Harsh Mander
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NEW DELHI, Jan 8: Special SIT court judge P.B. Desai “ignored evidence” that former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, who was killed in a mob attack in Ahmedabad’s Gulberg Housing Society during the 2002 riots, did all that was possible within his power to protect Muslims from the “rage of the mob” and instead echoed the Read more..

Canadian immigration
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Candigarh, Jan 9 While the Indian government is seeking to project the country as a rising economic and political power, a report by a Canadian government agency has painted a dim picture of India and said that various socio-economic and even environmental factors are pushing more and more of its citizens to opt for immigration and Read more..

Actress Nargis Fakhri
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Mumbai, Jan 9 Actress Nargis Fakhri, who will be seen in upcoming horror film “Amavas”, says she enjoys watching horror films as it gives a certain adrenaline rush and offers an engrossing experience. On her interest in horror films, Nargis told IANS here: “I like supernatural horror films because it scares you, it takes you Read more..

Actor Ranveer Singh
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Mumbai, Jan 9 For Bollywood, the year 2018 ended on a high note with the success of Ranveer Singh’s “Simmba” after films of superstars like Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Salman Khan failed to make it big. Ranveer says he feels bad when someone’s film doesn’t work at the box office as everyone is Read more..

Ranveer Singh
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Mumbai, Jan 9  Actor Ranveer Singh, who plays a street rapper in “Gully Boy”, says he was born to do the coming-of-age musical film. Ranveer spoke at the trailer launch of “Gully Boy” along with his co-star Alia Bhatt, the film’s director Zoya Akhtar and producers Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani here on Wednesday. In Read more..

International Film Festival Rotterdam
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Mumbai, Jan 9 Ridham Janve’s debut feature “The Gold Laden Sheep & The Sacred” will have its international premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) this year. The film, presented by the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), is competing with 20 films from all over the world in the Bright Future Competition Section, which Read more..

Director Mahesh Bhatt
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Mumbai, Jan 9  Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt reacted to the ongoing controversy over the release of “The Accidental Prime Minister” and said that human beings have the right to join the narrative which already exists in the public domain. A court in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, on Tuesday ordered the lodging of a FIR against actors Anupam Kher, Read more..

Nawazuddin looks South
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By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Jan 9  Karthik Subbaraj, director of Tamil film “Petta”, was confident that Hindi film actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui could pull off a South Indian character in the Rajinikanth-starrer. A Rajinikanth fan, Subbaraj also loves Nawazuddin’s body of work and versatility. “Petta” will release in Tamil on Thursday, and its Hindi dubbed Read more..

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana
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By Nivedita New Delhi, Jan 9 He is glad to be a part of an era when talent is recognised — a fact validated with his consecutive hits in the year gone by. Actor Ayushmann Khurrana says his journey in Bollywood in the last six years has been a great learning curve in which he Read more..

The Danish Girl'
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By Sugandha Rawal New Delhi, Jan 9 “The Danish Girl” author David Ebershoff feels the Supreme Court’s decision to repeal Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalised homosexuality, is a huge step towards creating an equal world. He says the decision to recognise the LGBTQ community as “legitimate members of society instead of Read more..

Rakesh Roshan
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By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Jan 9 Veteran actor-filmmaker Rakesh Roshan says “all is okay” after he underwent surgery for throat cancer. He will be back home in a day or two. Rakesh underwent the surgery at a hospital here on Tuesday. On Wednesday morning, he replied in a message: “I am feeling all right, thank Read more..

Andha Bhakt Anupam Kher
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New Delhi, Jan 9 The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL seeking a ban on the trailer of the movie “The Accidental Prime Minister” on the ground it had caused unaccountable damage to the name and fame of the office of the Prime Minster. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V. Read more..