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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The 14th Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI) commenced

The 14th Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI) commenced

The atmosphere was almost contagious with enthusiasm at the city’s most eagerly awaited cultural event as the vivacious Sridevi performed the ceremonial tradition of lighting a lamp along with Shyam Benegal, Chairman and Trustees of Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) to mark the auspicious occasion of commencement of the 14th Mumbai Film Festival, presented by Reliance Entertainment and American Express. Tina Ambani conferred acclaimed director, producer, writer and actor from the People’s Republic of China Zhang Yimou (House of Flying Daggers, Hero, Curse of The Golden…

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Stellar line up of films announced as part of the 14th Mumbai Film Festival

Stellar line up of films announced as part of the 14th Mumbai Film Festival

The 14th edition of the premier event of Mumbai’s culture calendar, the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) presented by Reliance Entertainment and American Express and organised by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image, will be held from the 18th – 25th October, 2012 at National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) & Inox, Nariman Point, Liberty Cinemas, Marine Lines as the main festival venues and Cinemax, Andheri and Cinemax Sion as the satellite venues. The 14th…

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Whistling Woods International’s 5th Annual Convocation Day

Whistling Woods International’s 5th Annual Convocation Day

Whistling Woods International (WWI), an Institute for Film, Communication, Animation & Media Arts Institute, celebrated its 5th Annual Convocation Ceremony today at St. Andrews in Bandra, Mumbai. 155 students have graduated from 10 disciplines this year. Prominent personalities from the film fraternity, media and entertainment and corporate world like Waheeda Rehman, Salman Khan, Ashok Mehta, Shyam Benegal, Amole Gupte, Subhash Chandra were present on this significant day to encourage the batch of young talent entering…

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Kiran Shantaram was honored on his 70th birthday for his contribution to Indian Film Industry

Kiran Shantaram was honored on his 70th birthday for his contribution to Indian Film Industry

President of Prabhat Chitra Mandal, Asian Film Foundation, V. Shantaram Foundation and producer-director Kiran Shantaram turned 70. Prabhat Chitra Mandal honored him for his contribution to the industry. Veteran director Shyam Benegal did the honor. On the occasion Dr. Jabbar Patel, Sachin Pilgaonkar, Ashok Saraf, Govind Nihlani, Sulochanadidi, Satish Shah, Mrs. Jyoti Kiran Shantaram, Sudhir Nandgaonkar and many more celebrities graced the occasion. Kiranji carried forward the inheritance of his father V. Shantaram’s contribution to…

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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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DEKH INDIAN CIRCUS wins at Indian’s Biggest International Children Film Festival

DEKH INDIAN CIRCUS wins at Indian’s Biggest International Children Film Festival

After conquering Asia’s Biggest and most prestigious Film Festival – Busan (Audience Choice- Best Film) and 47th Chicago International Film Festival within a month, DEKH INDIAN CIRCUS now wins at India’s Biggest International Childrens’ (17TH) Film Festival that concluded at Hyderabad. Busan had thousands of people as the audience, in the age group of 16-40 years who voted the Film as the Best and made it win the award from 3000 films worldwide and amongst…

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Indian lifetime achievement award was given to Gulzar at the 13th Mumbai Film Festival

Indian lifetime achievement award was given to Gulzar at the 13th Mumbai Film Festival

The 13th Mumbai Film Festival, a Reliance entertainment initiative organized by Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) that kick started on 13th October, concluded this evening, after showcasing over 200 films from 60 countries across various sections at its three venues- Cinemax Versova, Cinemax Sion and Metro Big Cinemas. The gala eight day affair came to an end with its closing film ‘Dolphin’s Tale’ directed by Charles Martin Smith starring Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd amongst…

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Third day of 13th Mumbai Film Festival saw the opening of the 4th Rendez-vous with French Cinema

Third day of 13th Mumbai Film Festival saw the opening of the 4th Rendez-vous with French Cinema

The third day of 13th Mumbai Film Festival continued with fervor.  Following the two power packed days, the third day saw the opening of the 4th Rendez-vous with French Cinema, with ‘The Artist’ (competed at the Cannes Film Festival 2011) as the opening film.  Unprecedented numbers of audiences were witnessed for the two screenings of the film, following which a third screening of the film was also announced for today. Present on the third day…

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