As the Nishagandhi blooms yet again, surrender to the beauty and grandeur of Indian Classical Dance. The week-long Nishagandhi Festival 2018, organized by Kerala Tourism, all set to start on 20th January at Kanakakkunnu Palace in Thiruvananthapuram is a celebration of classical dance forms of India. Besides, it is also a festival which celebrates the Classical art forms of Kerala like Kathakali, Koodiyattam, Koothu, and so on. Seven magical evenings embellished with the rhythm of anklets. Seven evenings that celebrate the beauty and rhythm of life.
The basic objective of the River to River Indian film week in Florence is to present a wide selection of new Indian films by lesser-known or emerging directors with a balance between features, documentaries, and a variety of short films, thus providing a picture of what is happening in India outside of mainstream Bollywood.
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Amid a startling audience at VC Haris Smrithi Hall at Tagore, an open forum on the topic ‘Women in Cinema’ brought new perspectives on the role of women in the 90-year long history of Malayalam Cinema. The panel discussion went on to cover various topics such as the recent incident of an attack on an actress and to the formation of molly wood’s first women’s collective.
Tamil 'superstar' Rajinikanth's next venture -- produced by his son-in-law and actor Dhanush's Wunderbar Films Pvt. LTD. -- has been titled Kaala Karikalan. The film is touted to be the sequel of Rajinikanth's 2016 gangster movie Kabali, a release said. And Kabali director Pa Ranjith is returning to helm it. Actress Anjali Patil of Finding Fanny fame has been signed for the film. She tweeted, "Next film for this year. With THE ONE AND ONLY. Thalaiva.  The first schedule of the shoot starts on May 28 in Mumbai. Expecting film in Diwali 2018
Ravishing Bollywood actress Sunny Leone has put her porn star background firmly behind her and it seems she is trying to endear herself to stars.Sunny recently said that superstar Shah Rukh Khan is an amazing and a dedicated father. Sunny has a special number “Laila main Laila” in Shah Rukh’s latest release “Raees”. She got a chance to see Shah Rukh spend some time with his children, including AbRam, during the shooting of the film.
Alia Bhatt is arguably one of the most popular stars of her generation. She is one actor who makes headlines even when she is yawning in one corner of her newly-acquired flat in Mumbai. In a quintessential Alia style, the actor confessed that she knows the password of her boyfriend's mobile. When asked who is the most genuine actor in Bollywood, Alia says, "Akshay Kumar."
     Renowned filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali was assaulted by a group of thugs and damaged his crew’s equipment and created a ruckus at Jaigarh Fort in Jaipur where Bhansali was shooting his latest movie Padmavati. Police said they were protesting against the portrayal of Padmavati — or Rani Padmini — in the film. “About 60 men, affiliated to Shri Rajput Karni Sena, reached Jaigarh Fort around 1 pm and indulged in sloganeering. They were unhappy over Rani Padmini’s portrayal in the film.