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`India Film Guide` to be launched at Cannes gala

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 18:28

The information and broadcasting ministry will launch a first-of-its-kind resource guide at the 67th Cannes International Film Festival, aiming to position India as a prime filming destination.

President confers National Awards on best of Indian cinema

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 08:30

President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday honoured cinematic talent from around the country at the 61st National Film Awards ceremony here. Veteran lyricist Gulzar was present to receive the coveted Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year 2013.

Gulzar receives Dadasaheb Phalke Award, overwhelmed

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 21:59

Veteran lyricist Gulzar received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest honour in cinema given annually by the Government of India for lifetime contribution to Indian cinema, here Saturday. The 77-year-old was overwhelmed and thanked a string of "gurus" and musical geniuses of the past and current generation for contributing to his success story.

61st National Film Awards winners - Fandry, Ship Of Theseus, Jolly LLB

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 17:28

The 61st National Awards is going to be announced on Wednesday, 16th April 2014, by the Directorate of Film Festivals. This prestigious honour is awarded to celebrate the best of indian cinema, and many regional and mainstream movies are nominated.

Kabir Suman dedicates National Award to people of Bengal

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 21:59

Euphoric after receiving the National Award for scoring the music of Bengali film "Jaatishwar", music composer Kabir Suman Wednesday dedicated the honour to the people of West Bengal.

When Tamil actor Mohan Raman was pleasantly surprised

Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 14:00

Popular Tamil film and TV actor Mohan Raman, also a well-known philatelist, was pleasantly surprised when the government honoured actors he had recommended from the south through 50 stamps that were released at the 60th National Film Awards.

`Cinema lot more than few reels of entertainment`

Last Updated: Sunday, May 05, 2013, 13:04

Cinema must be beyond a "few reels of entertainment" as it is a good medium to channelise the positive changes in the country`s socio-cultural milieu, says filmmaker Nitin Kakkar, whose debut feature ‘Filmistaan’ was named the best film at the 60th National Film Awards.

John`s Priya goes clickety-click at National awards

Last Updated: Saturday, May 04, 2013, 18:45

John Abraham turned up for the 60th National Film Awards ceremony in the capital with his girlfriend Priya Runchal, dressed in a sober gold ensemble.

Centenary Award instituted for films, makers driving change

Last Updated: Saturday, May 04, 2013, 09:16

A special ‘Centenary Award’ to honour individuals or films which spark a "paradigm change".

No one to receive Pran`s Dadasaheb Phalke award

Last Updated: Saturday, May 04, 2013, 08:53

Legendary actor Pran could not make it to the 60th National Film Awards ceremony Friday here to receive Dadasaheb Phalke honour for health reasons.

National Film Awards 2013: That’s how good cinema in the country is celebrated!

Last Updated: Saturday, May 04, 2013, 08:42

Talent from the Indian movie industry received awards from President Pranab Mukherjee at the 60th National Film Awards across various categories here Friday.

President releases stamps on 50 film personalities

Last Updated: Saturday, May 04, 2013, 08:32

At 60th National Film Awards ceremony here Friday, President Pranab Mukherjee Friday released postal stamps commemorating 50 iconic film personalities who brought changes in the Indian cinema.