Film Industry

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri to appear before Delhi HC over tweets against judge
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In December last year, Agnihotri had apologised to the Delhi High Court for his remarks but it had deferred the hearing after recording his submission that he will remain present personally in court for the hearing on March 16. However, Agnihotri appeared via video conferencing on Thursday and said that he has fever.
Kanye West throws pap's phone in the middle of the street
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In the clip which emerged online, Kanye pulled up to ask a photographer to stop filming him, reports aceshowbiz.com. "I wanna just see my kids," the rapper said while inside his car. The photographer then responded, "I understand, but it's not just me. There's a hundred of us."
Marathi film 'Ghaath' set to have world premiere at Berlinale
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Written and directed by Chhatrapal Ninawe in his feature debut, the film is a slow-burn thriller set on the fringes of India's Maoist-affected jungles and revolves around the tense interplay between guerrillas, civilians and the police. The film stars acclaimed Marathi actors such as Jitendra Joshi, Milind Shinde, Suruchi Adarkar, Dhananjay Mandaokar and Janardan Kadam.
'Avatar: The Way of Water' earns $855 million globally in 10 days
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The Disney and 20th Century's big-budget epic has collected $855 million in global ticket sales after 10 days on the big screen, reports 'Variety'.
Nicolas Cage takes inspiration from Andy Warhol for vampire role in Dracula spin-off
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"When I got a sense of where McKay wanted to go, I realised the movie has a comedic, pop art attitude. So I thought, 'This will be a pop-art Dracula'. Warhol did a great black-on-black Dracula. This is in that Warhol vein," Cage told Empire magazine, reports aceshowbiz.com.
'The Whale' director says he's working on a Black Swan musical
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Aronofsky directed Natalie Portman in the 2010 psychological horror film based on a story by Andres Heinz. The film received multiple Oscar nominations and Portman won in 2011 in the Best Actress category. "We're trying to do the Black Swan musical," the director told The A.V. Club.
IFFI 2022: Chiranjeevi named Indian Film Personality of the Year
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The prestigious award was announced during the inauguration of the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here. In a career spanning nearly four decades, Chiranjeevi has acted in more than 150 films, primarily in the Telugu film industry.
With 280 films from 79 countries, IFFI off to a dazzling start in Goa
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Actors Ajay Devgn, Suniel Shetty, Manoj Bajpayee, Paresh Rawal and 'RRR' writer V. Vijayendra Prasad were felicitated on the occasion for their contributions to the film industry. The opening ceremony was held at the Syama Prasad Mukherjee indoor stadium in Taleigao.
Oscar winners, tech park, film bazaar to make IFFI buzzier this year
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The nine-day gala, featuring 280 films from 79 countries and many more activities, will open with the Austrian film 'Alma and Oskar', directed by Dieter Berner, while Krzysztof Zanussi's 'Perfect Number' is the closing film. France is the 'Spotlight' country and eight films will be screened under the 'Country Focus' package. The opening ceremony will be held at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium, Taleigao, Goa on Sunday. The Gala Red Carpet Opening Ceremony will begin at 4:00 p.m., followed by the opening ceremony which will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
80 films from 32 countries to be showcased at Dharamsala fest
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The highlights include the India premieres of Cannes Jury Prize Winner and 2022 Oscar Nominee, Joyland (Pakistan, 2022) by Saim Sadiq; Once Upon A Time in Calcutta (India, 2022) by Aditya Vikram Sengupta; the Anurag Kashyap-presented debut feature by Parth Saurabh, Pokhar Ke Dunu Paar (On Either Sides of the Pond) (India, 2022); 2022 Oscar Nominee, Writing with Fire (India, 2021) by Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Sen; and Fire in the Mountains (India 2021) by Ajitpal Singh.
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