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Down with fever: Bachchan to skip National Film Awards ceremony

23 Dec 2019

Down with fever: Bachchan to skip National Film Awards ceremony

Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday revealed that he will not be able to attend the National Film Awards ceremony in Delhi on Monday (December 23). He said he is down with fever and is not allowed to travel.

Bachchan on Dadasaheb Phalke Award win: Deeply grateful and humbled

25 Sep 2019

Bachchan on Dadasaheb Phalke Award win: Deeply grateful and humbled

Amitabh Bachchan, who was "selected unanimously" for the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, took to Twitter to express that he feels "deeply grateful and most humbled" for this honor.

Shocker! Rakhi Sawant wins Dadasaheb Phalke for 'Best Item Dancer'

13 May 2019

Shocker! Rakhi Sawant wins Dadasaheb Phalke for 'Best Item Dancer'

Rakhi Sawant always hits headlines for her controversial statements and/or moves that usually leave us laughing.

#RIPMrinalSen: Legendary Bengali filmmaker dies of heart attack

30 Dec 2018

#RIPMrinalSen: Legendary Bengali filmmaker dies of heart attack

Bengali cinema is often believed to have been taken to new heights by 3 directors who gained recognition at a global stage for being pioneer filmmakers. The first two are Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak.

Dilip Kumar hospitalized due to chest infection

05 Sep 2018

Dilip Kumar hospitalized due to chest infection

On Wednesday, veteran actor Dilip Kumar was hospitalized after he complained of difficulty in breathing.

Asha Bhosle sings Marathi song in Kolkata; appreciates Bengali's music-sense

30 Apr 2018

Asha Bhosle sings Marathi song in Kolkata; appreciates Bengali's music-sense

Singing legend Asha Bhosle has said that she appreciates the music sense of the Bengalis as they never put pressure on her for singing popular Hindi movie songs and leave it to her choice in any public event.

Google celebrates Dadasaheb Phalke's 148th birthday with a doodle

30 Apr 2018

Google celebrates Dadasaheb Phalke's 148th birthday with a doodle

Google dedicated a Doodle to "Father of Indian Cinema" Dadasaheb Phalke on his 148th birth anniversary.

National Film Awards: Sridevi awarded best actress, Newton best film

13 Apr 2018

National Film Awards: Sridevi awarded best actress, Newton best film

The 65th National Awards were announced on Friday, at PIB Conference Room, Shastri Bhawan in New Delhi. The ceremony will be held on May 3 with the President handing over awards to the winners.

'Padmaavat': Ranveer Singh to receive Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award

10 Apr 2018

'Padmaavat': Ranveer Singh to receive Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award

Ranveer Singh gave a performance of a lifetime in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum-opus 'Padmaavat'.

Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passes away at 79

04 Dec 2017

Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passes away at 79

Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passed away today at the age of 79. He is survived by his three children Karan, Kunal and Sanjana Kapoor.