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One of Bollywood's versatile actors Razzak Khan, who is best known for his various comic acts in films, is no more. No sooner Khan suffered a massive heart attack at 12.30 midnight yesterday, he was immediately rushed to Holy Family hospital in Bandra. The doctors declared him dead on arrival. The Khan family is awaiting the arrival of Razzak Khan's son Assad Khan, who works in Croatia. The funeral of (late) Razzak Khan will be held tomorrow at Narialwadi Kabaristan at Byculla. Readers may recall seeing Razzak Khan in films like Action Jackson, Kyaa Super Kool Hai Hum, Phir Hera Pheri, Nayak, Haseena Maan Jaayegi amongst others. Bollywood Hungama wholeheartedly prays that the departed soul to rest in eternal peace. »
- Bollywood Hungama News Network
The New York Indian Film Festival (Nyiff) announced the full lineup last night for their 16th year of celebrating independent, art house, alternate, and diaspora films from/about/connected to the Indian subcontinent (May 7 – May 14). Dedicated to bringing these films to a New York audience, the festival will feature 40 screenings (35 narrative, 5 documentary) –all seen for the first time in New York City. In addition, the festival will also feature five programs of short films.
The festival highlights various cinemas of India’s different regions. All the films are subtitled in English and some of the languages this year include Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Telegu, Assamese, Haryanavi and Urdu. This year’s festival will feature a couple of sidebars –Nfdc restored first films of filmmakers and a three-generations sidebar, films of Bimal Roy, Basu Bhattacharya and Aditya Bhattacharya.
The festival’s film lineup includes 2016 National Award winners A Far Afternoon, »
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