CINEMA / TV

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Oprah Winfrey and Meryl Streep in USA Today’s list of “50 most powerful women in entertainment”. Honoured on getting featured in the list, Priyanka said in a statement: “I feel privileged to share this platform with these amazing women who have each pushed … Continue reading Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has won a well-deserved Oscar Academy Award for Best Documentary Short. The story is set in the Kathikhera village in Hapur district of Uttar Pradesh in India, where a local group of women is using a newly-installed machine … Continue reading Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

Korea’s Ayodhya princess story to get big screen makeover

  Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi The popular Korean legend of a princess from Ayodhya getting married to a king of Korea many aeons ago will soon get a big screen version, it has been announced. The planned feature film, with an accompanying series, will be a joint venture between leading Indian production company Eros … Continue reading Korea’s Ayodhya princess story to get big screen makeover

Indian short film wins award at Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival

  By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi “Binnu Ka Sapna”, a short film by Kanu Behl of “Titli” fame, has won the Student Jury Prize for best short in International competition at the prestigious Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2019. Produced by Terribly Tiny Talkies and Colosceum Media, the film made its World Premiere at … Continue reading Indian short film wins award at Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival

Google dedicates doodle to Madhubala on her 86th birth anniversary

Google dedicates doodle to Madhubala on her 86th birth anniversary   One of India’s most beautiful actress Madhubala, was born on 14 February 1933 in Delhi and died on 23 February 1969 in MumbaiMdhubala (born Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi; 14 February 1933 – 23 February 1969), was Known for her beauty, personality and sensitive portrayals … Continue reading Google dedicates doodle to Madhubala on her 86th birth anniversary

Oscar-nominated British actor Albert Finney dies at 82

WEB DESK Oscar-nominated British actor Albert Finney has died aged 82. Finney’s family today said that he passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side. He was a five-time Oscar nominee who began his career at the Royal Shakespeare Company before making his mark in film. His big … Continue reading Oscar-nominated British actor Albert Finney dies at 82

Children and students can visit National Museum of Indian Cinema for free

NMIC to have daily screening from 4 PM – 5 PM, on Indian films and filmmakers     Mumbai The National Museum of Indian Cinema, at Films Division Complex, Peddar Road, Mumbai, inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India on 19th January, 2019, has been opened to the public from 20th January, 2019. The Museum … Continue reading Children and students can visit National Museum of Indian Cinema for free

PM inaugurates National Museum of Indian Cinema

AMN / MUMBAI Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said the government will soon start a single window clearance and a portal for the Indian film industry which will help them get all requisite permissions for shooting across various locations in the country. The Prime Minister was speaking after inaugurating the country’s first National Museum of … Continue reading PM inaugurates National Museum of Indian Cinema

Noted Film actor Kader Khan passes away in Canada

Born in Kabul, Khan made his acting debut in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna’s “Daag” and has featured in over 300 films. He wrote dialogues for over 250 movies. Before becoming an actor he had written dialogues for Randhir Kapoor-Jaya Bachchan’s “Jawani Diwani”.   WEB DESK Veteran actor, dialogue writer Kader Khan passed away at a … Continue reading Noted Film actor Kader Khan passes away in Canada

Mortal remains of Mrinal Sen cremated in Kolkata

    Mortal remains of Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen, the last of the triumvirate of directing icons, Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak, was cremated in Kolkata on Tuesday in the presence of eminent film personalities. Sen’s funeral took place after the arrival of his son Kunal from Chicago on Tuesday early morning. His mortal remains … Continue reading Mortal remains of Mrinal Sen cremated in Kolkata

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ELECTIONS

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SPORTS

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MARQUEE

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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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ART & CULTURE

Noted Urdu writer Jamil Jalibi is no more

  Author of the seminal history of Urdu literature, editor of one and founder of another eminent literar ...

Telugu poet K Siva Reddy selected for prestigious Saraswati Samman

  AMN Noted Telugu poet K Siva Reddy has been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman, 2018 for h ...