Tuesday 27th June 2017
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On Monday night the Royal family hosted a glamorous reception to mark the launch of “UK-India 2017” at Buckingham Palace. The event marks the beginning of a year-long series of events in the UK & India, celebrating the bond between the two countries and marking 70 years of India’s independence from Great Britain. Attending the function were […]

Buckingham Palace was last night lit up for the launch of #UKIndia2017, the year of culture. In the centre of the vibrant design is a peacock, the national bird of India, surrounded by elements of India’s culture projected onto the façade of the iconic London Landmark. 2017 will see an incredible year-long programme of cultural events and activities in India […]

Vetrimaran’s film about brutality & corruption in India’s police force has been selected to represent India at the 2017 Oscars in Hollywood. Produced by popular Kollywood (Tamil cinema) actor Dhanush, “Visarani” (Interrogation) has been picking up numerous awards including an National Award in India and the Amnesty International Italia Award when it premiered at the […]

Tamil stalking in Tamil films

The portrayal of women chased and harassed by spurned lovers in south Indian films has made stalking a “cool, romantic thing to do” activists said on Tuesday, urging the film industry to stop glorifying a crime that has resulted in violent deaths. “Tamil films routinely promote stalking as an acceptable, even preferred way of wooing […]

Tamil cinema’s Kamal Haasan was conferred today in France with the ‘Henri Langlois award’ for his contribution to Indian cinema. Henri Langlois is remembered as an influential figure in cinema. He was a film archivist and considered to be the pioneer of film preservation. “Received the Henri Langloise award in Paris. Wish Ananthu sir my […]