India can become the global powerhouse of children’s films: Prasoon Joshi

Panaji, Nov 23 : Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Prasoon Joshi says India has the potential to become global powerhouse for children’s films as there are many stories waiting to be told. “I feel we have got so many beautiful stories in the country. There is so much global content. We are a […]

Irrfan Khan to be honoured at Dubai film festival

Dubai,A Nov 22 : Actor Irrfan Khan is set to be honoured at the 14th edition of Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) in December for his “incredible body of work”. The much awaited film festival will take place from December 6 to December 13. The opening ceremony of DIFF will present three Honorary Awards, to […]

Signature campaign against ‘Padmavati’ in Kolkata

Kolkata, Nov 22 : At least eight organisations under the banner of Akhil Bhartiya Shakti Samaj launched a signature campaign here on Wednesday in protest against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s historical drama “Padmavati”. “We want the scenes showing distorted version of history to be deleted before the film is released,” said a member of the Samaj. […]

Steps to find solutions to movie financing must: Tamil Nadu BJP chief

Chennai, Nov 22 : Tamil Nadu BJP President Tamilisai Soundararajan on Wednesday expressed grief at the suicide of movie co-producer Ashok Kumar owing to usury pressure. In her tweet, Soundararajan said it is saddening to note the suicide of Kumar due to usury pressure. She said steps should be taken to find a solution to […]

Modi must’ve played role in ‘Padmavati’ deferral: Karni Sena

New Delhi, Nov 22 : The Shree Rajput Karni Sena on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, even though silent on the “Padmavati” row, must have had a role to play in the deferral of its release date from December 1. As the Karni Sena continues to gather support in opposing the release of […]

Gujarat bans release of ‘Padmavati’

Gandhinagar, Nov 22 : Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Wednesday declared that the his government would not allow release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmavati” in the poll-bound state. “There is a lot of sensitivity in Kshatriya and Rajput communities with regards to certain depiction of history. We respect their feelings and with elections on […]