CINEMA / TV

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

Kishore Kumar, the versatile artist of Indian Cinema

By Onkar Singh Kishore Kumar was one of the versatile playback singer, actor, lyricist-composer producer-director and screenwriter of Indian cinema. He remained active from 1949 until his death in 1987. He was famous for singing upbeat light songs, and light comical acting roles. However in his long career, he worked in almost every capacity in … Continue reading Kishore Kumar, the versatile artist of Indian Cinema

Spider-Man fame American writer Stan Lee dies at 95

Pic From Stan Lee twitter AMN WEB DESK American comic book writer and former chief of Marvel Comics Stan Lee has died in Los Angeles. He was 95. Lee created the Fantastic Four for Marvel Comics in 1961 and went on to create titles like Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk. Lee’s wife, Joan, also died … Continue reading Spider-Man fame American writer Stan Lee dies at 95

24th Kolkata International Film Festival begins with fanfare

Our Correspondent / Kolkata The 24th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) began at the Netaji Indoor Stadium here on Saturday evening. It was jointly inaugurated by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Dadasaheb Phalke awardee Soumitra Chatterjee and veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan. 171 full-time movies and 150 small-time movies of 70 countries will be shown … Continue reading 24th Kolkata International Film Festival begins with fanfare

212 films from 68 countries to be showcased in IFFI

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi The 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be held Goa during November 20-28 promises to be a veritable treat for cinema lovers, with 212 films from over 68 countries, including some of the biggest films of this year, being showcased in it. IFFI, which will celebrate its … Continue reading 212 films from 68 countries to be showcased in IFFI

Shammi Kapoor, First Dancing Star of Indian Cinema

BY ONKAR SINGH Shamsher Raj Kapoor alias Shammi kapoor became the first dancing star of India. His first bloc buster was Junglee followed by Kashmir Ki Kali opposite Sharmila Tagor and the most famous song sung by Rafi Sahib Yeh chand sa Roshan Chera became super hit with Shammi Kapooor using Shikaras for the song … Continue reading Shammi Kapoor, First Dancing Star of Indian Cinema

Shaji Karun’s “Olu” to open Indian Panorama at 49th IFFI

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi Noted director Shaji N Karun’s latest Malayalam feature film “Olu” and Aditya Suhas Jambhale Marathi short film “Kharvas” will open the prestigious Indian Panorama section of the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be held in Goa during November 20-28. Hindi films “Padmaavat”, “Tiger Zinda Hai” and … Continue reading Shaji Karun’s “Olu” to open Indian Panorama at 49th IFFI

Anupam Kher quits as FTII chief

Pune Veteran actor Anupam Kher has resigned from the post of Chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) here, a year after his appointment, citing his international assignments as the reason. “It has been an honour, a privilege and a great learning experience to be the Chairman of the prestigious FTII. But … Continue reading Anupam Kher quits as FTII chief

SPORTS

IOA on its own cannot pull out of the 2022 CWG Games: Sports Minister

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“Women Hockey team made India Proud”: Kiren Rijiju

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

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Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

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CINEMA /TV/ ART

Bollywood expresses grief over death of Girish Karnad

AMN / MUMBAI Celebrated filmmaker Shyam Benegal, who directed Karnad in critically-acclaimed films "Manthan ...

Girish Karnad is no more

WEB DESK / Bengaluru Renowned actor, dramatist and Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad passed away in Bengaluru to ...

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ART & CULTURE

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

    AMN Renowned English writer Amitav Ghosh was conferred the 54th Jnanpith award for the ...

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 ...