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Local, foreign troupes present traditional art forms: Shilpakala Academy

Local and some foreign troupes presented traditional art forms of their respective countries at the two-day Asian Theatre Summit at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy which ended on Saturday. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and People’s Theatre Association, in association with cultural affairs ministry, jointly organised the summit. The initiative, however, was taken by Asian Regional Centre of International Amateur Theatre Association. Four district-based ...

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Bikini bahus: TV actors shed their conservative screen image for the Internet

Actors such as Roop Durgapal, Rishina Kandhari, Sriti Jha and Sonarika Bhadoria have been posting vacation photos of themselves on social media, and their bikini look is so very different from their TV characters. Actor Roop Durgapal’s bikini picture from her Goa vacation went viral recently.(Instagram/roop_durgapal) They play strictly sari-clad bahus and girl-next-door roles on TV shows. Perhaps to make ...

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Stars, co-artists attend Vinod Khanna’s funeral

Bollywood actor Akshay Khanna during the cremation of his father veteran actor Vinod Khanna in Mumbai on Thursday. Photo: PTI Veteran Bollywood actor, politician and former union minister Vinod Khanna’s funeral took place at a crematorium in Worli, Mumbai, in the evening which was attended by a number of his contemporaries, including Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Ranjit and many others. ...

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InIndian billionaire plans $150m ‘Mahabharata’ movie

A Gulf-based billionaire is planning to smash the record for the most expensive Indian movie by splashing out $150 million to make a film of the Hindu epic “Mahabharata”. The cost of producing the two-part extravaganza is set to dwarf that of “Baahubali”, which is India’s biggest budget film to date at around 4.5 billion rupees ($45 million). “I believe ...

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Confused about the definition of feminist: Vidya

With her roles in Ishqiya (2010), The Dirty Picture (2011) and Kahaani (2012), Vidya Balan’s on-screen performances had become synonymous with ‘women-oriented’ roles. The Dirty Picture, which was inspired by the life of the South Indian actor Silk Smitha, won her the National Award. Now, her next film Begum Jaan will see her playing the “most powerful” role in her ...

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Is main reason Bubli between Shakib, Apu clash

The main reason of the clash between Shakib and Apu is close relationship with Bubli. Shakib and Bubli have been more closed during one year. As a result, Shakib made distance with Apu. Apu  claimed that she did not get Shakib during her pregnancy time as Shakib was busy with film. In the pregnancy time, Shakib selected Bubli for two ...

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Half Girlfriend: When Punjabi munda Arjun Kapoor became Bihari boy Madhav Jha

Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor’s Half Girlfriend trailer to be launched today. The film is being produced by Chetan Bhagat. Arjun Kapoor’s character teaser from his upcoming film Half Girlfriend received mixed reviews from his fans. While a few thought it was a great attempt, the actor received backlash for playing his character like a stereotype. Before the trailer launch, ...

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Pearl Jam, Tupac and Joan Baez join Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The late rapper Tupac Shakur, 1960s protest singer Joan Baez and grunge legends Pearl Jam have all entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.   They were inducted alongside the Electric Light Orchestra (ELO), Journey and Yes during a concert in New York.     However, it was not just a celebration: a number of artists chose to use ...

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Karan Patel taunts Kapil Sharma for success going into his head?

Kapil Sharma is indeed facing the toughest time of his life right now. The ace comedian who is known to make the audience laugh with his wit and humour is facing difficulty to even bring a smile on their faces. After his fallout with Sunil Grover, Kapil Sharma’s show is a flop and recently the reports suggested that Kapil cancelled ...

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Sunny Leone returns to school to learn new skills

The new Laila of Bollywood Sunny Leone is one actor who does not believe in sitting calm after one success. She is the one who wishes to learn new skills to take steps forward in the world of cinema. This is why the Jism 2 actor has decided to enrol herself in a school in Los Angeles to take formal ...

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