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  • | July 11th, 2014

    Zohra Sehgal gets electrically cremated

    Zohra Sehgal gets electrically cremated

    The family adhered to the veteran actor’s last wish of electrically cremating her
    The last rites of late cinema and theatre doyenne Zohra Sehgal were conducted here Friday morning in the presence of her near and dear ones. Click here to read more

  • | February 13th, 2014

    Is Zohra Sehgal homeless?

    Is Zohra Sehgal homeless?

    The 101 year-old veteran film and theatre personality is begging for a house, but why isn’t she getting any help from the government or even the Bollywood fraternity? We ask…
    Zohra Sehgal, the veteran actor who worked in films like Veer Zaara, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Dil Se, has been asking the Delhi state government since 2011 for a house which is preferably on the ground floor because of her age. Even after three years of filing the request, Zohra hasn’t been allotted a house and is still living with her daughter, Kiran Sehgal in South Delhi’s Mandakini Enclave. Click here to read more

  • | July 25th, 2013

    Bhaag Milkha Bhaag is tax-free in Delhi

    Bhaag Milkha Bhaag is tax-free in Delhi

    Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was moved by the Milkha Singh biopic and immediately granted tax sops
    After Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, it is Delhi’s turn to celebrate the spirit of director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Bhaag Milkha Bhaag starring Farhan Akhtar as Olympian Milkha Singh. On July 23, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit watched the film and immediately granted it exemption from entertainment tax. Click here to read more

  • | October 19th, 2012

    Aamir Khan gets another honour for Satyamev Jayate!

    Aamir Khan gets another honour for Satyamev Jayate!

    The National Commission for Scheduled Castes honoured the actor-turned-TV host for creating social awareness through his show Satyamev Jayate
    Post the phenomenal success of 3 Idiots, any other superstar would have signed at least a dozen big banner films, but our ‘Perfectionist’ actor, Aamir Khan preferred to take a break and spent two years doing research for the first-of-its-kind TV show Satyamev Jayate, which ran only for 13 weeks but certainly woke up the conscience of Indians for all time. And just how his films break box office records, Aamir’s popular show too broke all TRP ratings on the small screen! Click here to read more