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Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Marc Jacobs wows NY crowd with eccentric elegance NEW YORK: American designer Marc Jacobs provided a dazzling finale to New York Fashion Week on Thursday with a collection of severe but eccentric elegance that followed cashmere cool from Ralph Lauren and urban eroticism from Calvin Klein.Jacobs invited film director Sofia Coppola, Blondie frontwoman Deborah Harry and actress Christina Ricci to an intimate show staged to look like a boudoir with a painted couch as a backdrop and hanging ropes.The designer, considered perhaps the most innovative of his generation, was reportedly inspired by Diana Vreeland, the late fashion editor, who was also an American debutante and who trained once as a ballet dancer.Models powered down the runway in black gloves to the elbow, A-line skirts in floral or plastic pleats, tweed suits, twinsets, monochrome fur coats while wearing dark lipstick and hair pulled back in top knots.Earlier in the day, rapper Kanye West sat front row at Ralph Lauren ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

It's a wrap! Bollywood romcom ends record 1,009-week run    MUMBAI: The credits rolled for a final time on Thursday for the Bollywood classic "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge" as it ended a record-breaking 1,009-week run at a cinema in Mumbai.The romantic comedy, which translates as "The Brave-Hearted Will Take The Bride", first began screening at Mumbai's Maratha Mandir cinema on October 20, 1995 when its star Shah Rukh Khan was still a relative unknown.The movie went on to become one of the best-loved of all ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

Kareena Kapoor stance on ‘AIB Roast’ The ‘AIB Knockout’ video featuring Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor and Karan Johar has been held up in several controversies ever since it was uploaded on YouTube. Many celebrities came out in support of the show while many criticized it for its content. Bollywood Diva Kareena Kapoor however have different stance on it. She said, “I really have no interest in watching it. India has better and far more important things to worry about than AIB,” ...

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Bipasha Basu won’t keep any relationship with Sajid Khan Bollywood dusky beauty Bipasha Basu came in limelight when she refused to promote Bollywood flop movie ‘Humshakals’ directed by Sajid Khan. Basu wasn’t happy with what came out on screen in form of ‘Humshakals’, she parted her way from the movie as well as the director. As per the latest media reports, she said, “I don't have any equation with him [Khan]. I don't want to keep an equation with him. Why should I? I ...

Arts & Leisure - Arts

Josh National Literary Conference on Monday ISLAMABAD: Josh National Literary Conference to mark 33rd death anniversary of great revolutionary poet Josh Malihabadi will be held on February 23.Josh Adabi Foundation will organize the conference in collaboration with Sukhanwar and Rawalpindi Arts Council at 1.00 pm at Rawalpindi Arts Council, Rawalpindi.Prominent scholar Agha Nasir will be the chief guest on the occasion.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015

Arts & Leisure - Movies

Anushka Sharma’s ‘NH10’ promotional song is out Anushka Sharma’s upcoming production venture ‘NH10’ has released a special promotional song titled, ‘Chil Gaye Naina’.‘NH10’ has back-to-back surprises from the movie. Couple of weeks ago the trailer of the movie was released and now the film has released its promotional video song.According to media reports, the song is sung by Kanika Kapoor and Dipanshu Pandit and is directed by Sanjeev- Darshan. The song features Anushka singing the song while she is also describing the ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

UAE bans ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ The romantic yet so controversial movie ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ which has been dominating the US box-office this week, will not release in the UAE.National Media Council, the body tasked with approving films in the UAE, said the decision to withhold the release was taken after some serious deliberation during the review screening, reported Gulf News.According to reports, Juma Obaid Al Leem, director of the Media Content Tracking Department at the NMC said, “We already ...