Film Industry

No film has done justice to the Pandit exodus: Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri
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Brewing in his mind for the past three decades, and making it for over four years now, the filmmaker says he researched thoroughly on the subject before touching it. "We travelled extensively and met the first-generation victims -- going to their houses, living with them and then recording their video testimonials which ran into hours and days. Post that, we took all these stories, more than 700 of them and picked up common elements, weaving them into a narrative."
Film Review: 'I Want You Back': Cute tale with a formulaic plot
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With Valentine's Day round the corner, love is in the air, and if you are a romance addict hooked to cute tales of love, life, and happily-ever-after endings, despite them being formulaic or cliched, then 'I Want You Back' is the film for you.
Jane Campion scripts Oscars history with second nomination
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Campion has been nominated for her Netflix-backed gritty film, "The Power of the Dog", which also won her the directing prize at last year's Venice Film Festival and got her a nomination at the Directors Guild of America Awards.
'Amar Chitra Katha' creator Uncle Pai to come alive on screen
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Children growing up in the India of the 1970s to the 1990s, had one common factor uniting them -- their lovely association with Amar Chitra Katha. Growing up reading his creations was an essential rite of passage that escaped no one. And all this fun, frenzy, and madness was thanks to the epoch-making vision of one man popularly known as Uncle Pai.
'Jihad Rehab' director defends controversial documentary
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The film documents the life of Yemeni men who faced unlawful detention for 15 years at Guantanamo Bay, before being relocated to the Mohammed Bin Nayef Centre for Counselling and Care -- a "rehabilitation centre" in Saudi Arabia.
Jake Gyllenhaal to star in 'Cut and Run'
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Their caper takes a turn when they steal the wrong thing from the wrong group of people. New Republic Pictures won rights to the spec script, written by John Glenn, after a bidding war with several potential buyers, reports variety.com.
Tovino Thomas's 'Naradhan' cleared with U/A certificate, film release postponed
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However, sadly, the onset of the third Covid wave has forced the makers to postpone the release of their film. Actor Tovino Thomas took to Instagram to make the announcement. He put out a post that read "Certified U/A". The post went on to say, "We regret to announce that 'Naradan' movie release has been postponed due to the surge of Covid 19 infections and complications caused by the Omicron."
B&W pix of Deepika from Shakun Batra's next film create a buzz
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The film's details will be released on Monday. The teaser announcement was accompanied by atmospheric black-and-white pictures featuring Deepika and her co-stars, including a beach scene with Siddhant 'Gully Boy' Chaturvedi, whose last film, 'Bunty Aur Babli 2' was a dud commercially.
'Ladki' is my tribute to Bruce Lee: Ram Gopal Varma
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The director, credited to be the master of Mumbai noir, who has to his credit major hits like 'Satya', 'Sarkar', 'Company', 'Rangeela' and 'Raat' among others says that his fascination for Bruce Lee goes much beyond his martial arts. "There was an underlying philosophy about the man, something that makes him immortal. It is that spirit that I have tried to capture in 'Ladki'. The protagonist of my film is a woman because no man can come near the man I so idolise."
Movie Review: 'Bob Biswas': Intriguing but perfunctorily mounted
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Actor Saswata Chatterjee had portrayed the quirky character in Kahaani with such flair and unconventional style that it landed becoming an intriguing figure worth exploring his backstory, and thus this film germinated. Unlike the high-octane, nifty thriller Kahaani, Bob Biswas with a character-driven plot, is a slow-paced film.
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