Entertainment

John Cleese revives Basil Fawlty for TV advert

BBC News : John Cleese has revived his famous hotelier Basil Fawlty for a TV advert, 36 years after Fawlty Towers ended. Cleese has recreated the 1975 scene in which a frustrated Fawlty berated his broken down car before giving it a “damn good thrashing” with a branch. Cleese agreed to rewrite the scene for Specsavers opticians as he thought ...

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens smashes global box office record

BBC News : Star Wars: The Force Awakens has smashed the record for the biggest box office debut weekend globally, with ticket sales of $529m (£355m). The previous record, $525m (£352m), was set by Jurassic World in June. The seventh instalment of the nearly 40-year-old space saga opened with a record-breaking $248m (£167m) in the US and Canada. JJ Abrams’ ...

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Ayesha Omar, Azfar Rehman injured in car accident

Dawn.com : Actors Ayesha Omar and Azfar Rehman have been injured in a car accident on Super Highway while they were travelling from Karachi to Hyderabad for the launch of a clothing store. Ayesha and Azfar were accompanied by host/actor Anoushey Ashraf and model Abbas Jafri on this trip, but were travelling in a separate car. A driver was behind ...

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Ed Sheeran ‘quits’ social media

BBC News : Singer Ed Sheeran has announced he is “taking a break” from social media as he is “seeing the world through a screen and not my eyes”. Writing on his Instagram account, the singer explained he was “taking the opportunity of not having to be anywhere… to travel the world”. He also confirmed to fans that his third ...

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It’s Ash vs. Akshay (and the rest of the boys) for Best Action Actor award

Dawn.com : Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan has bagged a nomination for the Best Actor in an Action Role – Male/Female category forJazbaa for the upcoming BIG Star Entertainment Awards 2015, where she is the only female actress to earn the spot, reported Indian Express. Other nominations in the category include names like Akshay Kumar for Gabbar Is Back, Arjun Kapoor for Tevar, ...

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