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  • Music so good, it sounds almost 'Farfetch'd': An interview with Akash Murthy 1 week ago

    Akash Murthy who is also known as 'Thrifleganger' on SoundCloud, an audio distribution website, is a 22 year old musician from Bengaluru. Born in Mangalore, this self-proclaimed average Joe works at an IT firm when he is not creating brilliant music.Akash has been publishing his original compositions on SoundCloud for...
  • Excited about entertaining people and engaging with them: Farhan Akhtar March 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Farhan Akhtar, who has excelled in his multiple talents repeatedly, says it's the joy of entertaining people and engaging with them that keeps him going. A successful director, producer, actor and singer, how does he do justice to his many roles? "It purely stems from belief in the project, in the...
  • Dwayne Johnson to host 'Saturday Night Live' for the fourth time March 15, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Dwayne Johnson, better known as 'The Rock', will host TV show 'Saturday Night Live' for the fourth time on the March 28 episode. Along with Jhonson, George Ezra will be making his first appearance as 'Saturday Night Live's' musical guest, reports ew.com. The WWE superstar will next be seen...
  • Women's Day: Indhuja Pillai talks about breaking stereotypes March 8, 2015

    On the eve of International Women's Day, a 24-year-old engineer from Bengaluru, Indhuja Pillai who created a webpage to rebel against her parents plan to get her married off, answers all the queries about her decision - 'Definitely not marriage material. Won't grow long hair, ever'. ...
  • Nirbhaya case documentary: It angered me that rape convict felt no guilt, says Sania Mirza March 3, 2015

    Tennis ace and UN Goodwill Ambassador to end violence against women Sania Mirza said that she was angry that the rape convict Mukesh Singh was able to give an interview where he did not show any remorse. During a special show on Women's Day 'She Rocks', Mirza said, "When I...
  • Shraddha Kapoor to do 'ABCD 2', 'Rock On 2'; says did not realize the sequel pattern February 23, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Shraddha Kapoor seems to have turned into a reigning queen of sequels in Bollywood with films like 'ABCD 2', 'Rock On 2' in her kitty. But the actress says there is no particular pattern she follows while choosing films, but just looks for good scripts. "I did not realise...
  • 'Rock On 2' to be shot in Shillong; will be directed by debutant filmmaker Shujaat Saudagar February 20, 2015

    Mumbai: The upcoming sequel to Farhan Akhtar's 2008 rock musical film 'Rock On' will be shot in the hill station of Shillong, Meghalaya. 'Rock On 2' will have Akhtar and Arjun Rampal reprise their roles from the original film, while 'Ek Villain' star Shraddha Kapoor is the new addition. Ritesh Sidhwani, who...
  • Confirmed: Shraddha Kapoor to star in 'Rock On 2' along with Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal February 13, 2015

    Mumbai: 'Ek Villain' star Shraddha Kapoor has been roped in to play the female lead in 'Rock On 2' opposite the previous actors Farhan Akhtar and Arjun Rampal. 'Rock On 2', a sequel of the hit 2008 Indian rock musical film of the same name, will also see Pracchi Desai...
  • Grammys 2015: Madonna to perform tracks from her album 'Rebel Heart' January 30, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Madonna has announced that she will perform at the 2015 Grammy Awards. The iconic singer took to Twitter Monday to announce her return to the annual awards show, which will be held Feb 8 at the Staples Center here, reports aceshowbiz.com. Madonna posted a picture of a Grammy trophy...
  • Arjun Rampal on award shows: It's a money making business; National Award is the only non-commercial event January 29, 2015

    Mumbai: With the season of award shows on, actor Arjun Rampal says such functions are money making businesses except the National Award. "I think it's a money making business. National award is the only award which is not a commercial event and it's the only award function which has got any...
  • India Rocks: Celebrating 66th Republic Day with music January 26, 2015

    As India celebrates its 66th Republic Day, we bring to you patriotic melodies that will touch your soul. ...
  • I will do more than one film in 2015: Prachi Desai December 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Prachi Desai, who made her Bollywood debut in 2008 with 'Rock On', says she will do more than one film in the coming year. Prachi was addressing a press meet to announce her New Year performance at Country Club. Here on being asked about her New Year's resolution, Prachi...
  • Comedian Chris Rock and wife Malaak Compton-Rock headed for divorce December 29, 2014

    New York: Comedian Chris Rock and his wife, Malaak Compton-Rock, will divorce after nearly 20 years of marriage, People magazine reported on Sunday. "After much contemplation and 19 years of marriage, Chris and I have decided to go our separate ways," Compton-Rock was quoted as saying in a statement, People reported. Rock,...
  • Green Day to be inducted in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame December 21, 2014

    Los Angeles: American punk rock band Green Day will be inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for 2015. The 'American Idiot' hitmakers became eligible for the Hall of Fame this year after they completed their 25 years since the release of their first album 1,000 Hours (1989), reported...
  • Actress Demi Lovato's house on sale for the third time December 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Demi Lovato has put her house for sale after three failed attempts. The 22-year-old, whose best friend Miley Cyrus resides just next to the house, has put her home in Toluca Lake on the market for a fourth time, with a price tag of $2.225 million, reports tmz.com. Lovato...
  • Green Day, Sting among nominees for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame October 10, 2014

    (Reuters) - Punk rock band Green Day, rockers Nine Inch Nails and singer Sting are among the 2015 nominees announced on Thursday for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They lead a diverse list that includes The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, the late singer Lou Reed, German electronic...
  • Narendra Modi speaks at New York's Central Park rock concert, reaches out to youngsters September 28, 2014

    New York: After giving a powerful speech at the United Nations General Assembly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed to the famous Central Park in New York where he addressed a packed audience of youngsters and called for world peace. Using an unusual platform of a rock concert, Modi on Saturday invoked...
  • 'Rock On!!' team gets nostalgic as the film completes six years August 31, 2014

    Mumbai: The team of 'Rock On!!' turned nostalgic as the hit Bollywood film clocked six years since its release. The movie released Aug 29, 2008. Its writerdirector Abhishek Kapoor tweeted Friday: "HBD #rockon!! 6 yrs ago, u made a diff and changed lives.. @rampalarjun @FarOutAkhtar @Purab_Kohli and a shout out 2 all...
  • Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved August 29, 2014

    Death Valley (US): For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks some weighing hundreds of pounds zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth. Now two researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, have photographed...
  • Watch: A tribute to all those who lost their lives in the Mumbai terror attack August 15, 2014

    CNNIBN pays a tribute to all those who lost their lives in the Mumbai terror attack. AK Tiwari, Assistant Chief Ticket Inspector at CST lost his friend in the 26/11 attack in Mumbai and Vaishali lost her father Constable Tukaram Ombale. The song 'Arre Rukja Re bande' from the film...
  • 'Lucy,' 'Hercules' beat expectations at U.S. weekend box offices July 28, 2014

    Los Angeles/ New York: 'Lucy,' starring Scarlett Johansson as a woman with a superpowered brain, collected $44 million to win the domestic box office race, outmuscling 'Hercules' which took in $29 million for second place. Both new films exceeded expectations, pumping some muchneeded life into a lackluster summer at U.S. and...
  • Beyonce outfits to grace Rock and Roll Hall of Fame July 19, 2014

    (Reuters) Pop singer Beyonce may not be a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but six of her outfits go on display next week, making her the first artist not inducted to be featured in a part of the Cleveland museum usually reserved for hall of...
  • Elaine Stritch, salty star of Broadway, dies at 89 July 18, 2014

    (Reuters) Elaine Stritch, a huskyvoiced actress whose performances over six decades lit up New York's Broadway and London's West End and brought a touch of the profane to the stage with her brassy personality, died on Thursday at age 89. Stritch, who also had Emmywinning roles on the television shows...
  • Photos: Mother Nature's World Cup trophy: there's a rock in Thailand that looks exactly like the 2014 FIFA World Cup trophy! July 14, 2014

    Germany may have carried the FIFA World Cup 2014 trophy home, but there are not the only ones who've won. Nature had already handed the 2014 World Cup trophy to Thailand! The Pa Hin Ngam national park in Thailand is famous for weird shaped rocks and it was recently noticed...
  • Elvis Presley's jumpsuit to be auctioned June 23, 2014

    New York: A sweatstained jumpsuit worn by Elvis Presley while performing in Las Vegas is going up for auction. Presley's white costume, which is decorated with a large green and blue peacock across the front, is part of a music memorabilia sale titled 'A Rock & Roll History: Presley to Punk',...
  • Facebook blocks Pakistan rock band at official request June 7, 2014

    Islamabad: Facebook has blocked the page of a popular Pakistani rock band and others antiTaliban accounts at the request of the government. The Facebook page of rock band "Laal" (Red), which was set up by a group of progressive musicians in 2007, has been blocked. Laal Facebook page has more than...
  • Snapshot: Farhan Akhtar tweets photos of his first ever performance in Guwahati April 21, 2014

    Actor-director Farhan Akhtar tweeted photos of his band's first ever performance in Guwahati today. With his band Farhan Live, Akhtar has been touring various college festivals across the country, connecting with his fans. His band include members Shannon Donald, Sarosh Izedyar, Anurag Rao, Darshan Doshi, Umang doshi and Anupam...