Film festivals gallore in the northeast!
The Information and Broadcasting Ministry will hold a series of film festivals in the northeast with a view to promote cinema in the region and to popularise the states as film destinations
The first among these festivals will be held at Meghalaya capital Shillong from March 3 to 6. Similar events have been planned at Aizawl, Mizoram and Sikkim’s capital Gangtok, officials said, adding, plans to hold film festivals in other northeastern states would be chalked out soon. Click here to read more
Dev Anand was a stylish man with impeccable manners: Vyjayanthimala
It’s hard to imagine he is no more, says Dev Anand’s Jewel Thief co-star Vyjayanthimala
Yesteryears’ actor Vyjayanthimala remembers Dev Anand as an educated and cultured co-star with whom she gave all-time hit Jewel Thief. She also reveals that in those days she used to crave to work with a tall actor and that Dev Anand “came along at the right time”. Bollywood’s Evergreen star Dev Anand died of a heart attack Sunday in London. He was 88. “He was a bundle of energy always. It’s hard to imagine he is no more. I first met him on the sets of Amar Deep. A really handsome man with impeccable manners. And yes, tall (laughs). I needed a tall hero. During my time I was supposed to be a tall heroine and I really craved to work with a hero who could be well-matched with me. Dev came along at the right time. And he was well-read, educated, cultured and erudite,” she said.
Vyjayanthimala and Dev Anand became a hit pair after the success of Jewel Thief and the actor says that she had a gala time while working in the film, which was directed by Vijay Anand. Click here to read more