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Subhash Ghai believes that nothing can change the love for Bollywood in people’s minds(Photo: Prodip Guha/HT)

I don’t think nepotism has survived: Subhash Ghai

HT Mumbai | By Nishad Neelambaran
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 04:18 PM IST
The veteran filmmaker believes that merit is the only way forward in the industry; adds that censor board should not curb the freedom or an artiste
Paranjpye has directed films like Katha, Chashme Buddoor, Sparsh
Paranjpye has directed films like Katha, Chashme Buddoor, Sparsh

Never had a moment when I said, now what shall I do: Sai Paranjpye

By Navneet Vyasan
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 07:38 PM IST
The legendary director and screenwriter remains an enigma among filmmakers and theatre practitioners. In A Patchwork Quilt, her memoir, she deciphers her eventful life bit by bit
Actor Rajkummar Rao has films such as Ludo (slated to release on an OTT platform soon), Chhalaang and Roohi Afzana coming up for release.
Actor Rajkummar Rao has films such as Ludo (slated to release on an OTT platform soon), Chhalaang and Roohi Afzana coming up for release.

Doors don’t open easily but you have to be at it: Rajkummar Rao

HT Mumbai | By Prashant Singh
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2020 10:25 PM IST
The Shahid actor, who completes a decade of working in the Hindi film industry this year, says he feels “blessed” and has no complaints about anything, including his struggling days as an outsider
JNU President Aishe Ghosh addresses the media during a press conference in the presence of other JNU students, at JNU Freedom Square, JNU Campus on November 28, 2019.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
JNU President Aishe Ghosh addresses the media during a press conference in the presence of other JNU students, at JNU Freedom Square, JNU Campus on November 28, 2019.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Controlling costs: Here’s a lesson JNU can learn from FTII | Opinion

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2019 07:48 PM IST
The government could, perhaps, take a look at the FTII model in a bid to solve the current students unrest and imbroglio at the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi.
Students of Kreating Charakters Acting Institute at Four Bangalows, Andheri in Mumbai(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Students of Kreating Charakters Acting Institute at Four Bangalows, Andheri in Mumbai(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Mumbai’s aspiring actors say the ‘struggle’ is not real any more

Mumbai | By Yoshita Rao Sanskrita Bharadwaj
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2019 06:21 PM IST
In the new age of cinema, with supernumerary acting avenues opening up, we find the struggling actor is wrangling no more
Apart from being an actor and a radical playwright, Girish Karnad was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford(Hemant Mishra)
Apart from being an actor and a radical playwright, Girish Karnad was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford(Hemant Mishra)

Remembering Girish Karnad: A voice of reason in an unreasonable time

Hindustan Times | By Nandita Puri
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 01:33 PM IST
A friend reveals the veteran actor’s deepest passions and challenges
Film and Television Institute of India students protest against television actor-turned-politician Gajendra Chauhan when he had assumed charge as the chairperson of the institute in Mumbai on January 7, 2016. Things haven’t been the same since then.(HT file photo)
Film and Television Institute of India students protest against television actor-turned-politician Gajendra Chauhan when he had assumed charge as the chairperson of the institute in Mumbai on January 7, 2016. Things haven’t been the same since then.(HT file photo)

At FTII, new regime meets old discontent

By Dhamini Ratnam
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2019 10:22 AM IST
June 12, 2015, began like any other day at the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune, a leafy campus that was once the site of one of the country’s first studios, and where, even today, a wide arterial road leads off to a lake built for a film set in the 1940s.
BP Singh, director-producer of the popular crime investigation television series C.I.D., will be be the new chairperson of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) (ANI/Twitter)(ANI/Twitter)
BP Singh, director-producer of the popular crime investigation television series C.I.D., will be be the new chairperson of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) (ANI/Twitter)(ANI/Twitter)

BP Singh, best known as producer of the CID crime series, named FTII chief

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2018 09:34 PM IST
BP Singh, who is an alumnus of the film institute, is currently its vice-chairperson. His appointment comes more than a month after actor Anupam Kher resigned from the position.
Actor Nimrat Kaur visited Sanskriti Group of Schools in Pune to be with her former teacher Devyani Mungali(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
Actor Nimrat Kaur visited Sanskriti Group of Schools in Pune to be with her former teacher Devyani Mungali(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)

I went to my very first school in Pune: Nimrat Kaur

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Anjali Shetty
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2018 07:45 PM IST
The actor, who was in Pune to support her teacher, Devyani Mungali, at Sanskriti School, shared that the very first school she went to was in the city
Anupam Kher shared his resignations letter on Twitter.(Reuters/File Photo)
Anupam Kher shared his resignations letter on Twitter.(Reuters/File Photo)

Anupam Kher resigns as FTII chairman due to international assignments

Pune | By HT Correspondent, Pune
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2018 10:43 PM IST
Anupam Kher has quit his position as the chairman of Film and Television Institute of India, citing a busy schedule.
Kabir Kala Manch and FTII lock horns over a documentary film, Hora.(Kabirkalamanchpune/Facebook)
Kabir Kala Manch and FTII lock horns over a documentary film, Hora.(Kabirkalamanchpune/Facebook)

FTII cancels screening of student film on Dalit folk artistes’ group Kabir Kala Manch

Hindustan Times | By Shalaka Shinde
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2018 11:57 AM IST
The filmmaker Harishankar Nachimuthu has claimed that the screening of his documentary film Hora was cancelled due to pressure from right-wing organisations.
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