Indian Cinema

GES 2017: Aditi Rao Hydari, Dr Subhash Chandra on future of Indian cinema

GES 2017: Aditi Rao Hydari, Dr Subhash Chandra on future of Indian cinema

Essel Group Chairman, Dr Subhash Chandra talked about the time when private channels had not burgeoned in the country.

Nov 29, 2017, 12:07 PM IST
Indian cinema moving towards realism, says Tiger Zinda Hai director Ali Abbas Zafar

Indian cinema moving towards realism, says Tiger Zinda Hai director Ali Abbas Zafar

The director added that the upcoming Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif-starrer is an attempt in the same direction where the story is based on a real event.

Nov 08, 2017, 16:11 PM IST
Stop segregating cinema into regions: Karan Johar

Stop segregating cinema into regions: Karan Johar

Filmmaker Karan Johar said there was need to stop segregating cinema into regions and start projecting, promoting and platforming Indian cinema.

Sep 24, 2017, 11:55 AM IST
Internationally, perception of Indian cinema is grandeur: Deepika Padukone

Internationally, perception of Indian cinema is grandeur: Deepika Padukone

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone says though Indian cinema has gone beyond song-dance saga, for a large international audience it is still about the cultural reflection of larger than life characters.

May 20, 2017, 12:47 PM IST
Shah Rukh Khan calls Oscars inspirational, says we must create our own benchmark!

Shah Rukh Khan calls Oscars inspirational, says we must create our own benchmark!

Shah Rukh Khan is a renowned star globally and there is no denying it. The superstar has a huge fan following across the globe who wait desperately for his films to hit the big screens.

Dec 22, 2016, 12:17 PM IST
WATCH: Amitabh Bachchan takes on Ravi Shastri's tracer bullet challenge

WATCH: Amitabh Bachchan takes on Ravi Shastri's tracer bullet challenge

Shastri came up with the challenge, using one of the his most used and famous lines, during the third day's play of the second Test at Visakhapatnam.

Nov 24, 2016, 21:37 PM IST
Irrfan Khan feels it’s good time for Indian cinema – Here’s why

Irrfan Khan feels it’s good time for Indian cinema – Here’s why

The premiere of ‘Inferno’ happened at an opera theatre, the Opera di Firenze in Florence, and Irrfan was delighted to hear how minutely the journalists gathered at the venue watched the film.

Oct 13, 2016, 15:02 PM IST
Is modern-day Bollywood filmmaking all about marketing?

Is modern-day Bollywood filmmaking all about marketing?

Being a major movie buff myself, I am really curious about the future of Indian filmmaking keeping in mind the performances of some of the recent Bollywood releases. 

Sep 13, 2016, 17:01 PM IST
Rishi Kapoor thanks Sadhana for her films, style

Rishi Kapoor thanks Sadhana for her films, style

Sadhana passed away on December 25 last year after a long battle with cancer.

Sep 02, 2016, 13:19 PM IST
Former Aussie fast bowler Brett Lee changes pitch in India film debut

Former Aussie fast bowler Brett Lee changes pitch in India film debut

With his tousled blond hair and twinkly eyes, the Australian fast bowler enjoys huge popularity in cricket-mad India after a decade playing matches on the subcontinent.

Aug 19, 2016, 22:17 PM IST
Commercial Hindi cinema generalises issues: Irrfan Khan

Commercial Hindi cinema generalises issues: Irrfan Khan

 Actor Irrfan Khan, who fears that the danger of losing young audiences is lurking over the country's entertainment world, says commercial Hindi films lack focus when it comes to dealing with important issues.

Aug 07, 2016, 17:08 PM IST
Here’s what Kajol feels about the film industry

Here’s what Kajol feels about the film industry

Wage inequality recently became a hot topic in Hollywood and Bollywood.

May 23, 2016, 14:52 PM IST
When Amitabh Bachchan got rejected – See pic

When Amitabh Bachchan got rejected – See pic

Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter Monday to recall an instance from the long past when his application for a talent hunt contest was rejected.

Feb 23, 2016, 13:55 PM IST
Veteran Bengali actor slams Anil Kapoor's dance at IFFI opening

Veteran Bengali actor slams Anil Kapoor's dance at IFFI opening

Veteran Bengali actor Dhritiman Chatterjee took objection to Anil Kapoor dancing on stage during the inaugural session of the 46th edition of IFFI.

Nov 23, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis flags off Mumbai film festival

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday declared the 17th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival open, calling it a tribute to the industry which provides employment to millions of people.

Oct 30, 2015, 02:38 AM IST

India is a hard market for Hollywood: Jim Morris

President of Pixar Animation Studios Jim Morris says that a large chunk of movie-goers in India watch Bollywood films and not Hollywood 

Oct 16, 2015, 13:44 PM IST
Our cinema's no less than world cinema: Nawazuddin

Our cinema's no less than world cinema: Nawazuddin

Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui calls Indian movies as good as any world cinema

Oct 08, 2015, 19:16 PM IST
'Masaan' a new wave in Indian cinema: Shekhar Kapur

'Masaan' a new wave in Indian cinema: Shekhar Kapur

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur is all impressed with Neeraj Ghaywan's debut drama "Masaan" after he watched the movie.

Sep 10, 2015, 12:53 PM IST

DNA: Guru Dutt's classic 'Pyaasa' to be featured at Venice Film Fest

“Pyaasa”, a timeless Indian cult classic starring Guru Dutt, Waheeda Rehman and Mala Sinha has become the first film to be restored to its original quality for the upcoming Venice Film Festival to

Sep 02, 2015, 00:07 AM IST
Indian cinema needs freedom of expression: Manoj Bajpayee

Indian cinema needs freedom of expression: Manoj Bajpayee

The need of the hour in Indian cinema as much as in India itself is complete "freedom of expression", says acclaimed actor Manoj Bajpayee.

Aug 15, 2015, 17:25 PM IST