Bengaluru/UNI: Kannada TV serial actress Soujanya on Thursday committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan in an apartment near the city.
Kolkata/IBNS: Theism Group in association with Department of Posts,( West Bengal Circle) released a special cover to commemorate the birth centenary year of illustrious filmmaker-author Satyajit Ray besides 66 years of his debut directorial venture Pather Panchali on Thursday.
Mumbai: The Chilean film Forgotten Roads (by Nicol Ruiz) won the Best Narrative Feature film, the Argentinian film Canela (by Cecilia del Valle) won the Best Documentary film, and young Brazilian trans actress Maria Eduardo Mia won the Best Performance in a Lead Role (for her role in Advent of Mary) at the 12th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, South Asia's biggest LGBTQI film festival.
Mumbai: As the 12th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, South Asia’s biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival, comes to a close on Sunday, a grand spectacle at the Closing & Award ceremony is planned at 6.00 pm on the festival’s social media handle @kashishfilmfest.
Mumbai/IBNS: Indian LGBTQ+ shorts films have found a platform in the 12th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, South Asia’s biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival, which entered into its third weekend, titled Pride Weekend.
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.
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.
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.
Chennai: Ace Indian film director Mani Ratnam, who is known for making some iconic movies, turned 65 on Wednesday.
Chennai: Southern superstar Dhanush has released the trailer of his upcoming movie Jagame Thandhiram, bringing smiles on the faces of his fans.
Chennai/IBNS: Southern superstar Rajinikanth, 70, received Covid-19 vaccine on Thursday, his daughter Soundarya said.
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
Chennai/UNI: Popular Tamil film cinematographer-director K V Anand passed away in the wee hours of today, after suffering a massive cardiac arrest.
Hyderabad/UNI: Tollywood actor Allu Arjun has tested positive for COVID-19.
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