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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Advani shelves film on Operation Blue Star, to begin ‘Batla

Advani shelves film on Operation Blue Star, to begin ‘Batla Mumbai, May 28 : Filmmaker Nikkhil Advani will not make a film about Operation Blue Star, as expected earlier, as he believes the subject may be too controversial. “Operation Blue Star is something I thought I would do, but all the people I know from Punjab told me that you will never be able to live in this country, that you can not make this film, do not even think To that, “Advani told PTI. Director “D Day” said he…

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China war backwas required for ‘Tubelight’: Kabir Khan

China war backwas required for ‘Tubelight’: Kabir Khan Mumbai, May 25 : Director Kabir Khan said his historical war drama “Tubelight” demanded the context of the Indo-Sino War and even though the film was set up in the 62s it is relevant even today. When asked if the manufacturers were choosing the China War as a backdrop instead of Pakistan to avoid controversy, Salman said jokingly: “Restart Bajrangi Bhaijaan ‘again. “ Khan interrupted by saying that the story of “Tubelight” required the backdrop of the 1962 war. “We did” Bajrangi…

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Kabir Khan, Siddharth Anand to direct Indo-China co-production

Kabir Khan, Siddharth Anand to direct Indo-China co-production Los Angeles, May 23 : Indian filmmakers Kabir Khan and Siddharth Anand are ready to direct two Indo-Chinese co-productions that will be released in 2018. Trinity Pictures, the film production group of Indian retail giant Eros International, has reached an agreement to co-produce the two franchise films with Chinese partners, reported Variety. With China Peacock Mountain Culture & Media and Huaxia Film Distribution State, Trinity will produce the travel drama of Kabir, “The Zookeeper” and “Love in Beijing” by Siddharth. “The Zookeeper”…

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Basu to go ahead Kishore biopic even if Ranbir is unavailable

Basu to go ahead Kishore biopic even if Ranbir is unavailable Mumbai, May 21 : Director Anurag Basu even says if Ranbir Kapoor is unable to give dates for the biopic on the legendary lead singer-actor Kishore Kumar, he could start the film with another actor. “I do not know who I’m going to do and when exactly.” After Sanjay Dutt biopic Ranbir will be busy with his other movie ‘Dragon’. “I do not want to wait too long for the film, so if Ranbir can not give dates this…

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