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Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation’s Film Festival 2016 – Mumbai

Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation’s  Film Festival 2016 – Mumbai

Objectives :

The Festival aims at providing a common platform for the cinematography of India to project the excellence of the film art; contributing to the understanding and appreciation of film cultures in the context of their social and cultural ethos.

Date and Place :

The 1st edition of Phalke Film Festival will be held  2016, in Mumbai, India.

Rules :

The festival programme is broadly divided into the following categories

  1. International Competition for Feature Films (Fiction Films with a duration of 80 to 130 minutes).
  2. International Competition for Short Films (Fiction Films with a duration of 7 to 20 minutes).

iii.    Technical Workshops/Master classes/other Interactive & Academic sessions/Panel Discussions.

  1. vi. Film Bazaar

Directorate of Film Festivals reserves the right to exclude films that are not in conformity with the philosophy and objective of the festival, or which could offend the feelings/ susceptibilities of any participating country, or are likely to promote discrimination of any kind.

Pics Of Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards 2016

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International Competition :

Films entered in the Competition MUST fulfil the following conditions:

1)    Films must be fiction, Feature length films not less than 80 minutes in duration and Short Films not less than 7 minutes in duration in original language soundtrack with English Subtitles.

2)    Entrants must agree that if their film/films win any awards, all screenings thereafter will acknowledge the Award(s) on the film itself.

3)    The competition will be held subject to the acceptance of a maximum of eighteen eligible films from different Languages. If selected for the Competition, the entrant/s – must provide a 35mm print or a DCP (Non-encrypted, DCI compliant-J2K Intrope or SMPTE in 24 fps) with EST for festival screenings – must agree that in case of winning an award they will provide the festival with a region free PAL DVD/ Blue ray copy of the film for archival purposes.

4)    The decisions of the jury will be taken by a simple majority of the members present and voting. The jury can evolve its own rules for assessment of the entries.

5)    Films in the official programme shall not be withdrawn from the festival programme before or during the event.

6)    The Festival proposes to have a maximum of 3 screenings per film.

7)    Classroom and advertising films are not eligible for participation in any section.

The following prizes will be given away for Feature Film:

(i)    Best Film

(ii)    Best Director

(iii)    Best Cinematographer

(iv)    Best Actor (Male)

(v)    Best Actor (Female)

(vi)    Special Jury Award given to a film (for any aspect of the film which the jury wishes to award/acknowledge) or an individual (for his/her artistic contribution to a film). The award, if given to a film, will be given to the Director of the film.

(vii)    Lifetime Achievement Award This prestigious award is conferred upon a master film maker for his/her outstanding contribution to cinema.

(viii)    Centenary Award for Indian Film Personality of the Year this prestigious award is conferred upon an Indian film personality for his/her outstanding contribution to Indian cinema.

The following prizes will be given away for Short Film:

(i)    Best Film

(ii)    Best Director

(iii)    Best Cinematographer

(iv)    Best Actor (Male)

(v)    Best Actor (Female)

(vi)    Special Jury Award given to a film (for any aspect of the film which the jury wishes to award/acknowledge) or an individual (for his/her artistic contribution to a film). The award, if given to a film, will be given to the Director of the film.

For All Details Contact:

Website : www.dadasahebphalkeff.com

Email : filmfoundation@dadasahebphalkeff.com

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SUPER STAR MANJEET UPPAL ONCE AGAIN COMING UP WITH SUPER BIG EVENT CARRASSAUGA INDIA PAVILION 2016 …

SUPER STAR MANJEET UPPAL ONCE AGAIN COMING UP WITH SUPER BIG EVENT
CARRASSAUGA INDIA PAVILION 2016 …
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27TH  28TH  & 29TH MAY 2016
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FRIDAY 8:30 PM ,SATURDAY 6:30 PM
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DON’T MISS THIS GREAT SHOW OF ONE AND ONLY ONE MANJEET UPPAL WITH THE BEST DESIGNER DACHINE!
THIS SHOW WILL ADD ONE MORE FEATHER IN HIS ALREADY DECORATED CAP !

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SAY I’M AN INDIAN

Written & Directed by-Govind Mishra

Produced by-Prashant Singh & Dream Movies Creation

Dop-Rishabh Kaushik

Editor-Parag Sharma

Co-Producer-Satish Agarwal

Cast-Maria Ivanova (Russian actor) & Dushyant Tripathi

(About this film in english)

She Came To India For The First Time But Didn’t Find A Single Indian! Shocked?

If you feel proud to be an Indian, then this short film may prove you wrong! Because, sometimes, it feels that there are 20-25 more countries in our India and whenever we visit from one state to other, it feels that we have come to another country. And, unfortunately our integrity is seen only at the time of any national calamity, or in a terrorist attack only.

This foreigner visited India for the first time and when she takes an auto-rickshaw to reach at the airport, on her way the driver asks her how did she feel after coming to India. She said that she met everyone but did not find any Indian, here!

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(About this film in hindi)

“Say I’m an Indian” ek aisi film hai, jo aap ko sochne pe majbur kar degi, ek foreigner delhi airport ke liye auto pakadti hai, auto wala us se poochta hai ki delhi kaisi lagi madam, to wo kahti hai ki bahut accha, ye sun auto wala khush hota hai, fir wo poochta hai ki hamara india kaisa laga. Phir wo kahti hai bahut accha, maza aa gaya, wapas apne desh ja ke india pe ek book likhegi, ye sun auto wala ko proud feel hota hai.

Phir jab wo poochta hai ki kaise lage mere Indian bhai log.to wo kahti hai ki use koi Indian nahi mila yahan pe jab wo maharastra gayi to Marathi mile, bihar gayi to bihari, Gujarat gayi to gujarati, Punjab gayi to Punjabi, par koi Indian nahi mila.

Ye sun auto wala shoked ho jata hai, wo us se kahta hai ki madam aap apne book mein ye mat likhna ki aap ko yahan koi Indian nahi mila, next time jab aap india aaoge tab ek Indian zaroor milega, ye sun wo muskurati hui chali jaati hai.

Ji haan ye hamare india ki bahut badi problem hai, jab hum ek state se dusre state jate hain, to hamare saath aisa behavekiya jata hai, jaise hum kisi dusre desh mein aa gaye ho, jab bhi koi hum se pehli baar milta hai to naam to dur ki baat hai, pehle kahta hai, bhai kahan se ho, agar issi tareh chalta raha to hamare desh ki chabi dusre desh ki nazaron mein kharab ho jayegi.

Is liye apne aap ko Marathi, Bihari, Gujarati ya Punjabi kahna chhod ke hume Indian kahna chahiye.

 

About writer & director

Govind Mishra is a very young talented writer & director, he started career in writing at the age of 16 in delhi press magazine from 2005 to 2008, now done 10 short fims as a writer director, & 2 future films as a writer.

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“M Cream” to hit silver screens on July 22nd, 2016

After garnering 10 awards and immense critical acclaim internationally, Agneya Singh’s “M Cream” is all set to hit silver screen on July 22nd, 2016.

The film features Imaad Shah, Ira Dubey, Auritra Ghosh, Raaghav Chanana, Barry John, Tom Alter, Lushin Dubey and Beatrice Ordeix and is set on a journey of motley crew of university students in pursuit of a mythical form of hash, confronting a series of encounters that begin to unravel the myriad realities of rebellion.

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Very clearly the film is targeted towards the youth and is about the complexities the urban youth in the country. In anticipation of the upcoming release, writer/director Agneya Singh commented, “M Cream is a film that seeks to capture the pulse of today’s youth. It follows the wild road trip adventure of four friends in search of a mysterious and fabled drug guaranteed to give the ultimate high. Through this journey, the film raises topical and pressing issues that intimately concern the youth of today and in particular raises the question, ‘what does it mean to be a rebel or a revolutionary?’. It’s a unique film for India and has raised a lot of eyebrows on account of the drug use, sexual content and politics. We are beyond elated that the film will finally hit cinemas in India and reach the audience it was made for.”

M Cream is written and directed by Agneya Singh and is produced by Vindhya Singh and the film will be distributed in India by PVR Pictures.

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साफ़ -सुथरी प्रेम कहानी है फ़िल्म ‘कसम इश्क़ के’

जीवीएस फ़िल्मस के बैनर तले बनी फ़िल्म ‘कसम इश्क़ के’ बहुत जल्द सिनेमाघरों में प्रदर्शित की जाएगी.निर्माता और इस फ़िल्म के हीरो सुभाष निषाद जिन्होंने इस फ़िल्म को लेकर काफी मेहनत की है वे अपनी इस फ़िल्म के माध्यम से समाज में एक ऐसी सच्ची और साफ़ सुथरी प्रेम कहानी लेकर आ रहे है जिसका इंतजार हर एक दर्शक हमेशा ही करता रहता है.27 मई से यह फ़िल्म उत्तर प्रदेश में प्रदर्शित की जाएगी.सुभाष निषाद और सीमा श्रीवास्तव अभिनीत इस फ़िल्म में एक लव स्टोरी के साथ साथ धमाकेदार एक्शन सीन में नजर आएगा जो फ़िल्म में बहुत अच्छी तरह से दर्षाया गया है.इस फ़िल्म की शूटिंग गोरखपुर,लखनऊ ,बस्ती और कुशीनगर में शूट की गई है .

एक लव स्टोरी पर फ़िल्म बन रही हो और फ़िल्म में गाने अच्छे न हो यह तो हो ही नहीं सकता ,इस फ़िल्म में कुल 8 गाने है और हर एक गाना बहुत ही बेहतरीन तरीके से बनाया और फिल्माया गया है,सभी गानो में गीत और संगीत जाहिर अख्तर द्वारा दिए गए है.

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निर्माता -सुभाष निसाद,निर्देशक–ऐ.के.राय ,गीतकार-संगीत -जाहिर अख्तर ,कैमरामैन -अभिषेक चौहान ,फाइट -देश दीपक ,कोरिओग्राफर -अरुण राय ,एडिटर -अखिलेश मिश्रा ,लेखक – बी यस पटेल -मनोज पाण्डेय .पी.आर.ओ–संजय भूषण पटियाला ,पवन दुबे ।

मुख्य कलाकार -सुभाष निसाद ,सीमा श्रीवास्तव ,ऐ .के..राय ,गजेन्द्र त्रिपाठी ,वैष्णवी गुप्ता ,मनीष भाटी ।

 

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जपुरी फिल्म निर्माण क्षेत्र में उतरीं निर्मात्री पल्लवी प्रकाश !

बहुमुखी प्रतिभा की धनी फिल्म और टेलीविजन धारावाहिक निर्मात्री, लेखिका, और प्रख्यात मोटिवेशनल गुरु पल्लवी प्रकाश आज के युग में कामयाबी की एक जीती जागती मिसाल हैं । देश के विभिन्न क्षेत्र में कामयाब महिलाओ की श्रेणी में पल्लवी प्रकाश तेजी से अपना वर्चस्व स्थापित करते जा रही हैं । पल्लवी की अब तक तीन किताबें और समामयिकी से जुड़ी लगभग एक हजार से ज्यादा आर्टिकल्स विभिन्न हिंदी और अंग्रेजी अखबारों में प्रकाशित हो चुके हैं । उनकी बहुचर्चित पुष्तक डायनामिक्स ऑफ़ सक्सेस की अपार सफ़लता ने पल्लवी को मोटिवेशनल गुरु बना दिया । लेखक के साथ वर्कशॉप सेमिनार,से वो 5000 से भी ज्यादा प्रोफेशनल एवम् युवा छात्रो को प्रभावित कर चुकी है ।

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पल्लवी के बहुमुखी व्यक्तित्व के कार्यो की सफलता को देखकर हाल ही में दिल्ली के सी.सी.ई.टी में आयोजित एक भव्य समारोह में में उन्हें सीबीआई के निदेशक अनिल कुमार सिंह के हाथों चित्रांश गौरव् अवार्ड ‘से नवाजा गया । पल्लवी कहती है के पुरे समाज एवम् खासकर युवाओ की उन्नति के लिए वो आगे भी अपने कार्य को पूरी निष्ठा के साथ जारी रखेगी । अपने विचार और क्रिएटिविटी को ज्यादा से ज्यादा लोगों तक शीघ्र पहुंचाने के लिए पल्लवी ने टेलीविज़न एवम् फिल्म प्रोडक्शन का माध्यम चुना । उनकी प्रसिद्ध टेलीविज़न धारावाहिक ‘प्रणाम भारत’ है जो की उन्होंने ETV के लिए बनायीं है, एक सांस्कृतिक शो है ।

2016 में पल्लवी प्रकाश इंटरनेशनल के बैनर में बनी पहली भोजपुरी फिल्म शीघ्र ही बड़े पर्दे पर नज़र आएगी । फिल्म ‘मोहब्बत के सौगात’ नारी सशक्तिकरण पर बनी रोमांस और रोमांच से भरपूर फिल्म है । इस फिल्म के निर्देशक ब्रजभूषण है जो की एक अनुभवी और जानेमाने निर्देशक हैं । इस फिल्म मोहब्बत के सौगात में मुख्य भूमिका में भोजपुरी फिल्म जगत के नामी चेहरे हैं । खूबसूरत गानो से परिपूर्ण यह एक आधुनिक मनोरजक फिल्म होगी । फिल्म की शूटिंग जल्द ही बिहार और दिल्ली में की जाएगी ।

इस साल के अंत तक यह फिल्म बड़े परदे पर रिलीज़ करने का भी अनुमान है । इस फिल्म को कॉर्पोरेट, समाजसेवी और राजनेताओं का भी पूरा सहयोग मिल रहा है । क्योंकि यह एक सोशल थींम पर आधारित फिल्म है । निर्मात्री पल्लवी प्रकाश की दूसरी प्रोजेक्ट एक हिंदी फिल्म है जो कि युवाओ को प्रेरित करेगी । पल्लवी भविष्य में भी समाज को फिल्मों के लेखन एवम् दूसरे कार्यो से बेहतर बनाने के क्षेत्र में अपना सहयोग देती रहेंगीं ।

 

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Indian hues at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 2016 Doha

Indian hues at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 2016 Doha

Samant Chauhan, Neeta Lulla and Lokesh Sharma represents India at MBFWD

At Mercedes Benz Doha Fashion Week Indian talent was at its peak. The three day event was held at Shangri-La Hotel Doha and it celebrated crossover of International culture, The whose who of Fashion, Entertainmenr industry graced the event.

From India Choreographer Lokesh Sharma graced the event and did the show direction. He was the only choreographer attednding and executing shows from India. Along with him Designer Samant Chauhan showcased his marvelous Rajputana collection inspired by Rajsthan at the event. His collection ranges from pristine white to brown and crimson along with shades of golden and greyalso it was royal mix of ivory and embellishments! Apart from Samant ace designer Neeta lulla’s vibrant Bridal Wear collection in red and green was also  showcased at the event. Organiser Rahat Mansoor Ali was also present at the do.

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While talking about the Event Lokesh Sharma said ” it feel privilged to be part of this event for the second consequative season”

Samant Chauhan said “It feels great to be part of this show.”

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Bollywood and Critics goes all praise for Rohit Pathak ‘Khel Toh Ab Shuru Hoga’

New Year has surely started on a good note for Rohit Pathak as he has been critically applauded for his recently release Khel Toh Ab Shuru Hoga and has also been lauded by his contemporaries.

Rohit Pathak has impressed his fans once again with his performance in the latest release, Though audience and celebrities praised the acting skill. According to the reviews, the film had a decent story but it failed to provide a gripping experience. Rohit Pathak Twitter and Facebook timeline was full of applaud and praises. Rohit replied everyone personally to all the messages that have been pouring in. It’s very rare in Bollywood some negative character get this kind of love and response from audience and Critics. One of audience wrote on Rohit Timeline ‘I fond in love with Villain’. He took the script on another level through his hard work and powerful performance as audience stared clapping in one of the climax scene when he entered to loot the bank.

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“Make your film in UP” policy showcased at Cannes

Uttar Pradesh is all set to mark in International market as after Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s new film policy “Make your film in UP” which has drawn many film producers to the state. And now after creating buzz and waves in Bollywood, Uttar Pradesh’s film policy emerging a new destination for filmmakers, the state government is promoting its cinema policy at the Indian pavilion of Cannes International Film Festival. The UP Film Development Council promoting its cinema policy to all well-known producers and directors of the World. Many Producer and director have shown their keen interest in UP state. Countries like Canada , France , UK, USA has expressed their desire to work in the state.  This is the first time for Uttar Pradesh to attend any film festival and they are looking forward to partner with foreign filmmakers through their film development council for co-producing movies that will be shot in the state.

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Uttar Pradesh Film Development Council member, Mr. Vishal Kapoor met US, UK , Netherlands and Europe ‘s top filmmakers Reshen Lewis Smith , Christopher , Robert and Martin who came into the Indian pavilion to gain information about the UP policy for the new films.  Vishal Kapoor said, ” “UP’s participation in the international film festival will enhance the state’s image at the global platform. This will not only attract foreign tourists to UP but also increase job opportunities”.

Vishal also formed that the new hub of filmmaking credit goes to UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who not only understood the potential in this area but also prepared to its consistent policy. Thus, the result is outstanding and world cinema is changing attitudes towards the state. “There is tremendous scope to develop UP as an attractive movie shooting destination”, Vishal Added.

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“Film in Georgia” presented at Cannes festival exhibition

Georgia who is rugged with its beautiful mountain scenery and the spectacular Black Sea coastline along with historic capital, the city has a vast array of cinematically attractive locations to entice International filmmakers and It seems that movie producers from Bollywood and Hollywood started taking note, for the Caucasus country offering to them. Recently at ongoing one of the most celebrated and influential Cannes International Film Festival hosted where Georgian stand for the newly launched government program- “Film in Georgia”. As Cannes provide a unique platform for the Georgian government, filmmakers and producers to once again acquaint international audience with high filming potential in Georgia and invite them to open up Georgia as a new filming destination in Eastern Europe offering 20-25% cash back on qualified expenses incurred in the country, a fusion of amazing locations, qualified crew, one stop shop principle for production services and much more.

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The government has already started an aggressive marketing campaign for “Film in Georgia” program and among primary markets are India, US, China, France and Italy. Respectively during Cannes festival Indian producers had another chance to meet Georgian party and receive detailed information on the program. In fact, India was the first market where Ms. Ketevan Bochorishvili, vice minister of Economy and Sustainable Development paid a visit to introduce the new cash rebate system and a number of profound Indian producers held meetings with the government representative.

The Georgian Government organized the get-together party where a lot of delegation found Georgia as a very attractive and comfortable for film-shooting due to its compressed geographic landscape where high mountains, lowlands, and sea landscapes all are available at a short distance. Bollywood, Hollywood, and French producers were some of the film industry experts who recently came to Cannes to learn more about the Government of Georgia’s initiative to stimulate the local film sector by offering favorable conditions for local and international filmmakers.

Managing Director of World News Network Satish Reddy was seen discussing the upcoming projects with Mr David and his Georgian team, Davis said, “It has been a very good experience as we are getting Cannes as a huge platform for our newly launched government program and as Indian pavilion is very near so many Bollywood producers keen to work with Georgia. Others who were present at the event was Mr. Vivek Chib who is the line producer from Paris and was seen interacting with Georgian officials.

Enterprise Georgia already enjoys the first result of the recent marketing effort. The very first application registered for the cash rebate is an Indian movie. India’s top producers, brothers Abbas and Mustan Burmawalla will shoot their new romantic thriller “Machine” in Georgia! The entire movie will be shot in Georgia during 65 days in cooperation with the local “Betterfly” production company. The filmmakers camera will mostly capture the amazingly beautiful mountainous city of Mestia and the city of Batumi, the so-called “pearl” of the Black sea.