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44th International Film Festival of India: Why is Bollywood getting a raw deal?

44th International Film Festival of India: Why is Bollywood getting a raw deal?

3 years ago 0
New wave Hindi cinema may get a thumbs down at this year’s IFFI, say organisers Bollywood movies may get a thumbs down at the 44th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), an organiser said Tuesday. “IFFI is for serious films and not for new Bollywood films,” Vishnu Wagh, Vice-Chairman of the Entertainment Society of Goa, […] Read Article ▶
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Will Rajinikanth inaugurate the International Film Festival of India in Goa?

Will Rajinikanth inaugurate the International Film Festival of India in Goa?

3 years ago 0
The Southern superstar has been invited by the organisers of IFFI for the 2013 festival in November Rajinikanth has been invited to be the chief guest for the inaugural function of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2013 to be held in Panaji in November, an organiser said Monday. Read Article ▶
Mira Nair on The Reluctant Fundamentalist: I got inspired to make a story about modern Pakistan

Mira Nair on The Reluctant Fundamentalist: I got inspired to make a story about modern Pakistan

4 years ago 0
The director hopes her film would help initiate a positive dialogue between India and Pakistan Helming The Reluctant Fundamentalist, shot in India, Pakistan and the US, was not easy but the overall outcome is “quite beautiful”, says internationally acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair Read Article ▶
The Reluctant Fundamentalist to close IFFI Goa tonight

The Reluctant Fundamentalist to close IFFI Goa tonight

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It’s curtains down on the 43rd International Film Festival of India with Mira Nair’s film. The director speaks on the sidelines The closing ceremony of the 43rd International Film Festival of India will be held tonight, and Mira Nair’s latest film The Reluctant Fundamentalist will have its India premiere on the occasion. Read Article ▶
IFFI 2012: Cops arrest delegate for stealing festival director’s laptop!

IFFI 2012: Cops arrest delegate for stealing festival director’s laptop!

4 years ago 0
The Goa police confirmed that director Shankar Mohan’s computer was stolen by a Kerala delegate at the 43rd International Film festival of India Police have arrested a film festival delegate from Kerala for stealing a laptop belonging to the 43rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) director Shankar Mohan. Read Article ▶
India invited to Cannes party

India invited to Cannes party

4 years ago 0
India would be the Guest Country at the 66th Cannes Film Festival to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema Delegates at the ongoing Film Bazaar in Goa, organised by the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) were delighted when Christian Jeune of the Cannes film festival announced that India would be the Guest Country in 2013. Read Article ▶
IFFI 2012 opens tonight with Ang Lee’s Life of Pi

IFFI 2012 opens tonight with Ang Lee’s Life of Pi

4 years ago 0
About 12,000 delegates are expected at Goa for the 43rd International Film Festival of India Over 160 films from over 70 different countries will be screened at the 43rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), which rolls out the red carpet along the banks of the beautiful Mandovi river, Tuesday, November 20. Bollywood actor Akshay […] Read Article ▶
Akshay Kumar to inaugurate 43rd International Film Festival of India

Akshay Kumar to inaugurate 43rd International Film Festival of India

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The actor has confirmed his presence at IFFI 2012 in Goa Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar will inaugurate the 43rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) which gets underway next month, an organiser said Tuesday. Read Article ▶
43rd International Film festival of India (IFFI): Indian Panorama section to screen 47 films

43rd International Film festival of India (IFFI): Indian Panorama section to screen 47 films

4 years ago 0
As many as 47 films will be screened in the Indian Panorama section at the 43rd International Film festival of India (IFFI), which will be held in Goa in November 20-30, 2012. A spokesperson for the IFFI said that the Indian Panorama section, one of the major screening schedules for the film festival, which attracted […] Read Article ▶

MF Husain documentary to be screened at IFFI

5 years ago 0
A film documentary by late painter MF Husain will finally be screened at the ongoing 42nd International Film Festival of India despite right wing protests, said organisers Tuesday. Speaking to reporters, festival director Shankar Mohan said Husain’s documentary Through the Eyes of a Painter would “definitely be screened” Wednesday, but a slot had not been […] Read Article ▶
Abhay Deol, Kalki Koechlin and Zoya Akhtar’s true confessions at IFFI Goa

Abhay Deol, Kalki Koechlin and Zoya Akhtar’s true confessions at IFFI Goa

5 years ago 1
Cineswami managed to know some secrets of the Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara stars and director, at the 42nd International Film Festival of India in Goa The secret is out. Abhay Deol and Zoya Akhtar have confessed that they don’t watch non-Bollywood films, that is, films made outside Mumbai in the other Indian states. Kalki Koechlin […] Read Article ▶

MF Husain’s documentary film not screened at IFFI

5 years ago 0
Bowing to pressure from rightwing Hindu groups, organisers of the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) deferred the screening of legendary artist MF Husain’s documentary. Speaking to reporters Sunday, IFFI director Shankar Mohan said the screening of Through the Eyes of a Painter was a homage by the film fraternity to the late artist. Mohan […] Read Article ▶

Brazilian director Oscar Marron Filho passes away at IFFI Goa

5 years ago 0
In a tragic incident, Brazilian documentary director Oscar Marron Filho suffered a cardiac arrest during an interactive session Sunday afternoon and died later at a local hospital. IFFI director Shankar Mohan said that as a mark of respect for the Brazilian director, the film parties scheduled Sunday would be cancelled and the playing of loud […] Read Article ▶
Shahrukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Abhay Deol: Celeb spotting at IFFI Goa

Shahrukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Abhay Deol: Celeb spotting at IFFI Goa

5 years ago 0
Shahrukh Khan was his usual ebullient self, Madhuri Dixit rushed in and out, Jackie Shroff was mobbed while Abhay Deol was ignored, much to Cineswami’s amusement This week Cineswami has undertaken another tedious and onerous task so that you, gentle reader, don’t have to. I took the trouble of coming to sunny seaside Goa and put […] Read Article ▶
Shahrukh Khan offers to strip in Goa!

Shahrukh Khan offers to strip in Goa!

5 years ago 0
Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan Wednesday turned an otherwise drab official function into a rib-tickling affair by offering to strip and reveal his bermudas on stage at the inauguration of the 42nd IFFI Shahrukh Khan was the chief guest at the inauguration of the 11-day International Film Festival of India (IFFI). The actor was at his […] Read Article ▶