Arts & Leisure | Theater and Movies - Brecorder.comStay updated with Business News, Pakistan news, Current world news and latest world news with Business Recorder..http://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure.htmlFri, 31 Oct 2014 14:53:12 +0000SRA Framework 2.0en-gbLindsay Lohan sued for stealing the idea http://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/50-movies/202750-lindsay-lohan-sued-for-stealing-the-idea.htmlhttp://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/50-movies/202750-lindsay-lohan-sued-for-stealing-the-idea.htmlimageHollywood controversial actress Lindsay Lohan and her brother Michael Lohan has been sued by Fima Potik, the web developer for stealing his idea.

Lindsay Lohan, her brother Michael Lohan Jr. are being sued by a developer who claims they stole his website idea to create their own ‘virtual closet’ app.

According to foreign media reports, the ‘Mean Girls’ star and her brother Michael Lohan Jr. agreed to work with him on ‘Spotted Friend’, a website that gives people a chance to see the clothes in celeb’s closets, but they backed out and took his idea to another investor.

Now, Potik is is accusing Lohan and her brother for using the idea to launch a similar app called ‘Vigma’ after their talks fell through, and is suing them for $60 million for the breach of contract. He also demanded to shut down their regime to avoid his competition.

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asfiaafzal@gmail.com (Asfia Afzal)MoviesFri, 31 Oct 2014 13:10:14 +0000
Daniel Radcliffe shows his rapping skills on a TV showhttp://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/50-movies/202745-daniel-radcliffe-shows-his-rapping-skills-on-a-tv-show.htmlhttp://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/50-movies/202745-daniel-radcliffe-shows-his-rapping-skills-on-a-tv-show.htmlimage‘Harry Potter’ actor Daniel Radcliffe revealed that he is a big fan of rap, during a chat show ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’.

During the show host Fallon challenged to Radcliffe to show off his rap skills and asked him to perform the tongue-twisting song ‘Alphabet Aerobics’ by Blackilicious.

According to foreign media reports, The British star dropped his accent for his show-stopping performance, displaying his verbal prowess as he raced through each and every tongue-twisting lyric from the classic 1999 rap hit.

Talking before his performance, ‘The women in Black’ actor explained learning all the words to his favorite rap songs was a bit of compulsion for him. He said, “Initially I got into Eminem and was obsessed with learning all the words to 'Real Slim Shady'. There's also a guy called Plan B in England. I've always had an obsession with memorizing complicated and intricate fast songs. It's a disease,” media reported.

Radcliffe will be seen in an upcoming movie ‘Horn’ produced and directed by Alexandre Aja which also stars Max Minghella, Joe Anderson, Juno Temple, and Kelli Garner in the key roles. The film is set to release on October 31, 2014.

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shaista_shaik@hotmail.com (Shaista Tabassum)MoviesFri, 31 Oct 2014 13:03:49 +0000
Shahrukh Khan getting ready for ‘Fan’http://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/50-movies/202742-shahrukh-khan-getting-ready-for-‘fan’.htmlhttp://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/50-movies/202742-shahrukh-khan-getting-ready-for-‘fan’.htmlimage‘Happy New Year’ is definitely Shahrukh Khan’s best film in last couple of years. Shahrukh Khan was at the ‘Counter Punch Studios’ in Los Angeles for his digital 3D face scanning for Maneesh Sharma’s ‘Fan’.

SRK's official fan page on Facebook had posted the pictures of the actor undergoing the Digital 3D face scanning. He had taken two days off especially for this work, media reported.

According to media reports ‘Counter Punch Studios’ said in a statement, “He (Shahrukh Khan) has a curiosity for technology and ground breaking processes, and was very hands on during the shoot. It is clear that he takes his craft very seriously and works rigorously to perfect it for each and every film. Our team feels very fortunate to have had the opportunity to meet such a legend in the Bollywood community”.

Under Yash Raj Films production ‘Fan’ which has Shahrukh Khan as a lead character has still not finalized on the female lead. Directed by Maneesh Sharma ‘Fan’ will release next year in August.

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madiha786ahmed@hotmail.com (Madiha Shakeel)MoviesFri, 31 Oct 2014 12:19:37 +0000
‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Star to join Nicole Kidman in ‘Lion’http://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/50-movies/202728-‘slumdog-millionaire’-star-to-join-nicole-kidman-in-‘lion’.htmlhttp://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/50-movies/202728-‘slumdog-millionaire’-star-to-join-nicole-kidman-in-‘lion’.htmlimage‘Slumdog Millionaire’ star Dev Patel and ‘Days of Thunders’ actress Nichole Kidman are set to star in a new series ‘Lion’, a new drama produced by The Weinstein company.

According to foreign media reports, the drama is based on the memoir ‘A Long Way Home’ by Saroo Brierley which follows a street kid from Calcutta (Patel) who has been adopted by a couple in Australia. Oscar-winning actor Dev Patel will be seen as self-taught Indian math genius Srinivasa Ramanujan while Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman will play the role of adoptive parents.

Jane Campion and the ‘Top of the Lake’ co-director Garth Davis is also attached to helm ‘Lion’

Kidman was last seen portraying Princess Grace Kelly in ‘Grace of Monaco’. Her upcoming movies ‘Before I Go to Sleep’ and ‘Paddington’ will hit theatres later this year.

Patel who appears in John Madden’s upcoming ‘The Second Best Marigold Hotel’, the sequel to the 2011 hit will release in the US next year. Patel who starred in Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ is likely to be one of the major star’s of this year’s market, with roles in ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’, ‘Child 44’ and ‘The Road Within’.

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shaista_shaik@hotmail.com (Shaista Tabassum)MoviesFri, 31 Oct 2014 11:56:22 +0000
Ali Zafar, Ranveer Singh and Parineeti Chopra to flaunt customized ‘Kill Dil’ tattooshttp://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/50-movies/202725-ali-zafar-ranveer-singh-and-parineeti-chopra-to-flaunt-customized-‘kill-dil’-tattoos.htmlhttp://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/50-movies/202725-ali-zafar-ranveer-singh-and-parineeti-chopra-to-flaunt-customized-‘kill-dil’-tattoos.htmlimageRanveer Singh, Parineeti Chopra and Ali Zafar are going to sport a customized tattoo throughout the promotions of their upcoming film, ‘Kill Dil’.

According to media reports, the trio will be attending the ‘Tattoo Conventions’ 2014 which has world's 70 best tattoo artists as participants. Ranveer Singh, Parineeti Chopra and Ali Zafar will select a tattoo each for themselves at the convention and get inked there. They have been discussing various designs for their tattoos and are very excited to sport them. They will flaunt their tattoos throughout the promotions of their upcoming movie, media reported.

The romantic-action-drama shows the actors with guns, bikes, goggles, leather jackets at all. So sporting a tattoo is just apt.

‘Kill Dil’ is directed by Shaad Ali and produced by Yash Raj Films the film is scheduled to release on November 14, 2014.

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madiha786ahmed@hotmail.com (Madiha Shakeel)MoviesFri, 31 Oct 2014 11:51:43 +0000
Jennifer Lawrence's ‘The Hunger Games; Mockingjay’ final trailer released http://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/50-movies/202722-jennifer-lawrences-‘the-hunger-games;-mockingjay’-final-trailer-released.htmlhttp://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/50-movies/202722-jennifer-lawrences-‘the-hunger-games;-mockingjay’-final-trailer-released.htmlimageLionsgate has revealed another trailer of Jennifer Lawrence most anticipated movie ‘The Hunger Games; Mockinjay part 1’. They have labeled this final trailer as ‘Burn’.

According to foreign media reports, there will be no Games sequence this time around, but in its place there looks to be some fairly major conflict, as Katniss finds herself leading the rebellion against the villainous President Snow. However, Snow isn’t about to go quietly, and as his own situation grows more precarious, he becomes more dangerous than ever before.

The trailer is loud and exciting. Jennifer Lawrence, tears in her eyes, delivers a powerful ‘If we burn, you burn with us!’ line that’ll get you all fired up.

Directed by Francis Lawrence the movie also stars Donald Sutherland, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Sam Claflin, Julianne Moore, Stanley Tucci, Elizabeth Banks and Woody Harrelson in the prominent roles.

The movie has been scheduled for November 21 release.

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asfiaafzal@gmail.com (Asfia Afzal)MoviesFri, 31 Oct 2014 10:44:32 +0000
First look of Prakash Jha ‘Raajneeti 2’ releasedhttp://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/50-movies/202721-first-look-of-prakash-jha-raajneeti-2-released.htmlhttp://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/50-movies/202721-first-look-of-prakash-jha-raajneeti-2-released.htmlimageFilmmaker Prakash Jha has revealed official first look of ‘Raajneeti 2’ which will star Ajay Devgan in the lead role.

The first poster of ‘Raajneeti 2’ offers an intense and chaotic scenario as a huge crowd of people is seen making some slogans in front of the Parliament. And the poster has the tagline ‘Politics Unlimited’ which gives a feeling that it will revolve around the political scenario of the nation.

Prakash Jha and Ajay Devgan have recently revealed the first look of ‘Rajneeti 2’ and ‘Gangaajal 2’ in a launch event where other celebs like Arshad Warsi, Mukesh Bhatt and Ajaz Khan among others were present, media reported.

Political thriller released back in 2010 starred Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Arjun Rampal and Ajay Devgan in the lead roles. Now the star cast for the sequel of ‘Rajneeti 2’ is yet to be decided but Jha announced that Ajay Devgan will star again in ‘Rajneeti 2’ but will not feature in ‘Gangajal 2’.

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asfiaafzal@gmail.com (Asfia Afzal)MoviesFri, 31 Oct 2014 10:19:38 +0000
Shruti Haasan makes her fan’s wish come truehttp://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/50-movies/202718-shruti-haasan-makes-her-fan’s-wish-come-true.htmlhttp://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/50-movies/202718-shruti-haasan-makes-her-fan’s-wish-come-true.htmlimageActress Shruti Haasan who has been busy shooting for her next big films opposite to three big stars recently took a day off to make a little fan's wish come true.

Shruti Haasan who reigns in several hearts has one little girl fan in Pune who is currently fighting cancer and her biggest wish has been to meet her favourite actress, Shruti Haasan. Sheetal, a teenage girl has been one of the biggest fans of Shruti Haasan and always wanted to meet the actress at least once. While, Sheetal recently got discharged from hospital, her parents tried to make her dream come true, media reported.

As source revealed that, Sheetal's parents went to meet Shruti Haasan, who is currently shooting for her next film ‘Yaara’ alongside Vidyut Jamwal. Shruti Haasan not only met them but also agreed to meet Sheetal at their home. Keeping up the promise, Shruti Haasan visited Sheetal's home in Pune and spent some quality time with the little fan.

The actress also gifted a hand-written letter to Sheetal which will certainly remain a prized possession for the little girl.


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madiha786ahmed@hotmail.com (Madiha Shakeel)MoviesFri, 31 Oct 2014 10:06:18 +0000
Shabana Azmi joins Aishwarya Rai in ‘Jazbaa’http://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/50-movies/202713-shabana-azmi-joins-aishwarya-rai-in-‘jazbaa’.htmlhttp://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/50-movies/202713-shabana-azmi-joins-aishwarya-rai-in-‘jazbaa’.htmlimageVeteran actress Shabana Azmi has joined Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Irrfan Khan in Sanjay Gupta’s upcoming project ‘Jazbaa’. She will play the role of a college professor in the movie.

According to media reports, the action thriller is a story about a lawyer played by Aishwarya, his client played by John Abraham, a suspended cop Irrfan and his mother for which Shabana Azmi has been roped in.

As source revealed that, Gupta is tight-lipped about the vicinity of John Abraham, who was accepted to play the lead opposite to Aishwarya, “There is no romantic track in the film. The film essentially rotates around the protagonist and her battle against the system,” he said.

‘Jazbaa’ will be shot extensively in Mumbai and it is being said that the film will be completed before May 2015, since filmmaker Sanjay Gupta is planning to premiere it at ‘Cannes Film Festival’. The reason behind that is Aishwarya Rai has been attending the prestigious film festival for about a decade and ‘Jazbaa’ being her comeback holds a special importance for her. Hence Sanjay decided on using Cannes as an international platform to feature Aishwarya's film

The movie ‘Jazbaa’ will go on floors in January 2015 and will screen at ‘Cannes International Film Festival’ 2015 which will held sometime around May next year.

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madiha786ahmed@hotmail.com (Madiha Shakeel)MoviesFri, 31 Oct 2014 09:53:58 +0000
Katie Holmes reveals about her life without Tom Cruisehttp://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/44-arts/202693-katie-holmes-reveals-about-her-life-without-tom-cruise.htmlhttp://www.brecorder.com/arts-a-leisure/44-arts/202693-katie-holmes-reveals-about-her-life-without-tom-cruise.htmlimageIt has been two years since Katie Holmes has filed divorce from ‘Mission Impossible’ star Tom Cruise, it has become one of the high-profile split of Hollywood. Recently single-mother Katie Holmes has revealed about her life after her divorce.

While talking to a foreign media Holmes said, “I don’t want that moment in my life to define me, to be who I am. I don’t want that to be what I’m known as. I was an actor before, an actor during and an actor now”.

“I’m learning every day, and I have been since the minute I became a mom. My patience has grown, but between 4 and 6 p.m, I mean, wow. Between tickle fights and glitter art, I try to throw in some manners along the way. I don’t have any fear now, I don’t have a lot of rules for myself, and I don’t take myself that seriously,” she added.

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes tied knot in 2006 and later filed a divorced in 2012. ‘Mission Impossible’ star never opened up about his divorce with Holmes and both kept it quite decently. They have a daughter together ‘Suri’ who is close to both the Stars.

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asfiaafzal@gmail.com (Asfia Afzal)ArtsFri, 31 Oct 2014 09:17:35 +0000