Raj Thackeray slams Nana Patekar over his stand on street vendors

Raj Thackeray slams Nana Patekar over his stand on street vendors Mumbai, Nov 4 : Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray today criticized actor Nana Patekar for supporting street vendors and said he should not talk about topics he knew nothing about. Thackeray said he would send a copy of the Bombay Supreme Court guidelines on the hawkers, along with a copy of his letter, to all the police stations, to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) district offices and to the station masters. added that hawking in their jurisdiction,…

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I will always be a part of ‘Dabangg’ franchise, says Sonakshi

I will always be a part of ‘Dabangg’ franchise, says Sonakshi Mumbai, Nov 4 : Sonakshi Sinha says she will continue to be part of Salman Khan-starrer “Dabangg” even though his role has less screen time. Sonakshi made her Bollywood debut in 2010 with “Dabangg” and the actor says she will always be grateful to Salman for having launched in the movies. “I am grateful to him for showing me the way and everything I am today is because of ‘Dabangg’ and because of the faith he has shown in…

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I live a truer life on stage: Adil Hussain

I live a truer life on stage: Adil Hussain Dharamshala, Nov 3 : Actor Adil Hussain said he feels more fulfilled as an individual when performing on stage. The 54-year-old actor said that unlike other people, an artist can not afford to be ignorant. “The impact affects you, sometimes deeply, I believe that I live a life more real on stage, as in my real life, I can have the luxury of being unconscious, insensitive and involuntary. “But in the other space, I’m alert, focused and contained on my character,”…

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It has been a special year for me: Diana Penty

It has been a special year for me: Diana Penty Mumbai, Nov 2 : Diana Penty, who is celebrating her birthday on Thursday, says the year has been good for her and she hopes to continue making films out of her comfort zone. The actor “Cocktail” had “Lucknow-Central” this year and signed “Parmanu” and the sequel to “Happy Bhag Jayegi”. “The last year was very important for me, starting with the release of my second film” Happy Bhag Jaayegi “and the positive response to the film, the most gratifying is…

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TV continues to promote stereotypes: Meghna Malik

TV continues to promote stereotypes: Meghna Malik Mumbai, Nov 1 : Popular actor Meghna Malik says that content on the small screen may change over time but TV still has a long way to go when it comes to sweeping stereotypes. The 46-year-old actor says artists have always had to make an extra effort to break the norms. “I was lucky to have different types of shows and roles (but) the stereotype or stereotype has not disappeared … “It’s an actor’s personal fight to break that perception and it’s not…

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Festival to screen films on environment and wildlife

Festival to screen films on environment and wildlife New Delhi, Nov 1 : Over the years, as waves crashed, shaking the banks of rivers, flooding forests and fields, Badal Chandra Mandal’s life drifted like a piece of wood into a swirling mass of water. Mandal has been in a constant state of migration over the last three decades, going from one island to another, as sea level along the Bengal coast has continued to rise, which has finally devoured his village natal Khasimara. The story of Mandal, documented in the…

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‘Govt should ensure films on ‘artistic reality’ get made’

‘Govt should ensure films on ‘artistic reality’ get made’ Guwahati, Nov 1 : G Prabha, scriptwriter and director of the Sanskrit film ‘Ishti’, believes that it is the government’s duty to guarantee films based on “artistic reality”, which do not capture the imagination of producers, are produced and released in rooms. The director of the first Sanskrit movie on a social theme, said movies made simply for fun and entertainment can not support. “Films based on artistic reality may not have commercial and producer success, in which case it is…

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Kashmir World Film Festival returns to valley for 2nd edition

Kashmir World Film Festival returns to valley for 2nd edition Srinagar, Oct 31 : The Kashmir Film Festival (KWWF) returns to the valley for its second edition, which begins tomorrow. The five-day festival is organized by Actos Creative Theater (ACT). “The reason for organizing the festival is to restore the film culture in the valley,” KWWF director Mushtaaque Ali Ahmad Khan told reporters. The first edition of the festival, which ran from July 1 to July 5 at the beginning of this year, witnessed an overwhelming response from the audience,…

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Girish Karnad to receive Tata Lit Lifetime Achievement Award

Girish Karnad to receive Tata Lit Lifetime Achievement Award Mumbai, Oct 31 : Veteran actor and playwright Girish Karnad is ready to be honored by Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award 2017. The prize will be awarded to 79-year-old Karnad at the annual Literature Festival Awards Ceremony on November 19 at the National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Nariman Point. The veteran actor said it’s an honor for him to receive the award as a playwright. “… What makes the theater such a complex world, a feverish network of…

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Remakes introduce films to the youngsters, says Shah Rukh

Remakes introduce films to the youngsters, says Shah Rukh Mumbai, Oct 31 : Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was part of remakes like “Devdas” and “Don”, said he liked to present “Ittefaq” to a new generation as the Rajesh Khanna-starrer was his mother’s favorite movie. Shah Rukh produced the remake of the 1969 thriller with Karan Johar and BR Films. Sonakshi Sinha, Sidharth Malhotra and Akshaye Khanna appear in the new version directed by Abhay Chopra. “When I was young, it was my mother’s favorite movie, Rajesh Khanna and Nanda,…

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