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Padma Bhushan awardee Mrinalini Sarabhai dies at 97

Famous artist and Padma Bhushan awardee Mrinalini Sarabhai died at the age of 97. Mrinalini Sarabhai was admitted to an Ahmedabad-based hospital on Wednesday morning after age-related complications and passed away on Thursday. Her daughter Mallika Sarabhai confirmed the news on her Facebook page. The post read: "My mother Mrinalini Sarabhai has just left for her eternal dance." Lovingly know as 'Amma', Mrinalini...

Deepika Loses Teen Choice Award To Gal Gadot

Los Angeles (PTI): Deepika Padukone, who was nominated at the Teen Choice Awards in the category of choice action movie actress, lost the trophy to "Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot. Padukone, 31, was nominated for her Hollywood debut "xXx: Return of Xander Cage", which also starred Vin Diesel, Ruby Rose and Samuel L Jackson. Even, her "Bajirao Mastani" co-star Priyanka Chopra could...

Honoured To Be A New Academy Member: Deepika Padukone

Mumbai (PTI): Deepika Padukone is one of the newest members the Academy of Motion Picture of Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) and the actress says she feels honoured to be included in the Class of 2017. The 31-year-old actress, who made her Hollywood debut with Vin Diesel's "xXx: Return of Xander Cage", took to Twitter to share her excitement. "Honoured to be a...

Casting Couch Case: POCSO Court Hearing Against Papu Pompom On July 17

Bhubaneswar: The special Protection of Children from Sexual Offence(POCSO) court will hear the casting couch case involving Odia film industry’s popular comedian Papu Pompom alias Tatwa Prakash Satpathy on July 17. Charges were framed against the actor on July 1 in connection with the case involving a minor girl  under sections 341, 323 and 354 of the IPC and Sections...

Younger Generation Is Forgetting Our Culture: Rajinikanth

Dubai(PTI): Actor Rajinikanth appreciates the fact that youngsters today are concerned about the future of their country, but the superstar does not like the aloofness they show towards the culture and tradition. The 66-year-old actor, who was in the city to launch the music of his upcoming film "2.0," said it is important to be attached to one's roots to...

Working With Shah Rukh Comes Naturally To Me: Kajol

Mumbai(PTI): Having featured in over half a dozen films and being considered one of the most sought on-screen pair, Kajol says working alongside Shah Rukh Khan is always a pleaure as the superstar makes the experience easier. Kajol and Shah Rukh shot for a special sequence for Aanand L Rai's next, "Zero". While Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma will be seen...

“Pandora’s Box” Portrays All things Wrong With The World

New Delhi(PTI): Pandora, the first woman in Greek mythology, gave in to her curiosity and opened a box that was not supposed to be opened. And out came death and all things evil into the world. Taking a cue from the fable "Pandora's Box", its namesake art exhibition here is showcasing works of Indian and international artists commenting on the...

Shabana Azmi, Anupam Kher To Address University Students In Sydney

Melbourne(PTI):Shanabana Azmi and Anupam Kher will share personal anecdotes and career highlights during an event at University of New South Wales in Sydney. The December 3 event is a part of the 'In conversation Event' series launched by the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television arts (AACTA). Azmi and Kher, who were recently announced as grand jurors for the inaugural AACTA...

Kangana Ranaut Injured On The Sets Of ‘Manikarnika…’ In Rajasthan

Jodhpur(PTI): Actor Kangana Ranuat met with an accident resulting in a ligament tear in her ankle while she was shooting some action sequences for her upcoming film "Manikarnika - The Queen of Jhansi" in Jodhpur. Kangana is essaying the iconic role of Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi in the movie, which is helmed by Krish. According to sources close to Kangana, the...

Gift A Helmet, Tie The Rakhi, Sand Artist Sudarshan Requests Sisters

Puri: Odisha’s  very own and world renown sand sculptor,  Sudarshan Pattanaik, considering the increasing number of fatal road accidents, has come up with an unique idea to sensitise people through his depiction using his favourire medium sand on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. The versatile sculptor through his sand art on Puri sea beach has appealed to millions of his...

Shah Rukh Khan Visits Dilip Kumar

Mumbai (PTI): Superstar Shah Rukh Khan paid a visit to Dilip Kumar at his home, a week after the veteran actor was discharged from the hospital. Kumar, 94, was admitted to city-based Lilavati Hospital on August 2, where he was treated for dehydration and urinary tract infection. His wife, Saira Bano took to the actor's official Twitter page to share a series...

Madhuri Dixit’s ‘Dedh Ishqiya’ Receives Rs.1 Crore Grant From UP CM Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow, January 9: Dixit might not have done many films lately but her popularity still remains unaffected. She still has the same magic over the people that she used to have in her hey days. And the latest proof of it is that the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Akhilesh Yadav has given a grant of Rs.1 crore to...

‘Newton’ Is India’s Official Entry To Oscars 2018

Mumbai (PTI): Hindi film "Newton", a black comedy on the foibles of democracy, has been chosen to represent India in the Best Foreign Language category at the 90th Academy Awards next year, the Film Federation of India announced today. The movie, which released commercially across the country today, is Amit Masurkar's second directorial venture and features Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi,...

SRK, Salman, Akshay Part Of Forbes’ Highest Paid Actors List

New York (PTI) Indian superstars Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar are among the top 10 highest paid actors in the world in a list compiled by Forbes that has been topped by "Transformers" actor Mark Wahlberg. Shahrukh is at the eighth spot on the list with earnings of 38 million dollars, followed by Salman on the ninth position with...