Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday February 4, 2016
"There is a market for adult films, as they have the potential to do well. But as an actor I would definitely not do it. Not because it's wrong, but I, as a person, will not do it. I don't stand in a position to pass judgment saying this is right or wrong, but I am a very clear person," said John Abraham
Press Trust of India | Sunday January 31, 2016
The latest teaser of comedy Hail Caesar! features George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Jonah Hill, Josh Brolin and Channing Tatum at their funniest. In the teaser, Hollywood fixer Eddie Mannix (Mr Brolin) gets his toughest assignment yet when he's hired to track down a leading man (Mr Clooney), who has been kidnapped by terrorists
Gadgets 360 Staff | Thursday January 28, 2016
Brahman Naman premiered on Sunday in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at the Sundance Film Festival in 2016.
Press Trust of India | Monday January 25, 2016
"We actors get so much attached when we do movies together for 45 or 50 days and they have been together for so many years, so one can understand the bonding. They were making everybody laugh, but they were crying from inside. We laughed so much during the shoot," said Akshay Kumar
Stephanie Merry, The Washington Post | Monday January 25, 2016
Swiss Army Man, a dark, surreal comedy, which stars Paul Dano as Hank, a man stranded on a desert island, who discovers a corpse washed up on the beach. The body is played by Daniel Radcliffe. The movie marks a funny accomplishment for Daniel, which will distance him from his decade-plus stretch playing Harry Potter
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 25, 2016
"They think that if they come to me with less than the best role in the film, I will not do it, whether it's comedy or whatever. They feel, 'Give her the best role in the film or she will refuse it'," said Tabu. Tabu, who was last seen in Drishyam, will be next seen in Abhishek Kapoor's Fitoor
Thomson Reuters | Saturday January 23, 2016
Viacom Inc said on Friday it cut the total pay of its 92-year-old executive chairman Sumner Redstone by 85 per cent to $2 million last year in light of his "reduced responsibilities" and that it had raised the pay of chief executive Philippe Dauman.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 20, 2016
"It is not that we were running out of content or the audience got bored. We continued to get good response. There were some issues between the production house and the channel," Ali Asgar said. "Before 25 days or so we were aware that the show is going to end but we thought things might work out," he added
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday January 19, 2016
"For those people who like to believe all they read I never drink and perform! My show is 2 hours and 15 minutes of non-stop singing and dancing. In Louisville I made a joke about doing a stand comedy act dressed as a clown and being able to drink alcohol," Madonna wrote in an Instagram post
Sunday January 17, 2016
A leaked video footage of the last episode of Comedy Nights With Kapil is doing the rounds on social media. The high point of the video is when Sunil Grover, who plays everyone's favourite character Gutthi, is asked to sing in his signature style. He finds it difficult to hold back tears and barely mouths the words: "I can't sing guys"
Mumbai News | Shaheen Parkar, Mid day.com | Friday January 15, 2016
Kiku Sharda was shooting in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, for a film titled 2016 'The End', when he flew to Mumbai for other commitments. He was slated to be back on the set on Wednesday. But, the comedian's arrest for mimicking self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has now brought the film's shoot to a grinding halt. This resulted in losses of ne...
Reuters | Thursday January 14, 2016
Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer will be part of a star-studded tribute to the 75-year-old James Burrows The February 21 special will also see the casts of other comedy shows that Mr Burrows has directed, which includes Cheers, Frasier and Will & Grace
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday January 14, 2016
"He's a very talented man, one of the best stand-up comics we have. Hope he does something else soon so that we all can be entertained," said Shah Rukh. Meanwhile, Alia Bhatt had no clue that Kapil's show is going off air. "Rubbish! Really? I think the promotions might become a bit dull without Comedy Nights With Kapil"
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday January 13, 2016
Comedian Kiku Sharda who features in the blockbuster TV hit "Comedy Nights With Kapil" has been arrested in Haryana for imitating self-styled spiritual guru Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday January 12, 2016
US President Barack Obama said he could envision Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump giving a State of the Union address - but in a comedy skit.
Monday January 11, 2016
The Golden Globes just ended and The Revenant was the night's biggest winner, scoring Best Film (Drama), Best Film Actor (Drama) and Best Director. TV shows Mr Robot and Mozart In The Jungle won two Globes each - Best TV Series in the separate categories of Drama and Comedy/Musical
Monday January 11, 2016
Jennifer Lawrence won the Best Actress (Musical or Comedy) Golden Globe for her in Joy. Jennifer Lawrence beat actress Melissa Mccarthy (Spy), Amy Schumer (Trainwreck), Maggie Smith (The Lady In The Van) and Lily Tomlin (Grandma) to win the top award
Agence France-Presse | Monday January 11, 2016
Mozart in the Jungle, a television series about a classical musician's off-stage misadventures, won the Golden Globe on Sunday for Best Musical or Comedy Series - the latest award for Amazon Studios. The series is the latest Golden Globe for Amazon Studios, the streaming service established by the Seattle-based e-commerce giant.
Agence France-Presse | Monday January 11, 2016
Actor Matt Damon will take home the Golden Globe for Best Actor (Musical Or Comedy) for his role in space drama film The Martian. He beat Christian Bale and Steve Carell for The Big Short, Al Pacino for Danny Collins and Mark Ruffalo for Infinitely Polar Bear to win the trophy
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 9, 2016
Bollywood director Karan Johar has been summoned by city police to record his statement for allegedly passing obscene comments at the controversial AIB Knockout roast comedy show held in December 2014, police said today.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Thursday January 7, 2016
If you've grown up in a regular, middle-class Indian family, chances are you'll agree - amid peals of laughter - with standup comedian Kenny Sebastian.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday January 5, 2016
"Airlift is an action thriller and is more on the patriotic side. Ours is a light-hearted and adult comedy film. Akshay is a big star and a very dear friend. So, I hope both films do well at box office. We think that both the films will find audiences because they belong to different genres," added Aftab
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 30, 2015
American actor Mark Salling, best known for his role on the musical comedy series Glee, was arrested in Los Angeles on December 29 for alleged possession of child pornography. Mr Salling was later released on a bail of $20,000 and must appear in court on January 22
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 30, 2015
US actor Mark Salling, best known for his role on the musical comedy series "Glee," was arrested in Los Angeles on Tuesday for alleged possession of child pornography, police said.
Agence France-Presse | Monday December 28, 2015
US online retail giant Amazon said it plans to produce 16 feature films a year. The feature films will hit the big screen and be quickly available on Amazon's online service. "We want to win an Oscar," Amazon boss Jeff Bezos said. Amazon won five Emmys for the TV comedy series Transparent this year
Monday December 21, 2015
When Shah Rukh and Kajol, along with Team Dilwale comprising actors Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon and Varun Sharma came over to promote their film, little did they know that Sunil Grover's (as Kapil's father-in-law) interpretation of Gerua will make the song a comedy number from a romantic one
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 17, 2015
Parineeti tweeted: What's up everyone! This break was so good but I can't be away from Twitter for too long haha... thank you for the 6 million love. Parineeti, who made her film debut in 2011 with the romantic comedy Ladies vs Ricky Bahl, is an avid user of social media
World News | Brian Murphy, The Washington Post | Wednesday December 16, 2015
Say the name Joshua Van Alstine in Saudi Arabia and the response is likely a blank stare. But mention his Web-born persona, Abu Muteb, and chances are good you'll get a knowing nod or wry smile for the baby-faced American military brat. He slings Saudi-accented Arabic, wears traditional Gulf robes, mixes comedy and commentary and may be one of t...
Press Trust of India | Sunday December 13, 2015
"Getting stereotyped is an actor's choice. Hate Story 3 was not only an erotica but also had a very strong storyline to back it up. It wasn't just bold. So there is no question of being stereotyped, as I have been offered a comedy film and a women centric film too," said Zarine
Press Trust of India | Saturday December 12, 2015
The film stars Tusshar Kapoor, Aftab Shivdasani and Mandana Karimi, who is currently a participant of Bigg Boss 9. "As always we at ALT Entertainment continue to push the boundaries of entertainment by presenting the first sex comedy of the year," said Aman Gill of Balaji Motion Pictures