dadasaheb phalke award

Why would I have gone to Mumbai? asks Soumitra Chatterjee (Interview)


May 12th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) The actor and the director, the man and his muse, Soumitra Chatterjee and Satyajit Ray. A symbiotic relationship, which gave expression to one of greatest eras ... Read more...

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Zoya Akhtar denies making documentary on Indian cinema


April 24th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Director Zoya Akhtar has brushed off rumours that she is planning to shoot a documentary to commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema. However, she had dropped ... Read more...

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‘The Forlorn’ opens Manipur’s first International film fest


April 15th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, April 15 (IANS) "The Forlorn", a psychological thriller directed by Saptaswa Basu opened the first Imphal International Film Festival at the Rupmahal Theatre in Manipur capital Sunday. The festival ... Read more...

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Congrats Soumitra da, says Big B (Movie Snippets)


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has sent out a congratulatory note to actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who has been selected for India's highest film honour - the Dadasaheb ... Read more...

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Soumitra Chatterjee named for Dada Saheb Phalke award (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who has portrayed a versatile range of lead characters in films by Satyajit Ray, has been selected for India's highest film ... Read more...

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Soumitra Chatterjee named for Dada Saheb Phalke award


March 21st, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who has portrayed a versatile range of lead characters in films by Satyajit Ray, has been selected for India's highest film ... Read more...

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On Indian cinema’s centenary, wax statue to honour Phalke (With Images)


February 17th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) To mark the centenary of the Indian film industry falling May 3, 2012, a fitting tribute will be paid to its legendary founding father, Dhundiraj G. ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle to judge ‘Sur-kshetra’


January 18th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Singing legend Asha Bhosle will be one of the judges on Sahara One's "Sur-kshetra", a new reality show that will feture singers from India and ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle to receive lifetime achievement award


January 12th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Legendary singer Asha Bhosle will be honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the 18th Annual Colors Screen Awards, to be held in Mumbai Saturday.She ... Read more...

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Hazarika hummed songs of love, nature


November 5th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Most of singer Bhupen Hazarika's songs dwelt on the themes of love, nature and the varied hues of human emotions.Noted for his clear diction and ... Read more...

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Hazarika’s death big loss for music industry: Bollywood


November 5th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) After Jagjit Singh passed away last month, noted music-composer Bhupen Hazarika's death has further left a huge void in the Indian music industry, say ... Read more...

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Dev Anand turns 88, going strong with new projects


September 26th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) "Main zindagi ka saath nibhata chala gaya" -- true to his popular song, Dev Anand, one of the most loveable romantic heroes of the 1950s and ... Read more...

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Regional over Bollywood at 58th National Film Awards


September 9th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Bollywood remained low-key as southern movies took away the lion's share of awards at the 58th National Film Awards ceremony, where singers like Rekha ... Read more...

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I started making films by accident: Mrinal Sen


June 15th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Renowned filmmaker Mrinal Sen says he started making films by accident and can make better films than what he made during his hey days."I make films ... Read more...

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K. Balachander conferred Dada Saheb Phalke Award for 2010


April 29th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Veteran Tamil filmmaker K. Balachander, the director of hits like "Ek Duuje Ke Liye" and Sindhu Bhairavi" and who has won numerous national and ... Read more...

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After Goutam Ghose, Benegal to wow audiences in Nepal


February 9th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 9 (IANS) Close on the heels of acclaimed Indian film director Goutam Ghose wowing Nepal with a mini film festival that screened three of his films in Kathmandu this ... Read more...

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College to celebrate Dilip Kumar birthday


December 9th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) The G.N. Khalsa College here will Saturday celebrate the 88th birthday of veteran actor Dilip Kumar, one of its oldest students.On Saturday, students will donate 88 bottles of ... Read more...

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Goa looks at offering tax reimbursement to filmmakers


November 24th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) Barely two days after veteran Bollywood filmmaker Yash Chopra gave a tongue-lashing to the Goa and central governments for imposing new taxes on the film industry, an embarrassed ... Read more...

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Mamata to take up filmmakers’ tax woes with government


November 22nd, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said she will take up the film industry's concerns over taxation with the government. Her assurance came after filmmaker Yash Chopra raised ... Read more...

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Filmgoers have stopped taking cinema seriously: Adoor Gopalakrishnan (Lead, Interview)


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Renowned filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan is unhappy with Indian 'masala' movies and the way regional cinema is treated. And he doesn't spare film-goers too."Ideas for ... Read more...

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Filmgoers have stopped taking cinema seriously: Adoor Gopalakrishnan (Interview)


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Renowned filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan is unhappy with Indian cinema. He believes that commercial cinema is far removed from reality, that National Awards jury members focus ... Read more...

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Black attire rules at 57th National Awards ceremony


October 22nd, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Black it seems was the chosen colour for most members of the Indian film fraternity, including Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek, at the 57th National ... Read more...

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I’m the first Telugu filmmaker to win Phalke award in 20 years: Ramanaidu


September 15th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) D. Ramanaidu, who has produced over 130 films in 12 languages, is quite thrilled at having won the Dadasaheb Phalke award, the highest honour in Indian cinema. But ... Read more...

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“Tarike Se Gao” - Manna Dey!


April 13th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): When it's a piece about two celebrated musicians, it's bound to create hype. Case in point: Veteran singer Maana Dey's comments on present-day music whiz, A ... Read more...

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Puneeth discusses Dr. Rajakumar’s book


March 19th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Dr Rajakumar, one of the most important figures of Kannada cinema and also a Dadasaheb Phalke award winner, is going to have a book written on him ... Read more...

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V.K. Murthy surprised at Phalke award, thanks Guru Dutt


January 19th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 19 (IANS) V.K. Murthy, the first cinematographer to be chosen for the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Tuesday said he was surprised and happy to have been bestowed with the honour. The ... Read more...

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Thousands pay homage to Kannada superstar Vishnuvardhan


December 30th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) Police cane charged and burst tear gas shells here Wednesday to control fans who turned unruly while waiting to pay homage to Kannada superstar Vishnuvardhan. The 60-year-old ... Read more...

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I sing for my fans: legendary singer Manna Dey


November 27th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 27 (IANS) At 90, legendary singer Manna Dey is a busy man. After being recently honoured with the 55th Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his lifetime contribution towards Indian cinema, he ... Read more...

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Southern cinema scored big at the 55th National Awards


October 21st, 2009 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Tamil film "Kanchivaram" won the best feature film award at the 55th National Film Awards 2007, while Adoor Gopalakrishnan got the best director award for Malayalam ... Read more...

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Manna Dey gets standing ovation at 55th National Film Awards


October 21st, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Ninety-year-old playback legend Manna Dey was Wednesday conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke award, the highest honour in Indian cinema, by President Pratibha Patil to a standing ... Read more...

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Soni congratulates Manna Dey for Dadasaheb Phalke award


October 3rd, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Saturday congratulated legendary playback singer Manna Dey for being named for the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, saying it was "richly ... Read more...

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‘Manna Dey should have got Dadasabhe Phalke award earlier’


October 1st, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
By R.G. Vijayasarathy Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) Singing legend Manna is being honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke award at the age of 90 and his close friends here feel that the highest ... Read more...

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Dadasaheb Phalke award for music legend Manna Dey


September 30th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Ninety-year-old playback legend Manna Dey - who belted out evergreen songs like "Ae mere pyaare watan" and "Zindagi kaisi hai paheli" - is being honoured with the ... Read more...

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President, PM condole veteran filmmaker Tapan Sinha’s death (Lead)


January 16th, 2009 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday condoled the death of veteran film director Tapan Sinha.Patil in her condolence message said: "An acclaimed film director, ... Read more...

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Kolkata film fraternity mourns Tapan Sinha


January 15th, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) The film fraternity here came out Thursday to pay homage to director Tapan Sinha, who died here Thursday, with another veteran director Mrinal Sen calling Sinha's death an ... Read more...

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