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Film industry plans 15-minute ‘blackout’ in support of ‘Padmavati’

Amid protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film ‘Padmavati’, the Indian Films and TV Directors’ Association (IFTDA), along with 20 other bodies of the film and television industry, is planning a 15-minute blackout in support of the film and “to protect the right…

Govind Nihalani pays homage to Om Puri

Filmmaker Govind Nihalani, who has worked with Om Puri in films like ‘Aakrosh’ and ‘Tamas’, on Friday paid homage to the late actor.

Vidya Balan: Every time I tried something new, films didn’t work

‘Tumhari Sulu’, an aspirational drama about a housewife, has ended Vidya Balan’s dry run at the box office and the actor believes the film clicked with the audiences because its story is rooted in middle class ethos.

Deepika Padukone on ‘Padmavati’: Why have our films been held on ransom?

The much in news film ‘Padmavati’ took a horrendous turn, when a body was found hanging from a fort in Jaipur

‘Baahubali’s actress Rohini: We live in a time of strict censorship

Censorship is not just for cinema but literature too in contemporary India, National Award-winning actress Rohini said on Friday, while also claiming that the chaos following protests against ‘Padmavati’ was also being used to divert attention from “real” crises in the country.

‘Padmavati’ now faces protest by Rajput Samaj in the UK

The Samaj has also reportedly written to the British Board to revoke its certification for the film to prevent its release in Britain too

Padmavati ‘death’ row: Madhur Bhandarkar demands investigation

Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar on Friday said attacks and threats like these were not in the right spirit, and demanded a thorough investigation into the matter.

‘Padmavati’: Alia Bhatt appalled as raging controversy takes ugly turn

The controversies surrounding ‘Padmavati’ took an ugly turn when news broke of a dead body found hanging at the Nahargarh Fort along with an eerie note written on stones.

Mumbai Police’s scathing reply to Varun Dhawan’s apology for selfie stunt

The actor duly apologized on Twitter for his actions, but it looks like the cops were not done yet with the ‘Judwaa 2’ actor.

Delhi High Court dismisses plea for expert panel to review ‘Padmavati’

The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed a PIL seeking setting up of an expert committee of historians and social activists to examine Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’ to ensure there were no “distortions”, said such pleas were “encouraging” those agitating against the film.

Aditya Kripalani: ‘Tikli And Laxmi Bomb’ is a fun film

Writer Aditya Kripalani, who has directed and co-produced a film on his own book ‘Tikli And Laxmi Bomb’, said it is a fun film highlighting the revolution of the sex trade.

Deepika Padukone shares the cutest throwback click with her childhood buddy

Reeling under numerous death threats, ‘Padmavati’ actress Deepika Padukone shared a collage of some cute unseen pictures from her childhood which feature her best buddy Aditya Narayan.

‘Race 3’ team to visit its lead hero Salman Khan on sets of Bigg Boss 11

Director Remo D’Souza, Jacqueline Fernandez, Bobby Deol, Daisy Shah and Saqib Saleem will be making an appearance on Bigg Boss 11

Pic: Katrina Kaif looks drop-dead gorgeous in her traditional avatar

Ever since she made her debut on Instagram, Katrina Kaif has been setting temperatures soaring with her oh-so-hot pictures and rigorous workout sessions.

Salman Khan and Varun Dhawan to co-host an awards show?

Salman Khan has been very close to the Dhawans, right from acting in a series of David Dhawan films and has been playing mentor to junior Dhawan, Varun.

Pic: Sussanne Khan celebrates a colourful thanksgiving with sons Hrehaan and Hridhaan

The couple makes it a point to spend as much time with the boys as possible, be it on holidays or festive occasions.

Alia Bhatt says Kareena Kapoor Khan is her “biggest inspiration”

Alia has no qualms gushing about her icon, Kareena on personal and public platforms.

Protests against ‘Padmavati’ in Delhi

A group of people on Friday staged a protest outside the Azadpur Metro station against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period drama ‘Padmavati’. The group, Rashtriya Chetna Manch, burnt Bhansali’s effigy. Several organisations across the country have been opposing the release of the movie.

After 8 months, ‘Modi Ka Gaon’ cleared for release

Eight months after it was denied a censor certificate on various grounds, the producers of the Hindi feature film ‘Modi Ka Gaon’, loosely inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s development agenda, has finally cleared all hurdles for release.

Rajasthan court accepts complaint against ‘Padmavati’ crew

A local court at Rajasthan on Thursday accepted a complaint against filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and actors Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor and others in regard to ongoing controversy relating to their forthcoming film ‘Padmavati’.