Kolkata International Film Festival

Here's why Amitabh Bachchan couldn't attend Kolkata International Film Festival 2019

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was supposed to grace the Kolkata International Film Festival, could not attend the event due to his ill health. The actor took to Twitter to apologise to his fans for not turning up for the event.

Nov 10, 2019, 17:39 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan to Andie MacDowell: Have loved you since I was 26

Born on April 21, 1958, MacDowell is seven years older than SRK.

Nov 08, 2019, 20:43 PM IST

Indisposed Amitabh Bachchan cancels visit to KIFF inauguration

Banerjee said he got a message from Bachchan early on Friday morning informing her about his indisposition.

Nov 08, 2019, 19:55 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan inaugurates 25th Kolkata International Film Festival

  Amidst a galaxy of stars from Bollywood, Bengali cinema and foreign strands, megastar Shah Rukh Khan on Friday inaugurated the 25th Kolkata International Film Festival at a packed-to-the-capacity Netaji Indoor stadium here.

Nov 08, 2019, 18:12 PM IST

Pain gives birth to something stronger, deeper: Nandita Das

"It is true artistes, writers, filmmakers flourish most when they go through really bad times," the actor said.

Nov 12, 2018, 12:15 PM IST

Alia Bhatt stuns in a ruby silk attire by Sabyasachi Mukherjee—See pics

Alia has a film with Ranveer Singh and Ranbir Kapoor. 

Nov 12, 2018, 08:46 AM IST

Amitabh Bachchan salutes those working behind the scenes to make movies happen

Bachchan, who has been inaugurating the fest over the last few years, did the honours this time as well by lighting the lamp. 

Nov 10, 2018, 23:47 PM IST

India's narrative can't be reduced to one colour: Mahesh Bhatt

Iterating that India's narrative of India cannot be reduced to one colour, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt said on Saturday the plurality of the diverse country needs to be celebrated.

Nov 10, 2018, 18:48 PM IST

Women power in vogue, say Vidya Balan, Sharmila Tagore

Vidya Balan and Sharmila Tagore say that women power is in vogue. 

Nov 14, 2015, 18:42 PM IST

Hrithik meets Mamata, promises to attend Kolkata Film Fest

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday and promised to attend the 21st edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival later this year.

Apr 07, 2015, 19:18 PM IST

Kolkata International Film Festival

Kolkata International Film Festival

Nov 11, 2014, 08:45 AM IST

Come shoot in Bengal, Mamata Banerjee tells filmmakers

Describing West Bengal as the epitome of natural beauty with its picturesque landscape and beautiful people, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday urged the global film fraternity to use the locales for their films.

Nov 11, 2014, 08:26 AM IST

Women filmmakers to compete at Kolkata international film fest

The 20th edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) beginning Nov 10 will see 15 films by women directors from across the globe competing for the top jury award.

Nov 01, 2014, 20:04 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

Shah Rukh Khan says he`ll learn Bengali from Jaya Bachchan

Shah Rukh Khan Sunday said he would learn Bengali from actress-politician Jaya Bachchan to be a "true Bengali".

Nov 11, 2013, 09:18 AM IST

Kolkata film fest begins Sunday

Showcasing a global mix of contemporary and regional cinema - the 19th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) will begin here Sunday.

Nov 09, 2013, 21:12 PM IST

Amitabh Bachchan to inaugurate Kolkata film fest

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan will inaugurate the 19th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) beginning Nov 10.

Sep 06, 2013, 19:10 PM IST