‘Village Rockstars’ becomes India’s official entry to Oscars 2019

Mumbai, Sep 22 : Rima Das’ directorial “Village Rockstars”, an Assamese movie, has been selected as India’s official entry to the Oscars 2019. An all-India jury constituted by Film Federation of India (FFI) under the chairmanship of Kannada producer Rajendra Singh Babu made the announcement at a press conference here on Saturday. Set in Das’ […]

OTT platform offers choice of convenience: Ekta Kapoor

Mumbai, Sep 22 : Film and television producer Ekta Kapoor has said the new age digital entertainment platform offers a whole variety of content as per the convenience of the target audience. Ekta is successfully making her mark in the digital entertainment space using the OTT (Over The Top) platforms. Since Ekta is known for […]

‘Every Bollywood film can’t be released in China’

Mumbai, Sep 22 : Bollywood producer Dinesh Vijan has said all Hindi films cannot be released in China due to censorship. Dinesh believes with the success of some films like “Hindi Medium”, “Secret Superstar”, “Dangal”, which were released in China, the country is becoming one of the fast-growing markets for Bollywood cinema. The producer said […]

Abhinay Deo shoots major part of ‘Doosra’ on film

Mumbai, Sep 22 : Filmmaker Abhinay Deo has chosen to shoot a major chunk of his next movie, a docu-fictional sports drama film titled “Doosra”, on film. The creative decision to shoot on film was taken because he wanted to recreate a certain 1990s’ look for a part of the film, which is based on […]

Smaller films need more marketing: Dinesh Vijan

Mumbai, Sep 21 : Celebrated film producer Dinesh Vijan who is riding high on the success of his latest film ‘Stree’ says a smaller budget film needs much more marketing for its theatrical release since the film has no star power to bring the audience to the theatre. Vijan was present at a panel discussion […]

‘Manmarziyaan’ scenes deletion not a big deal: Abhishek Bachchan

Mumbai, Sep 21 : “Manmarziyaan” actor Abhishek Bachchan, who features in a smoking scene which is among the three deleted scenes from the film, says there’s no harm in excluding some content if it hurts people’s sentiments. Director Anurag Kashyap has been vocal about expressing anger over deletion of scenes from “Manmarziyaan”, which apparently happened […]