Wednesday September 23, 2015
Last month, Amol Palekar told news agency PTI that the process of selecting a film would not be easy. "To select one such film is an enormously difficult task because ours is probably the only industry in the world, which has such wide variety of films. Right from Bollywood masala mainstream cinema to regional cinema," he said
India News | Written by Sreenivasan Jain | Monday September 21, 2015
In a new twist to the investigation into the murder of activist and CPI leader Govind Pansare, it appears that renowned Marathi journalist Nikhil Wagle was also the alleged target of right-wing groups suspected to have killed Mr Pansare.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 17, 2015
NCP today condemned as "anti- democracy and unconstitutional" the Maharashtra government's order which says only Marathi-speaking people would be allowed to get permits for new auto rickshaws from November 1 and sought its withdrawal.
Bihar | Written by Tejas Mehta | Thursday September 17, 2015
The Maharashtra government's decision to issue new auto rickshaw permits only to those who know Marathi has triggered an angry reaction from the ruling Janta Dal (United) in poll-bound Bihar.
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Tuesday September 15, 2015
The Motor Vehicles Act that says a permit for a taxi or an auto-rickshaw can be given only to those who have lived in the state for 15 years and have a working knowledge of the language. And the state is banking on these provisions to draw up the new law.
Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 13, 2015
"It's an honour to be playing the effervescent Geeta Bali even if it is just a special appearance, and to be recreating Albela for a Marathi biopic on Bhagwan Dada," Vidya Balan said. The biopic, on Bhagwan Dada, traces the late actor-director's life and the difficulties he faced while making his 1951 released musical Albela
NDTV Correspondent | Friday July 31, 2015
Twitter is now available in four more Indic languages on the Web and Android.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 14, 2015
A small-time Marathi film actress was allegedly gang-raped by five persons in Paithan tehsil in Aurangabad in Maharashtra and one person has been arrested in this connection, police said today.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 13, 2015
"I want to do a Marathi film with Salman Khan in which he has a proper role," said Mahesh Manjrekar
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 25, 2015
"I am from north, I have no connection with Marathi cinema, but I really liked the story," said Huma
Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 23, 2015
"From what I have seen in the film (Manatlya Unhat), I can say that this is a stupendous work and effort," said Anil Kapoor
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 17, 2015
"Mumbai gave me everything. Fame, name, work, wife and kids, so when I got the invitation to launch this book, I had to come" says Big B
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday April 28, 2015
After a petition by author Shobhaa De, the Supreme Court today put on hold a notice of privilege sent to her by the Maharashtra assembly over her tweet criticizing a state government order on Marathi films.
Mumbai News | Edited by Toral Varia Deshpande | Thursday April 16, 2015
Hours after political activists, allegedly from the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena or MNS, vandalised the office former city Sheriff Nana Chudasama for an 'anti-marathi' banner, his staff has put it back at its original location in Marine Drive, Mumbai.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 15, 2015
The office of former Mumbai mayor Nana Chudasama was today allegedly vandalised by workers of Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena or MNS to protest against his 'anti-Marathi' banner. The attack comes just days after the Shiv Sena staged a protest against columnist Shobha De for opposing a government order on the screening of Marathi movies...
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 13, 2015
"Marathi cinema is doing very well. I believe the regional cinema should also be supported," said Anupam Kher
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 12, 2015
The Maharashtra Legislature Principal Secretary has issued a notice to writer and socialite Shobhaa De, asking her to explain her tweets on the state government's decision to make it mandatory for multiplexes to screen Marathi movies during prime time.
Opinion | Rana Ayyub | Friday April 10, 2015
What stands exposed as a result of the Shobhaa De controversy is that the Shiv Sena is yet to come to terms with the fact that its playing second fiddle to the BJP in Maharashtra.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday April 9, 2015
In the face of a huge backlash, the Maharashtra government today revised its order forcing multiplexes to screen a Marathi film every evening; instead, anytime between 12 and 9 pm has been declared acceptable.
India News | Reported by Nikita Niraj Arora; Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday April 9, 2015
Shiv Sena workers led a large protest outside the home of writer Shobhaa De today, drawing criticism from many including their ally, the BJP.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 8, 2015
"I feel when you force it and not enforce it, there is always a problem," said Karan Johar
Wednesday April 8, 2015
The BJP government in Maharashtra yesterday ordered that Mumbai multiplexes reserve a screen between six and nine pm every day to show a Marathi film. Bollywood debates on Twitter
India News | NDTV.com | Wednesday April 8, 2015
A lawmaker in Maharashtra today asked for a privilege motion against author Shobhaa De, for criticizing the state government's order on compulsory screening of Marathi films in multiplexes.
All India | Tuesday April 7, 2015
All multiplex cinemas in Mumbai will have to screen a Marathi film during peak business hours every evening, the Maharashtra government said on April 7