If not in cinema, I would have been a painter: Sharmila Tagore
If not in cinema, I would have been a painter: Sharmila Tagore

 If not in the field of cinema veteran actress Sharmila Tagore would have turned painter.

Mumbai film fest to give award for quality writing on cinema

 To recognise quality writing on cinema the Mumbai Film Festival has announced a new award category - the Book Award for Excellence in Writing on Cinema.

`Drifter` gunman kills two, injures nine in cinema rampage

A lone gunman who opened fire in a crowded US movie theater killing two people was a drifter who tried to escape before turning the gun on himself, police said Friday.

Cinema doesn't discriminate: Amitabh Bachchan
Cinema doesn't discriminate: Amitabh Bachchan

Cinema doesn't discriminate and is instead, a "great integrator of communities", said legendary Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan, who was guest of honour at the celebration of the US Independence Day here in Mumbai.

Regional cinema is content driven: Anil Kapoor
Regional cinema is content driven: Anil Kapoor

 Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor believes that regional cinema's content is better than that of Hindi movies.

My life is between action and cuts: Rajkummar Rao
My life is between action and cuts: Rajkummar Rao

Rajkummar Rao, who has been performing in Bollywood films with strong content, is so focussed on his career that his life surrounds the process of filmmaking.

Anurag Kashyap to bid goodbye to India, settle in 'cinema-friendly' France!
Anurag Kashyap to bid goodbye to India, settle in 'cinema-friendly' France!

Anurag Kashyap gave a new dimension to otherwise stereotypical Hindi Cinema. At a time when candy-floss cinema was ruling the roost, filmmaker Kashyap took upon himself to present the dark side of what we believed had ceased to exist.

Aksha Pardasany excited to act with Ravi Teja

Actress Aksha Pardasany, who has landed a special cameo in the upcoming Telugu actioner "Bengal Tiger", says she's really excited to be sharing screen space with actor Ravi Teja in the movie.

Outsiders bring a different passion to cinema: Navdeep Chhabra

 Delhi-based Navdeep Chhabra, who idolises the success stories of Bollywood superstars like Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar, says people who hail from a non-film background bring in a "different brand of passion" to the cinema industry as they think from "heart".

Cannes film festival and Mexico: An old love affair

 The Cannes film festival`s love affair with Mexican cinema began in 1946, but it has intensified in recent years, with a wave of prizes propelling the careers of several of the country`s directors.

Opening arguments set in US Batman shooting trial

Opening arguments will take place next week in the trial of James Holmes, the gunman accused of killing 12 US cinema-goers at a 2012 screening of a Batman movie.

Cinema in Pakistan revived due to Bollywood: Mahesh Bhatt
Cinema in Pakistan revived due to Bollywood: Mahesh Bhatt

 Veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who calls himself a facilitator of the cultural dialogue between India and Pakistan, says Bollywood is responsible for reviving the interest in cinema in the neighbouring country, where a play based on his 1989 film "Daddy" was recently staged.

Cinema has brought India, Egypt closer: Amitabh Bachchan
Cinema has brought India, Egypt closer: Amitabh Bachchan

Terming cinema a "great integrator", Bollywood mega star Amitabh Bachchan has said Hindi movies have, over the years, brought the historic cultures of India and Egypt closer.

Pakistan loses historic Taj Mahal cinema

 The Taj Mahal cinema of Abbottabad city, with a 66-year history of film exhibition in this Pakistan frontier city, is being dismantled after its owner recently sold the property.

Parallel cinema on Kajal Aggarwal's mind
Parallel cinema on Kajal Aggarwal's mind

Having spent nearly a decade doing mainstream commercial cinema, actress Kajal Aggarwal, who is busy shooting for Tamil comedy "Maari", says she wants to experiment with independent films and filmmakers.

Centre for arts, auto, cinema and culture launched in Mumbai
Centre for arts, auto, cinema and culture launched in Mumbai

 

Mumbai: A pioneering cultural centre focusing on Indian and world cinema besides arts and vintage automobiles was launched here today.

The iconic art-deco Liberty Cinema became the first venue of Osianama, which will also be launched in Delhi soon.

Vikram to promote 'I' on 'Bigg Boss'
Vikram to promote 'I' on 'Bigg Boss'

Actor Vikram, who is currently in the city, will be promoting his upcoming Tamil magnum opus 'I' on the sets of reality TV show "Big Boss". He will shoot a special episode with host Salman Khan.

Thousands gather to pay their last respects to Balachander

The Tamil film industry plunged into gloom following the death of legendary filmmaker K. Balachander. The industry members and thousands from various walks of life assembled at his residence here Wednesday to pay their last respects to the thespian.

Pawel Pawlikowski`s `Ida` wins `Best European Film` award
Pawel Pawlikowski`s `Ida` wins `Best European Film` award

 Pawel Pawlikowski's Polish drama 'Ida' has received the Best European Film prize at the European Film Awards in Riga, Latvia.

Cinema has become more commercial, riskier: Ajay Devgn
Cinema has become more commercial, riskier: Ajay Devgn

Actor Ajay Devgn, who has been lauded equally for his intense dramatic roles as for his comical avatar, feels the reason why movies like "Zakhm" and "The Legend of Bhagat Singh" aren't made anymore is due to the commercial nature of cinema and risk involved with big budget movies.