Free Press Journal
  • The more women endure, the more men will inflict

    The synopsis of the Marathi film Bodga (Tunnel) promises a fun road trip taken by a mother and daughter. It was such a novel idea for an Indian film, that one was tempted to see it…and had hopes dashed.

  • Dhak Dhak girl Madhuri Dixit turns producer with a Marathi film

    Bollywood’s Dhak Dhak girl Madhuri Dixit is all set to don the producer’s hat. The beautiful actress will be producing a Marathi film. Her fans have been eagerly waiting to see their very own “Marathi Mulgi”, one of the most famous Marathi actresses in Bollywood, Madhuri Dixit, as part of a Marathi film since years. Finally, the wait is over, as fans will get to see Madhuri in the producers’ role very

  • ‘Sairat’ helmer Nagraj Manjule forced ex-wife to abort

    New Delhi: Film-maker Nagraj Manjule, who became talk of the town following the phenomenal success of his Marathi film ‘Sairat,’ recently came under negative light with his former wife Sunita’s shocking revelations.

  • ‘Sairat’ deserves to be highest-grossing Marathi film: Ritiesh

    New Delhi: Actor Ritiesh Deshmukh, who is gearing up for the release of his comedy flick ‘Housefull 3,’ has revealed that he feels that the upcoming film ‘Sairatt’ deserves to be the the highest-grossing Marathi film ever.

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    Imtiaz Ali praises Marathi cinema and its ‘Highway’

    Mumbai: Imtiaz Ali, who directed the Hindi film “Highway” and has lent support to the Marathi film “Highway – Ek Selfie Aar Paar”, says he regularly watches Marathi films and feels inspired by its fresh style of storytelling.

  • Baba Amte film turning point of my career: Sonali Kulkarni

    Bengaluru: Actress Sonali Kulkarni says being part of 2014 Marathi film “Dr Prakash Baba Amte – The Real Hero” was a turning point in her career. The film was a biopic on the lives of Dr Prakash Baba Amte, the son of the great social worker Baba Amte, and his wife Mandakini Amte. It also starred Nana Patekar and Mohan Agashe. “The Baba Amte film has been the turning point of my career because I could meet the Amte family.

  • Yesteryear Marathi actress Bimba Modak dies

    Pune: Shanta alias Bimba Modak, eminent Marathi film and stage actress of yesteryear, has passed away here. She was 97. The actress died of old age last night, family members said. Modak, who entered the industry when it was a taboo for women to work in cinema, made her debut in the film “Chul aani Mul” directed by noted playwright and writer Vishram Bedekar in 1946.

  • RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has his way

    Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan did not cut interest rates on Tuesday, but he did the next best thing possible. That is, he made the big banks reduce lending rates in the light of the 50 basis points reduction he had already made in the basic rate earlier.  Following his stern advice, at least three major banks, including the State Bank of India, lowered lending rates marginally. Rajan had already