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Mon, 16 Dec 2019
The gloom and doom and feeling of hopelessness that most of us felt last December seems to have disappeared this December. It is lovely to be greeted in the mornings with that nip in the air and the radio stations playing Christmas carols and the l
Singer Marie Fredriksson of Swedish pop duo Roxette died on Monday at the age of 61 after having spent years battling cancer and the lingering effects of its treatment, her manager said. Roxette produced several international hits including four U.S.
The crisis-ridden Sinhala cinema industry has been gripped by another fresh crisis over the release date of Dr. Somaratne Dissanayake’s newest movie ‘Tsunami’. This film produced by Renuka Balasuriya was slotted for release on December 26 to co
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Media Secretary Rohan Weliwita has now been appointed as the new Chairman of the National Film Corporation.
We know that ambitious Rohan Weliwita is a man of many parts and is also a go-getter. He is the chairma
Commenting on the issue, EAP Films CEO Geevaka Pallegama told Daily Mirror Life that there was no clear agreement with them to screen ‘Tsunami’ on December 26.
“Our agreement said Tsunami will be screened after ‘Rush’ but not before Decembe
The highly anticipated final chapter in the Skywalker film saga will feature a significant role for Princess Leia, the beloved “Star Wars” character played by late actress Carrie Fisher. Writer and director J.J. Abrams said he
Simon Cowell has recruited former X Factor winner Leona Lewis to guest judge the first episode of his new show The Band. The music mogul, 60, has been hosting the ‘toughest auditions in years’ at his record label Syco, involving hopefuls performi
She’s on vocal rest following vocal cord surgery. But that hasn’t stopped Miley Cyrus from getting into the Christmas spirit, sharing a series of holiday videos on social media this week. The 27-year-old shared a throwback video from her 2015 ren
The all-female musical ensemble ‘Noted,’ will be presenting their debut show on the 16th December 2019 at 7.30 pm at the Methodist College auditorium. The show will be featuring great and predominant music from various genres including classical,
Seasoned journalist, poet, author and lyricist Narada Wijesuriya recently clinched the state television award for the lyrics he penned for the tele drama ‘Thaththa’. Narada’s song ‘Hadannata Wehi Binduwak’ was nominated for the award togeth
The latest edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) was held in Panjim, Goa held recently honoured, critically acclaimed and award winning Sri Lankan filmmaker, Sumitra Peries who was invited to grace the occasion to commemorate the
Well known film producer Dr. Arosha Fernando’s latest movie production ULA LENI will be released in the CEL film circuit theatres including Regal Colombo, Lido Borella as a limited 2K gap release from December 6.
Award winning Dramatist Hemantha Pr
The Pussycat Dolls have announced they are embarking on a reunion tour next year 10 years after they revealed they were taking a hiatus to pursue solo careers. However one member of the band - Melody Thornton - won’t be joining them on the road, a
His role as the villainous Loki has earned him household name status. Yet Tom Hiddleston has revealed that he never actually auditioned for his now-famous role and admitted that he really wanted to be lead character Thor. During an interview on The T
Concepts of television reality programmes are more often designed based on social trends that emerge from time to time. The theory behind this is the ultimate objective to woo audiences to live, feel and relate to the television reality experience. T
British rock band The Who became the first act to receive a paving stone on the Music Walk of Fame in London on Tuesday, in the unveiling of a new cultural attraction that echoes the starry sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard. Following the presentation
Ukrainian Bogdan Senchukov wants to carve his way into the Guinness Records: by making the world’s biggest collection of musical instruments from matchsticks. Already, 15 of his real-sized instruments, including two guitars, accordions, violin and
With the joyous season of Christmas rapidly approaching, the “Silent Hands” theatre group will stage “Sorry Wrong Chimney” on the 29th and 30th of November from 7.30 pm onwards at the Lionel Wendt. Directed by Jehan Bastians and Neidra Willia
Twenty five years after those six iconic small screen Friends debuted on NBC, they are getting back together again.
The Hollywood Reporter reveals that talks are under way for a Friends reunion special that would bring back all six main cast members
The most beloved cartoon characters in the ‘history of mystery’ are getting a new look. The official teaser trailer for Scoob! was released on Monday and it showed off new modern makeovers for Scooby-doo, Shaggy and the whole mystery solving gang
Fantastic! was what it turned out to be, as Greg Andrew positioned himself on the piano, donning himself in a flashy red suit, taking control of the evening blues. Celebrating the works of Sir Elton John, one of the most iconic figures in pop history
Harry Potter star Scarlett Byrne has wed Playboy heir Cooper Hefner after a four-year engagement.
The English actre
Veteran actress Chandra Kaluarachchi who made significant contributions to Sri Lankan arts, as a theatre, film and television actress, bade farewell to the nation yesterday. Chandra Kankanamge Kaluarachchi who was born on April 6, 1943, passed away l
‘Kanchanamala Live in Concert’ featuring popular actress and songstress Kanchanamala Mahawithana will be held at the Elphinstone Theatre, Colombo on November 10 at 6.30 pm with Prof. Patrick Rathnyake, Sanath Gunathilake, Pooja Umashankar, Dilant
The National Film Corporation (NFC) Chairperson and General Manager who were summoned before the Human Rights Commission for hearing on Friday, November 1 had not turned up. The case was according
With global productions of plastic amounting to 300 million tons per year, there is currently 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris floating in the ocean right now. Now, more than ever, plastic has become a significant danger to the ecosystem and ou
Back by popular demand, Asia’s most iconic drag queen Kumar will be back in Sri Lanka to entertain his many fans on 2nd November at the Taj Samudra. Singaporean born Anita Dorai who is bringing down Kumar for yet another hilarious show filled with
New images and songs from ABC’s upcoming live broadcast of The Little Mermaid Live! were released Tuesday, ahead of next week’s broadcast.
Among the new promotional shots put out include in-costume photos of Queen Latifah, who portrays Ursula, Au
Soon the BMICH will be a hive of activity when about 800 boys of the College by the Sea gather to rehearse their upcoming musical extravaganza. The show is sure to enthrall the audience as the evening of song, dance and music unfolds with students, t
The third death anniversary of music maestro Pandit W. D. Amaradeva falls on November 3. The ardent music enthusiast, started studying music under yesteryear music director Mohamed Ghouse who was quick to recognise his unique talent as a violinist an
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