Leo’s Eager to Share the Screen with the ‘Big B’ Again. Leonardo DiCaprio recently expressed in an interview promoting his latest hit, The Wolf of Wall Street, that he was immensely impressed by legendary Bollywood star, Amitabh Bachchan, after co-starring with him in The Great Gatsby.
“Mr. Bachchan impressed me immensely by not just his talent and his ability to act, but what a gentleman he was. I was honoured to work with him. It was great seeing that enthusiasm he brings to even the smallest of roles and I’d love to work with him in the future.” (NewIndianExpress)
Priyanka Chopra & Anil Kapoor are on a Whirlwind Publicity Tour: The two superstars are making stops in Los Angeles, Tampa Bay and New York to hype the audience up for what will not only be the ‘biggest and best’ International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards ever but also the first to take place in the States. The award ceremony is scheduled for April 24-26 in Tampa Bay, Florida. (NDTV)
Meet the Face Behind the Costume Designs for The Legend of Hercules. Sonu Mishra, a Rome-based costume designer attributed her success in the film fashion industry to her career opportunities in none other than the fashion capital of the world — New York. “The United States is a great place to learn your trade as a person’s potential gets preference over his or her nationality.” Watch the trailer below and see this tweet from the show’s co-producer Jonathan Yunger to check out her work. (NewsIndiaTimes)
Love Your Parents. While growing up Asian often means it’s culturally mandated to be a selfless caregiver, we’re often so busy growing up that we forget our parents are also growing old. Sure, it’s expected of us and we try to execute our duties well. But what do we do when time becomes a factor and the tradition gradually diminishes? (The New York Times)
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