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Dev Patel and Freida Pinto: Totally a Couple!

Celebuzz | April 27, 2009 - 10:30 am

Sorry, Dev Patel; your mom has let the cat out of the bag about your relationship with Slumdog Millionaire costar Freida Pinto.
The two have adamantly denied that they’re an item in the past, and speculation ramped up to a fever pitch after Patel and Pinto were photographed enjoying an intimate meal in Israel… More »

UPDATE: ‘Slumdog’ Star Rubina Ali’s Father Arrested!

Celebuzz | April 20, 2009 - 3:25 pm

UPDATE: British newspaper The Sun reports that Slumdog Millionaire star Rubina Ali’s father, Rafiq Qureshi, was arrested last night on suspicion of trying to sell his nine-year-old, newly famous daughter.
The paper reports that Indian police arrested Qureshi after his ex-wife—and Rubina’s mother—Khurshida complained to them.
Khurdisha—who split with Quershi in 2001—tells the… More »

‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Producers Donate $742,000 to Mumbai

Celebuzz | April 16, 2009 - 8:05 am

The children of Mumbai are about to get a major helping hand, thanks to the producers of this year’s Oscars sensation, Slumdog Millionaire.
People magazine reports that the people behind the movie, which was filmed in the poverty-stricken Indian city, are donating $742,000 to provide healthcare and education for Mumbai’s youth. The money will… More »

Rubiana Ali Goes Big-Time

Celebuzz | March 28, 2009 - 2:00 pm

For an eight-year-old—or anybody, really—Rubiana Ali is keeping some pretty serious company these days.
Ali—who played young Latika in the Oscar-scoring movie Slumdog Millionaire, spent three days last week shooting a commercial for a carbonated water and ginger ale company at the Lake Palace in Udaipur, India.
Rubiana’s co-star in the ad? An… More »

Rubiana Ali: ‘Slumdog’ Star is the Champ of India

Betsy Waldman | February 26, 2009 - 5:00 pm

We’re still in love with Slumdog Millionaire sweetheart Rubiana Ali, who stole our hearts at the Oscars afterparties.
And we’re not the only ones. Ali’s return home to India following the miraculous Academy Awards triumph brought scenes of major jubilation. India’s national newspaper reported “a reception befitting megastars and demigods” as crowds swarmed the… More »

Rubiana Ali: Oscars’ New Star, the Queen of Cute

Celebuzz | February 23, 2009 - 8:00 pm

If there was one true break-out star from last night’s Oscar festivities, it might well be supremely adorable Rubiana Ali.
This was her night!
After flying with her family from India for the Academy Awards, the nine-year-old star of the wildly successful Slumdog Millionaire stole the hearts of everyone she came across. And… More »

The Oscars: ‘Slumdog’ Sweeps!

tracimac | February 22, 2009 - 10:07 pm

Slumdog Millionaire, the tale of two poor, star-crossed lovers in Mumbai, India, won eight Oscars at the 81st Annual Academy Awards including Best Director and Best Picture.
Director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, 28 Days Later) bounced onto the stage, explaining that he had told his children many years ago that he would act like the… More »

‘Slumdog’ Actress Freida Pinto: Her Secret Husband’s Heartbreak

Betsy Waldman | February 18, 2009 - 11:25 am

As the Academy Awards approach, details of Slumdog Millionaire actress Freida Pinto’s personal life are bubbling to the surface.
The respected British newspaper the Daily Telegraph reports today that the stunning actress has been “hiding a secret husband.”
This has followed media reports over the weekend that Pinto had separated from… More »

The Oscar Nominations For 2009!

Celebuzz | January 22, 2009 - 6:00 am

The Oscar nominations were announced this morning, and Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have now been nominated for almost every major cinematic awards this year, according to Us.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button received the most nominations this year with 13 in total.
Angelina was nominated for Best Actress for her role… More »

National Board of Review Fetes ‘Slumdog Millionaire’

Celebuzz | January 15, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Manhattan’s Cipriani was the setting for Wednesday night’s National Board of Review 2008 awards.
While the event isn’t as high profile as awards season throw-downs such as the Grammys or the Oscars, actresses like Amy Adams, Salma Hayek and Anne Hathaway tuned the night into an excuse to get decked out in high-class couture. More »