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Anita, The Angel Mother Who Will Not Return

BY SURYA DEO Anita Das (Oct 1, 1951 –May 11, 2018) whose premature death has silenced the Odia fil and television fraternity was an was best known as a lovely and lovable actress for her restraint and subtlety in portrayal of varied hues and emotions. She was introduced to the film industry by Akshya Mohanty, Hemant Das and Bijay Mishra...

‘Parmanu-The Story Of Pokhran’ To Release On May 25

Mumbai(PTI): The trailer of the John Abraham-starrer film "Parmanu-The Story of Pokhran", will be released today on the 20th anniversary of nuclear test explosions at Pokhran in Rajasthan. A statement issued by John's company JA Entertainment, stated that as per the order of Bombay High Court, "Parmanu-The Story of Pokhran" will release on May 25, under the joint banner of...

Veteran Odia Film Actress Anita Das’s Journey Ends At 57

Cuttack: Veteran Odia film actress Anita Das breathed her last today at the an early age of 57 sending shockwaves in the Ollywood film industry as well among thousands of her cine fans across the length and breadth of the state. She died of cardiac arrest at her residence near Shelter Chhak here. Anita Das has acted in over hundred...

My Work Ethic Is Not To Break Records: Amitabh Bachchan

New Delhi(PTI): Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who plays a 102-year-old man in his latest film "102 Not Out", says he strives to better himself with each film rather than focus on goal posts. According to the 75-year-old, who has been in films for almost 50 years and continues to bat, 'not out', every day is a learning experience. His work ethic,...

Priyanka Chopra To Attend Prince Harry And Meghan Markle’s Wedding

Los Angeles(PTI): Priyanka Chopra has confirmed that she will attend Prince Harry and good friend Meghan Markle's wedding on May 19. Even though the royal ceremony is less than a month away, the 35-year-old Bollywood star is yet to decide which dress she will wear, reported Us Weekly. "I sort of may have an idea. But no, I haven't picked one...

Saif Pushed Me To Get Back To Work: Kareena Kapoor Khan

Mumbai(PTI): Kareena Kapoor Khan will be seen on silver screen after a gap of almost two years and the actor credits her husband Saif Ali Khan for motivating her to get back to films. Kareena, who took a small break from films in 2016 during her pregnancy, was back on sets months after giving birth to baby boy Taimur....

Amitabh Bachchan Is A Natural Actor, Says Rishi Kapoor

Mumbai(PTI): Rishi Kapoor, who is working with Amitabh Bachchan in a film after a gap of almost three decades, believes the megastar is one of the most natural performers in the film industry. The two actors play father and son in "102 Not Out", a slice-of-life film, which also has Jimit Trivedi of "Bhool Bhulaiya" fame. "He (Bachchan) should not...

Date With Shilpa: I Want Women To Know What They Don’t Want In A Man

New Delhi(PTI): Actor Shilpa Shetty, who is making her digital foray as a host with Amazon Prime Video's "Hear Me, Love Me", says through the blind dating reality show, she wants women to know what they don't want in a man. The 42-year-old actor believes digital is the future and already has a huge connect with a young audience. "I don't...

National Awards: Vinod Khanna, Sridevi recognised posthumously, ‘Village Rockstars” Best Film

New Delhi(PTI): Doffing its hat to mainstream stars Vinod Khanna and Sridevi, the 65th National Film Awards today recognised their contribution to the Indian cinema by honouring them posthumously with the Dadasaheb Phalke and best actress awards. Announcing Sridevi's name, feature film jury head Shekhar Kapur said the actor was the most deserving candidate. Sridevi, whose filmography spanned across 50 years...

Shalom, Santiniketan: Diary Of A Lithuanian Woman

New Delhi(PTI): Rabindranath Tagore renamed her Shanti. For the young Lithuanian woman, he was always Gurudev. Almost a century after the two met, the story of Schlomith Flaum, who lived and taught in Santiniketan for two years, has been translated from Hebrew into English. Recently launched in Delhi, the book -- 'Schlomith Flaum & Rabindranath Tagore' -- is an account of...

Shah Rukh Khan’s Wax Statue Unveiled At Madame Tussauds Delhi

New Delhi(PTI): Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's wax figure, featuring him in his signature pose of arms spread wide, was unveiled today at the Madame Tussauds Delhi. "Always a pleasure to be in Delhi. Thank you," Shah Rukh posted with a picture of his wax avatar. The statue will be showcased beside other iconic celebrities in a special interactive and entertaining themed...

Varun Dhawan Comes Out In Support Of Steven Smith

Mumbai(PTI): Actor Varun Dhawan has lent support to Australian skipper Steven Smith over the ball-tampering controversy and hopes that fans will "forgive" him for his actions. Smith, along with vice-captain David Warner, has been banned for a year for ball-tampering during the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town. Cameron Bancroft, who was caught on camera trying to tamper...

Verdict In Salman Khan Black Buck Poaching Case On April 5

Jodhpur(PTI): A Jodhpur court will announce on April 5 the verdict in the 1998 black buck poaching case against actor Salman Khan. The court of the chief judicial magistrate (Jodhpur Rural), where the trial of the case has been in progress for the last 19 years, reserved the judgment today after the final arguments. Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri reserved the order...

I Am Growing Up Very Fast Into A Child: Shah Rukh On ‘Zero’

Mumbai(PTI): Superstar Shah Rukh Khan today said he is enjoying working on his upcoming film "Zero" as the process is making him feel as if he is "growing up very fast into a child". The 52-year-old actor took to Twitter to thank the film's director Aanand L Rai and the team for the experience. "I am loving and living making 'Zero'...