Tuesday, 25 June 2019

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Rajkumar Hirani nominated for two Filmfare awards

BOLLYWOOD: In 2018, Rajkumar Hirani was reportedly accused of allegedly sexually assaulting a female crew member while working on the Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Sanjay Dutt biopic Sanju. The film happens to be the very project that had landed two nominations for the director. Shortly after the nominations were announced on Wednesday, ...

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IFTDA suspends Bollywood filmmaker Sajid Khan

BOLLYWOOD: The Indian Film and Television Directors’ Association has suspended filmmaker Sajid Khan for one year over complaints of sexual harassment against him. The 48-year-old was accused of sexual harassment by three women, namely actor Rachel White, assistant director Saloni Chopra, Mandana Karimi and journalist Karishma Upadhyay. The three opened up ...

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Sharmeen wins Eliasson Global Leadership Prize

NEW YORK: Two-time Academy Award winning filmmaker, journalist, and activist Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has won the prestigious 2018 Eliasson Global Leadership Prize in recognition of her extraordinary leadership. Her work, as announced by The Tällberg Foundation in New York, is courageous, optimistic dynamic, rooted in universal values and fundamentally global in ...

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Swara Bhaskar slams filmmaker for shaming rape victim

BOLLYWOOD actor Swara Bhaskar has landed in hot waters once again after she slammed an Indian politician for his contentious statement on rape survivors. The Veere Di Wedding starlet had taken to Twitter to express her displeasure at the statement issued by Kerala MLA, PC George on the nun who ...

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British police investigating five Weinstein sex assault claims

British police are investigating five sexual assault allegations in total involving film producer Harvey Weinstein. Four new claims emerged on Sunday from two different people – with one claiming Weinstein assaulted her on three separate dates. These relate to alleged attacks in Westminster and Camden in 2010, 2011 and 2015.A ...

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Sharmeen Chinoy first-ever artist to co-chair World Economic Forum

DAVOS: Academy award-winning Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is about to become the first ever artist to co-chair the World Economic Forum. A Monday statement from Chinoy’s office says she will also speak at the 47th World Economic Forum’s annual three-day meeting starting Jan. 17 in Davos, Switzerland. It says ...

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