Bengaluru, June 10 (IANS) Karnataka has declared a holiday for schools, colleges and government offices in the state on Monday and a three-day mourning till Wednesday, as a mark of respect to Jnanpith awardee, multi-lingual actor and noted writer Girish Karnad, who died here earlier in the day, an official said.  

'...The Fakir' shows immigration in positive way: Dhanush

'...The Fakir' shows immigration in positive way: Dhanush

Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Dhanush, who is gearing up for the global release of his maiden international film "The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir", says it deals with the issue of global immigration and shows it a positive light.  

I cannot take prompting: Digangana Suryavanshi

I cannot take prompting: Digangana Suryavanshi

New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Actress Digangana Suryavanshi has made her debut in Telugu filmdom with T. N. Krishna's latest directorial "Hippi". While working on the film, she felt like she was starting from scratch because of the new language. But she never resorted to prompting as she doesn't like it.  

Venkatesh to star in Telugu remake of 'De De Pyaar De'

Venkatesh to star in Telugu remake of 'De De Pyaar De'

Hyderabad, June 7 (IANS) Actor Venkatesh will star in the Telugu remake of Ajay Devgn's latest release "De De Pyaar De", producer Suresh Babu announced on Wednesday.  

Singer-actress Ruma Guha Thakurta dead

Singer-actress Ruma Guha Thakurta dead

Kolkata. June 3 (IANS) Celebrated Bengali singer-actress Ruma Guha Thakurta died at her residence here on Monday following old age related problems, family sources said. She was 84.  

S.P. Balasubrahmanyan sings for Malayalam music album

S.P. Balasubrahmanyan sings for Malayalam music album

Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 (IANS) Legendary playback singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyan, 72, has sung for a Malayalam music album after a decade. The album titled "Pranyathen Mazhayaayi", based on the theme of love, was released here on Saturday.  

Mahesh Babu's 26th film titled 'Sarileru Neekevvaru'

Mahesh Babu's 26th film titled 'Sarileru Neekevvaru'

Chennai, May 31 (IANS) Telugu star Mahesh Babu's 26th film, which will be directed by Anil Ravipudi, has been titled "Sarileru Neekevvaru", its makers announced on Friday.  

South industry will help me grow: Sunny Leone

South industry will help me grow: Sunny Leone

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone, who is foraying into the southern film industry with movies like "Rangeela" and "Veeramadevi", believes it will help her grow.