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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.

Tracing Satyajit Ray's influence on Hindi cinema; Netflix anthology on auteur's short stories is only a drop in the ocean
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Tracing Satyajit Ray's influence on Hindi cinema; Netflix anthology on auteur's short stories is only a drop in the ocean

A new Hindi anthology series aims to bring Satyajit Ray's legacy to the Netflix generation. Will this be our version of the 21st century retelling of Sherlock Holmes?

Mira Nair likely to direct National Treasure reboot series at Disney+; show to focus on 'identity, community, patriotism'
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Mira Nair likely to direct National Treasure reboot series at Disney+; show to focus on 'identity, community, patriotism'

The reboot series is narrated from the point of view of Jess Morales, who, with her diverse group of friends, sets off on the adventure to uncover her mysterious family history and recover lost treasure.

Why global acclaim for Adarsh Gourav is so satisfying: Actor's rise goes against mechanisms of regular Bollywood
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Why global acclaim for Adarsh Gourav is so satisfying: Actor's rise goes against mechanisms of regular Bollywood

It’s surreal and commendable to think of what Adarsh Gourav has managed post The White Tiger, given that actors working in Hindi cinema don’t usually have a history of successfully and comfortably transcending their cachet to a global platform.

Mira Nair, Lee Issac Chung, Lulu Wang on whether their identity as Asian American filmmakers ends up pigeonholing them
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Mira Nair, Lee Issac Chung, Lulu Wang on whether their identity as Asian American filmmakers ends up pigeonholing them

Filmmakers Mira Nair, Lee Issac Chung and Lulu Wang discuss their film aesthetics and how it shapes up to form a "collective sensibility"

Vivek Gomber on being the lead in Sir, producing independent cinema, and meeting Alfonso Cuaron
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Vivek Gomber on being the lead in Sir, producing independent cinema, and meeting Alfonso Cuaron

"I am happy cinemas are opening and I hope people will go watch Sir, while being careful too," says Vivek Gomber about his new film's release.

How Mira Nair’s A Suitable Boy found its rhythm in Arjun Bhasin’s costume designing
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How Mira Nair’s A Suitable Boy found its rhythm in Arjun Bhasin’s costume designing

In Netflix series A Suitable Boy, the costumes are jaw-dropping, intricate, and anachronistic; acting as the observer in almost every frame, charting the distance between who a character is and who they want to be.

Vijay Varma on starring in ensembles Mirzapur 2, A Suitable Boy: 'I enjoy watching several good actors in the same story'
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Vijay Varma on starring in ensembles Mirzapur 2, A Suitable Boy: 'I enjoy watching several good actors in the same story'

From Gully Boy to A Suitable Boy, Vijay Varma talks about why he enjoys ensembles, and how streaming has reduced the "sheer frenzy and pornography of numbers" in showbiz.

Zohran Mamdani, filmmaker Mira Nair's son, elected to NY State Assembly: All you need to know about the rapper-cum-politician
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Zohran Mamdani, filmmaker Mira Nair's son, elected to NY State Assembly: All you need to know about the rapper-cum-politician

Zohran Mamdani previously performed under the stage name "Mr Cardamom" and is best known for producing a rap video 'Nani,' starring actress-food writer Madhur Jaffrey.

Vijay Raaz granted bail after arrest for alleged sexual harassment of his film's female crew member
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Vijay Raaz granted bail after arrest for alleged sexual harassment of his film's female crew member

Vijay Raaz was arrested from a hotel in Gondia, Maharashtra and subsequently released on bail.

Mira Nair on why A Suitable Boy appealed to her, how she cast each part and her upcoming work
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Mira Nair on why A Suitable Boy appealed to her, how she cast each part and her upcoming work

A Suitable Boy, directed by Mira Nair and adapted for screen by Andrew Davies, is now streaming on Netflix.

Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding musical to premiere in India in November 2021, filmmaker announces at Busan Film Fest
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Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding musical to premiere in India in November 2021, filmmaker announces at Busan Film Fest

The musical adaptation of Mira Nair's 2001 film Monsoon Wedding has 21 new songs composed by Vishal Bhardwaj

A Suitable Boy review: Mira Nair's marriage of the personal and the political is a patchy road to mild fulfilment
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A Suitable Boy review: Mira Nair's marriage of the personal and the political is a patchy road to mild fulfilment

Vikram Seth's 1993 book was both evocative and transportive. But Mira Nair's BBC adaptation gets only half the job done.

A Suitable Boy: Ishaan Khatter, Tanya Maniktala, Ram Kapoor on being part of the adaptation of Vikram Seth's novel
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A Suitable Boy: Ishaan Khatter, Tanya Maniktala, Ram Kapoor on being part of the adaptation of Vikram Seth's novel

Based on Viktam Seth’s expansive 1993 novel, A Suitable Boy is set in 1951 and follows the story of Lata Mehra (Tanya Maniktala) as she resists her mother’s quest for a life partner for her teenage daughter.

A Suitable Boy to premiere on Netflix on 23 October, after BBC telecast in UK, Ireland
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A Suitable Boy to premiere on Netflix on 23 October, after BBC telecast in UK, Ireland

Based on the bestselling novel by Vikram Seth, Mira Nair's A Suitable Boy will finally make its India premiere in October.

Mira Nair, Noam Chomsky among 200 authors, filmmakers demanding Umar Khalid's release in Delhi riots case
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Mira Nair, Noam Chomsky among 200 authors, filmmakers demanding Umar Khalid's release in Delhi riots case

Khalid has been arrested under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in a case related to the communal violence in northeast Delhi in February this year

Alfonso Cuaron says he backed The Disciple to give a chance to young filmmakers with distinct voices
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Alfonso Cuaron says he backed The Disciple to give a chance to young filmmakers with distinct voices

Alfonso Cuaraon said he was "blessed" to follow Chaitanya Tamhane's process in the making of The Disciple.

Mira Nair, Kate Winslet, Anthony Hopkins honoured at TIFF Tribute Awards in virtual ceremony
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Mira Nair, Kate Winslet, Anthony Hopkins honoured at TIFF Tribute Awards in virtual ceremony

Ava DuVernay, Tabu, Regina King, Jodie Foster, Olivia Colman, Colin Farrell, and Delroy Lindo were among the presenters at the TIFF Tribute Awards function.

Sonam Kapoor, Mira Nair among 2000 people to sign open letter condemning Rhea Chakraborty's trial by media
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Sonam Kapoor, Mira Nair among 2000 people to sign open letter condemning Rhea Chakraborty's trial by media

Citing the disturbing rise in domestic violence during the pandemic, the letter condemned the media for trivialising depression, and perpetuating regressive stereotypes about women and mental health.

Anurag Kashyap, Richa Chadha, Swara Bhaskar celebrate The Disciple's win at Venice Film Festival 2020
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Anurag Kashyap, Richa Chadha, Swara Bhaskar celebrate The Disciple's win at Venice Film Festival 2020

The Disciple is the first Indian film to play at Venice Film Festival since Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding