Women directors sweep top awards at MAMI film fest

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:44

Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Women ruled the roost at the 19th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival. Rima Das's "Village Rockstars won the Golden Gateway award in the India Gold Category and Carla Simon's "Summer 1993" won the honour in the International category.


I fight my own fight: Adams on gender inequality

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 08:02

Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Amy Adams says she is not interested in sharing her views on the issue of gender inequality in Hollywood, and likes to "fight her own fight".


Victoria Beckham shuns alcohol on nights out

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 05:22

London, Oct 19 (IANS) Singer-turned-designer Victoria Beckham has reportedly shunned alcohol on nights out in favour of chewing coffee beans. Her eldest son Brooklyn is not liking her new order.


Sophie Turner uses snail gel eye patches

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 04:16

London, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Sophie Turner wears 24 carat gold snail gel eye patches to reduce the dark circles under her eye. She says she is not made of "actual" snails.


SRFTI continues to be on boil for second day

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 23:30

Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) continued to be on boil on Wednesday as students' protests against authorities over "moral policing" and "gender-based segregation" rocked the campus for a second day following expulsion of 14 girl students.


#metoo campaign: Kolkata Police 'stand by sexual harassment victims'

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 21:46

Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Reiterating their commitment to help the victims of sexual harassment, Kolkata Police said they are perturbed by the number of women joining the international #metoo campaign that has taken the social media by storm over the past few days.


Rohit Khurana nervous to play mythological character

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:20

Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Actor Rohit Khurana, who has been cast in the role of grown-up Shani in mythological show "Karmphal Data Shani", says he is nervous about playing a mythological character for the first time.


Johnny Depp sues lawyer for swindling

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:06

Los Angeles, Oct 18 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp has sued his lawyer over claims that he conspired with Depp's former financial manager to swindle $40 million of his wealth.


Rahman took around 1,000 auditions for '99 Songs'

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:56

Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Oscar winning music director A.R. Rahman, who has written and co-produced "99 Songs", says the lead couple of the film were chosen from around 1,000 auditions and the upcoming movie will have 10 to 12 tracks.


John Abraham plans 'cracker-free' Diwali

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:38

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Actor John Abraham says he is going to celebrate a "cracker-free" Diwali, and will ensure he sticks to his skin and body care regime.


Prepared for all fights that come my way: Kangana

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:30

Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) National Award-winning actress Kangana Ranaut, in whose name a 'Kanganatoo' hashtag is doing the rounds on social media in the wake of the 'Me too' campaign, says she will continue to speak against gender issues.