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Sia to release new single Together on 20 May; song will feature in soundtrack of her film Music

Singer Sia will release her new single titled ‘Together‘ on 20 May. The song will feature on the official soundtrack for her upcoming movie, Music, which also marks her directorial debut. The Australian singer’s team shared the news on Wednesday on Twitter. “New Sia single: Together – out everywhere May 20th! pre-save on https://www.wecantakeithigher.com – […]

Jyothika’s Ponmangal Vandhal, Keerthy Suresh’s Penguin, among others, to directly premiere on Amazon Prime Video

Following the announcement of the upcoming direct-to-digital premieres of Gulabo Sitabo and Shakuntala Devi, Amazon Prime Video India has announced five other highly-anticipated South Indian films will release directly on the streaming service. These include Tamil film Ponmagal Vandhal starring Jyothika, Keerthy Suresh’s Penguin (Tamil and Telugu), Sufiyum Sujatayum (Malayalam), Law (Kannada), and French Biryani (Kannada). “Indian audiences have been eagerly […]

Karan Johar, Kajol, Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Abhishek Bachchan recall favourite ’90s films on Twitter

The nostalgia about the ’90s is up in the air with actors such as Kajol, Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar and Abhishek Bachchan all recalling their favourite movies from the decade on Twitter. The microblogging site has started a new campaign where it asked celebrities to name their favourite movies from the ’90s while tagging others […]

Focaccia Art

One of our lovely bake club members posted a gorgeous photo a few weeks back. It was an image of someone’s beautiful Focaccia art. Many of us decided that we needed to give it a go. It was a work of art, and lots of fun. You can use whatever recipe you want for this, […]

Coronavirus Outbreak: INOX ‘disappointed’ at scheduled theatrical releases heading directly to OTT platforms

In an apparent reference to the decision of Gulabo Sitabo makers to release the film on a streaming platform, multiplex INOX on Thursday expressed its “extreme displeasure and disappointment” over the move. Also read on Firstpost: After Gulabo Sitabo, Amazon Prime Video announces Vidya Balan’s Shakuntala Devi biopic will premiere directly on streaming platform Starring Amitabh […]

Coronavirus Outbreak: Shah Rukh Khan seeks citizen contributions to Meer Foundation to support ‘healthcare soldiers’

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Thursday asked people to support healthcare workers amid the coronavirus pandemic by contributing towards Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other essentials. (Click here to follow LIVE updates on coronavirus outbreak) Shah Rukh said many people have been asking how can they partner up and take the cause of supporting healthcare workers forward, […]

Paatal Lok review: Anushka Sharma-produced Amazon Prime series is a slow burn with the ambition of a pacy thriller

Let me tell you at the onset that Anushka Sharma’s Amazon Prime Video series Paatal Lok — created by Sudip Sharma (writer of Udta Punjab, NH10, Sonchiriya) — isn’t a show for those who like to multi-task while watching TV. If you find yourself in the middle of the series, wondering how the hell the protagonist, Hathi Ram Chaudhry (the ever-so-brilliant Jaideep […]

Amazon Prime Video announces Vidya Balan’s Shakuntala Devi biopic will premiere directly on streaming platform

Amazon Prime Video India on Friday announced that the much-awaited Hindi biopic Shakuntala Devi will exclusively premiere on the streaming platform. Vidya Balan in a still from Shakuntala Devi. Twitter Featuring National Award-winning actress Vidya Balan, the film is based on the life of Shakuntala Devi, nicknamed the “human computer” for her innate ability to make incredibly […]

Coronavirus Outbreak: BTS announces livestream concert for June after postponing Map of the Soul tour

South Korean pop sensation BTS has announced that it will perform a live-streamed concert in June. The seven-member band, which was forced to postpone its Map of the Soul concert in April due to the coronavirus pandemic, will reconnect with its legions of fans worldwide through the live streamed concert. K Pop boyband BTS. Image […]

Aerobics at any age a super treat for your brain

Image Source : PIXABAY Aerobics at any age a super treat for your brain It’s never too late to lace up shoes and work up a sweat for brain health as older adults, even couch potatoes, may perform better on certain thinking and memory tests after just six months of aerobic exercise, says a new […]

The New Mutants, Disney’s X-Men spinoff starring Maisie Williams, to now release on 28 August

The New Mutants, the horror-tinged X-Men spinoff, is slated to be released in theatres on August 28, Disney has announced. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the much-awaited film was earlier scheduled for a spring release but was taken off the calendar due to the coronavirus pandemic. Disney inherited the film upon acquiring 20th Century Fox. […]

Andrei Tarkovsky’s Solaris vs the Steven Soderbergh version, plus a diss about Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey

One of my favourite disses in cinema history is Andrei Tarkovsky calling 2001: A Space Odyssey a “comic book”. It can be found in Naum Abramov’s interview — catalogued in Andrei Tarkovsky: Interviews, in the chapter “Dialogue with Andrei Tarkovsky about Science Fiction on the Screen” — from 1970. That was during the time Tarkovsky was adapting Stanisław Lem’s […]

James McAvoy, Riz Ahmed cast in audio adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s bestseller The Sandman for Audible

Actor James McAvoy will voice the lead role in Audible’s upcoming audio-drama series adaptation of author Neil Gaiman’s popular novel The Sandman. The Amazon-owned company, which produces audio entertainment content, unveiled the star-studded cast of the audio series on Wednesday. Check out the announcement here The US @Audible preorder link is https://t.co/N2k9dhF60gThe UK link ishttps://t.co/478Sfuu1z7And […]

Paatal Lok creator Sudip Sharma and actors Jaideep Ahlawat, Abhishek Banerjee on making the gritty Amazon Prime show

A few days ago, the trailer of Amazon Prime Video web series, Paatal Lok gave us a sneak peek into the gritty and gory world of crime, lawlessness, politics, and media. Produced under the banner of Anushka Sharma’s Clean Slate Filmz (her first web production), and written and directed by Sudip Sharma (writer of Udta Punjab, NH10, Sonchiriya) the […]

Gulabo Sitabo, Amitabh Bachchan, Ayushmann Khurrana’s film, to premiere on Amazon Prime Video on 12 June

Amazon Prime Video India on Thursday announced the global premiere of the highly-anticipated Hindi film Gulabo Sitabo exclusively on the streaming service. Ayushmann Khurrana and Amitabh Bachchan in a still from Gulabo Sitabo. Twitter Directed by Shoojit Sircar, the film stars Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana in the lead. The movie will premiere on 12 June on Amazon Prime […]

Coronavirus Outbreak: Russell Crowe’s Unhinged to be first major movie release when US theaters reopen

Russell Crowe’s upcoming thriller movie Unhinged will be the first movie to be released in American theatres since they were shut due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Click here to follow LIVE updates on coronavirus outbreak) According to Deadline, Solstice Studios have decided to bring forward the movie’s release date to 1 July. It was earlier […]

Bhushan Kumar explains why Masakali 2.0 isn’t the final rehash from T-Series: Remixes also appeal to older generations

Producer Bhushan Kumar says the trend of remixing old classics is a way of keeping the songs relevant and the trend is here to stay. The indie-pop scene in early 2000s featured both, original soundtracks and remixes of popular retro numbers. Bhushan Kumar The trend, which had virtually faded except for remixes of songs within […]

Coronavirus Outbreak: Animal Planet’s new documentary to explore effects of COVID-19 on animals

Animal Planet has announced a new documentary The Zoo: COVID-19 And Animals, which seeks to explore the effects of coronavirus on animals. (Click here to follow LIVE updates on coronavirus outbreak) The special will see Dave Salmoni, Animal Planet’s big cat expert, talking to a number of experts, from the World Health Organization to wildlife […]

Ant-Man 3 details out soon; Michael Douglas asks fans to ‘hang tight’ for more info on Marvel film

Hollywood legend Michael Douglas recently held an Instagram Q&A session where he revealed that fans could soon receive more information about the Marvel movie Ant-Man 3. The actor was asked questions related to the third installment of Ant-Man in the session. He replied, “I can’t talk about it. Because the Marvel guys, they’ll shoot me with […]

Healthy eating in childhood cuts heart disease risk later

Image Source : INSTAGRAM/ FITFOODWITHR Healthy eating in childhood cuts heart disease risk later Dear parents, kindly take note. Researchers have found that healthy eating behaviours in childhood may reduce the risk of, overweight, obesity and cardiovascular disease later in life. Published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the study focused on providing […]

Dystopia is here: The world of Samit Basu’s new speculative fiction book, Chosen Spirits, feels all too close

Samit Basu’s new novel, Chosen Spirits, is a work of speculative fiction set in the near future — which is to say, even the things that feel radically different at first glance are, upon reflection, not so distant from us after all. The world of the novel, ‘New New Delhi’, runs on nearly untrammeled surveillance […]

Current Indian cricket team lacks ‘complete package’ when it comes to fielding, says Mohammad Kaif

The current Indian team has good fielders but none of them is a “complete package” like Yuvraj Singh and he himself, reckons Mohammad Kaif. File image of Mohammad Kaif. Reuters The hero of India’s Natwest victory played more than 100 ODIs, primarily because of his superb fielding. The superior fielding skills prolonged his career even […]

Ahead of Betaal, Shah Rukh Khan challenges budding filmmakers to shoot a scary movie indoors

In an innovative way to promote his upcoming production venture, web-series Betaal, superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Saturday announced a contest for budding filmmakers to shoot a scary movie indoors, keeping in mind the nationwide lockdown. After Emraan Hashmi-starrer Bard of Blood that released on Netflix in 2019, Shah Rukh’s Red Chillies Entertainment’s second OTT […]

San Diego Comic-Con teases an at-home edition following coronavirus outbreak cancellation

San Diego Comic-Con has announced that it will be presenting an at-home version of its annual event this year. The convention’s official Twitter handle shared the news. “Coming soon Free parking, comfy chairs, personalised snacks, no lines, pets welcome, badges for all, and a front-row seat to Comic-Con at Home”, the tweet read. See you […]