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  • 'Fanaa' to 'Vishwaroopam': Films that faced bans January 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Kamal Haasan's lavishly mounted multilingual 'Vishwaroopam', which has yet to reach the theatres, is only the latest in a string of films caught in legal and other wrangles for purportedly hurting the sentiments of various sections of society. A look at some films in the last few years...
  • No space in Mumbai to shoot ShahidPriyanka song December 7, 2011

    Mumbai: Director Kunal Kohli needed ample space to put up a set for the next schedule of his film, but he couldn't find it here so had to scurry to Madh Island to build his set. "I needed to create prepartition Punjab in 1910 and couldn't shoot in actual Punjab because...
  • Javed Akhtar slams support for 'Aarakshan' August 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Noted Lyricist Javed Akhtar lashed out at the film fraternity on Friday for coming out in support of Prakash Jha's 'Aarakshan' which has been banned in some states. He said that the society itself was divided and only reacted when they themselves face problems. He also said that...
  • Meet the screenwriter of My Name is Khan February 8, 2010

    Mumbai: The Shah Rukh Khan Shiv Sena fight might be over for now but amidst all that, one person seems to have been completely forgotten Shibani Bathija, the screenwriter of SRKs upcoming film My Name is Khan. Bathija already has blockbuster hits like Kabhi Alvida Na...
  • Really Tough Movie Quiz: Answers and winners August 8, 2009

    1) Identify this superhit film from the names of these characters who appear in it: Zooni Baig Rehan Qadri Dr. Malini Tyagi Answer: Fanaa 2) Take a look at this picture. The actors have been removed, but can you name the film? Answer: Welcome 3) In Swades, which film are the people of...
  • Taare Zameen Par banned in Vadodara multiplex December 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Aamir Khan's directorial debut Taare Zameen Par that released nationwide on Friday has been banned in a Vadodara multiplex because of protests by a body called the Sardar Patel Group. The members of the group staged a protest outside the INOX multiplex that was all set to screen the...
  • Delhi is Bollywood's latest muse December 28, 2006

    Mumbai: In the past 12 months, Bollywood witnessed a slew of films that featured prominently the city of Djinns, Delhi. Unlike Mumbai that often ends up looking like just another city in the movies, the character and flavour of the Capital from Tis Hazari court to the magnificent Purana...
  • 'A love story set in violent times' December 14, 2006

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Kunal Kohli's choice for the CNNIBN's Movie of the Year is the AamirKajol starrer Fanaa. One of the most controversial films this year, Fanaa not only marked the return of Kajol to the big screen, but also presented Aamir Khan in a completely new role. Kohli says Fanaa...
  • They are the write women for B'wood December 5, 2006

    Mumbai: Imagine singing in a seedy ladies bars into the wee hours of the night just to chase a dream. Tough isn't it? Well, that's exactly what Shagufta Rafique did till she finally got a chance to write her first film and probably that's why the anguish of the protagonist...