Author - Tejram Sharma

5 Indian actors who are Hollywood bound


With Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Deepika Padukone already cementing their places, here are some other Bollywood actors who are set to test their luck in Hollywood: Hrithik Roshan | Buzz is that Bollywood's Greek God Hrithik Roshan is all set to make his international debut with an American spy thriller. All set to play the parallel...

Tamil film ‘Koozhangal’ is India’s official entry to Oscars 2022


Debutant director PS Vinothraj’s Tamil film ‘Koozhangal’ (Pebbles) has been announced as India’s official entry to the Oscars 2022. If selected, the film will compete for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film next year. Shaji N Karun, the chairperson of the 15-member selection committee, set up by the Film Federation of India, made the...

‘Squid Game’ turns Delhi-born Anupam Tripathi into global star


Delhi-born, South Korea-based Anupam Tripathi, who plays Pakistani migrant Ali Abdul in Netflix's 'Squid Game', is "only just coming to terms" with the phenomenal success of the show, according to Variety.com. Tripathi's character is one of the hundreds of deep-in-debt people roped into a deadly contest based on Korean playground games. "We felt that it...

Rajnath Singh invites foreign defence firms to take part in DefExpo 2022


Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Monday chaired a roundtable of ambassadors from friendly foreign countries and invited international defence firms to take part in Asia’s largest defence exhibition, DefExpo 2022, which will be held in Gandhinagar from March 10-13, 2022. “More than 200 delegates, including ambassadors, heads of missions and defence attaches attended the roundtable, reflecting the...

India issues new guidelines: Waives quarantine for foreign travellers


India is opening its frontiers for international travellers and Covid -19 cases drop recovery rate spikes and the vaccination program gets aggressive without the hassle of compulsory quarantine. Fully vaccinated travellers from nations that India has a reciprocal arrangement with for acceptance of World Health Organisation (WHO) approved vaccines will be let in the country without...

Record 22.8 M people in Afghanistan to face starvation


More than half of the population of Afghanistan, or a record 22.8 million people, will face acute food insecurity from November, according to the latest report issued on Monday by the Food Security and Agriculture Cluster of Afghanistan, co-led by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the UN World Food Program (UNFP). The combined...

Covid vax likely in early November for children aged 5 to 11: Fauci


American children ages 5 to 11 may be eligible for COVID-19 vaccines shot by early next month, said US top coronavirus adviser Dr Anthony Fauci. According to the New York Times, Food and Drug Administration regulators on Friday (local time) released their evaluation of data from the Pfizer-BioNTech submission for emergency authorization of a lower-dose vaccine for...

PM Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission in Varanasi


Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission to strengthen India's healthcare infrastructure from his parliamentary constituency Varanasi in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh. The Prime Minister also spoke about India's milestone of inoculating more than 100 crore anti-coronavirus vaccine jabs and thanked healthcare staff and frontline workers for their...

Bollywood divas venture into funding


By Vinod Mirani   Investment / funding is the watchword in the film industry, especially when it comes to stars. And, more so when it comes to the female actors. Film industry is one place where your luck more than the talent helps you make it big. If you are a reasonably good actor with a...