Mumbai: Directed by Rajan Khosa, 'Gattu' is the Children's Film Society of India's first movie to be released theatrically. It hits the theatres this Friday.
Meanwhile, filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, who made the children's film 'Makdee', believes that lack of theatrical releases has kept kids away from entertainment created for them.
"All the credit for it's ('Gattu') release goes to (CFSI chairman) Nandita Das and Rajshri, who are distributing the film. I think it's a beautiful film. Normally, entertainment created for kids does not reach them because it's not released in theatres. I am very happy this is being released and I am sure kids are going to love it," said Bhardwaj at the premiere.
'Gattu' was honoured with a special mention at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival in February. ...more
02:53 PM, Jul 19, 2012
Mumbai: Nandita Das says that 'Gattu' is the first work by Children's Film Society, India to be released commercially. "Gattu is the first film that CFSI is releasing commercially. We also have a Kannada and an animation film coming up. 'Gattu' will be a gate opener for all of them," Nandita told reporters Friday at the launch of Gattu's promotional song - 'Laga le pech'. The film, starring Mohammad Samad...
07:37 PM, Jul 06, 2012
New Delhi: Children's Film Society of India's (CFSI) movie 'Gattu' received two awards at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles. Directed by Rajan Khosa, the children's film won the Audience Award and the Honorable Mention Award at the prestigious gala Sunday evening in Los Angeles. The film is based in a small Indian town where kids and adults are obsessed with kite flying, and puts the spotlight on street...
11:42 AM, Apr 18, 2012
Berlin: An Indian film 'Gattu' directed by Rajan Khosa has been honoured with a special mention at the prestigious film festival 62nd Berlin film festival. The film won the award in the Generation KPlus category in which films meant for children are screened. "I'm very thrilled," says Rajan Khosa, whose film is produced by the Children's Film Society of India. "To children, I wish to say, believe in your dreams...
04:37 PM, Feb 20, 2012