Everything you need to know about Ramoji Film City: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Ramoji Film City: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Actress Nimrat Kaur, who features in Ritesh Batra's "The Lunchbox", says she is not surprised to see that the film has been selected for the ongoing 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor-starrer "Aurangzeb" has drawn a decent response at the box office with an opening day collection of Rs.3.75 crore.
Pune (Maharashtra), May 18 (ANI): A three -day Afghan film festival was inaugurated here by the Afghan Ambassador to India Shaida Mohammand Abdali.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) "Slumdog Millionaire" fame Frieda Pinto, who was seen at the ongoing 66th International Cannes Film Festival, says the red carpet at the French Riviera is the most organised across the globe.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) He admits to having been closed to doing anything on TV, but never say no is the mantra for actor Abhay Deol, who carved a niche for himself with 'zara hatke' roles in films like "Dev D". He will now be seen on the small screen, which he says was completely unplanned.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap will be conferred with the French honour Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters for his efforts in the promotion of Indian cinema across the globe.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Indian fashion designer Sanchita Ajjampur believes she took a "risk" with an "unconventional" ensemble - a "gild web gown" for actress Freida Pinto at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival. The hard work, she says, paid off.
Washington, May 17(ANI): Emma Watson has said that she is proud of her work in 'Harry Potter' and is even happier that she is now getting opportunities to explore new roles.
Film: "The Great Gatsby"; Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire, Joel Edgerton, Amitabh Bachchan; Directed by: Baz Luhrmann; Rating***1/2
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) It was an "exhuberating" moment for actor Vijay Verma when he came to know that his film "Monsoon Shootout" has been selected for the 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" stars Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone are ready to take the small screen route to promote their forthcoming romantic film. They will shoot together with the cast of the serial "Pyaar Ka Dard Hai".
Film: "Epic"; Voices: Amanda Seyfried, Beyonce Knowles, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Christoph Waltz, Aziz Ansari, Steven Tyler, Jason Sudeikis, Pitbull, Judah Friedlander, Blake Anderson, Chris O'Dowd, Emma Kenney, and Jason Harris; Director: Chris Wedge; Rating: *** 1/2
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan, who was seen walking the red carpet at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival, will set out for a holiday with husband Siddharth Roy Kapur in France after the movie extravaganza.
London, May 17 (IANS/EFE) A first edition of legendary American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" sold for 1,875 pounds ($2,872), or nearly triple the opening price, at an auction in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Los Angeles, May 17 (IANS) Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman says her husband Keith Urban hasn't helped her with any judging tips for her stint as a jury member at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Designer Sabyassachi Mukherjee, the man behind styling Vidya Balan's look at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival, says that as "India is known as a bling country" he used a "little embellishment" to bring freshness.
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) On Sep 27, 2001, Junior NTR's earliest blockbuster Telugu film "Student No. 1" released and catapulted him to stardom. Now, on the same date this year, he plans to release his upcoming Telugu action-drama "Ramayya Vasthavayya" hoping for the same result.
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) After being selected for screening at the Cannes International Film Festival and Shanghai International Film Festival, S.S. Rajamouli's Telugu revenge-drama "Eega" will also be featured at the Madrid International Film Festival and Puchon International Film Festival.
London, May 16 (ANI): Police was called in to break up an altercation between 'Star Wars' fans and 'Doctor Who' buffs at a sci-fi convention in Norwich.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) It was a "historic moment" for Amitabh Bachchan to be invited to open the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival with his "The Great Gatsby" co-star Leonardo DiCaprio. Big B made the experience more special by addressing the audience in his mother tongue Hindi.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) The Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is back with its fourth edition to encourage greater visibility of domestic and international queer cinema. It will screen as many as 132 movies.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who is directing "Ugly", has launched a digital poster giving a sneak peek into the psychological thriller.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Looking gorgeous in a maroon-black combination lehenga-choli and dupatta, Bollywood actress Vidya Balan wowed with her desi look at a cocktail at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival that kickstarted Wednesday.
London, May 15 (ANI): Leonardo DiCaprio and director Baz Luhrmann's latest venture together 'The Great Gatsby' will open the annual Cannes film festival.
Chennai, May 15 (IANS) After Cannes, S.S Rajamouli's highly successful Telugu revenge-drama "Eega" has been selected to feature in the panorama section of upcoming 16th Shanghai International Film Festival.
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Successful Telugu revenge-drama "Eega" will be screened at the Cannes International Film Fesitval's film market section May 20.
Gurgaon, May 14 (IANS) The 14th International Indian Film Academy awards (IIFA) will be held in Macau from June 4 it was announced here Tuesday. This is the second time that the event will be held in the city.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Sonam Kapoor recently confessed that she likes everything about stardom.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Regional films should not try hard to compete with Bollywood, rather they should focus on bringing freshness in their script to carve a niche among global audiences, says Jasbir Singh Derewal, producer of National Award-winning film "Nabar".
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor is excited about walking on the red carpet at the 66th edition of Cannes International Film Festival this year and has already left for the venue.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Director Mira Nair will receive German Film Award for Peace, The Bridge 2013, for her movie "The Reluctant Fundamentalist".
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Internationally acclaimed director Mira Nair will be felicitated with the prestigious German Film Award for Peace - The Bridge 2013 for her upcoming film 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) "Brick Lane" fame actress Tannishtha Chatterjee plans to hit the red carpet at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival in a gown with ethnic Indian touch.
Film: "Star Trek Into Darkness"; Cast: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, John Cho, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Peter Weller, Anton Yelchin, and Leonard Nimoy; Director: JJ Abrams; Rating: *** 1/2
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who has always depicted women as strong characters in his movies, says his life has been controlled by women.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) While the entire cast of Anurag Kashyap's "Ugly" was busy with promotional interactions, actor Rahul Bhatt's absence couldn't go unnoticed. He is avoiding public appearances because the makers want to keep his looks under wraps.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Over the top pre-release publicity has become the norm in filmdom, but contrary to this, the promotions of crime thriller "Aurangzeb" have been low-key so far. But director Atul Sabharwal says as the release date gets closer, the promotions will get intense.
Madrid, May 10 (IANS/EFE) Actor Alfredo Landa, one of the best-known faces in Spanish film and the creator of a genre known as "landismo", died Thursday in Madrid, sources at the Spanish Film Academy told EFE. He was 80.
Oviedo (Spain), May 10 (IANS/EFE) Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke was announced here Thursday as the recipient of the 2013 Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts.
Washington, May 9 (IANS) The body of Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried at an undisclosed location, media reports said Thursday.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is elated with the fact that the music of his debut Hollywood project "The Great Gatsby" has topped the music charts.
New York, May 9 (ANI): Legendary footballer Pele will reportedly be seen at the Cannes Film Festival this month as the Imagine Entertainment plans to shoot a film on him, ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Vatican City, May 9 (IANS/AKI) Pope Francis has praised the "motherly" role played in the society by nuns, and said they should not feel they are spinsters.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A total of 13 short films, based on of litterateur, composer and artist Rabindranath Tagore's poems, were released here Thursday to commemorate his 152nd birth anniversary.
New York, May 8 (IANS) "Anumati" directed by Gajendra Ahire has won the Best Feature Film award at the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) with Vikram Gokhale getting the Best Actor award for his role as a desperate husband.
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Dancer-actor Javed Jaffrey, who tasted success as a producer with "Inshallah, Kashmir", says he now plans to direct a film and that it will happen soon.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Sonam Kapoor has recently revealed her red carpet look for the Cannes Film Festival, which will be celebrating '100 years of Indian Cinema' in 2013, in Mumbai.
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who will be representing India at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival, feels Indian cinema is unique because of its emotional content.
Chennai, May 6 (IANS) As Indian cinema completed a century, Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna said that all types of moral policing on cinema by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) should be stopped. He said cinema can't be held accountable for what is happening in society.
Mexico City, May 6 (IANS/EFE) They've had everything in life and never had to lift a finger - until one day their dad decides to teach them a lesson and puts them to work. So goes the storyline of "Nosotros los Nobles", a comedy causing a ruckus in Mexico by raising awareness about the risks of spoiling kids.
Abu Dhabi, May 6 (IANS/WAM) The UAE National Film Library and Archive (UNFLA), which will document the evolution of the UAE film industry, has been officially launched at the Zayed University.
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Cinema must be beyond a "few reels of entertainment" as it is a good medium to channelise the positive changes in the country's socio-cultural milieu, says filmmaker Nitin Kakkar, whose debut feature "Filmistaan" was named the best film at the 60th National Film Awards.
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan got emotional when he met his fans in New York during the premiere of his Hollywood movie "The Great Gatsby".
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Actor Mahaakshay Chakraborty is not a part of the sequel of Vikram Bhatt's ?Haunted 3D?, but he isn't complaining.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee felicitated the country's cinematic best across various categories at the 60th National Film Awards in New Delhi.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has called upon the film industry to portray positive societal values through movies to build tolerant and harmonious India.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) In an attempt to boost alternate and low-budget cinema, the government has plans to give an image makeover to the Films Division Auditorium on Mahadev Road here. It is likely to be modelled in a way that it becomes a hub of alternate cinema, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said here Friday.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari Friday said the government has instituted a special "Centenary Award" to honour individuals or films which spark a "paradigm change".
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday called upon the film industry to portray positive societal values through movies to build tolerant and harmonious India.
Hyderabad, May 3 (IANS) Annapurna International School of Film and Media (AISFM) Friday announced today that it represented Indian media industry in Ryerson University's Global City Project, a live TV show that was streamed online to film students around the world.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Legendary actor Pran could not make it to the 60th National Film Awards ceremony Friday here to receive Dadasaheb Phalke honour for health reasons. However, no one from his family was present either to receive the award on behalf of the 93-year-old.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Talent from the Indian movie industry received awards from President Pranab Mukherjee at the 60th National Film Awards across various categories here Friday. Veteran actor Pran was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke award, but the 93-year-old couldn't make it to the event.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) At 60th National Film Awards ceremony here Friday, President Pranab Mukherjee Friday released postal stamps commemorating 50 iconic film personalities who brought changes in the Indian cinema.
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Mahie Gill, who will next be seen in Satish Kaushik's comedy "Gang of Ghosts", says films like "Chillar Party" should be made as audiences are ready to enjoy new kind of cinema.
Los Angeles, May 3 (IANS) Actress Isla Fisher says she easily put on weight to maker her character convincing in Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby".
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Indian actresses Aishwarya Rai, Sonam Kapoor and Freida Pinto will walk the red carpet at the forthcoming Cannes International Film Festival on different occasions. They will sport looks inspired by Bollywood's different eras.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will confer the 60th National Film awards at a glittering function here this evening.
Film: "Mud"; Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, Reese Witherspoon, Sam Shepard, Ray McKinnon, Sarah Paulson, Michael Shannon; Director: Jeff Nichols; Rating: ***
Rome, May 3 (IANS/EFE) US director William Friedkin, creator of films such as "The Exorcist" and "The French Connection", will receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at this year's Venice Film Festival, organizers said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) National-award winning filmmaker Onir says Doordarshan's decision to screen independent movies in the late night slot will not help indie films in getting more eyeballs.
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) Marvel Studios, which has created and promoted superhero characters like Spider-Man, Captain America and Black Panther, is now planning to make a film with a female superhero as its protagonist.
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) At the New York premiere of Hollywood film "The Great Gatsby", the noise went up for a moment and the US media was left wondering if Leonardo DiCaprio had come, but it was actually Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan. The crowd's cheers were overwhelming, says Big B.
Film: "Celluloid Man"; Cast: P.K. Nair; Director: Shivendra Singh Dungarpur; Rating: ***
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) A black and white scene from Satyajit Ray's iconic 1955 film "Pather Panchali" featured as the Google doodle Thursday as a tribute to the master craftsman on his 92nd birth anniversary.
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Festival films are capable of global recognition as well as box office success, says filmmaker Ritesh Batra, whose film "Lunchbox" will be screened at the upcoming Cannes International Film festival.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Yash Raj Film (YRF) Music has acquired the worldwide music and digital rights of action-comedy "Yamla Pagla Deewana 2" starring the Deol trio -- Dharmendra, Sunny and Bobby.
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is making his international debut with Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby", feels it's "not worth" being part of the film's poster keeping in mind his blink-and-miss appearance. However, he cant's deny the order of the director.
Los Angeles, April 29 (IANS) At 82, actor-filmmaker Clint Eastwood, who rose to fame with TV series "Rawhide" and later won the best director Oscar for his movie "Unforgiven", dreams of making films for two more decades.
Los Angeles, April 29 (IANS) Actor Chris Pine is reportedly single again after splitting from model-girlfriend Dominique Piek.
Washington, April 28(ANI): Clint Eastwood, who is already 82 years old has said that he dreams of making films for two more decades.
Film: Aashiqui 2; Starring: Aditya Roy Kapoor, Shradha Kapoor; Directed by Mohit Suri; Rating: ***1/2
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Director Dev Benegal, who has won awards for "English August" and "Road Movie", has been chosen as a jury member for the Sci-Fi-London 48 Hour Film Challenge 2013.
Film: Bombay Talkies; Music Composer: Amit Trivedi; Singers: Kailash Kher, Amit Trivedi, Mohit Chauhan, Kavita Seth, Richa Sharma, Javed Bashir, Sukhwinder Singh; Rating ***
New York, April 26 (IANS) Indian American filmmaker Meera Menon has been awarded the inaugural Nora Ephron Award at the 12th annual Tribeca Film Festival being held here.
Beijing, April 25 (IANS) Ahead of World Intellectual Property Day Friday, China said it had so far destroyed about 30 million pirated publications across the country this year.
Film: "Iron Man 3"; Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley, Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow, Rebecca Hall, Don Cheadle, Paul Bettany (voice), Jon Favreau, Ty Simpkins; Director: Shane Black; Rating: ***
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has donned many avatars in his movie career of over four decades, but says he is unable to explain his real self to anyone.
London, April 25 (IANS) Asif Kapadia, Britain-based director of Indian origin, is developing a yet-to-be-titled documentary on late singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse. He will introduce the project to buyers at the upcoming Cannes International Film Festival.
London, April 25 (ANI): Nicole Kidman and Oscar-winning 'Life of Pi' director Ang Lee are all set to join Steven Spielberg on this year's Cannes Film Festival jury.
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor is gearing up to join the 66th edition of Cannes International Film Festival, where India is the guest country.
Bollywood actress Vidya Balan has made one more career achievement by joining the jury panel of 66th edition of Cannes Internationl Film Festival. She will now share the chair with other jury members that contains big names like Hollywood star Nicole Kidman, director Ang Lee and jury president Steven Spielberg.
London, April 24 (ANI): US singer Barbra Streisand has been honoured for her six decade film career with the 40th annual Chaplin Award Gala from the Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York on Monday.
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) With the fast development of e-books, mobile phones and tablets, traditional books are facing challenges, reported Xinhua citing a survey.
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Bollywood actress Vidya Balan joins the jury panel of 66th edition of Cannes Internationl Film Festival, which has names like Hollywood star Nicole Kidman, director Ang Lee and jury president Steven Spielberg.
London, Apr 24 (ANI): A video installation of speeches by Nelson Mandela's, the former South African leader, is taking over many electronic billboards in New York's Times Square.
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar has reportedly turned stylist for "Bombay Talkies" co-directors and is giving them tips for their red carpet appearance at the 66th edition of Cannes International Film Festival.
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) Hollywood actor-director Clark Gregg, who has written, directed and acted in "Trust Me", said the movie was originally supposed to be a goofy comedy about Hollywood.
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) On his way to Cannes once again -- with three films "Monsoon Shootout", "Bombay Talkies" and "Dabba" -- Nawazuddin Siddiqui is confident that his career is moving in the right direction.
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Members of Tamil Nadu stuntmen's association won't work in any other language films unless Film Employees' Federation of South India (FEFSI) helps them arrive at mutual understanding over ongoing tussle between action artistes from Tamil and Telugu film industries.
New Delhi, April 22(ANI): Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh and