MUMBAI, (Reuters) – An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted Bollywood movie star Salman Khan of possessing an unlicensed weapon nearly two decades ago, ending a case that threatened to derail the career of one of the country’s biggest actors.
LONDON, (Reuters) – A comic film about Michael Jackson was dropped by British makers on Friday after the daughter of the late American pop star described the episode, which casts a white actor to play her father, as vomit-inducing.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – China’s movie-goers embraced big-screen superheroes, cartoon animals and a video game-turned-action flick in 2016, adding $1.8 billion in ticket sales to Hollywood’s 20 highest-grossing films of the year.
(Trinidad Guardian) With live singing, a music truck and thousands of fans, family members and artistes in attendance, the funeral service for chutney icon Anand Yankarran resembled one of the massive chutney shows he participated in during the height of his career.
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, (Reuters) – The death of actor Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia in “Star Wars,” set off waves of remembrance among fans – but also speculation over her character’s return in yet-to-be-filmed episodes.
(Trinidad Express) There will be a musical send-off for chutney icon Anand Yankarran, who died on Monday.
His funeral service will take place at his home in Couva on Thursday, his sister Surekha Yankarran said yesterday.
(Trinidad Guardian) Tributes poured in yesterday, as the news of the death local Chutney singer, Anand Yankarran was announced.
Yankarran, 51, was hailed by many as an icon in the local music industry.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Grammy Award-winning singer Mariah Carey shrugged off a botched New Year’s Eve show in New York’s Times Square, telling fans and critics on Sunday that life does not always go as planned.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – A joint memorial service and side-by-side burial are being planned for mother-and-daughter Hollywood stars Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, who died a day apart earlier this week in Los Angeles, the family said on Friday.