film

Rishi Kapoor, a shining star across generations

Rishi Kapoor, a shining star across generations

April 30, 2020

In less than 24 hours Irrfan Khan’s co-actor joined him in the final resting place while the entire fandom across generations beyond borders is left speechless and in utter shock. Rishi Kapoor, the evergreen chocolate boy, and the son from the famous Kapoor dynasty of Bollywood...

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Nandita Das

Nandita Das

May 22, 2018

« Manto était pertinent alors, et malheureusement, il le restera encore longtemps, » selon la réalisatrice du film Manto, seul film indien sélectionné à Cannes dans la section « Un certain regard ». Connue pour ses interprétations dans des longs métrages tels que les f...

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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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Growing intolerance towards cinema’s reflection of the society

Growing intolerance towards cinema’s reflection of the society

February 2, 2017

Indian cinema is going through a rather turbulent phase of radical ideological discord and what gets hurt in this interplay of social and political forces is the art of cinema - freedom of expression, rest in peace!

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Befikre: A fun film with a weak plot

Befikre: A fun film with a weak plot

December 13, 2016

The much-awaited Bollywood flick, Befikre managed to grab the attention with its trailers, showcasing the French backdrop throughout, lively tracks and a peppy spirit. However, the film opened to mixed reactions. While for some it is a fun watch, others found the story line weak.

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Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor go Befikre with Lido de Paris and Bateaux Parisiens

Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor go Befikre with Lido de Paris and Bateaux Parisiens

December 7, 2016

As people in India and France eagerly await the release of upcoming Bollywood flick ‘Befikre’, entirely shot in France, on December 9, actors Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor along with the Lido dancers shared their shooting experiences in Lido de Paris, Bateaux Parisiens, Cham...

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National anthem made mandatory before film screenings in India

National anthem made mandatory before film screenings in India

December 2, 2016

In a bid to inject a nationalistic fervour among the citizens of India, the Supreme Court has instructed all cinema hall operators in the country to play the Indian national anthem before screening films.

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Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s ‘Pink’ to be screened at the UN

Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s ‘Pink’ to be screened at the UN

November 28, 2016

As Bollywood is gradually delving in a diverse set of subjects, it is also gaining an international identity. After Rajkumar Hirani’s ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’, it is time for filmmaker Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s ‘Pink’ to be screened at the United Nations

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La cité de joie accueille le Kolkata International Film Festival

La cité de joie accueille le Kolkata International Film Festival

November 18, 2016

« La ville de joie », Kolkata, capitale de l’Etat du Bengale Occidental (Est), est en pleine effervescence à l’occasion du Kolkata International Film Festival, qui a lieu du 11 novembre au 18 novembre. Des films sont projetés partout dans la ville, et notamment à Nandan,...

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City of joy enjoys Kolkata International Film Festival

City of joy enjoys Kolkata International Film Festival

November 16, 2016

The city of joy, Kolkata, which is the capital of eastern Indian state West Bengal has been buzzing with activity since the Kolkata International Film Festival commenced on November 11.

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MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2016 commences

MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2016 commences

October 21, 2016

The MAMI Mumbai Film Festival was inaugurated yesterday and has much to offer in the coming days, in terms of contemporary and classic cinema, both Indian and international.

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Bollywood film ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ caught in controversy

Bollywood film ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ caught in controversy

October 21, 2016

The terrorist attack in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir in September 2016, has affected a lot of dimensions in both India and Pakistan. And now, Bollywood suffers too as an Indian nationalist party protest the release of the Hindi movie ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ as it stars a Pakistani act...

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