Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, who recently visited Film and Television Institute of India in Pune, says that he interacted with the students not from a position of authority but in a friendly manner that disarmed them.
Hansal Mehta says he is mentally prepared to face a struggle in the form of Censor Board before his film Omerta finally arrives in theaters. He plans to release it early next year.
Actor Vicky Kaushal began his journey in performing arts with theatre before he assisted Anurag Kashyap on Gangs of Wasseypur in 2010. Now, before he signs another film after Raazi's wrap, the actor will be seen on the stage with theater play, Chattis Ghante.
Vidhu Vinod Chopra gets candid about the 'complex' relationship he shares with Secret Superstar actor Aamir Khan. Aamir and Vidhu have collaborated to deliver superhit films like 3 Idiots and PK.
Bollywood actor Hema Malini's biography Beyond the Dream Girl was launched on the occasion of her 69th birthday. At the event, Hema spoke about being in the numero uno position and how it interfered with her personal space.
Deepika Padukone, rumoured to be dating her Padmavati co-star, Ranveer Singh for three years now, says it is not easy to find someone, who can handle their star partner's success. She says romantic relationships become more complicated than they already are once you reach the top.
Since her wedding to superstar Dharmendra in 1979, the one thing that veteran actor Hema Malini has strictly steered away from speaking about in public is her equation with her husband's children with his first wife. She breaks her silence in her biography - Beyond Dream Girl.
Lucknow Central clashed with Kangana Ranaut's Simran on September 15. Nikhil Advani said that he was told that if Lucknow Central had to compete with Simran in terms of pre-release buzz, Farhan Akhtar needed to create a "scandal".
Audience has expected that Kabir Khan and Salman Khan would recreate the magic of Bajrangi Bhaijaan with Tubelight. Instead, it turned out to one of the biggest failures of recent times. In an interview with indianexpress.com, Kabir Khan weighed in on the film's failure.
Sudhir Mishra, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Satish Kaushik, who co-wrote the dialogues and also starred in the film Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, and playwright Ranjit Kapoor, another dialogue writer on the movie, went down the memory lane on Sunday remembering Kundan Shah.
Hansal Mehta directorial Omerta, starring Rajkummar Rao, will have a screening at the ongoing Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival. Omerta sheds light on the life of British born terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh. The director is currently in Busan for the film's premiere at the 22nd Busan International Film Festival.
Nandita Das' much-talked-about biopic of Indo-Pakistani writer Saadat Hasan Manto, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the titular role, is looking at arriving in theaters next year. For the longest time, it was speculated that Manto will release this December.
Sridevi will, at a special event, unveil the new version of her iconic song "Hawa Hawaai" that features in actor Vidya Balan's upcoming comedy Tumhari Sulu. The song from Shekhar Kapur's 1987 hit Mr India is considered one of the best tracks to have been picturised on Sridevi.
Doing away with the working title Dragon, the makers of the much-anticipated collaboration of Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt announced that the film will be called Brahmastra. Talking about the title, Ayan Mukerji said that it refers to the "ancient wisdom, energies and power" in the film.
Father-daughter duo Anil Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor will share screen space for the first time in filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra's upcoming production venture titled Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga. The film will reportedly be directed by Vidhu's sister Shelly Chopra.
Konkona Sensharma who played Nupur Talwar in the movie Talvar called Talwars' acquittal a fantastic news before adding that it saddens her that the perpetrators of the crime are still not brought to justice. Talvar producer and writer Vishal Bhardwaj, giving his take on the verdict, called it a victory of cinema.
The FTII students have written an open letter to Anupam Kher who has been recently appointed as the chairperson of the esteemed government institute. He was asked about the letter when he arrived for the opening ceremony of Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival on Thursday night.
At Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival, Sharmila Tagore was honoured for her contribution to Indian cinema. She was felicitated by superstar Aamir Khan. Here is what she said in her acceptance speech.
In less than five months of its premiere, Is Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon 3 has gone off air. The last episode has already been aired. It is, of course, a rude shock to the fans, but Barun Sobti seems to have taken the show's failure well.
After winning two-time National Award winner and Padma Bhushan receipient, Sharmila Tagore will receive the honour on October 12 during the opening ceremony of Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival.
Vidya Balan, while discussing her upcoming film, Tumhari Sulu, where the actor has been directed by debutant Suresh Triveni, said she loved the fact that the filmmaker pushed her out of her comfort zone. The film also stars Neha Dhupia and Manav Kaul, and is slated to release on November 24.
Alankrita Srivastava, who made Lipstick Under My Burkha, shared the dais with Anurag Kashyap, Kabir Khan, Ayan Mukerji and Nitesh Tiwari at the Jio MAMI Movie Mela, held on Saturday.
Richa Chadha's nine-year-old journey in the film industry has seen quality films and meaty roles. In a group interview, Richa speaks candidly about the dubious and murky ways of an industry, she is happy to be working in as an outsider.
At an event in Mumbai, Karan Johar who was earlier rumoured to be miffed with filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, showered praise on the styling of Bhansali's films, mentioning his upcoming magnum-opus, Padmavati, in particular. Sharing his opinion on Deepika's look from the film, Karan was all stunned by the aesthetics.
Over Salman Khan's seven year-association with the equally loved and hated show, apart from the headline-making controversies, the one thing that has been a constant is the actor's threat to leave the show, season after season.
Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Kriti Sanon have been signed for Vishal Bhardwaj's upcoming yet-untitled rom-com. The actor is currently gearing up for Anurag Kashyap's web series 'Sacred Games' which also features Radhika Apte, Shahana Goswami and Saif Ali Khan.
Bollywood actor Zareen Khan has come out in support of Mahira Khan. After the pictures of Mahira with Ranbir Kapoor smoking and wearing a short dress surfaced, she has been trolled and slut shamed on social media. Zareen says that if people don't like something, they shouldn't look at it.
Vidya Balan was at a launch and the only question on everyone's mind was regarding the CBFC's functioning over the first month since undergoing a major change. She refused to divulge any detail but she did reveal that the board members recently had a meeting and she is happy "that all like-minded people are on the board."
220 films from across the world are set to screen in Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai International Film Festival. This year, the market had filmmakers like Anurag Kashyap, Vikramditya Motwane, Onir and Siddharth Roy Kapur in attendance. The festival will be held from October 12 to October 18.
A recent episode of longest-running Indian sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah had featured a living character of 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh, which is against the Sikh tenets. Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee chief Kirpal Singh Badungar had in a report said that such an act is impardonable.
For Kangana Ranaut, an unexpected support has come from Varun Dhawan, who hails from a film family and was launched by Karan Johar in the Hindi film industry. Varun Dhawan was asked, "There have been allegations against Karan Johar for only launching star kids." And read what he said.
Here is a good news for Kapil Sharma fans, which includes melody queen Lata Mangeshkar, who is a self-confessed fan of the comedian. Indianexpress.com has learnt that The Kapil Sharma Show is all set for a comeback in October.
Rohit Shetty and Ranveer Singh have worked last year during a brand endorsement film. Recently the two announced their first film together, an action movie. Rohit has now confirmed that portions of the film will be inspired from Junior NTR's hit Telugu film Temper.
Happy birthday Rakesh Roshan: He has has found his safety net as a director but interestingly in his own, quite forgettable acting career, the works he is actually known for happened when he played a regular, middle-class man. He was an average looker, just about a decent actor, that's why he became the perfect fit.
After he was sacked from Central Board of Film Certification, Pahlaj Nihalani has become the distributor of erotic thriller Julie 2. This is ironic considering his tenure was riddled with controversies over banning words like "intercourse" and calling Lipstick Under My Burkha "lady-oriented".
Former Bigg Boss contestant Bobby Darling, while filing a police complaint against husband Ramneek Sharma for domestic violence, said, "He becomes a psycho after getting drunk." The actor alleged that Ramneek was physically violent towards his elder brother and mother as well. She has reportedly filed for a divorce now.
Tamilian author Perumal Murugan has now come out with his new book in Tamil "Kozhaiyin Padalgal" ("Songs of a Coward"). It speaks of the period when the writer was fighting a battle, both internally as well as with the external forces.