Indian films: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Gollapudi Srinivas National Award 2019

The Gollapudi Srinivas National Award 2019 is to be presented jointly to two debutant film-makers for the first time since 23 years of its inception. Aditya Dhar for the Hindi film ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’ and Madhu C. Narayanan for the Malayalam movie ‘Kumbalangi Nights’ are selected as the winners. Both the filmmakers will be awarded at a ceremony ..

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 ..

Manipuri films blacked out at International Film Festival of India

Manipur films, some of which have carved a niche in the national and international film world by bagging prestigious awards such as Grand Prix and Golden Conch blacked out from the golden jubilee of International Film Festival of India scheduled to be held in Goa after November 20 to 28. Syam Sharma, director of Imagi Ningthem (My ..

Veteran actress TP Radhamani passes away

Veteran actress TP Radhamani who was predominantly active in Malayalam cinema passed away in Chennai. The 67-year old actor was under treatment for cancer.