Actor Michael Douglas said that children of actors ‘need to work twice as hard’ as others because they are prone to more scrutiny. Douglas and his wife, actor Catherine Zeta-Jones, were in conversation with moderator Anil Kapoor at the 17th Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi on Saturday.Son of Hollywood icon Kirk Douglas, the Wall Street star said that he struggled to live up to the legacy of his father in his youth. Winning the Academy Award for his performance in director Oliver Stone’s drama about 80s excess, Douglas said, was especially important for him, ‘because I felt like I‘d stepped out of the shadow of my father and created my own identity.’Douglas and Zeta-Jones were responding to Kapoor’s question about nepotism in the entertainment industry. “Be very appreciative and very humble,” Douglas offered as advice to children of celebrities. “There are a lot of ways you could … [Read more...] about ‘Children of actors need to work twice as hard’: Michael Douglas answers the nepotism question at HTLS 2019
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Kashmir: The The Road Opening Party (ROP) of Indian Army on Saturday recovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in the Varpora-Handwara district in north Kashmir. The IED was discovered beside a road in Varpora. The CRPF bomb squad team has also reached the site and is involved in diffusing the bomb. Several such incidents went reported in November, where an IED was detected in the Jammu-Srinagar highway near Anantnag on November 21 and another was found by Indian Army on Jammu-Poonch highway on November 19. The continuous incidents of IED being placed at several areas of Jammu and Kashmir hints towards the active terrorist activity in the area. Live TV On Thursday, five people were arrested by the Srinagar Police on grounds of being involved in throwing petrol bombs on police and security forces and threatening people in the downtown Srinagar City. According to reports these miscreants used to throw petrol bombs on police vehicles and the convoy of security forces in … [Read more...] about Big terror strike averted in Jammu and Kashmir, security forces diffuse IED in Handwara
Director Abhishek Kapoor is finally set to witness the release of his film Kedarnath on December 7. The trailer of the film, which had to deal with several controversies and production hassles, has been received well by the audiences. With the holy pilgrimage of Kedarnath as its setting, the film also tells the love story of a Muslim porter and a Hindu tourist during the devastating 2013 Uttarakhand floods. In an exclusive interview with Hindustan Times, Abhishek spoke about how difficult was shooting the film, its holy setting and launching star kid Sara Ali Khan. Excerpts: Saif Ali Khan’s daughter Sara marks her debut with Kedarnath. So how it is to work with a newcomer, especially a star kid?She is a kid, that’s what it is. It doesn’t matter whose kid you are. When you come to a set, you have a craft and a job at hand. I have worked with newcomers before. She had no experience in acting, and the kind of film it is, there were some … [Read more...] about Kedarnath director Abhishek Kapoor on Sara Ali Khan: It doesn’t matter whose kid you are
The 20-year-old apprentice produced a stunning victory salute 50 metres before the winning post on Saturday as he rose in his irons, which drew the ire of the stewards. Kersley was handed a $750 fine for his celebration and a six-meeting ban for excessive whip use, an enforced break that will start after the Flemington twilight meeting on December 14. Stream over 50 sports Live & On-Demand with KAYO SPORTS on your TV, computer, mobile or tablet. Just $25/month, no lock-in contract. Get your 14-day free trial and start streaming instantly > Jockey Fred Kersley was fined for his early salute on Etah James in the Pakenham Cup. Picture: AAPSource:AAP But not even that penalty could wipe the smile off his face after he perfectly executed a pre-race plan to make the 2500m race a true staying test by putting early pressure on the leader Runaway, before holding on against the fast-finishing $2.20 favourite Secret Blaze. “I am a tall lad, I don't think I got that high, but I … [Read more...] about Pakenham Cup: Apprentice Fred Kersley pays price for celebrations upset win on Etah James
Mumbai Rains Alert: The India Meteorological Department has predicted "heavy to very heavy" rains in Mumbai, including "extremely heavy" rain in isolated places, for Sunday. It has also issued a red alert for today in the view of expected heavy spells of rain in the state. Meanwhile, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is on alert and is prepared for the monsoon onslaught. It has asked citizens to be careful during the rain. "As per warning from IMD about extremely heavy rainfall on 28th July 2019 citizens to note and avoid venturing around sea. For any assistance please dial 1916 helpline," BMC wrote on Twitter. "BMC has alerted its citizens about the possibility of extremely heavy rainfall on Sunday accompanied by lightning during the day. The civic machinery, including the Disaster Management Cell, has been put on alert," a civic body spokesperson was quoted as saying by PTI. He said, wherever required, ward officials have been asked to visit areas in their jurisdiction to … [Read more...] about Mumbai Rains: IMD Predicts Very Heavy Downpour in City Today, Issues Red Alert!