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    10 Hottest Bollywood Women 2015

    Bollywood has long been renowned as the home of some of the most beautiful women in the world. Lined with former beauty queens and renowned models, the Bollywood red carpet is regularly surrounded by a sea of swooning men...

  • Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction

    Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction

    One Direction have confirmed that Zayn Malik is leaving the group, which will now continue as a four piece. The UK boyband has been together for five years, with number one hits and sell out tours around the world....

  • Hollywood Superstar Seriously Injured in Plane Crash

    Hollywood Superstar Seriously Injured in Plane Crash

    A plane crash at a luxury golf course in Los Angeles has left one of the most famous actors in Hollywood in hospital. The star of box office smash hit franchises Star Wars and Indiana Jones, Harrison Ford was...

  • Jamie Dornan Confirms Lead Role in Fifty Shades Sequels

    Jamie Dornan Confirms Lead Role in Fifty Shades Sequels

    There is good news for Fifty Shades of Grey fans as Jamie Dornan has revealed that he will be reprising his role as Christian Grey in the follow-up movies. The first movie is current breaking box office records around...

  • Bill Cosby Lawyers Try to Clear Sexual Assault claims

    Bill Cosby Lawyers Try to Clear Sexual Assault claims

    The lawyers acting on behalf of Bill Cosby have requested that a federal court judge dismiss a lawsuit from three women who claim that the iconic comedian called them liars after they said he sexual assaulted them. The accusations...

  • Hollywood Actor Ben Woolf Dies After Being Hit by Car

    Hollywood Actor Ben Woolf Dies After Being Hit by Car

    Ben Woolf, best known for his role as Meep in American Horror Story: Freak Show, has died aged 34 after being hit by a car. The Hollywood actor, who was just four feet and four inches tall, was hit...

  • The Oscars 2015 - Who Were The Big Winners?

    The Oscars 2015 – Who Were The Big Winners?

    The 2015 Oscars took place this weekend just gone (Sunday 22 February), but who were the big winners on the night. Well, for the best solo accolades British actor Eddie Redmayne won the best actor Oscar for his role...

  • Ten Million-Plus Audience for UK Soap's Big Reveal

    Ten Million-Plus Audience for UK Soap's Big Reveal

    British soap EastEnders attracted more than 10 million viewers for the final revelation in the long-running saga of who killed Lucy Beale, played by Hetti Bywater. The show, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary, has been shown on the...

  • Polanski Faces New Extradition Hearing Over 1977 Underage Sex Case

    Polanski Faces New Extradition Hearing Over 1977 Underage Sex Case

    The lawyer of film director Roman Polanski has confirmed the 81-year-old will attend an extradition hearing in Poland, requested by the US authorities over a long-standing child sex charge. Polanski, who won an Oscar for The Pianist and is...

  • Three Orchestra Members Fired After Public Spat

    Three Orchestra Members Fired After Public Spat

    Three members of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra have been fired in a row over “artistic differences”. Principals Hsin Hsiao-ling, Hsin Hsiao-hung and Liu Yang have been sacked after a very public argument in the press. The three had...

  • Teletubbies Creator 'Sad' About Show Remake

    Teletubbies Creator 'Sad' About Show Remake

    The creator of the much-loved 1990s British children’s TV show The Teletubbies says she is a “bit sad” the programme is being remade for a new generation. Anne Wood, who is also behind the hit toddlers’ show In the...

  • Salman Khan 'Didn't Have Licence', Witness Tells Trial

    Salman Khan 'Didn't Have Licence', Witness Tells Trial

    Bollywood star Salman Khan did not have a driving licence when his car was involved in a fatal accident in 2002, according to a witness from the Regional Transport Office (RTO) speaking at his hit and run trial. The...

  • New Romantic Stars Lead Tributes to Steve Strange

    New Romantic Stars Lead Tributes to Steve Strange

    Tributes from the music world have been paid to Visage singer Steve Strange, who has died from a heart attack at the age of 55. The Welsh-born star, who was best known for the hit Fade to Grey, was...

  • US News Anchor Suspended over 'Shot Down' Claims

    US News Anchor Suspended over 'Shot Down' Claims

    The most-watched network news anchorman in the US has been suspended from his position without pay for six months after admitting to ‘misleading’ viewers about being shot down in a helicopter in Iraq. NBC has taken Brian Williams off...

  • Jay Chou Celebrates Wedding in Taipei

    Jay Chou Celebrates Wedding in Taipei

    Singer and actor Jay Chou has held a second wedding party for his family in Taipei after tying the knot with girlfriend Hannah Quinlivan in England last month. The star, who mixes traditional Chinese music with hip hop and...

  • BAFTA Under Fire Over Hoskins Omission

    BAFTA Under Fire Over Hoskins Omission

    The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has been criticised for failing to feature Bob Hoskins in its tribute to stars who have died during the last 12 months. There were complaints that the Mona Lisa star,...

  • Grammys Success for Indian Stars

    Grammys Success for Indian Stars

    Indian artists have scored successes in America’s major music awards ceremony, the Grammys. Both activist Neela Vaswani and musician Ricky Kej won in their categories, but there was no joy for Anouska Shankar, who had been hoping to add...

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    The Best Bars in the World

    Enjoying a supremely mixed cocktail is one of the finest pleasures in the world, but what if you could sip on your beverage in one of the best bars in the world? Well, with Billionaires, you can. Letting your...

  • New Sunny Leone Trailer is a Hit with Online Viewers

    New Sunny Leone Trailer is a Hit with Online Viewers

    Sunny Leone’s trailer for her new movie has attracted millions of hits within days of going online. The star’s clip from her new film, Ek Paheli Leela, directed by first-timer Bobby Khan, pulled in one million views on YouTube...

  • Bollywood's Happy New Year Heads for China

    Bollywood's Happy New Year Heads for China

    Hit Bollywood movie Happy New Year is to be released in China to mark the Chinese New Year next week. The musical action film, which stars Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone, will be shown at around 5,000 screens...

  • Shreya Marries in Private Ceremony

    Shreya Marries in Private Ceremony

    Indian singing sensation Shreya Ghoshal has married her boyfriend Shiladitya in a quiet ceremony held behind closed doors. The singer told her friends and followers on social media that she had “married the love of my life” and an...

  • INXS Guitarist 'may Never Play Properly Again' after Accident

    INXS Guitarist 'may Never Play Properly Again' after Accident

    INXS guitarist Tim Farriss says a boating accident in Sydney means he may never be able to play properly again. Farriss severed a finger while working on his boat last month and although he has had two operations to...

  • Madonna Confirms UK Brit Awards Performance

    Madonna Confirms UK Brit Awards Performance

    Madonna has confirmed that she’ll be performing at the UK’s biggest music awards ceremony later this month, ending weeks of speculation about her possible appearance. The US superstar took to social media to inform her fans that she will...

  • Kai Ko Leaves Monster Hunt Cast

    Kai Ko Leaves Monster Hunt Cast

    Kai Ko has announced he has dropped out of Raman Hui’s new movie Monster Hunt. Speculation about his continued appearance in the film was rife after he was arrested in August last year allegedly smoking marijuana at a foot...

  • Robin Williams' Family Start Legal Action over his Estate

    Robin Williams' Family Start Legal Action over his Estate

    The family of the late comedian and actor Robin Williams have started court action over the splitting of his estate. Williams’ children Zachary, Zelda and Cody, and his widow, Susan, are in disagreement over which items they are entitled...

  • Queen Wins Big at India's Filmfare Awards

    Queen Wins Big at India's Filmfare Awards

    The drama Queen was the big winner at this year’s Indian Filmfare Awards, scoring victories in a total of six categories. Vikas Bahl's movie scooped the best film and best director, as well as best actress for Kangana Ranaut....

  • 'Bombay' Lyric Censor Row

    'Bombay' Lyric Censor Row

    India’s censors have asked singer Mihir Joshi to bleep out the word Bombay on his single Sorry. The vocalist wrote the song in late 2012 as an apology and to highlight the issue of sexual attacks on women that...

  • SRK Ready for Next Shetty Collaboration?

    SRK Ready for Next Shetty Collaboration?

    Speculation is mounting about Rohit Shetty’s next Bollywood collaboration with Chennai Express star Shah Rukh Khan. Sources say the director and actor have been aiming to make another movie together for more than a year and it will now...

  • Baby Star and Producer Team Up for New Thriller

    Baby Star and Producer Team Up for New Thriller

    Baby star Akshay Kumar and producer Bhushan Kumar are to team up again for to make the thriller Airlift. The movie, which starts shooting in February, will also feature Nimrat Kaur and will be directed by Raja Krishna. The...

  • Thorn Birds Author Colleen McCullough Dies at 77

    Thorn Birds Author Colleen McCullough Dies at 77

    Best-selling Australian author Colleen McCullough has died at the age of 77. The writer, who produced 25 novels, was best known for The Thorn Birds which was made into a hit TV series starring Richard Chamberlain and Rachel Ward....

  • Joan Rivers' Daughter Starts Legal Action against Clinic

    Joan Rivers' Daughter Starts Legal Action against Clinic

    The daughter of the late comedienne and TV presenter Joan Rivers has started legal action against the New York clinic which treated her before she died. Ms Rivers died in August last year after suffering a heart attack during...

  • Foreign Films to Debut at Beijing Festival

    Foreign Films to Debut at Beijing Festival

    A mixture of 200 to 300 foreign and Chinese-made films will be shown at this year’s Beijing International Film Festival. The event, which takes place in April, is now in its fifth year. It will feature international movies including...

  • Cumberbatch Apologises for 'Coloured' Remark

    Cumberbatch Apologises for 'Coloured' Remark

    Oscar-nominated actor Benedict Cumberbatch has issued an apology after referring to black actors as ‘coloured’ while talking about the need for more diversity on screen in an interview on US television. The British star said he was “an idiot”...

  • Salim Khan Causes Padma Controversy

    Salim Khan Causes Padma Controversy

    Veteran Bollywood actor and scriptwriter Salim Khan has turned down a Padma Shri Award – because his former screenwriting partner has received the two more prestigious Padmas, and he thinks he deserves the same. Khan is famous for his...

  • Bachchan 'Humbled' by Padma Vibhushan Award

    Bachchan 'Humbled' by Padma Vibhushan Award

    Amitabh Bachchan says he is “humbled” and “honoured” after being presented with India’s highest civilian award to mark his 40 years in films. Bachchan was named as a recipient of the Padma Vibhushan on the eve of Monday’s 66th...

  • Indian Thriller Baby Banned in Pakistan

    Indian Thriller Baby Banned in Pakistan

    The new Akshay Kumar thriller Baby has been banned in two Pakistani cities over censors’ concerns about the way it portrays Muslims. The Indian film has been pulled before it opened in Islamabad and Karachi by the censorship boards....

  • Bachchan Tipped for Padma Award

    Bachchan Tipped for Padma Award

    Speculation is rife on which big names in the Indian entertainment world will receive Padma Awards this year. Sources reckon Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan is likely to get the nod, along with Dilip Kumar, director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, and...

  • Man Arrested over Madonna Music Leak

    Man Arrested over Madonna Music Leak

    A man has been arrested in Israel on suspicion of hacking into music stars’ computers and leaking their music, including tracks from Madonna’s forthcoming new album Rebel Heart. Madonna was forced to release some songs earlier than she had...

  • World's First Self-Destructing Book Launched

    World's First Self-Destructing Book Launched

    Author James Patterson is aiming to spice up one reader’s life by selling them what’s said to be the first self-destructing novel in the world. The US bestseller reckons that publishing needs to compete with other forms of entertainment...

  • Scarlet Heart Stars Wed

    Scarlet Heart Stars Wed

    Chinese Scarlet Heart stars Nicky Wu and Liu Shishi have tied the knot, it has been revealed. The couple originally met on the set of the drama series and went on to appear together as an on-screen couple in...

  • Coen Brothers to Chair Cannes Film Festival Jury

    Coen Brothers to Chair Cannes Film Festival Jury

    Oscar winning directors the Coen brothers are to become the first pairing to act as the head judge at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. The brothers, whose hit films include Fargo and The Big Lebowski, are previous winners of...

  • Pallavi Sharda Reveals Ambitions to Play Madhubala

    Pallavi Sharda Reveals Ambitions to Play Madhubala

    Bollywood star Pallavi Sharda has revealed she wants to star in a film about the late Indian actress Madhubala. Pallavi, who is currently out on the promotional trail for the forthcoming Hawaizaada and was last seen starring opposite Ranibir...

  • Did Akshay Price Himself out of Hera Pheri 3?

    Did Akshay Price Himself out of Hera Pheri 3?

    Rumours are doing the rounds in Bollywood that Akshay Kumar isn’t in the third part of the hugely successful comedy franchise Hera Pheri because he demanded too high a fee. Akshay has been replaced in the forthcoming movie by...

  • Deepika Padukone Speaks out About Depression

    Deepika Padukone Speaks out About Depression

    Bollywood star Deepika Padukone has won international praise for publicly talking about her struggle with depression last year. The Chennai Express star bared her soul in a first person piece with the Hindustan Times, in which she described her...

  • India's Head Film Censor Quits Amid Claims of Interference

    India’s Head Film Censor Quits Amid Claims of Interference

    The head of India’s censorship board has resigned after claiming the government interfered in her decisions on the classification of a number of films. Leela Samson alleged there had been “coercion” and interference when the board was making decisions...

  • Birdman Leads Nominations for Spirit Awards

    The Grand Budapest Hotel and Birdman Lead Oscar Nominations

    The Grand Budapest Hotel and Birdman have picked up the most nominations for the 2015 Oscars, with nine each, beating off the hotly-tipped Boyhood. Just behind them comes The Imitation Game, with eight nods, leaving Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper...

  • Chinese Viewers Unhappy About Cleavage Censorship

    Chinese Viewers Unhappy About Cleavage Censorship

    Chinese TV viewers have signalled their outrage across the internet after apparent censorship of the assets of the star of the country’s most expensive show. The huge budget drama The Empress of China, which tells the story of the...

  • MacLachlan Confirms his Return to Twin Peaks

    MacLachlan Confirms his Return to Twin Peaks

    Kyle MacLachlan has confirmed he will return as Special Agent Dale Cooper when the cult TV drama Twin Peaks returns to the screen next year, 25 years after it was originally shown. The actor, who went on to appear...

  • MTV's Shannara Series to be Shot in New Zealand

    MTV’s Shannara Series to be Shot in New Zealand

    Hollywood is coming to New Zealand, which will form the backdrop for the new fantasy TV series Shannara, a show being made for MTV in the US. Work on filming the first series of the adaptation of the best-selling...

  • New Line-Up Revealed for The Voice Australia

    New Line-Up Revealed for The Voice Australia

    British singer Jessie J is joining Australia’s The Voice talent show as a mentor and Delta Goodrem is returning to the show after taking last season off. Kylie Minogue and Will.i.am won’t be back this year, but Ricky Martin...