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Renowned Hindustani classical musician Annapurna Devi dead

AMN Renowned Hindustani musician Annapurna Devi passed away at the Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai today. She was 91. According to hospital officials, the legendary singer breathed her last at 3.51 am. She was suffering from age-related issues for the last few years. Annapurna Devi was an Indian Surbahar player of Hindustani classical music and … Continue reading Renowned Hindustani classical musician Annapurna Devi dead

Musician Balabhaskar passes away

Violinist Balabhaskar, who had lit up thousands of stages and hearts with his mellifluous rendering of popular songs and his mastery in fusion music, is no more. Balabhaskar (40) had been battling for life ever since he and his family met with an accident just outside the State capital on September 25. His two-year-old daughter … Continue reading Musician Balabhaskar passes away

President, PM greet Lata Mangeshkar on her birthday

Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have greeted legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on her birthday. In a tweet, Mr Kovind said may her melodious voice continue to mesmerise millions across the world for years to come. In his message, Mr Modi said her exceptional work, spanning decades has endeared her to crores of … Continue reading President, PM greet Lata Mangeshkar on her birthday

Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi passes away

WEB DESK Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi passed away Sunday morning after a prolonged illness. She was 64. Kalpana breathed her last around 4:30 am on Sunday at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai. “She passed away at the (Kokilaben Dhirubhai) Ambani hospital at 4.30 am. She was suffering from a chronic kidney disease and liver failure. She was … Continue reading Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi passes away

Assamese movie ‘Village Rockstars’ is India’s official entry for Oscars

Assamese movie ‘Village Rockstars’ has been selected as India’s official entry to the Oscars 2019. The film is directed by Rima Das. An all-India jury constituted by Film Federation of India (FFI) under the chairmanship of Kannada producer Rajendra Singh Babu made the announcement at a press conference in Mumbai on Saturday. Set in Das’ … Continue reading Assamese movie ‘Village Rockstars’ is India’s official entry for Oscars

Puducherry to be on film festival map with 1st PIFF

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi Puducherry will etch its name on the film festival map on September 25, the day the 1st Pondicherry International Film Festival (PIFF) ith the screening of French film Félicité directed by Alain Gomis, which had won the the Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize at Berlinale 2017. To be held … Continue reading Puducherry to be on film festival map with 1st PIFF

Film Review- ‘Manmarziyan’- Old Wine in New Bottle

Syed Ali Mujtaba The film ‘Manmarziyan’ is a love triangle that’s an age old formula of the Bollywood. Rajkapur attempted this in ‘Sangam’ in 1965; Anurag Kashyap is doing same in 2018, having over 1000 movies as his inspirational syllabi. In his film Rajkapur tried to portray decency, morality, dignity, elegance and style in the … Continue reading Film Review- ‘Manmarziyan’- Old Wine in New Bottle

Dilip Kumar ‘Improving,’ but Still in ICU

file photo MUMBAI Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati hospital and diagnosed with mild pneumonia, is currently in the ICU but his “condition is reported improving,”. Dilip Kumar was admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati hospital on Wednesday after he had complained of “breathlessness” due to chest infection. Manager of Dilip Kumar’s official … Continue reading Dilip Kumar ‘Improving,’ but Still in ICU

9 features, 1 docu to represent India at Busan Film Fest in Korea

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi The 23rd edition of Busan International Film Festival, Asia’s premier film showcase, will have nine feature films and one documentary film from India, including six which will have their world premieres there. Devashish Makhija’s Manoj Bajpayee-starrer “Bhonsle”, Dar Gai-directed “Namdev Bhau”, Praveen Morchhale’s “Widow of Silence”, Hardik Mehta’s “Kaamyab” … Continue reading 9 features, 1 docu to represent India at Busan Film Fest in Korea

Patwardhan’s political documentary “Reason” to premiere in TIFF

Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi Noted documentary filmmaker Anand Patwardhan’s latest offering “Reason (Vivek)”, described as a chronicling of “India’s slide away from the complex tumult of a secular democracy towards hardening divisions of power, caste, and religious belief”, will have its world premiere at the forthcoming Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The 260-minute-long film … Continue reading Patwardhan’s political documentary “Reason” to premiere in TIFF

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