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Censorship should be abolished, says Shyam Benegal

AMN / Padma Awardee and Noted filmmaker Shyam Benegal said on Monday that the censorship should be abolished. Mr Benegal was talking yesterday at a session of ‘Meet The Director’ at the 46th edition of the International Film Festival of India which is underway in Panaji. He said that making films in keeping with social … Continue reading Censorship should be abolished, says Shyam Benegal

FTII students to hold parallel Goa film fest

In the backdrop of ongoing 46th IFFI, the protesting Film and Television Institute of India students ​have announced to hold a parallel ​film festival on Tuesday and Wednesday​ in Panaji​, about a kilometre away from the venue of the ongoing ​IFFI. Criticizing the handling of their issue, the students said they were ​​participating in ​46th … Continue reading FTII students to hold parallel Goa film fest

IFFI gets-off to a colourful start

The 46th International Film Festival of India, IFFI, got-off to a colourful start Friday evening amidst electrifying performances evoking nostalgic memories of evolving Indian cinema through various eras.​ During his inaugural address, ​Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting ​Arun ​Jaitley said, the International Film Festivals give filmmakers a chance to interact with fellow filmmakers and … Continue reading IFFI gets-off to a colourful start

International Film Festival begins at Goa

AMN / Goa is all for the 46th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) that unfolds amidst genial surroundings and mesmerizing scenic beauty of the beach state of Goa. The 11-day cinematic extravaganza promises to dissolve boundaries of caste, creed, thought, religion as well as nations and puts humanity in the forefront through its storylines. … Continue reading International Film Festival begins at Goa

Veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey passes away at 86

Actor Saeed Jaffrey has died at the age of 86. Jaffrey’s niece Shaheen Aggarwal shared the news on Facebook yesterday. Saeed Jaffery is known for his roles in movies like Gandhi, Shatranj Ke Khiladi, Henna and Ram Teri Ganga Maili. He was also the first Indian to receive the Order of the British Empire. Jaffrey … Continue reading Veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey passes away at 86

IFFI platform a Global Brand in the World of Cinema: Jaitley

187 films from 89 countries to be showcased at IFFI 2015 in International Section Andalib Akhter / Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and I&B Arun Jaitley today said that the International Film Festival of India IFFI held a special significance and had become a global brand in the world of cinema. It promoted excellence and … Continue reading IFFI platform a Global Brand in the World of Cinema: Jaitley

IFFI: Anil Kapoor to be Chief Guest, Shekhar Kapur among jury

International Film Festival of India, IFFI today announced the films and juries for the festival which will be held in Goa from 20th of this month. Addressing media in New Delhi today, Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley said Spain is the focus country this time. He said the film festival will show case 187 … Continue reading IFFI: Anil Kapoor to be Chief Guest, Shekhar Kapur among jury

Condolences from all quarters over demise Ravindra Jain

From actors to singers to politicians, condolences have poured in from all quarters at the demise of veteran music composer-singer Ravindra Jain. Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar tweeted she is saddened by the news; while Hema Malini said she is devastated to hear about Ravindra Jain’s death. Sanjay Khan, who worked closely with the composer on … Continue reading Condolences from all quarters over demise Ravindra Jain

Legendary Musician Ravindra Jain passess away

AMN / Mumbai: Renowned music director-singer-lyricist Ravindra Jain passed away at a Mumbai hospital due to multiple organ failure. He was 71. Mr Jain breathed his last at 4.10 pm at Lilavati hospital due to multiple organ failure, sources close to him said. The music composer was suffering from a urinary infection causing a problem … Continue reading Legendary Musician Ravindra Jain passess away

Amol Palekar appointed as Chairman of India’s Oscar jury

Veteran actor and director Amol Palekar has been appointed as the Chairman of India’s Oscar jury, which will select the country’s official entry in the best foreign film category of the 88th Academy Awards. Speaking to media persons in Mumbai, Secretary General of Film Federation of India (FFI) Supran Sen said that Mr Palekar will … Continue reading Amol Palekar appointed as Chairman of India’s Oscar jury

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