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Coronavirus update: Zoya Akhtar's Made In Heaven, Anshuman Jha's directorial debut run into trouble

The shooting for the second season of the Amazon Prime Original series has been postponed as it to...

13 Mar 2020 14:22 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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65th Filmfare Awards: Gully Boy drops the mic with 10 awards

The Zoya Akhtar film grabbed the Best Film (Popular) award and swept the acting categories....

16 Feb 2020 1:31 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Ghost Stories trailer: Mrunal Thakur, Sobhita Dhulipala, Janhvi Kapoor confront the horror

The trailer includes a hint of what their characters go up against in the upcoming Netflix...

14 Dec 2019 12:21 IST — Sonal Pandya

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In pictures: Neha Dhupia, Jackie Shroff, Surveen Chawla attend Critics Choice Shorts and Series Awards

Stars of the online platform received recognition as critics handed out trophies for the best short...

12 Dec 2019 22:00 IST — Bhupen Chavan

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Ghost Stories teaser: Janhvi Kapoor, Sobhita Dhulipala face fears in first glimpse

The Netflix anthology, directed by Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar, and Anurag Kashyap, 1...

06 Dec 2019 15:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Ghost Stories to begin streaming on 1 January 2020

Ghost Stories is an anthology of four short films directed by Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap, Zoya and...

28 Nov 2019 15:06 IST — Our Correspondent

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Hany Abu-Assad, Zoya Akhtar, Vetrimaaran named on international jury for 21st Mumbai Film Festival

The international jury will be headed by Palestinian-Dutch filmmaker Hany Abu-Hassad, while the Gold...

30 Sep 2019 18:30 IST — Our Correspondent

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Tillotama Shome, young Nagavishal win Best Actress, Best Actor at 10th Jagran Film Festival awards: See pictures

The awards were handed out on the last day of the travelling festival on 29 September in Mumbai....

30 Sep 2019 15:00 IST — Bhupen Chavan

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Gully Boy is India’s official entry for the Oscars

The Zoya Akhtar film starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt won critical acclaim and did well at the...

21 Sep 2019 18:18 IST — Our Correspondent

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Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar, Imtiaz Ali team up with Ashok Amritraj for new series

Anurag Kashyap will direct a series based on Suketu Mehta's bestselling book Maximum City, while...

23 Aug 2019 20:00 IST — Our Correspondent

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Vijay Varma, Janhvi Kapoor team up for Zoya Akhtar's Ghost Stories

The actor will team up once again with the Gully Boy (2019) director for her short in the Netflix...

17 Aug 2019 12:26 IST — Our Correspondent

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In Pictures: Shah Rukh Khan wins Excellence in Cinema honours at the IFFM Awards night

It was a star-studded night as King Khan picked up yet another honour. Filmmakers Karan Johar, Zoya...

09 Aug 2019 17:00 IST — Bhupen Chavan

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Gully Boy, Tabu, Vijay Sethupathi win big at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

Shah Rukh Khan was presented with Excellence In Cinema award. ...

09 Aug 2019 15:00 IST — Our Correspondent

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Shah Rukh, Tabu, Vijay, Gayathrie, Arjun bring the star power at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

The ten-year celebrations of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) kickstarted today, 8 with...

08 Aug 2019 19:00 IST — Bhupen Chavan

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Stayed far away from horror stories, to direct one will be hugely challenging: Karan Johar on Ghost Stories

The Netflix film is an anthology which will also be directed by filmmakers Anurag Kashyap, Zoya and...

01 Aug 2019 12:07 IST — Our Correspondent

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Anupam Kher, Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap join Academy's Class of 2019

The six Indian film personalities were amongst the 842 invited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts...

02 Jul 2019 11:35 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy heads to the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

The hit film, starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, featured Singh as a Mumbai boy, Murad, who of a...

27 Jun 2019 16:00 IST — Our Correspondent

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Spin-off film on MC Sher from Gully Boy in the making?

In March this year director Zoya Akhtar had revealed that she and the film’s co-writer on...

22 Apr 2019 19:00 IST — Our Correspondent

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Alia Bhatt, Vineet Kumar Singh shine on the Critics Choice Film Awards red carpet

The stars of the Indian film industry mingled with the film critics who review their movies at the...

22 Apr 2019 16:43 IST — Our Correspondent

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10 original Indian films to debut on Netflix till 2020

This includes the filmmakers Karan Johar, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar and Anurag Kashyap reuniting...

15 Apr 2019 12:43 IST — Sonal Pandya