As many as 30 percent of Bengali moviegoers don't contemplate watching a Bengali film in a hall in near future and 10 percent have already stopped going to the theatres in the last one year, reveals a report titled "Bengal Bioscope: A Big Picture Outlook for Sustainable Growth".
While Pakistani actors like Ali Zafar, Fawad Khan and Imran Abbas have become popular faces in Bollywood, Pakistani director Sabiha Sumar feels that Indian actors too should work in the film industry across the border.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh will lead the Indian delegation at a conference of Home and Interior Ministers of SAARC countries to be held in Kathmandu on September 19 where terrorism, piracy, trafficking of drugs and women and children will top the agenda.
Technology came in handy for Tamil actor and filmmaker Radhakrishnan Parthiban to nail a film exhibitor who allegedly produced pirated versions of his latest directorial `Kathai Thirakkathai Vasanam Iyakkam`, now running in cinemas.
Some 160 sea pirates, arrested by the Indian Navy in the Gulf of Aden, were languishing in Indian prisons as the governments of their native countries were not ready to take them back, a senior naval officer said.