FICCI FRAMES News
Mallika Sherawat all set for Cannes Film Festival 2015
The film festival will be held from May 13 – 24
Actress Mallika Sherawat is headed to Cannes in France to be a part of the 68th Cannes International Film Festival. She says she feels honoured to be a part of the film gala. “Honored to be invited by #Ficci at the 68th Click here to read more
Why so serious, Aamir Khan?
While its commendable that this Khan never fails to live up to his Mr Perfectionist image, there are times when I feel the Dhoom:3 baddie should just let things BE…
Aamir Khan recently celebrated his 50th birthday and though he told us during a media interaction that he is 22 at heart, I feel the actor is acting his age. Before I write further, let me tell you guys that I am an ardent Aamir Khan fan. I do believe the kind of cinema he does is brilliant. Click here to read more
Is Abhishek Bachchan following his Happy New Year co-star Shahrukh Khan?
The Bol Bachchan actor was injured on the sets of Happy New Year but continued to respect his professional commitments and also resumed shooting today
Abhishek Bachchan seems to be a true professional. Our khabroos informed us that he hurt his right wrist while shooting for Farah Khan’s upcoming Happy New Year but he didn’t stop the respecting his commitments. Click here to read more
Has Parineeti Chopra replaced Kajol in the Yash Raj camp?
From recent developments, it definitely seems that the Shuddh Desi Romance girl has taken over from the former favourite…
The Chopras have grand plans to celebrate Yash Chopra’s birth anniversary on September 27. On this occasion, nine of Yash Chopra’s leading ladies will walk the ramp, but Kajol will not be one of them. Click here to read more
Shahrukh Khan inspires X-Men star Hugh Jackman!
Two years ago when the two superstars came together on one stage, everyone wondered who was better
Shahrukh Khan and Hugh Jackman were on the FICCI Frames platform two years back and one couldn’t dismiss the striking similarities between the two stars. Click here to read more
Is Karan Johar scripting Kajol’s comeback?
The filmmaker is helping the actor build a new image in Bollywood. We wonder if that’s just BFF behaviour or there’s something more to it
Kajol has been looking healthy and fit these days, more than what she did when she romanced Shahrukh Khan on screen in her younger days. Her skin was especially glowing and she looked pretty in a yellow sheer dress (not in image) at the FICCI FRAMES 2013 seminar in Mumbai last evening. And no, that’s not because she is preggers again Click here to read more
Cannes to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema
Amitabh Bachchan’s The Great Gatsby will open the festival in May. Cineswami also tells us about the second Sundance Screenwriters Lab
The Great Gatsby, directed by Baz Luhrmann, will open the Cannes film festival on May 15. Though Amitabh Bachchan said this about his role in the film – “I have a 2 seconds role in the film. Just did it as a gesture” – for his millions of fans worldwide, he is the only reason they’ll even consider watching the film. Click here to read more
AR Rahman, Kamal Haasan, Siddharth remember Yash Chopra
South stars who collaborated with the late filmmaker and admired him paid a tribute
Yash Chopra passed away due to multiple organ failure on October 21, 2012 and left the entire Bollywood and also the south film industries in shock. Music maestro AR Rahman who has composed the soundtrack of Chopra’s last directorial, the Shahrukh Khan-starrer Jab Tak Hai Jaan, remembered the filmmaker through a tweet. He said, “Respect, love and admiration for Yashji and his legacy ..may God bless his soul !” Click here to read more
DELHI SAFARI trailer: Govinda and Boman Irani go wild!
Nikhil Advani’s first 3D digital animation film looks super fun. And even though Advani confesses that it’s a big risk releasing it along with Karan Johar’s Student of the Year on October 19, he thinks that it’s a project that’s totally worth the risk…
Delhi Safari features the voices of Boman Irani, Akshaye Khanna, Govinda, Urmila Matondkar, Suniel Shetty and Deepak Dobriyal. The movie is about a set of animals who are highly agitated about their natural homes getting razed to the ground. Click here to read more
FICCI Frames 2012: Ranbir Kapoor’s ‘Rockstar’ rules Excellence Awards
Rockstar and Sony Entertainment Television were the big winners at FICCI Frames Excellence Awards 2012. The function was held at the end of the three day FICCI festival on March 16. Ranbir Kapoor won the Best Actor (Male) award, Imtiaz Ali won Best Director, AR Rahman got the Best Music Director trophy and Mohit Chauhan bagged the Best Singer (Male) award – all for the same film, Rockstar. Vidya Balan walked away with the Best Actor (Female) honours for her work in The Dirty Picture. Best Film went to Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara.
Sony Entertainment Television won top honours in fiction and non-fiction programming. Ram Kapoor and Saakshi Tanwar bagged the Best Actor trophies for Bade Achche Lagte Hain while Amitabh Bachchan was honored with the Award for Maximum Impact made by a Personality for Kaun Banega Crorepati. Here’s the complete list:Click here to read more
Happy birthday, Bollywood!
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 and labyrinthine multiple permission process that foreign crews have to go through currently. Thus spake the redoubtable Uday K Varma, Secretary, Ministry of I&B, while addressing the inaugural session of the three-day FICCI FRAMES 2012. Click here to read more
The new woman in Yash Chopra’s life
Bollywood’s fave director cannot stop gushing about West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
Yes, we are referring to the selfsame septuagenarian director who is known as the emperor of Bollywood romance. He can’t stop singing the praises of, hold your breath, West Bengal (or should that be Poschimbongo?) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. “I have met a lot of people and politicians in my life. But I have never seen someone as dedicated as her,” Chopra said. Chopra gushed further, “Mamataji helped me raise some issues about the film industry with the Prime Minister when I hardly knew her, two years ago. When the railway budget was passed, she ensured special concession for poor people from the film industry.” Click here to read more