Malaysian actor Ashraf Sinclair dies

PUCHONG: Malaysian actor cum celebrity host, Ashraf Sinclair died early this morning due to a heart attack. He was 40. His death sent shockwaves to his fans and the local film fraternity, with many posting condolence messages on his social

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Indian filmmaker to sue makers of Oscar-winning movie ‘Parasite’

Tamil producer PL Thenappan, who holds the rights of the 1999 Vijay-starrer ‘Minsara Kanna’, has declared he will sue the makers of ‘Parasite’, the Korean film that won big at the recent Oscars on grounds of plagiarism. “On Monday or

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R. Kelly accused of sex with teen girl in 1990s as indictment is updated

Singer R. Kelly, already facing trial in three states on sexual abuse, child pornography, kidnapping and obstruction of justice charges, has been hit with an updated indictment in Chicago stemming from a newly-identified victim, court documents showed yesterday. The superseding

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Comedian Abam Bocey dies

KUALA LUMPUR: Comedian, actor and member of comedy group Bocey, Syed Umar Mokhtar Syed Mohd Redzuan, popularly known as Abam Bocey, died at his home in Gombak early today. He was 32. His wife, Siti Norhidayah Mohd Ali, realised that he was dead

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‘Parasite’ takes early Oscar and ‘gobsmacked’ Brad Pitt wins acting honour

LOS ANGELES: Brad Pitt capped a triumphant Hollywood comeback yesterday and South Korean movie “Parasite” got off to what could be a historic night at the Academy Awards ceremony. Pitt, 56, was named best supporting actor for playing a charming

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Robert Pattinson is the world most handsome man, followed by Henry Cavill

LONDON: Twilight actor Robert Pattinson has been declared the most handsome man in the world following science research into what constitutes the ‘perfect face’. The British Batman actor, 33, was found to be 92.15% ‘accurate’ to the Golden Ratio of Beauty Phi, which

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Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas dies at 103

Kirk Douglas, the cleft-chinned movie star who fought gladiators, cowboys and boxers on the screen and the Hollywood establishment, died yesterday at the age of 103, his son Michael Douglas said. “It is with tremendous sadness that my brothers and

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Chinese New Year films shelved amid coronavirus outbreak

In the midst of escalating outbreak of the deadly coronavirus — and in an unprecedented move — Chinese producers and distributors have cancelled the local release of all films set for the Lunar New Year period that begins this weekend.

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Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler break up after 9 Years Together

NEW YORK: Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler have called it quits. After almost nine years together, the High School Musical alum and the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood actor have decided to go their separate ways, multiple outlets report.

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Oscars: ‘Joker’ leads the nominations

Dark comic-book story “Joker” led nominations yesterday for the Oscars in the best picture lineup dominated by stories by or about men and featuring only one actor of colour despite efforts over the past few years to diversify the field.

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