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Berlinale 2016 winner 'Ottaal', 'Court' and 'Talvar': Firstpost lists the best Indian films of 2015

Feb 22, 2016

Berlinale 2016 winner 'Ottaal', 'Court' and 'Talvar': Firstpost lists the best Indian films of 2015

A compilation of the best Indian films released in 2015 from among those watched by Anna MM Vetticad; it covers fiction features in all languages. #BuzzPatrol #Tamil #Hindi cinema #Indian films #Tamil Cinema #Malayalam #Malayalam Cinema #Killa #Regional cinema #Mammooty #Drishyam #Ottaal
Out, out damned chief: CBFC's rage against Pahlaj Nihalani may change nothing for Indian cinema

Jun 01, 2015

Out, out damned chief: CBFC's rage against Pahlaj Nihalani may change nothing for Indian cinema

The paper has reported that out of 12 members of the board, 10 may vote against Nihalani in the trust vote to be presided over by Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. #Bollywood #Indian films #Censor Board #Nandini Sardesai #CBFC #Pahlaj Nihalani #Ashoke Pandit #Mihir Bhuta #Bollywood versus Censor Board
Indian films Chauthi Koot, Masaan selected for the Cannes Film Festival

Apr 17, 2015

Indian films Chauthi Koot, Masaan selected for the Cannes Film Festival

Two Indian films Chauthi Koot and Masaan have made it to the 'Un Certain Regard' section of this year's Cannes Film Festival. #Bollywood #BuzzPatrol #Cannes Film Festival #Indian films #Entertainment #Richa Chadda #Chauthi Koot #Masaan #Neeraj Ghaywan #Un Certain Regard
What censor board members want: Slash Haider, no films for adults, only 'family' films

Mar 03, 2015

What censor board members want: Slash Haider, no films for adults, only 'family' films

Thanks to the Indian Express we now know what the current avatars on the Censor Board think about art, freedom of expression and culture. And to be honest we would rather have remained in the dark. #Bollywood #Indian films #Censor Board #CBFC #Central Board of Film Certification #Haider #Pahlaj Nihalani #George Baker
Will strictly enforce CBFC's guidelines, says Pahlaj Nihlani

Jan 20, 2015

Will strictly enforce CBFC's guidelines, says Pahlaj Nihlani

Producer Pahlaj Nihlani, who has been appointed as the new censor board chairman said he will strictly enforce the guidelines of the board. #Indian films #Censor Board #CBFC #Leela Samson #MSG #Messenger of God #Pahalj Nihalani
Cases lodged against Aamir and Hirani for hurting religious sentiments in PK

Dec 23, 2014

Cases lodged against Aamir and Hirani for hurting religious sentiments in PK

A report said that comment such as 'Jo darta hai vo hi mandir jaata hai' in PK has been mentioned in the FIR lodged. #Aamir Khan #Bollywood #Islam #NewsTracker #Sanjay Dutt #Anushka Sharma #Hinduism #Indian films #Christianity #PK #Hindu Godmen
Making films no one gets isn't an achievement: Anurag Kahsyap's pointers to new directors

Nov 27, 2014

Making films no one gets isn't an achievement: Anurag Kahsyap's pointers to new directors

Director and producer Anurag Kashyap had some words of wisdom for aspiring filmmakers and writers at this year's Film Bazaar. #Bollywood #Indian films #Hindi films #Anurag Kashyap #IFFI #Film Bazaar #Art films in Hindi
Top filmmakers, actors afraid to experiment, says Aamir Khan

Nov 22, 2014

Top filmmakers, actors afraid to experiment, says Aamir Khan

Actor Aamir Khan has has criticised established actors and filmmakers, saying they are scared to produce fresh content and only focus on box office numbers. #Dhoom 3 #Aamir Khan #Bollywood #BuzzPatrol #Indian films #Queen #Kahaani #PK #Indian movies #HT Summit #Indian filmmakers
No more stereotypes: Recent films have redefined Indian women, says Amitabh Bachchan

Nov 11, 2014

No more stereotypes: Recent films have redefined Indian women, says Amitabh Bachchan

Noting that the visual representation of women has changed dramatically over the past two decades, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan Monday saluted the way contemporary Indian films portray multi-hued female characters which have moved away from the pre-set stereotypes of wife, vamp or the sacrificing mother. #Amitabh Bachchan #globalisation #Indian films #Women #stereotype
Mainstream Indian cinema is sexist and misogynist: activists agree with UN report

Sep 26, 2014

Mainstream Indian cinema is sexist and misogynist: activists agree with UN report

At a time when one of India’s leading English dailies is getting slammed for its unapologetically sexist defence of why it believes an actress’s cleavage is news, comes a UN-sponsored study that ranks Indian films high in sexualisation and stereotyping of women. #Bollywood #India #United Nations #Indian films #Hindi films #UN report on films #Women in Bollywood #working women in films #women in Indian film industry