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Zohra Sehgal: 7 lesser known facts about the legendary actor!

2 years ago 0
As the legendary actor passes away at the age of 102, we take a look at some lesser known facts about her Zohra Sehgal, a quintessential Bollywood diva who played character roles with aplomb in a career spanning over seven decades in both theatre and cinema, left for her heavenly abode yesterday (June 10) at […] Read Article ▶
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102 year old Zohra Sehgal passes away

2 years ago 0
The veteran actor was 102 when she died Zohra Sehgal passed away in New Delhi a few minutes back. She had started her filmy career as dancer with Uday Shankar in 1935. She moved on to appear in many Bollywood films as a character actor as well as in English language films. She was also part […] Read Article ▶
Will Shahrukh Khan bid for a soccer team in Indian Super League?

Will Shahrukh Khan bid for a soccer team in Indian Super League?

3 years ago 0
Nita Ambani’s IMG-Reliance and Star India to launch soccer league and Bollywood stars have expressed interest in bidding for a team Nita Ambani‘s IMG-Reliance and Star India have pacted to bring a super soccer league to India and foster local talent. Jim Gallagher, spokesman for IMG Worldwide in New York, said that Reliance Enterprises, IMG […] Read Article ▶
London Film Festival: The Lunchbox to vie for Best Film

London Film Festival 2013: The Lunchbox to vie for Best Film

3 years ago 0
But Indian cinema is cruelly underrepresented at the fest, feels Cineswami It is indeed wonderful news that Ritesh Batra’s delightful The Lunchbox (Dabba), starring Irrfan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Nimrat Kaur, is in official competition at the London Film Festival and will compete for best film alongside some of the best directors across the world. However […] Read Article ▶
Zohra Segal turns 101 today: Wish the veteran actor a happy birthday!

Zohra Segal turns 101 today: Wish the veteran actor a happy birthday!

3 years ago 1
The legendary Zohra Segal is more than a century old now, keeping pace with Indian cinema as it celebrates 100 years of its existence Zohra Segal was born on April 27, 1912 in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, as Zohra Begum Mumtaz-Ullah Khanon. The acclaimed actor-dancer turns 101 today. The thespian celebrates her birthday even as Indian […] Read Article ▶
Pandit Ravi Shankar dies at the age of 92

Pandit Ravi Shankar dies at the age of 92

4 years ago 0
The Bharat Ratna and Grammy Award-winning sitar maestro breathed his last in San Diego yesterday evening Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, who was born on April 7, 1920 in Varanasi, passed away at the age of 92. Read Article ▶
Amitabh Bachchan gets a call from an ailing Pandit Ravi Shankar

Amitabh Bachchan gets a call from an ailing Pandit Ravi Shankar

4 years ago 0
The actor calls this his ‘most privileged moment’, and shares more on his family’s association with the sitar maestro and his elder brother Uday Shankar Prolific blogger and legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan got a tinkle from none other than Grammy Award-winning sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar last night, even as the musician was preparing to […] Read Article ▶
Uday Shankar’s ‘Kalpana’: Customs release restored print

Uday Shankar’s ‘Kalpana’: Customs release restored print

4 years ago 0
Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Foundation that restored the print paid a huge duty for it After a delay of 25 days, the restored digital print of Kalpana – noted dancer Uday Shankar‘s 1948 film on experimental dance – was finally handed over to its Indian restorer who will give it to the National Film Archives of […] Read Article ▶
65th Cannes Film Festival: When will the Indian films be screened?

65th Cannes Film Festival: When will the Indian films be screened?

4 years ago 0
Be sure to catch Gangs of Wasseypur, Miss Lovely, Kalpana, Peddlers and Chana if you are in Cannes from May 16 to 27 If you have plans to head to the south of France to escape the Indian summer, be sure to attend the 65th Cannes Film Festival, to be held from May 16 to […] Read Article ▶
Zohra Sehgal’s mentor, Uday Shankar’s film ‘Kalpana’ to be shown at Cannes Film Festival

Zohra Sehgal’s mentor, Uday Shankar’s film ‘Kalpana’ to be shown at Cannes Film Festival

4 years ago 2
Well-known dancer and choreographer, the late Uday Shankar’s directorial debut Kalpana has been chosen for screening at the Cannes Classics 2012 programme Anurag Kashyap’s Peddlers, Gangs Of Wasseypur – Part 1 and Gangs Of Wasseypur – Part 2 will be showcased at the fest. And so he is elated with the Indian offerings heading to […] 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 ▶
Aamir Khan: TV show is a dream come true

Aamir Khan: TV show is a dream come true

5 years ago 2
Aamir Khan’s first TV show will bring real stories and emotions of people on the small screen and will be telecast in eight languages After Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan, it’s Aamir Khan’s turn to make his debut on the small screen. The actor will be seen in a yet-to-be titled show which he […] Read Article ▶