The Best of Indian Cinema in 2016: A Perspective

Let me begin by honestly admitting that 2016 was a lukewarm year for Indian Cinema, at least that would be something that I firmly believe in. Be it Bollywood/Hindi cinema or any of the regional language film industries, things were largely subdued for a major part of the year. Be it businesswise or with respect…

Thithi: Trailer

Raam Reddy‘s Thithi has been one of the most keenly awaited indie films this year and a film that’s already turning out to be a trendsetter for Kannada cinema. Winner of the National Award for Best Kannada Film, 2 awards at the prestigious Locarno Film Festival and awards at festivals in Mumbai, Palm Springs, Marrakech…

Jio MAMI 17th Mumbai Film Festival with Star India Concludes,Winners in the Competitive Categores Announced

The 7 – Day event from October 29th to November 5th, 2015, screened over 200 films from 58 countries across the world and witnessed a staggering turnout of over 7000 delegates which is a record turnout for the festival in the last 16 years.   India’s biggest Film Festival Jio MAMI 17th Mumbai Film Festival…

Thithi, a Kannada-language film, is the only Indian feature to be selected in the International Category at MAMI

Raam Reddy’s directorial debut, Thithi is all set to make its Asian Premiere at Mumbai Film Festival, 2015.Thithi, the Kannada language film which premièred at Locarno International Film Festival early this year and won 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 debut feature in the…

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…