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'The Martian' star Matt Damon dreamt of being an astronaut as a kid!

Updated: Sep 30, 2016 18:49 IST      
'The Martian' star Matt Damon dreamt of being an astronaut as a kid!

New Delhi, Sep 30 (ANI): Hollywood star Matt Damon has revealed that he too dreamed of being an astronaut as many others did during their childhood.

The 45-year old actor, who is ranked among Forbes magazine's most bankable stars and is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time, said, "I played at being an astronaut a little bit. But I think you need to have a really kind of a hardcore pioneering spirit", Fox Studios has reported.

Praising all astronauts, he added, "I think astronauts are the same people who were explorers 500 years ago and jumping on ships and sailing to faraway lands and courting death and pushing the envelope for all of humanity. Thank God there are people like that because that's how we grow and expand and that's how eventually we'll get some of the species off of planet Earth and someplace else".

Damon played the role of Astronaut Mark Watney in highly-acclaimed director Ridley Scott's ' The Martian', which is all set to premiering for the very first time on television on Star Movies on 9th October at 1pm & 9 pm. (ANI)

New Delhi [India], April 27 (ANI): Adding yet another first to his huge repertoire of firsts, Bollywood Superstar Shahrukh Khan will be addressing the audience in a conference at TED Talks in Canada.

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Last rites of Vinod Khanna performed in Mumbai

Updated: Apr 27, 2017 18:38 IST     

New Delhi [India], April 27 (ANI): The last rites of Bollywood's veteran actor Vinod Khanna, who passed away at the age of 70 due to cancer, were performed at Worli crematorium in Mumbai.

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London [UK], April 27 (ANI): Offering their condolences on the passing of Bollywood's veteran actor and Member of Parliament Vinod Khanna, Anupam Kher said that this country will not only miss him as an actor, but for the great human he was.

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Vinod Khanna (1946-2017): Little-known facts about him

Updated: Apr 27, 2017 17:46 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 27 (ANI): A villain, a star, a sanyasi and a politician, Vinod Khanna, also known as "the monk who sold his Mercedes" and Swami Vinod Bharti, today succumbed to cancer at the age of 70.

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New Delhi [India], Apr 27 (ANI): Looks like, this is the day Disneylanders will always remember as the day they almost caught Captain Jack Sparrow!

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B-town mourns passing away of Vinod Khanna

Updated: Apr 27, 2017 14:18 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr.27 (ANI): Bollywood celebrities have expressed their heartfelt grief and condolences at veteran actor Vinod Khanna's demise who breathed his last at 11:20 a.m. on Thursday due to advanced bladder carcinoma.

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Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 27 (ANI): Emma Watson recently got a bit of a 'Harry Potter' reunion moment with on-screen Ginny Weasley, Bonnie Wright, at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of Watson's new movie, 'The Circle.'

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Indian film icon Vinod Khanna passes away at 70

Updated: Apr 27, 2017 12:20 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr. 27 (ANI): In a tragic blow to the Indian film industry, Bollywood icon Vinod Khanna breathed his last on Thursday.

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New Delhi [India], Apr 27 (ANI): Overruling the censor board's refusal, Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) has issued 'A' or adults certificate to feminist drama 'Lipstick Under My Burkha'.

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Villain character lured Priyanka Chopra to choose 'Baywatch'

Updated: Apr 27, 2017 02:03 IST     

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 27 (ANI): Starting the promotions of her maiden Hollywood film 'Baywatch' from India, Global icon Priyanka Chopra said after some amazing scripts, she chose 'Baywatch' as it is a big global movie and playing the character of a villain was something she found challenging.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 26 (ANI): Praising his 'Baywatch' co-star Priyanka Chopra was being an incredible and kickass villain, Hollywood actor Dwayne Johnson every super hero movie needs a villain and the Bollywood actor is the one.

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New Delhi [India], April 26 (ANI): Mocking KRK aka Kamaal Rashid Khan for his commentary at the latest IPL match between Kings Xi Punjab and Gujarat lions, controversy queen Rakhi Sawant claimed that she can do 10 times better and can teach him as well.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 26 (ANI): After conquering the Hollywood industry, Global star Priyanka Chopra has confirmed about her upcoming Bollywood projects, saying she has locked three films and would reveal them once she get the clarity of 'Quantico 3' schedule.

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Composer Palash Muchhal releases new single

Updated: Apr 26, 2017 15:15 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 26 (ANI): One of the youngest music composers in Bollywood, Palash Muchhal, who has composed songs like 'Party Toh Bante Hai' (Bhootnath Returns) and 'Tu Hi Hai Aashiqui' (Dishkiyaoon) has released his latest hindi song 'Tu Jo Kahe'.

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Daddy Shahid enjoys pool time with 'missy' Misha

Updated: Apr 26, 2017 14:16 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 26 (ANI): Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor is making full use of his free time by chilling with daughter Misha.

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Big B back as 'angry young man' in 'Sarkar 3' trailer

Updated: Apr 26, 2017 14:16 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 26 (ANI): Ram Gopal Varma is back to take us further into the world of Mumbai's uncrowned king, Subhash Nagre portrayed by Amitabh Bachchan.

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Will Smith to star in Ang Lee's 'Gemini Man'

Updated: Apr 26, 2017 14:02 IST     

Los Angeles [USA], Apr 26 (ANI): Looks like Will Smith is all set to fight himself in Ang Lee's 'Gemini Man'.

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Tom Hardy catches thief in H'wood style chase

Updated: Apr 26, 2017 13:00 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 26 (ANI): The reel life 'Bane' becomes a 'Dark Knight' in the real life.

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'Evil' PeeCee owns it in new 'Baywatch' trailer

Updated: Apr 26, 2017 12:36 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 26 (ANI): Priyanka Chopra outshines in the new trailer of 'Baywatch' and how!

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Anushka Shetty, Prabhas look regal in 'Baahubali 2' posters

Updated: Apr 26, 2017 11:50 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 26 (ANI):'Baahubali : The Conclusion' is all set to hit theatres in a couple of days and to hype up the curiosity among the audiences, the makers have unveiled new posters of Prabhas and Anushka Shetty, in their respective characters.

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