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From 83 to Ram Setu: Every Hindi film that will arrive in theatres this year and in 2022

The announcement pertaining to the reopening of cinema halls in Maharashtra has spurred producers into revealing the release dates of long-awaited projects.

2 months ago — The Cinestaan Team

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Special – The best of Hindi cinema 2011-20

The second decade of the third millennium CE saw the evolution of mainstream Hindi cinema gather pace, delivering some different and delightful features. Here is our pick of the lot.

10 months ago — The Cinestaan Team

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Makar Sankranti special: Revisiting the plight of the farmer in films

Cinestaan takes a look at how farmers have been represented in Hindi cinema through the decades.

11 months ago — The Cinestaan Team

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Goodbye 2020: The pandemic-blighted year took a heavy toll on Indian cinema too

In a year when human lives were reduced to statistics, the film industry lost many who were integral parts of it. As we reach the end of 2020, it is only appropriate that we remember those who shone so brightly, and whose loss only multiplies the tragedy of the year.

11 months ago — The Cinestaan Team

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Goodbye 2020: A year the film industry would like to forget (but can't)

With shooting schedules disrupted and movie halls struggling, the question on everyone's minds is whether the entertainment industry can return to a semblance of normalcy in 2021.

11 months ago — The Cinestaan Team

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Tributes pour in as the Hindi film industry mourns Irrfan Khan's death

Khan, who was battling a rare cancer since 2018, is remembered by colleagues and friends as a great actor, warm human being and a fighter.

about 1 year ago — The Cinestaan Team

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Gone too soon! Film industry, international stars unite to express grief at Irrfan Khan's death

The 53-year-old actor died this morning in a Mumbai hospital where he was admitted yesterday after his condition worsened following a colon infection.

about 1 year ago — The Cinestaan Team

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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.

about 1 year ago — The Cinestaan Team

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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.

about 1 year ago — The Cinestaan Team

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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.

about 1 year ago — The Cinestaan Team

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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.

over 2 years ago — The Cinestaan Team

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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.

over 3 years ago — The Cinestaan Team

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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.

over 3 years ago — The Cinestaan Team

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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.

over 3 years ago — The Cinestaan Team

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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.

over 3 years ago — The Cinestaan Team

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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. 

over 3 years ago — The Cinestaan Team

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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.

over 3 years ago — The Cinestaan Team

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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.

over 3 years ago — The Cinestaan Team

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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.

over 3 years ago — The Cinestaan Team

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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.

over 3 years ago — The Cinestaan Team