Jon Batiste might be the Grammys biggest surprise: The multi-genre performer and recent Oscar winner made such an impression on voters that he scored the most nominations with 11 on Tuesday. MORE..
“Untouched”, written and directed by Sri Lankan dramatist Sujeewa Pathinisekara and presented by Inter Act Art theatre has been selected as the Best Monodrama at Sham Al Sheik International Theatre Festival held at Sham Al Sheikh city in Egypt. MORE..
A felicitation program for the new generation Singer Yohani Diloka de Silva is scheduled to be held on November 23 in Parliament. MORE..
Jai Bhim, a Tamil language film, has been rated the top film by users on IMDb, beating classics such as The Shawshank Redemption and The Godfather. MORE..
Britney Spears has described the termination of a legal arrangement that controlled many aspects of her life for 13 years as “the best day ever”. MORE..
Marília Mendonça, one of Brazil’s most popular contemporary singers, has been killed in a plane crash at the age of 26, officials say. MORE..
Swedish pop sensation ABBA made a comeback on Friday with their new album “Voyage”, nearly 40 years after they split up, with a digital avatar concert eventually planned in London. MORE..
Taylor Swift serenaded Carole King, former U.S. President Barack Obama praised rapper JAY-Z, and Paul McCartney paid tribute to the Foo Fighters on Saturday at a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony that also honored Tina Turner and The Go-Gos. MORE..
Aryan Khan, the son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, has been released from a jail in Mumbai after he was arrested during a cruise ship drugs bust in a case that has gripped India. MORE..
The Bombay high court on Thursday heard the case for the third consecutive day. Justice NW Sambre allowed bail to the three accused after hearing former AG Mukul Rohatgi for Aryan Khan and ASG Anil Singh for the Narcotics Control Bureau. MORE..
A woman has died and a man has been injured after actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a New Mexico film set for the 19th Century western Rust. MORE..
Four Sri Lankan artists have created a promotional song for the upcoming Tamil movie ‘Annaatthe’ starring South Indian cinema’s megastar Rajinikanth and Nayanathara. MORE..
A short film “Mutton” produced by Sri Lankan student filmmaker Hasantha Prabhoothi Dissanayake has been chosen for the final jury selection of the 7th Sakarya International Short Film Festival. MORE..
Hit South Korean show “Squid Game” has officially become Netflix’s biggest original series launch, the streaming service said on Wednesday. MORE..
Sri Lankan designer Ruwanthi Pavithra Gajadeera has won the first prize at the “Taiwan Fashion Design Award 2021” (TFDA), the first South Asian to represent and win the award. MORE..
Netflix and Howard University have established a $5.4 million scholarship in honor of Chadwick Boseman, called The Chadwick A. Boseman Memorial Scholarship. MORE..
India’s Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) said Sunday that the eight persons it had detained for questioning in the wake of Saturday night’s raid on a cruise ship mid-sea included actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan. MORE..
Popular Sri Lankan singer, songwriter and rapper Yohani de Silva has suffered a minor injury on stage while performing in India. MORE..
A judge has suspended Britney Spears’ father from the legal arrangement that gave him control of her life after Spears accused him of years of abuse. MORE..
Netflix is acquiring the Roald Dahl Story Company (RDSC) and rights to the author’s entire catalog, including classics like Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, Matilda and James and the Giant Peach, the company announced. MORE..
It was a United Nations speech that got attention like few others — a plug for vaccines, young people and the earth’s well-being from superstar K-pop band BTS. MORE..
Gimhani Perera, a 17-year-old with Sri Lankan roots, has won the ‘Miss Teen International Botswana 2021’ pageant held in Botswana. MORE..
Sri Lankan novelist Anuk Arudpragasam’s “A Passage North” has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2021. MORE..