Free Press Journal
  • ‘Rock On 2’ hit by demonetisation, says Javed Akhtar

    Kolkata: Lyricist and poet Javed Akhtar on Friday admitted that his son Farhan Akhtar starrer “Rock On 2” was hit by demonetisation as the film released close to the November 8 decision by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to scrap Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.

  • Pak ready for talks but Kashmir must be included: Aziz Sartaj

    Islamabad: Pakistan is ready for a dialogue with India on the condition that Kashmir dispute is part of it, Prime Minister’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz told Parliament today, ahead of his visit to Amritsar for a conference on Afghanistan.

  • 3 deaths in UP related to demonetisation

    Lucknow: At least three persons, including two women, have died in Uttar Pradesh since yesterday in connection with the Centre’s demonetisation move.

  • Demonetisation did affect Force 2 marginally: John Abraham

    Actor-producer John Abraham says his latest release “Force 2” is doing well but demonetisation did have slight impact on the collections. The 43-year-old actor, who stars as ACP Yashvardhan in the film, which is a sequel to his 2011 hit, said if the content of the film is strong it will surely work at the box office.

  • Subhash Ghai mentors film students from Denmark

    Renowned Filmmaker Subhash Ghai who is known for his classic cult movies from the 90’s and popularly known as the showman of Bollywood is one of those few Bollywood personalities who have contributed highly in the cinema world. First as director and then as the chairman of the prestigious Whistling Woods International &Mukta Arts Pvt, Subhash Ghai can be easily called the epitome of filmmaking knowledge.

  • Nagesh Kukunoor to make web debut with Nimrat Kaur

    Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor is all set to enter into the digital space with a web series, starring actress Nimrat Kaur in the lead, which will go on floors in January next year.

  • Alia Bhatt’s alleged BF has words of praise for Dear Zindagi

    Rumours of Alia Bhatt dating Sidharth Malhotra have been floating for quite a while now. While neither of them agree to it or deny the relation, both of them sure shower each other with lots of love on social media.

  • Virtual Reality rocked at the NFDC Film Bazaar

    Panaji: In a cosy viewing space on the ground floor of a Goa hotel, attendees at the 10th edition of NFDC Film Bazaar booked slots for watching, more correctly, experiencing the emerging world of Virtual Reality (VR), which enables the coolest cinematic experience in 360 degrees.

  • Demonetisation: Amit Shah hits out at opposition

    Bhubaneswar: Taking a dig at the opposition unity against demonetisation, BJP chief Amit Shah today said leaders such as Manmohan Singh, Mamata Banerjee, Arvind Kejriwal, Mulayam Singh and Mayawati were together now as their parties were hit hard by the Centre’s move.

  • Maha govt seeks time to file reply on malnutrition death of tribals

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government today sought more time to file an affidavit on death of tribal children due to malnutrition even as it denied allegations that there was a delay in filing a reply due to lack of coordination between various departments.

  • Narendra Modi is not trustworthy, says Congress

    New Delhi: Continuing its attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation, the Congress on Friday said the Prime Minister was “not worthy” of being trusted and accused him of being “scared” of facing Parliament.

  • Korean filmmaker, Im Kwon-Taek honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at IFFI

    Reckoned as one of Asia’s oldest and India’s biggest film gala, the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), features a segment called Country of Focus every year, though which the most celebrated works of famous filmmakers from the country are screened. This year, IFFI’s Country of Focus was Korea, and apart from Korean film screenings, the festival honoured master of contemporary Korean cinema, Im Kwon-Taek (born 1936) with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • Missing JNU student’s mother moves HC for tracing son

    New Delhi: The disappearance of JNU student Najeeb Ahmed, whose whereabouts are not known since October 15, today reached the Delhi High Court where his mother sought directions to the police and the government to produce him before the court.

  • Axis Bank managers under IT scanner; claims followed due procedure

    New Delhi: With the Income Tax conducting searches after two men who were reportedly caught with Rs 3.5 crore new currency notes alleged that they got the money exchanged at the Kashmiri Gate branch of Axis Bank after paying gold bricks as commission to two managers, the bank authorities on Friday claimed that the transaction in question was undertaken for an existing KYC-compliant customer of the bank “after ensuring strict compliance of relevant rules

  • Raees trailer all set to release next week

    Shah Rukh Khan starrer Raees has been on the backburner for a while. As it managed to successfully avoid a clash with the Salman Khan starrer Sultan, the film is all set to see the light of day next year. And now fans can eagerly await the details of the trailer launch of the film.