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We will all be proud of ‘Uri’: Yami Gautam


For her role as an intelligence officer in the film, in which she features with Vicky Kaushal, Yami has undergone training to pull off the action scenes. Asked about the experience of working on it so far, Yami told IANS: More than tough, I would use the word challenging for it. But it's...

Was to good to be true: Rasika on bagging ‘Manto’


Rasika was cast as Safia Manto in the film, which is on the life of late writer Saadat Hasan Manto, for various reasons. The most important was the similarity in looks, which is why the actress didn't need any kind of prosthetic for the film. On being cast in the Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer and...

Pankaj Tripathi believes in improvisation


To improvise, you must be spontaneous, aware, have a sense of humour and a social satirical sense, says the actor, acclaimed for films like Masaan, 'Gurgaon and Newton. There are lot of factors that come into play when improvising. Most of all one must fully be there in the scene. You cannot wait...

SC quashes FIR against Malayalam actress Priya Varrier


The top court also barred registration of any further FIR against her in connection with the same controversial song in the film which is still under production. Observing that no case is made out for an offence of hurting any religious sentiments, a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and...

‘Manto’ to open Singapore South Asian film fest


We are delighted to screen 'Manto' as the opening film at Sg.SAIFF. 'Manto' was very much a South Asian writer, Nandita said in a statement. But unlike the Europeans, we South Asians do not own this identity, despite many cultural and social similarities amongst the countries in the region. Therefore, it is important...

‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan’ clocks a year, actors nostalgic


The film was produced by Aanand L. Rai. Bhumi took to Instagram and wrote: Ayushmann, Mudit and Sugandha forever. Thank you Aanand L. Rai and R.S. Prasanna.. for giving us this experience. All technicians, I miss my 'Shubh Mangal Saavdhan' family. One year of 'Shubh Mangal Saavdhan'. Ayushmann has also shared his excitement on...

Nandita Das to protest against gender inequality at TIFF


Nandita took to Twitter and wrote: At TIFF, in addition to 'Manto' North American premiere, I will participate in 'Share her journey' and will share my perspective along with six incredible women at a public rally hosted by the festival. Can't wait. The filmmaker, who earlier attended the film's screening at the Cannes...

Making it all about male chauvinism is ridiculous: Sonu’s response to Kangana


Sonu has walked out of Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi owing to his professional commitment towards 'Simmba'. But Kangana, the leading lady of the film, has claimed that he left the movie as he refused to work under a woman director. Sonu on Saturday came out with an official statement, saying gender had...

Akshay Kumar not part of Arjun N. Kapoor’s new ventures


Kapoor was interacting with the media at the launch of Studio Five Elements along with Prerna Arora, Ahmed Khan and Shaira Khan on Friday here. Akshay had given big hits like Rustom, Toilet-Ek Prem Katha and Pad Man with Kapoor and Prerna Arora working for their previous production house KriArj Entertainment. We are very...