CINEMA / TV

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

Shammi Kapoor, First Dancing Star of Indian Cinema

BY ONKAR SINGH Shamsher Raj Kapoor alias Shammi kapoor became the first dancing star of India. His first bloc buster was Junglee followed by Kashmir Ki Kali opposite Sharmila Tagor and the most famous song sung by Rafi Sahib Yeh chand sa Roshan Chera became super hit with Shammi Kapooor using Shikaras for the song … Continue reading Shammi Kapoor, First Dancing Star of Indian Cinema

Shaji Karun’s “Olu” to open Indian Panorama at 49th IFFI

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi Noted director Shaji N Karun’s latest Malayalam feature film “Olu” and Aditya Suhas Jambhale Marathi short film “Kharvas” will open the prestigious Indian Panorama section of the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be held in Goa during November 20-28. Hindi films “Padmaavat”, “Tiger Zinda Hai” and … Continue reading Shaji Karun’s “Olu” to open Indian Panorama at 49th IFFI

Anupam Kher quits as FTII chief

Pune Veteran actor Anupam Kher has resigned from the post of Chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) here, a year after his appointment, citing his international assignments as the reason. “It has been an honour, a privilege and a great learning experience to be the Chairman of the prestigious FTII. But … Continue reading Anupam Kher quits as FTII chief

Haryana to develop Film City

  Our Correspondent / Gurgaon Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced that a Film City would be developed in the state on Public Private Partnership. After unveiling the Film Policy of Haryana here on Friday Chief Minister said that this would not only be beneficial for the film industry but also provide employment … Continue reading Haryana to develop Film City

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

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