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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

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Spotted: Varun Dhawan breaks into song on The Voice for Kalank

The actor and his co-star, Alia Bhatt, have been energetically promoting their period film this...

10 Apr 2019 15:00 IST — Sagar Patil

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Taapsee, Ranveer, Anushka jazz up red carpet for GQ Style & Culture awards

The stars injected some more glamour into the night at the GQ Style & Culture Awards held at the...

01 Apr 2019 17:00 IST — Our Correspondent

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Holi 2019: Shabana Azmi, Esha Deol host parties

Azmi and Deol both held Holi bashes at the home, while young Taimur Ali Khan celebrated the festival...

22 Mar 2019 12:40 IST — Sagar Patil

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In a way, I am Murad. Words liberated me: Vijay Maurya on crafting the magic of Gully Boy's dialogues

Actor, writer, director, Vijay Maurya wears many hats. For Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy (2019), he of...

17 Mar 2019 14:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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After Gully Boy, Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti are working on another hip-hop film

The filmmaker wasn't clear if the film would be a sequel to Gully Boy or tell the story of a new...

12 Mar 2019 14:00 IST — Our Correspondent

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Things are better than ever, but not enough, say women at Amazon Prime Video's women's day special

A panel consisting of Gazal Dhaliwal, Zoya Akhtar, Sumukhi Suresh, Vidya Balan, Jennifer Salke, and...

08 Mar 2019 18:11 IST — Shriram Iyengar