Mumbai: Ayushmann Khurrana is happy that his aspiration to work with credible directors on stories that don't have a "reference point" in Hindi cinema helped him win his first National Film Award for best actor. Sriram Raghvan's 'Andhadhun' and Amit Sharma-directed 'Badhaai Ho', featuring Ayushmann in the lead, were two of the biggest hits of 2018 making the actor one of the most bankable and consistent performers from the current lot of Bollywood. 'Badhaai Ho' won the best popular film providing wholesome entertainment award alongside Ayushmann's best actor honour for 'Andhadhun'. He shared the best actor award with Vicky Kaushal, who was recognised for his role in "Uri: The Surgical Strike". "Aspiration to do something normal and different helped in my success. I always wanted to do something which didn't have a reference point in cinema. When people see the trailer, they should feel like 'this is something I haven't seen before'. And I always wanted to work with credible … [Read more...] about Aspiration To Do Something Different Worked In My Favour: Ayushmann Khurrana On National Award Win
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Three (3) Masterclass facilitators for the 4-day GTBank Food and Drink Festival have been announced. On the A-list line up are: The Sandwich King, Jeff Mauro, The Chef’s Chef, Philip Howard, and Award-winning, Food Stylist and Photographer, Melina Hammer. More facilitators will be announced as the countdown to the Biggest food exhibition and sales event in Africa continues. Philip Howard Philip Howard,also known as the “Chef’s Chef”, is one of Britain’s most celebrated culinary experts. The reputation for Phil’s cooking has been forged through the delivery of pleasure through harmony of flavour rather than technical wizardry or innovation. In 1991, Phil opened The Square restaurant, with Nigel Platts Martin, which remained at the helm for 25 years. His food enjoyed great critical acclaim, earning him two Michelin stars that he held for 17 years. Phil’s new restaurant in London, Elystan Street, has received several awards including a Michelin … [Read more...] about Award-winning Culinary Experts on the Line-up for the GTBank Food and Drink Festival Masterclass
Mumbai: Bollywood star Ajay Devgn on Monday announced his next film based on the golden years of Indian football. The actor shared the first poster of the film on Twitter. Titled "Maidaan", the movie will be directed by Amit Ravinder Nath Sharma of 'Badhaai Ho!' fame. It will feature south star Keerthy Suresh opposite Devgn. The Indian football team won a Gold at the 1962 Asian Games in Jakarta and reached the semi-finals of the 1956 Melbourne Olympics when Syed was the coach. Ajay Devgn will portray Syed Abdul Rahim. Ajay Devgn shared the first poster of 'Maidaan' making this announcement and his message reads - "#maidaankicksoff today!". #maidaankicksoff today! pic.twitter.com/hbkzd727rh — Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) August 19, 2019 Saiwyn Quadros will write the screenplay, while Ritesh Shah will pen the dialogues. The film is presented by Zee Studios and Boney Kapoor. Talking about the film, producer Boney Kapoor had earlier said, "I was … [Read more...] about “‘Maidaan’ kicks off today”- Ajay Devgn Begins Shooting Film Based On Football, National Award Winning South Star Keerthy Suresh Plays His Wife!
Mumbai: Akshay Kumar, who said he has Canadian citizenship, was questioned on social media about winning the National Award. However, filmmaker Rahul Dholakia supported the actor and said that "foreign nationals can get National Awards". On Saturday, several social media users including National award-winning film editor and writer Apurva Asrani questioned Akshay on being a National Award-winner. Asrani tweeted: "Are Canadian citizens eligible for India's National Awards? The year (2016) Akshay Kumar won 'Best Actor', we were expecting Manoj Bajpayee to win for 'Aligarh'. If the jury/ministry has made an error in Kumar's case, will there be a revote." Yes, this is a very important question. Are Canadian citizens eligible for India's National Awards? The year (2016) Akshay Kumar won 'Best Actor', we were expecting Manoj Bajpayee to win for Aligarh. If the jury/ministry has made an error in Kumar's case, will there be a revote?? https://t.co/CvFRzw5aXS — Apurva … [Read more...] about Akshay Kumar’s eligibility for National Award questioned
Photo: PRWeb Photo: PRWeb Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: PRWeb Trailblazer Michelle Fee of Cruise Planners Honored with Travel Weekly’s Lifetime Achievement Award 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Michelle Fee, CEO and founder of Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2019 Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards Gala held at the Conrad New York. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (PRWEB) December 13, 2019 Michelle Fee, CEO and founder of Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2019 Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards Gala held at the Conrad New York. The Lifetime Achievement Award pays tribute to individuals … [Read more...] about Trailblazer Michelle Fee of Cruise Planners Honored with Travel Weekly’s Lifetime Achievement Award