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Rewriting The History Of Lower Castes And Dalits Through Cinema

Rewriting The History Of Lower Castes And Dalits Through Cinema

Films like ‘Samrat Prithviraj’ and ‘The Kashmir Files’ have been criticised for trying to take cinematic liberties while representing historical facts. But even so-called socially relevant films representing lower castes and Dalits, like ‘Quota’...

30 June 2022
Chandraprakash Dwivedi: I Do Not Violate History, I Don't Do Anything That Goes Against It

Chandraprakash Dwivedi: I Do Not Violate History, I Don't Do Anything That Goes Against It

Chandraprakash Dwivedi, the director of 'Samrat Prithviraj' in a recent interview talked about history, the film, change in its title and what he thinks of...

06 June 2022

Subhas Chandra Bose Birth Anniversary: 5 Films Based On 'Netaji's Life

Numerous filmmakers have attempted to do honour to Bose's beliefs and techniques by bringing him to life on screen. Have a look at movies and TV shows based on...

Suriya's 'Jai Bhim' And Mohanlal's 'Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham' Part Of Oscars 2022 Long List

Suriya's 'Jai Bhim' And Mohanlal's 'Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham' Part Of Oscars 2022 Long List

Two Indian films, 'Jai Bhim' and 'Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham,' were named to the Academy's long list of 276 films judged eligible for the Oscars in 2022.

22 January 2022

Sanya Malhotra On Reuniting With Fatima Sana Shaikh In Meghna Gulzar's 'Sam Bahadur'

The biographical drama 'Sam Bahadur,' produced by Ronnie Screwvala and directed by Meghna Gulzar, is based on the life and times of the heroic Sam Manekshaw,...

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29 January 2021
Kangana Ranaut To Play The Role Of Indira Gandhi For An Upcoming Political Drama

Kangana Ranaut To Play The Role Of Indira Gandhi For An Upcoming Political Drama

Collaborating yet again with filmmaker Sai Kabir after 'Revolver Rani', Kangana shared that the movie is not a biopic of the former Prime Minister, but is a...


14 September 2019
Himesh Reshammiya On Lata Mangeshkar's Views On Ranu Mondal: Copying Doesn't Work But Inspiration Is Important

Himesh Reshammiya On Lata Mangeshkar's Views On Ranu Mondal: Copying Doesn't Work But Inspiration Is Important

Himesh Reshammiya has said netizens have misunderstood Lata Mangeshkar's views on Ranu Mondal, adding that it is important for an artiste to draw inspiration...


31 December 2018
After <em>Accidental Prime Minister</em>, Manmohan Singh Will Get Inside Heart Every Of Indian: Anupam Kher

After Accidental Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh Will Get Inside Heart Every Of Indian: Anupam Kher

The film found itself at the centre of a political controversy with the BJP sharing the trailer on its official Twitter handle, terming it a "riveting tale of...


31 August 2018
Akshay Kumar's 'Gold' Becomes First Bollywood Film To Release In Saudi Arabia

Akshay Kumar's 'Gold' Becomes First Bollywood Film To Release In Saudi Arabia

The Reema Kagti-directed sports film is only the second movie after Rajinikanth’s hit social drama, Kaala to hit the theatres in the Gulf country.



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04 February 2018
Problem Of Intolerance In India, Difference Of Opinion Is Seen As Dissent, Says Swara Bhaskar

Problem Of Intolerance In India, Difference Of Opinion Is Seen As Dissent, Says Swara Bhaskar

Swara had recently criticised Padmaavat director Sanjay Leela Bhansali for "glorifying" the now-banned archaic jauhar practise


30 January 2018
'Nobody's Sentiments Hurt,' 2 Out Of 4 Historians In Karni Sena Panel Clear <em>Padmaavat</em>

'Nobody's Sentiments Hurt,' 2 Out Of 4 Historians In Karni Sena Panel Clear Padmaavat

"I feel that nothing in the film would hurt the sentiments of any particular caste. Nobody should have a problem,"


25 January 2018
<em>Padmaavat</em> Review: If Anyone Needs to Protest (Peacefully) It Is The Descendants Of Khilji, Not Karni Sena

Padmaavat Review: If Anyone Needs to Protest (Peacefully) It Is The Descendants Of Khilji, Not Karni Sena

The Karni Sena members should have been actually pasting the posters of Padmaavat instead scaring multiplexes from screening the movie.


25 January 2018
Padmaavat Movie Review: Ranveer Singh’s Monstrous Avatar As Alauddin Khilji Wins Him Praises

Padmaavat Movie Review: Ranveer Singh’s Monstrous Avatar As Alauddin Khilji Wins Him Praises

Bhansali’s Khilji, played by Ranveer Singh, has kohl- rimmed hungry eyes, a scarred face, a gym-toned body, wears furs when he is not bare-chested and rips...


24 January 2018
Prohibitory Orders Imposed In Gurgaon Ahead Of <em>Padmaavat</em> Release

Prohibitory Orders Imposed In Gurgaon Ahead Of Padmaavat Release

There are over 40 multiplexes and cinema halls in Gurgaon.


24 January 2018
No More Cuts For <em>Padmaavat</em>, SC Refuses Urgent Hearing

No More Cuts For Padmaavat, SC Refuses Urgent Hearing

The top court said it will hear the matter on Monday.


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24 January 2018
<em>Padmaavat</em> Row: 16 Arrested After Protesters Set Bikes Ablaze, Damage Vehicles In Ahmedabad

Padmaavat Row: 16 Arrested After Protesters Set Bikes Ablaze, Damage Vehicles In Ahmedabad

The protesters torched around 10 bikes parked outside the AlphaOne mall, which houses Cinepolis multiplex


22 January 2018
Protesting Against <em>Padmaavat</em> Release, Man Climbs Mobile Tower, Demands Nation-Wide Ban

Protesting Against Padmaavat Release, Man Climbs Mobile Tower, Demands Nation-Wide Ban

The movie will be released on January 25 in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil.


21 January 2018
Release 'Padmaavat' At Your Own Risk: Karni Sena To Theatres

Release 'Padmaavat' At Your Own Risk: Karni Sena To Theatres

'We also appeal to the public not to come out of their house on January 25': #Pune #KarniSena President




18 January 2018
<em>Padmaavat</em> Row: Respect SC Order, Says Rajasthan Govt, Karni Sena Threatens 'Junta Curfew' If Film Released

Padmaavat Row: Respect SC Order, Says Rajasthan Govt, Karni Sena Threatens 'Junta Curfew' If Film Released

“The government will do everything to maintain law and order in the state."


17 January 2018
Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Producer's Plea Against <em>Padmaavat</em> Ban In Certain States

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Producer's Plea Against Padmaavat Ban In Certain States

The Bharatiya Janta Party-ruled Haryana on Tuesday banned the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial period drama


16 January 2018
<em>Padmaavat</em>: Karni Sena Chief Still Demands For Nation-Wide Ban

Padmaavat: Karni Sena Chief Still Demands For Nation-Wide Ban

Despite the clearance from Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), 'Padmaavat' won't be released in Haryana, Rajasthan and Gujarat.


16 January 2018
Haryana Becomes Fourth State To Ban The Release Of <em>Padmaavat</em>

Haryana Becomes Fourth State To Ban The Release Of Padmaavat

Padmaavat was cleared by the Censor Board with five minor modifications on December 30.


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