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Entertainment Current Affairs[November 2012]
  • Saif was also offered Talaash Newly-wed actor Kareena Kapoor, whose film Talaash, with Aamir Khan and Rani Mukherji releases next week, has revealed that her husband Saif Ali Khan was also offered Talaash. "Not many know, but Saif too was offered Talaash. Reema (Kagti, Director) wanted him in the movie, but his dates didn't work out. He is really excited that I am part of it," she says. About working with Aamir after a gap of three years, Kareena says, "He is a great co-star and a great team player. He makes sure his films turn out well. If I could, I would work in all his films."
    On why Amir, who goes out of way to promote his films, has kept an unusually low profile with Talaash she says, "It's the first suspense film of its kind and probably that's why Aamir has not done much to promote it."
  • Sanjeev on board MasterChef India It's official. Celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor will replace Ajay Chopra in the panel of judges in the third season of the Indian version of MasterChef on stars world. A source close to the shows says, "Kapoor is not only an immensely popular personality but also has a huge fan following. He has hosted many shows in TV and bringing him on board will add a lot of value to the show."
    While season one featured Akshay Kumar with chefs Kunal Kapoor and Ajay Chopra as judges, the second season saw chefs Vikas Khanna replacing Kumar. However, the show did not do well in terms of TRP's.
    That explains the move on the part of the makers to get the new popular judge on board. Auditions for Masterchef India will start in December.

  • Three state tour for Kai Po Che Having rendered some popular compositions, music composer Amit Trivedi is set to go on a three state tour for the promotion of his next film, Kai Po Che, which is directed by Abhishek Kapoor and produced by UTV motion pictures.
    A source says, "This will be the first time Amit will go on a concert tour to promote a movie. The tour will happen in Gujarat, Delhi and Madhya Pradesh. The concert in Gujarat will be very important as the film is based in that state and there are several Gujarati folk song compositions in the film."
    The source adds, "UTV came up with the idea of conducting concerts for promotions because they believe that like Amit's previous compositions, the music of Kai Po Che will also top the charts.
Entertainment Current Affairs[October 2012]
  • American teen pop sensation's latest blockbuster album Believe found touch competition from English folk rock group Mumford & Sons, with the latter projected to sell close to 600,000 copies in the fourth week of September, almost double the number clocked by sales of Bieber's 'Believe' since its June release.

  • Actor turned Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger opened up a little on the startling scandal involving his secret relationship with a housekeeper, from whom he also had a son. The existence of his love child was not revealed until the closing days of the last year.

  • Renowned rappers Rick Ross and Young Jeezy were reportedly involved in a dirty brawl in the parking lot area of Atlantic Civic Center. Witnesses remarked that the brawl was extremely scary and it was reportedly instigated when Young Jeezy was dissed by Ross during a performance.

  • Dinaz Veratwala, a fitness and aerobic expert based in Hyderabad, entered her name in the Guinness World Record book by performing non stop aerobics for as long as 24 hours at a stretch, and made another attempt to get two more record acknowledged in the form of 1,800 students performing star squat dance and jump jack.

  • A Swiss art foundation in Geneva claimed to have Leonardo da Vinci's original piece of art Mona Lisa, and backed the bizarre claims by evidence from a forensic image expert and a leading art expert specializing in knowledge on Leonardo da Vinci. A U.S. based research physicist also vouched for the credibility of the art foundation's claims.

  • Art enthusiasts were in for a huge surprise when news of a painting from the legendary screaming Pope series by Francis Bacon being auctioned hit the news sphere. The painting is expected to gather something like $25 million in the auction.

  • Los Angeles police reportedly recovered an ultra expensive paintings collection from suspected individuals and jailed them. The collection was stolen from the home of Jeffrey Gundlach, the famous bond fund manager.

  • The sale of a Renoir painting was cancelled by a Virginia auction house after suspicions that the same had been stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Arts, decades before the time of auction. The painting had been bought from a flea market, at a throwaway price of $7.

  • J. K. Rowling's first movements in the adult fiction genre drew mixed responses from critics and reviewers. The rollicking success and magic of Harry Potter series have not been duplicated in her adult fiction book 'The Casual Vacancy.'
Entertainment Current Affairs[August 2012]
  • Actors Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have officially divorced as claimed by their respective publicists.

  • Chiranjeevi celebrated his fifty seventh birthday. Alongwith the celebrations, he released his Brother Pawan Kalyan’s forthcoming venture Cameraman Ganga Tho Rambabu.

  • The cast for Peekay is finally out. Aamir Khan, Imran Khan and Anushka Sharma playing the leads in Raju Hirani’s next magnum opus and industry is already buzz with some rave and positive reviews.

  • Bollywood Megastar Amitabh Bachan joined facebook in August and within half hour, more than eight lakh likes already registered. Such is his start power

  • Salman Khan rules the BO with 39.2 crore collections on day one of release. His film Ek Tha Tiger has broken all the previous records so far

  • Jennifer Aniston and her current boyfriend Justin Theroux have been engaged and set to tie the knot very soon. While this is the first time Justin is getting married, this will be the second marriage for Jennifer Aniston whose previous marriage with Brad Pitt lasted from 2000 for five years.

  • Bollywood Mr. perfectionist Aamir Khan is set to start shooting for Dhoom 3. He plays a cool and suave villain which was originally portrayed by John Abraham and Hritik Roshan. Aamir will be supported by Katrina opposite him and Abhishek Bachan, Uday Chopra and Rimi Sen will mark their repeated roles in this third sequel directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya and produced by YRF banner

Entertainment Current Affairs[July 2012]
  • Dhananjay Pimpale, driver of Sohail Khan crushes a 70-year-old woman identified as Chandra Bala to death

  • Katrina Kaif is the world's sexiest woman for the fourth time in a row. This was based on an online and SMS voting leaving behind other celebrities like Blake Lively, Megan Fox and Angelina Jolie.

  • Roger Waters of the world's famous rock band Pink Floyd is the highest-selling concert artist of 2012. His tour has topped the worldwide concert tickets sales by earning 158.1 million dollars for the first half of 2012. "The Wall Live" that's based on Pink Floyd's hit 70's album beat the likes of Bruce Springsteen.

  • Bollywood queen and sensational actress Priyanka Chopra turns 30 and the wishes poured like cats and dogs on a social media site, twitter. Almost all top celebs from the industry wished her on this day!

  • Lady Gaga plans to build her dream house in the form of a floating palace in Greece. Now her fans have another good reason to cheer for her!

  • The Dark Knight Rises starring Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway collects a record of $162 million during their opening weekend amidst some major tragedy. It has reportedly broken all previous records.