Asghar Farhadi

  • 152 films from 45 countries to participate in sixth BIFFES 01-12-2013 04:04 PM

    Bangalore: The eight-day 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 26-10-2013 11:31 PM

    Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, known for Oscar-winning 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 26-10-2013 01:50 PM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN 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 22-10-2013 12:30 PM

    Mumbai: Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, known for Oscar-winning 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...
  • Oscar is a cultural event for Iran: Farhadi 27-02-2012 01:10 PM

    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 around...
  • Best quotes from the Oscars 2012 27-02-2012 12:42 PM

    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...
  • Oscars: Farhadi's speech for 'A Separation' 27-02-2012 12:25 PM

    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 male-female relationships in modern Iran. Asghar Farhadi...
  • Iran fans say Oscar film shows rich culture 27-02-2012 09:20 AM

    Tehran: Followers of Iranian state TV say the Academy Award-winning film 'A Separation' shows the world-class 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...
  • 'A Separation' wins best foreign language Oscar 27-02-2012 07:41 AM

    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 male-female relationships in modern Iran. 'A Separation'...
  • Review: 'A Separation' is rare and brilliant 05-01-2012 09:54 PM

    New Delhi: 'A Separation', an Iranian film written and directed by Asghar Farhadi is a rare, brilliant story of an estranged woman-man 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...