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India showcases film promotion initiative at Cannes Film Fest

By Utpal Borpujari य New Delhi Indian cinema may be missing this year from the marquee sections of the ongoing 70th Cannes Film Festival, barring FTII student Payal Kapadia’s short “Afternoon Clouds”, the government has chosen to use the platform to showcase India’s initiative to develop the film sector in the country. The National Film … Continue reading India showcases film promotion initiative at Cannes Film Fest

Sir Roger Moore, James Bond actor, is no more

AMN Actor Sir Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond, has died, his family has announced. He was 89,. He played the famous spy in seven Bond films including Live and Let Die and A View to a Kill. His family confirmed the news on Twitter, saying he had died after “a short but … Continue reading Sir Roger Moore, James Bond actor, is no more

Actress Reema Lagoo passes away in Mumbai

AMN Veteran film and theater actor Reema Lagoo passed away in Mumbai early this morning following cardiac arrest. She was 59. She complained of chest pain last night and was rushed to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital where she breathed her last. The senior actress started her career as a Marathi stage artist in 1970s. She … Continue reading Actress Reema Lagoo passes away in Mumbai

Justin Bieber enthralls audience at Mumbai stadium

International pop sensation Justin Bieber enthralled audiance at a Mumbai stadium last evening. The crowd packed with ecstatic ‘Beliebers’ including celebrities from film fraternity and the many others from across India. The Canadian singer entered the stage amid a stunning display of fireworks. He was supported by backup dancers throughout his performance. Crowd of over … Continue reading Justin Bieber enthralls audience at Mumbai stadium

Venkaiah Naidu Condoles passing away of Vinod Khanna

Minister for Information & Broadcasting M Venkaiah Naidu has condoled the passing away of cinestar and Member of Parliament Vinod Khanna. In a condolence message to the bereaved family, Naidu said “I am deeply saddened by the passing away of a great film personality and Member of Parliament (Gurdaspur) Shri Vinod Khanna. I am shocked … Continue reading Venkaiah Naidu Condoles passing away of Vinod Khanna

Film Actor Vinod Khanna is dead

Film Actor Vinod Khanna passed away today after prolonged illness. He succumbed to deadly cancer at hospital in Mumbai. The veteran actor was hospitalised in HN Reliance Foundation and Research Centre in Girgaum on March 31 after complaining of severe dehydration. A photo of the actor was circulating the internet where he looked frail and … Continue reading Film Actor Vinod Khanna is dead

Aamir Khan receives Dinanath Mangeshkar Award from RSS chief

Superstar Aamir Khan was honoured with the 75th Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Award for his blockbuster ‘Dangal’. RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat presented the Vishesh Puraskar, part of the Dinanath Mangeshkar Awards given to eminent personalties in various fields, to the 52-year-old actor whose wrestling saga was one of the biggest hits of 2016. Aamir said after … Continue reading Aamir Khan receives Dinanath Mangeshkar Award from RSS chief

K Viswanath selected for Dadasaheb Phalke Award

AMN Renowned film director and actor Kasinadhuni Viswanath has been selected for Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2016. President Pranab Mukherjee will confer the award on 3rd of next month at a function in New Delhi. The Award is given for outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Cinema. The award consists of … Continue reading K Viswanath selected for Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Film on legendary Assamese folk singer wins top award at IFFLA

By Utpal Borpujari “Sonar Baran Pakhi” (The Golden Wing), a Rajbanshi language feature film by Assamese filmmaker Bobby Sarma Baruah on the life and times of legendary Goalpariya folk singer Pratima Baruah Pandey, has won the Grand Jury Prize at the 15th annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA). The festival, which concluded with … Continue reading Film on legendary Assamese folk singer wins top award at IFFLA

Lipstick Under My Burkha to open at IFFLA

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi The Alankrita Srivastava-directed “Lipstick Under My Burkha”, which has been refused certification by the Central Board of Film Certification for being a “lady-oriented film” among other things, will open this year’s Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA). The festival, which will take place from April 5 with Zee … Continue reading Lipstick Under My Burkha to open at IFFLA

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