Exhibitors in West Bengal fear Mamata Banerjee, won’t screen The Kerala Story | Hindi Movie News – Times of India

May 19, 2023

Although the honourable Supreme Court has cleared Vipul Shah’s The Kerala Story for screening in every state of the country, a blanket ban on the film remains in West Bengal.Apparently no exhibitor is willing to screen The Kerala Story in West Bengal.A prominent exhibitor from Bengal tells us on condition of anonymity, “Until Mamata Didi […]

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‘Brahmastra’ fever takes over Bengal, ‘KGF: Chapter 2’, ‘RRR’ and ‘Pushpa’ left behind – Times of India

September 9, 2022

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt’s much-anticipated film ‘Brahmastra’ finally hit the big screens today, September 9. The high-octane action-adventure flick took almost 5 years to release and despite the boycott trend on Twitter the craze surrounding this Ayan Mukherji directorial is immense. Going by the box office trends, it seems ‘Brahmastra’ did manage to attract […]

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Rupankar Bagchi confesses: KK controversy gave me a reality check, I needed this blow – Exclusive! – Times of India

June 16, 2022

Rupankar Bagchi had to face a lot. His life turned upside down ever since he questioned the frenzy around KK on social media, just hours before the popular singer’s death in Kolkata. Not just online trolls, the National Award-winning singer has received death threats as well and this social media uproar did not even stop […]

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Rupankar Bagchi offers unconditional apology to KK’s family, says he had no intention to target the late singer – Times of India

June 4, 2022

Singer Rupankar Bagchi has issued an ‘unconditional apology to late singer KK’s family after his Facebook live video criticizing the “excitement” ahead of KK‘s concert in Kolkata not just put him under fire but also gave him brutal trolling and even death threats. On Friday, addressing a press meet, the National Award-winning singer said that […]

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After ‘Bahubali 2’, Yash starrer ‘KGF: Chapter 2’ becomes the second film in Bengal to cross 20-crore mark – Times of India

May 11, 2022

Yash starrer ‘KGF: Chapter 2’ is all set to complete a month in theatres worldwide and it is still raking in the moolah. The action entertainer recently went past the Rs 1100 crore mark and there’s no sign of slowing down. The Prashanth Neel directorial successfully challenged several new releases in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi […]

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Bhuban Badyakar apologises for his ‘celebrity’ comment, says he’ll again sell peanuts if needed – Times of India

March 10, 2022

Only a few weeks ago Bhuban Badyakar had said that he’s a celebrity now and won’t be selling peanuts anymore. His comment raised quite a few eyebrows. Some even criticized that sudden stardom has changed him who once used to be a down-to-earth person from rural Bengal. And now, it seems the ‘Kacha Badam’ singer […]

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Mamata Banerjee mourns Bappi Lahiri’s demise: A boy from our North Bengal, rose to all-India fame and made us proud with his musical contributions – Times of India

February 16, 2022

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday mourned the demise of singer-composer Bappi Lahiri, and extended condolences to the musician’s bereaved family. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that Lahiri’s contributions as a musician have made Bengal proud. She tweeted, “Shocked to hear about the untimely demise of legendary singer and […]

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Just in! 27th Kolkata International Film Festival postponed due to Bengal’s current COVID situation – Times of India

January 5, 2022

Only a day ago, the organizing committee had announced that the 27th edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival will go on but with 50% capacity in cinema halls and a virtual inauguration ceremony. This year’s KIFF was supposed to start on January 7. However, due to the current surge in COVID-19 cases across Bengal, […]

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Dev as ‘Raghu Dakat’, Dhrubo Banerjee wants to capture the culture and heritage of 19th century Bengal – Times of India

November 4, 2021

The content of his last three films has made it clear that Dhrubo Banerjee loves to make films based on historical background. In fact, he himself has said that in so many interviews. Now, after the grand success of ‘Golondaaj’, the critically acclaimed filmmaker is ready with his next, again based on Bengali folklore with […]

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Have you heard this Bengali folk version of ‘Manike Mage Hithe’? – Times of India

October 19, 2021

While the news of Sinhalese singer Yohani de Silva of the runaway hit ‘Manike Mage Hithe’ making her Bollywood debut in the upcoming Ajay Devgn film ‘Thank God’ trends big time on social media not many people know quite a few Bengali versions of the hit song have been made in the last few months. […]

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