Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dead at 41

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Chester Bennington, the lead singer of the rock band Linkin Park, was found dead Thursday according to a spokesman for the LA County Coroner. He was 41. The coroner’s office was called out to a home in Palos Verdes Estates shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday. Authorities said they were treating the case as a possible suicide. Bennington’s band found success in 2000 with their album “Hybrid Theory” with Bennington’s heartfelt vocals leading the way. That voice, it turned out, was fueled by anguish. Bennington...

Nepathya kicks off their Australia tour from Melbourne

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Melbourne, 9th July, Nepathya’s Australia tour 2017 started with their performance at the Planet Shakers in Melbourne. Coordinated by Myagdi Overseas and organized by Melbourne based Yeti Football Club, the concert was attended by people of all ages and profession. From fresh students to established businessmen and professionals, the show became an opportunity for Nepalis from all walks of life to come together.   “Our show in Melbourne, two years ago was a painful one, as we had to perform just a day after the massive...

Music video resonating Nepal’s diverse topography and culture released

Kathmandu, May 30: A promotional music video showcasing Nepal’s pristine landscapes and the cultural heritage sites has been launched with a prime objective to promote Nepal’s tourism. The Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) released the song ‘Chahara – ma’ last week to promote tourism in Nepal. The song can be viewed by following the link ‘https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fx2PUXKTsI’. Penned by Nepal’s renowned poet, Viplob Pratik, and sung by the famed Nhyoo Bajracharya, who also composed it, the song was filmed in different parts of the country. The song reflects...

बृद्धबृद्धालाई खाजा खुआउदै आफ्नो जन्मदिनमा योजनाले ल्याईन नयाँ सांगीतिक कोसेली ‘समर्पण’

काठमाडौँ । गायिका योजना पुरीको नयाँ सांगीतिक कोसेली ‘समर्पण’ बृद्धबृद्धाविच सार्वजनिक भएको छ । बिगत एक दशक देखि सांगीतिक क्षेत्रमा होमिएकी पुरीको सोमबार परेको जन्मदिनकै अवसरमा सो सांगीतिक कोसेली सार्वजनिक गरिएको हो । संचारकर्मी...

जापानी निर्देशकले तयार पारे ‘माई लभः प्रोमिस अफ काडमाण्डु’ तयार

काठमाडौं । ‘दुई बर्षअघि नेपालमा भुइँचालो जाँदा म जापानमा थिएँ । जब मैले नेपालमा ठुलो भुइँचालो गएको थाहा पाएँ, मलाइ धेरै नै ठुलो पीडा भयो ।’ जापानिज फिल्म मेकर डा. तोशिआकी इतोहले निर्माण गरेका अर्को फिल्म ‘माई लभः प्रोमिस अफ काठमाण्डु’...

Dinesh Adhikari’s ‘Bhariyako Bhugol’ releasing this week

Poet Dinesh Adhikari’s new poetic venture is to be released this weekend by publication Nepa~laya. Titled Bhariyako Bhugol – ‘World of a Porter’ is being released amidst nepa~laya’s Paleti series this Friday evening. Paleti, is credited for its service to the Nepali Adhunik Music of which Dinesh Adhikari is a renowned lyricist. The upcoming Paleti concert will feature Poet Adhikari and will be an amalgamation of Adhikari’s songs and poems.   As musician and Paleti coordinator Aavaas and the Paleti team presents Adhikari’s representative songs from the past, the poet himself will...

Actress Pamela Anderson plays down Assange romance rumors

Mar 31, 2017- Actress Pamela Anderson was coy about a rumored romance with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, saying his being holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London made dating “a little bit difficult”. Speaking to a Swedish television talk show, the former “Baywatch” actress and animal rights activist said she had probably spent more time with Assange than with any other man lately but would not be drawn on details. British media have reported Anderson has been spotted visiting Assange at the central London embassy, where he took refuge in 2012 to avoid extradition...

Nepathya to mark Silver Jubilee Year

30th March, 2017, Kathmandu Nepathya, a boy band from the early 90s is turning 25. Initiated by three Pokhara boys with an aim to share Pokhareli tunes in a pop format, is now known as a premier folk-rock band of the nation. Nepathya has decided to dedicate this year to the theme – ‘Celebrating 25 years of Nepathya’. All Nepathya activities during the coming year will be a part of this celebration.  Though the band was ‘loosely’ formed by Deepak Rana, Bhim Pun and Amrit Gurung during early 1990s, it has been decided that the official birth date of the band will be the day when they...

Motivational program for Working Children

Bhaktapur 18 March 2017, Berlin based Nepali and German artists organized ‘A Motivational Program’ for children working in brick kiln areas in Nalinchowk, Bhaktapur on Saturday, 18 March 2017. The program included film screening, photo exhibition and donation of masks, gloves, digital cameras and art materials. The aim of the project is to motivate people to continue education of children. An ethnographic film CHHAARO, English title DUST that was made about children working in brick factory was screened. The film was made by Deepak Tolange in 2016 as a part of his MA thesis for Visual and Media...

Nepathya to perform in Hong Kong

6th March, Kathmandu Come 12th of March, Nepathya is to perform in Hong Kong, a city that has hosted Nepathya more than any other outside Nepal. Hong Kong has a special place in Nepathya’s memory. Many of Nepathya’s contemporary friends including its founder member Bhim Poon lives in Hongkong. Among others, musician Vikram Gurung has also been living in Hong Kong for decades. He along with Bhim will be in audience during the show which will also perform Vikram Gurung’s composition ‘Kuroop Anuhaar.’  Kuroop Anuhaar ho, Yahan kohi saathi chaina Beroop Anuhar ho, Yahan kohi saathi chaina This...

Kajol and Shah Rukh Khan hugged at Mijwan and we wish they were dating in real life!

At Shabana Azmi’s Mijwan 2017, the event witnessed a short reunion of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. The superstar went forward to hug Kajol and that pretty much stole the show and made us wish they were dating in real life. That’s a hope we have had since DDLJ though (insert sad smiley here)! We know that Shah Rukh Khan has been married to his wife Gauri Khan for almost 26 years now and has a sweet love story to tell, we are also fully aware that Kajol and Ajay Devgn’s recently completed 18 years of togetherness. But, well, that’s the thing with hope and we still live in the Rahul-Anjali...

Big award ceremony mistakes

PARIS, Feb 28, 2017 (AFP) – The Oscar mix-up that saw “La La Land” mistakenly named as Best Picture before “Moonlight” took the award might be the biggest such blunder, but it is by no means the first. Here is a rundown of awards slip-ups: – Oscars 2017 – Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty announced Sunday that “La La Land” had won Best Picture, at the climax of the 2017 Academy Awards ceremony. But as the film’s crew gave their acceptance speeches, they realised the mistake and announced that “Moonlight” had actually won,...

Priyanka Chopra’s Oscar statement wowed Dwayne Johnson too. Here’s their moment from red carpet, see pics

The wait is over and Priyanka Chopra, our desi girl, is here at the Oscars 2017’s red carpet. The actor is seen in a daring Ralph & Russo ensemble. The actor is all set to make her Hollywood debut in the feature film with Baywatch, starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson this summer, and the duo were seen together at the red carpet. Priyanka, who knows how much her fans seek for updates, kept us posted with all that she did before this stunning appearance of hers. Priyanka Chopra arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) ...

Oscars 2017: Moonlight wins best picture after announcement mix-up

Moonlight has won best picture at the Oscars – but only after an error saw La La Land initially declared the winner. The La La Land producers were in the middle of their acceptance speeches when the mistake was discovered. PriceWaterhouseCooper, the accountancy firm responsible for counting the ballots, apologised for the mix-up. La La Land still ended up the biggest winner of the night, taking home six Oscars including a best actress award for Emma Stone. Moonlight’s surprise best picture win took its haul to three, the low-budget film having earlier won the adapted screenplay...

Bigg Boss 10 Finale 2017: Manveer Gurjar wins, Bani J is second runner up

Television’s most awaited grand finale is here and the audience just cannot contain their excitement. Bigg Boss 10, has announced Manveer Gurjar as its big winner. The show pulled out all stops to ensure the current season closed on a high octane level, and in the presence of superstar host Salman Khan. Bigg Boss 10 which had a 105-day run, got its finalists – Manveer Gurjar, Bani Judge, Manu Punjabi and Lopamudra Raut last week. While the fight between the four was at its toughest, speculations around the winner were also high. While some reports claims that commoner Manveer won the show,...

Bigg Boss 10: Who will win the show

Bigg Boss 10 will come to an end on January 29 with Salman Khan announcing the winner of the show. The commoners, Manu and Manveer, have been giving a tough competition to celebs Bani and Lopamudra. Manveer’s humongous fan following is no news whereas Bani’s supporters have already declared her a winner of the show. However, Manu Punjabi and Lopamudra are still trying to catch up on the votes by keeping themselves available for the cameras all day long. With only a few hours left for the voting lines to close.

Bigg Boss 10: Rohan Mehra evicted, Bani J enters finals

After completing 100 days inside the glass walled house, one of the two celebrity contestants Rohan Mehra or Bani J were nominated for the mid-week evictions. As earlier announced by star host of Bigg Boss 10, Salman Khan, only four contestants were supposed to enter the last leg of the show. And now, the decision has been taken — Rohan was evicted on Tuesday night while Bani J joined the finalists. The show’s finale will take place on Sunday. Rohan and Bani got nominated after losing the bungee rope task in the previous week. In the matter of votes, the two had a tough fight as Rohan was...

Bigg Boss 10:Mona Lisa gets evicted, as Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 judges join Salman Khan

Salman makes a grand entry by announcing that this episode is season’s last Weekend Ka Vaar. He further says that Shahrukh Khan, Farah Khan, Karan Johar and others will be entering the show soon. Salman makes an entry in the house through Jio TV and congratulates Mona Lisa on her wedding. He further asks Mona why she stopped wearing western clothes. She replies by saying that she feels more responsible now. Salman shows the pictures of Mona and Vikrant’s wedding. She gets overwhelmed and likes all the images. Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa judges Karan Johar, Jacqueline Fernandes, Farah Khan and Ganesh...

Teriya Magar wins Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9, beats Salman Yusuff Khan and Shantanu Maheshwari

  After weeks of wearying dance competition, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 has finally come to an end. The finale is all set to be telecast this weekend. After winning the hearts of millions and a really tough face-off, finally, a winner has been announced for the ninth season. The top three contestants of the show — Salman Yusuff Khan, Shantanu Maheshwari and Teriya Magar, had terrific dance performances. And the cute Nepali teenager Teriya Magar has emerged as the winner of the season after beating Shantanu and Salman. This is not the first time when Teriya has won any dance show. She was also...

Dov Simens’ 2 days film School (Video)

The Dov Simens’ 2 day Film School will be held on January 22–23 at Nepal Tourism Board. The Dov Simens’ 2 Day Film School is considered one of the most successful filmmaking workshops in the world. Dov has conducted this workshop in 34 countries .The Kathmandu School of Cinema and the US Embassy, Kathmandu are presenting it, here in Nepal. The workshop will take show out of the show business and focus on the business. Students will be taught how they can create and sell stories within a limited budget. This workshop can be fruitful for Nepal and Nepali film industry. Nepal has the location,...