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Parno Mittrah on Suzie Q: It was exciting to play a glamorous role

Actress Parno Mittrah plays a glamorous role for a change in Chandan Roy Sanyal's directorial debut Suzie Q, which was screened at the 29th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) earlier this month. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh gets in touch with Parno for a quick chat on the film...

Sanjay Leela Bhansali is a reason I became an actor: Aditi Rao Hydari

Indian actress Aditi Rao Hydari was the guest at the closing ceremony of 29th edition of Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF). During her stay in Kolkata, IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh caught up with the Jubilee actress...

Manoj Bajpayee at 29th KIFF: Can't dictate filmmakers, up to audience to choose between Animal and Joram

"The audience can't ask a filmmaker to make a film of their choice," says Manoj Bajpayee amid the debate over "violence" and "misogyny" shown in Animal but highlights his recently released Joram as an alternative choice for the audience. As the actor was at the 29th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh gets an insight on his works...

Israel's 'Children of Nobody' wins best film award at 29th KIFF

Kolkata/IBNS: Israeli film 'Children of Nobody' has bagged the best film award at the 29th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), which ended on Tuesday.

I saw a person in Sunny Leone in an interview which amazed me enough to cast her for Kennedy: Anurag Kashyap at KIFF

After multiple international film festivals including the prestigious Cannes, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap's neo-noir film Kennedy was screened at the 29th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) at packed cinema hall in West Bengal film centre Nandan on Sunday. Anurag opens up on the film and his style of work in an interaction with IBNS-TWF correspondent Souvik Ghosh in Kolkata. Read...

Saurabh Shukla at 29th KIFF: An actor's job is to reflect on moments of life

National Award winning Indian actor-screenwriter-director Saurabh Shukla, who is remembered for his roles in Satya, Nayak: The Real Hero, Barfi!, PK, Jolly LLB, Raid, was at the 29th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) to deliver a lecture on acting. Ahead of his 'Masterclass', IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh catches up with Shukla...

LGBTQ+ love story 'Gondola' at 29th KIFF: German filmmaker Veit Helmer says 'completing a film without dialogue is a rewarding emotion'

German filmmaker Veit Helmer's Gondola, which is a love story of two female cable car operators and devoid of any dialogue, was screened at the 29th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF). Shooting an LGBTQ+ themed film in Georgia was a challenge. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh interacted with Viet, who was present in Kolkata along with his family, on the film and his style of direction.

29th KIFF: Australian filmmakers Bruce Beresford and Rolf de Heer talk of co-production agreement

Kolkata/IBNS: Australian filmmakers Bruce Beresford and Rolf de Heer talked about their country's collaboration with India on the second day of the 29th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) here on Wednesday.

Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor grace 29th KIFF inauguration

Kolkata/IBNS: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, senior actor Anil Kapoor were among the top personalities from tinseltown to inaugurate the 29th edition of Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) in presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the Netaji Indoor Stadium here on Tuesday.

Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor among top B-Town celebs in Kolkata for 29th KIFF inauguration

Kolkata/UNI: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, veteran actor Anil Kapoor, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt have arrived in this metropolis to attend the 29th Kolkata International Film Festival, which will be inaugurated at the Netaji Indoor Stadium in presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee this evening.

'I felt the need to express my version': Trina Saha on KIFF controversy

Kolkata/IBNS: Bengali actor Trina Saha, who had lashed out at a journalist on social media for "trolling" her over sharing the dais with Bollywood biggies at the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) opening, has said she needed to respond to the criticism as it was "humiliating" for her. 

28th KIFF: Spanish film Upon Entry, Bangladesh's Kura Pokkhir Shunye Ura bag top awards

Kolkata/IBNS: Spanish film directed by filmmaker duo Alejandro Rojas and Juan Sebastian Vasquez, Upon Entry, and Muhammad Quayum directorial Bangladeshi film Kura Pokkhir Shunye Ura (The Golden Wings of Watercocks) have jointly won the Best Film award for International competition on Innovation in Moving Images at the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) on Thursday.

Neeti Shastra screening at 28th KIFF: 'Singing will remain my first love,' says singer-turned actor Iman Chakraborty

National award winning singer Iman Chakraborty ventured into acting with filmmaker Arunava Khasnobis' Neeti Shastra, which is an anthology film where each story deals with the inner conflict of humans concerning justice, ethics and morality, especially with regard to death. As the film was screened at the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh catches up with the singer-turned actor at West Bengal film centre Nandan...

Actor Amrita Chattopadhyay talks about Chabiwala in 28th KIFF

Kolkata/IBNS: Bengali actor Amrita Chattopadhyay starrer, Raja Ghosh directed Bengali film Chabiwala was screened at the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) last week.

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.