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‘Killa’ soars on the wings of experience

By Sachin Chatte Few directors hit bull’s eye like Avinash Arun has with his debut film ‘Killa’. The film won the prestigious Crystal Bear at the Berlin Film Festival this year and subsequently has won several other awards including the Silver Gateway at the Mumbai Film Festival.

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‘I never promised reality in my films’

Filmmaker Karan Johar makes movies he believes in and mentors young talent of the film industry. On the concluding day of the Knowledge Session of the Film Bazaar organised by National Films Development Corporation (NFDC) he spoke about his films, mentoring, remakes and about what defines Indian cinema

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Indian films lack ideating: Ghai

Filmmaker Subhash Ghai conducted a Master Class on the ‘Future on Indian Cinema’ at the Black Box, Kala Academy, on November 24.

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IFFI being overshadowed by Film Bazaar: Rajat Kapoor

Actor, writer and director Rajat Kapoor addressing a press conference post the screening of his film ‘Ankhon Dekhi’ in the Indian Panorama section of the 45th International Film Festival of India, at the Maquinez Palace, said:

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IFFI Dairy: Day 4

Day 4 of the film festival and the enthusiasm level is at a lower-than-average level this year. The scheduling is atrocious and organisation is shoddy on many counts, and these factors compounded together don’t really help.

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Poor Micromanaging at IFFI

Is the International Film Festival of India one of the worst run film festivals internationally? Perhaps not. But it must surely be somewhere right at the bottom of the heap.

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‘I never promised reality in my films’

“The one thing that separates Indian cinema from world cinema is the interval, a unique aspect of Indian cinema that gives us two peeks into the same cinema. Due to this break, the continuity of the film takes a beating, and we have two climaxes.

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Babugiri, the bane of IFFI

BY ARTI DAS | NT BUZZ Anurag Kashyap, always vocal about IFFI content, said that IFFI should do away with ‘babugiri’.

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‘Film festivals do not help Indian films’: Anurag Kashyap

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, whose films have been screened at various international film festivals, right from Locarno to Cannes, said that such film festivals do not help Indian films mainly because of the attitude of Indian filmmakers.

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