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Alia Bhatt goofs-up again, unaware of Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan’s resignation!

2 years ago 3
In an interview, the Highway starlet not only mispronounced former CM’s name but was also clueless about his resignation Not too long ago, Alia Bhatt became the butt of jokes on Twitter after she goofed-up on national television. On Karan Johar’s chit chat show Koffee with Karan, Ms Bhatt declared Prithviraj Chavan as the President […] Read Article ▶
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Sonakshi Sinha and Kamal Haasan open Mumbai Film Festival 2013: view pics

Sonakshi Sinha and Kamal Haasan open Mumbai Film Festival 2013: view pics

3 years ago 0
The prestigious film fest’s opening ceremony was held on October 17 in Mumbai where stalwarts like Kamal Haasan and Costa-Gavras were felicitated In the presence of Bollywood celebrities such as Sonakshi Sinha, Tisca Chopra, Nandita Das and Divya Dutta, the 15th edition of Mumbai Film Festival 2013 (MFF) had a grand opening at the Liberty […] Read Article ▶
Yogen Shah
State withdraws proposal to hike entertainment tax on multiplex ticket prices

State withdraws proposal to hike entertainment tax on multiplex ticket prices

4 years ago 0
The state government which had planned on levying additional entertainment taxes on multiplexes has withdrawn the proposal The multiplex owners of Maharashtra can finally heave a sigh of relief. The government’s decision to withdraw the proposal of hiking entertainment tax will put an end to the unethical practice of Read Article ▶
Pay more to watch movies in multiplexes

Pay more to watch movies in multiplexes

4 years ago 0
In a bid to curb random hike in movie ticket prices, especially in multiplexes, the state government has levied more charge on multiplexes, but the single screen theaters get an exemption It’s no secret that the management of multiplexes hike the ticket prices according to the response a movie generates. To discourage this practice, the […] Read Article ▶
Pandit Ravi Shankar passes away: Celebs tweet condolences

Pandit Ravi Shankar passes away: Celebs tweet condolences

4 years ago 1
The master sitar player, who was a Bharat Ratna and Grammy Award-winner, died on December 11 in California, USA Celebrities from India and around the world, including Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Governor K Sankaranarayanan, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and film artistes AR […] Read Article ▶
Lata Mangeshkar Award announced for composer Anandji

Lata Mangeshkar Award announced for composer Anandji

4 years ago 0
The award, instituted in 1992, carries a case prize of Rs 5,00,000 and a citation, and will be conferred on the birthday of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar Renowned music director Anandji Shah, of the Kalyanji-Anandji duo, was Thursday named recipient of the Lata Mangeshkar Award of the Maharashtra government. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan made the […] Read Article ▶
AK Hangal was a master at his work: Amitabh Bachchan

AK Hangal was a master at his work: Amitabh Bachchan

4 years ago 1
Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan as well as bigwigs from Bollywood remember the veteran actor who passed away on August 26 Veteran film and stage actor AK Hangal, who passed away in Mumbai on August 26, 2012, was cremated at 1pm the same afternoon at the Vile Parle crematorium. His son Vijay performed the last rites. […] Read Article ▶
What was Rajesh Khanna’s unfulfilled dream as a politician?

What was Rajesh Khanna’s unfulfilled dream as a politician?

4 years ago 2
Though he worked hard on campaigning for the Congress party, the veteran actor’s wish of being nominated to the Rajya Sabha didn’t come true A lot is being said about Rajesh Khanna’s acting career, but his outings as a phenomenal politician is not known. Legend has it, that the veteran actor was made a part […] Read Article ▶

Film city in Kolhapur soon: Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan

5 years ago 0
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Wednesday stressed on adopting new technology and said that the state is trying to facilitate filmmakers with alternate locations for shoots. He felt regional media and filmmaking is creating a lot of excitement the state is, therefore, trying to create alternate locations for film shoots. “A film city in Kolhapur […] Read Article ▶
Happy birthday, Bollywood!

Happy birthday, Bollywood!

5 years ago 3
Will Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif dance together to celebrate Bollywood at the Republic Day Parade in 2013? The Union Ministries of Information & Broadcasting (I&B) and Tourism are going to set up a Film Commission to put in place a single window clearance mechanism for film shooting in India. This will replace the bureaucratic […] Read Article ▶

President, Prime Minister condole Dev Anand’s death

5 years ago 0
President Pratibha Patil condoled the death of legendary actor Dev Anand, saying the film industry has lost a creative talent and a man who personified the spirit of graceful ageing with dignity. In her statement, the President said: “Anand was a legendary film artiste as well as a producer, director and writer who adorned the […] Read Article ▶

Jagjit Singh made ghazals a household name: Prithviraj Chavan

5 years ago 0
Politicians in Maharashtra mourned the death of Jagjit Singh Monday, saying the ghazal maestro’s absence will be felt by the music fraternity and millions of his fans. Expressing his grief, Governor K Sankaranarayanan conveyed his condolences to Singh’s wife Chitra. “Jagjit Singh was gifted with a rarest kind of voice that made his compositions elegant, […] Read Article ▶
CM Prithviraj Chavan to Pak: Don’t ban Bollywood

CM Prithviraj Chavan to Pak: Don’t ban Bollywood

5 years ago 0
The neighbouring country’s film industry had recently called for a ban on Bollywood At a Lahore press conference held by the newly formed Central Convening Committee of the Pakistan film industry, prominent actors and filmmakers had called for a ban on Bollywood. The members of Lollywood, as Lahore’s film industry is known, accused the government […] Read Article ▶