Jagran Film Festival: News
Binnu Ka Sapna review: An experimental short film about the deeply embedded patriarchal mindset
Binnu Ka Sapna shows us how the patriarchal mindset and sense of entitlement of some men is passed down, unknowingly, from one generation to the next.
Wanted the film to give people hope: Madhumita Sundararaman on KD
Filmmaker Madhumita Sundararaman speaks about creating KD, the film's original ending, and the accidental discovery of its eight-year-old star, Nagavishal.
Madhumita Sundararaman's KD to be released on 22 November
The festival favourite, after winning awards at the Jagran Film Festival and the Singapore South Asian Film Festival, is set to arrive in Indian theatres.
KD review: A journey back into childhood with two fantastic and lively characters
Entertaining, witty and sparkling with chemistry, Madhumita Sundararaman's little film is a cinematic treat.
Chintu Ka Birthday review: A six-year-old's birthday party descends into chaos in war-torn Iraq
Co-directors Satyanshu and Devyanshu present an Indian family stranded in Baghdad trying to make the best of their circumstances in this uneven film set in 2004.
Mera Ram Kho Gaya review: Keeps oscillating between documentary and fiction
The film features three tracks that are poles apart but have a common point in the form of the current socio-political scenario.
Lihaaf review: Ismat Chughtai gets the Manto treatment, weakly
Rahat Kazmi weaves in Chughtai's life during her infamous trial for obscenity with her story Lihaaf, but without the passion and humanity that drove both.
Despite 10 editions under its belt, Jagran festival continues to be chaotic and harrowing for fans
The travelling festival's tenth edition began in Delhi on 18 July and ended in Mumbai on 29 September.
Sethum Aayiram Pon review: Nuanced tale of love-hate relationship between a woman and her granddaughter
Directed by first-time filmmaker Anand Ravichandran, Sethum Aayiram Pon is a heartwarming piece of cinema about the simple lives of small-towners.
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Virus, Sir, KD nab awards at the 10th Jagran Film Festival
The awards were decided by a jury comprising filmmakers Farah Khan, Ketan Mehta, Nikkhil Advani, producer Shobu Yarlagadda, actress Dia Mirza and writer-director Sameer Saxena.
My ghost story won’t be scary, I can’t scare people, reveals Karan Johar
The head of Dharma Productions also revealed that he has not even spoken to the writer who has written the story for his short film in Ghost Stories.
Am already living my dream, says Kartik Aaryan at the Jagran Film Festival
The young actor was in conversation with film journalist and critic Rajeev Masand about his recent stardom and his upcoming big projects.
Ghawre Bairey Aaj review: Aparna Sen's modern retelling loses the human drama amidst the politics
Aparna Sen's take on the iconic story by Rabindranath Tagore is defeated by a disjointed screenplay that struggles to keep the balance between ideology and human drama.
Jhalki review: A sister's love and determination triumph over all odds in this drama
Co-directed by Brahmanand Siingh and Tanvi Jain, the film shows us the emotional and physical toll on two young siblings caught in a child slavery ring.
Widows Of Vrindavan review: Sorry tales in a holy place
Filmmaker Onir brings to light the stark reality of the abandoned widows living out the rest of their lives in Vrindavan.
Aurangzeb and Dara Shikoh are relevant even today: Karan Johar on Takht
Takht is the first historical film that Karan Johar is directing and also the first time he is not part of the screenwriting team.
Am blamed for nepotism for no rhyme or reason, says Karan Johar
The filmmaker and television personality said he does not feel the need any more to justify his hard work and sincerity of the past 20 years.
Sir review: Tillotama Shome's restraint and poise shine in Rohena Gera's wonderful class romance
Rohena Gera's debut feature film offers a nuanced take on unspoken trust, friendship and love that form across the class divide in Mumbai.
Zollywood review: This docu-fiction sheds light on Vidarbha's zhaadi-patti theatre tradition
The film, directed by first-timer Trushant Ingle, has a lot of potential given the subject but ends up scratching the surface.
Want to make Don 3 as soon as possible, says producer Ritesh Sidhwani
The Excel Entertainment co-founder set out to clear the air on the Shah Rukh Khan-starrer and left it just as confounded.