rural India News
Why is the touring talkie in Maharasthra dying?
The concept of the watching movies in a tent no longer appeals to audiences in the drought-ridden state’s villages…they prefer cable TV or DVDs at home!
Marathi film Touring Talkies (directed by Gajendra Ahire) has been in the news lately, and it brings back into focus the business of travelling theatres. Still running in rural India in spite of the penetration of cable TV, DVDs and the Internet – in some places – the concept of watching films in a mobile theatre is dying a slow death every day. Click here to read more
Who will star in designer Vikram Phadnis’ directorial debut?
One of Bollywood’s fave designers, Vikram has begun writing his film and might start production later this year. But who will he cast as the leading lady?
Fashion designer Vikram Phadnis is directing a film and he has already begun writing it. “I might start directing my film this year itself. Hopefully, if things go right, it might go on floors this year,” said the designer. When asked to share more details about it Click here to read more