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  • Kannada legend Dr Rajkumar's grandson Vinay Rajkumar set to make a debut in 'Siddartha' January 13, 2015

    A fourth generation actor from legendary Sandalwood actor Dr Rajkumar's family, Vinay Rajkumar is set to make his debut with Prakash Jayaram's film 'Siddartha'. Produced by Parvathamma Rajakumar for Poornima Enterprises, the film also stars Apoorva Arora. Ashish Vidyarthi, Ashwini Gowda, Achyuth Kumar, Sadhu Kokila, Ashok and Sudharani in key roles. The...
  • Snapshot: Actress Adah Sharma posts photo from the sets of Puneeth Rajkumar's 'Rana Vikrama' January 7, 2015

    Bollywood actress Adah Sharma seems very ecstatic with her debut in the Kannada film industry. She recently posted a photo from the sets of the film 'Rana Vikrama', starring Puneet Rajkumar. Posing with a bunch of flower garlands, the actress said that she was shooting with 'fools'. Haha! ...
  • Rajkumar Hirani: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a courageous man; have tremendous respect for him January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Parts of Rajkumar Hirani's 'PK', which questions people's blind faith in godmen, were shot at Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's ashram premises. When the filmmaker was questioned as to why he has thanked the spiritual leader in his film's credits, he says he's "only against fake gurus". Significant portions of...
  • Delhi High Court dismisses PIL against Aamir Khan's 'PK', says it isn't offensive January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a PIL filed against Raj Kumar Hirani directed and Aamir Khan starrer film 'PK', saying "the film was not offensive". A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice R.S. Endlaw refused to entertain the plea which sought ban on the film...
  • Censor board member says he objected to 'PK' prior to its release, Shankaracharya Swaroopanand demands a CBI probe January 6, 2015

    Narsinghpur: A film censor board member on Monday said he had objected to some scenes of Aamir Khan's 'PK' ahead of its release but was ignored, as Shankaracharya Swaroopanand Saraswati demanded a CBI probe over how the movie got the censor board certificate. Some censor board members Monday visited the ashram...
  • 'PK' crosses the Rs 300 crore-mark in India; Aamir Khan, Rajkumar Hirani and the team rejoice January 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan-starrer 'PK', which has kept the cash registers ringing at the Bollywood box office since the last three weeks has crossed the Rs.300 crore figure in the country, said distributors and trade analysts. "#PK creates History. Crosses Rs.300 cr. (Week 3) Sun 11.58 crore. Grand total: 305.27 cr nett....
  • 'PK' should not be opposed on flimsy grounds by people who haven't even seen the film: Swami Agnivesh January 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Aamir Khan-starrer 'PK' should not be opposed on "flimsy" grounds by people who haven't even seen the film, Arya Samaj leader Swami Agnivesh said Friday. "I think it is high time that a film like 'PK' must be welcomed by one and all. It should not be opposed on...
  • 'PK' becomes Bollywood's highest grossing film, earns Rs 278 crores January 3, 2015

    Mumbai: As protests against the film continued, the producers of Aamir Khan-starrer 'PK' today said the film has broken 'Dhoom 3' record to become the biggest earner in Bollywood by collecting Rs 278.52 crores since its release on December 19. The film has faced criticism by right-wing organizations who said the...
  • FIR lodged against director, producer, actor of 'PK' in Jaipur January 2, 2015

    Jaipur: A case has been registered against the director, producer and actor of the film 'PK' at the Bajaj Nagar police station here, police said today. A case under section 295A (deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings) and 153A (promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion,...
  • After UP, Aamir Khan's 'PK' now made tax-free in Bihar January 2, 2015

    Patna: Aamir Khan's movie 'PK' will be exempted from tax in Bihar so that the poor can watch the film that exposes the fraud taking place in the name of religion, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi announced Thursday. Bihar became the second state after neighbouring Uttar Pradesh to take this step,...
  • Watch: Roundtable discussion with top Bollywood directors January 1, 2015

    CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand speaks to top Bollywood directors about current trends in the industry. ...
  • 'PK' is against religious frauds: Ved Pratap Vaidik January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: As Hindu right-wing groups continue their protests over 'PK', veteran journalist and activist Ved Pratap Vaidik says people are opposing the Aamir Khan movie because of a "misunderstanding" and they should watch it before going against it as the movie is actually against religious frauds and people who...
  • 'Munna Bhai MBBS' to 'PK': Box Office success of director Rajkumar Hirani December 31, 2014

    From the directorial debut in 'Munna Bhai MBBS' the Box Office success of director Rajkumar Hirani has continued till his latest 'PK'. ...
  • Despite protests, 'PK' tax free in UP, screenings allowed in Maharashtra December 31, 2014

    Lucknow/Mumbai: There is no end to protests against Rajkumar Hirani's Amir Khan-starrer 'pk'. Members of Hindu groups on Wednesday protested against the film at Gagan cinema in New Delhi burning the movie's posters. Protesters have claimed that the movie is anti-Hindu and demanded that it should be banned across the...
  • 'PK' posters vandalized by VHP and Bajrang Dal activists in Delhi, Hyderabad and Bhopal December 31, 2014

    New Delhi: VHP and Bajrang Dal activists Tuesday protested at various cinema halls in the capital as well in other parts of India. Protestors vandalised a theatre screening Aamir Khan's movie 'PK' in Delhi, saying it was against the religious sentiments of Hindus. Demanding an immediate ban on the film, the...
  • 'PK' debate: Bollywood, young India defend Aamir Khan's film, but protests continue December 31, 2014

    New Delhi/Mumbai: Bollywood and young India Tuesday passionately defended Aamir Khan-starrer "PK" even as Hindu rightwing groups continued their protests alleging that it defamed Hindu religion. Producers, directors and actors as well as movie buffs IANS spoke to were unanimous that the Hindi film no way hurt Hindu interests and that...
  • Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore: 'PK' detractors free to move court December 31, 2014

    New Delhi: It was beyond the scope of the information and broadcasting ministry to restrict the viewing of Aamir Khan's movie "PK" and those opposed to it were at liberty to move court, union minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said Tuesday. "The information and broadcasting ministry has no legal right whatsoever to...
  • Bajrang Dal protests against 'PK', burns poster in Odisha December 30, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: The Bajrang Dal Tuesday protested at various cinema halls in this Odisha capital and demanded a ban on Aamir Khan's movie 'PK', saying it was against religious sentiments of Hindus. Activists vandalised a cinema hall for screening the movie that shows godmen misusing religion for personal gain. They also burnt...
  • Rajkumar Hirani, Anurag Kashyap, Vikas Bahl: The 6 master filmmakers of 2014 December 30, 2014

    As the saying commonly goes, 'the Director is the captain of the ship'. And as the captain, the director has to steer the ship (in this case, the film) in the right direction so the audience understands and gets entertained by his vision. Many a times, a director makes or breaks...
  • 'PK' backlash: Movies which show against Hinduism should be boycotted, says Ramdev December 29, 2014

    After the Bajrang Dal staged protests against Aamir Khan's new film 'PK' in Bhopal and Ahmedabad, yogaguru Ramdev said, "Before speaking anything against Christianity and Islam, people think twice but when it comes to Hinduism, anyone speak anything against of it. It is very unfortunate. These people and films should...
  • Hindu outfits up in arms: Is Aamir Khan's 'PK' anti-hindu? December 29, 2014

    The Bajrang Dal on Monday staged protests against the Aamir Khan's new release 'PK' in Bhopal and Ahmedabad even as the Censor board has refused to take any action against the film. Censorboard Chairperson Leela Samson said that the board will not remove any scenes from the film as it...
  • Bajrang Dal stages protests against 'PK', attacks theatres in Bhopal, Ahmedabad December 29, 2014

    The Bajrang Dal on Monday staged protests against the film in Bhopal and Ahmedabad even as the Censor board has refused to take any action against the film. Censorboard Chairperson Leela Samson said that the board will not remove any scenes from the film as it has already released. PK,...
  • Why is Aamir Khan's 'PK' being targeted? December 29, 2014

    The Bajrang Dal has staged protests against the film 'PK' in Bhopal and Ahmedabad even as the Censor board has refused to take any action against the film. Censor board Chairperson Leela Samson said that the board will not remove any scenes from the film as it has already released....
  • 'PK' controversy: Bajrang Dal vandalize two theatres in Ahmedabad December 29, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Demanding a ban on Aamir Khan-starrer 'PK' for hurting Hindu sentiments, Bajrang Dal activists today attacked two theatres in the city opposing screening of the Bollywood film. At least 20 members of the right-wing organisation, led by city unit chief Jwalit Mehta, targeted City Gold and Shiv theatres on Ashram...
  • Any film worth a debate is a good film: Boman Irani on 'PK' controversy December 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Reacting to the controversies surrounding Rajkumar Hirani's latest release 'PK', actor Boman Irani says people need to respect the viewpoint of the makers. "People may agree and may even disagree but then they have to respect it (the concept of 'PK') because we are also respecting their view," Boman, who...
  • Censor Board will not remove any scenes from Rajkumar Hirani's 'PK' December 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Amid demands by Hindu outfits to ban alleged objectionable scenes from Aamir Khan 'PK', the Censor Board has refused to take any such action. Leela Samson, chairperson of Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC), said the board will not remove any scenes from the film as it has...
  • Anybody who is shown the mirror will always feel offended: Anurag Kashyap on viewers slamming 'PK' December 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has hailed Aamir Khan-starrer 'PK' as a clever film by "bravest filmmaker" Rajkumar Hirani, who has handled an issue as sensitive as religion with a dash of humour. 'PK', which is doing well at the box office, has been getting mixed reactions from audiences for its content....
  • Aamir Khan, Rajkumar Hirani share 'PK' experience December 23, 2014

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, Bollywood director Rajkumar Hirani and actor Aamir Khan talk about their newly release 'PK'. "We are happy with the response that we are getting," Aamir Khan said. ...