American boxer Floyd Mayweather was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on Monday on a list that saw actor George Clooney take the No. 2 spot with the highest annual pay of his career. MORE..
The English Patient, by Sri Lankan-born Canadian literary icon Michael Ondaatje, has won the Golden Man Booker Prize. The winner was revealed at the Man Booker 50 Festival in London’s Royal Festival Hall on Sunday. MORE..
Dinakshi and Shanudri were declared the winners of the Grand Finale of Derana Fair & Lovely Star City - Twenty 20, which was held at the National Youth Center in Maharagama last night. MORE..
For the first time in the history of Sri Lankan film industry, a movie from the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, shall vie for Oscars 2019. The movie titled ‘The Frozen Fire’, directed by Anuruddha Jayasinghe, is the first Sri Lankan movie to enter in mainstream ‘Best Picture’ category of Oscars 2019, the officials revealed. MORE..
Moviegoers seeing Disney’s “Incredibles 2” might notice some health-related warning signs posted regarding the film, which had the biggest box office opening for an animated movie ever. MORE..
If you’re still obsessing over the record-breaking Marvel film “Black Panther,” Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture has some good news: You will soon be able to see the hero’s costume in person. MORE..
Newly published private travel diaries have revealed Albert Einstein’s racist and xenophobic views. MORE..
U.S. television studio ABC has apologised to Indian fans of its crime drama “Quantico” after an episode featuring Indian nationalists trying to frame Pakistan in a terrorist plot sparked online outrage against Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra, who plays a lead role in the show. MORE..
Benedict Cumberbatch has been hailed as a “hero” after saving a Deliveroo driver from a gang of four muggers. MORE..
A Korean pop group has topped the album sales charts in the US for the first time, a milestone for the genre that has seen an explosion in global popularity in recent years. MORE..
“28 Twenty-Eight” won the Best Film Award at the Sixth Derana Sunsilk Film Awards – 2018, held at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre in Colombo last night. MORE..
Movie producer Harvey Weinstein will surrender to the New York Police Department on Friday in Lower Manhattan, a source familiar with the matter tells NPR’s Rose Friedman. MORE..
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been declared husband and wife, following a ceremony at Windsor Castle.MORE...
Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom as America’s Dad. MORE..
Last year the #metoo movement became a rage in across the globe giving many women the courage and voice to speak up against sexual harassment at workplace. MORE..
Black Panther won’t stop setting records. Ryan Coogler’s film had the highest February opening weekend ever, and is on course to become the highest-grossing solo superhero movie ever. MORE..
The head of the organisation behind the Oscars is facing several allegations of sexual harassment, Hollywood trade publications report.MORE...
South Korean actor Jo Min-ki, who had been accused of sexually assaulting at least eight women, has been found dead. MORE...
The Skills Development plan and Employment Strategy for tourism sector in the Eastern province prepared by Australian funded project, Skills for Inclusive Growth Program was launched at the Ministry of Skills Development and Vocational training recently. MORE...
Nayanathara Wickramarachchi and Shanudrie Priyasad of Deweni Inima win People’s teledrama actress of the year at SLIM – Nielsen People’s Award.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are inviting 2,640 members of the public to the grounds of Windsor Castle on their wedding day - but the invitation stops short of a slice of the royal cake. MORE..