Astro Launches Malaysia's First Free Satelite TV

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 20 (Bernama) -- Astro has launched Malaysia's first free
satellite television, NJOI, as part of its aspiration to make lifelong learning,
information, entertainment, including sports, available to Malaysians for free.

Theatre Owners In Chennai May Axe Late Night Movies

CHENNAI, India, Dec 20 (Bernama) -- Theatre owners in Tamil Nadu, India's
cinema powerhouse, are mulling to ban screening of late shows as movie-goers are
skipping theatres at night in the bustling capital.

I was scared to do stunts myself in 'Don 2': Shah Rukh Khan

New Delhi, Dec 20 (PTI) Indian cine actor Shah Rukh Khan is seen performing some daring action sequences in his upcoming Hindi film 'Don 2', but the superstar says he was initially sceptical and scared to do the stunts, especially the one in which he had to jump off a 300-foot building.

KTMB Offers Trip To Warner Bros Studios In Harry Potter 'Ride Watch And Win' Contest

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 15 (Bernama) -- Electric Train System (ETS) coaches will
feature Harry Potter characters wraparound for three months to promote the
latest Harry Potter movie "Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows Part 2.

Doha Hosts WTA Grand Final in January

Doha, December 14 (QNA) - Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) Chairman, Mr. Ahmed Al Nuaimi, said the choice of Doha to host WTA's Grand Final reflects the country's growing importance and stature in the industry.

Katara to Inaugurate Open-Air Theater Sunday

Doha, December 10 (QNA) - The Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) announced on Saturday its intention to inaugurate Katara's Open-Air Theater amidst regional and international presence. The theater is considered one of the biggest open-air theaters in the Middle-East.

A R Rahman gets lifetime achievement award at Dubai Film Festival

Dubai, Dec 8 (PTI) Indian music maestro A R Rahman has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 8th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) here.

Homegrown films' market share falls below 60 pct last month

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korean films' share of the domestic movie market dropped below 60 percent in November for the first time in four months, a government agency for promoting homegrown films said on Wednesday.

K-Pop World Festival 2011 soon to open

Contestants in the upcoming K-Pop World Festival 2011 practice during a mentoring session at a Seoul studio on Dec. 6, 2011.

Dev Anand, the debonair Indian Hindi film hero

Mumbai, Dec 5 (PTI) Dev Anand, the debonair Indian Hindi film hero, whose signature puff hair and swagger enchanted fans across generations, outlived many of his contemporaries with his infectious zeal for life and cinema.