viacom 18 News
Ajay Devgn’s Drishyam gets 10 times richer!
The film is filled with acclaimed names honoured by the Presidents of India…
Having Ajay Devgn in the lead is enough to add credence to a plot-driven film. Drishyam has the actor playing the central character, portrayed by Mohanlal in its Malayalam version. We couldn’t suggested anyone else for this power packed role. Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, Anurag Kashyap, Farah Khan sing praises for Kalki Koechlin’s Margarita, With A Straw!
Here’s what the film industry says about this internationally acclaimed film…
Kalki Koechlin starrer Margarita, With A Straw has been creating buzz in the Indian film industry. The film has been hugely appreciated by the Bollywood film fraternity including Click here to read more
Aamir Khan, Anurag Kashyap, Shraddha Kapoor and Kiran Rao bowled over by Margarita, With A Straw
Bollywood celebrities touched by Margarita, With A Straw…
Time and again, the film fraternity has put their weight behind every film which emotionally moves everyone. Films that don’t have superstars in them but enjoys patronage from them. One such film is Margarita, With A Straw that has been garnering a lot of appreciation from one and all. Click here to read more
Kalki Koechlin should win National Film Award for Margarita With A Straw, says Viacom 18 head Ajit Andhare
After being lauded by Aamir Khan, this small film with a big heart gets appreciation from the Viacom 18 head honcho…
Kalki Koechlin has been known to give stellar performances from time to time. That Girl In Yellow Boots, Dev D, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Shanghai, Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani, Ek Thi Daayan, Happy Ending and so on. She is back with another stellar performance in Margarita With A Straw. Her performance has already won her many awards at various film festivals across the globe. Click here to read more
Priyanka Chopra’s Mary Kom is now tax free in Uttar Pradesh!
After Maharashtra, the Mary Kom biopic has been exempted from tax in UP
Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday announced exemption of entertainment tax on Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra’s starrer biopic Mary Kom. “As the movie is based on life of boxer Mary Kom will be an inspiration for women of the state. The CM has decided to exempt it from entertainment tax”, an official spokesman said here. Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan and Ranbir Kapoor to play father-son?
They have been approached for the biopic of PC Sorcar
Amitabh Bachchan and Ranbir Kapoor have never shared screen space. But if Vikram Malhotra, former COO of Viacom 18 has his way, that will change soon. Vikram has launched his own production house, Crouching Tiger and the first film that will roll out of Malhotra’s brand new production house is a bio-pic on the life and times of the legendary magician PC Sorcar. Click here to read more
Why did Viacom 18 retract their decision of suing Abhay Deol?
The One By Two actor had taken a stand in the musicians’ fight against the music company’s draconian contract
A leading daily reported a few days back that Viacom 18 was going to sue Abhay Deol. The report said that the music rights of his latest release One By Two was not bought by any music company because Abhay decided to take a stand on the music royalties issue. Which obviously resulted in Viacom 18 incurring huge losses. Click here to read more
Have the makers of Gabbar lost faith in Akshay Kumar?
The producers of Akki’s upcoming film were questioning the actor’s talent. But why?
Shahrukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Ranveer Singh and Aamir Khan surely had a fantastic 2013 when it came to movies, but Akshay Kumar wasn’t too lucky as both his films Once Upon Ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara and Boss bombed at the box office. Click here to read more
Sunil Grover continues to play Gutthi despite a legal notice from Viacom 18!
The funny man is still acting as the ever-so-delightful character he made so memorable in Comedy Nights with Kapil. Does this mean he will be back on Kapil Sharma’s show? Find out!
When Sunil Grover, who played one of the most likeable characters (Gutthi) in Kapil Sharma‘s popular comedy show Comedy Nights with Kapil (CNWK) decided to call it quits, little did he think that he would never play the now-iconic character ever again! Click here to read more
Why is Arjun Rampal’s Inkaar being re-released?
The producers of Arjun-Chitrangda starrer are planning to re-release their film but the question is why?
Directed Sudhir Mishra’s Inkaar which released early this year dealt with the issue of sexual harassment at workplace. Arjun Rampal and Chitrangda Singh played the lead roles in the film Click here to read more
Eros, Viacom 18 and Disney-UTV keen to acquire Salman Khan’s Jai Ho
Reports of Salman Khan-starrer Jai Ho being snapped up by Eros International for Rs 110 crore has left people in the Salman promixty amused
Says a source,“It’s much more than Rs 110 crore. We haven’t put a finger on the final sum, but it’d be closer to Rs 180 crore. Click here to read more
Madras Cafe’s Tamil version releases only in Andhra Pradesh
Though the Tamil version of Madras Cafe has got go ahead from the Censor Board, the film was released only in Andhra Pradesh and not in Tamil Nadu
Though Madras Cafe has been receiving rave reviews, it has been in trouble with protests over its release in Tamil Nadu. The film’s Tamil version took time to be censored as the makers decided to do a Tamil version a little late. Click here to read more
While Chennai Express has a nation divided, Abundantia makes a quiet debut
Cineswami tells us more about ex-Viacom 18 CEO Vikram Malhotra’s new production company
Love it or hate it, seemingly all of India (except the Vijay fans who have no time for Shahrukh Khan and are bemoaning the postponement of Thalaivaa) is talking about Chennai Express. Early indications predict opening day box office collections of Rs 33 crore. While fans of King Khan go berserk, there is some heartening news for aficionados of decent, independent cinema. Vikram Malhotra, former CEO of Viacom 18 has floated a new film production company called Abundantia Entertainment. You may well ask, Abundantia who? Abundantia is the ancient Roman goddess of good fortune, the equivalent of our very own Lakshmi. Click here to read more
Milkha Singh: Farhan Akhtar is exactly how I wanted to see myself on screen
The ace athlete is highly impressed with the actor’s performance in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and shares that he might even work on a sequel of the film
India’s fastest runner, the legendary Milkha Singh, is running very fast again, this time at the box office. The biopic on his life Bhaag Milkha Bhaag has created a global stir and the sprinter is bowled over by Farhan Akhtar’s depiction of him in the movie. Click here to read more
Sunny Deol gets legal notice from Viacom 18 for not returning Ghayal 2 signing amount
The production house has sent a legal notice to the Yamla Pagla Deewana actor for not returning the signing amount they paid to him for Ghayal 2
It’s been two years since the Ghayal sequel was announced. In fact, the teaser of the 1990 revenge drama was aired during the screening of Salman Khan’s Ready in 2010. But the Sunny Deol starrer failed to gain momentum and has faced multiple roadblocks, with Click here to read more