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Apart from Nana Patekar, yet another actor who has decided to work for the drought - affected farmers is none other than Akshay Kumar. The actor, who also participated in the 'Dizzy Goals' challenge for the Global Goals that tackles issues like poverty etc, has now decided to work for the development of India. From what we hear, Akshay Kumar will be donating around Rs. 90 lakhs for the drought relief fund in Marathwada. It is being said that the actor will be giving away these funds in monthly installments by paying Rs. 15 lakhs for 6 consecutive months and the actor's personal assistant will visit the village Beed to donate the funds. In fact, a proud wife and the author of 'Mrs. Funny Bones', Twinkle Khanna shared her thoughts about the noble step her husband is taking on the micro blogging site, saying, "Mr K makes hay when the sun shines »
- Bollywood Hungama News Network
Twinkle Khanna, India’s wittiest columnist unveiled her debut book Mrs. Funnybones published by Penguin Random House On Tuesday, 18th August 2015 at the Jw Marriott, Juhu, Mumbai. Full of wit and delicious observations, Mrs Funny Bones captures the life of the modern Indian woman—a woman who organizes dinner each evening but goes to work all day, who runs her own life but has to listen to her mummyji, who worries about her weight and the state of the country. Based on her super-hit columns, Mrs Funnybones marks the debut of one of our funniest, most original writers.
Twinkle was supported by her family including Akshay Kumar, mother Dimple Kapadia and sister Rinke Saran. The evening was presented by Caroline Newbury, VP Marketing and Corporate Communications, Random House India followed by a tongue-in-cheek chat between Karan Johar and Twinkle on the lines of Koffee with Karan . The evening progressed with »
- BollySpice Editors
On Tuesday, Twinkle Khanna, former actress, householder, wife, mother, candle-designer, interior decorator, socialite and now author, unveiled her book Mrs Funny Bones at a glamorous event which was attended by her best friend Karan Johar, her second best-friend Aamir Khan and husband Akshay Kumar. Akshay who had postponed his Us trip for a day to be with his wife on her big day spoke on stage warmly about their fights and bonding. Karan Johar at his sarcastic best thanked Akshay on behalf of the film fraternity for "tolerating" Twinkle. Karan and Twinkle have been friends from childhood when they were both in boarding school. Later when Karan turned director he wrote the character Tina in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai for Twinkle. Tina is Twinkle's pet name. The role was eventually done by Rani Mukherjee. Aamir Khan revealed details of his friendship with Twinkle which dates back to the time they »
- Subhash K. Jha
Friends and lovers can be difficult to find and even more challenging to keep, and both need honesty if they're going to work. And sometimes? Sometimes they also need paintings of puckered starfish.
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- Rob Hunter
For some reason, Hollywood fell in love with British actors again in the 1990s. Sparked by Alan Rickman's turn as Hans Gruber in Die Hard at the back end of the 1980s, many movie villains were either Brits, or in the case of Cliffhanger, John Lithgow taking on the mannerisms of a British antagonist.
Yet in particular, Hollywood went recruiting British comedy talent, with faces then mainly - but not exclusively - known for their small screen work getting roles of various sizes in Hollywood productions. Here are some who racked up the air miles - starting with the man who arguably became one of the most successful...
Hugh Laurie - 101 Dalmatians
Laurie is a man of many talents, who ultimately cracked America with »
The comedian also urges readers to go see “Boyhood” and “Into the Woods”
Louis Ck dropped new $5 stand-up special “Live at the Comedy Store” — his sixth (video below) — on Tuesday, and celebrated with a very lengthy, occasionally rambling email blast to fans.
Plugging his independent project, the comedian’s note discussed his history with the industry, lamented having to cancel the last of four Madison Square Garden concerts for underwhelming Winter Storm Juno and even pushed his followers to see “Boyhood” and “Into the Woods.”
Ck’s personal rep told TheWrap that there are no plans to reschedule the Msg date at the moment. »
- Tony Maglio
6 items from 2015
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