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HBO hackers ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 climax leaks

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Washington, Aug 26: HBO hackers leaked the climax of last episode of “Game of Thrones” Season 7 and called themselves “Mr Smith”.

According to Mashable, the hacking group stole approximately 1.5 terabytes of data and said:” sixth wave of leaks that contain confidential plot summaries and details of how the season will end.”

“Mashable has read the confidential summary but has chosen not to publish the explicit details,” the report said.

HBO has said the hackers may continue to telecast the stolen information time to time to grab the attention.

“That’s a game we’re not going to participate in,” HBO said.

The hacking group demanded approximately $6.5 million worth of Bitcoin from HBO.

However, they claimed to sold the data to three customers in return of half the amount they had requested from HBO.

“By the way, we officially inform you and other hundreds of reporters whom we are emailing that we sold ‘HBO IS FALLING’ entire collection (5 TB) to three customers in deep web and we earned half of the requested ransom,” the hackers said.

“We put a condition for our respected customers and they approved. We will leak many many waves of HBO’s internal stuff to punish them for playing us and set an example of greedy corporation.”

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Pankaj Kapur to be honoured with ‘Icons of Indian Cinema’ Award

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Mumbai, Sep 26: Actor-director Pankaj Kapur will be honoured with ‘Icons of Indian Cinema’ Award at the closing ceremony of the ninth edition of Jagran Film Festival here.

The closing ceremony of the Mumbai edition will take place on Sunday, read a statement.

Pankaj, also a theatre artiste, is known for featuring in films like “Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro”, “Raakh” and “Maqbool”.

The festival started in Delhi on June 29 before travelling to cities like Kanpur, Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Patna, Dehradun, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Bhopal, Indore, Gorakhpur, Agra, Ludhiana, Hissar, Meerut and Raipur.

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Anupam Kher urges Manmohan Singh to watch ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’

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The Accidental Prime Minister' will depict Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh.

Mumbai, Sep 26: Anupam Kher has urged Manmohan Singh to watch “The Accidental Prime Minister”, in which the actor essays the former Prime Minister.

Actor Anupam Kher Manmohan Singh in "The Accidental Prime Minister

Anupam, who has wished Singh on his 86th birthday on Wednesday, tweeted: “Respected Dr Manmohan Singh! Here is wishing you a very happy and healthy birthday. Maybe I will get an opportunity to have a cup of tea and a piece of cake with you if you ever watch our film. I promise, you will like my portrayal.”

The 63-year-old actor said that his portrayal as Singh is “full of sincerity and honesty”.

The film is based on a book by Sanjaya Baru, a former media advisor to Manmohan Singh. Akshaye Khanna features as Baru, and Divya Seth Shah plays Manmohan Singh’s wife Gursharan Kaur in the movie.

It is directed by debutant Vijay Ratnakar Gutte, along with Hansal Mehta as the creative producer.

The script of “The Accidental Prime Minister”, produced by Bohra Bros, is written by Mayank Tewari. It is slated to release on December 21.

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Ranveer Singh has ‘fan moment’ on meeting P.V. Sindhu

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Mumbai, Sep 26: Actor Ranveer Singh says he had a fan moment meeting Indian star shuttler P.V. Sindhu and added that he loves her spirit.

Ranveer met Sindhu on Tuesday at the Forbes India Tycoon Of Tomorrow event, where he was feted with the Youth Icon Award.

Sindhu shared a photograph of herself with the actor and captioned it: “Finally we meet! It was such a pleasure meeting you and an absolute fan moment.I congratulate you for all the success and I wish you all the very best for your future endeavours. I would rather call you ‘rockstar’ than Ranveer Singh.”

To which, Ranveer replied: “Yes, finally! it was a pleasure indeed! and likewise, a fan moment for me too… You make us so proud, champ! Love your spirit. May you continue to shine bright.”

On the acting front, Ranveer is currently busy shooting for filmmaker Rohit Shetty’s “Simmba”, which also features actor Saif Ali Khan’s daughter Sara.

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