Noted Malayalam actor Kalabhavan Mani died at a Kochi hospital on Sunday evening. The 45-year-old actor was battling liver and kidney ailments at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences. However, the late comedian’s brother Ramakrishnan has filed a police complaint alleging it was unnatural deat
AR Rahman Felicitated :: ' Slumdog Millionaire', at Rashtrapati Bhawan
Published on Tue, Aug 04, 2009 at 01:48, Updated on Tue, Aug 04, 2009 at 03:16 in Entertainment section ======= "New Delhi: Music maestro AR Rahman was in the national capital for a special screening of Oscar winning film Slumdog Crorepati, the Hindi version of Slumdog Millionaire at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. "It was a great honour watching it with Presidentji," said the humble Oscar winner, much celebrated genius. Oscar winner lyricist Gulzar spoke of being conscious all the while as the film was being screened in the presence of President Pratibha Patil. "One is not so much into the screening and what unfolds on screen as one is all the while acutely conscious that the President is present in the room," Gulzar said in a matter-of-fact manner. Oscar winner sound designer Resul Pookutty said, "It's a great honour to see the film with the President." The Oscar winning trio was present in the Presidential House with others who are rarely seen in public. One such person was AR Rahman's wife Saira. Rahman reflected that the film has made him look at India through new eyes. "The film actually reminds us again and again that there is still a lot to do for the lives of people who are underprivileged in the country. Seeing that today, reminded me of it even more. I had not noticed many things while I was scoring for the movie," Rahman said. It looks like music runs in the Rahman family. His son 6-year-old son Ameen has already recorded a number for his Hollywood venture Couples ...
Sound engineer Resul Pookutty who shot to fame after winning the prestigious Oscar Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing for Danny Boyle’s ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ in 2009, said he will debut as a director within three months
The teaser trailer of upcoming biopic ‘Gour Hari Dastaan — The Freedom File’ was released in showbiz capital Mumbai recently. The film is about the struggle of Gour Haridas who had to fight for 32 long years against the bureaucracy to gain recognition as a freedom fighter. Directed by Anan