political film

RPI activists attacked my home, office: Prakash Jha (Lead, changing dateline)

August 6th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha said activists of the Republican Party of India (RPI) attacked his home and office here Saturday to protest against the release of ... Read more...

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‘Jaane Bhi Do…’ more relevant now than before, says chronicler

December 25th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) In 1983, a first time director made a film that introduced Indian audiences to the genre of absurdist, black comedy. Twenty-seven years later a young ... Read more...

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Bengali director to make film on Mamta Banerjee

November 27th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Sankha GhoshKolkata, Nov.27 (ANI): A Bengali filmmaker has decided to make a film based on the political life of Union Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee.Director Bidyut Sarkar will begin the ... Read more...

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I never closed shop: Ketan Desai (Interview)

November 6th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) The late producer-director Manmohan Desai entertained movie buffs with masala films like "Naseeb", "Coolie" and "Amar Akbar Anthony". Now his banner will see an image makeover ... Read more...

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As a filmmaker I do not believe in showing solutions to problems because I am not God.

May 28th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Prakash Jha tells Jyothi Venkatesh that after making political satires like Gangajal and Apaharan and Rajneeti now, he is keen on making a comedy film now.How would ... Read more...

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Gandhi’s march to Bollywood

May 22nd, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
A chat with newbie actor ANKUSH GANDHI who will soon make his debut with a hard-hitting political film, "Mumbai Tiger'Ankush Gandhi is not a name you would recall now. But that's ... Read more...

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‘Rajneeti’ is much more than politics: Katrina Kaif

April 28th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 28 (ANI): Actress Katrina Kaif has said that her upcoming flick 'Rajneeti' is much more than politics, and despite it not being a serious film, it is a crucial ... Read more...

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Ranbir-Katrina to promote Rajneeti in colleges

March 22nd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): To make any film work well, good promotional techniques are required. In the generation of youngistaan, a political film has to be carefully promoted. This is ... Read more...

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Anupam Kher signed for Mumbai Tiger

January 13th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Rajyog Films has signed Anupam Kher to play an important role in their maiden film production called Mumbai Tiger. The hard-hitting political film is directed by Raju Kokate.Sandeep Mehta and Ashok ... Read more...

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Race row erupts over British National Party-backed film

November 7th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7(ANI): A British National Party-backed political film, which has been posted on YouTube, has erupted a race row for showing a British borough without a white person in sight.The film ... Read more...

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‘Mariyathai’ - a well-timed political film (Tamil film review)

April 26th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Mariyathai"; Director: Vikraman; Cast: Vijaykant, Meena, Meera Jasmine; Music Director: Vijay Anthony; Cinematography: O Andrew; Rating: ** Plagued by repeated delays, "Mariyathai" released just in time for the elections to boost its ... Read more...

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Adhineta in Bangkok

March 27th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Jagapathi Babu starrer Adhineta has completed the shooting and is now in PP. Two songs remain balance for the film and the unit has flown to Bangkok after shooting the ... Read more...

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Prakash Jha hires 5,000 theatre actors for ‘Rajniti’

March 12th, 2009 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) It's an unheard-of screen phenomenon. For his intense political drama "Rajniti", Prakash Jha has hired and trained 5,000 theatre actors to play the participants in ... Read more...

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Sean Penns Milk named Best Political Film

December 11th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Milk, a 2008 American biographical film starring Sean Penn, has been named this years best political film.Directed by Gus Van Sant, Milk is based on the life ... Read more...

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Political film family in a spot over car accident

September 15th, 2008 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) The family of Tamil actor Silambarasan and his thespian-turned-politician father Vijay T. Rajendherr could be in trouble after their car was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run accident in ... Read more...

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Andhra awaits new film releases to end flop jinx

May 21st, 2008 - 9:13 am ICT by admin
Hyderabad, May 21 (IANS) Telugu movie fans and producers are eagerly awaiting the release of two new films - "Pandurangadu" and "Bujjigadu" - to put an end to the string of flops. ... Read more...

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Changes to be made to Dutch anti-Islam film

March 31st, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by admin
DPA Amsterdam, March 31 (DPA) Dutch opposition legislator Geert Wilders is to make changes to his controversial anti-Islam film Fitna, Dutch news wire ANP reported Monday. The announcement came after three people complained ... Read more...

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Anubhav Sinha teams up with Shabana for political satire

March 12th, 2008 - 8:58 am ICT by admin
By Subhash K Jha Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Actress Shabana Azmi will soon tread familiar ground. Currently in Mauritius for Onir's "Sorry Bhai", she has said yes to Anubhav Sinha's political satire "Zindabad". ... Read more...

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