Entertainment Desk

Nov 052017
We’re going to be doing this all over again: Faryal on reconciliation with Amir Khan

Amir Khan and Faryal Makhdoom’s whirlwind romance could easily be fit for novels. After an ugly Twitter row and a surprise pregnancy, Faryal made headlines when she previously publicly apologised to Amir’s family. Faryal Makhdoom reveals she is pregnant with baby number 2! The model’s apology sparked rumours of a reconciliation. However, Amir later took to Twitter to clarify that the couple is most definitely and undoubtedly not getting back together, and is going ahead with the divorce. PHOTO: FARYAL MAKHDOOM/INSTAGRAM Now, in yet another recent turn of events, Faryal appeared to have  dramatically reunite with estranged husband, at least for an Instagram post. The 26-year-old took to Instagram to share a picture of Amir and their daughter. While the picture seems to be undated, it’s the caption that caught our attention. “We’re going to be doing this all over again #parentslove #5monthstogo,” wrote Faryal. SCREENSHOT Faryal hinted at a brighter future after months of well-documented acrimony. Last month Faryal deleted her pleading apology after the boxer appeared to snub her attempted reconciliation. Faryal posted a lengthy message on Twitter saying it is time for her and Khan to put their ‘differences behind us’. Amir Khan has the final word in spat with Faryal Makhdoom The businesswoman also apologised for all the ‘infighting’ between herself and Amir parents, which she revealed has had a ‘terrible effect’ on her marriage. Upon his arrival in the UK, Amir will have a talk with his family about the allegations made by Faryal against [Read More…]

Nov 052017
Men might now be able to get pregnant

According to one of the world’s leading fertility professor, men could start getting pregnant any day now – thanks to womb transplant developments, reports The Independent. First pregnant man in Britain gives birth to a girl Dr Richard Paulson, outgoing president of American Society for Reproductive Medicine said that with advancements in science, it is possible to now allow similar operations to be carried out on those who started their lives as men. He also mentioned that people who have gone under sex-change operations may want to avail this opportunity which would allow them to conceive a baby. He further explained that there was not anatomical reason why a womb can’t be successfully implanted in a transgender woman. He added that men and women may have different shaped pelvis but both have room for an implanted womb. PHOTO: THE INDEPENDENT The process would however, be highly complicated and transgender women will have to deliver through caesarean. Moreover, hormones will have to be injected to replicate the changes that take place while a woman is pregnant. Transgender man in US gives birth to baby boy Despite advancements, the womb transplant is still an experimental procedure. Many British experts warn that pregnancy in transgender women can be deemed unethical as it could pose risk to the fetus. While carrying a baby may give psychological benefit to the mother, it needs to be “weighed against any psychological harm to the child being born in this atypical way,” said Julian Savulescu, professor of practical [Read More…]

Nov 032017
Baby Adira’s latest pictures prove she’s a mini Rani Mukerji

Rani Mukerji’s father Ram Mukerji passed away on October 22 at the age of 84, due to blood pressure complications. Rani Mukerji on her 20 years in Bollywood A memorial service was held at a temple hall in Mumbai which was attended by Rani, her producer husband Aditya Chopra and daughter Adira, along with other friends and family members. PHOTO: HINDUSTAN TIMES The actor-producer duo welcomed their daughter in December 2015 and her latest pictures truly prove that she looks just like her mommy. The resemblance is just mind-boggling… Her parents have been extremely cautious to keep their baby girl away from the prying eyes of the media and haven’t been too keen on sharing her pictures with the public. Just look at her… she looks like a miniature Rani! PHOTO: DNA INDIA However, Adira was finally captured at her grandfather’s memorial. She looked adorable clad in pink with her curly hair tied back in a bun. On Adira’s first birthday, the Bunty Aur Babli star wrote an unfeigned public note for her bundle of joy, Rani Mukerji Chopra writes a heartfelt note to her daughter Adira on the eve of her first birthday. pic.twitter.com/XNhf14DNdO — Yash Raj Films (@yrf) December 8, 2016 “I love my baby Adira.. Can’t live or breathe without her.. My life has changed.. But for the better.. But having a baby is so scary.. Because you suddenly stop living for yourself.. You live for your child.. As she has fiver birth to you.. A mother..! I can’t sleep at night.. I can’t get [Read More…]

Nov 032017
Here’s how you can calculate if you have a ‘mathematically beautiful’ face

Having a heart-shaped face like the Legally Blonde star, Reese Witherspoon, classifies as being ‘mathematically beautiful’, reported by Daily Mail. Scientists at the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia were able to measure the facial proportions. If your cheekbones are as wide as your eyebrows, your face is most desirable said researchers who came up with this conclusion after inspecting facial measurements from photos of 55 beautiful female models. PHOTO: DAILY MAIL Dr Allan Wulc, the senior author of the study, selected these photos by typing in ‘beautiful young woman not smiling.’ The study also revealed that the distance between the eyes to be exactly 59.2mm, whereas the vertical distance between your eyes and your cheekbones should be 13.1mm, if you want to be classified as an attractive individual. These figures add-up to a heart-shaped face which helps surgeons craft perfect looks using facelifts and fillers. Are Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman not on talking terms? WIZDOM, a measuring system used by researchers, which stands for ‘Width of the Interzygomatic Distance of the Midface’ led by Dr Gary Linkov, determines the horizontal distance between the most prominent point of each cheek bone. Nevertheless, this can be maneuvered by the help of ‘highlighter makeup and blush.’ This horizontal distance was then set as basis to calculate the ideal distance to other parts of the face, for the study that was published in Aesthetic Surgery Journal. PHOTO: DAILY MAIL Researchers said that, “The notion of “mathematical beauty” implies the existence of [Read More…]

Nov 032017

‘Emerging Pakistan’ aims to promote a positive image of the country, both internally and globally. The progressive initiative aspires to boost the best of Pakistan’s art, fashion, culture, music and bring forth the developing sectors of the country. Its purpose is to highlight the booming industries of Pakistan’s rapidly growing economy, mainly those that have received the largest amounts of ‘Foreign Direct Investment’. This includes the power, construction, oil and gas, transport, finance and business sectors as well as ‘Pakistan’s Arts and Crafts’ and ‘Pakistan’s Exports,’ namely the textile, rice, fruits, vegetables, leather and sports goods. ‘Women Empowerment’ achievements will also be featured through this platform. Fighting for a progressive Pakistan Mr Mohammad Younus Dagha, Secretary to the Ministry of Commerce said, “’Emerging Pakistan’ will narrate the story of a youthful and vibrant Pakistan; full of hope and passion; with abundant resources and opportunities; open to new ideas and ventures. Join us. Don’t miss this exciting journey.” The platform will be officially launched by the International Expo which is to be held in Pakistan in November 2017. To advocate the progressive side of Pakistan to a diverse audience, ‘Emerging Pakistan’ plans to facilitate its reach globally by taking the platform to different countries in the future. The post Promoting a progressive Pakistan appeared first on The Express Tribune. Click for detailed story

Oct 252017

There are two camps when it comes to choosing seats on planes: the window seat people and the aisle people. There are no middle seat people. They do not exist. But does the type of seat that you prefer to sit in have any meaning other than personal preference? Well, according to psychologists and Telegraph Travel, the seat you pick could indicate more about you than you think, reports Cosmopolitan. The theory goes that the people who pick the aisle seat want to be able to easily walk around the plane, nip to the loo or stretch out their legs whenever they want to. Additionally, these seats mean you don’t have to wake anyone up or disturb them if you need to get up. The people who pick them would much rather be woken up, than do the waking. Window seat people, on the other hand “like to be in control, tend to take an ‘every man for themselves’ attitude towards life, and are often more easily irritable,” Dr Becky Spelman, chief psychologist at Harley Street’s Private Therapy Clinic told Telegraph Travel. “Champions of the window seat tend to be more selfish, as well as less anxious, seasoned flyers who are more confident in disturbing others,” behavioural psychologist Jo Hemmings told Telegraph Travel. “Aisle passe Have something to add to the story? Share it in the comments below.  The post Did you know? Airplane seat selection says a lot about you appeared first on The Express Tribune. Click for detailed [Read More…]

Oct 252017

A footage of ex-One Direction vocalist Harry Styles being groped on stage went viral as he can be seen getting assaulted during a gig in Los Angeles. The fans have come together in support of Styles. The hashtag #RespectHarry has gained popularity since footage emerged on Sunday by fans that stood in the front row of a breast cancer awareness concert at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday night. I woke up to #RespectHarry trending and found this. I’m so disgusted. When are y’all gonna learn how to respect someone properly? pic.twitter.com/MwVuxKchN5 — robyn (@hsfamilyshow) October 22, 2017 Styles fans were swift to share and decry the footage, accusing the anonymous perpetrator of “sexual assault” and calling LA fans’ behaviour “vile” and “absolutely disgusting”. The footage has, however, sparked debate among fans about appropriate behaviour towards the stars they idolise, with many pointing out that Styles is “human, not a sexual object”. That is called sexual assault. It doesn’t matter if the victim was male or female. THAT is sexual assault. #RespectHarry — just like nads (@NadiaChristabel) October 22, 2017 imagine waking up today knowing you sexually assaulted & disrespected the sweetest man on Earth. #RespectHarry — cait!! (@caiitlynclxrk) October 22, 2017 #RespectHarry The fact that Harry; one of the kindest and most genuine people on this earth is getting disrespected at his OWN concerts.. — amina (@SociallyHowell) October 22, 2017 This is flat out disgusting and vile. I am sick and tired of his so called "fans" treating him like this, he deserves [Read More…]

Oct 232017

George Clooney has disclosed that his wife Amal, the high profile human rights lawyer, too, faced sexual harassment in the legal world. The actor’s comments came as he discussed the fallout from allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein that sent shockwaves through Hollywood in recent weeks, reports The Telegraph. “The whole culture of this is going to have to stop. This isn’t just showbiz, it’s everywhere. It isn’t just Fox News, it’s in (Washington) DC clearly,” Clooney confessed. “My wife, who is a human rights lawyer, says she’s faced those exact kinds of situations in law. So it’s everywhere, it needs to be addressed as a problem for all of us,” asserted the Up In The Air star. Clooney added: “My wife is a very smart, very together, very accomplished human rights lawyer and she said ‘There have been times in my life, in the law community, I had to tell someone to knock it off’. So it happens everywhere.” The actor gave no details of harassment encountered by his British-Lebanese wife in the legal world. Discussing Weinstein he added that “Harvey’s going to get his and deserves it,” and said other people in the industry had helped the producer. Clooney said: “I want to know who took women up to a hotel room and then left them there for Harvey. I want to know who did that.” The Oscar winner hopes that the women who came forward with accusations of sexual harassment and assault against Harvey Weinstein will shift [Read More…]

Sep 262017

Preity Zinta, who tied the knot with US based beau Gene Goodenough back in 2016, appears to be relishing marital bliss currently. The Veer-Zara star who juggles between India and the US for work commitments, makes sure to spend quality time with her husband as well. The dimpled beauty recently shared a snap from a recent hiking trip she took with husband Gene. The couple can be seen posing on a hilltop against the backdrop of a beach. 6 celebs who are in relationships with non-desis “Trying to touch the clouds with my Pati Parmeshwar after a tough hike in sunny California. Am loving it,” reads the caption of the still. Check it out below: Trying to touch the clouds with my Pati Parmeshwar after a tough hike in sunny California. Am loving it #lasunshine #fitnessgoals #stunningviews #hubby A post shared by Preity Zinta (@realpz) on Sep 24, 2017 at 12:54am PDT The actor spoke about her relationship with husband and marital life in a recent interview.  “For me, it is very simple, I am married, working and very happy. I am lucky that I am married to a person who actually pushed me into doing a movie. I thought I didn’t want to do any more movies and I moved to the business side of life,” Pinkvilla quoted Preity as saying. On the work front, the Kal Ho Na Ho actor is all set to be back on the big screen with the upcoming title Bhaiyyaji Superhit alongside Sunny Deol [Read More…]

Sep 242017

Perth entertainer Sarah Anjuli Hopkins has been humbled by the enormous response she’s had to her Bollywood debut with more than two million people watching her first Hindi music video within days of its release. “It’s so crazy, especially coming from Perth where there are around that many people,” she said, speaking to WAtoday from Mumbai. “My mum is Indian so would play Indian music growing up, and I’ve always danced and performed both western and eastern dances since I was a child. “So I’ve always been surrounded by the two cultures but only seriously thought about coming over to Bollywood about two years ago.” Over 2 million views!! Hyped! Watch it now if you haven't seen it already! #piyaaa #haseenaparkar A post shared by Sarah Anjuli (@sarahanjuli_) on Sep 21, 2017 at 4:00am PDT Dancing since the age of three at Perth’s Jody Marshall Dance Company, Sarah has pursued a career as a dancer and actor with vigour in Australia, Hollywood and now Bollywood with her breakthrough role in a music video called Piya Aa. On his 8th birthday, Azlan has ‘strict’ instructions for mom Mahira Khan The chance came after a director spotted her in a dance video she’d posted online and after a series of auditions and tests, Sarah was chosen to join the production. The finished product is a swirling dance track with Sarah leading a troupe through fast-paced moves set to a driving Hindi beat. “I’m actually lip-syncing in the clip haha. I can sing but in Bollywood [Read More…]

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