Girish Kasaravalli

  • Doordarshan's 'Best of Indian Cinema' series to screen 'Shevri', 'Kantatar' and other critically-acclaimed films April 7, 2014

    As many as 104 award-winning and critically acclaimed films are being showcased by Doordarshan under the initiative 'Best Of Indian Cinema'. As a part of the bi-weekly initiative which started in November 2013, DD has been screening multi-lingual films such as 'Maati Maay' by Chitra Palekar, 'Harud' by Aamir Bashir...
  • 'Skylab is Falling' chosen the Best short film February 16, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram:'Skylab is Falling' by Manoj Leonel Jahson has been chosen as the best short film at the short and documentary film festival (SIGNS2013) which concluded on February 16, 2013. "The film is noted for its insightful blending of fairy tale narrative with cinematic idiom to comprehend an actual event,"...
  • Documentary film festival 'Signs' begins on Feb 10 February 6, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram The international documentary and short film festival 'Signs,' being conducted by the Federation of Film Societies of India, would begin here from February 10. The sixday festival would promote the culture of making digital videos, a release from FFSI here said. The state Cooperative Bank auditorium would be the venue of...
  • Kannada director Dr Kasaravalli gets a distinction January 31, 2013

    Padmasri Dr Girish Kasaravalli gets another distinction in his career as dexterous director of quality films. He has been selected as the head of Fazir film festival that has good importance in Asia. The Fazir film festival with 31 years of history was the first one to start in the...
  • Kasarvalli busy shooting new film November 15, 2011

    Bangalore: Four times winner of the Swarna Kamal national award Girish Kasaravalli has started shooting for 'Koormavathaara', based on a novel written by Kannada writer Kum Veerabhadrappa. Kasaravalli, described as a pioneer of new wave movement in the Kannada film industry, says the film will be contemporary and that it will...
  • Usha Uthup, Girish Kasaravalli to get Padma Shri January 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Singer Usha Uthup, veteran Kannada filmmaker Girish Kasaravalli, Malayalam director Shaji N. Karun and actor Jayaram Subramaniam are among the recipients of the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award. Uthup, 63, a pop singer, is well-known for her heavy voice and linguistic versatility as she can sing in...