Bollywood, sports stars wish Virat, Anushka a happily ever after

Mumbai, Dec 12 : From megastar Amitabh Bachchan and ace filmmaker Karan Johar to master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and tennis star Sania Mirza — a host of celebrities from the Indian film and sports world got together in wishing a happily ever after to newly weds actress Anushka Sharma and cricket hero Virat Kohli. Their […]

Shashi Kapoor wrapped in tricolour for last rites, gets three-gun salute

Mumbai, Dec 5 : Veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor, who passed away here on Monday at the age of 79, was wrapped in the tricolour and given a three-gun salute by the police for his last rites at the Santacruz Hindu Crematorium on Tuesday. The veteran matinee star, who breathed his last at 5.20 p.m. at […]

Shashi Kapoor dies, Shashi Tharoor gets condolence calls

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 : Veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor, the romantic screen icon of the 70s and early 80s, died on Monday at a hospital in Mumbai. But Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said he was getting condolence calls. ‘”We’re getting condolence calls in the office. Reports of my demise are, if not exaggerated, at least […]

Bollywood’s charmer Shashi Kapoor breathes his last

Mumbai, Dec 4 : Veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor, hailed as the “most charming, enigmatic actor” and “brave producer” by his fraternity members, died at a hospital here on Monday. The romantic screen icon of the 70s and early 80s was 79. The cause of death was not immediately known but the news came after a […]

Pakistani musicians saddened by Shashi Kapoor’s demise

New Delhi, Dec 4 : Pakistani music artists Shafqat Amanat Ali and Salman Ahmad on Monday condoled the sudden demise of veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor, remembering how he believed in peace and harmony among neighbours. Shashi Kapoor — who earned the epithets of ‘the charming man’ and ‘the brave producer’ — died at Kokilaben Dhirubhai […]

French film about indifference to AIDS wins Golden Peacock at IFFI

Panaji, Nov 28 : Robin Campillo’s French film “120 Beats Per Minute”, about a passionate fight against indifference towards AIDS, won the prestigious Golden Peacock award for best film at the controversy-ridden 48th International Film Festival of India, which wound to a close on Tuesday. The film’s actor Nahuel Perez Biscayart won the Silver Peacock […]