Towards the end of this month, half of Bollywood will be flying off to one common destination. In a rare instance, everyone, from Shah Rukh Khan and the Bachchans to Hrithik Roshan and Sridevi, will make appearances at the Marrakech International Film Festival to be held from November 30 to December, 8 in the Moroccan capital
Actress Sonam Kapoor admits that her films have not "done well" but critics always supported her work and that is why she is still part of the Hindi film industry.
The 27-year-old started her career with 2007 film "Saawariya" and went on to do movies like "Aisha","Mausam" and "Players", which failed to set the cash registers ringing at the box office. However, the actress feels her work was always appreciated by critics.
Actress-director Hema Malini, who is an acclaimed classical dancer as well, wants to make a film on an art form but says it is an uphill task.
"I wish to make a film based on the subject of an art, depicting the importance of music and dance. But it is very difficult," the 64-year-old said here Tuesday at the Ravindra Jain Sangeet Samman where she was the chief guest.
Hema is a trained Bharatnatyam and Odissi dancer. Her daughters Esha and Ahana have also done stage shows with her.
Teen actor Darsheel Safary is excited about Canada-based Indian filmmaker Deepa Mehta's "Midnight's Children" because for the first time he is "doing a film of this kind".
A big screen adaptation of Salman Rushdie's bestseller of the same name, "Midnight's Children" cast boasts of names likes Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi, Seema Biswas, Shahana Goswami, Rahul Bose and Soha Ali Khan.
Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who is making "The Attacks of 26/11", is inviting policemen who battled Pakistani terrorists in Mumbai in 2008, to view a 15-minute sequence of the movie Friday.
Varma intends to release it early 2013 in both Indian and international markets. So, it made sense for the filmmaker to launch the first look now, three days before the fourth anniversary of the terror attack.
"We are showing a 15-minute sequence of the opening which will clearly establish the purpose and the intent why a film on this subject was made," Varma told IANS.