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Big Plea: How Amitabh Bachchan’s voice, pictures are being misused and why court has intervened
India

Big Plea: How Amitabh Bachchan’s voice, pictures are being misused and why court has intervened

Amitabh Bachchan has moved Delhi High Court seeking protection of his ‘publicity rights’. People are using his name, voice, image without his authorisation to sell T-shirts, run fake lotteries, and video calling facility, the plea says

Narendra Modi pays homage to Morarji Desai on 126th birth anniversary, lauds him for nation building skills
India

Narendra Modi pays homage to Morarji Desai on 126th birth anniversary, lauds him for nation building skills

Morarji Desai, who played a significant role in the freedom struggle movement, served as the fourth prime minister of India and led the government formed by the Janata Party

Daft Punk and their 'anti-celebrity' superstardom: Decoding the mystery music masterminds' robot disguise
Entertainment

Daft Punk and their 'anti-celebrity' superstardom: Decoding the mystery music masterminds' robot disguise

Over the past 28 years, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (the men behind the helmets) developed a complex and counterintuitive communication strategy that saw the pair hiding behind their alter-egos but going on to conquer the world of electronic music at the same time.

Google launches Insta Question sticker-like app, except this involves celebs
News & Analysis

Google launches Insta Question sticker-like app, except this involves celebs

The Cameos app is currently available exclusively on iOS, and can be used only on invite-basis.

Terence Lewis talks about his Youtube channel, his dance camp on the latest episode of Web Talkies with Imran Ismail
Web Talkies

Terence Lewis talks about his Youtube channel, his dance camp on the latest episode of Web Talkies with Imran Ismail

Catch Terence Lewis live in conversation with Imran Ismail about his Youtube channel, his dance camp and more.

Photographer Manoj Sharma passes away: From cityscapes to celebrity photos, a look at his visual diary
Life

Photographer Manoj Sharma passes away: From cityscapes to celebrity photos, a look at his visual diary

Manoj Sharma's humble presence will be dearly missed in Mumbai's social circles. He worked tirelessly, rubbing shoulders with celebrities while taking their portraits with a smile | #FirstCulturePhotos

OJ: Made in America is ESPN's gripping tale of an icon's fall from grace
Entertainment

OJ: Made in America is ESPN's gripping tale of an icon's fall from grace

The average Indian would not know know of OJ Simpson. Yet, at one time, the American football star was arguably the most famous man in the world. He was the equivalent of a Michael Jordan or a Lionel Messi.

Sussanne lauds Hrithik in Kaabil; Twinkle, Akshay's 'tough love': Social media stalker's guide
Bollywood

Sussanne lauds Hrithik in Kaabil; Twinkle, Akshay's 'tough love': Social media stalker's guide

Hrithik Roshan-Sussanne Khan, Mahesh Babu-Namrata Shirodkar and Twinkle Khanna-Akshay Kumar indulge in Twitter PDA and Manish Malhotra shares a group snap

Payal Rohatgi's Jet Airways flight rant: Dissecting everything that is wrong with her bizarre outburst
Entertainment

Payal Rohatgi's Jet Airways flight rant: Dissecting everything that is wrong with her bizarre outburst

Payal Rohatgi decided to use social media and her 'celebrity status' to play the victim card, social media rightly decided to call her out instead

Manish Malhotra's 50th birthday bash: All the pics from inside the designer's big celebration
Entertainment

Manish Malhotra's 50th birthday bash: All the pics from inside the designer's big celebration

The glam brigade's favourite designer Manish Malhotra brought in his 50th birthday with a grand bash in Mumbai on Monday night, 5 December.

Comedian Leslie Jones lashes back at hackers in
News & Analysis

Comedian Leslie Jones lashes back at hackers in "Saturday Night Live" over recent celeb hacks

A day after hackers unleashed an attack on some of the world's best-known websites, comedian Leslie Jones weighed in on cyber-security in a commentary on "Saturday Night Live," saying cyber criminals could put their talents to far better use than hacking celebrities.

Being a public face makes a difference: Neha Dhupia
Entertainment

Being a public face makes a difference: Neha Dhupia

Neha Dhupia says she has always gravitated to issues close to her heart. She has now teamed with Teach For India to educate underprivileged children.

From Golden Globes to Film Fare, celeb Instagram accounts are abuzz with photos this awards season
Photos

From Golden Globes to Film Fare, celeb Instagram accounts are abuzz with photos this awards season

It's award season, in India and abroad, and celebrity Instagram accounts are buzzing with backstage photos of these award ceremonies. Here are some of them.

#PrayForParis...Hilton? Some people thought the hashtag on Paris attack was about the socialite
World

#PrayForParis...Hilton? Some people thought the hashtag on Paris attack was about the socialite

There are some people on Twitter who thought the hashtag for Paris terror attack was about Paris Hilton.

I&B ministry to probe Rs 6.21 cr payment as Amitabh Bachchan says DD Kisan ad was pro bono
Entertainment

I&B ministry to probe Rs 6.21 cr payment as Amitabh Bachchan says DD Kisan ad was pro bono

Amitabh Bachchan on Monday denied charging Rs.6.31 crore to promote the DD Kisan channel, saying he had no contract with national broadcaster Doordarshan.

Police begins investigation after Ariana Grande licks displayed store doughnuts
Bollywood

Police begins investigation after Ariana Grande licks displayed store doughnuts

Police said Wednesday they were investigating video that appears to show Ariana Grande licking doughnuts at a shop in Southern California. Earlier, Grande apologized for saying "I hate America" in the same video.

Not your typical celebrity snorefest: The interview that revealed an unexpected side of Amitabh and Arnab
Entertainment

Not your typical celebrity snorefest: The interview that revealed an unexpected side of Amitabh and Arnab

The Amitabh Bachchan interview with Arnab Goswami spanned a range of issues and revealed an unexpected side of both.

No apology for 'cleavage' tweet: It was a compliment, TOI tells angry Deepika
Entertainment

No apology for 'cleavage' tweet: It was a compliment, TOI tells angry Deepika

A disgruntled Deepika Padukone on Sunday hit out at a leading Indian daily for an article titled 'OMG: Deepika Padukone's cleavage show!'

I'm tired: Lindsay Lohan on being a celebrity
Entertainment

I'm tired: Lindsay Lohan on being a celebrity

Actress Lindsay Lohan says if she had her way, she wouldn't be a 'celebrity'.