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Shekhar Kapur appointed as chairman of central panel of 65th National Film Awards (NFA)

Veteran director Shekhar Kapur has been appointed as chairman of the central panel of the 65th National Film Awards (NFA). Mr Kapur is known for his work in Hindi cinema and International cinema. The central panel comprises a chairperson and 10 other members, including five regional chairpersons who head the respective regional panels. Film writer ..

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Lekh Raj Tandon (88), renowned Indian filmmaker and actor, passes away

Lekh Raj Tandon (88), the renowned Indian filmmaker and actor, has passed away in MUmbai, Maharashtra on October 16, 2017. He was best known for films like Amrapali, Agar Tum Na Hote and Dulhan Wahi Jo Piya Man Bhaye. He is credited with discovering Shahrukh Khan by casting him his TV serial ‘Dil Dariya’ in ..

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London Olympics kicks off; Sushil Kumar leads Indian contingent

The London Olympics 2012 opened with a spectacular opening ceremony. Head of State Queen Elizabeth II declared the Games open amidst boisterous spectators in the capacity crowd of 80,000, signaling the launch of the biggest sporting event, which the Britain is hosting after a gap of 64 years. This is the 30th Olympics event. As ..

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A.R.Rahman & Danny Boyle to pen London Olympics song

Oscar-winning composer A. R. Rahman who is reuniting with Danny Boyle, to compose a song for London Olympics opening ceremony, will celebrate Indian influence in UK, by including a Punjabi track in it. The 46-year-old Indian musician has teamed up again with Danny Boyle, the Artistic Director of the games, for the jamboree ceremony.

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