Tom Hanks in ‘Forrest Gump’
Sarah Taryam, Arts EditorCan you imagine if Tom Hanks had not played Forrest Gump in the movie “Forrest Gump” and instead the character was played by John Travolta? No, neither can I. This week we are looking at some famous Oscar winning roles that almost went to different actors.
Just because we enjoy watching a particular actor in a particular role, it does not mean that actor enjoyed being in that particular role.
Over the years we have seen plenty examples of actors falling for each other while filming a movie or TV show. This week we are taking a look at some of those couples who have gone the distance and lasted together,
Hollywood star Tom Hanks has shared that there was a time when he felt like a total failure. He experienced this low phase in his personal life.
Regina King promised an “Oscars movie with a cast of over 200 nominees.” Producer Steven Soderbergh pledged to create “a three hour film at Union Station.” On both grounds, this year’s Academy Awards were a failure. It turns out you can’t make a
The meeting of Arab League foreign ministers in Beirut is a reassurance to crisis-ridden Lebanon that it has the trust, and support of the Arab countries, and that it is an integral part of the Arab world.
EU-mediated US-Iran talks in Doha ended a week ago with each side blaming the other for failing to achieve a breakthrough in deadlocked negotiations over rescuing the 2015 agreement limiting Iran’s nuclear activities in exchange for lifting sanctions. Determined to keep on life support the moribund deal, dubbed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), EU foreign policy chief Joseph Borrell convened the Doha round following consultations with both the US and Iran.
This refers to the report ‘Congress will work to unite India,’ (July 3, Gulf Today). Before uniting India, it is imperative on Rahul to unite party workers. Leaders are leaving the party, losing power from state after state.
Although I am an Indian ex-pat raised in UAE all my life, I blend a lot with mostly Europeans let it be of any age or any gender so having asked some of the naughty teens who hail from the US and UK about their plans for the holidays they were revelry time already hinting me. “it’s fun time,” “party time mate.”