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Vidya Sinha passes away: The cast of Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala remembers the veteran actress

Vidya Sinha, known for films like Rajnigandha, Pati Patni Aur Woh, and more recently, Salman Khan's 2011 film Bodyguard, passed away yesterday, August 15. She was 71. In recent times, the actress was..
Mid-Day - Published

Bindiya Goswami: All I can remember is Vidya's smile

Vidya was my first co-star in the world of films. She played my mother in my debut film, Mukti (1977) that was produced and directed by Raj Tilak. Even though Jeevan Jyoti was my first release, I had..
Mid-Day - Published

Amol Palekar: Vidya was thrilled when I had made a portrait of her

amol palekar: vidya was thrilled when i had made a portrait of her
I am extremely sad to hear the news although one knew that it was coming. I was aware that she had been admitted in the ICU. In fact, I spoke to her daughter Jahnavi on Wednesday night, to check on..
Mid-Day - Published

Obituary: Rest In Peace, Vidya Sinha

She was the girl next door for an entire generation of Bollywood fans. Long before Vidya Sinha became a household name for GenNow viewers playing the soap grandma on shows such as Kkavyanjali, Qubool..
Mid-Day - Published

Telly tattle: Hunar Hale-Paridhi Sharma's bond for life; Barkha Bisht's new venture

telly tattle: hunar hale-paridhi sharma's bond for life; barkha bisht's new venture
Hunar Hale and Paridhi Sharma, who are pitted against each other in Patiala Babes, share a friendly relationship off-screen. Hale says they have a shared passion in fitness. "Paridhi is a fitness..
Mid-Day - Published

Gol Maal completes 40 years: Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Amol Palekar was the not-so-Angry Young Man of 1970s

While Salim-Javed wrote dialogues laced with rage for Amitabh Bachchan's Angry Young Man movies, Gol Maal director Hrishikesh Mukherjee commented on issues like unemployment in siganture lighthearted..
Firstpost - Published

'Democratic ethos being eroded' under BJP: Theatre artists on why they signed letter asking people to vote against divisive politics

More than 600 theatre personalities, including Amol Palekar, Naseeruddin Shah, Girish Karnad and Usha Ganguli, have signed a letter asking people to "vote BJP and its allies" out of power,..
Firstpost - Published

'Censorship has now increased manifold'

'Nowadays anyone can get up and say his sentiments are hurt, that his faith is being disturbed.''Or he can say he doesn't like the size of Amol Palekar's nose, so chop it off.' - Published

Govt interference in world of art makes it tough for artistes to take stand: Amol Palekar

While the intolerance of NGMA members was evident, the fact that none of the artistes present in the audience came out in his support bothered him, Palekar told PTI in an interview. 
Zee News - Published

Amol Palekar-NGMA row: Director general releases statement clarifying advisory committees are not dissolved

The statement from the NGMA says the committees have not been dissolved, that their terms ended late last year, and that they are being reconstituted
Firstpost - Published

NGMA was perfect platform to raise the questions that I did: Amol Palekar

There couldn't have been a better platform than the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) to raise the questions that he did, says veteran actor-director Amol Palekar, who was interrupted at the venue..
Sify - Published Also reported by •Zee News

Amol Palekar's speech censored: Row highlights culture ministry's tightening grip on NGMA decision-making

Amol Palekar had the right to speak and need not have chosen another occasion to vent his anxieties regarding the growing grip of the Cultural Ministry in the affairs of the NGMA. However, what was the..
Firstpost - Published

NGMA Mumbai censorship row: Amol Palekar says curator had been instructed not to allow anti-govt remarks

Veteran actor and painter Amol Palekar in a press conference at Patrakar Sangh in Pune on Sunday spoke on the incident at NGMA in Mumbai.
Firstpost - Published

NGMA committees were not dissolved, clarifies director after Palekar’s allegation

[India], Feb 11 (ANI): Two days after Amol Palekar had allegedly criticised the Ministry of Culture for scrapping the local artists’ advisory committees at the gallery’s centres in Mumbai and
Sify - Published

Speech disrupted, Amol Palekar says will question govt NGMA policy change

IndiaTimes - Published

Amol Palekar issue: Opposition accuses govt of 'policing thoughts', 'silencing dissent'

IndiaTimes - Published

Wouldn't have gone for NGMA event if I knew about diktat not to criticise govt: Amol Palekar

After his speech was interrupted at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) on Friday, veteran actor and director Amol Palekar today stated that the curator of the exhibition was issued a diktat that..
DNA - Published

Amol Palekar on NGMA Mumbai row: 'Would organisers have pre-censored my speech if I showed it to them?'

In a press conference, Amol Palekar said that many in the art world had raised the same concerns that he had presented in a speech that he gave at the NGMA
Firstpost - Published

Amol Palekar hits out at NGMA after being interrupted at event

Palekar was repeatedly interrupted during his speech by some NGMA members. - Published Also reported by •DNA

Amol Palekar gets heckled at public event, expresses displeasure

[India], Feb 10 (ANI): Veteran actor and director Amol Palekar expressed disappointment at the "constant interruptions" he faced during his speech at a recent event at Mumbai’s National Gallery
Sify - Published

Amol Palekar on being heckled by NGMA director: 'Asked her whether my script would be censored before I speak'

Amol Palekar was speaking at Prabhakar Barwe's exhibition at NGMA Mumbai.
Firstpost - Published

Amol Palekar's speech repeatedly interrupted for criticising Ministry of Culture move

A video available on social media showed Palekar criticising the Ministry of Culture for reportedly scrapping the advisory committees at the gallery's Mumbai and Bengaluru centres.
Zee News - Published

NGMA Mumbai in censorship row over curtailing Amol Palekar's speech at exhibition opening

Amol Palekar had been invited to speak at the opening of a retrospective of the artist Prabhakar Barwe's works at the NGMA Mumbai. During his speech, Palekar referred to recent developments at the NGMA..
Firstpost - Published

Amol Palekar's speech interrupted at NGMA event

Veteran Bollywood actor Amol Palekar who was attending an event in Mumbai was interrupted several times and was asked to shorten his speech.
IndiaTimes - Published

Q&A: Ayushmann Khurrana on finding his sweet spot in Bollywood

More than six years after he made his debut, Ayushmann Khurrana seems to have finally found his sweet spot in the Hindi film industry. Last year, his roles in “Bareilly Ki Barfi” and “Shubh..
Reuters India - Published

Narendra Dabholkar murder case: Government took five years to erase links of leaders with killers, says Tushar Gandhi

Criticising the government and investigating agencies for taking five years to arrest the accused in the Narendra Dabholkar murder case, Tushar Gandhi, the great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi on Monday,..
DNA - Published

Mumbai Rains: Portion of Mumbra bypass collapses in Thane

mumbai rains: portion of mumbra bypass collapses in thane
A portion of Mumbra bypass collapsed on a house in a chawl near Uday Nagar area on Saturday following heavy downpour in the district. A fire brigade had reached the site for the rescue operation,..
Mid-Day - Published

Satyajit broke away from Hollywood, Mumbai's filmmaking models: Amol Palekar - Published

The Eighth Edition of Vodafone Rangasangeet 2017 Kick Starts

· Eighth Edition of the popular annual state level musical and prose one-act-play competition for budding theatre artistes · Preliminary rounds to begin in six cities - Pune, Nashik, Ahmednagar,..
NewsVoir - Published

Happy Birthday Amol Palekar: 6 iconic films of the actor that should be termed as classics

Happy Birthday Amol Palekar!
Bollywood Life - Published

Birthday special: From 'Chhoti Si Baat' to 'Naram Garam,' 5 Amol Palekar classics you can't miss

Actor Amol Palekar is celebrating his 73rd birthday on Friday. The poster boy of middle-class India in the '80s enriched the history of Indian cinema by giving memorable performances. His..
DNA - Published

Interview | Rohit Shetty on 'Golmaal Again' clash with Aamir Khan’s 'Secret Superstar', Singham 3 plans and more

*Rohit Shetty* has worked till 5 am the previous night but is looking as fresh as someone who has just returned from a vacay. Which is what happens when you love what you do, as much as Rohit does. The..
DNA - Published

I haven’t stopped hungering: Neena Kulkarni on her 40 year long career

As a model, theatre person, film and TV actor, filmmaker and columnist, Neena Kulkarni wears several hats and brings the sincerity of her craft to every frame making each character she portrays, real..
DNA - Published

WORLD LAUGHTER DAY | Directors of memorable comedies list their favourite funny films

Most actors consider comedy to be the toughest kind of cinema. But some filmmakers have had their share of success making films in the genre. While comedy in itself has gone through several paradigm..
DNA - Published

WORLD LAUGHTER DAY | From Bhavani Shankar to Crime Master Gogo - B-Town's funniest characters

While Bollywood has made many comic capers, some characters have gone on to become legendary. Be it the bumbling idiots like Amar and Prem from Andaz Apna Apna or the tapori circuit, these are many..
DNA - Published

Hamid Ansari condemns attack on CRPF troopers

hamid ansari condemns attack on crpf troopers
*New Delhi:* Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Tuesday condemned the attack on CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, saying there cannot be any justification for such "heinous and..
Mid-Day - Published

BATTLE heats up between Pahlaj Nihalani and Amol Palekar as they head towards a FACEOFF!

Amol Palekar's legal recourse in the Supreme Court, against the Central Board of Film Certification, aka CBFC, chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani
DNA - Published

Amol Palekar files a plea against pre-censorship of movies, SC asks Centre and CBFC to respond

Amol Palekar is fed up of the old censorship laws prevalent in the country and hence, he has filed a petition in the Supreme Court...
Bollywood Life - Published

Pre-censorship of films: SC notice to I&B Min, Censor Board

Veteran actor-director Amol Palekar today moved the Supreme Court seeking guidelines for pre-censorship of films.
DNA - Published

SC asks Censor Board, Centre to respond to Amol Palekar's plea

*New Delhi [India], Apr. 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre and the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) asking both to file a reply on noted actor and filmmaker..
ANI News - Published Also reported by •Zee News

Veteran actor Amol Palekar moves SC seeking relaxations in censorship rules

The actor also suggested removal of pre-censorship of movies...
DNA - Published

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