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Joan Fontaine was an American actress. She won Academy Award for her outstanding acting. She appeared in many successful movies like Rebecca (1940), Suspicion (1941), Jane Eyre (1944) and Othello (1952).

Joan born  in Tokyo, Japan on October 22, 1917. From Childhood she was a sick child. Her mother Lilian divorced her husband and moved her children to California in order to improve their health. She went to meet her father to Japan in 1932. But she left staying with her father soon. In fact, she moved to America within a year.

Joan Fontaine
Joan Fontaine

Joan appeared first in films using her primary family name Joan Burfield. She got this surname from her stepfather. Her career as a film actress started by acting in a musical film A Damsel in Distress in 1937. Then she appeared in many dramatic films like Gunga Din(1939) and The Women(1939). She brought her career on a higher step by appearing in the films of director Alfred Hitchcock. Joan acted in films Rebecca and Suspicion which won box office success and she achieved Academy Award nominations.

Joan Fontaine won another Academy Award nomination as she showed outstanding performance as an actress in movie Constant Nymph in 1943. She appeared in other amazing films like Jane Eyre(1944), Othello (1952)  and Ivanhoe(1952). Her once-amazing career began to slow down in the beginning of the 60’s. She then appeared in very few movies in minor roles.

In personal life, Fontaine got married and divorced four times. Actor Brian Aherne was her first husband. After Divorcing him, Joan married William Dozier in 1946 who was an actor and producer. But they became separated in 1951. She married writer Collier Young in 1952. After Divorcing him in 1961, she married Alfred Wright in 1964. But this last relationship lasted only 5 years. Actually, her love life was not happy but full of sufferings. In her autobiography ‘No Bed No Roses’ she wrote her complicated relations with her family and her former husbands.

Joan Fontaine died on 15 December in 2013 in her sleep. Present time Hollywood stars still remember her for her amazing films.

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Born: October 22, 1917, Tokyo, Japan
Died: December 15, 2013, Carmel Highlands, California, United States
Height: 5′ 3″

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Spouse: Alfred Wright, Jr. (m. 1964–1969), More
Siblings: Olivia de Havilland

Filmography

    • No More Ladies(1935)
    • Quality Street(1937)
    • You Can’t Beat Love(1937)
    • A Damsel in Distress(1937)
    • The Women(1939)
    • Born to Be Bad(1950)
    • Casanova’s Big Night(1954)
    • Beyond a Reasonable Doubt(1956)
    • The Users(1978)
    • Good King Wenceslas(1994)

 

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Nelson Mandela was a South African politician. He served as the President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the first black President of South Africa. Nelson Mandela was one of the greatest men in history. He mainly fought against racism, poverty and Social Inequality during his life. He is without any doubt an icon for humanity.

Nelson Mandela was born on 18 July 1918. He was born in a village called Mvezo in Cape Province. He was born as Rolihlahla Mandela. He was later known by his clan name Madiba. Nelson Mandela was born to Gadla Mphakanyiswa. His father was the local chief of his village. Gadla was polygamist and had four wives. He loved African history as a child. He attended a Methodist school. At the age of 16 he was ritually circumcised. The ritual signifies the transition from a boy to man. Nelson Mandela then joined a college to get a Bachelor’s degree. But due to a situation he was suspended. He left without getting a degree. After that Nelson Mandela moved to Johannesburg. There he worked as a night guard. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in 1943. He later started his law studies. Soon after that he was fighting against racism in South Africa. He was accused of treason. He was arrested in 1956. He was released due to Martial Law. The trial for the case ended with the Verdict of Not Guilty. He was arrested in 1962. Since then he has been moved from one prison to another. He was released in 1990 from prison. He completed LLB degree from prison. In 1994 Nelson Mandela was elected as the President of South Africa. He was the first black chief executive of South Africa. He held the position until 1999.
Nelson Mandela lived a simple life. He donated one third of his annual income to Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund.

Nelson Mandela was married three times. Nelson Mandela married his third wife Graça Machel in 1988. He married her on his 80th birthday. Nelson Mandela had six children and 17 grandchildren. He was friends with Michael Jackson and Queen Elizabeth. He was known to have a good sense of humor. He died on 5 December 2013 due to respiratory infection. The whole world paid tributes to this legend of humanity.

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Prabodh Chandra Dey, a legendry figure in Indian music. He is batter known as Manna Dey, is an Indian playback singer. He has sung in Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Assamese films. Dey has sung around 1262 songs in Bengali. He sung songs in most of the languages of India like Bhojpuri, Awadhi, Magahdh, Punjabi, Maithilee, Konkani, Sindhri and Chattisgarghi. Dey also performed Rabindra Sangeet and has recorded over 4000 songs. The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri in 1971, the Padma Bhushan in 2005 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2007. His most famous Songs are Amar Bhupali, Yeh Dosti Hum Nehi Torenge, Ek Chatur Naar, Tumsa Nahin Dekha, Kashmir Ki Kali, Neel Kamal. He was under the mesmeric spell of his illustrious uncle K.C. Dey, the well-known singer and popular star of New Theaters.
Manna Dey married to Sulochana Kumaran on 18 December 1953 and they have a couple of daughter named Shuroma and Sumita.
He died of a cardiac arrest at 3:50 AM on 24 October 2013 at Narayana Hrudayalaya.

Name: Prabodh Chandra Dey
Other name: Manna Dey
Born: May 1, 1919
Star Sign: Taurus
Birth Place: Kolkata, British India
Died: 24 October 2013 – Bangalore, India
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Profession: Singer
Citizenship: Indian
Language: Hindi, Bangla

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  • Schooling from Indu Babur Pathshala, Scottish Church Collegiate School and Scottish Church College.
  • Graduation fom Vidyasagar College.
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  • Parents: Purna Chandra, Mahamaya Dey
  • Wife: Sulochana Kumaran
  • Daughter: Shuroma Dey and Sumita
  • Sister: Meenal and Neekita

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Mita Noor is a Bangladeshi model & TV actress. Mita Noor is a very well known face in the TV media from the 90s and one of the few actress in Bangladesh without any scandal for a long time of her career.

On 1st July, 2013 her body was found hanging from the ceiling fan with a scarf at the drawing room. It is being thought that she might have committed suicide as her husband got an extramarital affair.

Noor made her TV debut with weekly “Sagor Sencha Sadh” in 1989, telecast on Bangladesh Television.. She has acted in a large number of TV plays and serials. She became famous in 1992 by acting in an advertisement of Olympic Battery by the direction of Afzal Hossain. The jingle of that ad was “alo alo beshi alo”. She Started directing TV Dramas in 2011 with “Chougali”.

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Name: Sabina Yasmin Mita Noor
Other name: Mita Nur, Mita Noor, মিতা নূর
Born: January 1, 1971
Birth Place: Daudkandi, Comilla.
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Citizenship: Bangladesh
Language: Bengali

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Family of Mita Noor

  • Spouse: Sahanur Rahman Rana (1988)
  • Father: Fazlur Rahman
  • Mother: Mariam Sarkar

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Video: “Alo Alo Beshi Alo” TVC of Mita Noor

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Paul William Walker IV was an American actor. Walker was born in Glendale, California, and was the son of Cheryl Crabtree Walker, a fashion model, and Paul William Walker III, a sewer contractor and a fighter who was a two-time Golden Gloves champion.

Walker began his career guest-starring in several television shows such as The Young and the Restless and Touched by an Angel. Walker gained prominence with breakout roles in coming of age and teen films such as She’s All That and Varsity Blues. In 2001, Walker gained international fame for his portrayal of Brian O’Conner in the street racing action film The Fast and the Furious, and would reprise the role in six of the next seven installments. He also starred in films such as Eight Below, Timeline, Into the Blue, Joy Ride and Running Scared.

On November 30, 2013, at approximately 3:30 p.m. PST, Walker and Roger Rodas, 38, left an event for Walker’s charity Reach Out Worldwide for victims of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in Rodas’s red 2005 Porsche Carrera GT. The car crashed into a concrete lamppost and two trees on Hercules Street, in a 45 miles per hour (72 km/h) speed zone near Kelly Johnson Parkway in Valencia, Santa Clarita, California, after which the vehicle burst into flames. The crash was caught on film by a security camera. Authorities determined that Rodas was driving the car while Walker was the passenger.

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