Delhi-born Canadian Nisha Pahuja reacts to Oscar nomination for documentary feature ‘To Kill a Tiger’

Delhi-born Nisha Pahuja’s film ‘To Kill a Tiger’ has been nominated in the best feature documentary category for the Oscars 2024. She said that she learned about the honour along with the rest of the world while watching the live announcement. “I was in shock. I couldn’t believe it. I was over the moon. Yeah, I just couldn’t believe it,” Pahuja told The Hollywood Reporter about her emotional reaction.

Rock ‘N’ Roll Legend Tina Turner dies at 83; global celebs mourn demise

Soulful diva Tina Turner, who had a lengthy run of ’60s and ’70s R&B hits and struck major pop stardom in the ’80s, died on Wednesday in Switzerland, reports ‘Variety’. She was 83. “Tina Turner, the ‘Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll’ has died peacefully today at the age of 83 after a long illness in her home in Kusnacht near Zurich, Switzerland. With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model,” her representative said in a statement to ‘Variety’.

Rise, Roar, Revolt and Walk Away

We have seen “RRR (Rise, Roar, Revolt)” – all three hours and seven minutes of it – in a single Netflix binge last year. Previously we were told about the outlandish special effects, and a dance tune that everybody was raving about. We were ready for, maybe, ten minutes of a quick browse before moving on. Lo and behold, we were at the end and did not realize where these hours went.

PM Modi greets ‘RRR’, ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ teams for winning Oscars

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated music director M.M. Keeravaani and lyricist Chandra Bose after their song “Naatu! Naatu!” from the Telugu film “RRR” won the prestigious Oscar award. Modi also congratulated the team of documentary film “The Elephant Whisperers” for winning the Oscar in the “Best Documentary Short Film” category.

Assam CM Himanta Sarma invites Leonardo DiCaprio after actor lauds rhino conservation

A bromance seems to be budding between Assam Chief Minister Himanta Sarma and Oscar-winning American actor a vocal environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio. Sarma extended an invitation to DiCaprio on Twitter after the latter praised rhino conservation in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park. In response to the American actor’s post, Himanta also wrote, “Preserving wildlife is integral to our cultural identity.”

Our showman in Hollywood

Raj Kapoor has been quietly growing in stature, these days being the best known for his production work on the Oscars Ritu Jha   Raj Kapoor may share a name with the legendary figure of Hindi cinema, but the Hollywood-based creative director and producer would laugh off any comparisons. Kapoor has a long history in Hollywood, […]