Indian films

Need to document Indian film history: Amitabh Bachchan

Need to document Indian film history: Amitabh Bachchan

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says it is about time that the history of Indian films is documented and restored.

Jan 29, 2017, 18:14 PM IST
Pakistani cinemas gear up to embrace Bollywood again?

Pakistani cinemas gear up to embrace Bollywood again?

It all started last year when the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) gave a 48-hour ultimatum to all Pakistani cine and tele-artistes to quit India or face consequences in the wake of the September 18 Uri terror attack that killed 19 Indian soldiers.

Jan 18, 2017, 14:05 PM IST
Katrina Kaif feels Indian male directors are open to emotions

Katrina Kaif feels Indian male directors are open to emotions

Katrina said she had no inclination towards music and dance before entering the world of films.

Oct 28, 2016, 05:16 AM IST
Pakistani cinemas stop screening of Indian films

Pakistani cinemas stop screening of Indian films

Pakistan's theatre owners have decided to withdraw and ban screening of Indian movies until bilateral tensions between the two countries subside. However, the Pakistani government has not yet issued an official directive in this regard.

Sep 30, 2016, 13:18 PM IST

PM Modi praises Indian films for making familiar with Switzerland

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday praised Indian's film industry for making aware of the enchanting Swiss landscapes to its audience.

Jun 07, 2016, 00:03 AM 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

Scrapbook provides rare insight to India's cinema history

In a treat for film lovers, a new book provides a rare insight to India's cinema history from the pre-Independence period including snippets of some lost movies and forgotten stars.

May 27, 2015, 13:49 PM IST
Taapsee Pannu on balancing Bollywood, southern film world

Taapsee Pannu on balancing Bollywood, southern film world

Actress Taapsee Pannu considers herself "lucky" to have been unanimously accepted in southern filmdom as well as Bollywood in a short span of four years since her cinematic debut in Telugu film ‘Jhummandi Naadam’.

Jan 06, 2015, 12:26 PM IST

Film Festival of Queensland to host independent Indian films

First Indian International Film Festival of Queensland (IIFFOQ), which would screen best of the independent Indian cinema?including a world premiere and ten Australian premieres, will be held in Brisbane.

Jun 24, 2014, 13:17 PM IST

Wish to see theatre chain showing international films: Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan, who attended the opening ceremony of the 11th Chennai International Film Festival, said that he wishes to see a chain of theatres in India which will screen films from across the globe.

Dec 13, 2013, 08:12 AM IST

Manish Tewari slams Pakistan for banning Indian films on TV

Information and Broadcast Minister Manish Tewari took to Twitter to express his take on Pakistan’s decision to stop airing Indian/foreign films on their TV channels.

Dec 12, 2013, 10:07 AM IST

Pakistani court stops airing of Indian, foreign films on TV

A Pakistani court has stopped the screening of foreign films, serials and television shows, especially Indian content, on the country`s TV channels, triggering panic and outrage among exhibitors and viewers.

Dec 11, 2013, 14:19 PM IST

Andrea Jeremiah croons CIFF anthem

Andrea Jeremiah recently recorded a special anthem for the upcoming 11th edition of Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF), scheduled to be held Dec 12-19. The anthem will be released soon.

Nov 30, 2013, 14:18 PM IST

Indian actors lack bandwidth to succeed internationally: R Madhavan

R Madhavan, who has finally crossed over with international project ‘Night Of The Living Dead: Origins’, says Indian actors lack the capacity to establish themselves in an international set-up.

Sep 28, 2013, 11:24 AM IST

Single window clearance for film-makers soon

The government is in the process of developing a single window clearance system for film shootings in India for foreign and Indian producers.

Aug 01, 2013, 09:35 AM IST

New committee to promote film shooting in India

In a bid to promote India as a filming destination, the information and broadcasting ministry has simplified the process of getting permission to shoot in the country, officials said Monday.

Apr 15, 2013, 20:07 PM IST

New York Indian Film Festival to open April 30

The oldest and most prestigious film festival for Indian cinema in North America, the 13th Annual New York Indian Film Festival, will kick off its week-long festivities with a star-studded opening April 30.

Feb 07, 2013, 11:22 AM IST

Entries invited for 60th National film awards

The Directorate of Film Festivals has invited filmmakers to submit their entries.

Jan 01, 2013, 14:58 PM IST

Make more movies in London, Boris Johnson tells Indian filmmakers

Mayor of London Boris Johnson today met top film and TV producers here and announced that two new Indian films are to be shot in the UK capital next year.

Nov 29, 2012, 18:32 PM IST

Formula culture hard to break, say young filmmakers

Inability to convince producers is a big hurdle young filmmakers in India are facing.

Nov 24, 2012, 08:45 AM IST