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Tom Cruise receives praise from critics for ‘Top Gun’

Tom Cruise has returned to the danger zone after 36 years, and critics agreed that the wait was well worth it to watch "Top Gun" on the big screen again. "Top Gun: Maverick," the sequel to the 1986 hit, has received a 96 percent favourable rating from 76 reviewers. On May 27, the film will be released in theatres. The 59-year-old Cruise reprises his role as Pete Mitchell, an arrogant Navy pilot who has never advanced in the ranks due to his predilection for defying orders.  

Shay Mitchess announces birth of her second child in an Instagram post

Shay Mitchell is all set to add a new member to her family of three; the Pretty Little Liars actress is pregnant with her second child with longtime partner Matte Babel. Mitchell, 34, shared the happy news in an emotional Instagram post on Monday, revealing how tough it is for her to celebrate her pregnancy after her grandmother's passing a week ago.

Squid Game to have multiple seasons, reveals Netflix CEO

Squid Game will have more than simply a second season, according to Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos, who was speaking about his intentions for the show. Ted revealed the iconic South Korean sitcom will have a second season during his fourth-quarter results conference call with investors. "Absolutely. The ‘Squid Game universe has just begun," Sarandos revealed.  

New date announced for Grammy awards 2022

The Grammy Awards have been rescheduled for April 3 in Las Vegas, after being postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a statement released by the Recording Academy and CBS on Tuesday. The Grammy Awards, which recognise the best musical performances, were supposed to take place on Jan. 31 in Los Angeles. The event, which will be televised and streamed live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena, will be hosted by comedian Trevor Noah.  

Angelina Jolie hits 12 million followers on Instagram

Angelina Jolie has 12 million Instagram followers just five months after joining the Facebook-owned platform. On Instagram, the actress only follows three accounts and has posted 24 times so far. Angelina Jolie does not follow any Hollywood actors and has only used her Twitter account to promote her human rights projects.    

Veteran Actor Rasheed Naz passes away

Rasheed Naz, a well-known Pakistani actor, sadly passed away. Madiha Rizvi, who is also the daughter of Deeba Khanum, another famous Pakistani actress from the past, announced it on Instagram. “Our dearest Baba Rashid Naz has left this world peacefully this morning,” she said, tagging her husband Hasan Noman in the post. Hasan is Madiha’s husband and Rashid Naz’s son; he has also appeared in various television features.  

Betty White’s cause of death revealed

Following rumours about booster side effects, Betty White's exact cause of death has now been revealed. Following rumours about Covid booster negative effects, White's agent and close friend Jeff Witjas issued a statement confirming the fact. According to People magazine, the statement read, "Betty died peacefully in her sleep at her home. People are saying her death was related to getting a booster shot three days earlier but that is not true.”  

Pakistan’s first animated series to raise awareness on child sexual abuse

'Super Sohni,' Pakistan's first animated series, is scheduled to be released in order to raise awareness about sexual harassment in minors. Baaghi TV: According to reports, the well-known Lahore social organisation 'Samaaj' has collaborated with the German Embassy in Pakistan to create an animated series. Provides information on harassment and how to avoid it.  

BTS Suga tests positive for Covid-19

Suga, a member of BTS, has tested positive for the Covid-19 only days before Christmas. This news has been made public in a statement by Big Hit Entertainment in an official statement that reads, “Hello. This is Big Hit Music. BTS member Suga was confirmed with COVID-19 on Friday, December 24 during his self-quarantine after taking the PCR test immediately upon his return to Korea on Thursday, December 23.”  

Ed Sheeran named #1 musical artist on TikTok this year

Ed Sheeran, a British singer, has been named the most viewed musical artist on TikTok for the year 2021. Sheeran's new title comes after the 30-year-old shared three exclusive single previews from his upcoming album Equals on the video-sharing platform. Last year, an Essex-based singer-songwriter named Ryder won the same award. Furthermore, the Shape of You hitmaker's record-breaking live performance at the UEFA Euro 2020 concert drew more than five million views.  

Kim Kardashian says nothing can fix marriage with Kanye West

Kim Kardashian, an American reality television star, wants to end her marriage to Kanye West as soon as possible. Kim has made it clear in her latest divorce files, which follow the initial documents filed in February, that she wants to divorce West under any circumstances. "The parties' marriage has irremediably broken down. [Kardashian] no longer desires to be married to [West]," the documents state. "There are simply no compelling reasons not to grant a motion to bifurcate and terminate marital status in this case."  

HBO releases ‘Harry Potter: Return to Hogwarts’ teaser

Fans of Harry Potter have been waiting for this reunion for a long time. Warner Bros. and HBO Max reunited the cast of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone for a special reunion to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the film that launched the renowned and well-known franchise. On New Year's Day, HBO's Max will premiere Harry Potter's 20th Anniversary: A Return to Hogwarts. Finally, the first teaser trailer for the event has come.  

Shakira’s song ‘Waka Waka’ hits 3 billion views on YouTube

The hit song Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) by Colombian singer Shakira has surpassed the three billion views mark on YouTube. The song, which was recorded as the official track for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, includes the 43-year-old star alongside Freshlyground, a South African band. On Tuesday, the Girl Like Me singer released a brief video clip of the song on her Instagram account, thanking her fans for making it a tremendous hit.  

Lil Wayne accused of ‘pulling a gun’ on bodyguard

Lil Wayne is facing charges for reportedly pulling a gun on his own personal bodyguard. A representative for the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department confirmed the information. On December 1st, at approximately 1:40 a.m., the Malibu/Lost Hills Station received a "assault with a deadly weapon" call, according to Page Six. When police arrived at the location late at night, a male Hispanic adult accused Lil Wayne of pushing their verbal dispute into a physical altercation and pulling a gun.  

Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal’s wedding details unveiled

The reported wedding of Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal continues to make news across the globe, and Indian media is dishing out the themes that the Bollywood lovebirds have chosen for each of their activities ahead of the big day. Katrina and Vicky's wedding, which will take place over three days at Six Senses Fort Barwara in Rajasthan, will take place from December 7-9. Gold, beige, ivory, and white will be the mehendi theme, according to India Today. The couple has chosen the theme 'Bling' for Sangeet. The bride and groom, as well as Bollywood celebrities, will perform at the occasion. The theme for the wedding is pastel sorbet.  

Rupert Grint joins Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities

Rupert Grint, who starred in the Harry Potter films, has been cast in Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities, a Netflix anthology series. Essie Davis, Luke Roberts, Andrew Lincoln, F. Murray Abraham, Glynn Turman, Ben Barnes, Elpidia Carrillo, Hannah Galway, Crispin Glover, Demetrius Grosse, David Hewlett, Tim Blake Nelson, Sebastian Roché, and Peter Weller are among the other cast members. Single episodes of the series will be written and directed by Panos Cosmatos, Jennifer Kent, and Vincenzo Natali, with Del Toro serving as executive producer and co-showrunner. Cabinet of Curiosities, directed by Guillermo del Toro, is a series of live-action stories that Netflix claims will "challenge our traditional notions of horror."    

Sarwat Gilani confirms the release of second season of “Churails”

Sarwat Gilani, who plays the lead in the web series 'Churails,' has announced that a second season will be released. On August 11, 2020, on 'Zee Five,' the first season of the online series 'Churails' was released, and it was well received. It was also dubbed "Pakistan's first bold web series." Following criticism from social media users, the ban was reversed mere days after it was implemented in Pakistan.  

Khloe Kardashian gets sued, posts Bella Hadid’s photo in ‘Good American’ Jeans

After uploading a photo of supermodel Bella Hadid wearing Good American jeans, Khloe Kardashian has found herself in hot water. The 37-year-old reality TV actress, who launched her denim line in 2016, posted on Instagram this week to promote Hadid's appearance in the brand. Khloe wrote: “My baby @bellahadid is rocking her @goodamerican denim!! I love you Bella baby." "Love YOU!!!" instantly replied Bella, adding a crown and a heart emoticon. However, Alo Photography claim they own the rights to the photos and Khloe is now being sued to recover damages for "copyright infringement".  

Priyanka Chopra fuels divorce rumours from husband Nick Jonas

After three years of marriage, global icon Priyanka Chopra has changed husband Nick Jonas' last name from her Instagram profile, fuelling divorce rumours. Shortly after removing Nick Jonas' last name, the Bajirao Mastani star has worried her millions of followers. On December 1, 2018, Priyanka and US singer Nick Jonas married. The couple just celebrated their first Diwali together in their first home. "Our first diwali in our first home together," Priyanka captioned a photo from the celebration, "This one will always be special."  

Arjun Rampal to play Professor in Indian version of Money Heist

Arjun Rampal, a Bollywood actor, is getting ready to star in the Hindi remake of Money Heist. On Tuesday, the actor took to Instagram to share a photo from the film's impending set. "Camera action is illuminated. We're back on set. A new adventure begins. #abbasmustanhusain #Mumbai #filmset, #ThreeMonkeys "alongside a selfie of himself in a brown leather jacket, captioned the actor. Next year, we will see the premiere of a remake of the popular Netflix Spanish series. Despite the fact that the film's whole cast has yet to be revealed, fans are anticipating a solid adaptation of the original series.  

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello announce their breakup

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, 2 celebrity sweethearts and singers, have called it quits after two years of dating. The duo announced their breakup via an Instagram statement, much to the dismay of their fans. On Thursday, they announced the news on their individual Instagram profiles. Despite the fact that their "romantic relationship" is gone, Shawn and Camila stated that they "will continue to be best friends."  

Hailey Bieber opens up about helping Justin Bieber with his sobriety

Hailey Baldwin has opened up about how difficult it was for her to support her husband Justin Bieber in his sobriety. The 24-year-old model spoke out about Bieber's substance abuse problems in the early days of the couple's relationship. Hailey Baldwin, the daughter of actor Stephen Baldwin, claimed that she was able to support her partner since she had family members who had faced with similar addictions.  

Paris Hilton ties the knot with entrepreneur beau Carter Reum

After two years of dating, Paris Hilton has married her beau Carter Reum. According to E!News, the American socialite married on Thursday in an enchanting ceremony. "Paris selected her dress late last night," a second source shared. "There is a lot of love and support surrounding both Carter and Paris." On the November 11 episode of the This is Paris podcast, Reum shared, "It is definitely going to be your fairytale wedding."  

Kuwaiti singer proposes marriage to Bill Gates in a tweet

Shams Bandar Al-Aslami, a Kuwaiti actress and singer, has promised to marry Bill Gates, the creator of Microsoft, in a tweet. It's worth noting that Bill Gates is one of the world's five richest businessmen. He declared the end of his relationship with his wife, Melinda, in early August. In her tweet, Shams expressed her admiration for Gates and wrote, “This man is smart. He is the luminary of the current digital age. I like his foresight and knowledge of what will happen in the future. I am offering him marriage, do you expect him to agree???”.  

Prince Harry to spend the holidays with the Queen in UK

Prince Harry is planning a trip back to the United Kingdom because he is concerned about the health of his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, who spent a night in the hospital on October 20. While his wife Meghan Markle and children Archie and Lilibet remain in the United States, the Duke of Sussex is eager to see the 95-year-old monarch. According to a royal insider, "He’s fearful there may not be another opportunity to celebrate the holidays with the queen.  

Virat Kohli on celebrating his birthday with his daughter and wife

  On his birthday, Virat Kohli pondered on having his wife Anushka Sharma and daughter Vamika at his side. On his birthday, the Indian captain was ecstatic to win by eight wickets over Scotland. The man in blue reflected on his preparations to celebrate the great win as a birthday present during the post-match presentation. Kohli expressed, “I think I am over that phase now. No, I mean, my family is here. Anushka and Vamika are here. That's celebration enough for me.”  

Famous Brazilian Performer, Marilia Mendonca dies in plane crash

Marilia Mendonca, one of Brazil's most prominent singers, was killed in a plane crash while on her way to a concert. According to her press office, the 26-year-old Latin Grammy winner died along with her producer, her uncle, who also served as her adviser, and the plane's pilot and co-pilot. The plane took off from Mendonca's hometown of Goiania and crashed shortly after landing in Caratinga on Friday afternoon, where she was due to perform later that day.    

Chris Columbus, on his favourite scene from ‘Harry Potter’

When Chris Columbus was asked about his favourite scene in the movie series 'Harry Potter', he answered, "There’s a moment with Dan as he looks back to Hogwarts, and someone mentions something about going home. And he said his line: “I’m not going home, not really." I remember looking over at [producer] David Heyman, we’re standing next to each other, and I yelled, “cut.” David and I both had tears in our eyes. We were like, “That was beautiful.” He was fantastic."  

Harry Potter’s Director talks about working with young Daniel Radcliffe

Chris Columbus was asked about his experience in working with young Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grant. He said that the three leads in the first film had little professional experience between them, that's why there were so many cuts in that movie. All of the youngsters were so happy to be a part of the "Harry Potter" film that they were practically just smiling into the cameras for the first couple of weeks. He couldn't get them to stop smiling, so it turned into a director's exercise and acting class. They were able to perform tracking shots by the second film, and the kids could shoot a master and have a conversation within those shots.  

‘Harry Potter’ turns 20 this month

"Harry Potter" fever was at an all-time high more than two decades ago. The fervour surrounding J.K. Rowling's fantasy novel about a bespectacled boy who discovers he is a famous wizard translated into sky-high expectations for "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," the first film adaptation of the beloved series. The film, which debuted on Nov. 16, 2001, became an instant box office hit, launching one of the most profitable franchises in cinema history and launching the careers of then-unknown actors Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint.