Shraddha Srinath. (Photo |

An assault on the senses: 'Yaanji girl' Shraddha Srinath talks about her upcoming film 'Richie'

This weekly column details the fascinating encounters that often take place on the sets of a film.

Former CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani (File | PTI)

Padmavati row: States can't ban movie before censor board certification, says former CBFC chairman Pahlaj Nihalani

On Monday, the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister said that Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmavati' would not be allowed to release in the state unless the objectionable scenes were removed.

I &B Minister Smriti Irani, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, A. R. Rahman,actors Shahrukh Khan, Sridevi, Shahid Kapoor, members of the international jury during the inaugural ceremony. (Photo | PTI)

IFFI 2017 begins in the shadow of 'Padmavati' controversy

IFFI was also in the news over the government's decision to drop two films- "S Durga" and "Nude"- from the final list of the Indian Panorama section,

AR Rahman

Majidi and I belong to elite society, says A R Rahman

Award-winning composer A.R. Rahman says he and Iranian auteur Majid Majidi belong to an elite society as they both have got fatwas.