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    Maharashtra government permits Bollywood film, teleserial shoots to resume

    Culture Desk | Updated at 03:59pm on June 01, 2020

    The Maharashtra government on Sunday permitted resumption of shootings for films, teleserials, advertisements, etc with immediate effect, an official said, reports timesofindia.indiatimes.com citing IANS. The...

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    'Cook Off': the Zimbabwe film that defied all odds to reach Netflix

    Agence France-Presse. Johannesburg | Updated at 05:21pm on May 31, 2020

    ‘Seeing myself on Netflix, I have to punch myself every day. Like, is that really me?’ asked actress Tendaiishe Chitima, star of the first Zimbabwean feature film acquired by the streaming pioneer...

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    Remembering Momtazuddin Ahmed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 02, 2020

    Today is the first death anniversary of late Ekushey Padak-winning playwright, theatre activist and TV actor Momtazuddin Ahmed. This correspondent talked to a number of...

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    Shujeo Shyam tests positive for COVID-19

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:15pm on May 31, 2020

    Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra artiste and three-time National Film Award winning music director Shujeo Shyam has been tested positive for COVID-19. He is currently being...

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    Disney and other Florida theme parks to re-open in June, July

    Agence France-Presse. Miami | Updated at 05:16pm on May 31, 2020

    Maintaining social distancing and wearing masks, tourists visiting Florida will be able to take photos with Mickey Mouse again when Disney World reopens on July 11, a month after SeaWorld and Universal Studios are set to do the same, officials said Friday...

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    Clint Eastwood turns 90

    Agence France-Presse. Los Angeles | Updated at 05:28pm on May 31, 2020

    Movie legend Clint Eastwood turned 90 on Sunday, but don't count on the famously stoic and hard-working star of ‘A Fistful of Dollars’ and ‘Dirty Harry’ hanging up his cowboy boots just yet.

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    Venice film fest a 'sign of hope' for world cinema

    Agence France-Presse. Venice | Updated at 02:50pm on May 30, 2020

    The decision to hold the Venice Film Festival despite the coronavirus pandemic is being hailed as a ‘sign of hope’ for the movie world after...

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    Social distancing impossible on public transport

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:14pm on May 31, 2020

    Popular Dhallywood actress Nusraat Faria said that people who use public transport may not be able to follow social distancing effectively. The actress voiced her...