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    Prasoon Joshi suggests new initiatives for Central Board of Film Certification; details inside

    Mumbai: The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), chaired by Prasoon Joshi, has suggested new initiatives such as to invite the heads and members of Hindi and regional film associations, and a communication campaign for educating audience segments about the various categories that film content is certified under. A CBFC board meeting was held here last week under Prasoon’s guidance. Initiatives for the film industry include the first-of-its-kind step to invite the

  • Siddharth Roy Kapur: There are many heroes in India other than those in sports, cinema and politics

    Mumbai: Film producer Siddharth Roy Kapur, who is backing an upcoming movie on the life of Indian astronaut Rakesh Sharma, says producing a film irrespective of its genre is never an easy task. Kapur was interacting with the media at a special screening of Malayalam film “Ranam” here on Tuesday. On reports that actor Shah Rukh Khan will start shooting for Mahesh Mathai’s directorial “Salute” the Rakesh Sharma biopic Kapur said: “We

  • GST discouraging cinema-going habit: Filmmaker Siddharth Roy Kapur

    New Delhi: The Goods and Services Tax (GST), implemented by the central government from mid-2017, has proved to be a strain on the overall economics of film-making and is also discouraging the public’s cinema-going habit, says Film and Television Producers Guild of India President Siddharth Roy Kapur.

  • Anushka Sharma – Virat Kohli wedding reception: The awkward moments

    The Mumbai wedding reception of 2017’s most high-profile couple at the St Regis hotel in Mumbai had its share of dhamakas. As dress designers Sabyasachi Mukherjee and Raghavendra Rathore battled on the social media over Virat Kohli’s bandh gala outfit, Karan Johar and Kangana Ranaut, the year’s most controversial non-couple, made sure not to run into each other at the bash.

  • SCOOP: Shah Rukh Khan replaces Aamir Khan in the Rakesh Sharma bio-pic

    It’s confirmed. Not Aamir Khan, but Shah Rukh Khan will play astronaut Rakesh Sharma in the bio-pic Salute produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur and directed by Mahesh Mathai. And the changeover is, according to very reliable sources, “very smooth stress-free and amicable”.

  • SCOOP: Priyanka Chopra roped in for Aamir Khan’s Rakesh Sharma biopic Salute?

    Priyanka Chopra may have shifted her base to Hollywood but that does not mean she isn’t going to star in Bollywood films. The actress, who will soon begin shooting for Quantico, has left the audience wondering what her next Bollywood venture would be. But, it seems like the actress has picked up her next Hindi film.

  • Vidya Balan has no plan to add the “Kapur” tag to her name

    There are those who would kill to be a Kapoor, but actress Vidya Balan is not one of them. The actress who is married to top film producer Siddharth Roy Kapur has no interest to change her name officially to one of the prestigious names in Bollywood.

  • Siddharth Roy Kapur pleased with the High court for their fair verdict!

    Siddharth Roy Kapur is thankful to the court for passing a fair judgment on the ongoing strike of the Federation of Western India Cine Employees. The ongoing strike by the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE), also known as the film industry workers’ union against the Film and Television Producers Guild of India had impeded the production work of the same.

  • Must Read: Why Shah Rukh Khan thanked his competitor Aamir Khan

    Shah Rukh Khan is currently feeling thankful towards his competitor Aamir Khan. Yes, recently, Jab Harry Met Sejal actor attended Satyamev Jayate Water Cup which was organised by the NGO Paani Foundation, in Pune on Sunday.

  • Siddharth Kapur concerned over double taxation

    Mumbai: Well-known producer Siddharth Roy Kapur, as the president of The Film and Television Producers Guild of India, feels double taxation will make the Tamil film industry commercially unviable.

  • ‘28% GST is a setback for film industry’

    Mumbai : The government’s decision to put cinema tickets under the 28 per cent tax bracket in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime is a major setback for the film industry, feels Siddharth Roy Kapur, president of The Film and Television Producers Guild of India.

  • Amitabh Bachchan’s Diwali party brings B-Town together

    Mumbai: The Bachchans of Bollywood turned hosts for a star-studded Diwali party which saw several movie celebrities — all dressed in ethnic wear to live up the festive fervour — in attendance.

  • MAMI set to enthral movie buffs, with special focus on Turkey

    The much awaited MAMI fest is near and its celebrity trustees including Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Rohan Sippy, Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Manish Mundra, Vishal Bhardwaj, Dibakar Banerjee joined Co-chairperson, Kiran Rao and Festival Director Anupama Chopra to announce its line-up of documentaries, short films and features to be showcased at the festival. The line-up boasts of 180 films from 54 countries with new award categories like Best film

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