Cinema

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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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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India and Japan to collaborate through Bollywood

India and Japan to collaborate through Bollywood

January 14, 2017

Renowned Indian film writer-director, Imtiaz Ali and Japanese film making company, Shochiku have collaborated for producing ‘Love in Tokyo’, a film bringing together culture and characters from India and Japan.

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American shows and Indian actors

American shows and Indian actors

January 11, 2017

A few years ago, it would be exciting for Indian audiences to come across an Indian face on an American show. But now the association of an Indian with an American TV show is a daily deal with some even dominating American prime-time.

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Shyam Benegal recollects his association with Om Puri

Shyam Benegal recollects his association with Om P...

January 7, 2017

While India mourns the loss of Om Puri, a stalwart in the field of acting, one of his old friends and directors, Shyam Benegal reminisces the days of Aarohan, Susman and the famous television series, Bharat Ek Khoj.

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Satyajit Ray’s Feluda comes to Bollywood

Satyajit Ray’s Feluda comes to Bollywood

January 3, 2017

From Baker Street in London to Rajani Sen Road in Kolkata, the nostalgia and relevance are not difficult to figure for someone who knows Holmes and Feluda as the colonial cousins from the east and the west!

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