CELLULOID

  • Celluloid Chapter organises African Film Festival in Jamshedpur March 15, 2014

    One of the oldest Film Society of the Eastern India "Celluloid Chapter" organized an African Film Festival in the steel city of Jamshedpur from Saturday. The film festival was kicked off with the screening of Oumarou Ganda directed Nigerian movie "Le Wazzou Polygame" and Fadika Kramo-Lancine-directed film "Djeli" of Cote d'...
  • Nothing controversial in 'Ravana Desam': Ajay Nuthakki November 13, 2013

    Chennai: Debutant director Ajay Nuthakki has reinforced that there is absolutely nothing controversial in the forthcoming bilingual TamilTelugu politicaldrama 'Ravana Desam', which is based on the refugees missing during the 2009 civil war in Sri Lanka. "My film is inspired from true events about the missing refugees of Sri Lankan war,...
  • 14 films to compete at International Film Festival of Kerala October 14, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: A total of 14 films have been selected for the prestigious competition section of the 18th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) to be held here from December 6 to 13. The competition section includes films from Asia, Africa and Latin American countries. "Capturing Dad' (Japan), 'Arbani' (Israel),...
  • 'Celluloid Man' premiers in London, Nair gets Lifetime award July 7, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Celluloid Man', an ode to Indian film archivist P K Nair will premiere today at the prestigious British Film Institute (BFI) in London, where he will also be conferred a Lifetime Achievement Award. The Shivendra Singh Dungarpur directed film presented at the BFI in association with the South...
  • Malayalam film 'Celluloid' to be dubbed in Tamil May 31, 2013

    The Malayalam award winning film on the life of JC Daniel 'Celluloid' will be soon dubbed into Tamil. The Tamil version of the film will be title 'J C Daniel' will be dubbed as a tribute to Indian cinema which is celebrating 100 years of cinema. The movie directed by...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Bombay Talkies', 'Shootout at Wadala', 'Celluloid Man' May 4, 2013

    On the show, Rajeev Masand reviews 'Bombay Talkies', 'Shootout at Wadala' and 'Celluloid Man'. ...
  • 100 years of Indian cinema: The epic journey continues May 4, 2013

    New Delhi: An epic journey of 100 years of Indian cinema culminated with a mix of reallife inspiring stories and reellife fiction as awardwinning 'Celluloid Man' and anthology film 'Bombay Talkies' hit the theatres. Marathon documentary 'Celluloid Man', an ode to P K Nair (80), who almost singlehandedly built one of...
  • 'Celluloid Man' review: Make the time for it May 3, 2013

    Director: Shivendra Singh Dungarpur We celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema, yet we're little aware of the man who painstakingly restored Dadasaheb Phalke's work as well as several other silent pictures and talkies, and then built our country's moving pictures archive, one film can at a time. The documentary 'Celluloid Man',...
  • Friday releases: 'Shootout at Wadala', 'Bombay Talkies', 'Celluloid Man' May 3, 2013

    Indian cinema's centenary celebrations take centrestage this Friday as 'Bombay Talkies' and 'Celluloid Man', both films dedicated to Indian cinema hit the screens. ...
  • Friday releases: 'Bombay Talkies', 'Shootout at Wadala' hit screens May 3, 2013

    Indian cinema's centenary celebrations take centrestage on Friday as 'Bombay Talkies' and 'Celluloid Man' both dedicated to Indian cinema hit the screens. Also to keep your action quotient going is John Abraham starrer 'Shootout at Wadala'. ...
  • 100 years of Indian cinema: The amazing story of 'Celluloid Man' May 3, 2013

    In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director Alfred Hitchcock. With due respect to Alfred Hitchcock's ideas, I dare say that here is a documentary which is far more relevant and heavier in content than most of the feature films where god is not...
  • 'Celluloid Man' to hit the screens this Friday May 1, 2013

    After bagging two National wards and being screened at 24 International Film Festivals in less than a year, Shivendra Singh Dungarpur's 'Celluloid Man' is finally releasing in theatres this Friday. ...
  • Celluloid Man: Watch the trailer of National Award winning docu film April 16, 2013

    New Delhi: After winning two National Awards, the first trailer of the documentary film is out. Directed by Shivendra Singh Dungarpur, 'Celluloid Man' explores the life and work of the guardian of Indian cinema P.K. Nair. ...
  • Malayalam film raises political row over Karunakaran February 26, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: The controversy over an award-winning Malayalam movie, which has an indirect reference to late Congress leader K Karunakaran, on February 25, 2013 turned into a slanging match between the ruling UDF and the CPI-M after the state culture minister criticised the film. Culture Minister K C Joseph said that...
  • Actor Prithviraj bags the Kerala State Awards February 22, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Prithviraj and Rima Kallingal bagged the best actor and actress awards, respectively, at the Kerala State Film Awards 2012 announced here Friday. While Prithviraj won the award for his performances in 'Celluloid' and 'Ayalum Njanum Thammil', Rima got the best actress award for her performance in the film '22 Female...
  • Vikram and Rana Daggubati engage in war of words February 20, 2013

    Malayalam actor Prithviraj's latest 'Celluloid' is making a huge impact at the box office while southern actors Vikram and Rana Daggubati are engaged in a war of words on twitter.Take a look! ...
  • 'Celluloid': Release of Telugu movie faces ban February 8, 2013

    Upcoming Telugu movie 'Celluloid' has been unofficially banned from release. The ban is said to be imposed by the distributors association of the state, who is taking vengeance on the director for releasing his previous movie 'Swapnasnchari' on the days of their theater strikes, an year ago. However, 'Celluloid'...
  • The 11 Indian Indies to look forward to in 2013 December 21, 2012

    New Delhi: 2012 was widely considered as the year of the revival of the India Independent Film Industry. In the year 2013, we will have to make sure that the Indian Independent cinema movement is taken forward with the same zeal with which it was started. But how do we...
  • Mamta Mohandas replaces Samvrutha in 'Celluloid' August 24, 2012

    A lot has been written about Kamal's take on the life of veteran film maker JC Daniel, through his upcoming movie 'Celluloid'. It was then reported that Samvrutha Sunil will be playing the role of Janet, the wife of J C Daniel, which will be her last film before her...
  • Samvrutha to finish all assignments before marriage August 5, 2012

    As Samvrutha Sunil marriage is scheduled on November, actress Samvrutha is getting ready with finishing off all her assignments. The actress will complete her two pending movies with big names in a couple of months. She is currently working in the sets of her mentor Lal Jose new film 'Ayaalum Njanum...
  • Digital cinema to overtake celluloid by 2012 November 18, 2011

    London: The celluloid film, used by filmmakers for over a century, is most likely to be overtaken by digital cinema as the preferred mode of filmmaking by early 2012, and will disappear by 2015. For 120 years, movies have been distributed on celluloid rolls housed in circular canisters and shown by...
  • Jealous man murders 23yearold lover March 31, 2008

    New Delhi: Shashi a 23yearold aspiring airhostess from Jaipur was brutally stabbed by her boyfriend Ashish on March 29, simply because Ashish was against Shashi hanging out with his friends. Ashish sought revenge when Shashi turned down his marriage proposal, which added to his fury. Ashish called Shashi to this guest house,...