ASGHAR FARHADI

  • 152 films from 45 countries to participate in sixth BIFFES December 1, 2013

    Bangalore: The eightday sixth Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFES), being held in the city from December 26, will see participation of 152 films from 45 countries. The event is being organised and conducted by Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy, on behalf of Government of Karnataka in association with the Karnataka Film Chamber...
  • Watch: Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi in conversation with Rajeev Masand October 26, 2013

    Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, known for Oscarwinning film 'A Separation', Monday shared his views on world cinema. The Iranian director said that Indian cinema shouldn't try to imitate Hollywood or European cinema, but continue catering to everybody. ...
  • I like to end my movies with questions, not answers, says Asghar Farhadi October 26, 2013

    In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Oscar winner filmmaker Asghar Farhadi shares the experience of his latest film 'The Past' and much more. ...
  • Indian cinema shouldn't lose originality: Asghar Farhadi October 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, known for Oscarwinning film 'A Separation', Monday said that Indian cinema shouldn't try to imitate Hollywood or European cinema, but continue catering to everybody. "I think Indian cinema should not lose its originality by trying to imitate other film industries. It should continue making films and...
  • Oscar is a cultural event for Iran: Farhadi February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi's relationship drama 'A Separation' has won the Academy Award in the Best Foreign Film category. Here is an interview with the filmmaker. Q. Congratulations. You're the first winner from Iran. Obviously the Iranians are so happy for you right now; they're excited all...
  • Best quotes from the Oscars 2012 February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences handed out Oscars, the film industry's top honor, at the 84th annual Academy Awards on 26 February, 2012. Following is a collection of memorable quotes from the show: Meryl Streep, winner, Best Actress, 'The Iron Lady': "When they called my name, I...
  • Oscars: Farhadi's speech for 'A Separation' February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: 'A Separation' won the Oscar for best foreign language film on Sunday, becoming the first Iranian movie to clinch the honor. Directed by Asghar Farhadi, the film focuses on a couple going through a divorce and touches on traditions, justice and malefemale relationships in modern Iran. Asghar Farhadi (directorwriterproducer)...
  • Iran fans say Oscar film shows rich culture February 27, 2012

    Tehran: Followers of Iranian state TV say the Academy Awardwinning film 'A Separation' shows the worldclass talent and sophistication in the Islamic Republic even as it confronts the West over its nuclear program. Comments and Twitter messages posted on Press TV's website moments after director Asghar Farhadi's tale of domestic turmoil...
  • 'A Separation' wins best foreign language Oscar February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: 'A Separation' won the Oscar for best foreign language film on Sunday, becoming the first Iranian movie to clinch the honor. Directed by Asghar Farhadi, the film focuses on a couple going through a divorce and touches on traditions, justice and malefemale relationships in modern Iran. 'A Separation' was regarded...
  • Review: 'A Separation' is rare and brilliant January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: 'A Separation', an Iranian film written and directed by Asghar Farhadi is a rare, brilliant story of an estranged womanman relationship which also encompasses universal themes of gender, class, religion and morality. The movie starts off with the long, single take courtroom sequence of Simin (Leila Hatami) and Nader...