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IFFI: News

Article Marathi

Jitendra Joshi's Godavari in list of 10 films for FIPRESCI-India Grand Prix

The film, helmed by Nikhil Mahajan, also stars Vikram Gokhale, Neena Kulkarni and Priyadarshan Jadhav.

4 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article Marathi

Couldn't relate to any aspect of my character in Godavari, says Jitendra Joshi

Godavari, helmed by Nikhil Mahajan, has been shortlisted for the 20th Pune International Film Festival's Marathi Competition section.

5 months ago — Suyog Zore

Article Marathi

We worked on Me Vasantrao for nine years, says director Nipun Dharmadhikari

The film is a biopic of the late Hindustani classical vocalist Vasantrao Deshpande.

6 months ago — Our Correspondent

Review

The Spell Of Purple review: Capturing the weariness in the long battle against patriarchy

Prachee Bajania’s graduation film at the Film and Television Institute of India was screened at IFFI last month and the Beyond Borders feminist festival this month.

8 months ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Gujarati

21mu Tiffin trailer: Niilam Paanchal stands out as a home cook who wishes to make a difference

The emotional feature details the awakening of a woman who is mostly defined by her role as a homemaker.

9 months ago — Sonal Pandya

Article Bengali

IFFI 2021: A film about an ordinary man, says Manikbabur Megh team

Directed by Abhinandan Banerjee, the film was screened in the Feature category of the Indian Panorama at the 52nd IFFI in Goa.

9 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article Tamil

IFFI 2021: Simple story told in the simplest form touches the audience, says Koozhangal director PS Vinothraj

The Tamil feature will represent India in the Best International Film category at the Academy Awards next year.

9 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article Marathi

Exclusive: Release of award-winning Jitendra Joshi-starrer Godavari postponed

The film, which is directed by Nikhil Mahajan, was to be released on 3 December. A new release date has not been announced.

9 months ago — Suyog Zore

Article Bengali

IFFI 2021: Soumitra Chatterjee's body of work will inspire generations to come, said Abhijaan actress Paoli Dam

Directed by Parambrata Chatterjee, the real-life story of Soumitra Chatterjee was screened on Friday at the 52nd edition of the festival in Goa.

9 months ago — Roushni Sarkar

Article Marathi

Happy that the Best Actor award at IFFI went to India, says Jitendra Joshi

The actor won the award for his performance in the upcoming Marathi movie Godavari while Nikhil Mahajan won the Special Jury award for directing it.

9 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article Marathi Tamil

IFFI 2021: It's glory for Japan's Ring Wandering, Asuran's Dhanush and Jitendra Joshi

Japanese film Ringu Wandaringu won the Golden Peacock for Best Film while Dhanush was hailed as Best Actor for Asuran (2019) in the BRICS Film Festival. Jitendra Joshi won Best Actor (Male) for his performance in Godavari.

9 months ago — Shriram Iyengar

Article Hindi Marathi

IFFI 2021: Manoj Bajpayee, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Randhir Kapoor attend conclusion of 52nd edition

Lyricist Prasoon Joshi was presented with the Indian Film Personality of the Year award while Randhir Kapoor and Manoj Bajpayee were also felicitated.

9 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article Hindi

IFFI 2021: Netflix’s Aranyak starring Raveena Tandon is first web-series to be premiered at the festival

The team behind the show was present in strength to showcase Aranyak to the festival audience.

9 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article

Raj Kapoor: The Master at Work showcases the passionate professional, says Rahul Rawail

The veteran director’s book on the legendary filmmaker will be released on 14 December 2021.

9 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article Hindi

Have tried to bring in discussions, not debates as CBFC chairman, says Prasoon Joshi 

The poet and lyricist described India as the most complex country in the world and said the challenge lies in balancing many viewpoints.

9 months ago — Shriram Iyengar

Article Marathi

IFFI 2021: Ananth Mahadevan presents Bittersweet and The Knocker in the Indian Panorama

The filmmaker is attending the festival for the fifth time. This time he is one of the few directors to have two films showing at Goa.

9 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article Marathi

IFFI 2021: Even non-Marathis could relate to Mee Vasantrao, says Nipun Dharmadhikari

The biopic of the renowned classical singer Vasantrao Deshpande was screened at the festival yesterday.

9 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article Hindi

IFFI: Making cinema should not be magical, says Prasoon Joshi

In his masterclass on the second day of the festival, the lyricist and CBFC chairperson stressed the importance of intentionally crafting good films.

9 months ago — Shriram Iyengar

Article Hindi

IFFI 2021: Wanted people to take Jallianwala Bagh with them after watching Sardar Udham, says Shoojit Sircar

The filmmaker spoke at a masterclass about the need to depict history accurately to make sure it is not repeated.

9 months ago — Our Correspondent

Article Gujarati

IFFI 2021: 21st Tiffin depicts all women who have lost their identity, says filmmaker Vijaygiri Bava

The feature film, starring Niilam Panchal, is the only Gujarati film selected for the Indian Panorama.

9 months ago — Sonal Pandya