Entertainment  /  Published 29.04.20

Irrfan: Always the actor

Irrfan Khan shone bright in a cinematic universe that unspooled from the Hindi film industry across the seas to Hollywood and one he made his own with powerhouse performances in films as diverse as Th...
By PTI in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 01.04.20

Jazz trumpet virtuoso Wallace Roney passes away

Wallace Roney, a virtuoso trumpeter whose term as Miles Davis’ only true protégé opened onto a prominent career in jazz, died Tuesday in Paterson, New Jersey. He was 59.The cause was complications...
By Giovanni Russonello/NYTNS in

Arts  /  Published 03.07.19

Artist Rabin Mondal passes away at 90

Mondal’s art echoed his life. It appears harsh, both in its theme and technique. The canvases resemble the tortured figures, as paint is scratched away to reveal inner layers. The imagery of the “...
By Shatadeep Maitra in

World  /  Published 03.07.19

Lee Iacocca, visionary automaker who led both Ford and Chrysler, is dead at 94

Lee A. Iacocca, the visionary automaker who ran the Ford Motor Co. and then the Chrysler Corp. and came to personify Detroit as the dream factory of America’s postwar love affair with the automobile...
By Robert D. McFadden/New York Times News Service in New York

Entertainment  /  Published 27.03.20

Mark Blum dies of coronavirus complications

Actor Mark Blum, best known for featuring in movies such as 'Desperately Seeking Susan', 'Crocodile Dundee' and Netflix series 'You', has died of complications from COVID-19. He was 69.The news of his...
By PTI in Los Angeles

Entertainment  /  Published 25.03.20

Photography veteran Nemai Ghosh dies at 86

Veteran photographer Nemai Ghosh, who had a long association with directing great Satyajit Ray, passed away at a city hospital on Wednesday morning here, his family said. He was 86....
By PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.02.20

Tapas Paul passes away in Mumbai

The journey of Tapas Paul, one of Tollywood’s go-to lead actors of the 1980s and ’90s, ended at a Mumbai hospital early on Tuesday at the age of 61.An element of pathos in Paul’s life was palpab...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.04.20

Gavaskar mourns ‘legend’

Sunil Gavaskar mourned the death of Chuni Goswami on Thursday hailing him as a “champion and legend”.The former India football captain was also a first-class cricketer and led Bengal to the Ranji ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Bollywood  /  Published 30.04.20

The romantic hero who could pull off any role

A twinkle in the eye. A smile on his lips. Ever ready with a quip. A man full of life. The romantic hero who could pull off any role. The Telegraph doffs its hat to Rishi Kapoor, the evergreen ma...
By Priyanka Roy in

People  /  Published 21.03.20

Country singer Kenny Rogers dies at 81

Kenny Rogers, a prolific singer who played a major role in expanding the audience for country music in the 1970s and ’80s, died Friday at his home in Sandy Springs, Georgia. He was 81.Rogers had bee...
By New York Times New Serveice in


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