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The journey from a tea seller to becoming Atal Bihari Vajpayee for ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

It was a task for the casting team of the ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ to cast an actor for the role of Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Vijay Guttee, the director had already rejected around 50 actors for the role and the shoot was three days away. The production team was yet to finalize the actor to play the late politician. It was a last minute decision when a tea vendor was short-listed to play the role as he had the same charm and charisma as the former Prime Minister.

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KPIT and NITI Aayog sign SOI for supporting Atal Tinkering Labs to promote innovation among school children


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

KPIT Technologies (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT), a global technology company specializing in IT consulting and product engineering, announced today that it has signed a two-year statement of intent (SOI) with NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India) to support and mentor select Atal Tinkering Laboratories (ATL) for secondary level school children across the country, under the central government’s flagship program, Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in Indian schools, universities, and industries.

Atal Tinkering Laboratories or ATLs are open-ended workspaces where students can give shape to their ideas through hands-on ‘do-it-yourself’ learning modules and acquire critical skills to innovate with technology. They provide them with opportunities to go beyond the school curriculum, work with tools and equipment to understand concepts in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), including chemistry, electronics, robotics, IoT (Internet of Things), 3D printing, etc., and improve inventiveness. The labs are equipped with low-cost rapid prototyping tools such as 3D printers, robotics, electronics and communications kits, and easy-to-learn graphic user systems that assist in creating products and solutions to address everyday problems. Read more

Yugpurush Atal: Biopic on former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee launched


By Stephen Fernandes Mobile: 9820707327  Email: stevfern@gmail.com

On the occasion of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s 93rd birthday on Dec 25 , 2017, a biopic titled Yugpurush Atal was announced. The film will be directed by Mayank P Srivastava.

Produced by Rajeev Dhamija, Amit Joshi and Ranjeet Sharma under the Spectrum Movies banner, the film has been written by Basant Kumar.

Veteran composer Bappi Lahiri has created a song for Yugpurush Atal. “I wish good luck to the makers for this biopic. I have made a song for Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayeeji. This song is made from a poem that he wrote earlier,” said Lahiri. Read more