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‘Wakanda Forever’ scores 12 NAACP Image Award nomination

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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” earned 12 NAACP Image Awards nominations on Thursday, while “The Woman King” and “Abbott Elementary” will enter next month’s ceremony as other top nominees.

The “Black Panther” sequel — which found blockbuster success — led all film nominees. The Marvel film delved into the concept of Wakanda’s grief in the wake of the death of T’Challa — a character played by Chadwick Boseman, who died in 2020.

The film “The Woman King” starring Viola Davis and the ABC television series “Abbott Elementary” with Quinta Brunson each received nine nods. Both Davis and Brunson are nominated for entertainer of the year along with Mary J. Blige, Zendaya and Angela Bassett.

The awards honoring entertainers and writers of color will air live in Pasadena, California, on BET on Feb. 25 at 8 p.m. EST. The two-hour show will be held in front of an audience for the first time in three years.

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“This year’s nominees have conveyed a wide range of authentic stories and diverse experiences that have resonated with many in our community,” said Derrick Johnson, the president and CEO of the NAACP. “We’re proud to recognize their outstanding achievements and performances.”

“Wakanda Forever” and “The Woman King” will compete for outstanding motion picture along with “A Jazzman’s Blues,” “Till” and “Emancipation.”

ABC emerged with a leading 28 nominations with the help of “Abbott Elementary,” “black-ish” and “Wonder Years.”

Netflix, the streaming giant, received 15 nominations. RCA Records/RCA Inspiration has 11 nods, while Penguin Random House and HarperCollins Publisher led with nine in the literary categories.

In music, Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar both came away with five nominations.

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“We take pride in recognizing the trailblazing achievements and artistry of this year’s esteemed nominees and celebrating the powerful legacy of the NAACP,” said Connie Orlando, the EVP of specials, music programming & music strategy at BET. “We look forward to bringing the Image Awards back to Pasadena in front of a live audience and delivering unforgettable moments that epitomize the brilliance of the Black community.”

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How Wasim Akram keeps himself fit and energetic?

How Wasim Akram keeps himself fit and energetic?

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How Wasim Akram keeps himself fit and energetic?

Cricketer and commentator Wasim Akram has taken to social media to share insights into his morning routine and breakfast habits, revealing the secret behind his fitness despite battling diabetes. 

In a video on his social media accounts, the cricket star said he rises at 6am every morning, administering six units of insulin alongside. He elaborated that his day typically starts with a brisk 8-kilometre walk after dropping his daughter at school. 

“I have been living with diabetes for 25 years,” Akram emphasised in a crucial video message, highlighting his daily struggle and dedication to maintaining his health.

He said that he “rises at 6am every morning, administering six units of insulin alongside.” 

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Currently, in Melbourne, Akram stated that he was recording the video at 10am local time while having his breakfast. Before his meal, he had already administered another six units of insulin.

Detailing the contents of his breakfast table, he explained that his wife had prepared low-fat yogurt for him along with some bananas, blueberries, and muesli, which help regulate sugar levels throughout the day.

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Asad Siddiqui celebrates birthday with wife

Asad Siddiqui celebrates birthday with wife

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Asad Siddiqui celebrates birthday with wife

Pakistan showbiz industry actor Asad Siddiqui has celebrated his birthday in a buoyant manner with his wife.

Zara Noor Abbas, taking advantage of the occasion, also released a few photos on the Instagram which are loved by fans.

The fans of the showbiz industry couple have liked the romantic picture shared .

She captioned the post, “ Asad, congratulation to you on your birthday. May you continue to remain happy. I really love you!”

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Why Usman Khan does not want to work with Kubra Khan

Why Usman Khan does not want to work with Kubra Khan

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Why Usman Khan does not want to work with Kubra Khan

Famous actor Usman Mukhtar has refused to work with Kubra Khan.

Usman Mukhtar made this remark while appearing as a guest at a private news channel.

“She actually trolls a lot on the set. Once she came up with a head set and VR and gave it to me to wear; it was a virtual building top, She sent me on the plank, and then she pushed me, I thought I was falling from the height, she filmed it too and sent it to me on my birthday. Also, I had a height phobia, so it was really terrible.”

He said Kubra sent him video on his birthday and trolled him. 

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“Though she is my good friend, I will not work with him,” Usman said.

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