Netflix India Announces 10 New Original Films
Netflix on Monday announced 10 new original films to be streamed in India. Around 15 original films will be available to users by 2020.
After the success of Lust Stories, Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee and Anurag Kashyap will reunite for Ghost Stories. Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chilles Entertainment will produce Class of ’83, directed by Atul Sabharwal. The film recounts the story of a policeman-turned-trainer whose wards deal with complexities. Get ready to witness a spine-chilling story in Shirish Kunder’s Mrs Serial Killer.
“When Netflix launched in India, we changed the way Indian audiences enjoy their films,” Srishti Behl Arya, Director – International Original Film, India, Netflix, said in a statement.
Rajkummar Rao to Be Part of Karan Johar's Multi-Starrer Production?
From Trapped to Bareilly ki Barfi, Rajkummar Rao has time and again proved that he is one of the most versatile actors of the industry. Now, if reports are to be believed, he is all set to be a part of one of Karan Johar's upcoming productions. It will be a multi-starrer film and he will be featuring in one of the lead roles. Apparently, the makers will announce the project after the cast is finalised.
Rajkummar Rao has several films lined up, which include Mental Hai Kya, Made In China, Turram Khan and Rooh Afza.
Bibi Andersson, Star of 13 Ingmar Bergman Films, Dies at 83
Bibi Andersson, the acclaimed actor who starred in over a dozen films from Ingmar Bergman, has died at the age of 83.
The Swedish actor's longtime friend, director Christina Olofson, confirmed the news of her death to the Swedish media on Sunday.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Andersson started acting in her teens and enjoyed a diverse career in film, television and on stage but she was best known for her work with Bergman.
She went on to feature in 13 of his movies from the 1950s through the 1980s, with roles evolving from a naive girl to a wise woman, including European classics as Wild Strawberries, The Seventh Seal and Persona.
Andersson also appeared in films such as Western Duel at Diablo (1966), John Huston's The Kremlin Letter (1970), I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977), An Enemy of the People (1978), and Robert Altman's Quintet (1979).
Watch Modi Biopic and Then Decide, SC Tells EC
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Election Commission to watch the movie PM Narendra Modi and then take a call on its screening.
Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi, arguing for the producer, said that the Election Commission took a cue from the apex court's order and curbed its release without even watching the movie.
The matter was adjourned to be taken up on a later date.
The Election Commission on April 10 ordered the stoppage of release of Prime Minister Modi's biopic till the Lok Sabha elections conclude, saying that any material which disturbs a level playing field should not be allowed.
Salman Khan Goes Grey for 'Bharat'
The wait is finally over. Salman Khan’s first look in his upcoming film Bharat is out. An ageing Salman sports a thick, greying beard and moustache, glasses and greying hair. The poster has a tagline - journey of a man and nation together. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to break the news. “The wait is over... Salman Khan... First look poster of #Bharat... Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar... 5 June 2019 release... #Eid2019,” he wrote.
Jitne safed baal mere sar aur dhaadi mein hain, usse kahin zyada rangeen meri zindagi rahi hain! #Bharat@Bharat_TheFilm @aliabbaszafar @atulreellife @itsBhushanKumar #KatrinaKaif #Tabu @bindasbhidu @DishPatani @WhoSunilGrover @nikhilnamit @ReelLifeProdn @SKFilmsOfficial @TSeries pic.twitter.com/kHaz7kzkXu— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) April 15, 2019
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Arjun Kapoor-Starrer ‘India’s Most Wanted’ Poster Out
On Monday, Arjun Kapoor took to Instagram to share the poster of his upcoming film, India’s Most Wanted. “I am proud to present to all of you, an unbelievable story inspired by true events. Teaser out tomorrow. India’s Most Wanted,” he captioned the photo.
Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh also took to Twitter to share a motion poster of the film. “ Inspired by true events... Motion poster of
#IndiasMostWanted... Stars Arjun Kapoor... Teaser trailer out tomorrow... Directed by Rajkumar Gupta... Fox Star Studios presentation... 24 May 2019 release”, he wrote on Twitter.
Inspired by true events... Motion poster of #IndiasMostWanted... Stars Arjun Kapoor... Teaser trailer out tomorrow... Directed by Rajkumar Gupta... Fox Star Studios presentation... 24 May 2019 release. pic.twitter.com/qiWdX4HHH8— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 15, 2019
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