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Tamannah Bhatia bagged ‘Best Actor Award’ at Asia Vision Movie Awards

Mumbai, Nov 21: The gorgeous and talented actress Tamannah Bhatia who was last seen in super-hit trilingual film ‘Tutak Tutak Tutiya’ opposite superstars Sonu Sood and Parbhu Deva recently got honored at Asia Vision Movie Awards which were held in Dubai. The fine actress, who is riding high on the success of her films and commercials, was awarded as the ...

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Syed Kirmani nominated for Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award

Mumbai, Dec 24 : The Col. C.K. Nayudu Awards Committee met on Thursday at Cricket Centre, BCCI headquarters – Mumbai and has unanimously nominated Syed Kirmani for the Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award for 2015. The committee consists of BCCI President Shashank Manohar, Secretary Anurag Thakur and N Ram (Chairman of Kasturi & Sons Limited and Publisher of ‘The ...

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Pranab Mukherjee receives Garwood Award for ‘Outstanding Global Leader in Open Innovation’

New Delhi, Dec 17 : President Pranab Mukherjee received Garwood Award for ‘Outstanding Global Leader in Open Innovation’ from UC Berkeley-Haas School of Business on Thursday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here. Solomon Darwin, Executive Director Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation presented the award to the President. The University of California, Berkeley, one of the most prestigious educational institutes in the ...

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Bhumi bags the BIG Star Award for her weighty performance in Dum Laga Ke Haisha

Mumbai, Dec 14 : Actress Bhumi Pednekar has done herself proud once again by bagging the coveted Big Star Awards for the Most Entertaining Actor (Film) – Female and Best Actor Female for the social drama film category for her debut blockbuster Dum Laga Ke Haisha. Bhumi won a million hearts with an unconventional debut as the overweight Sandhya. Her ...

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Besties Sonam Kapoor and Jacqueline Fernandez vie for an award in the same category

Mumbai, Dec 12 : Actress Jacqueline Fernandez stole the show in 2014 with her attractive and sensuous dance moves in the song ‘Jumme Ki Raat’ from the movie Kick. It not only made the song a hit and got her to the nominations list but also won Jacqueline an award for her moves at BIG Star Entertainment Awards 2014 under ...

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Kannada poet Kuvempu’s Padma Award stolen from museum in Karnataka

Shivamogga, Nov 25 : A burglar on Monday entered a museum, built in the memory of famous Kannada poet Kuvempu and ran away with his Padma Awards, some medals and cash, media reports said. According to reports by the New Indian Express, police described the burglar as a 50-year old masked man, who must have entered the house between 8 ...

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Shweta Tripathi’s ‘Haraamkhor’ wins Silver Gateway Award at MAMI

Mumbai, Nov 7 : Sikhya Entertainment’s ‘Haraamkhor’ bagged the Silver Gateway Award at the 17th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival. The Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Shweta Tripathi starrer film showcases a unique teacher-student love story. The powerhouse of talent Nawazuddin and Shweta have impressed us with their past performances and are now ready to deliver another masterpiece. After intriguing the audiences ...

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Arundhati Roy returns national award

New Delhi, Nove 5 : Writer-activist Arundhati Roy joined the band of authors and film makers who have returned state honour in protest against rising intolerance in the country as she has returned her national award. The acclaimed writer has said that she feels “proud” to return her national award as part of the political movement by writers, filmmakers and ...

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Nine more scholars return Sahitya Akademi award

New Delhi, Oct 12 : Nine more scholars have returned Sahitya Akademy award over rising intolerance and communal disharmony taking the number of protesting writers who have disowned the coveted prize to 15. In the latest development, Hindi poets Mangalesh Darbal and Rajesh Joshi, eminent author G N Devy, short story writer Gurbachan Singh Bhullar, Konkani writer N Shivdas, Kannada ...

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Nayantara Sahgal returns Sahitya Akademi Award

New Delhi, Oct 6 : In a significant development, writer Nayantara Sahgal has returned Sahitya Akademi Award. She is the niece of former Indian PM Jawaharlal Nehru. She made the move at a time when lynching of a Muslim man over a beef rumour in Dadri has sparked off a controversy. “The Prime Minister is absolutely silent. He has uttered ...

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