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TMC nominates former IAS and Modi critic Jawhar Sircar to Rajya Sabha | Tokyo Olympics: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver | Kashmir: Two militants killed by security forces in Bandipora encounter | India records 39,097 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours | Bharat Biotech ends Covaxin supply agreements with Brazilian firms amid political row

Universal Pictures drops trailer of The Addams Family 2

Los Angeles/IBNS: Universal Pictures has recently unveiled the official trailer for The Addams Family sequel, giving fans a sneak peek at Morticia, Gomez and the rest of the creepy and kooky clan as they make their way across the country on a family road trip-cum-vacation.

Grammy award winner and internationally renowned musicians unite with Indian legends to create the Yoga Anthem

Mumbai/IBNS: For the first time ever, a Grammy award winner and recognized artists from across the globe have come together to create a government-affiliated song like never before, now available exclusively on Damroo Music Streaming App.

Hong Kong: Movie discussing same-sex marriage issue of Taiwan removed from film festival

Hong Kong: A Hong Kong film festival has removed a documentary that discusses the issue of same-sex marriage.

Bangladeshi short film receives honorable mention at Prague film fest

Bangladeshi short film “Niruddesh Jatra” (Journey to oblivion) has received an honorable mention in the Best Student Director category at the Prague International Indie Film Festival.

NBCUniversal drops trailer of Last Night in Soho

Los Angeles/IBNS: After the success of Baby Driver, director Edgar Wright is coming back with one of the most awaited releases, Last Night In Soho.

Amazon Prime Video India to launch Brazilian series Dom in four languages

Mumbai/IBNS: Over-the-top (OTT) platform Amazon Prime Video India has released the trailer and key art for the upcoming Brazilian Amazon Original series Dom, a crime drama inspired by the true story of a father and son on opposite sides of the war on drugs in Rio de Janeiro.

Pakistani short film wins triple award in New York City film fest

Pakistani filmmaker Shoaib Sultan's short film Darya Kay Iss Par (Across the River) has bagged three awards at the New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF).  The director said it was "a moment of pride for the team and Pakistan".

Pakistani actress says her stepfather tried to rape her as a child

Pakistani actress Eshal Fayyaz has made public that she was abused as a child, with the culprit being no other than her then stepfather.

Every piece of music has a gender and personality: filmmaker Jennifer Kramer

Jennifer Kramer is an auteur filmmaker who combines multiple talents into a unique and original filmmaking style. Her short film NAKUSA is the first in a series of shorts that combine music, social issues, and avante garde storytelling. During an e-mail interview with Jennifer, Asha Bajaj had an opportunity to learn about her various talents and skills 

Canadian documentary film ‘Divine Musical Dancers’ showcases sublime culture of South India

Canada/IBNS: Directed, produced, and written by Ken Kandiah from Canada, the documentary ‘Divine Musical Dancers’ showcases the celestial culture of South India through the performances of a celebrated dance group from Tamil Nadu — comprising of 4 states namely Chennai, Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh — in South India.

Pakistan’s two-time Oscar-winner launches first digital platform for minorities

She is the only Pakistani who has received two Academy Awards. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, a filmmaker, journalist, and activist, who has to her credit six Emmy Awards and a Knight International Journalism Award, has launched Pakistan's first digital platform for minorities.

Unlawful killings, rapes, kidnapping based on 2009 Sri Lankan civil war feature in Canada film

Toronto/IBNS: Filmed in Tamil Nadu in 2019, ‘Pearl in the Blood’ is a feature film produced, directed, and written by Ken Kandiah from Canada and is based on true events of the Sri Lankan civil war of 2009 depicting a lethal society of numerous rapes, crimes, and killings.

Canadian documentary 'Divine Dancers In Heaven' by Ken Kandiah showcases Tamil Nadu's dances

Toronto/IBNS: 'Divine Dancers in Heaven', a documentary produced and directed in Canada by Ken Kandiah, showcases the dances of Tamil Nadu, well-known as the cultural paradise for several celebrated folk dances.

Pakistani celebrities ask people to continue taking safety measures to fight COVID

Pakistani entertainers Mahira Khan, Adeel Hussain, Bilal Abbas and Iqra Aziz have joined hands to ask their fans to continue taking safety measures as the nation battles the third wave of the COVID-19 virus.

British Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed makes history, nominated for Oscar

British Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed made history as the first Muslim nominated for the Oscar for the lead actor role. Ahmed accomplished the feat with his powerful performance in Amazon’s Sound of Metal, which has been nominated for six Academy Awards in 2021 - best picture, best actor, best supporting actor for Paul Raci, best original screenplay, best editing, and best sound.