Articles about Madhu Mantena

Working on 'Ramayana' trilogy for a global audience: Mantena

02 Jul 2021

Entertainment
Working on 'Ramayana' trilogy for a global audience: Mantena

Producer Madhu Mantena is working on an ambitious, three-part retelling of Ramayana from Valmiki's standpoint and he is confident that the story will have a global appeal with its never-before-seen visuals.

Masaba Gupta opens up on facing racism while growing up

25 Nov 2020

Entertainment
Masaba Gupta opens up on facing racism while growing up

Designer and actor Masaba Gupta recently opened up about facing discrimination due to the color of her skin, while growing up.

Good Bad Films: Anurag Kashyap launches new production banner

01 Jun 2020

Entertainment
Good Bad Films: Anurag Kashyap launches new production banner

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap on Monday announced that he has launched a new production company called Good Bad Films.

Masaba Gupta says she is proud of her 'Caribbean body'

21 Apr 2020

Entertainment
Masaba Gupta says she is proud of her 'Caribbean body'

A strong advocate of body positivity, fashion designer Masaba Gupta has put an inspiring post on Instagram.

Role of a lifetime: Deepika to play Draupadi in 'Mahabharata'

25 Oct 2019

Entertainment
Role of a lifetime: Deepika to play Draupadi in 'Mahabharata'

Deepika Padukone has announced that her next big project will be an adaptation based on the epic, Mahabharata.

Hrithik as Rama, Deepika as Sita for Nitesh Tiwari's next?

02 Aug 2019

Entertainment
Hrithik as Rama, Deepika as Sita for Nitesh Tiwari's next?

The success of Super 30 has translated into a lot of scripts for Hrithik Roshan.

Has Bollywood forgotten #MeToo allegations against Vikas Bahl already?

16 Jul 2019

Entertainment
Has Bollywood forgotten #MeToo allegations against Vikas Bahl already?

We all remember Vikas Bahl: The man who directed Queen, a film on women empowerment, and the man who was also named in #MeToo.

Hrithik v/s Kangana: The clash between class and crass

10 May 2019

Entertainment
Hrithik v/s Kangana: The clash between class and crass

Ever since it was announced Hrithik Roshan's Super 30 and his arch nemesis Kangana Ranaut's Mental Hai Kya would clash at the box office, there was constant buzz.

#MeToo effect: Fate of 'Sacred Games' Season 2 uncertain

11 Oct 2018

Entertainment
#MeToo effect: Fate of 'Sacred Games' Season 2 uncertain

The second season of 'Sacred Games', the Indian Netflix original which garnered widespread applaud, is in jeopardy in the wake of #MeToo movement which led to the dissolution of Phantom Films.

#MeToo: MAMI removes AIB, Rajat Kapoor's films from its line-up

09 Oct 2018

Entertainment
#MeToo: MAMI removes AIB, Rajat Kapoor's films from its line-up

The Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) announced yesterday that the festival has decided to drop AIB's 'Chintu Ka Birthday' and Rajat Kapoor's 'Kadakh' from its showcase as #MeToo storm gathers speed.

#Time'sUpVikasBahl: Director sexually assaults employee, Anurag Kashyap remains silent

06 Oct 2018

Entertainment
#Time'sUpVikasBahl: Director sexually assaults employee, Anurag Kashyap remains silent

As is commonly known, Vikas Bahl was one of the co-founders of Phantom Films production house, along with notable names like Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane and Madhu Mantena.

No more 'Fuh se' Phantom: Kashyap, others dissolve production house

06 Oct 2018

Entertainment
No more 'Fuh se' Phantom: Kashyap, others dissolve production house

Phantom Films was one of the leading Indian production houses until recently.

Soon, a web-series on underworld and D-Company by RGV

27 Jul 2018

Entertainment
Soon, a web-series on underworld and D-Company by RGV

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma is once again set to explore the subject of "underworld", this time in a web series.

Producers of Rs. 500cr 'Ramayana' film signed MoU with UP-govt

23 Feb 2018

Entertainment
Producers of Rs. 500cr 'Ramayana' film signed MoU with UP-govt

One of the producers of a planned Rs. 500cr film on 'Ramayana' signed an MoU with the UP government's cinema arm, Film Bandhu.

Mohanlal's Mahabharatham controversy: Protests over name

25 May 2017

Entertainment
Mohanlal's Mahabharatham controversy: Protests over name

'Mahabharatham', a mega Rs. 1000cr movie in the works, already has its first controversy: pro-Hindu group Kerala Hindu Aikya Vedi has opposed its release unless the name is changed.

Ramayana 3D film trilogy with Rs. 500cr budget

11 May 2017

Entertainment
Ramayana 3D film trilogy with Rs. 500cr budget

After Mahabharata, Ramayana will be the next to be translated to the silver screen.

'Queen' director Vikas Bahl allegedly molested Phantom employee

06 Apr 2017

Entertainment
'Queen' director Vikas Bahl allegedly molested Phantom employee

A Phantom employee has alleged she was molested by filmmaker Vikas Bahl during a trip to Goa.