Celebrity News - 8/12/2014

LOS ANGELES It was time to rock around the Christmas tree as KIIS FM's Jingle Ball 2014 took to the stage with such big name acts as Taylor Swift, Gwen Stefani, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor and Iggy Azalea who had duets with Rita Ora and Charli XCX. Guests at the annual holiday show included Hailee Steinfeld, Christian Serratos, Brandi Glanville, Gina Rodriguez, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Karina Smirnoff. Elizabeth Banks was among the honorees at the March Of Dimes Celebration Of Babies. Introduced by Steve Carell, Banks was being celebrated for promoting the improving health of babies by helping moms have full-term pregnancies. Among the guests & speakers at the event, Chris Pratt, who was just honored as one of GQ’s Men of The Year, Eddie Redmayne, Emily Blunt, Jason Bateman, Alyssa Milano & Molly Sims. Pratt spoke about the special connection he & wife Anna Faris have with the March of Dimes. #460145294 0:02: Chris Pratt: Jack, our son…them. : 0:24 LONDON It was a who’s who of the U.K. indie film industry at The Moet British Independent Film Awards. Dame Helen Mirren was among the guests, which included Keira Knightley, Brendan Gleeson, Mike Leigh, Charles Dance, Andrew Scott and Emma Thompson, who along with Benedict Cumberbatch, received special a Dec 9, 2014

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Beirut's 'fairytale' villa comes back to life

Like a mirage in the middle of Beirut's high-rise seafront, the exquisite mansion is a lonely reminder of this city's romantic past. Rose House is an architectural gem, an Ottoman villa that overlooks the Mediterranean. Duration: 01:24 Dec 8, 2014

Celebrities at Krasaa Store Launch

Priyanka Chopra, Sonakshi Sinha and Huma Qureshi were among the star attractions at the new store launch by fashion designer Vikram Phadnis. The launch of Vikram Phadnis's designer store Krasaa in Mumbai on Sunday, December 7, was a star studded event. Apart from Priyanka Chopra, Sonakshi Sinha and Huma Qureshi, we spotted a bevy of beauties including Neha Dhupia, Kriti Sanon, Raveena Tandon and Amrita Arora. Dec 8, 2014

Aamir Khan promotes 'PK' in Varanasi

Varanasi, Dec 08 (ANI): Bollywood actor Aamir Khan promoted his upcoming comedy-drama film, PK, at an event in the holy city of Varanasi in India recently. The film stars Aamir Khan in the lead paired opposite Anushka Sharma. Aamir’s visit to Varanasi was part of a multi-city tour aimed at generating a buzz for his upcoming film. He revealed that all the clothes worn by him in the movie were used outfits. Dec 8, 2014

Salman Khan at Young Champs Launch

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan motivated young boys and girls at Young Champs event by Reliance Foundation in Mumbai on Sunday, December 7th, 2014. Salman Khan was at the event along with Nita Ambani. The actor showed some of his football moves and also posed with the football teams. He also shared a few motivating words with them. Dec 8, 2014