Soumitra Chatterjee getting the Dadasaheb Phalke award

Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee gestures after receiving the Dadasaheb Phalke Award from India's Vice President Hamid Ansari (R) at the 59th National Film Awards 2011 function in New Delhi on Thu

Dada Saheb Phalke and other National Film Awards of India presented

New Delhi, May 4 (PTI) Legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee was on Thursday conferred the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award for life time contribution to Indian cinema by Vice President Hamid Ansari who also honoured the winners of the 59th National Film Awards including "The Dirty Pictu

At 100, the spirited Zohra Segal lively as ever

New Delhi, Apr 28 (PTI) "Meri lipstick theek hai? (Is my lipstick ok?)" she asked shutterbugs who clamoured to take a picture of her.
"Meri awaaz aa rahi hai? Vo mike lagao (Can you hear me? Put that mike)," she said to the eager audience who wanted to hear her.

Cultural Village Celebrates World Heritage Day

Doha, April 19 (QNA) - The Cultural Village operated by the Qatar Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage continues its series of events for the second day in a row presenting unique and varied shows, in celebration of the World Heritage Day held on the 18th of April every year.

168 Films to Participate in the 8th Aljazeera Documentary Film Festival

Doha, April 04 (QNA) - Some168 films will be participating in the 8th Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival (IDFF) that will kick off here from 19 -22 April, at the Doha Sheraton Hotel.

Renowned Venezuelan Flutist Huascar Barradas To Perform During Venezuelan Week

KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 (Bernama) -- Internationally-known Venezuelan flutist
Huascar Barradas will perform for the first time here in conjunction with the
seventh Venezuelan Week starting April 16.

Arab Artists Display Their Works at Al Markhiya Gallery

Doha, April 01 (QNA) - Al Markhiya Gallery will hold a special exhibition on Tuesday for Iraqi and Syrian artists Sanan Hussein and Ola Al-Ayoubi respectively, which goes through April 28.

After Success of Romeo & Juliette, Shakespeare Returns to Katara Stage Next Saturday

Doha, March 28 (QNA)- Katara, the Cultural Village ,partnered with Globe Education will present A Midsummer Night s Dream, one of Shakespeare s most popular works next Saturday 31st March at 6pm, followed by shows on Sunday 1st April and Monday 2nd April at Katara s Drama Theatre, Building 16, ti

Poetry Night at Katara

Doha, March 28 / (QNA) The Poets' Affairs Committee will organize next Friday at the in the opera theatre at the cultural district (Katara) with the participation of an elite of the Gulf's leading poets to enrich the poetry in an appealing way to those who have passion for poetry.

Soumitra Chatterjee to receive Phalke award, India's top cine award

New Delhi, Mar 23 (PTI) Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, known for his memorable performances in several of Satyajit Ray's movies, will be honoured with the country's prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year 2011 for his lifetime contribution to India's cinema, it was officially