Akshay Indikar’s directorial debut feature, ‘Trijya’, will be screened at the 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2019 (PÖFF)

‘Trijya’ (Radius) debut feature of the talented Akshay Indikar has been selected for the prestigious ‘Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival’ (PÖFF). The 23rd edition of the festival will be held from November 15th to December 1st. Produced by Chitrakathi Nirmitee and Bombay Berlin Film Productions, ‘Trijya’ will be the first Marathi-language film to be a part of PÖFF. This will be the second feature of Bombay Berlin to screen at PÖFF, a notable A-list festival, positioned with the likes of Berlinale, Cannes and Venice Film Festival. The festival screens over 250 films from across the world, with more than 80000 cinephiles religiously attending this film festival.Continue reading “Akshay Indikar’s directorial debut feature, ‘Trijya’, will be screened at the 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2019 (PÖFF)”

Kadvi Hawa director’s next, Halkaa bags the top prize “Grand Prix de Montreal” at 21st Festival International du Film Pour Enfants de Montréal

National-Award winning director of Kadvi Hawa and I am Kalam, Nila Madhab Panda’s next ‘HALKAA’, which had its World Premiere at the prestigious 21st Festival International du Film Pour Enfants de Montréal Film festival (FIFEM) won the top award ‘Grand Prix de Montreal’.

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IFFI 2017: Movies You Must Watch!

Amidst all the controversies surrounding current year’s edition of IFFI, let us not forget that the festival will still showcase some really fine films from across the world. Here are our recommendations of the international films on show:Continue reading “IFFI 2017: Movies You Must Watch!”

Newton Wins Jury Prize For Best Film At The 41st Hong Kong Film Festival

 Produced by Manish Mundra and directed by Amit V Masurkar, Newton has won the Jury Prize for the Best Film at the 41st  Hong Kong Film Festival 2017. The film had its Asia Premiere at the festival where it was screened in the Young Cinema Competition category.

The jury awarded the film “For the intelligent and human presentation of a political situation in a country. The film balances the humour, disillusion and – against all odds – a steadfast belief in the meaning of democracy”

Thrilled with the audience and jury response to his film, Director Amit V Masurkar says, “We are delighted to win the Jury Prize at the 41st Hong Kong International Film Festival! It’s one of the oldest and most prestigious film festivals in Asia and will help us get an audience in that part of the world”. Newton is Amit V Masurkar’s second film after the sleeper hit, Sulemani Keeda in 2014. Continue reading “Newton Wins Jury Prize For Best Film At The 41st Hong Kong Film Festival”

Haoban Paban Kumar’s ‘Lady of the Lake’ To Have Its European Premiere At Berlin International Film Festival

lotl-1Haoban Paban Kumar’s debut feature in Manipuri language, Lady of the Lake will be having its European Premiere at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival, one of the world’s most celebrated film festivals to be held from 9-19 February 2017. It will be screened in the ‘International Forum of New Cinema’, which is considered to be the most daring section of the Berlinale featuring avant-garde, experimental works, political reportage and yet-to-be-discovered cinematic landscapes.Continue reading “Haoban Paban Kumar’s ‘Lady of the Lake’ To Have Its European Premiere At Berlin International Film Festival”

Maroon: Trailer

maroon-posterPulkit‘s Maroon has been doing the festival circuit of late, being showcased recently at Mumbai Film Festival and South Asian International Film Festival, New York. Featuring Manav Kaul in the lead, the film is produced by Jyotsna Nath, Rajeshwari Nath and Bala Krishna Shetty. Soumik Mukherjee is the DOP while Ujjwal Chandra is the editor and Sagar Desai is the music composer.Continue reading “Maroon: Trailer”

The “417 Miles” Diary

When Mainak and I met in the summer of 2014 for one of our casual lunches, I arrived at the little hole-in-the-wall Nepali joint with the biggest question on my mind: will I eat the aloo-puri or the mixed vegetable curry with rice? Both were so damn delicious, it was always tough to choose one over the other. Moreover, those were the only two vegetarian dishes, so not like I had much choice. It was still a puzzling one though. When I left the little hole-in-the-wall Nepali joint, however, I had an even bigger question on my mind: what the hell’s wrong with Mainak, and why does he want to make a movie about two people talking to each other in a car about life?Continue reading “The “417 Miles” Diary”

Mumbai Film Festival 2016: Day 3 Must Watch!

So here is our recommendations for the 3rd Day of the festival. Better book your seats for this day in advance as being a Sunday there is going to be a mad rush.
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JIO MAMI Movie Mela with Star to Showcase the First Look of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

Why did Kattappa kill Baahubali? After watching the National Award winning film, everyone was left with the same question, but couldn’t get any answer.

Find out the answer at the Jio MAMI Movie Mela with Star which is gearing up to enthrall film lovers with two days dedicated to popular Indian cinema. One of the major highlights of the Movie Mela is the first look of  Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, which will be showcased onOctober 22, 2016.Continue reading “JIO MAMI Movie Mela with Star to Showcase the First Look of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion”