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If there's one thing Sienna Miller has in common with the character she plays in exploration epic Lost City of Z, it's that she's not afraid to air her views, loud and clear. So much so that she altered a script when she thought Nina Fawcett was appearing as too much of a stereotypical "wife" - with the director framing the scrawled-on piece of paper. The film - based on a true story - is about explorer Percy Fawcett, played by Charlie Hunnam, and his quest to find a mysterious lost city in the heart of the Amazon. His first…
> News Flash Desk Donald Trump has denied that he will work on the new series of reality TV show Celebrity Apprentice after becoming US president. It had been reported that he would continue to be an executive producer of the show he helped create. He tweeted on Saturday that he would "devote zero time" to the new series, which will be hosted by actor and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger. However, Mr Trump did reaffirm that he has a "big stake" in the show.BBC. >
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 21:24

Both Hillary and Trump are wrong: Sunny Leone

Newsflash Desk I just returned from the US and it is such an interesting time. No one wants to talk about who they are voting for. Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have their fair share of flaws. One is crazy; the other, crazier. Everyone is waiting with bated breath to find out what happens over the next 24 hours. Daniel (Weber, husband) already announced during Sunday dinner that we are not sleeping all night. We have to be up, to know what happens to that country, and to this world. The larger question on everyone’s mind is: Who is…
Monday, 31 October 2016 21:38

Hillary Clinton Gets Jennifer Lopez

> Newsflash Desk Miami: Hillary Clinton took to the stage with Jennifer Lopez in Miami when the music superstar performed a free concert in the rain to encourage early voting in the battleground state of Florida. The 47-year-old actress, singer and dancer whose toned physique appeared to defy gravity, powered through some of her greatest hits, including “Let’s Get Loud” and “On the Floor” before an exuberant crowd who cheered and danced as rain drenched the outdoor amphitheater late yesterday. Clinton arrived for the last segment of the gig, after Lopez’s ex-husband, Marc Anthony, had already performed. She enveloped Lopez…
Monday, 31 October 2016 21:30

Vidya Balan Makes Her Facebook Debut

> Newsflash Desk Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan has finally joined social networking site Facebook. The actress, who already had a Twitter and Instagram account but was not much active on them, made her Facebook debut ahead of the release of her film “Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh”. “Its exciting to be on Facebook. I like ‘the here & now ‘ of it all. I like the moment I launched the page, people began to write in questions..I am ready for that real time interaction,” Vidya said in a statement. “Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh” is the sequel to the 2012…
Thursday, 02 June 2016 13:13

Shakib-Srabanti romance in London

> Newsflash Correspondent Shooting of the Indo-Bangla joint venture film ‘Shikari’ is going on in London. Bangladeshi superstar Shakib Khan and Tollywood beauty Srabanti Chatterjee have taken part in the shooting. Romance between the pair gets on very well there. Several stills from the shooting already have been posted on Facebook where they were seen devoted with romance. It has been known that the shooting of three songs of the film will be taken place in London. Earlier on March, shooting of the film took place in Kolkata. Directed by Zakir Hossain Shimanto and Kolkata's Joydeb Mukherjee, the film is…
> Newsflash Desk Just when you thought that Priyanka Chopra is done with her set of achievements for this year, you would not have thought that she took it as a challenge. Even if you are a pro at mathematic calculations, it'll take you ages to list down her achievements for 2016. Priyanka Chopra broke all records of hotness! From being listed in the TIME Magazine's Most Influential List to receiving Padma award by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, this woman is on a winning spree it seems! PC is again the talk of the tinsel town and…
Friday, 26 February 2016 18:15

National Film Award 2014 announced

> Cultural Correspondent Clockwise from top, a still from Brihannala, Bidya Sinha Mim, Ferdaus and Moushumi. Director Murad Parvez’s government grant winning film Brihannala was declared the best film of 2014 on Thursday. The film, starring Ferdaus Ahmed and Sohana Saba in lead roles, addresses religion and its impact on society through the story of an interfaith relationship. For Brihannala, Murad also got awards in the best story writer and best dialogue writer categories. Meanwhile, Zahidur Rahim Anjan got the best director award for his directorial work in the liberation war based film Meghamallar. Ferdaus Ahmed got the best actor…
Newsflash Desk In her uniqueness in different genres of creative works, popular writer and singer Sabira Sultana has emerged with extraordinary talent in Bangla literature and music. Born and raised in a culturally oriented family, Sabira's love for music began at an early age. Her beloved father used to wake her up every morning doing reyaaz (practice) which is sine qua non for preparing the voice. She has not limited herself in music, this promising singer loves to writes on different issues around her. With her huge aspiration and incredible creative talent, she wrote 13 books, which are available at…
Friday, 23 October 2015 20:42

Raja Babu: I am the Power!

While entering the cinema hall, I asked at the counter the reason for the comparatively low priced tickets. When you are getting a Dress Circle seat for Tk80, questions come up. ‘We don’t have air conditioning,’ the man replied casually. Oh, alright, I answered back. Anyway, Raja Babu: I am the Power is the name of the film. Sakib Khan is back with a signature line: No Commitment, No Appointment, Only Punishment. Right on, let the odyssey begin! The surrounding sound system plays the number: Elomelo Joubon (fiery youth in disarray!) In one town (location unknown, areas similar to parts…
Sunday, 06 September 2015 09:38

Aadesh Shrivastava dies of cancer

Culture Desk Music composer Aadesh Shrivastava who was battling cancer passed away post-midnight. He was 51. Aadesh had been in Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri for over 40 days for cancer treatment. ‘Mr Aadesh Shrivastava 51 years old expired at 12.30 am on 5th September 2015 in Kokilaben Hospital due to cancer,’ Dr Ram Narain of Kokilaben Hospital said. The funeral will be there at at 12.30 pm at Oshiwara crematorium, sources said. He is survived by wife Vijeta Pandit, former Bollywood actor and sister of music-composer duo Jatin-Lalit, and their two sons —— Anivesh and Avitesh. Last evening…
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