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Akshay Kumar wins best actor award at 2018 Dadasaheb Phalke Awards

Akshay Kumar has bagged the best actor award at the 2018 Dadasaheb Phalke awards for his role in ‘Padman (Jury)’ and for ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’. The awards were given by Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation in Mumbai on April 29. Bhumi Pednekar won the best actress trophy for her work in Toilet Ek Prem Katha. ..


Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje elected as new international president of VHP

Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje, the former Himachal Pradesh governor and Madhya Pradesh High Court judge, has been elected as the new international president of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) in Gurugram on April 14, 2018 for which voting was held for the first time in over five decades. Kokje got 131 votes and defeated incumbent G Raghava ..



Amol Palekar honoured with ‘Godavari Gaurav’ award

Amol Palekar, the well known actor and director, has been honoured with the ‘Godavari Gaurav’ award at an event in Nasik on March 10, 2018. He is known for his performance in films like “Gol Maal” , “Choti Si Baat”, “Chitchor” among others. The award, which carries a prize of Rs 21,000 and a memento, ..


Asha Bhosle chosen for 5th edition of Yash Chopra Memorial Award 2018

Asha Bhosle, the legendary playback singer, will be awarded with the 5th edition of Yash Chopra Memorial Award 2018 for her outstanding contribution to the Hindi film industry. The award will be presented to her on February 16. The previous recipients are Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha and Shah Rukh Khan. The award has been ..


Sanjay Manjrekar launches his autobiography “Imperfect”

Sanjay Manjrekar, the former India batsman-turned-commentator, has launched his autobiography ‘Imperfect’ in Mumbai, Maharashtra on January 17, 2018. The book was released by Dilip Vengsarkar, Manjrekar’s first international captain. He has played 37 Test matches. His first Test match was in the Delhi against the West Indies. In 1996, in his early thirties, he finished ..