Enraged football fans have demanded an apology from Indian actress and Arsenal ambassador to the country Esha Gupta for laughing off a racist comment by a friend comparing Nigerian footballer Alex Iwobi to a gorilla.New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian actress Esha Gupta, who was criticised on social media for being part of a conversation with her friend that had racist remarks against Nigerian footballer Alexander Iwobi, has apologised for the "stupid" comment by saying that she never thought it was racist.
Jaipur Literary Festival: JCB Prize winner and other authors to host discussion series Sneak peek into Jaipur Literature Festival 2019 reveals special focus on science fiction and climate change Family Portrait This was announced during a session at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) at the Diggi Palace. (Source: File Photo) On January 26, the Oxford Dictionaries announced Nari Shakti as the Hindi Word of the Year. The Hindi Word of the Year chosen every year, in many ways, reflects the conversations, ethos of a particular year. The word this year, Nari Shakti, has been derived from Sanskrit and when broken down, the word #8216;nari; means women and #8216;shakti; means power.In 2018, the word initiated a lot of conversations mainly because of the identification of this term by Hindi speakers across the nation due to several efforts and initiatives undertaken by the government, civil society, NGOs, and universities in order to empower women. According to a report in PTI, the word was selected by the Oxford Dictionaries (India) along with the help of an advisory panel of language experts, including Namita Gokhale, Randhir Thakur, Kritika Agrawal and Saurabh Dwivedi.
Last year, Sridevi and Boney Kapoor's daughter Janhvi Kapoor made her Bollywood debut with the film Dhadak. Directed by Shashank Khaitan, the film also starred Ishaan Khatter in the lead role. Dhadak was a remake of the Marathi film Sairat (2016). The audiences were impressed with Janhvi Kapoor's performance and the film also did well at the box office. However, even before Janhvi Kapoor could make her Bollywood debut, she was already popular among the masses.Everyone knows Janhvi Kapoor is obsessed with working out in the gym. Before her debut, it was her gym appearances that helped her to gain popularity and fans. Well, looks like even her father Boney Kapoor knows his daughter's love for gym, and hence, he decided to tease her. Today, Janhvi shared her WhatsApp conversation with her dad in which he sent her an article which read, "Do you suffer from exercise addiction?" to which Janhvi sent him a face palm emoji.
Austin Powers in Goldmember co star, Michael Caine, claims that the superstar has always wanted the honor of being an Oscar winner.During an interview with Rolling Stone, Caine recalled some of the conversations they used to have on the set of the film at the beginning of the 2000s.
According to her former Austin Powers in Goldmember co star, Michael Caine, the 37 year old singer has always had her eyes on the ultimate prize: winning an Oscar.Recalling conversations they had on the set of the 2002 movie, Caine told Rolling Stone he used to call her "Be yons."
It was April 2017, and Trump was calling the ISS for a televised conversation with Peggy Whitson, who had just broken the record to become the American who has spent the longest time in space. From New York Magazine:
This story contains spoilers for the Universal thriller Glass. The following is a conversation about Glass mdash; the new M. Night Shyamalan superhero film mdash; conducted by The Hollywood Reporter contributors Simon Abrams and Steven Boone. This conversation doesn #39;t feature much discussion of the plot, mostly because you probably already know the basic setup (which is all you really need). But still: Glass mdash; a sequel to both Shyamalan #39;s Split and Unbreakable mdash; pits Bruce Willis #39; soft spoken super security guard against Samuel L. Jackson #39;s diabolical, wheelchair bound arch nemesis and their new frenemy, James McAvoy #39;s split personality having super freak. If you need more plot than that mdash; or would rather not read a piece that is mostly positive about Glass mdash; then please think long and hard before reading on.
When Jason Reitman's secret Ghostbusters project was unveiled to the world, we should have all been ridiculously excited. The director is supremely talented and even more importantly, he's the son of the man who made the original movie. In the context of things like Halloween and Terminator rebooting to more closely reflect the spirit of the originals (while ignoring poor sequels), that should have been heralded as a smart idea.But because of the toxic culture inspired by the 2016 Ghostbusters remake particularly the distasteful way it was received online well before anyone even saw it this conversation has turned into something else.
President Obama is interviewed by author, publisher and philanthropist Dave Eggers. Born in Chicago, Eggers has turned literary success into social change, launching a national network of literary tutoring academies called 826, as well as the human rights non-profit book series Voice of Witness. Eggers engages President Obama in a conversation about their shared city, their shared commitment to strengthening communities, the power of the pen, and how early memoirs kicked off and shaped both of their careers.
Informed by insights from more than 45 million online conversations in four markets across the globe, the framework hones in on what motivates consumers to personalize from photo books to magazine covers to consumer packaged goods and how brands can capitalize on those motivations.
Dr. Phil McGraw has a way of getting people to open up.In the latest episode of his Phil in the Blanks podcast, he had a candid conversation with Dax Shepard mdash;so candid, in fact, that they dared to delve into the actor's sexual history. "I'd say I've had what could maybe be called a sex addiction at some point in my life," said Shepard, who has been married to Kristen Bell since 2013. "Not one that I had to seek treatment for, but..."
On Jan. 9, Twitter user @arnoldcrndo tweeted, "If u have AirPods, u can press 'Live Listen' to 'On' and leave your phone in the room with someone and u can hear what they saying, thank me later. " Though the tweet went viral recently, people have been talking about this use for the Live Listen feature for some time, with mentions of the use way back in June 2018, when the iOS 12 update was announced and the developer beta version was release. At that time, Twitter user @nick130586 wrote:Apple has two webpages explaining the Live Listen feature. One page explains how to use Live Listen with Made for iPhone hearing aids, which act like a "remote microphone, " which will send sounds to Made for iPhone hearing aids, per the site. Another page simply states you can use Live Listen with AirPods to "help you hear a conversation in a noisy area or even hear someone speaking across the room, " per the website.
The Rothko Chapel will host a conversation on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. exploring the influence of Mahatma Gandhi on Dr. King. On Monday, Jan. 21, the chapel will have audio installations of his speeches throughout the day.
During an event at CES on Wednesday, the company detailed new features that could drastically change the way people share and talk to one another on its platform.The updates include a new design for threads, meant to make it easier to follow conversations as they unfold, as well as completely new features like statuses and presence indicators that could indicate when someone is online or when someone is typing.
by Bryan Clark mdash; in Social Media Last year, Twitter touted a handful of features meant to spur conversation on the platform. Or, increase the health of public conversation, as CEO Jack Dorsey told Congress last year.
In his conversation with Mid Day, Boney Kapoor confirmed and elaborated on Vidya's role in the Tamil remake. He said, "I wouldn't call it a special appearance. There are certain changes that the director H Vinoth that has incorporated to suit the Tamil market, and Vidya's character has been accordingly written." So the actress won't essay any role from the Bollywood flick but her character has been specially written and will be separately introduced. Meanwhile, the hunt for an actress to play Taapsee's role is still on. Dulquer Salmaan in Karwaan, Akshay Kumar in 2.0 to Vidya Balan in NTR Biopic, Nithya Menen in Mission Mangal: Celebs Crossover in Cinema. Ajith was always keen on remaking Pink in Tamil cinema and he suggested the same to Sridevi. Ajith suggested remaking Pink in Tamil to her Sridevi , and she immediately agreed, Boney added further." While Sridevi always wanted to produce a film with Ajith in the lead, this Pink remake seemed like a perfect chance.