Film Federation of India

A long road to recovery for Indian film industry

A long road to recovery for Indian film industry

May 20, 2020

In an interview with Media India Group, Ravi Kottarakara, general secretary, Film Federation of India (FFI) and South India Film Chamber of Commerce (SIFCC), shares on how the lockdown has impacted the Indian film industry and why is it not possible to restart the shootings anyti...

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No camera, no lights, no action!

No camera, no lights, no action!

March 28, 2020

Employing nearly 2.5 million people, with overwhelming number on daily wages, the cinema industry is doing precious little to aid the most vulnerable of their lot.

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Gully Boy is India’s official entry for Oscars

Gully Boy is India’s official entry for Oscars

September 25, 2019

The selection of Gully Boy has raised the question among netizens that why not Andhadhun, Tumbaad or Article 15 or the regional movies like Tamil movie Super Deluxe or Vada Chennai, Malayalam film And the Oskar Goes To and others.

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I&B Ministry won’t let you watch ‘Nude’ and ‘Sexy Durga’ at IFFI

I&B Ministry won’t let you watch ‘Nude’ and ‘Sexy Durga’ at IFFI

November 15, 2017

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in India decided to overrule the jury selection to the Indian Panorama section in the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) and drop two films from the screening list. The I&B Ministry pulled out Sanal Kumar Sasidharan's Malayal...

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Tamil Nadu movie halls open post GST strife

Tamil Nadu movie halls open post GST strife

July 12, 2017

"Lack of clarity," said the Tamil Nadu theatre owners as they kept movie halls shut post GST blaming double taxation crippling the regional cinema industry.

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GST to cripple regional film industry in India

GST to cripple regional film industry in India

June 7, 2017

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) slated to come in effect from July 1 puts cinema in the sinful category of fixed 28 pc similar to racing, betting, and casinos. The future of the regional film industries and small or medium services connected to cinema as a whole is allegedly at ...

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