The Oscar for Best Foreign Film should go to 'Shoplifters', not 'Roma'

There's no mistaking the fact that Alfonso Cuaron's Mexican film "Roma" and Hirokazu Kore-eda's Japanese "Shoplifters" are both great films. And they deserve to win the Oscar on Sunday for Best Foreign Film.

American-Bangladeshi rapper considers Rahman 'the Quincy Jones of India'

PUNE:  Dhaka-born and New York-based rapper Anik Khan says A.R. Rahman has been one of his biggest influences and considers the Indian singer-composer the "Quincy Jones of India".

Kangana Ranaut to make a film on her life

MUMBAI: Actress Kangana Ranaut is making a film on her life, and she says her story from rags to riches will make for a great cinematic experience.

Film Academy clarifies controversial Oscars plans

LOS ANGELES: Officers of the Board of Directors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and the Sciences (AMPAS) has sent a letter to members trying to allay concerns about the decision to hold four Oscar presentations away from the live broadcast on February 24.

I don't mind playing a fat girl: Khushboo Shroff

MUMBAI: Actress Khushboo Shroff has no qualms about playing a "fat girl" on screen, but is against working on "mindless things like showing fat people in a funny and useless context".

A Doodle by Google to celebrate Madhubala's 86th Birthday

NEW DELHI: Today, Google dedicated its doodle to the iconic actor of the Indian cinema Madhubala. Popularly known as 'The Marilyn Monroe of Bollywood', Madhubala was known for her beauty, personality and sensitive portrayals of women in films. Madhubala appeared in her first film at the age of 9, billed as Baby Mumtaz.

Short film questions VIP treatment given to terrorists in jail

JAIPUR: A short film, "Kaun Saab", backed by a former commando of the National Security Guard (NSG), raises a question on how dreadful criminals and terrorists are given VIP treatment in jail.

Madhuri Dixit's first 'fan moment'

MUMBAI: Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene recalled her "first public recognition" after the release of her film "Tezaab" in 1988.

Anupam Kher dedicates award to father

MUMBAI:  Veteran actor Anupam Kher's medical drama series bagged the Outstanding Cast Award at the SCAD aTVfest 2019. He dedicated the award to his late father Pushkarnath Kher on his seventh death anniversary.

Soundarya Rajinikanth marries Vishagan in grand ceremony

CHENNAI: Superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya married Vishagan Vanangamudi here on Monday in a grand ceremony. The wedding took place in the presence of the who's who of Tamil film fraternity and several bigwigs of Tamil Nadu.

Boney Kapoor to produce remake of Egyptian film

MUMBAI: Producer Boney Kapoor has taken the rights of Egyptian drama "Hepta: The Last Lecture" to remake the film in Hindi and other languages in India.

'This is America' first rap song to win Grammy Record of the Year

LOS ANGELES: Childish Gambino won Record of the Year at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards here for his political anthem "This Is America", making history as the first rap song ever to take home the honour.

India's #MeToo torchbearer Tanushree Dutta invited to Harvard

BOSTON: Actress and former beauty queen Tanushree Dutta, who spearheaded the #MeToo movement in India, has been invited by the Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts to speak at one of its flagship events.

They ruled an era but there is no happy ending for them: B Town

MUMBAI: Directors are supposed to be the driving force behind films, are the one with vision, technical know-how is secondary.

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