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4 days ago
Nawazuddin Siddiqui to give IIFA a miss

Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui says that he is unable to participate in the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) currently underway in Spain as he is busy with his work commitments. I won't be able to go for IIFA due to my shooting schedule. I'll be going to Lucknow tomorrow, Nawazuddin said on Thursday at the screening of his upcoming film Raman Raghav 2.0.<...

15 days ago
Black actors dominate Tony Awards winners' list

New York, June 13 (IANS) Actors of colour won big at the Tony Awards, a counterpoint to the controversy that surrounded the 88th Academy Awards, which nominated zero non-white stars earlier this year. All four musical acting categories included a diverse group of nominees, and in the end four actors of colour took the stage to accept their awards at the ceremony that took place Sunday ni...

15 days ago
Black actors dominate Tony Awards winners' list

New York, June 13 (IANS) Actors of colour won big at the Tony Awards, a counterpoint to the controversy that surrounded the 88th Academy Awards, which nominated zero non-white stars earlier this year. All four musical acting categories included a diverse group of nominees, and in the end four actors of colour took the stage to accept their awards at the ceremony that took place Sunday ni...

15 days ago
Black actors dominate Tony Awards winners' list

New York, June 13 (IANS) Actors of colour won big at the Tony Awards, a counterpoint to the controversy that surrounded the 88th Academy Awards, which nominated zero non-white stars earlier this year. All four musical acting categories included a diverse group of nominees, and in the end four actors of colour took the stage to accept their awards at the ceremony that took place Sunday ni...

15 days ago
Black actors dominate Tony Awards winners' list

New York, June 13 (IANS) Actors of colour won big at the Tony Awards, a counterpoint to the controversy that surrounded the 88th Academy Awards, which nominated zero non-white stars earlier this year. All four musical acting categories included a diverse group of nominees, and in the end four actors of colour took the stage to accept their awards at the ceremony that took place Sunday ni...

15 days ago
Black actors dominate Tony Awards winners' list

New York, June 13 (IANS) Actors of colour won big at the Tony Awards, a counterpoint to the controversy that surrounded the 88th Academy Awards, which nominated zero non-white stars earlier this year. All four musical acting categories included a diverse group of nominees, and in the end four actors of colour took the stage to accept their awards at the ceremony that took place Sunday ni...

15 days ago
Black actors dominate Tony Awards winners' list

New York, June 13 (IANS) Actors of colour won big at the Tony Awards, a counterpoint to the controversy that surrounded the 88th Academy Awards, which nominated zero non-white stars earlier this year. All four musical acting categories included a diverse group of nominees, and in the end four actors of colour took the stage to accept their awards at the ceremony that took place Sunday ni...

15 days ago
Black actors dominate Tony Awards winners' list

New York, June 13 (IANS) Actors of colour won big at the Tony Awards, a counterpoint to the controversy that surrounded the 88th Academy Awards, which nominated zero non-white stars earlier this year. All four musical acting categories included a diverse group of nominees, and in the end four actors of colour took the stage to accept their awards at the ceremony that took place Sunday ni...

15 days ago
Black actors dominate Tony Awards winners' list

New York, June 13 (IANS) Actors of colour won big at the Tony Awards, a counterpoint to the controversy that surrounded the 88th Academy Awards, which nominated zero non-white stars earlier this year. All four musical acting categories included a diverse group of nominees, and in the end four actors of colour took the stage to accept their awards at the ceremony that took place Sunday ni...

15 days ago
Black actors dominate Tony Awards winners' list

New York, June 13 (IANS) Actors of colour won big at the Tony Awards, a counterpoint to the controversy that surrounded the 88th Academy Awards, which nominated zero non-white stars earlier this year. All four musical acting categories included a diverse group of nominees, and in the end four actors of colour took the stage to accept their awards at the ceremony that took place Sunday ni...

15 days ago
Black actors dominate Tony Awards winners' list

New York, June 13 (IANS) Actors of colour won big at the Tony Awards, a counterpoint to the controversy that surrounded the 88th Academy Awards, which nominated zero non-white stars earlier this year. All four musical acting categories included a diverse group of nominees, and in the end four actors of colour took the stage to accept their awards at the ceremony that took place Sunday ni...

15 days ago
Black actors dominate Tony Awards winners' list

New York, June 13 (IANS) Actors of colour won big at the Tony Awards, a counterpoint to the controversy that surrounded the 88th Academy Awards, which nominated zero non-white stars earlier this year. All four musical acting categories included a diverse group of nominees, and in the end four actors of colour took the stage to accept their awards at the ceremony that took place Sunday ni...

1 month ago
Right distribution key to foreign success: A.R. Rahman

Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman has stressed on the need of more distribution channels for Indian artistes abroad, saying that this will add to their popularity on foreign shores. The music maestro says that one can sing an English song, but it will die its own death if not distributed well. Till we have distribution of Indian artistes abroad, it's (Engl...

1 month ago
Djimon Hounsou in love with storytelling technique of TV

Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Blood Diamond fame actor Djimon Hounsou, who will be seen in the second season of TV series Wayward Pines, feels television offers so much more in terms of experience and themes. I think TV also offers you a platform in which you can -- when you're doing a film, you're doing that film, and it's that theme that you're exploring in the film. But when you're doin...

3 months ago
'Bajirao Mastani' leads GiMA Awards nominations

Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's epic historical romance film Bajirao Mastani, starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra, has topped the nomination pack of the sixth Gionee Colors GiMA Awards nominations with a mention in nine categories. The Global Indian Music Academy (GiMA) honours the best talent in the music industry every year. Ca...

3 months ago
India's indie cinema wave reminds of Hollywood in 1970s: 'Iron Man' director

Los Angeles, March 16 (IANS) He has never been to India, but is no stranger to the country's cinematic portfolio. Jon Favreau, a name to reckon with in Hollywood, feels Indian cinema is engulfed in a new movement wherein director-driven and independent films with a unique vision are coming up -- much like Hollywood during the 1970s. The 1970s era is termed as the golden age of Hollywood ...

3 months ago
There is a real imbalance in Hollywood: Lupita Nyong'o

Los Angeles, March 13 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o says there is real imbalance in Hollywood when it comes to creation of stories, adding that there is scope to diversify. The Star Wars: The Force Awakens star shared her views in an interview to InStyle magazine, reports femalefirst.co.uk. She said: There is a real imbalance, from the very creation of the stories ...

3 months ago
Jada Pinkett Smith reacts to Chris Rock's Oscar joke

Los Angeles, March 7 (IANS) Actress Jada Pinkett Smith didn't take actor-comedian Chris Rock's Oscar jibe at her personally. On February 28, the 51-year-old had slammed Pinkett, who boycotted the Oscars for lack of diversity among the 2016 acting nominees, during his opening monologue at the 2016 Academy Awards. Pinkett told photographers at the Los Angeles International Airport ...

3 months ago
Leonardo DiCaprio running high on Oscar win

Los Angeles, March 6 (IANS) It has been a week since Leonardo DiCaprio grabbed his first Oscar, but the Hollywood star is still in ebullient spirits, and celebrating the win by hitting the night clubs here. According to a source, DiCaprio has been in the best mood since the win, reports people.com. DiCaprio has been stepping out with his friends and living it up. Since h...

3 months ago
Priyanka lauds Dwayne Johnson's 'commitment to his job'

Los Angeles, March 5 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who will be seen essaying a villain in the upcoming Baywatch movie based on the hugely popular 1990s TV series, has lauded her co-star Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson for his commitment towards his job. One of the most watched TV shows globally, Baywatch was about Los Angeles county lifeguards who patrol the beaches of Los Angeles...

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