Pankaj Soni receives his Dr. Abdul Kalam award 2021 (best designer) from Actor Jasleen matharu

Dr. Abdul Kalam Awards 2021 were hosted at Mayor Hall, Juhu on 2nd September, 2021 ! The award show witnessed the presence of Dabboo Ratnani, Payal Ghosh, Palak Mucchal, Nikki Tamboli, Payal Ghosh, and many more.

The very famous fashion icon and Bollywood designer cum stylist, Pankaj Soni, bagged the “Designer Of the Year Award” for the year 2021. He is known to own PS-The Designing Studio in Mumbai and Bengaluru and has an exquisite clientele base including Sonu Sood, Dabboo Ratnani, Irfan Pathan, Yuvraj Singh, Arman Malik, Sonu Nigam, Ayushmann Khurrana, Darshan Rawal, Vikrant Massey, etc. who seem to have just amazing things to say about Pankaj’s craft ! He excels in designing luxury wedding ensembles, super formal tuxedos, balanced casuals and uber contemporary silhouettes ! There is something for every type of personality and we bet, you are sure to get your clothing needs met under one roof at his studio !

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Ankur Rathee’s shoot of Undekhi S02’s Professional Perks ranges from Diving into Waterfalls to Meditating on Mountains

Sony LIV’s Undekhi released last year and received a great response for its interesting storyline.  Actor Ankur Rathee who played an ensemble lead role (Daman) is back on sets for the shoot of Undekhi Season 2. The first season of the show was based on true incidents and depicted two opposing classes of society- the power-drunk influential people who think they can get away with anything and the oppressed, subjected to years of torture, who finally decide to fight for justice.

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Dil Chahta Hai: Time to acknowledge the Sameers around us

It’s been 20 long years since the movie released, and the trio made a trip to Goa. But the characters are etched in our minds forever. And I was just thinking about everyone, especially the character Sameer.

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On the “Bin Tere” experience & more: In Conversation with singer/musician Raahul Jatin

Singer and musician Raahul Jatin, the son of veteran composer Jatin Pandit is currently receiving a lot of attention for his son “Bin Tere”. Here’s an excerpt from a conversation that we had with him recently.

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Sachin Pilgaonkar is all praises for Shriyam Bhagnani

Shriyam Bhagnani is basking in all the glory for the amazing feedback she is receiving for her character Tanya Mehta in Nagesh Kukunoor’s City of Dreams Season 2. The actress has previously worked in films like Baaghi 2 and Batti Gul Meter Chalu and her current series City of Dreams 2 starring Atul Kulkarni, Sachin Pilagaonkar, Priya Bapat, Ejaiz Khan and Ankur Rathee is streaming on Disney+Hotstar.

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Director Ram Alladi’s period drama ‘Ra’s- Metanoia’ on Mahatma Gandhi’s life looks every bit the director’s promise

Depicting history in a period movie is honestly not an easy feat. While the filmmakers often add a slice of fiction and their imagination to the story, they still go to be authentic about the era they’re bringing live on the big screen and director Ram Alladi’s Ra’s Metanoia is one of them. Premiered last year on several international film festivals it is based on Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s life and most significantly, his memoir, Magic Spell Of A Book. The film is shot entirely in the USA and it combines vintage film styling with state of the art computer-generated sets to create this spellbinding non-linear story of Gandhiji. A periodic drama with historically accurate elements, Ra’s Metanoia takes the audience through the key moments in Gandhi’s life; from childhood to his untimely death in 1948 in New Delhi.

Ra’s Metanoia has won major critical acclaim with 9.5 IMDb ratings it has been praised for its accurate portrayal of the life of Gandhi, his love for Music and also for Mr.Srinivasa Rao’s (who played Bapu character) superlative performance, production values and theme, not only Ram has won the Best Director award at the Dada Saheb Phalke film festival but the film listed in the best short film category in the ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival in Toronto and has been recognized by both the European and New York Cinematography Awards, as well as London’s Gold Movie Awards, Venice Shorts, JellyFilm Fest, Los Angeles, and the Amsterdam World International Film Festival. It has won trophies for best biographical film and best screenplay at the Oniros Film Awards in New York, best visual effects and best short film at the Cult Critic Movie Awards and best editing, best score and best short film at Virgin Spring Cinefest.

Talking about the film and Gandhi, Director Ram Said , “Ra’s Metanoia is a period drama film with fictional elements it chronicles Gandhi’s extraordinary life with a combination of fact and fiction whilst encapsulating scientific concepts such as quantum mechanics, Einstein Rosenberg bridge and rare space elements. The film seamlessly weaves a tapestry of a richly narrated story with Gandhi principles and is based on true events of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s life, which starts from the first hours of his last day. I started writing the plot in my mind when I saw Gandhi’s blood stained shawl in a showcase in Gandhi Museum, New Delhi, where I had gone for my high school educational tour and so it took me nearly 30 years to make this film and I personally feel it is such an amazing experience to have write the story and direct it.”

Ram Alladi’s next film titled “Nabhamsi”, a feature-length film entirely in Sanskrit is set to release soon.

The journey of any artist is generally never easy: In Conversation with Actress Shriyam Bhagnani

After being noticed in small but significant parts in films like Batti Gul Meter Chalu and Baaghi 2, actress Shriyam Bhagnani makes her OTT debut with Season 2 of the popular Disney+ Hotstar original series, City of Dreams. We caught up with her recently for a fun conversation & here are excerpts from the same.

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Ankur Rathee & Shriyam Bhagnani paired up in Nagesh Kukunoor’s City of Dreams

Nagesh Kukunoor’s City of Dreams season 2 releases on 30th July and Actors Ankur Rathee and Sriyam Bhagnani will be seen starring opposite each other. Kukunoor’s political drama series, scheduled to premiere on Disney+ Hotstar, has already received great feedback on its trailer, which captures glimpses of a power struggle between a father and daughter.

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The Flight Attendant (2021) Season 1 Review: It’s a first class murder mystery

The life of air hostesses or flight attendants has always been of interest. From reel life in movies like Garam Masala and Anjaam to real life where Monica Bedi was spotted and offered a film, their jet setting life has enamored quite a lot of people. But no one has actually got down to understanding their daily routine and how they beat jetlag, as they change flights and move from city to city. The series based on booky by same name authored by Chris Bohjalian, tries to throw some light on this profession.

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