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Comedy actor and director Harold Ramis, best known for films such as Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day and Caddyshack, died at his home in Chicago at the age of 69 of complications from a rare vascular disease, his agent said on Monday.

While Robert Downey Jr ($75 million) and Angelina Jolie ($33 million) were the top earning actor and actress in Hollywood last year, the gulf between the duo is evidently huge.

Hollywood actor George Clooney gets candid in a chat with Rajeev Masand as he talks about his films, Bollywood and working for a cause.

Akshat Singh, of India's Got Talent fame, performed his Bollywood-style dance on US talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show, impressing one and all. He even got the show's host Ellen to shake a leg with him.

The harrowing drama 12 Years a Slave won the Best Film award at Britain's top movie honours on Sunday, cementing its status as favourite for the Oscars next month, but it was the space thriller Gravity that claimed the biggest trophy haul.

Shamika Tomar, who was born in Agra, has bagged two short Hollywood films within 15 months of her stay in the US. Her future plans are to make "quality" movies in India.

Jennifer Lawrence, who won the best actress prize Academy Award last year for her Silver Linings Playbook role, has been named the first presenter for the same event.

Gravity leads the nominations for the Baftas on Sunday, but the harrowing 12 Years a Slave is tipped to win the top honours at the last major awards ceremony before the Oscars.

Ace Brazilian filmmaker Jose Padilha is in the limelight and fast gaining popularity with the upcoming reboot of the 1980s classic film, Robocop. And the 46-year-old is playing it smart by keeping himself abreast of every other film industry in the world.   

There is trouble over the title of Prabhudheva's film Action Jackson but co-producer Gordan Tanwani says he will not buckle under pressure.

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