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Coke Studio’s ‘Sayonee’ moment

The latest season of Coke Studio started on a low note as compared to the previous series, after their version of the national anthem failed to impress fans who had high expectations for the tenth season of the music production franchise, that too, at a time when the country was celebrating its 70 years of Independence. Even then, fans had hoped that the rendered version was the only ill that would trouble them this season. Apparently that proved to be wrong. The reviews of the recently released takes by the franchise seem to be on a harsh receiving end. When…
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Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies at 91

Veteran Hollywood comedian Jerry Lewis, who died Sunday aged 91, perfected a goofy brand of slapstick that endeared him to millions over the course of a career spanning six decades. One of the most popular American entertainers of the 1950s and 60s, Lewis made his name as the clown behind such quirky comedies as "The Nutty Professor" but also won acclaim as a writer, actor and philanthropist. The comedy legend, who at the peak of his popularity was among the world s biggest movie draws, died at his home in Las Vegas early Sunday morning. "I can sadly confirm that…
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‘Hitman’ bumps off ‘Logan’ to claim box-office lead

Two new movies -- "The Hitman s Bodyguard" and "Logan Lucky" -- soared to the top three in North American theaters this weekend, with "Logan" scoring well with critics, but "Hitman" far luckier in ticket sales. Lionsgate s "Hitman" pulled in an estimated $ million to lead the three-day weekend, according to industry website Exhibitor Relations. That was considered a respectable take on what has been the lowest-grossing weekend of the year. The film tells the story of a famous bodyguard (Ryan Reynolds) hired to protect a notorious hitman (Samuel L. Jackson) who is about to testify in a high-profile…
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Difficult to manage professional, personal life with baby, says Kareena

– Bollywood stunning actress Kareena Kapoor has said that living professional and personal life with a small child is quite difficult. In an interview, Kareena said that women are being portrayed more powerful in Indian cinema now as such characters are produced in which they are depicted strong, empowered and brave. She said that her son Taimur is so young that she finds difficulty in managing her personal and professional life. But I try to give time to both work and my son, she added.
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Tennis: Dimitrov downs Kyrgios for biggest career crown

Grigor Dimitrov captured his seventh and biggest career title Sunday, defeating Australia s Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 7-5 to win the ATP Cincinnati Masters and boost his confidence for the US Open. The 11th-ranked Bulgarian never dropped a set in taking the top prize of $954,225 and his first Masters title, a perfect stepping stone into the year s last Grand Slam event that begins a week from Monday. "In the big picture, it means a lot to me," Dimitrov said. "I m pretty confident after that win. This is what I ve been practicing for. It s my biggest win…
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Riya Sen ties the knot with Shivam Tiwari in a quiet ceremony

Riya Sen and Shivam Tiwari tied the knot in a quiet ceremony held in Pune where friends and family members of the couple rejoiced the happy occasion. Riya’s sister Raima Sen shared the wedding photos on her social media accounts. The hush-hush marriage took place on August 16. Riya choose the long time boyfriend as her better half after reports of their engagement. She Bengali theme occasion was lit up with customs including haldi and local culture.
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‘There is a lot of rejection in the entertainment business’: In conversation with Yasir Shah

Recently, we had the fortune of interviewing Pakistani actor and model Yasir Shah who has worked extensively in not just Pakistan, but also neighbouring India. In this interview he discusses his struggles about making his mark in the entertainment world and shares some insight into the projects he is currently working on. So sit back and enjoy our conversation with Yasir Shah. How did you begin your career as an actor? I believe I was destined to become an actor. Prior to acting, I did many modeling gigs in Pakistan and got my first major break in the popular Indian…
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Taylor Swift goes blank on social media, sending fans into frenzy

Taylor Swift, one of the most popular celebrities on social media, wiped all her accounts on Friday, sending fans into a frenzy over whether the pop singer had been hacked, was preparing to launch a new album, or was about to reinvent herself. Swift, who has 85 million Twitter followers and 102 million Instagram followers, deleted all of her Instagram photos, her posts on Tumblr, and removed her avatar from her Facebook page where all postings prior to December 2015 were missing. The "Blank Space" singer also deleted years of Twitter posts, and her official website showed just a black…
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