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Madhur Bhandarkar to represent India at BRICS filmfest in China

Madhur Bhandarkar to represent India at BRICS filmfest in China

New Delhi, Apr 19 (UNI) National award winning Madhur Bhandarkar will represent India at the upcoming BRICS Film Festival, to be held in China this June, trade sources said.
The sources said five filmmakers from India, China, Russia, Brazil and South Africa are coming together to make five, 18-minute shorts on the theme, ‘Where has the time gone?’, that will be screened as a full length feature film.
The festival aims to offer a platform to members of film industries from the above countries to explore areas of cooperation in cinema, culture and cuisine.
Bhandarkar will represent India, alongside globally-acclaimed filmmakers like Brazilian maker Walter Salles (The Motorcycle Diaries fame), Chinese Director-Screenwriter Jia Zhangke, Russian filmmaker Aleksey Fedorchenko and South African filmmaker Jahmil XT Qubeka.
Chinese Director Jia Zhangke will work as executive producer to put all 5 short films on the same theme, together to make a feature film that will release in China in September followed by other countries.
On being chosen to represent India, Bhandarkar said, 'I am excited about being a part of a project with senior filmmakers whose work I have revered.
' He is currently working on the script for his short film .
The theme this year ‘Where has the time gone’ talks about the hurried and busy lifestyle that the current generation has and how there is no time for family and friends the way it used to be when there were no gadgets.
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Arjun Kapoor & Parineeti to star in Namastey Canada

New Delhi, Jul 25 (UNI) Bollywood actors Arjun kapoor and Parineeti Chopra, who were last seen in ‘Ishaqzaade’, will be next seen in Vipul Amritlal Shah’s ‘Namaste Canada’.

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Linkin Park letter to Chester, 'Your absence leaves a void that can never be filled'

New Delhi, Jul 25 (UNI) After the death of singer Chester Bennington, which left his fans and friends in shock, Linkin Park bandmates wrote an open letter to the late vocalist.

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Shraddha to dub for Haseena Parkar with facial prosthetics

New Delhi, Jul 25 (UNI) Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor who is all set for her upcoming movie 'Haseena Parkar', would be dubbing her lines wearing the facial prosthetics, trade sources said today.

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Madame Tussauds adds Bollywood’s classic queen Madhubala to their gallery of figures

New Delhi, Jul 25 (UNI) Madame Tussauds, Delhi today announced that a figure of Madhubala from Bollywood’s golden era is to join the stars at the attraction.

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Shooting for Alia, Vicky starrer 'Raazi' begins

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FIAPF complements IFFI

FIAPF complements IFFI

Panaji, Jul 8 (UNI) The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), organised every year in Goa, has been complemented by the Federation Internationale Des Associations Producers De Films (FIAPF), an organisation in charge of regulating international film festivals, including some of the world's most important ones.

DEPwD, DFF to organise Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran

DEPwD, DFF to organise Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran

New Delhi, Jul 17 (UNI) The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment is organising ‘Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran-2017’ in association with Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.

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