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Cobrapost stings 36 Bollywood celebrities in ‘Operation Karaoke’

It claims the celebrities are willing to post messages on their social media accounts on behalf of political parties in the guise of being their personal opinions—all in exchange for money. By Gaurav Sarkar| Cobrapost is back. After last month’s sting on DHFL promoters,… Continue Reading →

First ever Dalit Film Festival to be held in New York in February 2019

B For the very first time, a Dalit Festival is going to be held in New York on February 23 and 24 organised by the Ambedkar Association of North America (AANA), Boston Study Group (BSG), Ambedkar International center, Ambedkar International Mission… Continue Reading →

Agnes Varda: The French director still making critically acclaimed movies at 90

As the celebrated ‘Faces Places’ comes to the UAE, the filmmaker is finally getting the recognition she deserves If you are looking for a textbook example of a female director who has been ­overlooked in the first ­century of cinema, Agnes Varda might just be… Continue Reading →

Amol Palekar snubbed after critical speech at government event

Veteran actor-director Amol Palekar said he was hurt at being interrupted by members of the NGMA during his speech and that no member of the audience spoke up for him at a Mumbai event. I Prachi Bari and Vanita SrivastavaHindustan… Continue Reading →

Kaifi Azmi’s relevance in times of communal hatred

By Sheshu Babu* The above poem ‘Doosra Banvas’ by Kaifi Azmi, written in the aftermath of the Babri Masjid demolition, reveals the contradictions of the movement that caused it, and is relevant even today. “I was born in a slave… Continue Reading →

Director Priyanandan attacked with cow dung following FB post on Sabarimala

The director who was attacked near his house in Thrissur alleged that it was the work of right wing protestors. Malayalam film director Priyanandan TR was attacked with cow dung on Friday, three weeks after he posted a derogatory poem… Continue Reading →

Film Director Rajkumar Hirani Accused Of Sexual Assault By Woman Who Worked On ‘Sanju’

Hirani has denied the allegations, which were detailed in an email to ‘Sanju’ co-producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra. By Ankur Pathak MUMBAI, Maharashtra — Rajkumar Hirani, the director of heart-warming, family-oriented movies like the Munna Bhai series, and Aamir Khan-starrers 3 Idiots and PK, has been accused of sexual assault… Continue Reading →

India – Why #Roma isn’t far from home

Cuaron’s film is set in Mexico, but we can all relate to the emotionally charged relationship with domestic workers Amulya Gopalakrishnan Roma, the beautiful autobiographical film by Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron, is not only a festival sensation, it is a… Continue Reading →

Even now, I feel the pervert gaze in public places and that in itself is so heart-wrenching: Taapsee #MeToo

Rishabh.Deb No filmi background, no formal training in acting, no famous last name either. As Shoojit Sircar once said, ‘She is unpolluted by the Bollywood stardom culture’. Taapsee Pannu has made a mark in the industry on the merit of her performances…. Continue Reading →

Singer Mika Singh ‘held in Dubai for sexually harassing Brazil teen’ #VaW

Mika Singh detained in Dubai for sending obscene pic to Brazilian teen Delhi Police confirmed that the singer’s “friends attempted to get Mika released”. Mika was detained by Dubai police. HIGHLIGHTS Mika is yet to be produced before a court… Continue Reading →

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