Scoop: Jaya Bachchan returns to acting after 7 years, for the first time in Marathi : Bollywood News – Bollywood Hungama

Great actress that she is, Jaya Bachchan has largely stayed away from the arc lights after her marriage to Amitabh Bachchan in 1973, apart from a stray Silsila here and a Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa there. She also made an exemption for Karan Johar’s Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham and Kal Ho Na Ha. Jaya last shot for the late Rituparno Ghosh’s Sunglass in 2012 where she was paired with Naseeruddin Shah for the first time. The film … Read more Scoop: Jaya Bachchan returns to acting after 7 years, for the first time in Marathi : Bollywood News – Bollywood Hungama

Declare Marathi-speaking Karnataka-Maharashtra border areas as UT: Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday said areas dominated by Marathi- speaking people on the state’s border with Karnataka should be declared as a Union Territory till the Supreme Court gives its final verdict on the issue. Speaking at the launch of a book on the boundary dispute between the two states, Thackeray … Read more Declare Marathi-speaking Karnataka-Maharashtra border areas as UT: Uddhav Thackeray

Netflix acquires Chaitanya Tamhane’s Marathi film The Disciple : Bollywood News – Bollywood Hungama

The Disciple is a Marathi drama film written, directed, and edited by Chaitanya Tamhane and executive produced by Oscar winning director, Alfonso Cuarón. The film was awarded the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize (FIPRESCI, short for Federation Internationale de la Presse Cinematographique) and the Best Screenplay award at the 77th Venice International Film Festival. It was … Read more Netflix acquires Chaitanya Tamhane’s Marathi film The Disciple : Bollywood News – Bollywood Hungama

The Chandrakala sari and Joat sari were revived by Vinay Narkar

Corporate lawyer-turned-textile designer Vinay Narkar went on a sari trail to revive two traditional weaves that had faded out from looms five decades ago The starry night of Makar Sankranti caught in the warp and weft of a sari fired the imagination of corporate lawyer Vinay Narkar. Leafing through pages of Marathi poetry and novels, … Read more The Chandrakala sari and Joat sari were revived by Vinay Narkar

Kumar Sanu questions Jaan’s upbringing after his remark on Marathi language; says he has not been with his son for 27 years : Bollywood News – Bollywood Hungama

Veteran singer Kumar Sanu’s son Jaan Kumar Sanu is currently a contestant of the television reality show Bigg Boss 14. He recently landed in trouble for his remark about the Marathi language. When people and political parties of Maharashtra got offended, Jaan issued a video apology regarding the same. Now, Kumar Sanu in a video … Read more Kumar Sanu questions Jaan’s upbringing after his remark on Marathi language; says he has not been with his son for 27 years : Bollywood News – Bollywood Hungama

Maharashtra proposes Marathi college near Karnataka border

The Maharashtra government has formed a committee to set up a special college in Kolhapur district, near the Karnataka border, that will provide higher education to students who choose Marathi in school instead of Kannada. The move comes two days after all departments and local authorities were directed to compulsorily use Marathi for conducting official … Read more Maharashtra proposes Marathi college near Karnataka border

Maharashtra proposes Marathi college near Karnataka border

The Maharashtra government has formed a committee to set up a special college in Kolhapur district, near the Karnataka border, that will provide higher education to students who choose Marathi in school instead of Kannada. The move comes two days after all departments and local authorities were directed to compulsorily use Marathi for conducting official … Read more Maharashtra proposes Marathi college near Karnataka border