Category Articles: Movies

Rupani watches PadMan with Akshay Kumar in special screening preview show

February 05, 2018
Rupani watches PadMan with Akshay Kumar in special screening preview show

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today previewed feature film ‘Pad Man’ along with film star Akshay Kumar and others and congratulated the writer-director R. Balki and the cast for creating nationwide social awareness for the use of sanitary pad by women. Impressed by the film, Mr. Rupani said that his government would work along with voluntary organizations to ensure 100 per cent women use sanitary pads in the State. He said that protecting the health of women would m...Read More

Renown Gujarati Actor Manoj Joshi to receive Padma Shri award

January 25, 2018
Renown Gujarati Actor Manoj Joshi to receive Padma Shri award

Ahmedabad: Gujarati actor Manoj Joshi has been conferred Padma Shri award. His name along with the names of other awardees was announced on eve of 26th January, Republic day. Joshi has worked in number of Hindi and Gujarati movies and plays. He is most admired for his play Chanakya. Manoj Joshi hails from Adpodara village near Himatnagar in north Gujarat. His father was Navneet Joshi, and his younger brother Rajesh Joshi was an actor too. Rajesh died in 1998. Joshi received National Film Award f...Read More

IIMA to host Baahubali’s Director-Producer Duo and Quora’s most followed personality

January 24, 2018
IIMA to host Baahubali’s Director-Producer Duo and Quora’s most followed personality

Ahmedabad: Chaos, the annual cultural festival of IIMA, adds another feather to its cap this year with the introduction of the ‘Ignitus’ Speaker Sessions. The aim of the series is for Chaos to grow as an avenue to live, experience and cherish arts, culture and literature. It has been envisioned with the idea of providing a platform for talented and aspiring artists to meet and interact with reputed personalities in various cultural domains. The inaugural edition will witness an interacti...Read More

No screening of Padmaavat on January 25: Gujarat Multiplex Owners Association

January 24, 2018
No screening of Padmaavat on January 25: Gujarat Multiplex Owners Association

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Multiplex Owners Association has today taken a final decision not to screen Padmaavat movie across the State on January 25, the release date. President of Association Shri Manubhai Patel who owns Wide Angle multiplex on S.G. Highway of the city said security reasons were responsible for not screening the movie. While government has assured enough security for multiplexes and theaters, yesterday's violence outside three multiplexes in Ahmedabad and another incident of viole...Read More

Some theaters/multiplexes in Ahmedabad may screen Padmaavat; SRP cover provided to them

January 22, 2018
Some theaters/multiplexes in Ahmedabad may screen Padmaavat; SRP cover provided to them

Ahmedabad: State Reserve Police platoon 10 will provide security cover to 10 theaters/multiplexes that are likely to release controversial Hindi film Padmaavat on January 25. City police has decided to provide this cover in view of violent protests against the film, release of which has been cleared by the Supreme Court. The ten theaters/multiplexes listed to avail security cover are Cinepolis, Big Cinema, PVR, Drive In, K Sera Sera, Mukta, Cinemax, Rajhans and City Gold Bopal. At least 7 th...Read More

Gujarat Multiplex Association decides not to screen Padmaavat

January 20, 2018
Gujarat Multiplex Association decides not to screen Padmaavat

Ahmedabad: Controversial film Padmaavat will not be released in Ahmdabad, Mahesana, Vadodara and Bhavnagar. All 26 multiplexes in Ahmedabad will not screen Padmaavat. This was announced by Gujarat Multiplex Association's Rakesh Patel. Patel told news agency ANI, 'we have decided not to screen the movie in whole of Gujarat. Everyone is scared. No multiplex wants to bear the loss. Why will we bear the loss?' Yesterday, multiplexes in Bhuj(Kutch district) and Morbi had declared that they w...Read More

Supreme Court stays notification against release of film Padmaavat

January 18, 2018
Supreme Court stays notification against release of film Padmaavat

New Delhi:The Supreme Court has in its interim order paved way for nationwide release of controversial-ridden film Padmaavat.Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmaavat has been declared banned in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana by respective State government in power. The producers had challenged the ban in the Supreme Court. A bench of Chief Justice Mishra, Justice Khanvilkar and Justice Chandrachud today opined that it is State's duty to maintain law and order. The Supreme Court sta...Read More

Gujarat govt issues new notification banning upcoming Hindi movie Padmavat

January 14, 2018
Gujarat govt issues new notification banning upcoming Hindi movie Padmavat

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government has issued formal notification banning upcoming Hindi film Padmavat to 'maintain law and order' situation in the State in 'public interest'. The ban has been put under Gujarat Cinemas(Regulation)Act, 2004 section 6(1). As per the notification, no cinema owners or distributors shall exhibit 'Padmavat' in any cinema/multiplex/video cinema/touring cinema etc., within the jurisdiction of the State of Gujarat. Gujarat government had banned Padmavati earlier ...Read More

Padmavat not to release in Gujarat: Vijay Rupani

January 12, 2018
Padmavat not to release in Gujarat: Vijay Rupani

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today reiterated that upcoming Hindi movie Padmavati will not be allowed to release in Gujarat. The film made by Mumbai based Sanjay Leela Bhansali has received CBFC certificate for release after agreement on some changes including a change in film's title in view of opposition by Rajput community outfit Karni Sena. However Gujarat government has still maintained its pre-election stand and made it clear that the film will not release in Guja...Read More

National anthem not mandatory in cinema halls: Supreme Court

January 09, 2018
National anthem not mandatory in cinema halls: Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court accepted the Government of India's suggestion conveyed through affidavit that playing the national anthem in cinema halls should not be made compulsory. The Supreme Court modified its 2016 order a day after the government said a final call can be taken once a ministerial panel makes guidelines. On Monday, the Union home ministry had filed an affidavit after the court, in October last year, asked it to decide on the issue following a nationwide debate on its ...Read More

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