Known as the world's most prestigious movie award, the glittering 13.5-inch statuette of a knight holding a crusader's sword on a reel of film continues to evade India, a land where filmmaking began at about the same time as the rest of the world.
Here is the list of the 53rd Filmfare Awards winners.
Shahrukh Khan - Chak De India
Kareena Kapoor - Jab We Met
Adlabs Cinemas, which is part of Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group and India's leading entertainment conglomerate Adlabs Films, has opened a three-screen cinema at Salt Lake in Kolkata.
The woes for Ashutosh Gowarikar's magnum opus Jodhaa Akbar seem to be unending. Now it's the turn of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Madhya Pradesh (MP), who have suspended the screening of the film. MP's Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the film has been suspended since they fear a law and order problem in the state.
MAMI (Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image), the most awaited film festival is back and how! The weeklong festival is in its tenth edition and getting started from March 6 and is being presented by Reliance Big Entertainment. This time, MAMI will screen 140 films from 45 countries in three theatres in the city - Adlabs Wadala (4 screens), Metro Adlabs (2 screens) and Cinemax Versova (1 screen).
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Madhya Pradesh Friday suspended the screening of "Jodhaa Akbar", a week after the Hindi film's release.
For the first time, there will be a separate pavilion dedicated to the Indian entertainment industry at the world's biggest entertainment business fair, the NABShow 2008.
Exhibitors of Bollywood movies are worried that there are no movies lined up for release in March after the Hrithik Roshan-Aishwarya Rai starrer "Jodhaa Akbar" to keep the box-office buoyant.
A blind painter fills her canvas with different hues of life, a wheelchair-bound woman does a startling dance, and a cerebral palsy patient uses his pen as an outlet for his imagination. The 'We Care' film festival that began here Wednesday was a collage of such heartening real life stories.
If the trade mills are to be believed, then, UTV has repeated Ashutosh Gowarikar for their next project. When Bollywood Hungama spoke to Siddharth Roy Kapoor, EVP- Marketing, Distribution, Syndication, UTV Motion Pictures, he was very upbeat about the success of their magnum opus Jodhaa Akbar.