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Amitabh Bachchan named for 2019 Dada Sahab Phalke award

The doyen of modern Indian Cinema, Amitabh Bachchan has been named for the prestigious Dada Sahab Phalke award for his outstanding contribution to the film industry. It is the India’s highest award in cinema, which is conferred by the Government of India (GoI) for outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian Cinema. It ..

Veteran filmmaker Jay Om Prakash passes away

Jay Om Prakash (93), the veteran filmmaker and Hrithik Roshan’s maternal grandfather, has passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra on August 7, 2019. He is best known for his collaboration with two of Bollywood biggest superstars — the late Rajesh Khanna and Jeetendra. He had a strong penchant for beginning his film titles with the letter ..

Gully Boy wins NETPAC Award for Best Asian Film at 23rd Bucheon Film Festival 2019

The film ‘Gully Boy’, directed by Zoya Akhtar, has won the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) Award for Best Asian Film at the 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) in South Korea. ‘Gully Boy’, which features actors Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, is based on the lives of street rappers. It ..

Shah Rukh Khan to be chief guest at 10th Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

Bollywood Superstar Shah Rukh Khan will be the chief guest at the 10th edition of Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM), which is scheduled to be held between 8th to 17th August 2019. Every year, one of the leading film celebrities head to Australia to attend the fest held during the month of August. During ..

Anil Kapoor felicitated by Council of European Chambers of Commerce (CEUCC) for promoting Children Rights

Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor has been felicitated by Council of European Chambers of Commerce (CEUCC) in India and an European Union delegation as part of the ‘Europe Day’ celebrations in Mumbai on May 17. He has been felicitated for his decade-long support to promoting the cause of children’s rights and his collaboration with the EU ..

Shah Rukh Khan conferred with Honorary Doctorate from University of Law, London

Eminent Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan was conferred with an honorary doctorate in Philanthropy by the University of Law, London. He was awarded this for his efforts to give back to society. He has received the merit during a graduation ceremony which had more than 350 students in attendance. Earlier, the actor was also conferred ..

64th Vimal Elaichi Filmfare Awards 2019

64th Vimal Elaichi Filmfare Awards 2019 witnessed a galaxy of Bollywood stars and they put forth their best look at the event. The night was filled with energetic performances and emotional speeches. Following are the awards which were conferred upon- Best Film: Raazi Critics’ Award for Best Film: AndhaDhun Best Actor in a Leading Role ..

Govind Nihalani wins 2019 Kalamaharshi Baburao Painter Award

An acclaimed cinematographer and screenwriter and filmmaker, Govind Nihalani will be honoured with the Kalamaharshi Baburao Painter Award for his contribution to the film industry at the 2019 Kolhapur International Film Festival (KIFF). The 7th edition of the film festival is scheduled to be held from February 7 to 14. The award is named after ..