Free Press Journal
  • BJP to organise 24 hour Yagna on Feb 2 to create awareness on importance of cow

    Bengaluru: Seeking to create awareness among people on the ‘multi-dimensional’ importance of the cow and need to protect cattle population in India, BJP will organise a 24 hour ‘Go Raksha Asthayama Yagna’ here on February 2. “The Yagna has been organised to create awareness among people about the multi-dimensional importance of the cow and the need to protect the cattle population to strengthen the rural economy at the grassroots

  • Padmaavat, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Padmaavat director, Padmaavat row, Padmaavat protest, Karni Sena

    Padmaavat director Sanjay Leela Bhansali says protests were illogical, reached an obnoxious level

    Mumbai: Sanjay Leela Bhansali believes the phenomenal audience response to “Padmaavat” is his answer to those who have been protesting against the film. Finally opening up about the trouble he faced over the release of the film, the director said he was deeply troubled but instead of reacting to the furore, which he realised would not make a difference, he focused on making the best possible

  • tom hardy, tom hardy upcoming film, Venom, Dunkirk, Spider Man, Marvel comics

    It’s a wrap for Tom Hardy

    Tom Hardy has wrapped the shoot for his upcoming film, “Venom”. The “Dunkirk” actor is starring as the popular Marvel Comics antihero in the Spider-Man offshoot movie. Hardy shared some pictures with the film’s crew on Instagram and wrote, “Wrapped SAN Fran Jam DuN.

  • elton john, miley cyrus, grammy awards, Veteran musician Elton John, feisty

    Elton John is a Miley Cyrus fan

    Veteran musician Elton John was delighted to perform with “feisty” singer Miley Cyrus at the Grammy Awards because he’s always been a fan. John, 70, took to the stage at the Grammy Awards in New York’s Madison Square Garden on Monday with the “Wrecking Ball” hitmaker for a duet on his classic single “Tiny dancer” and he admitted the Cyrus, 25, was top of his list for a collaboration, reports

  • Ben Kingsley, Monica Bellucci, Spider in the Web, espionage thriller, Eran Riklis

    Kingsley, Bellucci to star in espionage thriller

    Ben Kingsley and Monica Bellucci have joined the cast of espionage thriller “Spider in the Web”. To be directed by Eran Riklis, the film has been written by Gidon Maron and Emmanuel Nakkache inspired by true events, reported Variety. The film follows the story of a highly-lauded secret agent, Adereth, who is deemed to be past his prime by his superiors.

  • honorary cesar award, Penelope Cruz, French Academy, Academy Awards, Cesar Award

    Honorary Cesar Award for Penelope Cruz

    Penelope Cruz will receive an honorary Cesar Award, the French Academy has announced. The 43-year-old actor will be bestowed with the honour during the annual awards ceremony, the French equivalent of the Academy Awards, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

  • Tom Hanks to play Fred Rogers in biopic

    Tom Hanks has been roped in to play TV personality Fred Rogers in the biopic “You Are My Friend”. The 61-year-old actor will immortalise the star of the long-running children’s TV series “Mr Rogers’ Neighborhood” on celluloid, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

  • Shiva Thapa, L Sarita Devi, India, World medalists, Indian Boxers,

    Indian boxers Shiva, Sarita enter semis of India open

    New Delhi: World medallists Shiva Thapa (60kg) and L Sarita Devi (60kg) notched up hard-fought wins to enter the semifinals as Indian boxers continued their fine run at the USD 100,000 India Open here today. The home favourites had a stellar day and look good to walk away with most of the medals.

  • Meryl Streep, Meryl streep trademark, entertainment services, namely, live, televised, US Patent and Trademark Office

    Meryl Streep to trademark her name

    Meryl Streep has filed a trademark application for use of her name. The actress, 68, filed a trademark to protect her name for “entertainment services, namely, live, televised, and movie appearances by a professional actress and entertainer” on January 22, according to US Patent and Trademark Office records obtained by

  • Markets tumble from record highs; Budget eyed for cues

    Mumbai: Benchmarks buckled under heavy selling pressure today as wary investors pocketed gains in recent winners ahead of the Union Budget amid lacklustre global leads. The BSE Sensex sank about 250 points to end at 36,033.73, while the broader NSE Nifty dropped 80 points to 11,049.65.