Why do we like evil, or rather, are fascinated by it, especially in its literary manifestations? Philosophically, evil is needed, for without it how can we recognise/do good, the fundamental underpinning of virtually all religions and moral systems? This may also hold true in the literary sense, where we also can experience a vicarious view of its course -- without the resultant consequences.
London, April 22 (IANS) Singer Kerry Katona has reportedly arranged to have her ashes scattered in space after she dies.
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and her rapper husband Kanye West were seen getting up, close and personal at Kourtney Kardashian's birthday party.
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Actress Amber Rose says she walks around naked in front of her five-year-old son Sebastian "all the time".
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) The American pop-rock band that enthralled Mumbaikars on their first ever live performance on Saturday night, paid a tribute to the young DJ Avicci, whose sudden demise shocked the music world.
Rome, April 22 (IANS) Celebrations took place across Rome on Saturday as the capital of Italy commemorated its founding 2,771 years ago.
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Amid the raging row over casting couch in Telugu film industry, the Telangana government on Saturday decided to form a special cell to look into complaints of sexual exploitation.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Protest against rape and female molestation was the main theme in Jewellery designer Akassh K. Aggarwal's show at India Runway Week here on Saturday when acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal walked the runway.
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Actress Shamita Shetty is excited about her next film "The Tenant", which will be helmed by Sushrut Jain.
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan hopes that people unify, irrespective of their socio-political and economic differences, for the pursuit of bringing about positive change.
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone is heading to South Africa to shoot "Karenjit Kaur - The Untold Story of Sunny Leone". She says this year has been one of the best years of her life.
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Outspoken actress Swara Bhaskar, who has made a name for herself in Bollywood with strong roles in some offbeat films, says she loves to take hateful trolls head on as it very important "to expose the hatred and the low level of humanity of so many of these trolls" that are often paid for by vested interests.
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Stunts can be risky at 75, but that's not stopping Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan from doing any of it. He says there's always an effort to meet professional demands.
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Staying still with her eyes shut and not doing anything on-screen was the hardest challenge for British Indian actress Banita Sandhu while shooting "October".
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Bangladeshi designer Bibi Russell opened the India Runway Week spring/summer 2018, which saw actors Nushrat Bharucha and Asha Negi take to the ramp for designers Kavita Aggarwal and Soniya Sanchi respectively.