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Documentaries by Gulzar, Shyam Benegal to be streamed at Film Division's online festival beginning today

The films on stalwart instrumentalists belonging to the Indian classical music tradition will be on...

14 Jul 2020 12:53 IST — Roushni Sarkar

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MIFF 2020 to showcase Satyajit Ray’s documentaries

The biennial Mumbai International Film Festival will celebrate the great filmmaker's birth this...

21 Jan 2020 21:58 IST — Keyur Seta

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Bihar police files closure of sedition case against artistes, to prosecute complainant

Lawyer Sudhir Kumar Ojha had filed a case of sedition against the artistes who had signed an open to...

10 Oct 2019 12:05 IST — Our Correspondent

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Aparna Sen slams FIR against anti-lynch-mob signatories as 'pure harassment'

The filmmaker was one of 49 prominent citizens who signed an open letter to prime minister Narendra...

04 Oct 2019 22:49 IST — Our Correspondent

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Mani Ratnam, Aparna Sen, Shyam Benegal booked for sedition for petition against mob violence

A first information report (FIR) has been lodged against the 49 signatories of the petition was...

04 Oct 2019 13:00 IST — Our Correspondent

Article Bengali

Art direction isn't simple anymore, directors challenge us with difficult scripts: Tanmoy Chakraborty

The art director shares some fascinating stories from his career and the challenges that have helped...

27 Jul 2019 10:00 IST — Roushni Sarkar

Article Bengali

Kaushik Sen receives death threat for signing open letter against lynchings

The letter, signed by 49 prominent personalities, had urged the prime minister to intervene to stop...

26 Jul 2019 18:03 IST — Roushni Sarkar

Article Hindi

49 celebrities write open letter to PM Modi, demand strict action against hate crimes

The letter appealed the PM to make hate crime a non-bailable offense and condemned the term...

25 Jul 2019 13:00 IST — Our Correspondent

Article Hindi

When a protest got Naseeruddin Shah his first film role: Birthday special

The incident was shared by actor Atul Tiwari at a prayer meeting last month for the late Girish last...

20 Jul 2019 13:00 IST — Keyur Seta

Article Hindi

Playwright, actor, Padma Bhushan awardee Girish Karnad dies at 81

The playwright, actor, director and Jnanpith award winner passed away at his residence in Bengaluru...

10 Jun 2019 10:45 IST — Our Correspondent

Article Hindi

Shyam Benegal's Mammo: A humane document on the fallout of Partition

Mammo, which was released on this day 25 years ago, took the bold step of questioning Partition and...

08 Jun 2019 8:00 IST — Shoma A Chatterji

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Anupam Kher, Rahul Rawail, Shyam Benegal plant saplings at Films Division on Environment Day: See pictures

The film personalities, along with Union minister for information and broadcasting Prakash gathered...

08 Jun 2019 0:52 IST — Bhupen Chavan

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Mumbai Film Festival celebrates 20 years at the Gateway of India

The opening ceremony of the 20th edition of the city festival was held in grand style at a Mumbai of...

26 Oct 2018 12:18 IST — Sagar Patil

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Shyam Benegal, Shabana Azmi, Soni Razdan attend Kalpana Lajmi's funeral

Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi died at age 64 after a long battle with a chronic kidney disease and liver...

24 Sep 2018 13:42 IST — Sagar Patil

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Shyam Benegal, Adoor Gopalakrishnan inaugurate PSBT-Doordarshan films at Open Frame Film Festival

The first film to be screened under this section was Vipin Vijay's Anthropocene Relooked....

17 Sep 2018 17:16 IST — Abhija Ghosh

Article Hindi

Shyam Benegal donates 2,500 books to Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts

Unveiled at Kala Nidhi, the IGNCA's reference library, the collection comprises books on arts,...

17 Sep 2018 10:42 IST — IANS

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I don’t give the editor much freedom: Adoor Gopalakrishnan

In a conversation titled ‘Meet the Masters’, filmmakers Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Shyam...

16 Sep 2018 12:00 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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The frenzy of love in tumultuous times – Shyam Benegal’s Junoon (1979)

We take a look at an earlier moment in history, the Revolt of 1857, in our continuing exploration of...

18 Aug 2018 23:39 IST — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Shyam Benegal to receive V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award at MIFF

The award, carrying a trophy, a citation, shawl and cash prize of Rs10 lakh, will be conferred on by...

03 Feb 2018 11:57 IST — IANS

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Nothing can stop Padmaavat release: Shyam Benegal on SC lifting ban

The filmmaker called the Supreme Court's decision a victory for freedom of expression in the...

18 Jan 2018 20:00 IST — IANS