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Neil lives up Christmas spirit (Movie Snippets)

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh says he loves the festive season and is living up the Christmas spirit at his home in Mumbai.

Aparna Sen’s film to flag off Florence festival

Florence, Dec 1 (IANS) A red carpet reception awaits filmmaker-actress Aparna Sen in Italy where her latest venture, ‘Iti Mrinalini’, will flag off the River to River film festival here Friday. Sen has made many women-oriented films, but says she doesn’t like to divide the world on the basis of gender.

‘West is West’ to open 41st IFFI in Goa

Panaji, Nov 19 (IANS) ‘West is West’, starring Indian actor Om Puri, will be the opening film at the 41st edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) which kicks off in Goa Nov 22, an official statement said.

Tony knew Eva was filing for divorce

Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Basketball player Tony Parker has opened up about his split with Eva Longoria Parker, saying he was aware the actress had planned to file divorce papers.

Documentary salutes Kerala woman’s heroic work

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 17 (IANS) ‘I feel I’ve been successful,’ the 69-year-old lady said quietly, almost with child-like shyness. Coming after her devoting 30 years of her life to the poorest of the poor, this was almost an understatement.

Pakistanis flock to see Bollywood movies this Eid

Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) With biggies like ‘Dabangg’, ‘Golmaal-3’ and ‘Guzaarish’ being screened and no new Urdu film being released, Indian movies were the big draw for Pakistani cineastes on Eid Wednesday with filmmakers admitting that the local industry just could not match up.

TV actors hail ministry’s decision on ‘Bigg Boss’

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Television actors Wednesday hailed the information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry’s decision that the reality show ‘Bigg Boss 4’ would be telecast only after 11 p.m. because of the show’s adult and abusive content.

Goa film fest boosting our brand, says Kingfisher

Panaji, Nov 17 (IANS) International Film Festival of India (IFFI), held at Goa every year, has given respectability to ‘Brand Kingfisher’, a senior company official said Wednesday.

‘Cirque Du Solieil’ show in honour of Michael Jackson

London, Nov 5 (IANS) More than a year after pop icon Michael Jackson’s tragic death, the legendary star will be getting his own ‘Cirque Du Solieil’ show – a dramatic mix of circus arts and street entertainment.

My film will inspire young minds: Justin Bieber

London, Nov 5 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber says his upcoming movie ‘Justin Bieber: Never Say Never’ will inspire young minds.

Akon’s princely past

London, Nov 5 (IANS) Singer-rapper Akon used to pretend he was an African prince while he was at school in a bid to attract girls.

Men have nothing to do on Indian TV: Aman Verma

New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) He entered television when it was going through its golden phase, but popular TV actor Aman Verma feels that the small screen has now become a women’s domain and men are merely used as showpieces in most shows.

Ricky Martin cried after revealing sexuality

London, Nov 3 (IANS) Latin singer Ricky Martin says he cried ‘like a baby’ after admitting that he is a gay.

Cannon buys flat shoes for pregnant wife

Los Angeles, Nov 3 (IANS) Rapper-actor Nick Cannon has followed through on his promise to make wife Mariah Carey ditch her high heels during pregnancy and bought her 20 pairs of flat shoes.

Katona fears losing custody battle

London, Nov 3 (IANS) Singer Kerry Katona fears losing her children in a custody battle with her ex-husband Mark Croft in court due to her past drinking habits.