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Ajay Devgn is one of the most fab directors I’ve worked with …

Ajay Devgn is one of the most fab directors I’ve worked with …

Two years after ‘Dilwale’, you’ve surprised many by returning to the screen with a Tamil film, reports Times of India. “I wasn’t planning on doing a Tamil film. In fact, after I heard the script of VIP 2, I pointed out to the makers that it was in a language I wasn’t familiar with. They […]

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Mamata Banerjee plans to digitise Bengali film archives

“From Tapan Sinha to Rithwik Ghatak others… (content) should be digitised to protect archives,” Mamata Banerjee said, referring to the establishment of an archive, library and museum in a cinema centenary campus in Kolkata, Reports Hindustan Times West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has stressed on digitisation of film-related content for preservation of the legacy […]

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First cinema opens on South China Sea island

Over 200 residents and soldiers on Yongxing Island watched the Chinese movie “The Eternity of Jiao Yulu” Saturday, marking the opening of China’s southernmost cinema, reports BSS. Located in Sansha municipality, China’s newest city in the South China Sea, Sansha Yinlong Cinema offers the latest blockbusters in line with the rest of the country. “The […]

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‘Dangal’ director Nitesh Tiwari scripts a love story for wife Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

‘Dangal’ director Nitesh Tiwari scripts down a love story for his wife Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari with ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’. Trailer for the upcoming rom-com, ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’, unveils today and director Nitesh Tiwari is all excited, reports Times of India. Nitesh Tiwari who has co-written the rom-com with Shreyas Jain shares.”I was skeptical only during […]

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Tahsan-Mithila to get divorced

DHAKA : Popular couple Tahsan Rahman Khan and Rafiath Rashid Mithila have decided to get a divorce, reports UNB. Tahsan announced it his verified Facebook page. “It is with heavy hearts that we would like to jointly announce that we are getting divorced. After several months of trying to reconcile our differences, we have decided […]

Govt takes programmes to promote cultural practice : Noor

KUSHTIA : Cultural Minister Asaduzzaman Noor said yesterday present government has undertaken elaborate programmes to promote cultural practice in the grassroots level to root out militancy. The government has appointed around 100 Musical Instrument Teachers at educational institutions across the country, he added, reports BSS. Noor said this at Kushtia Shilpakala Academy after laying the […]

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Ekta Kapoor to roll out Kedarnath next month

Sushant Singh Rajput and debutant Sara Ali Khan’s love story, ‘Kedarnath’ which unfolds in the course of a pilgrimage, goes on floors in August. Penned by Kanika Dhillon, the film is Ekta Kapoor, KriArj Entertainment and director Abhishek Kapoor’s first collaboration. It rolls in the hilly terrain of Kedarnath and is set against the backdrop […]

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Doctor Who’s 13th Time Lord to be a woman

Jodie Whittaker has been announced as Doctor Who’s 13th Time Lord – the first woman to be given the role, reports BBC. The new Doctor’s identity was revealed in a trailer broadcast at the end of the Wimbledon men’s singles final. The Broadchurch star succeeds Peter Capaldi, who took over the role in 2013 and […]

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Katie Price unveils new novel

Former glamour model Katie Price has unveiled the cover for her next novel ‘Playing With Fire’, which will be available later this year, reports Times of India. The 39-year-old television personality took to social media to share a first glimpse of the artwork for her 11th novel, which she announced would hit shelves on October […]

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Concert-goers furious at AR Rahman for performing Tamil songs and not enough in Hindi

Music composer AR?Rahman’s fans at this recent concert in Wembley, London are disappointed that he performed ‘not enough songs in Hindi’, reports Hindustan Times Music lovers are demanding refunds after attending music composer AR Rahman’s concert in Wembley, London on July 8. The concert-goers walked out when he performed mostly his Tamil songs and not […]