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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...

KL Rahul’s gesture triggers meme fest on Twitter

Visakhapatnam, Dec 19 | KL Rahul's celebration of his 3rd ODI century in India's one-day international against West Indies, by closing his eyes and...

Amazon India announces ‘Fab Phones Fest’

Bengaluru, Dec 19 | Amazon India on Thursday announced the latest edition of "Fab Phones Fest" starting December 19 to December 23. Customers can...

Myriad themes at Delhi’s nine-day theatre fest

New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANSlife) Theatre lovers of New Delhi can look forward to a nine-day theatre festival in the national capital...

5th Kerala lit fest by Arabian Sea from Jan 16

New Delhi, Dec 12 | With more than 2.75 lakh attendees and five stands on the sands of Calicut, the 5th edition of Kerala...

Priyanka gets emotional after Marrakech Film Fest honour

Rabat, Dec 6 | Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas feels proud to have been honoured at the Marrakech Film Festival recently.She even took to Instagram...

Karan Johar is ambassador at Macao film fest

Mumbai, Nov 28 | The 4th International Film Festival and Awards Macao (IFFAM) will be held at Macao from December 5 to 10.This year,...

PM to address 5th science fest through video conferencing

New Delhi, Nov 3 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address the 5th India International Science Festival in Kolkata on Tuesday through...

IIM-L to organise play, quiz on Lord Ram at annual fest

Lucknow, Oct 31 | For the first time, the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM-L) will be staging a play based on Ramayana at...

Nawazuddin receives Golden Dragon Award at Cardiff Film Fest

London, Oct 30 | Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui was honoured with the Golden Dragon Award at the Cardiff International Film Festival for his contribution to...

Big win for Gitanjali Rao’s ‘Bombay Rose’ at Mumbai’s MAMI fest

Mumbai, Oct 25 | Filmmaker Gitanjali Rao's animated feature "Bombay Rose" won two prestigious awards at the 21st Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival With...

Nawazuddin to be honoured at international film fest

Mumbai, Oct 23 | Critically-acclaimed actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui will be honoured at the upcoming Cardiff International Film Festival 2019 for his contribution to the...

Saand Ki Aankh’, Rima Das’ short at China’s Pingyao film fest...

Pingyao, Oct 18 | Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar play India's oldest sharpshooters, Prakashi and Chandro Tomar, in "Saand Ki Aankh", and...

Nawazuddin’s ‘Roam Rome Mein’ to be screened at Rome Film Fest

Mumbai, Oct 10 | After winning big at Busan International Film Festival, actor Nawaduddin Siddiqui-starrer "Roam Rome Mein" is all set to be screened...

Clint Eastwood’s new film ‘Richard Jewell’ to premiere at AFI Fest

Los Angeles, Oct 9 | Hollywood maestro Clint Eastwood's new crime drama "Richard Jewell" premieres at AFI Fest on November 20. The 89-year-old actor-filmmaker Eastwood...

Vikrant Massey, Shweta Tripathi’s ‘Cargo’ at Jio MAMI film fest

Mumbai, Oct 9 | The science fiction film, "Cargo", which stars actors Vikrant Massey and Shweta Tripathi", will be screened at 21st edition of...

Naezy’s starts ‘Aafat’ tour at IIT Delhi fest

New Delhi, Oct 8 | Rapper Naezy, with his recent release "Fatke", kickstarted his live tour called "Aafat" -- named after his first release...

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Google Pay to remove payments on web app, add transfer fee

New Delhi, Nov 24 | Google Pay is set to kill the peer-to-peer payments facility on its web app in January and is going...