Screen artists push for 5-point demand

Entertainment Live: Bangladeshi eminent actors and artists have assembled together on Wednesday to place a five-point demand. Federation of Television Professionals Organization(FTPO) has launched the movement to present their five-point demand, including their call to shut down foreign serials in local channels. The rally, held at central Shaheed Minar, included a number of prominent... details

Disney’s ‘Moana’ tops N.American movie

Entertainment Live: The animated sea-faring musical adventure "Moana" sailed to success in its debut weekend, taking in an estimated $55.5 million to top the North American box office, an industry group said Sunday. The Disney film about a brave Polynesian teenage girl on a risky mission to save her people reaped in $81.1 million during the full, longer Thanksgiving holiday weekend,... details

Dear Zindagi: Lengthy life lessons sans drama

Entertainment Live: Gauri Shinde's "Dear Zindagi" is a youth-centric cathartic film which gives you a glimpse of how they deal with life, relationships and the issues that bog them down. Perhaps, it is only the youth who will relate to - the heartaches, seeking their dream job, problems with parents, et al. Kaira aka Koko (Alia Bhatt) is a 25-year-old Mumbai based cinematographer, who is... details

Nobel, Shokh in same frame

Entertainment Live: Celebrated model-actor Adil Hossain Nobel and popular actress Anika Kabir Shokh are acting together for the second time. The duo will be seen together in a special tele-drama titled ‘Hello RJ’. With the target of telecasting the tele-drama during the Eid-ul-Fitr next year, director Himel Ashraf has started its shooting on Friday at a picturesque location of Savaron the... details

‘Aynabaji’ earns positive feedback

Entertainment Live: The International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg is a journey around the world through the medium of film – it is the gathering of the best filmmakers from around the world. This year, at the 65th edition of the festival, ‘Aynabaji’ has been making quite a stir leading up to it following its packed screening. Present at the screening of the film were the... details

‘Boo! A Madea Halloween’ tops N. America box office

Entertainment Live: The latest installment in Tyler Perry's Madea comedy franchise -- "Boo! A Madea Halloween" -- topped the North American box office in its debut weekend, industry estimates showed Sunday. "Boo!" -- which again stars Perry as a tough-talking matriarch -- raked in $27.6 million, box office tracker Exhibitor Relations said. In second place was another debut film -- "Jack... details

Rock poet Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature Prize

 Live Correspondent: US music legend Bob Dylan, whose poetic lyrics have influenced generations of fans, won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, the first songwriter to win the award in a decision that stunned prize watchers. The 75-year-old was honoured "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition", the Swedish Academy said. The choice was... details

Happy birthday, Big B

Entertainment Live: Amitabh Bachchan is undoubtedly one of India's biggest global stars celebrating a stardom since the 1970s. Even though he does not like the nickname “Big B”, it somehow stuck since people's around him like to address him in a way which probably reflects his charismatic personality. Today, the Padma Vibhushan recipient celebrates his 74th birth anniversary. Amitabh... details

Australia legalizes same-sex marriage

Live Correspondent: Australian-born singer Kylie Minogue and her fiancé, actor Joshua Sasse, are taking a stand in support of same-sex marriage. Minogue, 48, and Sasse, 28, got engaged in February. The couple say they won't walk down the aisle until Australia's government recognizes same-sex marriage. "There are chances of a Melbourne wedding," Sasse said. "But me and Kylie have... details

Busted: ‘People will have to get over their perceptions of us’

Entertainment Live: As former boyband Busted return with a surprising new sound, channelling Daft Punk and 1980s movies, they tell us why its time for people to change their perceptions. Charlie Simpson, Matt Willis and James Bourne found fame and legions of young fans as Busted in the early 2000s, thanks to hits like What I Go To School For, Crashed the Wedding and Year 3000. But once a... details

Linda Blair on the blessing and curse of ‘The Exorcist’

Entertainment Live: Former child star Linda Blair frightened the wits out of a generation of moviegoers as the possessed pre-teen with a penchant for projectile vomiting in iconic horror movie "The Exorcist."  But four decades on, you get the feeling she'd be happy never to answer another question about her 1973 portrayal of the demonic Regan MacNeil, a role that will always define... details

Bachchan’s Heart-Warming Letter To Granddaughters

Entertainment Live: Bollywood Megastar Amitabh Bachchan wrote a heart melting letter to his granddaughters. The letter is as follows. ‘You both carry a very valuable legacy on your tender shoulders – Aaradhya, the legacy of your pardadaji , Dr Harivansh Rai Bachchan…and Navya, the legacy of your pardadaji , Shri H P Nanda…. Both your pardadaji ‘ s gave your present surnames... details

Zahid & Purnima together after more than a decade

Entertainment Live: Popular actors of the past decade Purnima and Zahida Hasan have paired up after a long haul of twelve years. Purnima has been absent from the TV screen for a long time due to her personal reasons. However, since the actress made her comeback, she keeps her schedule super occupied with the shooting of drama, telefilms and TV commercials. The actress, who is busy with the... details