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November 20, 2019

Jennifer Lee hopes to open path for more women in Disney

Los Angeles, Nov 20 : Jennifer Lee became the first woman to direct a Disney animated feature film with "Frozen" in 2013, and she hopes she isn't the last.Lee, who now runs Walt Disney Animation Studio in the role of a Chief Creative Officer, says the studio is actively driving initiatives to add more perspective to the storytelling, and ensuring that the rooms are more balanced.AaceAs a studio, which is a place for incredible filmmakers to come from around the world, reflects that the stories of the world told by the people…

Saif-Tabu’s ‘Jawaani Jaaneman’ to release on Feb 7 now

Mumbai, Nov 20 : "Jawaani Jaaneman", starring Saif Ali Khan and Tabu, has been postponed. The film, which was earlier scheduled to release on November 29, will now hit the screens on February 7 next year.The romantic comedy will mark the debut of Alaia F., daughter of Pooja Bedi, and is directed by Nitin Kakkar of "Filmistaan" fame."It's rightly said, age is just a number... 'Jawaani Jaaneman' in cinemas on February 7,2020," tweeted the film's co-producer Jackky Bhagnani on Wednesday.In the film, Saif plays a 40 year-old…

Working on single window system for film permissions: Javadekar

Panaji, Nov 20 : The Information and Broadcasting Ministry is in the process of formulating a single window system to ease the processing of film shooting permissions and clearances, Information Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday.The Union Minister described cinema as being India's soft power, along with fields of Information Technology and music."India has such scenic locations, sites, but for shoots, one has to take 15-20 permissions. We are starting a single window system for shootings (permission). Goa, Leh,…

Amitabh comments on fake video, gets corrected by fans

New Delhi, Nov 20 : Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan was caught on the wrong foot after he praised a syncronised dance by a group of women, which his fans pointed out was fake.After a video clipping of the women dancing in tandem, claimed to be shot in China, appeared, Amitabh posted on his Twitter handle @SrBachchan: "wow .. even their locks of hair move in sync..."His fans were quick to point out his mistake. One wrote: "It's fake video sir..well edited thats all.."."I doubt...computer generated...old post..", remarked…

Shriya would learn a musical instrument if kept under house arrest

Mumbai, Nov 20 : Actress Shriya Pilgaonkar says she would probably spend her time learning a musical instrument if she was kept under house arrest in real life.The actress, who features in Netflix's new release "House Arrest", revealed as much when asked what she would love to do if she was forced to stay indoors for a stretch of time."It depends what kind of house arrest I've put myself in. I really can't imagine what that must be like but I guess I'll catch up on reading, binge-watching movies and shows. Maybe I will learn…
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