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Sandi Toksvig pays tribute to ‘lovely’ 15 to 1 host William G Stewart

Sandi Toksvig pays tribute to ‘lovely’ 15 to 1 host William G Stewart

Broadcaster Sandi Toksvig has paid tribute to “lovely” 15 to 1 host William G Stewart, calling him a “consummate TV professional”, reports BBC. The Bake Off host added it was “sad news” to hear of his death on Thursday. Stewart, who was 84, was 15 to 1’s host from 1988 to 2003, with Toksvig taking […]

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Hindustani classical vocal music by Pandit Swarnamoy in city Saturday

DHAKA : An evening of Hindustani classical vocal music by Pandit Swarnamoy Chakraborty will be held at Bangladesh National Museum PM on Saturday, reports UNB. Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) in Dhaka will host the programme at Kabi Sufia Kamal Auditorium at 6:30 pm. Pandit Swarnamoy Chakraborty is credited with numerous analytical writings on classical […]

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Female film casting same as 100 years ago

The percentage of women being cast in UK films has barely changed in more than 100 years, data released by the British Film Institute (BFI) shows, reports BBC In 1913, 26% of the cast in 53 films was female and of the 74 films made so far in 2017, the percentage is 28%. However, the […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio announces $ 20mn grants for wildlife conservation, climate programs

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has pledged new grants of USD 20 million to more than 100 organisations supporting such causes as wildlife and habitat conservation and climate programs, reports Hindustan Times Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio is using his money and fame for a good cause. The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has […]

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Wins Emmy for best comedy series

LOS ANGELES,  – “Veep,” the satire of a hapless but charming woman who becomes the first female president of the United States, on Sunday won the Emmy for best comedy series, reports BSS. The television prize comes days after HBO said that “Veep” would end next year. Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who plays the central character of […]

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Angelina Jolie weirded her kids out by trying the Maleficent voice on them

Angelina Jolie, who will reprise her role for an upcoming sequel to the Disney villain origin story Maleficent, recently revealed she was initially intimidated by the thought of playing Sleeping Beauty’s nemesis, reports Hindustan Times. Angelina Jolie, who will reprise her role for an upcoming sequel to the Disney villain origin story Maleficent, recently revealed […]

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Is Akshay Kumar Bollywood’s best comic actor?

Akshay Kumar, who once did back-to-back action films, showed his comedy skills in movies like Hera Pheri, Garam Masala and Housefull, reports Hindustan Times. Akshay Kumar, who turned 50 on Saturday, is one of the best comedic actors India has, says popular photographer Dabboo Ratnani. Akshay will be seen as the Super Judge on the […]

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Priyanka Chopra looks fetching in black

Trust Priyanka Chopra to keep elevating her fashion game and giving onlookers major style goals. The lady, who is always dressed to nines, recently made a stunning appearance at a soiree in an all-black outfit and she slayed it, reports Times of India. The halter-neck outfit, that had a plunging neckline and a thigh-high slit, […]

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‘Doob’ to be released on Oct 27

Dhaka – Filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s much-talked-about film ‘Doob’ (No Bed of Roses) will be released on October 27, reports UNB. Owner of Jaaz Multimedia, Abdul Aziz said the film will be released in Bangladesh and India at once on October 27 this year. “Indian actor Irfan Khan will visit Dhaka on October 25 as […]

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21st death anniv of Salman Shah today

DHAKA : The 21st death anniversary of former Dhallywood actor Salman Shah will be observed on Wednesday, reports UNB. The satellite TV channels will air various programmes to pay tribute to the actor. Shahriar Chowdhury Emon, popularly known as Salman Shah, was born in Sylhet on September 19 in 1971. Starting his career with the […]

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Ganesh Visarjan : Aishwarya visits Lalbaugcha Raja

+As India gets ready to bid adieu to Lord Ganesh on Ganesh Visarjan on Tuesday, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was among the hordes to visit Mumbai’s Lalbaugcha Raja. Accompanied by husband Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya was seen dressed in a red saree at the famous pandal on Monday evening, reports Hindustan Times. The Bachchan family are devotess […]

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Sultan Utsab begins today in Narail

NARAIL : A four-day long ‘Sultan Utsab’ to mark 93rd birth anniversary of renowned artist SM Sultan will begin today at Sultan Mancha and Shishu Swarga in the town, reports BSS. The SM Sultan Shishu Charu O Karukala foundation and the Bengal Foundation are organising the Utsab. All preparations have been taken for making the […]

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