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14th Mumbai Film Festival: Complete list of films to be screened

14th Mumbai Film Festival: Complete list of films to be screened

4 years ago 4
With focus on Italian, French and Afghanistan cinema and restored classics, this year’s MFF will showcase 200 films from 65 countries The 14th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) that will be held from October 18-25, 2012, has an interesting line-up of films. Taking a cue from the response received to The Artist last year (before it […] Read Article ▶
Yash Chopra turns Professor with Salman Khan’s ‘Ek Tha Tiger’!

Yash Chopra turns Professor with Salman Khan’s ‘Ek Tha Tiger’!

4 years ago 4
The revered filmmaker has been bestowed honorary professorship at the prestigious Trinity College Dublin Cineswami, Cineswami where have you been? I have been to London to see the Queen (and the Olympics) Cineswami, Cineswami what did you there? I popped across to Dublin to see the Tiger’s lair. Yes, unfortunates. Cineswami is back after a […] Read Article ▶
14th Mumbai Film Festival: Entries open for India Gold 2012

14th Mumbai Film Festival: Entries open for India Gold 2012

4 years ago 4
The new competition section of the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image’s film fest is open for entries August 1-31, 2012 The 14th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) organised by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) recently announced a new Indian competition section for the 2012 event. Called India Gold, the new section has been specially […] Read Article ▶
Hema Malini is chief guest at 10th Annual Bollywood Festival in Norway

Hema Malini is chief guest at 10th Annual Bollywood Festival in Norway

4 years ago 1
She will also perform with her daughters at a special concert Veteran actor Hema Malini will visit Norway for the first time next month, and that too as the guest of honour at the Bollywood Festival. She will also perform with her daughters Esha and Ahana at a concert in Oslo, to mark the festival’s […] Read Article ▶
Malayalam comedian Innocent Thekkethala elected AMMA president for fifth time

Malayalam comedian Innocent Thekkethala elected AMMA president for fifth time

4 years ago 0
While superstar Mohanlal is the general secretary of the Kerala cinema association Veteran comedian Innocent made a record when he was elected the president of the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) on Sunday for the fifth time without any opposition. Read Article ▶
Is Indian cinema 100 years old? Or not?

Is Indian cinema 100 years old? Or not?

4 years ago 0
The controversy surrounding the subject is gaining steam, with naysayers claiming that we still have a year to go Everyone’s busy celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema, with even the government putting aside other national crises to introduce new awards. Read Article ▶
IIFA Awards 2012: What’s in store at Singapore?

IIFA Awards 2012: What’s in store at Singapore?

4 years ago 4
Highlights of the much awaited extravaganza of the year The 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend will be held from June 7-9, 2012 in Singapore. The annual gala this year will have events like the IIFA Awards, IIFA World Premiere, IIFA Rocks and the IIFA Film & Music Workshop. Managed by Wizcraft International Entertainment, […] Read Article ▶
Rekha to be honoured at IIFA Awards 2012

Rekha to be honoured at IIFA Awards 2012

4 years ago 0
Bollywood diva Rekha will be honoured for her achievements in Indian cinema at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards to be held in Singapore next month. “I am extremely humbled to be appreciated and considered for my contributions to the film fraternity. It has been a long journey and hopefully my passion and […] Read Article ▶
IIFA Awards 2012: Zohra Segal, Ramesh Sippy to be honoured

IIFA Awards 2012: Zohra Segal, Ramesh Sippy to be honoured

4 years ago 0
The veteran actor-dancer will receive the lifetime achievement award while the filmmaker will get the outstanding contribution honour Veteran actor Zohra Segal, who turned 100 last month, and filmmaker Ramesh Sippy will be honoured for their outstanding contribution to Indian cinema at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards ceremony to be held in […] Read Article ▶
Iconic studio Bombay Talkies reopens

Iconic studio Bombay Talkies reopens

4 years ago 0
The defunct Bollywood film studio is all set to produce new films Bombay Talkies, the erstwhile film studio in Malad that gave a break to several top stars of Bollywood including Madhubala, Ashok Kumar, Devika Rani, Raj Kapoor, Leela Chitnis, Dilip Kumar and Mehmood, went defunct in 1954 – exactly 20 years after it was […] Read Article ▶
100 years of Indian cinema: Top 10 films of the silent era

100 years of Indian cinema: Top 10 films of the silent era

4 years ago 4
The first film made by an Indian was Raja Harishchandra, which was shown to the public on May 3, 1913. As we enter the 100th year of India cinema, we take a look at the silent era (from 1913 to 1930) of the movies and present to you our top 10 films from this period […] Read Article ▶
Legendary actor-dancer Zohra Sehgal turns 100 today! Send in birthday wishes

Legendary actor-dancer Zohra Sehgal turns 100 today! Send in birthday wishes

4 years ago 13
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan describes his Cheeni Kum co-star as still being childlike. Read on to know more about Zohra Sehgal on her 100th birthday Affable and lovable, veteran actor Zohra Sehgal was born Zohra Begum Mumtaz-Ullah Khanon April 27, 1912 in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh and turns 100 today. Which means she is as old as […] Read Article ▶

Zoya Akhtar denies making documentary on Indian cinema

4 years ago 0
Director Zoya Akhtar has brushed off rumours that she is planning to shoot a documentary to commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema. However, she had dropped a hint that she has something in store for the occasion. “No, I am not making a documentary and it’s something that’s going to be announced over the weekend. […] Read Article ▶
Happy birthday, Bollywood!

Happy birthday, Bollywood!

5 years ago 3
Will Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif dance together to celebrate Bollywood at the Republic Day Parade in 2013? The Union Ministries of Information & Broadcasting (I&B) and Tourism are going to set up a Film Commission to put in place a single window clearance mechanism for film shooting in India. This will replace the bureaucratic […] Read Article ▶

Indian cinema’s centenary celebrations to begin at Apsara Awards 2012

5 years ago 0
The celebrations of 100 years of Indian cinema will be flagged off at the seventh edition of Chevrolet Apsara Awards at Mumbai’s Yash Raj Studios January 25. As a special segment of the celebrations, the awards night will showcase a special tribute dedicated to the legends of Indian cinema and their glorious years in Bollywood. […] Read Article ▶