Mani Ratnam

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COVID-19 and films: How the pandemic is changing cinema

04 Jun 2020

COVID-19 and films: How the pandemic is changing cinema

They say films are a reflection of the society.

Deepika rejects Pradeep Sarkar's film; Aishwarya to be roped in?

18 Jan 2020

Deepika rejects Pradeep Sarkar's film; Aishwarya to be roped in?

Deepika Padukone has reportedly turned down an offer from Pradeep Sarkar to portray renowned Bengali courtesan-turned-actress Binodini Dasi in an upcoming Bollywood film.

#HappyBirthdayRahman: Celebrating the man, his music and magic

06 Jan 2020

#HappyBirthdayRahman: Celebrating the man, his music and magic

Call him what you may, Mozart of Madras, Isai Puyal (musical storm) or Allah Rakha Rahman, he rules over millions of hearts.

Aaradhya delivers powerful performance at school annual day; Amitabh elated

22 Dec 2019

Aaradhya delivers powerful performance at school annual day; Amitabh elated

Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan's daughter Aaradhya Bachchan's powerful performance on women empowerment at her school annual day is winning hearts on the internet.

Can't silence us: Fresh letter condemns sedition case against celebrities

09 Oct 2019

Can't silence us: Fresh letter condemns sedition case against celebrities

Three months ago, 49 celebrities wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the rise in mob lynching incidents, but they were slapped with sedition charges. They were accused of ruining India's "image".

Celebrities, who wrote to Modi about mob-lynching, charged with SEDITION

04 Oct 2019

Celebrities, who wrote to Modi about mob-lynching, charged with SEDITION

An FIR has been registered against celebrities, including filmmakers Mani Ratnam, Aparna Sen, and historian Ramachandra Guha, who wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over rising incidents of mob lynching.

Halloween is next month: Aishwarya's look slammed by Indian designer

02 Oct 2019

Halloween is next month: Aishwarya's look slammed by Indian designer

Last week, former Miss World and Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan made her Paris Fashion Week debut, and garnered mixed reactions to her look, to say the least.

Aishwarya Rai looks amazing in her throwback baby shower pictures

11 Sep 2019

Aishwarya Rai looks amazing in her throwback baby shower pictures

It has been 12 years since Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai got married.

This is Aishwarya's beauty advice to daughter Aaradhya

26 Aug 2019

This is Aishwarya's beauty advice to daughter Aaradhya

Bollywood icon Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is known not only for her exemplary onscreen performances, but also her charming looks.

#TravelBytes: Five places where popular Bollywood movies were filmed

18 Aug 2019

#TravelBytes: Five places where popular Bollywood movies were filmed

From the beautiful beaches of Goa to the fascinating forts of Rajasthan, Bollywood has gone to various amazing places, making them even more iconic in the process.

Aishwarya roped in for her 'guru' Mani Ratnam's 'Ponniyin Selvan'

26 Jul 2019

Aishwarya roped in for her 'guru' Mani Ratnam's 'Ponniyin Selvan'

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who was last seen in Fanney Khan in 2018, has been roped in for ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan.

62 celebrities, including Kangana, slam open letter to PM

26 Jul 2019

62 celebrities, including Kangana, slam open letter to PM

Days after 49 personalities wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to do something about lynching incidents, 62 celebrities shot back slamming their "selective outrage".

Internet thought it found Aishwarya's look-alike. Ummm...We disagree

10 May 2019

Internet thought it found Aishwarya's look-alike. Ummm...We disagree

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who is known for her flawless beauty, now has competition.

#HappyBirthdayRahman: Celebrating the man, his music and magic

06 Jan 2019

#HappyBirthdayRahman: Celebrating the man, his music and magic

Call him what you may, Mozart of Madras, Isai Puyal (musical storm) or Allah Rakha Rahman, he rules over millions of hearts.

Had suicidal thoughts till 25 years of age: AR Rahman

04 Nov 2018

Had suicidal thoughts till 25 years of age: AR Rahman

Before the country recognized the talent of AR Rahman, the celebrated composer says there was a phase in his life where he felt like a failure and thought about ending his life almost every day.

After 8 years, Abhi-Ash to do a movie together

31 Jul 2018

After 8 years, Abhi-Ash to do a movie together

Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai finally agreed to do 'Gulab Jamun', Anurag Kashyap's movie, after hesitating for months.

#26YearsOfSRK: 5 unconventional films that actually made him King Khan

25 Jun 2018

#26YearsOfSRK: 5 unconventional films that actually made him King Khan

It has been 26 years since we first saw Shah Rukh Khan on celluloid. He made his Bollywood debut in 1992 with 'Deewana' on this very day.

Anil Kapoor completes 35 years in Hindi film industry

23 Jun 2018

Anil Kapoor completes 35 years in Hindi film industry

Anil Kapoor, who completes 35 years in Hindi film industry, says the key to his longevity is the disciplined routine he has followed throughout his career and the determination to evolve with each passing day.

As Aishwarya completes two decades, Rekha pens an emotional letter

17 Mar 2018

As Aishwarya completes two decades, Rekha pens an emotional letter

Congratulatory messages have been pouring in for Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as she has completed two decades in the Indian film industry.

Padmaavat: Here's what happens when 'I' is dropped

14 Jan 2018

Padmaavat: Here's what happens when 'I' is dropped

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Padmavati is now called Padmaavat.

Celebrating AR Rahman: The man, his music and his magic

06 Jan 2018

Celebrating AR Rahman: The man, his music and his magic

Call him what you may, Mozart of Madras, Isai Puyal (music storm) or Allah Rakha Rahman, he rules over millions of hearts like he did when his soulful, haunting music first surfaced on the Indian musicverse 25 years ago. The year was 1992, the movie, Mani Ratnam's Roja.

The Bahubali Effect - South re-releases look to strike gold

17 May 2017

The Bahubali Effect - South re-releases look to strike gold

Only two weeks after release, the Hindi version of 'Bahubali: The Conclusion' emerged as the highest grosser of all-time, surpassing Aamir Khan's 'Dangal'.