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Vivek Agnihotri

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Why should criticism of a cinematic approach to portraying a topic be conflated with criticism of the topic?

02 Dec 2022 12:00 AM

APJ Kalam biopic turns controversial

Bollywood filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri becomes the third filmmaker to announce a biopic of the former President of India.

22 Feb 2020 1:42 AM

Vivek Agnihotri v/s Vidhu Chopra

Netizens have erupted in a show of mass solidarity against Chopra, asking for a boycott of his film Shikara.

24 Jan 2020 12:48 AM

Anupam Kher toplines The Kashmir Files

Vivek is an old collaborator with Anupam, having directed TV shows for Kher two decades ago.

05 Dec 2019 12:30 AM

Vivek Agnihotri critical of critics

The fimmaker said he fight is with a section of media that is corrupt and brings bad name to thousands of honest, hard-working journalists.

15 Jul 2019 5:11 AM


Vivek Agnihotri finds himself in a legal soup

Vivek feels Shastriji’s grandsons have been provoked by their parent-party Congress to take this action.

11 Apr 2019 12:24 AM

Bollywood #MeToo going nowhere

The survivor seems to have become the victim of a circus that has come to protect the famous male star.

06 Oct 2018 1:44 AM

Ms Dutta's allegations are deliberate to attract publicity: Vivek Agnihotri's lawyer

Tanushree Dutta issued a statement saying she was slapped with two legal notices - one from Agnihotri and another from Nana Patekar.

04 Oct 2018 2:17 PM

Tanushree Dutta slapped with legal notices by Nana Patekar, Vivek Agnihotri

Dutta said how allegedly false witnesses supporting perpetrators conjured up to further weaken her case.

04 Oct 2018 8:59 AM

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri asks for list of #UrbanNaxals, draws flak on Twitter

Following Agnihotri's tweets, thousands of users condemned him and volunteered to be part of list of people defending alleged Naxals.

29 Aug 2018 8:06 PM


Guides in Tashkent say Shastri was poisoned, says Vivek Agnihotri

The film will expose some uncomfortable truths about the mysterious death of former Prime Minister, Lal Bahadur Shastri, in Tashkent.

16 Jul 2018 12:27 AM

Showbiz’s abusers remain sheltered

Bollywood wants to expose the Harvey Weinsteins but doesn’t want to name them.

06 Mar 2018 12:01 AM

Director Vivek Agnihotri says his nephew molested by Bollywood's 'most powerful'

Most popular for ‘Hate Story’, Vivek last directed ‘Junooniyat’ starring Pulkit Samrat and Yami Gautam in 2016.

05 Mar 2018 2:26 PM

Vivek Agnihotri defends 'Padmaavat', calls Swara 'urban naxal'

Vivek Agnihotri said that leftist women have a tendency to always come up with false accusations of molestation.

31 Jan 2018 6:48 PM

Neeraj Ghaywan shut Vivek Agnihotri like a boss, but Twitteratis can’t stop fighting

Vivek Agnihotri, often known for speaking his mind, had certain things to say about dalits this time.

05 Jan 2018 2:41 PM


An uneasy compromise

The director had earlier also showed his film to select media personnel, to get them to use their clout in his favour, but to no avail.

11 Dec 2017 12:09 AM

Agnihotri, 40 member panel to curate IFFI films

Last week, the information and broadcasting ministry constituted the steering committee and the technical committee for the IFFI.

23 Aug 2017 12:20 AM