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Celebrities continue to mourn Peshawar attack A day after 132 children were brutally killed in a Taliban attack on a local school in Peshawar city, Bollywood celebrities took to their Twitter accounts to give their condolences. With the death toll rising up to 145, it has been called one of the worst massacres in Pakistan. Most of them were aged 16 or younger. Bollywood celebrities voiced their shock and disgust through their tweets.Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan are still in shock and feel ‘anger’ and ‘disgust’ for the ‘monstrous’ act.Aamir Khan has also expressed his grief over the recent incident and said, “Just heard about the innocent children being killed in Peshawar. I'm devastated".Shahid Kapoor tweeted, “‘Black day’. Innocence lost. Where is humanity heading. No religion no God could ever want this #Peshawar. Prayers, Shock”.Actress Anushka Sharma said, “This is the cruelest most inhuman and cowardly act. It pains me so much. Prayers ...

Bon Iver frontman to curate new festival NEW YORK: The frontman of Bon Iver, who won critical acclaim for his emotionally resonant indie folk rock, has announced a festival that promises to throw a spotlight on new music.Justin Vernon announced the inaugural festival to take place on July 17-18 in his hometown of Eau Claire in the Upper Midwestern state of Wisconsin, known for its scenic landscape of forest, rivers and lakes."After several years of touring and playing music festivals of all ...

Sony cancels parody film as North Korea suspected over hack LOS ANGELES: Sony Pictures on Wednesday cancelled the release of a madcap comedy about North Korea that triggered chilling threats from hackers, as US investigators reportedly blamed Pyongyang for a damaging cyber-raid on the movie giant.The Hollywood studio announced the move after US theater chains said they would not screen "The Interview," about a fictional plot to assassinate North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un.The dramatic action came as several US media outlets reported that investigators now ...

Jay Z wants Beyonce to record duet with Taylor Swift American rapper Jay Z wants his wife Beyonce to team up with ‘Shake It Off’ hitmaker Taylor Swift for a hot new song. A close source revealed that Jay Z is keen for Knowles and Swift's collaboration on a new track and Jay Z treated their attendance at Swift's birthday party as a business meeting.“Taylor Swift's birthday was not just a fun celebration; it was also a business meeting for her, Jay Z, Beyonce and ...

Huawei Ascend Mate 7; balancing performance with class Huawei has launched its new smart phablet with the most advanced fingerprint sensor technology and EMUI 3.0 feature in Pakistan. It allows users to enjoy 3G and 4G on a 6-inch FHD screen. Boasting a large 6-inch full high definition screen for enhanced entertainment viewing, the smart device is set to top the market for large-screened devices with smarter performance, impressive power efficiency, and outstanding convenience with its superior single-touch fingerprint technology.According to media reports ...

Ranbir Kapoor ‘Roy’ trailer is out Upcoming Bollywood film ‘Roy’ trailer is finally out. The film has been trending on Twitter with the keyword ‘Waiting for ‘Roy Trailer’ today. The motion poster which was out yesterday gave a glimpse of the film's plot. The trailer runs a good three minutes which gives a fair sense of the plot. ‘Roy’ is said to be a love triangle, where Jacqueline will be playing a double role, one that of a sophisticated art enthusiast ...

Salman Khan most searched Bollywood actor of 2014 Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has topped the list of most searched Bollywood actors on Google this year, followed by another Khan, Shahrukh Khan.The third Khan, Aamir missed out on the top ten, despite enormous buzz around his upcoming release ‘PK’ and the success of third season of Satyamev Jayate.According to media reports, Salman Khan, who started 2014 with the success of ‘Jai Ho’, was in news for more than his films throughout 2014. The case ...


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