india and you cannes film festival 2017

Bollywood in Europe

Bollywood in Europe

May 8, 2017

Bollywood is investing heavily in recce and scouting for quintessential frames. From Switzerland to Greece, be it iconic songs or romantic scenes, the industry has left no stone unturned in capturing the extraordinary beauty of Europe over the years, thus, contributing substantia...

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Children’s Films in India

Children’s Films in India

May 8, 2017

The world’s second largest population belongs to India, with an estimated 30 pc of the 1.33 billion people under the age of 15. Also, India produces the most number of films in the world. Yet, there is hardly any notable tailor-made content being produced for children. Why don...

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Fashion: India at Cannes

Fashion: India at Cannes

May 8, 2017

The grand affair that Festival de Cannes is, it draws the best of world cinema and fashion to its frontiers. Also part of the commemorations and celebrations are Indian celebrities, some of whom have been attending the festival for years now and are popular faces at the French Ri...

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Payal Kapadia

Payal Kapadia

May 8, 2017

A 13-minute film from a third year student of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) is the nation’s only official entry to the Cinéfondation section of Cannes Film Festival 2017; here’s a tête-à-tête with the director, Payal Kapadia, who shot the film quintessenti...

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Guru Dutt

Guru Dutt

May 8, 2017

With the advent of cinema in India, while most filmmakers chose to project the fading grandeur of Indian princely states or reprise historical fables, Guru Dutt used the medium to capture the loneliness of his characters and present a critical point of view of the Indian society ...

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Evolution of Animation in India

Evolution of Animation in India

May 8, 2017

Indian animation speaks a language of its own. It has a life of its own and an acceptability that knows no borders. Over time, the Indian animators have evolved a style that always suits the story even as the presentation remains their very own; creating an appeal that is univers...

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Independent Cinema in India

Independent Cinema in India

May 8, 2017

Cinema in India has come to be synonymous with Bollywood, yet, independent cinema that is highly expressive is challenging the narratives despite being plagued with challenges.

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Gender Divide in Indian Cinema
Alankrita Shrivastava

Alankrita Shrivastava

May 8, 2017

As Indian cinema stands at a crossroad of international glory and formulaic treatment to play to the gallery, the small matter of encroaching freedom of expression hits the headline more frequently than ever before. Where is the sensitivity, where is the patience? Why the relucta...

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Majid Majidi

Majid Majidi

May 8, 2017

He is from Iran, but, his works have instituted gratitude in the world of cinema. Majid Majidi is currently busy shooting Beyond the Clouds in India. While the film is still under his mindful creation, this highly celebrated filmmaker shares a piece of his mind with India & You.

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