This day in history - 10th April 2009April 11th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
1978 - Shubhangi Aatre, Date of birth: April 11 is a popular TV actress she essayed the role of Palchin in Kasuati Zindagii Kay.
1979 - Amit Tandon(Born April 11 1979) ia a Indian TV star and Channel [V] VJ. He took part in Indian Idol.
2000 - American born fiction writer Jhumpa Lahiri bags this year’s Pulitzer prize in the arts categories.
2001 - Sridevi: Makes announced to make a come back with Meri Biwi Ka Jawab Nahin co-starring Akshay Kumar. Started years back the film was stalled due to lack of fund.
2002 - channel [v] indiatimes zeroed in on their Popstars. the winners of Channel V Popstars contest were - pratichee mohapatra, neha bhasim, mahua kamat, anushka manchanda and seema ramchandani.
2002 - The international indian film academy (iifa) awards established to help bollywood go international, held at genting resorts, malaysia ended this day.
2003 - Vashu Bhagnani signs Ritesh Deshmukh for two films.
2003 - 11th children’s film festival organised by Samvad at Vijay theatre was held at Pune.
2003 - Salman Khan, refused to comment on Aishwarya Rai’s decision not to work with him.
2006 - Thespian Rajkumar, who strode the Kannada film world like a colossus casting a spell on millions of his fans for nearly five decades, died of heart attack.
2006 - Director Ketan Mehta and singer Sonu Nigam get underworld threats.
2006 - An appeal seeking suspension of the sentence accorded to Salman Khan in the blackbuck poaching case was filed.
2008 - Rakesh Roshan says that his conscience is clear on the allegation of plagiarism levelled by jingle composer Ram Sampath on a song from the movie Krazzy 4. He said he has paid Rs.20 million to Sampath to include the song in the film.
2008 – Hollywood Actor Sean Penn and wife Robin Wright Penn have called off their divorce.
2008 - Fans damage Shahid’s car. Shahid was invited by the Police authorities for a function. Fans mobbed him at the event and his car got damaged in the process.
2008 - A nude photo of French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, standing in a pigeon-toed pose and covering her modesty with her hands, was sold in New York for $91,000, more than 20 times its expected price.
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