October 25, 2021 12:25 (IST)
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Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi thanks 'lakhs of healthcare workers' for 1 billion Covid vaccination milestone | PM Modi, Amit Shah greet Indo-Tibetan Border Police on its Raising Day | Heavy firing in J&K's Poonch leaves three security personnel injured | Union Minister's son Ashish Mishra, accused in Lakhmipur Kheri violence, hospitalised | Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Three more arrested, say sources

'Zindagi' is a film on mental health shot in Kashmir

Srinagar/IBNS: After winning widespread acclaim for his untiring rescue/relief work in disaster-hit areas, Kashmir born medico and rescue pilot has added yet another feather by producing a film on mental health.

Kannada TV actress Soujanya commits suicide

Bengaluru/UNI: Kannada TV serial actress Soujanya on Thursday committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan in an apartment near the city.

India Post, Theism Group release special cover to commemorate Satyajit Ray's birth centenary year

Kolkata/IBNS: Theism Group in association with Department of Posts,( West Bengal Circle) released a special cover to commemorate the birth centenary year of illustrious filmmaker-author Satyajit Ray besides 66 years of his debut directorial venture Pather Panchali on Thursday.

Latin American films win big at Mumbai's LGBTQI film fest KASHISH 2021

Mumbai: The Chilean film Forgotten Roads (by Nicol Ruiz) won the Best Narrative Feature film, the Argentinian film Canela (by Cecilia del Valle) won the Best Documentary film, and young Brazilian trans actress Maria Eduardo Mia won the Best Performance in a Lead Role (for her role in Advent of Mary) at the 12th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, South Asia's biggest LGBTQI film festival.

Popstar Shalmali and dancer Sandip Soparrkar to perform at the KASHISH 2021 closing ceremony

Mumbai: As the 12th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, South Asia’s biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival, comes to a close on Sunday,  a grand spectacle at the  Closing & Award ceremony is planned at 6.00 pm on the festival’s social media handle @kashishfilmfest.

Indian LGBTQ+ short films shine at KASHISH 2021

Mumbai/IBNS: Indian LGBTQ+ shorts films have found a platform in the 12th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, South Asia’s biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival, which entered into its third weekend, titled Pride Weekend.

KASHISH QDrishti Film Grant 2021 offers Rs. 2,00,000 to a LGBTQIA filmmaker for queer short film

In its 6th year now the pathbreaking KASHISH QDrishti Film Grant, which has already facilitated production of 5 LGBTQIA+ short films, is now turning its focus specifically on the LGBTQIA+ filmmaking community.

Actor Sanchari Vijay no more

Bengaluru/UNI: National film award winner and sandalwood actor Sanchari Vijay, who was undergoing treatment for injuries suffered in a road accident, passed away on Monday.

National award-winning actor Sanchari Vijay dies after accident

Bengaluru/IBNS: National award-winning Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay, who met with an accident on June 12,  succumbed to his injuries on Monday. He was 38.

Director Mani Ratnam turns 65

Chennai: Ace Indian film director Mani Ratnam, who is known for making some iconic movies, turned 65 on Wednesday.

Dhanush releases trailer of upcoming movie Jagame Thandhiram

Chennai: Southern superstar Dhanush has released the trailer of his upcoming movie Jagame Thandhiram, bringing smiles on the faces of his fans.

Rajinikanth gets Covid-19 vaccine

Chennai/IBNS: Southern superstar Rajinikanth, 70, received Covid-19 vaccine on Thursday, his daughter Soundarya said.

Of sex work and Ray's women in the rough trade

The representation of the sex worker in Indian celluloid seldom displays attempt at non-voyeurism. Satyajit Ray, on the other hand, took a more nuanced look at the sex worker, finds Shoma A. Chatterji on the birth centenary year of the maestro

TN filmmaker K V Anand passes away

Chennai/UNI: Popular Tamil film cinematographer-director K V Anand passed away in the wee hours of today, after suffering a massive cardiac arrest.

Southern actor Allu Arjun tests positive for COVID-19

Hyderabad/UNI: Tollywood actor Allu Arjun has tested positive for COVID-19.