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Tollywood actor Dwijen Bandyopadhyay dies at 68 of cardiac arrest

Tollywood actor Dwijen Bandyopadhyay dies at 68 of cardiac arrest

Kolkata, Sep 27 (UNI) Tollywood actor, theater personality and academician Dwijen Bandyopadhyay died here today following a massive heart attack, family sources said. He was 68. Born in this city on September 22,1949, Dwijen Bandyopadhyay, who was suffering for some time, breathed his last around 0205 hours at his Pallysree residence, Bijoygarh, in south Kolkata. Dwijen Banerjee was known for acting particularly Jaatishwar (2014), Jekhane Bhooter Bhoy (2012) and Autograph (2010). Graduated in Commerce from University of Calcutta, Dwijen Bandyopadhyay was lecturer in drama at Rabindra Bharati University. His first movie was Hawa Bodol and latest Bastab, which was released this month only. His mortal remains would be kept at the Academy of Fine Arts in south Kolkata, where he staged many a dramas, before cremation. UNI PC BM

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NSD to expand its children theatre across country

NSD to expand its children theatre across country

12 Nov 2018 | 10:12 PM

New Delhi, Nov 12 (UNI) As Jashnebachpan, an internal theatre festival for children, is all set to begin its 14th edition this week, National School of Drama (NSD) on Monday announced that they are working hard to spread the children’s theatre from the four walls of their campus to the various regions of the country.

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Inviting India to an Australian Film Festival to be a great idea: Harinder Sidhu

Inviting India to an Australian Film Festival to be a great idea: Harinder Sidhu

11 Nov 2018 | 1:34 PM

By Atanu Roy
Kolkata, Nov 11 (UNI) Australian and Bengali film industry share a mental sync that both tries to tell stories in a unique passion, said Harinder Sidhu, Australian High Commissioner to India after inaugurating an special exhibition of Australian film posters in Nandan this morning.

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Excel Entertainment releases 'KGF' poster

Excel Entertainment releases 'KGF' poster

09 Nov 2018 | 12:32 PM

New Delhi, Nov 9 (UNI) After the interesting teaser, Excel Entertainment which has come on board to present the upcoming magnum opus 'KGF' in association with AA Films has unveiled the poster of the film.

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Excel Entertainment releases 'KGF' teaser

09 Nov 2018 | 12:30 PM

New Delhi, Nov 9 (UNI) After the interesting teaser, Excel Entertainment which has come on board to present the upcoming magnum opus 'KGF' in association with AA Films has unveiled the poster of the film.

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‘Mirzapur’, ‘Narcos season 4: Mexico’ to clash on Amazon Prime Video

‘Mirzapur’, ‘Narcos season 4: Mexico’ to clash on Amazon Prime Video

02 Nov 2018 | 11:31 AM

New Delhi, Nov 2 (UNI) Box office clashes have in the recent times made headlines in the film industry, now the popular clash culture has made its way to the OTT platforms with a high profile clash between ‘Mirzapur’ and ‘Narcos season 4: Mexico’.

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