World News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 6, 2015
China has for the first time permitted official media websites to report news but retained monopoly over the media, by omitting popular private social media portals like Sina which has millions of users.
Monday November 2, 2015
Fans, friends and colleagues from Bollywood have flooded social media with celebratory tweets, pictures and videos of their on screen idol. There is also high praise for the teaser of his upcoming film Fan. SRK Day and #HappyBirthdayKingKhan are the top trends as Twitter trips over itself to wish SRK on his big day
Press Trust of India | Friday October 30, 2015
Last year, the movie extravaganza was going through a financial crunch before it was resurrected through crowd-sourcing and social media campaigns
Tuesday September 22, 2015
Aamir Khan's face is literally mud in the first look of new film Dangal and it had social media sniggering. A joke read: "Guys I think Aamir Khan's face is in my chocolate ice cream." Aamir is currently shooting for Dangal in Ludhiana. Since Twitter finds anything Aamir hard to resist these days, cue the jokes
Press Trust of India | Monday September 14, 2015
"As a filmmaker this case definitely evokes interest. The case can become a plot for any film. However, it will be too early to say whether I am going to make a movie on the issue," Mr Bhandarkar said. He is known to make movies on interesting social issues. Some of his popular films include Heroine and Corporate
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Thursday September 10, 2015
From turning public failings into good publicity to creating a traffic jam on social media, Bollywood's spin doctors appear to have several cool marketing tricks up their sleeves. We've listed some of the coolest ones.
mid-day.com | Monday August 24, 2015
Before the film is thrown open for public viewing in India, Krishna wants to show the film to Aamir. She shares, "Aamir sir is quite aware of social issues and I am sure his inputs on my documentary based on the struggles of transgender people will help"
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 14, 2015
It's a pragmatic film with a strong social message that I believe will force the audience to stop, step back and introspect," said Manoj Bajpayee
Press Trust of India | Monday August 10, 2015
"There is great music, lot of emotions and the humour is that of a typical Imtiaz Ali film," Siddharth Roy Kapur said
Offbeat | Monday July 13, 2015
Perhaps inspired by the roaring success of Baahubali (charting Rs 100 crores in two days), or the surprising success of Indians at the Wimbledon this season or perhaps excited by the new trailer for much-awaited 2016 film Batman v Superman, Twitter today exploded today its renditions o f superheroes - if they were Indian.
Press Trust of India | Thursday July 9, 2015
Long queues have been witnessed outside theatres in Hyderabad to secure tickets for Baahubali
Offbeat | Edited by Amrita Kohli | Thursday June 11, 2015
An ad film, currently doing the rounds of social media, explores the moments and emotions leading up to just before a young woman is to meet the parents of her partner for the first time. The twist - her partner is also female.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Not long ago, a 'heart transplant' scene from a Telugu film went viral all over social media. Now, a very brave person posted a video with a few more scenes from the film to his Facebook profile.
Indo Asian News Service | Saturday June 6, 2015
The film showed a woman in a kitchen, believed to be in Indonesia, repeatedly ducking a crying young baby into a tub of water, while holding the child upside down.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday May 22, 2015
The film is a social satire directed by National Award-winning filmmaker Vinod Kapri
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday May 12, 2015
Ranging from thrillers, to dramas and projects with a social message, the six films are EI Taxi, Hoyto Kobitar Jonyo, Sita, Fruit of Thy Labour, One For The Wall and Kintsukuroi
Press Trust of India | Thursday April 16, 2015
"There is no intention of activism or bringing about a social change," said director Chaitanya Tamhane
Opinion | Rana Ayyub | Monday March 9, 2015
At a time when a maze of social and political issues combined with an atmosphere of cynicism surround a government that seems to have done little to distance itself from the lunacy of fringe elements, comes an evil that seeks the immediate attention of the Home Minister and the government of the day - a film that has apparently shown Indian attitud...
Sunday January 18, 2015
"The screening of the film is likely to evoke strong emotional reactions leading to public display of conflicting emotions. The government cannot allow the chain of actions and reactions to pose a threat to peace and social harmony of the state," a press statement from the government
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Prachi says she will be more active on social media as well in the coming year
Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday December 20, 2014
"In PK, I play the head of a news channel and it is important in the film because it's a news network that covers most of what happens in the life of the character PK, after a certain point in film," Boman Irani said
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 10, 2014
An officially sanctioned propaganda film commissioned by Thailand's junta has caused outrage and bafflement after viewers noticed it used imagery of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.
Tuesday November 25, 2014
Titled 'My Husband made me a Prostitute', the movie is a fictional account of a woman who resorted to prostitution to survive after her husband's near-fatal accident left him in a coma.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 25, 2014
Hungarian police came under fire on Monday from rights groups who said a "harmful and dangerous" rape-awareness film suggested women provoke sexual violence.