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...

William Moody, 58, pro wrestling’s Paul Bearer, dies

William Moody, better known as the professional wrestling manager Paul Bearer, who could summon supernatural powers from an urn of cremated ashes whenever his...

Spielberg to visit Sri Lanka

Hollywood Director Steven Spielberg is to visit Sri Lanka this year as part of a vacation around the world. Foreign media reports said that he...

Midnight’s children makes its way to Colombo

After being filmed in over 65 locations in Sri Lanka, Deepa Mehta's Midnight's Children will make its way to theatres in Colombo in the...

Kingsley, Ratnam nominated at Madrid festival

Hollywood actor Sir Ben Kingsley and Sri Lankan movie Director Chandran Rutnam have been nominated at the Madrid International Film Festival for the film...

Manivannan’s son to marry Sri Lankan girl

Indian actor/Director Manivannan has got his son, Raghuvannan engaged to Abhi, a Sri Lankan Tamil. The engagement took place at Hotel Green Park, Chennai, in...

A Common Man to premier in California

The premiere of the much talked about movie, A Common Man, starring Academy award winner Sir Ben Kingsley and Ben Cross, which was shot entirely...

Argo wins best picture at the Academy Awards

Ben Affleck's "Argo," a film about a fake movie, has earned a very real prize: best picture at the Academy Awards. From the White House,...

Government to decide on Vishwaroopam following censor board ruling

The government will make a final decision on the suspension on the screening of the film 'Vishwaroopam' in Sri Lanka after the local censor board cleared...

Temporary ban on ‘Vishwaroopam’ in Sri Lanka

The government has decided to temporarily ban the screening of the Tamil movie 'Vishwaroopam' in Sri Lanka. Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said the decision was taken amidst fears the movie...

Pooja keen for round 2 in Sri Lanka

India's leading movie Producer and Director Pooja Bhatt has not forgotten Sri Lanka after using the country as a location for one her top...

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie considering Sri Lanka for honeymoon

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie apparently have four options on the table when it comes to planning their upcoming honeymoon. The Hollywood A-listers are planning...

Ini Avan opens to rave reviews

A Tamil movie by a Sri Lankan director has been making waves across the world long before its release in the country. Ini Avan is...

Nothing wrong in kissing on screen, says Jacqueline Fernandez

Jacqueline Fernandez, who is gearing up for her upcoming film, rubbishes all reports of toning down her hotness quotient and not doing any kissing...

Priyanka Chopra named world’s sexiest Asian woman

Superstar Priyanka Chopra has won the 'Worlds Sexiest Asian Woman' crown, according to an on-line survey conducted by a weekly magazine. Priyanka, 30, defeated reigning...

The Spielberg of Sri Lanka

By Dinesha Senaratne Getting to know about Chandran Ratnam is not a difficult task, there have been many interviews, documentaries and news items. But to...

Tamil actress Shubha Phutela dead

Tamil actress Shubha Phutela, who debuted this year with romantic-drama Maalai Pozhudhin Mayakathilaey, has passed away after a prolonged kidney problem and jaundice. She...

Malayalam star Mohanlal in John Abraham’s Jaffna

Actor turned producer John Abraham, a half Malayali, is planning to rope in Malayalam superstar Mohanlal in his next film Jaffna. "We are also...

Lankan looks to Kollywood

He had directed 11 plays by the time he was 17. Srinath Ramalingam then decided he wanted to be a director and flew from...

Iran tried to influence Mahinda against ‘Midnight Children’

A month into shooting the film adaption of Salman Rushdie’s “Midnight’s Children” in Sri Lanka last year, production came to a sudden halt. Iran, a...