American born-Swiss songwriter, singer and actress Tina Turner first made it big as a member of ‘Ike & Tina Turner Revue’ with hits like ‘River Deep – Mountain High’ (1966) and ‘Proud Mary’ (1971). She released her debut album ‘Tina Turns the Country On’ in 1974 that was followed by several hits including ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It’ (1993) and ‘Twenty Four Seven’ (1999). She has appeared as herself in a number of television shows and films and won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for her performance in ‘Mad Max beyond Thunderdome’ (1985).
Tina and Ike Turner fell out with each other in the mid 70s due to Ike’s drug abuse and domestic violence. During this period their shows flopped and ultimately led to their divorce. She made a comeback with her solo album ‘Private Dancer’ (1984) that was a huge success, winning four Grammy Awards and selling more than 20 million copies worldwide.
Tina re-married at the age of 73 in 2013 and still has a large fan following. ‘TINA: The Musical’ is a biographical depiction of her life that is in the making and set to be released at the Aldwych Theatre in London’s West End in 2018.
Tommy is a satirical musical drama film which tells the story of a young boy who receives a terrible shock after seeing his stepfather murder his father over an argument. This makes him psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind. However, when he stumbles upon a pinball machine, his life takes a turn as he turns out to be a natural prodigy in the game. He soon becomes a champion and starts attracting a religious following.
A magic movie ticket transports teenager Danny Madigan into the fictional world of his favorite movie character, the indestructible Los Angeles Cop Jack Slater. When the fictional villain, Mr. Benedict, uses the same ticket to escape into the real world, Danny and Slater must also travel back and team up to stop him.
In this third movie in the Mad Max film series, Max Rockatansky find himself in Bartertown ruled by Aunty Entity. In exchange for his supplies and freedom, she asks him to engage in a duel with her rival. However, things go awry and he is banished from Bartertown. He later comes across and helps a group of children whose parents survived a plane crash.
Tina Turner Awards
|Winner||Album of the Year||2008|
|Winner||Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female||1989|
|Winner||Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female||1987|
|Winner||Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female||1986|
|Winner||Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female||1985|
|Winner||Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female||1985|
|Winner||Song of the Year||1985|
|Winner||Record of the Year||1985|
|Winner||Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Group||1972|
|Winner||Lifetime Achievement Award||2018|
|Bryan Adams & Tina Turner: It's Only Love||Best Stage Performance in a Video||1986|
|Tina Turner: What's Love Got to Do with It||Best Female Video||1985|