Mumbai Film Festival: News

17 Aug 2021


Priyanka Chopra Jonas named MAMI Film Festival chairperson

Actor-producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas on Tuesday was announced as the chairperson of the Jio MAMI Film Festival, almost four months after Deepika Padukone stepped down from the position.

13 Jan 2019


#MeToo: Hirani accused of sexual assault on sets of 'Sanju'

Another big name of Bollywood bites the dust in the post #MeToo era. A woman has come forward accusing director Rajkumar Hirani of sexual assault while on the sets of Sanju.

24 Oct 2018


Mumbai Film Festival: Ere Gowda's film withdrawn amid #MeToo allegations

After Kannada director Ere Gowda was accused of sexual harassment, the producers of 'Balekempa' on Wednesday withdrew the film, which is Gowda's directorial debut, from the Mumbai Film Festival.

11 Oct 2018

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#MeToo effect: Aamir Khan leaves Subhash Kapoor's upcoming directorial 'Mogul'

In wake of the ongoing #MeToo movement, Aamir Khan has left Gulshan Kumar's biopic after allegations of sexual harassment were leveled against its director Subhash Kapoor.

10 Oct 2018


In wake of #MeToo, Kashyap addresses consent, male-privilege and complicity

As Bollywood's #MeToo snowballed, Anurag Kashyap dissolved his production house, Phantom Films, as co-founder, Vikas Bahl was accused of sexual misconduct.

12 Jul 2018


4 heavily underrated Hindi movies of 2018

So far, 2018 has been a great year for movies. We've seen big releases like 'Padmaavat', 'Race 3', and 'Sanju'.

09 Jan 2018


Anurag Kashyap thanks CBFC and Smriti Irani for 'Mukkabaaz'

As Anurag Kashyap's directorial 'Mukkabaaz' got a U/A certificate from the CBFC, he said he is grateful to censor board chief Prasoon Joshi for a "reasonable, rational and empowering experience".

21 Nov 2017


Jury-members request I&B ministry to reconsider decision on 'S Durga'

IFFI 2017 had quite a grand opening with Bollywood biggies Shah Rukh Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Sridevi gracing the event.

27 Sep 2017


Sexy Durga can't be screened, may hurt sentiments: I&B Ministry

After having won accolades at international festivals across the world, it looks like Malayalam film Sexy Durga wouldn't be screened in its home country, India.