CINEMA / TV

Veteran actor Vidya Sinha dies at 71

AMN Veteran actor Vidya Sinha died in Mumbai on Thursday morning after suffering from lung and heart disorders. She was 71. Sinha is best remembered for her roles in Basu Chatterjee’s films Rajnigandha and Chhoti Si Baat, ‘Rajnigandha’ and ‘Pati Patni aur Woh’. Vidya Sinha started her career at the age of 18 as a … Continue reading Veteran actor Vidya Sinha dies at 71

Ayushmann Khurrana, Vicky Kaushal bag National Film Award for best actor

AMN Bollywood stars Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal have jointly bagged the National Film Award for best actor for their roles in Andhadhun and Uri. Gujarati movie Hellaro has been awarded the best feature film. Aditya Dhar won the Best Director award for his debut Uri: The Surgical Strike while Andhadhun also won awards for … Continue reading Ayushmann Khurrana, Vicky Kaushal bag National Film Award for best actor

Animation film “Bombay Rose” to open Venice Critics’ Week

By Utpal Borpujari In a rare honour for Indian animation cinema, Cannes award-winner Gitanjali Rao’s debut animation feature “Bombay Rose”, produced by Cinestaan Film Company, has been chosen as the opening film of the Critics Week section of the Venice International Film Festival. It will be the world premiere of the film in the festival … Continue reading Animation film “Bombay Rose” to open Venice Critics’ Week

Indian entries bag six awards at SAARC Film Festival

WEB DESK SAARC-film-festival Indian entries bagged six awards including the Best Feature Film for the movie Nagarkirtan at the 9th SAARC Film Festival held in Colombo. In a series of tweets, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar congratulated the cast and crew of the Bengali film for which Kaushik Ganguly got Best Director Award. Riddhi … Continue reading Indian entries bag six awards at SAARC Film Festival

Dangal’ girl Zaira Wasim quits Film World, citing religion

WEB DESK National Award-winning actor Zaira Wasim who played an important role in film Dangal on Sunday announced her “disassociation” from the field of acting, saying she was not happy with the line of work as it interfered with her faith and religion. In a detailed post on her Facebook page and other social media … Continue reading Dangal’ girl Zaira Wasim quits Film World, citing religion

‘School ends, learning doesn’t’, says SRK to daughter Suhana Khan who completes graduation

WEB DESK Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana Khan is graduate now. (Photo: Shah Rukh Khan/Instagram) Suhana Khan the blessed daughter of Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan’s daughter has graduated from Ardingly College in London where she had been studying from last four years. The proud parents shared the news on their social media accounts … Continue reading ‘School ends, learning doesn’t’, says SRK to daughter Suhana Khan who completes graduation

Jaipur to have world’s ‘largest’ film library, claims founders

Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi Jaipur will soon have what is being claimed to be the “largest” and “most secure” film library in the world that its founders say will help conserve cinema for future generations. More than one lakh films would be collected in the next 10 years under this initiative by the Jaipur … Continue reading Jaipur to have world’s ‘largest’ film library, claims founders

Bollywood expresses grief over death of Girish Karnad

AMN / MUMBAI Celebrated filmmaker Shyam Benegal, who directed Karnad in critically-acclaimed films “Manthan” and “Nishant”, said he was heartbroken about the demise of his long-time collaborator and friend. Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah remembered Karnad for being a major driving force in getting him his break in cinema with Benegal’s “Nishant”. He said Karnad was … Continue reading Bollywood expresses grief over death of Girish Karnad

Girish Karnad is no more

WEB DESK / Bengaluru Renowned actor, dramatist and Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad passed away in Bengaluru today. He was not well for sometime. He was 81. Coming to fame as Kannada playwright in the 1960s, he went on to become a critically acclaimed actor and filmmaker during the later years. Besides the Jnanpith award, Karnad … Continue reading Girish Karnad is no more

Actor Ajay Devgan’s father passes away

WEB DESK Veeru Devgan, action director and father of actor Ajay Devgn passed away today.  Several Bollywood celebrities visited Ajay and his wife Kajol’s home to pay their tributes. Actor Shah Rukh Khan, who has worked with Kajol in multiple movies, was spotted outside the Devgn house. Actors Sanjay Dutt was seen leaving the house … Continue reading Actor Ajay Devgan’s father passes away

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ART & CULTURE

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Bangladeshi novelist Rizia Rahman passes away

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CINEMA /TV/ ART

Khasi cinema flies high; Iewduh wins Busan award, Lorni in Tallinn Competition

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Marathi cinema dominates but Gujarati “Hellaro” to open Indian Panorama at 50th IFFI

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