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Sad to learn Globe Cinema closed: Akshay Kumar reliving Kolkata memories

Kolkata/IBNS: Prior to joining films and becoming Bollywood's icon, actor Akshay Kumar worked in the New Market area of Kolkata's downtown in the 1980s.

Believe in the institution of marriage? Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani bare hearts promoting Jugjugg Jeeyo

The marital status of Bollywood actors Varun Dhawan and Kiara Advani may be different but they have unanimously agreed upon believing in the institution of marriage, which forms the central plot of their upcoming Hindi film Jugjugg Jeeyo. After a taxi ride on the streets of Kolkata, Dhawan and Advani spoke at length with the media. IBNS-TWF correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts

UK and Australia screen Jungle Cry to celebrate Kolkata’s passion for Rugby

Jungle Crows, the British Deputy High Commission, Kolkata and the Australian Consulate-General, Kolkata, organised an exclusive screening of the movie Jungle Cry at the British Club Kolkata Sunday.

'No personal animosity, never had any': Rupankar Bagchi apologises unconditionally for his remark on KK

Kolkata/IBNS: National award-winning Bengali singer Rupankar Bagchi on Friday issued an 'unconditional apology' to late singer Krishnakumar Kunnath's family after his comment questioning the "excitement" over KK's concert in Kolkata not only earned him flak on social media but also severe trolling and death threats.

Not able to process it, says Pritam on KK's demise

Mumbai/IBNS: Music director Pritam, whose collaboration with KK has immortalised various Hindi songs, has broken his silence on the demise of the 53-year-old singer.

Singer Rupankar Bagchi slammed for his remark on late singer KK hours before his death

Kolkata/IBNS: National award winning Bengali singer Rupankar Bagchi was unsparingly slammed by netizens for questioning the "excitement" over KK's concert hours before the singing icon passed away in Kolkata Tuesday.

After actresses Pallavi-Bidisha, now Bengali actress Manjusha found dead in south Kolkata home

Kolkata: The Bengali film industry which is already reeling under two shocking deaths within a span of 10 days, witnessed yet another tragedy on Friday, when model-actress Manjusha Neogi was found hanging at her family home in south Kolkata.

I believe in both destiny and work: Usha Uthup

The Queen of Indian Pop, a biography on veteran singer Usha Uthup by Vikas Kumar Jha, was launched at Oxford Bookstore in Park Street on Thursday. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh speaks exclusively to her

Homecoming trailer: A tale of youth theatre group from Kolkata reuniting after 7 years

Kolkata/IBNS: The trailer of upcoming feature film 'Homecoming' gives a glimpse of a tale of a youth theatre group from Kolkata reuniting in the city after a gap of seven years.

Being not from Bombay has helped me: Imtiaz Ali

Bollywood  director, writer and producer Imtiaz Ali in an interview with IBNS Correspondent Nitin Waghela in Kolkata opens up about his experiences in the film Industry, the undying love for travel, and more..

My parents inspired me to do things I believed in ignoring consequences: Kabir Bedi

Kolkata/IBNS: Bollywood actor Kabir Bedi, who was in Kolkata recently for a signing event for his memoir 'Stories I Must Tell: The Emotional Life of An Actor', said his parents were ahead of their times and had inspired him to do things that he believed in without caring for the consequences.

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.