Wednesday, 07 Dec, 2022

Entertainment

Reggae star Junior Murvin dies

DHAKA: Reggae singer Junior Murvin, best known for the 1976 hit song Police and Thieves, has died in Jamaica aged 67.His son, Keith Smith, said Murvin died in hospital in Port Antonio on Monday.The cause of his death has not been established although the singer was being treated for

‘Hunger Games’ stays top of US box office

DHAKA: ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ has held on to the top spot at the US box office for a second week, with Disney’s Frozen opening at number two.According to early estimates, the Hunger Games sequel took $110.2m while Frozen took $93m, reports the BBC.That figure made Frozen the

Speed a factor in Paul crash

DHAKA: Fans of ‘Fast & Furious’ star Paul Walker created a makeshift memorial Sunday at the site where a car he was riding in crashed, killing the actor and a friend.The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says speed was a factor in the one-car crash in the community of

‘Fast & Furious’ actor Paul dies in car crash

DHAKA: US actor Paul Walker, who starred in the ‘Fast & Furious’ series of action films, has been killed in a car crash in California.Walker, 40, was a passenger in a Porsche sports car driven by a friend, who also died, when it crashed north of Los Angeles, reports the BBC.Walker was

Moss to be honoured at British Fashion Awards

DHAKA: Supermodel Kate Moss will be honoured with a Special Recognition Award at the British Fashion Awards for her prosperous career and continued influence.The award function will be held London December 2, reports indiatoday.in.The 39-year-old, hailed as a fashion icon, has a career

‘We’re proud of each other’

DHAKA: Fashion designer Victoria Beckham says that she and her husband David are very proud of each other.Victoria and David have seen good and bad times together but stood by each other, reports dailymail.co.uk.The couple has been married for 13 years and has four children -Brooklyn, 14,

Jessie J finds God

DHAKA: Jessie J has dedicated her latest single to God. The star’s latest track, ‘Thunder’, is about her Christian beliefs and she wrote it after becoming more ‘comfortable’ speaking about religion.She told the Daily Mirror newspaper, ‘Thunder’ is a dedication to God.

Jolie to support cancer charity

DHAKA: Angelina Jolie’s family are setting up a charity to promote cancer education.The ‘Maleficent’ actress, who underwent a double mastectomy earlier this year after being diagnosed with the BRCA1 gene, will be involved with the Marcheline Debra and Raleigh Foundation, which is

Beyonce kicked out of the Pyramids?

DHAKA: Beyonce Knowles has hit back at allegations she was kicked out of the Pyramids in Egypt for being ‘`rude’.`The ‘Love On Top’ hitmaker, who has a 22-month-old daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, with her rapper husband Jay Z, was reportedly told to leave the popular tourist

Ashton Kutcher preparing to propose

DHAKA: Ashton Kutcher is planning to pop the question to Mila Kunis over the next few weeks.The 35-year-old actor, whose divorce from Demi Moore was legally finalised on Tuesday after a two-year battle over their $300 million fortune, has reportedly told friends he wants to get engaged to

‘The Conjuring’ to hit Cineplex

DHAKA: Star Cineplex will screen a 2013 American supernatural horror film ‘The Conjuring’ at its hall in Basundhara City Shopping Mall on city’s Pantha Path area.The Dhaka premiere of this biography, horror, thriller movie will be held at 6:45pm on Thursday.‘The Conjuring’ will

Sean Bean wins Emmy awards

DHAKA: Britain`s Sean Bean took the top acting honour at the 41st International Emmy Awards, while British comedy Moone Boy picked up best comedy and a UK documentary about late singer Freddie Mercury shared the arts programming award.The UK garnered three International Emmys at the

Depp confirmed for `Alice In Wonderland 2`

DHAKA: Hollywood actors Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska have been confirmed for the sequel of ‘Alice In Wonderland’.The two will reprise their roles as The Mad Hatter and Alice respectively.Directed by Tim Burton, Disney`s ‘Alice In Wonderland’ was a hit in 2010.For the part two,

Hunger Games devours US box office

DHAKA: The Hunger Games sequel has stormed to the top of the US box office chart with takings of $161m.But ‘Catching Fire’ narrowly failed to become the biggest opener of the year, falling short of ‘Iron Man 3’s debut of $174m.The movie, starring Jennifer Lawrence, did achieve the

‘My film doesn’t require censorship’

DHAKA: The censor board has axed ‘Eggjactly’ from being used in Sunny Leone starrer ‘Jackpot’. However the Indo-Canadian adult film star says it is a family film and doesn’t ‘require censorship’.The 32-year-old, who has shot some bold scenes for the movie, admits that it`s

Paris Hilton launches sex tape battle

DHAKA: Socialite Paris Hilton is battling to shut down a website hosting clips of her infamous sex tape.The hotel heiress hit headlines in 2004 when footage of her romping with her then-boyfriend Rick Salomon leaked online, and Hilton later sued him for releasing the tape.Clips from the

Timberlake, Swift early winners at American Music Awards

DHAKA: Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis led the early winners at the American Music Awards on Sunday, as some of pop music’s biggest names came together for the fan-voted awards ceremony.Timberlake, 32, picked up the prize for favourite male artist, beating

Timberlake, Swift early winners at American Music Awards

DHAKA: Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis led the early winners at the American Music Awards on Sunday, as some of pop music’s biggest names came together for the fan-voted awards ceremony.Timberlake, 32, picked up the prize for favourite male artist, beating

Leonardo DiCaprio donates $3m to save tigers

DHAKA: Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio donated $3 million to help save tigers in Nepal.The Great Gatsby star made the donation to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) via his charitable foundation.The funds will be used to significantly increase the number of tigers in Nepal by 2022 - the next

‘Krrish 3’ collections crossed Rs. 500 crores

DHAKA: While some media reports allege that Hrithik Roshan-starrer ‘Krrish 3’ box-office collections have been inflated, director Rakesh Roshan begs to differ.Speaking to Bollywood Hungama, Rakesh rubbishes these reports and questions the intentions of trade analysts who are saying