Australian university names scholarship after Amitabh Bachchan

New Delhi, May 03 (ANI): Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who inaugurated the Indian Film Festival Melbourne is ecstatic to hear that the La Trobe University has named a scholarship after him. "The La Trobe University names a scholarship after me, to be accorded to deserving students from all walks of life that will come and study media and entertainment courses here," Mr. Bachchan posted on his blog. He took to the platform also to thank the governance of Victoria, Australia, for calling him to inaugurate the 11-day festival. May 2, 2014

Celebrity News - 01/05/2014

New details have emerged regarding the death of British socialite Peaches Geldof. According to a coroner’s report, the 25-year-old daughter of musician Bob Geldof died of a heroin overdose – just as her mom Paula Yates did almost 15 years before. The news comes on the heels of another heroin related story making headlines. Billy Joel recently admitted he tried the drug back in the 80’s. We caught up with Billy’s daughter Alexa Ray at the Sprint Sound Sessions in New York – where she had this to say about it. Adrian Grenier was also at the Sprint event and got us up to speed on filming the “Entourage” movie. Elsewhere in the city, stars came out to promote their new series for AOL. In attendance were Sarah Jessica Parker, James Franco, Zoe Saldana, Steve Buscemi, Nicole Richie, Mike Epps, Portia de Rossi and Kevin Nealon. LONDON Over in London, celebs gathered to celebrate the renovation of the iconic Battersea Power Station. The evening also featured a performance by Elton John. May 2, 2014

Rajinikanth's Lingaa started with Pooja in Mysore

The shooting of Superstar Rajnikanth's Linga began with a positive note. After almost 3 years of gap, Rajnikanth was seen with makeup. The first look of the film will soon be out, but the pooja stills gave enough info on superstars look. Rajni was seen with a mustache and wig. Weaaring traditional dhothi and white shirt. The films pooja took place in Chamundeeshwari temple in Mysore. May 2, 2014

Zoe Saldana feels being an actor is powerless

New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Zoe Saldana has admitted that she would rather work behind the camera than in front of it because she thinks being an actor is a powerless job. The 35-year-old actress told a leading daily that being an actor basically requires just following the instructions, looking nice and delivering the dialogues where you cannot give any inputs. Saldana added that she thinks women of color suffer more as actors. May 2, 2014

Amanda Seyfried admits searching Twitter for comments about her

New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Amanda Seyfried has revealed that she looks up her own name on Twitter out of curiosity. The American actress told a leading magazine that sometimes she read the feed on the social networking site where people were talking about her, a leading daily reported.The 28-year-old actress said that she was scrolling one day and there was something really sweet, like 'Amanda heart heart'' and a picture of her was posted and then there was, 'All movies starring Amanda Seyfried are definitely going to be awful'. May 2, 2014

Meet the mermaids of Weeki Wachee

Weeki Wachee Springs State Park in Florida has been the home to underwater performances, now known as mermaid shows, since it was opened by former US Navy frogman Newton Perry as a road side attraction in 1947. Duration: 02:21 May 2, 2014

‘Purani Jeans’ Reviews Roundup: Avoid it!

Films based on friendship and love story generally opens well, but "Purani Jeans" has failed to do so. The film directed by Tanushri Chattrji Bassu has received negative reviews from critics upon its release. May 2, 2014

'Fargo' True Story or Work of Fiction?

"Fargo", FX network TV's new series is reportedly based on true stories and inspired from the 1996 movie of the same name. Before the show starts, the disclaimer reads: "THIS IS A TRUE STORY. The events depicted in this film took place in Minnesota in 2006. At the request of the survivors, the names have been changed. Out of respect for the dead, the rest has been told exactly as it occurred." May 2, 2014

Week in Review - 1/5/2014

This week in the celebrity spotlight: John talks getting the lead in “Star Wars: Episode 7” – Alexa Ray discusses Billy Joel’s heroin use – and Adrian gets us up to speed with the “Entourage” movie Film geek alert! The cast of J.J. Abrams’ “Star Wars: Episode 7” has been revealed. Joining original stars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill will be newcomers John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson and Max von Sydow. John Boyega is taking on the lead role. Here’s what the actor had to say about “Star Wars” just three weeks ago at the premiere of “Half of A Yellow Sun”. The Tony nominations are in. Jonathan Groff and Lucy Liu had the honor of announcing the nominees that included high profile names such as Bryan Cranston, Neil Patrick Harris and Chris O’Dowd. But there were quite a few famous faces that didn’t make the list - such as Denzel Washington, James Franco, Zachary Quinto, Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz. Hugh Jackman is set to host the ceremony at Radio City Music Hall on June 8th. New details have emerged regarding the death of British socialite Peaches Geldof. According to a coroner’s report, the 25-year-old daughter of musician Bob Geldof died of a heroin overdose – just as her mom Paula Yates did almost 15 years before. The news May 2, 2014