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Get over yourself for Indian cinema’s progress: KJo to filmmakers

Filmmaker Karan Johar is bursting with pride as he is representing Indian cinema at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival. He feels that to achieve a global impact and for Indian cinema to progress, fellow filmmakers need to go beyond themselves and focus on the industry. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) …

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I never expected so much praise for Mehrunisa: Aditi Rao Hydari

Aditi Rao Hydari is dazzled by the compliments she has received for her brief yet evocative role as Mehrunisa in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s epic drama “Padmaavat”. The actress says she is overjoyed by the positive response. I never expected so much praise for such a brief role. But then Sanjay sir had told me I’d be happy with my role. …

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‘Padmaavat’ will hit the screens worldwide on January 25

After months of facing resistance, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmaavat” — earlier titled “Padmavati” — will hit the screens worldwide on January 25, the makers formally announced on Sunday. The filmmaker hopes the audience likes the movie, which he says is his homage to the valour of the Rajputs. The period drama, which will release in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, will …

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‘Padmavati’ will release on January 25 as ‘Padmavat’

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s controversial Hindi film “Padmavati”, which stars Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor, will release on January 25 as “Padmavat”. “It will release as ‘Padmavat’ on January 25. The film has got U/A certificate,” sources at Viacom18 Motion Pictures told IANS. “Padmavati” — now “Padmavat” — was earlier slated for release on December 1 but got stuck …

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CBFC has decided to give a U/A certificate “along with some modifications” to ‘Padmavati’

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has decided to give a U/A certificate “along with some modifications” to Sanjay Leela Bhansalis controversial film “Padmavati” and has asked the filmmaker to “likely” change the movie’s title to “Padmavat”. The film was also asked to give a few disclaimers — one of them regarding not glorifying the practice of Sati and …

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Will watch the period drama ‘Padmavati’ no matter when it releases: Anurag Basu

Director Anurag Basu, who finds it bizarre that the whole controversy around Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmavati” is based merely on perception and assumption, says he will watch the period drama whenever it releases. Basu was at an event where he met 40 children — who are fighting cancer — from the Tata Memorial Centre. He was asked to comment on …

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Release dates of movies change depending on certain films : Saif

Actor Saif Ali Khan says release dates of movies change depending on certain films. His forthcoming film “Kaalakaandi” is set to release on January 12 but he hinted there may be a change of plans as Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus “Padmavati” is expected to release the same day. Saif said: “Release dates move around… It is part of the …

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Hope audience gets Rawal Ratan Singh: Shahid Kapoor

Actor Shahid Kapoor, one of the three lead actors of controversial film “Padmavati”, hopes the audience understands his part as Rawal Ratan Singh. He feels it’s a character that would make people want to be “better” in today’s time. The actor stressed on the need for inspiring characters while discussing his role as Rani Padmavati’s husband and a warrior king …

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Politics has taken very strong hold on everything today: Raveena

Actress Raveena Tandon, who has slammed the protests and violence against the release of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansalis “Padmavati”, on Saturday said that politics has taken a “very strong hold” on everything today. Speaking at the Agenda Aaj Tak conclave here, Raveena also slammed the Central Board of Film Certification and said that it becomes “dysfunctional”. “Politics has taken a …

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My opinion will not provide a solution to ‘Padmavati’ issue: Anurag Kashyap

Filmmaker-actor Anurag Kashyap, who is vocal about the right to freedom of speech and expression, says his opinion will not provide a solution to the problems faced by the team of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film “Padmavati”. During the trailer launch of his upcoming film “Mukkabaaz” on Friday, he was asked about his opinion on “Padmavati”, which is being slammed for …

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