Right to express as fundamental as right to protest: Mishra

Right to express as fundamental as right to protest: Mishra Panaji, Nov 21 : In the middle of the “Padmavati” directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, director Sudhir Mishra said on Tuesday that a filmmaker’s right to express himself is as fundamental as a person’s right to protest. Mishra said that people have the right to express their anguish with anything they might find offensive, because India is a democracy. “As an industry, we defend each other to defend our right to make films, and if anyone has a problem with…

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IFFI 2017: Sridevi inaugurates Indian Panorama

IFFI 2017: Sridevi inaugurates Indian Panorama Panaji, Nov 21 : After making headlines for days, the IFFI 2017 Indian Panorama segment opened without protest and in the presence of Bollywood actor Sridevi. The decision of the I & B ministry to oust the Malayalam film “S Durga” and the “Nude” marathi drama had angered jury chairman Sujoy Ghosh and members Apurva Asrani and Gyan Correa. The Marathi filmmakers were supposed to protest against the exclusion of these two films from the training, but the event began without a hitch. The…

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Singer-actor Della Reese passes away

Singer-actor Della Reese passes away Los Angeles, Nov 21 : Della Reese, one of the pioneers of jazz in the 1950s and 1960s, died at home in California. The news of Reese’s death was shared by Roma Downey, who co-starred with the singer of the show “Touched by an Angel”. “On behalf of her husband, Franklin Lett, and all his friends and family, I share with you the news that our beloved Della Reese died peacefully at home in California last night surrounded by love,” Downey said. in a statement….

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I choose my heroes from the crowd: Majid Majidi

I choose my heroes from the crowd: Majid Majidi Panaji, Nov 21 : Renowned Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi said today that he enjoys working with newcomers because he believes the heroes are in the crowd. The Academy Award-nominated filmmaker, who is behind world-acclaimed films such as “Children of Heaven” and “The Color of Paradise”, said it was a dream to make a full movie in India and that it was finally done with “Beyond The Clouds”. The film opened the 48th edition of the India International Film Festival last night…

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Padmavati not to be screened till suggestions incorporated: CM

Padmavati not to be screened till suggestions incorporated: CM Jaipur, Nov 21 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said that “Padmavati” will not be released in the state, unless the necessary changes, as suggested at the Center are made in the film. In the letter to Smriti Irani, Minister of Information and Broadcasting, last week, Raje suggested that a committee of historians, film experts and members of the Rajput community be formed to examine the issue. subject of the film. do not hurt the feelings of any community. In a…

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Haasan extends supports to Deepika, wants her head saved

Haasan extends supports to Deepika, wants her head saved Chennai, Nov 21 : Veteran actor Kamal Haasan came in support of the actor Deepika Padukone, who portrays the lead role in “Padmavati” led by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, saying he wants his head saved. The release of “Padmavati” was postponed in the midst of protests by various Rajput groups and political leaders. Recently, a Haryana BJP chef offered a bonus of Rs 10 crore to anyone beheading Bhansali and Deepika. He received a notice of presentation from his party. “I want…

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An artiste’s interpretation has every right to exist: Asrani

An artiste’s interpretation has every right to exist: Asrani Mumbai, Nov 21 : In the middle of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film “Padmavati”, writer Apurva Asrani said that an artist’s interpretation of a historical or mythological work has the right to exist, whatever its content. Asrani has extended his support for the film “S Durga”, which was removed from the ongoing 2017 India International Film Festival. He said he found it “ridiculous and extremely destructive” when explanations like “first watch the film and then decide” are offered by the filmmakers to…

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Harvey Weinstein told me I’d never work in Hollywood: Pamela

Harvey Weinstein told me I’d never work in Hollywood: Pamela New York, Nov 20 : Top model Pamela Anderson said the disgraced media magnate, Harvey Weinstein, had already told her that she would never get a job in Hollywood after she refused to follow his orders. The 50-year-old “Baywatch” star claimed to have been verbally abused by the producer, who has several allegations of sexual misconduct, after refusing to work with a real dog on a set, reports The Times. “He told me that I would never work in this…

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Salman Khan to close IFFI 2017

Salman Khan to close IFFI 2017 Panaji, Nov 20 : As Shah Rukh Khan prepares to open the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) today, his friend and colleague Salman Khan will bring down the curtains of the 48th edition of the festival here. Salman will close the film gala, which begins today, November 28. He will be accompanied by his co-star “Tubelight”, the child artist Matin Rey Tangu. Speaking of the festival, the star said, “The festival has fantastic programming this year and I look forward to attending the…

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Tambor quits ‘Transparent’ after sexual harassment claims

Tambor quits ‘Transparent’ after sexual harassment claims Los Angeles, Nov 20 : Jeffery Tambor decided not to return to the comedy series “Transparent”, after two women accused the actor of sexual harassment. The claims were made by former Tambor assistant Van Barnes and co-actor Tracy Lysette, whom the actor denied. “Playing with Maura Pfefferman on” Transparent “has been one of the greatest privileges and creative experiences of my life, which has become evident over the last few weeks, plus the work I signed four years ago . “I have already…

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