The 43rd IFFI, Goa is hosting around 10,000-odd delegates and the number is still counting as they are still taking in new delegates.Read More »
One of the better films at IFFI this time is a docu-drama directed by Tony Gatlif called Indignados which translates as Outraged. Though it may not have been a crowd favourite, there is no two ways that this is a superior effort.Read More »
Suresh Jindal is a maverick film producer who produced films like ‘Rajnigandha’ (1974), ‘Shatranj ke Khilari’ (1977) and ‘Katha’ (1983), all of which were hopelessly given up by others. Sureshji, who is attending the International Film Festival of India 2012, speaks about the stories behind his screen productions, including his latest offering ‘Vara: A Blessing’.Read More »
BY ARTI DAS | NT BUZZ
‘Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t,’ is a famous quote by writer, Mark Twain.
This statement finds relevance when you watch the trailer of the yet to be released Hindi film ‘Oass’ which is inspired from a real life incident.
“Which is your favourite film?” One may have asked or been asked this question a countless times. But when the same question is put to masters and scholars of cinema, the results are interesting and fascinating.Read More »
Marathi film ‘Samhita’, directed by award winning duo of Sumitra Bhave and Sunil Sukthankar, which is part of the 43rd International Film Festival of India at Goa in the Indian Panorama section is a story based in two eras.Read More »
By Ramnath N Pai Raikar | NT BUZZ
The man who directed a film widely advertised as ‘The greatest story ever told!’ is too humble to say that the film –‘Sholay’ – is the greatest film ever made.
By Sachin Chatte
On the third day of screenings, the crowds had swelled up and numbers are only going to increase in the next two days. Most shows are already full although if you stand in queue at least 10 minutes before it starts, chances are that you will get in.
By Ramnath N Pai Raikar | NT NETWORK
‘Kamasutra’, the ancient Indian Hindu text widely considered to be the standard work on human sexual science in Sanskrit literature written by Vātsyāyana, provides a perfect script to the world of cinema, especially with its explicit erotic content.
By Mini Ribeiro
I stared in disbelief as the bartender added wood chips, herbs or teas to a smoking machine and lit up so the volatile smoke flavour could be extracted and pumped into the cocktail.