national film awards

Regional cinema doesn’t get media attention: Award-winning Punjabi director (With Images)


August 11th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) His realistic take on farmers in "Anhey Ghorey Da Daan" has done the global festival circuit and even won three National Awards. But Punjabi ... Read more...

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National award winners on high after ceremony


May 4th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) "Excited", "proud" and "humbled" and even "amused" were the feelings the winners went through after being conferred the most prestigious film award of the ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari gives away 59th National Film Awards


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Talents from India's $2-billion Indian movie industry received from Vice President Hamid Ansari the 59th National Film Awards across various categories here Thursday. Veteran ... Read more...

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Museum on Indian Cinema to be ready by May 2013: Soni


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A museum on Indian cinema, being built in Mumbai, chronicling the history of the industry and its global impact, will be readied by May ... Read more...

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Now, National Film Awards to be held May 3 every year


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The prestigious National Film Awards ceremony will be held May 3 every year now onwards to commemorate the release date of the first Indian ... Read more...

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Court notice to government over Assamese film


April 18th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the government and chairperson of the 59th National Film Awards on a plea seeking quashing the ... Read more...

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‘Regional cinema, regional parties rule India’


March 21st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) "Office Office" fame actor Sanjay Mishra draws a parallel between regional movies and regional political parties, saying both are doing well in their respective ... Read more...

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Who is Girish Kulkarni?


March 12th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) While the whole world is celebrating Vidya Balan's National Award for the best actress for her role in "The Dirty Picture", the response to Marathi ... Read more...

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Jamia alumni bags National Film Awards


March 9th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Iram Ghufran, an alumni of the Jamia Millia Islamia university, has won the National Award for best direction and best editing in the non-feature section ... Read more...

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Tale of mother-son relationship adjudged best Manipuri film


March 8th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 8 (IANS) A strong message about the mother-son relationship against the backdrop of insurgency and drug-ravaged Manipur has been adjudged the best feature film in Manipuri, as well ... Read more...

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I wasn’t expecting national award: Gurvinder Singh


March 7th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Gurvinder Singh, who has won the National Award for best direction for his directorial debut "Anhey Ghorey Da Daan", says he was not expecting the ... Read more...

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Malayalam films fail to impress at National Awards; Malayalees do


March 7th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 7 (IANS) Malayalam films drew a virtual blank at the 59th National Film Awards annoucned Wednesday in the capital, but Malayalees Vidya Balan, K.B. Suveeran and Mallika ... Read more...

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Regional talent wins top honours at 59th National film awards (Roundup)


March 7th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Regional actors and filmmakers swept the top honours, including best feature film, best direction and best actor titles, at the 59th National Film Awards ... Read more...

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Debut directors impressed the most at National Awards: Hattangady


March 7th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Rohini Hattangady, the only Indian actress to have won the prestigious BAFTA award, says the new breed of directors are adept with the global appeal ... Read more...

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Bosco-Ceaser win National Award for ‘Zindagi Na…’


March 7th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Bollywood choreographers Bosco-Ceaser Wednesday won a National Award for directing popular song "Senorita" in the film "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara".The 59th National Film Awards ... Read more...

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‘Adaminte Makan Abu’ India’s official Oscar entry


September 24th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) National Award-winning Malayalam film "Adaminte Makan Abu" has been selected by the Film Federation of India (FFI) to be the country's official entry to the Academy ... Read more...

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Indo-German script workshop, classics at Mumbai film fest


September 18th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The three-day Indo-German script development workshop will be one of the highlights of the 13th edition of Mumbai Film Festival. The fest will also bring a ... Read more...

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First Indian film museum in 2013: Ambika Soni


September 9th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The government aims to complete work on the country's first film museum by 2013, which marks the centenary of the Indian film industry, Union ... Read more...

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Regional over Bollywood at 58th National Film Awards


September 9th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Bollywood remained low-key as southern movies took away the lion's share of awards at the 58th National Film Awards ceremony, where singers like Rekha ... Read more...

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Awards for regional films an encouraging trend: President


September 9th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, who gave away the 58th National Film Awards in the capital Friday, said it was an "encouraging trend" that regional films ... Read more...

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Bollywood ladies stick to the sari at National Film Awards


September 9th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Malaika Arora Khan left her thigh-high slit dresses back home in Mumbai and covered up in a black and maroon sari for the prestigious ... Read more...

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Suresh Wadkar, Rekha Bhardwaj mesmerise at National Film Awards


September 9th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The soulful voices of Suresh Wadkar and Rekha Bhardwaj wooed everyone at the 58th National Film Awards ceremony here Friday, as they sang "Hey ... Read more...

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Rajat Kapoor to host national awards (Movie Snippets)


September 8th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Actor Rajat Kapoor is set to host the 58th National Film Awards ceremony to be held here Sep 9."In Delhi - hosting the national ... Read more...

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‘Send best feature film at national awards to Oscars’


September 6th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The jury for the feature film category at the 58th National Film Awards has recommended that movie that wins the top award should be ... Read more...

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58th National Awards: Six couples among recipients


September 6th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) This year's National Film Awards function Friday will feature something unique: six couples and a father-daughter duo, among others, will climb up the dias ... Read more...

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Malayalam music maestro Johnson no more


August 19th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Aug 19 (IANS) Master music composer of Malayalam cinema Johnson has died of a heart attack at Chennai, family sources said Friday. He was 58.He died late Thursday ... Read more...

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Mamata announces award in Uttam Kumar’s name


July 24th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday paid tribute to legendary Bengali movie actor Uttam Kumar on his 32nd death anniversary and announced an award ... Read more...

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National Award winning film’s release stopped


May 21st, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 21 (IANS) The release of Malayalam film "Adaminte Makan Abu", which won four National Awards, was stopped after one of the producers approached a Kerala court and got ... Read more...

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Rishi Kapoor, Arbaaz on cloud nine after national award


May 20th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Rishi Kapoor and Arbaaz Khan expressed their happiness in various ways after their films "Do Dooni Chaar" and "Dabangg" were named for national awards.Arbaaz's debut production ... Read more...

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I missed my parents after getting the award news: Rekha Bhardwaj


May 20th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) "I was emotional because I missed my parents," said Rekha Bhardwaj after winning her first national award, adding it was their dream to see her as ... Read more...

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My joy multiplied with Rekha’s win: Vishal Bhardwaj (Interview)


May 20th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Vishal Bhardwaj bagged his fourth national award Thursday, but more than being happy for himself, the filmmaker-singer-composer was elated over his wife's first win.Both were honoured ... Read more...

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Absence of Malayalees in jury helped us win awards: Malayalam filmmakers


May 19th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 (IANS) Malayalam films Thursday won six national awards including for best feature film, best actor and best music director. Actor Dileep and director Biju feel that it ... Read more...

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Habib Faisal ecstatic after his film won a national award


May 19th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Director Habib Faisal's debut movie "Do Dooni Chaar", a simple story about a middle-class teacher's quest to buy a car, has been named the best ... Read more...

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‘Adaminde…’ ignored at home, big at National Awards: Salim (Lead, correcting name in intro)


May 19th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 (IANS) Salim Kumar, who was named for the best actor National Award Thursday for Malayalam film "Adaminde Makan Abu", expressed his joy at the honour but lamented ... Read more...

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Dutta fumbles with names at national awards announcement


May 19th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker J.P. Dutta Thursday presented a disappointing picture of himself at the 58th National Film Awards when he failed to pronounce right the ... Read more...

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