Free Press Journal
  • Dear Kangana Ranaut, stop your theatrics and let your work do the talking!

    The weeks gone by have been highly explosive thanks to Kangana Ranaut’s shocking comments on the popular India TV show, ‘Aap Ki Adalat’. In the 97 minute long episode, the actress talked about every controversial aspect of her life – being abused by Aditya Pancholi, tiff with Karan Johar on nepotism, allegations of stealing of idea by Ketan Mehta, black magic allegations by Adhyayan Suman and above all, her huge tussle with

  • Mehta sends legal notice to Kangana

    Kangana Ranaut is undoubtedly controversy’s favourite child. “Simran” writer Apurva Asrani recently accused her for taking credit for his work in the movie and now filmmaker Ketan Mehta has sent her a legal notice for “hijacking” his dream project on Rani Lakshmi Bai.

  • Empty promises leave mountain man Manjhi’s children homeless

    Gaya (Bihar): Children of the Mountain Man-Dashrath Manjhi, who constructed a road by cutting Gehlor hills for 22 years (1960-82) alone, reducing the distance between two blocks of Gaya district Atri and Wazirganj from 55 kms to 15 kms are still without a roof in Gehlor village.

  • “It was one of the most beautiful nights of my life”, says Rajat Kapoor

    Filmmaker Rajat Kapoor shares his moments of undiluted joy, even as he tells Nichola Pais that equanimity is the true goal.

    Soaring High

    Let me say that I’m not the kind of person who looks for a high, like a sky-dive. That is not my kind of a high. I’ve never done drugs, for example. Those kind of highs do nothing for me. But theatre, for me, is a big high. Being on a

  • There’s more to cinema than gloss, glamour: Ketan Mehta

    After having brought alive tales on the lives of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Mangal Pandey, Raja Ravi Varma and Dashrath Manjhi on the big screen, Ketan Mehta is working on a movie on Rani Laxmi Bai, reports IANS. He says there is a need to tell such stories to go beyond the gloss and glamour that Bollywood is known for.

  • Audience appreciation is greatest award: Ketan Mehta

    Mumbai: National award-winning filmmaker Ketan Mehta, who is known for his unconventional and unorthodox movies, says he doesn’t believe much in awards and recognition. “There is nothing in awards, the audience should like the movie, that is the greatest award for any filmmaker,” said Ketan.

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    Nawazuddin reacts on his leaked upcoming film

    In an unfortunate turn of events Ketan Mehta’s, Manjhi – The Mountain Man starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte, was leaked online last week on a social sharing platform even before the release of the film. The makers of the film were shocked to find the watermarked preview copy of the Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer on several torrent sites.

  • Bollywood has to be more adventurous: Ketan Mehta

    Mumbai: Director Ketan Mehta feels Bollywood should attempt making adventurous films. “There are all kind of filmmakers and all kind of reasons of a making a film. The Hindi film industry has to be more adventurous and make all kind of films. I start working on a script first and then think who should be cast,” Mehta told PTI.

  • ‘Manjhi’ crew shares its secrets with IIM-I students

    Indore : The cast/crew of Manjhi, The Mountain Man – Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte and Ketan Mehta (Director) visited Indian Institute of Management Indore campus and interacted with students.

  • Manjhi movie crew interacts with IIM Indore students

    Indore : The cast/crew of Manjhi, The Mountain Man – Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte and Ketan Mehta (Director) visited Indian Institute of Management Indore campus and interacted with students.

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    ‘Ahalya’ has understated sensuality: Radhika Apte

     New Delhi: As the young wife of an aging artist, Radhika Apte brought an understated sensuality to her role in Sujoy Ghosh’s latest short film “Ahalya”, which is director’s feminist take on the famous mythological story. She liked the fact that despite being a seductress, her character had a certain innocence and simplicity.

  • Feryna Wazheir Takes Hindi Lessons

    Actor Feryna Wazheir has already marked her presence in films like Ketan Mehta’s ‘Rang Rasiya’ with Randeep Hooda and Raj Kanwar’s ‘Sadiyaan’ opposite Luv Sinha. In these couple of films, she has already had the chance to work with veteran actors like Rekha, Rishi Kapoor and Hema Malini, who co-starred in the films with her.

  • RANG RASIYAA stuns Royalty

    Post the screening of the film ‘Rang Rasiya’, the Royal family of the illustrious Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III of Baroda, were the most impressed audience.

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    Timing of Rang Rasiya’s release couldn’t have got better:Mehta

    Vadodara: Director Ketan Mehta, whose upcoming film ‘Rang Rasiya’ will finally hit screens this week after delay of over half a decade, feels that the timing of the movie hitting the theatres could not have been more perfect.

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    Delay not a problem for RANG RASIYA, says Randeep Hooda

    The dishy Randeep Hooda declares that the over half a decade delay will not affect the fate of his upcoming ‘Rang Rasiya’. Hooda, who essays the role of painter Raja Ravi Varma in the film, is confident that the film will have a good reach.

  • Stranded commuters complain against rlys

    Mumbai : The commuters on Central Railway were stuck for hours together to get information when railways system went for a toss following heavy showers for an hour during the evening peak hours.

  • Acting is my first love: Ashutosh Gowariker

    It seems that filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker, who started his career as an actor in Ketan Mehta’s film HOLI, is still in love with his “first love”! The filmmaker in a recent interview confesses saying “acting is still my first love”. What’s more, he further added saying that he awaits an apt role to take him off direction.