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Meet Rozi Khan, a Pakistani with a ‘stark’ resemblance with Game of Thrones’ Tyrion Lannister

Pakistani waiter Rozi Khan had never heard of the Game of Thrones — or its hugely popular character Tyrion Lannister — until his striking resemblance to the dwarf anti-hero got heads turning at home. The 25-year-old so resembles actor Peter Dinklage — who has played the witty and wily nobleman since the hit series’ first season in 2010 — that he gets regularly stopped by strangers desperate for a picture. “I don’t mind. A lot of my pictures have been taken, that’s why I have become very famous everywhere,” he said.…

Game of Thrones actor warns about husky craze

LONDON: Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage on Tuesday urged fans of the series to stop buying huskies because of their similarity to fearsome "direwolves", as many were being quickly abandoned. "To all Game of Thrones' many wonderful fans, we understand that due to the direwolves' huge popularity, many folks are going out and buying huskies," the US actor, who plays Tyrion Lannister, said in a statement issued by the animal rights group PETA. "Shelters are... reporting that many of the huskies are being abandoned…

‘Game of Thrones’ draws 7.1 mln viewers for blood-filled finale

LOS ANGELES: The blood-filled finale of the fourth season of HBO's fantasy series "Game of Thrones" was watched by 7.1 million viewers, the network said on Monday, topping the 5.4 million people who watched last season's closing episode. The Sunday episode of "Game of Thrones," titled "The Children," concluded with many of the show's leading characters making pivotal decisions that will set their path for next season while a crucial few met their demise. HBO said a gross audience of 9.3 million viewers watched the episode…

‘Game of Thrones’ most popular series in HBO history

NEW YORK: "Game of Thrones," HBO's Emmy-award winning fantasy epic, has surpassed "The Sopranos" as its most popular series ever, the premium cable network said on Thursday. Episodes in the fourth season of the show have an average gross audience of 18.4 million, including repeat showings, video on demand and mobile streaming, which broke the record of 18.2 million set by the 2002 season of the mobster drama, "The Sopranos." Video on demand and delayed viewing habits have changed significantly since 2002, with more options…