Priyanka Chopra's mother Madhu Chopra, who co-owns Purple Pebble Pictures, said: "Stories from the various Indian states are routinely turned into Hindi films. Bollywood benefits commercially in the bargain. Our core idea is to narrate these tales in the languages that they stem from"
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who recently returned from Cannes Film Festival, will be seen in filmmaker Mani Ratnam's next film
Actress Sonam Kapoor is back to Mumbai after attending the 70th Cannes Film Festival. The 31-year-old actress said that Indian filmmakers fear that 'film festival' tag will hamper the commercial success of their films
Nandita Das unveiled the first poster of Manto on her official Facebook page. The actress-filmmaker had recently presented the film at Cannes Film Festival
He came, he saw, he conquered. We are talking about Nawazuddin Siddiqui, once unknown and now a force to reckon with. Catch Ambika Anand in conversation with Nawazuddin, as he talks about his struggling period, to representing India at Cannes Film festival and much more.
Fashion designer Rina Dhaka spoke about Indians walking the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival. She said: "It's a very proud moment for us and it is the greatest news grabber right now. From what Deepika Padukone wore to what Aishwarya Rai Bachchan wore, it is a very challenging thing to be making everybody happy." She added: "It was wonderful to see Deepika Padukone this year. She is like an international beauty and it is very good thing that Cannes put a light on her and I hope she comes her more often and chooses to wear a bit of Indian fashion too."
Sonam Kapoor tells NDTV why mainstream Indian producers are scared of the festival tag and what she thinks of Bollywood item numbers as a feminist.
Mahesh Elkunchwar's English language play Sonata adapted for film makes middle-aged women and female bonding central, something even Hollywood film don't do enough: Aparna Sen and Lillette Dubey stir a debate at the Indian pavilion on the French Riviera.
Sonam Kapoor closed her stint at the Cannes Film Festival in a gold Elie Saab gown.
Sonam Kapoor attended the screening of The Meyerowitz Stories
Sonam Kapoor's sister Rhea styled her
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's final appearance on the red carpet was spot on