Kapil Sharma, who is currently on a USA-Canada tour, has landed himself in legal trouble. According to various media reports, a lawsuit has been filed against the comedian for breaching his contract for the tour of North America in 2015. Sai USA Inc, which filed the lawsuit, has alleged that Sharma was paid for six shows but he ended up performing only five of them. However, the comedian had said he would pay for the loss. Sai USA Inc is based in New Jersey and is headed by Amit Jaitly. Taking to their Facebook page, the company recently also shared a report on the case with a caption that said, "SAI USA INC FILES THE LAWSUIT AGAINST KAPIL SHARMA FOR Breach of contract in 2015." Kapil Sharma Gets Emotional On Best Friend Mika Singh's New Show Swayamvar - Mika Di Vohti Amit also opened up about the matter to TOI and said, "He (Kapil) did not perform and has not responded although we tried several times to get in touch with him before the … [Read more...] about Kapil Sharma Lands In Legal Trouble For Breach Of North America Tour Contract; Case Pending In New York Court
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The New York Police Department has arrested a man accused of stalking and threatening Taylor Swift on a pair of occasions earlier this year. NYPD confirmed to Rolling Stone that a 35-year-old man named Joshua Christian of Brooklyn, New York was charged with stalking and criminal trespassing. The charges the two incidents where Christian allegedly appeared in the vicinity of Swift’s New York City apartment. “On March 26, 2022 at approximately 1105 hours, the suspect entered a residential building located [in Tribeca] and remained in the front entrance, through an unlocked door and remained unlawfully. When security told the individual to leave, he then fled the location on foot,” an NYPD spokesperson told Rolling Stone . “ On June 12, 2022 at approximately 1047 hours the suspect entered a residential building located [in Tribeca] and made threats through the intercom toward a 32 year-old female.” TMZ added that Swift or her security team called police following both … [Read more...] about Brooklyn Man Arrested on Charges of Stalking Taylor Swift
Getty Taylor Swift got an unwanted guest at her NYC building last month -- an alleged stalker who was just arrested by the NYPD after he threatened to do harm to the singer ... TMZ has learned. New York law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Joshua Christian was booked Friday night for stalking after police tracked him down at his home following several run-ins with Taylor and her security personnel. Our sources say Christian showed up uninvited to Taylor's Manhattan home around 10:47 AM on June 12 with the "intent to annoy and harass" Swift. We're told Christian buzzed up to Taylor's residence using the building's intercom. Our law enforcement sources say Christian allegedly threatened to hurt Taylor if she refused to be with him, but we're also told Taylor did not answer the intercom or call the police. We're told it was security who called the cops. TMZ.com As we've reported ... Taylor has been subjected to similar cases of men getting arrested … [Read more...] about Taylor Swift’s Alleged Stalker Arrested in NYC
On a warm afternoon in June, crowds in Northwest D.C. celebrated Juneteenth by filling the air with the sounds of drums, toms, and voices, singing throughout the streets. I’m speed walking to catch my train home in order to spend the last few hours of Father’s day with my dad , himself a drummer, who just lost his oldest child and only son, my brother, unexpectedly that Monday. I zoom past the National Museum of African American History and Culture, where I’d spent part of my morning with Pharrell , recapping his second Something In The Water festival, which took place the same weekend. Despite being pressed for time, a sound distinct to the area brings me to a sudden halt: A crowd is dancing to live go-go. Here, t he rich history and culture that museums and music festivals hoped to cultivate played out in real-time. I wonder, briefly, if should just catch a different train and get home a little later. I choose my dad, but the sound is so enticing that w hen I … [Read more...] about How a Celebration of Go-Go Music Became a Scapegoat For Violence in D.C.
Arnold Skolnick , the designer of one of the most iconic images of the 20th century with his poster for the Woodstock festival, died June 15 in Amherst, Massachusetts at 85. .The cause of death was respiratory failure, according to his son Alexander Skolnick. Skolnick was not a huge fan of rock music when he designed the poster on a deadline of several days. Skolnick was 32 at the time, and created the “peace, love and music” message with an image of a guitar neck with a white bird perched atop. Below it was the slogan “3 Days of Peace & Music.” “I brought it by to (the festival producers) on Monday afternoon,” said Skolnick, who received the assignment on the Thursday prior.. “It was just another job, but it became famous.” Originally, Skolnick toyed with the idea of a flute in the image, but then switched to a guitar. As for the bird, Skolnick says many people thought it was a dove. But its inspiration was the catbirds he was sketching on Shelter Island, New … [Read more...] about Arnold Skolnick Dies: Designer For The Iconic ‘Woodstock’ Poster Was 85
It’s officially summertime, and while the livin’ may be easy, as George Gershwin once wrote, television is easing into the season with a slate filled with reruns. ABC , CBS and NBC had their nights filled with repeats. In total viewership, a rerun of Blue Bloods on CBS eked out the night’s highest audience total with 2.69 million viewers. WWE’s Friday Night SmackDown on Fox won the demo wars with an 0.5. The win comes slightly ahead of the July 4 weekend edition of its PPV extravaganza, Money In The Bank . That event streams live on Peacock this Saturday at 8 PM ET. The final spot in the men’s Money in the Bank ladder match saw Madcap Moss beating Happy Corbin, Ezekiel, and The Miz. He’ll advance toward the chance at a WWE contract in the PPV. The only other new episode for Friday was on The CW , as Dynasty saw Fallon (Elizabeth Gillies) and Blake (Grant Show) concocting a plot to beat Ben (Brett Tucker in a guest-starring role). Alas, the plan … [Read more...] about Friday Ratings: ‘WWE SmackDown’ Tops A Night Of Reruns As Summer Kicks In
" An intelligent actor doesn't only understand his character, he/she also understands the film ," director Laxman Utekar tells me as he decodes the success of his last directorial, Kriti Sanon-starrer Mimi , which won big at the recently held IIFA Awards 2022. From impressing us with his frames in films like English Vinglish , Dear Zindagi and Hindi Medium , to donning the director's hat for Kartik Aaryan's Luka Chuppi and Kriti's Mimi , Utekar's journey in the Hindi Film Industry has been a fascinating one. In an exclusive 'no holds barred' interview with Filmibeat , the filmmaker talks about the north-south debate, the trend of remakes, Mimi 's win at IIFA awards, directing a larger than life biopic on a warrior and much more. Excerpts from the conversation... 'Unless We Don't Have More Stars, Actors & New Talents, The Established Stars Will Continue To Charge Big Amount' Q. In the last few months, there has been a lot … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW! Laxman Utekar: No Industry Will Survive Without Stardom