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  •  Lady Gaga moved to tears after standing ovation for ‘A Star Is Born’

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Lady Gaga was moved to tears at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) after she was praised for her performance in “A Star Is Born”. Gaga, 32, was with the film’s director and co-star Bradley Cooper as well as other cast members at a Question and Answer panel at TIFF on Sunday.

  • Vasan Bala’s ‘Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota’ to premiere at TIFF

    Toronto: Vasan Bala’s next “Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota” will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. The organisers shared the news on Twitter that the film, titled “The Man Who Feels No Pain” in English, will be screened at the festival.

  • ‘Three Billboards…’ wins top TIFF award

    Toronto: The American film “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” won the top People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

  • Ashoke Pandit urges caution on statements given by celebs on foreign soil

    Mumbai: “Celebrities should be sure of what they are speaking, especially on a foreign soil,” says filmmaker Ashoke Pandit citing global star Priyanka Chopra’s latest comment on Sikkim. The ‘Baywatch’ star has courted fresh controversy after calling Sikkim a state ‘troubled with insurgency’ in an interview at the Toronto International Film Festival 2017.

  • Priyanka Chopra calls Sikkim ‘insurgency troubled’, draws ire

    Toronto: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who has produced a Sikkimese film “Pahuna”, has ruffled feathers in the hilly state by calling it an insurgency-troubled land. Netizens have slammed her for ignorance and for being “politically illiterate”. The National Award winning actress spoke about Sikkim in an interview to ET Canada at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) while discussing her production “Pahuna: The Little Visitors”, which premiered at the gala.

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    Anurag Kashyap’s ‘The Brawler’ premieres at Toronto festival

    Toronto: Anurag Kashyap’s film “The Brawler” (Mukkabaaz), which revolves around the struggles of a boxer from a lower-caste and gives a peek into cow vigilantism, has premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.

  • Priyanka Chopra calls for gender equality in films

    Los Angeles: Priyanka Chopra says she is “digging her feet in” to get equality for women in the film industry so they can get the meatier roles like their male counterparts.

  • From Ventilator to Pahuna, producer Priyanka Chopra is on a roll

    Mumbai: Actor Priyanka Chopra’s Sikkimese production, ‘Pahuna: The Little Visitors’ earned a generous round of applause after its screening at the ongoing Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The desi girl is making a mark in Bollywood and as well in Hollywood. After Baywatch, she is shooting for A Kid Like Jake, and Isn’t It Romantic.

  • Priyanka Chopra’s production ‘Pahuna’ premieres at TIFF

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra, who showcased her first northeastern film production “Pahuna: The Little Visitors” at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), is overwhelmed by the response she has got for the movie and says this was the reason she wanted to be a filmmaker.

  • Priyanka Chopra: Was once asked not to join a cast as I was too ethnic

    Toronto: Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, who is pursuing an active career in American showbiz, says she was once asked not to join a project’s cast because of her ethnic looks, but when the chance to work in the US came her way, she saw it as an opportunity to pave the way for others like her.