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How Big B, Hrithik, Rishi Kapoor became part of viral meme...

Mumbai, Feb 18 | Bollywood invariably becomes a part of any meme fest in India, with netizens drawing...

UP Police joins the ‘pawri’ meme fest

Lucknow, Feb 16 | The Uttar Pradesh Police has joined the "pawri ho rahi hai" meme fest on social media.It has asked the public...

Documentary on Pink Belt Mission at Jaipur film fest

New Delhi, Jan 13 | A documentary on Aparna Rajawat's Pink Belt Mission is going to be screened at Jaipur Film Festival of...

Anubhav Sinha to deliver Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture at Kolkata film...

Mumbai, Jan 7 | Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha will deliver the prestigious Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture at the 26th Kolkata International Film Festival on January...

Controversy over Kerala capital sharing film fest venue with others

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 2 | The silver jubilee edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) will be held at Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Thalassery and...

Befitting that Military Lit Fest is conceived in Punjab: Rajnath

Chandigarh, Dec 18 | Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday dedicated the Military Literature Festival (MLF) 2020 to all the great...

Nagaland’s famous Hornbill Fest goes virtual

Kohima, Dec 5 | The Naga Heritage Village, the epicentre of the world famous Hornbill Festival is quiet this year...

Corona scare forces MP authorities to disallow 200-yr-old Hingot fest

By Sandeep PauranikIndore (Madhya Pradesh), Nov 15 | The coronavirus pandemic has cast its shadown on the annual 'Hingot' festival or 'Hingot war', which...

Over 50 authors speak at Rainbow Lit Fest

By IANSlifeNew Delhi, Nov 11 (IANSlife) Digital & One is a two-day online series organised by the Rainbow Lit Fest – Queer & Inclusive....

Milind Soman and Goa Police are target of Twitter meme fest

Mumbai, Nov 7 | Twitter on Saturday witnessed a meme fest featuring model-actor Milind Soman and Goa Police. This comes a day...

Ananth Mahadevan’s ‘Bittersweet’ in competition at Kolkata film fest

Mumbai, Oct 17 | The Ananth Mahadevan directorial, Bittersweet, has been selected for the Kolkata International Film festival (KIFF) scheduled to be held from...

Mysuru decks up for scaled-down Dasara fest amid Covid

Mysuru, Oct 16 | Mysuru has been spruced and decked up even as it will host a subdued 10-day Dasara fest from Saturday...

Jumbo Abhimanyu to carry deity at Mysuru Dasara fest

Mysuru (Karnataka), Sep 16 | Caparisoned elephant Abhimanyu would carry the 750-kg mini golden throne with the deity for a royal ride in the...

Social distancing norms violated during Ganesh fest: Goa Minister

Panaji, Aug 28 | Goa may witness a spike in Covid-19 cases because social distancing norms were flouted during the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations, Health...

K’taka allows restricted Ganesha fest in public places

Bengaluru, Aug 18 | In view of the religious sentiments involved, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Tuesday allowed celebration of...

Zaigham Imam joins board of directors at India film fest in...

Mumbai, Aug 8 | Writer, director, and producer Zaigham Imam is a new member of the board of directors of India International Film Festival...

Alfonso Cuaron to back Indian entry ‘The Disciple’ at Venice fest...

New Delhi, Aug 1 | Oscar-winning filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron is backing the Chaitanya Tamhane directorial, The Disciple, at the upcoming Venice Film Festival.Writer-Director Tamhane's...

‘Section 375’ to be screened at Shanghai film fest

Mumbai, July 21 | The critically-acclaimed film, Section 375, will be being screened at the upcoming 23rd Shanghai International Film Festival in China.The fest...

Priyanka Chopra, Anurag Kashyap among ambassadors for Toronto film fest 2020

Los Angeles, July 8 | Actress Priyanka Chopra and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap are among global celebrities who have been invited to be ambassadors of...

Chidambaram hails decision to skip Ganesh fest amid Covid pandemic

New Delhi, July 1 | After it was announced that the iconic Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh idol in Mumbai will not be established during the...

Parvin Dabas judges virtual film fest

Mumbai, June 30 | Actor Parvin Dabas had an "amazing" time while judging a virtual film festival for independent filmmakers."It was amazing. I saw...

Ananth Mahadevan’s Marathi film at Cannes fest online market

Mumbai, June 22 | Ananth Mahadevans Marathi film ‘‘Mai Ghat: Crime No 103/2005", will be screened at the ‘Marche du Film Online, or the...

Radhika Apte’s directorial debut film wins award at international fest

Mumbai, June 22 | Actress Radhika Apte's first film as a director, the short film "The Sleepwalkers", has been declared 'The Best Midnight Short...

Vidya Balan’s debut production ‘Natkhat’ to premiere in digital film fest...

Mumbai, May 27 | Actress Vidya Balan is excited about her debut as a producer with the film "Natkhat", which will be screened on...

Cannes film fest won’t go virtual, looking for alternative

Paris, May 11 | With bleak chances of arranging a physical edition of the Cannes Film Festival, the organisers are busy looking for alternatives....

Extraction: Old-school action fest (IANS Review; Rating: * * and 1/2)

"Extraction" (Netflix film); Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Randeep Hooda, Pankaj Tripathi, Priyanshu Painyuli, Rudraksh Jaiswal, Golshifteh Farahani; Direction: Sam Hargrave; Rating: * * and 1/2...

COVID-19 effect: Cannes film fest won’t happen in June

Paris, April 15 | The Cannes Film Festival will not take place in June due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The organisers are busy...

Armaan Malik, Naezy, Akasa among top names at virtual music fest

Mumbai, March 25 | Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, several Indian musicians including Armaan Malik, Naezy, Shalmali, Akasa Singh, Monica Dogra and Arjun Kanungo have...

Punjab postpones International Punjabi Film Fest

Chandigarh, March 6 | The Punjab Tourism and Cultural Affairs Department on Friday announced to postpone the International Punjabi Film Festival in view of...

Corona scare affects tourism in Rajasthan, Holi Fest off

Jaipur, March 4 | Soon after two Italian tourists were tested positive for coronavirus in Rajasthan, tourism in the state suffered a jolt with...

Aman Varma-starrer ‘NRI Diary’ a hit in the film fest circuit

Mumbai, March 2 | "NRI Diary", a new film featuring actor Aman Verma, is emerging as a big winner in the...

Mahira Sharma’s row with film fest organisers refuses to die

Mumbai, Feb 25 | Looks like Mahira Sharma is in no mood to give up on the 'fighting spirit' that she imbibed during her...

‘India by the Nile’ fest next month in Egypt

Cairo, Feb 22 | The annual 'India by the Nile' festival in Egypt will be held this year from March 2-10, bringing with it...

‘Eeb Allay Ooo’ for Panorama section in Berlin Film fest

Mumbai, Feb 18 | The Indian film "Eeb Allay Ooo" has been selected for the prestigious Berlin Film Festival, to be screened in the...

Jassie Gill, B Praak to be part of Punjabi music fest...

Mumbai, Jan 23 | Pune is all set to witness a high dose of Punjabi music, with popular Punjabi singers like B Praak, Jassie...

Anshuman Jha wins Jury Award as Best Actor at Rajasthan film...

Mumbai, Jan 23 | Actor Anshuman Jha has won Jury Award Best Actor honour at he Rajasthan International Film Festival 2020 for his...

Saif Ali Khan’s ‘concept of India’ remark triggers off meme fest

New Delhi, Jan 23 | Saif Ali Khan's comment, about there being no concept of Indian before the British came in, has become the...

At Lit Fest, actress Nandita Das opposes CAA, NRC

Jaipur, Jan 23 | The controversial CAA and NRC issues reverbated at the Jaipur Literature Festival here as Bollywood actress and director Nandita Das...

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Airtel best on smartphones for gaming, HD video calling: Report

New Delhi, March 5 | When it comes to demanding applications such as 1080p video streaming, real-time mobile gaming and HD video calling, Airtel...