CANNES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

  • Snapshot: Ranvir Shorey poses with 'Titli' team at its screening; the film gets a thumbs up at Cannes 2014 May 22, 2014

    Dibakar Banerjee's coproduced film 'Titli', which was recently screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 67th Cannes International Film Festival, has opened to positive reviews. Presented by Yash Raj Films, the film explores the relationship between two brothers, one of whom runs away from home to escape his...
  • Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart to avoid each other at Cannes International Film Festival 2014? May 19, 2014

    Cannes: Actors Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart won't be spending time together at the ongoing Cannes International Film Festival 2014. According to a source, the 24yearold Kristen and Pattinson, 28, won't even look at one another at the fest, reports showbizspy.com. "Kristen and Rob will not see each other at Cannes. Their...
  • Mallika Sherawat to inaugurate CII Pavilion at Cannes May 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat, who has been a regular at the Cannes International Film festival since the past few years, will inaugurate the CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) Pavilion during the gala later this month. She is excited about being invited to inaugurate the event. "Feeling honoured to be invited to...
  • Cannes fashion: Just when will Bollywood get it right? May 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Just when will Bollywood ever get it right? As the world celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema, Indian stars, it seems, went a little overboard in projecting the ethnic, oriental look at the Cannes red carpet that saw Sonam Kapoor, Vidya Balan and Sherlyn Chopra either going big...
  • Now Showing: 'The Great Gatsby' opens Cannes 2013 May 19, 2013

    Australian director Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby' opened the 66th edition of Cannes International Film Festival, which started on May 15. Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who made his Hollywood debut with the project, also graced the red carpet. ...
  • 'Ugly' received with enthusiasm at Cannes 2013 May 19, 2013

    Cannes: A decadesold rivalry between a Bollywood wannabe and a brutal police chief shines a light on Mumbai's dark side, in Indian director Anurag Kashyap's fastmoving psychological thriller 'Ugly' about the kidnapping of a young girl. Enthusiastically received at the Cannes Film Festival yesterday, the aptly titled film was inspired by...
  • Cannes film festival opens with 'The Great Gatsby' May 14, 2013

    London: The 2013 Cannes film festival opens on Wednesday with Baz Luhrmann's 3D version of 'The Great Gatsby', a lavish throwback to the 'Roaring Twenties' that befits the glamour and excess of the world's biggest cinema showcase. The Australian director's adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel starring Leonardo DiCaprio surprised some...
  • Sonam to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema at Cannes April 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor is gearing up to join the 66th edition of Cannes International Film Festival, where India is the guest country. A source close to Sonam revealed: "Sonam will be attending Cannes next month. The film festival is celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema and Sonam has shot for...
  • Is 'Gangs of Wasseypur' all set to be a global hit? June 17, 2012

    New Delhi: It seems that June 22 is the perfect date for 'Gangs of Wasseypur' to go public. The film has been receiving rave reviews in India and abroad, and thus the common audience is waiting for the film with eager hearts. The director Anurag Kashyap will be under tremendous...
  • Music review of Anurag Kashyap's 'Gangs Of Wasseypur' June 14, 2012

    Sneha Khanwalkar's research has been par excellence and now scoring for Anurag Kashyaps Coal Mafia drama 'Gangs Of Wasseypur'. ...
  • 'Gangs of Wasseypur': The musical June 6, 2012

    Music of Anurag Kashyap's 'Gangs of Wasseypur' is getting a lot of attention ever since the promos were out . ...
  • Nawazuddin feels training must for actors May 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who played an abusive officer in 'Kahaani' and an informer in 'Paan Singh Tomar', says training is must for every actor. "Training is very important be it a theater actor or a movie actor. Right kind of training brings out various shades of an...
  • Nicole Kidman praises her red carpet marriage May 28, 2012

    Cannes: Nicole Kidman's red carpet date travelled for 35 hours to join her in Cannes. The actress's husband musician Keith Urban made the trip from Sydney, where's he's been filming 'The Voice,' to escort her up the famous Palais stairs at the Cannes Film Festival for the screening...
  • Much awaited 'On the Road' premiered at Cannes May 24, 2012

    Cannes: The Bible of the Beat Generation, 'On the Road' premiered at Cannes on Wednesday, taking more than five decades for the frenetic tale of liberation, masculinity and postWar America to play out its journey from novel to the big screen. Furiously written on a typewriter over a threeweek long creative...
  • 'Gangs...' has strong female influence: Huma Qureshi May 19, 2012

    NEW DELHI: Anurag Kashyap's 'Gangs of Wasseypur', being screened at the 65th Cannes International Film Festival, is a maledominated script, but had room for strong female characters as well, says Huma Qureshi, who makes her acting debut with the movie. "It is a maledominated movie but the women are also...
  • Watch: Freida Pinto at Cannes May 18, 2012

    Actress Freida Pinto arrived for the opening ceremony and screening of 'Moonrise Kingdom' at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. ...
  • Arjun Rampal to walk the red carpet at Cannes May 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Rohit Bal and Arjun Rampal are known for their strong bonding, both on and off the ramp. Now the designer has created a special outfit for the actor to give him a princely look for his maiden appearance at the forthcoming Cannes International Film Festival red carpet. Confirming the...
  • Gangs of Wasseypur: World premiere at Cannes April 24, 2012

    Cannes: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is on cloud nine after three of his films have been chosen to be a part of 65th Cannes International Film Festival. After 'Peddlers', both parts of Kashyap's 'Gangs of Wasseypur', has been chosen for screening at the fest's Directors' Fortnight section. Director's Fortnight is a noncompetitive...
  • Aishwarya, Bipasha to attend Cannes film festival April 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The Cannes International Film Festival red carpet is not indifferent to Bollywood presence and this time again a number of celebrities, including Aishwarya Rai, Arjun Rampal and Bipasha Basu are likely to attend the gala, to be held May 1627. Arjun is expected to make an appearance at the...
  • Top 10 film festivals across the globe January 14, 2012

    New York: With the Sundance Film Festival starting next Thursday and the Oscars not too far off, the movie buffs at online travel adviser Cheapflights (http:///www.cheapflights.com) have compiled a top 10 list of their favorite film festivals across the globe. Reuters has not endorsed this list: 1. Sundance Film Festival ...
  • Freida Pinto to skip Cannes festival April 28, 2010

    Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto, who was supposed to be part of the 63rd Cannes International Film Festival, will not be attending the event owing to shooting commitments. The actress was expected to walk the red carpet with the stars of "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger" directed by Woody...
  • HrithikBarbara starrer Kites to release in Dec June 22, 2009

    Mumbai: The muchtalked about Hrithik Roshan starrer Kites is scheduled for December release and producer Rakesh Roshan and director Anurag Basu have also agreed on how different the English and Hindi versions of the film would be. The supposed steamy scenes between Hrithik and his costar Barbara Mori would be the...
  • Sensuality in Kites not to titillate: Rakesh Roshan June 6, 2009

    New Delhi: Actorturned filmmaker Rakesh Roshan, who openly admits that he would love to work with his superstar son Hrithik in every film of his, says their latest offering Kites may have made news for its sensuous scenes, but the sensuality is "not meant to titillate". Question: Your films have...
  • Barbara steals Kites thunder, Kangana doesn't mind June 2, 2009

    Mumbai: After playing a model in Madhur Bhandarkar's Fashion and walking the ramp a number of times on and off the screen, one would think Kanagana Ranaut has mastered the art, but sometimes even a pro can falter like she actress did, when she tripped on her clothes while...
  • Abhishek dumps Ash for Parker May 26, 2009

    Two of the most glamorous women in the world, Aishwarya Rai and Eva Longoria of Desperate Housewives bonded well at the 62nd Cannes film festival where they walked the red carpet as representatives of L'Oreal. If this was not enough, Abhishek too had a ball with Eva's husband, popular basketball...
  • BIG Pictures to showcase 18 films at Cannes May 14, 2009

    Following BIG Pictures' successful launch at the Cannes Film Festival last year, the company is going back to Cannes this year with a wide range of new films. In fact BIG Pictures would be marketing the largest number of new films by an Indian film company, during the festival starting...
  • Hrithik, Barbara in Cannes to promote Kites May 14, 2009

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan is set to attend the special screening of his muchtalked about film Kites with costar Barbara Mori, said his father Rakesh Roshan who also added that he will project the movie as his production house's first truly international product. Director Anurag Basu will also be there...
  • In Pics: Ash walks the red carpet at Cannes May 14, 2009

    The evening gowns glittered, the red carpet was unfurled and the 3D glasses were at hand as the 62nd Cannes Film Festival opened. ...