Cinema

CinemaSpeak: Ashish Avikunthak on cinema as art

CinemaSpeak: Ashish Avikunthak on cinema as art

February 1, 2017

Ashish Avikunthak, whose recent film 'Aapothkalin Trikalika' is set to premier at the upcoming Berlin Film Festival’s Forum section, speaks on his art form of making cinema.

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Indian adaptations of international TV shows

Indian adaptations of international TV shows

January 31, 2017

The western influence India has had is not limited to social cultures, dressings and languages. A number of Indian TV shows have their ‘inspiration’ based out of international TV programmes . Read to learn about these famous TV shows and where they have their roots and shoo...

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Through the Lens of a Travel Filmmake
Quand Bollywood tourne (presque) entièrement au Japon

Quand Bollywood tourne (presque) entièrement au J...

January 31, 2017

Imtiaz Ali, le célèbre cinéaste indien (qui a tourné notamment pour partie « Tamasha » en Corse), va collaborer avec le vénérable studio de cinéma japonais Shochiku pour réaliser « Love in Tokyo », un film mêlant culture indienne et nippone, à travers une galerie de...

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National Museum of Indian Cinema seeks artefacts and memorabilia

National Museum of Indian Cinema seeks artefacts a...

January 27, 2017

The countdown for the opening of the National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC) at the Films Division premises in Mumbai has begun. NMIC has appealed people from within the industry to come forward and donate memorabilia related to Indian cinema.

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Indian film Newton travels to Berlin

Indian film Newton travels to Berlin

January 25, 2017

On a weekend when a couple of mega blockbusters such as Raees and Kaabil are hitting the theatres, one might be apprehensive that the news of Newton, an Indian film, making it to the world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival might get overlooked.

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Soumitra Chatterjee, premier acteur indien Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres français, en 1999

Soumitra Chatterjee, premier acteur indien Command...

January 25, 2017

On connaît d’abord l’acteur bengali Soumitra Chatterjee comme le collaborateur principal et l’alter ego d’un des grands maîtres du cinéma indien, Satyajit Ray (1921-1992). Mais peu de gens savent que ce vétéran, qui vient d’avoir 82 ans, a été aussi distingué de...

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À travers l’objectif d’un cinéaste « voyageur »
Soumitra Chatterjee: the first Indian actor to attain this French honour

Soumitra Chatterjee: the first Indian actor to att...

January 19, 2017

While many would know this veteran actor as the prime collaborator of Satyajit Ray, only a few might be aware of the fact that he is the proud recipient of the highest award of arts from the French government. The actor turns 82 today.

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Five Bollywood veterans who came from theatre

Five Bollywood veterans who came from theatre

January 18, 2017

Had it not been for theatre, Bollywood would not have met these actors who changed how Indian cinema is envisaged today, even in the west. Here’s the ‘famous five’ for you.

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