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 pr...
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 tim...
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
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday April 8, 2015
The Maharashtra government has ordered that Marathi films must be shown during prime time in multiplexes.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis, today, said the state government has decided to confer classical language status on Marathi language and it is up to the Centre to decide on the issue and added that Mumbai will continue to belong to Mara...
Press Trust of India | Saturday February 7, 2015
Amitabh Bachchan rued the lack of auditoriums for Marathi plays in the city, and also pitched for a Bollywood museum
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography "Playing It My Way", initially published in English, will be printed in eight Indian languages, starting with Marathi, over the next six months, a top official said today.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Publishing firm Hatchette India has tied up with Pune-based Mehta Publishing House to bring out Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography in Marathi, said the latter's founder-chief Anil Mehta.
Monday November 3, 2014
Bollywood actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar, well known for his performances in Marathi and Hindi films through the 1980s and '90s, died at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai at the age of 64
Friday October 31, 2014
For the first time Marathi cinema is giving stiff competition to its Southern counterpart
Tuesday September 16, 2014
"I love Marathi cinema. This cinema can touch great heights," said Salman.
Tuesday September 9, 2014
Exactly 75 years ago on this day, Indian cinema had its watershed moment with release of the Marathi movie Manoos (man) that, perhaps for the first time, made a bold attempt to explore realities of the life of a sex worker.
Divya Goyal | Friday August 15, 2014
Shraddha Kapoor, who is half Maharashtrian and half Punjabi, hopes Marathi cinema gets more power with more films like Lai Bhaari.
Ishita Blaggan | Tuesday August 12, 2014
Actor-producer Ajay Devgn will present a Marathi period drama Vitti Dandu which will mark his foray into regional cinema.
Chandni | Wednesday August 6, 2014
Marathi veteran actress-director Smita Talwalkar died of cancer yesterday night in Mumbai.