The Reluctant Fundamentalist my hardest film: Mira Nair

The Reluctant Fundamentalist my hardest film: Mira Nair Jaipur, Jan 26 : Mira Nair, a critically acclaimed filmmaker, said her 2012 film, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, a post-9/11 political thriller based on an eponymous novel, was the hardest film she ever made. Speaking at the Jaipur Literature Festival, the 60-year-old director said that despite her big budget and “hot button” film, she has always wanted to cope. Nair said she was moved by the 2007 bestseller story of Pakistani writer Mohsin Hamid. “The Reluctant Fundamentalist is the hardest film I made…

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Whose history is it anyway: ‘Padmaavat’ taints Khilji

Whose history is it anyway: ‘Padmaavat’ taints Khilji New Delhi, Jan 25 : He eats the meat of the bone, discovers his hairy chest, has long, unruly curls and laughs like a hyena. The story does not really remember Alauddin Khilji like that, but it is the image that Sanjay Leela Bhansali seeks to represent the king of the Khilji dynasty in his film “Padmaavat”. The king is portrayed almost as a barbarian in the film, which was released Thursday after months of conflict in the court, on the streets…

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‘Padmaavat’ opens in Kolkata, shows running smoothly

‘Padmaavat’ opens in Kolkata, shows running smoothly Kolkata, Jan 25 : Sanjay’s controversial film Leela Bhansali, “Padmaavat”, opened Thursday in 129 theaters in and around Kolkata, a spokesman for the film distributor said. Padmaavat’s shows are running smoothly throughout the city, with no sign of protest, a police officer said, adding that elaborate security measures have been put in place. “The film takes place in 129 theaters, including monitors and multiplexes, in and around Kolkata, and there is still no report of disturbance,” said spokesman SVF, the movie. “In many…

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Padmaavat row:Over 50 held, multiplexes not to screen the film

Padmaavat row:Over 50 held, multiplexes not to screen the film Ahmedabad, Jan 24 : Gujarat theater owners said today that “Padmaavat” will not be broadcast in any of the state’s multiplexes or individual screens until the end of the film, even though the police have arrested 50 people because of the violence. last night. The Gujarat Multiplex Owners Association said the decision was made for the safety of customers as well as to save their property. Hitting the government, Patidar leader Hardik Patel said the government had failed to control…

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‘Padmaavat’ row: Karni Sena activists detained in Nashik

‘Padmaavat’ row: Karni Sena activists detained in Nashik Nashik, Jan 24 : Police have arrested some 20 Karni Sena activists today to protest the controversial film “Padmaavat”, due out tomorrow. A leader of the Rajput organization had previously threatened to take a “jal samadhi” (drowning) at the Gangapur Dam, located about 10 km from the district headquarters. The film, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, has been the subject of protests by Karni Sena and other marginal groups over allegations that the historical facts have been distorted. As protesters gathered near…

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‘Padmaavat’ row: Film to be screened in Rajasthan HC

‘Padmaavat’ row: Film to be screened in Rajasthan HC New Delhi, Jan 24 : The low-cost carrier SpiceJet today told the Delhi High Court that Terminal 1 (T-1) at IGI Airport can not be given exclusively to IndiGo Airlines, as this would be anti-competitive. IndiGo, on the other hand, told the court that he can not abandon his option to stay fully at T-1 and said that if in the future his number of passengers exceeds the capacity of the terminal, then he will pass a part of T- 2.…

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Producing films was not on my radar: Ayushmann Khurrana

Producing films was not on my radar: Ayushmann Khurrana Mumbai, Jan 19 : He is an actor, singer and has been a VJ in the past, but Ayushmann Khurrana said turning producer was not part of his career plan. Ayushmann wore a producer’s hat for Tahira Kashyap’s first female film, “Toffee,” a short film in the 1990s that deals with child marriage. The actor “Shubh Mangal Savdhaan” said it was the story of “Toffee” that pushed him to support the project. “The film production was not really on my radar,…

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‘Nude’ gets ‘A’ certificate without cuts

‘Nude’ gets ‘A’ certificate without cuts Mumbai, Jan 18 : The Marathi film “Nude”, which was withdrawn from the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), has received a certificate from the CBFC, without any cuts. The director of the film, Ravi Jadhav, took on Twitter to thank the Jury Special Team of the Central Council for Film Certification, chaired by actor Vidya Balan, for his support. “Our film ‘Nude’ has been awarded an ‘A’ certificate without any cuts!” The CBFC’s special team led by Ms. Vidya Balan has given us…

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B’wood welcomes SC’s stay on ‘Padmaavat’ ban

B’wood welcomes SC’s stay on ‘Padmaavat’ ban Mumbai, Jan 18 : Bollywood celebrities say their faith in Indian justice has been restored after the Supreme Court on Thursday authorized the nationwide release of the controversial “Padmaavat” film on Jan. 25. The apex court suspended the notifications and orders issued by Rajasthan and Gujarat prohibiting the exposure of the period drama sumptuously mounted in their states. Members of the fraternity such as actors Ayushmann Khurrana and Rahul Dev, director Madhur Bhandarkar and author Chetan Bhagat went on social media to thank…

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SC allows ‘Padmaavat’ to be screened across India, stays ban

SC allows ‘Padmaavat’ to be screened across India, stays ban New Delhi, Jan 18 : The Supreme Court on Thursday suspended orders and notifications issued by the governments of Rajasthan and Gujarat prohibiting the screening of the controversial film “Padmaavat”, clearing the bridges for its national liberation on Jan. 25. A bench led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also prevented other states from issuing such notices or orders prohibiting the showing of the film. The bench, including judges A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, observed that states are obliged…

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