• Thu, Nov 23, 2017
  • I grew up enjoying dosa, idli and Beyonce: Vidya Vox

    Updated: Nov, 23, 201708:00 AM

    Chennai-born YouTube star Vidya Iyer, better known by her stage name Vidya Vox, is touring the country to promote her album, Kuthu Fire.She speaks about her inspiration, dealing with identity crisis...
    I grew up enjoying dosa, idli and Beyonce: Vidya Vox
    It was in 2015 that Vidya launched her YouTube channel with mashups of western pop hits and music from India. She has amassed over 350 million views and over three million subscribers.The artiste, who is now in India as part of Vidya Vox Kuthu Fire Tour to promote her album, says, “Growing up, I listened to a lot of folk songs, and that’s why it influences my music so heavily today. It’s a big part of my album. The title track Kuthu Fire is very different. It represents Tamil folk music and Indian dance tradition. The music video features the dhol drum and henna body art set against a black light.Shankar Tucker (the producer) and I have written the songs that are largely based on personal experiences.” Vidya, who was born in Chennai, grew up in Virginia, and is now based in Los Angeles. “Growing up, I had a bit of an identity crisis. I...
  • Arya’s digital Swayamvar video draws ire Arya’s digital Swayamvar video draws ire
    Updated: Nov, 22, 201707:00 AM

    A video posted by Arya on social media, in which he calls for applications from the public to select a potential life partner, has received mixed reactions.

  • Seth Meyers may host Golden Globes Seth Meyers may host Golden Globes
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201706:32 PM

    Popular TV host Seth Meyers is in final talks to host the upcoming 75th Golden Globe Awards.

  • Would love to work with SRK: Ed Sheeran Would love to work with SRK: Ed Sheeran
    Updated: Nov, 21, 201707:00 AM

    The 26-year-old singer, who calls music his life, said he had a great time in India. “I love being here. The culture is completely different, the music, food, clothes, people, everything is so good....

  • Ed Sheeran parties with Bollywood brigade in Mumbai Ed Sheeran parties with Bollywood brigade in Mumbai
    Updated: Nov, 20, 201707:47 PM

    On the night before his much-awaited concert here on Sunday, Shape of you hitmaker Ed Sheeran partied away with Bollywood's who's who, including Shah Rukh Khan, Farah Khan and Shahid Kapoor.

  • Selena Gomez accused of lip syncing at American Music Awards Selena Gomez accused of lip syncing at American Music Awards
    Updated: Nov, 20, 201707:37 PM

    Singer Selena Gomez has been slammed for allegedly lip-syncing at her gig at the American Music Awards (AMA) 2017. This was her first performance since undergoing a life-saving kidney transplant.

  • Kylie Jenner hides baby bump? Kylie Jenner hides baby bump?
    Updated: Nov, 20, 201707:30 PM

    Reality TV star Kylie Jenner hid her baby bump in new images related to a cosmetics line.

  • Video of minister peeing on roadside goes viral, NCP takes dig Video of minister peeing on roadside goes viral, NCP takes dig
    Updated: Nov, 20, 201710:34 AM

    Maharashtra Minister Ram Shinde has landed himself in a controversy after a video clip purportedly showing him urinating on the roadside surfaced on social media.

  • On-location picture of Nazriya’s comeback film goes viral On-location picture of Nazriya’s comeback film goes viral
    Updated: Nov, 19, 201707:00 AM

    Anjali Menon, who made the critically and commercially successful 2015 film Bangalore Days, is donning the director’s hat after a gap of two years. The yet to be titled film, which also marks the...

  • Arya to tie the knot in April? Arya to tie the knot in April?
    Updated: Nov, 17, 201709:00 AM

    Arya, in a video that is circulating on the internet is seen telling his buddies that he is planning to create an app to find himself a prospective bride