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Sridevi Honoured At The Cannes Film Festival

Cannes(PTI): Veteran Bollywood actor Sridevi was honoured with the TITAN Reginald F Lewis Film Icon Award at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival. The award traditionally celebrates women of the film industry all over the world and also salute the multi-cultural impact on the world of cinema. Veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai and producer Namrata Goyal received the award on behalf of Sridevi's...

Amitabh Bachchan Most Engaging Indian Actor On Facebook

Mumbai(PTI): Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been voted the most engaging Indian actor on Facebook in a new survey. According to Score Trends, the 75-year-old actor has over 30 million followers on the popular social networking site. The survey announced Bachchan as the numero uno actor with 100 points on Facebook, closely followed by Salman Khan with 95 and Shah Rukh Khan...

Sony Acquires Rights For Jhulan Goswami Biopic

Mumbai(PTI): Sony Pictures International Productions, India has bought the rights for cricketer Jhulan Goswami's biopic. The studio will develop and produce the film in partnership with Dunamis Entertainment, a press release said. The film will explore the inner and outer world of Goswami - the story of a little girl from Nadia in West Bengal who went on to become the...

Papu Pom Pom Critical, May Be Air-Lifted To AIIMS, New Delhi

Bhubaneswar: Leading Ollywood comedian Tatwa Prakash Satapathy popularly known to his lakhs of fans as Papu Pom Pom is reported to be critical. He has been admitted in one of the private hospitals in here. Sources said that the comedian is in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a private medical college and hospital here for pancreas-related ailment. The...

Will Play Balasaheb As Honestly As I did Manto, Says Nawazuddin

Cannes(PTI): Nawazuddin Siddiqui, the poster boy of Mumbai's independent cinema, is in Cannes this year with Nandita Das' Un certain regard entry "Manto", the actor's sixth film in the world's premier film festival in a span of seven years. No Bollywood actor has ever had as many films across various sections of the Cannes Film Festival. In 2012, two films...

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...