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India gets its first LGBT-focused OTT platform

POSTED ON JUNE 6, 2020 Targeting three to four million subscribers in the first year of its operations, EORTV’s original content will tell stories of the LGBT community. With the launch of its website last week, India has got its… Continue Reading →

Basu Chatterji (1930-2020): Filmmaker who found beauty, humour and stories in everyday life

The master storyteller who gave us films like Piya Ka Ghar (1972), Rajnigandha (1974), Chhoti Si Baat (1975), Khatta Meetha (1978) and Ek Ruka Hua Faisla (1986), died on Thursday aged 90. New Delhi – 04 Jun 2020 23:55 IST 7 SUKHPREET KAHLON… Continue Reading →

Muzaffar Ali- Film Gaman chronicles the plight of migrants

| Updated: May 17, 2020, Filmmaker Muzaffar Ali on his 1978 directorial debut — about a taxi driver from Uttar Pradesh in Bombay — which chronicles the plight of migrants in the big cityI was moved to read Trisha Gupta’s, Tell me how… Continue Reading →

Jerry Stiller: Seinfeld star and father of actor Ben dies aged 92

11 May 2020 Comedian Jerry Stiller, best known for his recurring role as George Costanza’s father on TV’s Seinfeld, has died aged 92, his actor son Ben has confirmed. “I’m sad to say that my father passed away from natural… Continue Reading →

Naseeruddin Shah: ‘Irrfan’s legacy is like a constellation of stars for every actor to take inspiration from

Written by Naseeruddin Shah | Updated: May 3, 2020 9:55:52 am  “Irrfan Khan did a great deal with his life.” It is difficult to put it into words what Irrfan’s loss means to me. I was not very close to him or his… Continue Reading →

Irrfan Khan – “I am an Indian Muslim, but unlike me, most Indian Muslims are from artisan class. They are mostly poor”

My art is as much ‘handmade’ as that of an artisan: Irrfan Khan Jan 6, 2018 Irrfan Khan Adds voice to demand for zero tax on handmade products “I am an actor. The product I make is as much handmade… Continue Reading →

Irrfan Khan, actor extraordinaire and India’s face in the West, dies at 54

Irrfan was hospitalised due to colon infection. Irrfan Khan dies at 53, Shoojit Sircar and Apurva Asrani mourn actor’s demise Actor Irrfan Khan has died at the age of 54, after being admitted to Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital on Tuesday, where… Continue Reading →

Film and theatre personality Ranjit Chowdhry dies at 65

Ranjit Chowdhry, best remembered as the zesty and sharp-witted youngster who looked always in need of a haircut in evergreen middle-class favorites such as Batton Batton Main ‘Khatta Meetha’ and ‘Khubsoorat’, passed away at a Mumbai hospital on Wednesday. He… Continue Reading →

‘From Bhangra Pop To Dance Moves,’ Cops Across India Police go theatrical to enforce corona lockdown

The coronavirus pandemic seems to be bringing out the creative side of our police personnel across the country as they look for innovative ways of creating engaging awareness campaign. From creating music videos to street plays these cops are leaving… Continue Reading →

‘Corona lehenga ma’: Songs, videos on Covid-19 take sexist, racist tones

New Delhi: The coronavirus scare may have hit many businesses hard, but for the Bhojpuri music industry, it’s providing grist for more songs and videos. Scores of melodies — from suggestive to devotional — on Covid-19 can now be found… Continue Reading →

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