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Disney's 'Moana' melts 'Frozen' in pre-thanksgiving box office

Updated: Nov 25, 2016 09:26 IST      
Disney's 'Moana' melts 'Frozen' in pre-thanksgiving box office

Washington D.C. [USA], Nov. 25 (ANI): For its first full day of release, Disney's latest animated movie 'Moana' brought in 15.6 million dollars at the box office beating its 2013 smash hit 'Frozen'.

The movie about a defiant Polynesian princess on a heroine's quest to save her people and restore the planet's ecological balance is running ahead of the studio's 'Frozen' which drew 15.16 million dollars on 'Thanksgiving Eve' in 2013, reports the New York Times.

While 'Moana' is projected to earn more than 80 million dollars over the five-day holiday weekend, it would unlikely beat ' Frozen' record which still holds the Thanksgiving five-day opening record with 93.6 million dollars.

'Moana' is also holding a 97 percent fresh rating on the review-aggregation site 'Rotten Tomatoes', just a strand behind 'Zootopia' that received 98 percent rating.

Starring Auli'i Cravalho as Moana, Dwayne Johnson and Nicole Scherzinger, the John Musker and Ron Clements directed flick will come to theatres in India on December 2.(ANI)

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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Joseph Kosinski to helm 'Top gun' sequel?

Updated: May 25, 2017 10:43 IST     

Los Angeles [USA], May 25 (ANI): Yesterday, actor Tom Cruise confirmed that the sequel of 1986 classic 'Top Gun' is "definitely happening" and now it seems like Skydance is already in pursuit of a director.

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Kaala Karikaalan: Rajinikanth is back as 'thalaivar164'

Updated: May 25, 2017 10:36 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): Following the success of their movie 'Kabali,' superstar Rajinikanth and director Pa Ranjith are coming back together for a film titled 'Kaala Karikaalan'.

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Los Angeles [USA], May 25 (ANI): Tom Hardy has become a real-life superhero by lending a hand to those affected in Manchester Arena bombing.

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PeeCee is on a 'Baywatch' promotional spree

Updated: May 25, 2017 09:54 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): As the release date comes near, Priyanka Chopra is busy juggling between different chat shows to promote her Hollywood debut 'Baywatch'.

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Would never make it in Bollywood as I can't dance: Brad Pitt

Updated: May 25, 2017 09:12 IST     

Los Angeles [USA], May 25 (ANI): Brad Pitt has managed to do, what many celebrities cannot - arrive quietly to promote a movie.

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