2021 is the birth centenary of one of India’s finest ever poet-lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi who was born on March 8, 1921. His untimely death, four decades ago in 1980, leaves a vast majority of Indians who do not have more than a fleeting acquaintance with the genius whose lyrics illuminated our cinema screens and our homes for almost three decades.
In a big relief for Bollywood's Mr Perfectionist Aamir Khan, the Chhattisgarh High Court has rejected the criminal petition filed against the actor after he made a controversial statement on intolerance in the year 2015.
The Mumbai police today again asked actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel to appear before them on November 23 and 24, over their "objectionable comments" on social media, allegedly intended at spreading communal tension.
A plea has been filed in the Delhi High Court by 38 producers seeking permanent injunctions against Arnab Goswami and Pradeep Bhandari from Republic TV, and Rahul Shivshankar and Navika Kumar from Times Now “from carrying on reportage and publication of material that violates applicable laws."
Reacting to Rajya Sabha MP Jaya Bachchan’s claim in Parliament that there were people trying to tarnish the image of the Indian entertainment industry and that this has created a security problem, the Maharashtra government has beefed up the security for the Bachchan family.