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Shakib Khan's Toofan setting Bangladesh movie market on fire

Bangladeshi superstar Shakib Khan's 'Toofan' is shattering records in the South Asian country since it was released on Eid-ul-Azha.

Deepika Padukone presents award to Jonathan Glazer at BAFTA 2024

London/IBNS: Bollywood superstar and global icon Deepika Padukone was one of the celebrities from across the world to present an award at the BAFTA Film Awards 2024 at the Royal Festival Hall in London on February 18.

Deepika Padukone opts for Sabyasachi's glittering saree at BAFTA 2024

London/IBNS: Bollywood superstar and global icon Deepika Padukone was one of the top celebrities from across the world to feature as a presenter at the BAFTA Film Awards 2024 at the Royal Festival Hall in London on February 18.

2024 Oscar nominations include 12 films from TIFF 2023’s official selection

Toronto/IBNS: TIFF 2023’s official selection of 12 films have received Oscar nominations including American Fiction.

'Parasite' actor Lee Sun-kyun found dead in Seoul amid drug use trial, suicide note found

South Korean actor Lee Sun-kyun, who is known for his performance in the Oscar-winning movie 'Parasite', was found dead in Seoul city on Wednesday.

Korean girl group band Blackpink renews contract with YG Entertainment

All four members of the popular K-pop group Blackpink have their contract with YG Entertainment label.

Noted Iranian filmmaker Dariush Mehrjui and wife found murdered at his residence

Iranian film director Dariush Mehrjui and his wife were found murdered at their residence in Alborz province of Iran on Saturday (October 14, 2023), local media reported.

The world needs to be aware of the struggles faced by the transgender people: Deepa Mehta

Caught between duty and self-determination, Sirat Taneja, a transgender woman of Delhi, has to lead a dual life. At home, she has to act as her conservative mother’s son,  while outside,  she can be a woman enjoying with her friends. She also works in a government office. The documentary I Am Sirat  is a collaborative effort between  Canada-based transnational filmmaker Deepa Mehta and Taneja focusing on the troubling and complex duality of this existence. After the Red Carpet event at the Toronto International Film Festival recently, TWF correspondent Asha Bajaj met with Deepa Mehta and Sirat Taneja to discuss the documentary

TIFF2023: I hope persistent search for truth will impact audiences, says South African filmmaker Ian Gabriel on 'Death of a Whistleblower'

Against the backdrop of British colonialism, tribal conflict, apartheid, and ongoing difficulties, Ian Gabriel's Death of a Whistleblower thoughtfully blends past and present to reflect South Africa's intricate legacy, while highlighting the unwavering resilience of its women. In the film investigative journalist Luyanda Masinda's life is thrown into shock when her one night lover, well known editor Stanley Galloway, is killed in front of her in a busy Johannesburg street as the political thriller highlights the devastating risks faced by South African whistleblowers. IBNS Canada bureau chief Suman Das catches up with Ian Gabriel along with the cast at the 48th edition of Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)

TIFF screens Norwegian filmmaker Sara Margrethe Oskal's 'The Tundra Within Me' set in the reindeer herding backdrop

Toronto: In a cinematic world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Norwegian filmmaker Sara Margrethe Oskal's debut feature, 'The Tundra Within Me', was screened taking the audience on a visually stunning and emotionally resonant expedition to the snow-covered landscapes of Sápmi in northern Norway.

Laapataa Ladies is not a message film, but women issues are addressed intentionally: Kiran Rao

More than a decade after making her directorial debut with Dhobi Ghat (2010), Kiran Rao is back again as a director with 'Laapataa Ladies' (Lost Ladies), a satire set in rural India in 2001. Kiran Rao’s sophomore romp, which is also bankrolled by her ex-husband Aamir Khan as one of the producers, finds two young brides accidentally swapped, triggering a hilarious mistaken identities ride. Kiran Rao, along with creative producer Tanaji Dasgupta, speaks to IBNS Canada bureau chief Suman Das after the film's world premiere at the ongoing Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)

TIFF to screen Ian Gabriel's investigative thriller Death of a Whistleblower

"Death of a Whistleblower", to be screened at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September, has been billed as a gripping investigative thriller set against South Africa's rich tapestry of history and struggle telling the story of a world where corruption clashes with courage .

Blackpink's Jisoo is dating South Korean actor Ahn Bo-hyun: Reports

Blackpink's Jisoo has revealed she is dating actor Ahn Bo-hyun, a rare instance in the South Korean entertainment industry where celebrities typically maintain secrecy over their relationships and personal life.

Surongo: 'I believe every journey starts at an appropriate time,' says Bangladeshi actor Afran Nisho on film debut

Kolkata/IBNS: Bangladeshi actor Afran Nisho has marked his big screen debut with filmmaker Raihan Rafi's 'Surongo' which will have its theatrical release in West Bengal on July 21.

British-born actress and singer Jane Birkin dies at 76

Paris/UNI: English-French singer and actress Jane Birkin has died at the age of 76, French BFMTV broadcaster reported, citing sources.