HIMANSHU RAI

  • I and B ministry organises festival of censored movies April 10, 2013

    New Delhi: To give a perspective on evolution of censorship in the country, a unique film festival will be held featuring movies and scenes that had once created sensation and were clipped by the censor board. The 'Cut Uncut film festival', being organised by Information and Broadcasting ministry, will screen films,...
  • 100 Years of Cinema: History of kissing on screen February 20, 2013

    New Delhi: For almost four decades, Bollywood's only association with intimacy was two nodding dandelions and the camera panning to logs burning in the fireplace. Desire was portrayed through symbolism on the celluloid as filmmakers learned to fear the censor board. But this wasn't always the case in cinema's 100...
  • Osian's Cinefan promises 15 world premieres July 14, 2012

    New Delhi: From 15 world premieres to 104 Indian screenings, the 12th edition of Osian's Cinefan film festival that is returning after a gap of two years will see the premiere of Anurag Kashyap's 'Gangs of Wasseypur 2', four days ahead of its world release. The 10day film extravaganza, kickstarting from July...