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Media And Entertainment Industry Expected To Generate Rs 7.5 Lakh Crore Annually By 2030: Anurag Thakur

Media And Entertainment Industry Expected To Generate Rs 7.5 Lakh Crore Annually By 2030: Anurag Thakur

The government is also exploring new partnerships with the private sector to ensure Indian students are in tune with the upcoming technology trends in the sector, Union Minister Anurag Thakur said.

27 June 2022
Looking For Past In Satyajit Ray's Films

Looking For Past In Satyajit Ray's Films

In the movies by the iconic filmmaker, past does not evoke a given period in history: The people look, dress and speak the same. In Apu trilogy, for instance,...

26 June 2022

Of Ballads And Balladeers: Do Films Distort Society’s View Of History More Than Literature?

Films are said to potentially distort society’s view of the past more than literature because it reaches a wider audience and is multi-sensory. Visual media...

Rewriting The History Of Dalits And Lower Caste In Cinema

Rewriting The History Of Dalits And Lower Caste In Cinema

Even historically speaking, it has divided our country and caused foreigners to rule over us. We are not able to move beyond caste. If cinema serves as a...

27 June 2022

Are Filmmakers Viewing History With Gold-tinted Glasses That Gloss Over All That Went Wrong?

Artistic intent and integrity make a world of difference and that is often lacking in Indian cinema whether it is Sanjay Leela Bhansali's awful glorification...

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07 June 2022
“My Knowledge Of The Entertainment And Media Industry Gave Me The Confidence To Launch Digital N Beyond” – Digital N Beyond Founder Anshu Jhunjhunwala

“My Knowledge Of The Entertainment And Media Industry Gave Me The Confidence To Launch Digital N Beyond” – Digital N Beyond Founder Anshu Jhunjhunwala

Digital N Beyond is known for coming up with innovative digital marketing strategies and campaigns that nobody in the market had earlier envisioned. The...


31 May 2022
Zoya Akhtar: Not Just Women, Even Men Are Also Represented Badly Many Times

Zoya Akhtar: Not Just Women, Even Men Are Also Represented Badly Many Times

Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar, who is busy shooting 'The Archies', recently spoke about how various representations onscreen. She emphasised that not only women but...


26 May 2022
Chandramukhi Was Supposed To Be My First Film, Says Director Prasad Oak

Chandramukhi Was Supposed To Be My First Film, Says Director Prasad Oak

Actress Amruta Khanvilkar and actor Adinath Kothare starrer ‘Chandramukhi’ has turned out to be a massive hit in Marathi cinema. Director Prasad Oak...


23 May 2022
Why Marathi Cinema Has Lost Its Sheen

Why Marathi Cinema Has Lost Its Sheen

Behind the geographical shadow of Bollywood, the Marathi film industry is finding its wings in themes dominated by glamour.


20 May 2022
Opinion | Merger Of Film Departments With NFDC Is An Ill-thought Decision

Opinion | Merger Of Film Departments With NFDC Is An Ill-thought Decision

When an institution is saddled with diverse functions, the normal way out is to apportion them to separate units but here decision-makers have done the...


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13 May 2022
Top 5 Titles To Watch On OTT This Week

Top 5 Titles To Watch On OTT This Week

From actor Mammootty’s ‘Puzhu’ to filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri’s ‘The Kashmir Files’, here are some of the best shows and films to watch on OTT this...


07 May 2022
'It Is Really Clear For Me, Either Produce Films That Are Worth Watching Or Don't Make Them At All’: Mihir Fadnavis

'It Is Really Clear For Me, Either Produce Films That Are Worth Watching Or Don't Make Them At All’: Mihir Fadnavis

Mihir Fadnavis is an aspiring director who believes in the upheaval of Indian cinema. Beginning his career as an entertainment journalist in 2010, Fadnavis...


26 April 2022
JJ Abrams' Bad Robot To Produce ‘Hot Wheels’ Movie

JJ Abrams' Bad Robot To Produce ‘Hot Wheels’ Movie

'Hot Wheels' live-action movie marks one of the first major film titles under Bad Robot’s production deal with Warner Bros.


22 April 2022
Vaibhav Gattani's Independent Production House Icescape Films' Strength Lies In Making A Film With Dark And Unconventional Theme

Vaibhav Gattani's Independent Production House Icescape Films' Strength Lies In Making A Film With Dark And Unconventional Theme

Vaibhav Gattani who is also a writer, actor, cinematographer and editor - launched his own production company Icescape films on 5th May 2018 with a strong...


09 April 2022
Vidya Balan: Glamour Is Not The Reason Why I Joined Films

Vidya Balan: Glamour Is Not The Reason Why I Joined Films

Actress Vidya Balan says that she only looks at the story of a film, and if that appeals to her, she takes it up.


29 May 2022
Fatal Attraction: In Horror, Our Lives Are Redeemed

Fatal Attraction: In Horror, Our Lives Are Redeemed

The landscape and setting of a story often set the tone in literature and cinema dealing with horror


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29 May 2022
The Horror Of The Haunted House And Lonely People

The Horror Of The Haunted House And Lonely People

Lonely, alienated people and haunted houses are two of the most distinct tropes of the horror movie. And sometimes the twain do meet


29 May 2022
How OTT Turned Into A Game-changer For Horror Movies

How OTT Turned Into A Game-changer For Horror Movies

From a pale woman clad in a white sari to eerie sounds of ghungroo coming from a distance, the genre of horror in Bollywood has mostly been similar, though OTT...


29 May 2022
Horror As The Theme Of Our Lives

Horror As The Theme Of Our Lives

In a post-apocalyptic world, with a war playing out on our handheld screens and bodies dumped on the streets, with mindless consumption ravaging our planet,...


29 May 2022
Brothers Grim: When Indian Horror Was The Ramsays Genre

Brothers Grim: When Indian Horror Was The Ramsays Genre

Indian horror was once all about sleazy movies from the Ramsay stables. It’s now seeking to scare the audience with better fare.


03 April 2022
When Kashmir Was All About Love In Bollywood!

When Kashmir Was All About Love In Bollywood!

Kashmir remained a veritable paradise for Bollywood for a long time. For an average filmy Joe, Hindi cinema was incomplete without its quota of breathtaking...


29 March 2022
Floating Cinema: Changing The Game Of Cinema By Introducing A New Concept In India

Floating Cinema: Changing The Game Of Cinema By Introducing A New Concept In India

Spearheaded by a man named Aamir Farooq, Floating Cinema is a one-of-a-kind concept on cinema watching that was introduced in the iconic Dal Lake of Srinagar...


21 March 2022
Guild Of Music Supervisors Awards: ‘Tick, Tick… Boom!’, ‘Lovecraft Country’, Win Big

Guild Of Music Supervisors Awards: ‘Tick, Tick… Boom!’, ‘Lovecraft Country’, Win Big

The 12th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors awards ceremony held on March 20 celebrated achievements of music in games, films, television, advertising, and...


21 March 2022
Juhi Chawla Says Rishi Kapoor Wasn't Self Obsessed Like Other Actors

Juhi Chawla Says Rishi Kapoor Wasn't Self Obsessed Like Other Actors

Chawla and Kapoor have been co-stars in films like 'Bol Radha Bol', 'Eena Meena Deeka' 'Daraar' and Zoya Akhtar's 2009 drama 'Lucky By Chance'.


11 March 2022
‘Elvis’ Star Austin Butler In Talks To Play Villian In ‘Dune: Part Two’

‘Elvis’ Star Austin Butler In Talks To Play Villian In ‘Dune: Part Two’

'Dune' followed the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, who must travel to the most...


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