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Film Maker Vinod Ganatra Honoured

Children’s Film Maker Mr. Vinod Ganatra

Vinod Ganatra, an independent, renowned Children’s Film Maker from Mumbai is invited by 12th China International Children’s Film Festival to be an International Jury from India. The festival is slated to be held from 10-14 September, 2013.

A Short Tribute to Big Pran - 12 February, 1920 - 12 July, 2013

Pran - Hindi Film Actor

Legendary ‘Original bad man' PRAN of Bollywood transforming into an ace character role player par excellent in versatility is lost forever to this world at the rope age of 93. ‘PRAN’ means life, but people in India got so terrified by his villainous roles that they stopped naming the child as Pran.

Short but Frank and Fearless Review of Film “Bombay Talkies”

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'.

2012 Dadasaheb Phalke Award presented to Pran

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

14th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) - 2012 - Part-II

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.

43rd INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF INDIA (IFFI) - GOA - 2012

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 :

43rd INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF INDIA (IFFI) – GOA - 2012 - A Curtain Raiser

(20th - 30th Nov. 2012)

A Curtain Raiser

14th MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL (MFF) - 2012

14th MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL (MFF) - 2012

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

(18th - 25th Oct. 2012)

HIGHLIGHTS :

Excellent Musical Tribute to Super Star Rajesh Khanna

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.

12th Osian’s Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema - 2012

(27th July to 5th Aug. 2012)

A Detailed Report

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