June 14, 2024 08:32 (IST)
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Afraid of a riot: Mithun Chakraborty on Mamata Banerjee's attack on Kartik Maharaj

Kolkata/IBNS: Veteran actor-politician Mithun Chakraborty on Tuesday expressed his fear of a "riot" triggered by the scathing remarks by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Kartik Maharaj, a monk from charitable organisation Bharat Sevashram Sangha.

Droupadi Murmu hounours Venkaiah Naidu, Usha Uthup, Mithun Chakraborty with Padma Awards

New Delhi/IBNS: President Droupadi Murmu Monday presented three Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bhushan and 55 Padma Shri Awards for the year 2024 at the Civil Investiture Ceremony-I held with grandeur in Darbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Centre announces Padma Vibhushan for Venkaiah Naidu, actors Chiranjeevi, Vyjayantimala. See full list here

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre Thursday released a list of winners of the Padma Awards 2024 on the eve of the 75th Republic Day celebrations, with India's first female elephant mahout Parbati Baruah being conferred with the Padma Shri award this year.

Mithun Chakraborty's 'Jimmy Jimmy' has now become a protest song for COVID-19 lockdown frustrated people in China

Beijing: 'Jimmy Jimmy', one of the most popular Bollywood songs from the 1982 released movie Disco Dancer, is once again making headlines as the song has become a means for Chinese people to protest against the government’s Covid-19 restrictions or “zero Covid” policy.

'38 MLAs of TMC in good ties with us': BJP's Mithun Chakraborty

Kolkata/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mithun Chakraborty Wednesday claimed that 38 MLAs of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress are in touch with his party and 21 of them are in "direct contact" with him.

Bengal: Mithun Chakraborty back in Kolkata, to visit BJP state office today

Kolkata/IBNS: Actor-turned politician Mithun Chakraborty will visit the West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s headquarters in Kolkata Monday, triggering speculation over his reactivation of involvement in the saffron brigade of West Bengal.

Bengal bypolls: Mithun Chakraborty urges Asansol people to vote in favour of BJP candidate Agnimitra Paul

Kolkata/IBNS: Veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty, who had joined the saffron camp ahead of 2021 West Bengal assembly elections, on Saturday urged people in Asansol to vote in favour of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Agnimitra Paul in the upcoming byelections to the seat.

In latest endorsement for The Kashmir Files, PM Modi says 'conspiracy on to discredit film'

New Delhi/IBNS: After creating ripples across various sections with many applauding the film while others discrediting it, director Vivek Agnihotri's hotly-debated movie 'The Kashmir Files' received its latest endorsement on Tuesday from non other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Kolkata Police quiz actor-BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty over controversial poll speech

Kolkata/IBNS: Actor-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mithun Chakraborty is being quizzed by the Kolkata Police on Wednesday over his controversial election speech.

Jaya Bachchan to campaign for TMC in Kolkata today

Kolkata/IBNS: In an apparent counter to Mithun Chakraborty's campaigning for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), actor-politician Jaya Bachchan will be seen holding a roadshow for the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in poll-bound West Bengal on Monday.

Change is coming, says BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty  after first phase of Bengal polls

Bishnupur/UNI: The turnout in the first of the eight-phase West Bengal Assembly election indicates that 'poriborton' (change) is imminent, said veteran Bollywood actor and BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty.

Mithun Chakraborty holds first roadshow for BJP in Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: Actor-turned Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mithun Chakraborty on Thursday held his first roadshow at Saltora in poll-bound West Bengal.

Bengal polls: Modi, Amit Shah to campaign for BJP next week, Mithun Chakraborty may join too

Kolkata/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah are expected to campaign the entire next week in West Bengal to boost the prospects of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates, while actor-turned politician Mithun Chakraborty may participate in a roadshow at poll epicentre Nandigram.

PM Modi kicks start BJP's Bengal poll campaign at Brigade rally, promises to bring 'asol poriborton'

Kolkata/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday set the tone of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s campaign for the upcoming West Bengal assembly elections where the saffron brigade is aiming to taste victory for the first time ever.

King of Bengali film dialogues, Mithun Chakraborty wows BJP's Brigade crowd with punchlines, calls himself Cobra

Kolkata/IBNS: Joining the BJP at Narendra Modi's Brigade rally in Kolkata, film star Mithun Chakraborty on Sunday delivered a few of his high-pitched dialogues from some Bengali movies to cheer up the crowd. The charismatic cine star who straddled the world of Bollywood and Tollywood with huge fan following also added a punchline for the day- he called himself a pure Cobra.