Kuala Lumpur, Dec. 20 : Jackie Chan is being probed by police for illegal possession of firearms, after he boasted about fighting off several gangsters with three pistols and six grenades.
According to Nanyang Siang Pau and Guang Ming Daily, the 58-year-old actor told a Chinese magazine that more than 20 dagger-wielding men cornered him once and he had to fend them off with the weapons, the Star Online reported.
Kuala Lumpur, December 3 : Jennifer Lopez, who was in Kuala Lumpur as part of her Dance Again World Tour, put on an energetic show that got the crowd dancing along to her hits.
With seven studio albums and over 70 million records sold worldwide, the 43-year-old singer had a line up of songs for her fans, the Star Online reported.
Kuala Lumpur, September 29 : A teenaged Pakistani boy, who ran away from home to pursue his "dream" of meeting Bollywood hero Ajay Devgan and crossed the India-Pakistan border, landed in a juvenile home instead, thereby ending his wishful efforts, it has been revealed.
Makkal Osai reported that Khasif Ali from Delapur village in Okara district fled his home about a year ago.
Kuala Lumpur, June 26 : Popular Malaysian news anchor Ras Adiba Mohd Radzi has claimed that she has been ‘suspended’ by a local TV station after cutting her hair for charity.
Ras Adiba claimed she was asked to grow back her hair to an ‘acceptable’ length in order to resume her part-time position as newscaster.
Kuala Lumpur, June 16 : Indian superstar Rajnikanth's blockbuster film `Robot' was released to an overwhelming response in Japan recently.
According to a report by Makkal Osai, Japanese moviegoers love the 61-year-old actor's films and he is well known there through his earlier film `Muthu'.
`Robot' is a dubbed version of the Tamil movie titled `Endhiran'. It was simultaneously released in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil last year.
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 21 : Nicole Scherzinger will join top South Korean girl band Girls’ Generation as they make their debut in Malaysia at the Twin Towers@Live 2012 concert on Friday.
The nine-member group is also referred to as SoShi or SNSD by fans.
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 29 : American singer Erykah Badu's concert in Malaysia has been cancelled after a publicity photo showed her having the Arabic word for "Allah" tattooed on her body.
Officials in Malaysia said that Badu's photo published in The Star newspaper was "an insult to Islam".
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 2 : Malaika Arora Khan, who is one of India's top item girls, is expected to be the star attraction at the Zee Bollywood Nite 2012 at the Putrajaya Convention Centre.
The 38-year-old will be at the event, organised by Zee Variasi channel that popularised a host of drama and reality show artistes, for a sizzling weekend of songs, music and dances in celebration of Bollywood movie magic.
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 1 : Aileen Gabriella Robinson, daughter of a part Indian-part Chinese mother and an English father, became the first Malaysian to win the Miss Tourism International 2011 crown.
The 22-year-old dance instructor beat 53 competitors to bring the crown to Malaysia for the first time in the pageant’s 15-year history.
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 31 : The first Malaysian Indian Film Festival 2012 will be held at Chennai in India from January 9 to 13 in 2012.
19 movies made and produced in Malaysia by Malaysians, and released between Jan 1, 2001 and Dec 31 2011, have been nominated.
Out of these, 10 will be shortlisted to compete for six awards including Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director and the Jury Award.
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 13 : Hollywood actress Michelle Yeoh has her eyes on Bollywood and would love to act in one, provided there is a good role.
The 48-year-old Malaysia born actress was speaking at the sidelines of a special screening of The Lady, which is based on the life and struggle of Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Dec. 1 : Malaysia''s first women''s radio station -- Capital FM 88.9 – has taken to the airwaves.
According to The Star, it features a hand-picked line-up of celebrity presenters, including Asha Gill, Joanne Kam, Xandria Ooi, Patricia K, Sheela Haran, April Kuan, Joey G and Liang.
Kuala Lumpur, July 7 : A 3D pornographic film has taken the top box office spot among Chinese movies, which are currently showing in Hong Kong.
According to China Press, the film, 3-D ‘Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy’, has reportedly gathered in 40 million Hong Kong dollars (RM15.45mil) since its release in April, the Star Online reported.
The film, which defeated other Chinese movies with a list of A-class stars, is about a young scholar in feudal China who marries a great beauty but is unable to satisfy her in the bedroom.
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), July 1: Hong Kong- based Malaysian actress Datuk Michelle Yeoh has described her deportation from Myanmar as sad and shocking.
Yeoh was deported from Myanmar on June 22 as the military-backed Myanmar government was reportedly unhappy with her pro-democracy film `The Lady'.
Yeoh plays the role of Myanmar freedom fighter Aung San Suu Kyi in the movie.
Kuala Lumpur, June 8: The world''s first 3D pornographic film `3D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy' recently bagged the Manvention of the Year award at the Guys'' Choice Awards in the United States.
According to Sin Chew Daily, its director Christopher Sun received the trophy personally in Los Angeles last Saturday.
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 2 : Malaysian artist Hannah Tan is "auctioning" herself to raise funds for the earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan.
The highest bidder at the event - a charity gala dinner jointly organised by Max Generation Sdn Bhd and Eastin Hotel in Petaling Jaya - will get to join her for a karaoke session.
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 2: Malaysia Prime Minister Dato Seri Najib Tun Razak's wife Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor has launched a new music album by a Malaysian bhangra band.
Goldkartz, which consists of bhangra duo Manjit Singh and Sukhjit Gill, released `24 Karaatz'.
They made their debut in the Urban Bhangra music scene in 2008 with their first album `Loaded'.
Malacca (Malaysia), Feb 17 : Mehjabeen Erum Alim, of Bangladesh, kept a patient vigil and spent a whopping 10,000 ringgit (about $3,300) over two days to meet Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan along with some other fans in Malacca.
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 17: A fan who met Shah Rukh Khan while he was shooting in Kuala Lumpur for his Don sequel, said she was `in dreamland' after the meet.
"It is an indescribable feeling and I am so happy to have finally met him. I feel like I am in dreamland," the Star Online quoted 27-yr-old Mehjabeen Erum Alim as saying, after meeting Khan yesterday at a resort in Ayer Keroh.
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 16: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is currently in Sungai Udang, Malacca, to shoot the sequel to his 2006 hit, Don.
The actor is happy to be able keep his promise to shoot a movie in Malacca, reports the Star Online.
Khan said that he would spend several more days in Malacca with the 140 actors and crewmembers.
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 14 : Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan has reached Malaysia to film the sequel to his 2006 blockbuster hit ‘Don’.
Accompanied by co-star Priyanka Chopra, a former Miss World, and a 60-member crew, the “king” of Bollywood looked relaxed and up to the task of filming ‘Don 2’, a highly-anticipated action thriller.
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 14 : Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan is back in Malaysia to shoot a sequel to his blockbuster 'Don' - this time on a larger scale and with a local baddie to combat.
Immensely popular and honoured with the traditional Malaysian title Datuk, akin to knighthood, Khan arrived here Sunday morning along with co-star Priyanka Chopra.
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 9 : American queen of hip-hop soul Mary J. Blige was seen rocking the crowd at her concert at the KL Convention Centre in Malaysia.
Blige, 40, made her maiden visit to Malaysia, which was her only South-East Asian date for her Music Saved My Life world tour, and she was welcomed by 2,500 fans.
“Thank you for making me feel so welcomed,” the Star Online quoted the energetic singer, who donned a sparkling, silver cat-suit, as shouting to the cheering crowd.
Kula Lumpur, Jan 31: Following a request by Information, Communications and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim to the Finance Ministry, homegrown movie `Ice Kacang Puppy Love' and other Malaysian productions in Chinese and Tamil are expected to be given a 20 pc entertainment tax rebate.
"The news is timely," the Star Online quoted film director Tan Kheng Seong, popularly known as Ah Niu, as saying.
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 15 : Virgin Atlantic founder Sir Richard Branson has gained some time from having to dress as an AirAsia X stewardess after he injured his knee.
Branson, 60, had lost a bet to AirAsia chief executive officer Datuk Seri Tony Fernandes and had been scheduled to serve as a “stewardess” on the AirAsia X flight from London to Kuala Lumpur on February 21.