Indian Panorama News
43rd International Film festival of India (IFFI): Indian Panorama section to screen 47 films
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 over 8,000 delegates last year, would contain 26 feature films and 21 non feature films. “We are inviting entries for the Indian Panorama section 2012 for films certified by Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) between September 1, 2011 to August 31, 2012,” the spokesperson said.
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Santosh Sivan’s ‘Urumi’ to open IFFI’s Indian Panorama
Cineswami takes a look at the film’s to be screened at the International Film Festival of India in Goa
Santosh Sivan’s magnum opus Urumi starring Malayalam heartthrob Prithviraj, Pradhu Deva, Vidya Balan, Genelia D’Souza and Arya will open the Indian Panorama section of this year’s International Film Festival of India in Goa. The jury headed by Sai Paranjpye has chosen 23 films out of a total of 118 eligible entries.
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Shahrukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Abhay Deol: Celeb spotting at IFFI Goa
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 up with the discomfort of staying in a 7 Star hotel so that I could bring vignettes from the 42nd International Film Festival of India and the accompanying Film Bazaar to you. Well, someone has to take a hit for the home side, right? And Cineswami’s sacrificial nature is a byword in some (very small) circles. Click here to read more