Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) "There's not much I can do, if people call my film 'Uri: the Surgical Strike' a propaganda movie," the blockbuster's director Aditya Dhar said here on Sunday.

Acting is not about juggling Instagram filters: Mukesh Chhabra

Acting is not about juggling Instagram filters: Mukesh Chhabra

Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Acting is not just about juggling around with Instagram filters, said one of India's leading casting directors Mukesh Chhabra.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali: 'Baiju Bawra' my biggest challenge as composer

Sanjay Leela Bhansali: 'Baiju Bawra' my biggest challenge as composer

Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) With the upcoming "Baiju Bawra", Sanjay Leela Bhansali will direct his first fullfledged musical. "Baiju Bawra", a story of two singers, will have nearly a dozen songs.

Ashutosh Gowariker: One can't include every bit of history in a film

Ashutosh Gowariker: One can't include every bit of history in a film

Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker has faced threats from certain groups over possible misrepresentation of history in his upcoming period drama "Panipat". The director feels raising questions is only natural, and adds that he has clarification for all questions raised.

Taapsee: In B'wood half the hero's pay equals to a female-driven film's budget

Taapsee: In B'wood half the hero's pay equals to a female-driven film's budget

Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood has a long way to go as far before pay parity between male and female actors happens, actress Tapsee Pannu claimed on Saturday, hoping that gender-neutral wages would become a reality in her lifetime.

Kriti Kharbanda: Left 'Chehre' because of date issues

Kriti Kharbanda: Left 'Chehre' because of date issues

Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Actress Kriti Kharbanda is no longer a part of the upcoming thriller "Chehre", starring Amitabh Bachchan and Emraan Hashmi. Kriti cites lack of dates as the reason.

Nawazuddin: Don't believe in tags like star, superstar or megastar

Nawazuddin: Don't believe in tags like star, superstar or megastar

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) He started his Bollywood career with minute, blink-and-miss roles in films like "Sarfarosh", "Shool" and "Munna Bhai MBBS". It almost took him 12 years of struggle to prove his mettle and find a role worth note . That was Anurag Kashyap's "Gangs Of Wasseypur", the film that came and changed his fate. Since then, Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been soaring with every role -- be it "Badlapur", "Raees", "Raman Raghav 2.0", "Thackeray", "Manto" or "Sacred Games".

Arshad Warsi: Earlier you were an actor, now you're a product

Arshad Warsi: Earlier you were an actor, now you're a product

Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) When he started off in Bollywood almost 30 years ago, all an actor needed to do was act. Now the scenario has changed. Actors are no longer just ‘actors. They are ‘products. They are ‘commodities that need to be ‘sold, feels Arshad Warsi.