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Mary Kom movie wins best film at Stockholm International Film Festival

Stockholm, April 19: Omung Kumar’s 2014 directorial “Mary Kom”, which was selected for the Stockholm International Film Festival Junior (SIFFJ), has won the Best Film award and has been endowed with the Bronze Horse Award, the festival’s top honour. The jury for the junior section of the festival consisted of children from the age of nine to 17. Kumar, who ...

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Lopez excited about Hillary Clinton’s White House bid

Jennifer Lopez is excited about Hillary Clinton’s announcement about her second attempt for White House. The singer said it was time for a woman president, reported E! News. “I just heard about it,” Lopez said at MTV Movie Awards just hours after Clinton announced her candidacy. “I’m very excited by the news. I think it’s time for a woman (president). ...

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Censorship should not be one person’s view: Ronnie Screwvala

Ronnie Screwvala, former filmmaker and the founder of UTV group, believes an interactive dialogue between the industry and the censor board can solve a lot of problems. Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has been in news for its controversial decisions in recent times. “There is a reason why we are living in a democracy. We have to be clear ...

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Selena Gomez’s rumoured beau Zedd to release new album in May

Pop star Selena Gomez’s rumoured boyfriend DJ Zedd has announced his second album ‘True Colors’ will release on May 19. The 25-year-old DJ took to Instagram on Tuesday, April 7 to unveil the album’s colourful cover art and reveal the release date in the caption, reported Aceshowbiz. Executive-produced and co-written by Zedd himself, “True Colors” marks his second studio effort, ...

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Would like to pen book on film industry: Karan Johar

New Delhi :-Director-producer Karan Johar says the stories that happen behind the scenes are far more interesting than movies and he would love to narrate them some day in a book. “I feel telling a story about making movies will be interesting, not the journey, but what happens behind the scenes because the biggest part of making films is handling ...

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PM wishes Chopra luck for ‘Broken Horses’

Mumbai, Apr 6 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reportedly extended his best wishes to filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra for his first Hollywood outing “Broken Horses”. Chopra wanted to show the film to Modi before the film’s April 10 release which could not be fixed. Modi, however, sent a message to Chopra thanking him for his invitation and wishing the ...

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Directing “Broken Horses” was madness: Vidhu Vinod Chopra

New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra says it was pure madness on his part to unlearn everything at the age of 62 and begin from scratch for his Hollywood debut “Broken Horses”. “After ‘3 Idiots’, spending five years directing this movie was madness and passion, there is no logic in it. It could have turned either way ...

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Bachchans walk the ramp for Shabana Azmi’s Mijwan

Mumbai, Apr 5 (PTI) The entire Bhachchan family — Amitabh, Jaya, Abhishek and Shweta — sashayed down the ramp in Manish Malhotra’s ethnic collection for Shabana Azmi’s Mijwan. This year the fashion show saw Bollywood parents-children duo including Abhishek-Jaya, Amitabh-Shweta, Shatrughan Sinha-Sonakshi, Anil Kapoor-Sonam, and Farhan with Javed Akhtar walking the runway. “…The cause is bigger than the ramp. Mijwan ...

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‘Humari Adhuri Kahani” is a landmark film of my career: Emraan

New Delhi, Apr 5 (PTI) Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi is keenly looking forward to his foray into intense love story zone with “Humari Adhuri Kahani”, a film that he initially rejected. Paired opposite his “The Dirty Picture” co-star Vidya Balan, Hashmi now wants to be a part of more such emotionally charged stories. Tipped as a mature love story, the ...

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Producer Ronnie Screwvala’s first book released

Mumbai, Apr 2 (PTI) Filmmaker Ronnie Screwvala’s first outing as an author, “Dream With Your Eyes Open”, has released on Thursday, amid best wishes from Bollywood stars like Amitabh Bachchan and Karan Johar. Screwvala, 52, founder of UTV group, has penned his journey of becoming one of the known entrepreneurs in the country. Bachchan wished him luck on Twitter, writing, ...

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