Newdelhi:11/10/17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today wished Bollywood’s “cinematic megastar” Amitabh Bachchan on his birthday. Born on October 11, 1942 to Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan, Bollywood’s ‘Shahenshah’ has turned 75 today. Prime Minister Modi took to Twitter and wrote, “Happy birthday @SrBachchan! India is proud of his cinematic brilliance & support to many social causes. I pray for his long & healthy life.” The actor first gained popularity in early 1970s for his films like ‘Zanjeer’ and ‘Deewaar’, as India’s first ‘angry young man.’
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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.