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Ramesh Sippy appointed new NFDC Chairperson
Well-known filmmaker Ramesh Sippy has been appointed chairperson of the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC). “Yes, Mr Sippy has been appointed the new chairperson of NFDC. The order came out yesterday (Monday),” an Information and Broadcasting ministry source confirmed. He will take charge from the outgoing chairperson, veteran actor Om Puri. Sixty-five-year-old Sippy, who has been part of the Hindi film industry for the past four decades, is known for making successful films like Andaz, Seeta Aur Geeta, Sholay and Shakti. Let’s see if he is able to bring about positive changes in his tenure at NFDC.
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Freida Pinto’s ‘Trishna’ named after south Mumbai restaurant!
The name of the Slumdog Millionaire actor’s latest film is not inspired from an old Shashi Kapoor-Rakhee-Sanjeev Kumar starrer, as reported
If you thought only Bollywood folks had strange ways of coming up with titles for their films, think again! UK-based filmmaker Michael Winterbottom who has directed Freida Pinto in Trishna, was inspired by something Indian. Click here to read more