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Berlinale: News

Article Hindi

Shuchi Talati’s Girls Will Be Girls, produced by Richa Chadha, wins Talent Footprints grant at Berlin International Film Festival

The upcoming film also won two development awards at the Berlinale Co-Production Market.

6 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article Hindi

Alia Bhatt has become like Gangubai in real life, says Sanjay Leela Bhansali at Berlinale premiere

The filmmaker attended the world premiere of the upcoming film with star Alia Bhatt and co-producer Jayantilal Gada in Berlin, Germany.

6 months ago — Sonal Pandya

Article Hindi

First look of Ajay Devgn's character from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi released

The actor reportedly playing a gangster based on the infamous Karim Lala in the upcoming Alia Bhatt-starrer.

7 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article

Berlinale 2022: Payal Kapadia named on international short film jury

Filmmaker M Night Shyamalan will preside over the international jury for the 72nd edition of the festival.

7 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article

Organizers of Berlinale 2022 to adopt 'new concept' for hybrid event

They will attempt to reduce the number of face-to-face encounters in compliance with coronavirus regulations.

7 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article Hindi

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi, starring Alia Bhatt, to be premiered at Berlinale

The period film will be screened as part of the festival’s special gala section ahead of its Indian release.

8 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article

M Night Shyamalan named jury head for Berlinale 2022

The writer-director's breakthrough film The Sixth Sense (1999) was nominated for six Oscars including Best Picture and Best Director.

10 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article

Berlinale to hold Summer Special outdoors in June

As the COVID-19 numbers have reduced in Germany, the Berlin International Film Festival will hold a special open-air event from 9-20 June.

about 1 year ago — Our Correspondent

Review Hindi

Watch Over Me review: Moving, humane look at illness, death and the process of grief

The documentary by Farida Pacha is an important look into medical care for terminally ill patients at home in India.

about 1 year ago — Sonal Pandya

Review Hindi

Letter From Your Far-off Country review: Compelling, poignant visual collage of history, memory and understanding

The personal examination by filmmaker Suneil Sanzgiri tries to make sense of events, past and present, around him.

about 1 year ago — Sonal Pandya

Review Tamil

Kuthiraivaal review: An intense psychedelic dream crafted with artistic abandon

A visually compelling essay, Manoj Leonel Jahson and Shyam Sunder's film captivatingly crosses the boundaries of reason to explore the abstraction and surrealism within our lives.

about 1 year ago — Shriram Iyengar

Article Tamil

Pa Ranjith-backed Kuthiraivaal to be premiered at Berlin Critics' Week

Directed by Manoj Leonel Jahson, the film is a magical realist tale starring Kalaiyarasan and Anjali Patil. 

about 1 year ago — Our Correspondent

Article

Tathagata Ghosh elated at selection at Berlinale Talents

The filmmaker's upcoming short film Dhulo depicts a woman's struggle against the patriarchy and politics of hate in rural Bengal.

about 1 year ago — Roushni Sarkar

Article

Berlinale announces a festival in two stages next year

The festival has postponed its dates to organize the industry offer online in March followed by a public event in June.

about 1 year ago — Our Correspondent

Article Hindi

Prateek Vats’s Eeb Allay Ooo! to be released in theatres on 18 December

The award-winning film, which was premiered at the Pingyao International Film Festival last year, is being presented by filmmaker Anurag Kashyap.

about 1 year ago — Our Correspondent

Review Tamil

Cinestaan Curates: B Selvi & Daughters is a heartening tale of self-affirmation and solidarity 

Directed by Drishya, it was one of four short films created for the Her&Now film campaign to raise awareness about women entrepreneurs in India.

about 1 year ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article American

We Are One global festival to merge 20 film festivals; MAMI to represent India

The unified festival will run from 29 May through 7 June on YouTube.

over 2 years ago — Our Correspondent

Article Assam

Creating stories gives me more satisfaction: Rima Das on the magic of making movies

The National award-winning filmmaker speaks about learning on the job, the joy of learning from her audience, and why her acting dream may remain a dream.

over 2 years ago — Shriram Iyengar

Review Hindi

Eeb Allay Ooo! review: Moving tale disguised as black comedy

The film is an entertainer with not a dull moment. Yet, it also provides a layered and moving depiction of how people from weaker sections become victims of circumstances.

over 2 years ago — Roushni Sarkar

Article Haryanvi Hindi 1 more

Eeb Allay Ooo, Sthalpuran, Laila Aur Satt Geet to represent India at 70th Berlinale 

Ekta Mittal's short documentary Gumnaam Din to also be screened at festival. 

over 2 years ago — Our Correspondent