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  • 'Sholay': Behind the scene photos and stills from deleted scenes March 22, 2014

    "Holi kab hai...kab hai holi?" Anyone and everyone who has grown up on a steady diet of Bollywood films will know that this cult dialogue is from the hit '70s film 'Sholay'. The film, which was re-released in theatres in 3D earlier this year, saw a renewed interest in the younger...
  • Leader Talk: In conversation with Brian Lara and Ronnie Screwvala February 17, 2014

    IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to Brian Lara, former West Indies Captain and Ronnie Screwvala, philanthropist and founder of UTV....
  • UTV to distribute five Malayalam films November 7, 2013

    New Delhi: UTV Motion Pictures Tuesday announced that it will handle the India theatrical distribution rights of five films in Malayalam. The titles include Mohanlalstarrer 'Koothara', directed by Srinath Rajendran. The other films in the lineup are Jisjoy's 'Bicycle Thieves', Albey's 'Pournami', Jinu G. Daniel's 'Rasputin' and Azad Alavil's 'Nikkah'. "We are...
  • Siddharth Roy Kapur is a good actor, says Vidya Balan October 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan, who is married to Siddharth Roy Kapur, managing director of Studios, Disney UTV, considers her husband to be a good actor. "I must say Siddharth is a very good actor. He very convincingly says that I look good but I don't believe him all the time," said...
  • Saif Ali Khan, Sajid Khan team up for a comedy film October 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Saif Ali Khan will be doing a multistarrer comedy film with director Sajid Khan. Saif Ali Khan and Sajid Khan are presently working on 'Humshakals', in which Saif is playing a triple role. The duo recently completed the first schedule of their first film together. And now, they have...
  • 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. ...
  • Disney UTV studios make film posters available online July 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Disney UTV Studios has introduced the posters of some 42 of its hit films available online. Posters of films like 'Rang De Basanti', 'Dev D', 'Swades', 'Jodhaa Akbar', 'Barfi!' and 'Paan Singh Tomar' and many other titles are part of the online catalogue. "Our movies have defined the way audiences consume...
  • '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...
  • 'Aashiqui 2' success unbelievable: Kunaal Roy Kapur June 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Kunaal Roy Kapur is happy that his brother Aditya's film 'Aashiqui 2' has crossed the Rs.100 crore mark at the box office. He says it is "unbelievable" for his family. A Mohit Suri directorial, 'Aashiqui 2' features Aditya and actress Shraddha Kapoor in lead roles. "I am just very...
  • Tremendous start at the Box Office for 'Iron Man 3', 'Aashiqui 2' April 26, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Ironman 3', which has Robert Downey Jr reprising his role of superhero industrialist Tony Stark from the first two films as well as last summer's 'The Avengers', got a 100 per cent opening for 3D and 80 per cent for 2D in India, an official Disney UTV spokesperson...
  • Aditya Roy Kapur wants to do a film like 'Delhi Belly' April 14, 2013

    Mumbai: He has his family to fall back upon during any crisis, but otherwise Aditya Roy Kapur would like to make it big in filmdom on his own. The actor says he and his two brothers may think about working together in a movie. Aditya's elder brother Siddharth Roy Kapoor 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 shows strong confidence in 'Kai Po Che!' February 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Considering that the film has no known established stars, Abhishek Kapoor's youthfest 'Kai Po Che!', detailing the crisscrossing luck of three youngsters on the threshold of their lives, has elicited an exceptional confidence level in its producers UTV Motion Pictures. The film was screened at a world premiere at the...
  • 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...
  • Vidya Balan gets married to Siddharth Roy Kapoor December 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Actress Vidya Balan is said to have married Siddharth Roy Kapur, the managing director of Studios, Disney UTV, in an early morning ceremony at a temple in Chembur on Friday. It was a very private affair attended only by the family members of both sides, reported MidDay. Balan's marriage...
  • 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....
  • Ranbir beats cousin Kareena in box office race September 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Ranbir Kapoor's deaf and mute character in 'Barfi!' seems to be giving cousin Kareena Kapoor's glamorous avatar in 'Heroine' a run for her money! The sweet and simple love story of a mute and deaf boy in 'Barfi!' seems to have touched the heartstrings of viewers who are...
  • Business, creativity have to exist together: Zarina Mehta August 8, 2012

    Zarina Mehta Age: 50 Education: BA Economics from St Xavier's College, Mumbai Last Position: Cofounder and Chief Creative Officer, Broadcast, Disney UTV New Position: Managing Trustee, Swades Foundation Interests: Food, books, music Q. You've been one of the cofounders at UTV. What's it like leaving it all now? A: Letting go is the hardest thing...
  • 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...
  • I am dating Siddharth Roy Kapoor: Vidya Balan May 11, 2012

    Melbourne: National award winning actress Vidya Balan has finally come out about her relationship with UTV head Siddharth Roy Kapoor but says she is in no hurry to get married to him. "I don't have any plans yet... and there is no engagement ring yet. It's a while away and I...
  • 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...
  • Amagi's new trick for broadcast advertising March 28, 2012

    Soon, while you are watching a show on national television, you might find yourself watching an advert for the momandpop store down your road. In fact, even today while watching some channels, you might be watching advertising that is being aired only in your city. At the same time, your...
  • Am excited and charged up about TV show: Aamir October 24, 2011

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan, the latest Bollywood star set to make his television debut, confesses he does not know much about the TV industry but that could also work to his advantage as he likes to do things his way. The actorfilmmaker promises that his show, like his films, will be...
  • UTV ties up with Sundar C for 'Masala Cafe' October 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Production company UTV Motion Pictures Monday announced its partnership with Tamil director Sundar C for his comic entertainer 'Masala Cafe', coproduced by his wife, Khushbu Sundar's Avni Cinemax. Sundar C, who has a slew of successful films like "Ullathai Alli Tha", 'Mettukudi', 'Arunachalam' and 'Anbe Sivam' to his credit,...
  • RIL to sign deal with Disney's UTV: Report October 12, 2011

    Mumbai: Reliance Industries (RIL), India's largest listed firm, is set to sign a deal with the Indian unit of Walt Disney, to acquire content for its telecom operations, the Financial Times said. The deal by Reliance with UTV Software, in which Disney controls 50.44 per cent, is expected to be...
  • Want to lead a star's life, watch 'Live My Life' August 18, 2011

    Mumbai: Do you want to spend a day with a superstar? Watch out for UTV Stars' upcoming show "Live My Life" where every week a Bollywood star will handpick a fan and give him or her an opportunity to enjoy the glamorous life for a day. "UTV Stars stands for differentiation...
  • 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...
  • Live concert to promote Salman's 'Ready' May 24, 2011

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is all set for the release of his upcoming film 'Ready'. A new jacket with a fresh pair of diamond studded glasses and Salman khan is ready to promote his next release. The actor made an appearance at a suburban hotel in Mumbai to talk...