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Shabana Azmi calls for IFFI boycott over threat to 'Padmavati' artistes

Shabana Azmi calls for IFFI boycott over threat to 'Padmavati' artistes

18 Nov 2017 | 4:04 PM

New Delhi, Nov 18 (UNI) Veteran actor Shabana Azmi on Saturday appealed to the entire film industry to boycott the prestigious International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in protest against the threat to Deepika Padukone, who played 'Padmavati' in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film of the same name, the director and others involved in its making.

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‘Beyond the clouds’ by Majid Majidi to open IFFI 2017

‘Beyond the clouds’ by Majid Majidi to open IFFI 2017

18 Nov 2017 | 1:57 PM

Panaji, Nov 18 (UNI) The film by legendary Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi will be the curtain raiser at the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) which is to be inaugurated at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium on November 20.

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Padmavati controversy: I&B Ministry should resolve issue taking into confidence secs whose sentiments have been hurt: Cong

Padmavati controversy: I&B Ministry should resolve issue taking into confidence secs whose sentiments have been hurt: Cong

17 Nov 2017 | 10:26 PM

New Delhi, Nov 17 (UNI) Charging the Government of maintaining a silence on the controversy generated by the film 'Padmavati', the Congress on Friday said the Information and Broadcasting Ministry should reach a resolution on the issue keeping in view the sections whose sentiments have been hurt by the film.

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‘Tumhari Sulu’: Vidya shines yet again

‘Tumhari Sulu’: Vidya shines yet again

17 Nov 2017 | 12:41 PM

By Sanya Pandey
New Delhi, Nov 17 (UNI) She is one actress who is known to carry the entire movie on her own shoulders as was witnessed in films like 'The Dirty Picture ' and 'Kahaani'.

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Padmavati: UP govt asks I&B ministry to look into controversy

Padmavati: UP govt asks I&B ministry to look into controversy

15 Nov 2017 | 11:33 PM

Lucknow, Nov 15 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh government has shot off a letter to the Union Information and Broadcasting ministry, asking to look into the controversy over the upcoming Bollywood film Padmavati and ask the Film Censor Board to release the movie considering the sentiments of the people in the country.

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I want to grow as an actor: Rajkummar Rao

I want to grow as an actor: Rajkummar Rao

15 Nov 2017 | 1:40 PM

By Sanya Pandey
New Delhi, Nov 15 (UNI) National Award winning actor Rajkummar Rao, who is making his digital debut with the much-awaited ALTBalaji’s web-series 'Bose: Dead/Alive' says he does films that he believes in and he just wants to grow as an actor.

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Veteran actor Shyama dies

Veteran actor Shyama dies

14 Nov 2017 | 9:30 PM

New Delhi, Nov 14 (UNI) Veteran Bollywood actress Shyama, a big star in the 50s with hits like 'Aar Paar; 'Bhabhi' and 'Sharda', died in Mumbai this morning, trade sources said.

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Parineeti dons avatar of a corporate executive in 'Sandeep aur Pinky faraar'

Parineeti dons avatar of a corporate executive in 'Sandeep aur Pinky faraar'

13 Nov 2017 | 6:14 PM

New Delhi, Nov 13 (UNI) Know for essaying a variety of roles in films like 'Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl', 'Ishaqzaade' and 'Golmaal Again', the verstile Patineeti Chopra will be seen in an all new avatar of a corporate honcho in her forthcoming film 'Sadeep Aurt Pinky Faraar', directed by Dibakar Banerjee.

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There has never been bitterness with Shahrukh for even a single day: Karan Johar

There has never been bitterness with Shahrukh for even a single day: Karan Johar

12 Nov 2017 | 3:14 PM

New Delhi, Nov 12 (UNI) Dismissing talk of any bitterness in relations with superstar Shahrukh Khan, filmmaker Karan Johar has said that while there have been ups and downs in their relationship, his bonding with the Bollywood 'Baadshah' has always been strong.

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I don't need to fit into any image or role: Vidya Balan

I don't need to fit into any image or role: Vidya Balan

12 Nov 2017 | 3:08 PM

By Sanya Pandey
New Delhi, Nov 12 (UNI) Known for portraying strong characters in women-centric movies like 'Begum Jaan', 'The Dirty Picture' and 'Ishqiya', Bollywood actor Vidya Balan says now there is no need for her to fit into any image, film or a certain role.

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Padmavati's story as much fictional as that of Salim's Anarkali: Javed Akhtar

Padmavati's story as much fictional as that of Salim's Anarkali: Javed Akhtar

11 Nov 2017 | 7:20 PM

New Delhi, Nov 11 (UNI) Expressing surprise over the controversy generated over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmavati', renowned writer and lyricist Javed Akhtar on Saturday said the story of 'Padmavati' is as much a work of fiction as that of Salim's Anarkali.

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Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan inaugurates Kolkata International film festival

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan inaugurates Kolkata International film festival

10 Nov 2017 | 5:50 PM

Kolkata, Nov 10 (UNI) The 23rd edition of the Kolkata International Film
Festival (KIFF) was kicked off this evening in vintage musical style by
Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan.

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Race 3 shooting begins with Salman in lead, to release Eid 2018

Race 3 shooting begins with Salman in lead, to release Eid 2018

10 Nov 2017 | 4:45 PM

New Delhi, Nov 10 (UNI) The shooting for the third edition of thriller 'Race 3' , featuring superstar Salman Khan in the lead along with Jacqueline Fernandez, kick-started on Thursday with the film slated for release on Eid next year, setting off a clash with the Anil Kapoor-Aishwarya Rai starrer 'Fanney Khan', trade sources said.

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'No dream sequence in Padmavati : Bhansali

'No dream sequence in Padmavati : Bhansali

09 Nov 2017 | 11:08 AM

New Delhi, Nov 9 (UNI) Seeking to clear the air about speculation surrounding his film 'Padmavati ', director Sanjay Leela Bhansali has said the film has no dream sequence between Rani Padmavati and Alauddin Khilji.

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'Tiger' hunts on horseback in Morocco

'Tiger' hunts on horseback in Morocco

08 Nov 2017 | 7:43 PM

New Delhi, Nov 8 (UNI) Salman Khan has shot one of the most extravagant action sequences on a horseback in Morocco, officials at Yashraj films said.

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