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Youngsters from schools, colleges and youth groups across the Westcountry have been given the opportunity to have movies shown at a national festival.
By DEEPALI DHINGRA Director Shona Urvashi has an interesting incident to recall about her film Saas Bahu Aur Sensex. Interesting yes, but it would have been a scary thing for her when it happened.
By Meena Iyer MUMBAI: In the time of a possible global meltdown, this filmland snippet sounds like the overblown talk typical of Bollywood fare. But insiders insist it is true - that UTV has signed superhit hero Akshay Kumar for their next film for a staggering Rs 71 crore.
By V Lakshmi Thota Tharrani, it seems, has the blessings of Vishwakarma, the architect of the Gods.
By MARK MANUEL The Bollywood Khans had better beware. Young Zain Khan, the star of Mirchi Films' Hari Puttar - A Comedy of Terrors, is determined to make his presence felt in the film industry. He's nine films old and the face behind 150 ad campaigns.
By KHUSHBOO CHAWLA Nauheed Cyrusi is a big fan of Bollywood.
By SUBHASH K JHA Move over Neil Nitin Mukesh. Your director, Sudhir Mishra, is vying for the top casting honours in Tera Kya Hoga Johnny. Barely had we gotten over the surprise of Sudhir Mishra casting a real street-boy from Kolkata in the central role of Johnny, when he springs another surprise.
By Ratnottama Sengupta Kolkata: There's news from the Directorate of Film Festivals of India (DFFI) that will spell jubilation in Bollywood. Now on, the Indian Panorama will show 26 feature films instead of 21, plus 21 non-feature films.
By NIRMALA GOVINDARAJAN Indian cinema doesn't motivate change, observes author / cinephile M K Raghavendra. "Stories are related in the passive voice, things happen to the characters and they respond.
By PRAVDA GODBOLE Rituparno Ghosh isn't what you would call the quintessential director of regional films.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.