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Lights Dim For Bollywood

The siege in Mumbai sent shockwaves throughout India's Bollywood filmindustry located in that city, once known as Bombay. Many productions shutdown, and the bollywood.com website posted a report noting, "No one is inthe mood to...

Mumbai Will Recover, Says Danny Boyle After Slumdog Win

Director Danny Boyle has paid tribute to the strength of Mumbai after his new film won the top prize at the British Independent Film awards (BIFAs).Slumdog Millionaire, the story of a teenage boy from the...

By on 01 December 2008

Kingsley Baffled By The English View Of Celebrity

British actor SIR BEN KINGSLEY is convinced people in his native country have a love/hate relationship with celebrities. The Gandhi star insists that the public in the U.K. are extremely fickle - as they generally...

Cruz's Penis Chomp Cut From New Move

A shocking scene which appears to suggest PENELOPE CRUZ bit SIR BEN KINGSLEY's penis has been axed from the odd couple's new movie ELEGY. The pair plays lovers in the new film adaptation of author...

Kingsley Lets Actresses Lead Love Scenes

Gracious movie star SIR BEN KINGSLEY insists female co-stars take the lead whenever he's involved in a sex scene - because he doesn't want them to feel like he's molesting them. The Oscar winner breaks...

Movie Reviews: The Wackness

In addition to the slew of blockbusters that have taken over the multiplexes for the Independence Day holiday, the critically praised The Wackness , starring Ben Kingsley and Josh Peck, Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivia Thirlby...

Kingsley Relates Blockbusters To Roman Times

SIR BEN KINGSLEY jumped at the chance to star in summer blockbuster film THE LOVE GURU - because seasonal movies remind him of ancient Roman times. The 64-year-old actor has already signed on to star...

Kingsley's Wackness Wins Film Festival Prize

SIR BEN KINGSLEY's new movie THE WACKNESS has claimed the top audience award at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The coming-of-age drama previously picked up the Best Drama honour at the Sundance Film Festival in...

Kingsley Taught Pot Smoking For Movie

Veteran actor SIR BEN KINGSLEY had to be shown how to smoke pot for his role in forthcoming film THE WACKNESS. The Oscar-winner stars as a marijuana-addicted therapist in the movie - and had to...

Kingsley Blames Movie Bosses For Troubled Young Stars

Veteran actor SIR BEN KINGSLEY has hit out at movie bosses for hiring young actresses for their looks - insisting pretty but untalented stars often dabble in drink and drugs. The Oscar-winner insists that producers...

Olsen Comfortable With Kingsley Clinch

MARY-KATE OLSEN has spoken for the first time about her on-screen kiss with SIR BEN KINGSLEY in upcoming movie THE WACKNESS. The 22-year-old - who had to kiss the 64-year-old for her role in the...

New Hollywood 'Star' Names Unveiled

CAMERON DIAZ, ROBERT DOWNEY JR., HUGH JACKMAN, SHAKIRA, SIR BEN KINGSLEY and husband-and-wife team WILLIAM H. MACY and FELICITY HUFFMAN are among a glittering list of names who will be awarded stars on the Hollywood...

Kingsley 'Scared' Of His Own Face

Actor SIR BEN KINGSLEY was so terrified by his character in SEXY BEAST, he became scared to look at his own face. The star, who played psychopathic villain Don Logan in the 2000 movie, admits...

Three More To Join Dicaprio And Scorsese On Shutter Island

The cast for Martin Scorsese's upcoming drama Shutter Island has swelled, as three new additions have been confirmed.Already starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Sir Ben Kingsley, Michelle Williams and Patricia Clarkson, the film is to...

By on 26 February 2008

There Will Be Blood Favourite For Golden Bear Film In Berlin

Oscar favourite There Will Be Blood and British film Happy-Go-Lucky are amongst the contenders for the main prize at the Berlin Film Festival.The Golden Bear award will be awarded on Saturday evening and is traditionally...

By on 16 February 2008

Frozen River And Trouble The Water Win At Sundance

A film about illegal immigration into the US and another on the aftermath of hurricane Katrina have emerged as the big winners of the Sundance film festival.Frozen River, the directorial debut of Courtney Hunt, was...

By on 27 January 2008

Kingsley's Knighthood Allows Him Access To Trouble Spots

SIR BEN KINGSLEY uses his knighthood as a "passport" to get to the world's trouble spots and reassure locals the British aren't ignoring their plight. The actor became a 'sir' in 2001 and has always...

Kingsley Hates Country Stink

Rural life in Oxfordshire, England stinks for actor SIR BEN KINGSLEY - because he lives next door to a pig farm. The Oscar winner loves living in the picturesque Cotswolds, but he hates the smells...

Kingsley + Ruffalo Join Dicaprio On Scorsese Movie

BEN KINGSLEY and MARK RUFFALO have signed up to star alongside LEONARDO DiCAPRIO in MARTIN SCORSESE's upcoming movie SHUTTER ISLAND. DiCaprio will play a U.S. Marshall investigating the disappearance of a mental patient in the...

Kingsley Doesn't Read His Own Press

British actor SIR BEN KINGSLEY refuses to read newspaper articles about him, after discovering his ex-wife was cheating in the press. The Gandhi star's last marriage to Alexandra Christmann ended in 2005 after she was...

Kingsley Searches For Project With New Wife

SIR BEN KINGSLEY is desperately searching for a movie project he can share with his new wife. The actor has set up a production company with waitress-turned-actress Daniela Barbosa de Carneiro, his fourth wife, and...

Kingsley Slams Age Difference Critics

Oscar winner SIR BEN KINGSLEY has hit out at critics of his marriage to much younger actress DANIELA BARBOSA de CARNEIRO, insisting they are equals in every way. The 63-year-old claims he and the 33-year-old...

Kingsley Denies He Demands To Be Called Sir

British actor SIR BEN KINGSLEY has played down rumours he demands to be called by his upper-class title, insisting knighthoods "should never be used on billings." The Gandhi star - who was knighted in 2002...

Kingsley: 'Don't Hire Actors With Personal Problems'

British actor SIR BEN KINGSLEY has urged film bosses to stop hiring actors with too many personal issues - because their problems hinder their big-screen performances. The Gandhi star fears actors take on roles to...

Kingsley Marries Wife Number Four

Oscar-winning actor SIR BEN KINGSLEY has secretly married wife number four - a Brazilian former waitress half his age. Kingsley, 63, wed 32-year-old actress Daniela Barbosa De Carneiro in front of a handful of guests...

Raunch Wins At The Box Office

Success was an equal-opportunity employer over the weekend as the wholesome High School Musical 2 set cable records as it arrived on television (see separate item) and the raunchy comedy Superbad performed beyond analysts' expectations...

Kingsley To Battle Doctor Who?

SIR BEN KINGSLEY is in final negotiations to play a DOCTOR WHO villain in the fourth series of the British sci-fi show, according to reports. The Gandhi star will fit his TV role as half-man,...

Kingsley's Soccer Skit

DAVID BECKHAM fans had a shock on Friday night (29Jun07) when SIR BEN KINGSLEY pretended to be the soccer star's new coach. The Oscar winner stunned late-night TV viewers in America when he appeared in...

Kingsley Upset He Can't Remember Movie Skills

SIR BEN KINGSLEY wishes he could retain the information he gathers for film roles because he regrets forgetting how to play chess and certain spiritual exercises he learned to play Gandhi. The British actor goes...

Kingsley Inspired By Alcoholic Co-star

SIR BEN KINGSLEY has a new-found respect for recovering alcoholics after working with one on a recent film. The Gandhi star is refusing to name names but admits a fellow actor, who he teamed up...

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