Celebrity News - 31/7/2014

Drew Barrymore released a statement following the death of her 47-year old half-sister, Jessica. “Although I only met her briefly, I wish her and her loved ones as much peace as possible and I'm so incredibly sorry for their loss." Alicia Keys and hubby Swizz Beats have announced that their 3-year old son will soon have a sibling. The Grammy-winning couple shared the happy pregnancy news on the same day they celebrated four years of marriage. LOS ANGELES Kristen Bell, who’s expecting her second child, lit up the Lexus Short Films red carpet in Los Angeles. The Frozen star wore an elegant sleeveless dress accessorized with a dazzling clutch purse. In New York City, James Franco looked dapper at the premiere of his new project, Child of God. Songstress Lana Del Rey was among the celebs who turned out to support Franco, who also wrote and directed the film. That’s the scoop. We’ll be back tomorrow with more celebrity news and sightings. Aug 2, 2014

Couture for the Modern Age Bride

Designer John makes his debut at the Chennai International Fashion Week with a spectacular showing of bridal garments. He works across the spectrum and is ready to dress up the traditional and contemporary bride. Here’s a glimpse. Aug 2, 2014

Liberty for the Contemporary Indian

The contemporary Indian woman is not short of choices, in fact is spoilt for it. And designer Ritika Mirchandani just adds to it. Her latest design showcase titled ‘Liberty’ is aimed at the modern Indian woman. And what makes this collection appealing? Ritika has dexterously worked with contours, juxtaposed structure and flow, and not to [...] Aug 2, 2014

Poles commemorate 1944 Warsaw Uprising against Nazis

As Poles mark 70 years since insurgents launched a valiant but bloody and doomed rebellion against the Nazis, the Warsaw Uprising is still very much alive in hearts and minds, as is the belief that in the end, freedom wins. Duration: 01:08 Aug 2, 2014

_Shell shock_ tapestry at St Paul_s Cathedral for WWI centenary

An embroidered altar frontal has been reinstated in London_s St Paul_s Cathedral to mark the WWI centenary. It was created in 1918 by severely injured servicemen as a process to help rehabilitation from the effects of shell shock. Duration: 01:33 Aug 1, 2014

RGV's and Vishnu's next titled 'Anukshanam'

After making heads turn with his new distribution model for films, Ram Gopal Varma strikes Tollywood with the trailer of his next film with Vishnu Manchu in the lead. The title of this film has been fixed. After numerous discussions and rejecting a number of titles, makers titled this movie as Anukshanam. Aug 1, 2014