Case against Aamir Khan, 4 others on Chinkara filming quashed

 In a relief to actor Aamir Khan and four others, the Gujarat High Court today quashed a case against them of illegal commercial filming of Chinkara, a protected animal, during the shoot of movie "Lagaan" in Kutch.

Chinkara filming case: Gujarat HC adjourns hearing on Aamir's plea

The Gujarat High Court on Friday adjourned the hearing on a petition filed by Bollywood actor and producer Aamir Khan and four others in a case related to alleged filming of chinkara, a protected animal, during the shooting for his 2000 blockbuster `Lagaan'.

Hrithik Roshan's 'Mohenjo Daro' release date postponed

Ashutosh Gowariker's mega project ‘Mohenjo Daro’ that was initially set to release ahead of Republic Day 2016, will now hit screens in August 2016.

No awards for 'Gangaajal', 'Lagaan' left Yashpal disappointed
No awards for 'Gangaajal', 'Lagaan' left Yashpal disappointed

 Yashpal Sharma, known for movies like “GangaaJal”, “Lagaan” and “Ab Tak Chhappan”, says he was disappointed when he didn’t get any awards for the films.

AR Rahman scores music for Ashutosh Gowariker's debut TV show
AR Rahman scores music for Ashutosh Gowariker's debut TV show

 After the success of 'Lagaan' and 'Jodha Akbar', A R Rahman has teamed up with Ashutosh Gowariker for the director's debut television show titled 'Everest'. 

Gowarikar auditioned for folk dances during college days

 Did you know that filmmaker Ashutosh Gowarikar auditioned for folk dances during his college days and Salman Khan's father and Farah Khan's mother were the lead pair in a 1963 film?

`We should encourage documentary films`, says Aamir Khan

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan who recently released `Chale Chalo`, a documentary on ` Lagaan `, said that it was time to encourage documentary films.

Aamir Khan releases documentary on journey of `Lagaan`

Actor-producer Aamir Khan Sunday released a documentary titled `Chale Chalo` on the journey of his film `Lagaan`.

‘Vallinam’ Review: Power, politics and sports

In India, the fate of a sport lies in the hands of those with power and political influence. Only those who are privileged get to represent the country in a respective sport while the rest have to struggle entire lifetime to even get an opportunity.

Court asks Raghubir Yadav to pay Rs 40,000 maintenance to wife

Raghubir Yadav has been asked to pay a monthly alimony of Rs 40,000 to his estranged wife by a Delhi court, which dismisses his plea to lower the amount.

John Abraham`s `1911` is like `Lagaan` meeting `Chak De! India`

John Abraham`s "1911", a film on football, is set to go on floors in October, and the actor describes it as a combination of "Lagaan" and "Chak De! India".

Gracy Singh to soon turn director

Actress Gracy Singh, who featured in hit Bollywood films "Lagaan" and "Munnabhai M.B.B.S.", says she plans to soon wear the director`s hat and that her film will be a social drama.

Filmmakers must be true to themselves: Kiran Rao

Like any other new filmmaker, she struggled to direct a film. Kiran Rao says her experience has taught her that filmmakers, who are swimming against the tide, should stay true to themselves to get recognition.

`Lagaan`, `Dil Chahta Hai` marked new period of Indian cinema, says Karan Johar

For filmmaker Karan Johar, 2001 was the turning point in Hindi cinema as two unique films – ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ and ‘Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India’ - truly set the ball rolling for change.

Veteran actor Shrivallabh Vyas paralysed

Time and again, character actors from Hindi cinema have complained of step-motherly treatment. And their grudges hold true, for they do not get due respect and support that they are supposed to.

Real actors don`t have set image: Yashpal Sharma

Actor Yashpal Sharma feels that real actors are versatile and never get trapped in any image.

Veteran actor A.K. Hangal`s condition very critical

The condition of veteran actor A.K. Hangal, admitted to the Asha Parekh Hospital here last week, is quite critical, his son said Friday.

`Lagaan` makes it to all-time 25 best sports movies list

Time magazine calls `Lagaan` "the most enthralling underdog-sports movie ever".

Big B outshines host Aamir at his `Lagaan` bash

Amitabh Bachchan, who gave voiceover for Aamir Khan’s film `Lagaan` a decade back, outshined the “perfectionist” star at a bash held recently.

Javed thought `Lagaan` was suicidal for Aamir

Lyricist Javed Akhtar says he felt `Lagaan` was a suicidal project and tried to prevail upon Aamir Khan not to go ahead with it.