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Glenn stops performance as fan takes photo

  New York: Glenn Close stopped the matinee performance of the Broadway revival of Sunset Boulevard as the veteran actress was disturbed during her performance when one of the audience members kept clicking her photographs. The 70-year-old actress, who has returned to the role of the famous fictional fading silent movie star 23 years after first playing it on Broadway in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s acclaimed musical, scolded the viewer, reported

Alex Rodriguez signs deal with ABC News

Los Angeles: Retired baseball player Alex Rodriguez has signed a deal with ABC News as a contributor. The 41-year-old former New York Yankee star is expected to appear on The Alphabet‘s shows like Good Morning America, World News Tonight and Nightline. He will report on “fitness, personal finance and other topics beyond sports, reported Ace Showbiz. The former athlete, who currently dating Jennifer Lopez, is following in the footsteps of

Swedish comedy 'The Square' is surprise Cannes winner

Cannes: Swedish satire “The Square”, a send-up of political correctness and the confused identity of the modern male, won the Palme d’Or top prize at the Cannes film festival yesterday. In a stunning upset, the nine-member jury led by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar and including Hollywood stars Jessica Chastain and Will Smith awarded the trophy to the movie’s director, Ruben Ostlund. “Oh my God, oh my God!” Ostlund shouted from

Charlize Theron unveils her fitness secrets

London: Actress Charlize Theron says she has a set fitness regime and follows it to stay fit. The 41-year-old actress says she undergoes two 90- minute power yoga sessions and attends spin classes “three to four times” every week to stay in shape, reported Red magazine. “I work out three to four times a week… I love anything outdoorsy,” says Theron. The Fast and Furious 8 star reveals she does

No heroine finalised for Krrish 4 yet: Hrithik

Mumbai: Actor Hrithik Roshan said it is too early to comment on who will be the lead actress in his forthcoming film Krrish 4, as the makers are currently working on the script. In Krrish, Priyanka Chopra starred opposite Hrithik while Krrish 3 featured the duo along with Kangana Ranaut. There were reports that this time the Kaabil actor wanted the female lead to be on the lines of Wonder

Jyothika plays a cop in Bala's film Nachiyar

National-award winning filmmaker Bala’s next is a crime thriller, titled Naachiyar, with Jyothika and G V Prakash in the lead. Reports say that Prakash sports a completely new look. Some say he plays a role with negative shades while Jyothika will be playing a cop. The movie brings together Ilayaraja and Bala once more. The music composer is said to have completed two songs. Although no official release date has

Kamal takes jibe at Aamir Khan

Asserting that it would be better if people did not enter politics in the present prevailing situation, the spain Kamal Haasan said he does not have to do a show like Bollywood actor Aamir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate to prove his social responsibility. Asked why he chose to do a commercial show in a TV channel instead of a socially awareness programe like Aamir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate, Kamal retorted “I have

Nandha's new attempt for first web series in Tamil

Digital streaming is the latest buzz. Actors Nandha, Eden Kuriakose, Devipriya and Sanjana Singh who are busy names in Tamil cinema are coming together for the first ever web series in Tamil titled Maya Thirai, directed by Kaushik. While Ekta Kapoor of AltBalaji is behind the initiative, veteran Kutty Padmini is producing it. Says Nandha, “This is not television. This is a web series that is an alternative platform for

Namitha is back as heroine

Namitha who acted as heroine to many popular stars in Tamil cinema a few years ago is back to play the lead role again. She is part of an eerie thriller titled Mia. Sonia Agarwal is also in the cast. Written and directed by R L Ravi and Mathew Scoria, the movie has music by Rejimon. Mia is produced by Minaj for E Studios. Cinematography is by Ravi Swamy. Speaking

'Munnodi' is all set to hit the screens

Debutant film-maker Kumar is ready with his movie Munnodi that features Arjuna, Vinu Karthik, Niranjan, Suman, Suresh and Yamini Bhaskar in the lead roles. The movie has music by K Prabhu Shankar. Speaking about the film, Kumar says, “A boy who yearns for motherly affection is dragged into an anti-social gang due to circumstances. Later, he becomes a police informer. But when his past catches up with him, he lands

Aishwarya Rai in Mani Ratnam's next movie

Veteran director Mani Ratnam is reportedly working on a Tamil-Hindi bilingual, which is likely to go on floors by the end of this year. Sources say that the film will have Aishwarya Rai and Aditi Rao Hydari in pivotal roles. Aditi has already hinted about joining hands with Mani Ratnam again after Kaatru Veliyidai whereas Aishwarya Rai is tight lipped about the project. Interestingly, Aishwarya Rai has also worked with