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  • Law commission begins review of the death penalty: Is it time to abolish it now? 1 week ago

    The Law Commission has begun a review of the death penalty. The Commission has issued a public consultation paper on capital punishment with a detailed questionnaire open to the public to send in their views. ...
  • Poll: Law Commission begins review of death penalty. Is it time to abolish it now? August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Law Commission has begun a review of the death penalty. The Commission has issued a public consultation paper on capital punishment with a detailed questionnaire open to the public to send in their views. The move comes after the Supreme Court commuted death sentences of 19 people recently. Besides...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Shreya Ghoshal voted best female singer, Arijit Singh best male singer for 'Aashiqui 2' April 23, 2014

    New Delhi:Shreya Ghoshal and Arijit Singh topped an IBNLive cinema poll to be crowned the Best female and male of 2013, signifying the impact which the film left on the music connoisseurs. In response to an IBNLive poll we conducted earlier this year, we asked our audience to vote for...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Best Editing award for Arif Sheikh for his work in 'D Day' April 23, 2014

    Remember the bomb blast scene in 'D- Day'? The one in which the camera captures the shot from a third person's perspective where the impact of the blast is felt in an eerie soundless shot. That was editor Arif Sheikh's work and his work was voted as the best in...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: 'Maazii' voted as the Best Independent Film of 2013 April 23, 2014

    The Hindi film industry was never known for organised filmmaking, but over the years the scenario has changed a lot. Now, the industry has tilted more in favour of people who have big pockets. The process of filmmaking has become less important than its publicity drive and big studios are...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Mithoon, Ankit Tiwari and Jeet Ganguly voted best music director for 'Aashiqui 2' April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood is known for its 'naach and gaana' and the music directors definitely did not disappoint music lovers in 2013. While some gave the fans some quirky songs to shake a leg on, while others touched the hearts with some soulful music and lyrics. 'Aashiqui 2' songs became...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Shreya Ghosal voted best playback singer (female) of 2013 April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Songs are an integral part of films and 2013 was no different. If male singers took the nation by storm with some of the songs, even female singers were not left far behind in soothing the hearts and souls of many fans. She enticed us with her splendid...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Arijit Singh voted best male playback singer of 2013 April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The promos of the film might be the first interaction with the audiences but it is always the songs that catch with the fans the most. Even if the film works or fails at the box office, the songs stay with the fans for the longest time. And,...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Kamaljeet Negi's work in 'Madras Cafe' get Best Cinematography April 23, 2014

    Kamaljit Negi's grim and striking visuals in Shoojit Sircar's 'Madras Café' has got the nod of the readers in Best Cinematography category. 'Madras Cafe' got 28.79% votes while Mahendra Shetty's work in 'Lootera' was a close second with 25.76% votes. John Abraham and Shoojit Sircar decided to make a...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: 'Dhoom 3' gets highest votes in Best Sound Designing category April 23, 2014

    The year 2013 saw a mixed bag of successful popular and art house cinema. Sound designers are still to get their due in the Hindi film industry, but with the rise of Resul Pookutty at international level Bollywood filmmakers have started to take this department seriously. From among the top...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Team 'Kai Po Che' gets the nod for Best Screenplay April 23, 2014

    Gujarat and its culture came alive in Abhishek Kapoor's 'Kai Po Che' and got the nod from the readers for its detailed screenplay. With 45% votes, Pubali Chaudhari, Supratik Sen, Abhishek Kapoor and Chetan Bhagat were adjudged as the big winners in the Screenplay category for the film 'Kai Po...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: 'Goliyon Ki Rasleela - Ram Leela' gets highest votes in Best Production Design category April 23, 2014

    Production designing is one area of filmmaking that often goes unnoticed, but you can't expect a good film without the help of this department. In response to IBNLive poll, the readers gave maximum votes 41.59% to Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Goliyon ki Rasleela - Ram Leela'. The majestic and grand...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Maxima Basu-Anju Modi voted Best Costume for 'Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram Leela' April 23, 2014

    2013 saw a range of colourful ghaghras in Ram Leela, the simple chiffon sarees in Lootera, an interesting fusion in Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola and the Bhaag Milkha Bhaag costumes that revived the memories of yesteryears. All these graceful and lavish outfits set the trend for the rest of...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Supriya Pathak voted best actress in a supporting role April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood films might revolve around the lead hero and the heroine, but at times it's their onscreen mothers, friends and sisters who steal the show with their nuanced performances. They might not be the central character but they definitely make many sit upright and take notice of them....
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Prithviraj voted best actor in a supporting role for 'Aurangzeb' April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: They might not be the central focus of the film, but actors who play the supporting roles in films provide a backbone to the story. Most of the time, the lead characters hog the limelight but these actors still manage to turn heads with their striking, 'hatke' performances. And...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Aamir Khan voted best actor in negative role for 'Dhoom 3' April 22, 2014

    2013 saw some really interesting performances by popular actors who were roped in by the filmmakers to play negative roles. But it was Aamir Khan who won the poll with 51.6% votes. Only an actor of his caliber can prove that a film can be never complete unless there is...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Varun Sharma voted best actor in comic role for 'Fukrey' April 22, 2014

    Yes, the results are in, and as expected, the readers have chosen Varun Sharma of 'Fukrey' with 30.63% votes as the winner of the IBN Live Movie Award for Best Actor is a comic role. Very few actors fit into the character so well that people remember them just as...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Deepika Padukone voted the best actress of 2013 for 'Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela' April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. It was the year when viewers accepted women in more meaty roles in films and rejected those who were used as props in the films. And the winner of the IBN Live Movie...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Aamir Khan voted the best actor of 2013 for 'Dhoom 3' April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Well, the results are in, and it seems we still haven't had enough of the rugged, muscular hero. And the winner of the IBN Live Movie Award for Best Actor is -- Aamir Khan for 'Dhoom 3'. If there is any actor who has proved 'typecasting' is...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' voted the best film of 2013 April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: What makes a film popular with the viewers and critics alike? Besides a strong script, a good film shouldn't just be interesting, but also have endearing characters. And if the viewers manage to empathize and care about the difficulties the characters face all through their cinematic journey, the...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Supriya Pathak voted best actress in a supporting role, Aamir Khan best actor in a negative role April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Aamir Khan and Deepika Padukone topped an IBNLive cinema poll to be crowned the Best Actor and Actress of last year, clearly indicating that the veteran actors continue to be Bollywood trusted, main draw despite a host of talented new stars redefining cinema each day. In response to an...
  • No intern was harmed in the aftermath of 'Wow!': Hilarious Twitter reactions to IBNLive's accidental 'Wow!' tweet at midnight March 26, 2014

    It's every editor's nightmare. You schedule a post meant for Twitter and Facebook, with a cryptic, accompanying note. You check to see if everything is working fine. And then at the stroke of midnight, when the social media leprechauns haunt the corridors of Twitter and Facebook, the link gets stripped...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Rishi Kapoor gives competition to Aamir in Best Actor in a Negative Role category February 12, 2014

    New Delhi: It may sound repetitive, but the overwhelming response we are getting for the first IBNLive Movie Awards has made us more enthusiastic towards our work. However, the mission is still not accomplished. We need more support in order to get more like minded people on the same platform....
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Arijit Singh is leading the Best Playback Singer (Male) category February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Aashiqui 2' ruled the charts all of 2013. The soulful numbers struck a chord with all age groups and became a part of everyone's playlist last year. So it isn't surprising to see singer Arijit Singh leading the poll of Best Playback Singer (Male) category. Singh, who has been...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: The real battle is happening in the Best Independent Film category February 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The mindset with which indie films are made in India is a topic of research in itself. These filmmakers don't get enough screens for their ventures, but that doesn't dilute down their spirits. Independent filmmakers in India work in difficult conditions and under severe pressure from their financiers....
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nawazuddin ahead of others in the Best Supporting Actor category February 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The pace at which your participation in the first IBNLive Movie Awards is growing is really heart-warming. We are grateful for your cooperation, but the purpose is still not served. You need to shower your blessings for some more time as the voting is open for some more...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Deepika Padukone will be hard to beat in the Best Actress category February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: We thank you for the overwhelming support you have shown towards the first IBNLive Movie Awards. Your participation has proved our decision to start these awards correct. We didn't imagine this kind of cooperation from your side in the beginning, but now when you have shown the...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: The Best Actor race is not easy for Aamir Khan February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: When we decided to come up with our own film ratings and top performers of the year 2013 awards, we little anticipated that this will get so much attention from our readers. We are thankful for your co-operation and participation, but it's not over yet, in fact, we...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' leads the race for Best Film February 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' was a slow starter at the box-office, but it gained momentum with the help of a positive word of mouth publicity. Something similar is happening with it during the run-up to the finale of IBNLive Movie Awards. It is once again...