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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.
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“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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Yashraj debutants Aadar Jain & Anya Singh visit holy Ajmer Sharif Durgah

New Delhi, Aug 23 (UNI) Debutants Aadar Jain and Anya Singh, the young and talented new actors being launched by Yash Raj Films in the film 'Qaidi Band', paid a visit to the holy Ajmer Sharif dargah while promoting their debut film .

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Asha Bhonsle's restaurant wins Best Indian Restaurant award at the British Curry Awards

New Delhi, Aug 23 (UNI) After entertaining audiences with her melodies over the years, veteran Bollywood playback singer Asha Bhonsle has earned another feather in her cap with her restaurant winning the Best Indian Restaurant in NW UK at the British Curry Awards.

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Shah Rukh, Salman, Akshay break into Forbes 10 highest paid actors list

New Delhi, Aug 23 (UNI) Bollywood icons Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar form the list of top 10 highest paid actors in the Forbes list that has been topped by "Transformers" actor Mark Wahlberg.

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Nice to be honoured for your choices as a person: Tapsee on 'Most Powerful Woman of the Year award'

New Delhi, Aug 23 (UNI) She has established a niche for herself in the film industry with roles of strong women in films like 'Pink', Baby' and 'Naam Shabana'.

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Kanyashree Scheme now entering the world of celluloid

Kolkata, Aug 23 (UNI) After wowing the world at the United Nations Public Service Awards in The Hague last June, the Kanyashree Scheme is now entering the world of celluloid.

NFAI acquires 2500 film posters of Indian Cinema

NFAI acquires 2500 film posters of Indian Cinema

Pune, Aug 4 (UNI) In one of the major acquisition in recent times, National Film Archive of India (NFAI), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, has acquired about 2500 film posters of Indian cinema which include the collection about 1500 Hindi film posters, in addition to a number of Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam ones.

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