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Will Lumpen Bhakts chop off Deepika’s nose?

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Will Lumpen Bhakts chop off Deepika’s nose?

Fringe elements and mindless fanatics rule in the new ‘Modi’ era. Now some outfit called the Karni Seva claims to be speaking on behalf of Rajputs!  The Mumbai Police today beefed up the security of actor Deepika Padukone after Shri Rajput Karni Sena (SRKS) warned of physical harm in case she did not refrain from […]

Spectacular Film Fest ends in Guwahati

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Spectacular Film Fest ends in Guwahati

Guwahati: The First Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF)  ended  with  the Dadasaheb Phalke Award  filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan praising it  as “one of the best” in the country. “I am overwhelmed because with the very first festival, Assam has established itself as one of the best in film festivals in the country,” said Gopalakrishnan, who graced […]

Jharkhand funds 20 local films to boost film-making in State

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Jharkhand funds 20 local films to boost film-making in State

Ranchi:  The Jharkhand government has given its approval for production of 20 films, says a PTI report. The approval was given on the recommendation of members of the technical committee of the Jharkhand Film Development Corporation (JFDC). Of the 20 films approved for production in the state,  four Santhali films, three films each in Nagpuri, […]

Harvey’s woes only just begun?

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Harvey’s woes only just begun?

Los Angeles: The Producers Guild of America banned disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein for life today, vowing that sexual harassment would no longer be tolerated within its ranks. New accusations of sexual assault have continued to pour in since investigations in the New York Times and New Yorker three weeks ago exposed the tycoon as […]

Architect of Malayalam Blockbusters is no more

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Architect of Malayalam Blockbusters is no more

Noted Malayalam movie director I.V. Sasi passed away in Chennai on Tuesday. He was 69. It was to become an art director that he boarded a train to Chennai in 1968. Seven years later, he made his debut as a director with Ulsavam. In a career that spanned over four decades, he directed blockbuster movies […]

RK Studio violated safety norms, says Fire Brigade

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RK Studio violated safety norms, says Fire Brigade

Bombay (Mumbai), Sep 28 : The Mumbai Municipal Corporation fire department has issued a notice to the owners of the iconic R K Studio here for “violation of safety norms” which, it claims, led to a massive blaze on the premises. The fire detection system in the studio was ‘non-functional’ according to an officer. The […]

Major fire at iconic RK Studio

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Major fire at iconic RK Studio

Bombay (Mumbai): A major fire broke out today on the sets of dance reality show “Super Dancer” at the iconic RK Studio, founded by legendary Raj Kapoor in suburban Chembur, in which its ground floor was gutted, officials said. No casualty was reported. Six fire tenders and five water tankers were rushed to the site […]

Musicians aren’t losers, asserts AR Rehman

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Musicians aren’t losers, asserts AR Rehman

Bombay (Mumbai): Musicians certainly aren’t losers, but why does cinema depict them as such? That’s a question posed by a music composer. Filmmakers usually show the positive side of sports personalities in biopics, but he fails to understand why musicians are often depicted as losers on the big screen, famous music composer A R Rahman […]

Actor Sam Beazley dies at 101

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Actor Sam Beazley dies at 101

London: Actor Sam Beazley, who played Professor Everard in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”, has passed away. He was 101. Beazley died in his sleep on June 12, reported The Times. “Actor and artist, died in his sleep 12th June 2017, aged 101. Beloved brother-in-law, uncle and great uncle. Funeral on 21st […]

India’s Raja Harschandra seen in London

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India’s Raja Harschandra seen in London

London: Raja Harischandra was spotted in the British capital!A rare screening of what is regarded as the first ‘fully Indian’  full-length feature film: Dadasaheb Phalke’s “Raja Harishchandra”, was organised at London’s British Film Institute (BFI), in Southbank. A S Rajan, Minister Co-ordination, Indian High Commission, who was the chief guest at the event, said that […]

Censor slashes Bangla film on demonetization

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Censor slashes Bangla film on demonetization

Calcutta: This is no April Fool’s joke. The Censor Board’s regional office has recommended six cuts for Bengali film “Shunyota” themed on the effects of demonetisation on the common man. Confirming this, director Suvendu Ghosh told a wire service that the CBFC recommended six cuts in his film. He has no choice but to “abide […]

Raj Kapoor Films to give theatre a Regal ending

Raj Kapoor Films to give theatre a Regal ending

New Delhi: Today March 30, will have countless fans  flocking to the Regal Theatre in Connaught Place. Raj Kapoor’s classics “Mera Naam Joker” and “Sangam” will be the last two movies to be screened at the iconic Regal theatre as it brings the curtains down  after an eight-decade-long golden run. Situated in Connaught Place area […]

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