JK Rowling is the highest-paid European celebrity of 2017, according to Forbes . The Harry Potter author earned $95 million (£72 m) in the last 12 months, before taxes and management fees, according to the money magazine. As the highest-paid author in the world, the 52-year-old continues to make more than half her money from the children’s fiction series which made her a household name, thanks to the success of the stage revival (and script of) The Cursed Child. The only other woman to be included in the top-20 is Adele, who earned $69 million (£52m) over the past year. The second highest-paid European celebrity in 2017 is Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, who earned $93 million (£71m). Coldplay were ranked third after earning a combined $88 million (£67m) and Swiss tennis champion Roger Federer was fifth thanks to his $60 million (£49m) pay packet. Other British men including Sir Elton John, Gordon Ramsay, Calvin Harris, Simon Cowell and Ed Sheeran also featured in the top 20. – Esquire
Aamir Khan hosted multiple screenings of his new movie ‘Secret Superstar’. Everyone from Rekha to Anil Kapoor came in to support Aamir. Infact, the film has got rave reviews from celebrities. Interestingly, Aamir Khan’s quirky character Shakti Kumaarr in the film has been inspired by Jeetendra and Anil Kapoor.
On the occasion of World Food Day, which is celebrated around the world in over 150 countries, here are signature dishes from various countries which are universally loved and relished!
The state of California has declared October 16th as Steve Jobs day. Apple’s co-founder and former CEO passed away on October 5th, 2011, following a long battle with pancreatic cancer. In honour of this American entrepreneur, businessman, inventor and industrial designer, we bring you some little known facts about Jobs.
Ramesh Taurani of Tips Industries Ltd threw a Diwali bash at his residence in Mumbai on Sunday night. The party saw some Bollywood celebrities making an appearance dressed in their festive best.
What is life without a best friend, right? Everyone needs a confidante–that special person, you go to every time you need to talk, or when you’re sad and need someone to cheer you up or with whom you make random plans and have random conversations. The list simply goes on. Bollywood is filled with its share of BFFs—Karan Johar and Shah Rukh Khan, Sonam Kapoor and Jacqueline Fernandez, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Amrita Arora and the list just goes on. Well, the star kids are no different, in this matter. ...
We all know that for a healthy diet we should include a variety of fruits and vegetables. But something we don’t hear as much about are herbs.
Bollywood stars made an appearance at Apple’s senior VP, Eddy Cue’s lavish party at Estella, in Juhu, Mumbai. Apple has entered into a partnership with top music composer AR Rahman to set up two Mac Labs to teach how to create music using the Cupertino based technology major’s proprietary software. Apple Music will open Mac Labs in the Chennai and Mumbai campuses of KM Music Conservatory (KMMC), a higher music education institute founded by Rahman.
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan, born on October 11, 1942, turns 75 today. Well, age is just a number for this man as with every passing day he is working harder and giving us amazing performances. Often cited as Shahenshah of Bollywood or Big B, journey in Bollywood wasn’t a cakewalk for him. The man has been through a lot of struggle, ups, and downs in his career, competition, and yet he has sustained his top position in Bollywood today.
Despite his advancing age, there is no stopping Amitabh Bachchan when it comes to his work. What can we say about a man who is currently handling social commitments, hosting Kaun Banega Crorepati and working on movies like Thugs of Hindostan, that is definitely exerting. Amitabh Bachchan is still a true blue superstar.
The archetypal yummy mummy of B- town, Malaika Arora has never failed to impress us with her oh-so-hot fashion appearances. Be her red carpet outings or the gym avatar, Malaika sure knows how to make heads turn and how! We are eternally on the lookout of sartorial stunners who never miss a chance to daze us with their out-of-the box-stylish offerings and Malaika Arora is a regular on the list. With a figure as hot as hers and face as charming as that, Ms. Arora defies her age and has the ability to put any Bollywood actress to shame.
Change is the only constant – after Amitabh Bachchan, of course. On 11 October 2017, as he celebrates his 75th birthday, we take a look at how have things changed in India, while Big B remains evergreen.
Couples’ costumes for Halloween are at least two times the fun. After all, what is Ken without Barbie, Batman without his Catwoman, or a bag of cookies without milk? Beyoncé and Jay-Z , exes Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon , and other stars are making sure we never have to find out. Treat yourself to photos of some of the best costumes that celebrity couples have worn in recent years.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati gave us a new warrior in the form of Shahid Kapoor. The actor plays MahaRawal Ratan Singh in his upcoming magnum opus, Padmavati. The trailer had us gushing over his royal look as Shahid Kapoor pulled off the avatar with the grace and eloquence of a true warrior. Considering we have had so many actors play warriors before, we decided to conduct a poll to ask our readers as to who, according to them, was the fiercest warrior?
On the 77th birth anniversary of Rock n’ Roll legend and peace activist John Lennon, here’s recollecting some of his greatest quotes and lyrics. Lennon was a member of the English band ‘The Beatles’ one of the most successful and influential bands in the history of music.
Just recently, Varun Dhawan was publicly shamed by Twitter trolls for showing his underwear strap in a picture. For ages, women have been dealing with the bra-strap shaming but it was for the first time that we saw a man go through it. So, in honour of rightfully shutting trolls the hell up, here we are sharing pics of 15 shirtless Bollywood men who prove that a hint of the underwear strap is sexy.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu – Naga Chaitanya’s fairytale wedding was everything fans hoped it to be and lots more! While the couple shone like a million watts, each of their precious moments was shared online with fans making this a doubly delightful event. Now that the wedding ceremonies are over, we decided to compile all those picture perfect moments just for you. Mehendi and Sangeet Ceremony: The wedding celebrations kicked off with the Mehendi and Sangeet event.
70s fashion is making a comeback, judging by a host of celebrities who are embracing the trend of flared jeans. From Deepika Padukone’s super flared ankle length jeans to Jennifer Lawrence’s subtle bootcut light blue denims, we have the world’s most stylish fashionistas showing you how to get on with this trend of wide legged denims.
Bollywood celebrities came together to celebrate beauty and style at Elle Beauty Awards 2017. We spotted a host of fashionistas, looking their stylish best on the red carpet. From Malaika Arora’s sexy white dress to Baani J’s take on androgynous look, take a look at the best (and worst) celebrity looks on the red carpet.
PM Narendra Modi kicked off his Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on 2 October (Gandhi Jayanti). Since then, many efforts have been made to clean India. Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Alia Bhatt, John Abraham and singers, Shaan and Shankar were present at an event organised by NDTV, which is aimed at spreading awareness about sanitation, empowering citizens with better hygiene and sanitation facilities across the country.
Actress Anushka Sharma on Friday came out to Versova beach to support Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, and said people should keep India clean. “It is appreciable that our Prime Minister Mr. Modi has made Swachh Bharat Abhiyan an important mission for us. If people think they should keep their homes clean, they should also have the same perspective towards our country’s cleanliness.
The first pictures of actors Kunal Kemmu and Soha Ali Khan’s daughter, Inaya Naumi Kemmu, are here! Soha delivered her baby girl on September 29. Soha got discharged from Beach Candy Hospital and the couple took their daughter home. Sadly, we can’t see a proper shot of the baby in the latest pictures, as she was wrapped up and well-protected in her father’s arms.
Ranbir Kapoor turned a year older. And Bollywood stars came to party with the Kapoor grandson at his bachelor pad. Alia Bhatt, Shah Rukh Khan, Sidharth Malhotra and other stars were spotted arriving for the bash.