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Kamal Haasan to be presented with Lifetime Achievement Award at Mumbai Film Festival

3 years ago 0
French filmmaker Costa-Gavras will also receive the honour at the prestigious fest Acclaimed French filmmaker Costa-Gavras and renowned Indian actor-director Kamal Haasan will be felicitated with the Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 15th Mumbai Film Festival. Read Article ▶
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Designer Bhanu Athaiya: The look of Mahabharat will revive Indian handicrafts

3 years ago 1
The Oscar-winning costume designer has been roped in as a consulting faculty for the look of the upcoming mythological show Mahabharat Bhanu Athaiya believes the mythological show will help in the revival of Indian handicrafts and traditional weaves. Read Article ▶
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Satyajit Ray’s 92nd birth anniversary: Google Doodle honours the Indian filmmaker

Satyajit Ray’s 92nd birth anniversary: Google Doodle honours the Indian filmmaker

3 years ago 1
The Bharat Ratna and Oscar Award-winning Indian filmmaker is highly respected and revered in international cinema Born on May 2, 1921, in Calcutta, Satyajit Ray was one of India’s precious gifts to world cinema. The prolific filmmaker, who received an honorary Academy Award for Lifetime Achievement almost on his deathbed in 1992, inspired many acclaimed […] Read Article ▶
Resul Pookutty book Sounding Off review: Not just sound and fury

Resul Pookutty book Sounding Off review: Not just sound and fury

4 years ago 0
Read the review of Oscar Award-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty’s autobiograpy He may be ‘India’s best known sound designer and audiographer’, as the book jacket says, but Resul Pookutty sounds just like a lad from a small village set deep into the backwaters of Kerala. It could be straight out of Swami and Friends, or […] Read Article ▶
AR Rahman’s special song for Doomsday

AR Rahman’s special song for Doomsday

4 years ago 0
The leading composer-singer plans to release his new single on December 21 It seems Bollywood and its denizens have taken Doomsday predictions and its consequences a bit too seriously! The latest to join the bandwagon is none other than Read Article ▶
Mira Nair on The Reluctant Fundamentalist: I got inspired to make a story about modern Pakistan

Mira Nair on The Reluctant Fundamentalist: I got inspired to make a story about modern Pakistan

4 years ago 0
The director hopes her film would help initiate a positive dialogue between India and Pakistan Helming The Reluctant Fundamentalist, shot in India, Pakistan and the US, was not easy but the overall outcome is “quite beautiful”, says internationally acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair Read Article ▶
Anil Kapoor: Anupam Kher’s Silver Linings Playbook is the frontrunner for Oscar nomination

Anil Kapoor: Anupam Kher’s Silver Linings Playbook is the frontrunner for Oscar nomination

4 years ago 0
Mission Impossible 4 actor Anil Kapoor feels his buddy Anupam Kher’s Hollywood film will be nominated for the Academy Award Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor feels Anupam Kher-starrer Silver Linings Playbook is the front-runner for an Oscar nomination. “He (Anupam Kher) has been a kind of an actor who has been an integral part of so many […] Read Article ▶
Aamir Khan has a fan in Hollywood star Tom Hanks!

Aamir Khan has a fan in Hollywood star Tom Hanks!

4 years ago 1
Aamir Khan’s work for society through Satyamev Jayate impresses Oscar Award-winning actor-director Tom Hanks. Interestingly, Aamir is often compared to Tom for both his acting style and looks! Academy Award-winning Hollywood actor-filmmaker Tom Hanks read about Bollywood actor Aamir Khan’s work for the Indian society, and is mightily impressed. He says “giving back” (to the […] Read Article ▶
Shahrukh Khan starts shooting for Chennai Express!

Shahrukh Khan starts shooting for Chennai Express!

4 years ago 3
The film, produced by Red Chillies, stars Deepika Padukone opposite Shahrukh Khan Director Rohit Shetty has begun the shoot of his next film, Chennai Express today. The project toplines Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone, and the film is produced by SRK’s wife Gauri Khan for their company Red Chillies Entertainment. Academy Award-winning AR Rahman is […] Read Article ▶
Freida Pinto doesn’t want India to see her sex scenes in Trishna!

Freida Pinto doesn’t want India to see her sex scenes in Trishna!

4 years ago 0
The Slumdog Millionaire actor is apprehensive of showing her wild love making scenes with actor Riz Ahmed to her fans in the home country Frieda Pinto is nervous these days. The dusky beauty, who became the face of Indian cinema on the international map after her Academy Award-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, is facing a strange […] Read Article ▶
AR Rahman gets doctorate of University of Miami in Ohio

AR Rahman gets doctorate of University of Miami in Ohio

4 years ago 1
Click to read the keynote address of the Academy Award-winning composer AR Rahman, India’s Oscar- and Grammy-winning music composer, received Miami University’s honorary doctorate on May 5. The ceremony was held at the Yager Stadium situated near the university’s Oxford, Ohio campus. The honoured was bestowed upon him as a part of the institution’s ‘Year […] Read Article ▶
Aamir Khan to do Priyadarshan’s film on AIDS?

Aamir Khan to do Priyadarshan’s film on AIDS?

4 years ago 0
The Talaash actor might star in a serious film on the disease Aamir Khan is often compared to Hollywood actor Tom Hanks for looks, temperament and body of work. And now it seems Aamir is keen to don Tom’s hat. If rumours are to be believed, the Talaash actor might just say yes to acting […] Read Article ▶
Nicole Kidman to do a Bollywood item number for just Rs 5 crore?

Nicole Kidman to do a Bollywood item number for just Rs 5 crore?

5 years ago 7
The Hollywood star might have another connection with B-town after Moulin Rouge! It is not just Tom Cruise who has an India connection now (thanks to MI4). His ex-wife and Hollywood star Nicole Kidman is apparently a part of an upcoming Bollywood project directed by Rumi Jaffery. Reportedly, the Australia star has been approached by […] Read Article ▶
Celebrate the chartbusting magic of Gulzar’s evocative lyrics

Celebrate the chartbusting magic of Gulzar’s evocative lyrics

5 years ago 0
At a recent event, when asked if he was succumbing to the culture of writing populist songs, poet-lyricist Gulzar insisted that though his songs may be popular, the quality of his poetry remains top-notch He quoted the example of the popular ‘Kallu maama’ from Ramgopal Varma’s Satya, saying that if someone bothered to dig deeper, […] Read Article ▶