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'Court', 'Chauranga', 'Killa' bag awards at Mumbai film fest

Mumbai, Oct 21 : The 16th Mumbai Film Festival came to a close Tuesday evening with films "Court", "Chauranga" and "Killa" bagging the top honours.

Saif Ali Khan poses with pants down

New Delhi, Oct 21 : Actor-producer Saif Ali Khan was caught and clicked with his pants down while shooting for his new film "Happy Ending".

'Going Home' a special short film, says Alia Bhatt

Mumbai, Oct 21 : If the masses loved her in movies like "Highway" and "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania", Alia Bhatt has again won many a heart. Her latest short film "Going Home", based on women's safety, has gone viral on social networking site. The actress says the film is close to her.

'Tevar' has a realistic tone: Arjun Kapoor

Mumbai, Oct 21 : His next release is "Tevar" and Arjun Kapoor says that the film may be a remake of Telugu film "Okkaddu", but its realistic tone would make it a different watch.

Gulzar praises Himachal environment protection initiatives

Shimla, Oct 21 : Noted lyricist, poet and writer Gulzar called on Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh at his residence here Tuesday and praised the state's initiatives for protecting the environment.

Why is Priyanka Chopra upset?

Mumbai, Oct 21 : Actress Priyanka Chopra had to cancel her pre-Diwali plans as she is down with an eye infection. And now she is fuming.

He had passion for life: Uday on father Yash Chopra

Mumbai, Oct 21 : He was known as the 'King of Romance' and on Yash Chopra's second death anniversary Tuesday, his son Uday Chopra said the filmmaker had a passion for life that was unequalled.

We need unbiased sources to share box office collections: Arjun Kapoor

Mumbai, Oct 21 : Actor Arjun Kapoor, son of producer Boney Kapoor, Tuesday said that it is time to formalise the information platform giving figures about box office collections of the releases.

Don't think Pritam is honest: Natasa Stankovic post-eviction

Mumbai, Oct 21 : Serbian model-actress Natasa Stankovic, the latest one to be evicted from "Bigg Boss 8" house, holds no hard feelings against any housemate -- but she dislikes the energies of some.

Sonakshi Sinha to make movies with brothers

Mumbai, Oct 21 : Actress Sonakshi Sinha is ready to produce films with her older twin brothers Luv and Kussh.

Indian film industry to get its first international box-office tracking service

Washington, Oct 21 : Rentrak has recently announced that it is set to launch its box-office tracking services in India.

Happy Dhanteras wishes B-Town

Mumbai, Oct 21 : Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan and Sridevi wished good health, peace and more on the occasion of Dhanteras Tuesday, when people traditionally buy gold and utensils.

Pakistani film industry witnessing rebirth: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

By Radhika Bhirani, New Delhi, Oct 21 : Pakistan's first Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chenoy hopes that her efforts to make animation mainstream in her home country herald a new era in the country's film industry, which is witnessing a "rebirth" with "bold and socially conscious cinema".

No arty film with Salman, says Govinda

Mumbai, Oct 21 : Actor Govinda refused to do a film, the remake of superhit Marathi movie "Shikshanachya Aaicha Gho", offered by friend Salman Khan. He says he isn't interested in doing "arty film" with the superstar.

Sunny Leone professional, punctual: Nageshwar Reddy

Chennai, Oct 21 : Adult movie star and actress Sunny Leone, who is making her Telugu debut with "Current Theega", has impressed everybody with her professionalism, says the film's director G. Nageshwar Reddy.

Enjoyed working in 'Lingaa': Sonakshi Sinha

Chennai, Oct 20 : Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who is making her Tamil debut opposite superstar Rajinikanth in upcoming Tamil actioner "Lingaa", says she thoroughly enjoyed working in the film and also learnt from the experience.

Shyam Benegal's 'Junoon' inspired me to be filmmaker: Imtiaz Ali

Mumbai, Oct 20 : Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali Monday said Shyam Benegal's critically acclaimed film 'Junoon' inspired him to be a director.

For commercial films, SRK right guide for Vivaan: Naseeruddin Shah

Mumbai, Oct 20 : Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah who was Monday present at the 16th MAMI film festival says he has watched his son Vivaan's film "Happy New Year" and has enjoyed it and claims it's a "paisa wasool" film. He also says for commercial films, no one can be better than Shah Rukh as the right guide for his son Vivaan.

'Bang Bang' 2014's highest grossing Bollywood film in North America so far

Washington, Oct 20 : Bollywood film 'Bang Bang' has topped the 2014 charts in North America claiming the number one title.

Irrfan Khan to head Abu Dhabi film fest jury

New Delhi, Oct 20 : Acclaimed actor Irrfan Khan will preside over the Narrative Feature Competition Jury at the forthcoming Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF).

Rekha's TV presence has left tremendous impact: Indra Kumar

By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, Oct 20 : Veteran actress Rekha, who has kept her distance from the small screen, has duly followed the current tradition of appearing on popular TV reality shows to promote her forthcoming release "Super Nani". Director Indra Kumar can't thank her enough.

DDLJ begins its 20th year of run at Maratha Mandir

Mumbai, Oct 20 : Bollywood film "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge", considered an ode to love by many, has started its 20th year of uninterrupted run at the iconic Maratha Mandir cinema hall here.

In two days, Parineeti Chopra turns 26, no b'day plans yet

Mumbai, Oct 20 : Parineeti Chopra will turn 26 Wednesday, and while several stars plan lavish birthday parties much in advance, the actress has no plans as of now.

Saif Ali Khan will shine with 'Happy Ending': Govinda

Mumbai, Oct 20 : Saif Ali Khan's performance in "Happy Ending" will be something to watch out for - if his co-actor Govinda's word is anything to go by.

Shabana Azmi contemplates short haircut

Mumbai, Oct 20 : It seems like veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who once went bald for Deepa Mehta's "Water", is toying with the idea of cutting her hair short again. And she's turned to her Twitter fans for suggestions!

Hope HNY delivers happiness: Shah Rukh Khan

Mumbai, Oct 20 : Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, whose "Happy New Year" releases Friday, hopes that the heist entertainer spreads joy amongst audiences.

YRF present even villain like a hero: Govinda

Mumbai, Oct 20 : Bollywood's comedy king Govinda, who will be seen in a negative role in Yash Raj Films's (YRF) "Kill Dil", is not worried about how his new avatar will be received as he says the production banner manages to present even a villain like a hero.

Deepika Padukone was always a star: Shah Rukh Khan

Mumbai, Oct 20 : Shah Rukh Khan, the producer and hero of Deepika Padukone's debut film "Om Shanti Om", says she has paved the way for her own success and that she always had it in her to be a "star".

Insecurity from masses greatest challenge: Amitabh Bachchan

Mumbai, Oct 20 : Amitabh Bachchan has seen highs and lows in his over 40-year-old career and the megastar, who enjoys a strong fan base all over the globe, says insecurity from the masses is greatest challenge for celebrities.

Music festivals are encouraging local talent: Lucky Ali

By Nivedita, Bangalore, Oct 20 : Lucky Ali, whose simple ballad-style singing and melodious voice are a huge draw for music aficionados -- a proof of which was his latest performance here, says music festivals across the country give an impetus to local talent.

Shah Rukh Khan has immense trust in his technicians: Manush Nandan

By Haricharan Pudipeddi, Chennai, Oct 20 : Cinematographer Manush Nandan, who has worked with Shah Rukh Khan in Farah Khan-directed "Happy New Year", says the Bollywood 'Badshah' trusts his technicians to the core, and without any interference.

Raveena Tandon praises Modi's cleanliness drive

Mathura, Oct 20 : Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon Sunday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cleanliness campaign and appealed to all to lend support to the "swachchta mission."

Seeing local talents in music festivals I feel good: Lucky Ali

By Nivedita, Bangalore, Oct 20 : Bollywood singer, composer and notable figure in the Indian music industry Lucky Ali feels satisfied with the encouragement of local talents in music festivals and says it helps in the growth of the industry.

I'm happy making small films: 'Arunoday' director

Mumbai, Oct 19 : Filmmaker Partho Sen-Gupta's Marathi film "Arunoday", which was recently screened at the ongoing 16th edition of Mumbai Film Festival (MFF), has received a positive response from the audience and the director says he is happy making small films as they give him a lot of control.

Churni's 'Nirbashito' set for world premiere at MFF

Mumbai, Oct 19 : Well-known Bengali actress Churni Ganguly's first directorial venture "Nirbashito" will have its world premiere Monday at the ongoing Mumbai Film Festival (MFF).

Dimensions Mumbai jury looking for originality, connectivity

By Arpana, Mumbai, Oct 19 : A bouquet of 20 short films made by a bunch of young filmmakers focusing on various aspects of the city was screened here as part of the ongoing Mumbai Film Festival's Dimensions Mumbai section. The members of jury say they are looking for originality, emotional connectivity and creativity in the stories while judging them.

Bollywood unites for flood-hit victims at 'Umeed-e-Kashmir' concert in New Delhi

By Sonam Kochar, New Delhi, Oct 19 : Aamir Khan, Farhan Akhtar, Anupam Kher, Vivek Oberoi along with several other filmstars and music personalities came together for a charity concert 'Hum Hain... Umeed-e-Kashmir' to raise funds for the flood victims of Kashmir and Assam in New Delhi.

B-Town attends '...Umeed-e-Kashmir' concert

New Delhi, Oct 19 : From supertstar Aamir Khan to young actors like Sushant Singh Rajput and Parineeti Chopra, several Bollywood stars came together for a concert here to raise funds for the flood victims of Kashmir, Assam and Visakhapatnam.

Dia Mirza marries Sahil Sangha

New Delhi, Oct 18 : Actress Dia Mirza, sporting a Ritu Kumar-designed green and beige ensemble, exchanged marital vows with her beau and business partner Sahil Sangha here Saturday.

Ask police, says Preity Zinta to queries on Ness Wadia case

Mumbai, Oct 18 : Actress-producer Preity Zinta, who filed a molestation case against her former boy friend Ness Wadia, Saturday declined to speak on the issue, saying all queries should be addressed to the Mumbai police chiefabout the details.

Actress Neha Dhupia inaugurates audio and braille food menu for visually-challenged people

Mumbai, Oct.18 : Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia launched the country's first audio and Braille food menu for the visually-challenged people at a suburban restaurant in Mumbai.

Creativity hampered when economics driving force in film: Onir

Mumbai, Oct 18 : Film-maker-producer Onir, who is known for his critically acclaimed films including "My Brother Nikhil", "I AM" among others, feels creativity gets hampered if economics becomes the driving force of a film.

Pataudi party earns Sharmila, Saif EC's ire

Gurgaon, Oct 18 : The Election Commission (EC) Saturday issued notices to veteran Bollywood star Sharmila Tagore and her son Saif Ali Khan for organising a marriage party in Gurgaon without prior permission, an official said.

Happy festival films doing well commercially: Anurag Kashyap

Mumbai, Oct 18 : Film-maker Anurag Kashyap Saturday said he is happy that the festival films are doing well commercially as well.

Yami Gautam to endorse Crocs

Mumbai, Oct 18 : "Vicky Donor" actress Yami Gautam has been roped in as the face of US-based casual footwear brand Crocs in India. She says she has chosen to endorse the brand due to its quality of being "innovative".

Abhishek's HNY character 'opposite' of his real self

Mumbai, Oct 18 : Abhishek Bachchan, who has donned a 'tapori' look for his role as Nandu Bhide in "Happy New Year", says the character had to be created from scratch as he bears no resemblance to the actor's real self.

Sanjay Mishra 'okay' doing sex comedy

Mumbai, Oct 18 : Actor Sanjay Mishra, known for his comic roles in movies, says he'd be "okay" doing a sex comedy -- but there's a catch!

Bollywood is now ready for 'official' remakes

Washington, Oct 18 : The Indian film industry is now looking at co-production deals with the International market, in order to stop unauthorized remakes of the movies.

I hate producing films: Abhishek Bachchan

Mumbai, Oct 18 : Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who tasted success as a producer with the National Award winning film "Paa", says he's not a huge fan of producing movies. However, he's okay with the job as long as he isn't acting in the project as well.

Benny Dayal makes Bangalore crowds go 'Bang Bang'!

Bangalore, Oct 18 : Bollywood songs rule the heart of most Indian music lovers! A case in point was when singer Benny Dayal was bombarded with requests to belt out his desi numbers over English tunes at the opening day of the 10th edition of Kingfisher Premium - The Great Indian Octoberfest (TGIOF) here.

Splitsville for Kushal Tandon, Gauahar Khan

Mumbai, Oct 18 : TV actor Kushal Tandon, who has always been vocal about his relationship with model-turned-actress Gauahar Khan, has announced a parting of ways.

'Two Days One Night' connects big time with viewers at MFF

By Arpana, Mumbai, Oct 18 : A working-class story about the trials and tribulations of a woman, who has been sacked from her job and how she deals with the crisis while struggling with bouts of depression, in French language drama "Two Days One Night" ('Deux jours, une nuit'), has hit the right chord with the audience at the ongoing Mumbai Film Festival (MFF).

'Happy New Year' gets 'U' certificate, team happy

Mumbai, Oct 18 : Farah Khan's multi-starrer directorial "Happy New Year" has been passed with a 'U' certificate by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). The film releases Oct 24.

'Sonali Cable': Original, layered and largely online (Hindi Film Review)

By Subhash K. Jha, Film: "Sonali Cable"; Cast: Rhea Chakraborty, Ali Fazal, Raghav Juyal, Anupam Kher, Swanand Kirkire; Directed by Charudatt Acharya; Rating: *** 1/2 (3 and a half stars)

Will make stupid films if don't watch world cinema: Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Mumbai, Oct 17 : Film maker-producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra Friday said Indian film-makers need to watch world cinema to grow or else the industry will keep making stupid movies.

Rajkumar Hirani tight-lipped about Sanjay Dutt's biopic

Mumbai, Oct 17 : There has been news that filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani is contemplating a biopic on his good friend and actor Sanjay Dutt, who is currently in jail. However, he is not yet ready to make any official announcement regarding the project.

Richa Chadha's British film titled 'Bombairiya'

Mumbai, Oct 17 : "Bombairiya" is the name of British film starring Richa Chadha and Akshay Oberoi. As the title suggests, the film is an ode to Mumbai and will be shot in the financial capital itself.

Sriram Raghavan keen to make Tamil and Marathi film

Mumbai, Oct 17 : Filmmaker Sriram Raghavan, who has helmed films like "Ek Hasina Thi", "Johnny Gaddaar" and "Agent Vinod", says making a Tamil and Marathi film is on his wishlist.

I'll make original films till my mind is functional: Rajkumar Hirani

Mumbai, Oct 17 : Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, known for Bollywood entertainers like "Munna Bhai MBBS", "Lage Raho Munna Bhai", has nothing against those who make remakes but says he will make original films till his mind is functioning well.

Dearth of scriptwriters or good readers? Filmmakers discuss issue

Mumbai, Oct 17 : Filmmakers as talented as Vishal Bhardwaj, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Vikramaditya Motwane, Shridhar Raghavan and Sriram Raghavan, came under one roof here Friday to discuss whether the country's entertainment industry lacks creative scriptwriters. However, aspiring writers in the audience pointed out that there are few "good readers" whom they can approach.

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