Gyan Correa News
Ajay Gehi: Confident about The Good Road making it
Model-turned-actor Ajay Gehi was seen in a pivotal role in the Gujarati movie The Good Road, India’s official entry to the best foreign film category section at the Oscars this year, is sure that it will embark on the road to glory
“I’m confident about The Good Road as its narrative is unique,” Gehi said. “It has an original, well-crafted script and a very enthusiastic and talented team. I’m very confident of The Good Road making it (to the Oscars), but at the same time keeping my fingers crossed and counting all the wishes sent to me,” Gehi said in an interview.Click here to read more
Is Irrfan Khan still upset about The Lunchbox not being sent to Oscars?
Ritesh Batra’s directorial debut not only impressed the Indian audience and critics, the bitter-sweet love story also grabbed attention at most international film festivals…
The Lunchbox starring Irrfan Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Nimrit Kaur won millions of hearts across globe. And the movie had the potential to win Oscar as well. Click here to read more
Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine: India release cancelled due to anti-smoking warning – Bollywood reacts
The Hollywood director is not pleased with the in your face anti-smoking film played in Indian movie theatres. Indian filmmakers like Gyan Correa, Shoojit Sircar, Santosh Sivan and Bejoy Nambiar react to Woody Allen’s decision
Woody Allen won’t release his latest work Blue Jasmine in India. He’s objected to the anti-smoking film and warning that the government of India, in all its wisdom, insists on inserting into all films. The film fraternity in India reacts. 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’s Ritesh Batra apologises to Film Federation of India; demands transparent jury for Oscar nomination
The Lunchbox director responds to the scathing letter sent by the FFI to him. Read more
And the war continues. Ritesh Batra, director of The Lunchbox, sends his response to the letter he received from the Film Federation of India (FFI) criticising him for his reaction to the rejection of his film and selection of Gyan Corea’s The Good Road for the Oscars. Here’s the full text of the letter verbatim: Click here to read more
The Lunchbox: FFI needlessly drags on issue
Cineswami feels the matter was resolved and the Oscar selection body has no business to comment on it further
The august body that is the Film Federation of India (FFI) clearly needs a crash course in the maxim ‘let sleeping dogs lie’. Issuing a letter to The Lunchbox director Ritesh Batra with copies marked to production companies Anurag Kashyap Films Private Limited and Disney UTV and to presenter Dharma Productions asking for an ‘unconditional apology’, rakes up the dying embers of the controversy and smacks of pettiness. Click here to read more
Anurag Kashyap patches up with The Good Road director Gyan Correa!
All is well between between the two filmmakers ahead of the Oscar Awards race
The hullabaloo over the selection of Gyan Correa’s The Good Road as India’s official entry to the Oscars appears to have finally settled down. The three-day attack on Correa’s film from Anurag Kashyap and his supporters, over the rejection of the Kashyap-produced The Lunchbox, finally ended with a call from Kashyap to Correa yesterday morning. Click here to read more
The Lunchbox: Film Federation of India lashes out at director Ritesh Batra through letter!
The FFI asks Batra, “Are you suggesting that the Oscar is rigged?”
Upset with director Ritesh Batra and producer Anurag Kashyap’s vocal disapproval of the selection of Gyan Correa’s The Good Road as India’s Oscar entry over Batra’s The Lunchbox, the Film Federation of India (FFI) has sent a scathing letter (a copy of which is with this paper) to Batra asking for an unconditional apology for what the FFI sees as his ‘unsavoury comments’ over their choice. Click here to read more
What can Anurag Kashyap learn from Karan Johar?
The Gangs of Wasseypur director has disconnected from Twitter and Facebook – is that ‘coz of the reactions to his rather peeved comments on The Good Road being the Indian entry to the Oscars instead of The Lunchbox? If it is, wethinks Mr Kashyap can use some chill-out time…
After Gyan Correa’s The Good Road was nominated to be India’s official entry to the Academy Awards, Anurag Kashyap and Karan Johar expressed their displeasure Click here to read more
The Good Road trailer: India’s official entry to the Oscars looks decent!
Directed by Gyan Correa, this film is a lost-and-found story of a small boy and is India’s official entry at the Academy Awards 2014 in the Best Foreign Film category
Going by the trailer of The Good Road, it looks like it’s more of a docu-drama than a feature film. The story revolves around a boy Adi (Keval Katrodia) who gets lost on a highway Click here to read more
Will The Good Road win the Oscar and make India proud?
Ever since the Gujarati film – and not The Lunch Box – was announced as India’s official entry for Best Foreign Film at the Academy Awards, there have been heated debates between B-town bigshots vociferously voicing their opinions – some pro, some anti – on Twitter. Who said what? We find out…
Making a relatively low budget but high on concept film called The Good Road (TGR), was indeed a task for debut director Gyan Correa. But the effort has paid off; the Gujarati film not only won a National Award, but is now India’s official entry to the Academy Awards Click here to read more
Why should Karan Johar and Anurag Kashyap not be upset at The Good Road being sent to the Academy Awards?
Most industrywallahs anticipated that the Irrfan Khan-Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer The Lunchbox would be India’s official entry to the Oscars. Sadly that didn’t happen – Gyan Correa’s Gujarati film The Good Road made it instead. But that’s how it works, doesn’t it?
There is no doubt that first time filmmaker Ritesh Batra’s The Lunchbox is a gem. The movie has impressed both the critics and the audience – not just on home turf, but at various international film festivals. Click here to read more