100 years of Indian cinema News
Rome Film Festival 2013 to commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema with Om-Dar-Ba-Dar
Kamal Swaroop’s 1988 post-modern film has been digitally restored and will be showcased at the Rome film fest in November 2013
The digitally restored version of 1988 film Om-Dar-Ba-Dar, directed by Kamal Swaroop, will be screened at the Rome Film Festival and commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema. Click here to read more
Guru Dutt’s Pyaasa to be showcased at 7th Abu Dhabi Film Festival
ADFF’s seventh edition to host a special programme to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema
The 7th Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF), starting here Oct 24, will host a talk – ‘100 Years of Indian cinema: Studying the past to define the future’ – with filmmakers from the country. The discussion will be held here Oct 27, according to the ADFF official website. Click here to read more
Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2013 to screen Bollywood classics Pyaasa and Garam Hava
The film fest that opens with Life of Crime will celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema
Movie buffs at the 7th Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF), which begins on October 24, will be able to enjoy like Guru Dutt’s Pyaasa and Duvidha from Indian cinema which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. ‘Celebrating Indian Cinema’ is a select programme Click here to read more
The Reluctant Fundamentalist to close IFFI Goa tonight
It’s curtains down on the 43rd International Film Festival of India with Mira Nair’s film. The director speaks on the sidelines
The closing ceremony of the 43rd International Film Festival of India will be held tonight, and Mira Nair’s latest film The Reluctant Fundamentalist will have its India premiere on the occasion. Click here to read more
Why were Rekha and Amitabh Bachchan in the same flight?
Here’s the truth behind the now-famous Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha picture
Uncannily, just when stories of Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha coming together in Anees Bazmee’s Welcome Back were doing the rounds, a photo of them together went viral on the Internet. The photograph shows Big B sitting in an aircraft posing with the pilot. In a seat behind him Rekha is visible. Real or morphed? While the reports of the legendary screen reunion are completely untrue, the photograph is real. Click here to read more
Shahrukh Khan-Deepika Padukone take Bollywood to Egypt after 25 years!
King Khan’s king size fan following in Egypt will have a treat this Wednesday
Shah Rukh Khan–Deepika Padukone starrer Chennai Express will be the first film to release in Egypt in 25 years. Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan: Mumbai has done nothing to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema!
Big B is upset that there were no grand celebrations to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema in Mumbai. Here’s what he had to say…
Amitabh Bachchan celebrated 100 years of Indian Cinema in Chennai. He was invited for the event by the South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce and felicitated by Pranab Mukherjee, President of India. Big B was quite impressed by the function Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha honoured at 100 Years of Indian Cinema event
Sridevi, Mohanlal and Mammootty were among the other stars felicitated at the finale of the Indian cinema centenary celebrations
President of India Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday night honoured Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, Amitabh Bachchan and others for their contribution to Indian cinema. Click here to read more
Why will Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif not perform together?
Well, it has nothing to do with the duo’s personal equation! The once-upon-a-time lovers will no longer perform together at the 100 Years of Indian Cinema Concert and Awards in Chicago as the show has been now cancelled
Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif were to shake a leg at the event which was scheduled for September but the show has been called off at the last minute. Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan beats Shahrukh and Salman Khan to win the ‘greatest Bollywood star’ title!
He is popularly referred to as Big B, fans call him Bollywood’s shahenshah and he has emerged as unbeatable King of Hindi film industry
Amitabh Bachchan is the greatest Bollywood star according to a UK poll celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema. Click here to read more
Shahrukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema
The Bollywood legends have been invited for the centenary celebrations in Chennai, where AR Rahman and Ilaiyaraaja are expected to perform
Bollywood luminaries such as Shahrukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan are on the guest list for the 100 years of Indian cinema celebration to be held in Chennai on September 1-3, 2013. Click here to read more
Pran deserved a better send-off: Shatrughan Sinha
Actor Pran’s funeral saw very few Bollywood celebrities and actor Shatrughan Sinha feels the veteran deserved more respect
Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha was dismayed to see the poor turnout at the funeral of legendary actor Pran, the Bollywood villain audiences loved to hate. “I saw very few people from the film industry. A man who gave 70 years of his life to the film industry deserved a much more hefty send-off,” said Sinha. Click here to read more
London Indian Film Festival 2013: Monsoon Shootout, Bombay Talkies, B.A. Pass to be screened
Cineswami gives us all the dope on the London Indian Film Festival 2013
Like a newborn baby who grows up faster than you can say puberty, the London Indian Film Festival (LIFF, July 18-25) is already turning four. In keeping with its practice of opening with edgy yet high profile films, with openers of the past three years being LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha, Delhi Belly and Gangs of Wasseypur, this year the festival opens with Amit Kumar’s Cannes selection Monsoon Shootout – Click here to read more
Madhuri Dixit is a goddess, says Sonali Bendre
Actress Sonali Bendre says it is an uphill task to pick best moments from 100 years of Indian cinema as there is a lot to talk about such as her movies Zakhm and Sarfarosh, cult classics like Guide and her favourite screen diva Madhuri Dixit
The Indian cinema has turned 100 this year and the actress said it will be “very difficult to choose a few moments”. “There has been lot of classic, lovely moments in the Indian film industry so far,” added the 38-year-old. Click here to read more
IIFA Awards 2013: Deepika Padukone, Madhuri Dixit-Nene and Sridevi to dazzle on stage!
Abhishek Bachchan will join the ladies at the Macau extravaganza along with Prabhu Deva
We told you how Amitabh Bachchan and family seemed to have buried the hatchet with Wizcraft – organisers of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards. So it was expected that Big B, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan will be present at this year’s extravaganza in Macau. Click here to read more