National Film Archive of India to pay tribute to Girish Karnad

Karnad, who left his indelible mark in the world of literature, theatre and cinema spanning five decades, died at the age of 81 at his residence in Bengaluru after prolonged illness. 0 Comment(s) Advertising The NFAI will be honouring the theatre stalwart by screening some of his acclaimed films Ondanondu Kaladalli, Kanooru Heggadithi, Kaadu and…


Film academy sets 2021, 2022 Oscars date for late February

The Oscars have in recent years faced declining viewership, but this year saw an uptick with a hostless show. 0 Comment(s) Advertising The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says Tuesday that the 93rd and 94th ceremonies will be held on February 28, 2021 and February 27, 2022 respectively. The 2020 show was moved…


Girish Karnad was a pillar of social justice: Kabir Khan

As told to Parth Khatau. His health was fine at that time. In Dublin and Istanbul especially, I used to just sit and chat with him on various subjects. Advertising When I was making Ek Tha Tiger (2012), I thought of casting actors who weren’t from that world (commercial cinema). Girish sir was a giant…


Girish Karnad (1938-2019): Playwright who engaged with history to articulate India’s modernity

More Explained Simply put: How education can be flexible Till the end, through six decades of public life, Karnad continued to pitch himself — his frail body, his breathless self — into the battles of the present. That did not deter him, of course. “People listen to me,” he said matter-of-factly, when this writer met…


John Abraham, Emraan Hashmi to star in Sanjay Gupta’s gangster drama

I have always wanted to work with him. 0 Comment(s) Advertising Talking about his new project, Gupta, known for films like Kaante, Shootout At Wadala and Kaabil among others, said, “It is my third outing with John and I am super excited to work with Emraan. The fictionalised tale will involve key events like the…


Danny Boyle’s musical comedy Yesterday to release in India on July 12

It features Indian origin actor Himesh Patel in the lead as Jack Malik alongside Lily James, singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran and Kate McKinnon. Curtis and Boyle also produce. Featuring new versions of The Beatles’ most loved hits, Yesterday is produced by Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner alongside Matthew James Wilkinson and Bernie Bellew. 0…


Nation can only develop when there is gender equality: Shabana Azmi

Actor Tisca Chopra, who was also present at the event, said it is important for women to come together to eradicate the gender biases. Advertising The 68-year-old actor spoke in an event about the importance of empowering the weaker sections of the society citing examples of her social work in her hometown, Mijwan, Azamgarh. No…


‘A legendary actor and playwright, Girish Karnad shaped Indian theatre since 1960s’

Much of Karnad’s work is based on folk tales, which are real and relatable, but has a deep meaning,” Shetty said. “He often corrected me on that personal pronoun, saying, quoting Roland Barthes, that the play was no longer his, it was now mine. He added that what struck him immediately was how simple and…


Everything changes with a Friday: Tamannaah Bhatia

“These roles are a natural progression of who I am. To keep going.” Popular Photos Vidya Balan is enjoying her holiday in Bali Celebrity social media photos: Sunny Leone, Sunil Grover, Taapsee Pannu and others Girish Karnad funeral: Theatre personalities and politicians pay last respects The actor continued to feature in hit films like Ayan,…


Blair Witch Project gets video game adaptation

The game will be available for both XBOX One and PC platforms on August 30. They disappear and their equipment and footage is found a year later. The gamer joins the search as Ellis, a former police officer with a troubled past. 0 Comment(s) Blair Witch is a story-driven, psychological horror game that takes place…


Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani blessed with a baby girl

Born on June 10, 2019. The photo posted on her account had the text, “Welcome to our tribe…Miraya Takhtani. Advertising Daughter of Hema Malini and Dharmendra, Esha shared the news on Instagram. Just like her first pregnancy, Esha Deol announced her second pregnancy on social media. She shared a photo of little Radhya and wrote,…


Vijay Sethupathi and Aishwarya Rajesh to star in Ka Pae Ranasingam

❤ Details on cast & crew soon!”, KJR Studios shared on Twitter. Here’s the crew of #KaPaeRanasingam directed by #PVirumandi, music by @GhibranOfficial, lyrics by @vairamuthu, lens weilded by #SudarshanSrinivasan, stunts by @PeterHeinOffl, cuts by #Shivandeeswaran, production design by @artilayaraja & dialogues by @shan_dir. Role …” KJR studios is proud and honoured to announce our…


Sam Rockwell to star in Clint Eastwood’s The Ballad of Richard Jewell?

While Jewell eventually became a police officer, he died of heart failure a few years later at the age of 44,” the plot synopsis read. 0 Comment(s) Advertising According to Variety, Rockwell will essay the role of a Defense Attorney in the film. Billy Ray is writing the script, which is based on a Marie…


Mindy Kaling not involved with Ms Marvel adaptation

0 Comment(s) She is a teenage Pakistani American from Jersey City, New Jersey. Advertising Kaling took to Twitter and shared, “Hi everyone, I love Ms. Kamala, created by editors Sana Amanat and Stephen Wacker, writer G. Wish I did though, when that hits the screen it’s gonna be huge😍.” She had told MTV News earlier,…


Sandra Bullock’s college years to be developed into series by Amazon

0 Comment(s) It takes place in the American deep south in the 1980s, where one off-beat young woman defies expectations and sets out in search of “love, community, and an identity of her own”. K C Perry will write and executive produce the series, described as a dramedy set in the world of music and…