Entertainment Archive

26 Apr 2017

Aamir Khan receives Dinanath Mangeshkar Award 2017

Superstar Aamir Khan was on 25 April 2017 honoured with the 75th Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Award for his film Dangal, which was one of the biggest hits of 2016. The award was bestowed upon him by RSS
26 Apr 2017

Playback singer Vani Jairam gets Ghantasala national award

Vani Jairam, the versatile playback singer in the South Indian film industry, was presented with the Ghantasala national award on 23 April 2017 at a function held in Andhra Pradesh. The award is instituted by the Ghantasala
25 Apr 2017

K Viswanath wins Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2016

Veteran filmmaker and actor Kasinadhuni Viswanath has been conferred Dadasaheb Phalke award for 2016 by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. The award consists of a Swarn Kamal (Golden Lotus), a cash prize of Rs. 10 lakhs
25 Apr 2017

Google Doodle commemorated Kannada actor Rajkumar’s 88th birthday

Search giant Google paid tribute to noted Kannada actor Rajkumar with a special doodle on 24 April 2017, on the occasion of the actor’s 88th birthday. The doodle represented a larger-than-life image of Rajkumar, radiant and shining
25 Apr 2017

Moushumi Chatterjee gets BFJA lifetime achievement award

Veteran actress Moushumi Chatterjee has received the lifetime achievement award, while actor Ashish Vidyarthi was honoured for his contribution to Indian Cinema at the 80th Bengal Film Journalists’ Association (BFJA) awards. A galaxy of seasoned directors –
24 Apr 2017

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan won Dadasaheb Phalke Awards 2017 

Chitra Productions in association with Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017 celebrated the 148th birth anniversary of the father of Indian Cinema, the respected Dadasaheb Phalke. This year, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan won the award for the best actress
24 Apr 2017

Newton wins best film honour at Hong Kong International Film Festival

Actor Rajkummar Rao-starrer “Newton” has won the best film honour at the Hong Kong International Film Festival. Rajkummar took to Twitter to announce the news.”After #Berlinale win, another feather in #Newton’s cap. Won the Jury prize for
21 Apr 2017

Veteran actress Saira Banu, Jackie Shroff gets Raj Kapoor awards

Veteran actress Saira Banu and actor Jackie Shroff were named for the prestigious Raj Kapoor awards of the Maharashtra Government. The names of the duo were announced on 19 April 2017 by the State Cultural Affairs Minister
21 Apr 2017

China to host BRICS Film Festival in Sichuan Province in June, 2017

The 2017 BRICS Film Festival will be held in Chengdu, southwest China’s Sichuan Province from June 23 to 27. There will be 30 films from BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) screened during the
18 Apr 2017

Guitar pioneer Allan Holdsworth passes away in California

Progressive rock and jazz fusion guitar pioneer Allan Holdsworth passed away on 15 April 2017 in California, U.S. He was 70. Holdsworth was known as a guitarist’s guitarist for his progressive rock and jazz fusion work with
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