Salma Hayek Refused to Go Out on a Date with Donald Trump
In an October interview on a Spanish language radio station, Mexican-Lebanese actor Salma Hayek, a vocal Hillary Clinton supporter, said that Donald Trump asked her out on a date back when she wasn’t wellknown, and was dating another man. When she refused to go out with him, he put out an article against her in the National Enquirer. Asked about the women who had alleged Trump had sexually assaulted them, Hayek said she believed them.
Film on Hindu-Muslim Unity Wins Top Award at UK Film Festival
A Billion Colour Story, produced by Bollywood filmmaker Satish Kaushik and directed by Padmakumar Narasimhamurthy, won the Audience Award at the festival for what was described as a heart-warming tale. The filmmaker said in a statement that it is incredibly special for him that the film resonates with audiences across countries and continents. The festival this year coincides with the UK India Year of Culture celebrations in London and plugs into the British Film Institute’s (BFI) ongoing India on Film series.
Aamir Khan to Play Astronaut Rakesh Sharma in Biopic
Aamir Khan is currently shoot ing for Thugs of Hindostan, which also stars Amitabh Bachchan and Katrina Kaif in pivotal roles. However, Aamir Khan’s next film after Dangal is Secret Superstar. After appearing in last year’s blockbuster Dangal, a biopic of on former wrestler and coach Mahavir Singh Phogat, actor Aamir Khan is all set to be a part of another biopic. Siddharth Roy Kapur is going to make this biopic on astronaut Rakesh Sharm from his production house.
Daniel Day-Lewis to Play Dressmaker in His Last Film
Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis, who announced his retirement from films last week, has reportedly made plans to go out with a bang by playing a dressmaker in his last film. Day-Lewis’ last film will be directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and is slated for release in 2018. The source added that Day-Lewis did such intense research and learned so much about couture fashion for his final film playing. He has bagged the Best Actor honor at the Oscars three times for his roles in films like My Left Foot (1989), There Will Be Blood (2007) and Lincoln (2013).
Halle Berry Hurt as Her Oscar Win Did Not Lead to Diversity
Halle Berry became the first woman of color to win a best actress Oscar in 2002, but the actress is 'profoundly hurt' as no other women of color have taken home the statuette for that category till now. The 50-yearold actress, who won the award for her performance in Monster's Ball, said the achievement of becoming the first black woman to win the best actress Oscar was made to feel worthless by subsequent lack of diversity.