Category: Media & Entertainment

Forbes Lists America’s Women

Forbes Lists America’s Women Of Substance

This year, Forbes has raised its list of richest self-made women entrepreneurs, executives and entertainers in the US from 80 to 100. These are women of substance that have delivered results wherever they worked.

Rihanna ($600 Million), Cosmetics & Music

In 2019, her cosmetics company Fenty Beauty raised over $600 million in profit. The same year, her Savage x Fenty lingerie line raised over $50 million from investors. Also, her Clara Lionel Foundation raised $22.5 million for pandemic relief fund.

Whitney Wolfe Herd ($575 Million), Dating App

In November 2019, she became CEO of online dating group Bumble that reportedly plans to go public in 2021. The Bumble deal came her way when Blackstone bought the group in a $3 billion deal from its Russian owner, Andrey Andreev.

Donna Carpenter ($350 Million), Snowboards

She builds snowboarding gear and apparel with a brand name of Burton that was credited with making a hobby into a mainstream sport by launching a modern snowboard. She was CEO of the company until February last year when she was made chair of the board.

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Amitabh Bachchan Ranks 4 On Forbes’ 100 Digital Stars List

Forbes has just released its much-awaited list of 100 Digital Stars highlighting actors, actresses, singers, bands, and TV stars and hosts from Asia-Pacific region. These stars have amazed the digital world by their social media presence and also worked for the betterment of the society at large.

Here’re the top 10 celebrities from the list

Blackpink, Band, South Korea

The band topped the Billboard Artist 100 chart in October but its members are much ahead in ranking. Lisa (23), Jennie (24), Rose (23) and Jisoo (25) are the most followed Instagram celebrities in Korea.

Jackson Yee (20), Actor and Singer, China

A member of the band TFBoys, Yee won the Best New Performer award at the 39th annual Hong Kong Film Awards event for his debut movie Better Days (2019). Also, he commands over 86 million following on Weibo.

Davika Hoorne, Actress, Thailand

Also known as Mai Davika, she was selected for the Best Actress nomination at Thailand’s Nataraja Awards for her role in the TV series My Ambulance. Also, with 12 million followers, Davika is second most popular Instagram … Read the rest

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See Who Kong Is Saving From Godzilla?

Trailer of the epic Godzilla vs Kong has raised hopes of quick release of the movie that has been delayed multiple times due to lockdown. Original scheduled to be released in March 2020, the movie could go to a theatrical release anytime.

About the trailer

Godzilla is back and can only be stopped by a mighty power like Kong and when the two titans clash, there will be destruction everywhere. This 2-minute trailer tells many things about the movie but remains silent over the appearance of Godzilla that appears from the sea.

The movie has a human angle. Here the Kong is seen to be obsessed with a chile that the mighty Kong wants to save at every cost. And he even doesn’t fear to fight with Godzilla for the child’s safety. Here Godzilla is presented as a bad guy determined to destroy the planet. But Kong is there to stop the giant lizard.

Kong looks different from his earlier avatars. His posture is calm and he looks like investigating his surroundings when he notices presence of a child and gets obsessed with the child. … Read the rest

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War Drama 1962: The War In The Hills Will Start On 26 February

1962: The War In The Hills, a web-series based on the 1962 Indo-China war on February 26. Disney+ Hotstar made this announcement on the 72nd Republic Day of the country. The series stars Abhay Deol as lead role. The actor also released the teaser of the series on the Republic Day.

Trailer release

Abhay Deol seemed quite excited while releasing the trailer. He said that there could be no better occasion than the Republic Day to salute the jawans that protect the country round the clock. Deol said in a statement that as an actor, he was happy to release the first look of the war series on the Republic Day.

Based on true events

Inspired by true events, 1962: The War In The Hills is the untold story of bravery and valour of Indian army. Abhay Deol is essaying the role of an army major in the series. The 44-year-old actor will be seen leading a battalion in the war drama. He said that the untold story was relevant to country.

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4 Best Remakes Of Telugu Movies Of Ravi Teja

Today is the birthday of film star Ravi Teja that has been the most prolific actor of Telugu film industry. The 53-year-old actor has acted in over fifty films and received several awards for his acting. Also, many of his Telugu movies have remade in Bollywood for Hindi viewers.

Here we’re listing his 4 best Bollywood remakes

  1. Khadgam (2002)

It was an action drama directed by Krishna Vamsi. Ravi Teja essayed the role of a rickshaw puller who fights terrorists with his cop friend. Inspired by Ravi Teja movie, filmmaker K. Subash made Insan in 2005 with Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn and Tushar Kapoor.

  1. Vikramarkudu (2006)

This S. S. Rajamouli directed action movie was remade in Hindi as Rowdy Rathore (2012). Ravi Teja played a double role of a crook and a cop. Also, Akshay Kumar played double role in the remake.

  1. Kick (2009)

The original Kick was a Telugu movie starring Ravi Teja who enjoyed playing risky sports and got into trouble due to his thrill-seeking hobby. Sajid Nadiadwala made Hindi remake of the Telugu movie of the same name in 2014. In Hindi … Read the rest

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Who’s Taking Political Mileage Over Tandav Controversy?

The makers of Tandav, a political drama on Amazon Prime, issued an unconditional apology after complaints against the web series started pouring in different states notably Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh where the CM office made a comment on the drama.

What is the controversy surrounding Tandav?

The web series insulted Hindu gods and goddesses in the first episode. 17 minutes into the episode, you can see college students making mockery of Hindu gods. It triggered an outrage across the country forcing makers of Tandav to apologize for the said act.

Important points of Tandav controversy

  1. Makers of Tandav issued an apology only after the I&B Ministry that supervises OTT content sought a response on the complaints from Amazon.
  2. Two complaints were filed against Tandav. One Ram Kadam filed a police complaint in Mumbai and a UP cop registered an FIR against the makers of Tandav in Lucknow.
  3. In UP, a key aide of CM Yogi Adityanath warned of consequences for ridiculing Hindu gods. Also, the CM’s media advisor, Shalabh Mani Tripathi, objected to showing police vehicles in the drama.
  4. In Mumbai, the police have to
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