July 23, 2024 05:27 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan dismisses reports of his arrest in Dubai, says 'not true' | Centre rules out granting special status to Bihar, Lalu Yadav's party takes swipe at BJP ally JDU | INS Brahmaputra catches fire, lying on its side after major damage; sailor missing | Question on atoms in NEET-UG Physics section catches Supreme Court's attention | Supreme Court stays Yogi govt's Kanwar Yatra diktat given to eateries

Shohorer Ushnotomo Dine reflects how Kolkata is ingrained in our lives: Vikram Chatterjee at 28th KIFF

Kolkata/IBNS: Bengali actors Vikram Chatterjee and Solanki Roy have featured in the Aritra Sen directorial Bengali film Shohorer Ushnotomo Dine, which was screened at the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) in West Bengal film centre Nandan on Monday.

OTT is helping me immensely: Filmmaker Rima Das

Filmmaker Rima Das, whose Village Rockstars was India's official entry to the 91st Academy Awards, was in Kolkata for the premiere of her 2022 film Tora's Husband at the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF). IBNS-TWF correspondent Souvik Ghosh gets candid with the Assamese filmmaker who started her career as an actor but ended up telling indigenous stories from across the country...

Paoli Dam talks about 'women's financial independence' at Chhaad screening in 28th KIFF

Kolkata/IBNS: Indian actor Paoli Dam was present at West Bengal film centre Nandan for the screening of her Bengali feature film Chhaad at the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) on Monday.

'I take time to liberate myself from my characters': 'Hawa' star Chanchal Chowdhury at 28th KIFF

Kolkata/IBNS: "I take time to liberate myself from my characters," says Bangladesh’s hugely popular actor Chanchal Chowdhury whose Bengali film Hawa was screened at a packed hall in the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) at Nandan in Kolkata on Friday.

'Hawa' will remain as an acting school for me: Bangladeshi actor Nazifa Tushi

Bangladeshi filmmaker Mejbaur Rahman Sumon’s critically acclaimed film “Hawa” is the country's submission to the Oscars amid reports that it is going to be released commercially in India. Bangladeshi actor Nazifa Tushi played the lead character Gulti in the film also starring the hugely popular Chanchal Chowdhury. The film about an all-men fishing trawler with a mysterious catch was screened with massive turnout in cinema halls in Kolkata in late October. Ahead of the film's screening in the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival, India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh catches up with Tushi

28th KIFF inauguration: Amitabh Bachchan speaks on 'civil liberties', 'freedom of expression'; SRK on 'social media'

Kolkata/IBNS: The 28th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) was on Thursday inaugurated at the Netaji Indoor Stadium on a large scale after the gala flagship event of the West Bengal government witnessed a low-key occasion for two years owing to Covid-19 pandemic.

Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, SRK at gala KIFF 2022 inauguration today

Kolkata/IBNS: The customary grand inauguration of Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) for the 28th year will be held in presence of Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan, veteran actor Jaya Bachchan and superstar Shah Rukh Khan at Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata on Thursday evening.

28th KIFF: All you need to know about this year's festival

Kolkata/IBNS: The Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) will be held for the second time in the same year (2022) from Dec 15 to Dec 22 with its bouquet of events, awards and a gala inauguration ceremony.

Pakistan: Censor board bans Oscar contender Joyland over 'objectionable material', celebrities demand release

Islamabad: Pakistani movie Joyland, which has been selected for the Oscars and hailed for its storyline centering around a transgender love affair, has been banned by the country's censor board, media reports said on Monday.

Kapil Sharma is just a natural person, was attracted by his honesty: Nandita Das on Zwigato casting

'Zwigato', written, directed, and produced by Nandita Das in India, reflects on the sociopolitical situation of the gig economy, hollow incentives, and workers' rights by focusing on the trials and tribulations of a food-app delivery driver (played by Indian comedian Kapil Sharma).  Before the movie 'Zwigato' was world premiered at the 47th Toronto International Film Festival, IBNS-TWF Correspondent Asha Bajaj caught up with both Nandita Das and Kapil Sharma on the Red Carpet at TIFF Lightbox

Italian film festival gets underway in Kolkata with screening of six contemporary films

Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata's cinephiles can binge on some critically-acclaimed Italian films beginning Wednesday as six movies from the land of Vittorio De Sica are being screened in a three-day Italian film festival in the city known for its discerning world cinema audience.

Cinema as hope

The Horse from Heaven by Assamese director Maharshi Tuhin Kashyap has recently been selected for the ‘Best Live Action Short Film competition’ at the Oscars. While exploring this genre of films, Shoma A. Chatterji finds that for the director, cinema is also about hope 

‘Maya and the Wave’ personifies Brazilian surfer's resilience in a man's world

Toronto: World champion Brazilian surfer Maya Gabeira's passion for the field of competitive surfing battling against monster waves not only personifies Maya's resilience and bravery against all odds but also is an inspiration for women entrepreneurs.

Cricket was used in the story just as a tool: Kacchey Limbu director Shubham Yogi

Kacchey Limbu, the debut feature film of  director Shubham Yogi, is a coming-of-age sibling drama that follows a brother (played by Rajat Barmecha) and sister (Radhika Madan) navigating their family’s conditioning to find their own unique voice. The siblings in the film on competing cricket teams struggle to balance family and team loyalties. IBNS-TWF correspondent Asha Bajaj in conversation with the Yogi at the 47th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) after the film's World Premiere

TIFF: Anthony Shim’s ‘Riceboy Sleeps’ awarded TIFF Platform Prize

Toronto: The Platform Prize at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) was awarded to Korean-Canadian filmmaker Anthony Shim’s sophomore feature ‘ Riceboy Sleeps’, the festival announced on Sep 18 during the TIFF awards ceremony held at TIFF Light Box.