CINEMA / TV

Renowned Film maker Mrinal Sen passes away

AMN / WEB DESK India’s Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen passed away today in Kolkata. He was 95 . A Padma Bhushan and Dada Saheb Phalke awardee, Sen paved the way for parallel cinema in the country with films like Ek Din Achanak, Padatik, Mrigaya, Akaler Sandhane, Chorus, Kharij, Khandahar, Bhuwan Shome, Akash Kusum and Calcutta … Continue reading Renowned Film maker Mrinal Sen passes away

Political stir over ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’

  AMN / NEW DELHI / LUCKNOW Political stir has erupted over the controversial film The Accidental Prime Minister, which is based on namesake book by former prime minister Manmohan Singh’s media adviser Sanjaya Baru. The Controversy began soon after its trailer release on Thursday evening. While the BJP resorted to Gandhi-family bashing, the Congres … Continue reading Political stir over ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’

Threat to Dilip Kumar’s Bungalow, Saira Banu Seeks PM’s Help

In January, the Economic Offences Wing of the Mumbai Police had registered a case of cheating against builder Samir Bhojwani for allegedly trying to grab the bungalow of the veteran actor.   AGENCIES / MUMBAI / VETERAN actress and wife of thespian Dilip Kumar, Saira Banu has sought PM Modi’s Help as Builder Samir Bhojwani … Continue reading Threat to Dilip Kumar’s Bungalow, Saira Banu Seeks PM’s Help

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

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POLITICS

Mamata Dares PM Modi, Amit Shah to Compete With Her on Chanting Mantras

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J&K: Former IAS Shah Faesal launches political party

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BJP’s Pramod Sawant to be sworn in as Goa CM today

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SPORTS

India gears up to face Bangladesh in SAFF women football

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PCB pays over Rs 11 cr as compensation to BCCI after losing case in ICC

  The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has paid 1.6 million US dollars, equivalent to over eleven crores in ...

Gopi Thonakal qualifies for World Athletics Championships

In marathon, India's Asian champion Gopi Thonakal has qualified for the World Athletics Championships to be he ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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