Indian film

Indian films get banned in Pakistan over Kashmir issue, Bollywood says 'It's Pak's loss'

Firdous Ashiq Awan, special assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Information and Broadcasting, claimed this action was in retaliation to India`s abrogation of the Constitution`s Article 370.

Aug 08, 2019, 21:19 PM IST

Pakistan bans Indian films from being screened in country

Pakistan said on Thursday it would ban the screening of Indian films in the country`s cinemas, as tensions between the two countries rise over the contested Kashmir region. 

Aug 08, 2019, 21:16 PM IST

Marathi cinema is better than Hindi films: Akshay Kumar

Marathi film Deva was reportedly not able to get the prime time and theatres, but after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) wrote to the multiplex and theatre owners, around 295 screens were given to the film.

Dec 22, 2017, 17:15 PM IST

Ghulam Ali to make acting debut with Indian film

Pakistan's legendary ghazal singer Ghulam Ali, whose performances in India were marred last year by Shiv Sena threats, is now geared to make his acting debut with Hindi feature film "Ghar Wapsi", directed by Suhaib Ilyasi. He has also composed and lent his voice to an Indian patriotic song for the movie.

Jan 19, 2016, 19:35 PM IST

Rajesh Rathi`s `Desires of the Heart` travels to Cannes

City-based director Rajesh Rathi`s English language feature film `Desires of the Heart` will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival which is opening today.

May 14, 2014, 18:16 PM IST

President confers National Awards on best of Indian cinema

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.

May 04, 2014, 08:30 AM IST

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

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.

Apr 17, 2014, 17:28 PM IST

Kabir Suman dedicates National Award to people of Bengal

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.

Apr 16, 2014, 21:59 PM IST

India guest country at Zurich film fest

For its tenth edition, the Zurich Film Festival (ZFF) has welcomed India as its New World View section guest. The fest will screen ten new feature and documentary films by emerging Indian filmmakers and a short film block.

Mar 28, 2014, 21:13 PM IST

Kolkata film fest offers peep into lives of disabled

A bouquet of more than 20 films offering fresh insights into lives of people with disabilities is being screened here as part of the festival of International Short Films on differently-Abled that began Tuesday.

Feb 19, 2014, 18:45 PM IST

`KIFF good on variety, needs better technology`

Lauding the 19th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) for focusing on films from southeast Asia this year, Paolo Bertolin, south-east Asia and Pacific selector for Venice Film Festival Saturday said KIFF should pay more attention to its technical aspect.

Nov 16, 2013, 20:59 PM IST

Sad that Neecha Nagar didn`t get a mention at Cannes: Kaushal

Kamini Kaushal is upset that her film `Neecha Nagar`, the first Indian film to get recognition at the Cannes Film Festival, did not got any mention at this year`s carnival, which celebrated 100 years of Indian cinema.

Oct 27, 2013, 12:38 PM IST

New York Indian film fest getting bigger, better

It could become the Indian counterpart to Sundance. This year`s New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) still features Indian independent and diaspora films, but each year "it`s getting to be bigger, better and more exciting than the last," says its creator Aroon Shivdasani.Having it in spring instead of winter - it`s in May - will ensure a lot of action inside and outside the theatres, said Shivdasani, executive director of the Indo American Arts Council (IAAC) in New York.

Apr 03, 2011, 17:53 PM IST