Category Articles: Movies

Reincarnation of melody: Music review of Gujarati film Vitamin She

July 15, 2017
Reincarnation of melody: Music review of  Gujarati film Vitamin She

By Jayesh Adhyaru Those were the simpler days. Not long ago, just 20 years back. There was no mobile phone-no internet, thus no Facebook and no WhatsApp. Talking to friends over a cup of a tea was the only ‘social media’. Hence love was simple too. Love-struck couples met in gardens, exchanged love- letters and occasional telephonic talks (remember there wasn’t ‘Jio Effect’ back then!). The music of that era reflected that simplicity. Songs had melody and most of the time picturizat...Read More

‘Kissa Kursi Ka’ was not allowed to release during emergency:Actor Tom Alter in Gujarat

July 14, 2017
‘Kissa Kursi Ka’ was not allowed to release during emergency:Actor Tom Alter in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Veteran Film and Theater Actor Tom Alter today said that there was nothing new in allegations of 'being pro-government and political leanings' on Central Board of Film Certification (Censor Board) and during the emergency period it had not allowed the release of film 'Kissa Kursi Ka', a satire on the then Congress government. Alter, who has played several memorable characters in critically acclaimed movies, was here to participate in an Intellectual Property awareness event as repr...Read More

Film Review of Karsandas Pay And Use

May 20, 2017
Film Review of Karsandas Pay And Use

By Jayesh Adhyaru Go and relax In spite of clichéd star-crossed love story, superb performances and an amazing eye for detailing entertain us. We know how Salim-Anarkali fell in love. We know how Veeru wooed Basanti. We know how Raj-Rashmi of ‘QSQT’ and Prem-Suman of ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’ rebelled against their families. We fell in love with Raj-Simran, Geet-Aditya or Kabir-Naina. These great love stories of Bollywood had set in glossy locations from Ooty, Manali to Europe. Most of...Read More

Gujarat govt grants tax – free status to film ‘Hindi Medium’

May 19, 2017
Gujarat govt grants tax – free status to film ‘Hindi Medium’

Gandhinagar: After a visit of actor Irfan Khan and others associated with the film 'Hindi Medium' to Chief Minister here, the State government has declared Irfan's film 'Hindi medium' tax-free from the first day itself. The film which is released today is directed by Saket Chaudhary. The film cast includes Irrfan Khan, Pakistani actress Saba Qamar, Jaspal Sharma, Deepak Dobriyal, Swati Das, Dishita Sehgal, Amrita Singh, Tillotama Shome, Sanjay Suri and Neha Dhupia. DeshGujaratRead More

Gujarat govt presents Rs 1 crore cheque to makers of National Award winner Gujarati film

May 17, 2017
Gujarat govt presents Rs 1 crore cheque to makers of National Award winner Gujarati film

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today handed over Rs 1 crore cheque to makers of Gujarati film 'Wrong Side Raju' in capital Gandhinagar today. As per a policy for Gujarati films announced in February last year, Gujarati film that wins National Award gets Rs 1 crore reward. The film Wrong Side Raju, made by Abhishak Jain of Cineman Productions has won National Award this year. Dirctor of the film Mikhil Musle and others were felicitated on this occasion. Actor Mano...Read More

In pictures: Actress Chintrangada Singh at Amdavad One mall

May 13, 2017
In pictures: Actress Chintrangada Singh at Amdavad One mall

Ahmedabad: Fans gathered at Ahmedabad One Mall today to get a glimpse of cinematic heartthrob Chitrangada Singh. The Bollywood star of Desi Boyz fame was in the city for a promotional event. Chitrangada also clicked selfie with winners of Oppo F3 Plus lucky draw contest. Ten lucky winners won Oppo’s latest handsets, autographed by the diva herself. The actress also interacted with the winners at the event. The shoppers were in for a weekend surprise with Chitrangada Singh’s presence at th...Read More

Another mainstream Hindi film shoot going on in Kutch

April 24, 2017
Another mainstream Hindi film shoot going on in Kutch

Bhuj: If there's any place in India other than Mumbai where film shootings take place in highest number, it's Kutch in Gujarat. There's another film shoot going on here at present. Bageshri Films Private Ltd film Tera Intezar with Arbaz Khan and Sunny Leoone in lead roles is being filmed in Kutch these days. Week-long shoot is also participated by other actors such as Aryan Babbar, Salil Ankola, Sudha Chandra, Bhani Sinh, Richa Sharma etc. According to young producers of this film who...Read More

Actors’ son also struggle in film industry: Rishi Kapoor at Vadodara literature fest

February 24, 2017
Actors’ son also struggle in film industry: Rishi Kapoor at Vadodara literature fest

Vadodara: Veteran Bollywood actor and 'romance-king' of yesteryears Rishi Kapoor today talked about his autobiography 'Khullam-Khulla' and shared his memories with the audience during a literature fest here. On the first day of the 3 days Vadodara Literature Festival organized in a farm house premises near here, Kapoor also remembered the days of the shooting of his super-hit movie Prem Rog here around 35 years ago. He said that the memory has freshened up after arriving in Vadodara ...Read More

Gujarat High Court vacates ex-parte injunction granted by commercial court in Shreya Ghoshal event

February 24, 2017
Gujarat High Court vacates ex-parte injunction granted by commercial court in Shreya Ghoshal event

Ahmedabad: Novex communications Pvt Ltd. who claims to be the assignee and licensee of the sound recordings belonging to the production houses YRF films and Zee music had filed a suit against the Coconut Media Box LLP on 20/02/2016 for Permanent injunction against the Copyright infringement for restraining Coconut Media Box LLP from conducting a live event for performance of Singer Shreya Ghoshal on 26th Feb 2017. The Novex Ltd claimed that they held the Copyrights over the sound recor...Read More

Gujarati movie review: Carry on Kesar

February 18, 2017
Gujarati movie review: Carry on Kesar

By Jayesh Adhyaru Miscarriage of a nice idea It’s an art to pick up a nice, heart-warming story from routine news headlines. But it takes a herculean task to convert that germ of a story into a delightful two hour movie. Director Vipul Mehta’s comedy-drama film ‘Carry On Kesar’ completely falls flat in this idea to execution conversion process. In spite of having immensely talented actors as Darshan Jariwala, Supriya Pathak Kapur and very glamorous Avni Modi, over the top m...Read More

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