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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

Abu Azmi questions Karan Johar ‘Surrogacy drama’

Asks why he can not marry ? MUMBAI /AMN Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi today pulled up Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar for his decision to take the surrogacy route to father twins — a girl and a boy, asking why he could not marry. “Itne bade ho gaye, shaadi nahin kar sakte? Koi beemari hai … Continue reading Abu Azmi questions Karan Johar ‘Surrogacy drama’

‘La La Land’ wins six awards at 89th Oscar Academy Awards

The showbiz fairy tale “La La Land” has won leading six awards at the 89th Oscar Academy Awards. “La La Land” won awards for best actress Emma Stone, its jazz-infused songs and its Director, Damien Chazelle. The coming-of-age drama “Moonlight” won the best picture award. Casey Affleck took the Oscar for Best Actor for his … Continue reading ‘La La Land’ wins six awards at 89th Oscar Academy Awards

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

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