Thursday , 14 June 2018


Trials of essaying supporting roles

Avtar Gill is an Indian television and film actor who was recently in Goa to perform in the play ‘Kashmakash’ at Kalarang 2018. In an interaction with NT BUZZ Gill highlights the trials faced by actors who play supporting roles in the film industry SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ   What was your role in the play, ‘Kashmakash’? I am ... Read More »

Remembering Sebastiao Rudolfo Dalgado

NT BUZZ “The day Konkani will not be used in churches that day will be the beginning of the end of Konkani in Goa,” said president of Dalgado Konknni Akademi (DKA), Tomazinho Cardozo while speaking at the ‘Dalgado Dis’ celebration in Panaji on Tuesday. He said that there have been several requests by parents to start catechism classes in English. ... Read More »

NH 66 to Maharashtra via Chulha

We’ve all traversed through or to Maharashtra, but how much do we know about its rich food culture. Head to Chulha at Grand Hyatt that’s serving an exquisite experience through the well crafted Maharashtrian Food Festival Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Maharasthra is one of the larger states in India, and thus obviously the food across the state is ... Read More »

Celebrating the environment and community building at 450 years

St. Michael’s Church, Orlim celebrates 450 years on May 8. Apart from a weeklong celebration, parishioners at the church began preparations for the special occasion three years ago. The main focus for the church was on bringing the community together and a special emphasis on creating an environment friendly atmosphere Diana Fernandes |NT BUZZ Orlim may be one of the ... Read More »

3 Konkani books on River Saraswati to be released

NT BUZZ Bhartiya Itihas Sankalan Samiti, Goa Pradesh is publishing three books in Konkani – ‘Katha Saraswati’, ‘Nadi Saraswati’ and ‘Saraswati Nadi: Sod and Bodh’ on May 9 at 5.30 p.m. at Institute Menezes Braganza. The chief guest for the function will be Governor, Mridula Sinha; minister for urban development and law, Francis D’Souza; industrialist, Shrinivas Dempo; and Haribhau Vaze ... Read More »

Konkani film ‘Zanvoy No 1’ to be premiered on May 9 at Maquinez Palace

NT BUZZ “In the last five to six years the quality of Konkani cinema has been improving, a few of the films have also won national awards,” said Varsha Usagaonkar while speaking at the press conference of her first Konkani film ‘Zanvoy No 1’ held on Monday at the Tiatr Academy of Goa, Panaji. Varsha also opined that regional cinema ... Read More »

Monsoon Vegetables

Miguel Braganza Even while we are enjoying the late mango crop this year, it is time to get ready for the monsoon vegetables. Remember, it was not raining when Noah built the ark! My friend and former colleague, Nevil Alphonso, has set into motion the training course in vegetables at the KVK-South while Yogita Mehra of Green Essentials will be ... Read More »

Curtains come down on the 9th Goa State Film Festival

NT BUZZ At the 9th Goa State Film Festival ‘Mahaprayan’ (Konkani) and ‘Disha’ (Marathi) won the Best Film Award in their respective categories taking home Rs 5 lakh each. The Second Best Film Award went to K Sera Sera. This year the Lifetime Award was conferred on Suryakant Lavande a cinematographer from Pomburpa. The award was handed over by Union ... Read More »

A musical start to your week

Opus Gala in collaboration with the Directorate of Art & Culture and Kala Academy will present an evening of orchestral music ‘A Midsummer’s Night Dream’ on May 7, with the newly-designed dismountable acoustic shell for a better concert experience. NT BUZZ brings you the details Janice Rodrigues | NT BUZZ Nothing sets your mood right better than music. The summer’s ... Read More »


Bold and  Hard Hitting   Film: Juze (Konkani with English subtitles) Cast: Rushikesh Naik, Sudesh Bhise, Prashanti Talpankar, Barkha Naik Directed by: Miransha Naik Duration: 1 hr 32 mins Rating: * * * * Usually when one writes about regional cinema, particularly Konkani cinema, one has to use a different yardstick to evaluate it, since the industry is still in ... Read More »

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