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The Rock is 'officially' highest paid actor in the world

Updated: Jul 14, 2016 13:33 IST      
The Rock is 'officially' highest paid actor in the world

London, Jul 14 (ANI): 'The Rock' aka Dwayne Johnson is now officially the highest paid actor in the world, says the recently published 'Forbes World's Highest-Paid Celebrities Of 2016.'

Johnson, who has garnered quite a tally of top-grossing films in recent years, has brought in a total of 64.5million dollar-earnings in the 15 years since his silver screen debut in 'The Mummy Returns, reports the Independent.

However, he is ranked 19th on Forbes' coveted list, on which he first appeared in 2012.

In an announcement on Instagram his Instagram account, the ' Baywatch' actor said, "Receiving news like this will always serve as my anchoring reminder to continue to work even harder. We not only want to 'embrace the grind', but take the grind to new levels."

The 44-year-old professional wrestler turned actor has starred in seven films that have grossed more than 100 million dollars since he first appeared in the fifth installment of the Fast and the Furious saga in 2011.

The news of Johnson's global top-earning status comes days before the premiere of the second season of the HBO series 'Ballers,' produced by Seven Bucks Productions, the production company he founded with partner and former-wife Dany Garcia. (ANI)

Kamal Haasan wishes to reach out to fans through telephone

Updated: May 26, 2017 14:27 IST     

Chennai [India], May 26 (ANI): Veteran actor Kamal Haasan, who is making his Television debut with the Tamil version of reality show 'Bigg Boss,' said, if possible, he wishes to reach out to his fans through telephone.

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Washington D.C. [USA], May 26 (ANI): Katy Perry broke down in tears while paying tribute to the victims of the Manchester terror attack as she performed in London on Thursday.

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Is Sophia Bush leaving 'Chicago PD' after 4 seasons?

Updated: May 26, 2017 11:56 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], May 26 (ANI): If the reports are to be believed, female lead Sophia Bush is leaving the NBC cop drama series after four seasons.

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IIFA 2017: `Ae Dil Hai Mushkil` tops Technical Winners List

Updated: May 26, 2017 11:36 IST     

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 26 (ANI): The International Indian Film Academy recently announced the list of winners in the Technical categories.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 26 (ANI): Salman Khan, who plays a 'special' character in the upcoming highly-anticipated Kabir Khan-directorial, says it is the most difficult thing to maintain the simplicity, honesty and purity of the character in films like 'Tubelight'.

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Comedian Leslie Jones to host 2017 BET Awards

Updated: May 25, 2017 22:28 IST     

Johannesburg, May 25 (ANI): The 'Saturday Night Live' star and comedian Leslie Jones will be the host of the 2017 BET Awards.

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Mumbai [Maharashtra], May 25 (ANI): His fans may be excited about the launch of the much-awaited trailer of his upcoming flick 'Tubelight,' but Salman Khan on the contrary said that he doesn't enjoy watching it.

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New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): They may have been separated on screen by an epic plot twist, but in real life, nothing can stop Jon Snow from shacking up with his beloved wildling Ygritte.

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Washington D.C. [USA], May 25 (ANI): The first full-length trailer of the seventh season of 'Game of Thrones' is finally out, and if its sneak-peek is any indication, then the the "Great War" is almost here.

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Yeh Hai India Makes India Proud at Cannes 2017

Updated: May 25, 2017 18:39 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI-NewsVoir): After wowing the audience with its first motion poster in India, Yeh Hai India is now making a stir at Cannes 2017.

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Anupam Kher comes out in support of 'self-made' Sonu Nigam

Updated: May 25, 2017 18:16 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): After Sonu Nigam bid adieu to Twitter in support of his fellow singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya, veteran actor Anupam Kher urged the singer not to get affected by the negativity of some people.

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Washington D.C. [USA], May 25 (ANI): The wait will finally get over tomorrow with the release of 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams.'

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New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): The premiere of the much awaited 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' was held yesterday. Among the many celebs, who attended the screening was Amitabh Bachchan, who could not stop praising the movie.

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New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): Ranveer Singh is all set to be a part of a recently launched chat show where he will be seen talking about his first ever grey role in 'Padmavati'.

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Chennai [India], May 25 (ANI): A clash between Rajinikanth fans and his fanclub chief led the superstar to issue a statement which advised his fans to "behave and act in a decent and proper manner."

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New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's single 'Zaroori Tha' has become the first original non-film music video to hit 200 million views.

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Now, chat and book movie tickets online!

Updated: May 25, 2017 12:55 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): Booking online movie tickets will now be easier as Niki is there at your service.

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Nadia Khan accuses H'wood actor of assaulting her daughter

Updated: May 25, 2017 12:21 IST     

Karachi [Pakistan], May 25 (ANI): In a shocking turn of events, Pakistani actress Nadia Khan has accused a famous Hollywood actor for allegedly abusing her daughter physically during an audition in Dubai.

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Los Angeles [USA], May 25 (ANI): The makers of upcoming movie 'Wonder Woman' movie have cancelled the London premiere of the film the attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

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Rajamouli's 'Baahubali 2' to release in China

Updated: May 25, 2017 11:38 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): After conquering global Box-Office with staggering numbers, SS Rajamouli's magnum opus 'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' is now all set to release in China.

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