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Malayalam, Ladakhi films win big at IFFI

By Utpal Borpujari / Panaji (Goa) Indian cinema scored big at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) with Malayalam film “Ee Maa Yau” getting the best director’s Silver Peacock for its maker Lijo Jose Pellissery and lead Chemban Vinod getting the Silver Peacock for Best Actor. Another Indian film that won big was … Continue reading Malayalam, Ladakhi films win big at IFFI

Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz passes away

WEB DESK Well known Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz passed away in Mumbai today. He was 64. The singer died in Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai. Aziz, who was known for his love for Mohammad Rafi, started his musical career in Kolkata and then moved to Mumbai. At his peak, he was considered an heir to … Continue reading Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz passes away

49th International Film Festival of India begins

AMN / GOA The 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) began last evening in Goa. The opening ceremony was held at the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium in Bambolim, near Panaji. Goa Governor Mridula Sinha, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore, Goa Cabinet Minister Sudin Dhavlikar and Information and Broadcasting Secretary Amit … Continue reading 49th International Film Festival of India begins

Israeli films to be focus of 49th International Film Festival

World Panorama section will present 67 movies including 15 OSCAR nominated films from different countries. AMN / GOA The 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will began on Tuesday at Panaji in Goa. The 9-day event will showcase 212 films from 68 countries. While TheAspern Papers is the opening film, Sealed Lips will be the … Continue reading Israeli films to be focus of 49th International Film Festival

Anushka Sharma unveils her wax figurine

It’s the first ever interactive wax figure at Madame Tussauds! AMN / SINGAPORE Actress Anushka Sharma unveiled her first ever wax statue at the Madame Tussauds museum in Sigapore today.  Given her popularity across countries, the wax museum at Singapore unveiled the first ever interactive wax statue that will wow the visitors. Anushka’s life-like figure … Continue reading Anushka Sharma unveils her wax figurine

Ad Guru Alyque Padamsee is no more

AMN / Mumbai -Famed for Liril Girl and Hamara Bajaj Ad Guru Alyque Padamsee passed away today in Mumbai. He was 90. -Padamsee was also leading theatre personality, known for his productions Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar and Tuglaq. – Padamsee is also known for playing Muhammad Ali Jinnah in the film Gandhi. -President, V P, PM … Continue reading Ad Guru Alyque Padamsee is no more

Kishore Kumar, the versatile artist of Indian Cinema

By Onkar Singh Kishore Kumar was one of the versatile playback singer, actor, lyricist-composer producer-director and screenwriter of Indian cinema. He remained active from 1949 until his death in 1987. He was famous for singing upbeat light songs, and light comical acting roles. However in his long career, he worked in almost every capacity in … Continue reading Kishore Kumar, the versatile artist of Indian Cinema

Spider-Man fame American writer Stan Lee dies at 95

Pic From Stan Lee twitter AMN WEB DESK American comic book writer and former chief of Marvel Comics Stan Lee has died in Los Angeles. He was 95. Lee created the Fantastic Four for Marvel Comics in 1961 and went on to create titles like Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk. Lee’s wife, Joan, also died … Continue reading Spider-Man fame American writer Stan Lee dies at 95

24th Kolkata International Film Festival begins with fanfare

Our Correspondent / Kolkata The 24th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) began at the Netaji Indoor Stadium here on Saturday evening. It was jointly inaugurated by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Dadasaheb Phalke awardee Soumitra Chatterjee and veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan. 171 full-time movies and 150 small-time movies of 70 countries will be shown … Continue reading 24th Kolkata International Film Festival begins with fanfare

212 films from 68 countries to be showcased in IFFI

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi The 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be held Goa during November 20-28 promises to be a veritable treat for cinema lovers, with 212 films from over 68 countries, including some of the biggest films of this year, being showcased in it. IFFI, which will celebrate its … Continue reading 212 films from 68 countries to be showcased in IFFI

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Malayalam, Ladakhi films win big at IFFI

By Utpal Borpujari / Panaji (Goa) Indian cinema scored big at the 49th International Film Festival of India ( ...

Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz passes away

WEB DESK Well known Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz passed away in Mumbai today. He was 64. The singe ...

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