Padukone had replaced filmmaker Kiran Rao to become the chairperson of the festival in 2019.
2020 and the pandemic has taught us that digital is here to stay, writes MAMI Artistic Director Smriti Kiran
"This period has taught us that even though the theatre and on-ground experience is unmatchable, our digital arm is here to stay."
Many film festivals are offering a mix of virtual and physical events in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Natkhat movie review: Vidya Balan silently but effectively battles patriarchy in her debut short film
With a fine blend of soaring imagination and hard-hitting realities, Natkhat hits the sweet spot between hope and awareness.
Jio MAMI Mumbai film festival: Hany Abu-Assad on keeping Palestine alive through movies, the emptiness of 'art for art's sake'
Hany Abu-Assad doesn't want to be Palestine's interpreter for the world, he wants to make films that will make his people laugh and cry. In this conversation with Firstpost, he speaks about why he is attracted to love stories, his forays into Hollywood, and what makes a film good
On 19 October, Netflix India and the 21st Mumbai Film Festival came together to celebrate the evolving role of women in Indian storytelling as part of MAMI’s Women in Film initiative.
Jio MAMI 21st Mumbai Film Festival: Deepti Naval feted with Excellence in Cinema Award at opening ceremony
Deepti Naval was felicitated with the Excellence in Cinema Award by Deepika Padukone and Vishal Bhardwaj
MAMI 2019: The Irishman, Honey Boy, The Lighthouse, Bombay Rose — 16 must-see films at Mumbai film festival
Nearly 200 films from over 50 countries will be screened at the Mumbai film festival in October, kicking off eight days of high quality cinema.
MAMI 2019: Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor discuss dealing with failure, diversity in roles in chat with Karan Johar
MAMI 2019's Movie Mela kickstarted with a session featuring festival chairperson Deepika Padukone, festival director Anupama Chopra and film critics Rajeev Masand.
The Aabobo Film Festival that is being held at the Museum of Goa will conclude with a screening of Makhija's works on 2 December
Only Salman Khan films shouldn't stand representative of their times 200 years later, says Naseeruddin Shah
Naseeruddin Shah, who features in Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films' Rogan Josh, believes that cinema is for posterity and hence takes it as his responsibility to do as many socially relevant films as possible.
Shah Rukh Khan to begin shooting for Rakesh Sharma biopic, reportedly titled Saare Jahaan Se Achcha, in February 2019
There were reports that Bhumi Pednekar has been signed opposite Shah Rukh in the biopic, reportedly titled Saare Jahaan Se Achcha.
Village Rockstars is India's official entry to the Academy Awards.
Model-turned-actress Aarshi Banerjee on making her debut in French auteur Mia Hansen-Løve's film, Maya
Aarshi Banerjee opens up about her debut film Maya and working with Mia Hansen-Løve
Black Swan, mother! director Darren Aronofsky to hold masterclass at Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2018
Darren Aronofsky's last film, mother! featured Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem
Day 1 of PIFF offers a mix of films to attendees, from the dark comedy Sink Hole, to a documentary on Padhant titled Vaikhari, and a story of people torn by war and conflict, Across
The creative director of Jio Mami Smriti Kiran and Yoda Press publisher Arpita Das talk to us about the two new segments introduced in the film festival.
The cinema of Nasir Husain — who was the creative force behind such evergreen classics as Yaadon Ki Baaraat, Teesri Manzil, Dil Deke Dekho, Caravan and more — has been chronicled in a new book by award-winning writer Akshay Manwani