New cases have been rising at an alarming rate. Authorities in the country announced Sunday morning they had identified another 28,637 coronavirus patients over the previous 24 hours -- the fourth day in a row in which the country set a new daily record for infections. … [Read more...] about Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan hospitalized for coronavirus with mild symptoms
The new GR (Government Resolution) issued by the Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray today has brought in a sigh of relief for the entertainment industry, which brought all its work to a halt even before the national lockdown was implemented. The new GR has been approved by the CM to ensure that the producers of different shows, ad films and movies can commence work over the next few days. J D Majethia, the Chairman of the Indian Film and Television Producers’ Council (web and TV division), confirmed the news and said, “We first want to thank Uddhav Thackeray for speedily addressing our concerns and helping us find a way out. We had our faith in him but we didn’t expect things to come through so quickly and smoothly. We now have to internally discuss the roadmap ahead. It will take us a few meetings with all the industry bodies to come up with an effective work model which ensures that we all follow the health and safety guidelines while producing some great … [Read more...] about Shootings for shows and films to commence in a week?
“I am cautiously optimistic that we will be able to start operations by middle of June or starting of July with a fair amount of economic activity opening up in India and with theatres opening around the world. People want to get out of their house and watch new movies. We have grown and thrived as societies after dealing with monumental and seemingly insurmountable tragedies, such as World War II etc. This is what is going to happen now as well,” says Mr. Bijli. … [Read more...] about People want to get out of their homes and watch new movies, says Sanjeev Kumar Bijli of PVR Cinemas
On Sunday, an official at Nanavati and government health officials in Mumbai said both the father and son were in stable condition. Reports were awaited on the condition of Amitabh Bachchan’s wife Jaya and Abhishek’s wife Aishwarya, both also highly regarded actors. … [Read more...] about Indian film star Amitabh Bachchan, son in stable condition – health officials
Ayyan had kept herself away from the limelight since she was granted bail four months following her arrest in 2015 on charges of money laundering after customs officials had caught her flying to Dubai while being in possession of over half a million dollars. … [Read more...] about Ayyan Ali ready for a comeback with new songs, years after money laundering scandal