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Spotlight wins best picture at the Oscars

Spotlight wins best picture at the Oscars

🕔15:27, 29.Feb 2016

Catholic Church abuse movie “Spotlight” was named best picture, the top award at Sunday’s Oscars ceremony, after a night peppered with pointed punchlines from host Chris Rock about the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that has dominated the industry. In a ceremony where

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Deadpool tops North American box office

Deadpool tops North American box office

🕔07:44, 23.Feb 2016

“Deadpool” easily won the battle for heaven and earth at the North American box office in its second outing, earning a sizeable $55 million from 3,277 theaters to trounce Biblical resurrection tale “Risen” and the demonic-laced “The Witch.” On Saturday,

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Author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is dead

Author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is dead

🕔08:10, 20.Feb 2016

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view,” Atticus Finch tells his daughter, Scout, in one of the most memorable passages of the classic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” — “until you climb

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Grammys criticized for not featuring Cole

Grammys criticized for not featuring Cole

🕔07:24, 17.Feb 2016

Supporters of Natalie Cole took to social media late Monday to express frustration that the singer, who died on Dec. 31 of idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension, didn’t receive a proper tribute at the Grammy Awards. “Here is a woman who

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WWE superstar Daniel Bryan retires

WWE superstar Daniel Bryan retires

🕔08:22, 10.Feb 2016

Wrestling entertainment superstar Daniel Bryan officially announced his retirement on WWE RAW from Seattle. Bryan said he’s had several concussions after 16 years in the business and it got to the point where he was told he could no longer

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Frederick signed on for Hollywood film

Frederick signed on for Hollywood film

🕔16:49, 2.Feb 2016

Frederick James Koch, born to Sri Lankan parents, has been signed on for the Hollywood film ‘NIGHTWALK’. The film Starring Eric Roberts (Julie Roberts’ brother) and Patrick Kilpatrick amongst a star cast of other known Hollywood actors and actresses is been

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The Odyssey’ comes out on top

The Odyssey’ comes out on top

🕔21:46, 22.Jan 2016

Jitendra Uduman and his four band-mates had never met before they came together to perform at Tantalize 2015, an all island inter university talent show organised by the Student Activity Club of APIIT Sri Lanka. Up against two other bands

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Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey has died

Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey has died

🕔07:09, 19.Jan 2016

Glenn Frey, Eagles guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, passed away Monday. He was 67. “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our comrade, Eagles founder, Glenn Frey, in New York

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M.I.A. threatened with legal action

M.I.A. threatened with legal action

🕔08:16, 12.Jan 2016

M.I.A. has been threatened with legal action by French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), owned by a Qatari group, over her wearing a customized PSG shirt in the video for her song “Borders.” The controversial songwriter and rapper posted a

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Singer David Bowie dies of cancer at 69

Singer David Bowie dies of cancer at 69

🕔15:12, 11.Jan 2016

Singer David Bowie has died at the age of 69 from cancer. His son, film director Duncan Jones, confirmed the news and a statement was issued on his social media accounts. “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after

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Dr. Benny Prasad to perform in Sri Lanka

Dr. Benny Prasad to perform in Sri Lanka

🕔06:54, 11.Jan 2016

On 22nd November 2010 Dr. K. Benny Prasad arrived inKarachi (Pakistan) and broke the World Record becoming the fastest person to travel to 245 nations including Antarctica. This magnificent feat took Dr. Benny 6 years, 6 months and 22 days.

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R&B singer Natalie Cole has passed away

R&B singer Natalie Cole has passed away

🕔23:40, 1.Jan 2016

Chart-topping R&B singer Natalie Cole, who followed her legendary father into the music business with hits like “This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)” and “Unforgettable,” died at age 65, the New York Daily News reported. “Natalie Cole, sister beloved &

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Our roots are in Sri Lanka – Jayasri

Our roots are in Sri Lanka – Jayasri

🕔12:48, 28.Dec 2015

by Ashanthi Warunasuriya With a new sound and culture, the creators of a new generation of music, Jayasri, have opened and performed with international artists such as Third World, UB40, The Wailers, Inner Circle, Temptations, Ziggy Marley, Shaggy, Gentleman and

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President slams Enrique’s Colombo concert

President slams Enrique’s Colombo concert

🕔16:21, 27.Dec 2015

President Maithripala Sirisena today slammed the organizers of the Enrique Iglesias concert staged in Colombo saying it had a negative impact on local culture and tradition. Speaking at an event in Ampara, the President noted that the December 20th (2015)

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Sri Lanka, the hottest new music festival venue

Sri Lanka, the hottest new music festival venue

🕔18:16, 10.Dec 2015

Colombo is no stranger to big music acts. Despite its size, the beach paradise often has international superstars — from Sean Paul to Lionel Richie and even Shreya Goshal — flocking to its capital city to make some serious noise. Even

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Derrick Junkeer thrills fans in Colombo

Derrick Junkeer thrills fans in Colombo

🕔18:38, 9.Dec 2015

Derrick Junkeer or Derrick J as he is known in Australia wowed his fans no end as he stepped down from the stage during his performance at the Galadari Hotel in October. He moved among the guests who were thrilled

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Enrique Iglesias LIVE in Sri Lanka

Enrique Iglesias LIVE in Sri Lanka

🕔12:27, 18.Nov 2015

Award winning global superstar Enrique Iglesias will be performing LIVE in Sri Lanka this December. In a short video promotion, Enrique Iglesias said that he will be performing in Sri Lanka on December 20 at a “very special show”. Live

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Julian Simonsz here for ‘One Night Only’

Julian Simonsz here for ‘One Night Only’

🕔08:50, 6.Nov 2015

Of Sri Lankan heritage, Melbourne based Julian Simonsz, made waves with his show stopping blind audition on The Voice Australia 2014. After being dubbed “the next Justin Timberlake” (Daily Mail UK) he worked with Grammy winning Will.I.Am until the finals.

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Sean Paul returns to Sri Lanka

Sean Paul returns to Sri Lanka

🕔19:48, 26.Oct 2015

Grammy award winning singer, multi-platinum recording artist and global superstar Sean Paul will be performing LIVE in Sri Lanka next month courtesy SUN FM. Sean Paul, who was in Sri Lanka in 2010, will be back in Colombo to perform

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Top South Indian actress Manorama passes away

Top South Indian actress Manorama passes away

🕔09:40, 11.Oct 2015

Veteran actress Manorama, who regaled multitudes of filmgoers with her fine sense of humour, passed away in the city late on Saturday of cardiac arrest. She was 78. Her relative Thamilarasu told TOI that she had dinner and was trying

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