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The new Jammu and Kashmir Film Policy has now made it very convenient for the region's talent to work in the film industry.(Pexels)

New JK Film Policy offers youth chance to work in film industry

ANI |
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2021 09:41 AM IST
While promoting the scenic beauty of the union territory (UT), the policy envisages providing a platform for the local talent to prove themselves on the national level.
Fashion designer Seema Khan is married to actor Sohail Khan.
Fashion designer Seema Khan is married to actor Sohail Khan.

Seema Khan on nepotism debate: We have actors in Bollywood, who hailed from big film families but haven’t made it, including my own husband

Hindustan Times | By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 04:24 PM IST
Fashion designer Seema Khan feels that when her son wants to enter films like his dad Sohail Khan, “talent has to speak”, nepotism doesn’t mean you are going to “make it”.
Actor Arjun Rampal started his Bollywood career in 2001.
Actor Arjun Rampal started his Bollywood career in 2001.

Arjun Rampal on entering his 20th year in Bollywood: I will write my autobiography soon, there’s so much I have experienced

Hindustan Times | By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 02:43 PM IST
Actor Arjun Rampal, who is in his 20th year in Bollywood, says he has ‘experienced a lot’, and gone through a lot of highs and lows.
Pankaj Tripathi will play the lead in Kaagaz.
Pankaj Tripathi will play the lead in Kaagaz.

Pankaj Tripathi on Kaagaz: ‘No one would have thought that a plain-looking guy like me could be lead actor of any film’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Srivastava
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 07:09 AM IST
Actor Pankaj Tripathi, who arrived in Mumbai in 2004 to pursue his passion as an actor, says he would never have expected back then to be a lead actor in any film. He will soon be seen as the lead in Kaagaz.
Kangana Ranaut has responded to those criticising her.
Kangana Ranaut has responded to those criticising her.

Kangana Ranaut slams those criticising her bikini pic: ‘You call yourself a bhakt? Don’t pretend to be authority on religion’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 01:10 PM IST
Kangana Ranaut has slammed those sharing hateful comments on her latest post. She had posted a picture of herself, wearing a bikini on the beaches of Mexico.
A number of web shows/films are showcasing the life and struggles of stand-up comedians of late. This includes Comedy Couple, Bhaag Beanie Bhaag, and Four More Shots Please.
A number of web shows/films are showcasing the life and struggles of stand-up comedians of late. This includes Comedy Couple, Bhaag Beanie Bhaag, and Four More Shots Please.

OTT effect: Onscreen space warming up to cool stand-up comic portrayals

Hindustan Times | By Naina Arora, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 17, 2020 01:10 PM IST
Saw actors Saqib Saleem, Shweta Basu Prasad, Maanvi Gagroo, and Swara Bhaskar portray stand-up comics onscreen? Looks like this trend is here to stay.
Subhash Ghai believes that nothing can change the love for Bollywood in people’s minds(Photo: Prodip Guha/HT)
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
Singer Sukhwinder Singh is known for his songs such as Chhaiyaa Chhaiyaa, Gallan Goodiyan and Saaki Saaki.
Singer Sukhwinder Singh is known for his songs such as Chhaiyaa Chhaiyaa, Gallan Goodiyan and Saaki Saaki.

Sukhwinder Singh: There is not so much drugs in the film industry as it is being claimed to be

Hindustan Times | By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 12:45 PM IST
Singer Sukhwinder Singh says things around Bollywood has become very negative and adds that in the industry five percent people might be bad but sadly because of them the entire industry is being misunderstood.
Actor Dia Mirza recently completed 20 years of winning the Miss Asia Pacific title.
Actor Dia Mirza recently completed 20 years of winning the Miss Asia Pacific title.

Dia Mirza: The way I look has been a disadvantage for me in my acting profession many a time

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 04:06 PM IST
Actor-producer-activist Dia Mirza says she believes that any stereotype and pre conceived notions are not good.
Manish Malhotra was 23 years old when he embraced fashion designing(Shivamm Paathak)
Manish Malhotra was 23 years old when he embraced fashion designing(Shivamm Paathak)

HT Brunch Cover Story: Million-Dollar style

Hindustan Times | By Sonal Kalra
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 08:01 AM IST
The inspiring story of fashion designer Manish Malhotra, 54, who completes 30 years in the business this year
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 Madhurima Tuli has starred in films such as Baby, Naam Shaban and Hamari Adhuri Kahani.
Actor Madhurima Tuli has starred in films such as Baby, Naam Shaban and Hamari Adhuri Kahani.

Madhurima Tuli on controversies around Bollywood: People are just trying to make a fuss about it

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 12:21 PM IST
Actor Madhurima Tuli says Since the film industry is related to media, a lot so it is out there in front of everyone and that is why it gets talked about.
Actor Vivek Oberoi is producing horror franchise, Rosie The Saffron Chapter.
Actor Vivek Oberoi is producing horror franchise, Rosie The Saffron Chapter.

Vivek Oberoi: I think of myself as a guy who does not do stereotypical stuff

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 12:13 PM IST
Actor-producer Vivek Oberoi says he has never shied away from taking risks in his career.
Actor Paresh Rawal had projects releasing on OTT—Tamil film Soorarai Pottru and the upcoming Coolie No 1.
Actor Paresh Rawal had projects releasing on OTT—Tamil film Soorarai Pottru and the upcoming Coolie No 1.

Paresh Rawal: OTTs should not get so much that they can arm twist us later

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 11:57 AM IST
Further lauding cinemas, actor Paresh Rawal says that we have survived because of theatres, the big screen and that they should not be discarded and marginalized.
Actors Kangana Ranaut and Diljit Dosanjh had a heated exchange of words on social media on Thursday.
Actors Kangana Ranaut and Diljit Dosanjh had a heated exchange of words on social media on Thursday.

Diljit Dosanjh vs Kangana Ranaut: Is vitriolic exchange between celebs leading to never before seen social media toxicity?

Hindustan Times | By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 06:30 PM IST
The war of words between actors Diljit Dosanjh and Kangana Ranaut continue— did it take social media toxicity to another level, also considering they are both influencers as well? We talk to some prominent members of the film industry to understand their take on this.
Member of Parliament Sanjay Raut interacts with media at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Member of Parliament Sanjay Raut interacts with media at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

‘Not easy to shift Film City from Mumbai’: Sanjay Raut on Yogi Adityanath’s visit

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 01:16 PM IST
Raut was talking to reporters amid Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s ongoing two-day visit to Mumbai where he is meeting film personalities and industrialists.
Actor Aditya Roy Kapur recently starred in Ludo.
Actor Aditya Roy Kapur recently starred in Ludo.

Aditya Roy Kapur: I don’t take all the criticism in, for me ignorance is bliss

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 09:37 PM IST
Enjoying the success of his latest film, Ludo, which released digitally, actor Aditya Roy Kapur “it has been a good year” for him despite the negativity around the film industry and the ongoing pandemic.
Actor Rajkummar Rao had two recent releases back to back- Chhalaang and Ludo.
Actor Rajkummar Rao had two recent releases back to back- Chhalaang and Ludo.

Rajkummar Rao on resuming work on his next amid pandemic: It is important, we have to start making films

Hindustan Times | By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 01:04 PM IST
Actor Rajkummar Rao, who is shooting for his next with Kriti Sanon in Chandigarh, says it was Akshay Kumar who paved the way for the industry to resume working after the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown.
Actor Kashmera Shah made her directorial debut last year.
Actor Kashmera Shah made her directorial debut last year.

Kashmera Shah on criticism of Bollywood: Those who are complaining have their own agenda

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 01:00 PM IST
Sharing her thoughts about the criticism that the Hindi film industry received recently, actor-director Kashmera Shah says she can never think badly about it as she was an outsider and was still accepted very well here.
Actor Vikrant Massey was seen in the web film Ginny Weds Sunny recently
Actor Vikrant Massey was seen in the web film Ginny Weds Sunny recently

Vikrant Massey: My profession does not dictate my personality or social media posts

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 01:52 PM IST
Actor Vikrant Massey says everything is ‘temporary’ here in the film industry, and hence, he doesn’t take his position for granted in any way.
Akshay Kumar-starrer Laxmii released on an OTT platform last week.
Akshay Kumar-starrer Laxmii released on an OTT platform last week.

Single screens in small towns play pirated version of Akshay Kumar-starrer Laxmii: Is pirarcy the need of the hour for them?

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 02:16 PM IST
Exhibitors in small towns are resorting to piracy in order to survive tough times.
Zaira Wasim gave up acting to focus on her religion.
Zaira Wasim gave up acting to focus on her religion.

Zaira Wasim requests fans to remove her pictures from fanpages: ‘I am trying to start a new chapter in my life’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 01:21 PM IST
Zaira Wasim has now requested her fanpages to remove her pictures. The actor said that while it will be ‘impossible’ to remove them entirely from the internet, she can make the request to her fans.
Actor Angad Bedi currently stars in web series Mumbhai
Actor Angad Bedi currently stars in web series Mumbhai

Angad Bedi: The audience feels hurt but I am sure our industry will won their vote of confidence

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 02:24 PM IST
Actor Angad Bedi believes that just like all the hard times that the film industry has gone through, this too shall pass.
Actor Tusshar Kapoor co-produced the recent OTT release Laxmii.
Actor Tusshar Kapoor co-produced the recent OTT release Laxmii.

Tusshar Kapoor on Bollywood’s negative image: The industry has crossed many mountains, isse bhi zyaada dekha hai

By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 01:18 PM IST
Actor Tusshar Kapoor says the current vilification of the film industry is something that “too shall pass”.
Actor Manoj Bajpayee is best known for his films Gangs of Wasseypur (2012), Bhosle (2020) and Aligarh (2015).
Actor Manoj Bajpayee is best known for his films Gangs of Wasseypur (2012), Bhosle (2020) and Aligarh (2015).

Manoj Bajpayee: I am not dying to go there and start from scratch, just because it’s Hollywood

Hindustan Times | By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 06:02 PM IST
Actor Manoj Bajpayee says he is happy with the offers and respect he is getting in the Indian film industry.
Ayushmann Khurrana, who was last seen in Gulabo Sitabo, has been stationed in his home-town, Chandigarh for several weeks now(Photo: Jay Samuel)
Ayushmann Khurrana, who was last seen in Gulabo Sitabo, has been stationed in his home-town, Chandigarh for several weeks now(Photo: Jay Samuel)

The coronavirus scare: Ayushmann’s staying away from family, for family!

HT Mumbai | By Prashant Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 03:03 PM IST
Despite shooting in his home-town, Chandigarh, actor Ayushmann Khurrana is not staying at his family abode, and instead, has checked himself into a hotel, due to the Covid-19 threat
Actor Vivek Oberoi says his endeavour is to inject fresh talent in the industry.
Actor Vivek Oberoi says his endeavour is to inject fresh talent in the industry.

Vivek Oberoi: I don’t identify with nepotism, I’m not somebody who benefited from my dad

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 01:12 PM IST
Actor Vivek Oberoi says even though he had a famous father, Suresh Oberoi, he chose to carve his own path in the film industry.
Kohli believes that the key to selling a destination to the audience is to present and package it well(Photo: Instagram/kunalkohli)
Kohli believes that the key to selling a destination to the audience is to present and package it well(Photo: Instagram/kunalkohli)

We should promote Indian cities: Filmmaker Kunal Kohli

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Sanchita Kalra
PUBLISHED ON OCT 23, 2020 01:14 PM IST
“We have everything in our country. It just needs to be explored and packaged correctly. A lot of tourism is packaging dependent and a film’s shoot definitely promotes tourism,” says Kohli
Moushumi Chatterjee was last seen in the Bollywood film Piku that released in 2015.
Moushumi Chatterjee was last seen in the Bollywood film Piku that released in 2015.

Moushumi Chatterjee: I might die tomorrow but no point in dying with fear every day

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 03:58 PM IST
Actor Moushumi Chatterjee says she doesn’t want to limit herself to the role of a mother or mother-in-law and can portray stronger parts of a single woman and a negative character as well.
Actor Sobhita Dhulipala is best known for starring in web series, Made in Heaven.
Actor Sobhita Dhulipala is best known for starring in web series, Made in Heaven.

Sobhita Dhulipala: All difficulties lead us to some learning, so what’s the point in crying?

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 01:46 PM IST
While the reputation of the film industry has taken quite a beating in the last few month, and it has been called out for being not so friendly to outsiders, actor Sobhita Dhulipala says everyone has had their own journey, and their opinions are based on just that.
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