Veteran playwright and actor Girish Karnad died in Bangalore, June 10, of a prolonged illness. He was 81. He is survived by his wife Saraswathi and son Raghu Karnad.
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Bollywood fraternity took to Twitter to congratulate Prime Minister Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party on his landslide win for the second term in the Lok Sabha elections. Veteran singer Asha Bhosle joined Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, his wife Twinkle Khanna, Varun Dhawan and Karan Johar, among others, who hailed Modi’s victory.
An actor-writer-comedian and Quranic scholar, the multi-talented Kader Khan, who died early on Tuesday (IST) in Toronto aged 81, has left behind a vast oeuvre of work from a career spanning over four decades and will be remembered as much for his contribution to Hindu filmdom as for deciphering Islam for the laity across the religious spectrum.
Top Indian and international personalities, film and sports icons, business tycoons, political heavyweights, celebrities and a host of others attended what was described as "a royal wedding" for the scions of two top business conglomerates — Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal — here on Wednesday.
Grammy Award-winning singer Beyonce gave a power-packed performance at the pre-wedding celebrations of Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal in Udaipur. The pop star performed on Sunday night for a star-studded audience, which included former First Lady Hillary Clinton and a slew of Bollywood celebrities including newlywed Priyanka Chopra and her American singer husband Nick Jonas.
Former First Lady Hillary Clinton and a slew of Bollywood celebrities including newlywed Priyanka Chopra and her American singer husband Nick Jonas arrived here on Saturday for the pre-wedding celebrations of Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal.
Until last year Tariq Mir led a quiet life managing his small grocery store in Bumthan village in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. Then Bollywood director Imtiaz Ali tweeted a selfie with him at a film festival in the area. It immediately went viral. People were confused about Peter Dinklage’s appearance at the event.
An Indian actress who alleges she was sexually harassed on two film sets said Thursday she had received legal notices and threats of violence over her claims. Former Miss Universe contestant Tanushree Dutta said she was sexually harassed by multi-award-winning Bollywood star Nana Patekar during the filming of the romantic comedy "Horn Ok Pleassss" in 2008.
Renowned filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi died in Mumbai on Sept. 23 following a battle with kidney cancer for the past year. Lajmi, 64, was a producer, director and screenwriter best known for working on earthy real subjects featuring a female protagonist. She was also the niece of Guru Dutt.