Saturday, 6 August 2016

'Happy Bhag Jayegi' was the most exciting : Tarannum Malik

Singer #TarannumMalik, whose recent song #GabruReadyToMingleHai is climbing up the music charts, has also lent her voice for a Marathi film and a Punjabi single.

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About her early days in the industry, Tarannum says, “I have been in the music industry since the past 12 years. I have really seen the ups and downs of the industry. Initially it was difficult during the struggling period. But I want to thank god and Anand Raj Anand sir who gave me my break in ‘Chahat Ek Nasha’ in 2005’.

She then worked with popular music composers in popular film albums in Shankar Ehsaan Loy in ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, Ram Sampath in ‘Fukrey’, ‘Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami, and Sohail Sen in ‘Ek Tha Tiger’, ‘What’s Your Raashee’. She now wishes to work with A. R. Rahman, Vishal Shekhar, Salim Sulaiman and Pritam as well.
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Wonder boy Budhia deserves chance to run his dream

The people in Odisha on Friday gave thumbs up to the movie #BudhiaSinghBornToRun as they chorused that the wonder boy deserves the chance to live -- er, run -- his dream.

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The first day of the film saw a big rush at the cinema halls in the capital city and other parts of the state.

"This was a good attempt to narrate the story of Budhia Singh, who went into oblivion for several years. He should be allowed to train under an expert. I would love to see him participate in the Olympics," said Sumit Behera, a Ph.D. student.

"The movie was really inspiring. We are proud of Budhia Singh. He should be given a chance to realise his dream. He can bring India more pride and glory," said Saswata Pradhan, an engineering student.

Can't believe it's me in 'Wajah Tum Ho': Sana Khan

Actress #SanaKhan says that after seeing her acting and her appearance in Vishal Pandya's film #WajahTumHo, she can't believe it is her only.

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"I think Vishal is one of the finest directors I am working with and I hope I get an opportunity to work with him again. What he is making me do, I don't believe that's me. I have never done that kind of acting and I have never looked that way.

"I think my cameraman is making me look amazing, my production is lovely, they treat me like a princess, I love T-Series. And I hope that in my future films as well, the production is that sweet, the pampering types," Sana said on the sidelines on the launch of a restaurant lounge.
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Bappi Lahiri to send song of religious chants to Grammys

Music composer-singer #BappiLahiri says that he is a devotee of all religions and has created a song of Gayatri Mantra and Buddha chants, which he plans to send to the #GrammyAward committee.

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"Recently I have made something of only chants which will be going to the Grammys. There is Gayatri Mantra and Buddha chants in it, because people abroad like chants tremendously.

"You can check Tina Turner on Youtube, world number one singer, she has done so many rock songs, but she has created chants, it is very popular there," Lahiri said on the sidelines of the poster launch of the film "Umformung", based on Buddhist monks.
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Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton to wed?

Singers #GwenStefani and #BlakeShelton are reportedly planning to get married.

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Stefani and Shelton have also hired a top wedding planner for their big day, reports tmz.com. 

They have reportedly enlisted the help of Jerri Woolworth, who has offices in Tennessee and New York and has experience in planning events for the National Football League and the National Hockey League.

There is as yet no news about whether the couple have set a date for the wedding.

Despite being a couple for over a year, an engagement has been on the cards for a while, according to recent reports.

Paltrow, Will.i.am team up for reality TV show

Actress #GwynethPaltrow is heading to the small screen to team up with music producer and rapper #Will.i.am for a new reality show.

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The 43-year-old, who has her own lifestyle brand, Goop, and the Black Eyed Peas star will be joined by entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk on "Planet of the Apps", a new series co-produced by Propogate and Apple that will see the trio serve as mentors and advisors to app developers, reports mirror.co.uk.

Executive producers Ben Silverman and Howard T. Owens said in a statement: "We are thrilled to collaborate with Gwyneth, Gary and Will.i.am on 'Planet of the Apps'.

Zayn Malik covers up Perrie Edwards tattoo

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Singer #ZaynMalik has covered up the tattoo of his former girlfriend #PerrieEdwards.

Malik got a cartoon version of the Little Mix star inked on his arm when the pair were dating, but he broke off their engagement last year and has now covered up the image with more ink, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

A recent photograph posted on the Snapchat of Malik's current girlfriend Gigi Hadid, 21, shows that the tattoo is gone.

Urvashi Rautela to open jewellery exhibition

Actress #UrvashiRautela will be opening an upcoming three-day jewellery exhibition titled Glamour 2016 on August 19 here.

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The exhibition will take place at Hotel Sahara Star at domestic airport here, read a statement. 

Hosted by ABEC Exhibitions and Conferences Pvt. Ltd, the exhibition will showcase pieces from more than 60 jewellers from across the country. The second day of the exhibition will host Style Walk - The Bridal Affair.

“We're thrilled to be kicking off the next edition of Glamour which has grown into the premiere destination for jewellery designers to showcase their strengths and talents,” said event director Bulbeer Gandhi.
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Dongre to launch handloom clusters with government

Designer #AnitaDongre in partnership with the government, will be launching #handloom clusters across India soon.

The designer, who met Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday, says she is looking forward to work with the government. 

“The meeting went very well. We are looking forward to start the work from next week where we partner with the government on working with some handloom clusters,” Dongre told.

Dongre in association with BJP's parliament member Poonam Mahajan has been working towards elevating and providing sustained employment to Charoti village on the outskirts of Mumbai. And she says they plan to launch clusters on the same line soon. 

Sonam Kapoor named ambassador of Word to Screen Market

Bollywood actress #SonamKapoor has been announced as the ambassador for the Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival and Star India's Word to Screen Market.

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Curated by publisher and editor Arpita Das of Yoda Press, the initiative is a space where leading publishers and literary agents will meet with content creators. 

“I'm really excited to be associated with Word to Screen. I see immense promise in this initiative. It's an interesting platform to showcase great content and see it manifesting into great entertainment,” Sonam said in a statement.

Das along with two jury members will work in collaboration with publishing houses to curate over a dozen manuscripts, which will then be pitched to producers at the market. The event will be held on October 26.

Vogue Wedding Show 2016 begins in Delhi

With trendy bridal wear, trousseau options, wedding favours and jewellery, the #VogueWeddingShow returned to the national capital on Friday with more bling and glamour for its fourth edition.

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The three-day bridal exhibition commenced here with the display of creations by Indian fashion industry's big names like Anita Dongre, Manish Malhotra, Tarun Tahiliani and Sabyasachi Mukherjee.

Held in partnership with the Taj Group, the bridal extravaganza is taking place at the Taj Palace hotel here. The 'By invitation only' luxury fair has got 50 brands of the bridal world under one roof.

The corridors of the hotel were bustling with young women who seemed to be picking outfits for a function, newly-married women, a group of men following their wives and mothers with their daughters.

Jewellery brand Nimai to make foray into e-commerce

#Nimai, a multi-artist concept jewellery brand, is set to make its foray into e-commerce with launch of its website shopnimai.com on Sunday.

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Nimai curates works of over 55 established and emerging jewellery designers from India who endorse handcrafted, artisanal and Indian contemporary products.

The website will launch with an initial roster of 45 brands and will eventually become the virtual version of the retail store that is currently headquartered here.

The current roster includes names such as Eina Ahluwalia, Suhani Pittie, Outhouse, Deepa Gurnani, Valliyan, Zariin, Dvibhumi, Bangdar Sarali, Absynthe Design, Chicory Chai, Misho Designs, Metallurgy, Olio, Vasundhara Mantri, Baby Bania and Rara Avis. 

'Baahubali - The Conclusion' to release in April, 2017

Filmmaker #KaranJohar has shared that the second instalment of S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus #Baahubali will hit the screens in April next year.

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Karan, who distributed the Hindi version of the first part, took to Twitter on Friday to announce the release date.

"'Baahubali -- The Conclusion' releases on the 28th of April 2017," Karan tweeted.

"Dharma Productions and AA films are honoured and proud to associate once again with the genius S.S. Rajamouli's vision," he added.
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Want to do Kalpana Chawla, Gayatri Devi biopics: Prachi

After portraying former cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin's first wife Naureen in the biographical sports drama film "Azhar", actress #PrachiDesai says she is keen to essay astronaut Kalpana Chawla and the late Maharani Gayatri Devi of Jaipur on-screen.

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Asked whom would she like to portray in a biopic, Prachi told: "There would be plenty... Actually there are two that I can name right now because they are drastically different. One would be Kalpana Chawla and the other would be Gayatri Devi."

Prachi, who shared screen space with actor Emraan Hashmi for the second time in "Azhar", which will premiere on Sony Max on August 14, says both the persons are "amazingly different".

Outsider in Bollywood needs patience over talent: Esha Gupta

Actress #EshaGupta, who comes from a non-film background, says an outsider in the industry needs to have patience more than talent.

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Asked why she is not doing too many films, Esha told: “I think it's a simple reason. I tried to get some good films, but I was not getting good roles. When you are not from this industry, you need to have patience more than talent or anything. It takes time.

“I got many films which had huge money, but those were the kind of films which I would never wanted to do.

"I have also seen days where the (house) rent was Rs 20,000 and I was like where will I get the money from. If you are paying Rs 20,000 rent, you should earn at least Rs 50,000 in a month. I have seen those days as well,” she added.

Esha will next be seen in the upcoming film “Rustom”. She says she was not skeptical about essaying a negative role.
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Acting with Hrithik gave Pooja the jitters

#PoojaHegde is set to make her Bollywood acting debut with "Bang Bang!" star Hrithik Roshan in the forthcoming film #MohenjoDaro, and the budding actress says she was nervous while sharing screen space with the heartthrob.

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Did she get the jitters?

"Of course. He (Hrithik) is a really good actor. The plus-point of working with him is that ... you are so involved in a scene that acting for me became easier. Since it's my debut film I was a bit worried, but because of his level of intensity in a particular scene I was just reacting after a point rather than acting. It's good to work with someone like that," the former beauty queen told here.

So, who broke the ice?

Hrithik answered this one. 
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Katy Perry unveils new music video

Singer #KatyPerry has released the highly-anticipated music video for her #2016RioOlympics anthem "Rise".

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"Through the blood, sweat (lots of it), and tears, we keep rising. Finally, my new video for 'Rise'," Perry tweeted, reports aceshowbiz.com. 

In the video, directed by Paul Gore and produced by Matthew Ayriss and Danny Lockwood, Perry is seen struggling with her pink parachute under water and dangling from a rocky cliff. 

The "Fireworks" singer eventually flies with her parachute before landing on the rocky cliff again. 
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Supermodel Gisele steals the show as the new 'Girl from Ipanema'

Capping her long and successful career, #BrazilianSuperModel and national icon #GiseleBundchen stole the show at the #RioOlympics's opening ceremony on Friday night as she sashayed across the Maracana Stadium to strains of popular bossa nova track "Garota de Ipanema", or "The Girl from Ipanema" performed by the original composer's grandson.

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Clad in a long-sleeved, gold-sequin spangled shimmering dress, Gisele essayed her most ambitious catwalk across the stadium, with the trail of her 500 feet walk, formed into contours of iconic works by one of Brazil's greatest architects, Oscar Niemeyer.

"Tall and tan and young and lovely/The girl from Ipanema goes walking/And when she passes, each one she passes/Goes 'A-a-a-h'/When she walks she's like a samba/When she walks, she's like a samba/That swings so cool and sways so gentle/That when she passes, each one she passes/Goes 'A-a-a-h'," seemed written for the 36-year-old model, despite she not being from Ipanema, a swanky beachfront locale in Rio. 
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Samant Chauhan launches his design studio

Designer #SamantChauhan here on Friday opened his #SamantChauhanDesignStudio which chronicles all his bestsellers over the years and showcases his inspirations taken from traditions across the globe.

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His love for Indian crafts and embroideries can be seen on his creations and now his newly opened three-storeyed Design Studio located at Shahpur Jat reflects the same story in the form of interiors and constructions.

The Studio houses his complete collection of embroidered clothes, accessories and home furnishings in the finest of Bhagalpuri Silk, Chanderi and Leather.

What is unique about the place is his workshop adjoining the studio where master craftsmen are at work. The creation of each piece is according to designer a labour of love for the yarn and the spindle.

Friday, 5 August 2016

'Brand India Handloom has put spotlight on weavers'

Prime Minister #NarendraModi's initiative in the textile sector to promote Indian #Handloom as a brand has propelled weavers to the forefront in the country's fashion Industry, says designer Narendra Kumar.

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Aiming to promote the splendid art and rich legacy of India's handloom industry, Modi had last year unveiled the ‘India Handloom' brand last August 7 to showcase the government's efforts to empower weavers and artisans.

“This focus on enabling the Indian handloom industry to grow has helped weavers take the forefront in the Indian fashion industry,” Kumar, who is also the Creative Director of e-commerce site Amazon Fashion, told IANS in an email interview.

Kalki shoots for Label Ritu Kumar's new campaign

Actress #KalkiKoechlin features in the latest campaign for the launch of brand Label #RituKumar's autumn winter 2016 and Label Basics collections.

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The campaign, featuring videos and stills, was shot in Pali Hill here by ace photographer Bikramjit Bose and videographer Christina MacGillivray. 

"Some behind-the-scenes action from Label Ritu Kumar's Autumn Winter 16 campaign shoot. Label Ritu Kumar #KalkiInLabel," Kalki tweeted.

Kalki features in two videos for the launch of the Basics range, a collection of essential high quality must-have garments for every woman's wardrobe. 
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Punjab bans comedy film 'The Legend of Michael Mishra'

The Punjab government on Thursday announced a ban on the screening of comedy film #TheLegendofMichaelMishra.

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"The Punjab government has suspended the exhibition of the film with immediate effect for two months and during such suspension, it shall be deemed to be uncertified film in the state," a spokesman of the state government said.

He said the decision was taken "keeping in view the prevailing strong resentment among the Valmiki community about some objectionable references to Maharishi Valmiki".

'Baar Baar Dekho' complex yet very simple: Nitya Mehra

Director #NityaMehra, who makes her debut with film #BaarBaarDekho, says that her film is complex, but at the same time, a very simple and beautiful story about love and life.

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"Baar Baar Dekho" sees Sidharth Malhotra's character Jai falling in love with Katrina Kaif's character Diya, but developing cold feet on the wedding day.

The story then takes a turn when Jai suddenly starts ageing - 10 days on first day, two years on second day and 16 years on third day - and worries if he will die on the fourth day and then has to clear the mystery surrounding the strange process of ageing.
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Cara Delevingne lost her virginity at 18

Model-turned-actress #CaraDelevingne has revealed that she lost her virginity at the age of 18 after she quit taking the anti-depressants she had been on for two years.

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The 23-year-old actress -- who is dating singer/songwriter St. Vincent -- was prescribed the pills at the age of 16 when she was feeling depressed and suicidal, but hated them. She says it was only when she quit taking the medication that she could "feel things again", reports femalefirst.co.uk. 

"That week, I lost my virginity, I got into fights, I cried, I laughed. It was the best thing in the world to feel things again. And I get depressed still, but I would rather learn to figure it out myself than be dependent on meds, ever," Delevingne told Esquire magazine. 

Brendan Fraser to star in The Affair

Actor #BrendanFraser is set to star in the third season of American television drama series #TheAffair, which made its debut in 2014.

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The 47-year-old star, best known for playing Rick O'Connell in "The Mummy" trilogy, has confirmed he will star in the third season of the popular series, although he has yet to reveal the character he will play in the show, reports deadline.com.

Fraser was signed up for the role by talent agency Gersh. 
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Sherlyn Chopra disowns 'Kamasutra 3D', turns director

Actress #SherlynChopra says that her film #Kamasutra3D is not her film, and also said that she has turned writer-director with a short film.

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Sherlyn was present at the India Mobile Film Festival, where she was asked about her film 'Kamasutra 3D', she said, "That is not mine. All my best wishes to the starcast of the film and the team, but that is not my film."

Numerous pictures of Sherlyn for the film had gone viral in 2012 while the official trailer of the film launched in 2014 also saw her in some steamy scenes.

The film had made news in early 2014 when Sherlyn had filed a case against the director Rupesh Paul for threatening to cancel her dues for the film after she rejected his sexual advances, while Paul filed a defamation case against her. They, however, resolved their differences later on.

It is not clear if the shooting of the film has been completed.

About her upcoming projects, she said, "I have started the shooting of my short film today. I want my short film to release on Independence Day this month. It is going to be my first ever film as a writer, director and actor."
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Amber Heard parties with Elon Musk

Actress #AmberHeard was spotted with her rumoured boyfriend, the South African-born Canadian-American billionaire #ElonMusk, at a club here.

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The actress, who has been navigating her way through a very public divorce from estranged husband Johnny Depp, and the Tesla Motors CEO were spotted exiting The Box club in London on Tuesday night.

They were there alongside "Suicide Squad" stars Cara Delevingne and Jared Leto who were present for the premiere of the film, reports aceshowbiz.com. 

For the outing, Heard wore a black dress that she teamed with a black hat and ankle boots, while Musk looked casual in a grey shirt and a blue suit. 

The pair sparked dating rumours during a vacation in Miami last month. 

Hemsworth sports shorter hair in 'Thor: Ragnarok'

Actor #ChrisHemsworth, who is known for having long blonde hair as Thor, sports a shorter haircut and a thicker beard for #ThorRagnarok.

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Hemsworth's co-actor Mark Ruffalo recently posted on Instagram a new set photographs, two of which feature Hemsworth along with his stuntman and a selfie of himself with the Thor depicter with short hair, reports aceshowbiz.com. 

Still, it is unclear if Thor will have a different physical appearance and armour in the upcoming film.

How Ruffalo's Hulk will fit into the third "Thor" film has been kept under wraps and the actor has confirmed that he is already done filming "Thor: Ragnarok". 
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I'm dealing with sex addiction: Ozzy Osbourne

Singer #OzzyOsbourne says he is undergoing "intense therapy" for a "sex addiction" that nearly resulted in the disintegration of his marriage to Sharon Osbourne.

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The 67-year-old said in a statement that he was "mortified" at the effect of his behaviour on his family, reports telegraph.co.uk.

The announcement came after hairstylist Michelle Pugh told the media that she had a "very real relationship" with Ozzy and that it lasted four years.

“Over the last six years, I have been dealing with a sex addiction. I'm sorry if Ms. Pugh took our sexual relationship out of context. I'd also like to apologise to the other women I have been having sexual relationships with,” Ozzy said in a statement.

Britney Spears pranks Jimmy Kimmel

Singer #BritneySpears had a little fun with popular host #JimmyKimmel with a surprise wake-up call.

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Spears took her pranking skills to the next level when she woke Kimmel up with a private performance complete with backup dancers. The prank video was played out when she appeared on show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on Wednesday, reports eonline.com.

She was joined by a crew of shirtless men in the wee hours of the night as she broke into the Kimmel household through a back entrance. 

Actors now work in organised madness: Shilpa Shetty

Actors today are professional, on top of their game and well-versed with the tricks of the trade, says actress-entrepreneur #ShilpaShetty. She also feels the film industry is now in a state of "organised madness".

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In a tete-a-tete with IANS during a recent visit to the capital, Shilpa said: "Today, actors do everything. They have learnt everything from their mother's womb and then joined the industry. They are all professionals. We learnt everything on job, at least I did."

Shilpa, who took a leap of faith in showbiz with a role in the 1993 film "Baazigar" -- a Shah Rukh Khan starrer which went on to become a blockbuster -- has remained a popular figure in tinsel town despite her absence from the big screen over the past few years.

"I didn't even go to an acting school. I learnt how to act and emote after my seventh film. I really don't know how I sleep-walked through my first few films," she reminisced.

"Today, when I see old films of mine, I feel, 'Oh God, what have I done". Today's girls are stylish, they have managers. We didn't even have vanity vans when we started," added the 41-year-old, who is married to businessman Raj Kundra and has a four-year-old son Viaan with him.

Thursday, 4 August 2016

Tiger took Jackie Chan reference for 'Flying Jatt'

Actor #TigerShroff says that he took superstar #JackieChan's reference for his role in the film #FlyingJatt, and also said that he wants to become #SpiderMan.

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While superhero films are usually out-and-out action films, 'Flying Jatt' is an action comedy. Considering Tiger will be showcasing his martial arts in the film along with comedy, "Jackie Chan was one of my references because he uses comedy so effortlessly with action", Tiger said at the music launch of the film.

"Since childhood, I have been a fan of Spider Man because, according to me, he has the maximum humanity; he is very human, very mortal. So he even gets hurt. He has a poor background, but when he wears the costume, he forgets all of that, all the pressures of the society on him.
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I was religious at one point: Ileana D'Cruz

Actress #IleanaDCruz says she was religious at one point, but now she does not "believe in one big power as such".

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Asked if she is very spiritual or religious in real life, Ileana said here: "My belief is such that I don't believe in one big power as such. Nothing against religious people... I was religious at one point as well, but I just don't believe in it now. 

"It's not that I am a cynical person. It's just that I don't believe in it."

She said her parents are religious.

"I don't know if I believe in some supernatural power, but I believe in energies like positive and negative energies," added the "Barfi!" actress.
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Zayn Malik heads to Hollywood

Singer #ZaynMalik is about to make a move into the film and TV industry after reportedly landing a role as an executive producer.

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According to The Sun newspaper, the 23-year-old former One Direction star is said to have teamed up with creators of Emmy-winning US series "Entourage" to make a TV series about an aspiring boyband, reports dailymail.co.uk. 

"This is a big deal for Zayn. He has been keen to get stuck into different projects outside of music and this is the perfect move. It's a subject he knows lots about and he will call upon his experiences to advise the scriptwriters on the show," said a source. 

Rumer Willis never reveals her favourite fragrance

Actress-singer #RumerWillis never tells anyone what fragrance she wears because she doesn't want people to copy her, although she has teased she wears a mixture of "weird s**t".

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Speaking about her signature scent, the "Return to Sender" star said: "I never tell anybody. I don't want anyone else to have it. I mix stuff; it's like random, weird s**t."a

However, Willis is more open to sharing the cosmetic products she uses for her face. 

She won't wear too much make-up during the daytime, and prefers to keep her everyday look "very light", although she will apply a touch of rouge lipstick for the evening, reports eonline.com.

"Bronzer and very light. I feel like you shouldn't have a lot of make-up on during the day. Most of the time, I'll do just a bit of eyeliner on the top. Super kind of retro has been my vibe. I've been wearing red lipstick more at night.

Lindsay Lohan isn't pregnant, says mother

Actress #LindsayLohan isn't pregnant, her mother Dina Lohan has confirmed.

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Lindsay blasted her fiance Egor Tarabasov on social media late last month after he chose to go out partying instead of staying home with her. She accused him of cheating on her with a Russian woman and said in one of her posts that she is pregnant. 

Lindsay's father Michael Lohan later confirmed the pregnancy in an interview, saying that his daughter broke the news to him via a text message. 

Is Spider-Man in 'Thor: Ragnarok'?

#SpiderMan could appear alongside the God of Thunder in #ThorRagnarok, according to hints dropped by #JonWatts, the director of "Spider-Man: Homecoming", and "Thor: Ragnarok" helmer Taika Waititi.

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Watts tweeted to Waititi first on July 31 to ask if Spider-Man is going to be in the next "Thor" film, reports aceshowbiz.com.

Waititi then hinted at the possibility of Spider-Man crossing paths with actor Chris Hemsworth's Thor character in the upcoming film by replying: "I just need his head. Send immediately." 

Watts didn't seriously respond to the tweet as he replied to it with a GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) of actor Brad Pitt. 

Charlie Puth mocks Justin Bieber

Soon after "What do you mean?" hitmaker #JustinBieber shared some songwriting advice with his fans, singer #CharliePuth stepped in to give some additional tips.

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Bieber had previously posted on Instagram a message to his fans about writing a song. 

"If you write music take notes from the greatest writer to ever do it Jason Boyd aka Poo bear," Bieber wrote to his followers. 

Shortly thereafter, Puth tweeted: "If you write music... Write from the heart. You don't take notes, you hear them."

Gemma Atkinson strips naked

British actress #GemmaAtkinson, who is making her Bollywood debut with the film #Fever, has stripped completely naked.

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Atkinson flaunted her body in a bid to make other women feel better about themselves, reports mirror.co.uk.

Taking to Instagram to show off a behind the scenes photograph from her naked shoot for Women's Health magazine, Atkinson wrote: "This issue is about woman being comfortable in their own skin".

"The one thing we have in common is our mutual support for females," she added. 
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Iggy Pop pays tribute to David Bowie

Singer-songwriter #IggyPop recalled his memories of his friend, the late #DavidBowie, during a two-hour special radio show.

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The "Lust for Life" singer discussed his memories of Bowie -- who died of cancer in January -- and had a special playlist that spanned the "Ziggy stardust" hitmaker's career on his two-hour BBC 6 Music show "Iggy Confidential", reports femalefirst.co.uk.

Pop admitted he had personally chosen the songs according to his memories of Bowie.

Clint Eastwood would choose Trump over Clinton

Actor-filmmaker #ClintEastwood says he hasn't endorsed any candidate for the #USpresidency yet, but if given a choice between US Democratic candidate #HillaryClinton and her Republican rival #DonaldTrump, he would choose the latter.

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Eastwood said that he will not go for Clinton because she will follow current US President Barack Obama's footsteps, reports variety.com.

“That's a tough one, isn't it? I'd have to go for Trump... You know, 'cause she's declared that she's gonna follow in Obama's footsteps,” Eastwood said in an interview to Esquire magazine.

“There's been just too much funny business on both sides of the aisle. She's made a lot of dough out of being a politician. I gave up dough to be a politician. I'm sure that Ronald Reagan gave up dough to be a politician,” he added.

Action is all about attitude, says John Abraham

Actor #JohnAbraham, who has never failed to surprise audiences with his action-packed stunts, tough looks and disarming smile, says one needs to have a strong attitude to be an action hero.

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"I always maintain that to be accepted as an action star, you have to be an action hero first. You have to have the physicality, attitude and you have to know that when you turn and look at someobody, that person should feel that this is the end.

"If you don't have that, then you can't be an action hero," John told over phone from Mumbai. 
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