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Independence Day 2020: Central Government Organises Patriotic Film Fest Online; 31 Films to Be Screened Including Gandhi, Roja and The Legend of Bhagat Singh



India’s Independence Day every year makes for a grand celebration, unfortunately, this year will be an exception because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unfurl the national flag and deliver a speech at the Red Fort in Delhi on the 74th Independence Day on August 15 with 200-250 members allowed in the event. Ayushmann Khurrana’s Bala to Be Screened at Toronto’s Lavazza Drive-In Film Festival

The central government has also organised a patriotic film fest online which is an ideal way to celebrate India’s Independence where we all can reminisce about the movies that showcase the hardship and struggle of eminent leaders that helped us gain freedom from the British rule. Beginning From August 7, the festival is going to be organised by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, and the National Film Development Corporation. Hum Bhi Akele, Tum Bhi Akele: Anshuman Jha, Zareen Khan Film to Be Screened at Kashish Film Fest 2020

The festival will be held online for three weeks and conclude on August 21. It will see a total of 31 films on patriotism in regional languages, along with English and Hindi. Some classics like Richard Attenborough’s Gandhi to Shyam Benegal’s Making of a Mahatma will also be screened.

Other popular films like Bimal Roy’s First Man, Rajkumar Santoshi’s The Legend of Bhagat Singh‘ and Mani Ratnam’s Roja are included. For the first time, a special version of Gandhi for the blind and deaf disabled will be screened as well.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 07, 2020 01:46 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website

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Star Wars, Hunger Games, The Big Bang Theory – Brie Larson Reveals 8 Major Projects She Auditioned For But Didn’t Get (Watch Video)



Brie Larson may be a famous actor today known for her performances in films such as Room and Captain Marvel but the actress has been through her share of tough phases and lost out on some really amazing films. Considering the Academy Award-winning actress’ acting talents, it almost seems impossible that Larson may have faced rejections in Hollywood but much to our surprise, it is true. The actress recently started her own YouTube channel and has been posting sme amazing stuff. In her latest video, Brie spoke about failure and rejections as an actor. Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel To Fight Tom Holland’s Spider-man In Upcoming Sequel?

If you have watched certain films and wondered what they would be like had Brie Larson been cast in them, well you’ll be delighted to know, the actress did audition for quite a bit of them. In her latest video, Brie Larson revealed some of the biggest projects that she auditioned for but lost out getting cast in them due to whatever reasons. Not only films, but the actress also reveals a few famous TV series that she auditioned for. Here’s a list of projects that could have starred Brie Larson but unfortunately didn’t! Captain Marvel 2 Hires Nia DaCosta as Director, Ryan Fleck Congratulates.

1. Hunger Games

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

2. Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys (Photo Credits: Twitter)

3. Star Wars

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Photo Credits: Twitter)

4. The Big Bang Theory

TBBT(Photo Credits: Instagram)

TBBT (Photo Credits: Instagram)

5. Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl (Photo Credits: Instagram)

6. Tomorrowland


Tomorrowland (Photo Credits: Twitter)

7. Spy Kid (As a child actor)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

8. Hearts In Atlantis (As a child actor)

Hearts in Atlantis

Hearts in Atlantis (Photo Credits: Twitter)

Check Out Brie Larson’s YouTube Video Here:

We bet you’re surprised to find out how Brie Larson lost out on these amazing roles, knowing that she could have totally killed it. The last time we saw her on Jimmy Fallon’s show playing the lightsabre game was when we hoped to see her in the Star Wars series, wouldn’t she have truly rocked as a Jedi? Well, there’s always another time. It’s amazing how Larson has opened up about these big rejections and showed her fans acting isn’t really an easy job.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 15, 2020 03:06 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website

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