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When able-bodied actors portray disabled characters

When able-bodied actors portray disabled characters

August 25, 2021

In 2021, Indian cinema continues to struggle with many aspects of representation. Be it the LGBTQ+ community, women, or minorities, audiences have had a mixed bag. But one section of the society, whose portrayal time and again the film industry has gotten wrong, is the differentl...

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Delhi’s iconic single-screen cinemas bite dust in the dark

Delhi’s iconic single-screen cinemas bite dust in the dark

January 16, 2021

Delhi’s iconic Regal Cinema at Connaught Place basked in the glory days of single-screen cinema halls in the capital city. Built in 1932, Regal premiered the classic Gone with the Wind in India. For the first show of his new releases that he attended in person, film mogul Raj K...

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Tamil Nadu movie halls open post GST strife

Tamil Nadu movie halls open post GST strife

July 12, 2017

"Lack of clarity," said the Tamil Nadu theatre owners as they kept movie halls shut post GST blaming double taxation crippling the regional cinema industry.

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Befikre: A fun film with a weak plot

Befikre: A fun film with a weak plot

December 13, 2016

The much-awaited Bollywood flick, Befikre managed to grab the attention with its trailers, showcasing the French backdrop throughout, lively tracks and a peppy spirit. However, the film opened to mixed reactions. While for some it is a fun watch, others found the story line weak.

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Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor go Befikre with Lido de Paris and Bateaux Parisiens

Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor go Befikre with Lido de Paris and Bateaux Parisiens

December 7, 2016

As people in India and France eagerly await the release of upcoming Bollywood flick ‘Befikre’, entirely shot in France, on December 9, actors Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor along with the Lido dancers shared their shooting experiences in Lido de Paris, Bateaux Parisiens, Cham...

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National anthem made mandatory before film screenings in India

National anthem made mandatory before film screenings in India

December 2, 2016

In a bid to inject a nationalistic fervour among the citizens of India, the Supreme Court has instructed all cinema hall operators in the country to play the Indian national anthem before screening films.

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Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s ‘Pink’ to be screened at the UN

Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s ‘Pink’ to be screened at the UN

November 28, 2016

As Bollywood is gradually delving in a diverse set of subjects, it is also gaining an international identity. After Rajkumar Hirani’s ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’, it is time for filmmaker Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s ‘Pink’ to be screened at the United Nations

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City of joy enjoys Kolkata International Film Festival

City of joy enjoys Kolkata International Film Festival

November 16, 2016

The city of joy, Kolkata, which is the capital of eastern Indian state West Bengal has been buzzing with activity since the Kolkata International Film Festival commenced on November 11.

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MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2016 commences

MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2016 commences

October 21, 2016

The MAMI Mumbai Film Festival was inaugurated yesterday and has much to offer in the coming days, in terms of contemporary and classic cinema, both Indian and international.

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Bollywood film ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ caught in controversy

Bollywood film ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ caught in controversy

October 21, 2016

The terrorist attack in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir in September 2016, has affected a lot of dimensions in both India and Pakistan. And now, Bollywood suffers too as an Indian nationalist party protest the release of the Hindi movie ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ as it stars a Pakistani act...

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Lipstick Under My Burkha to premiere at Tokyo International Film Festival

Lipstick Under My Burkha to premiere at Tokyo International Film Festival

October 15, 2016

Indian film, Lipstick Under my Burkha, showcasing the lives of four women exploring their dreams and desires is an official selection for the Tokyo International Film Festival and its freshly-released trailer has left film buffs excited.

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Zee Mundo introduced in the US Spanish market

Zee Mundo introduced in the US Spanish market

September 20, 2016

Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEE), one of India's leading television media and entertainment companies, launched a Spanish-language Bollywood movie channel, 'Zee Mundo’ targeting Hispanics audiences in the US.

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