We bring you a round-up of updates to keep you in the know of what’s happening locally and around the globe!
Mahira Khan represents Pakistan at the 71st Cannes Film Festival
It’s nothing new for stars from around the world to walk the red carpet as L’Oreal ambassadors at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. But this year marks the first time the official festival sponsor has sent a star from Pakistan. Mahira Khan, who has risen to prominence in recent years, has made her Cannes red carpet debut! “It’s a huge thing, for me at least, and of course for the country… all eyes are on me.” the 33-year-old said. She walked the red carpet in an Alberta Ferreti gown.
Sonam Kapoor ties the knot to longtime beau Anand Ahuja
One of the most anticipated weddings of the year finally happened in B-town! Sonam Kapoor married her longtime beau Anand Ahuja in a star-studded two-day wedding. The festivities began with a mehndi followed by a sangeet and reception party. All A-listers from Bollywood attended the event and were there to wish the couple a happy journey ahead. We wish the couple a blissful and happy married life!
Marvel fans lose it after Iron Man’s goes missing
Twitter was buzzing with outrage and disbelief when it was revealed that Iron Man’s suit had been stolen from a storage facility. Los Angeles police said the gold and red suit worn by Robert Downey Jr in the original 2008 superhero smash hit went missing on May 8. Officer Christopher No said that the owners of the warehouse believe the iconic costume, valued at $325,000 vanished between February and April 25 from the prop storage warehouse in Pacoima, located north of downtown Los Angeles. We can’t stop thinking if this is for real or a PR stunt?
Cannes Film Festival to honour Sridevi
The Cannes Film Festival has honoured Bollywood beauty Sridevi with an Icon Award. Sridevi, the first female superstar of Bollywood, died of cardiac arrest. On May 16, the prestigious Film Festival celebrated women from the entertainment industry all across the globe and honoured the multicultural impact their films have had. She was honoured with the Icon Award along with an evening that reminisced some of her best performances of all time. The celebration was organised keeping in mind that the Mr India actor was a symbol of inspiration and achievement for women across the world.
Rihanna’s stalker breaks into her home, charged with three felonies
The man who stalked Rihanna and broke into her LA home this month has now been charged with three felonies; stalking, burglary and vandalism. Suspect Eduardo Leon, 26-years old was arrested after breaking into her home; he said he was there with the intent of sexually assaulting the 30-year-old singer, who was out of town at the time. The stalker, who gained access to the house after managing to disarm the security system, was on the property for nearly 24 hours before he was arrested.
Himesh Reshammiya hitched to longtime partner Sonia Kapoor
It’s wedding season in Bollywood! After Sonam Kapoor and Neha Dhupia, singer/composer Himesh Reshammiya ties the knot to his longtime partner Sonia Kapoor. As per reports, it was a low-key affair with close family and friends. Himesh was earlier married to Komal with whom he has a son named Swayam. The duo had filed for divorce in 2016 and were officially granted divorce by the Bandra Family Court last year. Best of luck to the newlyweds!