Indo-Sri Lankan film maker Anila SK’s “Orazhcha” is a cinematic classic on India’s aged

Indo-Sri Lankan film maker Anila SK’s “Orazhcha” is a cinematic classic on India’s aged

Colombo, February 13 (The New Indian Express): A budding Indo-Sri Lankan film maker, Anila SK, has turned out a classic on the problems of the aged in India in her maiden feature film Orazhcha  (A Week). Premiered at the recent Jaffna International Film Festival where it charmed the audience, the Malayalam language film offers a […]

Vimukthi Jayasundara, the lone Sinhalese to have directed an Indian film

Vimukthi Jayasundara, the lone Sinhalese to have directed an Indian film

Colombo, February 11 (The New Indian Express): Links between Indian and Sri Lankan cinemas have had a long history, going back to the late 1940s. But while many Indians have directed Sri Lankan movies, only three Sri Lankans have directed Indian films so far. The three Sri Lankans are: Batticaloa-born Balu Mahendra,  maker of the […]

Pakistan Supreme Court bans hate mongering TV program

Pakistan Supreme Court bans hate mongering TV program

Islamabad, February 8 (Express Tribune/NIA): At a time when hate mongering and branding as an “enemy agent” are becoming acceptable in TV programs in the Indian subcontinent, the Pakistan Supreme Court is attempting to stop this nefarious practice by banning Aamir Liaquat Hussain’s program Aisay Nahin Chalega on Bol News TV. The apex court on […]

Pakistani cricketer Ramiz Raja to cast Sunjay Dutt in his maiden cinematic venture

Pakistani cricketer Ramiz Raja to cast Sunjay Dutt in his maiden cinematic venture

Karachi, February 2 (Express Tribune): Former Pakistan batsman Ramiz Raja on Thursday revealed that he is producing a movie and has cast Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt in the lead role. “It’s true, I am making a movie,” Ramiz said while speaking to The Express Tribune.   The cricketer-turned-commentator said a lead actress has not yet been finalized yet and he’s […]

Mahira, the first Pakistani actress to make it to the INR 1 billion Bollywood box office club

Mahira, the first Pakistani actress to make it to the INR 1 billion Bollywood box office club

By Rahul Aijaz/Express Tribune  Several Pakistani stars have crossed over to Bollywood throughout the years, but only a chosen few have become superstars. Not that being in Bollywood’s 1Billion Club guarantees stardom, but it definitely helps build a reputation. Since Aamir Khan’s 2008 blockbuster Ghajni, a film’s success has been marked by how many crores it […]

Shah Rukh-Mahira starrer Raees rakes in US$ 20.5 million world-wide in five days

Shah Rukh-Mahira starrer Raees rakes in US$ 20.5 million world-wide in five days

Mumbai, January 31 (TNN/FE): Raees would be Shan Rukh Khan’s seventh film to make it to the prestigious club. Rahul Dhilakia’s directorial clocked around Rs 93.24 cr (US$ 13.7 million) during the weekend setting a record of the highest ever weekend with two or more releases. But Hrithik Roshan’s thriller Kaabil is not far behind with […]

Bollywood releases coming up in February

Bollywood releases coming up in February

Mumbai, Jan 27 – If January was all about 2017’s first mega-clash between Hrithik Roshan’s Kaabil and Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees, February is going to be no less. With some very interesting films lined-up, thrill is only set to soar in the coming month. Here is a look at the top films set to release in […]

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