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Emilia Clarke wants to be first female James Bond

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LONDON — Amid gossipy tidbits that actor Tom Hiddleston is in talks to replace Daniel Craig as the following James Bond, ‘Game of Thrones’ star Emilia Clarke has revealed she wants to be the first female to essay the iconic British superspy.

The 29-year-old actress has revealed that one of her biggest professional ambitions is to break new ground by becoming the first woman to star as the iconic secret agent, reports dailystar.co.uk. “I have a lot of unrealised dreams.

I would love to play Jane Bond. My ultimate leading man would be Leonardo DiCaprio. No doubt about it,” Clarke said. ‘The X Files’ actress Gillian Anderson hit the headlines last week by suggesting she could replace Craig as 007 and be called Jane Bond.

Clarke is currently promoting her first major leading role in director Thea Sharrock’s ‘Me Before You’, which is an adaption of a romantic novel of the same name written by Jojo Moyes.

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Bakar-Eid being celebrated

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POKHARA — The Muslim people people are celebrating their grand festival, Bakar Eid, with much fanfare today.

The festival which is to be continued for three days from today is also known as ‘Eid-Ul-Juha’. The Muslim community considers this as a festival of devotion.

Ali Miya Literary Foundation, Pokhara Chairperson and religious preacher Hanif Miya informed that the festival marked the beginning with the recitation of Islam scripture Nawaz at Idgaha of Pokhara in the early morning today.

The Muslim people who are almost 10,000 in number in Pokhara alone are marking the festival with much excitement, he added.

The Muslims visit the mosques, offer prayers to Allah, perform the Namaj prayers and exchange greetings each others on the occasion.

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