Bollywood

‘Barriers have gone down’: Aishwarya on North-South debate


New Delhi: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who is on a promotional spree for her upcoming movie Ponniyin Selvan: I, spoke about the north vs south cinema debate during a promotional event in Delhi. The actress said that we need to break away from the conventional way of looking at the film industry. She added that it's a...

We need to relook Indian mythology, folklore: Hrithik


Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan, who is currently awaiting the release of his upcoming film 'Vikram Vedha', feels that India as a country is culturally very rich and has a treasure of folk tales and mythology that can act as fodder to tell stories on the celluloid. The basic idea of 'Vikram Vedha' is based on...

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for actress Asha Parekh


Veteran Hindi film actress-director-producer Asha Parekh will soon be feted with the Lifetime Achievement honor for her contribution to cinema at this year's Dadasaheb Phalke Awards by President Droupadi Murmu. Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur took to his Twitter to announce the honor for the actress. He tweeted, "Honored to announce that the Dadasaheb...

Rajkummar to Dulquer – Netflix has a busy calendar


From 'The Family Man' hitmakers Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK unspooling the small-town dark comedy 'Guns & Gulabs' set in the 1990s, starring Dulquer Salmaan and Rajkummar Rao, to a soup-slurping Manoj Bajpayee in 'Soup', to Nayanthara's fairytale wedding, Netflix unveiled quite a formidable lineup for its Indian subscribers at a recent global fan...

Kerala film awards: Revathi bags best actress award


Revathi, Joju George, and Biju Menon were adjudged best actors in the 2021 State Film Awards, which were recently announced in Thiruvananthapuram. Joju won the honor for his performance in 'Madhuram' and 'Nayattu' and Biju Menon for his role in 'Aarkkariyam'. 'Bhoothakaalam' won the best actress award for Revathi. Dileesh Pothan is the best director....

Need right script to work with SRK: Mani Ratnam


Filmmaker Mani Ratnam has said that he often meets Shah Rukh Khan, but working with the star again would require the right script. They have earlier worked together in 'Dil Se'. It also starred Manisha Koirala and Preity Zinta along with Shah Rukh. Released in 1998, the film was directed by Mani Ratnam and he...

Rajamouli eyes Marvel star for his upcoming film


SS Rajamouli is reportedly eyeing Marvel avenger Chris Hemsworth for a cameo in the upcoming pan-India filmmaker with Mahesh Babu. As per Mirchi 9, the Bahubali director is looking forward to featuring Chris Hemsworth for an extended cameo in his next film. Previously, the critically-acclaimed director has cast Hollywood actor Olivia Morris as a female...

Gerard Butler, Judi Dench invited to Richa, Ali’s wedding


Hollywood personalities such as Gerard Butler and Judi Dench, who have worked with Indian actor Ali Fazal, will be seen attending his wedding with actress Richa Chadha. Richa and Ali's wedding is now only days away as the actors are soon set to jet off to New Delhi to begin their celebrations. According to sources,...

Samuel Goldwyn Films’ Prez backs India’s Oscar selection


Peter Goldwyn, the president of the US distributor Samuel Goldwyn Films, has called India's selection of its competitor for this year's best international film race at the Oscars, 'The Last Film Show', which it will release in North America, "a really strong contender". Directed by Pan Nalin, the Gujarati-language film is the story of a...