Mumbai, April 24: Actor Arvind Swamy, popular for films like "Roja" and "Bombay", says he was a private person and so, stardom stifled him.  

Will do 'The Big Bang...' for as long as I can: Kunal Nayyar

Will do 'The Big Bang...' for as long as I can: Kunal Nayyar

Los Angeles, April 12: Actor Kunal Nayyar, who has been with American TV show “The Big Bang Theory” since the beginning, says he will be associated with it for as long as possible.  

Beaten up for looking 'different', Kerala artiste vows to 'create a change'

Beaten up for looking 'different', Kerala artiste vows to 'create a change'

New Delhi, April 7: On the fateful day of March 17, Martin John Chalissery, frontman of popular music and theatre ensemble Oorali, was arrested and assaulted by the police in Thrissur, Kerala, for allegedly being a drug peddler. His crime? He looked "different" and "suspicious" due to his long hair, a reason, he says, was enough for the police to brand him a criminal.  

Indian film banned in Pakistan over RAW reference

Indian film banned in Pakistan over RAW reference

Islamabad, April 1: Indian Punjabi film "Ambarsariya" has been banned in Pakistan because it makes "strong references" to the Indian intelligence agency RAW.  

Picturesque Norway beckons Indian filmmakers

Picturesque Norway beckons Indian filmmakers

Bengaluru, March 29: The stunning fjords of Norway and its picturesque towns are likely to become a more common sight for Indian film lovers as the Scandinavian country has come up with an incentive of up to 25 percent subsidy on the cost of shooting a film on its soil, says Ambassador of Norway to India Nils Ragnar Kamsvag.  

India's indie cinema wave reminds of Hollywood in 1970s: Jon

India's indie cinema wave reminds of Hollywood in 1970s: Jon

Los Angeles, March 16: He has never been to India, but is no stranger to the country's cinematic portfolio. Jon Favreau, a name to reckon with in Hollywood, feels Indian cinema is engulfed in a "new movement" wherein "director-driven" and "independent" films with a unique vision are coming up -- much like Hollywood during the 1970s.  

Indian-American Neel Sethi captures what I remember of Mowgli in 'The Jungle Book': Director

Indian-American Neel Sethi captures what I remember of Mowgli in 'The Jungle Book': Director

Los Angeles, March 2: Neel Sethi, an Indian-American boy with no acting experience, has brought out the charisma, spunk and a bit of swagger of world-famous fictional character Mowgli in the 3D cinematic adaptation of "The Jungle Book", says the movie's director Jon Favreau.  

Tigmanshu Dhulia keen to make regional film

Tigmanshu Dhulia keen to make regional film

Mumbai, Feb 26: National Award winning director Tigmanshu Dhulia, who helmed "Paan Singh Tomar", hopes to produce regional films as he feels the audience has evolved and is open to a variety of subjects.