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Kapil Is One Of The Biggest Talents I Have Seen: Mithun

Mumbai,  (PTI): Veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty says stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma is one of the biggest talents he has seen in his career. The 67-year-old actor would be seen in Krushna Abhishek's new show "The Drama Company". Krushna's comedy show will air on the same channel, Sony, which has The Kapil Sharma Show". Krushna and Kapil are often pitched as competitors. Asked about...

Documentary on Amartya Sen

Kolkata (PTI):  Nobel laureate Amartya Sen is the subject of a documentary film 'An Argumentative Indian' made by economist and filmmaker Suman Ghosh, for whom he is an "economist with a heart". Sen has authored a book with the same name. The film has been made over 15 years from 2002 and is structured as a free-flowing conversation between Sen and...

CBFC Suggests 14 Cuts To Madhur Bhandarkar’s ‘Indu Sarkar’

Mumbai (PTI): Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar today said the censor board has asked for 14 cuts in his political drama "Indu Sarkar", which is set against the backdrop of Emergency. Unhappy with the decision, the director is now planning to approach the revising committee. According to Bhandarkar, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has asked to remove Indian Herald Newspaper cutting, which...

Ranbir and I Have A Great Working Relation: Katrina

Mumbai (PTI): Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif are not a real life couple anymore but the actress says they both still share a great working bond. Apart from its incessant delays, the duo's upcoming film "Jagga Jassos" was in news for their on and off screen equation post break-up. "What is between two people, may be someone who has a magical skill...

HarperCollins Celebrates 25 Years With 25 Special Edition

New Delhi (PTI) HarperCollins India has come out special editions of 25 of its popular books to celebrate its 25th anniversary of publishing. Among the books in the "Harper 25 Series" are Amitav Ghosh's "The Hungry Tide", "The White Tiger" by Aravind Adiga, A P J Abdul Kalam's "Turning Points", Jhumpa Lahiri's "Interpreter of Maladies", "Fault Lines" by Raghuram G Rajan...

Aishwarya’s ‘Fanney Khan’ to release in April 2018

Mumbai (PTI): Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's film "Fanney Khan" alongside Anil Kapoor will arrive in cinemas on April next year. The film, co-produced by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Prernaa Arora, will see the duo share screen space together after 17 years and will go on floor in August this year. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh broke the news on Twitter. "Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to start...

I Never Planned My Career: Sridevi

New Delhi (PTI): Actress Sridevi says it is not in her hands to decide the kind of films she wants to do as she depends on her filmmakers to cast her in challenging roles. The 53-year-old actress says, in her three-decade-old career, she has never planned to become a part of the movies she finally ended up doing. In an interview with...

Sona Mohapatra Reignites ‘Rangabati’ Controversy

Bhubaneswar: Mumbai based famous singer and music composer Sona Mohapatra who had last year found herself in the midst of a controversy for rendering her voice in the remake remake of popular Sambalpuri song ‘Rangabati’ for Coke Studio has questioned the rendition of the same song by Bollywood singer Shankar Mahadevan at the inaugural ceremony of 22nd Asian Athletics...

Will Not Screen Indu Sarkar For Any Political Party: Bhandarkar

Mumbai (PTI): Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has turned down Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam's demand to screen his upcoming film "Indu Sarkar" before it is screened for the censor board. "Indu Sarkar" is based on Emergency and in a letter addressed to the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Pahlaj Nihalani, Nirupam had shared his concern over the portrayal of party veterans...

Still A Task To Find Support For Women Films: Konkona

Mumbai (PTI): Bollywood filmmakers and audiences may have opened their arms to independent cinema but Konkona SenSharma says getting funds for a feamle-oriented movie is still a task in the industry. Konkona says she has read a couple of interesting scripts but is unsure whether the films will actually see the light of the day. In an interview to PTI, Konkona says,...

No Attachment To Success, Failure: Ranbir Kapoor

Mumbai (PTI): Actor Ranbir Kapoor said over the years he has realised that he can't be too attached to the success or the failure of his films, especially after his debut project bombed at the box office. Ranbir made his debut with the 2007 Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial "Saawariya" which tanked at the box office. The actor, who introduced his cousin Aadar...

Kailash Kher To Release Video Of ‘Bhole Chale’

  Mumbai (PTI): Singer Kailash Kher is all set to release the video of his single "Bhole Chale" tomorrow on his birthday. The 43-year-old singer, whose song came out last year as an audio track, will release the video version of the single under the banner Kailasa Records. "'Bhole Chale' as a single was released on my birthday last year with our own...

Local Body Tax On Film Tickets Echoes In TN Assembly

Chennai, (PTI): The ongoing strike by cinema theatres in Tamil Nadu opposing imposition of 30 per cent local body tax today once again echoed in the assembly with opposition parties expressing concern over the fate of scores of workers dependent on the industry for livelihood. Leader of the Opposition M K Stalin, who raised the issue, said imposing of the local...

Nothing Wrong With Kids Reality Show, Says Tiger Shroff

Mumbai, (PTI): Reacting to filmmaker Shoojit Sircar's demand to ban reality shows involving kids, actor Tiger Shroff said such shows give children a sense of direction and goal in life. In a tweet, Sircar yesterday asked authorities concerned to ban reality TV shows that have children as participants. When asked if reality shows take away the innocence of children, Tiger told reporters...