Chennai/IBNS: Southern superstar Rajinikanth turned 69 on Wednesday as fans are expected to celebrate his birthday across the nation.
Chennai/IBNS: Southern actress Keerthy Suresh will star opposite megastar Rajinikanth in upcoming movie tentatively titled Thalaivar 168.
Mumbai/IBNS: The National Basketball Association (NBA) has launched a four-part lyrical documentary series – Hoop Nation presented by Uber.
Kolkata/IBNS: Young film director Rishav Ghosh has recently said that his new film Agamani will be releasing soon on the popular OTT (over the top) platform Addatimes.
Chennai/IBNS: International actors Alison Doody and Ray Stevenson will feature in Indian director SS Rajamouli’s period saga RRR.
Kolkata/IBNS: Let us take a closer look at some of the Indian films that bagged awards at the grand concluding ceremony of the 25th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) presided by Shabana Azmi who delivered the principal address as the Guest of the Evening.
Kolkata/IBNS: The 25th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) has put up a poster exhibition for the entire duration of the festival at the Gaganendra Pradarshanshala and extending the festival at the Metcalfe Hall in the city.
Kolkata/IBNS: Have you ever heard of the Paniya language spoken by tribals of the adjoining border areas of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka besides Kannur and Kerala where this is spoken at Palakkad, Mallapuram and Waynad areas? Some sections of the audience got to hear this language in the feature film Kenjira, directed by Manoj Kana.
IBNS Correspondent Shoma A Chatterji in conversation with filmmaker Kumar Shahani at the 25th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) the challenges of digitisation to true essence of cinema
Kolkata/IBNS: Bengali language film Synthetic Sati, produced by Power Publishers & Motion Pictures, is scheduled to be launched at the end of this year, on a popular movie-streaming app.
Kolkata/IBNS: Debutant actress Chandni said her experience of portraying the lead character in Mayur Hardas' film Dark Light was more a mental trauma than a physical one.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Bengali Panorama this year does not have slot of its own because most of the films are featured either in different competition sections or in the maestro section. Which also means that the selection panel possibly felt that they were above average films or had something special to say.
Every year, the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) presents a host of excellent films and this year is no exception. It would be interesting to pick a few films that finally went through a gruelling contest with other films and now have pride of place at the festival.
Kolkata/IBNS: Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne was premiered in Kolkata on May 8, 1969. This year marks the 50th year after its release. It may be interpreted as a film addressed largely to children.
Kolkata/IBNS: After receiving a standing ovation at the Montgomery International Film Festival, Darklight is all set to be screened at the 25th edition of the prestigious Kolkata International Film Festival on Nov 10 and 12, 2019.