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August 2014

Veteran filmmaker Guru Dutt’s son Arun Dutt passes away

By |August 17th, 2014|

Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone aka Guru Dutt’s son Arun Dutt passed away on Saturday afternoon July 26th, 2014, Pune, India. He was 58.

Arun Dutt’s daughter Gouri Dutt said he died due to serious health issues.

“My father passed away yesterday (Saturday) afternoon in Pune. He […]

October 2012

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By |October 6th, 2012|

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March 2012

India – Joy Mukherjee passes away…

By |March 11th, 2012|

It is hard to define Joy Mukherjee. You could call him a chocolate boy hero with an infectious smile. Or you could look at that strapping frame to realise why many in the sixties felt he was the closest Bollywood had to Rock Hudson […]

Pakistan film fans prepare for Waar

By |March 4th, 2012|

It claims to not only be the most anticipated film in the history of Pakistan, but to be based on true events. And, for once, the Hollywood-style hyperbole can be excused. The feature-length action thriller called Waar (“to strike” in Urdu) is eagerly awaited, […]

Charlie Chaplin’s granddaughter Kiera Chaplin making Indian film debut

By |March 4th, 2012|

Four years after it was made and went around the festival circuit, young film maker Rajshree Ojha’s English multi-starrer ‘Chaurahen’ is finally up for release marking the Indian cinema debut of Charlie Chaplin’s grand daughter Kiera.

Despite its delayed release this month, Ojha hopes that […]

Pakistan wins its first Oscar

By |March 4th, 2012|


The opening part of Pakistan’s first-ever Oscar-winning documentary Saving Face is as direct as it is effective. “I was sleeping when he came in and threw acid on me…it took one second to ruin my life completely,” says one of the women at the […]

September 2011

India – Prabhu turns lyricist now

By |September 6th, 2011|

Prabhu Deva has a way with words…and this seems to have done Vedi a great deal of good.

At a recent press meet, music composer for the film Vijay Antony said, “Prabhu Deva has written the opening lines for a couple of songs in Vedi. […]

Pakistan – Lollywood Movies – Unkept Promises

By |September 6th, 2011|

LAHORE: Every year, Lollywood film-makers announce the release of the films they have been working on. However, as the scheduled release date comes closer, it is not unusual to see them backing out as many films face incessant delays.

In 2010, only 12 films ended up […]

August 2011

India – Aamir Khan snubs Shah Rukh Khan

By |August 25th, 2011|

The cold war between Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan shows no signs of thawing. The two are well known for taking potshots at each other, especially when either of their films is up for release.

Now, the rivalry has been taken up a notch.

Aamir […]

India – Without Shah Rukh, ‘Ra. One’ wouldn’t have happened: Anubhav Sinha

By |August 25th, 2011|

Shah Rukh Khan isn’t quite known for coming out of his comfort zone too often. Content with working with his favourite set of people that have ranged from Karan Johar, Aditya Chopra, (earlier) Farah Khan and (now) Farhan Akhtar, Shah Rukh has seldom given […]