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  • Film history: Ilaiyaraaja and Mani Ratnam made only 10 movies together Jun 02, 2021 08:36 AM IST

    Film history: Ilaiyaraaja and Mani Ratnam made only 10 movies together

    Mani Ratnam and Ilaiyaraja made 10 memorable films together - from 'Pallavi Anu Pallavi' which put Anil Kapoor on his path to stardom, to 'Thalapathi' starring Rajinikanth and Mammootty.

  • Kangana Ranaut's Thalaivi set to power its way into theatres on April 23    Mar 28, 2021 12:24 PM IST

    Kangana Ranaut's Thalaivi set to power its way into theatres on April 23  

    The Jayalalithaa biopic, which will be released in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, will be the second film aimed at a pan-India market after Master.

  • Virus cloud over Roohi and Mumbai Saga, all eyes now on Saina, Chehre and Haathi Mere Saathi Mar 21, 2021 12:09 PM IST

    Virus cloud over Roohi and Mumbai Saga, all eyes now on Saina, Chehre and Haathi Mere Saathi

    Roohi and Mumbai Saga’s release coincided with a spike in coronavirus cases but the makers decided to stick to a theatre release. Saina, Chehre and Haathi Mere Saathi are next in line and their performance will have a bearing on other releases

  • Kriti Sanon and Jacqueline Fernandez set to ignite screens with their glamorous presence, have 10 films coming up soon Mar 06, 2021 08:01 AM IST

    Kriti Sanon and Jacqueline Fernandez set to ignite screens with their glamorous presence, have 10 films coming up soon

    The two actresses will be seen in a flurry of films, with as many as 10 between them.

  • The Silence of the Lambs: Revisiting a classic 30 years on Feb 13, 2021 04:03 PM IST

    The Silence of the Lambs: Revisiting a classic 30 years on

    Released on Valentine’s Day in 1991, the Oscar-winning film continues to shock, revolt and grip in equal measures.

  • Why Akshay’s Sooryavanshi, Ranveer’s '83 and Salman’s Radhe must tread cautiously Jan 23, 2021 01:45 PM IST

    Why Akshay’s Sooryavanshi, Ranveer’s '83 and Salman’s Radhe must tread cautiously

    They should not get carried away by the ‘opening’ success of Master to rush their films to the theatre. These are expensive films and their release should be thought through.

  • Obituary: Sean Connery, Who Embodied James Bond and More, Dies at 90 Oct 31, 2020 08:09 PM IST

    Obituary: Sean Connery, Who Embodied James Bond and More, Dies at 90

    Tall, dark and dashing, he embodied the novelist Ian Fleming’s suave and resourceful secret agent in the first five Bond films. In the 1970s and ’80s, Connery gracefully transformed himself into one of the grand old men of the movies.

  • A suitable film festival in Toronto  Sep 13, 2020 11:56 AM IST

    A suitable film festival in Toronto 

    The 45th Toronto film festival adapts to the times with a hybrid edition to help a debilitated movie industry.

  • Oscars to admit streamed films next year as coronavirus upends movie going Apr 29, 2020 09:40 AM IST

    Oscars to admit streamed films next year as coronavirus upends movie going

    The temporary change, which will apply only for next year's Oscars and will lapse when movie theatres reopen across the nation, was announced in a statement by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

  • Kartik Aaryan steps into the big league, scores double-digit opening with Love Aaj Kal Feb 15, 2020 03:39 PM IST

    Kartik Aaryan steps into the big league, scores double-digit opening with Love Aaj Kal

    There has been no looking back for Aaryan, who scored a hat-trick of Rs 100 crore club successes with Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, Luka Chuppi and Pati Patni aur Woh.

  • Bengal government to build lab for restoring, digitising films Dec 13, 2018 03:30 PM IST

    Bengal government to build lab for restoring, digitising films

    A nine-storeyed laboratory will shortly come up in Tollygunge, where a major chunk of production houses and studios of the Bengali film industry are based.

  • Pakistan Film Producers Association calls for ban on Indian films Oct 12, 2018 04:28 PM IST

    Pakistan Film Producers Association calls for ban on Indian films

    The demand for a complete ban on release of Indian films comes at a time when in recent months a number of Indian films have been barred from screening in Pakistani cinema houses due to different reasons.

  • Flop streak continues: Saif Ali Khan's recent films have been 'Kaalakaandi' for his career Jan 15, 2018 10:52 PM IST

    Flop streak continues: Saif Ali Khan's recent films have been 'Kaalakaandi' for his career

    The last film with Saif Ali Khan in a leading role that managed to stay afloat at the Box Office was Cocktail, which released way back in 2012.

  • Tiger Zinda Hai ends the year with Rs 250 crore in box office coffers Jan 01, 2018 07:01 PM IST

    Tiger Zinda Hai ends the year with Rs 250 crore in box office coffers

    Looks like the film might just end up crossing the Rs 300 crore threshold it was eyeing.

  • No GST on tickets of films shot 50% in Uttar Pradesh Aug 09, 2017 08:05 AM IST

    No GST on tickets of films shot 50% in Uttar Pradesh

    The decision was taken in a Cabinet meeting presided over by the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here. The GST will not be charged from the viewers of the films which give a message to society and more than 50 per cent part of which has been shot in the state... the state government will bear it on its own, minister and spokesman of the government Shrikant Sharma told reporters.

  • Face-off: Amazon Prime, Netflix set aside Rs 2000 cr for better content, more users Apr 10, 2017 09:42 AM IST

    Face-off: Amazon Prime, Netflix set aside Rs 2000 cr for better content, more users

    Both the platforms are investing aggressively and have ambitious programming budgets, according to the report. The online channels are also planning for more original content.

  • PVR falls 6% as Karnataka govt caps ticket fee at Rs 200 Mar 15, 2017 02:11 PM IST

    PVR falls 6% as Karnataka govt caps ticket fee at Rs 200

    Prior to the announcement, the stock had seen strong performance. In the past one month, it has gained 9 percent, while its three-day gain stood at 4 percent

  • Google, Microsoft agree to crackdown on piracy sites Feb 20, 2017 05:54 PM IST

    Google, Microsoft agree to crackdown on piracy sites

    For the first time, global tech giants Google and Microsoft have agreed to tighten up their search engines as part of a crackdown on piracy sites illegally streaming events and films.

  • 590 Cos from 36 countries take part in Broadcast India show Nov 01, 2016 11:08 AM IST

    590 Cos from 36 countries take part in Broadcast India show

    About 20,000 people connected with the film industry and related fields visited the exhibition, which is being held here since last 26 years.

  • Indian media & ent biz to be around Rs 2.26 lakh cr by 2020 Mar 30, 2016 05:50 PM IST

    Indian media & ent biz to be around Rs 2.26 lakh cr by 2020

    Digital format would have the highest growth of 33.5 percent in the advertising segment between 2015-20, followed by Radio with 16.9 percent.

  • PVR Q2 net profit may surge 290%, margins likely to expand Nov 02, 2015 05:44 PM IST

    PVR Q2 net profit may surge 290%, margins likely to expand

    EBITDA is seen rising 54 percent in Q2 at Rs 90.5 crore versus Rs 58.6 crore while margins may expand 440 basis points at 19.1 percent against 14.7 percent, year-on-year. EBITDA margins, though may expand, are likely to fall short of 23.1 percent seen in Q1 due to higher film hire costs.

  • Big data tops humans at picking 'significant' films: study Jan 20, 2015 10:47 AM IST

    Big data tops humans at picking 'significant' films: study

    For 15,425 films in IMDB.com examined in the study, the measure that was most predictive of which made it into the Library of Congress's National Film Registry, which honors "significant" movies, was the number of references to it by other films released many years later

  • Disney's animated venture 'Planes' enters tailwind of Cars Aug 10, 2013 01:40 PM IST

    Disney's animated venture 'Planes' enters tailwind of Cars

    For a film once slated to go straight to DVD, Disney's animated adventure "Planes" has some lofty ambitions: it not only wants to be a worthy spin-off of the "Cars" franchise, it also aspires to tell a global story.

  • Angelina Jolie highest earning US actress - Forbes Jul 30, 2013 11:51 AM IST

    Angelina Jolie highest earning US actress - Forbes

    According to Forbes, Angelina Jolie is the highest paid actress with estimated earnings amounting to USD 33 million in the previous year. The actress remains one of the few actresses in Hollywood who can demand a paycheck north of USD 15 million for the right movie.

  • Salman to launch his bodyguard Shera's son in Bollywood Feb 15, 2013 09:21 AM IST

    Salman to launch his bodyguard Shera's son in Bollywood

    Superstar Salman Khan, who has given a break to many newcomers in Bollywood, now intends to launch his bodyguard Shera's son in the film world.

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