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'Jaws' actor Lee Fierro passes away due to COVID-19

Published On: April 7, 2020 05:43 PM NPT By: Agencies

'Jaws' actor Lee Fierro passed away at age 91 due to health complications caused by coronavirus.

JK Rowling reveals she had COVID-19 symptoms, now 'fully recovered'

Published On: April 7, 2020 02:02 PM NPT By: Agencies

"Harry Potter" author JK Rowling on Monday revealed that she showed the symptoms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, but now has "fully recovered

1960s Bond girl Honor Blackman dead at 94

Published On: April 7, 2020 01:57 PM NPT By: Agencies

Honor Blackman, one of the most memorable co-stars of the early James Bond films, has died at the age of 94, her family said.

Disney releasing new Frozen' short series made at home

Published On: April 7, 2020 12:31 PM NPT By: Agencies

Disney is releasing a series of new shorts titled At Home With Olaf, featuring Josh Gad's ever-cheerful Frozen snowman.

Kanika Kapoor discharged after testing negative in sixth test

Published On: April 6, 2020 04:35 PM NPT By: Agencies

Singer Kanika Kapoor on Monday was discharged from a Lucknow hospital after she tested negative for coronavirus in her sixth test.

Veteran actor Shirley Douglas passes away at 86

Published On: April 6, 2020 04:29 PM NPT By: Agencies

Shirley Douglas, veteran actor, activist, and mother of Kiefer Sutherland passed away on Sunday due to pneumonia linked complications. She was 86.

Kanika Kapoor tests negative for coronavirus

Published On: April 5, 2020 05:52 PM NPT By: Agencies

Singer Kanika Kapoor on Saturday tested negative for coronavirus, days after being tested positive on previous occasions.

Priyanka Chopra thanks PM Modi after he lauds her contribution to combat COVID-19

Published On: April 5, 2020 05:35 PM NPT By: Agencies

Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas on Sunday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for lauding her for contributions to the PM CARES Fund.

It was coincidental: Radhika Apte on directorial debut 'Sleepwalkers'

Published On: April 5, 2020 05:03 PM NPT By: Agencies

Radhika Apte, who is making her directorial debut with short film Sleepwalkers believes it is incorrect to say that lack of good opportunities often push actors to turn towards other aspects of filmmaking.

Actress-author Patricia Bosworth dies from coronavirus at 86

Published On: April 5, 2020 04:51 PM NPT By: Agencies

Patricia Bosworth, an actress who once starred alongside Audrey Hepburn and later wrote biographies on several stars including Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift, has died due to the coronavirus. She was 86.

Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom expecting a girl

Published On: April 5, 2020 04:47 PM NPT By: Agencies

Singer Katy Perry, who is expecting her first child with actor Orlando Bloom, has revealed that they are set to welcome a baby girl. The 35-year-old singer shared the news on Instagram on Friday.

Madonna joins forces with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help create COVID-19 vaccine

Published On: April 5, 2020 04:42 PM NPT By: Agencies

In order to help create a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, pop diva Madonna has pledged to support the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Multiplex Association appeals to landlords to waive off rent of operators amid lockdown

Published On: April 5, 2020 04:33 PM NPT By: Agencies

The Multiplex Association of India (MAI) has appealed to landlords across the country to waive off rent and common area maintenance (CAM) for all the multiplex operators during the period of the current nation-wide lockdown.

'Black Widow', 'Mulan' get new release date

Published On: April 5, 2020 02:09 PM NPT By: Agencies

Disney Studios has announced the new release dates for its much-awaited movies Black Widow and Mulan which were pushed after theatres were closed in many countries across the globe due to coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19: Ekta Kapoor to forsake her salary of Rs 2.5 crore to help co-workers

Published On: April 5, 2020 01:15 PM NPT By: Agencies

Filmmaker Ekta Kapoor on Friday said she will be letting go of her one-year salary of Rs 2.5 crores so as to provide financial aid to her co-workers in her company Balaji Telefilms.

Japanese mathematician solves conjecture after 8-year struggle

Published On: April 5, 2020 12:50 PM NPT By: Agencies

After an eight-year struggle, embattled Japanese mathematician Shinichi Mochizuki has finally received some validation. His 600-page proof of the abc conjecture, one of the biggest open problems in number theory, has been accepted for publication.

Netflix donates Rs 7.5 crore to help daily wage workers in India

Published On: April 5, 2020 12:04 PM NPT By: Agencies

Streaming platform Netflix on Saturday announced that it will contribute Rs 7.5 crore to Producers Guild of India (PGI) Relief Fund to help daily wage earners in the entertainment industry in the country.

Jennifer Aniston surprises coronavirus positive nurse with $10G gift card

Published On: April 4, 2020 05:16 PM NPT By: Agencies

American actor Jennifer Aniston used her star power on Thursday to brighten the day of a coronavirus frontline worker, who tested positive for the virus.

Leonardo DiCaprio launches relief fund to feed poor amid coronavirus crisis

Published On: April 4, 2020 05:10 PM NPT By: Agencies

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio on Thursday launched a hunger relief initiative - America's food fund - to raise funds for helping the low-income families of America that have been affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Deepika, Ranveer pledge support to PM-CARES

Published On: April 4, 2020 01:48 PM NPT By: Agencies

Bollywood couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh on Saturday announced that they will be donating money to the PM-CARES Fund to help combat coronavirus pandemic in the country.