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TV Celebrities at Valentine Special Screening of Audrey Hepburn's "Breakfast at Tiffany's"

Saumya Tandon
Saumya Tandon

1018mb, Saumya Tandon’s entrepreneurial venture has created quite a buzz among the audience since its inception a few months ago. This unique online platform gives viewers a chance to watch the movie they want, when they want and where they want, all this with the like-minded people.



Sunny Deol's "Ghayal" Releases with a Twist

Ghayal - Sunny Deol

Each movie will have its own way of story-telling that may be through short videos, GIF’s or sketches. Shemaroo Retro Talkies is all set to introduce the social media way of story telling so that the generation today connects to it.


Hindu Group Urges Sega to Remove Lord Krishna from Video Game

English: Hindu God Lord Krishna हिन्दी: हिन्दू...

English: Hindu God Lord Krishna हिन्दी: हिन्दू भगवान कृष्ण (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Directed by Satoshi Ohyama, Lord Krishna is shown as selfish and manipulative enigmatic leader of Polytheistic Alliance in it who interrupts war between Lucifer and God to subjugate humankind.



"Pehle Aap" on OTT via dittoTV Before TV Feature

Zee Digital Convergence Limited Logo

Mumbai, Feb 1 - dittoTV, India’s first OTT platform created by ZDCL (Zee Digital Convergence Limited, the digital arm of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited) announced its ‘beforeTV’ feature focused on giving consumers freedom in their entertainment consumption experience. This feature truly aligns with brand’s aspiration to provide entertainment content anywhere, anytime. Borne out of extensive research on the changing consumption patterns and preferences of viewers, this feature will allow viewers to view their favorite content from the Zee Group channels hours before it showcases on television.

YuppTV Partners with Chinese OTT Platform LeEcoMove to maximize end-user value



Tanishaa Mukerji and Sister Kajol for Breast Cancer Awareness at "Our Marathon" by NGO Prashanti Cancer Care

Sisters Kajol and Tanishaa Mukerji
Sisters Kajol and Tanishaa Mukerji at Prashanti Cancer Care

Actress Tanishaa Mukerji was present along with sister Kajol, looking sophisticated in a white top, leather jacket by Zara and denims by Hudson paired with Jewellery by Renu Oberoi, at ‘Our Marathon’ an event organized by NGO Prashanti Cancer Care.


Special Appearance by George Takei at AALDEF Lunar New Year Gala February 16

English: George Takei at the 2011 Phoenix Comi...

English: George Takei at the 2011 Phoenix Comicon in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

On Tuesday, February 16, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) will present its 2016 Justice in Action Awards to Eric H. Holder, Jr., partner at Covington & Burling LLP and former U.S. Attorney General, Heidi Chen, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of Zoetis, Inc., and Phil Yu, founder and editor of the Angry Asian Man blog. The awards presentation will take place at AALDEF's Lunar New Year Gala at PIER SIXTY, Chelsea Piers, in New York City.


Photo Feature: Rotary Walkathon with Rituparna Sengupta

Rituparna Sengupta

Rotary Walkathon 2016 organized by Rotary Club of Calcutta Old City at Vivekananda Park on 31st January,Sunday at 9 am in the morning.


Nawazuddin Siddiqui Speaks Up About Parking Spot Controversy, Clears the Air

Nawazuddin Siddiqui (WBRi File Photo)
Nawazuddin Siddiqui (WBRi File Photo)

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui who was busy shooting for his film Raees broke his silence on the recent controversy surrounding him. He along with his lawyer Rizwan Siddiquee briefed the media today at a press conference in Mumbai. The two clarified their side of story in the recent controversy around the actor.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Chitrangada Singh among the top five unusual Bollywood pairs of the year


Birmingham Museums Commended by Hindu Group for Uniting Diverse Religions in New Gallery

Big Brum clock tower at Birmingham Museum and ...

Big Brum clock tower at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Council House, Birmingham, England. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Jan 31 - Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG) in United Kingdom is launching a new gallery “Faith in Birmingham” on February five; providing unique insight into Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Judaism.


Arshi Khan Photo Shoot: Vega Helmets Blind Walkathon to Support Road Safety by Wearing Helmets

Arshi Khan

Model and actress Arshi Khan today shot for the Vega Helmets Blind Walkathon print campaign in Mumbai.



Shoma A Chatterji's New Book "Suchitra Sen: The Legend and Enigma" Launched by Moon Moon, Riya and Raima Sen

Sisters Raima Sen and Riya Sen
Raima and Riya Sen

Moon Moon Sen and daughters Raima and Riya Sen launched a book written by prolific journalist, author and film critic Shoma A Chatterji on legendary actress Suchitra Sen.



Bengali Actors Ridhima Ghosh and Shaheb Bhattacherjee Inaugurate Restaurant in Kolkata

Ridhima Ghosh (Bengali Actress)
Ridhima Ghosh

Tollywood’s next-gen actors Shaheb Bhattacherjee and Ridhima Ghosh recently launched a new restaurant at Acropolis Mall in Kolkata. The two actors were last seen together in the laugh-riot comedy film Half-Serious and are considered the most groomed and stylish among current generation of actors in Bengali film Industry. They were spotted checking out the different cocktails and food platters available.


Louisiana Ball Apologizes for Parading of Hindu Gods

Helen Solar, Captain of the Krewe of Galatea, in an email to distinguished  Hindu statesman Rajan Zed today, wrote: “If you or any member of the Hindu religion or any Indian are offended at our “Travel to India,” we assure you that nothing we presented was intended to offend and do apologize if we led anyone to that interpretation.”



A Thousand Unspoken Words: Novel by Paulami Dutta Gupta Launched by Designer Agnimitra Paul and Director Subrata Sen

Paulami Dutta Gupta - A Thousand Unspoken Words (A Novel)

Designer Agnimitra Paul and critically acclaimed filmaker Subrata Sen recently came together to launch ‘A Thousand Unspoken Words’,  the debut novel of Paulami Dutta Gupta.


Hindu Gods Parade at Louisiana Ball Dismays Hindu Group

Reports suggested that at this event Lakshmi was escorted by Krishna, Parvati was escorted by Murugan, Kali was escorted by Hanuman and Saraswati was on Surya’s arm—which were inconsistent of Hindu scriptures and were highly improper, Rajan Zed pointed out.