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NO ‘Nude’ shows, NO ‘Sexy Durga.’

  Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s S Durga, previously called Sexy Durga, is among the two films which has been dropped by the I&B Ministry from being screened at the IFFI 2017. The other film is Nude. By Sudha Kumar Two films – ‘Nude’ (Marathi) and ‘Sexy Durga’ (Malayalam) were dropped by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry from […]

I mean, Melbourne, you must see this play, Mera Wo Matlab Nahi Tha

By Neena Badhwar Mera Wo Matlab Nahi Tha, a play brought to Sydney by Actor Prepares, Mumbai, is an interesting play that moves back and forth in time though it opens up to a scene in the present about a couple who meet in the park 35 years hence. They were in love in their […]

Tale of two contrasting Tests and gallantry award goes to… Sri Lanka’s Dhananjaya

  By Kersi Meher-Homji It is not easy to follow two Tests played simultaneously in Australia and India on TV. But the time difference of five and half hours enables one to watch them, firstly, a Test in Australia then the one in India with very few TV remote control switches. But as the Adelaide […]

Lion sweeps all the way at AACTA Awards and Dangal the Best Asian Film

Sunny Pawar as young Saroo Brierly (left) and at Oscars 2017 (right) finally won the Best Actor Award at AACTA ceremony last night Lion – A Long Way From Home, a movie based on Saroo Brierly’s heart rending story of an orphan boy adopted by an Australian family at age 6 who goes looking for […]

Bholi Punjaban is returns with Fukrey Returns!

By Neeru Saluja She is bold, feisty and outspoken. Actress Richa Chaddha, who played the deadly female don Bholi Punjaban in Fukrey makes a comeback in comedy with Fukrey Returns. Richa Chaddha, who is known for portraying strong roles in hard hitting films like Masaan, Sarabjit and Gangs of Wasseypur, loves to show her other […]

Obama outmanoeuvres Karan Thapar’s bid against Modi

By Vijay Badhwar Journalist Karan Thapar, known for upsetting PM Modi by questioning his secular credentials, repeatedly asked former US President Barack Obama at the Hindustan Leadership Summit held in New Delhi on December 1, for character referencing the Indian PM, which the statesman leader adroitly sidestepped. While there was another famous American in the […]

Gift cards bought in NSW will have 3-year expiry date from March 31, 2018

Gift cards bought in NSW will have a three-year expiry date from March 31 next year, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean announced today. Mr Kean said the NSW Government’s gift card reforms would put up to $60 million a year back in the hands of NSW shoppers. “These Australian-first reforms will give consumers confidence […]

Big wins at Brisbane and Nagpur

By Kersi Meher-Homji If I sound delighted, it is because I am delighted. Both my countries, India and Australia, won their Tests on the same day, 27 November, by huge margins. Australia defeated England in the first Ashes Test in Brisbane by 10 wickets to lead 1-0. A few hours later India slaughtered Sri Lanka by an […]

Actor Rajkummar Rao wins the best actor award at Asia Pacific Screen Awards

By Neeru Saluja Actor Rajkummar Rao never fails to gain attention with the roles he chooses. Be it his portrayal of Shahid Azmi in Shahid, his breakout role in Kai Po Che! or the conservative city slicker in Queen, he leaves an everlasting impression. He is now gaining attention worldwide, as his film ‘Newton’ is […]

Organise a Pink Stumps Day and fundraise for McGrath Foundation’s breast care nurse

With summer just around the corner the McGrath Foundation is calling on Australia to ‘step up to the crease’ by registering to host a Pink Stumps Day cricket match. Pink Stumps Day, endorsed by Cricket Australia, lets cricket clubs, community groups, businesses, schools and mates bring the magic of the Pink Test to their community […]

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