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Celebrate World Music Day and Pride Month with a carefully curated list of 10 international queer songs
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Celebrate World Music Day and Pride Month with a carefully curated list of 10 international queer songs

From Queen's 'I Want To Break Free' to Shamir Bailey's 'On My Own,' here are 10 queer songs that have been powerful allies and source of catharsis for the LGBTQ+ community.

20 years on, revisiting Xena: Warrior Princess' widespread appeal, path-breaking run
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20 years on, revisiting Xena: Warrior Princess' widespread appeal, path-breaking run

Xena features seriously badass female characters, and at times offers a serious message about female solidarity and feminism, but doesn’t take itself too seriously.

Emerald Fennel on writing script for superhero film Zatana: 'Opportunity to make something interesting and dark'
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Emerald Fennel on writing script for superhero film Zatana: 'Opportunity to make something interesting and dark'

Emerald Fennell is attached to write the script for Zatanna, backed by Warner Bros and filmmaker JJ Abrams

Graham Norton's novel Home Stretch is an intimate story of a gay man's return to his once-homophobic home, Ireland
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Graham Norton's novel Home Stretch is an intimate story of a gay man's return to his once-homophobic home, Ireland

The book, which HarperVia is releasing in the United States on Tuesday, is about how the tendrils of pain from a single incident can extend far into the future, but it’s also about fleeing your home because you don’t feel you belong there, as Norton did when he left Ireland in the early 1980s.

RRR: Ram Charan resumes filming SS Rajamouli's film in Hyderabad a day after state govt lifts lockdown
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RRR: Ram Charan resumes filming SS Rajamouli's film in Hyderabad a day after state govt lifts lockdown

The RRR shoot was put on hold after the Telangana government imposed a lockdown from 12 May during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in India

Sherni director Amit Masurkar deconstructs the Vidya Balan film: 'We are used to seeing the jungle with a colonial lens'
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Sherni director Amit Masurkar deconstructs the Vidya Balan film: 'We are used to seeing the jungle with a colonial lens'

"The forest is often shown as a dark, dangerous, and mysterious place. It was our conscious effort to look at the jungle with a native eye — as Mother Nature — accepting, open, warm, nurturing," says Amit Masurkar, director of Vidya Balan-starrer Sherni.

BAFTA 2022: Award ceremony to take place in March; eligibility criteria yet to be announced
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BAFTA 2022: Award ceremony to take place in March; eligibility criteria yet to be announced

The BAFTA 2021 were held in April this year as opposed to its traditional March date in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic,

Amazon Prime Video announces Inside Edge to be renewed for third season, directed by Kanishk Varma
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Amazon Prime Video announces Inside Edge to be renewed for third season, directed by Kanishk Varma

Inside Edge season 3 stars Vivek Oberoi, Richa Chadha, Sayani Gupta and Aamir Bashir in key roles.

International Yoga Day 2021: Sonu Nigam, Kailash Kher, Shankar Mahadevan collaborate to create theme song
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International Yoga Day 2021: Sonu Nigam, Kailash Kher, Shankar Mahadevan collaborate to create theme song

Other artists who are featured in this theme song include KS Chithra, Shaan and Daler Mehndi.

Will Smith to discuss growing up in Philadelphia, superstardom in memoir, releasing on 9 November
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Will Smith to discuss growing up in Philadelphia, superstardom in memoir, releasing on 9 November

Will Smith will also narrate the audiobook of Will from Penguin Random House Audio.

Akshay Kumar begins shooting for Raksha Bandhan with Aanand L Rai, dedicates film to sister
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Akshay Kumar begins shooting for Raksha Bandhan with Aanand L Rai, dedicates film to sister

Akshay Kumar took to Twitter and posted a picture with Aanand L Rai from the first day of Raksha Bandhan's shoot.

DJ Snake collaborates with Tamil artist Dhee to recreate popular song ‘Enjoy Enjaami’
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DJ Snake collaborates with Tamil artist Dhee to recreate popular song ‘Enjoy Enjaami’

The recreated version of 'Enjoy Enjaami' by Dhee has DJ Snake blend "distinctive styles influenced by the sounds native to Tamil Nadu with electronic dance beats."

Rohit Shetty concludes filming Khatron Ke Khiladi 11: 'Got through this season without any hurdles'
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Rohit Shetty concludes filming Khatron Ke Khiladi 11: 'Got through this season without any hurdles'

Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 host Rohit Shetty said the reality show's crew and team "have shown tremendous courage and determination by making this season happen against all the odds"

Varun Dhawan shows excitement for The Tomorrow War; Chris Pratt responds on Twitter
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Varun Dhawan shows excitement for The Tomorrow War; Chris Pratt responds on Twitter

"Big shout out to you all of my friends in India," #ChrisPratt replied to #VarunDhawan.

Netflix pulls plug on Jamie Foxx comedy sitcom Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! after one season
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Netflix pulls plug on Jamie Foxx comedy sitcom Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! after one season

Jamie Foxx was reportedly involved in the decision to end the series, which debuted on Netflix in April

EIMPA writes letter to Mamata Banerjee demanding relief package for cinema hall owners
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EIMPA writes letter to Mamata Banerjee demanding relief package for cinema hall owners

Eastern India Motion Picture Association also asked for exemption of tax and duties for theatres, and providing financial help to the employees of single screens.

Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek's The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard debuts with $11.6 mn to claim top spot at US box office
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Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek's The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard debuts with $11.6 mn to claim top spot at US box office

The Hitman sequel notched A Quiet Place Part II, which took hold of the second spot in its fourth weekend of release.

Karthik Subbaraj says he wanted to tell a 'global story' with Dhanush-led Jagame Thandhiram
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Karthik Subbaraj says he wanted to tell a 'global story' with Dhanush-led Jagame Thandhiram

Based in London, Jagame Thandhiram revolves around Suruli (Dhanush), a nomadic gangster who has to choose between good and evil in a war for what one can truly call home.