Mumbai: Tannishtha Chatterjee feels Indian films still have a long way to go when it comes to getting recognition in the international arena. The actress, known for her role in 'Brick Lane', points out that the focus is not on the right kind of cinema or actors in the country.
Producer Sheetal Talwar, who produced 'Dharm', has gone on record to say Bollywood representation in the Cannes International Film Festival is of no relevance.
Said Tannishtha: "I think what Sheetal says is to some extent true. However, it is not entirely true. This yer 'Miss Lovely' was in the prestigious Un Certain Regard section at Cannes. And even 'The Gangs Of Wasseypur' is in the Directors' Fortnight."
"Having said that, I'd say we haven't had another Satyajit Ray making a global impact so many years after Ray. We make a 800 films a year. But we're nowhere globally. Iran produces 25 films per year and their films get noticed everywhere."...more
12:07 PM, May 28, 2012
Chennai: The BCCI on Wednesday decided to extend its one-time benefit scheme to four former Test cricketers, including Mohinder Amarnath, during their Working Committee meeting here. The BCCI's Working Committee met in Chennai earlier on Wednesday. It was decided to extend the One-time benefit to cricketers who retired after 2003-04, but were eligible for the scheme at the end of the 2003-04 season, BCCI Secretary Sanjay Jagdale said in a...
06:07 PM, Jun 18, 2008
Colombo: Sri Lanka's spinners, led by Rangana Herath, put in an impressive performance as the second Test against the West Indies ended in a draw on the fifth and final day on Saturday. Left-armer Herath removed Dwayne Bravo, Sulieman Benn and Carlton Baugh (50) as the West Indies were bowled out for 243 in their first innings just before tea in reply to Sri Lanka's 387-9 declared. Sri Lanka declared...
02:07 AM, Nov 09, 2007