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India acting legend Soumitra Chatterjee dead

© Nemai Ghosh Ray (left) cast Chatterjee (right) in 14 films

November 16 (BBC) - Legendary Indian actor Soumitra Chatterjee, famed for his work with Oscar-winning director Satyajit Ray, has died from COVID-19 complications. The 85-year-old actor was admitted to hospital in Kolkata city on 6 October after he tested positive for the virus. He will be mourned by fans and critics who avidly followed his six-decade-long career in Bengali language...

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Popular actor Tennison Cooray passes away at 68

Tennison Cooray

Colombo, September 28 (newsin.asia) - Film director and actor Tennison Cooray has passed away at the age of 68 years. He was receiving treatment at a private hospital in Colombo. He was an actor in Sri Lankan cinema and stage drama. One of Sri Lanka's best-known comedians. Cooray was best known for comedy roles in films such as Re Daniel Dawal Migel franchise, Cheriyo franchise, Peralikarayo, Somy Boys and Wada Bari...

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Beyonce reference ‘Beyonce Sharma Jayegi’ cut from Bollywood song after racist lyrics storm

© Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TIDAL With 23 Grammy wins and a sales record of over 100 million albums worldwide, Beyoncé is undoubtedly one of the most influential figures in the history of pop music. Here's a look at some of the highlights from Queen Bey's life and illustrious career.

Mumbai, September 15 (Reuters) - A song from an upcoming Bollywood film has been rewritten after social media users criticised the original lyrics as racist for glorifying fair skin and making an inappropriate reference to Black American pop star Beyonce. The offending lyrics, which translated as 'After looking at you fair woman, Beyonce would feel shy', featured in a song...

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Choreographer Saroj Khan passes away at 71

Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan has died aged 71. Photograph: Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images

July 3 (The Indian Express) - Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan passed away in Mumbai on Friday following a cardiac arrest. She was 71. Saroj’s daughter Sukaina Khan confirmed the news to indianexpress.com. Saroj Khan was born as Nirmala Nagpal. She joined the Indian film industry as a child artiste, playing the younger Shyama in Nazarana. She eventually became a background dancer...

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