Around 50,000 students from Telangana, currently in their intermediate first year in colleges in Seemandhra cities, are planning a return journey so as to not lose the local status in Eamcet-2014. As per Eamcet rules, students can appear as local candidates only if they complete their intermediate studies in the same state. In Eamcet 2014, […]
If reports are to be believed, veteran actor Kamal Haasan, who was shooting for Vishwaroopam 2, injured himself. He was supposedly filming a fight sequence when he sustained injuries. Kamal was rushed to a near-by hospital for treatment. Earlier this year, he had faced many hassles before he could get the part one of Vishwaroopam […]
The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena has taken up cudgels against Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer Chennai Express. They are threatening to prevent the exhibition of the movie in Maharashtra since its release date clashes with a Marathi film. This is not the first time Bollywood has had to face bans in other parts of the country. […]
Sadda Haq, a Punjabi film set during the political turmoil in the state in the 1980s and early ‘90s, finally released a few days ago after a long battle between the makers of the film and the various religious and political groups that demanded a ban on the film. There’s an uncanny similarity between how Kamal […]
Kamal Haasan was the cynosure of all eyes at a recent press conference held in Hyderabad to celebrate the success of Vishwaroopam. Tollywood’s bigwigs like D Ramanaidu, K Raghavendra Rao, Dasari Narayana Rao, Nagarjuna, SS Rajamouli, Trivikram Srinivas and Prabhas were some of the celebrities who graced the event. Talking about the film, Nagarjuna said, […]
Reacting to the hullabaloo around Tamil and Telugu film Vishwaroopam, actor Boman Irani says irrespective of the content, if someone wants to pull a film into controversy, he will find a way to do it anyway. “Even if you make a film with the most honest intentions, if someone has to take an objection to […]
Kamal Haasan and the leaders of Muslim groups who were protesting against Vishwaroopam have reached an agreement. The row over the film’s so-called ‘sensitive’ content has come to an end and the TN government is expected to revoke the ban soon.
In the past five days, the average Indian like me may not have managed to read the newspaper in the morning but may have still got a clear sense of what really matters today for millions of us in India, thanks to Twitter: Integrity of spirit, thought and action. Technology is a wonderful thing when […]
Freedom of Speech and Expression doesn’t seem to be a fundamental right in India anymore. Time and again, filmmakers, writers and artists have come under fire for their work and the onus fell upon our judiciary system to resolve the issue. Here’s a list of films, which had to be defended in courts for various reasons ranging from portrayal of current state of politics to reservations on the basis of caste.
The tug-of-war between Kamal Haasan and the Tamil Nadu Government headed by Jayalalitha doesn’t seem to end anytime soon.