FILM

  • Bangladeshi film industry seeks India's support 11 hours 35 minutes ago

    Kolkata: The Bangladeshi film industry needs India's expertise in digitising the filmmaking process in their country and cooperation to facilitate screening of their films in both the neighbouring countries simultaneously, a film industry official said Wednesday. According to Bangladeshi film exhibition committee joint secretary Sudipta Kumar Das, 'Ma Amar Swarga' ('My...
  • Nagarjuna's son Akhil's debut film launched 17 hours 36 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna's second son Akhil is making his acting debut in a yet-untitled Telugu film that was officially launched here Wednesday. "On this lovely morning I would like announce that my debut film is on the go. With none other than V.V.VINAYAK! Just got done with a small informal...
  • Telugu music director Chakri passes away 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: Popular Telugu music composer Chakradhar Gilla aka Chakri died here Monday, said a family source. He was 40. "He returned home late last night from his studio. In the morning, when his wife couldn't wake him up, he was rushed to Apollo Hospital. He was declared dead on arrival," the...
  • Hackers vs James Bond: 'Spectre' script stolen in Sony attack 3 days ago

    Los Angeles: Early villains have emerged in the next James Bond film 'Spectre': hackers who stole a version of the screenplay as part of a devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures. Producers of the James Bond films said they learned on Saturday morning that an early version of the 'Spectre' script...
  • Ed Sheeran: I just wasn't born with the James Bond voice 4 days ago

    London: Singer Ed Sheeran says he would love to record the 'James Bond' theme but feels his voice will not suit the song. The 23-year-old singer said he is hopeful of getting ready to sing for the 'Bond' film in another 10 years, reported Contactmusic. "I'd love to do a James...
  • Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Hollywood film 'Broken Horses' to release on April 10 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Director-producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Hollywood film 'Broken Horses' is all set to release on April 10, next year. hopra, who has produced 'Munnabhai' series, '3 Idiots' and 'PK' besides directing 'Mission Kashmir' and 'Parinda', said it was challenging to make a film in Hollywood. "Making a film in Hollywood was extremely...
  • Not doing nor looking at doing any South projects currently: Asin Thottumkal rubbishes rumours on Twitter 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Asin Thottumkal has rubbished rumours that she is returning to South films. The actress, whose last Bollywood release was 'Khiladi 786', clarified that she had no plans to return to South after the news was posted on a fake handle in Asin's name on Twitter. "I am not on Twitter and...
  • Dark showbiz comedy 'Birdman' leads SAG film award nominations 6 days ago

    Reuters: The cast of dark existential comedy "Birdman" led the Screen Actors Guild film award nominations on Wednesday, earning four nods from its peers in the kick-off of the Hollywood awards season. "Birdman" was followed by coming-of-age chronicle "Boyhood," biographical drama "The Theory of Everything" and World War Two drama "The...
  • Makers of 'Shandaar' have cleared dues: Workers union 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The makers of upcoming movie 'Shandaar', which stars Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, have cleared the dues of the workers associated with the film, said the workers union General Secretary Gangeshwar Shrivastav. Director Vikas Bahl's 'Shandaar' shooting was put on hold after the members of The Film Studio Setting and...
  • It's fine if you call me horror queen as long as you watch my films and get entertained: Bipasha Basu 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Actress Bipasha Basu, who has done a string of horror and supernatural films, is happy with the tag of "horror queen" as long as audiences watch her films and get entertained. "I think I have done 60 films and almost equal number in horror genre but off late I have...
  • HC asks Censor Board to review documentary film 'En Dino Muzaffarnagar' again December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to review 'En Dino Muzaffarnagar', a documentary film, again and pass its order. Its maker Meera Chaudhary had filed a plea challenging the CBFC's refusal to grant it a certificate on the grounds that the film...
  • Rakul Preet Singh shoots for a special episode of 'Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu' with Nagarjuna December 9, 2014

    Rakul Preet Singh is one of the most happening heroines in Tollywood at the moment. She has delivered back to back hits starting from 'Venkatadri Express' to her recent release 'Rough'. The busy actress who is currently shooting for 'Kick 2' opposite Ravi Teja and 'Pandaga Chesko' opposite Ram,...
  • Is Kannada superstar Upendra playing a double role in his next film 'Shivam'? December 9, 2014

    Director Srinivas Raju's film has been in the news for the wrong reason. The director's new film has been facing flak for its title. The director had initially planned to name his film 'Brahmana' but objections were raised from several quarters. Eventually the director titled the film as 'Shivam' which will...
  • James Bond new film 'Spectre' starts filming, first pic from set revealed December 9, 2014

    London: The first picture from the set of new James Bond movie 'Spectre' has been unveiled. M's porcelain dog from 'Skyfall' makes a reappearance in the photograph, which was taken on the first day of filming yesterday, reported Digital Spy. Superstar Daniel Craig returns as the British Secret Service agent for...
  • 'Boyhood' wins four awards at 2014 LA Film Critics Awards December 8, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Boyhood' was a big winner at the 2014 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards after sweeping four trophies. The movie was awarded with the best picture, best director for Richard Linklater, best actress for Patricia Arquette and best editing for Sandra Adair at the event, reported Ace Showbiz. Other movies...
  • Akkineni Nagarjuna will be back with the second season of Telugu 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' on December 8 December 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: The second season of 'Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu' (MEK), the Telugu version of popular game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' hosted by Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, will start Dec 8 on Maa TV. "It will be telecast at 9.30 p.m. from Monday to Friday," said a statement from the channel. The first season...
  • Asha Bhosle to be honoured at the Dubai International Film Festival December 6, 2014

    Dubai: Legendary Indian singer Asha Bhosle will be awarded with the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) Lifetime Achievement Award for her contribution to Indian cinema. Bhosle, 81, has recorded more than 12,000 songs and is known for her versatility as a singer be it folk songs, Indian classical music, pop songs, ghazals...
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival: Reese Witherspoon to be conferred Chairman's Award at for 'Wild' December 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Reese Witherspoon is to receive the Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) Chairman's Award. The 38-yea-old actress is being recognised for her role as Cheryl Strayed in 'Wild' an adaptation of Strayed's memoir about hiking 1,100 miles up the Pacific Crest Trail following the death of her mother,...
  • Mumbai Women's International Film Festival: Ila Arun, Charu Khurana to be felicitated December 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Women's International Film Festival (MWIFF) will honour actress and singer Ila Arun and make-up artist Charu Khurana with MWIFF Excellence Award. Film editor Namrata Rao will also be felicitated at the closing ceremony of the festival here Dec 13. The eight-day festival aims to promote female filmmakers and provide...
  • Actress Trisha Krishnan volunteers to clean an animal home; kick starts 'Swachh Bharat campaign' December 3, 2014

    Chennai: Southern film actress Trisha Krishnan Wednesday volunteered to clean an upcoming animal home of Environmentalist Foundation of India (EFI) as part of her Clean India campaign. "Bcomin that 'somebody' for India n her environment by cleaning an upcoming animal home wit EFI tomm as I kik start my Swachh Bharath...
  • 'Hera Pheri' filmmaker Priyadarshan files a divorce from his wife Lissy December 2, 2014

    Chennai: Malayalam filmmaker Priyadarshan and his wife Lissy have decided to end their marriage. Lissy filed for divorce Monday here. "It is with profound sadness that I am announcing that I and Priyadarshan have decided to get separated after 24 years of marriage. I have filed for divorce today (Monday) in...
  • Rajat Kapoor-starrer 'X' to be screened at International Film Festival of Kerala December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Rajat Kapoor-starrer 'X', made by 11 directors, is set to have its India premiere at the prestigious International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) on Dec 14. In Nov, the film had its world premiere at the South Asian International Film Festival in New York. "The 'X' team rocked it...
  • IFFI 2014: Best and worst moments from the film festival December 1, 2014

    Whether it is the selection of films, stars who flew down to Goa or the masterclass celebrities conducted for the delegates, the 45th edition of International Film Festival of India turned out to be a perfect event for those who wanted to understand both Indian and international cinema. Read on...
  • He should be in Guinness World Records: Shraddha Kapoor about father Shakti Kapoor December 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Shraddha Kapoor, daughter of actor Shakti Kapoor, roots for a certificate from Guinness World Records for her father as she feels he has done over 700 films, which in itself is "unusual" and "worthy" of being lauded. "My father has done more than 700 films so actually he should...
  • Vidhu Vinod Chopra: I can't make myself likeable. I'm not a great believer of film festivals. I'm rejected at film festivals November 30, 2014

    Panaji: Not one to mask his aggressive side, filmmaker and producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra knows what he speaks, and definitely knows how it will be interpreted. Vidhu, who was at Film Bazaar recently, discussed the reason why he calls 'Kareeb' his mistake, why he doesn't like going to Cannes and...
  • PM Modi blames film industry for creating bad image of police force November 30, 2014

    Guwahati: Film industry's portrayal of the police force has irked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who said cinema has created a "very bad image" of the police in the minds of the common man. He said that the government should make a special effort and rope in a PR agency to meet...
  • 'Kaaviya Thalaivan' review: G Vasanthabalan's film works in parts like AR Rahman's music; it doesn't do full justice to the pre-independence era November 29, 2014

    Film: 'Kaaviya Thalaivan'Cast: Siddharth, Prithviraj, Vedhika Kumar, Anaika Soti, Nassar, Thambi Ramaiah, Ponvannan, SingampuliDirector: G VasanthabalanRating: 3/5 At the end of 'Kaaviya Thalaivan', there's a side in you that wants to laud the effort of auteur G Vasanthabalan, who has always strived to give us good cinema, especially for recreating a...
  • 'Pasanga' team reunites for fourth time in upcoming Tamil thriller 'Kamarkattu' November 29, 2014

    Chennai: The four boys - Kishore, Pandi, Sreeram and Murugesh - who played the lead in Tamil hit 'Pasanga' a few years back and in 'Goli Soda' most recently have reunited for the fourth time in upcoming Tamil thriller 'Kamarkattu'. "This will be an out-and-out thriller revolving around the four boys....