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Theatre & Film Festival marks 150 years of Indias Queen of Hills

Shimla, April 26 (ANI): More than 40 national and international theatre artistes participated in a six-day theatre festival in Shimla, organised to walk down memory lane of the celebratory 150 years of the ‘Queen of the Hills,’ crowned thus for its sheer scenic beauty and picturesque locations. The hilltown was named ‘Queen of Hills’ by British colonial rulers and the town still has around 150 British-era heritage buildings and this celebration mainly aims to recreate the historic past. A series of other programmes have also been chalked out as part of the celebratory festivities, which include mythological ballets, film festivals, and display of army bands to showcase the hill town’s glorious history and culture.The local young theatre artistes are thrilled and believe that this would be a great opportunity for them as they will get to see well-known plays by renowned theatre directors of the country. Apr 25, 2014
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Salman Khan is India's fittest actor!

New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): Bollywood superstar Salman Khan defeated stars like Hrithik Roshan and Arjun Rampal to grab the first position as India's fittest actor in an online poll. The poll was conducted by, a health and wellness site, where more than 30,000 people voted for their favourite stars. Salman and Hrithik's fan following on social media ensured that they received the maximum number of votes defeating other fit actors. Salman received 43.36 percent votes while Hrithik got 42.81 percent votes. Apr 25, 2014
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Deepika Padukone not approached for Madhur Bhandarkar's next

New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, was rumored to have approached actress Deepika Padukone for his next project but Deepika has now dismissed such reports. Deepika was left surprised when the news started doing the rounds. She is currently busy with Happy New Year and will soon start shooting for Imtiaz Ali's next with Ranbir Kapoor. Besides these two films she will also be seen in Homi Adajania's 'Finding Fanny' and Rajinikanth's 'Kochadiiyaan'. Apr 25, 2014
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Santhanam's Vallavanuku Pullum Aayudham Teaser Crosses 1 Million

It seems like Vallavanukku Pullum Aayudham is going to be a treat for Santhanam fans. The trailer of ’Vallavanukku Pullum Aayudham‘ has crossed the one million mark on Youtube which is remarkably huge. The film is touted to be a comedy thriller and it has newbie Ashna Zaveri, a mumbai based model, in the lead. Santhanam's popularity is growing rapidly among the online audience on Youtube. Apr 25, 2014
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Emma Stone does not see herself as trend setter

New Delhi, April 25 (ANI): Emma Stone has revealed that she doesn’t consider herself as a trend setter.‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ star told a leading magazine that she has never given a thought about that but it was fun to get to borrow a dress for a night and dress up for something.Israeli fashion designer Alber Elbaz, who is regular with the 25-year-old actress, said that he feels Stone as a close cousin rather than a celebrity he had to dress and she was a great date, and that his mother would have been proud. Apr 25, 2014
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Cellphones bring 'reading revolution' in poor countries

New Delhi, April 25 (ANI): A new report has revealed that the spread of mobile technologies that have made books more accessible than ever before and thus bringing a “reading revolution.” According to UNESCO, 62 percent of those surveyed said they enjoy reading more after they started reading on mobile devices, and one-third said they use their phones to read to their children, an additional third said they would do so if more child-friendly books were available. According to the study, 60 percent of respondents cited a desire for more diverse reading options as the primary hurdle to reading on mobile devices, while only 18 percent cited cost. The UN estimates that around 6 billion people have access to mobile phones today and broadband mobile connections have seen tremendous growth in developing countries. Apr 25, 2014
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Week in Review - 25/4/2014

Welcome to the Getty Images Week in Review. Here’s what’s been happening with your favorite celebs this week. The leading ladies from “The Other Woman” stepped out to the movie’s premiere in Los Angeles. Kate Upton, Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Nicki Minaj were all in attendance along with co-star Taylor Kinney. Elsewhere in LA, Katy Perry greeted fans in matching green dress and hair color at the Jimmy Kimmel studio. Happening in the Big Apple, Courteney Cox brought along her boyfriend – Snow Patrol musician Johnny McDaid – to a taping of The Late Show with David Letterman. Robert DeNiro’s Tribeca Film Festival got underway in New York City. A music documentary about rapper Nas opened the fest while a doc opera about Alice Cooper was also featured. And stepping out to the shorts program was Chelsea Clinton and her newly revealed baby bump. George Clooney’s ex Stacy Keibler has moved on in a big way. Now married and pregnant with her first child, the former WWE wrestler not only debuted her baby bump at the 5th Annual ELLE Women In Music event – she flaunted it! in a cutout dress by BCBGMAXAZRIA. Elsewhere in Tinseltown, the stars of "America's Got Talent" came together in promotion of the upcoming season. Here’s what some of them had to say about the reality TV show. Apr 25, 2014