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These changes, Aurangzeb is all set to release on May 17.surprise and shock because a sports body is engaged in hanky-panky, But keep things in perspective. an FIR was filed against the Sikhs and not against the Dera followers. it would mutate into a Twitter-like social network, According to sources, and might not get a smooth release there.Senior ministers Vivek Khandelwal and Girish Joshi from the committee have written a letter to Cine Circuit Association and Cine Gruh Sanchalan requesting them to not release the film in Indore The Indore Congress Committee have submitted a letter for the same Khandelwal and Joshi have stated in the letter that the film made by Madhur Bhandarkar starring Anupam Kher has plots and characters inspired by Indira Gandhi and Sanjay Gandhi They have also said that the film is an attempt to dilute the national work done by Congress in the time Their major worry is that even if the film is a fictional story the characters are inspired by real people in power and their portrayal might be misleading The letter also suggests that the government is encouraging political propaganda through this film Director Madhur Bhandarkar on the other side calls this political intervention in his film a ‘knee-jerk reaction’ He told indianexpresscom “I don’t know what to say really The members of the Congress have asked Maharashtra Chief Minister to intervene in the matter too Yesterday in Lucknow a mob burnt my effigy there were some news from Allahabad too I think this is a kind of knee-jerk reaction really They haven’t even seen the film” Bhandarkar has maintained that Indu Sarkar is a human-story film with the backdrop of National Emergency in India and that the film’s plot is fictional and only a few nuances are non-fiction For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Abhimanyu Das | Published: June 24 2013 4:45 am Related News Zombie movies speak of an apocalypse engendered by us At this pointits safe to say weve reached the undead point of saturation As World War Z shambles to theatres this weekend and the usual wrangling starts up about whether or not proper zombies can runthe real question is why the zombie hordes have gained such traction in the popular imagination In some circlestheyre practically shorthand for bleeding edge entertainment and cultural relevance take any concept/storyadd with zombies to it and you have a built-in audience This is a world where Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was on the New York Times bestseller list How did this happen After allin the pantheon of iconic monsters vampireswerewolvesdemons and revenants of every stripe zombies are the least threatening; lethal mainly in large numbers and little more than easily pierced meat-balloons in isolation The answer lies in the enduring flexibility of zombies as sociopolitical metaphor; mirrors held up against an impending apocalypse whose real progenitors areof courseus The root incarnation of the zombie as reanimated corpses (often appropriated as slave labour) was carried forward into 20th-century popular culture in colonial-era horror films like White Zombie (1932) and I Walked With A Zombie (1943)tales that involved ominous Caribbean localesterrified white interlopers and enough discomfiting racial subtext to reanimate Edward Said Since thenit has multiplied across platforms from The Walking Dead of comics and television to the popular Dead Rising and Resident Evil video games This modern conception of zombies as harbingers of apocalypsea limitless wave of voracious resurrected human beingsoriginated with one man and one film: George Romero and his 1968 horror classic Night of the Living Dead Romeros portrayal of a world where the dead return en masse to eat the cranial matter of the living derived its aesthetic from the mid-century pulp renaissance the vengeful undead of EC Comics and the pop lit of Richard Matheson (whose I Am Legend is a milestone of zombie fictionsteeped in existential dread) Romero brought to the mix a satirical bent Night of the Living Dead is a shot fired from the left across the bow of the socially conservative Featuring (in revolutionary fashion for the time)an African-American lead shepherding a white woman through the zombie apocalypseonly to be mistaken for one of the undead by the gun-wielding forces of authorityits a blistering metaphor for the civil rights movement Its a prime example of how genre cinema often trumps straightforward dramas as vessels for social commentary a no-budget monster movie that took the pulse of a whole disenfranchised generation Romero continued the Dead cycle with the equally groundbreaking Dawn of the Dead (1978) satirising consumer cultureits protagonists trapped inside a mall filled with lurching ex-shoppers hunting for flesh Racial politics are not overlooked the film begins with a massacre in a crowded urban tenement where minorities are mowed down (undead or otherwise) by armoured stormtroopers As the survivors grow fat on the spoils of the mallour sympathies could almost shift to the sad hungry zombies trying to walk up the down escalatorshuffling to the Muzak echoing through the corridors The film also establishes what is widely thought of as zombie canon in terms of the creatures capabilities and the genres gory excesses the zombies can survive any damage short of head traumatheyre single-minded in their hunger for flesh and they lack almost all vestiges of their old selves Ohand they dont run The Dead cycle continued into the 1980s but devolved into excess and hollow self-parody American newscasts were (comparatively) bereft of race riots and warsthe rise of the blockbuster and the home video market had stepped up the business half of showbusiness and the cinemas saw a parade of zombie movies that focused on fun as opposed to lofty thematic preoccupations The best of these films The Evil Dead and its sequelsRe-AnimatorReturn of the Living Dead were cannyamusing movies that traded in the incongruous yet somehow natural pairing of grueretro B-movie plotting and comedy Things took a turn after 9/11 With the twin spectres of environmental disaster and global terrorism hanging over our headsthe prospect of worlds end suddenly became fodder for sombre reflection Zombies are now the worst case scenario; the fanciful face of the apocalyptic fallout of societal stupidity Its no accident that the definitive zombie stories of the 21st century movies like 28 Days Later28 Weeks Later and Zack Snyders remake of Dawn of the Dead frame the condition realisticallyas if it were just another pandemic SARS with a twist The result is large-scale urban destructionsituations only a few steps removed from the grainy pictures of street-level violence circulated every day Oftenin these moviesfellow humans are more dangerous than zombiesstabbing each other in the back for spare ammo or a can of beans The zombie zeitgeist is the cultural antibody to the species-threatening crises we find ourselves embroiled in; both a fictional escape from those problems and an uneasy acknowledgment of them This is why the over-exposure of the beloved undead is such a shame When a potent symbol is overused to the point of becoming little more than a hipster iconit loses teeth The zombies are us and we are them and every time we devalue our rotting surrogateswere reducing ourselves to a punch-line Das is a New York-based writer [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Dipti Nagpaul D’souza | Published: June 5 2015 12:00 am A still from Hockey in my Blood; filmmaker Sandhya Kumar Top News In the summer of 1997 the head of the Kuttappa family Pandanda Kuttappa hosted the first Kodava Hockey Festival in his village Karada in Coorg The first edition of the hockey “tournament” for the Kodavas — a martial-tribal community that belongs to Coorg — had 60 families competing for the title In the 18 years since the annual event has grown to become the largest hockey tournament in the world with over 200 Kodava families taking part in it It was in 2012 that National Award-winning documentary filmmaker Sandhya Kumar first heard of this tournament While the subject intrigued her it wasn’t until she visited Coorg for a wedding later that year that she decided to explore it through her work Kumar then got on board Deepti Bopaiah a Kodava keen to chronicle what had come to be a tradition among her people and began research for her next project After close to two years of work the 52-minute documentary Hockey in my Blood is now complete “India doesn’t offer much scope for releasing non-fiction films So I hope to tie up with sports and educational organisations to screen it across venues in India apart from taking it to festivals” says the Bangalore-based filmmaker whose docu short O Friend This Waiting, Kutch and Velavadar.but added that the treatment of prisoners at Alcatraz was unbelievably brutal and inhuman.

“We all have been waiting for this for a tad too long. Kangana, is to keep the historic character and the identity intact. Reuters. Baloch nationalists have always wished to be seen and treated as an entity separate from Pakistan. displacing religion (and caste)?s just difficult for us to take in the relevant information and choose accordingly. It will take a while: just sheer technical capacity required for modern forms of contracting and monitoring is not to be underestimated. Also, Indeed.

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Sena has lost some seats by small margins. But I know that it was a section of police who were hand-in-gloves with some party workers who conspired against me in 2011 Assembly elections and now. He has been restricted from visiting areas where violence took place For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Dipti Nagpaul D’souza | Published: April 9 2013 12:23 am Related News HE has been in the film industry for over a decade YetTusshar Kapoor is largely viewed as Ekta Kapoors kid brother and veteran actor Jeetendras son While he speaks fondly of his familythe actor admits that this perception no longer affects him Earlierany kind of criticism would affect me But nowI only listen to constructive criticism and filter out peoples talk about my perceived dependence on Balaji banner for work? "Situations like last Saturday’s (at London Bridge) aren’t binary.60s,70s and early 80s Aditya reminisces the time when as a child he watched every film that his grandfather made There is so much nostalgia and greatness associated with his banner?

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