Versatile Kannada writer-critic GS Amur dies at 95

Amur passed away in his sleep at his residence, a family member told reporters. The litterateur, known for his proficiency in both Kannada and English, was a recipient of several prestigious honours, including the Sahitya Akademi Award, the Rajyotsava Award and the Bharatiya Bhasha Award.

Sep 29, 2020, 07:40 AM IST

DNA Analysis of Munshi Premchand

Here's the DNA Analysis of Munshi Premchand. To know more watch the video.

Jul 31, 2019, 22:46 PM IST

There is a difference between expression and aggression: Prasoon Joshi

The writer said the 'towering presence' of film stars has decreased today.

Dec 17, 2017, 16:55 PM IST

Saif keen to pen comedy, horror or political satire

At the launch of Soha's book 'The perils of Being Moderately Famous' here on Tuesday, Saif was asked about the kind of book he wants to write if he plans to.

Dec 13, 2017, 15:20 PM IST

'Wonder Woman 2' enlists 'Expendables' writer

 Dave Callaham has joined Patty Jenkins and Geoff Johns on the writing team of the highly anticipated sequel ' Wonder Woman 2'.

Sep 14, 2017, 13:27 PM IST

Shabana Azmi remembers 'Abba' Kaifi Azmi on his 15th death anniversary

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi remembered her father Kaifi Azmi as "a rare poet" on his 15th death anniversary.

May 10, 2017, 13:33 PM IST

Rajesh Khanna wanted Twinkle Khanna to be a writer

Former actress and now writer Twinkle Khanna says her father and late legendary actor Rajesh Khanna wanted her to be a writer.

Apr 17, 2017, 12:51 PM IST

'Chennai Express' writer K. Subaash dead

Tamil writer-director K. Subaash, best known for penning superstar Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Chennai Express', breathed his last on Wednesday. 

Nov 23, 2016, 12:28 PM IST

Gulzar named for Tata Literature Fest's Poet Laureate 2016 award

Lyricist-writer Gulzar will be honoured with this year's Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate Award. 

Nov 12, 2016, 19:07 PM IST

'It will be good for India if Rahul Gandhi retires from politics, gets married'

Historian and writer Ramachandra Guha has said that the BJP cannot think that it will be uncontested. 


Sep 25, 2016, 18:02 PM IST

Javed Akhtar condemns Muslim personal law board

Javed Akhtar condemns the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) for justifying instant divorce system.

Sep 04, 2016, 10:31 AM IST

Malayalam film scriptwriter T A Razzaq passes away at 58, celebs bid farewell

Kerala today bid farewell to well known Malayalam film scriptwriter T A Razzaq, who passed away at a private hospital in Kochi.

Aug 16, 2016, 13:43 PM IST

Mahasweta Devi—A voice of the oppressed

A litterateur with the zeal of an activist, Mahasweta Devi used creative expression as a tool to fight for the rights of the indigenous people and marginalised sections.

Jul 28, 2016, 16:54 PM IST

'Baahubali' scriptwriter to pen sequel of 'Nayak'!

'Baahubali' fame writer K V Vijayendra Prasad has been roped in to pen the script of the sequel of 'Nayak'!

Jun 21, 2016, 17:19 PM IST

Michelle McNamara, writer and wife of Patton Oswalt, dies

Michelle McNamara, a crime writer and wife of comedian and actor Patton Oswalt, has died at her home in Los Angeles, according to Oswalt's publicist. McNamara was 46.

Apr 23, 2016, 07:45 AM IST

Stamps issued to mark William Shakespeare's 400th death anniversary

Britain's Royal Mail on Tuesday issued a set of special postage stamps to mark the 400th death anniversary of playwright William Shakespeare.

Apr 05, 2016, 19:00 PM IST

DNA: Today in History | February 2, 2016

Watch Today in History to learn the important event and occurrences that took place on this very date.

Feb 02, 2016, 23:22 PM IST

Veteran writer Mahasweta Devi hospitalised

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited the 89-year-old social activist on Thursday.

Jan 01, 2016, 10:33 AM IST

I never faced discrimination on communal ground: Javed Akhtar

"Our generation remained stuck in the rat race of earning money," Javed Akhtar said.

Nov 21, 2015, 19:33 PM IST

Watch: Writer Arundhati Roy's remarks on 'intolerance' in India

Zee News is the highly popular Hindi News channel of India’s largest television network ZMCL.

Nov 07, 2015, 14:29 PM IST