The eleventh edition of the world’s most lucrative domestic cricket tournament, the Indian Premier League, is all set to begin. As it steps into its eleventh chapter, it’s probably stronger than ever. The poster boys of the tournament – Chennai Super Kings are back, as are the inaugural champions, Rajasthan Royals.
The roster of Marvel Studios actors and their characters returning for Avengers: Infinity War is by far the most ambitious of any Marvel movie or any crossover film to date, and will bring together cast members from the 18 movies that will have been released prior to the film’s May 2018 premiere.
Some of the characters from Marvel’s cinematic universe who will return for Infinity War include Iron Man (Downey), Captain America (Evans), Hulk (Ruffalo), Thor (Hemsworth), Black Widow (Johansson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), Falcon (Anthony Mackie), Spider-Man (Tom Holland), Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Drax (Dave Bautista), Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Nebula (Karen Gillan), Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper), Groot (Vin Diesel), Loki (Tom Hiddleston), Ant-Man (Paul Rudd), Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan), War Machine (Don Cheadle), Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman), Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen), Vision (Paul Bettany), Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders), Wong (Benedict Wong), Mantis (Pom Klementieff ), The Collector (Benicio del Toro), Okoye (Danai Gurira), Ned Leeds (Jacob Batalon), Shuri (Letitia Wright), and of course, Thanos (Josh Brolin).
Whew, did we miss anybody?!
Salman Khan, one of India’s biggest stars, is guilty of killing blackbucks while on a film shoot in Rajasthan 20 years ago, a court said today, calling him a “habitual offender”. The 52-year-old actor was charged with hunting the rare antelopes while filming “Hum Saath Saath Hain” in 1998. His co-stars in that movie, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre and Neelam have been acquitted.
Self-described Tesla superfan Matthew Chan always wanted to meet some of the key people behind the electric car maker.
BJP leaders may have dismissed Shiv Sena’s resolution to go solo in the Parliamentary and Assembly polls as a bargaining tactic, but the Sena claims that this decision is part of their strategy to scupper chances of the BJP turning the dominant party in their state by riding piggy-back on them.
Theatre owners here did not screen the film Padmaavat following threats by a local organisation and the recent protests against its release in several States, including Uttar Pradesh.
More than two decades after Robin Williams conquered that pesky board game, Jumanji has been resurrected with more and glossier stars (Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart and Jack Black), a comedy director and a ‘modern’ twist.
Sara Ali Khan, who is all set to debut this year with Abhishek Kapoor’s Kedarnath, might star next in Super 30, starring Hrithik Roshan, reports mid-day. Super 30, directed by Vikas Bahl, is about Patna-based mathematician Anand Kumar, who is the founder of the Super 30 programme in Patna that trains IIT aspirants. mid-day reports that discussions with Vikas Bahl have taken place to Sara alongside Hrithik. “Hrithik Roshan is keen that the association materialise. He has pitched her to Vikas. The talks have been initiated,” mid-day quoted a source as saying. Before Kedarnath, Sara was rumoured to debut opposite Hrithik in a Karan Malhotra film.
Bigg Boss 11 contestant Arshi Khan’s party has been the talk of the town for a little while now. Fans and followers want to know who attended the starry bash and who gave it a miss.
President Donald Trump will take a turn as America’s salesman-in-chief Friday, urging investment from the global business elite in Davos, while also warning foreign governments that they must play fair in trade or else.