Day 5 at the 14th Mumbai Film Festival begins by paying respect to filmmaking legend Yash Chopra

Day 5 at the 14th Mumbai Film Festival begins by paying respect to filmmaking legend Yash Chopra

The beginning of the 5th day at the 14th Mumbai Film Festival, presented by Reliance Entertainment and American Express and organized by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image was enveloped in gloom as the verity of the passing of Indian cinematic marvel and Trustee of MAMI, Mr. Yash Chopra sunk in. As a gesture of condolence, the Mumbai Film Festival family observed a minute of silence at every festival screen across the city. “I have…

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Romantic track ‘Saans’ from JAB TAK HAIN JAAN launched

Romantic track ‘Saans’ from JAB TAK HAIN JAAN launched

On 9th of October, Shahrukh Khan was seen at the launch of new song “Saans”, a romantic track from the film JAB TAK HAIN JAAN. He had fun media interaction. Katrina Kaif who was in Chicago also gave it her 100% at the launch. She was on online on Skype and spoke about the song with great excitement.

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Yash Chopra announces the happy culmination of a journey after JAB TAK HAI JAAN

Yash Chopra announces the happy culmination of a journey after JAB TAK HAI JAAN

At an emotion filled evening, Yash Chopra on his 80th birthday, in conversation with Shahrukh Khan, took everyone by surprise when he announced his retirement from directing films post his Diwali 2012 release JAB TAK HAI JAAN. He said, “I want to enjoy life now. Let me do it while I am still young.” An enlightening trip down memory lane, from his early life and his first film, DHOOL KA PHOOL in 1959, Shahrukh took…

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Yash Chopra’s Romance titled as JAB TAK HAI JAAN

Yash Chopra’s Romance titled as JAB TAK HAI JAAN

Teri aankhon ki namkeen mastiyaan, Teri hansi ki beparwah gustaakhiyaan Teri zulfon ki lehraati angdaaiyaan, Nahin bhoolunga main Jab tak hai jaan, Jab tak hai jaan Tera haath se haath chodna, Tera saayon ka rukh modna Tera palat ke phir na dekhna, Nahin maaf karunga main Jab tak hai jaan, Jab tak hai jaan After months of speculation, YRF is pleased to announce the title of Yash Chopra’s Romance as JAB TAK HAI JAAN. Starring…

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Punjab Association Celebrates Baisakhi with a Bang

Punjab Association Celebrates Baisakhi with a Bang

The Punjab Association celebrated their 54th Baisakhi in Mumbai on the 13th of April at Ravindra Natya Mandir. The Chief Minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan presided over the event as Chief Guest and was also felicitated by the Punjab Association. The audience, which included notable names like Yash Chopra, Prem Chopra, Lord Raj Loomba (CBE), were regaled by the performance of the Punjabi powerhouse Gurdas Mann. On the occasion the guests expressed their pride in…

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Shahrukh Khan and Katrina Kaif started shooting in London for Yash Chopra’s next directorial venture

Shahrukh Khan and Katrina Kaif started shooting in London for Yash Chopra’s next directorial venture

Yash Chopra’s next directorial venture starring the king of romance, Shahrukh Khan, along with Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma, started shooting in London on the 22nd of Feb 2012. This untitled movie will mark the coming together yet again of the award winning duo of the music maestro A. R. Rahman and the poet & lyricist, Gulzar. The film is scheduled for a Diwali 2012 release, the festive time when Yash Chopra movies over the…

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Bollywood stars flow to celebrate Lohri Di Raat

Bollywood stars flow to celebrate Lohri Di Raat

Lohri Di Raat (Lohri is an auspicious Punjabi festival) was organized by  NGO Punjabi Heritage & Cultural Board spearheaded by Charan Singh Sapra  at the lawns of The Club, Andheri, Mumbai on January 11, 2012,  under open sky. Adnan Sami performed live. Standup comedian and actor Gurpreet Guggi made everybody laugh while anchoring. Yash Chopra with wife Pamela, Dharmendra, a visibly pregnant Shilpa Shetty (making a rare public function appearance these days) with husband Raj…

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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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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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