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‘Qaidi Band’ Director Questions How We Take Freedom For Granted

New Delhi (PTI): What started as a curiosity over an article about a band in Tihar Jail led director Habib Faisal to the story of his latest film, "Qaidi Band", about seven undertrials seeking redemption through music. Faisal, best known for his films such as "Do Dooni Chaar" and "Ishaqzaade", said he was unsure about the direction of the story until...

Documentary on Amartya Sen

Kolkata (PTI):  Nobel laureate Amartya Sen is the subject of a documentary film 'An Argumentative Indian' made by economist and filmmaker Suman Ghosh, for whom he is an "economist with a heart". Sen has authored a book with the same name. The film has been made over 15 years from 2002 and is structured as a free-flowing conversation between Sen and...

Govt shows green signal to Adnan Sami for Indian Citizenship

Pakistani singer Adnan Sami has got a special gift just a day before the New Year as the Indian Government has given a nod to his request for Indian citizenship. The Ministry of Home Affairs said today that Sami would be granted Indian citizenship from January 1, 2016. Sami, who was staying for more than a decade in India, had been trying...

PIL Filed In Punjab And Haryan HC Seeking Action Against Karni Sena

Chandigarh(PTI): A PIL was today filed in the Punjab and Haryana High Court, seeking action against Karni Sena activists for "disturbing peace" in the wake of the release of "Padmaavat". The Sanjay Leela Bansali directed period drama was released across the country today despite opposition from the Rajput outfit and several other organisations. The PIL, filed by advocate Ranjan Lakhanpal, also...

Thespian Dilip Kumar Undergoing Treatment For Kidney Problems: Hospital

Mumbai (PTI): Veteran actor Dilip Kumar's kidneys are not functioning properly and he is being treated for it, a senior official from Lilavati Hospital said today. The actor is off the ventilator and is not on dialysis, he further said. Kumar was admitted to the hospital in suburban Bandra on Wednesday morning after he suffered from dehydration and urinary tract infection. There have...

Book Questions Conviction Of Christians In Kandhamal Violence

New Delhi(PTI): A book questioning the conviction of seven Christians in the sensational murder of Swami Laxmanananda in Kandhamal in 2008, was today released by veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar. The revised edition of Anto Akkara's book 'Who Killed Laxmanananda?' also challenged the "Christian conspiracy" theory behind the killing of VHP member Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati. "The book brings out the absurdities and...

Salman Khan to play double role in ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’

Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan will be seen in a double role in Sooraj Barjatya’s film ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’. The actor, who will be teaming with Sooraj Barjatya after almost 15 years, will be seen playing the characters of Prem and Vijay in the film. In his earlier three films with Barjatya – ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’, ‘Hum Aapke Hain Kaun’, ‘Hum...

Anil Kapoor:Young Actors Should Do Family Entertainers

MumbaI (PTI) Actor Anil Kapoor said one of the reasons he has had such a long innings in Bollywood was because of the family entertainer films, something which all young actors should do too. Anil Kapoor, who has been in the industry for nearly four decades, feels such films have helped all major actors survive in the industry for longer...

No lovemaking scene in ‘Wazir’: Farhan Akhtar

Actor Farhan Akhtar has denied the presence of any intimate scene in "Wazir" between him and Aditi Rao Hydari, who plays his love interest in the upcoming film. There were reports that the makers of the film, releasing on January 8, had chosen to drop the scene to avoid conflict with the censor board. "Just read about a non-existent love making...

Shah Rukh Khan Channels His Dwarf Avatar In ‘Zero’

Mumbai(PTI): Holding fast to the promise of a new year, Shah Rukh Khan today unveiled the title of his next and one of the most anticipated films of 2018, "Zero". Shah Rukh, who plays a dwarf in the movie, took to Twitter where he also shared the link of the teaser of the film, directed by Aanand L Rai, a...

Asha Bhosle Sings Paeans For Lord Jagannath In Odia

Bhubaneswar:  She belongs actually to a different genre. Born into a legendary family which had music in its blood, she ventured into singing background songs in Bollywood with legends like Mohammed Rafi, Mukesh, Mana Dey, Hemant kumar and her elder sister, the one and only Lata Mangeskar. While some singers of her generation have gone forever, she continues to enthrall...

Flipkart Season Sale from 10th to 18th June.

Flipkart starts its end season sale from 10th June till 18th June as FlipkartFashionDays. The discount will be upto 65%. The offers can be availed both in Flipkart's app and website,Its expected to be heavy traffic of online shopping lovers.The hashtag #flipkartfashiondays is also in trend. There are different scheme of offers by Flipkart such as TimeOfTheDaysLoots, Fashion Theme hours and...

Kangana Ranaut Injured On ‘Manikarnika’ Set

Mumbai (PTI):  Actress Kangana Ranaut has suffered an injury while shooting "Manikarnika - The Queen of Jhansi" in Hyderabad and has been advised rest for five days. Kangana got severely injured during an intense sword- fighting sequence with co-star Nihar Pandya, when the latter's sword accidentally hit her forehead, causing a deep cut. The 30-year-old actress was soon rushed to a...

Aamir Khan Would Love To Be Part Of ‘Sarfarosh’ Sequel

Mumbai(PTI): Superstar Aamir Khan said he is all game to reprise his iconic role from "Sarfarosh" in the film's sequel. The 1999 movie, directed by John Matthew Matthan, dealt with a police officer's quest to rein in cross-border terrorism and received critical acclaim. Aamir played the role of a tough cop, Ajay Singh Rathod in the film. There were reports that Matthan...