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Rajini silent on various issues, says Kamal Haasan
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Rajini silent on various issues, says Kamal Haasan

Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan today said his contemporary actor Rajinikanth, who is also set to launch his political party, has not reacted on various matters and it was wrong to single out his 'silence' on the Cauvery issue."This is not the only issue on which Rajanikanth has not expressed his opinion.  But there are several other issues also and it is not right to point only to one issue," he told reporters.  Haasan, who had met Rajinikanth before launching his ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago

Spotlight on burning issues at Oscars

What's an award show sans some political moments? The 90th Oscars saw contemporary social issues taking the centre stage.From celebrities wearing 'Time's Up' buttons, Twitter buying a 'MeToo'-inspired ad, Wal Mart and Nike channelling diversity and ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Powerful winning images from the World Press Photo Awards

The best in international photojournalism was recently announced by World Press Photo’s Annual Photo Contest.  Despite fierce competition, the jury was forced to select just a handful of images from more than 73,044 photos by 4,548 photographers across 125 different countries. This year’s grand prize was awarded to Venezuelan photographer Ronaldo Schemidt, earning him the title of Press Photographer of the Year. Here are some of the winners. World Press Photo of the ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Iran demand apology over Samsung snub

Iran said on Friday that their athletes had refused to accept special Samsung mobile telephones issued for the Winter Olympics in South Korea until they received an apology for initially being refused them. Games organisers had refused on Wednesday to give ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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India strongly raises terrorism issue at SCO FMs' meet

Beijing: In a veiled attack on Pakistan, India today said that terrorism is an enemy of the basic human rights and the fight against it should also identify States that "encourage, support and finance" the menace and "provide sanctuary" to terror groups.
 Mathrubhumi1 day ago In China Sushma targets Pak, asks to identify states supporting terror  Rediff.com1 day ago
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I just question the status quo, says actress Parvathy

New Delhi:In her Bollywood debut "Qarib Qarib Singlle", actress Parvathy portrayed an everyday girl most contemporary Indian women would relate to. She feels Indian cinema needs more representation of such reality to make it "relatable for everyone". "There ...
 Mathrubhumi3 weeks ago Cinema won't grow if it's stuck in stereotypes, says actress Parvathy  Mathrubhumi3 weeks ago

Not happy with Bollywood's present music scenario: Javed Akhtar

Eminent lyricist, poet and screenwriter Javed Akhtar feels the music in contemporary Indian cinema is no longer sympathetic to lyrics, and the tunes -- often high on tempo -- are not conducive for good poetry.In a freewheeling interview with IANS, the Padma ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
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Take back Hinduism: Tharoor, Nayantara Sahgal speak it out loud at JLF

The third day of the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival witnessed several hard-hitting sessions that addressed the burning issues of nationalism and Hindutva in the contemporary scenario. With acclaimed writers Shashi Tharoor and Nayantara Sahgal leading the ...
 Prokerala2 months ago

Filmland’s box-office quirks

Would you say that mentioning, to someone who has not watched Sholay , that, midway, the Thakur’s family is massacred by Gabbar Singh, is a spoiler? That too when the film was not a suspense or mystery thriller? Well, then, what’s the fuss about revealing ...
 Bollywood Hungama5 days ago
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In times of pseudo nationalism, Malayalam play calls for concept of global citizen

"Nona", a Malyalam play set against the backdrop of today's social stratification and pseudo-nationalism, has been nominated for six awards at the 13th edition of Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META). Its director Jino Joseph, himself nominated in ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
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