Padma Bhushan News
Here’s how Priyanka Chopra was CHOSEN OVER Kangana Ranaut for the Padma Shri award!
Kangana Ranaut is one of the most finest actresses in Bollywood. She has started us with some fabulous performances and she was also conferred the National Award for the same recently. Her name was also recommended for the Padma Bhushan award, but it seems that she didn’t make the final cut… Click here to read more
Just In: Ajay Devgn conferred with the Padma Shri Award – view pic!
Ajay Devgn, who has been busy shooting for his upcoming film Shivaay in Bulgaria, made his way to Delhi as he was conferred with the Padma Shri Award. The actor was presented the award by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee for his contribution to the Indian Cinema… Click here to read more
Tamil writer D Jayakanthan passes away
The legendary writer died following a prolonged illness
Legendary Tamil writer D Jayakanthan, who charted a new course in Tamil literature with his bold and progressive works, died here tonight following a prolonged illness. He was 81. Jayakanthan had not been keeping well for quite some time, his son Jayasimhan said. Click here to read more
Abhishek Bachchan gives a sneak peek into his Padma Awards’ invitation- view pic!
Look what we just saw…
Abhishek Bachchan is set to suit up for a very special event today. The actor will be attending the investiture ceremony of the Padma Awards- Padma Vibhusha, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri- held at the Rashrapati Bhavan, Delhi. Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan feels blessed, overwhelmed with Padma Vibhushan
Here’s what the megastar had to say about the honour
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was named for one of the highest civilian awards of the country, Padma Vibhushan, says he is humbled and honoured by the recognition. Click here to read more
Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan conferred Padma Vibhushan
Here’s what the dignitaries had to say about the Padma honours
BJP leader L.K. Advani, spiritual leader and philanthropist Aga Khan, actors Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal are among the nine named for India’s second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan, Sunday.
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MT Vasudevan Nair awarded with JC Daniel Award
The veteran director-screenwriter was honoured by the Kerala government for his contributions in Malayalam cinema
MT Vasudevan Nair, a gifted, well-known and veteran scriptwriter who is popularly known as MT, was given the JC Daniel Award for his overall contribution to Malayalam films. Click here to read more
Why Chiranjeevi’s 150th film has no takers?
The megastar’s 150th film is rumoured to be produced by his son Ram Charan Teja. So why have Tollywood producers turned their back on Chiranjeevi. Read on for full scoop
Chiranjeevi is probably the biggest star in the history of Telugu cinema, with over two dozen of hit films under his belt. So when Chiru, as called by his fans, decided to make his 150th appearance on screen, a big line of producers were expected to be at the megastar’s door steps. But what came as surprise to many is that Chiru’s 150th had no takers. Click here to read more
After Jeetendra, now Gulzar to receive Dadasaheb Phalke award!
The famous lyricist, poet, author and filmmaker will also receive the highest cinema award this year
Gulzar has been selected to get the 2013 Dadasaheb Phalke award. If we recall a few days back Jeetendra was also selected for the same award. The Dadsaheb Phalke award is India’s highest award for an individual for their contribution towards Indian cinema. It is annually given by the Government of India. Click here to read more
Kamal Haasan: We are all in politics!
The Padma Bhushan winner unlike others was in a retrospective mood
Kamal Haasan is the latest to be awarded the Padma Bhushan and the actor is elated and honoured to be the chosen one. However, when quizzed about entering politics the Vishwaroopam star seemed happy being at the poll booths as a commoner rather than join the long list of actors-turned politicians. Click here to read more
Waheeda Rehman to get inaugural film personality award
Veteran actor will receive this special award to commemorate the 100 years of Indian cinema.
Veteran actor Waheeda Rehman will receive the inaugural Centenary Award for the Indian Film Personality of the Year, a special honour to commemorate the 100 years of Indian cinema. Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan, happy birthday – Send your wishes!
Bollywood’s original angry young man turns 71 today
Born on October 11, 1942, Amitabh Bachchan started his Bollywood journey with Khwaja Ahmad Abbas’s Saat Hindustani. After doing more than 180 films in over four decades, Big B as he is fondly called remains one of the most popular and loved actors of the industry. Click here to read more
Legendary Bollywood singer Shamshad Begum passes away
The veteran playback singer of songs such as Leke pehla pehla pyaar and Mere piya gaye Rangoon dies at 94
Legendary Bollywood playback singer Shamshad Begum passed away in Mumbai due to old age-related illnesses. She was 94. She sang for movies like Mughal-E-Azam, Mother India, CID, Babul and Kismat, among others. The singer is best remembered for songs such as Mere piya gaye Rangoon, Leke pehla pehla pyar, Saiyan dil mein aana re, Meri jaan… Sunday ke Sunday, Click here to read more
Mira Nair: Riz Ahmed and Kate Hudson share fantastic chemistry in The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Padma Bhushan Mira Nair has a candid chat with British journalist and Indian cinema expert Ashanti Omkar about her latest cinematic release, The Reluctant Fundamentalist
At the London Film Festival you had a full house UK premiere for The Reluctant Fundamentalist and it’s now getting a full worldwide release…
We finished the film in August 2012 and had it ready for the Venice International Film Festival for its world premiere Click here to read more