Rapper Kendrick Lamar has created history by being the first non-classical or jazz winner to win Pulitzer Prize for Music for his album D.A.M.N. The 30-year-old artiste is known to have had a deep impact on a racially fraught America and has emerged as the bona fide King of Rap. The album was perhaps the most inspired piece of work in the list of winners, Entertainment Weekly reported. Over 100 women, including Ashley Judd, Rose McGowan, Angelina Jolie, Lupita Nyong’o, Salma Hayek, have publicly accused the producer of misconduct ranging from sexual harassment to rape.
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As someone who counts Satyajit Ray as a huge influence, Majid Majidi decided to set his latest film “Beyond the Clouds” in Mumbai streets, which he believes, are full of incredible heroes trying to lead a life of dignity in the face of struggle.
Newly-crowned World No.1 Kidambi Srikanth let slip the early advantage to settle for a silver medal in the 21st Commonwealth Games, going down to Malaysian legend Lee Chong Wei in the men’s singles summit clash on Sunday. Srikanth had beaten Lee in the mixed team championships final earlier in the Games but the former world number one rallied for a 19-21, 21-14, 21-14 triumph for his third individual CWG gold. He has two more mixed team gold medals to his credit.
Swara Bhasker defended her Veere Di Wedding co-star, Kareena Kapoor Khan, on Sunday from a troll who shamed the actor for marrying Saif Ali Khan.
Kidambi Srikanth has become the first Indian male shuttler to achieve the world number one ranking in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) chart released on Thursday.
Priyanka Chopra believes that women have started to stand up against gender biases but the world is still not able to digest them being “vocal” about their choices. The 35-year-old Bollywood star, who is having a dream run in Hollywood, says the movements like #MeeToo and Times’s Up prove that women across the globe have been facing challenges and India is no different.
Pistol shooter Heena Sidhu shone the brightest with a gold and a Games record, while para-powerlifter Sachin Chaudhary put behind a dope-tainted past to claim a surprise bronze as the Indian juggernaut slowed down a bit after five days of gold rush at the Commonwealth Games here.
With weightlifters through with their campaign, wrestlers yet to take off and boxers only getting into medal rounds, the number of medal were not too many to show on day six of the Games.
2017 was Rajkummar Rao’s year. The 33-year-old actor won accolades for his performances in “Trapped,” “Newton” and “Bareilly Ki Barfi.” With his star rising in Bollywood, Rao says budgets have increased for his films and adulation on social media has gone up, but added that his focus is not on how much money his films make, but how well a day on set goes. His first release this year, “Omerta,” sees him playing British-born Islamic militant Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who is currently in a Pakistani prison for the kidnapping and murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002.
Jitu Rai underlined his status as one of India's premier shooters by winning the 10m air pistol gold medal before Mehuli Ghosh settled for the women's 10m air rifle silver by forcing a shoot-off with a perfect final shot of 10.9 in the Commonwealth Games on Monday. The World Championship silver medallist Rai shattered the Games record in the finals with a score of shot 235.1 to comfortably finish on top with compatriot Om Prakash Mitharval giving him company on the podium with a bronze medal.
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Monday said he wants his youngest son, five-year-old AbRam, to grow up to be a hockey player and represent the country in international stage. The star of the 2007 Bollywood blockbuster ‘Chak De! India,’ Shah Rukh’s love for hockey is no secret. Shah Rukh’s portrayal of Kabir Khan, who coached the Indian women’s team to lift the World Cup, is one of the top inspirational sports movies of Bollywood.