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  • 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: Nominees for Best Independent Film February 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • 'D Day to 'David': 10 films which deserved more appreciation at the box office December 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Episodic film 'David' or heart-wrenching mother-daughter drama 'Mai' or rare medical thriller 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' are some of the cinematically superlative films, but they failed to click at the box office. Here is a list of 10 such films that deserved better viewership and appreciation than what they got: David:...
  • Farooq was part of my career and life: Deepti Naval December 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Deepti Naval says the late Farooq Sheikh -- the two were a popular pair in films -- was a constant part of her professional and personal lives. On Saturday Deepti woke up to the news that Farooq was no more. He died of cardiac arrest in Dubai late...
  • Watching Farooq sir act was like a lesson: Swara Bhaskar December 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Swara Bhaskar, who shared screen space with Farooq Sheikh in 'Listen Amaya', is devastated on hearing about the sudden demise of the veteran actor and says he was a lesson to watch and seeing him act was like a class. "The demise of the gracious, charming, iconic and...
  • 15 films you shouldn't miss at IFFI 2013 November 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The 44th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) has started in Goa. In recent years, IFFI has emerged as one of the better managed film festivals in India. This year too, the audience and the delegates are going to watch films that have been appreciated...
  • Swara Bhaskar to play an idealistic wife in 'Sabki Bajegi Band' July 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Swara Bhaskar is on a roll since her brilliant performance in hit movie 'Raanjhanaa' and with three films - two comedies and a horror - in her kitty. "I have a film titled 'Sabki Bajegi Band', which is a comedy. Then there is Abbas Tyrewala's 'Mango', which is also a...
  • Deepti Naval breaks her silence, criticizes media on Facebook March 28, 2013

    No one would associate Deepti Naval to any kind of mis-deed. And that's why perhaps, when Mumbai Mirror article stated that how the actress was not running a prostitution racket at her place in the headline, eyebrows were raised. In what seemed to be a tiff between the actress and other...
  • Listen Amaya: Swara Bhaskar on her new release February 6, 2013

    You last saw her in 'Tanu Weds Manu' in 2011 and now Swara Bhaskar plays the lead in the recently released film 'Listen Amaya'. ...
  • 'Listen Amaya' Review: It shows how love knows no age February 2, 2013

    Actors: Deepti Naval, Farooque Shaikh, Swara Bhaskar Director: Avinash Kumar Singh Rating: 3 out of 5 There is something enormously heartwarming about a mother-daughter film where the two actresses playing the roles look naturally comfortable together. For debutant director Avinash Kumar Singh, casting Deepti Naval and Swara Bhaskar in key roles,...
  • Listen Amaya: Rekindling the Farooq-Deepti romance January 31, 2013

    New Delhi: If you have grown up mooning over Farooq Shaikh and Deepti Naval's on-screen romance, debutant director Avinash Kumar Singh's 'Listen Amaya' will be the film to watch this weekend as the everlasting pair returns to the big screen. The film stars beside Shaikh and Naval, Swara Bhaskar in the...
  • Farooque Sheikh: Wish my career was like Naseer's January 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Having worked together in films like 'Lorie', 'Bazaar' and 'Katha', Farooque Sheikh says he envies the career of fellow veteran and 'brilliant actor' Naseeruddin Shah. Farooque, 64, who along with actors like Shabana Azmi, Smita Patil, Om Puri, Naseeruddin, Deepti Naval gave a new lease of life to...
  • 'David', 'Mai', 'Listen...Amaya'; Offbeat films on offer this Friday January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: No hardcore romance and no rib-tickling humour - the first Friday of February has three offbeat Hindi films releasing in theatres. 'Mai...', 'David' and 'Listen... Amaya' - each film has a different flavour to offer. However, there is a common thread between 'Mai..' and 'Listen... Amaya'. Both are about...
  • We wrote 'Listen Amaya' for Farooque, Deepti: Director January 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Avinash Kumar Singh, director of the upcoming film 'Listen Amaya', says he and his wife wrote the film for Farooque Sheikh and Deepti Naval. "As writers when we write a script, we have this idea that we are writing for so and so person. When we wrote it into...
  • Deepti Naval: I love Sanjay Leela Bhansali's cinema January 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Noted actress Deepti Naval says she is a great fan of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and wanted to be part of his last directorial venture 'Guzaarish'. "I love the kind of films Sanjay Leela Bhansali makes. I don't know about the public and the industry but I am an all-time...
  • Listen Amaya: Deepti, Farooque reunite after 28 years January 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actors Deepti Naval and Farooque Sheikh, who have teamed up for a film 'Listen Amaya' after 28 years, say that the chemistry between them remains intact. Deepti and Farooque have worked together in films like 'Chashme Buddoor', 'Saath Saath', 'Katha', 'Kisi Se Na Kehna' and others. And now...
  • First Look: 'Listen...Amaya' starring Deepti Naval January 15, 2013

    The first look of 'Listen Amaya' was recently released on social networking site, Twitter. The film reunites a popular pair of the 1980s art house films- Deepti Naval and Farooq Sheikh. The film also stars actress Swara Bhaskara who is best known for her role in 'Tanu Weds Manu'. The...
  • 'Do Paise..' will be a tribute to Dev Anand December 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Deepti Naval says her directorial venture 'Do Paise Ki Dhoop, Chaar Aane Ki Baarish', which is expected to hit screens next year, will be a homage to the late Dev Anand. The film, now in its post-production stage, is about the intertwining lives of an ageing prostitute (Manisha...