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Mega Star Chiranjeevi receives Indian Film Personality of the Year Award for 2022

Goa:28/11/22:Mega Star of Tollywood, Padma Bhushan awardee Shree Konidela Siva Sankara Vara Prasad popularly known as Chiranjeevi has been presented with Indian Film Personality of the Year Award for 2022, at the closing ceremony of 53rd edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa today. Besides thanking IFFI, Government of India and Prime Minister for the honour, Chiranjeevi ...

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Dadasaheb Phalke Award Winner Asha Parekh participates in In-Conversation Session at 53rd IFFI

Goa:27/11/22:Sharing her experience of getting honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2020, legendary actress Ms. Asha Parekh said that it’s a long time after a lady has been accorded this award. Expressing the surprise and pleasure over receiving the Award, she said, “I am also the first Gujarati to get this award. So, it was a great thing ...

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The film neither idealises nor condemns the complexities of relationships: Nicolas Wong

Goa:27/11/22:This is a film that explores the passage into adulthood, which is a process that is not just about getting older. It is a process that is so profound that sometimes it can break people in a certain way. The film is much more complex than a mere coming-of-age story”, said Nicolas Wong, Cinematographer of the film I Have Electric ...

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Sangeet Natak Akademi announces Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards (Akademi Puraskar) for the years 2019, 2020 & 2021.

Newdelhi:25/11/22:The General Council of Sangeet Natak Akademi, the National Academy of Music, Dance and Drama, New Delhi, at its meeting held from 6-8 November 2022 at New Delhi  unanimously elected Ten (10) eminent personalities in the field of performing arts as Akademi Fellows. The Fellowship of the Akademi is a most prestigious and rare honour, which is restricted to 40  ...

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Sangeet Natak Akademi selects 102 artists of India for the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar for the years 2019, 2020 & 2021.

Main Highlights: The Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraska is given to artists below the age of 40 years The North-eastern States of the country have also been adequately represented with 19 artists Nrewdelhi:25/11/22:Sangeet Natak Akademi, the National Academy of Music, Dance and Drama in the meeting of its General Council held from 6-8 November 2022 in New Delhi selected 102 ...

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I don’t believe in the concept of pan – Indian movies : Rishab Shetty

Goa:24/11/22:“India is an agri-based country; Our rituals, beliefs, way of life is based on agriculture. Consequently, every village of India has a ritual of their own which believes in natural deity that protects their livelihoods”, said Rishab Shetty during his conversation with T Thyagarajan on the subject ‘Representing Cultural Diversity and Identifying New Markets’ during the 53rd International Film Festival ...

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With France being the Country of Focus at the 53rd IFFI, it’s time for an immersive French Film experience

Goa;24/11/22:Belle et Sébastien: Nouvelle Génération is a French film that narrates the story of 10-year-old Sebastien’s encounter with Belle, a dog. The film premiered at the ongoing 53rd edition of the International Film Festival of India. Director Pierre Coré at the ‘IFFI Table Talks’ This year at IFFI 53, France has been chosen as the festival’s Country of Focus, in reciprocity of India being named ...

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Anupam Kher announces on stage the Hindi remake of Odia film Pratikshya, which highlights the dynamics of a father-son relationship at IFFI53

Goa:23/11/22:The making of the film Pratikshya could have been a film in itself. From writing about a father-son story to losing his own father during the early stages of this film, then deciding against making the film, to finally being convinced by his family to make it, and now screening at IFFI, 2022, Anupam Patnaik’s Pratikshya has had its own ...

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Czech film Erhart makes its Asian Premiere in 53rd IFFI

Goa:22/11/22:A romantic film in the background of the country’s political situation’ is how Director Jan Brezina describes his debut fiction feature film ‘Erhart’. The Czech Republic’s film made its Asian Premiere in the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI). The film narrates the story of a 23- year old young man who returns to his hometown to take of his mother ...

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Indian Panorama non-feature section in IFFI 53 opens with The Show Must Go On

Goa:21/11/22:A film that took shape in the editing table. The Director, who had a sub-conscious interest in Parsi theatre, had conducted random interviews of aging Parsi theatre artists, kept those footages in her storage bank and forgotten about it. Filmmaker Diya Cowasji and her brother Jall Cowasji shared this engrossing story of the birth of their documentary The Show Must Go ...

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