CINEMA / TV

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

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

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ELECTIONS

Ashok Lavasa letter Creates Unrest in Election Commission

CEC Sunil Arora denies internal rifts over MCC   By a Correspondent / New Delhi Election Commiss ...

Voting underway for the last phase of Lok Sabha elections

AMN / WEB DESK Polling has begun for the seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha elections. Voting, which began ...

Election Commission takes exception to media reports on its functioning

AGENCIES / NEW DELHI The Election Commission has taken a serious exception to media reports about its interna ...

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SPORTS

Hockey: Australia defeat India 5-2 for their second successive win

India suffered their second successive defeat as they lost to host Australia 2-5 in their fifth and final matc ...

Boxing: Shiva Thapa hopeful of golden finish at India Open

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Olympian Shiva Thapa on Friday exuded the confidence of a golden finish in the ...

Rashid Khan fires superb final round of 66, bags second title of the season

Chandigarh Delhi’s Rashid Khan fired awesome final round of six-under-66 to register a two-shot victory at ...

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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

66th National Film Awards to be declared after General Elections

  The 66th National Film Awards will be declared after General Elections, 2019. In a statement, Informat ...

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

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

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ART & CULTURE

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi India’s premier literary body, the Sahitya Akademi, which gives huge awards, p ...

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 ...