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Raam Reddy’s debut feature, Thithi, wins two top awards at the prestigious Locarno International Film Festival

Raam Reddy’s directorial debut, Thithi, which premièred at Locarno International Film Festival has bagged two top awards –Pardo d’oro Cineasti Del Presente Premio Nescens”  (Golden Leopard, Filmmakers of the Present Competition) and “Swatch First Feature Award” for the best first feature in the entire festival. The Kannada-language film marked the end of a dry spell of eight years since an Indian film has been selected in competition…

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December 1 Movie Review: Roti, Kapda aur Chief Minister

Roti, Kapda aur Chief Minister Rating: 4 Stars My salute to December 1, the Kannada film, would have been unreserved – if it weren’t for the controversy which followed the much-hankered-after honour it has received at the National Awards. Rightaway, actor-director Omprakash Naik levelled charges against P. Sheshadri, the film’s writer-director, that the script was…