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    Tubelight box office collection day 6: Salman Khan film crashes, sees a 50% drop

    Salman Khan’s Eid release Tubelight’s box-office performance is going down with every passing day. It has been six days since the movie made its way to the theatres but sadly.

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    A qawwali institute named after Sufi singer Amjad Sabri is opening soon in Pak

    It was heartening to see almost the entire family of Amjad Sabri, the distinguished qawwal who was shot dead last year on June 22, to turn up at an event held in his memory on Thursday night at the Arts Council.

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    Story of Kashmir can only be told in fiction: Arundhati Roy

    Arundhati Roy's 1997 debut novel, The God of Small Things, was a worldwide sensation, and deservedly so. Wildly inventive and fresh, the novel went on to win the Booker Prize and establish her as one.

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    Ishaan Khatter's Majid Majidi film Beyond The Clouds a trilingual with a twist

    International auteur Majid Majidi's film ‘Beyond The Clouds’ is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated films of the year. Starring Shahid Kapoor's brother Ishaan Khatter and Malavika Mohanan.

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    Dangal is the highest grossing non-US film in China

    Dangal, a film about a father who trains his daughters to become world-class wrestlers, has broken a box-office record in China, where its focus on feminism and tough love has resonated with audiences.

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    Reema Lagoo, Bollywood's favourite 'mother', passes away

    Veteran Indian actor Reema Lagoo, known for her performance in movies like Hum Aapke Hain Koun and Kal Ho Na Ho, passed away early on Thursday morning after reportedly suffering from cardiac arrest.

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    UN body aghast at Saudi move to demolish ancient town

    “The area is of importance not only to local people and the entire cultural landscape of Awamiya, but also has national significance for the history and cultural heritage of Saudi Arabia,” said the UN Special Rapporteur

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    Baahubali 2 becomes India’s highest-grossing film

    An epic battle movie from one of India’s lesser-known film industries has trumped Bollywood by becoming the country’s highest-grossing film to date, an industry analyst said on Monday.

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    Fajr Film Festival 2017 roundup: A Panorama of World Cinema

    Cosmopolitan Tehran was once again the center of attention from cinematic trends all across the world. 140 films from 58 countries and well over 350 foreign guests and hundreds of cinemagoers.

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    Veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna passes away at 70

    The actor was admitted to Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre in Girgaon, Mumbai. He was surrounded by his family and loved ones in his last days.

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    Meet the lawyer whose musical rendition of an old elegy to Imam Husain is leaving Indians teary-eyed

    It was not Moharram, the season to mourn Husain’s sacrifice. The gathering was not a Shia majlis and the listeners were not all Muslims either. But the story of 72 men, women and children.

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    Malala receives highest UN honour to promote girls' education

    United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres appointed Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai a UN Messenger of Peace on Monday to promote girls education.

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    Film on extremism wins at Saudi festival

    A short film that tackles extremism has won the top prize at the Saudi Film Festival, organisers said on Sunday, in an ultra-conservative kingdom that continues to ban public cinemas.

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    Can Ghosts Change Hollywood Stereotypes about Muslims?

    The jury may be out for a while on the newly anticipated release of the very talked about movie Jinn.  The central focus of the movie is about a young man whose family has been cursed by evil spirits.

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    Nowroz- e- Por-rang

    Nowroz or Nowrooz, contrary to the popular perception, is not merely a community - centric tradition. It is a philosophy, a concept, and tradition, which will always have the contemporary significance.

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    Afghan Star: Rap, stilettos and a musical revolution

    Smokey-eyed Zulala Hashemi, standing tall in four-inch gold heels, wants to sing for women. The 18-year-old has become the first girl to reach the final of popular television music talent show Afghan Star.

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    The fragility of women’s rights: How female guilds wielded power long ago

    Today is International Women’s Day. The first was held in 1911, after activists Clara Zetkin and Luise Zietz pushed for day that would bring attention to women’s rights especially the vote and women’s working conditions.

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    Indian director Karan Johar becomes father of twins through surrogacy

    Karan Johar has become a single father of twins - a baby boy and girl - who were born through surrogacy and the filmmaker says he is "enormously blessed" to be a parent.

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    Oscars 2017: The Salesman Director Delivers Powerful Statement Against Trump

    The Salesman's director Asghar Farhadi announced in January that he would not be attending the Academy Awards in the wake of Donald Trump's Muslim ban, which prevented people from Yemen, Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Libya.

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    Israel invited 26 Oscar stars to visit. So far none has

    A year ago Israel offered Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon and other Hollywood stars all-expenses paid luxury trips, but it seems they have chosen to miss their cues.

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    The Mosul artifacts: A priceless loss

    It is hard to overstate the historical and archaeological significance of the area extending from Mesopotamia to Egypt. This stretch contains the early stages of human civilization, especially from the Neolithic era.

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    The ghosts of a literary Indian hill-station that haunt the writers of the present

    All hill-stations have their share of ghost stories” writes journalist Sheela Reddy. “But the Doon must be the only spot that can boast of so many writers, living and dead, who have turned their home into their muse.

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    AP image of Turkish assassin wins World Press Photo award

    Associated Press photographer Burhan Ozbilici won the 2017 World Press Photo competition Monday, with jurors and colleagues lauding his courage and composure in capturing his image of a gun—wielding off.

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    Bollywood movie 'Raees' banned in Pakistan

    Within days of lifting a self-imposed ban on Indian films, Pakistani exhibitors were informed on Monday that Shah Rukh Khan’s much-awaited Raees will not be released in the country as it depicts Islam in a “negative.

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