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Ben Kingsley eager to play emperor who built Taj Mahal

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KINGSLEY. Voices villainous character in “The Boxtrolls.” photo by Ruben V. Nepales

It’s taking years before cameras finally start rolling, but Sir Ben Kingsley recently told us that he’s still set on making a dream project come true through his production company, SBK Pictures. “On our slate is (a film on) the building of the Taj Mahal by Shah Jahan, who was the Emperor of India at the time,” said the actor who won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for playing Mohandas Gandhi.

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Respect is earned, not given

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A person once complained, “I am upset because people don’t respect me.” Her friend’s advice: “First, you have to earn it.”

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Alay-Lakad’ on Sept. 7

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FROM LEFT: Ronald Jabal, Bong Osorio and Rochelle Hilario

The Alay-Lakad Para Sa Kabataan celebrates its 42nd anniversary with a walkathon at the Quirino Grandstand in Luneta on Sept. 7. Frank Evaristo, president of the Alay-Lakad Foundation, announced that this year’s theme is “Lakad Para sa Kinabukasan.”

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Voice Kids champ Lyca passes first acting challenge

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MALOU de Guzman (left) and Lyca Gairanod both did well in the mini-bio.

Now that “The Voice: Kids” champion Lyca Gairanod has become the toast of local show biz, producers are wondering if, like Nora Aunor before her, Lyca is not just a good singer but an all-around performer as well. Will she turn out to be a good actress?

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Elle Fanning hopes she and sister Dakota won’t end up rivals

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ELLE  identifies with animated alter ego, who’s also a go-getter. PHOTOS BY RUBEN V. NEPALES

“There isn’t, and I hope there never will be [competition between us],” Elle Fanning replied during our recent chat when asked if there was a bit of a friendly contest, career-wise, between her and older sister Dakota.

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