Sharmila Tagore

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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Soumitra Chatterjee, premier acteur indien Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres français, en 1999

Soumitra Chatterjee, premier acteur indien Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres français, en 1999

January 25, 2017

On connaît d’abord l’acteur bengali Soumitra Chatterjee comme le collaborateur principal et l’alter ego d’un des grands maîtres du cinéma indien, Satyajit Ray (1921-1992). Mais peu de gens savent que ce vétéran, qui vient d’avoir 82 ans, a été aussi distingué de...

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Soumitra Chatterjee: the first Indian actor to attain this French honour

Soumitra Chatterjee: the first Indian actor to attain this French honour

January 19, 2017

While many would know this veteran actor as the prime collaborator of Satyajit Ray, only a few might be aware of the fact that he is the proud recipient of the highest award of arts from the French government. The actor turns 82 today.

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Bollywood emerging as a tool to promote destinations digitally

Bollywood emerging as a tool to promote destinations digitally

December 27, 2016

As filmmakers around the world are always on the outlook for exotic locations to set their films in, tourism boards and state governments are now eyeing this as an opportunity to promote tourism in lesser known locales in their regions. And what better than social media platforms...

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