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Angelina all set to bed Pierce Brosnan!

Hollywood stunner Angelina Jolie is all set to bed actor Pierce Brosnan in her next big feature film.
The Tomb Raider actress has been roped in to star opposite Brosnan in the sequel to the 1999 film, The Thomas Crown Affair.
And the buzzword is that the sequel, titled The Topkapi Affair will be full of steamy bedroom scenes between the ex-007 and Jolie.
“Pierce is keen to turn The Thomas Crown films into a long-running series of movies. He reckons it can work just as well as Bond or The Bourne Identity sequels,” The Sun quoted a source, as saying.
“The Thomas Crown character has the potential to have the same appeal as Bond, especially with a stunning leading lady like Angelina,” the source added.
The filming is expected to start next year, with the bulk of the shooting to be done in Egypt and Russia.

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Bachchan says media distorted his temple visits

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan is angry with the media for saying that his family visited several temples and performed rituals because of a flaw in the horoscope of his new daughter-in-law, actress Aishwarya Rai.
“I have not seen Aishwarya’s horoscope. Neither has she. Two people have decided to get married ... She’s a blessing to the family,” the actor told a leading national daily in an interview published on Wednesday.
Bachchan’s actor son Abhishek married Rai, a former beauty queen and top actresses, in a glittering ceremony in April.
The media have reported that both families made religious offerings at temples considered auspicious among Hindus.
The reports also claimed that Rai is ‘manglik’ or has Mars in her astrological chart, a condition many in the conservative country believe could be disastrous for marriage.
Some news reports suggested that Rai underwent a number of rituals before the marriage took place to end her ‘manglik’ status.
Bachchan has always denied those reports.
“I ask you as a citizen, is it a crime to go to a temple?” Bachchan said in the interview.

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Jacqueline Fernandez steps into Bollywood

Former Miss Sri Lanka, Jacqueline Fernandez is making waves in India. The cultural ambassador is currently stationed in Mumbai for her modeling assignments. She is working on a feature film and furthering her modelling career living in Mumbai these days.
Apparently, she has been seen spotted several times with Hindi heart-throb actor Vivek Oberoi. The beauty was in the news recently in India for allegedly getting cosy with vivek oberoi.

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‘World’s Sexiest Vegetarians’

People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals has crowned Carrie Underwood and Kevin Eubanks ‘World’s Sexiest Vegetarians.’ The animal rights organisation released its annual contest results June 26 in New York City.
It’s the second title for the Grammy-winning Underwood, who first won it in 2005. It’s the first win for Eubanks, who leads the Tonight Show band.
Runners-up in the contest, which PETA says drew more than 110,000 votes on its website, included Joaquin Phoenix, Milo Ventimiglia, Kristen Bell, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jared Leto, and Lisa Edelstein.
Previous winners include actors Natalie Portman, Alicia Silverstone, Josh Hartnett, and Tobey Maguire, along with musicians Shania Twain, Andre 3000, and Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin.

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Chennai Court moved to stop screening of Sivaji

An assistant film director has moved a civil court in Chennai seeking to stop screening of Rajnikant-starrer Sivaji – The Boss, which is running to full houses since its release on June 15, claiming that the movie was based on a story which he had written.
When the petition came up for hearing, the fifth city civil court issued notice to the film’s Director, Shankar and three others and posted it for hearing next week.
The complainant, Sudalai K. Jayarajadevan claimed that he had written story for the movie and that he had met Shankar’s manager in 2005 and discussed the script with him and some other persons involved in the film industry.
He said later when he tried to contact the manager, he evaded him. However, he finally managed to meet the manager and he promised a meeting between him and the director. The meeting did not materialise as the manager did not show up, he said.
To his surprise, he said, he learnt that his story was used for the movie titled Sivaji. On June 6 he had contacted the director’s office and had been told that he was away in Canada.
Claiming that if screening of the movie was not stopped, he would be put to irreparable loss, inconvenience and hardship, he sought an injunction to restrain the screening of the movie until disposal of his suit.

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