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PETA Accuses NickYanka of ‘Animal Cruelty’ at Wedding
After a section of social media users cracked down on the use of firecrackers at the wedding celebrations of Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra and American singer Nick Jonas in Jodhpur, animal rights organisation PETA has raised a concern about the use of a horse and elephant at their nuptials.
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'Scarface' Casting Director Alixe Gordin Dead
Award-winning casting director Alixe Gordin is dead. She was 96.
Gordin died at her home in Massachusetts on November 28. Additional details about her death were not revealed, reports deadline.com.
Born Alixe Glas on April 10, 1922 in Dayton, Ohio, she took her stage name Gordin when she started performing as a musician and an actor. She got into casting in the 1960s with Studio One and The Defenders, reports IANS.
Gordin is known for her casting work on some of the most iconic films in history. She served as casting director for Brian De Palma's classic "Scarface" which earned Al Pacino and Steven Bauer a Golden Globe nomination in 1984.
SRK-Salman Coming Together for "Issaqbaazi"
SRK and Salman Khan are coming together for the "Isaaqbaazi" from Zero, which will be released on 4 December. And of course, fans can’t keep come.
'2.0' Is a Blockbuster and Karan Johar Can't Be Happier
After a dip on Friday, Rajinikanth-Akshay blockbuster 2.0 saw an upward trend in box office. According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, the Hindi version of Shankar’s directorial has collected a total of Rs 95 crore at the Hindi box office since its premiere on 29 November.
And of course presenter Karan Johar couldn’t be happier.
Book, Docu-Drama on Dharmendra's Life in Works
A book and a docu-drama will encapsulate the journey of his father, legendary actor Dharmendra from his childhood to him becoming a successful hero to his life now, says his actor son Sunny Deol.
"A docu-drama and a book on papa's life is being worked on. He remembers the smallest details of his films, of the people he met during the course of his life and the life he lived in Punjab before he came to Mumbai to become a movie star.
"A team is talking to him and others connected with him to document his journey," Sunny said in a statement.
A team that includes writers, camera crew and other technicians has been finalised and has started the work on the docu-drama that will encapsulate Dharmendra's life over the last eight decades, reports IANS.
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