All about Utpal Borpurjari’s Assamese Feature Film “Ishu”

Produced by Children’s Film Society, India; Screenplay & Direction by Utpal Borpujari Adapted from: Manikuntala Bhattacharjya’s novel “Ishu” Screenplay & Direction: Utpal Borpujari Producer: Children’s Film Society, India (CFSI) Associate Director: Monjul Barua Executive Producer: Jitendra Mishra Cast: Kapil Garo, Tonthoingambi Leishangthem Devi (Manipur), Bishnu Kharghoria, Chetana Das, Pratibha Choudhury, Dipika Deka, Nibedita Bharali, Monuj…

Hansal Mehta’s Rajkummar Rao Starrer ‘Omerta’ To Have Its World Premiere At TIFF 2017

Hansal Mehta’s next Omerta which features Rajkummar Rao will have its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2017 in the Special Presentations category. Rajkummar Rao essays the titular role of British radical of Pakistani origin, Omar Sheikh known for his involvement in kidnapping and murder of the Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002…

Katharina Suckale On Producing ‘The Idiot’ And Why Cinema Should Not Shy Away From Tackling Topical Issues

Katharina Suckale‘s journey into the world of cinema began 25 years ago. She began by working in film distribution and sales with MK2 – Marin Karmitz in Paris and later moved to film production. She founded Suckale Film Produktion in 2003 and directed documentaries, short and experimental films and produced in Germany, France, Africa and…

Ruchi Joshi On Directing ‘The Idiot’ And Quashing Religious Bigotry And Prejudices

 Directors Ruchi Joshi and Sriram Ganapathy‘s short film Murakh a.k.a The Idiot is the story of a man (Arfi Lamba) arrested for hijacking a plane and the chaos that ensues. Through this premise, the film which uses dark humour to drive its narrative, attempts to shed light on a society plagued by bigotry and paranoia.  At a time when incidents of communal clashes and…

Trailer Of Shankar Raman’s Gurgaon

National Award winning cinematographer Shankar Raman (Harud, Peepli Live) makes his directorial debut with Gurgaon. The film is produced by Ajay G. Rai and Alan McAlex of JAR Pictures along with Madhukar R. Musle of M.R. Filmworks, Nisha N. Sujan of Hashtag Film Studios and Abbas Ali Rattansi.