Diorama: News

Article Hindi

How will the country improve, asks filmmaker Manoj Tiwari in his upcoming film P se Pyaar, F se Faraar

P se Pyaar, F se Faraar explores hate crimes and the toll that caste-based violence takes on the victims as well as their families.

7 months ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

Diorama organizes a retrospective fashion show on costumes in Hindi films

The fashion show included iconic looks like those of Raj Kapoor from Shree 420 (1955), Amitabh Bachchan from Yaarana (1981), Hrithik Roshan from Jodhaa Akbar (2008), among others.

7 months ago — Our Correspondent

Review Marathi

Sohalla review: Typical domestic drama of love and loss besotted with typified aesthetics

Filmmaker Gajendra Ahire’s Sohalla (2019), a tale of domestic strife, love and repentance, benefits from a cast of versatile artistes across the board.

7 months ago — Prateek Rawat

Article Hindi

Film is a socio-economic product after all: Nitin Chandra at Diorama

The filmmaker spoke to us about making his first film in Bhojpuri, language politics, challenges that independent filmmakers face and more on the sidelines of the recently concluded Diorama film festival.

7 months ago — Ramna Walia

Article Hindi

Drew on Dostoevsky's Dream Of A Ridiculous Man, White Nights: Sharad Raj on Ek Betuke Aadmi Ki Afrah Raatein

Set against the Muzzafarnagar riots that shook India in 2013, Ek Betuke Aadmi Ki Afrah Raatein is a tale of alienation of a man and his surroundings in a communally tense state.

7 months ago — Ramna Walia

Article Hindi

Diorama: You need the patience of a tree and the perseverance of grass in the film industry, says Pavan Malhotra

The veteran actor talks about his film choices and why he takes it as a compliment when people tell him they did not recognize him in a role.

7 months ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

With Tony I wanted to show that a good script doesn’t need stars: Vipul Rawal

Tony is a psychological suspense thriller about four psychology students who undertake a project to study Tony, a serial killer.

7 months ago — Ramna Walia

Article Hindi Malayalam

Diorama: Andhadhun and Brazil’s Blessed Is The Fruit win Golden Sparrow for Best Feature

The first Diorama International Film Festival in Delhi concluded its seven-day run with a closing ceremony and awards function.

7 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article Hindi

You can’t make a dhoom-dhadaka, maar-peet film for a global audience: Ramesh Meer

The industry expert and CEO of FX Factory advocated for a content focused film as opposed to a star-studded success formula of the past.

7 months ago — Ramna Walia

Article Hindi

DIFF 2019: Filmmakers need to realize the importance of library value of a film, agree distribution experts

Beatriz de la Gandara, a producer from Spain, expressed her frustration at her failed attempts to do co-productions with India for years.

7 months ago — Ramna Walia

Article Hindi

Digital space is an alternative theatre: Nitin Chandra on short films

The Playboy Mr Sawhney director Tariq Naved Siddiqui reiterated the role of online visibility that has lent his Jackie Shroff-starrer over 200 million views.

7 months ago — Ramna Walia

Article Hindi

Diorama 2019: Exciting time to be a scriptwriter if you can think originally, says Vipul Rawal

At a chat session at the first Diorama International Film Festival, screenwriter Rawal spoke about his journey in cinema, offering insights into what makes a good script.

7 months ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

Diorama: For me, acting is all about improvisation, says Divya Dutta

Divya Dutta talks about today's exciting times when the variety in content gives artistes wider avenues for exploration.

7 months ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

We are greedy people, we want good content: Vivek Rangachari on the process of greenlighting films

During a chat session at the Diorama International Film Festival, the co-founder of DAR Motion Pictures, Rangachari spoke about the process of selecting scripts and the lack of good writers in the country.

7 months ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

Diorama 2019: As actors we all look for stuff that gets noticed, says Arjan Bajwa

During a chat session at the Diorama film festival, artistes Divya Dutta and Arjan Bajwa spoke about the elements of a script that excite them and propel them to accept projects.

7 months ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

Raj Kapoor was a great teacher: Rahul Rawail on learning the ropes from master filmmaker

At the Diorama International Film Festival, Randhir Kapoor pointed out that the legacy in discussion was actually that of Prithviraj Kapoor, the acting powerhouse who was the first member of the Kapoor family to become a professional actor.

7 months ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

It's our vision to use Delhi’s rich heritage, infrastructure to develop a vibrant film industry: Diorama festival director

Manoj Srivastava said the Diorama International Film Festival aims to distinguish itself by introducing a unique hybrid model that entails screenings, discussions, jury events, masterclasses, as well as the business of cinema and education.

7 months ago — Ramna Walia

Article Chinese Spanish

Diorama International Film Festival announces international competition lineup

The inaugural festival will be held from 14 to 20 January in New Delhi.

8 months ago — Sonal Pandya