CINEMA / TV

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

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

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ART & CULTURE

Bangladeshi novelist Rizia Rahman passes away

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International Urdu Day Awards announced

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Rani Rampal to captain Indian women’s hockey team on England tour

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Boxing : Manish Kaushik wins his debut bout at the AIBA World Championships

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Impressive start by Aadil Bedi, Aman Raj as Indonesian Rory Hie leads at Classic Golf & Country Club International Championship

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Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

  QUTUB MINAR Staff Reporter / New Delhi The historic Qutb Minar came alive ...

1 Kg Of Rare Assam Tea Sold For Rs. 70,500

AMN / GUWAHATI A rare variety of tea in Assam was auctioned for Rs. 70, 501 a kg at the Guwahati Tea Auctio ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

PV Sindhu wants Deepika Padukone to star in her biopic

Badminton star PV Sindhu wants actress Deepika Padukone to star in a biopic on her life, if it's ever made. Si ...

Jeetendra, Rakesh Roshan never got their due in Bollywood, feels Rishi Kapoor

Image Source : TWITTER WEB DESK Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has said his fellow actors Jeetendra and Ra ...

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