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Actor Kishori Ballal passes away

Veteran Kannada actor Kishori Ballal recently passed away at the age of 82. She was known for starring with Shah Rukh Khan in his movie -Swades as ‘Kaveri Amma’. She made her acting debut during 1960 in the movie ‘Ivalentha Hendathi’ and has acted in more than 75 movies of different Indian languages. The artist ..

Actor Jason Davis passes away

The American actor Jason Davis, who was a former child actor, passed away unexpectedly at the age of 35. He was very famous for being the voice actor on the animated series named “Recess”, broadcasted in the Disney Channel. He lent his voice to the character of ‘Mikey Blumberg’, one of the six elementary school ..

Robert De Niro to get honour of Lifetime Achievement Award

Robert De Niro will be presented the honour of Lifetime Achievement Award at the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists ceremony on January 19, 2020.  The actor has been named the 56th recipient of SAG-AFTRA’s highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. The SAG-AFTRA awards are ..

Russia to be partner country at International Film Festival of India

Russia will be the partner country at the Golden Jubilee of International Film Festival of India (IFFI-2019) in Goa. It will be held from November 20 to 28 with close to 250 films from various countries being screened. The fest will honour superstar Rajinikanth with a special ‘Icon of Golden Jubilee’ award presented in recognition ..

John Witherspoon, US actor and comedian, passes away

John Witherspoon, the US actor and comedian, has passed way . He was best known for his role as rapper Ice Cube’s father in the comedy trilogy Friday. He made his film debut in the 1980 ‘The Jazz Singer’ and appeared in Hollywood Shuffle, Boomerang, Vampire in Brooklyn and The Ladies Man

‘Binisutoy’ selected for International Film Festival of Kerala

National award winning director Atanu Ghosh’s upcoming Bengali film ‘Binisutoy’ (Without strings) has been selected for International Film Festival of Kerala. The movie tells the story of how two strangers meet at the audition of a game show, become friends and try to find out the meaning of their lives through some strange pattern of ..

Priyadarshan conferred with National Kishore Kumar Samman for 2018-19

On 13th October 2019, the noted director and producer Priyadarshan has been conferred the National Kishore Kumar Samman for 2018-19 in Khandwa, the birthplace of the legendary singer- actor. According to the official, the Kishore Kumar Samman jury selected noted actor Waheeda Rehman for the award for 2017-18. The award was  instituted by the Madhya ..

Viju Khote, Hindi and Marathi film-theatre actor, passes away

Viju Khote (77), the veteran Hindi and Marathi film-theatre actor, has passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He had acted in more than 300 Hindi and Marathi films. He gained fame for his character Kaliya in the blockbuster film Sholay. Khote was popular for his comedy roles in many films including ‘Andaz Apna Apna’ and ’Qayamat ..