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Kim Kardashian shares 1st pic of her 4th baby, names him Psalm West
short by Rahel Philipose / on 18 May 2019,Saturday
Reality television personality Kim Kardashian took to Twitter to share a picture of a text conversation with her husband Kanye West which included a picture of their newborn son, whom they have named Psalm West. "Beautiful Mother's Day with the arrival of our fourth child. We're blessed beyond measure," Kanye's message read. They welcomed their son last week via surrogacy.
short by Rahel Philipose / 12:00 pm on 18 May
I understand marriage rumours as my peers are now married: Arjun
short by Rahel Philipose / on 18 May 2019,Saturday
Speaking about rumours of his wedding with actress Malaika Arora, Arjun Kapoor said, "Where my marriage is concerned, speculation is understandable because that's the nature of the business." "There seems to be this buzz that I should also just (get married) because some of my peers have," Arjun further said. Malaika and Arjun have reportedly been dating since 2016.
short by Rahel Philipose / 10:48 am on 18 May
Farhan asks Bhopal to vote a week after polling ends, trolled
short by Daisy Mowke / on 19 May 2019,Sunday
Actor Farhan Akhtar was trolled after he tweeted on Sunday, encouraging Bhopal to vote a week after polling ended in the constituency. "Dear electorate of Bhopal, it's time for you to save your city from another full-of-gas tragedy. #SayNoToPragya #SayNoToGodse #RememberTheMahatma #ChooseLoveNotHate," he wrote. Commenting on this, a user wrote, "Sir, [it's] a bit early...please retweet this [in] 2024."
short by Daisy Mowke / 11:40 am on 19 May
Indian filmmaker wins 3rd prize at film contest in Cannes
short by Rahel Philipose / on 18 May 2019,Saturday
Indian filmmaker Achyutanand Dwivedi's three-minute film 'Seed Mother' won the third prize in the international section of 'Nespresso Talents 2019', a competition at Cannes Film Festival. Dwivedi's film is based on Rahibai Soma Popere, a conservationist who encouraged the use of traditional farming methods in villages of Maharashtra. The theme of this year's contest was 'We Are What We Eat'.
short by Rahel Philipose / 05:17 pm on 18 May
SC issues notice to director Kazmi over alleged rape of actress
short by Rahel Philipose / on 18 May 2019,Saturday
The Supreme Court issued a notice to filmmaker Hyder Jamilhussain Kazmi, who recently got bail after spending six months in judicial custody for allegedly raping an actress. This comes after the actress approached the apex court seeking cancellation of bail. The actress claimed Kazmi first raped her in 2012, further, accusing his sister of filming the act to threaten her.
short by Rahel Philipose / 10:44 am on 18 May
Mumbai's Chitra Cinema shuts down after 70 yrs over poor business
short by Gaurav Shroff / on 17 May 2019,Friday
Dadar's Chitra Cinema, one of Mumbai's first AC theatres, shut down after seven decades following its last screening of 'Student of the Year 2' on Thursday. "We used to get 10-15% business but spend a lot on maintenance. Thought people will come for last show but it didn't happen," third-generation owner Dara Mehta said on the 550-seater theatre.
short by Gaurav Shroff / 10:35 pm on 17 May
Filmfare Editor criticised for 'mocking' Hina's Cannes appearance
short by Anmol Sharma / on 17 May 2019,Friday
Filmfare Editor Jitesh Pillai has apologised to Hina Khan after being criticised for his "Cannes has suddenly become Chandivali studios kya" remark on the TV actress' Cannes appearance. Pillai said that his comments were "grossly misconstrued". Many TV fraternity members accused Jitesh for "looking down upon" Hina, with actress Divyanka Tripathi writing, "They can't imagine journey TV people go through".
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:15 pm on 17 May
CBFC cuts Gita, Quran references in Arjun's 'India's Most Wanted'
short by Rahel Philipose / on 18 May 2019,Saturday
The Censor Board asked the makers of the upcoming Arjun Kapoor starrer 'India's Most Wanted' to omit scenes in which Quran and Bhagwat Gita are mentioned. "[W]e respect all religions...That is why when the request came, we decided to remove it," the film's director Raj Kumar Gupta said. After the scenes were removed, the film was granted a U/A certificate.
short by Rahel Philipose / 02:05 pm on 18 May
Key witnesses scared to come forth due to Nana: Tanushree's lawyer
short by Rahel Philipose / on 18 May 2019,Saturday
Key witnesses aren't coming forward to record statements in the sexual harassment case filed by Tanushree Dutta against Nana Patekar due to fear of the accused, Tanushree's lawyer said. "Police have recorded statements of almost 15 witnesses, but key eyewitnesses...have not recorded," her lawyer added. He further stated they will feel safe to come forward once the accused are arrested.
short by Rahel Philipose / 02:21 pm on 18 May
Actor vandalises store over hotdog, says police beat him all night
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 May 2019,Saturday
CCTV footage of TV actor Aansh Arora vandalising a convenience store in Ghaziabad has surfaced online. According to the store manager, Aansh vandalised the store after being asked to wait for a hotdog he had ordered. Aansh later claimed the police arrested and brutally thrashed him all night after he had gone to the store to apologise for his behaviour.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:05 pm on 18 May
I feel disrespected: Director quits Akshay's film after poster out
short by Daisy Mowke / on 19 May 2019,Sunday
Filmmaker Raghava Lawrence has announced he has decided to step down as director of Akshay Kumar starrer 'Laxmmi Bomb', citing that the first look poster of the film was released without informing him. "I feel very disrespected," he wrote. "More than money and fame, self-respect is the most important attribute to a person's character," Raghava tweeted.
short by Daisy Mowke / 10:00 am on 19 May
Robert Pattinson to replace Ben Affleck as Batman: Reports
short by Rahel Philipose / on 17 May 2019,Friday
British actor Robert Pattinson has been approached to replace Ben Affleck as Batman in the upcoming instalment of the superhero film franchise, as per reports. If cast in the film, Pattinson will become one of the youngest ever actors to play the superhero on-screen. Titled 'The Batman', the forthcoming Matt Reeves directorial is slated to release on June 25, 2021.
short by Rahel Philipose / 01:05 pm on 17 May
Arnold Schwarzenegger kicked from behind during event in S Africa
short by Nandini Sinha / on 18 May 2019,Saturday
Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was kicked from behind by a man during an event in Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday. Schwarzenegger was filming a video of children skipping when the man jumped and kicked the 71-year-old. Schwarzenegger fell over a crowd of people while the man who kicked him was held down by security.
short by Nandini Sinha / 10:35 pm on 18 May
I wish GoT had more seasons: George RR Martin on final season
short by Rahel Philipose / on 18 May 2019,Saturday
While speaking about the final season of the television adaptation of his 'Game of Thrones' book series, author George RR Martin said, "I'm a little sad...I wish we had a few more seasons." "The series [hasn't been] completely faithful. Otherwise, it would' another five seasons," he added. The finale episode of the series will release on Monday.
short by Rahel Philipose / 11:02 am on 18 May
Arbaaz Khan to make Malayalam acting debut with Mohanlal
short by Rahel Philipose / on 18 May 2019,Saturday
Actor Arbaaz Khan will make his acting debut in the Malayalam film industry in the upcoming Mohanlal starrer 'Big Brother'. "Super excited about working with the Legend Mohanlal sir...So looking forward to the shoot in July," Arbaaz tweeted. Directed by Siddique, the film will reportedly see Arbaaz play the role of an enforcement officer named Vedantham IPS.
short by Rahel Philipose / 04:30 pm on 18 May
Karan Oberoi's bail plea rejected in rape and extortion case
short by Rahel Philipose / on 17 May 2019,Friday
A Mumbai court rejected a bail plea filed by actor Karan Oberoi, who was arrested earlier this month for alleged rape and extortion. The actor was accused of raping a female astrologer on the pretext of marriage, and filming the act. Karan's lawyer claimed that the woman filed the case to seek revenge after the actor didn't reciprocate her feelings.
short by Rahel Philipose / 04:52 pm on 17 May
Russian man shooting for Telugu movie dies of heatstroke
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 17 May 2019,Friday
A 38-year-old Russian man working as an extra in the upcoming Telugu movie 'Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy' died following a heatstroke in Hyderabad on Tuesday. The deceased, Alexander, was on a tourist visa and was playing a Britisher in the film. Although he was not carrying his passport, stills from the sets of the movie were found in his camera.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 03:57 pm on 17 May
Making conscious effort to do socially relevant films: Kareena
short by Rahel Philipose / on 17 May 2019,Friday
Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has said that she is making a conscious effort to take up films that are socially relevant and deal with subjects that can "touch hearts". "Even if my part is smaller, I want to blend in films that are relevant," the actress added. Kareena further said her recent films covered important topics and broke boundaries.
short by Rahel Philipose / 03:54 pm on 17 May
Whatever happened in my life has brought me where I am: Salman
short by Rahel Philipose / on 18 May 2019,Saturday
When asked whether he would want to erase or repeat any phase of his life, actor Salman Khan said, "It is a difficult question for me." "Whatever has happened in my life has brought me here," the actor added. Salman further said that the various "chapters" of his life have shaped him as a person.
short by Rahel Philipose / 12:31 pm on 18 May
SRK's passion, drive and love for work remains same: Katrina
short by Rahel Philipose / on 17 May 2019,Friday
While speaking about working with Shah Rukh Khan in the 2018 film 'Zero', actress Katrina Kaif said, "His crazy passion...his drive and focus and love for his work...remains the same." "I know SRK much better now. I know him better as a person," the actress added. Katrina further said that Shah Rukh pushes his co-stars to perform better.
short by Rahel Philipose / 03:00 pm on 17 May
I used to be scared to dance in front of people: Nora Fatehi
short by Rahel Philipose / on 17 May 2019,Friday
While revealing that she hasn't received formal dance training, actress Nora Fatehi said that she used to be scared to dance in front of people. "I come from a...conservative Arab family. I'd practice at home in my room videos of people I...admired," she added. "But now I have a whole nation that loves how I dance," Nora further said.
short by Rahel Philipose / 04:58 pm on 17 May
Akshay's 1st look as transgender in 'Laxmmi Bomb' unveiled
short by Rahel Philipose / on 18 May 2019,Saturday
Akshay Kumar unveiled his first look from the upcoming horror-comedy 'Laxmmi Bomb', which will also see Kiara Advani in a lead role. A remake of the Tamil film 'Kanchana: Muni 2', the film will see Akshay play the role of a man possessed by the ghost of a transgender woman. Amitabh Bachchan will also reportedly feature in the forthcoming film.
short by Rahel Philipose / 05:12 pm on 18 May
Diana Penty makes her debut at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival
short by Rahel Philipose / on 18 May 2019,Saturday
Actress Diana Penty made her debut appearance at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival on Friday. The actress was seen at a party organised by luxury jewellery brand Chopard in a gold fringed dress and matching thigh-high boots by fashion designer Celia Kritharioti. Priyanka Chopra and her husband Nick Jonas as well as Kangana Ranaut were also seen at the event.
short by Rahel Philipose / 01:34 pm on 18 May
Ajay Devgn, Tabu starrer 'De De Pyaar De' hits theatres
short by Rahel Philipose / on 17 May 2019,Friday
Ajay Devgn and Tabu starrer 'De De Pyaar De', which released today, is "a very beautiful looking film with very beautiful looking people," wrote Koimoi. "Tabu excels in this one too," Times of India (TOI) said. Bollywood Hungama called the film "entertaining and also quite progressive and mature." It was rated 3/5 (Koimoi), 3.5/5 (TOI) and 4/5 (Bollywood Hungama).
short by Rahel Philipose / 01:42 pm on 17 May
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