Cinema

Independent cinema breaks shackles at Cannes

Independent cinema breaks shackles at Cannes

May 18, 2018

Though independent Indian cinema has always found a place for itself at Cannes Film Festival, right from the days of Satyajit Ray, the sharp rise in international popularity of ‘Bollywood’ cinema overshadowed it , but it seems to be staging a strong comeback now.

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Evolution of Animation in India

Evolution of Animation in India

May 8, 2017

Indian animation speaks a language of its own. It has a life of its own and an acceptability that knows no borders. Over time, the Indian animators have evolved a style that always suits the story even as the presentation remains their very own; creating an appeal that is univers...

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Anatomy of Violence

Anatomy of Violence

December 5, 2016

An investigation of India’s most notorious gang rape, Deepa Mehta’s Anatomy of Violence was hailed as the most creative outlet for dialogue in Toronto this November. The film indicts the society that breeds rapists and instigates gender violence. Canada-based filmmaker Deepa ...

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Island City

Island City

December 7, 2015

Ruchika Oberoi’s Island City produced by National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) has won the Fedora prize for the best young director in the sidebars of the Venice Film Festival, 2015.   In the international film festivals such as the Cannes Film Festival, Venice Film...

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Series – Cinema Maestros and Iconic Films of India (2)

Series – Cinema Maestros and Iconic Films of Ind

November 2, 2015

With his Chaplinesque character of Raju, from the classic ‘Awaara’ (1951) to ‘Mera Naam Joker’ (1970), Raj Kapoor established a universal figure of a poor man confronted with adversities that most of the contemporary Indian movies seem to have forgotten. He changed Indian...

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Aishwarya’s

Aishwarya’s

October 29, 2015

After having weathered criticisms on her weight and speculations over her comeback post motherhood, Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan confirmed her return with the film Jazbaa. In a seven-minute trailer of her comeback film Jazbaa , Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan ha...

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