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Dangal girl Zaira apologises for meeting J&K CM, doesn't want to be considered role model

Dangal girl Zaira apologises for meeting J&K CM, doesn't want to be considered role model

16 Jan 2017 | 7:54 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) Kashmiri girl Zaira Wasim, who played Geeta Phogat in the Aamir Khan-starrer 'Dangal', today created a stir when she apologised on the social media, soon after she was trolled and got death threats in social media for meeting state Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.

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‘Dangal’ girl Zaira Khan calls on J&K CM

‘Dangal’ girl Zaira Khan calls on J&K CM

14 Jan 2017 | 8:28 PM

Jammu, Jan 14 (UNI) Zaira Wasim Khan, a native girl from the state, who played the role of wrestler Geeta Phogat in Aamir Khan starrer movie “Dangal” today called on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti here.

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DJ David Guetta's concert cancel in Bengaluru

DJ David Guetta's concert cancel in Bengaluru

12 Jan 2017 | 8:05 PM

Bengaluru, Jan 12 (UNI) Taking no chance after alleged molestation incident on the New Year's eve, the authorities have denied the permission for French DJ David Guetta's concert scheduled for tonight in the city.

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Balakrishna’s 100th film Gautamiputra Satakarni hits screens across world

Balakrishna’s 100th film Gautamiputra Satakarni hits screens across world

12 Jan 2017 | 12:55 PM

Hyderabad, Jan 12 (UNI) The much awaited Nandamuri Balakrishna’s movie Gautampiputra Satakarni (GPSK) hit the screens worldwide today.

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Aishwarya Dhanush to direct first sports biopic in Tamil on Rio goldie Mariappan

Aishwarya Dhanush to direct first sports biopic in Tamil on Rio goldie Mariappan

02 Jan 2017 | 5:28 PM

Chennai, Jan 2 (UNI) The first ever sports biopic in Tamil based on the success story of high jumper T Mariappan, who won the gold in Rio Paralympics last year, would be produced and it would be directed by actor Rajnikanth's daughter Aishwarya Dhanush.

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Makers of Punjabi Film ‘Patiala Dreamz’ ready with 'Phullu'- a comic satire on women health issues

Makers of Punjabi Film ‘Patiala Dreamz’ ready with 'Phullu'- a comic satire on women health issues

28 Dec 2016 | 10:44 AM

New Delhi, Dec 28 (UNI) After receiving ecstatic reviews for their Punjabi Film ‘Patiala Dreamz’, filmmakers Anmol Kapoor and Abhishek Saxena have now come up with a comic satire “Phullu”, which raises women health issues.

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'Ti Saddhya Kay Karte' to release on Jan 6

'Ti Saddhya Kay Karte' to release on Jan 6

25 Dec 2016 | 2:08 PM

Kolhapur, Dec 25 (UNI) Under the banner of Zee studios, which had released blockbuster Marathi films like Natrang, Timepass, Lokmanya, Natsamrat and Sairat, 'Ti Saddhya Kay Karte' (Whats she doing now) is all set to release on January 6, 2017.

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Veteran Kannada film actor Chethan Rama Rao passes away

Veteran Kannada film actor Chethan Rama Rao passes away

24 Dec 2016 | 2:33 PM

Mysuru, Dec 24(UNI) Veteran Kannada film actor Chethan Rama Rao passed away in a private hospital due to a prolonged illness here last night.

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Priyanka Chopra in Guwahati to promote Assam tourism

Priyanka Chopra in Guwahati to promote Assam tourism

24 Dec 2016 | 11:49 AM

Guwahati, Dec 24 (UNI) Bollywood superstar and Quantico fame actor Priyanka Chopra today arrived on a day long visit to the city on her first assignment as brand ambassador of Assam Tourism.

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Bhalchandra Kulkarni to get Janakavi P Savlaram award

Bhalchandra Kulkarni to get Janakavi P Savlaram award

21 Dec 2016 | 2:50 PM

Thane, Dec 21 (UNI) Renowned stage and film actor Bhalchandra Kulkarni will be honoured with the Janakavi P Savlaram award on December 25 here.

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Renowned Malayalam film director Shaji Karun selected for Baburao Painter award

Renowned Malayalam film director Shaji Karun selected for Baburao Painter award

21 Dec 2016 | 12:06 PM

Kolhapur, Dec 21 (UNI) Renowned Malayalam film director Shaji Karun and makeup man Vikram Gaikwad have been selected for this year's "Kalamaharshi" Baburao Painter and "Chitramaharshi' anandrao Painter memorial awards.

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Actor Jagannatha Varma passes away

Actor Jagannatha Varma passes away

20 Dec 2016 | 7:09 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 20 (UNI) Veteran Malayalam actor K N Jagannatha Varma passed away at a private hospital here today.

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Kalinga International Film Festival kick starts in Odisha

Kalinga International Film Festival kick starts in Odisha

13 Dec 2016 | 8:33 PM

Bhubaneswar, Dec 13 (UNI) The second Kalinga International Film Festival, organised jointly by KIIT School of Film and Media Sciences and KIIT Film Society with support of the Federation of Film Societies of India kick started here today.

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Ramoji film city launches App for visitors

Ramoji film city launches App for visitors

10 Dec 2016 | 1:58 PM

Hyderabad, Dec 10 (UNI) Ramoji film city , the largest integrated film city in the world today launched Android App for visitors here.

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Actor, journalist and political satirist 'Cho' Ramaswamy passes away

Actor, journalist and political satirist 'Cho' Ramaswamy passes away

07 Dec 2016 | 3:15 PM

Chennai, Dec 7 (UNI) 'Cho' Ramaswamy, eminent political satirist and founder-editor of longest serving Tamil magazine 'Thuglaq', died here this morning after a prolonged illness.

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Film by Guwahati students selected for Germany fest

Film by Guwahati students selected for Germany fest

03 Dec 2016 | 8:03 PM

Guwahati, Dec 03 (UNI) Following its screening at the 2nd National Children's Film Festival, 2016 in Jaipur, 'Hope', a short film by the students of NPS International School, Guwahati on two of their differently-abled colleagues, has been selected for screening at Sunlight International Film Festival, Germany.

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Nishagandhi equipped with exquisite utilities

03 Dec 2016 | 5:32 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 3 (UNI) The renovated Nishagandhi theatre is all set for the 21st International Film Festival of Kerala.

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Touring Talkies heralding launch of Film Fest culminates tomorrow

Touring Talkies heralding launch of Film Fest culminates tomorrow

03 Dec 2016 | 4:40 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 3 (UNI) ‘Touring Talkies’, a mobile film venture of the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy foretelling the 21st International Film Festival of Kerala ends here tomorrow.

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RGV meets Radha, Nehru over his  Telugu film "Vangaveeti"

RGV meets Radha, Nehru over his Telugu film "Vangaveeti"

03 Dec 2016 | 4:34 PM

Vijayawada Dec 3 (UNI) In the backdrop of audio release of his controversial film “Vangaveeti”, popular film director Ram Gopal Varma had a meeting with former MLAs Vangaveeti Radha Krishna and his mother V Ratna Kumari and discussed about their objections in the film, here today.

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21st IFFK to host transgender delegates

21st IFFK to host transgender delegates

03 Dec 2016 | 3:59 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 3 (UNI) The 21st International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) will put an end to the preconceived notions and stereotypes by hosting numerous transgender delegates.

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Special facilities for transgender community at IFFK

Special facilities for transgender community at IFFK

02 Dec 2016 | 8:06 PM

Thiruvavanthapuram, Dec 2 (UNI) The 21st International film festival of Kerala, beginning here on December nine, will offer special facilities for transgender community including a 'Gender Bender package.

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Portrayal of diverse phases and faces of migrants at the 21st IFFK

Portrayal of diverse phases and faces of migrants at the 21st IFFK

02 Dec 2016 | 7:56 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 2 (UNI) The 21st International Film festival of Kerala, beginning on December nine, brings to limelight the harsh realities of migration and displacement.

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LGBT community appreciates IFFK bunch of films

LGBT community appreciates IFFK bunch of films

29 Nov 2016 | 4:19 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 29 (UNI) The Gender Bender package of 21st International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK), which includes a bunch of films, was appreciated by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community around the world.

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Would like to mix elements of Indian cinema into Korean films:  Kim Jee-Woon

Would like to mix elements of Indian cinema into Korean films: Kim Jee-Woon

29 Nov 2016 | 1:37 PM

Panaji, Nov 29 (UNI) Kim Jee-Woon, director of South Korean action thriller which was screened as the closing film at the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFF) which concluded yesterday, has said that he would like to mix the elements of Indian cinema into Korean films.

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Turkish film ‘Cold of Kalandar’ bags ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal

Turkish film ‘Cold of Kalandar’ bags ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal

29 Nov 2016 | 1:04 PM

Panaji, Nov 28 (UNI) Turkish film 'Cold of Kalandar' bagged the ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal at the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) which concluded here today.

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Canadian film ‘The Apology’ wins spl mention under ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal competition

Canadian film ‘The Apology’ wins spl mention under ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal competition

29 Nov 2016 | 12:57 PM

Panaji, Nov 28 (UNI) Canadian multi-lingual entry ‘The Apology’ by Toronto-based Tiffany Hsiung won the Special Mention under the ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal competition at the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) which concluded here today.

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Turkish directors Baris Kaya, Soner Caner bag best directors award at IFFI

Turkish directors Baris Kaya, Soner Caner bag best directors award at IFFI

29 Nov 2016 | 12:48 PM

Panaji, Nov 28 (UNI) Baris Kaya and Soner Caner, directors of Turkish film 'Rauf', bagged Best Director Award at the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) which concluded here today.

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47th IFFI comes to close

47th IFFI comes to close

29 Nov 2016 | 12:40 PM

Panaji, Nov 28 (UNI) The nine-day-long 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), which was a carnival of films, celebration, glitz, glamour and learning for the year 2016, came to an end with the Closing and Award Ceremony here.

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South Korean film 'The Throne' wins Special Jury Award at 47th IFFI

South Korean film 'The Throne' wins Special Jury Award at 47th IFFI

29 Nov 2016 | 12:39 PM

Panaji, Nov 28 (UNI) The South Korean historical film 'The Throne', directed by Lee Jon-ik, won the Special Jury Award at the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) which concluded here today.

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IFFI : Latvian actress Elina Vaska bags Best Actress award for 'Mellow Mud'

IFFI : Latvian actress Elina Vaska bags Best Actress award for 'Mellow Mud'

29 Nov 2016 | 12:30 PM

Panaji, Nov 28 (UNI) Latvian actress Elina Vaska bagged the Best Actress award for her role in 'Mellow Mud' at 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) which concluded here today.

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