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  • TV serials have brought down India's cultural level: Adoor Gopalakrishnan November 13, 2013

    Kolkata: Advising young filmmakers to develop their own style and imbibe a lot from music, theatre and reading, Malayalam filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan Tuesday criticised Indian television for having 'brought down the cultural level of the country'. Speaking to reporters at the 19th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) that began Sunday, the...
  • '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,"...
  • New wave Bengali cinema a compromise: Adoor June 8, 2012

    Kolkata: The new wave Bengali cinema has met success at the box office and also won critical acclaim at the same time, but eminent Malayali filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan dismisses the phenomenon as a 'compromise'. "I cannot appreciate the trend. It is a compromise on the part of the filmmakers. They...
  • 'Adaminte Makan Abu' is India's entry for IFFI November 23, 2011

    Panaji: National awardwinner 'Adaminte Makan Abu' is is India's official entry into the competition section of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2011 that will begin in Goa from today. The international competition section also has films from countries including Belgium, Philippines, Russia, Japan, Iran, Ireland, Colombia, Israel,...
  • Filmgoers have stopped taking cinema seriously: Adoor Gopalakrishnan November 23, 2010

    Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi: Renowned filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan is unhappy with Indian 'masala' movies and the way regional cinema is treated. And he doesn't spare filmgoers too. "Ideas for good cinema should have the potential to develop into a dramatic story. The plot should engage the audience... But commercial cinema does not believe...
  • Filmgoers have stopped taking cinema seriously: Adoor Gopalakrishnan November 22, 2010

    Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi: Renowned filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan is unhappy with Indian 'masala' movies and the way regional cinema is treated. And he doesn't spare filmgoers too. "Ideas for good cinema should have the potential to develop into a dramatic story. The plot should engage the audience... But commercial cinema does not believe...
  • National Wipes: What's making news in India today? March 26, 2008

    New Delhi:14 farmers have committed suicide in the last 3 days in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region. This includes one farmer, who ended his life along with his five daughters, because of last week's unseasonal rains that damaged his crops. The farmer suicide toll has gone up to 61 after Union Finance...
  • Adoor's Nalu Pennungal chosen for Belgian Film fest March 25, 2008

    Thiruvananthapuram: Beligian Film Archives has chosen eminent filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan's latest work Nalu Pennungal, based on four stories of Jnanpith laureate Thakazhi Sivankara Pillai, as one of the 20 best films in the festival to be held in Brussels in July. The film would compete for the prestigious L'Age d'Or...
  • H'woodB'wood come together at Dubai in Dec November 7, 2007

    New Delhi: The Dubai International Film Festival, since its inception in 2004, has seen the best of Bollywood and Hollywood come together. From Richard Gere to Laurence Fishburne to Shah Rukh Khan who won a DIFF Salutes trophy for his contribution to cinema the stars' presence has always been...