CINEMA / TV

FILMI TIDBITS-2; ‘Chhapaak’, a story of acid attack survivors

ENTERTAINMENT DESK Deepika Padukone’s ‘Chhapaak’; a story of acid attack survivors Deepika Padukone, who played key role in Chhapaak as an acid attack survivor, hopes that as cinema is a powerful medium, there will not be a need to constantly tell stories of such survivors. The film, which was released on January 10, is Deepika’s first … Continue reading FILMI TIDBITS-2; ‘Chhapaak’, a story of acid attack survivors

FILMI TIDBITS -Salman was thrown out of school in 4th grade

Salman Khan was thrown out of school in 4th grade Salman Khan by his own admission was “very difficult” for his parents, Salim Khan and Salma Khan, to handle. The superstar was speaking on The Tara Sharma Show, on which he was the first guest this season. When Tara asked Salman what he was like … Continue reading FILMI TIDBITS -Salman was thrown out of school in 4th grade

Deepika Padukone’s Chhapaak- Tax-free in Madhya Pradesh

WEB DESK Deepika Padukone’s film Chhapaak (on life of an acid attack survivor) has been exempted from tax in the congress ruled Madhya Pradesh. Chhapaak is directed by Meghna Gulzar and produced by her as well as Deepika Padukone in collaboration with Fox Star Studios. Based on the life of Laxmi Agarwal, it stars Padukone … Continue reading Deepika Padukone’s Chhapaak- Tax-free in Madhya Pradesh

Amitabh Bachchan receives Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Staff Writer / New Delhi President Ram Nath Kovind today gave away Dadasaheb Phalke to Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan at a function at Rashtrapati Bhawan. Mr Bachhan expressed gratitude towards government, Information and Broadcasting Ministry and all the jury members after being conferred with the Award. Mr Bachhan had skipped the National Film Awards ceremony … Continue reading Amitabh Bachchan receives Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Vice President presents 66th National Film Awards

Gujarati movie Hellaro gets best feature film award SUDHIR KUMAR / NEW DELHI Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today presented the 66th National Film Awards at a ceremony in New Delhi. Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javdekar was also present on the occasion. Bollywood stars Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal were jointly awarded the best … Continue reading Vice President presents 66th National Film Awards

Veteran actor Shriram Lagoo is no more

WEB DESK Veteran Bollywood actor Shriram Lagoo passed away in Pune last night. The 92-year old actor died due to age-related ailments. Lagoo played important role in the growth of theatre movement in Maharashtra in the post-Independence era. His roles in Marathi plays such as “Natsamrat” and “Himalayachi Saoli”, and films such as “Pinjra” made … Continue reading Veteran actor Shriram Lagoo is no more

Protests against movie ‘Panipat’ intensify in Rajasthan

AMN Protests against the Hindi movie, Panipat have intensified in Rajasthan. Many organizations are demanding ban on shows of the film in the state. They allege that historical facts have been tampered in the film and has shown the erroneous image of Surajmal, then Maharaja of Bharatpur. Security of the cinemas of the state has … Continue reading Protests against movie ‘Panipat’ intensify in Rajasthan

The curtain comes down on 50th IFFI in Goa

AMN / GOA The nine-day long Golden Jubilee Edition of International Film Festival of India IFFI culminated last evening in Panaji with a glittering award ceremony. The grand finale at Dr S P Mukherjee Indoor Stadium in Panjim with Stalwarts of Indian Cinema, Prem Chopra, Ilaiyaraaja, Aravind Swamy and Birju Maharaj being felicitated. The movie … Continue reading The curtain comes down on 50th IFFI in Goa

Shaukat Kaifi, Mother of Shabana Azmi passes away

AMN Shaukat Kaifi, the wife of renowned poet Kaifi Azmi and mother actress Shaban Azmi has passed away today. She was 91. She is survived by daughter Shabana Azmi and son Baba Azmi. Shaukat Kaifi has appeared in many Bollywood films, and she is best known for her role in the Rekha and Farooq Sheikh-starrer … Continue reading Shaukat Kaifi, Mother of Shabana Azmi passes away

Haryana participates in IFFI for first time, invites film industry

Our Correspondent   Haryana for the first time took part in the International Film Festival of India (IFFI)  which is going on in Goa. A group of top Official from the state is participating in the mega event. They felt that the Film industry is keenly seeking information about the Haryana Film Policy. The State … Continue reading Haryana participates in IFFI for first time, invites film industry

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ART & CULTURE

Difference between World Hindi Day and Hindi Divas

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New Delhi World Book Fair-2020 begins

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CINEMA /TV/ ART

FILMI TIDBITS-2; ‘Chhapaak’, a story of acid attack survivors

ENTERTAINMENT DESK Deepika Padukone’s ‘Chhapaak’; a story of acid attack survivors Deepika Pad ...

FILMI TIDBITS -Salman was thrown out of school in 4th grade

Salman Khan was thrown out of school in 4th grade Salman Khan by his own admission was “very difficult” ...

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