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Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar honoured with ‘Legendary Award ‘ 2017

Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar has been honoured with the ‘Legendary Award ‘ 2017 by Brand Laureate. The Brand Laureate Awards recognise world-class achievement in branding amongst individuals and companies. Lata expressed her heartfelt thanks to the Brand Laureate on twitter for honouring her. In 2012, actor Shah Rukh Khan was honoured with the Brand Laureate … Continue reading Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar honoured with ‘Legendary Award ‘ 2017

Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Circus’ to Rerun on Doordarshan

AMN Modern super star of the Indian film industry Shah Rukh Khan who entered the movie business with Deewana (1992), has given us memorable characters such as Ajay/Vicky in Baazigar, Sunil in Kabhi Haan Kabhi Na, Raj in DDLJ, Kabir Khan in Chak De! India, and Mohan Bhargav in Swades. Doordarshan will air Circus much … Continue reading Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Circus’ to Rerun on Doordarshan

Jiro Taniguchi, legend in Japan’s comic art of manga, dies

Jiro Taniguchi, a legend in Japan’s comic art of manga, died today at the age of 69. His publisher in France, Casterman, announced the death on its website expressing its deep condolences to the artist’s family. Taniguchi achieved an international following with works such as The Walking Man, The Summit of the Gods and The … Continue reading Jiro Taniguchi, legend in Japan’s comic art of manga, dies

Attack on Bhansali threatens creativity: Jaya Bachchan in Rajya Sabha

Bisheshwar Mishra /New Delhi Celebrated actress and Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan today hit out at the Centre and State government for taking no action against the alleged attackers of director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and his crew on the sets of ‘Padmavati’. Raising the issue during zero hour, Bachchan said that film industry which provided … Continue reading Attack on Bhansali threatens creativity: Jaya Bachchan in Rajya Sabha

Veteran film actress Geeta Sen passes away

Veteran film and stage actor Gita Sen, wife of film maker Mrinal Sen, died in Kolkata today. She was 86. Sen had been suffering from old age-related ailments . Sen had acted in several films including ‘Kolkata 71’ and ‘Akaler Sandhane’. She had also been part of the theatre movement. Film and theatre personalities visited … Continue reading Veteran film actress Geeta Sen passes away

La La Land sweeps Golden Globes with seven awards

“La La Land”, a romantic musical comedy-drama film swept the Golden Globes awards winning all the seven categories including the top award of best musical or comedy at a glittering  ceremony in Los Angeles. The film director Damien Chazelle took home the trophies for best director and screenplay. The film’s leading stars Ryan Gosling and … Continue reading La La Land sweeps Golden Globes with seven awards

Veteran actor Om Puri passes away

PM & many Bollywood celebrities express grief Veteran versatile actor Om Puri, who gave countless memorable performances in movies of diverse genres, died at his residence in Mumbai this morning after a massive heart attack. He was 66. From Bollywood to Hollywood, from independent to art films, the noted actor, known for his versatility, gave … Continue reading Veteran actor Om Puri passes away

British singer George Michael dies at 53

British singer George Michael who launched his career with Wham! in the 1980s and continued his success as a solo performer, has died at the age of 53 at home in Goring, Oxfordshire. Michael sold more than 100 million albums in his career. Thames Valley Police said, they are treating the death as unexplained but … Continue reading British singer George Michael dies at 53

IFFI ties up with UNESCO to make cinema accessible to visually impaired

 Utpal Borpujari in Panaji FOLLOW US ON TWITTER The 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) brought about a unique endeavour to differently-abled filmgoers – it screened three popular films, “ Gandhi”, “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” and “Dhanak” for children with disabilities through audio-description under the Accessible India Campaign (Sugayama Bharat Abhiyan). The initiative was made … Continue reading IFFI ties up with UNESCO to make cinema accessible to visually impaired

Oscar body working to preserve Ray films, to collaborate with NFAI

By Utpal Borpujari in Panaji  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), which gives out the Oscar Awards, is working continuously to save the work of maestro Satyajit Ray. And that is not all. AMPAS is also looking at collaborating closely with the National Film Archives of India (NFAI) to preserve and restore … Continue reading Oscar body working to preserve Ray films, to collaborate with NFAI

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