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Artists are not terrorists: Mallika Sarabhai

Artists are not terrorists: Mallika Sarabhai

Thrissur, Oct 16 (UNI) Noted dancer and social activist Mallika Sarabhai has denounced the decision of Mumbai cinema owners' body, not to screen movies starring Pakistani artistes, saying "you can't compare an artiste with a terrorist.
“The fight is between India and Pakistan on terrorism and both governments should make all efforts to eliminate terrorists.
Artistes are not terrorists and no result can be achieved by imposing restrictions or banning their works” Her remarks come at a time, when tension between India and Pakistan rocked Bollywood as Hindi movie 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' featuring Pakistani actor Fawad Khan, is due for release later this month.
Daughter of illustrious parents, space scientist Dr Vikram Sarabhai and legendary dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai, Padma Bhushan Mallika Sarabhai was here as chief guest and to perform before an audience, connected with Palliative care.
Talking to UNI, Mallika said she uses dance as a tool for social change and continues to fight against issues like social injustice against women.
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Iranian film 'Daughter' wins Golden Peacock at IFFI 2016

Panaji, Nov 28 (UNI) Iranian filmmaker Reza Mirkarimi's 'Daughter' won the prestigious Golden Peacock award in the Best Film category in a gala ceremony of 47th International Film Festival of India which concluded today.


Anil Kapoor to feature in Hollywood adaptation of Michael Faber's novel

New Delhi, Nov 22 (UNI) After winning accolades for ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ and the Indian TV adaptation of the US series ‘24’, Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor will now be seen in the the adaptation of Michael Faber's novel, trade sources said.


Akshay meets Chouhan at his residence in Bhopal

Bhopal, Nov 26 (UNI) Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar today met Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at his official residence in Shyamla Hills area here.


Mahesh Bhatt heartened by Bollywood’s words of praise for Alia’s work in ‘Dear Zindagi’

New Delhi, Nov 26 (UNI) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is heartened at the praise coming for his daughter for her performance in the just released film ‘Dear Zindagi’.

The Son of War-Being Awake

'The Son of War-Being Awake' reflection of my personal experience: Julieta Noemi Ledesma

Panaji, Nov 27 (UNI) Julieta Noemi Ledesma, director of 'The Son of War-Being Awake', which was screened at ongoing 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), has said that the film is a reflection of her her personal experience.


Kabali's don entry leaked online

New Delhi, Jul 21 (UNI) A day before the release of Southern superstar Rajnikanth's latest venture 'Kabali', a scene from the movie is making buzz online.


Character poster of 'Raaz Reboot' looks spooky

New Delhi, Jul 6 (UNI) The makers of 'Raaz Reboot' have unveiled the character poster of their upcoming horror drama.


Teaser poster of Ajay's directorial 'Shivaay' spreading chills

New Delhi, May 20 (UNI) Actor turned director and producer Ajay Devgan today unveiled the teaser poster of his first directorial debut 'Shivaay'.


Hollywood star Nathan Jones makes her Bollywood debut in 'A Flying Jatt' .

New Delhi, Apr 3 (UNI) Hollywoodstar, Nathan Jones, of 'Mad Max: Fury Road' fame , will make his Bollywood debut in the Tiger Shroff starter 'A flying jatt', trade sources said .


Celebs from films, TV express shock over Pratyusha Banerjee's suicide

New Delhi, Apr 1 (UNI) Celebrities from the film and the television industry tonight expressed shock shock at the news of television actress Pratyusha Banerjee' suicide, the star of 'Balika vadhu', one of the most popular serials on Indian TV.

India’s 1st transgender pop band featured in 'The Gunn Reports' Cases for Creativity 2016'

India’s 1st transgender pop band featured in 'The Gunn Reports' Cases for Creativity 2016'

New Delhi, Mar 19 (UNI) In yet another Global Honour for India’s first transgender pop band launched by Yashraj films, the band has been listed among 15 global campaigns on the influential 'The Gunn Reports’ Cases for Creativity 2016', a round-up of the campaigns that have achieved the highest accolade in advertising, by winning both a Cannes Gold Lion for creativity and a Gold Effie award for effectiveness.