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Guwahati Film Fest showcases Assam, Sher

Guwahati Film Fest showcases Assam, Sher

GUWAHATI: The sixth edition of Guwahati Film Festival, which begins on December 10, will be dedicated to national award-winning music director Sher Choudhury, who passed away recently. Officials of Gauhati…

Golden Elephant stumbles over swear words, skin…

Golden Elephant stumbles over swear words, skin…

HYDERABAD: The 18th International Children’s Film Festival [ known as The Golden Elephant] seems raised the hackles of some prudes, and of course, the main argument is that Indian kids…

Northeast Cinema showcase at 44th IFFI at Goa

Northeast Cinema showcase at 44th IFFI at Goa

NEW DELHI – They’re finally taking note that there are competent and good film-makers in India’s northeast. It’s taken 44 years for the International Film Festival circuit to recognize this.…

Manna Dey, singer dies, cremated quietly

Manna Dey, singer dies, cremated quietly

BANGALORE – Manna Dey, an Indian singing legend died, with none from the glitzy Bollywood world, film industry or the government turning up to pay their last respects. Legendary Bollywood playback…

Film-making in Northeast India: uphill task?

Film-making in Northeast India: uphill task?

NEW DELHI: How can north-eastern directors make it big, when they need tons of money just to promote and distribute their films? Is film-making in the northeast doomed? The North-East…

Bhutan Film opens Busan International Film Festival

Bhutan Film opens Busan International Film Festival

BUSAN, South Korea –It was a film from the tiny Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan that opened Asia’s largest film festival.  Established Asian stars as well as budding actors and actresses…

One Direction documentary is UK no.1 on film charts

One Direction documentary is UK no.1 on film charts

Boy Band ‘One Direction’ have topped the UK top 5 film charts One Direction have shot to the top of the UK and Ireland box office chart with their documentary…

Ellen DeGeneres to host Oscars 2014

Ellen DeGeneres to host Oscars 2014

US chat show host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres is to host the Oscars for a second time, it has been announced. “I am so excited to be hosting the Oscars…

Prakash Jha’s ‘Satyagraha’ : emotional not issue-based?

Prakash Jha’s ‘Satyagraha’ : emotional not issue-based?

New Delhi: Bihar’s Bollywood director Prakash Jha has rubbished claims that ha makes ‘issue-based’ films and says that ‘emotion’ is what drives his films. He has also said that his…

Jim Kelly, actor, martial artist dies

Jim Kelly, actor, martial artist dies

Actor Jim Kelly, best remembered for his role as a glib American martial artist in “Enter the Dragon” with Bruce Lee, has died. He was 67. Marilyn Dishman, Kelly’s ex-wife,…

Rituparno: Home alone with the woman inside

Rituparno: Home alone with the woman inside

Rituparno Ghosh was paranoid about his sexuality. Through experience he had learnt to be cautious about sending out the wrong signals to actors. He was often afraid of reaching out…

Rituparno: Celebration of the Unique

Rituparno: Celebration of the Unique

Don’t go to sleep, yet, RituparnoGhosh. At 7.30 am, there’s a new sun out there, just as there’s a new dawn in Bengali cinema. Surely this is no time to…

Rituparno Ghosh dies, Calcutta desolate

Rituparno Ghosh dies, Calcutta desolate

Noted filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh died of a cardiac arrest on Thursday at his south Calcutta residence. He was 49. Winner of 12 national and some international awards, Ghosh was suffering…

Tribute to Indian Cinema

Tribute to Indian Cinema

Ministry of Information and broadcasting organises Centenary film festival to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema. To remember the centenary of Indian cinema, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is…

‘PUBLIC HEALTH’ GOES TO MOVIES IN INDIA

‘PUBLIC HEALTH’ GOES TO MOVIES IN INDIA

It is not often that a film and television industry meeting concludes with a public health outcome. FICCI- FRAMES, Asia’s largest gathering of film and television industry, in concluding its…

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