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KASHISH QDrishti Film Grant 2021 offers Rs. 2,00,000 to a LGBTQIA filmmaker for queer short film

In its 6th year now the pathbreaking KASHISH QDrishti Film Grant, which has already facilitated production of 5 LGBTQIA+ short films, is now turning its focus specifically on the LGBTQIA+ filmmaking community.

Actor Sanchari Vijay no more

Bengaluru/UNI: National film award winner and sandalwood actor Sanchari Vijay, who was undergoing treatment for injuries suffered in a road accident, passed away on Monday.

National award-winning actor Sanchari Vijay dies after accident

Bengaluru/IBNS: National award-winning Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay, who met with an accident on June 12,  succumbed to his injuries on Monday. He was 38.

Director Mani Ratnam turns 65

Chennai: Ace Indian film director Mani Ratnam, who is known for making some iconic movies, turned 65 on Wednesday.

Dhanush releases trailer of upcoming movie Jagame Thandhiram

Chennai: Southern superstar Dhanush has released the trailer of his upcoming movie Jagame Thandhiram, bringing smiles on the faces of his fans.

Rajinikanth gets Covid-19 vaccine

Chennai/IBNS: Southern superstar Rajinikanth, 70, received Covid-19 vaccine on Thursday, his daughter Soundarya said.

Of sex work and Ray's women in the rough trade

The representation of the sex worker in Indian celluloid seldom displays attempt at non-voyeurism. Satyajit Ray, on the other hand, took a more nuanced look at the sex worker, finds Shoma A. Chatterji on the birth centenary year of the maestro

TN filmmaker K V Anand passes away

Chennai/UNI: Popular Tamil film cinematographer-director K V Anand passed away in the wee hours of today, after suffering a massive cardiac arrest.

Southern actor Allu Arjun tests positive for COVID-19

Hyderabad/UNI: Tollywood actor Allu Arjun has tested positive for COVID-19.

Satyajit Ray: A secret bond with children

On the Birth Centenary Year of Satyajit Ray, the maestro’s work will be revisited again and again by admirers and critics. Among others, an area worth exploring is how the creative genius portrayed, and treated, children in his films and stories, writes Shoma A. Chatterji

Tamil film comedian Vivek passes away

Chennai/UNI: Popular Tamil film comedian Vivek, who was admitted to SIMS hospital after suffering a massive cardiac arrest and put on ECMO, died early on Saturday morning.

Veteran actress Shashikala dies at 88

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: Veteran Hindi cinema actress Shashikala, known for playing a seductress and vamp to scheming mother-in-law in Bollywood for several decades, passed away at her residence in Mumbai on Sunday. She was 88.

Rishav Ghosh directed Hindi film Dekho But Pyaar Se slated for April OTT release

Delhi/IBNS: 'Dekho But Pyaar Se', a Hindi film directed by Rishav Ghosh and produced by Power Publishers & Motion Pictures and Amity School of Film & Drama, is slated for its OTT launch in April this year.

Amitabh Bachchan to be honoured with 2021 FIAF Award

Mumbai/IBNS: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be honoured with the prestigious 2021 FIAF Award by the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), the worldwide organization of film archives and museums from across the world, at a virtual showcase scheduled to take place on March 19. 

Scam Leela, Director Rishav Ghosh’s thriller comedy is ready for OTT Release

Kolkata/IBNS: 'Scam Leela', a short film directed by Rishav Ghosh, and a cast which includes popular actors such as Suvosmita Mukherjee and Judhajit Sarkar, is ready for release in a OTT platform.