10 classics of Indian cinema, decade by decade

To celebrate the Indian film industry's centenary year, here are 10 essential movies – from a silent film about the life of the Buddha to a violent gangster epic Prem Sanyas/The Light of Asia (Franz ...

Pune International Film Festival 2013 announces line-up

Pune International Film Festival 2013 announces line-up The 11th Pune International Film Festival (January 10-17, 2013) has announced its slate for 2013. These films will be screened under nine sections: International Competition, Marathi Competition, ...

Amitabh Bachchan Retrospective at Kolkata International Film Festival 2012

Amitabh Bachchan Retrospective at Kolkata International Film Festival 2012 Amitabh Bachchan The 18th edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival will host a special section in the honour of Amitabh Bachchan. The festival will be inaugurated by Bachchan along with ...

Ha Bharat Maza wins Best Marathi Film at Pune International Film Festival 2012

Ha Bharat Maza directed by Sumitra Bhave and Sunil Sukhtankar won the Sant Tukaram award for Best Marathi Film at the 10th Pune International Film Festival which concluded on Thursday. The film based ...

Stanley Ka Dabba: Out of the (tiffin) box!

Stanley Ka Dabba: Out of the (tiffin) box! Writer, director & producer: Amole Gupte, Cinematography: Amol Gole, Editing: Deepa Bhatia, Actors: Partho, Amole Gupte, Divya Dutta Amole Gupte is an ambitious filmmaker and he makes no bones about ...

Venice International Film Festival calls for entries for 2011

Venice International Film Festival calls for entries for 2011 The 68th Venice Film Festival, which runs from 31 August to 10 September, 2011, has begun its call for entries in all categories for 2011.Venice International Film Festival’s long association with ...

La Riviere Tumen and Baboo Band Baaja declared Best Films at Pune Film Fest

Pune International Film Festival Zhang Lu’s La Riviere Tumen, a co-production of South Korea and France won the Government of Maharashtra’s Prabhat Best International Film award at the 9th Pune ...

Russian film to open Pune Intl. Film Fest on Jan 6

Russian film to open Pune Intl. Film Fest on Jan 6 Pune International Film Festival poster The Pune International Film Festival 2011 will be held from 6 to 13 January 2011. Silent Souls / Ovsyanki directed by Aleksei Fedorchenko of Russia, a film ...

Eminent litterateur, filmmaker Dilip Chitre dead

Pune, Dec 10 (Ians) Eminent Marathi and English litterateur, poet and filmmaker Dilip Chitre died after a long illness here early Thursday. He was 71. Chitre, who is survived by his wife Viju, had ...