Oscars giving a nod to Arab female filmmakers over the years

Oscars giving a nod to Arab female filmmakers over the years

At the inaugural ceremony in 1929 of the Academy Awards, the best director nominees for the Academy Award of Merit were all male. Lina Wertmüller was the first female director to be nominated, 48 years later.

'The Present' is a tale of basic human rights violations: Fatma Alremaihi

'The Present' is a tale of basic human rights violations: Fatma Alremaihi

'The Present' has gained critical acclaim at several global festivals right after its debut at Clermont Ferrand and has been praised by audiences across the globe for its authentic storytelling and for giving a humanist voice to the Palestinian struggle.

All eyes on first Arab woman Oscar nomination Monday

All eyes on first Arab woman Oscar nomination Monday

The Present has already earned a Bafta for best British short film and it follows a Palestinian father as he sets out from the West Bank with his daughter, to buy a wedding anniversary gift for his wife

Bollywood actress wins bail in ex-boyfriend suicide case

Bollywood actress wins bail in ex-boyfriend suicide case

Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty won bail Wednesday, nearly a month after being arrested for allegedly buying drugs for her ex-boyfriend actor Sushant Singh Rajput, whose suicide sparked a media storm in India.

Amazon signs up Bollywood superstar Bachchan

Amazon signs up Bollywood superstar Bachchan

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan will be the first Indian celebrity to lend his voice to Amazon's Alexa digital assistant starting next year, as the Silicon Valley giant expands its presence in the massive market.

Kangana meets governor, seeks justice after row with Shiv Sena

Kangana meets governor, seeks justice after row with Shiv Sena

Following her meeting, Ranaut tweeted: "A short while ago I met His Excellency the Governor of Maharashtra Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari Ji. I explained my point of view to him and also requested that justice be given to me, it will restore faith of common citizen and particularly daughters in the ....

Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt 'diagnosed with cancer'

Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt 'diagnosed with cancer'

Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, whose life has been so colourful and tragic that it became the subject of a biopic, has been diagnosed with lung cancer, Indian media reports said Wednesday.

Bollywood star Bachchan discharged after catching coronavirus

Bollywood star Bachchan discharged after catching coronavirus

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan said Sunday he had been discharged from hospital, three weeks after being admitted with ‘mild’ coronavirus symptoms after testing positive for the disease.

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, son hospitalised with Covid-19

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, son hospitalised with Covid-19

Amitabh Bachchan, one of India's best known movie stars, has tested positive for Covid-19 together with his actor son Abhishek Bachchan, and both been moved to a private hospital, the actors said late Saturday.

Coronavirus claims Bollywood composer Wajid Khan at 42

Coronavirus claims Bollywood composer Wajid Khan at 42

Wajid Khan, one of the top composers of Bollywood dance songs, has died at the age of 42 after contracting coronavirus, media reports said Monday.

Global icons join hands to applaud healthcare workers in Qatar

Global icons join hands to applaud healthcare workers in Qatar

Fauzia Adeel Butt, partner & CEO of FAB Entertainment in Qatar said in a statement: “As Covid-19 cases continue to rise in Qatar and globally, healthcare and essential workers ...

Beyonce, Bollywood, Hillary as India's richest daughter weds

Beyonce, Bollywood, Hillary as India's richest daughter weds

Topping anything in hit film ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, the only daughter of India's richest man ties the knot Wednesday after days of lavish celebrations that included a Beyonce concert in a lakeside palace.