CINEMA / TV

19th IFFLA unveils line-up accessible to audiences in India

By Utpal Borpujari/ New Delhi In what can be described as an effort to spread some positive cheer among people of India as the country fights the Covid19 pandemic, the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) has decided to make available a selection of 24 films to Indian viewers thorugh an “India Pass”. For … Continue reading 19th IFFLA unveils line-up accessible to audiences in India

Chloé Zhao wins Oscar award for best director

AMN/ WEB DESK Chloé Zhao has made history by becoming the first woman of colour – and  the second woman to win the best director award at the Oscars.Chinese-born, British-educated, US-based 39-year-old Zhao also won best picture for Nomadland, her third feature film. All three have been quietly compelling portraits of people, often played by … Continue reading Chloé Zhao wins Oscar award for best director

FILMI NEWS

Producer Guneet Monga receives second highest civilian French honour Producer Guneet Monga, known for backing films like ‘The Lunchbox’ and ‘Masaan’, has been awarded the second highest civilian French honour. Monga was given the honour of Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters at the Embassy of France here by French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves … Continue reading FILMI NEWS

Famous Tamil actor Vivek passes away

AMN / Chennai Famous Tamil film actor and Padma Sri awardee Vivek passed away in Chennai today. He was admitted at a private hospital yesterday following a massive heart attack. He was 60 years old. An incredible comedian, Vivek had entertained people of Tamil Nadu for over three decades through his 200 plus films. A … Continue reading Famous Tamil actor Vivek passes away

Veteran actress Shashikala passes away

Mumbai Veteran actress Shashikala passed away at her residence in Mumbai today. She was 88 years old. More popularly known by her first name, Shashikala Om Prakash Saigal had acted in over 100 movies. She began her career with a small role in the 1945 release Zeenat and went on to appear in popular movies … Continue reading Veteran actress Shashikala passes away

Akshay Kumar tests positive for COVID-19

AMN Actor Akshay Kumar today informed that he has contracted the COVID-19 virus and is under home quarantine. Kumar is the latest Bollywood actor to test positive for the virus. Maharashtra is among the states that account for the highest number of COVID-19 infections in the country.  “I wish to inform everyone that, earlier this … Continue reading Akshay Kumar tests positive for COVID-19

NFAI acquires rare footage of Meena Kumari’s ‘Pakeezah’

The National Film Archive of India (NFAI)  has obtained a rare footage of Meena Kumari-starrer “Pakeezah”, including visuals of the popular song ‘Inhin Logon Ne’. NFAI said they have added a rare 18-minute footage in 16mm of the making of Kamal Amrohi’s iconic film to the archives. The footage has visuals of the 15-year long … Continue reading NFAI acquires rare footage of Meena Kumari’s ‘Pakeezah’

Dharmendra requests fans to ‘shower love’ on grandson Rajveer

The Deol family is excited to have the youngest Deol entering the Bollywood industry. Sunny Deol’s youngest son—Rajveer Deol—is all set to make his acting debut. The film, a coming-of-age love story, will also mark the debut of Avnish S Barjatya, Suraj Barjatya’s son, as a writer and director. It will be Rajshri production’s 59th … Continue reading Dharmendra requests fans to ‘shower love’ on grandson Rajveer

Akshay Kumar is playing an archaeologist in ‘Ram Setu’

WEB DESK Calling it “one of the most special films”, Akshay revealed he is playing an archaeologist in the film. Actor Akshay Kumar took to Instagram to share his first look in the film “Ram Setu”. The actor began shooting for the film. Calling it “one of the most special films”, Akshay revealed he is … Continue reading Akshay Kumar is playing an archaeologist in ‘Ram Setu’

Rajnikanth to be honoured with Dada Saheb Phalke Award

AMN / WEB DESK India’s Veteran actor Super Star Rajnikanth will be honoured with the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year 2019. Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar made this announcement today. The award will be given on 3rd of next month. In a tweet, Mr Javadekar described him as one of the … Continue reading Rajnikanth to be honoured with Dada Saheb Phalke Award

SPORTS

Converting even half chances will be the key to success: women hockey striker Lalremsiami

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Women's Hockey striker Lalremsiami, has a mantra for team's success and that ...

Alexander Zverev beat Matteo Berrettini to clinch his 2nd Madrid Open title

WEB DESK In tennis, World number six Alexander Zverev beat Matteo Berrettini to clinch his second Madrid Op ...

خبرنامہ

آندھرا پردیش میں آکسیجن کی کمی کے سبب گیارہ مریضوں کی موت

آندھرا پردیش میں کم ازکم گیارہ مریضوں کی اس وقت موت ہوگئی جب ...

فائیو جی ٹیکنالوجی سے کووڈ ١٩ کا کوئی لینا دینا نہیں : حکومت G-5

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TECH AWAAZ

Abu Dhabi Digital signs partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

WEB DESK The Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA)has signed a partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Ente ...

Indian Army develops messaging application ‘Secure Application for Internet’

file phot AMN Indian Army has developed a simple messaging application named the Secure Application for ...

MARQUEE

It is time to relish ‘Sadabahar’ mango

By Andalib Akhter A farmer from Kota, Rajasthan has developed an innovative mango variety called ‘Sadabah ...

Indian Army Closes Down Military Farms

WEB DESK After 132 years of glorious service to the nation, curtains were drawn on Military Farms. These Fa ...

MEDIA

Devastating impact of the pandemic on media, deplorable situation in India

Geneva/Guwahati The Covid-19 pandemic had a devastating impact on the media, the Switzerland based media ri ...

There is no proposal to appoint a regulator for social media: Govt

AMN / WEB DESK The government has said that there is no proposal to appoint a regulator for social media. I ...