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Returned award to draw attention on FTII row: Dibakar Banerjee

Returned award to draw attention on FTII row: Dibakar Banerjee

Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee says he returned his award so that the FTII issue will gain some attention of the people and government  

Dibakar should take back his award: 'Khosla Ka Ghosla' producer

Dibakar should take back his award: 'Khosla Ka Ghosla' producer

Savita Raj Hiremath feels that Dibakar Banerjee should not have returned his National Award 

Anupam Kher's comments help to support protest: Dibakar Banerjee

Anupam Kher's comments help to support protest: Dibakar Banerjee

Dibakar Banerjee says the comments by Anupam Kher on FTII row helped support protest 

Returning National award is a courageous act: Rajkummar Rao

Returning National award is a courageous act: Rajkummar Rao

Mumbai; National-award wining actor Rajkummar Rao says he respects the decision of filmmakers returning their National awards, calling it a "courageous" move.

Film festivals need support of govt and stars: Dibakar Banerjee

Film festivals need support of govt and stars: Dibakar Banerjee

 Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee has said film festivals need the support of both the government as well as movie stars to gain popularity.

Judging films fun and challenging: Radhika Apte

Judging films fun and challenging: Radhika Apte

Actress Radhika Apte considers the experience of being on the jury for the first time in her career fun and challenging at the same.

DNA: 10 filmmakers return National Awards

After writers, artists and scientists it is the turn of filmmakers.

Madhur Bhandarkar assails 'selective activism' of returning awards

Madhur Bhandarkar assails 'selective activism' of returning awards

Bollywood filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar on Thursday censured filmmakers who returned National Awards and honours to protest the "rising intolerance" in the country as "selective activism", which he claimed won't do any good.

National Award is by the nation, not government: Vidya Balan

National Award is by the nation, not government: Vidya Balan

Bollywood star Vidya Balan today said she will not give back her national award as it was an honour bestowed on her by the country and not the government. The comment come in the backdrop of some eminent film personalities returning their National Awards in solidarity with FTII students and against growing intolerance in the country.

FTII row: 10 filmmakers voice solidarity with students, return National Awards

FTII row: 10 filmmakers voice solidarity with students, return National Awards

Eminent filmmakers eturned their National Awards supporting the FTII students.

Attack on Anurag for 'Bombay Velvet' was personal: Dibakar

Attack on Anurag for 'Bombay Velvet' was personal: Dibakar

 Dibakar Banerjee feels the backlash that Anurag Kashyap faced for the failure of "Bombay Velvet" was unwarranted and stemmed from "jealousy".

Wanted Kanu to include a disc number in 'Titli': Dibakar Banerjee

Wanted Kanu to include a disc number in 'Titli': Dibakar Banerjee

A hit song is one of the best ways to promote a film and no one knows it better than Dibakar Banerjee but he could not convince director Kanu Behl to include one in their upcoming project "Titli".

'Titli' one of the best directorial debuts ever: Dibakar

Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee, who has produced his protege Kanu Behl's family film "Titli", has called it one of the best directorial debuts ever.

FTII row not only about Gajendra Chauhan: Dibakar Banerjee

FTII row not only about Gajendra Chauhan: Dibakar Banerjee

The protest of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) students has crossed 35 days now but is not only targeted at chairperson Gajendra Chauhan for "lack of qualifications" but against other crucial appointments too, says director Dibakar Banerjee.

Trying to change the taste of movie watching public: Dibakar

Trying to change the taste of movie watching public: Dibakar

As someone who constantly experiments with his films, director Dibakar Banerjee is hopeful that his latest offering "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!" will create a space for itself in the audience.

Dibakar thrilled with Kolkata's response to '...Byomkesh Bakshy!'

Dibakar thrilled with Kolkata's response to '...Byomkesh Bakshy!'

Director Dibakar Banerjee is relieved after receiving a "thrilling response" to his latest directorial "Detective Byomesh Bakshy!", especially in Kolkata.

'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' makes Rs 8.7 crores at Box Office

'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' makes Rs 8.7 crores at Box Office

The crime thriller 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' has garnered mostly positive reviews from the critics. The Box Office reports so far have been luke warm, but it seems that word of mouth may play to the film's favour. 

'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' review: Suave, stylish edge of the seat thriller

'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' review: Suave, stylish edge of the seat thriller

The television series directed by Basu Chatterjee starring Rajit Kapur and KK Raina has made it impossible to picture the Bengali sleuth Byomkesh Bakshi being played by any other actor on screen.

'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' gets U/A certificate

'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' gets U/A certificate

In a refreshing departure from the norm, Dibakar Banerjee has no reason to be miffed with the Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) regarding his film ‘Detective Byomkesh Bakshy’, which has been granted a U/A certificate with only some cuts.

Five reasons to watch Sushant's ‘Detective Byomkesh Bakshy’

Five reasons to watch Sushant's ‘Detective Byomkesh Bakshy’

‘Detective Byomkesh Bakshy’, directed by Dibakar Banerjee, will see Sushant Singh Rajput play a never-seen-before character on the silverscreen!