Indian film with Pakistani actress does brisk business amidst nationalistic uproar

Indian film with Pakistani actress does brisk business amidst nationalistic uproar

Mumbai, May 25 (newsin.asia): While a section of Bollywood is engaged in a twitter war against “traitors” and “Pakistani agents”, a Bollywood film which has a Pakistani actress in the lead is doing roaring business at the box office. The ban on Pakistani artistes imposed by the thuggish Shiv Sena some months ago has apparently […]

BBC to produce Vikram Seth’s Suitable Boy – the first ever with an all non-White cast

BBC to produce Vikram Seth’s Suitable Boy – the first ever with an all non-White cast

London, May 6 (newsin.asia):The BBC is to screen its first period drama featuring an entirely non-white cast after securing the rights to A Suitable Boy, Vikram Seth’s sprawling novel set in post-colonial India, www.telegraph.co.uk reports. The book will be adapted into a lavish eight-part series with a script from Andrew Davies, the screenwriter whose hits […]

Veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna died on Thursday in a Mumbai hospital after a battle with cancer.

Veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna died on Thursday in a Mumbai hospital after a battle with cancer.

Mumbai, April 27 (newsin.asia): Veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna died on Thursday in a Mumbai hospital after a battle with cancer. Khanna, 70, was hospitalised last month and his son Rahul said at the time that his father was “severely dehydrated”. He is survived by his wife Kavita and four children. Khanna “breathed his last […]

Record breaking movie ‘La La Land’ in Sri Lanka

Record breaking movie ‘La La Land’ in Sri Lanka

Colombo, April 4 – ‘La La Land’ – A 2016 American romantic drama musical film written and directed by Damien Chazelle, stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone as a musician and an aspiring actress who meet and fall in love in Los Angeles. ‘La La Land’ received critical acclaim and was regarded as one of […]

Music director Ilayaraja sends legal notice to S.P.Balasubramanyam under copyright law

Music director Ilayaraja sends legal notice to S.P.Balasubramanyam under copyright law

Chennai, March 19 (TNIE): In a shocking development versatile singer S P Balasubrahmanyam in his Facebook post claimed that he had received a legal notice from music director Ilayaraaja’s attorney for singing the songs composed by ‘Maestro’ Ilayaraja at various concerts. S P Balasubrahmanyam’s Facebook post reads “Couple of days back, an Attorney representing Shri.Iliayaraaja, sent […]

Sri Lanka poised to board the Bollywood bandwagon

Sri Lanka poised to board the Bollywood bandwagon

PK Balachandran Sri Lankan Correspondent, bdnews24.com Colombo, March 13:  Sri Lanka wants to jump onto the money spinning Bollywood bandwagon,  by promoting itself as a top location for Bollywood films, based on past achievements as a film shooting destination for both Bollywood and Hollywood films. “Sri Lanka is a compact destination with many places of […]

An honour killing doesn’t stop at one

An honour killing doesn’t stop at one

By Sadaf Haider/Dawn Pakistani channel Hum TV’s Sang-e-Marmar ended with a finale as gripping and thought provoking as the entire serial. It gave audiences a fine critique on the nature of revenge and what honor culture ultimately leads to. Writer Mustafa Afridi leads his characters through a maze of moral dilemmas, teasing the audience’s expectations with the […]

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