CINEMA / TV

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

Piku wins best film award at IFFM 2015

On the second day of Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2015, the IFFM awards for 2015 for the best film was awarded to”Piku”. The best director award went to Shoojit Sircar and Bhumi Pednekar of “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” for the best actress while best actor award was awarded to Irrfan Khan for his … Continue reading Piku wins best film award at IFFM 2015

FTII students hold protest at Jantar Mantar

Film and Television Institute of India, FTII students today brought their protest against the appointment of TV actor Gajendra Chauhan as its Chairman to the national capital. Over 80 students of the Pune-based institute held a protest at Jantar Mantar. Chauhan, whose appointment as FTII Chairman on June 9 triggered an indefinite strike by the … Continue reading FTII students hold protest at Jantar Mantar

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