By Vandana Srivastawa | 30-Apr-2023

Vir Das, Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri other celebs and netizens get nostalgic as Mumbai’s iconic single screen theatre Eros Cinema is torn down

Vir Das, Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri, Apurva Asrani, Onir, netizens reacted as pictures of Mumbai’s iconic single-screen theatre Eros Cinema being torn down started circulating on the.....

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By Vandana Srivastawa | 03-Apr-2021

Screenwriter Apurva Asrani part ways with his partner Siddhant after 14 years, announces the separation with a heavy heart

Apurva Asrani, Hindi film editor and screenwriter known for movies such as Aligarh, Shahid, Simran ec. has parted ways with his longtime partner Siddhant. Taking to social media, he posted an.....

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By IANS | 05-Nov-2020

Poonam Pandey’s ‘obscenity’ lands her in jail, Milind Soman goes scot-free for running naked: Writer Apurva Asrani and netizens call out the hypocrisy

National Award-winning film editor and screenplay writer Apurva Asrani highlights the hypocrisy in Indian society over the idea of nudity, comparing the news around actors Milind Soman and Poonam Pandey. On.....

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By Vandana Srivastawa | 23-Oct-2020

‘I wish I never made it,’ says Hansal Mehta about Kangana Ranaut’s ‘Simran’

Hansal Mehta has finally opened up on the making of his 2017 film Simran that had Kangana Ranaut in the lead and was embroiled in several controversies ahead of its.....

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By Vandana Srivastawa | 19-Jul-2020

I had to go with my heart: Shekhar Kapur on casting ‘unknown girl’ Cate Blanchett for ‘Elizabeth’ despite studio’s reservations

Veteran filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has revealed how a studio had insisted that he cast a star in his Hollywood directorial debut, Elizabeth. He recalled insisting on going with his heart.....

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By Vandana Srivastawa | 16-Jul-2020

Shekhar Kapur, Avinash Tiwary, Apurva Asrani call out R Balki on his ‘find me better actors than Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt’ remark, cite quite a few names

The nepotism, favouritism and groupism debate in Bollywood has been gaining strength ever since people started questioning the power wielded by star kids and nexus in the aftermath of Sushant.....

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By IANS | 29-May-2020

It's time LGBTQ families are normalised too: ‘Aligarh’ writer Apurva Asrani reveals he and partner Siddhant pretended to be cousins to rent a house in Mumbai

Aligarh writer Apurva Asrani and his partner Siddhant pretended to be cousins for 13 years, so that they could rent a home in Mumbai together. Asrani took to Twitter and revealed.....

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By Gurpreet Kaur | 05-May-2019

Manoj Bajpayee and Apurva Asrani to collaborate once again for an 'emotional story of a forgotten genius'; read details

Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee worked with writer-editor Apurva Asrani in Hansal Mehta-directed 2016 biographical drama Aligarh. Now after three years, both of them are all set to reunite once again.....

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By | 03-Jul-2018

Satya was life changing for Anurag Kashyap and Manoj Bajpayee

Ram Gopal Varma's Satya, which clocked two decades today since its release, was a life-changing experience for Anurag Kashyap -- who co-wrote it with Saurabh Shukla -- and for actor.....

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By | 02-Feb-2019

'Krish should make one film with Sonu as a villain, Mishti as lead actress and Apurva as a writer' - Kangana hits back

Actress-director Kangana Ranaut feels it is wrong of Krish to accuse her of taking away his credit from Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, and says he will get nothing out.....

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By | 29-Jan-2019

This is so WRONG: Kangana Ranaut censured by Hansal Mehta, Apurva Asrani and Pooja Bhatt on Manikarnika row

Kangana Ranaut’s Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi has snowballed into a controversy after filmmaker Krish’s comments over the actress taking credits as the primary director of the film while she.....

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By | 03-Sep-2018

Apurva Asrani slams Kangana over Manikarnika, says star hi-jacking film is 'hara-kiri'

Kangana Ranaut’s old foe screenwriter Apurva Asrani took a sly dig at her in a cryptic tweet on Saturday for “hijacking a film” and described it as the “worst form.....

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By | 31-Aug-2018

Manikarnika: Kangana Ranaut confirms Sonu Sood's exit, says he neither had dates nor faith

Kangana Ranaut is currently busy filming for her ambitious epic period film, based on the life of Rani Laxmibai, titled Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi. But only recently, the actress landed herself.....

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By | 30-Aug-2018

Manikarnika: Clapperboard showing Kangana as director goes viral; clarification issued

Kangana Ranaut has landed herself in another controversy after an image of a clapperboard from the sets of her upcoming film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi went viral. The clapperboard.....

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By | 22-Nov-2017

Screen 'S Durga' at IFFI, says Kerala HC

The Kerala High Court on Tuesday directed that Malayalam film "S Durga" be screened at the ongoing 48th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa --.....

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By | 15-Nov-2017

I&B Ministry drops two films, prompting three IFFI jury members to quit

The commotion continues at IFFI. Three members of the 13-member jury of the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) Panorama section, namely Chairperson Sujoy Ghosh, editor Apurva Asrani, and.....

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By | 14-Nov-2017

Sujoy Ghosh resigns from IFFI as jury head

Filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh has resigned as head of the jury of the Indian Panorama of the 48th International Film Festival of India (IIFI) after the final selection saw two films.....

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By | 20-Sep-2017

Kangana won’t be fighting for credit any time soon!

The controversies couldn’t salvage Simran. May we recommend another crash course in scriptwriting for Kangana Ranaut?! The lady had got into a glorious spat with Simran writer Apurva Asrani, fighting.....

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