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Kareena Kapoor security tightened up after threat calls Almost two weeks after a morphed picture of Kareena Kapoor was splashed on a religious group’s magazine cover as a warning against ‘love jihad’, the actress is said to have beefed up her personal security.According to media reports, she has hired two bodyguards besides tightening the security at her Bandra residence. With the ongoing love jihad debate, Kareena is concerned about her safety. Unlike a few other stars, she never felt the need to be escorted or chaperoned, until now. Few days back Indian women’s wing launched a campaign to convert Hindu women who married Muslim men, naming the campaign ‘the ghar wapsi campaign’. In the latest issue of ‘Himalaya Dhwani’ Magazine’s cover, Bebo’s picture is morphed in a way that half her face is covered in a veil, whereas half face sports Indian bridal look.The line underneath actress’s morphed image reads ‘Conversion of nationality through religious conversion’.‘Love jihad’ is ...

Censor board bans Akshay Kumar’s ‘Baby’ in Pakistan Akshay Kumar’s upcoming movie ‘Baby’ which largely focuses on terrorism issues and also features one of a Pakistani actor as a prime antagonist, has been banned in Pakistan.According to local media reports, a representative of the film’s distributor, Everready Pictures informed that the film has been banned in Pakistan. “Censor boards in Islamabad and Karachi have decided to ban the film because it portrays a negative image of Muslims and the negative characters in the ...

Nobel writer Vargas Llosa to tread boards in Spain MADRID: Nobel-winning Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa is to tread the boards next week in the premier of his latest work in Spain.In "Tales of the Plague", his adaptation of the Medieval Italian series "The Decameron", the 78-year-old Vargas plays Duke Ugolino, a 14th-century nobleman.The author has appeared in recitations of his earlier work but this is his first fully acted stage role, which he has called it a "terrifying" experience."I'm nervous, very nervous. I ...

Pop star Ariana Grande to perform at All-Star Game NEW YORK: US pop music star Ariana Grande will perform at half-time of next month's 64th NBA All-Star Game at New York's Madison Square Garden, the league announced Thursday.Grande won best female artist at November's MTV Europe Music awards in Glasgow and best song for her hit "Problem" with Iggy Azalea.Last year, Grande became the first singer since the late Michael Jackson and the first woman in history to have three songs in the top ...

Katy Perry nervous about performing at ‘Super Bowl’ Singer Katy Perry says she feels jittery about performing at the upcoming ‘Super Bowl’ which is the annual championship game of the ‘National Football League’.According to foreign media reports, the 30 year old singer said it will be a dream come true to headline Super Bowl XLIX half-time stage on February 1. She said, “Honestly, I feel like I’ve out dreamt my dream. I don’t get nervous much, but I’ll definitely be a little tingly ...

Shahrukh Khan back on small screen with a quiz show ‘King of Bollywood’ Shahrukh Khan who has started his acting career with TV, has now returned back to small screens with a quiz show ‘India Poochega, Sabse Shaana Kaun’. According to Indian media reports, The TV show is named ‘Sabse Shaana Kaun’. The show is a game show where common people are to ask questions, and common public is on the answering end as well. All in all the show is supposed to be a ...

Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘Sholay’ get animated Classic Bollywood characters Veeru, Jai and Gabbar from 1975 superhit Bollywood film ‘Sholay’ will now entertain kids through a series of animated TV movies.The ‘Sholay’ movie characters originally played by Amitabh Bachchan (Jai), Dharmendra (Veeru) and Amjad Khan (Gabbar) have now turned into an animated TV series. ‘Sholay’ will bring together two generations in a new fun adventure.According to Indian media reports, POGO, Graphic India and ‘Sholay’ Media and Entertainment have announced that they will ...


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