Amit Sharma, Priti Shahani back film’s writers Shantanu Srivastava, Akshat Ghildial

Amit Sharma, Priti Shahani back film’s writers Shantanu Srivastava, Akshat Ghildial

Last year’s big hit family drama Badhaai Ho has been embroiled in a controversy after one of its credited writers, Jyoti Kapoor, filed a complaint against producers Junglee Pictures for taking her name out from the Filmfare award nominations. Kapoor had filed a complaint about this with the Screen Writers Association. Now Junglee Pictures and director…

Boney Kapoor to remake Badhaai Ho in 4 south Indian languages

Boney Kapoor to remake Badhaai Ho in 4 south Indian languages

Producer Boney Kapoor is set to remake last year’s hit Hindi film Badhaai Ho in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. Badhaai Ho, which stars Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao, Ayushmann Khurrana and Sanya Malhotra, is based on the story of an elderly couple who are expecting their third child. According to IMDb customer ratings, Badhaai Ho…

Badhaai Ho writer Jyoti Kapoor approaches SWA to reinstate her name in Filmfare nominations list

Badhaai Ho writer Jyoti Kapoor approaches SWA to reinstate her name in Filmfare nominations list

Writer Jyoti Kapoor was miffed earlier this week when her name was removed from the Filmfare nominations for Badhaai Ho (2018). The writer took to Facebook to state her stand. In a recent interview, Kapoor clarified that she has approached the Screen Writers’ Association (SWA) to help reinstate her name in the nominations. The issue…

Andhadhun, Tumbbad, Raazi lead News18 Reel Movie Awards 2019 nominations

Andhadhun, Tumbbad, Raazi lead News18 Reel Movie Awards 2019 nominations

Smaller budget films that won audiences over last year have picked up most of the nominations at this year News18 Reel Movie Awards 2019. Meghna Gulzar’s Raazi, starring Alia Bhatt as a spy, leads the pack with 14 nominations, while Sriram Raghavan’s Andhadhun with Ayushmann Khurrana as a blind piano player picked up 10 nominations….

Writers should try and tell their stories in 15-20 pages: Priti Shahani

Writers should try and tell their stories in 15-20 pages: Priti Shahani

Film producer Priti Shahani, who has commercially successful films like Badhaai Ho (2018) and Raazi (2018) to her credit, says though once a particular kind of film becomes a superhit, it becomes a trendsetter, it is certainly not a rule. Talking about how the receptive audience is encouraging new narrative to earn box office numbers,…

Mohalla Assi and Pihu crash, Andhadhun completes 50 days!

Mohalla Assi and Pihu crash, Andhadhun completes 50 days!

After a disastrous opening weekend and first Monday, Dr Chandra Prakash Dwivedi’s Mohalla Assi continues with its losing streak. The film, starring Sunny Deol, Sakshi Tanwar, Saurabh Shukla and Ravi Kishan, earned only Rs1.73 crore in its entire first week, as per figures shared by Boxofficeindia.com. It earned Rs20 lakh on Monday (19 November) and…

After Badhaai Ho success, Amit Sharma begins work on Syed Rahim biopic

After Badhaai Ho success, Amit Sharma begins work on Syed Rahim biopic

Director Amit Ravindernath Sharma has begun working on his next project, a biopic on the former India football coach Syed Abdul Rahim. The film is likely to feature Ajay Devgn in the lead role, with Sharma currently busy with his research for the project. The director shared pictures of himself with former India players Fortunato Franco and Tulsidas…