18th International Children’s Film Festival India receives overwhelming response: Highlights
The fest, to be held from November 14-20, has already received close to 900 entries from all over the world. Here’s what to expect this year
Kangna Ranaut’s movie Queen to premiere at Busan Film Festival 2013
The movie, produced by Viacom 18 and Anurag Kashyap’s Phantom Films, will have its world premiere at the South Korean film fest
Kangna Ranaut-starrer Queen will have its world premiere at the 18th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in South Korea. The movie’s director Vikas Bahl is happy to showcase a “human story” on an international platform. Click here to read more
Read: Film Federation of India’s letter to The Lunchbox director
Here’s the full text of the letter sent by the FFI to Ritesh Batra
Update: Ritesh Batra has replied to the FFI with a letter. Read it here
The controversy around the rejection of The Lunchbox as India’s official Oscar entry continues. Three days ago, the Film Federation of India sent a letter to The Lunchbox director Ritesh Batra questioning his outburst on social media about his film not being selected. A copy of the letter was marked to UTV Software Communications Ltd, Anurag Kashyap and Phantom Films, and Dharma Productions. Here’s the full text of the letter verbatim Click here to read more
The Lunchbox can go to the Oscars after all!
Cineswami tells us how the Irrfan Khan starrer could still win an Academy Award
Ritesh Batra, Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap and all those bemoaning the fact that The Lunchbox is not India’s entry to the Academy Awards’ foreign language category can take heart. It is technically possible to send the film to the Oscars, just not in the Best Foreign Language Film category as the Academy rules clearly state: “Only one picture will be accepted from each country.” Click here to read more
Nimrat Kaur: Irrfan Khan cried after the screening of The Lunchbox at Cannes!
She is beautiful, talented and with her impeccable acting in The Lunchbox, we are sure the journey to stardom has already begun for this debutant!
From music videos to theatre to advertisements, Nirmat Kaur has done it all. But now it’s time to make a mark in Bollywood. And going by the praise that has been pouring in Click here to read more
Irrfan Khan: I hope the right movie goes to the Oscars this time!
It wouldn’t be an exaggeration if we said that Irrfan Khan is the lone superstar in the offbeat cinema genre today courtesy his terrific acting!
From television to Bollywood and then Hollywood, Irrfan Khan has come a long way. He is a popular face in the West, one of the best actors in Bollywood and with Ritesh Batra’s The Lunchbox, Click here to read more