Govt okays single window clearance for film shoots 

It is being revamped in coordination with various state governments and other agencies such as Indian Railways and the Archeological Survey of India to simplify the procedure.

published on : 18th March 2023

Twist in actor Kaushik’s death as cops recover medicines

On Thursday, information about Kaushik’s death was received from the hospital. Thereafter, the body was shifted to DDU hospital for further inquest proceedings, a senior police officer said.

published on : 12th March 2023

A Tilda Swinton-Joanna Hogg miracle for the ages

The Eternal Daughter bears Hogg’s distinct stamp as a rigorous storyteller keen to expand genres from their own trappings, perhaps more than any of her work.

published on : 6th March 2023

A scathing stab at class divides

A luxury cruise ship becomes the perfect playing field for Ostlund to take a scathing stab at the entrenched class divides in the western world.

published on : 1st March 2023

‘One can’t write off an actor like Kitty’  

Photographer-turned-director Soora speaks about his upcoming debut, Gowli.

published on : 20th February 2023

Legendary filmmaker K Viswanath passes away

In a career spanning nearly 6 decades, he directed 53 films. Born on February 19, 1932, K Viswanath was an erstwhile associate of Adurthi Subba Rao, one of the doyens of Telugu cinema.

published on : 3rd February 2023

Goddess Kaali poster row: Filmmaker Leena Manimekalai moves SC for quashing of FIRs against her

The filmmaker has also sought an ex-parte stay of the criminal proceedings emanating from these FIRs.

published on : 14th January 2023

Jailed Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof released temporarily

Rasoulof won the Golden Bear at the 2020 Berlin International Film Festival with his anti-death penalty film "There Is No Evil" but was unable to accept the award in person.

published on : 11th January 2023

‘Kundan Hadn’t Lost It’: Saeed Mirza on his book 'I Know the Psychology of Rats'

Saeed Mirza speaks to Medha Dutta Yadav about his book, I Know the Psychology of Rats, a tribute to filmmaker Kundan Shah, and how it’s capable of transforming those willing to listen

published on : 8th January 2023

Synthetic drug row: Omar Lulu withdraws his new movie from theatre

The Excise department has alleged that besides the substance, the trailer also had scenes blindly promoting alcoholism and the movie makers did not even bother to show the statutory warning on the scr

published on : 2nd January 2023

Kerala filmmaker Omar Lulu booked for promoting banned drug in movie trailer

An Excise official on Friday said besides the substance, the trailer also had scenes blindly promoting alcoholism and the movie makers did not even bother to show the statutory warning on the screen.

published on : 30th December 2022

Jamaligudda is another experiment from my end: Actor-filmmaker Dhananjay

Dhananjay will end the year with his sixth release by Kushal Gowda slated to hit the theatres this week  

published on : 29th December 2022

Cinema without borders: 'Phorpa'- A cup that cheers

In this weekly column, the writer explores the non-Indian films that are making the right noises across the globe. This week, we talk about the Tibetian film, Phorpa

published on : 21st December 2022

Sudhir Mishra: Everyone is a hero in time

The filmmaker chats about beginnings, a funny scene from Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, authoring his next two films and the missed opportunities of working with Amitabh Bachchan and Mohanlal

published on : 13th December 2022

Basil Joseph wins best director for 'Minnal Murali' at Asian Academy Creative Awards 2022

The 32-year-old director said he feels proud to be a part of the Malayalam film industry and to represent India on an international stage.

published on : 9th December 2022

Contempt case: HC asks Vivek Agnihotri to appear before court, show remorse in person

A bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Talwant Singh asked if Agnihotri has any difficulty in appearing before this court in person.

published on : 6th December 2022

The Kashmir Files is disguised as a film

Some think of Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein as a propaganda movie, but it's a masterpiece.

published on : 3rd December 2022

21 Malayalam films to be screened at IFFK 2022

Renowned director G Aravindan’s Thampu will be featured in the Restored Classics category.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Sketchy liberties 

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid, head of the international jury at the International Film Festival of India recently criticised The Kashmir Files as ‘propaganda’,

published on : 1st December 2022

Nadav Lapid: A no-holds-barred dissenter

Lapid has also been a no-holds-barred dissenter in his own country, never shy of expressing opinions on issues that he has felt strongly about.

published on : 30th November 2022
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