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  • 'Sholay': Behind the scene photos and stills from deleted scenes 22-03-2014 10:58 AM

    "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...
  • Leader Talk: In conversation with Brian Lara and Ronnie Screwvala 16-02-2014 04:02 PM

    IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to Brian Lara, former West Indies Captain and Ronnie Screwvala, philanthropist and founder of UTV. ...
  • UTV to distribute five Malayalam films 07-11-2013 02:25 PM

    New Delhi: UTV Motion Pictures Tuesday announced that it will handle the India theatrical distribution rights of five films in Malayalam. The titles include Mohanlal-starrer 'Koothara', directed by Srinath Rajendran. The other films in the line-up are Jisjoy's 'Bicycle Thieves', Albey's 'Pournami', Jinu G. Daniel's 'Rasputin' and Azad Alavil's 'Nikkah'....
  • Siddharth Roy Kapur is a good actor, says Vidya Balan 29-10-2013 01:38 PM

    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,"...
  • Saif Ali Khan, Sajid Khan team up for a comedy film 27-10-2013 02:14 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Saif Ali Khan will be doing a multi-starrer 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...
  • Big studios are starting to help indie films: Hansal Mehta 25-09-2013 10:55 AM

    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 26-08-2013 06:17 PM

    Shah Rukh Khan and Rohit Shetty on the box office success of Chennai Express and more. ...
  • Disney UTV studios make film posters available online 19-07-2013 10:22 AM

    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...
  • 'Chennai Express' trailer crosses 2 million mark on YouTube 17-06-2013 06:21 PM

    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 action-comedy directed by Rohit Shetty also stars Deepika Padukone, who plays a South Indian in the film, has dubbed in the typical southern accent. This...
  • 'Aashiqui 2' success unbelievable: Kunaal Roy Kapur 02-06-2013 10:01 AM

    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...
  • Tremendous start at the Box Office for 'Iron Man 3', 'Aashiqui 2' 26-04-2013 01:57 PM

    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' 14-04-2013 01:00 PM

    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...
  • UTV banking on 'Himmatwala' to promote 'Chennai Express' 21-03-2013 03:15 PM

    UTV Motion Pictures is reportedly planning to release Shah Rukh Khan's 'Chennai Express' riding on Devgn's 'Himmatwala'. ...
  • Vidya Balan gets married to Siddharth Roy Kapoor 14-12-2012 11:20 AM

    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 Mid-Day. Balan's...
  • A very private mehendi ceremony for Vidya Balan 13-12-2012 12:16 PM

    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...
  • Ranbir beats cousin Kareena in box office race 28-09-2012 08:36 AM

    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 08-08-2012 11:04 AM

    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...
  • Team 'Mugamoodi' moves Europe for shooting songs 25-07-2012 11:13 AM

    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 11-05-2012 02:06 PM

    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...
  • Mohanlal's 'Grand Master' releases May 3 25-04-2012 03:35 PM

    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...
  • 99 years later, Raja Harishchandra (1913) goes 3D

    Pixelated |  Soumyadip Choudhury
    In India, cinema isn't just a passion. It is frenzical. We have perhaps inherited this acute addiction from the man who started it all, 99...

  • Amagi's new trick for broadcast advertising 28-03-2012 10:57 AM

    Soon, while you are watching a show on national television, you might find yourself watching an advert for the mom-and-pop 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 24-10-2011 01:18 PM

    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 actor-filmmaker promises that his show, like his films, will be...
  • UTV ties up with Sundar C for 'Masala Cafe' 17-10-2011 07:45 PM

    New Delhi: Production company UTV Motion Pictures Monday announced its partnership with Tamil director Sundar C for his comic entertainer 'Masala Cafe', co-produced 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...
  • RIL to sign deal with Disney's UTV: Report 10-10-2011 12:39 PM

    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' 18-08-2011 06:09 PM

    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...
  • What makes a Bollywood blockbuster 08-08-2011 11:54 AM

    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 26-05-2011 08:56 AM

    UTV Motion Pictures have a five-film 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...