There is very little that is not known to us about Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s latest cinema Pandmaavat. Based on the epic poem Padmavat written by Sufi poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi, it has led to a whole lot of protests. We are not going into any socio-political issues here. But then we are now schismed into pro and anti Padmavati (original name of the film) groups. Needless to say we just had to watch Padmavaat
The film Lipstick Under My Burkha received a lot of publicity before its release for issues with censor board. This has led to full house runs at multiplexes. While somebody we hope is laughing his way to the bank, we explore if it’s worth the hoopla.
8th Jagran Film Festival is being held at Sirifort Auditorium in Delhi. Organised by Jagran Prakashan (House of Dainik Jagran Newspaper), this festival is showcasing several national and international films in various languages across multiple cities of India.
The 12th edition of Habitat Film Festival is being held between 19th – 28th May, 2017 at India Habitat Centre. The festival is organised by the Habitat Film Club. Read on for a preview.
‘Anaarkali of Aarah’ is a debut film by director Avinash Das. It is a new release and is still on in a host of cinemas in Delhi NCR. Watch for yourselves and women in your life. They deserve it.
“Ae Dil Hai Mushkil “, Karan Johar’s Diwali release faced a lot of mushkil before reaching the theatres. It was embroiled in needless politics and we are happy that sanity prevailed eventually. The trailer looked nice and the pre release songs were being watched by every person on every device. We had loads of anticipation from this film.
BRICS co-operation expands to various areas of socio economic activities of the member countries. As part of the BRICS movement, the 1st BRICS Film Festival is being held at Sirifort Auditorium. World cinemas from all the member countries are screened during multiple shows throughout the day. Alongside food from these countries, handicrafts are also on display.
Delhi is a hub for film festivals. The government as well as private organizations arrange these festivals. While most of these festivals have free entry, prior passes may have to be collected. The Jagran Film Festival (1-5 July, 2016) that is currently being held at Sirifort Auditorium is organised by Jagran Prakashan (House of Dainik Jagran Newspaper). To know how is it going, read on.
Masaan is a film that tackles topics such as love in the face of social biases, casteism, sexual stigma and corruption and such issues. The smart screen handling by the director / scriptwriter, buoyed with poignant performances makes this a must watch.