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It is never easy to say 'no' to a specific project, says Netflix India's Srishti Behl Arya
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It is never easy to say 'no' to a specific project, says Netflix India's Srishti Behl Arya

Srishti Behl Arya, Director International Originals, Netflix India leads the films division, and admits she has her hands full with the increasing number of direct-to-digital releases.

TIFF 2018: Women filmmakers lead Indian representation, from Rima Das to Ritu Sarin
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TIFF 2018: Women filmmakers lead Indian representation, from Rima Das to Ritu Sarin

While gender inequality may have come to haunt the Venice Film Festival, TIFF 2018 does not seem to have a problem in that department.

Shekhar Kapur wants to return to Indian cinema 24 years after Bandit Queen; says 'our Hindi films try too hard'
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Shekhar Kapur wants to return to Indian cinema 24 years after Bandit Queen; says 'our Hindi films try too hard'

In the late '90s, the 72-year-old director Shekhar Kapur turned to Hollywood and made award-winning films such as Elizabeth and Elizabeth: The Golden Age.

Marathi filmmaker Atul Tapkir found dead in hotel; blames wife, financial loss in Facebook post
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Marathi filmmaker Atul Tapkir found dead in hotel; blames wife, financial loss in Facebook post

Marathi film producer Atul B Tapkir was found dead at a luxury hotel in Pune on Sunday morning, police said. A post on his Facebook page indicates he was disturbed over the financial loss in filmmaking and a troubled family life

64th National Film Awards 2017 roundup: Regional cinema dominates Hindi films
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64th National Film Awards 2017 roundup: Regional cinema dominates Hindi films

The head of the jury Priyadarshan said that while Hindi films were good, regional films fared better at the 64th National Film Awards 2017.

64th National Film Awards 2017: Dominance of Marathi films in winners list isn't a fluke
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64th National Film Awards 2017: Dominance of Marathi films in winners list isn't a fluke

The Marathi film industry has always nurtured cinematic gems, and films like Kaasav, Ventilator and Dashakriya winning 2017's top National Awards is proof.

Regional cinema is having its moment in the spotlight; and here's why
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Regional cinema is having its moment in the spotlight; and here's why

In conversation with Meenakshi Shedde on why regional cinema is doing so well.

Berlinale 2016 winner 'Ottaal', 'Court' and 'Talvar': Firstpost lists the best Indian films of 2015
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Berlinale 2016 winner 'Ottaal', 'Court' and 'Talvar': Firstpost lists the best Indian films of 2015

A compilation of the best Indian films released in 2015 from among those watched by Anna MM Vetticad; it covers fiction features in all languages.

Taking the best of cinema beyond India's metros: Why the Gorakhpur Film Festival matters
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Taking the best of cinema beyond India's metros: Why the Gorakhpur Film Festival matters

The latest edition of the Gorakhpur Film Festival is will held this weekend.

What I don't understand I can't do: Karan Johar on producing regional cinema
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What I don't understand I can't do: Karan Johar on producing regional cinema

Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar said that regional cinema is not his cup of tea because he doesn't understand the dynamics involved in vernacular movies.

Shweta Basu Prasad 'scandal': What makes social media rally behind this candid actress
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Shweta Basu Prasad 'scandal': What makes social media rally behind this candid actress

Ever since her arrest, Shweta has been trending on the internet and she is getting vocal support from several corners.

This cinema fund aims for 'blockbuster' returns, whether Modi wins or not
Money

This cinema fund aims for 'blockbuster' returns, whether Modi wins or not

Third Eye Cinema Fund (TECF), a Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi)-registered alternative investment fund, has decided to raise funds for the movie industry and earn 'blockbuster returns' for its investor.

Govt to use social media to popularise regional cinema
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Govt to use social media to popularise regional cinema

The panel in its report also added that the Information and Broadcasting secretary was "receptive" to the idea of uploading regional classics in the Internet as it would ensure wider reach

Govt to use YouTube, social media to distribute regional cinema
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Govt to use YouTube, social media to distribute regional cinema

The Committee on Estimates, while looking into the performance of National Film Archives of India suggested that Youtube, Facebook and Twitter could be explored to disseminate Indian films internationally.