Entertainment

Sylvester Stallone sends special birthday wishes to Schwarzenegger

  

Pns: ylvester Stallone wished his friend and co-star, Arnold Schwarzenegger, an advanced “happy birthday” on social media.The Rocky star shared some throwback photos with the “big man” Schwarzenegger, who turns 70 today.Stallone posted side-by-side images of a young Schwarzenegger in workout gear and him in his Rambo costume.He wrote, “Pre HAPPY BIRTHDAY ARNOLD!!! As long as you live and beyond, you’re always going to be the “BIG MAN” Who set the bar so high that it will never be...

This file photo shows the USS John C. Stennis, the USS Nimitz, and the USS Bonhomme Richard along with USS Antietam, USS O'Kane, USS Higgins, USS Denver and USS Rushmore steaming through the Gulf of Oman. Iran's Revolutionary Guards said yesterday that the US Navy had approached their patrol vessels in the Gulf and fired flares in what it called a provocative move. AFP Photo

Iran rules out halt to missile tests as tension with US rises

  

Pns: TEHRAN: A defiant Iran vowed on Saturday to press ahead with its missile programme and condemned new US sanctions, as tensions rise after the West hardened its tone against the Islamic republic, reports AFP.In the latest incident on the ground, Iran's Revolutionary Guards said the US Navy had approached their patrol vessels in the Gulf and fired flares."At 4 pm (1130 GMT) on Friday, the supercarrier USS Nimitz and its accompanying warship, while being monitored by the Guards'...

Purnima back with Eid tele-drama

  

Pns: Popular actress Purnima is back in acting after returning from abroad. She is working for an Eid tele-drama directed by Roman. The shooting of the drama began at a house on Friday. Besides, she will work for upcoming Eid under the direction of Mushfiqur Rahman Gulzar, SA Haque Alik, Tania Ahmed, Imraul Rafat and Manik. “Script is very important to me. If I do not like the script, I do not take the work,” she added.About said, “It seems that, there is lots of pressure during this...

Anushka Sharma: Shah Rukh can even romance a microphone

  

Pns: Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma, who will be seen opposite Shah Rukh Khan in their upcoming 'Jab Harry Met Sejal' says romancing the superstar was quite easy and that he can even romance a microphone, reports IANS. Both of them came along with music director Pritam and film director Imtiaz Ali for the launch of the new song "Hawayeina" on Wednesday. Asked about how was it romancing Shah Rukh third time, on-screen, Anushka said: "Extremely easy! There is a genuineness in...

Justin Bieber cancels remaining Purpose World Tour dates

  

Pns: Justin Bieber has cancelled the rest of his Purpose World Tour because of "unforeseen circumstances", his publicist has said. The move will affect 14 dates in Asia and North America over the next three months. Bieber has performed more than 150 shows since the tour promoting his 2015 album Purpose began in March 2016. The tour grossed $93.2m (£71.5m) in the first half of 2017, with an average of almost 40,000 ticket sales per date. The singer himself has...

The 'Sharknado' phenomenon: making America bait again

  

Pns: With its airborne sharks, over-the-top gore and endless cheesy cameos from fading stars it ought to have flopped -- but the viral "Sharknado" franchise shows no signs of losing its bite. A fifth film in five years, "Sharknado 5: Global Swarming," is due for release on August 6, building on social media buzz that has turned the series into one of the most popular ever made for television. An unabashed homage to the B-movies of Hollywood's Golden Age, the franchise stars...

Kumar Bishwajit to make acting debut

  

Pns: National Film Award winning musician Kumar Bishwajit is going to make his acting debut with a TV series during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha. Though the seasoned singer appeared in a music video of his own song earlier, he will be seen playing a role in a TV drama for the first time in his career.Afzal Hossain, “It has been confirmed that Kumar Bishwajit is going to act in this episode of Chuto Kaku Series titled ‘Dhak Bajlo Dhakay’”.DhakaLive has news that Kumar Bishwajit will act...

India’s ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ to finally hit screens

  

Pns: The release of a Hindi movie exploring female sexuality in India this week after a battle with the country’s film censors is a victory for women’s rights, its director said. “Lipstick Under My Burkha” will hit screens on Friday, five months after the country’s notoriously prudish and much-maligned censor board refused to certify it for being “lady oriented”. The movie tells the story of the secret lives and desires of four women -- including a college student who wears a burkha,...

Imran sings duet with Indian singer Sumana

  

Pns: Popular Bangladeshi singer Imran has lent his voice for a duet song with Indian singer Sumana Samanta Mukherjee titled ‘Mon amar’. According to a press release, the duet song, composed by Indian Indranil Mitra, will be released soon. “I’m happy working with Imran and Sumana. Both of them did justice to my tune,” said Indranil Mitra. Sharing her experience, Sumana said, “It’s great to work with Imran.I hope the song will be a blockbuster hit.” Written by Satarupa...

Channel i telecasting 24-hour programmes on Humayun Ahmed’s death anniv today

  

Pns: Today is the fifth death anniversary of prolific author, dramatist, screenwriter, playwright and filmmaker, Humayun Ahmed (November 13, 1948 –July 19, 2012). To mark the occasion, Channel i has chalked out 24-hour programmes, which will be aired on its screen from the early morning to midnight. The daylong programmes include musical show, discussion, debate programme, film based on Humayun Ahmed’s story, telefilm inspired by his story and others. Channel i’s 24-hour programmes...

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