Amol Palekar

SC asks CBFC, Centre to respond to filmmaker Amol Palekar's plea

SC asks CBFC, Centre to respond to filmmaker Amol Palekar's plea

The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre and the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) asking both to file a reply on noted actor and filmmaker Amol Palekar`s plea.

Apr 17, 2017, 12:54 PM IST
An open letter to Sunny Leone—See who wrote it!

An open letter to Sunny Leone—See who wrote it!

Bollywood actress Sunny Leone earned much respect and appreciation after the infamous interview with a news channel. Sunny maintained her calm throughout the interview while the journalist kept throwing a volley a questions at her—all in bad taste.

Feb 12, 2016, 15:24 PM IST

Amol didn't want 'Court' to be selected as Oscars entry: Rahul Rawail

Filmmaker Rahul Rawail on Thursday accused panel chairperson Amol Palekar of having an agenda not to let ‘Court’ be selected as India's official entry for the Oscars, but yet wanting to be the "hero" behind its eventually selection.

Sep 25, 2015, 08:24 AM IST
Rahul Rawail resigns from Oscar selection jury

Rahul Rawail resigns from Oscar selection jury

Filmmaker Rahul Rawail, who was a part of the selection jury that chose "Court" as India's official entry for Oscars today, has resigned from his post citing differences with chairperson Amol Palekar.

Sep 23, 2015, 20:00 PM IST
Bollywood should make films on environmental issues: Amol Palekar

Bollywood should make films on environmental issues: Amol Palekar

Veteran actor-director Amol Palekar is waiting for Bollywood to wake up and stop treating environment as an untouchable subject.

Aug 28, 2015, 17:43 PM IST
Nothing special in being named India's Oscar jury chief: Amol Palekar

Nothing special in being named India's Oscar jury chief: Amol Palekar

Veteran actor-director Amol Palekar admits he is a little "scared" with people's expectations from him after being appointed as the chairman of India's Oscar jury.

Aug 28, 2015, 12:09 PM IST

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Aug 26, 2015, 23:51 PM IST
Amol Palekar appointed chairman of India's Oscar jury

Amol Palekar appointed chairman of India's Oscar jury

 Veteran actor-director Amol Palekar has been appointed as chairman of India's Oscar jury, which will select the country's official entry in the best foreign film category of the 88th Academy Awards.

Aug 24, 2015, 18:03 PM IST
Have strong allergy to this word comeback, says Amol Palekar

Have strong allergy to this word comeback, says Amol Palekar

Veteran actor Amol Palekar, who is all set to return to Television, says he has a strong allergy to the word comeback.

Jul 09, 2015, 08:20 AM IST
'Socially appealing' show attracts Amol Palekar back to TV

'Socially appealing' show attracts Amol Palekar back to TV

 Amol Palekar will be returning to TV with a show based on the life of doctors. The veteran actor-filmmaker says it was the meaningful subject that propelled him to make a comeback to the small screen after over a decade.

May 29, 2015, 18:36 PM IST
'Hunterrr' director wanted today's Amol Palekar for film

'Hunterrr' director wanted today's Amol Palekar for film

Filmmaker Harshavardhan Kulkarni says that when he was casting the protagonist's role for ‘Hunterrr’, he wanted "today's Amol Palekar", which he ultimately found in Gulshan Devaiah.

Mar 16, 2015, 16:40 PM IST

Dalit killings in Maharashtra: NGO to stage protest today

A city-based NGO will on Saturday stage a protest here against the recent killings of Dalits at a village in Maharashtra.

Nov 15, 2014, 09:25 AM IST
Real meaning of classics lost in age of selfies: Amol Palekar

Real meaning of classics lost in age of selfies: Amol Palekar

In the age of trends like selfies and social networking that are a rage among the youth, words like "genius" and "classics" are being used so rampantly and easily that the real meaning of classics has been lost, veteran actor-filmmaker Amol Palekar said here Thursday.

Nov 13, 2014, 20:50 PM IST

HC asks Amol Palekar why he didn`t complain about deletion of names

The Bombay High Court asked actor Amol Palekar here today about why he did not complain to authorities after he realised that his name was not present in electoral rolls.

May 06, 2014, 22:31 PM IST

Can return to screen if role is challenging: Amol Palekar

Veteran actor and filmmaker Amol Palekar, who has stopped acting in films, is ready to return to the silver screen if a challenging and exciting role came his way.

Nov 17, 2013, 17:25 PM IST

I am a cricket buff: Amol Palekar

Amol Palekar says that he will go for the second Test between India and West Indies at Wankhede on November 14 because he is a huge cricket fan.

Nov 04, 2013, 18:17 PM IST

Amol Palekar revisits loveable comedies with his Marathi film

Amol Palekar, who is identified with simple and loveable comedies, says his Marathi directorial venture ‘We Are On - Houn Jau Dya’ belongs to the same family of movies.

Apr 19, 2013, 18:10 PM IST

Palekar says Alzheimer film `Dhoosar` is about hope

As he picked up the sensitive story of an Alzheimer`s affected woman and her daughter as the subject of his latest film, director Amol Palekar was certain about one thing -- for all its agony and pain, the film would still present a positive picture of hope and resilience.

Aug 07, 2011, 14:10 PM IST

Still no visibility for parallel cinema in India: Amol Palekar

Parallel cinema is still struggling to find a place in India and even multiplexes have not been able to create space for it, says veteran actor-director Amol Palekar.

Jul 30, 2010, 09:40 AM IST

Indian cinema not just about Bollywood: Amol Palekar

In an exclusive interview with Spicezee.com, Amol talks about his return as an actor.

Sep 05, 2009, 09:13 AM IST