Bollywood

Kerala High Court issues notice to Virat Kohli and Tamannaah Bhatia on plea seeking ban on online gaming

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli, actors Tamannaah Bhatia and Aju Varghese and the state government in a plea seeking ban on online gambling in the state. All three celebrities are brand ambassadors of the online rummy games. Pauly Vadakkan, who filed the petition in …

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MHA permits cinema halls to increase seating capacity from the existing 50% from February 1

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday issued fresh COVID-19 guidelines which will come into effect from February 1 and will remain in force till February 28. In the new guidelines, the Centre also allowed higher seating capacity in cinema halls. At present, the cinema halls across India are being operated at 50% capacity. The …

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EXCLUSIVE: Is Vidyut Jammwal starrer Sanak a remake of Denzel Washington’s John Q? Here’s the truth

Vipul Amrutlal Shah with his home production Sunshine Pictures has been presenting films to the audiences for over a decade. This time, an all new film Sanak, recently announced by the makers is doing rounds among the audiences. Being the talk of the town, there is a speculation that Sanak is a remake of Denzel …

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Tandav controversy: Supreme Court refuses to grant protection from arrest to makers; says freedom of speech is not absolute

On Wednesday while hearing pleas seeking stay on FIRs against actors and producers of the web series Tandav, the Supreme Court said that freedom of speech is not absolute. A bench headed by Ashok Bhushan said that the petitioners should go to the high courts to seek quashing of these cases. The court also refused …

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Netflix acquires Chaitanya Tamhane’s Marathi film The Disciple

The Disciple is a Marathi drama film written, directed, and edited by Chaitanya Tamhane and executive produced by Oscar winning director, Alfonso Cuarón. The film was awarded the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize (FIPRESCI, short for Federation Internationale de la Presse Cinematographique) and the Best Screenplay award at the 77th Venice International Film Festival. It was …

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The White Tiger actor Adarsh Gourav, Chaitanya Tamhane’s The Disciple bag nominations at Independent Spirit Awards

The award season nominations have begun! Netflix’s The White Tiger actor Adarsh Gourav, the breakout star of 2021, has been nominated for Best Male Lead at the 36th annual Independent Spirit Awards. Filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane’s The Disciple has been nominated in the Best International Feature category. Laverne Cox, Barry Jenkins, and Olivia Wilde announced the …

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SCOOP: Kartik Aaryan teams up with Shah Rukh Khan for his next to be directed by Ajay Bahl

Just a couple of days back, Bollywood Hungama exclusively revealed that Kartik Aaryan is on the lookout for a quick 30 to 40 day film as the shoots of his under production films – Dostana 2 and Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 – have been delayed further due to the on-going pandemic. And we have now an …

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Thalapathy Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi starrer Tamil action thriller Master to get a digital release

Amazon Prime Video today announced the exclusive digital premiere of the eagerly-awaited Tamil action thriller, Master for the 29th of January. Master stars Thalapathy Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi along with Malavika Mohanan, Andrea Jeremiah, Shanthanu Bhagyaraj, Arjun Das in pivotal roles.   The film is written and directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, produced by Xavier Britto, and …

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Khushi Kapoor is off to acting school in New York; to be launched in Bollywood in 2022

Late actress Sridevi and film producer Boney Kapoor’s youngest born Khushi Kapoor is off to the Lee Starsberg Theatre & Film Institute in New York for one semester’s course. Sources say Khushi Kapoor will be launched in Hindi cinema only after she returns from her acting course in the US. “Khushi Kapoor will be launched in 2022. Boney has already got offers from several major producers including Karan Johar to …

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