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Rewind 2019: 10 festival gems that you need to catch
These smaller, independent films may have slipped past you, but they did not escape our notice. With the Berlinale on, we thought it's a good time to highlight some of the films that caught our attention on the festival circuit last year.
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'Laung Laachi' and the magic of a billion views on YouTube
'Laung Laachi', title song of the Punjabi film Laung Laachi (2018), became the first Indian song video to hit the one-billion-views mark last month.
Rewind 2019: The 10 best actors of the year in Hindi cinema
Broken-hearted toxic lovers, large-hearted dacoits, slumdog rappers, manipulative liars... the characters portrayed by actors this year might have been flawed, but they were fascinating.
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.
Shortlisted writers laud Cinestaan script contest, masterclass as a boon for those without connections
Rajkumar Hirani, Anjum Rajabali and Juhi Chaturvedi, three of the four judges of the contest, held a day's workshop for the shortlisted contestants.
About the PSBT Open Frame Film Festival
The 18th edition of the annual film festival and forum of the largest documentary producer outside of the government is being held from 10 to 18 September in New Delhi.
About the Habitat Film Festival
The thirteenth edition of the capital's premier film festival is being held from 17 through 27 May this year.
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Valentine's Week special: Top 10 screen couples of Indian cinema
Celebrating the festival of love, we look at some of the enduring silver-screen couples of Indian cinema, from the 1950s to the early 2000s.
Padmaavat to enjoy solo release on 25 Jan as Akshay Kumar heeds Bhansali's request
Akshay's Pad Man will be postponed to 9 February and will now clash with Neeraj Pandey's Aiyaary.
Rewind 2017: The 10 best Hindi films of the year
As the year wheels to an end, it is time to look back at the films that entertained, touched, and shocked us into thinking through their stories, performances and pictures.
Rewind 2017: Which was the year's Best Film in Tamil?
Choosing just 10 films out of more than 200, many of them fine works, is never easy, but we have done it.
Rewind 2017: The best of Marathi cinema
While there were many, many forgettable films, the year also saw a bunch that made us laugh, cry, and otherwise moved us.
Rewind 2017: Who was the year's Best Actor in Hindi cinema?
Content prevailed over form and realistic rather than over-the-top performances were lapped up. Here are our Top 10 of the year.
Rewind 2017: Which was the year's greatest performance in Marathi cinema?
While 2017 saw a flood of Marathi films coming to the theatres, the memorable performances came in just a handful of them.
Rewind 2017: Who was this year's Best Actress in Hindi cinema?
Audiences were spoiled rotten in 2017 with great performances by several known and not-so-well-known actresses. Here are our Top 10.
IFFI 2017: Katrina Kaif to be special guest at the closing ceremony
This will be the Tiger Zinda Hai actress's first visit to an edition of India's biggest film festival.
The International Film Festival of India was first organized in 1952 by the Films Division of the government of India with the patronage of India's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, who also inaugurated the festival.
Vidya Balan's very arrival lights up the sets: Tumhari Sulu director Suresh Triveni
Director Suresh Triveni, his cinematographer Saurabh Goswami, and production designer Dhara Jain visited the Cinestaan.com office to talk about their upcoming film, Tumhari Sulu.
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Children's Day special – Best children's films of the new millennium
The 21st century has seen an increase in the number of filmmakers willing to create stories about, and for, children in India. On Children's Day, we take a look at the most memorable children's films since 2000.
Cinestaan India's Storytellers Contest (2017-2018): Applications open
Superstar Aamir Khan, filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani and screenwriters Juhi Chaturvedi and Anjum Rajabali will judge the Cinestaan India’s Storytellers Script Contest, which carries a total prize money of Rs50 lakh.