October 25, 2021 12:56 (IST)
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Kolkata’s Mohammad Ali Park to house the popular Durga Puja again

Kolkata/IBNS: One of Kolkata’s popular Durga Puja mandap (marquee) returns to its famous venue inside Mohammad Ali Park, this year.

Kolkata: Yami Gautam offers prayers at Dakshineswar, Kali Bari Temple amid Lost shooting

Kolkata: Actress Yami Gautam, who has back-to-back releases this year, visited Dakshineswar Mandir and Kali Bari Mandir in Kolkata to seek the blessings of the Goddess.

Actress Swatilekha Sengupta dies in Kolkata

Kolkata: Actress and popular theatre personality Swatilekha Sengupta, who is also remembered for her performance in film maestro Satyajit Ray's Ghare Baire, died on Wednesday here.

FIR registered against Kangana Ranaut in Kolkata over her Instagram post

Kolkata/IBNS: Based on a complaint filed by lawyer-turned-Trinamool Congress (TMC) spokesperson Riju Dutta, the Kolkata Police on Friday registered an FIR with Ultadanga Police Station against Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut over her 'controversial' Instagram post about the ongoing tumult in West Bengal, officials said. 

26th KIFF: Mulk and Anubhav Sinha

Mulk directed by Anubhav Sinha with a track record of 20 years in Bollywood, is the tribute being paid to the memory of the versatile and talented Rishi Kapoor who passed away of cancer last year. Sinha was chosen to deliver the Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture at the 26th KIFF this year. The subject he spoke on was “Social Responsibility and Mainstream Indian Cinema”. So, it was a double whammy for Sinha. He admitted in his address that the main attraction for him to deliver the speech was that his name would appear alongside Satyajit Ray on the posters, announcements and notices.

26th KIFF Bitter Sweet: An explosive film by Ananth Mahadevan

Ananth Mahadevan, a theatre actor who shifted to television, cinema and OTT platforms and also turned to writing scripts, is now a reputed filmmaker in his own right whose film Mai Ghat/Crime No 203 has been acclaimed across the world including a top award at the 25th KIFF now comes with his latest film Bittersweet which establishes, with documented proof, that the sweetness of sugar disguises the sharp bitterness that consumes the lives of men and women, specially women, who work in the sugar farms in Beed, Maharashtra, which supplies 50% of the sugar produced by Maharasthra.

26TH KIFF: Priyo Chinar Pata Iti Segun chosen for screening for Asian competition- NETPAC competition

This year, the Asian Competition (Netpac Jury) features six films of which three are from India. Among them is the Bengali film with the intriguing title – Priyo Chinar Pata Iti Segun which translates into English as Fire of Teak, Flame of Chinar which symbolises the tragic closure to a very unusual love story where two “outsiders” meet in Kolkata, fall in love but the boy cannot come back to marry the girl.

Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee's haemoglobin drops due to internal bleeding

Kolkata/UNI: Legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee has been given blood transfusion on Sunday after his haemoglobin count dropped a bit, due to internal bleeding.

Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee's health condition remains critical

Kolkata/UNI: The overall health condition of octogenarian thespian Soumitra Chatterjee remained unchanged, according to Dr Arindam Kar of Bellevue Hospital here on Sunday.

See you in next semester: Sunny Leone on topping merit list of Kolkata college

Mumbai/IBNS: Hindi film actress Sunny Leone's name has appeared in the merit list of Kolkata's Ashutosh College for BA Honours admission, to which the Bollywood star reacted rather in a hilarious  manner.

Rachel White shares experience of facing stigmatisation as Covid-19 patient in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: Actress Rachel White on Monday shared an experience of getting stigmatised as a Covid-19 patient in Kolkata.

Anindita Sarbadhicari's social thriller 'Every 68 Minutes' screened in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: The social thriller short film, 'Every 68 Minutes', directed by Anindita Sarbadhicari, conceptualised by Lal Bhatia and Imran Zaki, and produced by David and Goliath Films, in association with Adil Hussain, was premiered here Kolkata on Mar 3.

Kolkata's 'Queen of Cabaret' Miss Shefali passes away

Kolkata/IBNS: Veteran dancer and actress Arati Das, one of the most popular entertainers in the cabaret space of Calcutta in the 60's and 70's with Miss Shefali stage name, died of cardiac arrest on Thursday at her residence in Sodepur area in Kolkata's neighbouring North 24 Parganas district, her family members confirmed.She was 76.

Bengali movie lovers remember iconic actress Suchitra Sen on sixth death anniversary 

Kolkata/UNI: Bengal on Friday remembered iconic beauty of Indian cinema ‘Mahanayika’ ((supreme actress) Suchitra Sen on her sixth death anniversary.

25th Kolkata International Film Festival(KIFF) inaugurated in a star-studded event

Kolkata/IBNS: The 25th edition of Kolkata International Film Festival(KIFF) was inaugurated today evening at the Netaji Subhash Indoor Stadium in the presence of national and international cine stars.