Monday , 20 May 2019


Adieus IFFI, till we meet again

The 48th International Film Festival of India concluded on a high note with a grand celebration held at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium on Tuesday. The evening was a good blend of glamour and entertainment with many well-known personalities being part of the closing ceremony. NT BUZZ reports NT BUZZ This year IFFI saw the presence of many noted ... Read More »

It was nice to disassociate from glamour – Dipannita Sharma

Assam born Dipannita Sharma, a supermodel-turned-actress has acted in movies such as 16 December, Dil Vil Pyaar Vyaar, My Brother Nikhil, Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl, Jodi Breakers was in Goa for the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) for her debut Assamese film ‘Xhoixobote Dhemalite (Rainbow Fields)’. The movie made it to the final list of 26 feature films ... Read More »

Future of cinema is going to be digital

NT BUZZ The concluding Open Forum session of the 48th International Film Festival of India discussed ‘Digital Revolution…Changing Face of Cinema’. Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Ujwal Nirgudkar; head of Radio FTII, Pune, Sanjay Chandekar; vice chairman, Entertainment Society of Goa, Rajendra Talak; researcher and film critic, M A Raghvendran participated in the discussion. The ... Read More »

Low IQ has made me way more famous than me being an actress: Alia Bhatt

Film actress Alia Bhatt who was down in Goa to participate in a discussion at the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) spoke about how she at a young age could escalade the ladder of success in her acting career and what hardships she faced through her life. NT BUZZ details more VENITA GOMES| NT BUZZ Always being questioned ... Read More »

NFAI presents the works of women-centric Indian Films at IFFI

National Film Archives of India (NFAI) have collaborated with IFFI 2017 to give the general public a glimpse of the preserved material related to Indian cinema. NT BUZZ finds out more about this year’s women-centric theme SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ National Film Archives of India (NFAI) always keeps a novel theme at IFFI to present the preserved material related ... Read More »

We need comedy to stay uplifted – Mina Shum

As the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) concludes today, so does the screening of Canadian films, which was the country focus at IFFI 2017. It ends with the film Meditation Park directed by Mina Shum. In conversation with NT BUZZ, Mina speaks about her film, importance of comedy and more SHERAS FERNANDES | NT BUZZ What we see on ... Read More »

The experience of Virtual Reality at IFFI

To give delegates a new viewing experience of cinema, the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) has put up two Virtual Reality (VR) spaces – one that allows delegates to watch around 13 films using the VR device and another VR installation where delegates can watch videos of Canada (Country Focus of IFFI) NT BUZZ finds out more about ... Read More »

Celebrating the life of a lesser known music activist

The life of a lesser known social reformer and Indian musician, Susmit Bose who played an important role in initiating urban folk music in India has been documented by Bengal based filmmaker Aneek Chaudhuri. The film, ‘Urban Voice’ is produced by La Artiste Productions and was screened at NFDC Film Bazaar recently. NT BUZZ talks to the director to know ... Read More »

Atom’s way of creating drama in films

Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ The Masterclass conducted by acclaimed Canandian filmmaker Atom Egoyan, who will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at this edition of the International Film Festival of India, drew a huge crowd, a mix of young budding filmmakers, cine enthusiasts and delegates who’ve watched some of his great works like Exotica, Chloe, The Captive, ... Read More »

‘Television shows have to be planned more carefully than the films for family viewing’- Ekta Kapoor

SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Indian TV and film producer, Ekta Kapoor highlighted that television shows have to be planned more carefully than the films. Besides Ekta, Indian film director, producer, and screenwriter, Karan Johar; film producer and founder of Roy Kapur Films, Siddharth Roy Kapur; and CEO for Fox Star Studio, Vijay Singh were also present at a panel discussion at ... Read More »