RGV proposes biopic on NTR’s life, stirs controversy

RGV proposes biopic on NTR’s life, stirs controversy Amaravati, Oct 12 : A proposed biopic on the life of NT Rama Rao by filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma triggered controversy in Andhra Pradesh. Varma announced the film about the legend of the Telugu TV movie and the last years of the founder of TDP, and he did not succeed with the Telugu Desam party (TDP) in power because certain episodes of the end of the life of NTR are uncomfortable for his current leadership. The main YSR opposition congress is also…

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Luc Besson not working on ‘Lucy’ sequel

Luc Besson not working on ‘Lucy’ sequel London, Oct 9 : Filmmaker Luc Besson denied that he is working on the sequel to surprise Luca’s success in 2014. The statement comes a few days after the head of Besson’s studio, EuropaCorp, “confirmed” that the sequel would occur, reported Digital Spy. Near the end of a long expose for journalists on his Instagram, the director said: “For info: no, I do not prepare Lucy 2. Neither yesterday nor tomorrow, yet this false News has been around the world through to you…

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Just like movies, growth will speed up in 2nd half:Karan Johar

Just like movies, growth will speed up in 2nd half:Karan Johar New Delhi, Oct 5 : Just as the films accelerate after the interval, the Indian economy is also expected to accelerate in the second half of the current budget, said Karan Johar, Bollywood filmmaker today. India’s economy may have slowed in the last two quarters, but it continues to grow and there is no room for pessimism, he said at the Economic Forum’s Economic Summit in India (WEF). “I am convinced that the point of interval in the cinema…

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Bhansali has given me wings to fly: Ranveer Singh

Bhansali has given me wings to fly: Ranveer Singh Mumbai, Oct 5 : Ranveer Singh says his director Sanjay Leela Bhansali has expanded his world and “extracts” some of his most special performances. Ranveer plays Sultan Alauddin Khilji in the next Magnum Opus, his third project with Bhansali after the blockbusters “Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela” and “Bajirao Mastani”. Bhansali gave him the confidence to go towards the new horizons in “Padmavati”, said Ranveer to PTI. “Mr. Bhansali extracted some of my most special performances from me, opened my eyes, expanded…

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George Lucas has some harsh advice for autograph seekers

George Lucas has some harsh advice for autograph seekers Los Angeles, Jul 17 PTI : The creator of “Star Wars” George Lucas lost his desire when an autograph fighter approached him in New York. The 73-year-old filmmaker refused to give his autograph to the person, saying he does not like people looking for celebrity signatures to sell on websites, reported TMZ. “You know why I have money and you do not have any money?” He asked the autographer. “Because instead of spending my time making autographs, I spent my time…

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Steven Spielberg subject of HBO documentary

Steven Spielberg subject of HBO documentary Los Angeles, Jul 12 PTI : Steven Spielberg comes out from behind the camera to be the subject of a new documentary. HBO’s “Spielberg”, directed and produced by award-winning documentary producer Emmy Susan Lacy, will chronicle the rise of the famous filmmaker from a “sweet-and-sour childhood” to his career as a filmmaker, Entertainment Weekly reported. For the project, Lacy filmed 30 hours of interviews with Spielberg, who discussed subjects such as his long obsession with the film, his early works such as TV “wunderkind”,…

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Karan Johar to host IIFA awards 2017 in New York

Karan Johar to host IIFA awards 2017 in New York Mumbai, Jun 2 : Filmmaker Karan Johar will be hosting the 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA), which will be held in New York from 13 to 15 July. Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif, Shahid Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput, Kriti Sanon and others will be performing on July 15th. Commenting on the occasion, Salman said: “It is always great to be part of the IIFA Movement and I look forward to the IIFA 2017 Awards.” Katrina…

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MP, veteran filmmaker Dasari Narayana Rao dies at 75

MP, veteran filmmaker Dasari Narayana Rao dies at 75 Hyderabad, May 30 : Veteran Telugu, filmmaker and former Union minister Dasari Narayana Rao, who has directed superhit films with legendary actors such as NT Rama Rao and Akkineni Nageswara Rao, died today in a private hospital at the age of 75 years. He was an active politician within the congressional party and was a minister during the UPA-1 regime. “We are extremely sorry to announce the sad death of Dasari Narayana Rao, whose heart has stopped working at 7 pm…

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Neeraj Pandey not working on ‘Jhoota Kahin Ka’

Neeraj Pandey not working on ‘Jhoota Kahin Ka’ Mumbai, May 29 : The spokesman of filmmaker Neeraj Pandey said he was working on a forthcoming satire “Jhoota Kahin Ka”. There were reports making the rounds that Neeraj had also finalized the cast for the same. However, Neeraj Plan C Studio / Friday Filmworks spokesman denied the news. “We are currently in the midst of the post-production work of ‘Toilet Ek Prem Katha’ and soon will start production before ” Aiyaary ” The team in no capacity talks about next satire….

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I am a big fan of Rajamouli, would never copy his film: Vijan

I am a big fan of Rajamouli, would never copy his film: Vijan Mumbai, May 29 : Director Dinesh Vijan said that his next drama of reincarnation “Raabta” does not resemble the “Magadheera” of S S Rajamouli. Vijan’s debut “Raabta” was involved in legal problems. Producer “Magadheera” Allu Arvind moved a court in Hyderabad and requested an injunction against the release of “Raabta” on an alleged copyright infringement. The court issued notices to producers of “Raabta”. “Reincarnation as a genre is very popular and there have been movies like ‘Karan…

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