Film City News
Leaked: Details of Salman Khan’s late night drive with Katrina Kaif!
Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif went for a late night drive in Film City tells us a source from Comedy Nights Live. The superstar was there waiting for her after the shoot got over Click here to read more
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, Uttaran, Har Har Mahadev, Saraswatichandra and Bani Ishq Da Kalma shoot stalled at Film City!
Many shoots abruptly halted as a production head beat up a union member. Read on to find out more…
Film City is a prime hub for shooting films and TV serials, located in Mumbai, but recently all shootings were put on a standstill because of a strike caused by the Allied Mazdoor Union. This union consists of lightmen and spot boys. Grapevine has it that a union member was apparently manhandled by a staff from a leading production house. It was because of this incident that the union members decided to go on a strike and teach the leading production houses a lesson. Click here to read more
Shyam Benegal’s Samvidhaan: Parliament recreated in Film City! view pics
The acclaimed director is shooting a mini-series based on the drafting of the Indian Constitution
Filmmaker Shyam Benegal has recreated the Central Hall of the Parliament of India in Mumbai’s Film City, for his new project titled Samvidhaan. The mini-series is about the drafting of the Indian Constitution. Click here to read more
Bollywood action director Tinu Verma arrested
Update: Bollywood stuntman Tinu Verma, who had been absconding after attacking his step brother with a sword has been arrested by the police
Earlier report: Police are looking for the absconding Tinu, who is allegedly using his brother Narendra Verma’s political clout to trouble his family members. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan: I wish Salman Khan was part of Bombay Talkies!
As the Dhoom:3 star celebrated his 25th year in Bollywood yesterday, he nostalgically shared memories of his growth – from a nobody to the Perfectionist star – with the media at Dadasaheb Phalke Chitranagari, or Film City
There’s something special about Aamir Khan – something that has allowed him to stay in the movie business for 25 years now. But it wasn’t always so; famous filmmaker Tahir Hussain’s son wasn’t blessed with Click here to read more
Yash Chopra and Rajesh Khanna to be honoured with Phalke Academy awards
The Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards will be bestowed on singer Asha Bhosle, actor Mala Sinha, late filmmaker Yash Chopra, and late superstar Rajesh Khanna among several others at a ceremony in Mumbai on April 30
Asha, who has regaled music lovers with her melodious voice in her over six decades old career, will receive the Phalke Ratna Award from the academy, while Mala Sinha, who has acted in Pyaasa, Maryada and Hariyali Aur Rasta will get the Golden Era Award. Click here to read more
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani new still: Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone celebrate Holi in the song Balam pichkari
Just a day before the colourful festival, the makers of this most-awaited movie release a ‘fun’ still. Take a look
Last seen, Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone were bathed in gulaal in the poster of Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. Click here to read more
Emraan Hashmi, Kalki Koechlin, Konkona Sen Sharma, Huma Qureshi turn creepy at the Ek Thi Daayan event
The first trailer of this movie was scary. But take a peek into this gallery and you’ll know how our B-towners managed to turn spookier
The launch event of Ek Thi Daayan revolved around powder-white faces and long plaits. Click here to read more
Karan Johar’s ‘Student of the Year’ postponed indefinitely
Director-producer Karan Johar’s venture after My Name Is Khan is running behind schedule as the shoot has been postponed indefinitely
David Dhawan’s son Varun Dhawan recently had a major accident on the sets of his debut film, Student Of The Year (SOTY), pushing the shoot for a later date. Click here to read more
Subhash Ghai: Please protect the students of Whistling Woods
Subhash Ghai’s film institute fell into trouble after a judgement issued by Supreme Court asking him return the land on which it stands. But on Wednesday the filmmaker urged everyone to protect its students as they were the “real asset” of the nation
“Subhash Ghai is a liability by name and not an asset. The asset is the children who are the future of the film industry so please protect them,” Ghai said at a press conference. He was accompanied by the students of his film academy, Whistling Woods International and few supporters from the film fraternity. “We have strength, courage and honesty. We don’t know what will be the future. Film industry and media should think and talk about it and take this forward. I am sure the doors will open again,” he added. Click here to read more
Subhash Ghai Whistling Woods land case: Film industry to turn out in support
Top directors and artistes from Bollywood will speak for the showman at a press conference tomorrow
Embroiled in a controversy involving the government and ex-chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh regarding allocation of land at dirt cheap rates for his film and media school Whistling Woods International, filmmaker Subhash Ghai is on the verge of losing the land on which the property stands in Mumbai. In fact, the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) is already waiting for a chance to pounce on the multi-acre piece of land located in Film City, Goregaon East, in order to build low-cost houses. Click here to read more
Will Subhash Ghai’s Whistling Woods shut down?
There’s some skirmish between the government and Subhash Ghai’s Whistling Woods and the director plans to appeal to the Supreme Court
Showman Subhash Ghai seems to be going through a rough patch; not only are his films tanking at the BO, he now has deal with legal hassles that his film school Whistling Woods International has been dragged into. A division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice Girish Godbole said, “In the interest of justice, we direct respondent number 3 and 4 (Ghai and Whistling Woods) to vacate 14.5 acre area immediately which shall be resumed by the state government. The remaining 5.5 acre where the institute is constructed shall be taken over by the government on July 31, 2014 by when all the ongoing courses at the film institute shall be completed.” This implies that Ghai will have to put a full stop to his dream project, his film school, over the next two years. Click here to read more
Salman Khan honoured workers at Film City
No we are not raving about how good-hearted Salman Khan is, but appreciating the touching act the superstar did he did at the promotional event of his film Ready. Salman invited the Film City workers at the do and felicitated them with gifts and chocolates. Now that was really sweet of you Sallu bhai! We generally get to see glitzy celebs who reluctantly turn up at such dos and prance before the camera without appreciating the value of the invitation. These film workers, on the other hand, who are an intrinsic part of film-shoots always get unnoticed. Read about how Salman Khan hosted this amazing party.
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Salman Khan reverts to his bratty ways!
The Dabangg dude’s recent ‘good boy’ appearances seem to have been a short-lived mood-swing thing
Over the last two years we thought Salman Khan was a changed man. The biggest brat in Bollywood had put his tumultuous love life on the back burner and begun to focus on his lacklustre career. He gave up his anti-media attitude and turned into one of the most charming and candid interviewees of recent times. All thanks to his charity organisation, Being Human. The actor has big and noble plans for it. During the promotions of his last release Ready, Salman not only wooed the media, but went all out to show his gratitude towards the workers of Film City studios. And who can forget his undying affection for children – not just the ones from his family, but also the underprivileged kids? Post the success of Wanted and Dabangg, we saw a very friendly and mature Salman, one that we respected and liked. Click here to read more