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Aryan Khan Case ‘Witness’, Wanted In Cheating Case, Detained In Pune

A controversial “independent witness” of the narcotics agency that is investigating the Mumbai drugs-on-cruise case has been detained in Pune, three days after he claimed he would surrender at a police station in Uttar Pradesh’s capital Lucknow. Kiran Gosavi, against whom a lookout notice was issued over a cheating case in 2018, had said he wanted to surrender to the ...

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Criminal charges not ruled out in shooting on Alec Baldwin film

Criminal charges have not been ruled out in a fatal accidental shooting by actor Alec Baldwin on the set of a western film, the local district attorney said on Tuesday. Santa Fe County District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies, in an interview with the New York Times also said it was incorrect to refer to the firearm used in the incident as ...

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Pori Moni, 2 others get bail in drug case

Film actor Pori Moni and two of her aides have received bail on surrender in a case filed under Narcotics Control Act. Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Court’s acting Judge Rabiul Alam passed the order on Tuesday after hearing on the bail petition. Two other aides are Asharful Islam Dipu and Kabir Hossain. The trio surrendered in the court this morning. The ...

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‘Friends’ actor James Michael Tyler dies

Actor James Michael Tyler who played coffee shop manager Gunther on the hit sitcom “Friends” died Sunday at age 59, US media reported. Tyler died at his home in Los Angeles after battling prostate cancer that he was first diagnosed with in 2018, according to a representative. “The world knew him as Gunther (the seventh ‘Friend’), from the hit series ...

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Popular actor Mahmud Sazzad passes away

Country’s popular actor Mahmud Sazzad has passed away at a private hospital in the capital. He breathed his last while undergoing treatment at Evercare Hospital on Sunday. M Hamid, brother of the actor, confirmed the death information. Earlier, he was admitted to the hospital on September 1 after being diagnosed with Covid-19. He was shifted to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) ...

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Egypt film on poverty ruffles feathers triggering patriotic backlash

Egyptian movie “Feathers” has drawn critical acclaim abroad but its unsettling depiction of poverty in the Arab world’s most populous country has sparked heated debate at home. Veteran actor Sherif Moneer, who walked out of a screening at Egypt’s El Gouna Film Festival this month, has led a patriotic backlash against the film for “presenting Egypt negatively”. But others have ...

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Award-winning teenage rapper shot to death in Sweden

An award-winning 19-year-old Swedish rapper was shot to death in southern Stockholm in an incident that media reports on Friday suggested could be gang-related. The rapper Einar was struck by several bullets in the Hammarby suburb south of central Stockholm and died on the spot late Thursday, police spokesman Ola Osterling told the Swedish news agency TT. Police are looking ...

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Actor-playwright-director Kayes Chowdhury no more

Renowned actor, director and playwright Kayes Chowdhury passed away on Thursday night at his Dhanmondi residence. The renowned personality breathed his last at 7:30pm after returning home from a city hospital. “Kayes Chowdhury went there to receive his regular kidney dialysis and passed away after returning home,” according to Actors Equity Bangladesh Secretary General Ahsan Habib Nasim. The actor’s namaz-e-janaza ...

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Amitabh’s ‘l Girl’ wins SLM highest medal in Germany

The movie ‘Rickshaw Girl’ directed by Amitabh Reza Chowdhury has won the SLM Top Award at the 26th Slingle International Film Festival 2021 in Germany. The award was announced at 10:00 pm on October 16. This international festival has been nominated in various categories since 1996 by selecting films made for children and adolescents. The Movie was also screened at ...

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