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Bieber to do cameo in ‘The Simpsons’


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber will be doing a cameo in famous animated show, "The Simpsons", where he will play himself.The 18-year-old will be seen trying to ... Read more...

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Time to ‘pack up’ were Rajesh Khanna’s last words, says Big B


July 19th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) "Time ho gaya hai, pack up". Those were Rajesh Khanna's last words, says Amitabh Bachchan in his blog.Amitabh wrote that a close functionary told him ... Read more...

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In birthplace Amritsar, relatives remember Rajesh Khanna


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 18 (IANS) In a congested neighbourhood of Amritsar's walled city, the place where the family of Rajesh Khanna, who went on to become a Bollywood superstar in the ... Read more...

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Caroline Flack laughs off Harry Style’s dating news


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Liverpool, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ITV2 Xtra Factor presenter CAROLINE FLACK laughed off the news that her former boyfriend, the One Direction singer Harry Styles, is now involved in a romantic relationship ... Read more...

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Scherzinger to star in ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ revival (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Singer Nicole Scherzinger is set to feature in a revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber hit rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar".In 2011, the singer was rumoured to ... Read more...

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Scherzinger to star in ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’


May 11th, 2012 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Singer Nicole Scherzinger is set to feature in a new play - Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Jesus Christ Superstar".In 2011, the singer was rumoured to be a ... Read more...

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SRK’s promotional drive on small screen


October 2nd, 2011 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan returned to his roots - the small screen, to promote his most ambitious film project "RA.One". The Bollywood superstar took to the ... Read more...

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Cole will judge the US version of ‘The X Factor’


April 27th, 2011 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole will join Simon Cowell, L.A. Reid and former 'American Idol' panelist Paula Abdul as a judge to the US version of 'The X Factor'."With ... Read more...

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Tibetans campaign for ‘Mr. Tibet, Tibetan Idol’ contests to promote their culture


April 3rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Apr 3(ANI): Tibetans in exile in Shimla on Sunday campaigned for 'Mr. Tibet Contest and Tibetan Idol Singing Contest' to promote its culture.The organisers believe that Miss Tibetan pageant, which ... Read more...

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Teen Talent Winner Olivia Rae Clee-Barnett Dies of Swine Flu


January 6th, 2011 - 1:56 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Seventeen year old teen talent contest winner Olivia Rae Clee-Barnett has died, becoming yet another victim of the Swine Flu outbreak which has claimed six lives in Merseyside. ... Read more...

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Katy Perry Offered 340,000 - A - Week To Judge


September 1st, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Katy Perry, the 'Teenage Dream' singer supposedly impressed show boss Simon Cowell so much as a guest judge, that he now wants her to be ... Read more...

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Emma Bunton left with deflated tyre on highway


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Former Spice girl Emma Bunton was left deflated on her way to host a live TV talent contest Sunday when her car suffered a flat tyre on the ... Read more...

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Lily Allen attacks ‘The X Factor’


August 22nd, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Singer Lily Allen has attacked music mogul Simon Cowell and his British television show "The X Factor" in a series of online rants. The "Smile" hitmaker made it clear ... Read more...

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Indian origin Ponzi king dupes investors of 115 million pounds


July 31st, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): An Indian origin businessman has been charged for spearheading Britain's biggest Ponzi fraud, cheating investors, including a former England cricketer, of 115-million-pounds.According to the Daily Express, Kautilya Nandan ... Read more...

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Now, Susan Boyle’s own search for a star of future


July 10th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Singing sensation Susan Boyle has started hunting for an aspiring singer to feature on her next album.Boyle has been a hit since she won the runner's up title ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle expected to perform for Pope during his visit to Britain


June 11th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Scottish singer Susan Boyle is expected to perform for the Pope during his visit to Britain.Boyle, 49, had gained global fame after she appeared on last year's Britain's ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey launches TV talent show


June 9th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 09 (ANI): Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is launching a TV talent show to search for her replacement as she plans to step down from her chat show.In a bid ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue not to replace Dannii on ‘The X Factor’


April 6th, 2010 - 2:22 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Australian pop princess Kylie Minogue has laughed off reports she will replace her pregnant sister Dannii on the panel of British reality TV show "The X ... Read more...

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US TV show launches Bollywood to Hollywood talent contest


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 3 (IANS) Hot Chaat, an online American TV show produced by an Indian American team, has launched a Bollywood to Hollywood talent search contest.The contest is open to ... Read more...

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Cowell wants Gaga to judge ‘The X Factor’ in US


January 29th, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Music Moghul Simon Cowell reportedly wants pop star Lady Gaga to be a judge on the upcoming US version of TV talent contest "The X Factor". The singer impressed ... Read more...

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Scott Brown’s daughter Ayla gets offers after his “available” remarks


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): US Senator-elect Scott Brown's daughter Ayla is said to have received many offers from men after he announced in his Massachusetts Senate seat victory speech that she ... Read more...

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Kara Dioguardi Gets Mad At Andrew Fenlon, “American Idol” Hopeful


January 13th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the judges at the "American Idol"- Kara Dioguardi, apparently got mad at the audacity of one of the contestants who had got rejected in ... Read more...

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Orissa celebrates ‘India’s Got Talent’ contest victory


August 23rd, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 23 (IANS) People burst crackers, visited temples for thanksgiving and distributed sweets across Orissa Sunday after a state-based the Prince Dance group won TV reality show "India's Got Talent" at ... Read more...

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Orissa dance group wins ‘India’s Got Talent’ contest


August 23rd, 2009 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Orissa-based The Prince Dance group was declared the winner of TV reality show "India's Got Talent" at the grand finale here late Saturday night after several relatives and ... Read more...

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Paula Abdul heading Down Under for ‘Australian Idol’?


August 15th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): Rumours are abuzz that former American Idol judge Paula Abdul is in discussions either to host or judge Australian Idol, Australia's version of the TV talent contest.The rumours ... Read more...

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Paula Abdul offered to judge ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ contestants


July 24th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): After 'American Idol', Paula Abdul has been offered to be a judge on another TV talent contest - 'So You Think You Can Dance'.Abdul's seat on the judging ... Read more...

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Kaka to be felicitated with Life Time Achievement at IIFA 2009


June 12th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna will be honoured by the Life Time Achievement Award in Macau this year. Talking to a news channel kaka expressed, "It's an honor to get this award ... Read more...

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Holmes ‘takes dancing lessons to take part in U.S. TV talent show’


June 11th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 11 (ANI): American actress Katie Holmes has been bitten by the stage bug, for she has decided to take up dancing lessons with hopes of competing on a U.S. TV ... Read more...

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Boyle’s defeat in Britain’s Got Talent was probably ‘good thing’, says Morgan


June 2nd, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 2 (ANI): Britain's Got Talent co-judge Piers Morgan has said that it 'probably was a good thing' that Susan Boyle did not win in the final of the show.The talent ... Read more...

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Lovesick Leona Lewis to ‘quit’ U.S.


May 24th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Leona Lewis is reportedly leaving America to return to London for her boyfriend Lou Al-Chamaa.The 24-year-old singer, who shot to fame after winning UK TV talent contest ... Read more...

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Adam Lambert’s Idol dreams go out of tune


May 22nd, 2009 - 1:28 am ICT by GD
The two hour season finale of the latest season of America's most popular talent contest saw a surprise ending. The Wednesday night show led to the crescendo of anxious anticipation and it ... Read more...

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Of Stars and ‘Strips’: Kara DioGuardi bikini act on American Idol finale


May 21st, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by GD
America's most popular talent contest, with its much talked about and even more anticipated for its results, wrapped up in a neat two-hour episode package with more than it's share of trimmings ... Read more...

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Beyonce lends voice to kid’s show


April 18th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Pop superstar Beyonce has lent her voice to a pre-school children's show "WOW! WOW! WUBBZY!". The singer-actress will play Shine, the star of The Wubb Girlz band, on ... Read more...

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Interesting Facts and Figures : Rajesh Khanna


March 20th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Rajesh Khanna: No rise or fall of a star has been as been quite as dramatic or spectacular as that of Rajesh Khanna. From 1969 to 1972, the Rajesh Khanna phenomenon ... Read more...

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Britney Spears to perform on TV talent contest


September 18th, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Pop star Britney Spears will reportedly return to Britain for the first time in four years to perform on TV talent contest “The X Factor”. Spears ... Read more...

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