Anurag Kashyap will be honoured with “Chevalier dans l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres” (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) on May 20th in Cannes. The honour is bestowed upon people for extra-ordinary contribution in the field of art and culture by the French government. According to a French Consulate official in Mumbai, [...]
When it comes to the coverage of the 66th Cannes Film Festival starting today, mainstream media outlets’ obsession with celebrities seems to be getting the better of them. Playboy Girl Sherlyn Chopra and Amisha Patel and the likes are being written about with equal enthusiasm (quite often even higher) than the films and people who will actually represent Indian at Cannes 2013.
Anurag Kashyap’s Ugly will be screened at the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes. His two part Gangs of Wasseypur was screened in the same section at the festival last year. Directors’ Fortnight is a parallel section of Cannes Film Festival. Ugly has Tejaswini Kolhapure and Ronit Roy in lead roles. Tejaswini started her career with Kashyap’s [...]
Ashim Ahluwalia’s Miss Lovely won the Jury prize for Feature Film at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) that concluded on Sunday. Ship of Theseus by Anand Gandhi won a Jury Honourable Mention. Filmistaan by Nitin Kakkar won the Audience award in the Feature Film category. Beyond all Boundaries by Sushrut Jain won [...]
Nawazuddin Siddiqui won the Best Supporting Actor for Talaash at the 7th Asian Film Awards held in Hong Kong on Monday. The other nominees for this award were: HA Jung-woo for Nameless Gangster: Rule of the Time (South Korea), Kase Ryo for Like Someone in Love (Japan/France/Iran), Chapman TO for Diva (Mainland China/Hong Kong) and [...]
The 11th edition of the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles will open with Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur and close with Deepa Mehta’s Midnight’s Children. The festival will be held from April 9 – 14, 2013 at ArcLight Hollywood in Los Angeles.
Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur will make its Los Angeles premiere as the opening film of the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles IFFLA, to be held from April 9 to 14, 2013, while Deepa Mehta’s Midnight’s Children is the closing night film.
Gulabi Gang, Gangs of Wasseypur I and II, Celluloid Man, Ship of Theseus, Meghe Dhaka Tara, Guru of Silence, With You Without You and 21 Chitrakoot have been selected to screen at the 37th Hong Kong International Film festival across various sections. The festival begins on March 17 with Ip Man – The Final Fight, the [...]
Offbeat films of 2012 like, Barfi!, Kahaani, Gangs of Wasseypur and Paan Singh Tomar hogged the limelight at Filmfare Awards 2013 with multiple winnings.
The 28th Santa Barbara International Film Festival to be held from January 24-February 3 will screen a host of Indian films. Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur has been selected for Competition section. Manjeet Singh’s Mumbai Cha Raja and Suman Ghosh’s Shyamal Uncle Turns Off the Lights will be screened in Pan Asia section. Blood Brother [...]