'Mainstream Indian films can make the cut at international film fests'

 Chennai-based film curator Nirupama Santhosh, one of the producers behind the triple National Award winner Tamil film "Thanga Meengal" (Goldfish), Tuesday said mainstream Indian movies can also make the cut at international film festivals without compromising on content.

Hope Kolkata film fest inspires young to engage universal audience: Irrfan Khan
Hope Kolkata film fest inspires young to engage universal audience: Irrfan Khan

 Delighted to attend the opening of the 20th Kolkata International Film festival (KIFF) here, actor Irrfan Khan hoped the event would encourage youngsters to narrate stories they believe in, help them find their own voice and engage a global audience through their craft.

Shah Rukh Khan urges international filmmakers to experience Kolkata
Shah Rukh Khan urges international filmmakers to experience Kolkata

All keyed up for being present at the opening of the 20th Kolkata International film festival, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Monday urged Australian filmmaker Paul Cox and other international dignitaries to relish the experiences that Kolkata has to offer, including the variety of sweets.

Respect children as theatre audiences: Mohan Agashe

Noted theatre and film actor Mohan Agashe Friday said children should be viewed as "intelligent" theatre audiences.

Amitabh, Jaya, SRK, Kamal Haasan inaugurate 19th KIFF

Gems of Indian cinema Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Mithun Chakraborty and Kamal Haasan came together Sunday with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to inaugurate the 19th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) here.

Shah Rukh Khan loves eating on flight

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is not a foodie, but looks forward to the meal served on the flight.

Abhishek, Aishwarya to miss Kolkata film fest

Abhishek Bachchan and wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will not be able to make it to the inauguration of the 19th Kolkata International Film Festival

Jailbirds` show mesmerises Amitabh at film fest inauguration

He played a jailbird in many of his films and on saturday, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, in the company of Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma watched a dance drama by prisoners at the inauguration of the 18th Kolkata International Film Festival here Saturday.

Big B rekindles `Yaarana` in Kolkata

History repeated itself after three decades Saturday as Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bacchan walked down the very tunnel of the Netaji Subhash Indoor Stadium here through which he had sauntered majestically during one of the scenes of the 1981 blockbuster ‘Yaarana’.

Kolkata film fest dawns amid starry night

Glamour partnered politics as Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan came together with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to inaugurate the 18th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) here Saturday.

Amitabh, SRK inaugurate 18th Kolkata film fest

Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan, accompanied by West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, lit the ceremonial lamp at the opening ceremony of the 18th Kolkata International Film Festival.

Film fraternity will do its bit for dengue awareness: Shah Rukh Khan

Describing dengue as a "big issue", Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Saturday said the film fraternity will do its bit to spread awareness about the dengue outbreak, which has led to deaths in a number of Indian states.

It`ll take time for brand Bengal to rise: Shah Rukh Khan

Describing West Bengal as the "intellectual centre of the country", the state`s brand ambassador and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Saturday said it would take some time for brand Bengal to rise.

Kolkata Film Festival gets SRK for free

Bollywood `baadshah` Shahrukh Khan, who charges a hefty fee even for a few minutes of dance at high-profile weddings, has agreed to be a part of the upcoming Kolkata Film Festival (KFF) for free.

SRK, Sharmila to lend glamour to Kolkata Film Festival

SRK and Sharmila will add the glamour quotient at the Kolkata Film Festival.