08 Dec 2022

Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) Director-actor Mel Gibson, will not be called to testify in Harvey Weinstein's criminal trial, by the prosecutors.

Pak reverses ban on Oscar contender 'Joyland'; to be screened with 'minor cuts'

Pak reverses ban on Oscar contender 'Joyland'; to be screened with 'minor cuts'

Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) 'Joyland' is set to have a joy ride in Pakistan. The Shehbaz Sharif government has reversed its ban on Saim Sadiq's Cannes-winning Oscar contender, reports 'Variety', quoting a senior adviser. Salman Sufi, head of Prime Minister Sharif's Strategic Reforms unit, who has been a vocal opponent of the ban revealed the news on Twitter. He said the film will now be allowed to be released, albeit with some minor cuts.

KJo, Farah Khan to host IIFA Rocks 2023 in Abu Dhabi

KJo, Farah Khan to host IIFA Rocks 2023 in Abu Dhabi

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar and Farah Khan will host IIFA Rocks, a musical extravaganza showcasing talents from India. IIFA ROCKS 2023 will have live performances by some of Bollywood artists, including Amit Trivedi, Badshah, Nucleya and Sunidhi Chauhan.

Godard retrospective high point of France's presence as IFFI's Country of Focus

Godard retrospective high point of France's presence as IFFI's Country of Focus

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) A retrospective on the late great French-Swiss director and New Wave pioneer Jean-Luc Godard as well as special screenings of three award-winning films are among the many elements of France's participation at the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa, beginning on November 20.

After 'Splitsvilla X4', social media star Sakshi Dwivedi eyes 'Bigg Boss'

After 'Splitsvilla X4', social media star Sakshi Dwivedi eyes 'Bigg Boss'

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Sakshi Dwivedi, who has a formidable following on social media, says she was at first hesitant to join the dating reality show "Splitsvilla X4", but now she is glad she did it -- and what she really wants to do now is appear on "Bigg Boss".

Spanish all-time-great Carlos Saura to get Satyajit Ray award at 53rd IFFI

Spanish all-time-great Carlos Saura to get Satyajit Ray award at 53rd IFFI

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Celebrated Spanish filmmaker Carlos Saura, who is one of the trinity of all-time greats of his country with Luis Bunuel and Pedro Almodovar, will be honoured with the Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award for his stellar contributions to cinema at the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), which opens in Goa on November 20.

Radhika Madan channels her inner boss lady in 'Sanaa' poster

Radhika Madan channels her inner boss lady in 'Sanaa' poster

Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Ahead of its World Premiere at the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, the first look of filmmaker Sudhanshu Saria's much-awaited introspective drama 'Sanaa' has been dropped.

Swara Bhasker joins International Competition jury at 44th Cairo International Film Fest

Swara Bhasker joins International Competition jury at 44th Cairo International Film Fest

Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Actress Swara Bhasker has joined the jury for International Competition presided by Naomi Kawase for the 44th Cairo International Film Festival, which is currently underway at Egypt's famous Opera House.