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Arts & Leisure - Arts

Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey dead at 67 NEW YORK: Guitarist Glenn Frey, who helped make The Eagles one of the most successful acts in US rock history with hits such as "Hotel California," died Monday. He was 67."It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our comrade, Eagles founder Glenn Frey, in New York City," the Grammy Award-winning band wrote on its website.Frey died of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia, The Eagles said."We are all in a state of shock, disbelief and profound sorrow," fellow Eagle Don Henley said in a statement."He was the spark plug, the man with the plan. He had an encyclopedic knowledge of popular music and a work ethic that wouldn't quit."The Eagles, fronted by Frey and drummer-vocalist Henley, dominated the American rock charts throughout the 1970s with hits including "Take It Easy," "One of These Nights" and "Hotel California" -- songs that endure ...

Arts & Leisure - Arts

Manto's 61st death anniversary observed ISLAMABAD: The 61st death anniversary of legendary writer, playwright and author of short stories, Saadat Hasan Manto was observed on Monday across the country and abroad as his fans remembered himManto was known among the greatest writers of short stories in South Asian history. He produced 22 collections of short stories, 1 novel, 5 series of radio plays, 3 collections of essays, 2 collections of personal sketches and his best short stories are held in ...

Arts & Leisure - Arts

Tearful moments in last episode of Comedy Nights with Kapil ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ comes to an end, but the channel seems to have dropped the final episode of the hit TV show.Comedy Nights with Kapil enthralled audience for over three years, now decided to air the last episode on next Sunday, January 24. According to BollywoodLife well, the channel just confirmed the news through the promos. The show will be aired on next Sunday, January 24 at 10 pm. The show will be aired ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Guess who was spotted in Pakistan? Renowned Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin has been spotted in Karachi; days after Indian actor Om Puri visited Pakistan and signed a film debut.According to local media report, Provincial Minister for Culture and Tourism Sharmila Faruqui also bumped into her at a dinner. "I think she's here for a project," said Sharmila. "She's a lovely girl and she gelled with everyone present. She's very different from what she appears to be onscreen — on screen she ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

Winslet tips 'Titanic' co-star DiCaprio for Oscar LONDON: Kate Winslet tipped her "Titanic" co-star Leonardo DiCaprio to win this year's best actor Oscar, though he lost out at the British film critics' awards on Sunday.Winslet, 40, said she would be "surprised" if DiCaprio did not land an Oscar on his sixth nomination when the Academy Awards roll around in Hollywood on February 28.Speaking on the red carpet at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards at the city's May Fair Hotel, she said ...

Arts & Leisure - Music

Bowie finally tops chart in US, adopted home, after death NEW YORK: David Bowie's final album on Sunday hit number one in the United States, his adopted home, with the British music legend posthumously achieving a feat he never managed in life."Blackstar," which was released two days before Bowie's January 10 death from a secret battle with cancer, debuted at number one on the Billboard album chart for the week through Thursday.Amid the outpouring of grief, Bowie not only scored his first US number one ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

‘Bajirao Mastani Rules ‘Filmfare Awards 2016’ Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Bajirao Mastani’ has earned the most fair and major titles of ‘Filmfare Awards 2016’. According to Indian media reports, ‘Bajirao Mastani’ walked away with 9 Filmfare awards on Friday night, including in major categories such as Best Film, Best Actor (Ranveer Singh), Best Actress In A Supporting Role (Priyanka Chopra), Best Singer Female (Shreya Ghosal), Best Choreography (Birju Maharaj) and Best Action (Sham Kaushal). ‘Bajirao Mastani’ is Sanjay Bhansali’s most Filmfare-awarded film ...