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52nd IFFI: Martin Scorsese, Istvan Szabo to be conferred with Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award

Anurag Thakur, the Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, has announced that the renowned film directors Martin Scorsese and Istvan Szabo will be honoured with Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award at the More..





Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga wins PEN Pinter Prize

Tsitsi Dangarembga, the booker-shortlisted writer from Zimbabwe, has won the PEN Pinter Prize 2021. According to the website, the annual award is given to an author who has a ‘signif More..





Oscars 2021: Nomadland wins Best Picture, Chloé Zhao becomes first woman of color to win Best Director

Chloé Zhao won the Oscar for Best Director for the film Nomadland at the 93rd Annual Academy Awards on April 25, 2021. She became the first woman of color, first Chinese woman and second woman-ever to win the award. 

Nomadland won th More..





Marathi Film Puglya awarded ‘Best Foreign Language Feature' at the Moscow International Film Festival 2021

Puglya, a Marathi film, has won the ‘Best Foreign Language Feature' at the Moscow International Film Festival 2021.

The achievement continues Puglya’s immensely successful international stint as the movie ha More..





BAFTA Awards 2021: Nomadland, Frances McDormand, Sir Anthony Hopkins wins big

The 74th edition of the British Academy Film Awards- BAFTA 2021 was held at Royal Albert Hall in London with nominees attending the awards virtually.

However, that was not the only unconventional part of thi More..





Dutee Chand to be honoured with Chhattisgarh Veerni Award

Dutee Chand will be honoured with the Chhattisgarh Veerni Award at the inaugural edition of the awards that is scheduled to be held on April 14, 2021.

The Chhattisgarh Government had earlier announced that the first editi More..





Alfred Aho wins Turing Award 2020

Alfred V. Aho has won the AM Turing Award 2020 for his research and influential text books on fundamental algorithms and theory underlying programming language implementation. His books have educated More..





SAG Awards 2021: ‘The Crown’, ‘Schitt’s Creek’ win top honours

The winners of the 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards have been announced. The award ceremony aired on April 4, 2021, honouring excellence across TV and films.

The starry cast of ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’, a More..





Rajinikanth to be honoured with prestigious 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Legendary Indian actor Rajinikanth will be honoured with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India's highest film honour for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema. This was informed by Union Min More..





Sahitya Akademi Awards 2020: M Veerappa Moily, Arundhathi Subramaniam named among 20 winners

Sahitya Akademi, India's National Academy of Letters announced the Sahitya Akademi Awards 2020 on March 12, 2021. 

According to an official press release, Seven books o More..





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