Congress criticises journalist being banned from Goa Assembly

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 15:40

Panaji, Feb 20 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday accused the Goa government of targeting journalists and also urged the Speaker not to selectively debar journalists from entering the state Assembly complex after a mediaperson was banned from the ongoing budget session.


'Kedarnath' not shelved: Producer Arjun Kapoor

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 15:24

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Abhishek Kapoor's directorial "Kedarnath", which is caught in a legal battle, has not been shelved, says Arjun N. Kapoor of the production house KriArj Entertainment.


I always look beyond the frame: Cinematographer Sudeep Chatterjee

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:16

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) National Award winning cinematographer, whose talent has added value to Hindi films like "Chak De! India", "Dhoom 3", "Bajirao Mastani", "Kaabil" and the latest "Padmaavat", says as a visual storyteller, he always tries to look beyond the frame to capture the larger sight of the story.


'Welcome To New York' team yet to take decision on Rahat's song

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:06

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Director Chakri Toleti, who has helmed the forthcoming film "Welcome To New York", says the makers are yet to decide whether to accept the suggestion of singer-turned-Union minister Babul Supriyo's demand to remove Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's voice from the film's song "Ishtehaar" or keep it.


Politics not my cup of tea: Malayalam filmmaker Balachandra Menon

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:32

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Politics is a field best suited for "great people with extraordinary skills and human qualities", says veteran Malayalam filmmaker Balachandra Menon, even as southern film industry bigwigs Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan take the political plunge.


Alicia Vikander loves 'big adventure films'

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 05:06

Los Angeles, Feb 20 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Alicia Vikander says she loves "independent and arthouse" cinema, but is also attracted towards the big adventure films.


Tochi Raina wanted to be cricketer

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 03:16

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Singer Tochi Raina, who has sung songs like "Kabira" and "Iktara", says he aspired to be a cricketer.