Category Articles: Entertainment

Hemant Chauhan, Saumil Munshi, Bankim Pathak, Sangita Lambadiya, other leading artists join BJP

August 19, 2019

Gandhinagar:Amid continuing spree of Gujarati artists joining ruling BJP during the ongoing membership drive, more than 15 such artists including those from film, folk and singing areas today joined the party here. Gujarat BJP president welcomed them all in the party during an event organized at Shri Kamalam, the state headquarter of the party at Koba near here. Among those joining BJP were film maker Rajesh Thakkar, son of noted singer Hemubhai Gadhvi, Bihari H Gad...Read More

Reva gets best Gujarati movie in regional category of National Film Awards

August 09, 2019
Reva gets best Gujarati movie in regional category of National Film Awards

New Delhi: Reva has been declared best Gujarati movie in regional category of National Film Awards declared today.Read More

Mumbai based veteran journalist, columnist, author Kanti Bhatt (88) passes away, PM Modi pays tribute

August 04, 2019
Mumbai based veteran journalist, columnist, author Kanti Bhatt (88) passes away, PM Modi pays tribute

Photo credit: Ankit Desai (Shabdopadesh) and CocktailZindagi Gandhinagar: Veteran journalist, author and columnist Kanti Bhatt passed away today in Mumbai. He was 88. He is survived by his wife Shila Bhatt, a Delhi based senior journalist. Kanti Bhatt joined journalism in 1966 in Bombay. He served as sub-editor of Vyapar in 1967. He later served with several Gujarati publications like Chitralekha, Mumbai Samachar, Janshakti, Sandesh, Yuva Darshan, Jansatta. He worked in Kenya for some t...Read More

Amish Tripathi’s book Shiva Trilogy to feature as web series soon

July 29, 2019
Amish Tripathi’s book Shiva Trilogy to feature as web series soon

Ahmedabad: Best selling novelist Amish Tripathi's smash hit book 'Shiva Trilogy' will feature as a web series soon. Amish was in Gujarat on Sunday to release “Frozen words“ a book of poems by Amdavad based 20-year old Shalaka Shakunt Apte. Read More

Bhai-Bhai fame Arvind Vegada, singer Aishwarya Majmudar join BJP

July 24, 2019
Bhai-Bhai fame Arvind Vegada, singer Aishwarya Majmudar join BJP

Gandhinagar: A day after the Char-Char Bangdi fame well-known Gujarati singer Kinjal Dave joined BJP, another famous artists and singers including Bhai-Bhai song singer Arvind Vegada and lady singer Aishwarya Majmudar also joined the ruling party. Vegada and others were given the primary membership of the party in presence of state BJP president Jeetu Vaghani who also welcomed them in the party by offering saffron scarf to them. The inclusion of Vegada, Majmudar, Saurabh Rajyaguru, Kun...Read More

Gujarati folk singer Gita Rabari meets PM Narendra Modi in Delhi

July 08, 2019
Gujarati folk singer Gita Rabari meets PM Narendra Modi in Delhi

New Delhi: Well known Gujarati folk singer Gita Rabari on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi. Gita after meeting the Prime Minister said, 'I first met Modiji when I was a child, I sang in a school, he awarded me Rs. 250 and asked me to keep practicing. We are maldhari (nomad) people who live in jungle. My father received a post card of 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' message and then he sent me to school.' Gita told news agency ANI that her song 'Rona Sherma Re' has compl...Read More

Teach kids to navigate social media, experts at ReDi Digital Dialogue

July 01, 2019
Teach kids to navigate social media, experts at ReDi Digital Dialogue

Ahmedabad: With social media becoming omnipresent, it is the responsibility of parents to make children aware of safe practices and to empower them to navigate the world of social media, experts said at the ReDi Digital Dialogue 2019, organized by ReDi to mark World Social Media Day on Sunday. Taking part in a panel discussion on “Parenting in the digital age”, Anupama Singh, Educationist & Principal, Jamnabai Narsee School, GIFT City, said, “Parenting in the 21st century is a daunting...Read More

ReDi to mark Social Media Day with Digital Dialogue

June 27, 2019
ReDi to mark Social Media Day with Digital Dialogue

Ahmedabad: Ahmedabad-based ReDi (Responsibly Digital) will organize the ReDi Digital Dialogue 2019 on June 30 to mark World Social Media Day. The Dialogue is being held for the seventh consecutive year. The Dialogue, being organized in partnership with UNICEF, and supported by Centre for Communication of Child Rights(CCCR), an initiative of SLS-PDPU, will see participation of educators, social media influencers, experts, policymakers, among others, and will comprise sessions and panel discus...Read More

Parsi – Gujarati theatre, film, TV actor Dinyar Contractor passes away, PM condoles demise

June 05, 2019
Parsi – Gujarati theatre, film, TV actor Dinyar Contractor passes away, PM condoles demise

Mumbai:Actor and Parsi Gujarati theatre/film artist Dinyar Contractor passed away on Wednesday morning. He was 79. Dinyar started his acting career by doing several stage shows and became popular for his comic roles. He was seen in Bollywood films like Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, Khiladi, Badshah, Daraar and 36 China Town, Khichdi. TV shows like Khichdi, Kabhi Idhar Kabhi Udhar, Hum Sab Ek Hain, Aaj Ke Shrimaan Shrimati and many others made him a household name. Dinyar had worked in...Read More

Universal Pictures launches Hollywood movie’s trailer in Gujarati, 9 other Indian languages

May 10, 2019

Mumbai: Imagine Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock introduce himself in Gujarati. Or Jason Statham warning the bad guys in Gujarati. The idea of these Hollywood hunks speaking in Indian languages is out and in action! Universal Pictures International India (UPII) has launched in 10 Indian language trailer of Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham starrer Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw. UPII, dropped the latest trailer of the film in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Malayalam, Punjabi, Bhojpuri, Kannada,...Read More