Shweta Basu scripting films?
Shweta Basu scripting films?

Shweta Basu is now all set to work as a script consultant, reports suggest.

SC removes bar on women as Bollywood make-up artists
SC removes bar on women as Bollywood make-up artists

After slamming the film industry for not hiring female make-up artists last week, the Supreme Court today quashed the provision which puts restriction on women make-up artists and hair dressers in film industry.

Bollywood is getting more sophisticated: Hollywood's Michael Hoffman

Hollywood director Michael Hoffman says the Hindi film industry is not only finding space at international festivals but is also becoming more "sophisticated" while remaining rooted.

Budget 2014: Ajay Devgn`s reaction

Ajay Devgn, who is known to have a great equation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is disappointed with Budget 2014.

Second edition of SIIMA to be held in Sharjah

The second edition of South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) will be held on September 12-13 at an Expo Centre in Sharjah, it has been announced.

Indian film industry turns 100, Bollywood hails its growth

The Indian film industry turns 100 Friday and Bollywood celebrities like Anupam Kher and Govinda hail its overall growth and say they are grateful to be a part of the filmdom.

Erotic noir cinema is passe, says Mahesh Bhatt

Stressing on the importance of "reinvention", ace filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt Friday said that erotic noir cinema is "passe" and "past forward" is his new mantra of making films.

Indian film industry in crisis, says Mahesh Bhatt

Indian film industry is in "crisis" with its freedom of expression being "threatened", said leading filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt here Friday.

Documentary on portrayal of women on Indian screens

The portrayal of women on Indian silver screen across ages has now been captured in a new documentary film, titled `Women on Silver Screen`.

International Women`s Day: New age women venture into uncharted territory

Women have been an integral part of the Indian film industry since its inception a century ago. Barring a few exceptions, their major contribution has been as actors or singers. On International Women`s Day, March 8, IANS lists the women who have dared to step into uncharted territory in recent times. They have not only carved a niche for themselves but are pioneering a new trend that will perhaps encourage others to follow suit.

Indian film industry is mushrooming: Benjamin Gilani

Benjamin Gilani feels the Indian film industry is growing by leaps and bounds. He is especially glad to witness how the divide between commercial cinema and parallel cinema is gradually being wiped out.

Indian cinema is still a cottage industry: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

The Indian film industry, pegged at over $3 billion, produces over 1,000 movies annually.

There should be no service tax for film industry: Akshay Kumar

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar feels the government should not levy service tax on the film industry as it would increase the financial burden.

Nandita Das: Indian film industry ignores children

Children`s film choices are limited because Indian film industry is ignoring films for children, says Nandita Das.

Only Indian film industry can stand up to Hollywood: Richa

Actress Richa Chadda, who will be seen in the much-awaited `Gangs of Wasseypur`, thinks that only the Indian film industry has guts to stand up to the Hollywood.

Indian film industry has withstood Hollywood storm: Javed Akhtar

Writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar, who has been part of the Indian film industry for more than four decades, says so far only Bollywood has not suffered at the hands of Hollywood.

Mumbai film industry most hardworking: Sharat Saxena

Well-known character actor Sharat Saxena, last seen in ‘Bodyguard’ as Salman Khan`s boss, says the Hindi film industry is the most hardwroking in a risky business.

Investors eye Indian film industry with caution

Filmmaker Ganguly said that it is a challenging task to always depend on funding.

Documentation missing in Indian film industry: Big B

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says that it is unfortunate that there is no archival work being done in the Indian film industry.

Must address problems of $2 bn Indian film industry: Experts

Problems plaguing the $2 billion Indian film industry, apart from issues such as promotion of cinema and the advent of digitisation, were in sharp focus at an annual conclave on media and entertainment industry that kicked off here Wednesday.