Latest Cinema of India Stories

2008-10-06 00:00:24

By Review by Kiren Kaur WHAT exactly is the recipe for a successful film? Throw in some action, a bit of comedy, mystery, murder, intrigue, beautiful people and you have the making of something good. Like in Vikrant, now showing in selected cinemas.

2008-10-04 21:00:11

By AAKANKSHA NAVAL SHETYE There's a twist to the tale. M F Husain, who was planning to hold a special screening of Shyam Benegal's Welcome to Sajjanpur for friends in Dubai today and had even invited its actress - Bollywood hottie and his muse Amrita Rao to attend, has had to postpone the show.

2008-10-04 21:00:11

By SRINIVASA RAMANUJAM As I strut into the celebrity's home at T Nagar, the security guard is puzzled that I want to meet Jothika. "Are you sure," he asks.

2008-10-04 21:00:11

By P Sangeetha Prakash Raj is one actor who has a commanding screen presence. While actors of his age are making desperate efforts to cast themselves as mass heroes, Prakash is content playing character roles to perfection.

2008-10-03 21:00:15

REDLANDS - The fall foreign film series of the Redlands Cinema Classic series continues with "Before the Rains," Oct. 14 and 16; "The Counterfeiters," Oct. 28 and 30; and "Romulus, My Father," Nov. 11 and 13 at the Krikorian Redlands Cinema 14.

2008-10-02 12:15:00

Nearly 150,000 workers in India's Bollywood film and television industry reportedly have gone on strike, forcing about 40 productions to grind to a halt.

2008-10-01 21:00:15

By Himanshi Dhawan NEW DELHI: With some film festival authorities screening movies without a censor certificate, the information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry has issued a stern advisory asking state chief secretaries to ensure that stringent action is taken against such organisers.

2008-10-01 09:00:26

Excerpt from report by Indian broadcast industry website Indiantelevision.com on 1 October Mumbai: Television and film production schedules have been hit with around 200,000 workers affiliated with the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) going on an indefinite strike from today 1 October, 2008.

2008-09-26 18:00:00

By Manish Gajjar WE CELEBRATE my 100th Bollywood column in the Birmingham Mail this week by looking at the ever changing trends of the Bollywood Film industry over the past few months.

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