Sircar’s “Madras Cafe” recreates Sri Lanka war

Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar wowed Bollywood moviegoers in 2012 with a light-hearted take on infertility and sperm donation. This year, he hopes to repeat the...

Celebrating the life of the real Maria von Trapp

The 26th of January 1905, a baby girl is delivered on board a train bound for Vienna. In her hallmark impetuosity that inspired the...

Iraj nominated for Hollywood award

Sri Lankan music producer Iraj Weeraratne has yet again broken boundaries and gone where no Sri Lankan musician has gone before. Iraj has been nominated...

Che’nelle says ‘I Do’ to Madison

Remember Che'nelle? The girl who became a hit in Sri Lanka with her track 'I fell in love with a DJ' has married dancer and...

Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Chuck Berry dead at 90

Chuck Berry, who duck-walked his way into the pantheon of rock 'n' roll pioneers as one of its most influential guitarists and lyricists, creating...

Deepika and Ranveer to get engaged in Lanka?

After the hush-hush wedding ceremony of Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma and Indian Cricket Team captain Virat Kohli, it's time for another B-Town wedding, if...

Doing what she does best

Fun was the key word for Yazmin Yousuf when looking out for a career and radio gave her the kind of fun she was...

Kingston records Sri Lankan track

International chart topping singer Sean Kingston has recorded a music video for the Carlton Super 7's 2013 Rugby tournament in Colombo. Titled 'Celebrate' the music...

Deepa Mehta hails ‘Wave’ by Lankan writer

World acclaimed Bollywood film producer and director, Deepa Mehta, has hailed a book written by a Sri Lankan writer, calling it one of the...

Sunny supports Priyanka after social media attack

Actress Sunny Leone has supported Indian actress Priyanka Chopra after she was trolled on social media for wearing a short dress when she met...

Jay Sean back on the charts

Singer Jay Sean wants fans to know he is back in the music scene after a three year hiatus, and ready to make them...

Tomorrowland draws over 400,000 attendees, including Sri Lankans

Sri Lankans were among 400,000 festival attendees at Tomorrowland 2018 which drew to a close last weekend. Tomorrowland is now over for 2018 and with it came many...

Shamistha De Silva: Music is her way of life

For Shamistha De Silva, music is her way of life. She has been singing from the age of 7 and she also plays the...

Harrison Ford wants to return to Sri Lanka

Hollywood star Harrison Ford says he would like to return to Sri Lanka where he shot one of the Indiana Jones movies. He said this in...

Everybody Loves Raymond star Doris dies

Doris Roberts, celebrated for her portrayal of a loving but meddling mom on Everybody Loves Raymond, died Sunday. Roberts' son, Michael Cannata, confirmed the news...

Sopranos actor Frank Vincent dies at 78

Veteran American actor Frank Vincent, known for roles in the TV series The Sopranos and several Martin Scorsese films, has died at the age...

Umaria: Enjoying the ride to success

As part of the backup band for Bathiya and Santhosh (BnS), Umaria Sinhawansa added a bit of spice to their music. Now she is not...

Veteran Sri Lankan actor Gamini Hettiarachchi passed away

Veteran Sri Lankan actor Gamini Hettiarachchi passed away today at the age of 68. He has passed away while receiving treatment at the Colombo National...

Monks fume over Sinhala track

Buddhist monks have expressed anger over a Sinhala song by the Sri Lankan band ‘Daddy’ as it allegedly disrespects Buddhism. The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU)...

Avicii retires from live performance

During a recent coast-to-coast drive across the U.S. dance superstar Avicii realized that the time had come to make a major change in his...