STUDIOS

  • Tamil film 'Kaaki Sattai' audio tops iTunes India charts; musician Anirudh Ravichander works magic with his seventh album 5 days ago

    Chennai: The music of Sivakarthikeyan starrer Kaaki Sattai, featuring music by Anirudh Ravichander has topped the charts again in iTunes India. The album was released in iTunes on 19th December 2014 and went on to top the national charts in few hours across genres (Bollywood, international, regional). The audio has...
  • George Clooney slams media and Hollywood for not supporting Sony after hacks 6 days ago

    Los Angeles: George Clooney says he tried other studio heads and important people in Hollywood to sign a petition to support Sony Pictures following the hack attack on its computers but no one came forward. Clooney, 53, said the industry is scared but people, including media, should have supported the studio...
  • Priyanka Chopra signs a deal with ABC Studios, creators of 'Modern Family' 1 week ago

    Looks like actress Priyanka Chopra is well on her way to be a household name in the US. According to 'Hollywood Reporter', the actress has signed a talent holding deal with ABC Studios. "According to the one-year deal, ABC will either develop a starring vehicle for Chopra or cast the...
  • Shah Rukh Khan celebrates 'DDLJ' 1000 weeks by shooting at YRF studio December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: As 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' (DDLJ) today completed 1000 weeks since its release in 1995, film's leading star Shah Rukh Khan chose to spend the day at Yash Raj Films studio. The blockbuster romantic saga was a landmark in the careers of Shah Rukh, Kajol and Aditya Chopra, who made...
  • Makers of 'Shandaar' have cleared dues: Workers union December 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The makers of upcoming movie 'Shandaar', which stars Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, have cleared the dues of the workers associated with the film, said the workers union General Secretary Gangeshwar Shrivastav. Director Vikas Bahl's 'Shandaar' shooting was put on hold after the members of The Film Studio Setting and...
  • Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Chitra studio in Powai, no casualties so far December 6, 2014

    Mumbai: A minor fire broke out at Chitra studio in Powai area of Mumbai but no casualties have been reported so far. Eight fire engines have been sent to the spot. According to the preliminary report, fire broke out in the warehouse of the studio. More details are awaited. ...
  • Chris Hemsworth to shoot 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' in London November 29, 2014

    London: Actor Chris Hemsworth will join fellow co-stars Robert Downey Jr. and Tom Hiddleston here in January to film new scenes for 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'. Hemsworth (who plays Thor), Downey Jr (Iron Man), Hiddleston (Loki), Mark Ruffalo (The Hulk), Paul Bettany (The Vision), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow) and Jeremy Renner...
  • Bollywood's immortal 'bad girls' revisited in exhibition November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Remember Sridevi in a tight leather suit, carrying a hunter in her hand in 'Himmatwala'? Or the fearless actress and stunt woman Nadia in 'Hunterwali'? An exhibition of film memorabilia in the capital is celebrating the immortal era of these screen seductresses, vamps and anti-heroines. Around 30 posters of...
  • 'Rangoon' first look: A lungi-clad Gautham Karthik stares you down from the first poster of the Rajkumar Periasamy film November 20, 2014

    'Rangoon', the latest offering from Fox Star Studios and AR Murugadoss, began its shooting this month. Starring actor Gautham Karthik in the lead, the film is being directed by Murugadoss' protege Rajkumar Periasamy. ...
  • Vivek Oberoi, Riteish Deshmukh begin 'Bank Chor' shoot at Mehboob Studio October 9, 2014

    Mumbai: After the "Masti" franchise, Riteish Deshmukh has teamed up with Vivek Oberoi for "Bank Chor" and currently they are busy shooting for the film in a studio here. He says they share "a great chemistry". A huge bank set has been put up in Mehboob Studio here for the film,...
  • Chennai@375: Notwithstanding neglect, AVM studios stands strong August 21, 2014

    Chennai: Chennai's AVM studios is the oldest surviving filmstudio in the country and a close examination of this cinema paradiso reveals the changing shades of Indian filmmaking over the years. Built in 1945, AVM studios was the brainchild of AV Meiyappan and was home to Tamil cinema. AVM...
  • Hrithik Roshan's 'Bang Bang' VFX to be done at LA's Fox Studios June 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Siddarth Anand, who is busy with his film "Bang Bang", will be flying to Los Angeles to work on the visual effects of the action scenes. "It is a breathtaking action sequence whose VFX is being done at the Fox Studios in Los Angeles. Sid Anand would be traveling...
  • Visitors will get to retrieve a magical object in the new Harry Potter themed area May 13, 2014

    Orlando: The centerpiece of the new Harry Potterthemed area at Universal Orlando Resort will take visitors into Gringotts bank to help retrieve a magical object and recreate a scene from the wildly popular book and movie series. Universal executives announced Tuesday that the ride will be called "Harry Potter and the...
  • Rahul Bose shoots in RK studio 14 years after 'Everybody Says I'm Fine' May 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Rahul Bose felt "massive" nostalgia while shooting for a new project at RK studio here."Filming in RK studio after 14 years. Massively nostalgic. Shot 'Everybody Says I'm Fine' on the main studio floor here. Memories flooding back," Rahul posted on Twitter.The actor did not mention the title of the...
  • Rajasthani folk music group 'Barmer Boys' on a two-week US trip April 18, 2014

    Keeping alive the centuries-old musical tradition of the Manganiyars, a hereditary caste of Muslim musicians in India's desert state of Rajasthan, the "Barmer Boys" are on a debut two week coast-to-coast US tour. Barely in their 30s and yet seasoned performers of Rajasthani folk and Sufi music, the group, during its...
  • V Babasaheb, cinematographer for 'Aap Ki Kasam', 'Ganga Jumna' passes away at 97 April 5, 2014

    His resume would have been enviable, had he ever made one. Cinematographer V Babasaheb, who worked on iconic Bollywood films that spanned over six decades, such as, 'Seema', 'Daag', 'Baadal', 'Aap Ki Kasam', 'Aashiq Hoon Baharon Ka', 'Ganga Jumna' and 'Akhir Kyon', passed away on Saturday morning at his hometown,...
  • Would love to play the bad guy: Chris Evans April 3, 2014

    Reuters: With a suit of stars and stripes, and a loyal Marvel fan base behind him, actor Chris Evans once again brandishes the shield of superhero Captain America in a new film. In real life, the actor finds himself at odds with the demands of fame. Walt Disney Co's Marvel Studios...
  • Chris Evans ready to give up acting for directing movies March 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Captain America' fame actor Chris Evans has hinted that he is ready to give up acting for directing. The actor makes his directorial debut with upcoming movie '1:30 Train'. When asked when he plans to hang up his 'Captain America' shield, he said: "That's a good question. We can do...
  • Disney to buy YouTube video producer Maker Studios for $500 million March 25, 2014

    Los Angeles: Disney said Monday that it is buying YouTube channel operator Maker Studios for $500 million as the family entertainment giant seeks to stay in front of younger viewers who are increasingly watching short videos online. It's the latest and largest acquisition of a YouTube channel network by a major...
  • Oprah Winfrey to sell Harpo Studios in Chicago where she filmed her show for over two decades March 17, 2014

    Chicago: Oprah Winfrey is selling Harpo Studios in Chicago to a developer, but the studio will remain on the property for another two years. Winfrey filmed 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' at the studio from 1990 to 2011, when she ended the talk show to start the Oprah Winfrey Network on cable. "We...
  • Disney in talks to buy YouTube publisher Maker Studios: Report March 12, 2014

    San Francisco: Walt Disney Co is in talks to buy Maker Studios, potentially valuing the fast-growing developer and publisher of YouTube entertainment videos at half a billion dollars or more, tech blog Re/code reported on Tuesday, citing anonymous sources. If the deal goes through, it would be one of the largest...
  • Lata Mangeshkar opposes heritage tag for studio on her plot, moves Bombay HC December 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Playback singer Lata Mangeshkar on Saturday moved to the Bombay High Court challenging a Maharashtra Government's order which declared a film studio located on her plot in Kolhapur as a heritage structure. Her petition came up for hearing before a Bench headed by Justice Abhay Oka, which directed the...
  • Actor Paul Rudd to star as 'AntMan,' Marvel action hero December 20, 2013

    Disneyowned Marvel Studios said on Thursday it has cast 'Anchorman 2' and 'This is 40' actor Paul Rudd to play the lead role in 'AntMan,' the next hero in its stable of comic book characters to go to the big screen. Marvel said the choice of Rudd, 44, reflected the studio's...
  • Shooting at Rajkamal Studio makes Amitabh Bachchan nostalgic December 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan got nostalgic when he returned to late filmmaker V Shantaram's Rajkamal Studios, where he had shot many important sequences for his blockbuster movie 'Deewar', for an advertisement shoot. "At work. At the iconic Rajkamal Studios after ages. The great V. Shantaram still lives among this creation of...
  • I can never slap Sushant, says Ankita Lokhande November 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Popular TV star Ankita Lokhande has denied reports of slapping her boyfriendactor Sushant Singh Rajput outside the YRF Studios here. Media reports said that trouble was brewing between the livein couple. However, the actress has rubbished all such reports. "There is no truth to it. It has not happened...
  • Raghuram’s next is titled ‘Fair And Lovely’ September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Raghuram, who earned huge popularity with his project 'Cheluveye Ninne Nodalu', has titled his upcoming film as 'Fair and Lovely'. The film which stars Premkumar and Shwetha Srivatsav is expected to be based on the popular saying everything is fair in love! The recording muhurat of the film's...
  • Fox Star Studios strikes twofilm deal with Tamil filmmaker August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Productiondistribution banner Fox Star Studios has raised its stakes in the Tamil film industry by entering into an alliance with producer C.V. Kumar's Thirukumaran Entertainment for two exciting projects 'Mundasupatti' and 'V. Chitram". Both the films are slated for release in 2014. Kumar, who has strengthened his foothold in...
  • AR Rahman: Excited to be a part of Coke Studio@MTV Season 3 August 2, 2013

    Mumbai: After successful seasons of Coke Studio @MTV being liked by the audience, the popular music show is back with its third season. The new season was launched by Sukhwinder Singh, lyricist Prasoon Joshi, Papon, SalimSulaiman, AR Rahman, Clinton Cerejo, Hishesh Soni, and Bollywood actors Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Sidhartha...
  • Madhuri Dixit does a noble deed June 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit interrupted the shoot of the sixth season of 'Jhalak Dikhla Jaa' to rescue seven puppies who were struggling for their lives. The 46yearold was at Filmistan Studio Sunday with her husband Shriram Nene for the shoot of her show when she saw seven puppies drenched from...
  • Nagarjuna to shoot in Slovenia for Telugu film 'Bhai' May 13, 2013

    Telugu superstar Nagarjuna and Richa Gangopadhyaya will be sharing space in the film titled 'Bhai'. The film is directed by 'Aha Naa Pellanta' (new) and 'Poola Rangadu' fame Veerabhadram Chowdary. The actors are currently busy shooting for the film. Recently, the actors headed to Slovenia to shoot the song sequences for...