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Bradford International Film Festival 2013 to celebrate Indian Cinema

By NewsDesk • Published on March 12, 2013
Still from Raja Harishchandra

Still from Raja Harishchandra

The 19th Bradford International Film Festival will celebrate the centenary year of Indian Cinema with the screening of 12 Indian films. The festival will be held from April 11 – 21, 2013, across cities in the UK.

“100 years on, the 19th Bradford International Film Festival wishes Indian cinema a happy centenary by devoting a large chunk of our programming to this inexhaustibly fertile source of astonishing films,” said Tom Vincent and Neil Young, Co-Directors of the festival.

The festival has lined up a wide range of Indian films from Raja Harishchandra to Mumbai Cha Raja.

The line-up includes:

Dadasaheb Phalke’s Raja Harishchandra (1913),

Franz Osten’s India – UK – Germany production Prapancha Pash (1929),

Uday Shankar’s Kalpana (1948),

Mehboob Khan’s Mother India (1957) and Mughal-E-Azam (1957),

Satyajit Ray’s Shatranj Ke Khilari (1977),

Yash Chopra’s Silsila (1981),

Deepa Dhanraj’s Kya Hua Iss Shehar Ko? (1986),

Aditya Chopra’s Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995),

Sandeep Ray’s The Sound of Old Rooms (2011)

Kamal K.M’s I.D (2012)

Manjeet Singh’s Mumbai Cha Raja(2012)

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