Bollywood Actor Kirron Kher Suffering From Blood Cancer

Mumbai: Actor-turned-politician Kirron Kher is suffering from multiple myeloma, a rare type of blood cancer and is currently under treatment in a hospital in Mumbai.The sexagenarian BJP MP of Chandigarh was undergoing treatment after the cancer was detected last year and was gradually recovering, a media report quoted one of her party members.Earlier in November 2020, Kirron had suffered a fracture in her left arm during her stay at her Chandigarh house.  The medical tests run on her following the accident, detected that multiple myeloma had spread to her left arm…

Rajinikanth To Be Bestowed With Dadasaheb Phalke Award

New Delhi: Superstar Rajinikanth will be honoured with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar announced on Thursday.Javadekar took to Twitter to announce the news. Calling Rajinikanth “one of the greatest actors in the history of Indian cinema”, he said that the actor was being awarded for his contribution in the field of acting, production and screenwriting for Indian cinema. Posting a picture of the actor, Javadekar wrote: The  prestigious award will be conferred on May 3, 2021 along with the distribution of National Film Awards…

Composer Of Popular Odia Song ‘Nida Bhara Rati’ No More

AchieversNews (29/3/2021): Veteran Odia film music director Jalal Adeni, who had composed ‘Nida Bhara Rati’ – one of the popular soundtracks in 1970s, is no more. Adeni passed away at his residence in Buxi Bazar, Cuttack, following a massive cardiact arrest, his family source said today.Adeni was 85. He was ailing since long days. Born on June 23 in 1936 in Bhanjanagar area in Ganjam district, Adeni rose to fame in Odia cinema with the film ‘Anutap’ (1977) as the director, music director as well as playback singer. The song…

66th Filmfare Awards: Two Awards For Legend Irrfan Khan

AchieversNews(28/3/2021): The 66th edition of the Filmfare Awards was hosted celebrating the magic of Indian film industry that continued to touch several lives amidst the despair of the COVID-19 pandemic.   The year 2020 turned out to be an equally dark year for the film industry as it lost some of its stars like Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan, Saroj Khan and Sushant Singh Rajput. But, with the motto ‘The show must go on’, Bollywood stood united in spirits and continued to entertain people who spent the entire year indoors amidst lockdowns…

Aamir Khan Tests Positive

AchieversNews(24/3/2021): Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has tested positive for COVID-19 and is under home quarantine. Confirming this, Spokesperson of the actor said, “Mr. Aamir Khan has tested positive for COVID-19. He is at home in self quarantine, following all the protocols and he’s doing fine. All those who came in contact with him in the recent past should get themselves tested as a precautionary measure. Thank you for all your wishes and concern.”The PK actor is currently working on Laal Singh Chaddha, in which he will be seen opposite Kareena Kapoor. Directed…

67th National Film Awards Announced

AchieversNews(23/3/2021): Three Odia films won the best film awards at the 67th National Film Awards today.While ‘Sala Budhar Badla’ directed by Sabyasachi Mohapatra and Filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda’s ‘Kalira Atita’ were announced as the Best Feature Films in each of the language specified in the Schedule VIII of the Constitution, the Best Arts and Culture Film Award went to Odia film Ashutosh Pattnaik’s ‘Shrikshetra-Ru-Sahijata’ in non-feature films category.The Directorate of Film Festivals under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting announced the winners today. Feature Film Awards Special mention: Biryani (Malayalam) Lata…

Varsha Priyadarshini Files Police Complaint

AchieversNews(18/3/2021): In a fresh development in connection with the marital discord between actor and Kendrapara MP Anubhav Mohanty and his wife and actress Varsha Priyadarshini, the latter yesterday filed a complaint with the Purighat police here alleging that her in-laws harassed her by snapping electricity connection in her room.Earlier in December 2020, she had filed an FIR with the Purighat police alleging that her husband Anubhav Mohanty locked her in a room in his house at Nandi Sahi here.Anubhav allegedly locked the room from outside and gave one of the…

‘Kalira Atita’ Out Of The Race Of Oscar 2021

AchieversNews(16/3/2021): Odia movie ‘Kalira Atita’, directed by Nila Madhab Panda, is out of the race for Oscars 2021.In a social media message, Panda today stated ‘Kalira Atita’ is out of the Oscar nomination race. But Panda mentioned he would continue to talk on climate issues through the movie.He also congratulated the nominees and wished them luck.The movie, starring Pitobash Tripathy, revolves around a young man from Satavaya village in Odisha’s Kendrapara district who returns to his village to find devastation caused by climate change.The character Gunu, the protagonist essayed by Pitobash,…

Aamir Khan Quits Social Media

AchieversNews(16/3/2021): Actor Aamir Khan on Monday posted an important update about himself on his Instagram account. The actor has decided to quit social media.Aamir, who is currently busy shooting for his film “Laal Singh Chaddha”, thanked fans for their wishes on his birthday on Sunday and informed everyone to follow his production house’s Instagram account for updates on him.“Hey guys, thank you so much for all the love and warmth on my birthday. My heart is full. In other news, this is going to be my last post on social…