national film

Shyam Benegal To Be Felicitated At The Third Eye Asian Film Festival


October 7th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Third Eye Asian Film Festival is going to felicitate veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal. The festival will be held from October 29 to November 4 in Mumbai. ... Read more...

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Walking the ramp is most difficult: Amitabh (Movie Snippets)


September 20th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan doesn't mind experimenting with any kind of roles, but he finds walking the ramp as the toughest thing to do and wonders ... Read more...

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Maldives’ ‘Shah Rukh’ cools heels in Goa


September 19th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 19 (IANS) Seaxan Ali has never met Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. But the lean, muscular actor, arguably one of Maldives' top stars, ought to know what it means ... Read more...

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Plan cleared to revive National Film Development Corporation


September 16th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved the plan to revive the National Film Development Corporation Ltd (NFDC) with the infusion of an additional equity of Rs.3 crore. ... Read more...

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Revival plan of NFDC approved


September 16th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 16 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today accorded approval to the revival plan of the National Film Development Corporation Ltd. (NFDC).Under this, an additional equity of Rs. 3.00 crore will ... Read more...

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Pak to screen new Hollywood, Bollywood movies on Eid


September 11th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 11 (ANI): As Pakistan celebrates Eid, it has emerged that most of the cinema halls in the country will be screening more of new Hollywood and Bollywood movies rather than ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle unveils album, celebrates 77th birthday in Mumbai


September 8th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Shaikh SharikMumbai, Sep. 8 (ANI): Bollywood singer Asha Bhosle unveiled an album called 'Unheard Melodies' here, and celebrated her 77th birthday with her fans.Though her birthday is on Wednesday, she ... Read more...

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Raveena Tandon On Amul Chhote Ustaad


September 4th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Raveena Tandon is a National Film Award winning actress, a movie producer and an ex model. She will return to the small screen on "Amul Chhote ... Read more...

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Meera to decide whether to work post-marriage: Rajesh


August 30th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 30 (IANS) Southern actress Meera Jasmine's fiance, musician Mandolin U. Rajesh says it is up to the actress whether she wants to continue her work after marriage. "She has to make ... Read more...

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I don’t want to return to TV for soaps: Shefali Shah


August 19th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Versatile actress Shefali Shah, who was quite active on the small screen with soaps like "Banegi Apni Baat", "Kabhie Kabhie" and "Hasraatein", has no plans to do soaps, ... Read more...

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After Peepli LIVE comes another brilliant film”ANTARDWAND” - Winner of National Film Award. Releasing 27th AUGUST


August 17th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): "Antardwand', a National Award winning film based on Groom Kidnapping is based on a true story of the Director Sushil Rajpal's closest friend, who still suffers ... Read more...

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The Return Of Sheela


August 16th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran Malayalam actress Sheela had made a comeback with the film Manassinakkare. The movie was directed by Sathyan Anthikkad. After the release of the flick, she ... Read more...

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‘That Girl…’ goes to Toronto, Venice film festivals


July 30th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) After bagging critical-appreciation for his co-production "Udaan" at the 63rd Cannes International Film Festival this year, now Anurag Kashyap's next "That Girl in Yellow Boots" is going ... Read more...

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Jimmy Shergill In Regional Flicks


July 27th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Just a few weeks back, hardly anyone even knew about this movie in Punjabi entitled, Mel Karade Rabba. The movie stars Jimmy Shergill among others and ... Read more...

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Prabhu Deva To Add Falvour In Urumi


July 24th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): National Film Award-winning Indian dancer Prabhu Deva, who is also known as actor, choreographer, and film director, is the newly added cast of the bilingual ... Read more...

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Mrinal Sen’s ‘Khandahar’ makes second appearance at Cannes


May 14th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker Mrinal Sen's award-winning film "Khandahar" will be screened once again at the Cannes International Film Festival -- first screened in Cannes 26 years ago, the ... Read more...

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India, Malaysia mull producing films jointly


April 7th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 7 (ANI): Malaysia and India are exploring ways to cooperate in producing films.National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (Finas) director-general Mohd Mahyidin Mustakim said Finas and the Federation of Indian ... Read more...

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Cinema should highlight humane approach, says President Patil


March 19th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Friday said that cinema should be used as a medium to give expression to the importance of a humane approach in life. ... Read more...

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Oscar nomination for Peruvian film generates excitement


February 4th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Feb 4 (IANS/EFE) The Oscar nomination of Peru's "La Teta Asustada" (Milk of Sorrow) has generated a lot of excitement in the Andean nation, media reports said. Claudia Llosa's "La Teta ... Read more...

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Darshan Jariwala exhibits his acting talent


February 2nd, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Darshan Jariwala, the National Film Award winner for essaying the role of Mahatma Gandhi in the film "Gandhi, My Father" visited Digital Academy - The Film ... Read more...

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National Award for ‘Gaggara’ will help dying art: Shivadhwaj


January 26th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Kannada actor-director Shivadhwaj, whose first Tulu venture "Gaggara" has won the National Film Award for best regional movie, says it will help in highlighting the problems ... Read more...

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National Award was totally unexpected: Priyanka Chopra (Interview)


January 23rd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) At 4 a.m. in New York Saturday, the last thing Priyanka Chopra was expecting to hear was that she had won her first National ... Read more...

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Priyanka Chopra wins best actress National Award


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has bagged her first National Award for her performance in Madhur Bhandarkar's "Fashion". The winners of the 56th National Film Award for 2008 ... Read more...

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NFDC being restructured: Ambika Soni


December 7th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The government has given up its plans to close down the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), that has run up losses of over Rs.27 crore and ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s censor board bans ‘Bruno’


September 29th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, September 29 (ANI): Malaysia's National Film Censorship Board has banned Sacha Baron Cohen's film 'Bruno' from being screened in the country.According to the Star Online, a spokesman for the film ... Read more...

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Bomb blast threatens film unit!


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A separatist group in Assam gave tough-time to a film unit during its making. A Film by The National Film Development Corporation of India "As The River Flows' is a socio-political thriller ... Read more...

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Goa announces Rs.25 lakh award for Konkani filmmaker Shetgaonkar


September 21st, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) The Goa government has announced a cash prize of Rs.25 lakh to filmmaker Laxmikant Shetgaonkar whose film "Paltadacho Munis" won an award at the 34th Toronto International Film ... Read more...

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Indian films galore at Toronto fest, NFDC film to participate


September 1st, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Joining the league of commercial Hindi films like "Road Movie", "Delhi-6", "What's Your Raashee?" and "Dil Bole Hadippa" being screened at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival ... Read more...

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Film festival to be held in Kozhikode


July 31st, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Kerala State Chalachithra Academy will be organizing the sixth edition of the National Film Festival in Kozhikode from August 3 to 6. It will be inaugurated at the Tagore Centenary Hall ... Read more...

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Sanjay Suri in Hindi-Assamese bilingual


May 29th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The National Film Development Corporation of India (NFDC), the central agency established to encourage the good cinema movement in the country has commenced the shooting of its production, As the River ... Read more...

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Interesting Facts and Figures Manoj Bajpai


May 11th, 2009 - 11:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Manoj Bajpai (born on 23 April, 1969) is a Hindi film actor, known for playing offbeat and unconventional roles.He first shot into fame with his breakthrough role on Ram Gopal ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani firm enters media outsourcing business


May 7th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Adlabs Films, a cinema and entertainment services company in the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, Thursday announced its entry into the outsourcing industry for the media space with ... Read more...

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French Embassy to donate 234 films to NFAI


April 29th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.29 (ANI): India and France are poised to raise the level of their efforts towards preservation in the fields of film and television.The Embassy of France in India has ... Read more...

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Noted media critic, columnist Amita Malik dead (Lead)


February 21st, 2009 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Amita Malik, a veteran radio journalist, columnist and film critic, died in New Delhi Friday. She was 88 and had been ailing for the last two weeks. ... Read more...

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Himachal wants to host national film fest at Gaiety Theatre


February 2nd, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 2 (IANS) As the restoration of the historical Gaiety Theatre here is nearing completion, Himachal Pradesh has approached the central government for holding the National Film Festival at the theatre, ... Read more...

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