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Zoya Akhter receives IIFTC Tourism Impact Award 2020

Bollywood film-maker Zoya Akhter was presented the IIFTC Tourism Impact Award 2020, at the Asia’s largest film tourism event, 8th India International Film Tourism Conclave (IIFTC), held recently in Mumbai. The Director was selected for her outstanding contribution to the world tourism through her films which were shot in Spain and Turkey.

Bollywood Actor Imtiaz Khan passes away

Veteran Bollywood actor and filmmaker Imtiaz Khan recently passed away in Mumbai at the age of 77. He was famous for acting in several movies including YaadonKiBaaraat, Dharmatma and Dayavan. He is the husband of Krutika Desai, who is a popular film and television actress. He was also the brother of late actor Amjad Khan ..

IDFC FIRST Bank appoints Amitabh Bachchan as its brand ambassador

Mumbai headquartered IDFC FIRST Bank recently announced that it has appointed veteran Bollywood celebrity Amitabh Bachchan as its first ever brand ambassador. The IDFC bank was originally founded in 2015. It was founded as a new entity after the merger of IDFC Bank and Capital First in December 2018. At present, the bank has 424 bank branches with 104 ..

Barry John selected for Lifetime Achievement honour for 2020

Renowned theatre director and mentor Barry John has been selected for Lifetime Achievement honour for 2020 at the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META). The 76-year-old teacher of several Bollywood stars will be conferred with the award during the 15th META festival. Barry John is a published author and recipient of Sangeet Natak Akademi award. ..

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 ..

Gully Boy wins all 13 nominated categories in Filmfare awards

The Bollywood movie based on the life of two rap singers, Gully Boy created history in the Filmfare awards by winning 13 of them. The film won in all 13 categories, which it was nominated in. In the event held in Guwahati, the film beat the previous record of 11 awards held by ‘Black’ by ..

Eminent musician Sonam Sherpa passes away

Renowned Musician and founder of the famous music band Parikrama, Sonam Sherpa recently passed away at the age of 48. Sonam was the lead guitarist of the celebrated music band. He died of a massive cardiac arrest, while he had arrived in West Bengal for recording music. He founded the Parikrama band in the year ..

Virat Kohli tops brand valuation study by Duff and Phelps

Indian Cricket star Virat Kohli retains his top rank in the latest brand valuation study by Duff & Phelps. He is placed at the first spot third year in a row. The report revealed that Virat Kohli has increased his brand value by 40 per cent to $237.5 million in 2019. The second place was ..