Film Industry Current Affairs, GK & News

Cinematograph Amendment Bill 2019

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Cinematograph Amendment Bill 2019. The amendment bill aims to amend the Cinematograph Amendment act 1952. The features of the amendment bill are: The amendment bill makes film piracy offences punishable with imprisonment up to three years and fines that may extend to 10 lakh ..

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Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passes away

Veteran Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra reportedly due to kidney failure. He was 79. Iconic star of Indian cinema was worn in the first family of Hindi film industry. He had starred in more than hundred movies, out of which he was the lead actor in at least 61. Shashi Kapoor ..

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Newton: India’s official entry to Oscars 2018

The Film Federation of India (FFI) has selected Hindi film Newton, a black comedy on foibles of democracy to represent India in Best Foreign Language category at 90th Academy Awards (Oscars) to be held in February 2018. It was unanimously chosen by FFI’s selection committee, headed by Telugu producer C V Reddy from 26 entries received ..

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Assam Assembly passes Assam Amusements and Betting Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2016

The Assam Assembly has passed the Assam Amusements and Betting Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to give a fillip to the local film industry by reducing the service charge of cinema tickets. However, the state government has raised the entertainment tax on cinema tickets by up to ten percentile points. Key Features of Bill Proposes to ..

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