Utv Motion Pictures

  • Big studios are starting to help indie films: Hansal Mehta September 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Hansal Mehta whose 'Shahid' is being released in India by UTV Motion Pictures, is happy that big studios are finally helping independent films. Mehta's comeback film, based on the life of lawyer and human rights activist, Shahid Azmi, who was assassinated in 2010 in Mumbai, is releasing...
  • Watch: The 'happy team' of Chennai Express on its success August 26, 2013

    Shah Rukh Khan and Rohit Shetty on the box office success of Chennai Express and more. ...
  • 'Chennai Express' trailer crosses 2 million mark on YouTube June 17, 2013

    Mumbai: The trailer of superstar Shahrukh Khan starrer 'Chennai Express' has crossed the 2 million mark on Youtube just four days after its launch. The actioncomedy directed by Rohit Shetty also stars Deepika Padukone, who plays a South Indian in the film, has dubbed in the typical southern accent. This is...
  • UTV banking on 'Himmatwala' to promote 'Chennai Express' March 21, 2013

    With Ajay Devgn's strong success rate at the box office, UTV Motion Pictures is reportedly planning to release Shah Rukh Khan's 'Chennai Express' riding on Devgn's 'Himmatwala'. IF this is executed then it means that if single screens want to screen 'Himmatwala' they will have to agree to screen UTV's...
  • UTV announces next Tamil film 'Sigaram Thodu' January 3, 2013

    Chennai: 'Sigaram Thodu' is the next Tamil offering from UTV Motion Pictures. It will feature actor Vikram Prabhu in the lead. Gaurav of 'Thoonga Nagaram' fame is the writer and director of the film. The preproduction work for 'Sigaram Thodu' commenced Wednesday, and the film's shooting is expected to begin from April...
  • A very private mehendi ceremony for Vidya Balan December 13, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan, set to wed Siddharth Roy Kapur, opted for a private mehndi ceremony at her Khar residence here Wednesday night. It was attended by her family members, and Vidya's favourite, veteran actress Rekha marked her presence. Vidya wore a yellow sari in typical Bengali style with floral ornaments....
  • Team 'Mugamoodi' moves Europe for shooting songs July 25, 2012

    Two songs from 'Mugamoodi', 'Vaayamoodi Summa Iruda' and 'Maayavi' will be canned in the scenic locales of Europe. Buzz is that one of the songs will be shot in Switzerland. The team will be leaving on July 26 to Europe for a ten day schedule. Starring Jiiva, Pooja Hegde and...
  • Mohanlal's 'Grand Master' releases May 3 April 25, 2012

    UTV Motion Pictures' first ever Malayalam film, 'Grand Master' sees a grand worldwide release come May 3! The film stars Mohanlal, Narain, Anup Menon, Jagathy Sree Kumar, Priyamani, Roma, Seetha, Fathima Babu and several others with music by Deepak Dev. The film is helmed by Unnikrishnan. 'Grand Master' is being...
  • What makes a Bollywood blockbuster August 8, 2011

    Mumbai: If you want to see what a "hit" Bollywood film looks like, you might have to make the trip to the rundown Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai. For more than 15 years now, the theatre has played a matinee show of the same film Aditya Chopra's 'Dilwale Dulhania...
  • UTV targets international TV networks, signs multiple deals May 26, 2011

    UTV Motion Pictures have a fivefilm deal with a leading media firm in Seoul for exclusive terrestrial TV rights for films like "Jodhaa Akbar" and "Wake Up Sid". "The fact that a few Indian films have performed well at the (South) Korean box office, and that the Korean broadcast networks are...
  • Anurag Kashyap clinches threeyear deal with UTV October 16, 2009

    He will reportedly direct four to five movies with the production house. ...
  • Jagannath body files FIR against Kaminey makers August 25, 2009

    Bhubaneswar: A first information report (FIR) was filed on Monday against the director and producer of Kaminey for allegedly denigrating Lord Jagannath in the film. The FIR has been filed by Jagannath Sena Sangathan at a police station in Puri alleging that Lord Jagannath has been shown in poor light in...
  • I would love to direct Farhan, says Karan Johar March 10, 2009

    Karan Johar likes to do things in style. Which is why he can turn even a drab press conference into an entertaining yet insightful interaction. Announcing the much anticipated tieup between Johar's Dharma Productions and Ronnie Screwvala's UTV Motion Pictures, both Karan and Ronnie were amused at how everyone except...
  • Watch: Karan's Dostana with UTV, shifting loyalties March 9, 2009

    Karan Johar shifted loyalties to UTV Motion Pictures for his 2 forthcoming productions. ...