Game Over is very special, says lead actress Taapsee Pannu

Game Over is very special, says lead actress Taapsee Pannu

Actress Taapsee Pannu says her upcoming multilingual thriller Game Over is a very special film as it has not been shot in any region-specific way. Pannu will be seen as a wheelchair-bound gamer combating a mysterious identity in the thriller, directed by Ashwin Saravanan. She will also be giving the voice for the Hindi version of…

Anurag Kashyap named mentor-curator for India’s first blockchain-based entertainment service, myNK

Anurag Kashyap named mentor-curator for India’s first blockchain-based entertainment service, myNK

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap’s search for independent cinema and creating audience awareness for films has led him to back an independent blockchain supported video-on-demand (VOD) platform by MinersINC. The web-series Sacred Games co-director will curate and oversee the new VOD platform, myNK, which has accumulated a library of over 200 films from 34 countries around the…

Vikas Bahl will not be credited for Super30, confirms Reliance Entertainment

Vikas Bahl will not be credited for Super30, confirms Reliance Entertainment

Reliance Entertainment Group CEO Shibashish Sarkar has reportedly cleared the air on the director’s credit for the upcoming Hrithik Roshan-starrer, Super 30. The film will now have no director’s credit, and Vikas Bahl will receive no credit for the film.  In a quote to the tabloid Mumbai Mirror, Sarkar was quoted as saying, “There will…

Sacred Games, Salman Khan win big at first ever Asian Academy Creative Awards

Sacred Games, Salman Khan win big at first ever Asian Academy Creative Awards

Actor Salman Khan and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap were honoured for their work on Bigg Boss and Sacred Games respectively at the first edition of the Asian Academy Creative Awards in Singapore over the weekend. The first season of Neflix’s Sacred Games won two awards for best direction (fiction) by Kashyap and best editing by Aarti…

Would have given my right hand to be launched by Anurag Kashyap, says Varun Dhawan

Would have given my right hand to be launched by Anurag Kashyap, says Varun Dhawan

It’s hard to believe that Varun Dhawan, who has made his identity with mainstream cinema, was keen on arthouse subjects. What’s more, he was rejected for Kiran Rao’s Dhobi Ghat (2011). Dhawan is one of the more popular young stars in Hindi cinema and has built a reputation as a mainstream actor who thrives on romantic comedies. He…

CBI begins inquiry into NFDC’s dealings, payments to Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee

CBI begins inquiry into NFDC’s dealings, payments to Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has launched a preliminary inquiry into some financial transactions carried out by the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) over the past seven years. According to a report published by ThePrint.in website, the investigating agency is looking into charges of financial embezzlement and irregularities by the corporation following a complaint from…