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SC dismisses plea against 'Peepli Live' director Mahmood Farooqui's acquittal in rape case

A trial court had on August 4 last year sent him to jail for seven years.

Jan 19, 2018, 13:41 PM IST

HC acquits Peepli Live co-director Mahmood Farooqui in rape case

The Delhi High Court today acquitted Mahmood Farooqui, co-director of Bollywood film Peepli Live, in a rape case involving a US researcher, saying he was entitled to benefit of doubt as the testimony of the victim was not reliable.

Sep 25, 2017, 15:11 PM IST

Rajkummar Rao 'hopeful' of Oscars for Newton

 Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao is hopeful that his movie Newton is "quiet universal" and will impress the audience to win the Oscars.

Sep 24, 2017, 11:26 AM IST

'Peepli Live' director Anusha Rizvi remembers Sitaram Panchal

"Peepli Live" director Anusha Rizvi remembered actor Sitaram Panchal, who died on Thursday after a brave fight with cancer.

Aug 11, 2017, 17:31 PM IST

'Peepli Live' actor Sitaram Panchal succumbs to cancer, his last pic will break your heart!

One of the most talented actors in Bollywood, Sitaram Panchal, who has best remembered for his roles in 'Peepli Live' and 'Jolly LLB 2' to name a few succumbed to cancer on Thursday.

Aug 10, 2017, 13:39 PM IST

US woman's testimony nails Farooqui in rape case: Cops to court

A US researcher was sexually assaulted by 'Peepli Live' co-director Mahmood Farooqui, the Delhi Police told a court on Thursday.

Jan 14, 2016, 21:43 PM IST

Rediscover old tales in a forgotten language at Dastangoi Festival in Delhi

Dastango Aamir & Dastango Affan performing 'Dastan-e-Amir Hamza' at Dastangoi Festival

Dec 18, 2015, 14:12 PM IST

Dadri's Bishada resents its 'Peepli Live' moment

A week into the lynching of Mohammad Iqlakh, residents of Dadri's Bishada nurse a deep resentment over being "unfairly victimised" as visitors make a beeline to the crime spot in the village where shards of glasses, broken sewing machines and a battered refrigerator mutely testifying the fateful night of September 28.

Oct 07, 2015, 11:23 AM IST

'Peepli Live' co-director Mahmood Farooqui forced himself upon US researcher, says common friend

'Peepli Live' co-director Mahmood Farooqui had forced himself upon the American researcher, a common friend of the woman who had introduced her to the film maker, claimed before a Delhi court on Tuesday.

Oct 06, 2015, 21:52 PM IST

Delhi court frames rape charges against 'Peepli Live' co-director Mahmood Farooqui

A Delhi court has framed rape charges against 'Peepli Live'  co-director Mahmood Farooqui for allegedly raping an American researcher at his residence.

Sep 02, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

'Peepli live' co-director seeks bail in rape case

 Co-director of Bollywood movie "Peepli Live" Mahmood Farooqui, an accused in a rape case, on Thursday moved for bail in a Delhi court.

Aug 20, 2015, 19:28 PM IST

Police file charge sheet against `Peepli-Live` co-director Mahmood Farooqui in rape case

 Mahmood Farooqui, co-director of Bollywood movie 'Peepli Live', was today chargesheeted by Delhi Police for allegedly raping an American research scholar at his residence here.

Jul 29, 2015, 19:39 PM IST

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Jun 22, 2015, 09:05 AM IST

'Peepli Live' co-director arrested on rape charges

Famous for traditional story telling Dastangoi and being 'Peepli Live' co director Mahmood Farooqi has reportedly been arrested after an FIR was filed against him for molestation.

Jun 21, 2015, 17:27 PM IST

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.

Feb 20, 2014, 21:26 PM IST

I can never compete with Aamir Khan, says Kiran Rao

Having a star actor-filmmaker like Aamir Khan as her husband doesn`t give Kiran Rao reason enough to either cast him in a movie or compete with him at the box office. The ‘Dhobi Ghat’ director will be content if "different kinds" of movies can co-exist with the "changing" star system in filmdom.

Jun 21, 2013, 12:47 PM IST

After ‘Peepli Live’, Anusha Rizvi eyes Amitav Ghosh’s ‘Sea of Poppies’

After winning numerous laurels for her ‘Peepli Live’, director Anusha Rizvi is on her way to donning the director’s hat yet again.

Apr 10, 2012, 17:33 PM IST

MP: ‘Peepli’ goes without power

The power supply to Badwai village where Aamir Khan`s `Peepli Live` was shot has been cut due to film unit had failed to pay the dues of Rs 3.5 lakh.

Mar 30, 2012, 23:40 PM IST

`Peepli Live` scores high at World Cinema Amsterdam

Anusha Rizvi`s `Peepli Live` got a warm reception at the World Cinema Amsterdam Film Festival here. Though it narrowly missed winning the Parool Audience Award of 7,500 euros.

Aug 28, 2011, 09:53 AM IST