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Cinemas reopen: Tougher times ahead (Column: B-Town)

Cinemas reopen: Tougher times ahead (Column: B-Town)

The appeals and pleas by the exhibitors, especially the multiplex managements, to the respective authorities to permit the resumption of the screenings at the cinemas is getting a positive response. Now, all major circuits have permitted conditional reopening. One would not have expected the multiplex managements to pursue the matter considering the experience they had after the first pandemic wave closedown.

7 Hindi films that broke stereotypes with portrayal of surrogacy

7 Hindi films that broke stereotypes with portrayal of surrogacy

New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The recent OTT-released film 'Mimi' is getting a lot of admiration from the audience for the portrayal of the complex subject of surrogacy in a nuanced way.

Rohit Shetty ready to defy gravity all over again

Rohit Shetty ready to defy gravity all over again

New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) He has redefined high-octane action entertainers with his death-defying stunts, power-packed performances and sprinkle of laughter with witty lines. Filmmaker Rohit Shetty, who has given a new meaning to action cinema agrees that the genre in Hindi cinema has immensely evolved.

'Bhuj: The Pride of India' director Abhishek Dhudhaiya gives an insight into film's research

'Bhuj: The Pride of India' director Abhishek Dhudhaiya gives an insight into film's research

Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Director Abhishek Dhudhaiya, whose next film "Bhuj: The Pride of India" is based on the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war, is also the co-writer of the project. The film tells the story of how 300 women from a village worked hard to build the Bhuj runway, contributing majorly to India's win.

What makes the City of Joy a favourite shooting destination

What makes the City of Joy a favourite shooting destination

Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) The City of Joy is currently busy hosting back-to-back shooting schedules of films with actors from different parts of the nation.

OTT experiments with politically correct content

OTT experiments with politically correct content

New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Politics and Bollywood are a phenomenon in India. Its growing influence on the minds of the people is manifold. The portrayal of political inspired dramas in web series has been the recent flavour on the OTT platforms. As the digital space takes a grip over content, makers are now not shy about approaching the topic as going political on screen is getting a welcome with open arms.

Prithviraj Sukumaran on films being designed for OTT: We will creatively diversify

Prithviraj Sukumaran on films being designed for OTT: We will creatively diversify

Kochi, July 28 (IANS) Malayalam actor Prithviraj Sukumaran's last release 'The Cold Case' was a direct digital release. While the actor is kicked about the rise of digital platforms, he is waiting for the time when OTT platforms start production of content, instead of just acquiring them for release.