Throwback Tuesday is here and we have brought you a controversial piece featuring Vivek Oberoi, who had called out Salman Khan for threatening and abusing him over the phone. Vivek had addressed a press conference on April 1, 2003, to announce that Salman Khan had threatened him over the phone. The press conference dates back to the days when Aishwarya Rai was allegedly dating Vivek. Vivek had not only slammed Salman's behaviour but had also called him 'badtameez' in front of the media. Here's what he had said... When Vivek Had Talked About Salman Vivek had said, "On the night of 30th March, this incident happened. The drama went on for about five hours. Salman Khan had called me on my phone. When I picked the phone, I had realized that he's drunk and he started out saying 'Who are you? What do you think of yourself?'" (sic) 'Salman's A Badtameez' "Initially, I couldn't figure out why Salman Khan has called me and saying such things. He talked to me very rudely. Unki zubaan badi … [Read more...] about Vivek Oberoi: Salman Khan Is ‘Badtameez’; Said I Have Relations With Aishwarya Rai, Rani (Throwback)
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This January marks the tenth anniversary of the Beatles‘ appearance on the American charts. Last month Rolling Stone conducted its first full-scale interview with Paul McCartney, in six sessions starting in a London recording studio and ending on a New York street. The New York sessions took place the day after McCartney had entered the US for the first time in two years, visa problems stemming from two marijuana violations now finally resolved. McCartney was cautious in his responses during the first two sessions. He and Linda remembered being on vacation in Scotland when they were first shown John Lennon‘s lengthy interview (Rolling Stone Number 74 and Number 75, January 21st and February 4th, 1971), and having been deeply hurt by it. At first he seemed to want to avoid the kind of controversy Lennon’s interview had generated but in later conversations he became freer with his answers. Because the various sessions were necessarily disconnected, our text does not … [Read more...] about Paul McCartney Is Not Dead (And Neither Is the Past)
Outside studio 6a in New York’s rocke-feller Center, it was the middle of summer. But inside the cavelike, 180-seat home of a brand-new show called Late Night With David Letterman, Calvert DeForest – a part-time file clerk at a Brooklyn rehab clinic better known to viewers as Larry “Bud” Melman – was preparing to read the beloved children’s poem “The Night Before Christmas” to a group of excited kids. In the five months since its debut in February 1982, Late Night had gleefully mocked any number of sacred cows, from inane celebrity talk-show banter to NBC executives, whom Letterman called “vegetables” on the very first show. Tonight’s target was insufferable holiday TV specials. But when DeForest began reading from the version of “The Night Before Christmas” he’d pulled off a prop shelf, he immediately realized it was in the wrong language. “Oh, my God!” he stammered. “I have to speak … [Read more...] about How David Letterman Reinvented TV
"You would be hard pressed to suggest that Disney+ is a replacement service for Netflix," John Stankey tells the UBS Global TMT Conference in New York. "You would be hard pressed to say Disney+ is a replacement [for HBO Max]." Telecom giant AT&T is optimistic that consumers will find the higher $15 a month price of upcoming streaming service HBO Max worth it compared to cheaper options, such as Disney+, president and COO and WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey told an investor conference on Tuesday. Disney+ has half the content "we have at half the price, and we [will] have twice the content we currently have at the same price" of the current HBO, he said at the UBS Global TMT (Technology, Media & Telecommunications) Conference in New York in a session that was webcast. Arguing that HBO Max will have a "compelling price proposition" and that "appeals to the entire family," Stankey added: "The household will be going to be saying that is a good investment for the household" with … [Read more...] about WarnerMedia CEO Says Consumers Will Find HBO Max Price “Compelling”
Director Bala's 'Varma' was supposed to be actor Vikram's son Dhruv's debut project. The film, which was the official Tamil remake of Telugu blockbuster 'Arjun Reddy' was dropped due to difference of opinions between the producer and director. Director Bala was known as one of the realistic filmmakers in Kollywood. He has given multiple hits like Sethu, Pithamagan, Nandha, Naan Kadavul and Thara Thappattai. His films are regarded as the most original and are known to receive abundant praises from the critics. Bala has given career breakthrough for actors like Vikram, Surya, Arya, Vishal, Varalakshmi, Mottai Rajendran, Janani Iyer, Pooja and GV Prakash. Bala's 'Varma', according to the production team did not match exactly with the vibe of 'Arjun Reddy'. The film had the creative touch of Bala's style. Therefore, the film was eventually re-shot with a different director and there was a change in the entire cast and crew except Dhruv. Bala, who got completely upset with this, released a … [Read more...] about Bala-Dhruv Vikram’s ‘Varma’ Gearing Up For Release Soon?