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Kochi: An accused in the February 2017 actress abduction case has come forward with startling revelations, claiming the case scripted by film personalities Manju warrier(ex wife of the accused actor Dileep) and Remya Nabeeshan with two directors , to trap Dileep . Martin Antony, the second accused in the actress assault case, said film directors Lal and Sreekumar menon were also involved. Antony, the second accused made a sensational disclosure to

Veteran actress Ava Mukherji passes away

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) Bollywood’s beloved grandmother known for her iconic role in Devdas, Ava Mukherjee has passed away in Mumbai, trade sources said on Thursday.  She was 88 years old. The cause of the death of Ava Mukherjee , who passed away at Mumbai on Monday night, is not known yet. Ava Mukherji has acted in Bengali films since the 60s, she gained popularity in Hindi cinema with

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New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) The trailer of Taapsee Pannu and Saqib Saleem starrer ‘Dil Juunglee’ is out, showing a fun and crazy love story between the two characters. The trailer shows Saqib’s character having issues with his English language and Taapsee plays the role of an English counsellor. Their love story is full of fun and craziness as Taapsee plays the role of Saqib’s teacher. Then comes confusion and

Karan, Ekta & Sudhanshu discuss ‘Cinema VS Online content providers

Celebrated filmmaker Karan Johar, TV Czarina Ekta Kapoor and Sudhanshu Vats (Group CEO, Viacom18) attended the Panel Discussion with the theme ‘Mastering A New Reality’ presented by World Economic Forum on Day 8 of International Film Festival of India 2017. They extensively spoke about the growing emergence of online content providers, considered to be a threat to cinema and movie business.   Moderated by Ronojoy Banerjee, Principal Correspondent, CNBC TV

Meet the Directors at Indian Panorama on Day 8 of IFFI 2017!

Over the years IFFI has captured the emerging contemporary trends of cinema from a global and Indian perspective. As a platform it has always encouraged the participation of young filmmakers and creative people. This year at the festival young filmmakers showcased new ideas and used innovation in their work. Experimental film making and the willingness to take risks was evident from the kind of cinema screened at IFFI. Young filmmakers who

NHAI launches mobile App MyFASTag and FASTag Partner

National Highways Authority of India launched two mobile Apps – MyFASTag and FASTag Partner in New Delhi today, to facilitate the availability of FASTags for Electronic Toll Collection.  Speaking on the occasion the NHAI Chairman Shri Deepak Kumar said the cumbersome method of purchase and recharge of FASTags has been one of the major challenges with the ETC project. The mobile Apps launched today will ease the process, making it

India opens first Partition museum 70 years after bloody event

n the 70 years since India and Pakistan were created from the former British Empire, there has never been a venue focused on the stories and memorabilia of those who survived that chaotic and bloody chapter in history — until now. A new museum on the Partition of the Indian subcontinent opens this week, as the two South Asian giants mark seven decades as independent nations. “If you look at

‘Indu Sarkar’ review: much ado about nothing

Madhur Bhandarkar films – with self explanatory titles like Heroine (2012), Fashion (2008), Jail (2009), Traffic Signal (2007), Corporate (2006) and Page 3 (2005) – exposed the underbelly of various sections of the society. With his latest, Indu Sarkar, he quarries the world of politics, but back in the day when Indira Gandhi notoriously implemented the Emergency. Bhandarkar’s trademark is of shock value; it’s to unearth dirt on a seemingly

Jagga Jasoos: Ranbir Kapoor Charms As A Hero All Children Should Have

“Horse’s egg, suicide!” objects the teenage sleuth in Anurag Basu’s Jagga Jasoos, a film dreamt up in Bangla and only half-translated out of it. “Naam kya?” a character asks repeatedly, an echo of the casual Bengali “Naam ki?” and nowhere close to Hindi that needs a “Hai” at the end. This film may officially speak Hindi but its accent (and eccentricity) is unmistakable – like that of a paperback writer

Nawazuddin Siddiqui steals Sridevi’s thunder in this revenge drama

A black car speeds its way through a deserted Delhi road on a pitch dark night. An aerial shot shows it halting at a lonely crossroad. Two doors open, and the driver swaps his seat with a person in the rear. The car starts moving again, and sometime before daybreak, its occupants throw a teenage girl into a roadside drain. We haven’t been shown the inside of the car, but