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Sir Ian McKellen says King Lear is his ‘last big Shakespeare part’

Sir Ian McKellen says King Lear is his ‘last big Shakespeare part’

Ian McKellen has said his King Lear, which is currently on at Chichester Festival Theatre, is probably his last big Shakespeare part, reports BBC. Interviewing him for BBC Two’s Front Row, I asked him if he would ever act in Shakespeare again. He replied: “Well, I think probably not really.” The revelation came with several […]

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Jacqueline Fernandez goes house-hunting

The actress is looking to move into a bigger house before the year-end, reports Mumbai Mirror. Jacqueline Fernandez, who had redecorated her sea-facing duplex in Bandra with a “Parisian shabby-chic” aesthetic in June, is now on the lookout for a bigger place in the same neighbourhood. The actress whose current building houses both her home […]

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Frozen 2 is going to be special

Actor Josh Gad, who lent his voice for the character of magical snowman Olaf in the hit 2013 Disney animation Frozen, believes the second instalment is going to be special, reports Mumbai Mirror Voice recordings for the sequel of blockbuster animated film Frozen have begun, Gad announced on his Instagram account. The first instalment also […]

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When Vidya Balan hit the right notes

I was studying for my MA at Mumbai University and would often visit the St. Xavier’s College from where I had graduated to use the library. I befriended some people there who, like me, were interested in classical music and dance. We’d go for concerts together, reports Mumbai Mirror. One of these friend’s sister and […]

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Linda returns to terminator

Linda Hamilton is returning to the world of Terminator after 25 years, reuniting with James Cameron, the creator of the sci-fi franchise, for the new installment, reports Mumbai Mirror. Cameron made the announcement recently, saying, “As meaningful as she was to gender and action stars everywhere back then, it’s going to make a huge statement […]

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On the road to the Oscars

Rajkummar Rao’s black comedy drama, the Amit Masurkar-directed Newton, has been selected as India’s official entry for Best Foreign Language Film, reports Mumbai Mirror. Amit Masurkar’s black comedy drama Newton, featuring Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathy and Anjali Patil, set against the backdrop of elections in the world’s largest democracy, was announced as India’s official entry […]

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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 […]