Aishwarya Rai

It’s time for the Cannes Film Festival 2019

It’s time for the Cannes Film Festival 2019

May 14, 2019

The largest producer of films in the world, India, has a rather meagre representation at the prestigious Festival de Cannes with no official screenings on the charts. Even the government’s own participation is slim due to the general elections.

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À « Contre-courants »

À « Contre-courants »

January 22, 2018

Hélène Kessous et Némésis Srour, fondatrices de la plateforme Contre-courants, dédiée aux cinémas indiens et sud-asiatiques, nous font découvrir toute la richesse de « ces cinémas qui osent aborder des enjeux de société délicats, interrogent les images et subliment l...

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Les femmes indiennes au Festival de Cannes

Les femmes indiennes au Festival de Cannes

May 24, 2017

Les femmes du cinéma indien passent de moins en moins inaperçues sur la tapis rouge au Festival de Cannes. Mais au-delà de la mode, quelle présence ont-elles cette année, notamment derrière l’écran ? « Le cinéma, c’est l’art de faire faire de jolies choses à de ...

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Cannes Film Festival reveals the Jury for 2017

Cannes Film Festival reveals the Jury for 2017

April 27, 2017

The jury for the competition category of the 70th edition of Cannes Film Festival is announced. Indian personages such as Mrinal Sen have often received the prestigious prospect to judge; however, the present edition has none!

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Advertisements that stirred major controversies in India

Advertisements that stirred major controversies in India

February 27, 2017

Witty, creative, impactful and commercially viable as these advertisements might be, they have also stirred major controversies in India for being bold and garnered the attention of various organisations monitoring the morality of the nation.

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The reign of Rajnikanth goes on with a new movie, Kabali

The reign of Rajnikanth goes on with a new movie, Kabali

July 21, 2016

Indian superstar Rajnikanth has been ruling the movie scene in south India, and the hearts of many all over the nation. He is out on a roll again with a new gangster-avatar in Kabali, and is up for very particular milk offerings.

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Film Costumes

Film Costumes

May 3, 2016

Costumes have traditionally played a crucial role in the success of Indian films, especially period films, biographies or the films showing extravagant Indian weddings. Use of technology has only enhanced the lure further. When an Indian goes to see a film it’s to lose himself ...

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L’Inde à Cannes

L’Inde à Cannes

May 2, 2016

Le festival de Cannes est un incontournable dans la promotion et la reconnaissance internationale d’un cinéma plus indépendant, réaliste et créatif. Pourtant malgré ses 2500 films produits par an, la présence de l’Inde à Cannes fait encore pâle figure. Malgré ses eff...

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Hollande’s Visit to India

Hollande’s Visit to India

January 26, 2016

India’s Republic Day celebrations marked the end of French President Francois Hollande’s visit to India, where he was also the guest of honour. The French troops that marched in the parade added glamour to the customary parade and celebrations. As the capital woke up on Janua...

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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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