Filmmaker

Film director GS Panicker passes away

Ekakini, released in 1976 with Ravi Menon and Sobha in lead roles, was his first movie. Panicker, who had immense exposure to the field of acting through theatre, pursued it at Pune Film Institute.

published on : 5th August 2022

Iran film-maker Jafar Panahi convicted in propaganda case, to serve six-year sentence

Jafar Panahi was convicted of "propaganda against the system", sentenced to six years in jail, banned from directing or writing films and blocked from leaving the country.

published on : 19th July 2022

Kartik Aaryan, Kabir Khan team up for 'big scale spectacle' film 

The untitled project, based on a true story, will be jointly produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and Khan, known for critically-acclaimed films like "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" and 2021's cricket-drama "83".

published on : 18th July 2022

Social media hate against Bollywood, never worried me: Karan Johar

"Faceless and nameless trolls need to realise that the hate spread by them on social media is "not a real feeling", said Johar.

published on : 7th July 2022

FIRs filed in UP and Delhi against 'Kaali' filmmaker Leena Manimekalai for 'hurting' religious sentiments

An FIR was registered against the filmmaker on charges of criminal conspiracy, offence in the place of worship and deliberately hurting religious sentiments.

published on : 5th July 2022

BJP unit launches FIR against Ram Gopal Varma for tweet on Murmu

In a statement, the BJP said, “We condemn the remarks made by the filmmaker. His tweet has triggered widespread anger among people of the country."

published on : 29th June 2022

Kasiminte Kadal navigates harsh realities of life, says filmmaker Shyamaprasad

Shyamaprasad on the screen adaptation of Anees Salim’s The Small-Town Sea which is set to be screened at the Indian Film Festival, Stuttgart

published on : 23rd June 2022

An offbeat ode to Shahjahanabad

Theatre veteran Anamika Haksar’s debut film is a novel work of creative fiction that presents a kaleidoscopic view of Old Delhi.

published on : 23rd June 2022

'Kaadakalam makes viewers complicit in damage'

Following the Kerala State Award-winning film’s release on streaming platforms, co-writer Jinto Thomas shares the experience of making it.

published on : 15th June 2022

SLB recalls how he was floored by KK's 'Tadap Tadap Ke' scratch recording

"How could KK just collapse and die like this? What a talent! What a singer! His voice had the throw of a pro," Bhansali said.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Nitesh Tiwari, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari announce production venture 'Bas Karo Aunty!' 

According to the makers, the Mumbai-set movie narrates a "hilarious and inspiring story" through witty millennial banter which will capture the "zeitgeist and entrepreneurial spirit of young India".

published on : 30th May 2022

A R Rahman to score music for 'Baab' helmed by UAE's first woman filmmaker

Rahman and Khaja were present at the Cannes Film Market to promote 'Baab'.

published on : 26th May 2022

Wanted 'Maverick' to feel like 'Top Gun' sequel and also tell our ownstory: Joseph Kosinski

The much-awaited follow-up brings back Cruise as Pete "Maverick" Mitchell, the suave and daring US Navy aviator, alongside newcomers like Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly and Jon Hamm.

published on : 25th May 2022

Prakash Jha on attack during 'Aashram 3': It was one hour show, there was no dialogue

Jha said the group which vandalised the premises "came and went" and the team completed the shoot for the day post the incident.

published on : 24th May 2022

Incentives for foreign filmmakers to shoot, co-produce in the country: Information and Broadcasting Ministry

Reimbursement will be divided among the producers as per their respective share of the financial contribution for the project.

published on : 19th May 2022

A noble message doesn’t absolve this film’s many flaws

Filmmakers have long been trying to figure out a method through which to weave an engaging commercial story whilst also pushing forward a message.

published on : 14th May 2022

Rosamund Pike to topline Emerald Fennell's next project 

Fennell, who won an Academy Award for best original screenplay for her directorial debut "Promising Young Woman", will write and direct the new project.

published on : 12th May 2022

Karan Johar says 'Koffee with Karan' not to return for new season

The show, which first premiered on TV channel Star World in 2004, ran for six seasons till 2019.

published on : 4th May 2022

Blending music and art

Mumbai-based filmmaker Indrajit Nattoji,who has collaborated with city-based Indian Music Experience, has come up with a musical animation titled Nadam.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Alejandro G Inarritu’s Bardo picked up by Netflix

Netflix has acquired the streaming rights of Oscar-winning filmmaker Alejandro G Inarritu’s upcoming feature film Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths.

published on : 29th April 2022
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