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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. UNI AR RSA SHK 1704

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My character of Prithvi Vallabh is exuberant: Ashish Sharma

My character of Prithvi Vallabh is exuberant: Ashish Sharma

20 Jan 2018 | 2:48 PM

By Sanya Pandey
New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) Recognised for his roles as Lord Ram in 'Siya Ke Ram', Major Rudra Pratap Ranawat in 'Rangrasiya' and Chandragupta Maurya, Ashish Sharma is all set for his upcoming show 'Prithvi Vallabh', to be aired on Sony Entertainment from Saturday night.

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Shahid, Deepika & Ranveer thank Akshay for shifting 'Padman' to Feb 9

Shahid, Deepika & Ranveer thank Akshay for shifting 'Padman' to Feb 9

20 Jan 2018 | 2:46 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The cast of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's period drama 'Padmaavat', Shahid Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh, have thanked superstar Akshay Kumar for shifting his film 'Padman' to February 9, paving way for their film being a solo release on January 25.

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Ajay Devgn to produce Marathi film 'Aapla Manus'

Ajay Devgn to produce Marathi film 'Aapla Manus'

20 Jan 2018 | 10:31 AM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) Actor-producer Ajay Devgn will be soon producing a Marathi film titled 'Aapla Manus', based on popular play called ‘Katkon Trikon’, trade sources said.

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Kajol to play single mother in Ajay Devgn’s next production 'Ela'

Kajol to play single mother in Ajay Devgn’s next production 'Ela'

20 Jan 2018 | 10:27 AM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) Bollywood actress Kajol is all set to return in an author backed role in Ajay Devgn’s forthcoming production, tentatively titled 'Ela', trade sources said .

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Kerala Fashion League Season five to be held on Jan 31

19 Jan 2018 | 7:18 PM

Kochi, Jan 19 (UNI) Over 75 models and 20 designers in the country will line up in the ‘’Kerala Fashion League Season-five, to be held here on January 31.

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