Chutney icon Anand Yankarran dies

(Trinidad Guardian) Tributes poured in yesterday, as the news of the death local Chutney singer, Anand Yankarran was announced.

Actress Debbie Reynolds dies of a stroke, a day after daughter

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Debbie Reynolds, a leading lady in Hollywood musicals and comedies in the 1950s and 1960s, including “Singin’ in the Rain,” died on Wednesday, her son said, just one day after the death of her daughter, actress Carrie Fisher.

Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars’ Princess Leia, dies at 60

LOS ANGELES,  (Reuters) – Carrie Fisher, who rose to fame as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” films and later endured drug addiction before going on to tell her story as a best-selling author, died yesterday aged 60, her family said.

Carrie Fisher, Star Wars’ Princess Leia, dies at 60

LOS ANGELES,  (Reuters) – Carrie Fisher, who rose to fame as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” films and later endured drug addiction and stormy romances with show business heavyweights, died on Tuesday aged 60, her daughter said through a family spokesman.

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor dies at age 99 -media reports

(Reuters) – Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, who parlayed beauty, diamond-studded glamour and nine marriages into a long celebrity career, died yesterday, Variety and other media outlets reported, She was 99.

Bollywood actor Mallika Sherawat assaulted in Paris -media

PARIS, (Reuters) – Bollywood actor Mallika Sherawat and her partner were assaulted in Paris last week, AFP and other media reported today, just over a month after U.S reality TV star Kim Kardashian was attacked and robbed in the French capital.

‘Man from U.N.C.L.E.’ star Robert Vaughn dies at 83

NEW YORK,  (Reuters) – Robert Vaughn, best known for playing the suave Napoleon Solo in 1960s television spy series, “The Man from U.N.C.L.E,” and the last surviving actor from the original “Magnificent Seven” movie, died on Friday from leukemia, his manager said.

Leonard Cohen, rock music’s poetic visionary, dies at age 82

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Leonard Cohen, rock music’s man of letters whose songs fused religious imagery with themes of redemption and sexual desire, earning him critical and popular acclaim, has died at age 82, a statement on his Facebook page said.