Western films rules the roost on Netflix while Hindi films and TV shows dominate Amazon Prime and MX player: RedSeer Study

Redseer Consulting, latest findings, while consumers opted for Hindi films and TV shows while surfing MX player and Amazon Prime Video, Netflix users prefer to watch western films more.Amongst the three, Netflix has the most diverse content library, followed by Amazon Prime, which focuses more on Indian regional content. Reflective of the content library, Netflix […]

P C Sreeram Walks Out Of Film With Kangana Ranaut, Says ‘Makers Were Understanding’

In the past few months following actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, Kangana has made numerous factually incorrect and inconsistent statements, and has stirred up a storm against the Hindi film industry by resorting to derogatory name-calling of her fellow ‘outsiders’, and making allegations without backing them up with evidence.

What you should know about the Malegaon film industry

The recent fifth Nasik International Film Festival (NIFF) showcased 188 films – short films, documentaries, animation films and feature films. A statue of the pioneer of Indian cinema, Dadasaheb Phalke, was installed and a book written in Marathi by Issak Muzawar called Shambhari Cinemachi was also launched. Bully Boys. Kateeley Khazana, which was followed by Zara […]

Glamorizing or keeping it real?: The intoxicating drug connect in Bollywood films

“We used to angle because it was pertinent to the story. But we also made sure that we keep within the censorship guidelines that we have been following for decades now. That is also how we actually start writing a story. I had the same parameters when I was making Shaitan, subconsciously I made sure […]

Rahul Dev: If was a drug addict, I would not have survived so long and done over 100 films

“I know a lot of people who drink alcohol. But I am a teetotaler. What I don’t like is that the narrative is about all actors- big, small or medium, they all take drugs. I am 112 films old and if was a drug addict I would not have survived so long,” he says.

Four degrees of separation: The cast of ‘Wakaalat From Home’ get candid about how the series was filmed

Directed by Rohan Sippy (Bluffmaster!, Kuch Naa Kaho and Dum Maaro Dum), the series was filmed during the initial months of lockdown. “What was so liberating about Radhika is that she is so expressive,” says Nidhi, adding that actors could also be useful hair-and-makeup artistes. Nidhi had cut her own hair to portray her character’s […]

Exclusive! Ranjeeta Kaur on Bollywood: Too much toxicity in the film industry now

This one will take you to the golden era of films where there was emotion, music and acting. Not that those elements are missing today, but at least the first two have been put on one of the back rows. Here’s yesteryear actress Ranjeeta who made a stunning debut opposite Rishi Kapoor in Laila Majnu […]

Deepika Padukone gets a new haircut before she leaves for Goa to start shooting for Shakun Batra’s next; see pictures

— Filmfare (@filmfare) 1599714988000 Deepika will be travelling to Goa on September 11 to start the shoot of Shakun’s next. A source revealed, “Deepika will head to Goa on 11th September after completing her brand commitments here in Mumbai. The team will prepare together and then start shoot in a couple of days.” The film […]

Suniel Shetty: It hurts me a lot when people say ‘film industry gutter hai’, it’s not fair

Shetty doesn’t flinch from the question: he just doesn’t believe in the percentage of film industry indulging in the drug culture, which is doing the rounds. He says, “Are five actors 90 percent of the industry? No! Somewhere down the line, calculation is wrong. There are thousands of brilliant actors, directors, technicians, that’s our industry. […]

Filmmaker Rumi Jaffery denies paying Sushant Singh Rajput any signing amount of Rs 15 crore for his next film with Rhea Chakraborty

Rhea Chakraborty has been accused siphoning Rs 15 crore from Sushant Singh Rajput’s accounts by father KK Singh in his FIR against her. Reports were rife that the said amount was given to the actor by Rumi Jaffrey as a signing amount for his upcoming film with Sushant. Also See: Sushant Singh Rajput death case […]