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Critics’ Choice Awards 2022 nominations include Suriya's Jai Bhim, Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple
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Critics’ Choice Awards 2022 nominations include Suriya's Jai Bhim, Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple

Sardar Udham, Jai Bhim, Sarpatta Parambarai and The Disciple led the pack with multiple nominations at 2022 Critics’ Choice Awards

The Friday List: From a new virtual murder mystery to an open mic for unpublished poets, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From a new virtual murder mystery to an open mic for unpublished poets, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple foregrounds the fundamental universal conditions of man as artist
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Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple foregrounds the fundamental universal conditions of man as artist

In its depiction of the quest, not always hopeful, and ultimate non-success of its protagonist, a Hindustani classical vocalist, The Disciple projects a relentless, dull and gritty unrest.

What makes Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple an unprecedented onscreen study of Indian classical music
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What makes Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple an unprecedented onscreen study of Indian classical music

Many films approach classical music or the musician as sacred – invariably rendering the portrayal hackneyed. Chaitanya Tamhane’s film brings the focus back on the mundane and the routine.

The Disciple movie review: Chaitanya Tamhane’s second film is a moving ode to lives spent in pursuit of art
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The Disciple movie review: Chaitanya Tamhane’s second film is a moving ode to lives spent in pursuit of art

The Disciple is a thoroughly Indian film, rooted in the space and cinematic time that director Chaitanya Tamhane creates.

The Disciple is an expensive film and I was allowed to make it with zero compromises: Chaitanya Tamhane
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The Disciple is an expensive film and I was allowed to make it with zero compromises: Chaitanya Tamhane

As The Disciple releases on Netflix India, an interview with director Chaitanya Tamhane from Venice Film Festival 2020, where his Marathi film won the Best Screenplay Award.

Chaitanya Tamhane on the death of his Court actor Vira Sathidar: 'It's a collective loss for society'
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Chaitanya Tamhane on the death of his Court actor Vira Sathidar: 'It's a collective loss for society'

Court filmmaker Tamhane dwells on the experience of working with activist, writer, poet and intellectual Sathidar, who passed away last week.

Alfonso Cuaron on backing Chaintanya Tamhane's The Disciple, and why it's a film 'grounded in humanity'
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Alfonso Cuaron on backing Chaintanya Tamhane's The Disciple, and why it's a film 'grounded in humanity'

Alfonso Cuaron said The Disciple foregrounds acceptance and life after one stops following expectations

'Long-term goal is to set more stories in India': Anand Gandhi opens up on Hotstar series OK Computer
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'Long-term goal is to set more stories in India': Anand Gandhi opens up on Hotstar series OK Computer

Before the release of Ok Computer, Gandhi sat down for a short conversation to reflect on the decade gone by, the present circumstances, and what the near-future might hold for us.

Netflix acquires rights to Chaitanya Tamhane's Marathi film The Disciple
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Netflix acquires rights to Chaitanya Tamhane's Marathi film The Disciple

The Disciple, executive-produced by Alfonso Cuaron, made its European premiere at the 77th Venice Film Festival where it won the best screenplay award

IndianOil Now Hear Us, Episode 1: The Disciple actor, singer Aditya Modak takes centre stage
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IndianOil Now Hear Us, Episode 1: The Disciple actor, singer Aditya Modak takes centre stage

In the first episode of IndianOil Now Hear Us, Mumbai-based Hindustani vocalist Aditya Modak performs three ragas.

Vivek Gomber on being the lead in Sir, producing independent cinema, and meeting Alfonso Cuaron
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Vivek Gomber on being the lead in Sir, producing independent cinema, and meeting Alfonso Cuaron

"I am happy cinemas are opening and I hope people will go watch Sir, while being careful too," says Vivek Gomber about his new film's release.

Chaitanya Tamhane’s The Disciple is an elitist take on the 'market' for classical music
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Chaitanya Tamhane’s The Disciple is an elitist take on the 'market' for classical music

The Disciple seems to take its elitist viewpoint from a ‘Brahminical’ position that does not envisage the necessity of a ‘public’ for any kind of artistic practice.

Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple to continue festival run with New York Film Fest 2020
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Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple to continue festival run with New York Film Fest 2020

The Disciple premiered at the Venice Film Festival, where it won the FIPRESCI award, and later went to Toronto Film Festival and bagged the Amplify Voices Award.

TIFF 2020: The Disciple shares Amplify Voices Award with Night of the Kings; Nomadland bags People's Choice prize
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TIFF 2020: The Disciple shares Amplify Voices Award with Night of the Kings; Nomadland bags People's Choice prize

The first runner-up for the TIFF People's Choice Award was Oscar-winning actor Regina King's directorial debut, One Night in Miami, also one of the best-regarded films in the festival programme.

Alfonso Cuaron says he backed The Disciple to give a chance to young filmmakers with distinct voices
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Alfonso Cuaron says he backed The Disciple to give a chance to young filmmakers with distinct voices

Alfonso Cuaraon said he was "blessed" to follow Chaitanya Tamhane's process in the making of The Disciple.

Emraan Hashmi's Harami, Ananth Mahadevan’s Bittersweet among Indian titles to screen at Busan Film Festival 2020
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Emraan Hashmi's Harami, Ananth Mahadevan’s Bittersweet among Indian titles to screen at Busan Film Festival 2020

Emraan Hashmi-starrer Harami is billed as a ‘hard-hitting, street saga of youth crime played out against the vibrant backdrop of chaotic and relentless Mumbai.’

Anurag Kashyap, Richa Chadha, Swara Bhaskar celebrate The Disciple's win at Venice Film Festival 2020
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Anurag Kashyap, Richa Chadha, Swara Bhaskar celebrate The Disciple's win at Venice Film Festival 2020

The Disciple is the first Indian film to play at Venice Film Festival since Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding

Venice Film Festival 2020: Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland, Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple win top honours; see full winners list
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Venice Film Festival 2020: Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland, Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple win top honours; see full winners list

Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland, a recession-era road trip drama starring Frances McDormand, won the Golden Lion for best film at the 2020 Venice Film Festival

Venice Film Festival 2020: Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple wins FIPRESCI award
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Venice Film Festival 2020: Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple wins FIPRESCI award

The award, presented by The International Federation of Film Critics, aims to promote and develop film culture as well as safeguard professional interests.