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Divya Dutta bags Best Actor award at Dallas film fest


Divya Dutta is one of those gifted actors in the film industry, who perfectly understands the pitch of her characters and fittingly executes them as per the tone of the film. She holds her characters by their nerves to deliver knockout performances one after the other. Her works in films like 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', 'Veer-Zaara'...

Bollywood opens its door to mythologies once again


Bollywood’s love for mythologies dates back to several decades. The next few years will witness a plethora of mythology features such as 'Ram Setu', 'Adipurush', 'Ramayana', 'Brahmastra', 'Chanakya', 'Mahaveer Karna', 'Sita: The Incarnation' and 'Draupadi', headlined by big stars and backed by prominent banners. However, these films often come under scrutiny for deviating from the...

Joe Russo shares details about Priyanka Chopra-starrer ‘Citadel’


Joe Russo, one half of the director-producer duo Russo Brothers, has divulged new details about their upcoming Amazon Prime series, 'Citadel'. The spy series will star Priyanka Chopra in the lead with Richard Madden. The flagship series will release first, post which the show's Indian version, which will be directed by Raj and DK of...

‘Highway Nights’ wins at Best of India Short Film Festival; will qualify for 2023 Oscars


National Award-winning filmmaker and actor Prakash Jha's short film 'Highway Nights' won the grand jury prize at Best of India Short Film Festival 2021. The film will qualify for the 2023 Oscars.  The film produced by Akhilesh Choudhary along with Shubham Singh, will have a theatrical release in Hollywood, Los Angeles, USA and will qualify...

Sardar Udham’: Cinematography and Vicky Kaushal shine in astutely recreated period saga


Film: Sardar Udham (Streaming on Amazon Prime); Duration: 162 minutes.  Director: Shoojit Sircar. Cast: Vicky Kaushal, Shaun Scott, Stephen Hogan, Banita Sandhu, Kristy Averton and Amol Parashar.  Rating: ****  By Troy Ribeiro  The Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar in 1919 may be an incident etched in the memories of all Indians owing to its mention in our history textbooks, but not many...

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...

PM Modi, ‘Ramayan’ co-stars pay tribute to Arvind Trivedi


Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a moving tribute to actor Arvind Trivedi, who died on Oct 5th following a heart attack, in Mumbai. The Prime Minister described him as an "exceptional actor" who was also "passionate" about public service.  Popular for playing Raavan on the popular 1986 mythological show ‘Ramayan’, Arvind Trivedi, according to his nephew...

Florina Gogoi Wins ‘Super Dancer – Chapter 4’


Sony Entertainment Television’s kids dance reality show, ‘Super Dancer – Chapter 4’ has finally declared this season’s ‘Dance Ka Kal’. As the country waited to know who from amongst the Super 5 finalists will be the winner, through the Grand Finale titled ‘Nachpan Ka Maha Mahotsav’ Florina Gogoi from Jorhat, Assam was declared as the...

JP Dutta first civilian to be awarded Indian Armed Forces’ Remembrance Flower


J P Dutta, director of films such as 'Border,' 'LOC,' and 'Paltan,' has been awarded the Indian Armed Forces' Remembrance Flower. General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Defence Staff, will present the award to the filmmaker.  Speaking about the prestigious honour to TOI, JP Dutta said, “I’m honored to be chosen as the first civilian to be presented with the...