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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
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’
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 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
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, 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
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 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”, 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
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
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