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Sylvester Stallone Considered Boycotting Oscars

Los Angeles, Feb 9 (IANS) Amidst the racial diversity debate at the Oscars, actor Sylvester Stallone was considering his options to boycott the ceremony, but African-American director Ryan Coogler stopped him. Stallone, who is nominated…

Morgan Freeman to Receive Chaplin Award

New York, Feb 6 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman has been named the recipient of the 43rd annual Chaplin Award, the honour given out by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The announcement was made…

George Miller Named Cannes Jury President

Los Angeles, Feb 2 (IANS) Australian director George Miller has been selected to head the jury at the upcoming 69th Cannes International Film Festival, which will run from May 11-22, the festival officials have announced….

Nishagandhi Award Presented to Ilayaraja

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 20 (PTI) Music maestro Ilayaraja was today presented the prestigious ‘Nishagandhi Puraskaram’ by Kerala government in recognition of his valuable contribution to Indian film music. The award comprises Rs 1,50,000, a citation and…