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Madhur Bhandarkar’s ‘Indu Sarkar’ is now a part of NFAI


Mumbai:20/7/19:Madhur Bhandarkar’s latest period political thriller ‘Indu Sarkar’ is now a part of NFAI. Today on 19th July, noted filmmaker Bhandarkar himself handed over the digital copy of the film to NFAI Director Mr. Prakash Magdum for the purpose of archiving during his visit to NFAI. Based on true events, starring Kirti Kulhari, Tota Roy Chowdhury, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Supriya ...

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10th Jagran Film Festival inaugurated


Newdelhi:18/7/19:Union Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar inaugurated the 10th Jagran Film Festival in an event held at Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi on 18th July. Speaking at the event, the Minister talked about the recent Steering Committee Meeting chaired by him in Goa for the Golden Jubilee Edition of International Film Festival of India and extended an invite to all the dignitaries ...

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Tabla Maestro Zakir Hussain and dancer Sonal Mansingh have been selected for the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships


Newdelhi:16/7/19:Tabla Maestro Zakir Hussain and dancer Sonal Mansingh are among the four eminent personalities who have been selected for the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships in the field of performing arts. The two other personalities are dancer and choreographer Jatin Goswami and Bharatnatyam exponent K.Kalyanasundaram Pillai. The decision on the names was taken at the General Council meeting of the ...

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I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar and Goa CM Pramod Sawant release Special IFFI Golden Jubilee Poster


Newdelhi:14/7/19:IFFI is India’s pride; this year’s IFFI is especially significant since it marks the Golden Jubilee Edition, said Union Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar while interacting with media post the First Steering Committee Meeting for IFFI, 2019 which is set to take place from 20th to 28th November in Goa. The Steering Committee Meeting was held earlier today to ensure the ...

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Films Division to have fortnightly public screenings of acclaimed documentary films


Mumbai:11/7/19:Film-lovers now have an opportunity to watch acclaimed documentary films at public screenings, as well as interact with the director / curator of the films. This is thanks to KSHITIJ, a documentary film club being launched by Films Division, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India, in association with Indian Documentary Producer’s Association (IDPA). The public screenings will be organized on ...

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Film Facilitation Office has been set up by the Government for ease of filming in India


Newdelhi:8/7/19:The Ministry of Tourism has recognised films as a powerful tool for the development and promotion of destinations under Niche Tourism Product. Several destinations have gained in terms of tourist inflow by being the venue/location of popular domestic and international films. ‘Film Tourism’ provides exposure and promotion to the filmed destinations, which thereby brings job creation, investment opportunities, and income ...

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NFAI to add new film preservation and conservation facilities as part of NFHM;Prakash Javadekar


Mumbai:30/6/19:The National Film Heritage Mission is an important initiative of the I&B Ministry to preserve and conserve country’s cinematic heritage. The Government is committed towards its implementation in a time bound manner. Shri Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Information and Broadcasting and Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, mentioned this during his visit to National Film Archive of India, today.Shri ...

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I&B Ministry issues advisory to TV channels over representation of children in reality shows


Newdelhi:18/6/19:The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has issued an advisory to all private satellite TV channels for appropriate representation of children in dance-based reality shows. In its advisory, the Ministry said, it has noticed that several dance-based shows portray young children performing dance moves originally done by adults in movies and other popular modes of entertainment. These moves are often suggestive ...

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Odia actress Sushrii Shreya Mishraa featured a In Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Malaal’as an item girl


Mumbai:29/5/19: Living the dream, every second of her life! After a dream debut in Aanand L Rai’s ‘Zero’, Odisha’s Sushrii Shreya Mishraa has once again hogged the limelight in Bollywood this year. Sushrii has wowed the audience with her introductory song ‘Aila Re’, claimed to be the most awaited song of the year, in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming- ‘Malaal’. Omg ...

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India is a land of story tellers; Indian filmmakers must focus on telling intensely personal stories: John Bailey

The President of Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, Mr. John Bailey meeting the Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Shri Amit Khare

Newdelhi:28/5/19:With a vision to explore possibilities of collaboration, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting today organized a Special Interactive Session with Mr. John Bailey, President of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at Siri Fort, New Delhi. The session was followed by an interaction of Mr. Bailey with the pressIn the Session Mr. John Bailey talked about the need to ...

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