Indian cinema

The republic and the parade of RRRs

Covid-19 may have receded, but that verb’s nominalised form—recession—stares at the world. But none of that is stopping us from going all Naatu Naatu with NTR Jr and Ram Charan.

published on : 29th January 2023

'Thinking Cinema: A Handbook for Cinephiles' book review: Frame of reference

While the former is just pure love of cinema, the latter is a theory-based approach that takes cognisance of Marxism, semiotics, psychoanalysis and feminism.

published on : 8th January 2023

'Boycott Bollywood' trend can stop if you say something about it: Suniel Shetty to Yogi Adityanath

The actor told the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, 'We don't do drugs, we don't harm others. I request you to be the person to abolish the stigma (around Bollywood)'.

published on : 6th January 2023

Hombale films redefining Indian film industry

In conversation with producer  Vijay Kiragandur, who backed two back-to-back blockbusters in KGF 2 and Kantara, as he talks about the vision for his production house, and more

published on : 3rd January 2023

'Joram', 'Moha', 'All India Rank' among Indian films at International Film Festival Rotterdam 2023

Santosh Sivan's "Moha", starring Jaaved Jaffrey and Shaylee Krishen, along with two Malayalam movies -- Senna Hegde's "1744 White Alto" and "Family" by Don Palathara -- will be screened.

published on : 20th December 2022

'Can't say you can't attack my films, but let there be a conversation': Sudhir Mishra

Film lovers must understand what is right and what is wrong, Mishra said while delivering the annual Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture as part of the Kolkata International Film Festival.

published on : 19th December 2022

Current brand of historicals couched in fictionalised jingoism: Amitabh Bachchan

Bachchan in his speech on the journey of Indian cinema, said, "I am sure my colleagues on stage will agree, questions are being raised on civil liberties and freedom of expression.’’

published on : 16th December 2022

27th IFFK to screen 184 movies from around 70 countries, gears up to begin on December 9

IFFK will also pay homage to French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard, scriptwriters John Paul and T P Rajeevan, director G S Panicker, actor Prathap Pothen, and cinematographer Pappu.

published on : 1st December 2022

Box office: What’s South cinema doing right

The South film industry has been able to understand and deliver what the common person desired for venturing out to the theatres after the lockdowns.

published on : 26th November 2022

Unfortunately in Indian cinema, we have two climaxes: A Sreekar Prasad

He was speaking at a Masterclass on the topic 'To Cut or Not to Cut' held on Friday at the International Film Festival of India, underway in Goa.

published on : 26th November 2022

'Nothing can stop you from achieving your goal'

...says Payal Rajput, who talks about her Sandalwood debut with Head Bush, working alongside Dhananjay, and meeting Puneeth Rajkumar on the sets

published on : 15th October 2022

Asha Parek receives Dada Saheb Phalke award: ‘Just a day before my 80th birthday’

Veteran actor Asha Parekh, 79 was presented the Dada Saheb Phalke award by President Droupadi Murmu during the 68th National Film Awards ceremony held at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi.

published on : 1st October 2022

Veteran star Asha Parekh to be conferred with Dada Saheb Phalke award

The 79-year-old actor, best known for films such as "Dil Deke Dekho", "Kati Patang", "Teesri Manzil", and "Caravan", is considered one of the most influential actresses of all time in Hindi cinema.

published on : 27th September 2022

Allu Arjun's 'Pushpa' first Indian album ever to hit 5 billion views, claim makers

'Pushpa: The Rise', directed by Sukumar, broke several box office records and even entered the Rs 100 crore mark in the Hindi belts. It went on to mint Rs 300 cr worldwide.

published on : 15th July 2022

‘Don’t divide Indian cinema based on regional lines’

Actor Akshay Kumar talks about his upcoming film Prithviraj, his mantra to stay away from stress and why he thinks he is a producer’s actor  

published on : 29th May 2022

Southywood Slam!

South Indian blockbusters are shaking up the Indian film industry, rattling Bollywood and creating new cult stars

published on : 15th May 2022

Time for Hindi film industry to improvise: Yami Gautam

The Dasvi actor said directors in the Hindi film industry still find it difficult to have a free hand when bringing their perspective on screen.

published on : 6th May 2022

Satyajit Ray film festival to be held from May 2 to 4 in Mumbai

The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has initiated various activities to pay tribute to the legendary filmmaker on his birth centenary.

published on : 29th April 2022

Trend of '70s and '80s cinema is back on big screen, says Nawazuddin Siddiqui

The 47-year-old actor said he had assumed that post-pandemic, taste and preference of the audiences will be changed, owing to the exposure to some fine content from regional and international films.

published on : 24th April 2022

Growing up and girl camaraderie in campus movies

Campus films in Indian cinema are almost always synonymous with nostalgia.

published on : 2nd March 2022
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