Film

  • Sun, celebrities, and a world-renowned film festival have made Cannes synonymous with glamour 19-04-2014 08:31 AM

    Cannes: Sun, celebrities, and a world-renowned film festival have made Cannes synonymous with glamour, guaranteed prime people-watching and a chance to relish the good life against the backdrop of palm trees and yachts. From Brigitte Bardot to Angelina Jolie, Grace Kelly to Nicole Kidman - the stars of yesteryear and...
  • 67th Cannes Film Festival: Hollywood star power vs world cinema 18-04-2014 07:43 AM

    Paris: Hollywood star power will vie with world cinema and a large crop of French films, including New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard's latest, for the top prize next month at the 67th Cannes film festival, the world's most important cinema showcase. Godard's 'Adieu au Langage' will bring the accustomed Gallic...
  • Telugu actor Raja Abel to wed on April 25 17-04-2014 06:35 PM

    Chennai: Telugu actor Raja Abel, who has worked in films such as 'Anand' and 'Aa Naluguru', will marry Amrita Vincent here April 25. The couple will later hold grand receptions in Chennai and Hyderabad. "The wedding will take place in a church in Chennai April 25. On the same evening,...
  • YRF's 'Titli' starring Ranvir Shorey to compete at Cannes film festival 17-04-2014 06:13 PM

    Mumbai: Indian filmmaker Kanu Behl's 'Titli' has been chosen for screening in Un Certain Regard section of the 67th Cannes International Film Festival, to be held May 14-25. Backed by Yash Raj Films (YRF) and produced by Dibakar Banerjee, 'Titli' revolves around the volatile relationship between two brothers - one...
  • Post National Film Awards win, team 'Jolly LLB' now excited about 'Guddu Rangeela' 17-04-2014 03:56 PM

    Mumbai: The fact that 'Jolly LLB' has won two National Film Awards has left its team - Fox Star Studios and director Subhash Kapoor upbeat about treating the audience to their next project 'Guddu Rangeela'. 'Jolly LLB' was Wednesday declared the best Hindi film, while actor Saurabh Shukla was named...
  • 'Yellow' bags 3 National Awards, B-Town cheers for producer Riteish Deshmukh 17-04-2014 03:13 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh's second Marathi venture 'Yellow' won the Special Jury and Special Mention awards at the 61st National Film Awards, and the Hindi film fraternity is proud of the 'Grand Masti' star. Here's what the celebrities posted on Twitter: Karan Johar: Congratulations Riteish! Proud of you for...
  • 61st National Film Awards: Has the jury selected the deserving films? 17-04-2014 02:09 PM

    New Delhi: When the winners of 61st National Awards were announced on Wednesday evening, I was quite sure that there will be quite a few rants on my Twitter timeline for the jury had ignored some extremely deserving work last year. Knowing the nature of most armchair critics (we all...
  • Southern film industry bags 17 National Awards 16-04-2014 07:32 PM

    New Delhi: Tamil family drama "Thanga Meengal", Telugu drama "Na Bangaru Thalli", Kannada film "Prakruthi" and Malayalam drama "24 North Kaatham" were among the southern movies that pocketed 17 awards at the 61st National Awards here Wednesday. The other southern films include "Dharmam" (Tamil), "Kanyaka" (Malayalam), "December 1" (Kannada), "Vallinam"...
  • I'm overwhelmed and extremely happy: Hansal Mehta on winning National Award for 'Shahid' 16-04-2014 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: Hansal Mehta, who was named the best director for 'Shahid' in the 61st National Film Awards announced here Wednesday, says it is an acknowledgment of the hard work and honesty that he has put in to make the biopic. Rajkummar Rao, who plays the title role in the...
  • National Film Awards: And the winners are 16-04-2014 03:54 PM

    New Delhi: Winners of the prestigious 61st National Film Awards and their names would be revealed by by the Directorate of Film Festivals today. As reports suggest several regional films like 'Adbhutha Cine Rangam', 'Amma Neeku Vandanam', 'Oo Malli, Parampara, Pranaya Veedhilo...Porade Prince', 'The Clue and Yugmali? are also in...
  • Revealed: Nikhil Advani tweets picture of Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty from the sets of 'Hero' 16-04-2014 11:43 AM

    Even before its release, the remake of Subhash Ghai's 'Hero' which is being directed by Nikhil Advani has generated a lot of curiosity courtesy its lead actor Sooraj Pancholi. Aditya Pancholi and Zareena Wahab's son will be making his debut in the remake opposite Suniel Shetty's daughter Athiya. The filmmaker...
  • I do not have a perfect body: Jessica Alba 15-04-2014 06:18 PM

    London: Jessica Alba says she is selective in her choice of clothes as the actress feels that her body is not curvaceous. The 32-year-old 'Fantastic Four' star said she believes that women must be happy with the way they look and take better care of themselves, reported Contactmusic. "I know...
  • Aamir Khan's 'P.K.' release date confirmed for December 19 15-04-2014 02:49 PM

    New Delhi: Christmas season seems to spell magic for Aamir Khan's films and continuing with the trend, the makers of his upcoming film "P.K." have decided to release it about a week before X-Mas. "Vinod Chopra Films and Rajkumar Hirani Films, in association with Disney India, confirm that 'P.K.' shall...
  • Imran Khan goes gaga over 'Kochadiyaan' animation 14-04-2014 06:57 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Imran Khan, who gave voice-over for animation film 'Rio 2', says southern matinee idol Rajinikanth's 'Kochadiyaan' marks a big leap for animation movies. "The fact that a star as big as Rajini sir has taken part in this (animation) process is obviously a big step forward. That is...
  • Shatrughan Sinha feels thrilled to receive IIFA film reward 13-04-2014 12:38 PM

    Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who would be bestowed with a special award at the upcoming International Indian Film Academy (IIFA), said he was thrilled with the honour. The 67-year-old veteran actor will be honoured for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema at the IIFA awards this year, which is set to...
  • It's my dream to produce sports-based film: Abhishek Bachchan 12-04-2014 05:17 PM

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Abhishek Bachchan, who recently announced his association with the Jaipur franchise of Pro-Kabaddi, a professional kabaddi league, has expressed interest in producing a movie around sports. "It's my dream to produce sports-based film. In India, we have not done justice to the sports genre (of films). The US...
  • Watch 'A Most Wanted Man': The late Philip Seymour Hoffman is just terrific in one of his last film trailers just out 12-04-2014 08:49 AM

    He was only 46, busy as ever and secure in his standing as one of the world's greatest actors. There were no dissenters about the gifts and achievements of Philip Seymour Hoffman, whose death in New York brought a stunning halt to his extraordinary and unpredictable career. An Oscar winner...
  • Aarushi Talwar's parents seek stay on 'Rahasya' film's release 10-04-2014 10:14 PM

    Dentist couple Nupur and Rajesh Talwar, serving life sentence for murdering their teenage daughter Aarushi Talwar, on Thursday refuted claims of the Censor Board that the soon to be released film 'Rahasya' has no similarity to her murder and sought stay on its release till their appeal is heard and...
  • Danayya, Ram Charan to team up for a film 10-04-2014 03:32 PM

    Chennai: Producer D.V.V. Danayya will collaborate with actor Ram Charan Teja for his upcoming yet-untitled Telugu project with director Sreenu Vaitla. The project is expected to go on floors in August. "The project has been confirmed. It may go on floors from August. We are waiting for Ram to complete...
  • Animation films hit by budget roadblocks in India: Sonakshi Sinha 10-04-2014 10:00 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha feels that animation films are yet to take off in India primarily due to budget constraints. "I think animation films abroad have taken off on good way since 12-15 years or so. May be here nobody has taken that seriously or not got into it seriously....
  • Gerard Butler banned from performing daring stunts in upcoming film 09-04-2014 05:37 PM

    London: Actor Gerard Butler has been banned from performing daring stunts in his upcoming remake of 'Point Break'. The bank robbery film involves sky diving and surf riding exploits that are considered risky even for professional stunt men, reported Daily Star. The producers of the picture, who want to raise...
  • 20 dark, off-beat and amazing Hollywood classics you may have missed seeing 09-04-2014 12:11 PM

    Have you seen 'A Scanner Darkly' and 'Perfume: The Story of a Murderer'? Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born with a superior olfactory sense, creates the world's finest perfume. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent in 'Perfume: The Story of a Murderer'. Here are 20...
  • Award-winning Bengali film 'Phoring' selected for LA film festival 07-04-2014 05:50 PM

    Kolkata: Bengali film 'Phoring', which was screened in the IFFI-2013, has been selected for the Los Angeles Film Festival of independent experimental Indian films. The film, which deals with a boy stepping into his adulthood and the attendant questions that appear in his mind, will be screened on April 12...
  • Rajat Kapoor's 'Ankhon Dekhi' to be screened at Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles 07-04-2014 05:09 PM

    Mumbai: Rajat Kapoor's "Ankhon Dekhi" will be shown as part of the 12th Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA), and the actor-filmmaker is upbeat about it. IFFLA will begin Tuesday. "If you are in LA - watch 'Ankhon Dekhi' on April 9 as part of IFFLA 2014," Rajat...
  • Goa to host Suchitra Sen film festival 03-04-2014 12:40 PM

    Panaji: The Entertainment Society of Goa is all set to pay tribute to legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen by hosting a three-day-film festival next week. Suchitra Sen film festival, which will kickstart from April 11 at Maquinez Palace , will present the classics of the late doe-eyed beauty including 'Harano...
  • Marathi audience accepts films with unique concepts: Riteish Deshmukh 02-04-2014 06:13 PM

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Riteish Deshmukh, whose upcoming Marathi production 'Yellow' deals with children with special needs, says films with unique concepts gain wider acceptance among Marathi audiences compared to Hindi. "I had not seen any film on such subject and I felt that I must make the film, so we made...
  • Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly' to open New York Indian Film Festival 02-04-2014 09:54 AM

    New York: The New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) will open with Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly', a sensational tale of corruption, indifference, and systemic violence that begins with the disappearance of an aspiring actor's 10-year-old daughter. Celebrating its 14th year, NYIFF, widely recognised as the oldest, most prestigious Indian film festival...
  • First look: Anand Gandhi reveals the first poster of his documentary feature 31-03-2014 11:53 AM

    The 'Ship of Theseus' filmmaker Anand Gandhi revealed the first look of his next venture. The documentary feature is titled 'Proposition for a Revolution' and is directed by Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla. Gandhi also urged the online community for active participation. ...
  • I don't have a political bent of mind: Vidya Balan 30-03-2014 10:04 AM

    Melbourne: National award-winning actress Vidya Balan, who is on a mini break from her hectic career, says she has no plans to join politics and will stick to her acting career. "I don't have a political bent of mind except that I will cast my vote like a responsible citizen...