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Rima Das' Tora's Husband to have world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival
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Rima Das' Tora's Husband to have world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival

"I lost my father during the early days of shooting the film. I dedicate this film to my father and all those who have lost their loved ones during the pandemic," Rima Das expressed.

Indian Film Festival of Melbourne to celebrate Ranveer Singh’s 83, Kapil Dev to be the guest of honour
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Indian Film Festival of Melbourne to celebrate Ranveer Singh’s 83, Kapil Dev to be the guest of honour

Set to take place in the Victorian capital the festival is set to take place from 12-20 August 2022 both in person and virtually.

Thamizh's debut feature Seththumaan, short Bittu bag top prizes at Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles 2021
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Thamizh's debut feature Seththumaan, short Bittu bag top prizes at Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles 2021

Filmmaker Sajin Baabu’s Malayalam film Biriyaani was recognised with the Honorable Mention, while Ajitpal Singh’s Fire in the Mountains took home the Audience Award for Best Feature.

Kabir Khan, Imtiaz Ali, Rima Das, Onir to collaborate on short film compilation, slated to premiere at IFFM 2021
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Kabir Khan, Imtiaz Ali, Rima Das, Onir to collaborate on short film compilation, slated to premiere at IFFM 2021

The directors will work with selected filmmaking teams from Victoria, Australia, to mentor and then shoot the short films.

Rima Das on seeking inspiration from nature during lockdown, and the North East stigma attached to coronavirus
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Rima Das on seeking inspiration from nature during lockdown, and the North East stigma attached to coronavirus

Rima Das talks about how the lockdown is helping nature heal, and how the cancellation of film festivals will serve as a setback to independent cinema.

Rima Das, Village Rockstars and Bulbul Can Sing director, part of International Jury at Berlinale
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Rima Das, Village Rockstars and Bulbul Can Sing director, part of International Jury at Berlinale

Rima Das will be part of a jury also comprising Iranian filmmaker Abbas Amini and South African filmmaker Jenna Bass.

Reema Kagti on bringing an outsider's gaze to her films, and co-writing with Zoya Akhtar
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Reema Kagti on bringing an outsider's gaze to her films, and co-writing with Zoya Akhtar

Filmmaker Reema Kagti talks about the 'supernatural' element in her films, and why they often deal with the theme of coming to terms with loss.

National Awards 2019: Rima Das reacts to Bulbul Can Sing's National Award win for Best Assamese Film
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National Awards 2019: Rima Das reacts to Bulbul Can Sing's National Award win for Best Assamese Film

Rima has earlier bagged a National Award for her 2017 film Village Rockstars .

IFFM 2019 winners' list: Gully Boy nabs Best Film award, Tabu, Vijay Sethupathi named Best Actors
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IFFM 2019 winners' list: Gully Boy nabs Best Film award, Tabu, Vijay Sethupathi named Best Actors

Andhadhun has won big at IFFM 2019. Tabu bagged the Best Actress award, and Sriram Raghavan nabbed the Best Director award for the 2018 black comedy.

Uri: The Surgical Strike, Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota to compete for AACTA's Best Asian Film Award 2019 nomination
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Uri: The Surgical Strike, Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota to compete for AACTA's Best Asian Film Award 2019 nomination

Uri: The Surgical Strike, Village Rockstars and Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota have been picked up by AACTA to compete for the final nomination list for the Best Asian Film Award 2019.

Andhadhun, Gully Boy lead nominations at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Awards 2019
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Andhadhun, Gully Boy lead nominations at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Awards 2019

Andhadhun's helmer Sriram Raghavan has also been nominated in the Best Director category.

Shah Rukh Khan to present Rima Das' Bulbul Can Sing as opening film at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2019
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Shah Rukh Khan to present Rima Das' Bulbul Can Sing as opening film at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2019

After its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival, Rima Das' Bulbul Can Sing will open Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2019

Article 15: Ayushmann Khurran's upcoming cop drama to open Birmingham Film Festival 2019
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Article 15: Ayushmann Khurran's upcoming cop drama to open Birmingham Film Festival 2019

Article 15's cast also includes Isha Talwar, Manoj Pahwa, Sayani Gupta and Kumud Mishra.

Berlinale 2019 hosts impressive line-up of Indian female talent, from Rima Das, Zoya Akhtar to Udita Bhargava
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Berlinale 2019 hosts impressive line-up of Indian female talent, from Rima Das, Zoya Akhtar to Udita Bhargava

Berlinale’s gender representation has come as a shot in the arm for female filmmakers and talent — especially since gender equality is dismal at its best even in other major festivals like Cannes and Venice

Bulbul Can Sing: Rima Das’ Village Rockstars follow-up falls just short of being another masterpiece
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Bulbul Can Sing: Rima Das’ Village Rockstars follow-up falls just short of being another masterpiece

Bulbul Can Sing plays like a spiritual sequel to Village Rockstars, in which Dhunu dreams of escaping to musical stardom.

Why do Indian films find it difficult to qualify for Best Foreign Film category at the Oscars?
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Why do Indian films find it difficult to qualify for Best Foreign Film category at the Oscars?

Village Rockstars had to battle huge cost requirements, lack of a good publicist and ill luck in its quest for a nomination at the 91st Academy Awards.

Rima Das' Bulbul Can Sing to have European premiere at Berlin International Film Festival 2019
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Rima Das' Bulbul Can Sing to have European premiere at Berlin International Film Festival 2019

Rima Das' Village Rockstars recently ended its dream run at the Oscars 2019 as India's official entry in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

Daily Bulletin: Upendra Kushwaha to join UPA; US calls troops home from Syria; Priyanka, Nick host reception in Mumbai; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Upendra Kushwaha to join UPA; US calls troops home from Syria; Priyanka, Nick host reception in Mumbai; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas host reception in Mumbai; rump declares victory over IS in Syria, orders US troops home; Upendra Kushwaha likely to join Mahagathbandhan today; and more.

Rima Das on Village Rockstars' elimination from Oscars race: Love we've got is beyond any of our wildest dreams
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Rima Das on Village Rockstars' elimination from Oscars race: Love we've got is beyond any of our wildest dreams

Village Rockstars is set in Das' own village of Chhaygaon in Assam, with Bhanita Das in the lead.

Rima Das' Village Rockstars out of race for Best Foreign Language Film at Academy Awards 2019
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Rima Das' Village Rockstars out of race for Best Foreign Language Film at Academy Awards 2019

Village Rockstars is set in Rima Das' own village of Chhaygaon in Assam. It is the story of "poor but amazing children" who live a fun-filled life.