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Director K Balachander’s on-screen women: Strong, resilient and bold!
In an industry where female characters were considered just as love interest of our heroes, it was the late visionary Balachander who redefined the way women are portrayed onscreen
The passing away of director K Balachander on Tuesday is not just a tremendous loss for Tamil cinema but also to women in society. In his 50-year career KB sir (as he is known) gave life to women and their issues on screen like no other director has before or perhaps ever since. From weaving stories around middle-class women and prostitutes to sexual harassment and extra-marital affairs, Balachander touched upon everyday issues in the most realistic and simplistic manner with his excellent scripts – there were no gimmicks and tricks; it was just pure performances by the leads. Click here to read more
5 best films of late K Balachander!
As the nation mourns the death of nine time National Award winning filmmaker, on his fond remembrance we bring you a collection of his finest works
Popularly referred as Iyakkunar Sigaram which means The director who scaled the peaks, legendary K Balachander’s demise spread shock waves all across the South Indian film industries. As celebs flooded the social media paying their last respects to KB, the fans are in deep mourning for the irrevocable loss which world of cinema has suffered. Click here to read more
‘Dekh Indian Circus’ to open 9th Indian Film Festival Stuttgart
Here’s a list of all the Indian fare being screened at the renowned festival, a mix of Bollywood features, indie and short films. Find the timings and venue. The Stuttgart fest will be held from July 18–22, 2012
The 9th Indian Film Festival Stuttgart line-up is out, and it consists of some interesting Indian movies. Director Mangesh Hadawale’s award-winning Dekh Indian Circus, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Tannistha Chattejee, opens the Fest on July 18, 2012 at the Metropol 1 cinema. Click here to read more