BIFF to honour Nana Patekar with Life Time Achievement Award

BIFF to honour Nana Patekar with Life Time Achievement Award

Upcoming Bodhisattava International Film Festival will felicitate veteran actor Nana Patekar with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his immense contribution to Indian cinema and unmatched dedication in the field of social work. Bodhisattava International Film Festival, organized by Grameen Sneh Foundation (GSF) is going to held from 16th to 23rd February, 2017 at Patna in Bihar. “Keeping in view the massive response that the Film Festival received last year which attracted more than 150 artists from Bollywood…

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Nickelodeon presents another pioneering home-grown animated show MOTU PATLU

Nickelodeon presents another pioneering home-grown animated show MOTU PATLU

Come October 2012 and Nickelodeon will launch a brand new rib-tickling comedy that cuts across all age groups – MOTU PATLU, premiering on October 16, 2012, daily at 6:30pm. This unique show with high quality 3D animation by Maya Digital Studios is part of Nickelodeon’s constant attempt in offering differentiated Indian content to kids. The show brings alive the classic comic stars Motu-Patlu and has stories that are deeply rooted in India. Inspired from the…

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Maya Digital Studios expands its operations in Goa

Maya Digital Studios expands its operations in Goa

Maya Digital Studios, the company that pioneered the art & technology of animation & visual effects in India in the 1990s, is now also focusing on the conversion of 2D content into Stereoscopic 3D. The studio is expanding its business and has announced that it will set up of a brand new facility in Goa’s capital, Panjim. Maya Digital Studios Goa will be a 500-seat, state-of-the-art animation, visual effects and 2D to stereoscopic 3D conversion…

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Film Industry turns up in full-force to support Whistling Woods International

Film Industry turns up in full-force to support Whistling Woods International

“Whistling Woods International (WWI) is the temple, gurudwara, church and masjid of the Indian film and media industry. It cannot be allowed to suffer due to the follies of others. We wish to celebrate the vision of the film-maker Subhash Ghai and that of the Indian entertainment industry through WWI. Long Live WWI.”, said noted film-maker & VP IMPA (Indian Motion Pictures Association) Ashok Pandit. Shabana Azmi who has been on the Academic Advisory Board…

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NFDC Joins Hands with Shemaroo to Distribute Home Videos of Yesteryear Classics

NFDC Joins Hands with Shemaroo to Distribute Home Videos of Yesteryear Classics

Titles under the Cinemas of India launched on DVDs & VCDs include the cult classic Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron by Kundan Shah, Ketan Mehta’s rustic Mirch Masala, the multi-ensemble Party by Govind Nihalani, Sudhir Mishra’s Dharavi and the satirical take on the modern-day Devdas in Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda by Shyam Benegal. After the immensely popular 6 DVD pack “Tagore Stories on Film”, NFDC has now joined hands with Shemaroo to distribute these titles on…

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Submissions of entries for the LADAKH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL are now open from January 01, 2012

Submissions of entries for the LADAKH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL are now open from January 01, 2012

Leh will play host to the highest altitude film festival of the world- Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF), organized by Monassé, at 13,500 ft above the sea level from June 15th to June 17th 2012. The Ladakh International Film Festival aspires to delight cinema aficionados from around the world to visit and get experience the best of world cinema in the magical environs of Ladakh. Chaired by Shri Shyam Benegal, LIFF Patrons include very senior…

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IFTDA takes initiative to celebrate 100 years of Indian Cinema

IFTDA takes initiative to celebrate 100 years of Indian Cinema

Indian Film & Television Directors Association (IFTDA) is a unique body of film and television directors, a conglomerate of film makers, a powerhouse that boasts of having some of the best talents in the business of cinema in the nation, as its members. It was established in 1959 by a group of visionaries who have given Indian cinema some of its best films in the last century. Today 52 years after establishment, IFTDA stands tall…

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The 10th Third Eye Asian Film Festival will start from 22nd December at Mumbai

The 10th Third Eye Asian Film Festival will start from 22nd December at Mumbai

The 10th Third Eye Asian Film Festival, Mumbai which starts from the 22nd Dec to 29th Dec, will open with the celebrated Chinese filmmaker Xiaoshuai Wang’s 11 Flowers, which will also mark Film’s Indian Premiere. This was announced by Shri. Kiran Shantaram, Chairman of The Asian Film Foundation, the organizer of the festival at a media briefing. Giving details of the festival’s programming Shri. Sudhir Nandgaonkar, the festival director, disclosed that the centerpiece of the…

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Shemaroo Entertainment releases TERE MERE PHERE – The racy mad ride called Love

Shemaroo Entertainment releases TERE MERE PHERE – The racy mad ride called Love

TERE MERE PHERE directed by Deepa Sahi is a light hearted comedy film which starts with an interesting road trip. The adventurous journey leaves the audience in deep thoughts about the racy mad ride called love which all of us have experienced in our life at some point or the other. Shemaroo Entertainment releases TERE MERE PHERE on Home Video. The film features Vinay Pathak, Ria Sen, Jagrat Desai and Sasha Goradia. The movie revolves…

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Umesh Kulkarni’s DEOOL had its world premiere at MAMI Festival day 2

Umesh Kulkarni’s DEOOL had its world premiere at MAMI Festival day 2

The second day of 13th Mumbai Film Festival saw cinema enthusiasts flock to Cinemax Versova, Cinemax Sion and Metro Big Cinemas since wee hours of the day. Ramesh Sippy, Kiran Juneja, Sanjay Suri, Ketan Mehta, Vinay Shukla, Vikramaditya Motwane, Anjum Rajabali, Swanand Kirkire, Anaida, Reema Lagoo, Rajat Barmecha (Udaan fame) Sharbani Mukherjee, Chitra Palekar, Reema Lagoo, Bijon Das Gupta were spotted the festival. Apart from international films such as ‘Las Acasias’, ‘The Salesman’, ‘My Little…

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