Turns out, Indian Motion Pictures Producers' Association (IMPPA) is not retracting its stand on the issue of Pakistani actors working in India, anytime soon. The president of IMPPA, T.P. Aggarwal, talked to media about the matter and said that the organisation had opposed the paying of Rs 5 crore to Pakistani artist, Fawad Khan, for a Karan Johar movie.
He further claimed that the IMPPA is against the view of allowing Pak artists in Bollywood.
For the unversed, the IMPPA
Director Sudhir Mishrabelieves Pakistani star Atif Aslam, like other "great singers", has the capacity to bring out the emotional depth of a song.
Atif has sung the track 'Sehmi hai dhadkan' for Mishra's Hindi film 'Daas Dev'.
"Like all great singers, he (Atif) has the capacity to bring out the emotional depth of a song, but is never sentimental. The words are articulated so brilliantly but there is a touch of mystery. It has the capacity to mean different things to the l
Akshay Kumar, who worked on issue-based films such as 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' and 'Padman', said he deliberately wants to shift between genres to avoid getting stereotyped. "I need to keep on changing. I don't want anyone to put an image on me. I have gone through that in early days of my career when only action image was associated with me. I wanted to do other things, but I couldn't do it. So I always try to do different things (now)," Akshay said in a media interaction.
Actor Tiger Shroff, who has starred in action films like 'Heropanti' and 'Baaghi', said it was his dream to be an action hero. Tiger attended the trailer launch of his forthcoming action drama 'Baaghi 2' on Wednesday here where he shared that he has been preparing for this role since childhood.
"I think I have been preparing for this since my childhood. It was my dream to be an action hero. It was challenging, but it is my passion and dream, so I think I was being prepared
Vishal Bhardwaj at Lucknow University (BCCL / Farhan Ahmad Siddiqui) Director-poet-writer and now singer Vishal Bhardwajcouldn’t help reminiscing his days spent in Lucknow. The 'Maqbool' and 'Haider' director was in the city to attend an event at the Lucknow University (LU) last weekend. At the university, Bhardwaj was reminded of the days he had shot the film 'Omkara' there with actors Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor-Khan and Vivek Oberoi. "It’s like going back in time when I sho
Actor Pulkit Samrat, who starred in the 2017 hit film 'Fukrey Returns' and is now tied up with two movies, said he does not get affected by success or failure and prefers to move on with his next project. His two films, '3 Storeys' and 'Veerey Ki Wedding', are releasing in March.
Asked if he is feeling the pressure to deliver more hit movies, Pulkit said, "I do not carry hangover of success to my new film. For me, every film is a new assignment. Therefore, I start it with f
Actress Richa Chadha said she signs film based on the merit of the story. Richa is known for featuring in critically acclaimed films like 'Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye', 'Gangs of Wasseypur', 'Masaan' and 'Sarbjit'. Most of her films even did well at the box office, barring a few like 'Jia Aur Jia'.
What made her choose unusual films? Richa said, "I sign films based on their potential, but we have to understand that at times, how a story looks on the paper might not be turned out o
Homi Adajania will be directing the sequel to 'Hindi Medium' with actor Irrfan Khan playing the lead. The filmmaker said the film's story is very "amusing yet emotional". The news of Adajania getting on board to direct the quirky franchise comedy for Dinesh Vijan's Maddock films banner was announced on Monday. "I ambled into Dinoo's (Vijan) room and he was sitting down to a narration. I had enjoyed the first one ('Hindi Medium') and the way these writers have taken the narrat
Writer and Producer Twinkle Khanna riding high on success of her just released film 'Pad Man', now wants to work for reproductive rights of women. Twinkle attended the success celebration of her film and discussion organised by Unicef (United Nations Children's Fund) and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to discuss the taboo around menstrual hygiene on Wednesday in Mumbai. Asked whether she has any films in pipeline after 'Pad Man', Twinkle said, "I don't know about a movie but
Ashutosh Gowariker When 'Jodhaa Akbar' released on this day in 2008, it was termed a modern masterpiece that would be remembered for years to come. Rightly so. Ten years after the historical hit the screens, it is still talked about for its visual treatment — the opulence, breathtaking battle sequences and the romance between the lead pair Aishwarya Rai Bachchanand Hrithik Roshan that lit up the screen. The man behind it all, filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker, has reasons to be pr