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Djimon Hounsou: How to Train Your Dragon 2 gave me new life
Oscar-nominated actor Djimon Hounsou, who voices the deadlocked, dragon-hunting villain Drago Bludvist in forthcoming animated film How to Train Your Dragon 2, says the movie has given him new life and made him feel young again
“I feel like I’m young again. Click here to read more
Will Shahid Kapoor be the perfect Hamlet?
The actor has been approached by Vishal Bhardwaj for a new film, and speculation is rife that this next is based on a Shakespearean play….Hamlet, King Lear or….
Shahid Kapoor and Vishal Bhardwaj have worked together in Kaminey. But it wasn’t a partnership made in heaven…or so we hear. Shahid’s obstinate behaviour and Vishal’s creative take on almost everything created problems between the two men, each obstinate and insistent on their own way. Click here to read more
Mumbai Mantra & Sundance invest in India’s film future
The screenwriters’ lab is an admirable initiative and bodes well for Indian cinema
It’s a long-standing perception that Bollywood doesn’t have any decent scriptwriters. This is a notion that Shekhar Kapur, one of the advisors of the Mumbai Mantra | Sundance partnership rubbished in a recent tweet. He wrote: “Am fed up of ppl who say there r no good script writers around. if u had the talent 2 c a film in a script, u wld b a director.” Mumbai Mantra is the film wing of the behemoth Mahindra group and a pet project of Anand Mahindra himself. They joined hands with the revered Sundance Institute to set up an annual Mumbai event to select eight scripts and develop them. Click here to read more