, Dec. 11, 2017
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Board of Directors for the General Commission of Audio Visual Media, which is chaired by Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al Awwad
– the Minister of Culture and Information, approved the issuances of licenses for those interested in opening cinemas in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Read more
Miss South Africa 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe, becoming the first Miss South Africa to take this prestigious title since Margaret Gardiner won in 1978.
Amid the entire Padmavati mess, a Pakistani film, Raees star Mahira Khan’s Verna, almost ended up getting banned for revolving around the topic of rape. According to a The Times Of India report, a member of the Punjab Censor Board said, “Firstly, it shows a governor’s son involved in a rape case which was the biggest objection. Secondly, it includes many bold dialogues and scenes. The general plot of the movie revolves around rape, which we consider to be unacceptable.”
Sonakshi Sinha made her Bollywood debut with Dabangg in 2010. Exactly seven years later, she came out with Noor, where she played a feisty, albeit spoilt, journalist who had 99 first-world problems but playing second fiddle to a male hero wasn’t one of them. After being dismissed as the girl who only does damsels in distress kind of roles, with little to no substance, Sonakshi started picking characters more carefully a couple of years ago.
Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani has zeroed in on Sonam Kapoor to play an actor from the 1980s and 1990s in Sanjay Dutt’s biopic, opposite Ranbir Kapoor.
One hundred seventy features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 90th Academy Awards. That’s 25 more than 2016. Assuming they all book their qualifying runs in New York and Los Angeles, the members of the documentary branch have just a few more weeks to see as many films as possible and file their votes for the shortlist of 15 to be announced in December. They’re each supposed to watch an assigned list of about 20 films, plus as many more as they can. Read more
Prior to Diwali this year, Shahid Kapoor took to Instagram to share a picture of him and wife, Mira Rajput Kapoor, with the cutest caption (amazing captions with pictures of his wife seem to be Shahid’s specialty)
Apart from stimulating our inner escapists, Bollywood has also served another purpose in our lives. Somehow, over the decades Bollywood has managed to provide some of the dishiest, strangest, and most scandalous stories of all time. In pretty much all these scenarios there hasn’t been an iota of truth. Sometimes it has mostly been a ‘he said she said’ kinda situation, with a random nobody not even related to the celebrities starting these stories mostly. Read more
Huma Price, a renowned British-Pakistani Barrister, has come forth to explain why one should not fall for Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (SOC) explanations on AKUH doctor matter.
Price has made a public post on Facebook highlighting why what the Oscar-winner is saying to defend herself is baseless.
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Washington DC (John) In the wake of the allegations against Harvey Weinstein that the New York Times and the New Yorker reported, Priyanka Chopra told a crowd at Marie Claire’s Power Trip 2017 that Weinstein is only the beginning, not the end, of men abusing their power in the movie industry and beyond. Read more