MARATHI

  • Artistes analyse Marathi film 'Saamna' as it completes 40 years 5 days ago

    Pune: A landmark Marathi movie, which broached the topic of political corruption with a penetrating insight by playwright Vijay Tendulkar and made an acclaimed entry at Berlin film festival, is being analysed again by artistes and critics on completion of its 40 years. The black and white movie 'Saamna' (1974), the...
  • No problem with people eating fishes, goats but won't allow cow slaughter: Nitin Gadkari April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Even as there is a massive public outrage over the beef ban in Maharashtra, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said ban on cow slaughter is necessary to save the ecology. He also lent support to the Maharashtra government's diktat to show Marathi films during primetime slots. He said, "Today...
  • Let people decide on compulsory screening of Marathi movies: Anupam Kher April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Anupam Kher on Sunday said the people of Maharashtra should decide whether screening of Marathi movies in the state should be made compulsory. "I think it (matter) should be left to the public to decide," Kher said here on the sidelines of a media interaction organised by...
  • Regional cinema needs to be encouraged; Indian cinema is not just Bollywood: Shah Rukh Khan April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Endorsing the Maharashtra government's diktat to multiplexes to screen Marathi films on any one screen between 12 PM and 9 PM, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan said it is a "wonderful" move which would encourage regional films. The government had earlier issued a directive making it mandatory for multiplexes...
  • Marathi film row: AAP backs Shobhaa De, says she can speak her mind April 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Amid a row over Maharashtra government's move to reserve prime time slots in multiplexes for screening of Marathi movies, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday came out in support of noted columnist Shobhaa De who has raised hackles of Shiv Sena by criticising the proposal. "Marathi culture needs encouragement....
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 9, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Shiv Sena vs Shobhaa De over Marathi food: Is the Sena indulging in dadagiri? April 9, 2015

    Shiv Sena activists protested against Shobhaa De's residence in Mumbai on Thursday afternoon following her tweets which the party claims targeted Marathi culture and food. The party hit out at the writer saying she insulted Maharashtrian food culture by mocking vada pav and Misal. ...
  • News 360: Centre freezes Greenpeace India's all 7 bank accounts April 9, 2015

    The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday froze all 7 bank accounts of Greenpeace India with immediate effect. Greenpeace India's accounts were frozen after serious allegations of its involvement in encouraging "anti-development" campaigns across the country. ...
  • Maharashtra relaxes norm, now multiplexes can show Marathi films from 12 noon to 9 pm April 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Two days after making the screening of Marathi films during the prime time slot of 6pm to 9pm in multiplexes mandatory, the Maharashtra government on Thursday relaxed the norm for showing the films. According to the new norm, Marathi films can be shown from 12 noon to 9 pm in...
  • Shiv Sena protests outside Shobhaa De's house for her tweets on Marathi food April 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena activists protested against Shobhaa De's residence in Mumbai on Thursday afternoon following her tweets which the party claims targeted Marathi culture and food. The party hit out at the writer saying she insulted Maharashtrian food culture by mocking vada pav and Misal. Shobhaa De slammed the Shiv Sena...
  • Had Bal Thackeray not tried to preserve Marathi culture, Shobhaa De's forefathers would 'have been born in Pakistan': Shiv Sena April 9, 2015

    Mumbai: In a vitriolic attack against Shobha De for opposing mandatory screening of Marathi films, Shiv Sena on Thursday said had Bal Thackeray not done "dadagiri" to preserve Marathi culture, her forefathers would "have been born in Pakistan" and she would have "attended Page-3 parties in a burqa". De, reacting to...
  • Shiv Sena targets Shobhaa De, says she has insulted Maharashtrian food culture April 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' on Thursday hit out at the writer Shobhaa De saying she has insulted Maharashtrian food culture by mocking Vadapav and Misal. The write-up comes a day after a Sena MLA moved a privilege motion against her in the Assembly. In her tweet about the government's order...
  • Arun Jaitley supports Maharashtra government's decision on beef ban, marathi movies April 8, 2015

    Supporting the Maharashtra government's decision on the screening of the marathi movies, Finance Minister on Wednesday said that this decision was taken 10 years ago. ...
  • Marathi film row: This move is not dictatorial, I want to protect minorities, says Culture Minister April 8, 2015

    The Maharashtra government defended its latest diktat on screening marathi films on multiplexes during prime time slots of 6 PM to 9 PM. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Maharashtra Culture Minister Vinod Tawde on Wednesday said that marathi cinema is a marathi culture. ...
  • e Lounge: Maharashtra makes screening of Marathi films at multiplexes mandatory April 8, 2015

    The Maharashtra government has made it mandatory for multiplexes to screen Marathi films during prime time slots of 6pm to 9pm. Maharashtra Culture Minister Vinod Tawde made the announcement in the Assembly on Tuesday. He said the state government is working on a policy in coordination with the revenue and...
  • Believe in promoting regional cinema but not sure if putting restrictions on multiplexes will help: Karan Johar April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Director-producer Karan Johar today said that though he believes in promoting regional cinema, putting restrictions on multiplexes may not be the best way. Maharashtra government is planning to make screening of Marathi movies in the state's multiplexes mandatory during prime time slots. "I do believe in promoting regional cinema be...
  • Marathi film row: Privilege motion against Shobhaa De for her tweet on Maharashtra street food April 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Strongly reacting to the criticism of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Maharashtrian street food, a Shiv Sena MLA has given a privilege motion in Assembly against columnist Shobhaa De seeking an apology from her. She had tweeted, "No more pop corn at multiplexes in Mumbai? Dahi misal and vada pav...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories April 7, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Congress gave incentives to multiplexes that ran marathi films: Milind Deora April 7, 2015

    Reacting on the Maharashtra government's decision over marathi film's screening on multiplexes during prime time slots of 6pm to 9pm, Congress leader Milind Deora said, "When the Congress-NCP government was in the power, they said if you show marathi movies you get certain incentives." ...
  • Riteish Deshmukh welcomes Maharashtra government's decision on screening of marathi films April 7, 2015

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh said, "I welcome this decision as it gives the marathi movie industry a chance to survive." The Maharashtra government on Tuesday made it mandatory the screening of marathi films on multiplexes during prime time slots of 6pm to 9pm. ...
  • Marathi film row: Single screen owners will be affected, says Fun Cinemas April 7, 2015

    Reacting on the Maharashtra government's decision over marathi film's screening on multiplexes during prime time slots of 6pm to 9pm, Fun Cinemas' Anand Vishal said that this will affect single screen owners. ...
  • Maharashtra government makes marathi films mandatory in prime time slots April 7, 2015

    The slew of diktats from the Maharashtra government continues as after banning beef the state government has now made it mandatory for multiplexes to screen marathi films during prime time slots of 6 pm to 9 pm. Maharashtra Culture Minister Vinod Tawde made the announcement in the state Assembly on...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 7, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Can government decide what we see and what we eat? April 7, 2015

    After banning the beef in Maharashtra, the state government has now made it mandatory for multiplexes to screen Marathi films during prime time slots of 6pm to 9pm. ...
  • News 360: Maharashtra government makes mandatory screening of marathi films in multiplexes April 7, 2015

    Screening of Marathi films during the prime time slots of 6pm to 9pm in multiplexes has been made mandatory by Maharashtra government. ...
  • Mandatory marathi films & beef ban: Can government decide our tastes? April 7, 2015

    After banning beef in Maharashtra, the state government has now made it mandatory for multiplexes to screen Marathi films during prime time slots of 6pm to 9pm. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and asks whether government can decided our tastes. ...
  • Maharashtra makes screening of Marathi films between 6PM to 9PM at multiplexes mandatory April 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Screening of Marathi films during the prime time slots of 6pm to 9pm in multiplexes has been made mandatory by Maharashtra government. "We are in the process of enacting a law to make it mandatory for multiplexes to screen Marathi films during prime time," Culture Minister Vinod Tawde said...
  • IAF officer Sanjay Patil turns writer; pens the script for a Marathi film March 1, 2015

    Mumbai: A senior officer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) has penned script of a Marathi film that deals with travails of parents who make sacrifices to ensure their children have good upbringing and quality education, and support them in realising their dreams in life. "The film, 'Manatlya Unhat', is inspired...
  • Not only Hindi, Twitter rolls out #hashtags in 11 other Indian languages February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: While Indians have been tweeting in languages other than English for quite some time now (Twitter announced Hindi support back in September 2011) one of the most talked-about Twitter features - the #hashtag - didn't lend itself to native Indian scripts. Until now. On February 15, when India beat...
  • e Lounge: Chaitanya Tamhane's debut Marathi film ‘Court’ is an outstanding film February 10, 2015

    Meenkashi Shedde in her new section 'India Indie Club' talks about outstanding films by standards of world cinema. Chaitanya Tamhane's debut Marathi film 'Court' is one such film. We also take a look at Sonam Kapoor's journey to stardom along with a look at the much controversial AIB Knockout. ...