Actor Salman Khan has filed a caveat in Supreme Court, asking that his version of events in the hit-and-run case be heard ahead of the Maharashtra government's challenge of his acquittal. Last week, the state challenged the actor's acquittal in the 2002 case in the top court
"I will request the Mumbai police and the Maharashtra government to provide protection to Ghulam Ali saab during his stay in Mumbai. There is a threat to Ali saab by Shiv Sena. They did not allow him to perform in India last year," said the director of Ghar Wapsi, which marks Ghulam Ali's acting debut
Sanjay Dutt, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, will walk out of jail on February 27 after the Maharashtra government cleared a proposal for remission of his sentence. Sanjay Gupta said, "It's fantastic that he will be a free man again and finally be home with his family. His long and painful ordeal will end and he can start life afresh"
"As I could not withstand the insult to Maratha history, Maratha ethos and Indian culture, I am making this appeal to you that the Maharashtra government pay attention, review the entire film, and with proper inquiry arrive at an appropriate decision," Prasadrao Peshwa said in a letter to Devendra Fadnavis
Mr Bachchan spent nearly four hours at Mumbai's Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SNGP), a wildlife habitat bang in the middle of the city. Speaking exclusively to NDTV he said, "I am happy to support the efforts the Maharashtra government is making for tiger conservation. If my voice, my face can make a difference, I am happy to do so"
"This is the most worthy and valuable initiative that the Maharashtra government has taken. Our films are popular worldwide. Maybe if we all work together with the Government of India and with my effort as a member of this initiative, we can definitely make Mumbai as the 'Entertainment City' of the world," said Mr Bachchan
The BJP government in Maharashtra yesterday ordered that Mumbai multiplexes reserve a screen between six and nine pm every day to show a Marathi film. Bollywood debates on Twitter
All multiplex cinemas in Mumbai will have to screen a Marathi film during peak business hours every evening, the Maharashtra government said on April 7
The actor, released on a two weeks' furlough on December 24, has already spent over 118 days out of jail
Earlier, various state governments including Maharashtra, Bihar, UP and others had granted tax exemption to Bhaag Milkha Bhaag featuring Farhan Akhtar
Acclaimed filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has been chosen to receive the Raj Kapoor Smriti Award from the Maharashtra government for his contribution to Indian cinema.
Written and Directed by debutant Nitin Kakkar the movie released on June 6 to appreciation from critics and audiences alike