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Arts & Leisure - Movies

Angelina Jolie named world's most admired woman Actress-director Angelina Jolie has been named as the most admired woman in the world.Angelina Jolie has beaten the likes of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, Hillary Clinton and even the Queen to be named as the most admired woman in the world, foreign media reported.According to foreign media reports, Jolie last directed the critically acclaimed film ‘Unbroken’ which was about the Second World War, and has been travelling around the world visiting war zones since 2001. In second place was 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot by the Talban and won this year's Nobel Peace Prize. Clinton, the former US Secretary of State, rounded out the top three. The poll was conducted across 23 countries, with each nation producing different results.It's not just her acting skills which have helped to define her as one of the most admirable women in the world. Jolie is also hugely involved in ...

Arts & Leisure - Music

Coke Studio’s World Cup anthem recalling 1992 win The excitement for the World cup is increasing day by day as the colossal event draws closer. In order to boost the morale of both the players and cricket fans a World Cup anthem has been released. Strings have once again released a track for the World Cup ‘Phir Se Game Utha Dein’. This song is a reimagining of the song ‘Who rules the world’ sung by Kasey Carlone and Matt Slogett.The track ’Hai koi ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Three Michelin stars for 'Ledoyen' chef, Alpine restaurant PARIS: Two French restaurants tasted the ultimate accolade in top-level gastronomy on Monday, winning three coveted Michelin stars in the guide's 2015 edition."La Bouitte" in the French Alps, run by father-and-son team Rene and Maxime Meilleur, and Yannick Alleno's Parisian restaurant "Ledoyen" joined the pantheon of top eateries in the self-styled bible of gastronomy.Rene, 64, and Maxime, 39, were awarded the industry's top prize for their "extraordinary" skills with fish, said Michael Ellis, director of ...

Arts & Leisure - Arts

Michelangelo's last surviving bronzes 'identified in Britain' LONDON: The only two surviving bronzes by Italian Renaissance master Michelangelo are thought to have been identified with the help of a tiny clue in a 500-year-old sketch, British researchers said Monday.The bronzes, "Bacchants Riding On Panthers", date from 1506-08 and show a muscular pair of nude male revellers, arms raised in triumph to the sky, astride snarling panthers.Michelangelo is thought to have worked on them between his two most famous works -- the four-metre ...

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Jennifer Aniston was supposed to play Monica in ‘Friends’ Actress Jennifer Aniston played Rachel Green in the much-loved comedy sitcom ‘Friends’ between 1994 and 2004, but the actress says she was nearly replaced just before the show aired. According to foreign media reports, Aniston said that producers were thinking of recasting the role of Rachel Green because of Aniston’s commitment to the short-lived series ‘Muddling Through’. Reportedly, Aniston also spoke about previous reports that the producers for ‘Friends’ originally wanted her to play Monica ...

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Amitabh Bachchan to turn commentator for Pak-India match The Indian and Pakistani cricket team will begin their World Cup journey together on February 15, 2015. The most anticipated match of World Cup will have several surprises and shocks for the audiences. Reportedly, Bollywood mega star Amitabh Bachchan will commentate the India-Pakistan match along with Shoaib Akhtar, Kapil Dev and Harsha Bhogle. According to Indian media reports, Bachchan will be commentating with Star Sports. His movie ‘Shamitabh’ is releasing on February 6, and the ...

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Fawad Khan wins prestigious Filmfare award Pakistani heartthrob Fawad Khan picked up his first Filmfare award on Saturday to mark his arrival in Bollywood film fraternity. He won the award for ‘Best Debut (Male)’ at the 60th Filmfare Awards for his role in ‘Khoobsurat’.He was presented the award by Jhataleka Malhotra and his co-star in the film, Sonam Kapoor. Fawad’s co-actor Sonam Kapoor posted a picture of current heartthrob of the nation proudly showing off his Filmfare trophy with his wife ...