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#NationalAwards: Manoj Bajpayee reveals several producers had ditched 'Bhonsle'

23 Mar 2021

#NationalAwards: Manoj Bajpayee reveals several producers had ditched 'Bhonsle'

Manoj Bajpayee was judged as the Best Actor by the jury of 67th National Film Awards for his film Bhonsle.

'Chhichhore' director speaks on winning National Award without Sushant

23 Mar 2021

'Chhichhore' director speaks on winning National Award without Sushant

Yesterday, it was announced that Sushant Singh Rajput's last theatrical release Chhichhore has won the National Award in the Best Hindi (Feature) Film category.

Saif Ali Khan calls award shows "a whole big tamasha"

08 Oct 2020

Saif Ali Khan calls award shows "a whole big tamasha"

Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan, in a recent interview, spoke candidly about shooting in the times of the pandemic, his family, his second baby with wife Kareena Kapoor Khan and Indian award shows.

Bollywood lyricists unite, demand credit on streaming platforms

31 Jul 2020

Bollywood lyricists unite, demand credit on streaming platforms

Some of the best-known Hindi film songwriters, including Varun Grover, Swanand Kirkire, Neelesh Mishra and Anvita Dutt have come together for a unique music video, thereby urging music streaming platforms to grant them proper credits.

RIP Irrfan Khan: The maverick's five best movie performances

29 Apr 2020

RIP Irrfan Khan: The maverick's five best movie performances

There has been no actor like Irrfan Khan, and there won't be another.

'Jamtara' [Netflix] review: A gripping tale of Jharkhand's cybercrime gangs

20 Jan 2020

'Jamtara' [Netflix] review: A gripping tale of Jharkhand's cybercrime gangs

Jamtara, an otherwise ignored, underdeveloped city/district in Jharkhand, suddenly came to national attention a couple of years back, when police teams from as many as 12 different states visited the area and made countless arrests in relation to several phishing scams originating from there.

My hero: Abhishek congratulates Amitabh for Dadasaheb Phalke award

30 Dec 2019

My hero: Abhishek congratulates Amitabh for Dadasaheb Phalke award

On Sunday, actor Abhishek Bachchan took to his Instagram to pen a heartfelt note for father and veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan after the latter was conferred with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award.

Why will Ayushmann Khurrana skip his next, 'Dream Girl' promotions?

30 Aug 2019

Why will Ayushmann Khurrana skip his next, 'Dream Girl' promotions?

Ayushmann Khurrana's career is on a roll these days.

Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Andhadhun' to release in South Korea next week

24 Aug 2019

Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Andhadhun' to release in South Korea next week

Ayushmann Khurrana's 2018 release Andhadhun is going places.

This is how much Ayushmann charged for an advertisement

20 Aug 2019

This is how much Ayushmann charged for an advertisement

Ayushmann Khurrana has established himself as a bankable actor, after delivering back-to-back hits (Andhadhun, Badhaai Ho and Article 15) and winning a National Award.

Five Hollywood flicks that were inspired from Bollywood hit films

16 Aug 2019

Five Hollywood flicks that were inspired from Bollywood hit films

It's a known fact that Bollywood copies other countries' works, unabashedly.

'Badhaai Ho' actress Surekha Sikhri is recovering from stroke

14 Aug 2019

'Badhaai Ho' actress Surekha Sikhri is recovering from stroke

Surekha Sikri, who won a National Award for her performance in Badhaai Ho, revealed that she has been recovering from stroke for ten months now.

Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Badhaai Ho' gears up for an entertaining sequel

12 Aug 2019

Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Badhaai Ho' gears up for an entertaining sequel

Ayushmann Khurrana's Badhaai Ho, which bagged two awards at the 66th National Film Awards, is all set to have a sequel.

Zaira to not promote her next, 'The Sky Is Pink'?

02 Jul 2019

Zaira to not promote her next, 'The Sky Is Pink'?

Dangal star Zaira Wasim left all shocked after she announced her decision to quit acting, as her "relationship with religion was threatened."

Bhansali set to launch niece, Javed Jaffrey's son in 'Malaal'

18 May 2019

Bhansali set to launch niece, Javed Jaffrey's son in 'Malaal'

Veteran Bollywood filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali is all set to launch his niece, Shermin Sehgal, and Meezan Jaffrey, son of noted dancer and actor Javed Jaffrey in his upcoming movie, titled Malaal.

'Kaala', 'Masaan' shortlisted for first Dalit Film Festival in US

13 Feb 2019

'Kaala', 'Masaan' shortlisted for first Dalit Film Festival in US

Art seeks to comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable, giving voices to those who are silenced by societal structures of oppression.

#RIPMrinalSen: Legendary Bengali filmmaker dies of heart attack

30 Dec 2018

#RIPMrinalSen: Legendary Bengali filmmaker dies of heart attack

Bengali cinema is often believed to have been taken to new heights by 3 directors who gained recognition at a global stage for being pioneer filmmakers. The first two are Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak.

Negatives of five of my films in poor shape: Buddhadeb

25 Nov 2018

Negatives of five of my films in poor shape: Buddhadeb

The negatives of five acclaimed celluloid works of eminent filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta are in very bad shape and need immediate restoration.

Stardom easiest way for actors to get corrupted: Naseeruddin Shah

12 Nov 2018

Stardom easiest way for actors to get corrupted: Naseeruddin Shah

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah has no qualms in accepting that he has worked for money in some films but says the more tempting way for an actor to get corrupted is by becoming a star.

Manipuri filmmaker urges GIFF to screen movies in other NE-states

27 Oct 2018

Manipuri filmmaker urges GIFF to screen movies in other NE-states

Manipur filmmaker Haobam Paban Kumar has suggested that the movies that are being screened at the ongoing Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF) should be shown in other northeastern states.

My age group is little tricky, says actor Riddhi Sen

01 Oct 2018

My age group is little tricky, says actor Riddhi Sen

Riddhi Sen, the youngest actor to win National Award, says he is lucky to have been offered different projects as he believes it is tough for artistes his age to find interesting roles.

#RIPKalpanaLajmi: Director of 'Rudaali' passes away after battling kidney cancer

23 Sep 2018

#RIPKalpanaLajmi: Director of 'Rudaali' passes away after battling kidney cancer

Noted filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi passed away on Sunday morning at 61.

Emotional Rani remembers Sridevi, says 'she was my inspiration'

13 Sep 2018

Emotional Rani remembers Sridevi, says 'she was my inspiration'

Sridevi was a legendary actress and her untimely death left millions devastated.

#TurramKhan: Rajkummar Rao, Nushrat Bharucha to reunite after eight years

11 Sep 2018

#TurramKhan: Rajkummar Rao, Nushrat Bharucha to reunite after eight years

After basking on the success of his recent release 'Stree', Rajkummar Rao has been rolled for Hansal Mehta's upcoming directorial 'Turram Khan'.

Rajkummar Rao talks about being replaced by someone

06 Sep 2018

Rajkummar Rao talks about being replaced by someone

Rajkummar Rao, who was last seen in 'Stree', is touted be one of the best actors in the industry.

Now, a movie on Aadhaar featuring Vineet of 'Mukkabaaz' fame

28 Aug 2018

Now, a movie on Aadhaar featuring Vineet of 'Mukkabaaz' fame

According to reports, Vineet Kumar Singh of 'Mukkabaaz' fame is now part of a project called 'Aadhaar'.

Kajol's 'Helicopter Eela' gets a new release date

24 Aug 2018

Kajol's 'Helicopter Eela' gets a new release date

Kajol's 'Helicopter Eela' has been pushed back by a month owing to the ill health of director Pradeep Sarkar.

Kangana-Rajkummar reveal 'Mental Hai Kya' release date

03 Jul 2018

Kangana-Rajkummar reveal 'Mental Hai Kya' release date

The suspense around the release date of Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao starrer 'Mental Hai Kya' has finally come to an end.

Can 'Sanju' beat these 5 Indian biopics?

26 Jun 2018

Can 'Sanju' beat these 5 Indian biopics?

Ranbir Kapoor's 'Sanju' is arguably the most eagerly-awaited biopic in recent times. The buzz for the Rajkumar Hirani directorial is unprecedented and a tsunami is expected at the box office on June 29.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui dedicates his IIFA award to 'Mom' co-star Sridevi

25 Jun 2018

Nawazuddin Siddiqui dedicates his IIFA award to 'Mom' co-star Sridevi

In a heartfelt gesture, Nawazuddin Siddiqui has dedicated his win at IIFA 2018 to late Bollywood legend Sridevi.

John opens up on clash with Akshay at box office

16 Jun 2018

John opens up on clash with Akshay at box office

John Abraham's "Satyameva Jayate" and Akshay Kumar's "Gold" will face-off at the box-office this Independence Day but the "Madras Cafe" star says the love the duo shares would stay the same.

#FightForJustice: This 80-year-old award-winning-teacher's been fighting for 'reward' for six-decades

10 Jun 2018

#FightForJustice: This 80-year-old award-winning-teacher's been fighting for 'reward' for six-decades

Ramavtar Sharma, a winner of National Award to Teachers, has been chasing officials for his extra increment reward for nearly six decades.

'Uri': Check out Paresh Rawal's awe-inspiring look as Ajit Doval

09 Jun 2018

'Uri': Check out Paresh Rawal's awe-inspiring look as Ajit Doval

Paresh Rawal is among those few Bollywood actors who got better and better with time.

Irrfan Khan is responding well to treatment

26 May 2018

Irrfan Khan is responding well to treatment

Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, who directed Irrfan Khan in 'Piku', has shared a positive update on his health.

Vicky Kaushal getting trained by Indian Army personnel for 'Uri'

25 May 2018

Vicky Kaushal getting trained by Indian Army personnel for 'Uri'

Vicky Kaushal, after the phenomenal success of 'Raazi', has moved on to his next film titled 'Uri'.

Boney Kapoor opens up on living life without Sridevi

25 May 2018

Boney Kapoor opens up on living life without Sridevi

It has been three months since Sridevi left for the heavenly adobe but her bereaved family- husband Boney Kapoor and daughters Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor - is still figuring out a way of leading their lives without her.

Amyra Dastur joins 'Mental Hai Kya' as Rajkummar's love interest

23 May 2018

Amyra Dastur joins 'Mental Hai Kya' as Rajkummar's love interest

Amyra Dastur becomes the latest actor to join the cast of "Mental Hai Kya" alongside Rajkummar Rao and Kangana Ranaut.

Indian film 'Nakkash' makes it to the Cannes film festival

21 May 2018

Indian film 'Nakkash' makes it to the Cannes film festival

Indian film "Nakkash", focused on communal harmony, made it to the recent 71st Cannes film festival which concluded on Saturday.

Kajol to unveil her wax-statue in Singapore with daughter Nysa

19 May 2018

Kajol to unveil her wax-statue in Singapore with daughter Nysa

Kajol is all set to fly to Singapore for the unveiling of her wax statue at the prestigious Madame Tussauds.

Kajol's next has been titled 'Eela', will release in September

17 May 2018

Kajol's next has been titled 'Eela', will release in September

Kajol, who was last seen in 2017 Tamil film 'VIP 2' alongside Dhanush, is all set to star in 'Eela'.