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Swedish DJ Avicii top electronic dance music artist dies at 28

  WEB DESK / AMN Swedish DJ Avicii, one of the world’s biggest dance music stars, has died in Oman at the age of 28. Avicii’s club anthems include Wake Me Up, Levels, and recently, Lonely Together with Rita Ora. His representative in a statement said it is with profound sorrow that we announce the … Continue reading Swedish DJ Avicii top electronic dance music artist dies at 28

Rohena Gera’s debut film “Sir” heads for Cannes Critics’ Week

  By Utpal Borpujari After Nandita Das’ “Manto” getting selected to the official Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival, another woman director from India will shine at Cannes this year. Debutante filmmaker Rohena Gera’s “Sir”, an unlikely romance between an upper class man and his housemaid, is the only non-European film among … Continue reading Rohena Gera’s debut film “Sir” heads for Cannes Critics’ Week

Dharmendra to be conferred with Raj Kapoor Lifetime award

By A Correspondent / MUMBAI Maharashtra government has decided to confer prestigious Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement award to Veteran Bollywood actor Dharmendra and Raj Kapoor Special Contribution awards to filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani Maharashtra Culture Minister Vinod Tawde tweeted the names of the winners on Sunday. He said he is delighted to announce the names of … Continue reading Dharmendra to be conferred with Raj Kapoor Lifetime award

Nandita Das’ “Manto” only Indian film in Cannes official selection

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi From India, the country that boasts itself of the world’s largest film industry, there is only one film that has made it to the official selection of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, and that’s Nandita Das-directed biopic “Manto”. The film, starring the brilliant NawazuddinSiddiqui in the title role, will … Continue reading Nandita Das’ “Manto” only Indian film in Cannes official selection

65th National Film Awards announced

Vinod Khanna gets Dadasaheb Phalke Award posthumously AMN Assamese Film Village Rockstar bagged the best film award at the 65th National Film Awards. Newton has been selected as the Best Hindi Film. The 65th National Film Awards were announced in New Delhi today. Water Baby has been adjudged the Best Non-Feature Film. National award for … Continue reading 65th National Film Awards announced

Karan Johar to launch two newcomers

Mumbai Producer/ Director Karan Johar is ready to launch two new faces in Bollywood with “Student Of The Year 2”, the second instalment of his own 2012 directorial “Student Of The Year”. Young star Tiger Shroff plays the male lead in the new film. “Student Of The Year 2” is being directed by Punit Malhotra, … Continue reading Karan Johar to launch two newcomers

Supreme Court clears decks for release of movie Nanak Shah Fakir

AMN Supreme Court has cleared the decks for an all-India release of the controversial movie ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’ on 13th of this month.The Apex court criticised the apex Sikh body Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) for putting restrictions on the release of the movie, based on the life and teachings of the first Sikh guru, … Continue reading Supreme Court clears decks for release of movie Nanak Shah Fakir

Banned by Censors, “Unfreedom” reaches India via Netflix

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi “Unfreedom”, the directorial debut of US-based Raj Amit Kumar which was banned by the Central Board of Film Certification during PahlajNihalani’stenure as CBFC chairman, is now available in India via Netflix. Starring internationally-acclaimed Victor Banerjee and AdilHussain, the thriller set in New York and New Delhi has two parallel … Continue reading Banned by Censors, “Unfreedom” reaches India via Netflix

Iranian master’s Spanish language film to open Cannes Film Festival

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi “Everybody Knows (Todos Lo Saben)”, the latest film by double Oscar-winning director AsgharFarhadi of Iran starring powerhouse actor stars Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem, will open this year’s Cannes Film Festival, in what will be the first non-English, non-French film starting the world’s biggest film jamboree since 2004. Incidentally, … Continue reading Iranian master’s Spanish language film to open Cannes Film Festival

Shekhar Kapur to chair central panel of Film Awards

AMN Veteran film maker, director Shekhar Kapur has been appointed as chairman of the central panel of the 65th National Film Awards. Mr Kapur is known for his work in Hindi cinema and International cinema. The central panel comprises a chairperson and 10 other members, including five regional chairpersons who head the respective regional panels. … Continue reading Shekhar Kapur to chair central panel of Film Awards

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Justice Rajinder Sachar is no more

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“Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas” is not mere a slogan, says Naqvi

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Supreme Court judgment recognises powers of NCMEI

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court has ruled that the National Commission for Minority Education ...

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TTFI recommends CWG medalist Manika Batra’s name for Arjuna Award

The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has recommended Manika Batra, the country's only quadruple medalli ...

Bengaluru FC wins Super Cup Football tournament

Bengaluru FC have won the inaugural edition of Super Cup Football tournament.=In the final at the Kalinga Stad ...

CWG 2018: Shuttlers continue India’s medal rush in Gold Coast

Gold Coast India's badminton players continued their fine run here on Sunday with Saina Nehwal and Kidambi ...