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‘Immortals’ director Tarsem Singh shoots his first Indian feature


Indian-origin Hollywood director Tarsem Singh, who is known for films such as 'The Cell' (Jennifer Lopez), 'The Fall' (Lee Pace), 'Immortals' (Henry Cavill, Frieda Pinto) and 'Self/Less' (Ryan Reynolds, Ben Kingsley), recently shot his first Indian feature film titled 'Dear Jassi'. Based on a true story, the movie has been shot by the celebrated Hollywood...

Indian-American Sujata Day to write new ‘American Pie’ movie


'Definition Please' filmmaker Sujata Day has been tapped to write and develop a new installment of the sex comedy film series 'American Pie'. The film will be a “fresh take” on the franchise based on Day’s pitch, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Its plot and details are still under wraps, but it will be developed...

R Balki rubbishes Bollywood is over theory


Filmmaker R Balki has dismissed the 'Bollywood is over' theory. The 'Paa' director feels films flopping and not doing well is a phase that will soon be over. His upcoming film 'Chup', starring Sunny Deol, Pooja Bhatt, Dulquer Salmaan, and Shreya Dhanwanthary, is set to hit theatres on September 23. It is a psychological thriller that...

Arati Kadav wins Best Director award at Fantasia 2022


Filmmaker Arati Kadav is over the moon with her best director award win for "The Astronaut and his Parrot" at the Fantasia International Short Film Competition which just concluded in Montreal. The sci-fi film stars Ali Fazal in the lead role. The film is about a space explorer who, due to an accident, has been...

SRK’s son Aryan to make his Bollywood debut as director


Shah Rukh Khan's elder son Aryan Khan has finally taken the plunge into filmmaking. He is reportedly working on a web series and feature film for Red Chillies Entertainment. As per a report in Pinkvilla, the star kid did a test shoot for his web series at a studio in Mumbai recently. However, he...

S African President honors Indian-origin filmmaker


Internationally-renowned Indian-origin film magnate Anant Singh has received a special award from President Cyril Ramaphosa for generating over 100 billion rands in economic activity. Ramaphosa presented Singh and his company Videovision Entertainment with the South Africa Investment Conference Business Award for developing Cape Town Film Studios, which has been the catalyst over the past 12...

Deepa Mehta to direct adaptation of novel ‘Burnt Sugar’


Noted Indo-Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta is set to write and direct the film adaptation of Avni Doshi's bestselling novel 'Burnt Sugar'. Set in the city of Pune, the novel tells the story of Tara, who after a wild youth, faces challenges when she is older and must rekindle her relationship with her daughter. "Depicting complicated human...