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Legendary Tamil writer Jayakanthan 'JK' passes away

Legendary Tamil writer D Jayakanthan, who charted a new course in Tamil literature with his bold and progressive works, died on Wednesday night following a prolonged illness. He was 81. Jayakanthan......

'Abu Salem will be bumped off... by Indian intelligence agencies'

Image: Gangster Abu Salem 'Even the mafia has certain ethics and follow certain rules, but Abu Salem was so ruthless, so inhuman, there was no ethics at all. He had no basic humanity in him.'......

Salman Rushdie awarded Pen Pinter prize

Indian-born Booker Prize winning author Salman Rushdie was on Friday named the winner of this year’s prestigious Pen Pinter prize for his outstanding literary output and support for freedom......

Now Mahashweta Devi says she has full faith in Mamata

Two days after she dubbed the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal as 'fascist', Magsaysay award winner social activist Mahashweta Devi has said she had full faith in the chief minister. "I......

US thinktank warns of violence over book on Ayesha

The Jewel of Medina, a story of Ayesha, Prophet Mohammed's third wife penned by American author Sherry Jones in the form of historical fiction, has been objected to by some Muslims in the United......

Prasoon Joshi: The 'Thanda matlab Coca-Cola' man

Five years back, this name would ring few bells. But as the Aamir Khan-starrer 'Thanda matlab Coca-Cola' ad campaign made the almost universal rural word for soft drinks a hot catchphrase, it......

Meeting National Award winning lyricist Na Muthukumar

'I can write a song in just 20 to 30 minutes and have done so plenty of times.' Noted lyricist Na Muthukuma talks about winning his second consecutive National Award win. Na Muthukumar is one......

The REAL reason why TV shows are going wrong

'Thirty years ago, if you walked into a chawl, there would be three television sets in 30 houses. Today, you’ll see television sets in all 30 houses. The viewers have increased, but of a......

The 10 Finest Songs in Hindi Cinema

No Laxmikant Pyarelal. No R D Burman. No A R Rahman. Lyricist Amit Khanna's unusual list of 10 great film songs. Lyricist and writer Amit Khanna was closely associated with Dev Anand and penned......

Sanjay Dutt's biography on the cards?

His life has always been under intense scrutiny for his tyrst with drugs in his younger years, failed marriages, infamous association with the 1993 Mumbai blasts, jail stints and Bollywood career.......

Creating magic from Aradhana to Krrish

What do the National Award-winning infidelity drama Anuradha (1960), the three-hanky blockbuster Aradhana (1969), the youthcentric whodunit Khel Khel Mein (1975), the reincarnation drama Karan......

Modern cricket is poorer with Anandji Dossa passing into the ages

Anandji Dossa. Photograph: Haresh Pandya Blessed with a computer-like brain and an elephantine memory, Anandji Dossa was a pioneer in compiling cricket statistics and scores. Haresh Pandya pays......

Dr Vasant Naik passes away

Noted cricket writer, historian and statistician Dr Vasant Naik passed away on September 8 at his home in England. A treasure trove of cricketing anecdotes and information, he was 82. Besides......
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Tanu Weds Manu Returns, Piku's success says it all Script is the real king

The recent success of Tanu Weds Manu Returns and Piku has proved that the script is the most crucial component of a film. It is a truth,... ...

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Getting a Taste of Nirvana

KOCHI: Davl Productions, in association with Body Motion Earth, under the principal sponsorship of Geojit BNP Paribas, presents Karma Nirvana -... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/kochi/Getting-a-Taste-of-Nirvana/2015/05/28/article2835971.ece
Orwell birthplace gets facelift

(Top)The house where George Orwell was born in its previous condition and (above) after renovation.Pictures by Ajit Kumar Verma The Motihari... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150528/jsp/bihar/story_22446.jsp
Masaan producer

Masaan producer Manish Mundra says that he likes to back films with good stories The Relateds Currently, producer Manish Mundra is busy... ...

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Director Talks About his Film on Sexual Violence

QUEEN'SROAD: City-based filmmaker Bharath M C's Fading Red, about the aftermath of rape, will have its first public screening next month in a... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/Director-Talks-About-his-Film-on-Sexual-Violence/2015/05/23/article2828308.ece

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