Everything you need to know about Ramoji Film City: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Ramoji Film City: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, May 24 (ANI): One fan of Leonardo DiCaprio has paid 1.5 million dollars for a trip into space with the actor, during a charity auction at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday.
London, May 24 (ANI): A necklace worth a staggering 1.9M euros has been stolen from an exclusive French Riviera hotel, in the second such jewellery heist during this year's Cannes Film Festival.
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Director Ritesh Batra's debut film "Dabba" (Lunchbox) has won the critics week viewers choice award at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Eva Longoria has graduated with a Masters degree in Chicano Studies from California State University.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor-starrer "Barfi!", which amassed critical and commercial acclaim in 2012, continues its international journey with an invitation from the Shanghai International Film Festival and an impending release in Taiwan and Hong Kong. The actor is excited.
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Actress Sherlyn Chopra grabbed the paparazzi's attention by grooving at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival wearing a white and gold Indian lehenga choli. She is there to promote her movie "Kamasutra 3D" with the team.
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Actress Preity Zinta, who is gearing up for the release of her debut production venture "Ishkq in Paris", finds production work difficult. She says it's more like crisis-management and is a thankless job.
Hyderabad, May 22 (IANS) The Telugu film industry wants to highlight its contribution to Indian cinema and will kickstart the centenary celebrations here soon amongst the presence of the entire fraternity.
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS/EFE) Spanish actor Antonio Banderas will star in "The 33", a film based on the story of survival of the miners buried for more than two months in a mine in northern Chile, Variety reported.
Cannes (France), May 22 (IANS/EFE) Michael Douglas wept here Tuesday as he recounted how director Steven Soderbergh waited for the Oscar-winning actor to recover from throat cancer so he could star as flamboyant pianist Liberace in "Behind the Candelabra".
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) A new documentary is on its way to showcasing the status of the dwindling number of Jews in the city through the eyes of the youngest member of the community.
Paris, May 22 (IANS) Model Cara Delevingne reportedly ignored actor Leonardo DiCaprio's advances at the ongoing 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
Hyderabad, May 21 (IANS) Annapurna International School of Film and Media will conduct a four-week summer workshop on filmmaking for engineering students, beginning May 27, the institution said Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who is busy with the ongoing 66th Cannes International Film Festival, is extending her stay in the French riviera to attend a fashion show for amFar (The American Foundation for AIDS Research).
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth, who have co-stared in the upcoming flick 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire', almost caught fire at the Cannes Film Festival when a tray of candles fell on top of them at a party.
New York, May 21 (ANI): Antonio Banderas will star in 'The 33' as 'Super Mario' Sepulveda, who was the second miner to be rescued and the survivors' spokesperson following their 69 days trap in 2010.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A Cairo International Film Festival representative has invited India as a partner country for the movie extravaganza, to be held in November.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) An online mechanism, which will provide single-window clearance to foreign filmmakers keen to shoot in India, will be ready in three months, Information & Broadcasting Secretary Uday Kumar Varma said at the India Pavilion at the ongoing Cannes International Film Festival.
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) It was what Nawazuddin Siddiqui calls the most memorable birthday of his life. He celebrated his 39th birthday with friends like Anurag Kashyap, Madhu Mantena, Vikas Behl and Tannishta Chatterjee at Cannes. But he had nothing special to wear.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Asserting that India is a complete film making destination Union Tourism Minister K. Chiranjeevi has offered wide opportunities to foreign film producers in the country.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Sir Anthony Hopkins is set to star alongside John Travolta in the much awaited movie about mobster John Gotti.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Actress Sherlyn Chopra, who posed for adult magazine Playboy last year, wore a transparent ensemble for a red carpet event at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival. She is there to promote her debut film "Kamasutra 3D" with the team.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) It will be a double bonanza for actress Tannishtha Chatterjee at the ongoing 66th Cannes International Film Festival as the theatrical promo of her another film "Jal" will be unveiled there.
New York, May 20 (ANI): Keanu Reeves looked much heavier than he did in his 'Matrix' days, at the annual Cannes Film Festival.
Chennai, May 20 (IANS) S.S. Rajamouli's Telugu blockbuster revenge-drama "Eega" will be screened at the 18th edition of the Busan International Film Festival, South Korea. It is the fifth foreign film extravaganza for which the film has been chosen.
London, May 20 (ANI): Eva Longoria was left exposed at Cannes' red carpet when she lifted her dress off the wet ground to reveal that she wasn't wearing any underwear.
Paris, May 20 (ANI): To promote India as a " Filming Destination", Union Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi will inaugurate incredible India exhibition at the 66th Cannes film festival in France today.
Los Angeles, May 20 (IANS) Australian director Baz Luhrmann regrets leaving the opportunity to direct the first edition of "Harry Potter" franchise because he was busy with something else.
Guwahati, May 19 (IANS) An Assamese documentary film has been selected to be archived at the Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) of Great Britain and Ireland, an official said here Sunday.
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) The producers of the Anurag Kashyap-directed "Ugly" left with the film for the ongoing Cannes International Film Festival, but Vikramaditya Motwane, who's also a producer, was left behind.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Prostitutes in Cannes or the thousands of them who descend on the city each year during the Cannes Film Festival, can apparently make up to 40,000 dollars in a single night.
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher is delighted about performing the play "Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai" for the 300th time and dedicates it to his late father Pushkar Nath Kher.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Actress Nimrat Kaur, who features in Ritesh Batra's "The Lunchbox", says she is not surprised to see that the film has been selected for the ongoing 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor-starrer "Aurangzeb" has drawn a decent response at the box office with an opening day collection of Rs.3.75 crore.
Pune (Maharashtra), May 18 (ANI): A three -day Afghan film festival was inaugurated here by the Afghan Ambassador to India Shaida Mohammand Abdali.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) "Slumdog Millionaire" fame Frieda Pinto, who was seen at the ongoing 66th International Cannes Film Festival, says the red carpet at the French Riviera is the most organised across the globe.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) He admits to having been closed to doing anything on TV, but never say no is the mantra for actor Abhay Deol, who carved a niche for himself with 'zara hatke' roles in films like "Dev D". He will now be seen on the small screen, which he says was completely unplanned.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap will be conferred with the French honour Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters for his efforts in the promotion of Indian cinema across the globe.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Indian fashion designer Sanchita Ajjampur believes she took a "risk" with an "unconventional" ensemble - a "gild web gown" for actress Freida Pinto at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival. The hard work, she says, paid off.
Washington, May 17(ANI): Emma Watson has said that she is proud of her work in 'Harry Potter' and is even happier that she is now getting opportunities to explore new roles.
Film: "The Great Gatsby"; Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire, Joel Edgerton, Amitabh Bachchan; Directed by: Baz Luhrmann; Rating***1/2
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) It was an "exhuberating" moment for actor Vijay Verma when he came to know that his film "Monsoon Shootout" has been selected for the 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" stars Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone are ready to take the small screen route to promote their forthcoming romantic film. They will shoot together with the cast of the serial "Pyaar Ka Dard Hai".
Film: "Epic"; Voices: Amanda Seyfried, Beyonce Knowles, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Christoph Waltz, Aziz Ansari, Steven Tyler, Jason Sudeikis, Pitbull, Judah Friedlander, Blake Anderson, Chris O'Dowd, Emma Kenney, and Jason Harris; Director: Chris Wedge; Rating: *** 1/2
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan, who was seen walking the red carpet at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival, will set out for a holiday with husband Siddharth Roy Kapur in France after the movie extravaganza.
London, May 17 (IANS/EFE) A first edition of legendary American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" sold for 1,875 pounds ($2,872), or nearly triple the opening price, at an auction in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Los Angeles, May 17 (IANS) Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman says her husband Keith Urban hasn't helped her with any judging tips for her stint as a jury member at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Designer Sabyassachi Mukherjee, the man behind styling Vidya Balan's look at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival, says that as "India is known as a bling country" he used a "little embellishment" to bring freshness.
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) On Sep 27, 2001, Junior NTR's earliest blockbuster Telugu film "Student No. 1" released and catapulted him to stardom. Now, on the same date this year, he plans to release his upcoming Telugu action-drama "Ramayya Vasthavayya" hoping for the same result.
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) After being selected for screening at the Cannes International Film Festival and Shanghai International Film Festival, S.S. Rajamouli's Telugu revenge-drama "Eega" will also be featured at the Madrid International Film Festival and Puchon International Film Festival.
London, May 16 (ANI): Police was called in to break up an altercation between 'Star Wars' fans and 'Doctor Who' buffs at a sci-fi convention in Norwich.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) It was a "historic moment" for Amitabh Bachchan to be invited to open the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival with his "The Great Gatsby" co-star Leonardo DiCaprio. Big B made the experience more special by addressing the audience in his mother tongue Hindi.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) The Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is back with its fourth edition to encourage greater visibility of domestic and international queer cinema. It will screen as many as 132 movies.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who is directing "Ugly", has launched a digital poster giving a sneak peek into the psychological thriller.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Looking gorgeous in a maroon-black combination lehenga-choli and dupatta, Bollywood actress Vidya Balan wowed with her desi look at a cocktail at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival that kickstarted Wednesday.
London, May 15 (ANI): Leonardo DiCaprio and director Baz Luhrmann's latest venture together 'The Great Gatsby' will open the annual Cannes film festival.
Chennai, May 15 (IANS) After Cannes, S.S Rajamouli's highly successful Telugu revenge-drama "Eega" has been selected to feature in the panorama section of upcoming 16th Shanghai International Film Festival.
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Successful Telugu revenge-drama "Eega" will be screened at the Cannes International Film Fesitval's film market section May 20.
Gurgaon, May 14 (IANS) The 14th International Indian Film Academy awards (IIFA) will be held in Macau from June 4 it was announced here Tuesday. This is the second time that the event will be held in the city.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Sonam Kapoor recently confessed that she likes everything about stardom.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Regional films should not try hard to compete with Bollywood, rather they should focus on bringing freshness in their script to carve a niche among global audiences, says Jasbir Singh Derewal, producer of National Award-winning film "Nabar".
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor is excited about walking on the red carpet at the 66th edition of Cannes International Film Festival this year and has already left for the venue.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Director Mira Nair will receive German Film Award for Peace, The Bridge 2013, for her movie "The Reluctant Fundamentalist".
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Internationally acclaimed director Mira Nair will be felicitated with the prestigious German Film Award for Peace - The Bridge 2013 for her upcoming film 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) "Brick Lane" fame actress Tannishtha Chatterjee plans to hit the red carpet at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival in a gown with ethnic Indian touch.
Film: "Star Trek Into Darkness"; Cast: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, John Cho, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Peter Weller, Anton Yelchin, and Leonard Nimoy; Director: JJ Abrams; Rating: *** 1/2
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who has always depicted women as strong characters in his movies, says his life has been controlled by women.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) While the entire cast of Anurag Kashyap's "Ugly" was busy with promotional interactions, actor Rahul Bhatt's absence couldn't go unnoticed. He is avoiding public appearances because the makers want to keep his looks under wraps.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Over the top pre-release publicity has become the norm in filmdom, but contrary to this, the promotions of crime thriller "Aurangzeb" have been low-key so far. But director Atul Sabharwal says as the release date gets closer, the promotions will get intense.
Madrid, May 10 (IANS/EFE) Actor Alfredo Landa, one of the best-known faces in Spanish film and the creator of a genre known as "landismo", died Thursday in Madrid, sources at the Spanish Film Academy told EFE. He was 80.
Oviedo (Spain), May 10 (IANS/EFE) Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke was announced here Thursday as the recipient of the 2013 Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts.
Washington, May 9 (IANS) The body of Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried at an undisclosed location, media reports said Thursday.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is elated with the fact that the music of his debut Hollywood project "The Great Gatsby" has topped the music charts.
New York, May 9 (ANI): Legendary footballer Pele will reportedly be seen at the Cannes Film Festival this month as the Imagine Entertainment plans to shoot a film on him, ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Vatican City, May 9 (IANS/AKI) Pope Francis has praised the "motherly" role played in the society by nuns, and said they should not feel they are spinsters.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A total of 13 short films, based on of litterateur, composer and artist Rabindranath Tagore's poems, were released here Thursday to commemorate his 152nd birth anniversary.
New York, May 8 (IANS) "Anumati" directed by Gajendra Ahire has won the Best Feature Film award at the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) with Vikram Gokhale getting the Best Actor award for his role as a desperate husband.
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Dancer-actor Javed Jaffrey, who tasted success as a producer with "Inshallah, Kashmir", says he now plans to direct a film and that it will happen soon.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Sonam Kapoor has recently revealed her red carpet look for the Cannes Film Festival, which will be celebrating '100 years of Indian Cinema' in 2013, in Mumbai.
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who will be representing India at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival, feels Indian cinema is unique because of its emotional content.
Chennai, May 6 (IANS) As Indian cinema completed a century, Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna said that all types of moral policing on cinema by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) should be stopped. He said cinema can't be held accountable for what is happening in society.
Mexico City, May 6 (IANS/EFE) They've had everything in life and never had to lift a finger - until one day their dad decides to teach them a lesson and puts them to work. So goes the storyline of "Nosotros los Nobles", a comedy causing a ruckus in Mexico by raising awareness about the risks of spoiling kids.
Abu Dhabi, May 6 (IANS/WAM) The UAE National Film Library and Archive (UNFLA), which will document the evolution of the UAE film industry, has been officially launched at the Zayed University.
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Cinema must be beyond a "few reels of entertainment" as it is a good medium to channelise the positive changes in the country's socio-cultural milieu, says filmmaker Nitin Kakkar, whose debut feature "Filmistaan" was named the best film at the 60th National Film Awards.
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan got emotional when he met his fans in New York during the premiere of his Hollywood movie "The Great Gatsby".
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Actor Mahaakshay Chakraborty is not a part of the sequel of Vikram Bhatt's ?Haunted 3D?, but he isn't complaining.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee felicitated the country's cinematic best across various categories at the 60th National Film Awards in New Delhi.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has called upon the film industry to portray positive societal values through movies to build tolerant and harmonious India.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) In an attempt to boost alternate and low-budget cinema, the government has plans to give an image makeover to the Films Division Auditorium on Mahadev Road here. It is likely to be modelled in a way that it becomes a hub of alternate cinema, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said here Friday.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari Friday said the government has instituted a special "Centenary Award" to honour individuals or films which spark a "paradigm change".
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday called upon the film industry to portray positive societal values through movies to build tolerant and harmonious India.
Hyderabad, May 3 (IANS) Annapurna International School of Film and Media (AISFM) Friday announced today that it represented Indian media industry in Ryerson University's Global City Project, a live TV show that was streamed online to film students around the world.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Legendary actor Pran could not make it to the 60th National Film Awards ceremony Friday here to receive Dadasaheb Phalke honour for health reasons. However, no one from his family was present either to receive the award on behalf of the 93-year-old.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Talent from the Indian movie industry received awards from President Pranab Mukherjee at the 60th National Film Awards across various categories here Friday. Veteran actor Pran was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke award, but the 93-year-old couldn't make it to the event.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) At 60th National Film Awards ceremony here Friday, President Pranab Mukherjee Friday released postal stamps commemorating 50 iconic film personalities who brought changes in the Indian cinema.
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Mahie Gill, who will next be seen in Satish Kaushik's comedy "Gang of Ghosts", says films like "Chillar Party" should be made as audiences are ready to enjoy new kind of cinema.
Los Angeles, May 3 (IANS) Actress Isla Fisher says she easily put on weight to maker her character convincing in Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby".
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Indian actresses Aishwarya Rai, Sonam Kapoor and Freida Pinto will walk the red carpet at the forthcoming Cannes International Film Festival on different occasions. They will sport looks inspired by Bollywood's different eras.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will confer the 60th National Film awards at a glittering function here this evening.
Film: "Mud"; Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, Reese Witherspoon, Sam Shepard, Ray McKinnon, Sarah Paulson, Michael Shannon; Director: Jeff Nichols; Rating: ***