Toronto Film Festival

  • Toronto film festival opens with Robert Downey Jr starrer legal drama 'The Judge' September 5, 2014

    Toronto: The red carpet has been rolled out for the 39th Toronto International Film Festival, which opened Thursday amid criticism over new rules meant to cement the event's reputation as an Oscar kingmaker. The legal drama "The Judge" starring Robert Duvall and Robert Downey Jr as father and son ...
  • 'Qissa' wins NETPAC award at Toronto film festival September 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Anup Singh's Punjabi film 'Qissa' won the NETPAC Award for World or International Asian Film Premiere at the 38th Toronto International Film Festival that concluded recently. Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema awarded the film, starring Irrfan Khan, Tisca Chopra, Tillotama Shome and Rasika Duggal, for brilliantly addressing...
  • 'Shuddh Desi Romance' to be released in India before Toronto premiere July 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Yash Raj Films' (YRF) forthcoming entertainer 'Shuddh Desi Romance' will hit the screens a week earlier than scheduled, in time before it premieres at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2013. The movie, which stars Sushant Singh Rajput, Parineeti Chopra and debutant Vaani Kapoor, was set to release...
  • A minute with Gauri Shinde on 'English Vinglish' September 17, 2012

    Mumbai: When one of Bollywood's most successful leading ladies chooses your film to make a comeback, it turns up the pressure on the filmmaker. But not so for director Gauri Shinde, who is making her debut film with Sridevi, whose last major role was in the 1997 film Judaai. English Vinglish,...
  • Style hits and misses at Toronto Film Festival September 14, 2012

    A look at who made the fashionable cut and who didn't at the ongoing Toronto International Film Festival. ...
  • All 'fine' between Stewart, Pattinson September 10, 2012

    Toronto: Actress Kristen Stewart has dismissed rumours that there is tension between her and Robert Pattinson following their split. Speaking at the premiere of her new film On The Road at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Stewart said that they are fine with the situation. "We are going to be...
  • 'Cloud Atlas' divides in leap from page to screen September 10, 2012

    Toronto: Cult novel Cloud Atlas was once considered unfilmable. For some movie critics, it still is. The adaptation of the philosophical book by Britain's David Mitchell premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival to sharply divided reviews, suggesting the complex storylines and ambitious plot structure did not always connect with...
  • Gandhi's 'Theseus' creates waves at Toronto fest September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Debutante Anand Gandhi has made quite a stir at the Toronto international film festival with his very personal, very cerebral film 'Ship of Theseus', which explores complex issues of identity, responsibility and death through the Greek paradox. Gandhi, who has been developing the film for past three years, is...
  • Kristen steals limelight at Toronto film festival September 7, 2012

    Toronto: The Toronto film festival opened with action movie Looper starring Joseph GordonLevitt, but it was Twilight star Kristen Stewart who attracted the biggest buzz on the red carpet at the starstudded festival scattered with Oscar hopefuls. Anticipation was high for one of the world's premier film festivals that coming off...
  • Stars, politics to stir up Toronto film festival September 6, 2012

    New York: A strong film lineup full of politically charged themes and a heavy dose of Hollywood stars have raised high hopes the Toronto International Film Festival, will breed Oscar contenders, rapturous audiences and plenty of film deals. Considered one of the world's top festivals, Toronto serves as a kickoff to...
  • The best dressed stars at film festivals September 15, 2011

    Here are the top 5 best dressed stars from the Venice film festival and Toronto film festival. ...
  • 'Aamir Khan is India's national treasure' September 8, 2010

    Toronto: Dhobi Ghat is a rare movie to come out of Bollywood and it is meant for the global stage, says Cameron Bailey, codirector of the Toronto Film Festival (TIFF) where the film will be premiered this week. It is the first nonmasala, nonsonganddance film from Bollywood to make to...
  • Priyanka, Harman take ...Raashee to Toronto September 24, 2009

    Mumbai: Priyanka Chopra and Harman Baweja seem to be romancing each other all the time be it on the screen or off it and now once again, with their forthcoming Ashutosh Gowarikar's What's Your Raashee that was recently premiered at the 34th Toronto Film Festival. When asked about their ideal...
  • Cash award for Goan filmmaker over Toronto honour September 23, 2009

    Panaji: The Goa government on Monday declared a cash prize of Rs 25 lakh to filmmaker, Laxmikant Shetgaonkar for winning the critique's award at the Toronto International Film Festival for his movie Pula Poltoddcho Munis (man beyond the bridge). The decision was taken in the governing body meeting of the Entertainment...
  • Docu on tough excop Bedi delights Toronto film fest September 28, 2008

    New Delhi: Kiran Bedi, the tough excop, is in news again. This time, it is a documentary film made on her career and personality. The film showcased at the Toronto film festival received a standing ovation. The film titled Yes Madam, Sir shows how Kiran Bedi did exceedingly well in a...
  • Anil, Irrfan film bags People's Choice Award at Toronto fest September 15, 2008

    Toronto: Slumdog Millionaire, a film that revolves around a Mumbai slum child Jamal who wins a fortune on a reality quiz show, bagged the top People's Choice Award at the 33rd Toronto International Film Festival. The film, which stars Dev Patel (Jamal), Anil Kapoor and Irrfan Khan, was voted as the...
  • Aniston making sure she does not cross paths with Pitt September 8, 2008

    London: Former Friends star Jennifer Aniston's team is reportedly working hard to ensure she does not cross paths with exhusband Brad Pitt at the ongoing Toronto Film Festival. Prior to the festival, the actress was said to have been terrified of accidentally bumping into Pitt, reports dailymail.co.uk. The actress, who split from...
  • Singh is Kinng invited to Toronto International Festival August 21, 2008

    Mumbai: Akshay KumarKatrina Kaif starrer Singh Is Kinng has been invited for a gala presentation in this year's Toronto International Film Festival to be held from September 4 to 13. "I am happy and honoured that Singh is Kinng has been invited for such a prestigious festival. It has done extremely...
  • Big B, Jolie, Clooney create a buzz at Toronto Film Fest September 12, 2007

    New Delhi: After Rituparno Ghosh's Amitabh Bachchan starrer The Last Lear, Shekhar Kapur's Elizabeth:The Golden Age premiered at the ongoing Toronto Film Festival on Tuesday. Spotted at the premiere were films stars Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen and Geoffery Rush. Blanchett, who was nominated for an Oscar in 1998 for her...
  • Toronto film fest promises a big slice of Indian films September 7, 2007

    Mumbai: The 32nd Toronto film festival which opened on Thursday, promises a substantial presentation of Indian films this year. With as many as eight films with an Indian connection making it to the festival's various sections, many familiar filmi faces will be visible on the red carpet. Shekhar Kapur's sequel to Elizabeth...
  • Sean Penn lights up, hotel fined September 16, 2006

    Toronto: Actor Sean Penn flouted nosmoking laws this week at the Toronto film festival but a hotel is paying the price. Oscarwinning Penn lit up during a press conference for his new film, All the King's Men, at the downtown Toronto Sutton Place Hotel. That was in violation of the SmokeFree...
  • Toronto Talkies: It's raining stars September 16, 2006

    Demi Moore and boyfriend Ashton Kutcher arrive at the premiere of Bobby during the 31st Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. The festival entered it's eighth day on Saturday. ...
  • Toronto Talkies: A taste of India September 16, 2006

    Toronto: If the Toronto International Film Festival had a strong Indian flavour this year, the spice was added by a programmer in charge of films from south Asia, Cameron Bailey, who brought in Bollywood. "It's such an important part of world popular cinema, we felt we should have it. And...
  • Mira Nair's take on Namesake September 13, 2006

    Toronto: After the gala opening of Karan Johars Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (KANK) at the Toronto International Film Festival, director Mira Nairs critically acclaimed film Namesake premiered at the festival to packed houses. The film is based on author Jhumpa Lahiris book by the same name. CNNIBN correspondent Indira Kannan...
  • Bachchan drives Toronto fans crazy September 13, 2006

    Toronto: Its raining stars in Toronto. The ongoing film festival in Canada saw Bollywood biggies hobnobbing with their global fans and while Karan Johars Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna got a gala opening, the films stars looked happy with the unexpected response they got from the West. CNNIBN correspondent Indira Kannan...
  • Pitt, Crowe walk the Toronto red carpet September 11, 2006

    Toronto: Its not just KANK thats making all the news at the Toronto film Festival. Because when Brad Pitt and Russel Crowe appear, mass hysteria is quite predictable. Pitt, much to the delight to shutterbugs, walked the red carpet for the premiere for his latest film Babel. But all was...