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19 hours ago
Sharmila Tagore, Deepa Mehta among Oscar Academy's new members

Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto and director Deepa Mehta feature among Indian-origin film personalities invited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to be part of its new class of members. The Academy invited a record 683 new members -- 46 per cent female and 41 per cent persons of colour -- as it aims to di...

21 hours ago
Sharmila Tagore, Deepa Mehta among Oscar Academy's new members

Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto and director Deepa Mehta feature among Indian-origin film personalities invited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to be part of its new class of members. The Academy invited a record 683 new members -- 46 per cent female and 41 per cent persons of colour -- as it aims to di...

4 days ago
Anil Kapoor open to work in Pakistani TV, films

Madrid, June 26 (IANS) Actor-producer Anil Kapoor, who has tasted success in Hollywood as well, says he is open to do films and TV shows in Pakistan too as sharing love makes any industry better. Everyone should work together. I wish to work in Pakistani films and TV shows. Sharing love and appreciation make any industry grow, he told media at the IIFA Awards green carpet here on Saturda...

5 days ago
There's resurgence of strong women characters in Bollywood: Freida

Madrid, June 25 (IANS) US-based Indian actor Freida Pinto, who found fame with the Oscar winning Slumdog Millionaire, says strong female characters are more important than female stars taking place of leads in films. She is glad the concept is re-emerging in Indian cinema. There is a common thread that ties Freida's films like Slumdog Millionaire, Miral or Trishna together and that is th...

6 days ago
Don't feel like resting on words like celebrity, superstar: Freida Pinto

Madrid, June 25 (IANS) The US-based Indian actor Freida Pinto, who found fame with the Oscar winning Slumdog Millionaire and is set to receive International icon award at the ongoing 17th edition of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA), says that she is privileged when people consider her as icon but she that she doesn't believe in giving importance to terns like celebrity and superstar as fo...

6 days ago
Celebrities must be responsible in words and actions, says Freida Pinto

Madrid, June 24 (IANS) Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto, who is here for the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) celebrations, says celebrities must be responsible in their words and actions. In the wake of Salman Khan's raped woman comment, Freida was asked to comment on whether stars need to be more responsible. Without taking any names, she said: A lot. I think it's ...

8 days ago
Freida Pinto to receive International Icon award at IIFA

Madrid, June 22 (IANS) Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto will make her debut at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) gala in Madrid. The US-based Indian actress will be honoured with International Icon award at the 17th edition of the gala, which will begin on Thursday. IIFA -- often known as Bollywood's Oscars -- is held every year to honour the best of Hindi cinema. A sourc...

11 days ago
Irrfan takes son on historical tour on Father's Day

Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) On Father's Day on Sunday, actor Irrfan Khan took his son Ayaan to Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad to pay an ode to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi. Irrfan, awaiting release of Madaari, also narrated to his son the motivational story of Gandhi's principles and how he played a prominent role in the fight for freedom. The father-son duo even tried their han...

14 days ago
Freida joins forces with Michelle Obama

Washington, June 16 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto has joined hands with the First Lady of the US Michelle Obama for Let Girls Learn -- a government initiative aimed at helping girls obtain quality education. Freida, along with Michelle Obama, her daughters Sasha and Malia, their grandmother Marian Robinson - will travel to Liberia, Morocco and Spain at the end of June and early July as par...

14 days ago
Freida joins forces with Michelle Obama

Washington, June 16 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto has joined hands with the First Lady of the US Michelle Obama for Let Girls Learn -- a government initiative aimed at helping girls obtain quality education. Freida, along with Michelle Obama, her daughters Sasha and Malia, their grandmother Marian Robinson - will travel to Liberia, Morocco and Spain at the end of June and early July as par...

14 days ago
Freida joins forces with Michelle Obama

Washington, June 16 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto has joined hands with the First Lady of the US Michelle Obama for Let Girls Learn -- a government initiative aimed at helping girls obtain quality education. Freida, along with Michelle Obama, her daughters Sasha and Malia, their grandmother Marian Robinson - will travel to Liberia, Morocco and Spain at the end of June and early July as par...

14 days ago
Freida joins forces with Michelle Obama

Washington, June 16 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto has joined hands with the First Lady of the US Michelle Obama for Let Girls Learn -- a government initiative aimed at helping girls obtain quality education. Freida, along with Michelle Obama, her daughters Sasha and Malia, their grandmother Marian Robinson - will travel to Liberia, Morocco and Spain at the end of June and early July as par...

14 days ago
Freida joins forces with Michelle Obama

Washington, June 16 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto has joined hands with the First Lady of the US Michelle Obama for Let Girls Learn -- a government initiative aimed at helping girls obtain quality education. Freida, along with Michelle Obama, her daughters Sasha and Malia, their grandmother Marian Robinson - will travel to Liberia, Morocco and Spain at the end of June and early July as par...

14 days ago
Freida joins forces with Michelle Obama

Washington, June 16 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto has joined hands with the First Lady of the US Michelle Obama for Let Girls Learn -- a government initiative aimed at helping girls obtain quality education. Freida, along with Michelle Obama, her daughters Sasha and Malia, their grandmother Marian Robinson - will travel to Liberia, Morocco and Spain at the end of June and early July as par...

14 days ago
Freida joins forces with Michelle Obama

Washington, June 16 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto has joined hands with the First Lady of the US Michelle Obama for Let Girls Learn -- a government initiative aimed at helping girls obtain quality education. Freida, along with Michelle Obama, her daughters Sasha and Malia, their grandmother Marian Robinson - will travel to Liberia, Morocco and Spain at the end of June and early July as par...

14 days ago
Freida joins forces with Michelle Obama

Washington, June 16 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto has joined hands with the First Lady of the US Michelle Obama for Let Girls Learn -- a government initiative aimed at helping girls obtain quality education. Freida, along with Michelle Obama, her daughters Sasha and Malia, their grandmother Marian Robinson - will travel to Liberia, Morocco and Spain at the end of June and early July as par...

14 days ago
Freida joins forces with Michelle Obama

Washington, June 16 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto has joined hands with the First Lady of the US Michelle Obama for Let Girls Learn -- a government initiative aimed at helping girls obtain quality education. Freida, along with Michelle Obama, her daughters Sasha and Malia, their grandmother Marian Robinson - will travel to Liberia, Morocco and Spain at the end of June and early July as par...

14 days ago
Freida joins forces with Michelle Obama

Washington, June 16 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto has joined hands with the First Lady of the US Michelle Obama for Let Girls Learn -- a government initiative aimed at helping girls obtain quality education. Freida, along with Michelle Obama, her daughters Sasha and Malia, their grandmother Marian Robinson - will travel to Liberia, Morocco and Spain at the end of June and early July as par...

14 days ago
Freida joins forces with Michelle Obama

Washington, June 16 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto has joined hands with the First Lady of the US Michelle Obama for Let Girls Learn -- a government initiative aimed at helping girls obtain quality education. Freida, along with Michelle Obama, her daughters Sasha and Malia, their grandmother Marian Robinson - will travel to Liberia, Morocco and Spain at the end of June and early July as par...

14 days ago
Freida joins forces with Michelle Obama

Washington, June 16 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto has joined hands with the First Lady of the US Michelle Obama for Let Girls Learn -- a government initiative aimed at helping girls obtain quality education. Freida, along with Michelle Obama, her daughters Sasha and Malia, their grandmother Marian Robinson - will travel to Liberia, Morocco and Spain at the end of June and early July as par...

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