Saturday, 24 June 2017

Kate Winslet stopped from filming with a mountain lion

Actress #Kate_Winslet was good with shooting a scene with a mountain lion for her new movie #TheMountainBetweenUs, but the producers and her husband Ned Rocknroll did not let her go close to the animal.

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The 41-year-old will star opposite Idris Elba in plane crash survival story "The Mountain Between Us" and for one particular scene, Winslet's character, photojournalist Alex Martin, comes face-to-face with a big cat in the wilderness, reports dailymail.co.uk.

"They never let the lion into the plane while I was in there. I was up for it. But the studio was like, 'No! It is not going to happen'," Winslet said.

Revealing how her husband thought it was a joke when he saw signs warning the cast and crew that there would be "cougars on set", she added: "It had a warning which read 'cougars on set today. Nobody wear red. No loud noises. No food or drink on set.' He thought it was a joke. And I said, 'It's not a joke.' He did not want those lions close to me at all."
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Mark Wahlberg is an excellent actor: Anthony Hopkins

Veteran actor #Anthony_Hopkins says his #TransformersTheLastKnight co-star #Mark_Wahlberg is a terrific actor.

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"He's really terrific. Excellent actor. And very quiet, actually. You know, comes on set prepared and does it. He also likes to improvise and I like that too," Hopkins said in a statement. 

He added: "Honestly, when you have a good script, and this was an excellent script, the rest is easy. If a director doesn't want you to improvise because he values his writing that much, then fine. Just learn the script. 

"But a really good director has the capacity to say, ‘Okay, let's kick this about'. Like how I worked with Woody Allen (‘You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger' in 2010). He said, ‘So now you can do it again and kick it around a bit and improvise'. It's good to see people relaxed and being confident in what you can do."
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There are two different Harry Potters, reveals Rowling

Author #JK_Rowling has revealed there were two different Harry Potters in the #Harry_Potter franchise.

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When it comes to Harry's name, Rowling has now revealed the existence of a second Harry Potter who was never mentioned in the books, reports mirror.co.uk.

The revelation came in her latest post to Pottermore, a blog.

Henry Potter -- known as Harry to his friends -- was Harry's great grandfather who enjoyed an illustrious career as part of the Wizengamot from 1913 to 1921. Like the younger Harry, he was very pro-Muggle rights, which meant the author of pure blood guide "The Sacred Twenty-Eight" refused to recognise the Potter clan as pure blood.
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Pleased to get ratings like one, one and half but not in minus: Salman

#Salman_Khan's #Tubelight is released this Friday did not go well with the critics but he is pleased as they did not give minus rating to film.

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"The critics were really good. I was expecting minus 3 and minus 4 but they gave 1, 1.5 apparently, so i am very pleased," said Salman at an event where his "Being Human" joined hands with PVR for an initiative under which every time when a customer book tickets for a movie at PVR, they will get the option to pay Rs 2 extra and this amount will be given to the Being Human foundation for different causes.

About the feedback about his film, Salman said: "As per reports people are saying they can not see 'Bhai' (Salman) crying. So I asked, are they (audience) laughing and the answer was "no, they are crying". So I said don't worry about it."

"As it is an Eid release, people have preconceived notions and plans to throw coins, sing and dance at the cinema hall. So they have gone to watch a certain film but get to watch another film. This film is not of a kind which you watch with your buddies as you will not get an opportunity to dance or have fun. It is a very emotional film. Even an emotionless, stone hearted person will get tears in his eyes. So this is an emotional film to be seen with parents, grand parents and entire family."
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Will clear word 'intercourse' if get 1 lakh votes in favour: Nihalani

Central Board of Film Certification chief #Pahlaj_Nihalani on Friday said he would clear the use of the word "intercourse" in the promo and body of Imtiaz Ali's Shah Rukh starrer "Jab Harry met Sejal" if he gets one lakh votes from the common people in its support.

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In an interview to a TV channel, he said: "You take voting from the public and I will clear the word (intercourse) on the promo and the film also. I want 1 lakh votes and I want to see that India has changed and Indian families want their 12-year-old kids to understand the meaning of this word (intercourse)."

The film's second mini promo, released on Monday on the internet, where female lead Anushka Sharma uttered the word "intercourse" in one of the scenes has been disapproved by the CBFC for airing on television.

Polish girl sings 'Kajra re' for Big B in Malta

Megastar #Amitabh_Bachchan got a sense of the "spread of Hindi cinema" when a girl from Poland broke into a song and dance sequence on the Bollywood chartbuster "Kajra re" in front of him on the set of "Thugs of Hindostan" in Malta.

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He narrated the incident on his blog on Thursday night.

"A young crew member from ‘Thugs of Hindostan' walks up gingerly to me on set and with some hesitation she says, she wishes to sing a song to me.

"I look at her... She is young and shy and white Caucasian... and I wonder why she would want to do that, particularly because there is no indication that she would even know who I am, even though she has been told that the project she is on is an Indian film and these actors are the actors on the film.
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Sofia Vergara wants Simon Cowell to join 'Modern Family'

Actress #Sofia_Vergara says she wants music mogul Simon Cowell to do a cameo in hit TV series "Modern Family".

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The 44-year-old Colombian, who plays Gloria in the show, said she wants Cowell as a special guest, reports metro.news. 

She said: "We have been blessed with some incredible guests, but if you are asking who my dream guest star would be I would have to say Mr Simon Cowell.

"He is known for having one of the sharpest tongues in showbiz, Gloria is known for her sharp tongue. It could make for some funny TV - and maybe Mr Nasty would learn you never mess with Latin American women."
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Nicole Kidman wanted to quit Hollywood

She is currently enjoying a career comeback, starring in the hit TV drama "Big Little Lies". But Oscar winning actress #Nicole_Kidman says she wanted to quit Hollywood nearly a decade ago.

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The 50-year-old actress made the revelation in an interview with The Daily Telegraph on Friday, reports dailymail.co.uk. 

Speaking of the period around 2008, she said: "I think I was pregnant with (daughter) Sunday, and I was like, I'm going to give up acting, I'm done. It's too much."

However, the star was persuaded to stay in the profession by her mother Janelle.

"She said, 'Keep your toe in the water,' because, she said, 'You're going to want that as you get older'."

Beard trends for summer

Men are making choices that let them express their individuality. From #carved_beard to #full_beard with a man bun -- its time to experiment, say experts.

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Rohit Jaiswal from Bombay Shaving Company and Karan Chadha, Founder, Gangs of Beard, point out that men are not "price sensitive and will spend on products they relate to".

They also added that men "are getting more adventurous in expressing themselves - whether it is growing a beard, being covered with tattoos or even sporting a shaved dome". 

Friday, 23 June 2017

Woody Harrelson wants to star in a superhero film

Hollywood actor #Woody_Harrelson has had offers to appear in a superhero film and he is interested in joining that genre.

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The 55-year-old has joined two big movie franchises after being cast as Colonel in the soon-to-be-released "War of the Planet of the Apes" and he will also play a 'mentor' character to Han Solo in the "Star Wars Anthology" movie.

Although Harrelson is yet to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe or the DC Extended Universe, he is intrigued by those types of blockbusters, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
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Tom Cruise affair with Rebecca De Mornay

Actor Curtis Armstrong has claimed that actor #Tom_Cruise had an "intense affair" with his co-star #Rebecca_De_Mornay on the sets of the film "Risky Business".

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Armstrong appeared alongside Cruise, who was 19 at the time, in the 1983 Paul Brickman movie and in his new memoir, he has revealed the "Top Gun" actor had a massive affair with De Mornay, reports aceshowbiz.com.

In his soon to be released memoir "Revenge of the Nerd", the 63-year-old star wrote: "It's no secret that Tom engaged in an intense affair during the shooting with De Mornay. Returning late one night, I found three or four young girls - late teens, I suspect - lined up in the hall outside of Tom's room.

"I remember thinking 'Tom's going to be really upset if these hot girls interfere with his Bible reading'. So I asked them, with all the stern gravitas of my 28 years, if there was something I could do to help them.

"They just stared at me and at that moment, Tom's door opened and another girl came out adjusting her hair and taking off down the hall, while the first girl in line slipped into Tom's room.
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Tricks to pack jewellery while travelling

While travelling is fun but packing #jewellery can be cumbersome. Disposable plates, buttons are some of the elements that can be used to save your jewellery and time, suggest experts.

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Manju Kothari, Creative Director at Entice and Shehzad Zaveri, Creative Director at Minawala (jewellery brands) have listed few tricks that could work wonders: 

* Disposable plates: The plastic disposable plates can be used to insert your earrings and studs. Wrapped in a plastic pouch, they are super accessible to carry and travel.

* Buttons: Extra buttons can be made useful by using them to hang small earrings and studs and they can be put in a small box or zip pouches.

Monsoon ethnic wear trends for men

During Monsoon season, men should avoid wearing tight or straight fitted clothes and opt for light, colourful fabrics too, say experts.

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Designer Tushi Gupta and Aditya S Sanghi, CEO at Sundarams Since 1970, have rolled out tips for the ethnic wear loving men:

* Monsoon is all about sultry weather, therefore one should avoid wearing tight or straight fitted clothes that stick to you. Skinny pants or jeans are quite uncomfortable when it rains. 

Opt for straight pyjamas or dhoti pants. 

* In terms of jeans opt for stretchable denims as they have a small percentage of spandex which dries faster and its stretchable character doesn't allow it to stick to your body when wet.

Language won't be a barrier for Jhanvi's debut: Sridevi

Actress #Sridevi on Thursday said language won't be a barrier for her 19-year-old daughter #Jhanvi when it comes to her acting debut.

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Asked if she would let Jhanvi make her acting debut with a Tamil film, Sridevi told reporters: "I don't think language will be a barrier. If we come across a good script and if we feel it will be good for her, then why not?"

Amid speculations that Jhanvi will be launched by Karan Johar, Sridevi added that it's too early to talk about her daughter's acting career.

She was in the city to promote the Tamil dubbed version of "Mom", slated for July 7 release.
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I am very choosy: Upen Patel

Actor Upen Patel doesn't agree with the bazaar buzz that Suneel Darshan's romantic musical mystery "Ek Haseena Thi Ek Deewana Tha" is his come-back film to Bollywood. Maintaining that he has always been part of the Hindi celluloid world, he says that he is choosy in picking his projects because he feels a responsibility towards his audience.

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Upen pointed out that his last film in Bollywood was S. Shankar's "I" which released in 2015 -- only two years ago. "No one asks superstars like Aamir Khan or Salman Khan when they come out with a movie a year." 

"If Aamir Khan gives his biggest film every three years, no one asks what you were doing in the last three years. Hrithik Roshan comes out with a film after two years and no one asks where have you been," Upen told over phone. 

He added: "As an actor I get a lot of offers but I have to wait for the right movie. I have to do something that I believe in. I think a lot of actors take their time like Salman Khan. As an actor you have a certain responsibility towards your audience."

The actor has been part of big projects like "36 China Town", "Namastey London", "Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani" and S. Shankar's "I". He will be next seen in "Ek Haseena Thi Ek Deewana Tha", which is set to release on June 30.
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Anyone could have essayed Laxman in 'Tubelight': Salman

Superstar #Salman_Khan says anybody could have essayed the character of Laxman in #Tubelight, be it Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar or Hrithik Roshan.

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"Aamir hasn't played the character like that but Aamir is really good. Hrithik has done it, so Hrithik would be a good choice. And Akki (Akshay Kumar). Anyone would have done this.I'm sure if they would have accepted the role, they would have done full justice to the role. It's just that I am locked up with Kabir (Khan)," said Salman during an interview to UC News. 

"Tubelight", also featuring Salman's brother Sohail and child actor Matin Rey Tangu, is set in the backdrop of the India-China war of 1962. 
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Sunburn gala to debut in Australia in August

Indian electronic dance music festival Sunburn will be making its debut in Melbourne, Australia with its club brand Sunburn Reload in association with LIL B Entertainments.

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After successful editions in Dubai, Muscat and Nepal, the fest organisers are expanding to Australia.

DJ Shaan will perform at Sunburn Reload, Melbourne. The organisers had shared some other names as well, but they are not sure who will be joining the gig. 

The showcase will be held on August 11 at Studio 3, Crown Casino, Melbourne, read a statement. 

Story of Kailash Satyarthi deserves a biopic: Boman Irani

Actor #Boman_Irani feels people should be aware of the contribution that Nobel laureate and social activist #Kailash_Satyarthi is making to the society, and says that it would be a good idea to make a biopic on him.

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Boman is playing a character that takes inspiration from Satyarthi's life in an upcoming film "Jhalki". 

"I think he is one of the selfless men...People are not aware of his great work. My role in the film is small, in fact, my character comes on the last leg of the film when the little girl ‘Jhalki' goes to him (the character) in search of her brother who was a child labour," Boman told IANS over phone. 

He added: "So, I think the good deeds of Kailash Satyarthi deserve a biopic, not because he would like to be glorified, but (to highlight) the fact that there is an India out there, and a man is constantly working to make that a better place."

Satyarthi is known for his global crusade against child slavery and exploitative child labour. He shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 with Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan

Emma Watson risked wardrobe malfunction in low white gown

Actress #Emma_Watson risked a wardrobe malfunction in a low white gown while attending the premier of her new movie #The_Circle.

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The "Beauty and the Beast" actress cut a stylish figure at the screening of her new thriller "The Circle", along with co-star Tom Hanks.

The strappy dress was so low that the actress accidentally flashed a peek at her nipple covers that had been strategically placed to hide her modesty. 

While the patterned gown billowed out at her trim hips, the top half was daringly plunging on Watson's decolletage (top), reports mirror.co.uk.

The stunning white and blue dress also featured a cutaway mid-section that revealed a hint of Watson's tiny waist.
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Gigi Hadid to call it quits with Zayn Malik

Relations between singer #Zayn_Malik and model #Gigi_Hadid, who have been seeing each other for nearly two years, seem to have hit rock bottom.

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Hadid said in a statement to aceshowbiz.com that she wants to end her relationship with the Former One Direction member soon as she is unable stand his dependent behaviour. 

The 24-year-old singer's struggle with anxiety is taking a toll on their relationship and she feels "suffocated" by him.

"Zayn still gets incredibly worked up over every little thing and it's really wearing Hadid out. He's become dependent on her, and she feels trapped. Everyone around her is convinced she'll end it by the end of summer," a source said
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'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' to release on August 25

Actor #Nawazuddin_Siddiqui starrer #Babumoshai_Bandookbaaz is all set to hit the screens on August 25.

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"The film is not just an action drama but a crazy roller-coaster ride into the life of Babu. Raw and uninhibited and yet humorous," Director Kushan Nandy said in statement.

The quirky posters of the gripping drama feature the powerhouse performer sporting a lungi, holding a transistor radio on his shoulder and a tin in his right hand.

"The teaser is just the beginning. And we are glad everyone's loved it. There's a lot more to look forward to. Things are definitely going to heat up this August," Kiran Shyam Shroff, the producer of the film, added.
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Miss World Stephanie Del Valle excited to be in India

Miss World #Stephanie_Del_Valle of Puerto Rico landed in Mumbai on Thursday for a five-day visit and she is hoping to have a memorable trip in the country.

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"I am so very excited to be here. This is my first time in India and so far it has been a wonderful welcome.

"I will also going to visit a school which Miss world has worked for before. And I am so excited that this trip is going to be a very memorable one and I can't wait for the rest of this journey," said Stephanie.

She is in the city for the Miss World India finals.

Stephanie Del Valle, who is also a musician and model, was crowned Miss World 2016 in Washington.

India is home to many previous Miss Worlds such as Diana Hayden, Yukta Mookhey, Priyanka Chopra and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Valle says her favourites are Priyanka and Aishwarya.

Stephanie also talked about being "nostalgic", when it comes to judging other contestants for Miss World India.

Sex can boost brain power in older adults

Staying busy in your bedroom even after age 50 could be good for your brain as researchers have found that older adults who have #sex more frequently do better in #brain function tests.

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The researchers found that those who engaged in more regular sexual activity scored higher on tests that measured their verbal fluency and their ability to visually perceive objects.

"People don't like to think that older people have sex - but we need to challenge this conception at a societal level and look at what impact sexual activity can have on those aged 50 and over, beyond the known effects on sexual health and general well being," said lead researcher Hayley Wright from Coventry University in England. 
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Thursday, 22 June 2017

'Transformers: The Last Knight' is a big film: Anthony Hopkins

Veteran actor #Anthony_Hopkins says #TransformersTheLastKnight is one of the biggest movies he has ever made.

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The 79-year-old has joined the franchise as Edmund Burton, who devoted his life to the study of ancestries of humans and Transformers.

Asked how does the film compare in scale to his recent projects, he said: "This is a big, big film. 

"It's huge. We were at Stonehenge, Blenheim Palace... We were at Downing Street - that's never been done before. But he can get in there. Down the Mall, outside of Buckingham Palace, racing in a car with a stunt driver… Yes, I think it's one of the biggest I've ever done. It's a big, big movie," Hopkins said in a statement. 
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Katie Price slammed over 'screeching' singing voice

British TV personality and glamour model #Katie_Price got slammed over social media for performing her new dance track "I Got U" on TV show "Loose Women".

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The 39-year-old, who has tried her hands at singing on multiple occasions, took the center stage on Wednesday, but her performance didn't go well with the audience who later slammed her on Twitter, reports dailymail.co.uk.

"Please Katie, don't do a pop comeback. We've seen too much suffering these past few weeks already," one viewer tweeted.

Another added: "Katie Price really grinds my gears. She looks a state and sounds like a screeching banshe. What a flop!"

Style tricks to look taller

Short in height? Wear flared jeans, deep V shaped necklines and long topcoats to appear taller, say experts.

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Salesh Grover, Business Head, OSL Luxury Collections Pvt. Ltd - Corneliani, and Vandana Anurag, Founder of The Parisian Boudoir (online-multi-brand boutique), have suggested few tricks on how you can appear taller:

* Flared jeans: Flared jeans which are well fitted and have a long hemline will instantly make your legs look longer.

* Deep V-necks: Deep and elongated V neck dresses and tops will automatically shift the focus to your upper half of the body and will subtly take away the focus from your legs, adding glamour and style to your outfit.

* Maxi dresses: Maxi dresses are people's favourite and they look good on all body shapes and heights. Pairing up heels with your maxi dress is a win-win as it enhances your body shape and add a few inches at the same time.

* Low contrasting footwear: Shoes for the shorter men are critical as they can have a lengthening effect it has to be kept in mind that the shoes don't contrast too much with the trousers. The low contrast will visually elongate the leg.

Bring wellness mantra to work culture

It is very important to emphasise the need and importance of #wellness time and again at office. So, the key is to follow an individualistic fitness mantra, and participate in #yoga, cycling, swimming, or running events organised by companies, say experts.

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Jagdish Mitra, Tech Mahindra's Chief Strategy Officer, Aman Arora, Co-founder and Director, Keventers, and Shanti Sundar, India HR head and Senior Director at Pegasystems, tell how to introduce wellness mantra to work culture

* Corporates imbibe the process of fitness and other forms of exercise by integrating it with their work culture. Integration of wellness and fitness leads to a stress free team, ready to face challenges with an open mind.

* In today's world where we constantly have an overdose of information being given to us through various mediums, it is very important for each one of us to disconnect from our regular work schedule and connect with our inner self.

Films cannot change society but can start a dialogue: Kabir Khan

#Kabir_Khan focuses on political conflicts and how that affects humanity with most of his films like "Bajrangi Bhaijaan", "Ek Tha Tiger", "New York" and "Kabul Express". The filmmaker says though he is aware that a film cannot bring any change in a society, he believes the power of cinema can impact the human mind.

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His forthcoming film "Tubelight", featuring superstar Salman Khan and his brother Sohail, is set in the backdrop of the India-China war of 1962. 

Asked whether his films reflect his political views, Kabir told: "Absolutely! Like the way a painter paints to express his view, I as a filmmaker make films to express my viewpoint, my perspective on things. My ideology comes out in my films and I believe that we should have our ideology, without that we would be animals."

He added: "I know that a film cannot change the society but it can start a dialogue. I believe that a film is a powerful medium to make you think about things at least for once. It is not powerful enough to change the society; but hey, the fact that a film can make people think and discuss something itself is powerful enough."
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Beer most loved form of alcohol in metro cities: Survey

Individuals living in Gurugram and Bengaluru consume the highest amount of #beer with people of Mumbai preferring to get high on hard drinks, according to a survey.

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Crownit, a consumer group marketing and data platform, conducted a survey across pubs in Gurugram, Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru to understand drinking patterns and alcohol preferences of young consumers and found that 47 percent Indian millennials prefer beer over any other liquor.

The survey that involved one lakh users, took place between March and April this year.

While 57 percent millennials in Bengaluru and Gurugram consume beer, the highest consumption of hard drinks is by individuals in Mumbai at 33 percent, closely followed by Delhi at 32 percent. 

Musicians rejoice on World Music Day

Wishing all music lovers on the occasion of #World_Music_Day on Wednesday, some of the Indian musicians say the celebration of music should not be restricted to one day since the "world breathes music, every moment, everyday".

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While legendary sarod player Amjad Ali Khan gave his blessings to all music enthusiasts, fusion group Midival Punditz shared a song from their archives on social media.

Here is what musicians had to say on World Music Day:

Amjad Ali Khan: A day in honour of Music. Wish all music lovers a very peaceful World Music Day. God Bless.

Midival Punditz: One from our archives. This was a recording we did in 2006, on World Music Day. 
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Don't endorse GST, Congress urges Amitabh

The Congress' Mumbai unit on Wednesday asked megastar #Amitabh_Bachchan to refrain from acting as the Brand Ambassador for the upcoming Goods & Services Tax #GST being rolled out from July 1.

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"Both Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) and Finance Minister (Arun Jaitley) know that the government is not ready nor does it have the infrastructure to roll out GST. That's why it is using a legend like Amitabh Bachchan so that he becomes the fall guy and has to face the brickbats," Mumbai Congress President Sanjay Nirupam said in a statement.

Nirupam noted that he had the utmost respect for the superstar and hence "wanted to caution him" against being used by government on the issue of GST.

How to wear chinos this summer

Whether it is a casual business get-up or weekend, #chinos is workable both ways, say experts.

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Deepak Saroha, the designer from the house of John Players, and Manik Malhotra, designer from Wills Lifestyle, have listed some points to be remembered when you plan on wearing chinos on various occasions. 

* Work: Not possible to wear shorts to work? There is an easy way out to cover your bare legs without getting roasted in this heat - wear chinos. Remember, your chinos shouldn't be low rise and they should fit more like dress trousers. You should be cautious in maintaining a clean line from the waist to the opening of the leg. 

Poonam Pandey Celebrates International YOGA Day

On the occasion of #InternationalYogaDay, Internet Sensation #PoonamPandey who is immensely popular among her followers for posting raunchy and sexy pictures everytime on her social media account has now done special photo shoot for Yoga but even before Poonam could share these pictures online with her fans, a few pictures from the photo shoot have been leaked online and they have gone viral. People have been sharing this picture across various platforms to wish each other and her fans definitely loving it. Poonam also admits that she has reaped immense benefits from yoga.

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Talking about the pictures leaking incident Poonam said, “I never expected that my pictures will get leaked even before, I posted it on social media and will get viral in such short period of time. It just shows fans excitement for my photo shoots but I am certainly happy that my followers are giving me really good feedback for that”

Yoga has changed the lives of many people across the world, so it is no surprise that Poonam Pandey has adopted it as an essential part of her lifestyle. The gorgeous actress, who is famous for her raunchy pictures on social media, also likes to do yoga as a part of her health regime.

Talking about benefits of yoga, Poonam said, “Yoga didn’t just help me with my body; I also became fitter from within. It helped me to focus better. In the movies and my modeling assignments, we may look very glamorous and fit, but believe me, not many of us are actually fit from within. Yoga has helped me achieve that.”
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Rome pays tribute to Carla Fendi

Roman dignitaries paid tribute to late fashion icon and philanthropist #Carla_Fendi, whose remains laid in state at Rome City Hall on Wednesday.

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Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi and former mayor, Francesco Rutelli, were among those who showed up to say a last goodbye to the honorary president of the famous fashion house, who died Monday at the age of 80, Xinhua news agency reported.

"Always perfectly turned out with a tan and a signature short crop of curly hair, she was a force of nature," Vogue magazine wrote in its obituary.

"With her drive, her passion, her exacting eye, and her great skills as an ambassador, she played a pivotal role in establishing the foundations of Fendi's success," the leading fashion monthly wrote.
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Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Tulsi Kumar to release a mashup on World Music Day

Singer #Tulsi_Kumar, who has completed 10 years in the music industry and has given hits like "Soch Na Sake" and "Sanam Re", is set to release a mashup of two romantic soulful songs "Tum Jo Aaye" and "Tuse Naina Laage" on World Music Day.

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"On World Music Day, my track featuring Armaan Malik (singer) is going to release. ‘Tum Jo Aaye' and ‘Tuse Naina Laage' have been fused together with the set of musicians. It will be all across the platforms like YouTube and will also be airing on TV," Kumar told.

Tulsi, who worked on the original song "Tum Jo Aaye" from the film "Once Upon A Time In Mumbai", says working on the track again was not difficult.
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B-Town celebrities celebrate International Yoga Day

Sharing photographs in yoga positions and urging their fans and followers to follow it, a string of Bollywood celebrities like Hema Malini, Juhi Chawla and #Shilpa_Shetty celebrated the #InternationalYogaDay on Wednesday.

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Here's what some of the celebrities tweeted:

Hema Malini: Today (is) International Yoga Day. On this day let's take a pledge to adopt Yoga and keep us and our society in good health. I practice yoga every day too.

Shekhar Kapur: Lessons of Life: In this one moment lies an endless Ocean. Yoga. International Yoga Day.

Madhur Bhandarkar: Our ancient science has become the elixir of modern times. May we all progress on the path of health and bliss this International Yoga Day.
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'Sherlock' team reuniting for new 'Dracula' series

Writers and producers of the hit detective series #Sherlock is reuniting for a new take on the Bram Stoker vampire classic #Dracula. Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat will write the series, and Sue Vertues Hartswood Films will produce.

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"Dracula" will adopt the same format as "Sherlock," with a miniseries run of feature-length episodes, reports variety.com.

"Sherlock" propelled actor Benedict Cumberbatch to international stardom for his portrayal of Holmes. With scripts not yet written, casting is yet to happen for "Dracula".

Moffat and Gatiss last worked together for "Sherlock" but have said there are no current plans for a new series of "Sherlock,". However, they have not ruled out returning to write more episodes in the future.

'Godzilla 2' filming begins

Filming of #Godzilla_2 has begun here. The production houses Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures have announced the news touting the full cast, official synopsis and production details of the upcoming movie.

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While the project was previously known as "Godzilla: King of Monsters", the statement issued by the production houses doesn't refer to the film by any title, which means that the title might be changing, reports aceshowbiz.com.

Michael Dougherty is serving as director for the film.

The cast includes Ken Watanabe and Sally Hawkins, who will reprise their roles from the first movie, as well as new additions -- Vera Farmiga, Kyle Chandler and Millie Bobby Brown. 

Keep few tips in mind before you take an inter-city cab

If you are travelling inter-city for work or pleasure, especially, if you are travelling alone, make sure the driver has a #taxi_badge and check the license, say experts.

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Vivek Kejriwal, founder at Oneway.cab (one way inter-city cab service provider) and Aditya Loomba, joint managing director at ECO Rent A Car (luxury car rentals company), have rolled out key tips to keep in mind:

* Have you witnessed a scenario where the actual driver who comes to pick-you up is different than nominated by the company? This should immediately raise an alarm. The company has legally vetted original driver whereas replacement driver may be a rookie temporary driver. 

Many people don't know that a Taxi Badge is required (issued by RTO after through examination) to drive a Taxi.

Jewellery tips for the season

Summer is the right time for ushering fabulous #fashion_trends, be it apparel, #jewellery, footwear or accessories. As the mercury soars high, adorning oneself with minimal jewels has become a new trend.

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Nishant Tulsiani, Director at Anaqa and Parneet Thukral, co-founder at Gioielli have listed few tips: 

* Tassels are quite in vogue these days. Be it danglers, chokers or ear cuffs, tassels have become a trending choice among young ladies.

* Swarovski stones are another great style trending this season. Giving a luxe essence yet confining to your budget, stunning and chic neckpieces, danglers and rings embellished with crystals can be an interesting addition to your summer wardrobe.

* Single and double layered chains with edgy pendants are a must-have. 

Spider-Man is one superhero I always wished to play: Tiger Shroff

Actor #Tiger_Shroff, who is the voice of Spider-Man in the Hindi version of #SpiderManHomecoming, says it is one superhero character he always wanted to play.

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"I can't express enough my excitement to be the voice of my childhood superhero Spider-Man in Hindi. I have grown up watching Spider-Man movies and I must say that he is the one superhero character I have always wished to play," Tiger said in a statement.

The actor had announced his association with the project on his social media handles earlier on Tuesday.

Sony Pictures Entertainment India is releasing the film in India on July 7 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
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Italian fashion designer Carla Fendi dead

Italian luxury fashion designer #Carla_Fendi has died at the age of 79 after a long illness, her family announced on Tuesday.

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Fendi, who died on Monday, played a key role along with her four sisters in developing and expanding her parents' small leather workshop, transforming the business into a global luxury fashion brand.

The fashion legend had a strong bond with long-standing creative director Karl Lagerfeld, who helped design clothes, furs and accessories.

The company later expanded into ready-to-wear, shoes, perfume, household goods and children's wear. In her later years, Fendi became a well-known patron of the arts and Italian craftsmanship.

Fendi had a lifelong commitment to her native city's culture and heritage and the foundation she set up with her husband Candido funded the restoration of Rome's famous Trevi Fountain.
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SRK to release film song with girls named ‘Sejal'

Bollywood superstar #Shah_Rukh_Khan, who will be seen alongside #Anushka_Sharma in #JabHarrymetSejal, will release the films first song, titled "Radha", here in the presence of a few girls named Sejal.

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The makers of the Imtiaz Ali directorial had initiated a contest that would result in the actor visiting the city that has the majority of girls named Sejal -- Anushka's character in the film, read a statement.

While Ahmedabad emerged as the winner, Shah Rukh will visit the city on Wednesday to meet the girls and to release the first track of the film.

The film stars Shah Rukh as a Punjabi, named Harinder Singh Nehra. 
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'Mubarakan' should be Arjun's most successful film: Anil Kapoor

Actor #Anil_Kapoor, who will be sharing screen space with his nephew actor #Arjun_Kapoor in the forthcoming film #Mubarakan, says he wanted the movie to be Arjun's best and successful film ever.

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"When Boney Kapoor or Arjun's mother watch this film, or for that matter all our friends, it should be Arjun's most successful film ever. When the movie will become successful, only then Anees (Bazmee) and I will be happy. That is the spirit with which we have made this film," Anil said at the trailer launch of the film here on Tuesday.

"Mubarakan", which also features Ileana D'Cruz and Athiya Shetty, is a first of its kind real-life "uncle and nephew" outing for Anil and Arjun in comedy genre.
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Hygiene tips for men before going on a date

A date is as special an occasion for men as for women and there are some important #hygiene tips that you must follow to stand out. Trimming your hair and scrubbing your face can make an impact, say experts.

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Beauty and Makeover Expert, Aashmeen Munjal, and Ridhi Arya, Dermatologist at Me Clinic have rolled out tips for men:

* Upkeep your hair with regular trimming, your hairstyle must remain well-proportioned from all sides including the nape and behind the ears, to look attractive.

* Watch out for dandruff, a common hair problem which gets ignored time and again. Consult a dermatologist if you have dandruff from long time as it could have many reasons ranging from your skin type to your diet.

I really respect, adore Paresh Rawal: Kartik Aaryan

Actor #Kartik_Aaryan, who shared screen space with veteran actor and BJP MP #Paresh_Rawal in #GuestIinLondon, says he respects him a lot and looks up to him whenever in need.

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"Paresh sir is someone I'm really close to in the industry. He's one of the few gems in showbiz who genuinely guides and helps his co-stars. We bonded really well during the shoot," Kartik said in a statement.

"While working with him in ‘Guest in London', I got to learn so much. Today after the film is wrapped up and ready for release, I'm still in touch with him and ask him if in doubt. I really respect and adore him," he added.
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Preity Zinta excited about women's safety project

Actress #Preity_Zinta says she is excited for her "new beginnings" on executing her women's safety project.

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The actress took to Twitter on Tuesday and said that she is in Pune for the project. 

"Nice to be in Pune and even better to take the first major step towards executing my women's safety project. So excited. Ting. New beginnings," Preity tweeted. 

Earlier this week, the 42-year-old actress announced that she is coming up with her own make-up line.
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Smashbox founder excited for India expansion

#Davis_Factor, founder of #Smashbox -- a Los Angeles based cosmetic brand that was launched in India earlier this week, says he is excited to bring the experience of his make-up brand to India.

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The cosmetics brand opened its first counter in Sephora in the Palladium Mall here om June 16.

"Namaste India! I'm so excited for you to experience everything Smashbox is -- energetic, trendy, creative and colour obsessed. From LA to Mumbai, let's get this colour story started!" Davis Factor, founder, Smashbox Cosmetics, said in a statement.

Ramdev guides through massive yoga event in Ahmedabad

Thousands of people performed #yoga at the sprawling Gujarat University grounds here early on Wednesday despite light showers in what was claimed to be the world's biggest congregation exercising together.

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Led by yoga guru Baba Ramdev, BJP President Amit Shah, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and former Chief Minister Anandiben Patel did the 'asanas' right from 5 a.m.

In his speech, Baba Ramdev said as many as three lakh people performed yoga on Wednesday and this was the biggest such event he had ever witnessed.

He praised the portly Amit Shah, saying that while the BJP chief had gained "political weight, he had worked real hard to reduce his weight. He has aamla and aloe vera juice every morning and does not eat anything after 7 p.m. He performs yoga every day".
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