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Google Doodle remembers Meena Kumari on her 85the birth anniversary

WEB DESK Google today remembered the late legendary actress Meena Kumari on her 85th birth anniversary through its doodle. “As shown in the doodle, Meena Kumari captivated audiences with her beautiful, expressive eyes,” according to the official Google Doodle page. Born in 1933, Meena Kumari grew up on camera, lighting up the silver screen from … Continue reading Google Doodle remembers Meena Kumari on her 85the birth anniversary

Film ‘Unmaad’, an Attempt for Social Course Correction

By Syed Ali Mujtaba The upcoming film ‘Unmaad’ meaning ‘madness’ is all about using religion for political ends and communalising the society for creating vote banks. This phenomenon has been there in the Indian society for long time, but it’s since past few years it has reached to the majority community and has reached the … Continue reading Film ‘Unmaad’, an Attempt for Social Course Correction

‘Chalo Jeete Hain’, truly inspirational movie, says Lok Sabha Speaker

Our Correspondent / New Delhi A short film ‘Chalo Jeete Hain’ was screened in the presence of Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Union Minister of Home Affairs Rajnath Singh; Union Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj; Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar; former Deputy Prime Minister and Chairperson, Ethics Committee … Continue reading ‘Chalo Jeete Hain’, truly inspirational movie, says Lok Sabha Speaker

Priyanka Chopra ‘unprofessional for leaving Bharat’

WEB DESK Following media reports of her engagement with American boyfriend Nick Jonas, Priyanka Chopra pulled out of her upcoming film ‘Bharat’ and this has not gone well in India film fraternity. Photo Instagram While Pee Cee may have the blessings of director Ali Abbas Zafar on her engagement, one of the producers of ‘Bharat’ … Continue reading Priyanka Chopra ‘unprofessional for leaving Bharat’

NSD extension centre set up in Varanasi

By Utpal Borpujari/ New Delhi With Lok Sabha elections less than a year away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency Varanasi has got a new extension centre of National School of Drama (NSD) which will start operating from this academic session. Considered a hub of classical music, theatre and several other forms performing arts, Varanasi has … Continue reading NSD extension centre set up in Varanasi

SRK, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit among Indians in Oscar body

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi As part of its continued drive to introduce more diversity in its decision-making process, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has included 20 more Indians, including superstars Shah Rukh Khan, Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit, and thespians Saumitra Chatterjee and Naseeruddin Shah, in the fresh list of … Continue reading SRK, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit among Indians in Oscar body

IIFA 2018 Awards: ‘Tumhari Sulu’ best film, Irfan Khan best actor

Vidya Balan-starrer “Tumhari Sulu”, about a housewife who lands a job as a radio jockey, won the Best Picture Award at the International Indian Film Academy Awards 2018 in Bangkok. Irfan Khan was adjudged the Best Actor for his role of a father trying to get his child admitted in a posh English medium school … Continue reading IIFA 2018 Awards: ‘Tumhari Sulu’ best film, Irfan Khan best actor

DMC notice to producer of film ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’

AMN / New Delhi Delhi Minorities Commission, DMC has asked the producer the film “Nanak Shah Fakir” to desist from using insulting language and if same is repeated in the future, action will be taken against him. The Commission has further asked the producer to explain why he presented old approval letters of the Jathedars … Continue reading DMC notice to producer of film ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’

Why Are Indian Films Losing International Appeal?

KABIR ARORA With nearly 800 films produced in India every year, India is the largest film production market in the world in terms of number of films produced. Although many good regional language films are also produced in India, Bollywood-the Hindi Film Industry is still the main hub for Indian films. Despite churning out a … Continue reading Why Are Indian Films Losing International Appeal?

SC refuses to stall release of Rajinikanth movie ‘Kaala’

The Supreme Court today refused to stall the release of Tamil movie, ‘Kaala’, which is scheduled to hit theaters tomorrow. A vacation bench of the Apex Court refused to entertain a plea which sought an injunction against release of the movie starring Rajinikanth. The petitioner approached the top court against the 16th May order of … Continue reading SC refuses to stall release of Rajinikanth movie ‘Kaala’

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