Tag: Oscar

The ‘Real’ Elephant Whisperers honoured with shout-out & grand applause on flight, watch
The ‘Real’ Elephant Whisperers honoured with shout-out & grand applause on flight, watch

After watching the Oscar-winning documentary short film, the audience certainly got overwhelmed. It is evident from the social media posts praising the real heroes, the real elephant whisperers- Bomman and Bellie, for their dedication towards caring for and fostering orphaned or abandoned baby elephants.

  • Saturday, 25 March 2023
Oscars 'Submission List'
'Jai Bhim', 'Marakkar' Make It To Oscars 'Submission List'

Some of the international features from the Oscar shortlist are also eligible for best picture, in addition to the best international feature category, such as Japan's much-awarded 'Drive My Car', Italy's 'The Hand of God', Iran's 'A Hero' and Norway's 'The Worst Person in the World'.

  • Friday, 21 January 2022
CBI likely to probe Oscar chit fund scam
CBI likely to probe Oscar chit fund case

Bhubaneswar: Links of various Ollywood actors and politicians with Oscar chit fund is expected to be exposed as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to take over the probe of the case from the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch. It is learnt from reliable sources that all the necessary arrangements […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Oscar chit fund scam: Bharuch depositors seek expeditious probe

The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Odisha Crime Branch today called the depositors and agents of Oscar chit fund firm belonging to Bharuch district in Gujarat to seek details about the modus operandi of the company

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
'Third Floor' derailing probe into chit fund-Ollywood links: Opp

Bhubaneswar: Even as speculation is rife whether Crime Branch would take arrested comedian Papu Pom Pom on remand for interrogation on his involvement in the Oscar chit fund scam, Opposition BJP and Congress have alleged that the ruling party has tied the hands of the probe agency after the names of its actor-MPs like Sidhant […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Papu's arrest bid to bury Oscar scam: Opp, civil society

Bhubaneswar: A day after Ollywood actor Tattwa Prakash Satpathy aka Papu Pom Pom was arrested on casting couch charge, members of civil society raised questions on the progress of the Rs 240 crore Oscar chit fund scam investigation in which a number of Ollywood actors, including Papu, are allegedly involved. “Why was the actor (Papu) […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Ollywood stars attended Oscar function in 2008 too!

A day after its exclusive report on how well-known Ollywood actors and actresses actively promoted the Oscar chit fund company at a function in Surat in 2009, OTV today came up with exclusive footage of some Ollywood stars, including veteran Uttam Mohanty and comedian Papu Pom Pom, lavishing praise on the company at a function in Surat in 2008

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Oscar-Ollywood link 2
Mixed reaction to OTV exclusive on Ollywood-Oscar link

Bhubaneswar: There has been a mixed reaction to the airing of the exclusive footage on OTV today showing some top Ollywood stars openly promoting tainted chit fund company Oscar at an event in Surat in 2009. While some condemned the actors for promoting the tainted company, others defended them saying they were unaware of the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Oscar chit fund chairman, director sent to jail

Cuttack: Chairman of Oscar Group of Companies Pravas Rout and director Prabhat Patnaik were sent to Choudwar Circle Jail today by the order of the Special Chit Fund Court. “The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the State Crime Branch produced Rout after the end of his second-phase remand. Patnaik, who was arrested from Langaleswar near […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Oscar scam: Crime Branch gets vital clues during remand of Pravas Rout

The Crime Branch has got some vital clues about the financial transactions of Oscar and links between the chit-fund company and the Ollywood film industry during the second stint of remand of its chief Pravas Rout, sources in the agency have said

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
UCCC to annul membership of chit-tainted film producers

Acting tough on chit-fund tainted film producers, the Utkal Cine Chamber of Commerce (UCCC) today decided to oust them from the producers' association if the allegation against them are proved in court

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Court allows Crime Branch to take Oscar chief on fresh 5-day remand

The Special Designated Court today allowed the Crime Branch of Odisha Police to take Oscar chief Prabhas Rout on another five-day remand

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
CB traces Oscar Group’s Rs 15cr properties in Odisha, Gujarat

Bhubaneswar: After making public the possible link between chit fund firm Oscar Group and Ollywood actors in the production of Odia films, the Crime Branch of Odisha police on Monday said that the company has properties worth Rs 15 crores in Odisha and Gujarat. Preliminary investigations showed that the company has 20 acre of land […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
AR Rahman's authorised biography to be out in August

New Delhi: Oscar-winning music maestro AR Rahman may have won international acclaim for his craft but the man himself remains a largely obscured figure. An upcoming authorised biography will shed light on his life and philosophy. Titled “Notes of a Dream: The Authorized Biography of AR Rahman”, it has been written by Krishna Trilok, a […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Harvey Weinstein surrenders, charged with rape

  New York: Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein, accused by over 80 women of sexual harassment, on Friday surrendered to police here to face charges of sexual misconduct more than seven months after the allegations first surfaced publicly. Weinstein, 66, turned himself into authorities at the first precinct in Manhattan on Friday. He was arrested […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021