripped the vast middle of the United States with the coldest temperatures in two decades causing at least four deaths, forcing businesses and schools to close and cancelling thousands of flights. Shelters for the homeless were overflowing due to the severe cold described by some...
  • Imphal: Man rapes girl, uploads nude pictures on social networking site January 3, 2014

    A man allegedly sedated his woman friend, raped her and took her nude pictures which he uploaded on a social networking site, police said on Friday. Allam Rajak Makakmayum raped the Mainipuri girl, with whom he had a year-long friendship, after making her unconscious in a lodge at Tura in Meghalaya...
  • The Citizen Journalist Year End Special Show December 29, 2013

    As the curtains come down on 2013, we get the best Citizen Journalist reports, pictures, video blogs and much more to rewind year gone by. ...
  • 47 Ronin: Universal takes writedown on new Keanu Reeves film December 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Comcast Corp's (CMCSA.O) Universal Pictures movie studio has taken unspecified write-downs for its $175 million, Keanu Reeves film '47 Ronin' that opens on Christmas Day, the studio has acknowledged, as Hollywood neared the end of a year of big budget bombs. The film, a fantasy action film about a...