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Salman Khan walks free in hit-and-run case

AMN /  Bollywood super star Salman Khan has been acquitted by the Bombay High Court (BHC) of all charges in a 2002 hit-and-run case on Thursday as the ‘prosecution failed to establish its case against the star’, Times of India reported. “On the basis of evidence submitted by the prosecution, Salman cannot be convicted,” a … Continue reading Salman Khan walks free in hit-and-run case

Text of Aamir khan statement over Intolerance remarks

First let me state categorically that neither I, nor my wife Kiran, have any intention of leaving the country. We never did, and nor would we like to in the future. Anyone implying the opposite has either not seen my interview or is deliberately trying to distort what I have said. India is my country, … Continue reading Text of Aamir khan statement over Intolerance remarks

Censorship should be abolished, says Shyam Benegal

AMN / Padma Awardee and Noted filmmaker Shyam Benegal said on Monday that the censorship should be abolished. Mr Benegal was talking yesterday at a session of ‘Meet The Director’ at the 46th edition of the International Film Festival of India which is underway in Panaji. He said that making films in keeping with social … Continue reading Censorship should be abolished, says Shyam Benegal

IFFI: 40 films to be screened on 5th day

40 films are scheduled to be screened on 5th day of the ongoing International Film Festival at Goa today. Under the Homage section ‘The Enigma’ directed by Portuguese ace director Manoel De Olivera, ‘Maro Charitra’ a black and white film in Telugu and Tamil film ‘Apoorva Sagodhragal’ acted by Manorama will be screened today. Whereas … Continue reading IFFI: 40 films to be screened on 5th day

FTII students to hold parallel Goa film fest

In the backdrop of ongoing 46th IFFI, the protesting Film and Television Institute of India students ​have announced to hold a parallel ​film festival on Tuesday and Wednesday​ in Panaji​, about a kilometre away from the venue of the ongoing ​IFFI. Criticizing the handling of their issue, the students said they were ​​participating in ​46th … Continue reading FTII students to hold parallel Goa film fest

IFFI gets-off to a colourful start

The 46th International Film Festival of India, IFFI, got-off to a colourful start Friday evening amidst electrifying performances evoking nostalgic memories of evolving Indian cinema through various eras.​ During his inaugural address, ​Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting ​Arun ​Jaitley said, the International Film Festivals give filmmakers a chance to interact with fellow filmmakers and … Continue reading IFFI gets-off to a colourful start

International Film Festival begins at Goa

AMN / Goa is all for the 46th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) that unfolds amidst genial surroundings and mesmerizing scenic beauty of the beach state of Goa. The 11-day cinematic extravaganza promises to dissolve boundaries of caste, creed, thought, religion as well as nations and puts humanity in the forefront through its storylines. … Continue reading International Film Festival begins at Goa

Veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey passes away at 86

Actor Saeed Jaffrey has died at the age of 86. Jaffrey’s niece Shaheen Aggarwal shared the news on Facebook yesterday. Saeed Jaffery is known for his roles in movies like Gandhi, Shatranj Ke Khiladi, Henna and Ram Teri Ganga Maili. He was also the first Indian to receive the Order of the British Empire. Jaffrey … Continue reading Veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey passes away at 86

IFFI platform a Global Brand in the World of Cinema: Jaitley

187 films from 89 countries to be showcased at IFFI 2015 in International Section Andalib Akhter / Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and I&B Arun Jaitley today said that the International Film Festival of India IFFI held a special significance and had become a global brand in the world of cinema. It promoted excellence and … Continue reading IFFI platform a Global Brand in the World of Cinema: Jaitley

IFFI: Anil Kapoor to be Chief Guest, Shekhar Kapur among jury

International Film Festival of India, IFFI today announced the films and juries for the festival which will be held in Goa from 20th of this month. Addressing media in New Delhi today, Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley said Spain is the focus country this time. He said the film festival will show case 187 … Continue reading IFFI: Anil Kapoor to be Chief Guest, Shekhar Kapur among jury

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