Shadow Play

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Poster of Film “Bombay Talkies”

To commemorate the completion of 100 years of Indian Cinema, four media favoured over hyped film makers made a compendium of four short films, each on a different subject, conjoined into one of two hour feature film named as “Bombay Talkies”. The short films are the creations of Karan Johar, Dibakar Bannerji, Zoya Akhtar and Anurag Kashyap, recently eulogized for their “Hat ke Film” concepts, but tom-tommed as the ‘100 year Celebration of Indian Cinema'.

Category: Psycho Analytical Movie Reviews
Manish Tewari presenting 2012 Dadasaheb Phalke Award to Pran

In a rare gesture, I&B Minister presents Dadasaheb Phalke Award to Pran at his Bandra residence

Category: Award Ceremonies
14th MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL (MFF) - 2012

18th - 25th October, 2012

Click here to read 14th MFF - 2012 - Part-I

Usual Mismanagement Galore, no importance to media at large except for entry / normal screening registration card; Opening and Closing functions and movies reserved as a ‘Private Fiefdom” of Reliance Entertainment.

Category: Film Festivals
43rd INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF INDIA (IFFI) - GOA - 2012 Logo

20th - 30th November, 2012

A Detailed Analytical Report

Kudos to IFFI Director Shankar Mohan for his unique selection, and presentation of films and programmes, but marred by mismanagement of ESG (co-organizer)and PIB (Media management)

A Few Highlights :

Category: Film Festivals
14th MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL (MFF) - 2012

A Curtain Raiser for THE MAMI’s 14th MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL (MFF)

(18th - 25th Oct. 2012)

HIGHLIGHTS :

Category: Film Festivals

Kudos to music sartaz co. saregama for bringing out an excellent musical tribute to the departed first ever Super Star Rajesh Khanna who was also loved for his musical numbers on the screen besides his histrionics and acumen of dialogue delivery, in this bumper two CD album.

Category: Music Launch or Reviews

(27th July to 5th Aug. 2012)

A Detailed Report

Category: Film Festivals
END OF AN ERA FROM LEGENDARY STAR WORLD

It appears July 2012 is proving very tragic for the Film Industry. Just last week we lost a gem of a man, actor -producer, World Champion Wrestler and Ex-MP Dara Singh. And now another tragedy struck by destiny in snatching Jatin- Rajesh Khanna (and KAKA), the First ever-Super star the India discovered.

Category: Tributes

Film and music unveiling of “Yeh Jo Mohabbat Hai” AND Album Review

Category: Music Launch or Reviews

Unforgettable evening with feast of classic Gazal live performances by Singers Bhupinder and Mitali Singh and poet-lyricist Gulzar for launch of album “AKSAR

Category: Music Launch or Reviews

Unique Curtain Raiser of Marathi film “Ajintha” along with the music album release under saregama label

Production Designer and Producer Nitin Chandrakant Desai’s directorial foray film “Ajintha” brings in live a so far untold love story with classic –folksy music of 18th century.

Category: Music Launch or Reviews

A Team comprising of a Writer-Producer and Director applied to the Government of India for financial assistance with the Bound script to produce a movie on the Indian epic ‘Mahabharat’. All of them committed suicide later and the reason will be very obvious once you have read the reply received from the Government.

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To: The Writer, Film Director & Film Producer, Mumbai

Category: News or Controversies

An Unforgettable Rewarding Evening with Literary and Gazal Celebrities at the launching of "TERA BAYAAN GHALIB”

Category: Music Launch or Reviews
PANDIT SATYADEV DUBEY

REMINISCENCES OF A MAVERICK THEATRE LEGEND PANDIT SATYADEV DUBEY BY HIS FAN

Category: Nostalgia, Tributes
Amitabh Bachchan on the set of KBC

KAUN BANEGA CROREPATI (KBC) EPISODE - 1 NOV.2011 - SONY CHANNEL

"Aam Aadmi" is now a Brand. Sushil Kumar from Motihri Bihar wins the golden chance of his life while playing with Amitabh Bachchan as host on KBC. Sushil is a Computer Operator and teaches kids.

Kudos to Deepak Lokhande to expose the realities of Sony Channel's "5 crore" historic win episode (DNA - 1 Nov. 2011).

Category: TV Serials or Live Shows
Inauguration of 42nd IFFI 2011 by Shahrukh Khan

(23rd Nov. - 3rd Dec. 2011)

BETTER AND IMPROVED FESTIVAL AT GOA- IN MANY RESPECTS
BUT THE CHAOS STILL PREVAILED AND MISMANAGEMENT GALORED
IFFI PROPOSED BUT SUPER STAR DISPOSED. FUNCTION / MEETING TIME SCHEDULES GO HAY-WIRE

A DETAILED ANALYTICAL ACCOUNT OF THE FESTIVAL

Category: Film Festivals

Live Wire, Romanticist, Stylist Actor-Film Maker, Young at Heart ICON

Category: Tributes

Saregama, India’s flagship music company of RP - Sanjeev Goenka Group has come out with its first venture of newly started Wellness Division “Temple Wellness” in the form of a DVD hosted and anchored by the two Female celebrities Raageshwari Loomba and Lorraine More demonstrating by performing skilfully in its technical perfection the “5 Ancient Tibetan Rites” which are akin to our Indian ‘Yogasanas’, believed to be the secret of eternal youth.

Category: Music Launch or Reviews
13th MFF Logo

Analysis of the Fest

Good Points :

Category: Film Festivals

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