National award-winning filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, who has helmed offbeat films like "Omkara", "Kaminey" and "Haider", considers his films as his style statement which teleports cinema lovers to a whole new arena of the film with ease.
Romantic comedy '2 States' starring Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor is leading the nominations list of the 60th Filmfare Awards with seven nods, closely followed by Vishal Bhardwaj's Shakespearean tragedy 'Haider'.
Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, who excluded the representation of Kashmiri Pandits in his film "Haider", Thursday said he was never "insensitive" towards the mass exodus that made the majority of the community "refugees" in their own country.
This year the Festival will look at gender equality in India in a series titled ‘Women Uninterrupted’, supported by UN Women to mark the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Conference on Gender, leading up to the world summit at the UN this September, as well as ‘The Seven Deadly Sins’ that polarize
Protests against films like ‘PK’, ‘Haider’, ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela’ and ‘OMG-Oh My God!’ were because of the "pull of tradition" as there are "many" Indias in "one" India, veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt says, adding the onus is on the government to ensure unrestricted exhibition of movies.
Actress Shraddha Kapoor, who tasted success with two back-to-back hits – ‘Ek Villain’ and ‘Haider’ - this year, will celebrate the New Year in Las Vegas while shooting for her forthcoming venture ‘ABCD 2’.