Nora Fatehi files defamation suit against Jacqueline
Bollywood actress Nora Fatehi had filed a defamation suit against Jacqueline Fernandez in connection with INR 200 crore extortion in which ‘conman’ Sukesh Chandrashekhar is the main accused.
In her plea, Nora’s lawyers said, “Jacqueline Fernandes sought to criminally defame the complainant in order to destroy her career to further her own interests, since they are both working in the same industry and have similar backgrounds, amongst other reasons.”
The defamatory case against Jacqueline is filed over the latter’s written pleading before the court. She submitted that “she was being falsely implicated by the ED while celebs such as Nora Fatehi who had also received gifts from conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar had been made witnesses.”
Independent regulatory body to develop cinema & television industry
The Cabinet has approved the establishment of an independent regulatory body to provide necessary facilities and guidance for the development of the cinema and television industry.
The State Film Corporation was established under the State Film Corporation Act No. 47 of 1971 to promote local cinema and was renamed as the National Film Corporation in 1980.
The government said the film industry is facing a severe setback due to various problems and it has been recognized that there is a need to establish an independent regulatory agency to revive the film industry.
“It also appears desirable to have an independent body to provide guidance to develop the television industry. After taking these factors into consideration, the proposal made by the Mass Media Minister was approved by the Cabinet,” it said.
Yohani receives Dubai Golden Visa Award
Sri Lankan singing sensation Yohani De Silva received the ‘Golden Visa’ awarded by Dubai, UAE.
The prestigious award awarded by the Dubai authorities to the people who have made a great contribution in the fields of arts, culture and entertainment is known as ‘Golden Visa’.
Yohani continues to captivate audiences with her unique blend of traditional Sri Lankan folk music and contemporary pop music, and the ‘Golden Visa’ recognizes her unwavering commitment to artistic excellence and commitment to promoting cultural diversity on a global scale.
In a Facebook post, Yohani said that she is thrilled to share the incredible news of being honored with the prestigious Golden Visa in Dubai.
French murder mystery film wins Palme d’Or at Cannes
French murder mystery film Anatomy of a Fall has taken the top prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
Director Justine Triet won the Palme d’Or for her tense courtroom drama, which tells the story of a writer accused of her husband’s murder.
She becomes the third female director ever to win the prestigious prize, which was first awarded in 1955.
Her thriller stars German actress Sandra Hüller, who also stars in the Cannes runner-up, The Zone of Interest.
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