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Acting is about engaging audiences, says Anil Kapoor

Acting is about engaging audiences, says Anil Kapoor

February 17, 2019 3:07 pm

Mumbai: For Anil Kapoor, acting is all about being able to connect with his audiences and the actor feels fortunate that in his career, which spans over 35 years, he was offered scripts that enabled him to do that. Decoding his journey in Bollywood, which started in 1971 when he played the role of a […]

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Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar cancel Karachi Arts Council event after Pulwama attack

Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar cancel Karachi Arts Council event after Pulwama attack

February 15, 2019 8:42 pm

Mumbai: Veteran actor Shabana Azmi on Friday said she and her husband, lyricist-writer Javed Akhtar have decided not to attend Kaifi Azmi’s birth centenary celebrations in Karachi in the wake of Pulwama terror attack. The couple was invited to Pakistan by the Karachi Arts Council for a two-day event. “@Javedakhtarjadu and I were invited for […]

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Bollywood stars condemn Pulwama terror attack

February 15, 2019 9:26 am

Mumbai: Calling it a “cowardly act”, Bollywood celebrities such as Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra and others expressed shock over the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama that killed at least 37 CRPF personnel on Thursday. In one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir’s three decades of militancy, a Jaish-e-Mohammed suicide bomber rammed an […]

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's new home has an Indian connection

Meghan Markle hounded like Diana? Hardly, British papers say

February 14, 2019 8:34 pm

London: Could Meghan Markle really face the same fate as Princess Diana? Britain’s newspapers on Wednesday angrily challenged US actor George Clooney’s claim that their treatment of Prince Harry’s wife resembled the hounding of his late mother. Clooney, who attended the couple’s wedding last year, on Tuesday stirred up a hornet’s nest of discontent by accusing the London tabloids of giving the new Duchess of Sussex “a raw deal”. “She’s […]

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Shraddha Kapoor all set to reunite with Tiger Shroff for 'Baaghi 3'

Shraddha Kapoor all set to reunite with Tiger Shroff for ‘Baaghi 3’

February 12, 2019 10:28 pm

Mumbai: After the success of ‘Baaghi’, Bollywood actor Shraddha Kapoor is again teaming up with Tiger Shroff for the third installment of the action franchise. Indian film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to his Twitter handle to share the news. He wrote, “IT’S OFFICIAL… Sajid Nadiadwala signs Shraddha Kapoor for #Baaghi3… Stars Tiger Shroff… Directed by Ahmed Khan.” Last year, the producer of the film Sajid Nadiadwala had announced ‘Baaghi 3’ even before the release of […]

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Film on triple talaq premieres at Berlin festival

Film on triple talaq premieres at Berlin festival

February 12, 2019 4:34 pm

New Delhi: A movie based on triple talaq and its impact had its world premiere at the ongoing Berlin Film Festival. Aleena Khan says her film “Code Blue” attempts to bring to light the three words that “damage the lives of millions of women in three seconds”. Made in association with Rahat Kazmi Films, the […]

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Netflix's 'Roma' takes Bafta glory

Netflix’s ‘Roma’ takes Bafta glory

February 11, 2019 10:33 am

London: Netflix production “Roma”, a cinematic love letter to director Alfonso Cuaron’s childhood in Mexico City, triumphed at the Bafta film awards on Sunday, boosting its Oscar hopes. “Roma” won best film and best director, sharing the glory with British black comedy “The Favourite” which picked up best actress for Olivia Colman as Queen Anne and best supporting actress for Rachel Weisz playing her confidante and lover. “I’m seriously touched this film has been received the […]

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'Fake news' on Stalin's famine still festers Polish director

‘Fake news’ on Stalin’s famine still festers: Polish director

February 11, 2019 9:30 am

Berlin: Polish director Agnieszka Holland has premiered a film about the cover-up of Stalin’s mass famine in Ukraine with the complicity of the West, arguing this early example of “fake news” was still toxic today. Holland’s “Mr Jones”, premiered Sunday at the Berlin film festival, stars James Norton as crusading Welsh journalist Gareth Jones who risked his life to expose the atrocity. Peter Sarsgaard (“The Looming Tower”) […]

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Indian delegation at Berlinale 2019 discusses collaboration with Venice International Film Festival

Indian delegation at Berlinale 2019 discusses collaboration with Venice International Film Festival

February 10, 2019 4:05 pm

Berlin: Indian delegation at Berlinale 2019 met Head of Venice Production Bridge, Venice International Film Festival, Pascal Diot, who expressed his interest to work with the country and International Film Festival of India. Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry, is participating at the Berlinale 2019. India Pavilion has been set up at Berlinale to […]

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German director defends horror flick against #MeToo criticism

German director defends horror flick against #MeToo criticism

February 10, 2019 9:42 am

Berlin: One of Germany’s most acclaimed directors, Fatih Akin, hit back Saturday at criticism of his new film about a real-life serial killer, “The Golden Glove”, charging that it exploits the female victims. Akin, who won a Golden Globe award last year for his terrorism drama “In the Fade” starring Diane Kruger, insisted the ultra-violent new picture aimed to […]

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