Entertainment Archive

24 May 2017

Entertainment, cable, DTH to attract lower taxes under GST

The Union Finance Ministry on 23 May 2017 announced that the taxation on entertainment, cable and DTH services will come down under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. Under GST, the Entertainment Tax has been subsumed
23 May 2017

Jacqueline Fernandez wins UK Humanitarian Award

Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez was on 19 May 2017 awarded with the International Humanitarian Award in Editor’s Choice category of Asian Voice Charity Awards. The award recognises the work of charity organisations in the United Kingdom (UK)
19 May 2017

Actress Reema Lagoo passes away due to a cardiac arrest

Veteran actor Reema Lagoo died early on Thursday morning after suffering from a cardiac arrest, she was 59. Her family confirmed that she died at 3.15 am on Thursday after suffering a heart attack at the Kokilaben
18 May 2017

Venkaiah Naidu announces separate 24×7 DD Channel for Jharkhand

Minister for Information & Broadcasting Venkaiah Naidu on 16 May 2017 announced a separate 24×7 DD channel for the state of Jharkhand. The plan was announced at the review meeting of the programmes and initiatives of Ministry
11 May 2017

Discovery to launch its first Hindi general entertainment channel in India

Discovery Communications on 10 May 2017 announced its plan to roll out Discovery JEET, a new entertainment channel across India. The channel will be started by the end of 2017. After its launch, the channel will be
11 May 2017

Konkona Sen Sharma bags Best Director and Best Actress awards at New York Indian Film Festival

Konkona Sen Sharma in the first week of May 2017 grabbed the top honours at the 2017 New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF). Konkona won the Best Director award for her directorial debut A Death in the
9 May 2017

Baahubali 2 becomes first Indian film to collect Rs 1000 crore worldwide

SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali 2: The Conclusion became the first Indian film to cross the RS 1000 crore mark with its worldwide collections. Reports suggest that trade analysts have reported that the film has made over Rs 800
9 May 2017

Emma Watson conferred first ever ‘genderless’ award

Harry Potter fame star, Emma Watson was conferred the first ever ‘Genderless Acting Award’ for Best Actor category on 7 May 2017 at the annual MTV Movie and TV Awards ceremony held at the Shrine Auditorium in
9 May 2017

Legendary Pakistani sitarist Ustad Raees Khan dies

India-born legendary sitar player Ustad Raees Khan passed away in Pakistan on Saturday . He was 77. He was reportedly diagnosed with an ailment and had been bedridden for quite some time. He breathed his last in Karachi.
4 May 2017

Priyanka Chopra to attend UNICEF gala to support violence-affected children

Indian actress Priyanka Chopra will be attending a UNICEF gala event in South Africa on 6 May 2017 to highlight the challenges faced by children affected by violence there. Besides the Indian International icon, the event would
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