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It’s bad enough to earn millions while having a talent for nothing except indecently hogging attention; it’s worse to lay claim to a venerable tradition in service to one’s base business instinct. But what do you expect from Kim Kardashian, who had the audacity to name her upcoming shapewear line (to be worn inside) ‘Kimono’. While you condemn her for the usual self-centredness (as millions did), laud her for knowing something about a place as further afield as Japan. The name, thankfully, stands withdrawn.
He had made his singing debut in Couples Retreat and Mani Ratnam’s OK Kanmani; now A.R. Ameen has done what was always expected of A.R. Rahman’s son: striking out solo with an independent single, Sago, in Tamil. Ameen has also lent his persona for the music video.
Wracked by guilt over the plastic trappings of popularity, the emptiness of fame, the utterly uncomfortable mantle of a ‘youth icon’—and with all these self-admittedly undermining her attention to her faith, Zaira Wasim (Dangal) decided to quit films. Everyone dances to the light; a chosen few can turn it off.
The Windies have style, pizzaz, vigour, bursts of brilliance. At Chester le Street against the Lankans, they had a reigning queen of pop rooting for them heart and soul. Sadly, they did not honour Rihanna’s pristine white ensemble with persistence, with the vim needed to dash over the last metre. The kernel of a great team is here. Carlos Braithwaite’s schoolfriend will sing them to victory when they’re ready.
First things first. Once you’ve taken a nice gander at the reclining form on the right, think about the superfluity of the accesory (a housecoat, is it?). What does it do, except act as a distracting backcloth to Priya Banerjee, impeding a fruitful contemplation of her role in the series Bekaboo, or of the possibility of her reprising this posture in Hume Tumse Pyaar Kitna?
Kevin Costner admitted this week that the late Princess Diana was to be a part of the sequel to Bodyguard, the money-spinner where he looked after the security of Whitney Houston’s character. Costner said that the studio liked the idea of having Diana “in the same kind of capacity as Whitney”.