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Suchitra Sen was a legendary Indian actress known for her memorable roles in both Bengali-language and Hindi Bollywood films.

DVD review: Veep, The Complete First Season

Armando Iannucci and his pals from the BBC's The Thick of It relocate their quick-fire government insult-fest to Washington DC.

Beverley Callard is to make a return to Coronation Street as landlady Liz McDonald

Rover Returns: Liz McDonald is back in Coronation Street 20 years after first walking the cobbles

Beverley Callard is heading back to Coronation Street more than 20 years after her first appearance on the cobbles.

....'Enough said' indeed

Film: What’s scarier than a shark? A shark tornado!

It’s easy to see the logic behind Sharknado, a new film being touted to distributors at the Cannes film market: why have one just outlandish threat, when you can have two?

Actor Rob Lowe visits the White House earlier this year

Killing Kennedy: Rob Lowe to play assassinated American President JFK in 50th anniversary movie

American actor Rob Lowe will portray slain American President John F. Kennedy in a television movie.

ACC Jim Burns (John Lynch), DSI Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson) and Crime Scene Manager Sheldon Scwartz (Michael Colgan) in The Fall

BBC commissions second series of The Fall starring Gillian Anderson

The BBC has commissioned a second outing for its crime drama The Fall before the first series has even finished.

Scarlett Johansson (left) and Jessica Chastain (right) are in the running to portray Hillary Clinton (centre) in an upcoming film

Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Chastain among the front-runners to play Hillary Clinton in Rodham

Upcoming film expected to hit cinemas in time for the next presidential election

Emilia Clarke plays the silver-haired Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones

Page 3 Profile: Emilia Clarke aka daenerys Targaryen

Clothed? I almost didn’t recognise her.

Helen Hunt with John Hawkes in The Sessions

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The joke’s on me – Chechen leader is double the trouble in online hoax

As if one Ramzan Kadyrov were not trouble enough, for a while this week it appeared that the world might have to deal with two of them. Chechnya's controversial president posted a number of photographs on his Instagram account laughing and joking with a body double. Both men were dressed in the same outfits and bore such a close resemblance to each other that it was impossible to tell which was which.

Musician Keith Urban and jury member actress Nicole Kidman attend the 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Premiere during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 19, 2013 in Cannes

Seduced and Abandoned: Cannes Film Festival - where celebrity sells and celebrities sell themselves

Film stars come to Cannes to promote themselves and their projects - so where better to launch a wry documentary bemoaning the seeming dominance of celebrity pulling-power over content?

DVD & Blu-ray review: Trouble with the Curve (12)

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Tina Malone attends the Arqiva British Academy Television Awards 2013 at the Royal Festival Hall

Shameless actress Tina Malone reveals she is pregnant at 50 following IVF treatment

Shameless star Tina Malone has revealed she is five weeks pregnant at the age of 50 following successful IVF treatment.

Olivia Coleman poses with her BAFTA awards

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Sheridan Smith, who was surprised to receive the leading actress award for her role in 'Mrs Biggs' (Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)

‘Don’t cry, you look like a kn*b’ – Sheridan Smith sobs and swears her way through Bafta TV acceptance speech

The award for most surprised winner at last night’s British Academy Television Awards went to Sheridan Smith.

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If the West needs a bridge to the 'moderates' inside Isis, maybe we could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive after all

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Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath in a new light

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How one man's day in high heels showed him that Cannes must change its 'no flats' policy

One man's day in high heels

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