Supreme Court News
Aamir Khan’s Dangal, Shah Rukh Khan’s Chak De India, Salman Khan’s Love – 5 movies where the National Anthem was part of the narrative
Audience need not stand when National Anthem is played as a storyline in a film, newsreel or documentary, says Supreme Court Click here to read more
Supreme Court makes playing National Anthem a must in movie theatres all over India
National Anthem is now a must before screening of every film at the theatres, orders Supreme Court. Click here to read more
Supreme court rejects ban on Aamir Khan’s PK; says don’t watch the film if you don’t like it!
The Supreme court had passed its verdict much before the film released
Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma’s PK has been amidst many controversies in the recent past. Where on one hand the film has received a raving response from the audience owing to its unique concept and implementation, on the other, it has been a victim of legal trouble. Click here to read more
Ranbir Kapoor: Women should be paid equally or more than a man!
“The amount of hard work she (a woman) puts in is not less than a man” opens up the Bombay Velvet actor. Here’s what more he said…
Commenting on the Supreme Court ruling that struck down the bar on women working as Bollywood make-up artists, actor Ranbir Kapoor says “better sense has prevailed”. Click here to read more
Did Aamir Khan delay his PK poster releases due to Satyamev Jayate?
The third season of the popular talk show is all set to go on air on October 5 and we are eagerly waiting for it
Aamir Khan is extremely busy with two of his major projects this winter season – his film PK and his talk show Satyamev Jayate. Click here to read more
Salman Khan: Courts never granted me special privileges!
The Kick actor said to the Supreme Court that he has always been treated as an ordinary citizen
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has told the Supreme Court that he has always been treated as an ordinary citizen by courts and never given any special privilege, as he sought to justify a Rajasthan High Court order suspending his conviction in the blackbuck hunting case. Click here to read more
Anurag Kashyap: I feel I am being bullied by the health ministry and I refuse to take that bullying
The filmmaker thinks that the anti-smoking disclaimer destroys the aesthetic value of the film and also distracts the audience
Anurag Kashyap, who has approached the Bombay High Court against the Censor Board after it objected to the exclusion of the anti-smoking disclaimer in his upcoming film Ugly, says he is a socially responsible filmmaker and will Click here to read more
Should Sanjay Dutt’s prison sentence be reduced on humanitarian grounds?
The Ministry of Home Affairs has requested the Maharashtra state government to consider the option
Sanjay Dutt, who is on prison furlough until October 29, 2013, might just get to hear some good news before he gets back into Yerwada Central Jail again. Click here to read more
Sanjay Dutt to surrender at 4pm before special TADA court
The actor, convicted for possession of arms in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, will spend the next three-and-a-half years in jail
Since last night, Sanjay, 53, has been getting phone calls and visits from friends, colleagues and well wishers. Prominent among them were actors Salman Khan, Fardeen Khan and director David Dhawan with whom he has always shared a special rapport. Today too, there were early morning prayers and celebrity visitors at Sanjay Dutt’s Bandra home, outside which stood hordes of fans, as the Bollywood actor prepared to return to prison on Thursday, May 16. Sanjay started the day with solemn prayers Click here to read more
The unseemly fight over Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s film Mountain Man
Cineswami sheds light over the latest court case to rock filmdom
When Dashrath Manjhi died on August 17, 2007, after achieving his life’s ambition, the last thing on his mind would have been a protracted court battle over a film about him. Manjhi was born in humble circumstances in Gahlour, Bihar in 1934. He led an unremarkable life until his wife Falguni Devi died due to lack of medical attention, as the nearest hospital was 75 long kilometres away. Click here to read more
Sanjay Dutt gets bail…
Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt Monday secured bail from a Mumbai court which had issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against him in a cheating case filed by movie producer Shakeel Noorani
Andheri Metropolitan court issued the warrant against Sanjay Dutt in a complaint filed by producer Shakeel Noorani, who, among other things, alleged that the actor had failed to complete his movie Jaan Ki Baazi in 2002 despite taking the signing amount of Rs five crore. Click here to read more
Sanjay Dutt: A different justice for the privileged
The Supreme Court has announced its verdict. In all its wisdom, Sanjay Dutt gets an extension of four weeks to surrender rather than the six months he requested. It is the Court’s decision and if we question it, it is tantamount to contempt of court. Therefore, let us circumvent this by concocting a hypothetical story
My name is Yasmin. I was born, an unwanted girl child, the last in a family of five, in the depths of Purulia in the state then known as West Bengal and is now named after a percussive musical instrument. Click here to read more
Sanjay Dutt to file review petition on Mahesh Bhatt’s advice
The veteran filmmaker advises Dutt to use whatever means available to avoid his prison term
Everyone knows Sanjay Dutt is an emotional man – a man who does what his heart says and not what is good for him. And when such a person faces tremendous pressure in the form of Click here to read more
Sanjay Dutt sentenced to five years imprisonment: huge commercial loss for Bollywood!
With the actor signed up for five major movies, the entertainment industry might suffer a huge economic blow
With the Supreme Court delivering its verdict on Sanjay Dutt’s alleged involvement in the Mumbai blasts case – handing out a punishment of five years imprisonment for the star – Bollywood will reel under a major economic blow. Click here to read more