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I will only be with someone who is true to himself, says Onir

 National Award-winning filmmaker Onir, who doesn't worship monogamy, says he wants to be with someone who is true and open both to himself and to the world.

Feb 24, 2019, 14:28 PM IST

Veteran Malayalam film director Lenin Rajendran dead

Veteran filmmaker and chairman of Kerala State Film Development Corporation Lenin Rajendran passed away on Monday at a private hospital in Chennai, said a Kerala Minister.

Jan 15, 2019, 07:27 AM IST

Truth will prevail: Nandita Das on #MeToo allegations against father

Actress-filmmaker Nandita Das, whose father -- artist Jatin Das -- has been accused of sexually harassing a woman, says while she will continue to add voice to the #MeToo movement, she believes the truth will prevail in the 'disturbing allegations' against the Padma Bhushan recipient.

Oct 17, 2018, 11:41 AM IST

Swara Bhasker slams Vivek Agnihotri for abusive tweet

Actress Swara Bhasker has slammed filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri for his "hateful and insensitive" tweet targeting her for speaking on the Kerala nun abuse case.

Sep 11, 2018, 15:18 PM IST

JJ Abrams to receive 'Leading Man Award' at Athena Film Festival

Past recipients of the Athena Leading Man Award have included filmmaker Paul Feig in 2016 and actor David Oyelowo in 2017.

Dec 19, 2017, 15:30 PM IST

'First They Killed My Father' must inspire viewers: Angelina Jolie

"My wish is that they see the beautiful culture, language and talented artists. I hope people will come and bring work and travel to Cambodia," said Jolie.

Dec 03, 2017, 14:18 PM IST

Kidneys have failed, I haven't: Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi

Ailing filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi, who is on dialysis, says with help from the whos who of the film industry and a life-giving call from songstress Lata Mangeshkar, her indomitable spirit has got a boost and she continues to fight her health battle with a vengeance.

Nov 08, 2017, 17:25 PM IST

I wanted to be a filmmaker: Priyanka Chopra

Actress Priyanka Chopra, who showcased her first northeastern film production "Pahuna: The Little Visitors" at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), is overwhelmed by the response she has got for the movie and says this was the reason she wanted to be a filmmaker.

Sep 08, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

Here's how Farah Khan motivated cancer survivors

Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan encouraged cancer survivors by calling them "cancer conquerors". 

Oct 28, 2016, 17:58 PM IST

Asking money for casting Pak actors is extortion: Ashoke Pandit on ADHM row

Ashoke Pandit has condemned MNS decision to ask all producers who employed Pakistani artists in their films to pay Rs 5 crore each into the Indian Army's welfare fund as an atonement. 

Oct 22, 2016, 19:18 PM IST

Banning Pak artistes won't do any good: M S Sathyu

 Renowned filmmaker M S Sathyu today said that banning the Pakistani artistes from performing in India won't help in resolving the Indo-Pak differences.

Oct 05, 2016, 00:47 AM IST

Portrayal of homosexuality in Indian films regressive: Shakun Batra

Shakun Batra says homosexuality has always received a caricaturish treatment in Bollywood films but he has tried to break the stereotype with 'Kapoor & Sons'.

Aug 20, 2016, 14:10 PM IST

My brother, father completely different as filmmakers: Varun Dhawan

Actor Varun Dhawan, who has teamed up with brother Rohit for the first time in "Dishoom", says his brother's style is completely different from his father, David.

Jul 28, 2016, 13:41 PM IST

'Gravity' helmer Alfonso Cuaron wants to make film in Chinese

Alfonso Cuaron is fascinated with the culture of China and wishes to make a movie in Chinese.

Mar 26, 2016, 13:36 PM IST

Kamal Hassan for film archive facilities in each state

Kamal Hassan today pitched for dedicated film archive facilities in each state to facilitate students, who are studying cinema.

Mar 07, 2016, 09:43 AM IST

I am yet to see my full freedom: Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan feels no Indian filmmaker has had full freedom of speech as compared to the rest of the world.

Jan 31, 2016, 19:50 PM IST

Mahesh Bhatt eager for freedom from 'CBFC stranglehold'

Mahesh Bhatt hopes for artistic freedom in the Indian film industry.

Jan 01, 2016, 20:29 PM IST

'Central Board of Film Certification' revamp need of the hour: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is part of the newly-appointed revamp panel.

Jan 01, 2016, 20:18 PM IST

I've not faced problem with censor board: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Sanjay Leela Bhansali feels his experience with the Central Board of Film Certification has been great so far.

Dec 31, 2015, 16:49 PM IST

Ridiculous things happening in censor board: Bejoy Nambiar

Bejoy Nambiar think it's high time we take a uniform decision about what kind of content we should be allowed to watch.

Dec 30, 2015, 18:38 PM IST