New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) After four decades in Bollywood, Anil Kapoor feels he needs to learn how to go easy on himself, and that is his biggest challenge. The actor says he has always been his worst critic.  

Horror filmmaker Ari Aster: Satyajit Ray is one of my heroes

Horror filmmaker Ari Aster: Satyajit Ray is one of my heroes

Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Everyone knows Ari Aster as a Hollywood filmmaker who specialises in horror films such as "Hereditary". Few are aware of the fact that the young American filmmaker is a diehard fan of the late Oscar-winning Indian legend Satyajit Ray. He says Ray's films inspired him to visit India.  

Tannishtha : The city of Rome is a character in my film

Tannishtha : The city of Rome is a character in my film

Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Actress-turned-filmmaker Tannishtha Chatterjee, who was quite determined to shoot her debut film "Roam Rome Mein" in Rome, says that the city plays an important role in the story, as the narrative revolves around feminism.  

Nawazuddin: Talent should not be celebrated based on gender

Nawazuddin: Talent should not be celebrated based on gender

Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) National Award-winning actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has worked with several talented female filmmakers in his career. Nandita Das called the shots in "Firaaq" and "Manto", Reema Kagti directed "Talaash" and, recently, Tannishtha Chatterjee wielded the megaphone in the upcoming "Roam Rome Mein". Siddiqui says as an actor he does not differentiate between talents based on gender.    

Farah Khan: Justifying a film's big budget is also a task

Farah Khan: Justifying a film's big budget is also a task

Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) From her debut in Bollywood as a choreographer with the film "Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar" to her first success as a film director with the Shah Rukh Khan-Sushmita Sen starrer "Main Hoon Naa" and becoming the judge of one of hit reality show "Indian Idol", Farah Khan has made her presence felt in every medium she has stepped into. Now that she is hosting a quiz show for a mobile app and gearing up to direct a new film, Farah says, although getting big budget as a female filmmaker is not a struggle for her anymore, she feels the pressure of justify every opportunity.    

Seema Pahwa: Didn't expect standing ovation for directorial debut

Seema Pahwa: Didn't expect standing ovation for directorial debut

Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Seema Pahwa's debut directorial feature "Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi" was screened at the ongoing Jio MAMI 21st Mumbai Film Festival with Star, and she is overwhelmed with the response the film received .  

'Bala' makers more worried than me: 'Ujda Chaman' director

'Bala' makers more worried than me: 'Ujda Chaman' director

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) "Ujda Chaman" director Abhishek Pathak has shared his concerns about the similarity in the plot of his film with the Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer "Bala", which incidentally releases in the same week. Although disappointed, he is not fretting over the situation, and he claims "Bala" makers are more worried and concerned than him.