GURGAON: On the opening day, they were queuing up two hours before the start. And when Gulzar was holding forth, with a poetic sensibility and eloquence only he can summon, one hall wasn't big enough. The 's visit to Bhopal turned out to be an ... Times of India, 3 weeks ago
Mumbai: Members of the film fraternity have slammed MNS's "ultimatum" to Pakistani artistes. Artistes and activists in Mumbai said cultural ties and exchanges encourage the prospect of dialogue and peace and, if any elements threaten them, the ...Times of India, 1 month ago Uri attack: Film fraternity backs artistes, asks government to give them cover Times of India, 1 month ago
Umrika, which won the audience award in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section at the Sundance Film Festival in 2015, finally releases in India. Aseem Chhabra spoke to its director Prashant Nair before he traveled to Sundance. Prashant Nair was trained as an electrical engineering at Purdue University and then worked in New York City in the Web agency world. He later started a social media company in Paris. Nair had long held the desire to make films and finally at 32 he quit his work ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
This week, when India is celebrating the rage and aggression of our female athletes in Rio - the very emotions that are often not encouraged in Indian women - a somewhat similar discussion took place in JNU. The discussion revolved around the ...Times of India, 2 months ago
Old songs, retro fashion, 1980s pop culture, childhood icons and sharing space with Kundan Shah on paper, the theme of Sukanya Verma's super-filmi week was consistently nostalgic. Monday Nothing like a smattering of the 1960s' sparkle to perk up a monotonous Monday -- even better if it leads to useless trivia. And so after Shah Rukh and Aamir Khan, Sharmila Tagore is the latest actor to catch my eye wearing the same outfit in two different movies. It's a lovely fawn-coloured churidar ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'This may seem like a lyrical lamenting of a writer, but it is the sad reality in and outside the industry. In films, nine out of 10 times the writer's name is not mentioned in posters, publicity or even reviews.' Screenwriter Anjum Rajabali and actress-writer Preeti Mamgain hope to make way for Bollywood's writers. Discourse is the first step towards change and realisation. One such event to generate lots of interest within the film writer fraternity and remind why pen is, indeed, mightier ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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