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Popular Carnatic vocalist, devotional singer Soolamangalam Jayalakshmi passes away

Popular Carnatic vocalist, devotional singer Soolamangalam Jayalakshmi passes away

29 Jun 2017 | 5:41 PM

Chennai, Jun 29 (UNI) Soolamangalam Jayalakshmi, eldest of the Soolamangalam Sisters known for their devotional songs, passed away due to age related ailments.

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Renowned singer Sabita Chowdhury passes away

Renowned singer Sabita Chowdhury passes away

29 Jun 2017 | 4:08 PM

Kolkata, Jun 29 (UNI) Renowned singer Sabita Chowdhury passed away this morning in her residence.

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Bengal Govt reduces its share of tax on regional film tickets

29 Jun 2017 | 4:06 PM

Kolkata, Jun 29 (UNI) West Bengal Government has decided to maintain the usual 2 per cent tax on tickets for regional films by waiving off a percentage of its share from the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

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Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah to act in Kannada-English film

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah to act in Kannada-English film

22 Jun 2017 | 2:54 PM

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.

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“Nene Raja Nene Mantri” is my 50th film; I couldn’t have asked for a better birthday gift to myself :Kajal

“Nene Raja Nene Mantri” is my 50th film; I couldn’t have asked for a better birthday gift to myself :Kajal

18 Jun 2017 | 4:44 PM

Hyderabad, Jun 18 (UNI) Kajal Aggarwal, one among the most noted actresses in South India is celebrating her birthday on June 19 with a film that is very special to her.

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National release for Assamese comedy on Shakespeare’s play

National release for Assamese comedy on Shakespeare’s play

16 Jun 2017 | 4:24 PM

Guwahati, Jun 16 (UNI) After garnering rave reviews from critics and public throughout Assam, Assamese film ‘Local Kung Fu 2’ is now ready to entertain film lovers across the country.

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Thespian Soumitra Chatterjee dedicates - Légion d'Honneur- to cinema goers

Thespian Soumitra Chatterjee dedicates - Légion d'Honneur- to cinema goers

10 Jun 2017 | 6:02 PM

Kolkata, Jun 10 (UNI) Actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who is the only Indian listed among the recipients of - Légion d'Honneur- by the French government for 2017, today dedicated France's highest civilian award to the cinema goers.

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Shillong hosts auditions for Sunsilk Mega Miss North East

Shillong hosts auditions for Sunsilk Mega Miss North East

05 Jun 2017 | 5:00 PM

Shillong, June 5 (UNI) Mega Entertainment, north east’s largest fashion and pageant event organizer, conducted the auditions for the 15th Edition of Sunsilk Mega Miss North East and 8th Edition of Fair & Lovely Men Mega Mister North East today at Trends here in Meghalaya.

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Kamal's jibe at Aamir, says nothing wrong in Rajini's comments

Kamal's jibe at Aamir, says nothing wrong in Rajini's comments

26 May 2017 | 5:08 PM

Chennai, May 26 (UNI) Asserting that it would be better if people did not enter politics in the present prevailing situation, thespain Kamal Haasan today said he does not have to do a show like Bollywood actor Aamir Khan's 'Satyamev Jayate' to prove his social responsibility.

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Vikram Phadnis' directorial debut 'Hrudayantar' to be showcased at Goa Marathi Film Festival

Vikram Phadnis' directorial debut 'Hrudayantar' to be showcased at Goa Marathi Film Festival

26 May 2017 | 12:17 PM

Panaji, May 26 (UNI) The tenth edition of Goa Marathi Film Festival, scheduled to be held from June 16 to 18, will showcase fashion designer Vikram Phadnis' directorial debut 'Hrudayantar'.

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Viswaroopam-2 audio release soon : Kamal

Viswaroopam-2 audio release soon : Kamal

23 May 2017 | 3:28 PM

Chennai, May 23 (UNI) Versatile actor Kamal Haasan today announced that the audio album of his ambitious project 'Vishwaroopam- '2 will be released soon.

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Film makers are being drawn towards the state: Sanjay Kumar

Film makers are being drawn towards the state: Sanjay Kumar

21 May 2017 | 8:50 PM

Ranchi, May 21 (UNI) Principal Secretary of IPRD, Government of Jharkhand, Sanjay Kumar today said favourable film policy, beautiful locations and landscapes film makers are being attracted towards the state.

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Film city to soon come up near  city

Film city to soon come up near city

21 May 2017 | 12:26 PM

By: B S Prabhurajan Mysuru, May 21(UNI) Sandalwood city may soon have its own Film City which will come up at Himmavu, located less than 20 km from Mysuru, off National Highway-212.

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Bengal is a powerhouse of talent: Mamata

Bengal is a powerhouse of talent: Mamata

20 May 2017 | 10:43 PM

Kolkata, May 20 (UNI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said Bengal is a powerhouse of talent.

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Bengali film ‘Posto’ creates history collecting 1 cr in 4 days in Bengal

Bengali film ‘Posto’ creates history collecting 1 cr in 4 days in Bengal

17 May 2017 | 3:01 PM

New Delhi, May 17 (UNI) ‘Posto’, the family drama produced jointly by Eros International and Windows, has witnessed a historic opening of Rs 1 crore in just four days since its release in Bengal on May 12, officials at Eros international said today.

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Film on witch hunting launches publicity with awareness seminar

Film on witch hunting launches publicity with awareness seminar

16 May 2017 | 5:25 PM

Guwahati, May 16 (UNI) The first full-length Assamese feature film on witch hunting problem ‘Aei Maatite’, which will be released on October six this year, launched its publicity campaign from Tezpur University yesterday with a seminar on ‘The Making and Hunting of Witches in Assam’.

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Youth Spring Film Fete in city from tomorrow

Youth Spring Film Fete in city from tomorrow

15 May 2017 | 3:49 PM

Kozhikode, May 15 (UNI) The Fifth Youth Spring Film Festival will begin at Kozhikode Town hall from tomorrow.

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Sin Sister, upcoming Bengali movie soon to hit theatres

Sin Sister, upcoming Bengali movie soon to hit theatres

13 May 2017 | 5:57 PM

Kolkata, May 13 (UNI) Sin Sister is an upcoming Bengali movie, a psychological thriller based on the novel Sin Sister, by Australian novelist, Geri Hemer.

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Future of Bengali film industry looks optimistic

Future of Bengali film industry looks optimistic

12 May 2017 | 2:36 PM

By Biswamoy Mukherjee Kolkata, May 12 (UNI) The legacy of Bengali film industry goes on with aplomb as new age directors and artists are carving a niche for themselves in the national platform.

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