Election Commission Stalls Release of Modi Biopic
10.04.19 - TEAM PT

Hours after the censor board cleared the way, the Election Commission has stopped the release of "PM Narendra Modi", a biopic on the Prime Minister, till national elections are over. The film - scheduled for release tomorrow, coinciding with the start of the Lok Sabha ...

Why is Shah Rukh Khan playing a man with dwarfism in Zero?
22.12.18 - SONIA ASHRAF*

In May 2016, it was revealed that Shah Rukh Khan is taking on a major acting challenge. He will be playing a man with dwarfism in film Zero.

Director Anand L Rai had spoken about his collaboration with SRK saying, "He has seen life not just ...

PM Narendra Modi's meeting with Indian Film industry draws flak
19.12.18 - TEAM PT

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an "extensive and fruitful interaction" with a delegation of Bollywood producers and actors at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai on Tuesday. The issues plaguing the film industry were discussed in the meeting.

Irrfan Khan suffering from a ‘rare disease'; Says 'Will not give up'
06.03.18 - TEAM PT

Actor Irrfan Khan hasn't been keeping well these past couple of weeks and it turns out that the actor is suffering from a 'rare disease'.
The Hindi Medium actor shared that he's possibly suffering from a rare illness: "Little had I known that my search for ...

Punjab CM to urge defence minister to simplify clearances for war movies
12.02.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today said he would urge the Defence Minister to simplify and expedite clearances required for shooting war movies and biopics on war heroes.

Captain Amarinder made this assurance to Producer-Director JP Dutta, when the latter called on the Chief ...

Hours after SC lifts Padmaavat ban, Karni Sena men attack cinema hall
18.01.18 - TEAM PT

Hours after the Supreme Court decided to cancel the ban imposed by some states on the release of film Padmaavat, Rajput Karni Sena workers on Thursday allegedly vandalised a cinema hall in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district.
The incident took place at Jyoti cinema hall in the city's ...

Playing national anthem in movie theatres not mandatory, says Supreme Court
09.01.18 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said playing the national anthem before screening of a movie in cinemas was not mandatory any more, reversing an order issued more than a year ago.

The court left the decision to play the anthem to theatre owners a day after ...

‘Padmavati’ renamed ‘Padmavat’, to release on Jan 25
08.01.18 - TEAM PT

Padmavati has been renamed Padmavat, and will be released on January 25, confirmed a source from producer and distributor Viacom18 Motion Pictures.
On Friday, the Central Bureau of Film Certification (CBFC) granted Padmavat a U/A certification. The certified runtime of the Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and ...

Censor board wants 'Padmavati' title changed to 'Padmavat' for certification
30.12.17 - TEAM PT

The controversial film Padmavati is likely to get a U/A (universal adult) certification subject to its title being changed to Padmavat, and deleting portions that were seen to glorify the outlawed practice of Sati.
According to a release issued by the CBFC, the board had a ...

Shah Rukh Khan to star in 'Dhoom 4'
16.09.17 - TEAM PT

After John Abraham, Hrithik Roshan and Aamir Khan, the buzz was strong that superstar Salman Khan will be seen in Yash Raj Films' glamourous actioner 'Dhoom' franchise.
After Aamir Khan in Dhoom 3, it had to be either SRK or Salman to maintain the star power ...

Salman Khan to compensate distributors over Tubelight's failure at box office, will pay Rs 55 crore
10.07.17 - team pt

Superstar Salman Khan’s latest release Tubelight entered the coveted Rs 100 crore club but the collections of the film were a big disappointment for the distributors. Now, the superstar has reportedly agreed to shoulder their losses by refunding them.
According to a report in ANI, ...

‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’ worldwide collection: Film crosses Rs 500 crore
02.05.17 - team pt

S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus 'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' has made waves worldwide with its bumper opening and massive weekend collections. The multi-lingual film that stars Prabhas and Rana Daggubati, amassed a whopping Rs 520 crore worldwide (cumulative figure of all languages) over the opening weekend, ...

Padmavati set attacked again; Set on fire in Kolhapur, Sanjay Leela Bhansali is safe
15.03.17 -

In a fresh case of arson, the set of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmavati in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, was attacked and set on fire at about 1 am today by an unidentified group who oppose the film. While the actors Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and ...

Rajinikanth’s 2.0's budget hiked to Rs 400 crore
03.12.16 - TEAM PT

Riding high of the success of Kabali, superstar Rajinikanth will be next seen in the gargantuan project 2.0, a sequel to the blockbuster Tamil film Enthiran.

Recently, 2.0 had a grand first look launch in Mumbai and the posters have already piqued the curiosity quotient among ...

Rakesh Roshan is addicted to Social Media!
03.11.16 - TEAM PT

Film maker Rakesh Roshan known for his blockbusters like Karan Arjun, Kaho Na Pyaar Hai, Koi Mil Gaya and the Krrish franchise(naming just a few)  was recently introduced to the world of social media with his latest home production Kaabil that is scheduled for release ...

Punjab Bans Screening Of The Film 'The Legend OF Michael Mishra'
04.08.16 - team pt

The Punjab government has suspended the exhibition of the film namely "The Legend of Michael Mishra” with immediate effect for two months and during such suspension, it shall be deemed to be uncertified film in the state.
Disclosing this here today, a spokesman of the state ...

Even if Udta Punjab is fiction...

…it is based on a social reality. Knowing how hard it is for filmmakers to fight piracy and recover costs, a week after the release of the film is a good time to look at what it gets right and what it does not

Throughout the ...

Kairana & Nirbhay Yatra Depicted In 'SHORGUL'? Sangeet Som Threatened?
20.06.16 - TEAM PT

It's interesting to see how Jimmy Shergill-Ashutosh Rana starrer Shorgul that releases in theaters on 24th of June is turning out to be quite the Nostradamus of political dramas with a new twist of real time national news finding its reference in the film.
Recently a ...

Sachin to make his acting debut; Film on his rise to cricket stardom
15.04.16 - pt team

Sports biopics like Bhaag Milka Bhaag and Mary Kom have a proven track record of success at the Bollywood box office, so it was only a matter of time before someone bought the rights to the life story of Indian cricket god, Sachin Tendulkar.
Directed by ...

12.03.16 - pt team

The story of "Ramayana” has been told and retold through TV series, movies, cartoons and animation films multiple times but now three young filmmakers are adapting the classic in English to cater to the global audience.
Directors Vineet Sinha and Sean Graham with Creative Director Ronnie ...

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