Category: Entertainment

Danyal Zafar comes up with a new track in quarantine

Danyal Zafar released a new track after asking his fans for help on the7th day in quarantine and within 24-hours they came up with Udh Chaliye. Zafar shared the final cut on Twitter and said that the full video was out on YouTube. He also thanked his fans for sending in their videos. 

Shawn Mendes makes a donation for coronavirus relief

The Shawn Mendes Foundation that is a non profit organization made a donation of $175,000 to the SickKids Foundation earlier this week for coronavirus relief. The donated amount would serve the purpose of purchasing equipment and supplies to prepare for the coronavirus in Toronto’s The Hospital for Sick Children. Shawn Mendes in a statement said that they hope to help provide support in the urgent screening and prevention of COVID-19 for their patients and the surrounding community of Toronto. 

Jazz legend Manu Dibango dies of coronavirus

Veteran Afro-jazz legend Manu Dibango died on Tuesday after contracting the new coronavirus, one of the first worldwide stars to succumb to the disease. According to his music publisher Thierry Durepaire, The 86-year-old Cameroonian, best known for the 1972 hit ‘Soul Makossa died early morning in a hospital in the Paris region. A message on his official Facebook page confirmed that his death had come after he contracted Covid-19.

Rihanna pledges $5 million for coronavirus relief

Vocal powerhouse Rihanna dropped a staggering $5 million for the coronavirus relief efforts through her non-profit organization, the Clara Lionel Foundation. The Umbrella crooner is doing her part in battling the coronavirus pandemic that has taken the world under its firm grasp. The news was publicized by the foundation of their official Twitter account. 

Netflix commits $100 million fund to help actors, crews

Streaming television giant Netflix  launched a $100 million fund to help actors and production crews endure the hit to paychecks caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The fund is meant to help offset hardship in the “creative community,” with most of the money going to financially troubled workers on Netflix productions around the world, according to Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos.

Rishi Kapoor advises Imran Khan to take adequate precautions

Bollywood star Rishi Kapoor advised  Prime Minister Imran Khan to take adequate precautions in this global crisis. In a tweet on Thursday, the Kabhi Kabhi star said that the people of Pakistan are also dear to them and once they were one and also expressed concern. The actor also  added that this was a global crisis and ego did not matter. 

Robert Downey Jr. ready to return to Marvel Cinematic Universe as Iron Man

Robert Downey Jr will be returning to Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) as Iron Man. Previously, Marvel fans unquestionably went through an emotional roller-coaster ride following the events of Avengers: Endgame. Hollywood star Robert Downey Jr. is now said to be willing to take a pay-cut to return to the MCU with more films, owing to his latest film Dolittle’s failure at the box office.

Friends reunion special delayed due to coronavirus concerns

Fans of the hit TV show Friends will have to wait for the special reunion episode as it has become the latest victim of the production shutdown caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The reunion was due to film within the next week but it has now been pushed to May at the earliest. The reunion has been in the works for months but was officially announced in February.

Sajal Aly, Ahad Raza Mir tie the knot in Abu Dhabi ceremony

Actors Sajal Aly and Ahad Raza Mir tied the knot in Abu Dhabi, UAE today at an undisclosed location kick-starting the next chapter in their lives. The wedding ceremony of the beloved couple was attended by close family and friends and was kept a private affair. Photos of the pair’s Mayun ceremony were doing rounds on the internet with fans showering their love and well-wishes for the duo.

Netflix pauses production on TV shows and movies

Netflix is now stopping production on all movies and TV shows including the highly anticipated Stranger Things. In compliance with the US and Canadian government’s restrictions against COVID-19, Netflix will be stopping production on numerous shows for two weeks. Some of the most noteworthy names that will be affected by this setback include The Witcher, Lucifer, Russian Doll, Stranger Things, and others.