Four years after wrapping up his second James Bond film, Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes is back, this time on the front lines of World War One in “1917,” an ambitious drama inspired by his grandfather’s experiences.
Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and often extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic “Romeo and Juliet,” has died in Rome at 96.
Star of ‘Talakjung vs Tulke’ and ‘Pashupati Prasad’—Khagendra Lamichhane —is all set to start second-innings of his career in Nepali film fraternity. For the upcoming movie ‘Paani Photo’, Lamichhane is debuting as a director.
“Green Book” director Peter Farrelly said Wednesday that he’s deeply sorry and embarrassed after film website The Cut found a 20-year-old story where colleagues said Farrelly liked to flash his genitals as a joke.
KATHMANDU, Dec 9: For Suraj Malla, Black Box Theater was new and intriguing when he first saw a play in Gurukul. Growing up as a movie buff—imitating movie stars and watching plays in Gurukul triggered Malla to indulge in the theatre realm. Malla, 30, is a professional theatre artist. He wanted to enhance his career as a theatre artist and was in search of a drama institution. He finally got enrolled at the Actor’s Studio, Jhamsikhel, in the 13th batch.
Magazine designer Art Paul, who created Playboy’s famous tuxedoed bunny head logo, has died. He was 93. Paul died of pneumonia on Saturday at a Chicago-area hospital, according to his wife, Suzanne Seed.
LONDON, Feb 19: Oxfam’s country director in Haiti admitted to using prostitutes at his residence during a relief mission before resigning in 2011, according to an internal investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct released by the charity on Monday.
BANGKOK, Dec 22: The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) gravely condemned Indian Immigration authorities’ decision to refuse entry to Mukunda Raj Kattel, Director of FORUM-ASIA in the country. He was denied entry by the Immigration Department at Tiruchirappalli International Airport, Tamil Nadu, India.
PALPA, Nov 26: Executive director for the Youth and Small Entrepreneur Self Employment Fund (YSESEF) Dr Bishnu Prasad Gautam has said employment opportunities would be created within next one year for 50,000 youths through the YSESEF itself.
NEW DELHI, Nov 21: A member of India’s Hindu nationalist ruling party offered 100 million rupees ($1.5 million) to anyone who beheads the lead actress and the director of an unreleased Bollywood film “Padmavati” rumored to depict a relationship between a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler.
KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Rift in Himalayan Bank has risen on the surface as the Board of Directors (BOD) of the bank has rejected the appointment of the Director representing one of the major shareholders of the bank.
KATHMANDU, Oct 10: The International Relations and Labor Committee of parliament has directed the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) to create working environment for Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Director General Sanjeeb Gautam.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday directed Deputy Speaker Ganga Prasad Yadav and Executive Chairperson of Nepal Television (NT) Mahesh Raj Dahal to furnish clarification on the violation of election code of conduct within 24 hours.
MUMBAI, August 26: She is a successful producer, entrepreneur, interior designer, mother of three children and wife of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. Gauri Khan says filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, impressed by her work, has urged her to design film sets and turn art director.
KATHMANDU, August 4: The meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) under the legislature-parliament held today in the capital city has made a decision to recommend legal action against the Managing Director of the state-owned Nepal Oil Corporation(NOC) for his alleged involvement in corruption .
KATHMANDU, July 21: It has been revealed that secretary at the Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation Bhim Prasad Upadhyaya has appointed a junior staff as Deputy Director at Project Implementation Directorate (PID) of Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL), by breaching the regulations.
John Avildsen, the Oscar-winning director who made Hollywood’s quintessential underdog story in 1976 boxing saga ‘Rocky with a then-unknown Sylvester Stallone, and crafted another inspiring tale in ‘The Karate Kid,’ died on Friday at age 81, his family said.
WASHINGTON, May 10: U.S. President Donald Trump ignited a political firestorm on Tuesday by firing FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading an investigation into the Trump 2016 presidential campaign's possible collusion with Russia to influence the election outcome.
KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Director of Center for South Asian Studies (CSAS), Kathmandu Nishchal N Pandey is addressing the “Gateway of India Geo-Economic Dialogue: Where Ge-Economics Meets Business” co-hosted by the Gateway House and Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in Mumbai on February 13-14.
The director of the film ‘Saladin’, based on iconic Muslim ruler Salahuddin Ayyubi, Umar Agha claims the teaser of the film is not even close to what he had wanted. But with the help of the concept art, storyboards and this teaser, he now aims to raise $200,000 to create a proof-of-concept trailer (or short film) “at a scale and quality that will beat Game of Thrones.”