New technique and discovery took cinema to the digital stage and now COVID-19 has shifted cinema further towards the OTT and web platforms, which is one more digital form of consuming content. One such web platform Bandra Film Festival, a digital film festival presented by Filmkaravan in collaboration with YouTube has been successfully showcasing a mixed bag of hidden gems from the past, new discoveries and off beat stories of interesting features ,short films and docu dramas.
Produced by Mansi Bagla, the film will be written by Vishal Kapoor.
After announcing Vikrant Massey as the lead actor for headlining the Hindi remake of the 2020 Malayalam superhit, ‘Forensic’, Mini Films, discloses the name of the director and writer for the film on Vikrant’s birthday. The forthcoming thriller drama will be directed by Vishal Furia and written by Vishal Kapoor and will be filming soon. Furia has earlier directed Vikrant Massey for Hotstar’s Criminal Justice.
By now we all know the importance of OTT/digital platforms and their impact upon our lives, the pandemic having the environment around us. With cinemas remaining closed for several months & with several issues plaguing the entertainment sector even today, it’s very unclear as to how things would turn out for the industry for the rest of 2021 as well. While the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has been in the news of late for the development of a ‘toolkit’ by 17 major OTT platforms, in line with the implementation of the self-regulation code that was introduced in 2020, now they have made a major announcement, all these 17 major OTT platforms will offer one month’s free subscription to Indian consumers.Continue reading “Breaking News: Leading OTT Platforms to Offer a One-Month Free Subscription for Indian Audience, Move Aimed at Widening Subscription Base”
The 67th National Film Awards were announced earlier today in New Delhi. This was after a long delay of a year or so due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The awards are for films from the year of 2019. The announcement event was organised by the Directorate of Film Festivals, which comes under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.Continue reading “67th National Film Awards (for films from 2019): List of Winners”
4 Inspiring short film by women directors to watch on International Women’s Day 2021
What better way to celebrate International Women’s Day with your girlfriends than a line-up of inspiring films that feature the best portrayals of powerful women?Continue reading “Bandra Film Festival celebrates women’s day with a stellar line up”
The song features Bhavin Bhanushali and Niharika Tiwari. The ode depicts a quirky love-tale betwixt the couple Bhavin and Niharika, where Bhavin is seen playing a notorious one who is in the go to enteral his love-lady Niharika while Niharika is perfectly moulded into a bubbly girl, making Bhavin chase to grasp her charm.Continue reading “Imaginary Films releases a groovy chartbuster ‘Maashuka’ featuring Bhavin Bhanushali and Niharika Tiwari”
Kapil Jhaveri is Indian film actor known for his Bollywood movies Ishq Vishk starring Shahid Kapoor, lead role in Saawan… The Love Season featuring Salman Khan and Saloni Aswani again directed by Sawaan Kumar Tak and in 2006 horror film Aatma opposite Neha.Continue reading “Food Distribution drive by Actor Kapil Jhaveri’s Dil Se – Bharat Foundation”
Actor Ankit Rathi who made a mark with impactful performances in Bollywood films like Fukrey, Singham 2 and 3 Storeys, is all geared up for his next release as the male lead. The film’s teaser and poster garnered great response, putting it on the must watch list in January 2021. Ankit will be seen playing the role of Salman, who is a quintessential Hyderabadi boy, who discovers himself while discovering love. Continue reading “After 3 Storeys, Ankit Rathi gears up for his next Hindi feature film Bolo Hau”
Actress Shalini Panday known for her impactful performance in Gujarati film Rachna No Dabbo is basking in glory for the feedback received for her recently released project- Dwand. Dwand is a short film released on Pocket films- a family drama where Shalini plays the role of a lower-middle-class girl who is bold and has always dreamt big and was made to believe that she is beautiful, intelligent, and different and that she deserves a worthy husband. When her marriage happens contrary to her expectations, she begins to contemplate her decisions and takes certain steps which eventually affect the entire family.Continue reading “Shalini Panday shines in the short film Dwand”