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Veteran actor Yusuf Hussain passes away from COVID-19 at 73; son-in-law Hansal Mehta pens emotional tribute
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Veteran actor Yusuf Hussain passes away from COVID-19 at 73; son-in-law Hansal Mehta pens emotional tribute

Hussain’s demise was also mourned by other personalities in the Hindi film industry, who paid tribute to the veteran actor.

Film bodies, filmmakers condemn Bajrang Dal's alleged attack on sets of Prakash Jha, Bobby Deol's Aashram Season 3
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Film bodies, filmmakers condemn Bajrang Dal's alleged attack on sets of Prakash Jha, Bobby Deol's Aashram Season 3

''Unfortunately, this is not an isolated incident, and the Guild is alarmed to note the frequency with which both the production and exhibition sectors are severely and illegally disrupted by various elements with impunity," read a statement from the Producers Guild of India.

Bombay HC stays police probe against Sony Pictures on allegation of criminal defamation in Scam 1992
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Bombay HC stays police probe against Sony Pictures on allegation of criminal defamation in Scam 1992

Karad Urban Co-operative Bank, in a complaint, that alleged that in one of the episodes of Scam 1992, a logo similar to that of the complainant bank was displayed in the background and this has caused serious damage to the bank's reputation.

Farhan Akhtar's road movie with Priyanka Chopra, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif; Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Netflix debut: Film & TV updates
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Farhan Akhtar's road movie with Priyanka Chopra, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif; Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Netflix debut: Film & TV updates

In other announcements, Gurindher Chadha announces a Bollywood-inspired musical while Pratik Gandhi boards yet-untitled film backed by Bhushan Kumar and Hansal Mehta

Suriya signs four-project deal with Amazon; Tamannaah features in promo of Masterchef India Telugu: Round-up of film and TV announcements
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Suriya signs four-project deal with Amazon; Tamannaah features in promo of Masterchef India Telugu: Round-up of film and TV announcements

As part of the pact, the next four Tamil movies from Suriya’s production company 2D Entertainment will premiere on Amazon Prime Video over the next four months.

Explained: Why film industry is rallying against proposed amendments to Cinematograph Act
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Explained: Why film industry is rallying against proposed amendments to Cinematograph Act

The I&B Ministry had sought suggestions for Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2021 by 2 July. A letter with 3,000 signatories from the Indian film industry has opposed the proposed amendments.

Hansal Mehta starts shoot for untitled action thriller, shares picture from film set on Instagram
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Hansal Mehta starts shoot for untitled action thriller, shares picture from film set on Instagram

The film, backed by filmmaker Anubhav Sinha and producer Bhushan Kumar, is said to be "based on a true incident."

Explained: Proposed amendments to Cinematograph Act, which will allow re-certification of films, penalisation of piracy
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Explained: Proposed amendments to Cinematograph Act, which will allow re-certification of films, penalisation of piracy

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has asked the general public to send their comments on the draft Bill by 2 July.

Vanraj Bhatia, veteran music composer and Padma Shri awardee, passes away aged 93; Farhan Akhtar, Smriti Irani offer condolences
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Vanraj Bhatia, veteran music composer and Padma Shri awardee, passes away aged 93; Farhan Akhtar, Smriti Irani offer condolences

Bhatia debuted as a music composer with Shyam Benegal's directorial debut Ankur in 1974. He collaborated with Benegal for several films including Manthan, Bhumika, Junoon, Kalyug, and Mandi.

Hansal Mehta questions government's eligibility criteria for vaccination drive
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Hansal Mehta questions government's eligibility criteria for vaccination drive

"Does he want the vaccine or does he need it?," Hansal Mehta shared a picture of his 25-year-old son Pallava, who has Down syndrome, and asked why the government isn't opening up vaccination for all citizens.

Hansal Mehta urges fans to not draw 'unfair' comparisons between Scam 1992, The Big Bull
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Hansal Mehta urges fans to not draw 'unfair' comparisons between Scam 1992, The Big Bull

In The Big Bull, Abhishek Bachchan plays the role of Hemant Shah, a character that is loosely based on Harshad Mehta

Scam Season 2 announced; Hansal Mehta to direct SonyLiv show based on Abdul Karim Telgi stamp paper fraud
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Scam Season 2 announced; Hansal Mehta to direct SonyLiv show based on Abdul Karim Telgi stamp paper fraud

Tentatively titled Scam 2003: The Curious Case of Abdul Karim Telgi, the show "will focus on another riveting story that shook the country a few years ago - the stamp paper scam," said Hansal Mehta

Ronnie Screwvala criticises sudden spate of release announcements amid surge in COVID-19 cases
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Ronnie Screwvala criticises sudden spate of release announcements amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Ronnie Screwvala said he finds it 'hysterical' that people think it is safe to go to the movies' as if everything has 'magically went back to normal'.

Politicians, Bollywood stars, cricketers condemn Rihanna, Greta Thunberg's tweet on farmers; many support
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Politicians, Bollywood stars, cricketers condemn Rihanna, Greta Thunberg's tweet on farmers; many support

A number of celebrities on social media asked citizens to focus on the Government of India's efforts to resolve the ongoing crisis

From Harshvardhan's cameo in AK vs AK to Fatima Begum in Gulabo Sitabo, on-screen moments that helped us survive 2020
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From Harshvardhan's cameo in AK vs AK to Fatima Begum in Gulabo Sitabo, on-screen moments that helped us survive 2020

2020 has truly been a miserable year. Maybe, that's why it's all the more important to find our silver linings in an otherwise bleak 12 months

Cinema in the time of a pandemic: Why 2020 belonged to the platform-agnostic creator
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Cinema in the time of a pandemic: Why 2020 belonged to the platform-agnostic creator

From Gulabo Sitabo taking the route of digital release, to Achint Thakkar's overnight stardom, the entertainment industry experienced a complete shakeup, as OTT platforms took centre-stage for a captive audience.

If there is anything 2020 has taught us, it is to not get too comfortable, writes Scam 1992 actor Shreya Dhanwanthary
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If there is anything 2020 has taught us, it is to not get too comfortable, writes Scam 1992 actor Shreya Dhanwanthary

"It sounds ridiculous, privileged, and downright offensive when I say that this year has been wonderful for me," writes Shreya Dhanwanthary.

Hansal Mehta on feeling 'empowered' after Scam 1992, and telling stories that do not pander to a mainstream audience
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Hansal Mehta on feeling 'empowered' after Scam 1992, and telling stories that do not pander to a mainstream audience

For Hansal Mehta, while the story of Harshad Mehta's aspirations was an extension to his upbringing in a middle class Gujarati family, Chhalaang was a project he undertook to have fun, and not overthink.

With Scam 1992 and Chhalaang, Hansal Mehta ushers in a new wave of thought-provoking, entertaining content
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With Scam 1992 and Chhalaang, Hansal Mehta ushers in a new wave of thought-provoking, entertaining content

The last time Hansal Mehta reinvented himself he gave us films like Aligarh and Shahid. Post Scam 1992 and Chhalaang, I can’t wait to see what Hansal 3.0 will bring us.

The Friday List: From a virtual lit fest to a conversation with Ma Anand Sheela, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From a virtual lit fest to a conversation with Ma Anand Sheela, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.