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Bollywood 2020: New year ushers in a galore of anticipated movies

Bollywood 2020: New year ushers in a galore of anticipated movies

January 9, 2020

While remakes of old Bollywood movies and sequels seem to be the majority in the list, there are a few real-incident and films based on unusual themes which are also highly anticipated this year.

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KIFF 2019 ends on a successful note

KIFF 2019 ends on a successful note

November 17, 2019

The week-long celebrations of world cinema at the Kolkata International Film Festival came to an end on November 15 at a great note.

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Teachers on-screen

Teachers on-screen

September 5, 2019

Bollywood movies have always drawn inspiration from real life, be it on any subject. One such subject is the portrayal of the teacher-student bonds on the silver screen. On Teacher's Day, here is a look at few of the inspirational movies on teachers.

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The new age actors currently ruling Bollywood

The new age actors currently ruling Bollywood

December 18, 2018

Ayushmann Khurrana, Vicky Kaushal and Rajkummar Rao are the new age actors who have performed extremely well in 2018, with Ayushmann Khurrana having the kind of a year that most actors in Bollywood dream about - winning over audiences and critics with back-to-back successes.

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KIFF 2018 showcases the best of regional and international cinema

KIFF 2018 showcases the best of regional and international cinema

November 19, 2018

The Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) completed 24 years and focused on the cinema of two countries here fore underappreciated by the Indian audience: Australia and Tunisia.

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After Hollywood, #MeToo movement kickstarts in Bollywood

After Hollywood, #MeToo movement kickstarts in Bollywood

September 28, 2018

While most of Bollywood's big names have stayed silent on the issues of harassment and abuse, actress Tanushree Dutta is one of the few who speaks against powerful men in the industry, such as Nana Patekar. While she gets the support from general public, Bollywood, except a few, ...

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India welcomes 101 artistic elephant sculptures

India welcomes 101 artistic elephant sculptures

February 28, 2018

As part of the UK-India Year of Culture, the Elephant Family is running Elephant Parade India, engaging leading Indian designers and tribal artists to transform 101 elephant sculptures into masterpieces to raise funds for Asian elephant corridor projects.

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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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2500 Indian film posters archived by NFAI

2500 Indian film posters archived by NFAI

August 5, 2017

The National Film Archive of India (NFAI) in an attempt to preserve the history of Indian cinema has acquired about 2500 film posters of Indian cinema – an effort that can aptly be put under the bracket of ‘better late than never’.

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The Indian-European ‘filmi’ love affair

The Indian-European ‘filmi’ love affair

April 21, 2017

With Indian films crossing the centenary mark, Bollywood has stepped into the changing diaspora of increased global audience in terms of its ‘soft power’. Bollywood is nevermore confined within the boundaries of Indian theatres or Indian audiences as it ventures out into Euro...

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Bollywood stars garnering global attention

Bollywood stars garnering global attention

February 8, 2017

Bollywood actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Anupam Kher and Irrfan Khan, among many others, have made it big with stunning performances internationally. And, with the start of 2017, many others are in the line to join them.

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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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