Celebrity politicians are a sign of America’s political decline

January 12, 2018 7:33 am0 comments
Celebrity politicians are a sign of America’s political decline

January-12: When Oprah Winfrey gave a blistering speech of women’s empowerment at the Golden Globes, pundits went into overdrive speculating that she might run for office. Media networks are now dreaming of a 2020 presidential race between Donald Trump and Oprah. Although Oprah has not confirmed anything, US media are […]

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Controversial Indian film Padmaavat will release in UAE on January 25

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Controversial Indian film Padmaavat will release in UAE on January 25

This development spells the end of month-long speculation as the film ran into trouble in India over its content January-12: Padmaavat, the period epic featuring Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh, will release in the UAE on January 25. According to industry sources, the controversial epic’s release in the UAE will […]

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Ludovico Einaudi adds second Dubai show

January 11, 2018 8:19 am0 comments
Ludovico Einaudi adds second Dubai show

The Italian composer and pianist sold out a February 9 performance at the Dubai Opera Jan 11 – Bafta-nominated pianist and composer Ludovico Einaudi will now perform a second night at the Dubai Opera in February, after his first show sold out. Einaudi will take to the stage on February 8, […]

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‘Bright’ sequel with Will Smith in the works

January 5, 2018 7:34 am0 comments
‘Bright’ sequel with Will Smith in the works

Netflix hopes to turn ‘Bright’ into its first film franchise Jan 05 – Despite scathing reviews from critics, Netflix has greenlit a sequel to Bright, with star Will Smith and director David Ayer expected to return. The streaming service announced the plans Wednesday, just two weeks after the fantasy police drama debuted. Bright is […]

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‘Slender Man’ movie in the eye of the storm

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‘Slender Man’ movie in the eye of the storm

The father of one of two Wisconsin girls who attacked their classmate to please the fictional bogeyman is protesting the release of the film Jan 05 – Sony Pictures is trying to capitalise on a tragedy by releasing a movie starring horror character Slender Man, according to the father of one […]

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Indian Film Festival to start

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Manama, Jan 05 – The Bahrain National Museum will host the Indian Film Festival on Thursday at 7:00 PM. Co-organised by the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) and the Indian Embassy, the festival will run until January 12. “Kahaani” film will be shown on Friday, January 5, while “Drishyam” […]

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Celebrity newsmakers of 2017

December 29, 2017 7:29 am0 comments
Celebrity newsmakers of 2017

12 newsmakers who stole headlines, broke records and made #twinning a thing 1. Luis Fonsi Despacito by Luis Fonsi, featuring Daddy Yankee, became the most viewed video on YouTube with more than four billion views. It was also the first primarily Spanish single to top the Billboard Hot 100 since the release […]

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Sunny Leone’s Dubai appearance cancelled

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Sunny Leone’s Dubai appearance cancelled

The Bollywood actress, who was scheduled to promote a local fashion brand, will not interact with her fans as scheduled Bollywood star Sunny Leone, who was scheduled to accompany actor Randeep Hooda in Dubai today at the Oasis Mall, will not be attending. She was on call to launch the […]

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MTV ‘Unplugged’ co-creator dies after being hit by taxi

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MTV ‘Unplugged’ co-creator dies after being hit by taxi

Jim Burns suffered a serious head injury and died from his injuries on Tuesday The co-creator of MTV’s Unplugged was struck by a taxi while crossing Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and later died. Jim Burns was struck on Saturday. The taxi turned onto the avenue and accidentally struck the 65-year-old who had […]

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Dubai to ring in 2018 with Burj Khalifa laser show

December 28, 2017 8:14 am0 comments
Dubai to ring in 2018 with Burj Khalifa laser show

Celebration dedicated to Zayed will also feature beaming of images on surrounding buildings choreographed to music Dubai, December 28-Dubai will ring in the New Year with a spectacular laser show at Burj Khalifa dedicated to the UAE’s founding father, the late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, officials said on […]

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