Priyanka Chopra's mother Madhu Chopra, who co-owns Purple Pebble Pictures, said: "Stories from the various Indian states are routinely turned into Hindi films. Bollywood benefits commercially in the bargain. Our core idea is to narrate these tales in the languages that they stem from"
Mariyappan and Varun won medals in the men's high jump T-42 event. Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan was elated over their win when he tweeted: "Joy for India .. Gold & Bronze for Thangavelu and Bhatti in high jump ! COME ON INDIA !!!"
The makers of Poorna came up with a unique promotional strategy of unveiling the first look of the film by its real-life heroine at the Mount Kilimanjaro Summit.
Several famous personalities from the world of glamour and sports have congratulated Dipa Karmakar for making India proud
Mahasweta Devi died at a city nursing home on Thursday following prolonged illness, an attending doctor said. She was 90. She is survived by her daughter-in-law and grandchild
A Palme d'Or winning filmmaker, Kiarostami, died in Paris. He had been receiving treatment for gastrointestinal cancer and had travelled to France for a series of operations.
"I had been working for Poorna from last 14 months. I did not step out of my cave in these months. I completely went into isolation. I am obsessed with the project and I haven't signed on anything else yet," said Rahul Bose
At least 20 people were killed and 13 hostages were rescued from an upscale restaurant in the heart of Dhaka after over a 10-hour long siege by heavily-armed terrorists. Six gunmen were also killed and one was captured alive in a dawn raid today, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said
"Scotland will seek independence now. Cameron's legacy will be breaking up two unions. Neither needed to happen," J K Rowling wrote on Twitter
"It's a visual feast as you start from a tribal village and ascend 29,000 feet to the top of the world, but most importantly, it is a story that as an Indian will make you laugh and cry," said Rahul
"Poorna couldn't be written more dramatically as fiction - how this little girl overcame every adversity to stand tall in the world is deeply moving and eye-poppingly unbelievable at the same," said Rahul
Bangladeshi director Rubaiyat Hossain's Under Construction is a story about an aging stage actress' search for identity after she is replaced by younger actor in a Rabindranath Tagore play