Does NAUTANKI SAALA have a French connection?

Does NAUTANKI SAALA have a French connection?

It is the season of remakes and everyone seems to be taking pride in making them! Recently even the Bhatts’ admitted to their inspiration for ‘Murder 3’ was a Spanish film. Bollywood is certainly opening up but are remakes just in vogue currently or are they here to stay? So is the case of Rohan Sippy’s upcoming movie after a long hiatus – NAUTANKI SAALA. zoOm found out that the movie starring dimpled Ayushmann Khurrana…

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Pooja Salvi to make her debut in Rohan Sippy’s next

Pooja Salvi to make her debut in Rohan Sippy’s next

Model-turned-actress Pooja Salvi has got her big Bollywood break as the lady has bagged Rohan Sippy’s untitled directorial venture. Pooja will be playing Ayushmann Khurrana’s love interest in the film. Rohan wanted to cast a fresh face for the role since he felt that a known face could hamper the script. Says Bhushan Kumar, the producer of the film, “Pooja Salvi is a well-known model and Rohan wanted a new face. We were very clear…

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IFTDA takes initiative to celebrate 100 years of Indian Cinema

IFTDA takes initiative to celebrate 100 years of Indian Cinema

Indian Film & Television Directors Association (IFTDA) is a unique body of film and television directors, a conglomerate of film makers, a powerhouse that boasts of having some of the best talents in the business of cinema in the nation, as its members. It was established in 1959 by a group of visionaries who have given Indian cinema some of its best films in the last century. Today 52 years after establishment, IFTDA stands tall…

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THE CHIVAS STUDIO 2011 : Love Gets That Jazzy Feeling

THE CHIVAS STUDIO 2011 : Love Gets That Jazzy Feeling

A story, a song, a feeling. A thought, a design, a creation. All were woven together at the Chivas Studio 2011. In its third edition, December 10 and 11 saw the stylish world of art, photography, fashion, music, glamour and cinema don their best in Mumbai at Mehboob Studios, Bandra. December 10th saw connoisseurs, appreciators, friends and more at Chivas Studio 2011 Fashion Broadway, a 1960s-based Broadway musical by Rohan Sippy. Love & All That…

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Indian lifetime achievement award was given to Gulzar at the 13th Mumbai Film Festival

Indian lifetime achievement award was given to Gulzar at the 13th Mumbai Film Festival

The 13th Mumbai Film Festival, a Reliance entertainment initiative organized by Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) that kick started on 13th October, concluded this evening, after showcasing over 200 films from 60 countries across various sections at its three venues- Cinemax Versova, Cinemax Sion and Metro Big Cinemas. The gala eight day affair came to an end with its closing film ‘Dolphin’s Tale’ directed by Charles Martin Smith starring Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd amongst…

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Discussions on the portrayal of gay and lesbianism in new Indian Cinema at 13th Mumbai Film Festival’s 5th day

Discussions on the portrayal of gay and lesbianism in new Indian Cinema at 13th Mumbai Film Festival’s 5th day

With the 13th Mumbai Film Festival on in full swing, Monday was the least bit blue. While ‘Pina’  was undoubtedly the movie that was on most people’s ‘to watch’ list and enthusiasts queued up outside the auditorium three hours prior to the show timing, movies such as ‘Sleeping Beauty’, ‘17 Girls’, ‘Revolution Revisited’ and ‘Fabienne’ were the other highlights for the day. Celebrity guests for included Yash Chopra, Ramesh Sippy along with wife Kiran and…

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Third day of 13th Mumbai Film Festival saw the opening of the 4th Rendez-vous with French Cinema

Third day of 13th Mumbai Film Festival saw the opening of the 4th Rendez-vous with French Cinema

The third day of 13th Mumbai Film Festival continued with fervor.  Following the two power packed days, the third day saw the opening of the 4th Rendez-vous with French Cinema, with ‘The Artist’ (competed at the Cannes Film Festival 2011) as the opening film.  Unprecedented numbers of audiences were witnessed for the two screenings of the film, following which a third screening of the film was also announced for today. Present on the third day…

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13th Mumbai Film Festival sets the ball rolling with Brad Pitt starrer MONEYBALL

13th Mumbai Film Festival sets the ball rolling with Brad Pitt starrer MONEYBALL

The 13th Mumbai Film Festival, a Reliance Entertainment initiative, organized by Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) kick started with the much anticipated film MONEYBALL starring Brad Pitt and directed Bennett Miller. The film was screened on all the screens at the festival’s main venue- Cinemax Versova. Marking the auspicious commencement of the 13th Mumbai Film Festival director- producer Yash Chopra lit the lamp along with actress Dia Mirza, President of Film & TV Producers…

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