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There were two fight scenes in the film. For realism, the actors fought without rehearsing. Although the first scene utilised music and other technical enhancements, Pothan wanted the climactic fight to look more natural: "I felt it would be better to film it without its cinematic nature. To be able ...

Mohenjo Daro    |   2016   |  Hindi

Ashuthosh Gowarikar researched 3 years to get the facts about Mohenjodaro correct. He consulted 7 archaeologists, one of whom also inspected the construction of the sets of Mohenjodaro to approve its look and feel as close to the civilisation infrastructure and the objects in it.

Ulat Palat    |   2016   |  Hindi

This film was selected for Cannes 2016 in the Short-Film Category

Kapoor & Sons    |   2016   |  Hindi

Sairat    |   2016   |  Marathi

Sairat was such a commercial success that it broke all records for the top grosser in the first week itself in Marathi cinema. Sairat becomes first marathi film to cross ₹65 crore (US$9.7 million) mark. A unique feature about the music about this film is a song where the soundtrack includes west ...

Airlift    |   2016   |  Hindi

Airlift is the story of 170,000 Indians stranded in Kuwait during the invasion of Saddam Hussein on Kuwait. Two people, viz Sunny Mathews and Bala, managed to help the Indian people survive the Iraqi invasion, and against all odds travelled a thousand kilometres across the border into Amman, Jordan. ...

The Martian    |   2015   |  English

The movie inspired NASA to release photos showing real-life locations from the film on the Red Planet. Two landing sites for the Ares 3 and Ares 4 missions depicted in the movie can be seen in the images beamed to Earth by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft.

Baby    |   2015   |  Hindi

I (film)    |   2015   |  Tamil

- I is India's costliest movie made, budgeted at 185 crores and was released across 3000 screens worldwide in 5 languages including Chinese. - Record body transformation by Vikram from 45 kgs to 110 kgs for this movie - All stunts were handled by Yuen Woo Ping of Kill Bill, KungFu Hustle, Matrix  ...

Drishyam    |   2013   |  Malayalam

After this movie, Kerala Police were miffed with the makers of this movie since they felt it sent the wrong message to people, regarding police behaviour and people's response to crime.

Chokher Bali    |   2003   |  Bengali

- Chokher Bali, literally Sand of the Eye, equivalent to eyesore, is a Bengali novel written by Rabindranath Tagore in the early twentieth century. This is Tagore's most controversial novel. - Chokher Bali won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Bengali and was nominated for the Golden ...

Filmistaan    |   2012   |  Hindi

This film was shot in a minuscule budget in over 20 days only! The film was screened at the Busan International Film Festival, the Mumbai Film Festival, and the International Film Festival of KeralaThe film bagged the Best Feature Film in Hindi in the 60th National Film Awards 2012. The film was  ...

RockStar    |   2011   |  Hindi

The song, 'Sada Haq', in which the Free Tibet flag was featured, was shot at Norbulingka monastery in McLeod Ganj, the seat of the Tibet government in exile. The Censor Board of India has demanded that visuals of the flag be eliminated or blurred out. Activists with Students for a Free Tibet India  ...

2 States    |   2014   |  Hindi

2 States is a 2009 novel written by Chetan Bhagat. It is the story about a couple coming from two different states in India, who face hardships in convincing their parents to approve of their marriage. The novel is said to be inspired from the real life story of the author and his wife Anusha Suryan ...