Washington, March 6 - Indian filmmaker Ritesh Batra's critically acclaimed film "The Lunchbox" beat out Hollywood movies, Oscar contenders, and all other foreign-language films to score the number one per-theatre average gross of any film in North America last weekend.
After its success in New York and Los Angeles, the Irrfan Khan-starrer will release in additional American cities March 7, including Washington DC, San Francisco, and Chicago.
Chennai, March 6 - Southern actress Simran Bagga, who recently made a comeback to the industry with Tamil romantic-drama "Aaha Kalyanam", has clarified that she is not part of the remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster "Drishyam" in any language.
"I'm not doing any role in any language in any remake of 'Drishyam'. I shall reveal my professional plans to the media at the appropriate time," Simran said in a statement.
Chennai, March 6 - Bollywood diva Sonam Kapoor, who has shot for a forthcoming episode for television show "Comedy Nights with Kapil" wearing a hand-woven Anarkali lehenga by fashion designer Gaurang Shah, says his creations are eternal and creative.
Sonam's khadi Anarkali with Kanjeevaram border and matching Kanjeevaram dupatta was inspired by 16th century temple art.
London, March 6 - Filmmaker Caleb Slain's tribute to late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman includes almost 50 of his films.
The 21 minute tribute video begins from the ' Capote ' star's appearance on Law and Order and spans his film career including 'The Talented Mr Ripley', 'Magnolia', 'The Master' and 'Moneyball', Metro. co. uk reported.
London, March 6 : Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard are expected to get married in August.
The 34-year-old television host said that they are assuming that the England team would be in the World Cup finals and are planning their wedding around it, the Mirror reported.
The couple has been together since 2009. (ANI)
Washington, Mar. 6 - Kardashian sisters' hairstylist Jen Atkin has revealed that Kim, Kourtey, and Khloe always turn up to her whenever they need a glam hairstyle.
Atkin, who also works with Jessica Alba, Katy Perry, and Sofia Vergara, told Us magazine that she loves how Kim is so fashionable, asserting that she has a look set for her vibe.
Washington, Mar. 6 - Jenni Farley from MTV's Jersey Shore is set to produce horror movie 'Jersey Shore Massacre.'
The 28-year-old Farley now serves as executive producer of the movie 'Jersey Shore Massacre', the Hollywood Reporter reported.
According to a statement, written and directed by 2012's 'Girls Gone Dead' director Paul Tarnopol, the movie stars Sal Governale (The Howard Stern Show), Richard Christy (The Howard Stern Show), Bigfoot (The Howard Stern Show) and Ron Jeremy.
London, March 6 : Rita Ora has turned down Simon Cowell's 1million pounds offer to appear on the X Factor as a judge.
The 23-year-old British singer-songwriter had been called for meetings at the 54-year-old music mogul's Los Angeles mansion, but she recently declined the offer as she believes that it will hurt her singing career, the Mirror reported.
Mumbai, March 6 - Actors Ayushmann Khurrana and Sonam Kapoor, who recently made their presence felt on the sets of dance reality show “Boogie Woogie”, were in awe of the show’s contestants.
The episode, dedicated to famous personalities of Bollywood like Raj Kapoor and Sanjeev Kumar, saw one of the contestants named Sagar performing as Thakur from “Sholay”. Another participant acted as joker from the film “Mera Naam Joker”
Mumbai, March 6 - Filmmaker Karan Johar says he had fun while watching Vikas Bahl’s new film “Queen” and its actresses - Kangana Ranaut and Lisa Haydon were “brilliant”.
“‘Queen’ is the most fun I have had at the movies in a very long time! Vikas Bahl is a star and Kangna is beyond brilliance! Loved it,” Karan tweeted Wednesday.
Mumbai, March 6 - Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has finished shooting for his new film "Bhoothnath Returns" and he is satisfied with the final outcome.
"Finished and wrapped for 'Bhoothnath Returns' including the credit song with Yo Yo (Honey Singh). Me thinks we did alright," Amitabh tweeted Thursday.
"Bhoothnath Returns" has been directed by Nitesh Tiwari and produced by T-Series.
The film will hit the screens April 11. (IANS)
Melbourne, Mar 6 : An irate Oprah Winfrey told Lindsay Lohan to "cut the bull****" during the chaotic filming of her new reality TV show.
The first trailer for Lohan's docu-series, Lindsay , gives a glimpse into the never-ending chaos surrounding the troubled actor.
London, Mar 6 : Jared Leto has said that 'Thirty Seconds to Mars' tours aren't full of 'sex, drug and rock 'n' roll'.
The 42-year-old musician will be accompanied by her mother on his band tours and there won't be any rock 'n' roll antics, the Mirror reported.
In an interview with Access Hollywood, Leto sa1id that tour bus is pretty quiet, pretty simple, filled with some vegan butter and almond milk.
New York, Mar 6 : Princess Diana's former chef Darren McGrady has spilled the beans about how she once tricked Oprah Winfrey during a meal.
McGrady said one day while the two were eating tomato mousses, Winfrey had asked Diana how she managed to stay so slim by eating rich food like this, to which Diana had replied that she just ate small portions and worked out, the New York Post reported.
New Delhi, March 6 - The makers of Hindi movie "Gulaab Gang" Thursday moved the Delhi High Court against suspension of the release of the movie, reportedly based on the life of activist Sampat Pal, who formed Gulabi Gang, a group of pink sari clad women vigilantes in Uttar Pradesh.
Washington, March 6 - Lars Von Trier's upcoming erotic film ' Nymphomaniac Volume 1' has been banned from being screened in Turkey because of its sex scenes.
Cem Erkul, head of Cinema General Directorate, said that an eight-member board voted that the film is "pushing the boundaries of porn" and is unfit for public viewing, the Huffington Post reported.
London, March 6 - Cameron Diaz has been slammed for claiming that cigarettes are healthier than Diet Coke.
The 41-year-old American actress has been criticised by anti-smoking charities for commenting that "one cigarette once in a while is not going to kill you" but " Diet Coke is bad news", the Mirror reported.
Washington, March 6 : Kelsey Grammer is expecting his second child with wife Kayte, it has been revealed.
Kayte, who tied the knot with Grammer in 2011 and have a 19-month-old daughter, hid her burgeoning baby bump under a little black dress at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in West Hollywood, Us Magazine reported.
Sources claimed that the 59-year-old actor was also rubbing his wife's belly at the event.
Washington, March 6 - Lea Michele has revealed that she walks around her garden naked because she feels confident in her own body.
The ' Glee' star said that she feels confident in her own skin and doesn't mind looking at herself without any clothes on, but added that she only strips off in her own home, Contactmusic reported.
She admitted that she also stood naked in her backyard for a while.
Michele is set to release her debut album, ' Louder' on March 17. (ANI)
London, Mar 6 : Prince Harry and Cressida Bonas have come before the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as party guests that people would most like to invite.
The raving regal couple topped a list of famous faces that people wanted on their party guest lists.
Cressida and her redheaded royal boyfriend even managed to top One Direction star Harry Styles on the list, the Daily star reported.
London, March 6 : Speculations are rife that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have set the date of their wedding and will tie the knot on May 24 2014.
Sources have revealed that the couple, who got engaged on Kardashian's 33rd birthday in October will get married in Paris and had initially intended to tie the knot in July, but brought the date forward last month, the Mirror reported.
Mumbai, March 6 - Rajat Kapoor, who has seen many highs and lows in his film career so far, is not deterred by failure. He feels that an actor or a director is "as good" as his or her "last film".
"My wife says failures are important for me to be grounded. One can go mad with success, so failure is important... an actor or director is as good as his last film," Rajat told IANS.
Washington, Mar. 6 - Matthew McConaughey has said that his career revival wouldn't have taken place unless Camila, 31, and their children, Levi, 5 and a half, Vida,
4, and 15-month-old Livingston were there.
The Academy Award winner told People Magazine that his life outside his career is extremely enriching and so he is letting that feed his work, and letting his work feed his life.
Washington, Mar. 6 - CBS has announced that Lindsay Lohan will appear on April 14th episode of '2 Broke Girls' before she makes a debut on OWN's docuseries 'Lindsay'.
The 27-year-old actress will be seen as soon-to-be-bride Claire Guinness on the multi camera sitcom '2 Broke Girls', who tasks Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline (Beth Behrs) to make her wedding cake, the Hollywood Reporter reported.
London, Mar. 6 - Thandie Newton gave birth to a baby boy, Booker Jombe Parker, on Monday.
The baby boy is her and husband Ol Parker's first son but third child, the Mirror reported.
The 41-year-old actress revealed the good news on her Twitter page.
The baby boy is the newest addition to the couple's growing family which includes their daughters Ripley, 13, and Nico, nine. (ANI)
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