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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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European Union Film Festival in Goa from Jul 1

Panaji, Jun 27 (UNI) The European Union Film Festival, organized jointly by the Delegation of the European Union, Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) and Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, will be held in Goa from July 1 to 8.

Bollywood

Bollywood lauds Kidambi Srikanth on winning Australia Super series

New Delhi, Jun 27 (UNI) Bollywood fraternity today lauded ace badminton player Kidambi Srikanth who has created history by becoming the first Indian ever to win Australia Super series.

Sarthak,

Sarthak, Savina crowned Bollywood Mr & Miss India 2017

New Delhi, Jun 27 (UNI) Sarthak Verma from Delhi and Savina Birla from Chandigarh were crowned Bollywood Mr India and Miss India 2017 respectively at a first of its kind Bollywood pageant, held in the capital.

Tubelight

'Tubelight' earns Rs 65 cr on opening weekend

New Delhi, Jun 26 (UNI) Riding on the brilliant performances by Salman Khan and child actor Matin and the strong buzz for the film, Kabir Khan's 'Tubelight ' has earned Rs 65 crore in its opening weekend, trade sources said today.

Daler

Daler Mehndi lends support to US girl's vision to Oxygenate Earth by planting 100 trees in Delhi

New Delhi, Jun 24 (UNI) Having entertained music lovers in India as well as abroad over the years with his unique brand of Punjabi rock music, pop icon Daler Mehndi has now joined hands with the DDA for the humanitarian cause of 'Oxygenating' the Earth for future generations.

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah to act in Kannada-English film

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah to act in Kannada-English film

Bengaluru, Jun 22 (UNI) Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today donned the paint to act as a reel Chief Minister in a children's film Though not a first politician to figure in the tinsel town with some of his predecessors including former Chief Minister Ramakrishna Hegde taking the leader earlier.

India focus in Al Gore's climate crisis sequel

India focus in Al Gore's climate crisis sequel

Cannes, May 26 (UNI) A year after Paris hosted the historic climate change conference, the Cannes film festival maintained the momentum on saving the environment by screening the sequel to former US Vice-president Al Gore's path-breaking documentary film on the subject.

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