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Jungkook to appear in 'cameo' in animated Disney show: Report

Los Angeles: Some K-pop idols, including Jungkook from BTS have made their way into an animated Disney series.

BTS grabs three awards at 2022 Billboard Music Awards success

Seoul: Popular South Korean band BTS has won three awards at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs), one of the three biggest pop music honors in the US, Billboard said.

Argentine film on Rabindranath Tagore Thinking of Him releases in India

Argentine film on Rabindranath Tagore, Thinking of Him, released in theatres across India on the occasion of the Nobel Laureate's 161st birth anniversary Monday.

South Korean actress Kang Soo-youn dies

Seoul: Popular South Korean actress Kang Soo-youn died on Saturday, media reports said.

TIFF to ban state-backed Russian delegations from festival, to only program independent films

Toronto/IBNS: Following the moves of the Cannes Film Festival and Venice Biennale this week, Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has also banned state-backed Russian film and media bodies from participating in this year’s festival in response to the invasion of Ukraine, TIFF has stated.

Ishaan Ghose's Bengali film Jhilli bags best film award in international category in 27th KIFF

Kolkata/IBNS: Filmmaker Goutam Ghose's son Ishaan Ghose's Bengali film Jhilli has won the best film award in the international competition section in the 27th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) which ended Sunday.

Countdown for 47th edition of TIFF starts, festival ticket sale dates announced

Toronto/IBNS: Countdown for the 47th edition of the full-scale and in-person Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) taking place September 8–18, 2022. has started offering flexible price points and a wide selection of packages.

KIFF screens Rayscope, a tribute to Satyajit Ray by Premendu Bikash Chaki

Premendu Bikash Chaki, a veteran cinematographer who is now also a successful director, has paid a 25-minute tribute to Satyajit Ray, which is being screened at the ongoing 27th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF).

Guthlee, a touching film on education for the Dalits

Filmmaker Ishrat Khan's Guthlee, produced by Pradeep Rangwani of UV Films, is being screened at Nandan  as part of the 27th Kolkata International Film Festival 2022. Shoma A Chatterjee speaks to director Ishrat Khan how a father and his boy, Guthlee, struggle for admission in a school which refuses to admit him because he belongs to the community of manual scavengers.

Satyajit Ray is my Bible, his works more commercial to me: Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar

Kolkata/IBNS: The influence of legendary filmmaker late Satyajit Ray on director Shoojit Sircar was evident in one of the early scenes from Piku where Deepika Padukone rants about her date's complete ignorance of Ray's works.

Talking Cinema: The Life and Time of Aruna Vasudev

It is indeed rare to discover a lengthy documentary on an internationally celebrated media person, specializing in Asian Cinema who has travelled across the world. But the young Supriya Suri has made this possible. She has made a long documentary – Aruna Vasudev – The Mother of Asian Cinema- which forms a part of the 27th Kolkata International Film Festival. Suri talks to IBNS-TWF correspondent Shoma A. Chatterji on the why’s and wherefore’s of the film.

Prime Video to premiere House of Gucci in India from Apr 26

Mumbai/IBNS: House of Gucci will premiere on Over-the-top platform Prime Video in India from Apr 26.

Oscars 2022: Viewers shocked as Will Smith punches Chris Rock on stage

The viewers of the 94th Academy Awards or Oscars 2022 were left shocked after actor Will Smith punched comedian Chris Rock for joking about his wife.

Japan Foundation & PVR Cinemas launch theatrical edition of Japanese Film Festival 2022 in Delhi

New Delhi/IBNS: Japanese Film Festival 2022 in India hosted by the Japan Foundation, New Delhi, in partnership with PVR Cinemas, has opened with the critically acclaimed film Wife of a Spy by filmmaker Kiyoshi Kurosawa, at PVR, Select City Walk, Saket, New Delhi.

Canadian dramedy 'Donkeyhead' premieres on Netflix today

Canadian comedy-drama or dramedy 'Donkeyhead' premiered on online streaming platform Netflix in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand on Friday.