Pakistani Oscar winner's 'fan moment' with Madhuri Dixit

Pakistan's first Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy had a "fan moment" when she met Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit here on Friday.

Johnny Depp does not want Academy Award

Johnny Depp does not want Academy Award

Johnny Depp does not want to win an Oscar for any of his roles.

Irrfan Khan talks about ‘Court’, last few embarrassing Oscar entries

Irrfan Khan talks about ‘Court’, last few embarrassing Oscar entries

Actor Irrfan Khan, two of whose films earlier missed being India's official entry for the 88th Academy Awards' Best Foreign Language Film category, says Chaitanya Tamhane’s Marathi film “Court” is a better choice than the last few “embarrassing” entries that the country sent to the Oscars.

Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands, Debbie Reynolds to receive honorary Oscars

Director Spike Lee and actress Gena Rowlands will receive honorary Oscar awards this year and film star Debbie Reynolds will be awarded a humanitarian prize, Academy Award organizers said Thursday.

Wikileaks: Executives worried about stars spreading herpes

In new leaked emails released on June 19, it seems Sony executives were worried about the spread of herpes.

'Happy' Julianne Moore 'makes herself dizzy' post receiving Oscar nomination

'Happy' Julianne Moore 'makes herself dizzy' post receiving Oscar nomination

 Julianne Moore, who received Oscar nomination for the Best Actress for her role in 'Still Alice,' has revealed about her excitement.

Cirque du Soleil takes on `Avatar`

Academy Award-winning filmmaker James Cameron is partnering with Cirque du Soleil to bring his blockbuster film "Avatar" to the stage, it was announced Thursday.

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in NYC apartment

Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his apartment in New York City on Sunday, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a law-enforcement official.

Philip Seymour Hoffman, `greatest character actor of his time`

Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead in his New York apartment on Sunday, was hailed as finest character actor of his generation but struggled with fame and addiction.

Robert Redford raps studio after Oscars snub

Veteran US actor Robert Redford said Thursday he was not upset by failing to win an Oscar nomination, but said the distributors of his latest film did not campaign fully for it.

I want to win an Oscar, says Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell says he would love to be involved in an Academy Award-winning film production.

I`m less threatening now: Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow says she has more girlfriends than ever before because she is "less threatening" at the age of 40.

Winning Oscar is like having sex, says Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman, who is already the proud owner of two Oscars, has likened winning the award to having sex.

`Skyfall` deserves an Oscar: Timothy Dalton

Actor Timothy Dalton, who played James Bond twice in the 1980s, says the newest James Bond film `Skyfall` deserves to win one of the major Academy Awards.

Oscar-nominated composer Richard Rodney Bennett dies

Oscar-nominated composer Richard Rodney Bennett has died at the age of 76.

Academy Award ceremony to move outside Hollywood

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has reportedly been planning to shift the prestigious Oscar awards venue from Kodak Theatre in Hollywood to Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles.

Academy award means nothing, says Jean-Luc Godard

Legendary director Jean-Luc Godard has brushed off his prestigious Academy Awards lifetime achievement accolade, insisting the honour means "nothing" to him.