Canada/IBNS: Directed, produced, and written by Ken Kandiah from Canada, the documentary ‘Divine Musical Dancers’ showcases the celestial culture of South India through the performances of a celebrated dance group from Tamil Nadu — comprising of 4 states namely Chennai, Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh — in South India.
She is the only Pakistani who has received two Academy Awards. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, a filmmaker, journalist, and activist, who has to her credit six Emmy Awards and a Knight International Journalism Award, has launched Pakistan's first digital platform for minorities.
Toronto/IBNS: Filmed in Tamil Nadu in 2019, ‘Pearl in the Blood’ is a feature film produced, directed, and written by Ken Kandiah from Canada and is based on true events of the Sri Lankan civil war of 2009 depicting a lethal society of numerous rapes, crimes, and killings.
Toronto/IBNS: 'Divine Dancers in Heaven', a documentary produced and directed in Canada by Ken Kandiah, showcases the dances of Tamil Nadu, well-known as the cultural paradise for several celebrated folk dances.
Pakistani entertainers Mahira Khan, Adeel Hussain, Bilal Abbas and Iqra Aziz have joined hands to ask their fans to continue taking safety measures as the nation battles the third wave of the COVID-19 virus.
British Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed made history as the first Muslim nominated for the Oscar for the lead actor role. Ahmed accomplished the feat with his powerful performance in Amazon’s Sound of Metal, which has been nominated for six Academy Awards in 2021 - best picture, best actor, best supporting actor for Paul Raci, best original screenplay, best editing, and best sound.
The prestigious BAFTA 2021 nominations have just been unveiled and it’s certainly a mood of immense joy and jubilation for the entire Promising Young Women’s team.
Mumbai/IBNS: Season one of Invincible, the new, hour-long, adult animation series from The Walking Dead’s Robert Kirkman, will premiere on Mar 26 on Over-the-top (OTT) platform Amazon Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.
Goa/IBNS: Filmmaker Alex Piperno's debut feature film Window Boy Would Also Like to Have a Submarine was premiered at the 51st International Film Festival of India on Jan 17.
Mumbai: The shooting for the movie based on the life of founding father of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, titled 'Bangabandhu', was held in Mumbai on Thursday.
Goa/IBNS: The well-known Bengali actor Dhritiman Chatterjee inaugurated a retrospective of legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray at the 51st edition of IFFI in Goa on the second day of the film festival.
Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha, who is credited for films with a social message like Article 15, Thappad, delivered the Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture at the 26th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), where Mulk was screened as a tribute to late actor Rishi Kapoor. As the festival, which began on Jan 8, ended on Friday, India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh looks back at his words during his festival visit
Goa/IBNS: Tushar Hiranandani, the director of Saandh Ki Aankh, said this biopic is not only about women-empowerment, but it narrates an inspiring tale of what one can achieve even at the age of sixty years when most people give up trying.
Panaji/UNI: The 51st edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) conferred Biswajit Chatterjee, veteran actor, producer, director and singer of Hindi and Bengali cinema, with the Indian Personality of the Year Award.
Kolkata/IBNS: The USP of any International Film Festival is that this is the only space where you get to watch films from beyond Hollywood and UK. You have no chance to watch films from other countries and especially the ones that capture the top awards in every section. Let us take a closer look.