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Bio-Pics: Where does reality end and fiction begin?

In innumerable historicals ( Mughal-E-Azam, Tajmahal, Jodhaa Akbar, Noorjehan, Jhansi Ki Rani, the forthcoming Manikarnika and many more), real people have always been shown in a dramatically heightened fashion in Hindi cinema. When subjects like Bose—The ... Bollywood Hungama, 3 weeks ago

Do filmmakers have rights and liberties to distort history?

A lot of Indian films have come under the scanner for allegedly distorting history or for overdramatizing the characters portrayed in their films. A few of such Indian films are Bandit Queen, Aśoka, Mangal Pandey: The Rising, Jodhaa Akbar, Mohenjo Daro , ...
 Bollywood Hungama1 month ago

Books: Netflix's shuddh desi inspiration

The digital entertainer has found a treasure trove in books by Indian authors. Saif Ali Khan in Sacred Games.Netflix's first original series in India is based on Vikram Chandra's novel of the same name.Photograph: Courtesy Netflix.   Netflix Inc recently released the first look of Sacred Games, it's first original series in India. It also announced three new Indian original series, raising the number of original productions out of India so far to seven shows. 'We are proud to ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Nature’s Myths

THE VERDANT HILLS which fuel most of Ruskin Bond’s works are malleable enough to double up as foreboding landscapes for his chilly ghost tales and paragons of a boyhood paradise. In Bond’s latest collection of poetry I Was the Wind Last Night , he opts ...
 Open Magazine3 weeks ago

Amitabh Bachchan turns singer and composer for '102 Not Out'

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has sung and composed a song for his upcoming film 102 Not Out. The 75-year-old actor announced the news on Twitter and also shared some pictures from the shoot rehearsals of the track, which will be choreographed by noted ...
 DNA3 weeks ago

Creativity challenged as fringe groups thrive

Be it Sanjay Leela Bhansali 's historical dramas, 'Padmaavat' and 'Bajirao Mastani' or Ashutosh Gowariker's period-movie, 'Jodhaa Akbar' all of them faced a lot of opposition. One common factor in the protests against these movies by the fringe groups was the ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

Bollywood game for period films even after 'Padmaavat' drama

The film industry is in no mood to compromise on its "creative freedom" and fascination towards history, even as the controversy around "Padmaavat" is far from over. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed film, which was originally titled "Padmavati", got mired ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Prasoon Joshi: No cuts in Padmavat

'This was an unprecedented and tough situation.''I am glad that following a balanced approach we resolved the task at hand in a pragmatic and positive manner.' Prasoon Joshi, chairman, Central Board of Film Certification, discusses the Padmavat controversy with Subhash K Jha.   Are there numerous cuts as a few media houses are saying? Incorrect. There are no cuts suggested in this film by CBFC -- only five modifications. These are as follows: Firstly, to change the disclaimer clearly to ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Bollywood Hungama

EXCLUSIVE: CBFC Chairman Prasoon Joshi clarifies on Padmavati title change and censor cuts

Sanjay Leela Bhansali and his Padmavati producers Viacom18 Motion Pictures have been under quite pressure. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) had resent the film back to the makers and the protests against the film were never-ending. Today, it was ...
 Bollywood Hungama2 months ago BREAKING: CBFC views Padmavati, grants U/A certificate; title changed to Padmavat  Bollywood Hungama2 months ago

No cuts ordered, only five modifications: CBFC chief on 'Padmavati'

Mumbai: The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has not suggested any cuts in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati , but has asked for five modifications for the movie to get a U/A certificate, censor board chairperson Prasoon Joshi clarified on Saturday.
 Sify2 months ago CBFC to clear Padmavati with modifications, and name changed to Padmavat  Rediff.com2 months ago Padmavati an attempt to mix legend with history: Historian on CBFC panel  Rediff.com2 months ago
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