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Tommy Hilfiger (L) says he is a fan of Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor (R). Getty Images.

Tommy Hilfiger fond of Bollywood films, favours Sonam Kapoor

Tommy Hilfiger (L) says he is a fan of Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor (R). Getty Images. IANS New Delhi  – American... (more...)

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Nanaimo’s Sandy Sidhu to appear in film at VIFF, but the actress is still waiting for her big break

Nanaimo-born and Vancouver-based actress Sandy Sidhu will appear in local film Preggoland which premieres at VIFF on Tuesday.... (more...)

Indian film star Vivek Oberoi walks with his wife Priyanka Alva Oberoi on the green carpet as they arrive for 15th annual International Indian Film Awards Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Why did Vivek Oberoi refuse a role on American series Homeland?

Indian film star Vivek Oberoi walks with his wife Priyanka Alva Oberoi on the green carpet as they arrive for 15th annual... (more...)

Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is one of the members in Sanjay Gupta's upcoming star-studded movie Jazbaa. Aishwarya poses here at the amfAR 21st Annual Cinema Against AIDS during the 67th Cannes Film Festival in southern Franc on May 22, 2014. ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images

Sanjay Gupta to add more stars to upcoming Bollywood film Jazbaa’s cast

Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is one of the members in Sanjay Gupta’s upcoming star-studded movie Jazbaa. Aishwarya... (more...)

Indian Bollywood film actress Priyanka Chopra poses during a promotional event of the Tata Salt 'Maine Desh ka Namak Khaya Hai' campaign, which features the story of boxer Mary Kom, and the promotion of the film 'Mary Kom' in Mumbai on September 10, 2014. AFP PHOTOSTR/AFP/Getty Images

Priyanka Chopra accepts Hrithik Roshan’s dare, performs handstand in heels

Indian Bollywood film actress Priyanka Chopra poses during a promotional event of the Tata Salt ‘Maine Desh ka Namak... (more...)

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‘Big Bang’ star loved playing brash taxi driver in Canadian film ‘Dr. Cabbie’

Actors Vinay Virmani and Kunal Nayyar (right) are seen in an handout photo from the film ‘Dr. Cabbie.’ THE CANADIAN... (more...)

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, in Chennai for Tamil film launch, says he’d love to work with Shankar

Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger gestures to the waiting media as he returns after visiting Tamil Nadu state Chief Minister... (more...)

Canadian Press reporters reflect on wrapped Toronto International Film Festival

THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival wrapped Sunday after 11 days of movie mayhem.... (more...)

Canadian Press reporters reflect on wrapped Toronto International Film Festival

THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival wrapped Sunday after 11 days of movie mayhem.... (more...)

Dubai property firm linked to ruler plans to open 1st stage of theme park complex by 2016

By Adam Schreck THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A property development company controlled by Dubai’s... (more...)

Dubai property firm linked to ruler plans to open 1st stage of theme park complex by 2016

By Adam Schreck THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A property development company controlled by Dubai’s... (more...)

Winner of ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Ricky Ubeda meets Broadway cast for his next challenge

By Mark Kennedy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — The latest winner of TV’s “So You Think You Can Dance”... (more...)

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