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Shekhar Kapur: Filmmakers call me complaining about OTTs

Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Acclaimed director Shekhar Kapur says many filmmakers call him with complaints about how several OTT executives try to control them...

Rajkummar Rao: Child actors the real stars of 'Chhalaang'

Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao says working with children for the first time on his upcoming film, Chhalaang, was a great experience,...

Shekhar Kapur is President of FTII Society, Chairman of its governing council

Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has been appointed President of the Pune based Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Society and Chairman...

Shekhar Kapur is President of FTII Society, Chairman of its governing council

Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has been appointed President of the Pune-based Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Society and Chairman of...

The emerging new ‘stars’ of Indian OTT

Just a few weeks, ago that filmmaker Shekhar Kapur shared that he was impressed with the amazing new acting talents that the...

Shekhar Kapur has tips for budding screenwriters, directors

Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has a life lesson for budding screenwriters and directors. On his verified Twitter account on...

Shekhar Kapur: Actors on OTT platforms are setting new standards

Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur is impressed with the amazing new acting talents that the OTT space has been introducing to the...

Gajraj Rao shares checklist on the work he wants to do

Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Actor Gajraj Rao has shared his checklist on the kind work he wants to do.Gajraj has been in the industry...

Film celebs to M S Dhoni: Thank You

Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) A host of film stars such as Varun Dhawan, Rajkummar Rao, Vicky Kaushal and Mohanlal among many others shared emotional...

YRF to announce mega project slate on Yash Chopra’s birth anniversary

Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) On the 88th birth anniversary of his father, late filmmaker Yash Chopra, on September 27, Bollywood bigwig Aditya Chopra is...

Kozhikode plane crash: Bollywood offers prayers, condolences

Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities took to social media to express shock and grief over the Kozhikode plane crash incident.On Friday night, an...

Gajraj Rao backs OTT for content, big screen for big impact

Actor Gajraj Rao feels the web has emerged as an important platform for content-driven shows and films but to get the right...

Gajraj Rao on getting late recognition: Don't have complaints

Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) He has been in the industry for almost two decades but gained fame only in 2018. Actor Gajraj Rao has...

Resul Pookutty opens up on Oscar Curse

Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty opening up about his struggles, looks back at the time when he was nearing a breakdown

Sushant Singh Rajput's demise: Muck hits the fan

By Vinod MiraniThe filmstars love to be in news, have always been. And they do need the publicity to stay visible, relevant. But lately,...

Shekhar Kapur warns why 'Paani' might come true in future

Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has given an idea of his long-in-the-making dream project in his new social media post.The veteran filmmaker...

Shekhar Kapur wants to dedicate ‘Paani’ to Sushant Singh Rajput

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur wants late actor Sushant Singh Rajput to be remembered forever through a work of his that he has always considered very special.

Anubhav Sinha declares: I hereby resign from Bollywood

Tempers have been flaring in the Hindi film industry lately; in a latest burst of obvious emotional rage, filmmaker Anubhav Sinha has declared he is resigning from Bollywood!

Sushant death: Aditya Chopra, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s statements differ

Bollywood bigwig filmmakers Aditya Chopra and Sanjay Leela Bhansali have reportedly recorded contradictory statements with Mumbai Police, as part of the ongoing SSR death investigation

Maanvi Gagroo, Avinash Tiwary, Onir react to R. Balki's defence of star kids

Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Actress Maanvi Gagroo on Saturday tweeted a witty reply to filmmaker R. Balkis defence of star kids, particularly Ranbir Kapoor...

Sushant Singh Rajput death: Aditya Chopra’s statement recorded by cops

Mumbai Police recorded the statement of Yash Raj Films head Aditya Chopra as part of their investigation of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

Anubhav Sinha tries making sense of R. Balki's quote on Ranbir, Alia and nepotism

Anubhav Sinha shares his opinion on what he thinks filmmaker R. Balki meant about Ranbir Kapoor & Alia Bhatt in a recent interview.

Shekhar Kapur, Apurva Asrani react to R. Balki's defence of star kids

Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Veteran filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has reacted to screenwriter-director R. Balki's defence of Bollywoods star kids in the nepotism debate."Have huge...

Shekhar Kapur: 99% fans have not watched ‘Mr India’ on big screen

Shekhar Kapur: 99 per cent fans have not watched 'Mr India' on big screen; Quality of content matters, and not size of the screen, feels filmmaker Shekhar Kapur.

When Shekhar Kapur convinced Jugal Hansraj to act in 'Masoom'

It's a flashback Tuesday for filmmaker Shekhar Kapur as he went down memory lane and recalled working with Jugal Hansraj in the film "Masoom"

Sushant Singh Rajput case: Shekhar Kapur to be quizzed, Sanjana Sanghi grilled for 7 hrs

Mumbai Police will record the statement of filmmaker Shekhar Kapur as part of investigation into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Sidharth Malhotra: Fathers are more powerful than they think

Actor Sidharth Malhotra talks about the importance of fathers ahead of Father's Day on June 21.

Sushant Singh Rajput: Condolences continue pouring in from colleagues

Condolences over Sushant Singh Rajput continued for the second day on Monday, as many in Bollywood still cannot believe the young actor is no more

Manoj Bajpayee recalls Bandit Queen days with Shekhar Kapur

Actor Manoj Bajpayee is currently spending his lockdown days amidst nature in Uttarakhand, and on Monday he received a surprise from his "first director" Shekhar Kapur.

Shekhar Kapur thanks PM Modi for highlighting important issues

Shekhar Kapur has been obsessed with completing his dream project "Paani" for years now, and the acclaimed filmmaker has now thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for highlighting issues related to water in his Independence Day speech on August 15.

Shekhar Kapur slams western media on Kashmir issue

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has urged the western media to stop patronising India. The "Mr. India" director's latest tweet came after he slammed BBC for referring to Jammu and Kashmir as "Indian-administered Kashmir".

Shekhar Kapur glad he didn’t compromise on ‘Masoom’

Many people had urged Shekhar Kapur to change the script of his 1983 debut directorial feature, "Masoom", and the filmmaker says he is glad that he had the courage to silence those voices, and follow his vision.

Hrithik Roshan’s brilliant performance in SUPER 30 overwhelms Shekhar Kapur!

Hrithik Roshan who essayed the role of mathematics teacher Anand Kumar in his film SUPER 30 has garnered a lot of love from the audience. Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur took to social media where he praised Hrithik Roshan and the film.

Did you know Anupam Kher was the first choice for this iconic Villain

Actor Anupam Kher says he was the first choice to play the role of Mogambo, which was portrayed by late actor Amrish Puri in Shekhar Kapur's 1987 directorial MR. INDIA.

Mogambo Khush Hua with a google doodle

The life and legacy of legendary actor and one of the most celebrated villains of Bollywood - Amrish Puri was commemorated with a Google doodle on his 87th birth anniversary

This is what Shekhar Kapur has to say on making his Biopic

Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur known for films like BANDIT QUEEN, MASOOM and MR. INDIA, believes his life is not exciting enough to be turned into an interesting movie.

What went behind Sridevi’s ‘Kaante nahin kat te’

In a list of top songs of Sridevi, it would be hard to miss Kaante nahin kat te. Boney Kapoor says a part of the iconic "Hawaa hawaai" song happened because he had loved a song from JEWEL THIEF.

Shekhar Kapur working on ‘Pradhanmantri 2’

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, who had a stint on Indian television with "Pradhanmantri", says he is now working on a second season of the show. Kapur had hosted the show, which chronicled changes in the country during the tenures of various Prime Ministers.

See why Shekhar Kapur doesn’t need cars

Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur who has made films like BANDIT QUEEN, MASOOM and MR. INDIA, finds it silly to own a car in Mumbai and says he does not need them to prove his self esteem.

Boney Kapoor: Huge responsibility to reboot MR. INDIA

Over three decades after producing MR. INDIA, Boney Kapoor has set his focus on rebooting it as a contemporary franchise. Boney says remaking an old film is one thing, but rebooting film like MR. INDIA is a huge responsibility.

Know what makes a film successful?

Veteran actor Anil Kapoor, who built up curiosity on his upcoming project with acclaimed director Shekhar Kapur, says that though technical advancement has made it easier for the new generation to make films like "Mr. India" it cannot guarantee a movie's success.

Anil Kapoor, Shekhar Kapur tease new project

There's a new project in the pipeline for Shekhar Kapur and actor Anil Kapoor, who made a formidable director-actor pair in the iconic 1987 film MR. INDIA, and it may even be a sequel.

David Farr: Hope Shekhar Kapur will make PAANI

British writer-producer David Farr still has faith in Shekhar Kapur and his dream to create PAANI. He says the script for the ambitious project exists, and he hopes to see the Oscar-nominated filmmaker bring its world alive on the screen some day.

Lisa Ray to voice in an animated documentary

Los Angeles, May 3 (IANS) Canadian-Indian actress Lisa Ray is lending her voice to "Phoolan", an upcoming live-action and animated documentary about Phoolan Devi.

Shekhar Kapur talks about his best film

Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur says his directorial BANDIT QUEEN which released in 1994, is his best film because it was shot completely intuitively. The film was based on the life of Phoolan Devi.

Ranveer Singh: Rakhi Sawant is a Rockstar

While some may not like Rakhi Sawant and some may even hate her, Ranveer feels the opposite! Yes, when Komal was asked by Ranveer as to who is the worst celebrity to interview? Komal named Rakhi.

Hotstar’s ambitious foray into content for a billion screens

Star India, the nation's storyteller and its most innovative content company across TV, Films & Sports, is ready with its next big leap in content on the back of its OTT, Hotstar.

Rohit Shetty to reveal how to be the audience’s BFF

Rohit Shetty will reveal how he continues to dawn the favourite director’s hat with his talk on “How to be the Audience’s BFF” at Summit.

Kamal Haasan, Salman Khan to share screen space for first time

Superstars Kamal Haasan and Salman Khan will share screen for the first time on the reality television show "Dus Ka Dum".

Kamal Haasan, Salman Khan to share screen space for first time

Superstars Kamal Haasan and Salman Khan will share screen for the first time on the reality television show "Dus Ka Dum".

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