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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, 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 ..
Topics: Hindu nationalism • Hindutva • India • Marathi people • Raghava Reddy • Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh • Sadashiv • Sangh Parivar • States and union territories of India • VHP • Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje • Vishva Hindu Parishad
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, ..
Topics: Amol Palekar • Chitchor • India • Indian culture • Indian family names • Indian films • Karnik • Marathi literature • Marathi people • Satish Alekar • Satyasheel Deshpande • States and union territories of India
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 ..
Topics: Amitabh Bachchan • Asha Bhosle • Dadasaheb Phalke Award • Gujarati people • Indian films • Lata Mangeshkar • Marathi people • Musicians • Punjabi people • Singers • States and union territories of India • Yash Chopra
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 ..