Category archives: Entertainment


The deadly trio of Ranbir, Arjun and Jacqueline in `Roy` teaser

  After a number of delays, `Roy` has finally managed to release its teaser. The much-awaited teaser video of Ranbir Kapoor’s `Roy` is out and has increased the curiosity level among the viewers. The makers have kept everything under wraps in the motion poster released ahead of the trailer and it is very difficult to guess the actual plot. A thief. A story. A confession – that’s the hint embellished […]

In conversation with Asxem Dlean on going from loving music to making it a career with nowhere to go but up-Part 1

Sunil Mantri: Tell us about yourself AsxemDlean: I am a simple guy – I keep my head down, speak when spoken to. No complicated equations no hang-ups. A lover of the little joys life throws me – football, swimming and most of all music. Music has been at the center of my existence for as long as I can remember. Academics were never my forte and I have always loved […]


Is the final Hobbit film a flop?

As Peter Jackson brings his Middle Earth saga to a close, Nicholas Barber asks whether The Battle of the Five Armies is worthwhile or unnecessary. Peter Jackson’s sixth and final Middle Earth film is also his shortest. The three instalments of The Lord of the Rings clocked in at about three hours apiece; the first two episodes of The Hobbit lasted 169 minutes and 161 respectively; but the finale, The […]


Watch: Short film on hilarious arranged marriage date

All the prospective brides and grooms, looking to get hitched in an arranged marriage, must have either gone through this (see the video) or might be the next one. The video story is of a young, independent woman who goes on an arranged marriage date with a man who is obnoxiously dominant and a typical male chauvinist. The video shows that despite being educated, men try to clip the freedom […]


It was just a matter of time: Psy's Gangnam Style breaks YouTube hit counter

Psy’s Gangnam Style may be so 2012, but it’s still raking in the hits. So much so in fact that YouTube no longer knows how to count them! The viral hit video by the South Korean pop star that has become a household name and dance party staple across the world, has got so many views, that Google no longer knows how to count them! In a blog post Google […]


New 'Terminator: Genisys' trailer explodes online

Arnold Schwarzenegger is, uh, back. And so is the whole “Terminator” universe: morphing machines, the industrious version of Sarah Connor and a sometimes-befuddled Kyle Reese. The trailer for “Terminator: Genisys” hit the Web on Thursday, and it appears to have amped up the action to video game levels. How else to explain Schwarzenegger’s old-style Terminator — who has apparently raised young Sarah — hurtling through the air into the blades […]


'A Most Violent Year' tops National Board of Review film awards

The National Board of Review on Tuesday awarded “A Most Violent Year,” a drama about a man fighting to protect his business in early 1980s New York City, prizes for best film, actor and supporting actress in the second major film awards in the run-up to the Oscars. The star of the film, Oscar Isaac, shared the best acting prize with Michael Keaton, who portrayed a has-been actor in “Birdman.” […]

Why the censors don’t want you to see a film on the Muzaffarnagar riots. And why the Delhi High Court may not quite agree

. En Dino Muzaffarnagar”, a documentary by Shubhradeep Chakravorty and Meera Chaudhary on the riots that engulfed the Uttar Pradesh district in 2013, considers whether the riots were premeditated, and executed for political gain. The Central Board of Film Certification has refused to allow it for public screening. With the Delhi Court directing the Board to give “detailed reasons” for its opposition next week, our writer examines the documentary’s message […]


Bizarre song: China's 'Chick chick' is no Gangnam Style, but it is catchy

A new Chinese song that has gone viral with more than 6 million views on YouTube since its release nearly a month ago, is being hailed as the next Gangnam Style. But, try listening to it once, and you will believe that Gangnam Style was actually sane, way more sane. This ‘chick chick’ song by artist Wang Rong Rollin may be catchy (We can already hear ourselves humming), but the […]


Watch: 1 baby elephant vs 14 lions – Who won?

Zambia: It’s hard to believe, but here it is. A baby elephant with its courageous effort survived an attack by 14 lions in the South Luangwa National Park, Zambia. The three-minute startling video has gone viral on the web. The video shows a herd of lions viciously attacking the baby elephant, which got separated from its herd. The lions pounced on the adolescent elephant and tried to pierce their sharp […]