Govt. assures it will amend Cinematograph Act soon New Delhi , June 7 : Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has assured that the government is ready to implement a majority of Shyam Benegal committee's recommendations and will soon amend the Cinematograph Act.
Naidu chairs meeting on anti-smoking, anti-piracy measures in films New Delhi , June 7 : Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has held consolations with representatives from the film industry on the proposed Cinematography Act in view of the Justice Mudgal Committee and Shyam Benegal Committee reports and suggestions on anti-piracy measures ...
Shyam Benegal lashes out at CBFC over 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' ... Mumbai (India), Feb. 24 : The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) refusing to certify Prakash Jha's upcoming film 'Lipstick Under My Burkha,' has started a string of angry responses from all around, with veteran director Shyam Benegal joining the angry chorus in slamming the development.
Suggested changes will help CBFC: Shyam Benegal New Delhi, Aug 12 : Acclaimed director Shyam Benegal, who headed the panel that worked on the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) revamp, today said that he recommended few changes at the time of awarding certificates, adding it would ease the procedure.
Hope to see change in CBFC's attitude after Udta Punjab judgement: ... Mumbai, June 14 : Welcoming the verdict by the Bombay High Court to clear the controversial film Udta Punjab, veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal said the judgement was a very matured and intelligent one, adding that he hoped it brought a change in the attitude of the Central Board of Film ...
Arun Jaitley, Col. Rathore hold interaction with Shyam Benegal ... New Delhi, Jan 9 : Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Arun Jaitley, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore and I and B Secretary Sunil Arora on Saturday held wide ranging interaction with the recently constituted Shyam Benegal Committee in ...
Cafe Samovar to shut down this month Mumbai, Mar 19 : It's where Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan took Jaya on one of their first dates, where Infosys co founder Nandan Nilekeni had proposed to his wife, where artists like MF Hussain and Tyeb Mehta would sit doodling for hours, where poet Nissim Ezekiel would hold fort with young ...
Shyam Benegal Signs Aishwarya For His Next Film September 4, 2010 : Veteran director Shyam Benegal has finally signed the beauty queen turned actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for his next movie, which will be a female oriented project. The director is likely to start shooting of the film by next year.
Movie Review: Well Done Abba March 26, 2010 : Well Done Abba- Witty political satire, Rating: 3 out of 5*, Starring: Boman Irani, Minissha Lamba, Sameer Dattani, Rajit Kapoor, Ila Arun, Ravi Kissen, Salim Ghouse and Sonali Kulkarni, Director: Shyam Benegal
Well Done Abba is a Political Satire - Shyam Benegal March 24, 2010 : Shyam Benegal tells Jyothi Venkatesh that his ambitious Indo-Sri Lankan project Buddha has been put on the backburner, thanks to International recession which has taken a toll on the project.
'My work has gone to another level': Sammir Dattani Hitting the box office in March, Sammir Dattani can be caught next to Boman Irani and Minissha Lamba in Shyam Benegal's film festival hit Well Done Abba. TWF London correspondent Steven Baker catches up with the actor
Dibakar Banerjee Mistaken For Actor Rajit Kapoor! March 22, 2010 : Dibakar Banerjee was in Kolkata on Wednesday. Groups of people who saw him disembark at the airport mistook him for actor Rajit Kapoor (of Shyam Benegal's Suraj Ka Satwan Ghoda and Mammo fame).
Benegal-led committee to upgrade Nat Film Awards New Delhi, Dec 23 : The introductory meeting of the Expert Committee for upgradation of National Film Awards (NFA) was held in here on Wednesday with the panel unanimously selecting film director Shyam Benegal as chairman of this committee.
Bonding time for Minissha and Amrita The petite and pretty Minissha Lamba who was last seen in 'Kidnap' has been keeping busy shooting for Shyam Benegal's 'Abba Ka Kuan' and hence has not been able to socialize with some of her dear friends.