Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is like a "guardian", a "mother", said renowned actor-filmmaker Aparna Sen as she appealed to the Trinamool chief to "change her stance a bit" and take a more humane view of the threats faced by doctors.  

Maharashtra pays glowing tributes to Girish Karnad

Maharashtra pays glowing tributes to Girish Karnad

Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Leaders from across political parties in Maharashtra on Monday paid warm tributes to the acclaimed actor, stage and film personality, Girish Karnad, who was born in Raigad, and passed away earlier in the day in Bengaluru.  

Bengali film fraternity laments Girish Karnad's death

Bengali film fraternity laments Girish Karnad's death

Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) The Bengali film fraternity on Monday mourned the death of Jnanpith award winner Girish Karnad and took to social media remembering the stalwart's contributions.  

Ruma Guha Thakurta: The founder of 'gana sangeet' (Obituary)

Ruma Guha Thakurta: The founder of 'gana sangeet' (Obituary)

Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Veteran Bengali actress and singer Ruma Guha Thakurta passed away on Monday following old age related problems, prompting people to remember her for the legacy she left behind and mourn the loss.  

No qualms about working in 'Rummy': Vijay Sethupathi

No qualms about working in 'Rummy': Vijay Sethupathi

After back-to-back blockbusters like "Pizza", "Soodhu Kavvum" and "Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara", actor Vijay Sethupathi's latest Tamil release "Rummy" has opened to mixed reviews, but he says it has not disappointed him.  

Kamal Haasan to shoot 'Drishyam' Tamil remake from mid-2014

Kamal Haasan to shoot 'Drishyam' Tamil remake from mid-2014

Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan will commence filming the yet-to-be-titled Tamil remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster "Drishyam" from the second half of 2014, says director Jeethu Joseph.  

I want 'Manam' to be a befitting send-off to my father: Nagarjuna

I want 'Manam' to be a befitting send-off to my father: Nagarjuna

Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna says he wants "Manam", last film of his late father Telugu movie icon Akkineni Nageswara Rao, who was more than just a father to him, to be a befitting farewell.  

Nupur Mehta makes southern debut with 'Amavasai'

Nupur Mehta makes southern debut with 'Amavasai'

Actress Nupur Mehta of "Jo Bole So Nihaal" fame is making her southern debut with Jai Akash-starrer Tamil-Telugu bilingual “Amavasai”.