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Entertainment

K-pop producer Shinsadong Tiger passes away at 41

K-pop producer Shinsadong Tiger passes away at 41. The famed hitmaker launched the girl group TRI.BE and hit songs like EXID's Up and Down. Esteemed K-pop producer Shinsadong Tiger has passed away at 41 unexpectedly. Reports released by Korean media outlet SPOTV News on February

Taylor Swift named biggest-selling global recording artist of 2023

Taylor Swift was the biggest-selling global recording artist in 2023, an industry body has confirmed. The American superstar has broken another record by topping the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry's (IFPI) Global Artist Chart for a fourth time. IFPI, the

Shah Rukh Khan wins Dadasaheb Phalke for Best Actor

After receiving the award, Shah Rukh Khan said that he is “genuinely very thrilled and touched" that people have recognised the work he has put in. Actor Shah Rukh Khan won the award in the Best Actor category at Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards (DPIFF)

Virat Kohli spotted in London after welcoming son Akaay with Anushka

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma shared their baby news on Tuesday. Now, a picture of the Indian cricketer reportedly walking the streets of London has emerged. Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma announced the arrival of their second baby – son Akaay – via Instagram on Tuesday.

Oppenheimer's Murphy and Downey Jr scoop Bafta Film Awards

Cillian Murphy, Robert Downey Jr and director Christopher Nolan were all honoured for their work on Oppenheimer as the film dominated the Bafta Awards. Murphy was named best actor for playing J Robert Oppenheimer, known as the father of the atomic bomb, while Downey Jr won best

Veteran actress Anjana Bhowmick passes away at 79

Popular actor of yesteryears Anjana Bhowmick died in Kolkata on Saturday, family sources said. She was 79. Anjana who had been ailing for some time died at a private hospital around 10:30 am, they said. She was admitted to the hospital due to respiratory problems on February 16. She

Shakib’s psycho thriller ‘Dorod’s’ first look released

Superstar Shakib Khan reinvented himself and roared in the local film industry with his pan-Indian cinema’s first look, "Dorod". The actor has released the first look of "Dorod" today (February 14) which is a valentine cake for the Shakib fans. In the

Radio Capital FM 94.8 holds ‘Fagun Bhalobasa Utsab’ 

Capital FM 94.8, a radio station of the country’s largest media family, East West Media Group Ltd., is celebrating Pahela Falgun and Valentine’s Day together today (February 14) for the first time with a day-long programme titled “Fagun Bhalobasa Utsab”. 

Tasnia Farin wins award at Fajr Int’l Film festival

Popular actor of this generation Tasnia Farin has received an award at the prestigious Fajr International Film Festival in Iran for her performance in the film “Fatima”. The actress has been honoured with Crystal Simorgh Award in The Eastern Vista Section for the Dhrubo

Humayun Faridi’s 12th death anniversary today

Today is the 12th death anniversary of noted actor and theatre activist Humayun Faridi.  Born on 29 May 1952 at Narinda in Dhaka, he was a television, film and stage actor. Humayun Faridi also fought in Bangladesh’s Liberation War in 1971. After independence, he got

Taylor Swift celebrates boyfriend Kelce's NFL win 

Surrounded by football fans, cameras and confetti, Taylor Swift shared an on-field kiss with boyfriend Travis Kelce after the American football star earned a second straight Super Bowl win. Millions of Americans had tuned in for the championship match - which also threw the spotlight

Michael Jackson: Stake in catalogue sells for $600m

Sony Music Group is understood to have paid at least $600m (£475m) for half of Michael Jackson's catalogue. If accurate, it would mean the singer's musical assets are worth more than $1.2bn (£950m). The deal would also be the biggest ever for the work of a single

Mithun Chakraborty hospitalised after chest pain

Veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty was hospitalised on Saturday after he complained of chest pain. He is currently admitted to Apollo Hospital in Saltlake. He is undergoing treatment. According to an India Today report, the ‘Disco Dancer’ star suffered a cerebral attack.

Oscars announces new award for casting directors

In a monumental move, the Oscars have just announced the addition of a brand-new category to their prestigious lineup: an award for casting directors.  This groundbreaking decision comes after years of passionate advocacy within Hollywood circles, marking a significant step

Disney boss bets on Fortnite and Taylor Swift

Disney's chief executive, Bob Iger, has announced a series of moves which he hopes will bring "significant growth" to the entertainment giant. The plans include streaming an exclusive cut of Taylor Swift's Eras Tour concert movie on Disney+. The firm will also

Actor Ahmed Rubel passes away

One of the finest actors of Bangladesh, Ahmed Rubel passed away at the age of 55.  Director Nurul Alam Atiq confirmed the death news this evening (February 7). He said, “There was a special screening of my new movie ‘Peyarar Shubas’ at a multiplex in

Swift threatens to sue student who tracks her private jet

Taylor Swift's lawyers have threatened to sue a student who tracks the private jets of celebrities, including the singer, and shares it online. Jack Sweeney, using publicly available data, tracks the take offs and landings of planes belonging to the wealthy and posts them one day

Musk funds actress Carano lawsuit against Disney 

Actress Gina Carano has sued Disney and Lucasfilm after she was sacked in 2021 over a social media post in which she compared being a Republican to being a Jew during the Holocaust. The lawsuit is being funded by Elon Musk, who made an open call on his platform X for others to join the

Ukraine-born Miss Japan relinquishes crown after reported affair

A Ukraine-born model with Japanese citizenship who won the 2024 Miss Japan beauty pageant has given up her title, competition organizers said Monday, in the wake of a weekly magazine report detailing her relationship with a married man. Karolina Shiino, 26, was named the 2024 Miss

Fake cancer death of Poonam Pandey sparks ethics debate

A social media post claiming that an Indian actress had died due to cervical cancer and a subsequent video announcing that she was alive has sparked a furious debate on the ethical conundrums surrounding online publicity campaigns. On Friday, Poonam Pandey's official Instagram