The world's biggest and greatest sporting event, the FIFA World Cup, has delivered big viewership in India too. For the closest context, the viewership for first four Euro Cup matches was just 1.3 million impressions. As per media rights holder Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), 47.3 million Indian viewers tuned in for the first four matches. SPN said the viewership of FIFA World Cup has surpassed all other football properties, both domestic and international in India.
The father of fashion designer Kate Spade has died just over two weeks after the suicide of his daughter, the family said on Thursday. Earl F Brosnahan Jr., 89, had been in failing health and he was also heartbroken over the recent death of his beloved daughter, the Brosnahan family said in a statement. Brosnahan, known to his family and friends as Frank, died on Wednesday night at his home in Kansas City, Missouri.
On an outdoor catwalk decked out in a riotous rainbow of colours, Louis Vuitton's new menswear designer Virgil Abloh unveiled his streetwear-infused take on the brand with his first collection on Thursday. Abloh, an American whose own label Off-White is known for its luxury urban creations such as branded hoodies, was appointed to the Vuitton job in March. A lurch towards streetwear looks - including the ubiquity of sneakers, which all top luxury brands are now embracing - has helped growth in the category.
On a Belgium beach, an artist adds the final touches to an imposing sand sculpture of the Incredible Hulk and his bristling muscles ahead of the opening of the world's biggest festival of its kind. There are more than 150 sand sculptures relating to Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars films on the beach in Ostend for the Sand Magic festival which opens on Saturday and runs until September - providing the artworks survive the weather.
Toni Collette's new horror flick Hereditary will scare the living daylights out of you, but guess what - the actress says she isn't a fan of working on heavy films. Collette, who plays Annie, a grief-stricken mother, in Hereditary, has previously starred in some 70 films, with only a handful focusing on horror. I had specifically said, I'm sick of heavy, I don't want to cry all the time at work anymore.
Hymns sung to the Greek gods thousands of years ago resonated from ancient musical instruments in Athens on Thursday, transporting a transfixed audience to antiquity. A family of musicians, Lyravlos have recreated exact replicas of the ancient instruments from natural materials including animal shells, bones, hides and horns. Music was an integral part of almost every aspect of ancient Greek society, from religious, to social to athletic events. Today only some 60 written scores of ancient Greek music have survived, said Lyravlos member Michael Stefos.
Salman Khan and Govinda were pretty thick friends when they worked in 2016's superhit film Partner. Things turned sour when Salman promised to launch Govinda's daughter Tina Ahuja in Dabangg, but finalised Sonakshi Sinha for the movie instead. After which, Govinda started giving many shocking statements to the media, which clearly hinted that their friendship has hit rock bottom. This is what the comic actor had said, When I quit politics, he had supported me and for that, I thank him.
Recently, there were reports that television actress Ekta Kaul and Veere Di Wedding actor Sumeet Vyas are all set to tie the knot. It was said that they have been dating for quite some time and their families have already accepted the couple. Sumeet had also released a statement in which he denied the engagement rumours. Now again, there are reports that the couple is all set to get married in September, in Jammu.
A cinephile is a person with a deep love of the moving image. As someone in the industry, you are only expected to be a die-hard cinema lover. During his shoot with Golden Globe winner Gabriel Byrne, Ari Aster discovered a secret about him!. Between scenes, he and I would just geek out about Powell and Pressburger and Polish cinema, said the director.
This world yoga day, June 21, 2018, we discuss a few B-Town celebs who don't just do yoga but promote it and believe in it whole heartedly. Kareena Kapoor Khan: Kareena has a body to die for there is no denying that at all. Alia Bhatt: Alia who is currently riding high on Raazi's success has acted in a variety of roles in such a short time.
Hollywood actor John Malkovich will play the famous fictional detective 'Hercule Poirot' from the Agatha Christie books in the upcoming 'ABC Murders' adaptation. I'm honoured to have been asked to play Hercule Poirot. It's a role that's been played by a number of excellent actors, and I am enjoying the numerous challenges this part presents, said Malkovich. If Poirot is to match his nemesis, then everything about him will be called into question: his authority, his integrity, his past and his identity.
Jun 21, 2018 23:07 IST New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): Actor Aayush Sharma has unveiled a new colourful and vibrant motion poster of his debut film 'Loveratri.'. The poster showcases the lead pair Ayush Sharma and Warina Hussain riding a scooter in a festive background. The poster and pictures from the film have already piqued the interest of the audience. 'Loveratri' is directed by Abhiraj Minawala who will also be making his directorial debut with the film.
Music composer duo Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani need no introduction. The duo has given us some amazing songs from Dus Bahane to Nashe Si Chadh Gayi among others. Their journey in Bollywood has been an amazing one and it's still a source of inspiration to many. On the occasion of World Music Day today, Vishal Dadlani spills the beans about his first foray into music, his earlier days and how the famous jodi of Vishal-Shekhar was formed.
Soccer fans travelling to Kaliningrad, one of Russia's 11 World Cup host cities, could strike gold on its nearby Baltic Sea beach resorts. Amber, known locally as 'Baltic gold', is often found washed up on the region's seafront. Hunting for the precious stones, formed by the hardening of tree resin over thousands of years, is a popular tourist activity.
From bonsai trees to freshly made sushi, a cultural centre in London hopes to offer a taste of all things Japanese. Japan House, which opens to the public on Friday, brings together food, art, design and technology from Japan, with items such as 100 pound ($135) handcrafted nail clippers, traditional tea cups and Japanese whisky on display.
The 19th edition of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards is going to be held from June 22 to June 24. With such an interesting line-up of stars, Bollywood buffs are in for three-days of delightful IIFA mania. Before we get to witness another set of unforgettable moments from IIFA 2018, here is a look back at the best moments from the much-talked about award ceremony.
A group of researchers took it upon themselves to study the psychology behind one's take on online gaming. Investigators studied 56 people who play video games and compared those with positive and negative scores on a measure of social/psychological health related to gaming. One striking finding is the way the gene expression results are influenced by gamers' relative degree of social connectedness to others.
Vikas Gupta of 'Big Boss 11' fame recently shared a picture with actress Mouni Roy and the duo looked sizzling in it. Gupta, posted the picture, clicked in Bangkok where the two met for IIFA awards, with an interesting caption. Thankyou for being a hottie rockstar and being an amazing guest and for helping me during the shoot. Roy is all set to make it big in Bollywood this year with her upcoming film projects.
Florida authorities have arrested a 22-year-old man from Pompano Beach, who is allegedly involved in the murder of rapper XXXTentacion. The suspect, Dedrick Devonshay Williams, was arrested on Wednesday late evening, confirmed The Hollywood Reporter. The American rapper was shot dead in Florida's Deerfield Beach in the United States (US) on Monday. XXX was leaving a RIVA Motorsports in Deerfield Beach, Fla., shortly before 4 p.m. when he was approached by two armed suspects.
One Iceland fan went to primary school with a player's father. With a population of around 350,000, Iceland is the smallest nation to ever qualify for a World Cup. I added an 11 on my Iceland team shirt in honour of my friend's son, said Arni Sigurdsson. 'CINDERELLA STORY' The team had a thrilling run at 2016 European championship, eliminating big-name England and advancing to the quarter-finals, propelled by their thunder-clapping fans and Viking imagery.