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‘Silsila’ and ‘Kabhi Kabhie’ writer Sagar Sarhadi no more

Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Eminent writer-filmmaker Sagar Sarhadi, who breathed life into emotional roller coasters of Bollywood in the late 70s and the 80s, is no more. He breathed his last at his residence in the the city following...

Life is greater than cinema: Vidhu Vinod Chopra

By Sukant Deepak (IANS) One of the few filmmakers of his generation to work consistently across genres, Vidhu Vinod Chopra smiles that he has never believed that he belonged to the formula-driven industry. "I don't even go to collect awards....

There’s always scope to go above and beyond : Imtiaz Ali on B’wood

By Puja Gupta (IANS) Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali says that the upcoming storytellers want to showcase their stories in new and innovative ways and with the latest technology available. As a step forward, Imtiaz has directed and shot his latest short...

‘Online abuse can’t be normalised,’ declares Zoya Akhtar

Jaipur, Jan 16 (IANS) In a session jointly organised by the Population Foundation of India and Jaipur Literature Festival, director and producer Zoya Akhtar, in conversation with author Mihir Sharma,discussed the dangers of online abuse and bullying. The session titled,...

Karan Johar ventures into talent representation, management

Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar on Tuesday announced his latest venture -- a talent management agency. "Super delighted to announce our newest venture, a talent management agency, Dharma Cornerstone Agency (DCA)," tweeted Karan. Super delighted to announce our newest...

Madhur Bhandarkar’s ‘Indu Sarkar’ at Indian film fest in Europe

Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) The Madhur Bhandarkar film Indu Sarkar will be screened at the 6th Indian Film Festival in Hungary and Bosnia and Herzegovina. "Very Happy that our Critically Acclaimed film INDU SARKAR is showcasing at '6th Indian Film...

We don’t see portrayals of women accused of brutal crimes: Rohan Sippy

Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Rohan Sippy feels there is dearth in portrayals of women accused of brutal crimes, and says his upcoming web show, Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors, will delve deep into the subject. Sippy has co-directed the...

I believe any art without a cause is futile: Subhash Ghai

Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Subhash Ghai believes that cinema and art should hold social relevance, adding that any art without a cause is futile. Ghai expressed his opinion ahead of the premiere of the director’s cut of his film “Kaanchi:...

Hansal Mehta decodes why sports-based films do well

New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Hansal Mehta, who is currently riding high on the success of his new sports drama Chhalaang, has revealed why sports-based films do well. According to Mehta, the story of an underdog resonates with the...

‘Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari’ director Abhishek Sharma urges B’wood to release films in theatres

Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Abhishek Sharma, whose new film Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari opened in theatres on Diwali, has urged colleagues in the film industry to release their films on the big screen, to boost up business of the...

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Facebook’s ad delivery system shows gender bias: Study

San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) The ad delivery system of Facebook is biased towards women, showing them different job...