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IFFI 2019: Usha Jadhav, Hellaro, Lijo Jose Pellissery win again as golden jubilee edition closes

Pellissery was adjudged Best Director for the second year in a row while Jadhav won the Silver Peacock for Best Actress for her role in Mai Ghat.

17 days ago — Our Correspondent

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Aim of a costume designer is to make characters real and awesome: Dolly Ahluwalia

The actress and costume designer was joined by fellow designers Ana Singh and National award-winner Indrakshi Pattanaik Malik at a session on their craft at the golden jubilee edition of the International Film Festival of India.

18 days ago — Our Correspondent

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My male protagonists have always cried, says Imtiaz Ali

Ali and filmmaker Rahul Rawail held a masterclass on the contemporary filmmakers of different generations at the ongoing 50th edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI).

20 days ago — Our Correspondent

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Best time to be in the film industry: Aditya 'Uri' Dhar on the current landscape in cinema

Content is the hero now, Malayalam filmmaker Manu Ashokan, whose Uyare (2019), a film about an acid attack survivor, completed 100 days in theatres, said.

20 days ago — Our Correspondent

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Lots of stupidity, lots of blunders and survived 40 years, says filmmaker Priyadarshan on his career

At the ongoing International Film Festival of India (IFFI), the filmmaker sat down for a candid chat with the audience and spoke about his beginnings in cinema and the influences that shaped the films he made over a span of three decades.

20 days ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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NFDC’s Film Bazaar 2019 ends with awards for Pedro, Swizerland, Pinki Elli?

The film projects Laila Aur Satt Geet, Gamak Ghar, and rk/rkay were also awarded.

20 days ago — Our Correspondent

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I like collaborative writing, says Meghna Gulzar

The filmmaker was part of a conversation with screenwriters Juhi Chaturvedi, Pooja Ladha Surti, cinematographer Modhura Palit and columnist Sumedha Verma Ojha at the ongoing International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa yesterday.

20 days ago — Our Correspondent

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False notion that Bollywood is Indian cinema is dissolving at a rapid rate, says Srijit Mukherji on diversity 

Filmmakers Srijit Mukherji, Ananth Narayan Mahadevan, and Abhishek Shah were a part of the discussion, ‘The Diversity in Indian Cinema’, held on Friday, 22 November at the 50th edition of IFFI. 

22 days ago — Our Correspondent

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My USP is that people can relate to me: Taapsee Pannu on what sets her apart in Hindi cinema

In a session held today at the ongoing golden jubilee edition of IFFI, she discussed her criteria for selecting scripts with moderator Madhureeta Mukherjee.

22 days ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Short film Megha’s Divorce, starring Manjari Fadnis, has its Indian premiere at IFFI 2019

Directed by Nila Madhab Panda, the short is part of an anthology titled Interdependence.

23 days ago — Our Correspondent

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IFFI 2019: Nooreh, Hellaro open the Indian Panorama section

Filmmakers Ashish Pandey and Abhishek Shah spoke about their films ahead of the screenings in Goa.

24 days ago — Our Correspondent

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NFDC Film Bazaar 2019: Union minister Prakash Javadekar opens 13th edition

Filmmakers Vishal Bhardwaj, Soundarya Rajinikanth, Meghna Gulzar, producers Siddharth Roy Kapur, Vani Tripathi Tikoo, actor Adil Hussain, CBFC chief  Prasoon Joshi, and other leading Indian and international film personalities will headline panels.

24 days ago — Our Correspondent

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NFDC Film Bazaar 2019: Meghna Gulzar, Adil Hussain, Vani Tripathi Tikoo to mentor students

They will be joined by CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi on mentoring workshops with a special focus towards skill development and entrepreneurship.

25 days ago — Our Correspondent

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Had clarity on what I wanted for Hellaro: Filmmaker Abhishek Shah

First-time filmmaker Abhishek Shah speaks about making his debut film over three years, winning the National award, and finding a cinematic story for the big screen.

25 days ago — Sonal Pandya

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Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s Chola to be released in Kerala on 6 December

Chola was premiered at the 76th Venice International Film Festival and won two Kerala State awards for its artistes.

26 days ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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IFFI 2019: Mrinal Sen, Girish Karnad, Vidya Sinha to be honoured

The golden jubilee edition of India's premier film festival will honour the contributions of 13 artistes, 12 of whom died over the past year.

27 days ago — Our Correspondent

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IFFI 2019: Pianist Jonny Best to play live music at screenings of Battleship Potemkim, Pandora's Box, Blackmail

The golden jubilee edition of the festival is going to screen classics from the silent and early talkie era in a special section.

about 1 month ago — Our Correspondent

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IFFI 2019: Festival to host retrospective of British director Ken Loach

The festival will host a screening of Loach's most famous films, including The Wind That Shakes The Barley (2006), Jimmy's Hall (2014), and I, Daniel Blake (2016).

about 1 month ago — Shriram Iyengar

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IFFI 2019: Restored versions of Ritwik Ghatak’s Titash Ekti Nadir Naam, Uday Shankar’s Kalpana to be screened

This year marks the 50th edition at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa.

about 1 month ago — Our Correspondent

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IFFI 2019: Smita Tambe’s short film Gadhul to be screened

The short film is about the relationship between a mother and her son. 

about 1 month ago — Our Correspondent