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9 Information and Broadcasting Ministry Articles

If not Amitabh Bachchan, who was paid Rs 6.3 crore for DD Kisan promotions? I&B ministry to investigate!

1 year ago 0
Controversy around DD Kisan promotion is soon turning out to be like a Bollywood thriller… Amitabh Bachchan yesterday in a statement declared that he did NOT charge Rs 6.3 crores for DD Kisan endorsement. Read Article ▶

Film festivals gallore in the northeast!

3 years ago 0
The Information and Broadcasting Ministry will hold a series of film festivals in the northeast with a view to promote cinema in the region and to popularise the states as film destinations The first among these festivals will be held at Meghalaya capital Shillong from March 3 to 6. Similar events have been planned at […] Read Article ▶
Yash Chopra Memorial Award: Lata Mangeshkar is the first recipient

Yash Chopra Memorial Award: Lata Mangeshkar is the first recipient

3 years ago 0
The veteran singer was honoured on the eve of the filmmaker’s first death anniversary In a tribute to the legendary filmmaker Yash Chopra on the eve of his first death anniversary, melody queen Lata Mangeshkar was conferred the first Yash Chopra Memorial Award at a glittering function. Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari […] Read Article ▶
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Heroine makers move court on smoking scene rider

Heroine makers move court on smoking scene rider

4 years ago 0
It would kill the creativity of the film, feel  the producers of the Kareena Kapoor film The makers of Bollywood film Heroine, starring Kareena Kapoor, on Monday moved the Delhi High Court against the Information and Broadcasting Ministry’s order to display anti-smoking messages during smoking scenes in the movie. Read Article ▶
12th Osian’s Cine-fan Film Festival: I&B Ministry announces India’s film commission

12th Osian’s Cine-fan Film Festival: I&B Ministry announces India’s film commission

4 years ago 0
The Information and Broadcasting Ministry will work with the Ministry of Tourism to make the commission functional soon The country will soon have a film commission offering a single window clearance to filmmakers to shoot in India, Nirupama Kotru, Director (Films), Information and Broadcasting Ministry, said Wednesday at the ongoing 12th Osian’s Cine-fan Film Festival […] Read Article ▶
IFFI Goa’s new award to celebrate 100th year of Indian cinema

IFFI Goa’s new award to celebrate 100th year of Indian cinema

4 years ago 0
The I&B Ministry to honour path-breaking films every year starting with IFFI 2012 There will be a new award given away at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa every year. Instituted by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry of India, the award will be handed over for the first time at this year’s […] Read Article ▶
‘The Dirty Picture’ should be aired after 11pm: I&B Ministry tells Sony TV

‘The Dirty Picture’ should be aired after 11pm: I&B Ministry tells Sony TV

4 years ago 0
The Vidya Balan film will not be allowed to broadcast during prime time, even after going through 58 cuts Sony was scheduled to air The Dirty Picture at 12pm and 8pm on Sunday, but a last minute verdict by the Information and Broadcast Ministry of India has stalled the broadcast of the Vidya Balan film. […] Read Article ▶

Ramesh Sippy appointed new NFDC Chairperson

5 years ago 0
Well-known filmmaker Ramesh Sippy has been appointed chairperson of the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC). “Yes, Mr Sippy has been appointed the new chairperson of NFDC. The order came out yesterday (Monday),” an Information and Broadcasting ministry source confirmed. He will take charge from the outgoing chairperson, veteran actor Om Puri. Sixty-five-year-old Sippy, who has […] Read Article ▶

Amitabh Bachchan touched by media’s restraint regarding Aishwarya’s pregnancy

5 years ago 0
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is touched by the electronic media’s self-imposed restraint on the coverage of his daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai’s child birth. “I am also most touched by the decision taken by the electronic media on the coverage issue for Aishwarya’s delivery… humbled!!” Amitabh posted on his Twitter page. According to media reports, the Broadcast Editors […] Read Article ▶