I Am Kalam

  • Babloo Happy Hai: Director Nila Madhab Panda's road trip from Delhi to Manali 04-02-2014 10:26 AM

    New Delhi: Nila Madhab Panda made heads turn with his debut feature 'I Am Kalam' and went on to make critically acclaimed 'Jalpari'. The director with a social concern is back with 'Babloo Happy Hai', which is set to hit the screens on February 7, 2014. He talks about his...
  • 5 films you should've watched this year 30-12-2011 07:36 PM

    These are little gems that didn't have big stars or big budgets. They were honest, well-made films that didn't make a lot of money at the box-office. You may have missed them in the cinema, but check them out on DVD: 'I Am', directed by Onir An honest film that...
  • Rebirth of Children's Film Society with 'Gattu' 20-11-2011 12:35 PM

    Hyderabad: It was in the 20th century that Children's Film Society, India (CFSI) last released a film in the theatres. The millennium has changed, and so have the kids and the business of cinema. CFSI, sadly, seemed to have lost touch. Some of the best children's films of the new...
  • 'Rang Rasiya', 'I Am Kalam' at Chicago film fest 18-08-2011 06:14 PM

    Chicago: Filmmaker Ketan Mehta's controversial film "Rang Rasiya" has been selected to open the Chicago South Asian Film Festival, which is starting on September 30th. "Rang Rasiya" is the story of artist Raja Ravi Varma's passions, obsessions and his fierce struggle for creative freedom. He hurt the religious sentiments of...
  • I want to act with Salman Bhai: Harsh Mayar 07-08-2011 12:58 PM

    13-year-old Hash Mayar who has wowed critics with his portrayal of the young, enterprising and ambitious kid, Chhotu in Bollywood debut director Nila Madhab Pandas award-winning film I Am Kalam, likes to describe an amalgamation of emotions that he has undergone since winning the National Award, meeting former president APJ...
  • Now Showing: Catch the latest movie reviews 06-08-2011 08:15 AM

    This week on 'Now Showing', Rajeev Masand reviews 'I am Kalam' and 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'. ...
  • Masand: 'I am Kalam' a charming little film 05-08-2011 11:28 PM

    Cast: Harsh Mayar, Gulshan Grover, Pitobash Director: Nila Madhab Panda Inspirational and humorous in equal measure, 'I am Kalam' is the heartwarming story of a poor boy who aspires to learn; a young dreamer determined to rise above his humble roots and carve his own destiny. Directed sensitively by debutant...
  • Write your review: 'I am Kalam'

    Rajeev Masand says, 'I am Kalam' is a charming little film. What do you feel? Write your review and win prizes. ...
  • Janta Verdict: 'I Am Kalam' is a poignant film 05-08-2011 11:15 PM

    Directed by Nila Madhab Panda, 'I Am Kalam' is the tale of a young buy Chhotu who is inspired by former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam to chase his dreams. ...
  • Kalam, Mussaddi: Small films rule weekend cinema 05-08-2011 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: Former President APJ Abdul Kalam is the inspiration behind 'I am Kalam' while actor Pankaj Kapoor reprises a popular television role in Chala Mussaddi Office Office as a slew of small budget films hit the theatres this weekend. Pankaj Kapoor, television's self-effacing school master, is seeking a return...
  • Friday Releases: 'I am Kalam' hits theatres 05-08-2011 10:09 AM

    Two Bollywood films 'Chala Musaddi Office Office' and 'I am Kalam' and Hollywood film 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' release this Friday. ...
  • 'I am Kalam' shoot was torture: Gulshan Grover 31-07-2011 10:28 AM

    New Delhi: Promoting his latest movie 'I am Kalam', Gulshan Grover made it pretty clear that passion was the most vital ingredient for any movie success. 'I am Kalam' is believed to be a prince and pauper story where the main protagonist, a small child from exceedingly deprived circumstances, finds...
  • Trailer: I am Kalam 19-07-2011 05:05 PM

    'I am Kalam' is a movie about a poor boy from Rajasthan who is insipred by the former President APJ Abdul Kalam. ...
  • Specialised villains will end with me: Grover 11-07-2011 02:10 PM

    New Delhi: The days of the "specialised" Hindi film villain, who was portrayed as the epitome of evil, is over ever since storytelling underwent a major change in the last decade, says the Bad Man of Bollywood Gulshan Grover. Now films have no clear black and white demarcations. "The typical...
  • 'I am Kalam' set for June release: Director 23-04-2011 11:57 AM

    Bhubaneswar: I Am Kalam, an award-winning feature film about the struggle of a boy who is inspired by A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, is set to hit the screens globally by June-end, its director, Nila Madhaba Panda, said. The one-and-a-half-hour film, produced by Smile Foundation, aims at motivating the poor to educate...
  • IFFI: Film to promote poor children's education 25-11-2010 06:00 PM

    Panaji: I am Kalam, a children's film based on former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, is aimed at inspiring the poor to educate their children, director of the film Nila Madhab Panda said at the 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa. The film will be screened at the...