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Singer KK dies after concert in Kolkata

He collapsed backstage after complaining of uneasiness   Kolkata: Popular singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, or KK as he was known, passed away late on Tuesday night. He complained of uneasiness and collapsed backstage after a concert at a hotel. He was rushed to the hospital where he was declared dead on arrival. KK was 53 and...

Singapore bans ‘The Kashmir Files’, calls it provocative

Singapore: Singapore has banned ‘The Kashmir Files’, a film on the subject of the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Kashmir Valley in the early 1990s that has raked up a lot of controversy. Authorities assessed the film to be beyond Singapore’s film classification guidelines, according to a joint statement issued by the Infocomm Media...

Raj Kundra pornography case: Mumbai police arrest 4 more, including casting director

Mumbai: The Crime Branch of Mumbai police made four more arrests in the pornography case against businessman Raj Kundra. One of the accused is a casting director, according to news agency ANI. The arrests were made from Versova and Borivali areas. Raj Kundra, husband of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, was arrested last year for production...

Singer-composer Bappi Lahiri no more

Mumbai: Veteran singe-music composer Bappi Lahiri passed away at a hospital in Mumbai on late on Tuesday night. He was 69. Confirming his death, Dr Deepak Namjoshi, director of CritiCare Hospital, said that Bappi Lahiri had been discharged on Monday after a month in the hospital. However, his health condition worsened on Tuesday and following...

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar no more

Govt of India announces two days of national mourning following the demise of Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar   Mumbai: India’s Nightingale Lata Mangeshkar, the legendary singer and pride of India, bid adieu to the world on Sunday morning, leaving her family, friends and innumberable friends across the globe in deep pain. She was 92. The...

Richard Gere-Shilpa Shetty kissing row: Mumbai court discharges actress from case

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty has been discharged from the obscenity-related criminal case filed against her and Hollywood actor Richard Gere in 2007. The case pertains to Richard Gere taking Shilpa Shetty in his arms and kissing her on the cheeks on stage at an AIDS awareness event in Rajasthan in 2007. The duo had...

Panama Papers leak: Aishwarya Rai summoned by ED for questioning

Mumbai: Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in Panama Papers leak case of 2016.. The Panama Papers relate to tax evasion by wealthy people by setting up fake companies in offshore tax havens. The name of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is on the list of those named...

Kareena Kapoor’s house in Mumbai sealed after she tests Covid positive

BMC fears Kareena Kapoor may be a super spreader as she has violated Covid norms and attended several parties; Amrita Arora, Maheep Kapoor and Seema Khan, too, positive Mumbai: Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor tested positive for Covid-19, sending the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation in a tizzy. They fear that she could be a potential super spreader,...

Preity Zinta, Gene Goodenough welcome twins via surrogacy

Bollywood actress Preity Zinta puts up Instagram post to announce birth of twins New Delhi: Bollywood actress Preity Zinta and her husband Gene Goodenough on Thursday announced the birth of their twins via surrogacy. The twins have been named Jai Zinta Goodenough and Gia Zinta Goodenough. In her post on Instagram, Priety Zinta shared a...

Money laundering: ED summons Nora Fatehi in Rs 200 crore racket

Besides Nora Fatehi, Jacqueline Fernandez too has been summoned again   Mumbai: Bollywood actresses Nora Fatehi and Jacqueline Fernandez have been issued summons again by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case. Nora Fatehi has been asked to present herself on Thursday while Jacqueline has been issued the summons for Friday. Fatehi reached the...

Kangana Ranaut files counter-complaint against Javed Akhtar

Known for her controversies, actor Kangana Ranaut on Monday filed a counter-complaint against lyricist Javed Akhtar in a Mumbai court alleging extortion and violation of privacy. The actor’s complaint was in retaliation to a defamation suit filed by Javed Akhtar against the Manikarnika actor for dragging his name into a television discussion in connection with...

Fans counter hate campaign against Shahrukh Khan on Twitter

Start #WeLoveShahrukhKhan in response to Haryana BJP leader-led #BoycottShahrukKhan on Twitter Mumbai: If Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan has followed Twitter trends on Thursday morning, he must be smiling. His name is part of the two highest trending hashtags—one against and another countering the first one. #BoycottShahrukhKhan began trending on Twitter in the morning....