Elections: Roti, Kapda, Makaan are the need of the hour, say TV actors

As the elections loom closer, our TV actors tell us what they are looking for from the new government.

Rohitashv Gour

The basic problem is of Roti, Kapda and Makan. If the prices will not go down, then how will the public live their life. They are increasing day by day and there is no full stop. This problem has been there for a long time. I expect that the law should be equal for everyone irrespective of caste, creed and sex. The spirit of brotherhood will only live when the politicians will not see them as vote banks but?as one country for whom good is to be done.

Delnaaz Irani

I want a safe and educated India.?I expect the politicians to fight corruption, terrorism and come together as one to bring positive changes to our country.

Sumit Kaul

The one thing that I expect from our politicians is integrity.
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Tiktok has been banned in Tamil Nadu

Tiktok has been banned in Tamil Nadu. Here is what the TV industry has to say about it.

Sumit Kaul: ?I haven?t come across any explicit sexual content on the app. In fact, if any of the videos have a hint of action that could potentially physically harm someone, have explicit warnings attached by TikTok stating that such actions should not be practiced. I know of many videos that have been taken down because they were in appropriate in some way. So I am pretty sure that their team must be taking reasonable amount of care to ensure that the platform is not abused. Having said that, it is a public platform and therefore is prone to people using it incorrectly. That doesn?t make the App necessarily at fault. Technology is a tool. Misuse is by human beings. The tool can be used for entertainment or for publishing rubbish.
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Hamid movie review: A sentimentally sobering, compassionate gem of peace and hope

Hamid movie review is here. The poignant drama on Kashmir directed by Aijaz Khan stars Rasika Dugal, Vikas Kumar and Talha Arshad Reshi. The venture of Saregama Films is produced by its indie movie division Yoodlee Films. Premiered at the 20 th Jio Mami, the movie has won accolades at Riff (Rajasthan International Film Festival) in the best director (Aijaz) and best actor (Rasika Dugal) category. Let?s find out in Hamid movie review, how pious and passionate is Hamid in telling the story about the situation in the heaven on earth ? Kashmir. Hamid hits the theaters this Friday ? March 15 2019.

The thought that lingers in your mind at the end of Hamid

The great Italian maestro Federico Fellini said, ? If you see with innocent eyes, everything is divine?. Aijaz Khan directed Hamid is that exceptionally rare sentiment on screen that keeps the innocence alive and never falls prey to ignorance. Hamid
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Iconic Actress Zeenat Aman to attend prestigious UK Asian Film Festival Opening Gala

The world’s longest running South Asian film festival outside of India, the UK Asian Film Festival begins on March 27th and runs through May 4th. At a time of significant change, UK Asian Film Festival marks its 21st anniversary with a curated slate of films inspired by the theme of Revolution. Historically known as Tongues on Fire and then London Asian Film Festival, the festival is also synonymous with championing South Asian feminist films and supporting pioneering, female artists and auteurs.

Honouring Revolution through the vehicle of South Asian Cinema, UK Asian Film Festival looks at the #MeToo movement gathering momentum in the Indian and Pakistani film industries and the decriminalisation of homosexuality and the repeal of Section 377 in India last year.

Festival Director, Dr Pushpinder Chowdhry MBE says, “This year’s festival will present pertinent stories of the ordinary person told through films that address global challenges of our time.
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Palm Springs Iff 2019: ‘Hamid’Review by Peter Belsito

I believe I’ve never seen a film from Kashmir before so this all looked and felt new.

Hamid is the story of a young village boy, a budding shipbuilder, whose loving father disappears near the film’s beginning. In his search for his dad, the boy enlists the help of God and the story drives on that relationship.

Hamid’s father, like many men in Kashmir, has suddenly gone missing, and the young boy finds his life turned upside down as he begins looking everywhere for him. Some 8,000 people have vanished since the conflicts of 1989, so it is no wonder that Hamid’s mother has become numb to tragedy, indifferent to the world around her, and unhelpful in answering Hamid’s many questions. Finally, she tells Hamid that his father has gone to God. Lonely and missing his father terribly,
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Rome reveals 'slimmer' line-up

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Rome reveals 'slimmer' line-up
Name and focus changes for every section, which are now all competitive, resulting in the festival’s structure being “slimmer’.

The ninth Rome Film Festival (Oct 16-25) has revealed a diverse line-up including the Italian premieres for potential awards contenders including David Fincher’s Gone Girl. the world premiere of Takashi Miike’s As the Gods Will and Burhan Qurbani’s We are Young, We are Strong and European premiere of Oren Moverman’s Time Out of Mind, Toronto hit Still Alice and Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet.

This year for the first time the award-winners in each section of the programme will be decided by the audience on the basis of votes cast after the screenings.

Each section has changed name and focus for 2014 and are all competitive, resulting in the festival’s structure being “slimmer’.

Italian comedies Soap Opera and Andiamo a Quel Paese bookend the line-up.

Full line-up

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World premiere

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Sunidhi Chauhan at Bumboo music launch

The music of upcoming comedy movie Bumboo was recently held at Big FM office in Mumbai. Along with singer Sunidhi Chauhan, music director Santosh Singh, lyricist Shadab Akhtar, director Jagdish Rajpurohit and the cast of the movie Sumit Kaul and Sharat Saxena were present.

Considered the first official remake of a French film, Jagdish clarified, “I don’t consider it a remake, I consider it an adaptation. The important thing is whether you can take something and mold it according to your thoughts into something entertaining.” Talking about the album he said,” (The album has) foot tapping music with high voltage energy in the spirit of the film Bumboo that lingers on long after the songs are heard.” Sumit Kaul, who is a popular TV artist and will be seen in a unique get-up in this movie, isn’t exactly new to comedy. “I enjoy comedy, he said, “ I was
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